Nanotechnology. Definitions and classification


  • K. I. Silakov National Technical University of Ukraine, Kyiv Politechnic Institute, Kiev
  • T. T. Silakova National Technical University of Ukraine, Kyiv Politechnic Institute, Kiev



nanoscience, nanotechnology, nanoelectronics, nanomaterials, nanophotonics, nanobiotechnology, nanomedicine, nanodiagnostics


A brief literature review to identify and classify areas of nanotechnology that are currently in the process of formation. It is noted that, a single coherent alternative that would form the basis for constructing classifications, does not exist yet. Identified seven key areas ofnanotechnology: nanomaterials, nanoelectronics, nanophotonics, nanobiotechnology, nanomedicine, nanoinstrumenty (nanodiagnostics), technologyand special equipment for the creation and production of nanomaterials and nanodevices

Author Biographies

K. I. Silakov, National Technical University of Ukraine, Kyiv Politechnic Institute, Kiev

Сілаков К.І., студент

T. T. Silakova, National Technical University of Ukraine, Kyiv Politechnic Institute, Kiev

Силакова Т.Т., к.ф.-м.н., доцент


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How to Cite

Сілаков, К. and Силакова, Т. (2012) “Nanotechnology. Definitions and classification”, Visnyk NTUU KPI Seriia - Radiotekhnika Radioaparatobuduvannia, 0(47), pp. 190-198. doi: 10.20535/RADAP.2011.47.190-198.