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Background and Objective: Today, nanotechnology is being used by many industries and universities to develop new, safe manufacturing procedures for nanostructures, polymeric nanocomposites, polymer photonic components and devices, and other revolutionary biomedical devices and systems with nanoscale functions. Nanotechnological innovations are the key to the safe application of these procedures in science and engineering. Our goal in this study is to minimize the human health risks associated with emergent products and the replacement of existing, harmful products with non-toxic nanomaterials and non-destructive nanodevices. Methods: We propose the use nanofabrication techniques, along with production of new nanomaterials, as a potential avenue to enhance the two fastest growing fields of science and industry, biomedical research and renewable energy. An example of nano- applications in connection with these two very different scientific fields is the use of photon production techniques. We use photon production techniques to harvest energy capable of enhancing solar energy grids, enhancing nanochemical material's ability to absorb heat in nuclear reactors, and to stimulate nanorobotic labeled nanoparticles to kill cancer cells. These photons are produced from two mean light sources--the sun's rays (UV) and lasers. Result: In this study, our data clearly shows the effect of photons on labeled nanomaterials on the surface of nanorobotic devices and shows the ability of these devices to locate and differentiate cancer cells from healthy cells. Parallel to these studies, we are still in the process of collecting data in relation to photons' effect on nanomaterials and their ability to manipulate nanoparticles, allowing for safe energy production in nuclear power reactors. These same photons also have the ability to augment nanomaterials on solar grids, enhancing solar energy production. Conclusion: Data analysis shows that advances in nanotechnology methodologies will play a critical role in achieving greater environmental gains in renewable energy, including safer, more efficient nuclear energy production. Methods of photon applications on nanostructures in biomedical research can be adapted to similar interactions between photons and nanoparticles, leading to the evolution of current energy production processes.

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2012-10-01
2020-09-19
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