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Nanotechnology and Civil Security


By csep - Posted on 12 July 2010

TitleNanotechnology and Civil Security
Publication TypeReport
Year of Publication2007
AuthorsMorrison, Mark, Charpentier Aline, Teichert Olav, Singh Kshitij, Joseph Tiju, and Malsch Ineke
Pagination64 p.
Date Published06/2007
PublisherNanoforum.org
Publication LanguageEnglish
Abstract

This report describes some recent and potential nanotechnology applications for civil security in the following areas: detection, protection, and identification (such as in anti-counterfeiting uses. It also includes a section on the potential societal impacts, including current regulatory and ethical frameworks, its potential impacts on ethics and human rights, and the public perception of the use of nanotechnology for civil security applications.

URLhttp://nanoforum.org/dateien/temp/nano%20and%20security%20report%20June%2007.pdf?12032008200453