Fereidoon Shahidi

Nanotechnology deals with the capability to image, measure, model, control, and manipulate matter at dimensions of roughly 1–100 nanometers, where novel interfacial phenomena introduce new functionalities. This exceptional capability has led to a vast array of new technologies that have an impact on virtually every aspect of science and technology, industry, economy, the environment, and human lives.

New initiatives have been launched by governments, academia, and private sectors in the United S…

Figure 1 Schematic views of nanoparticulate delivery systems: (A) microemulsion, (B) liposome, (C) nanoemulsion, and (D) biopolymeric nanoparticle (with shell core structure)

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