Fandom

Future

Nanofactory

4,830pages on
this wiki
Add New Page
Comments0 Share

Ad blocker interference detected!


Wikia is a free-to-use site that makes money from advertising. We have a modified experience for viewers using ad blockers

Wikia is not accessible if you’ve made further modifications. Remove the custom ad blocker rule(s) and the page will load as expected.

The other routes to Nanotechnology are more likely to lead in the short term to custom products and not to general purpose manufacture.

  • The bottom up route, using Biotechnology, is constrained by being adaptations of existing naturally occuring protein and enzymes and our custom derivatives.
  • The third route via Lithography, leveraging the photographic-reduction process used in modern chip manufacture to produce micro machines (SEMS), is also less likely to lead to a general purpose Nanofactory. The reason is that that technology is planar, and silicon based. Moving to 3D and other non silicon-like materials is very hard.

Links

See also

Cost-performance ratio, helping nanofactories to drive down the cost of goods to almost nothing

This is a factual article as opposed to fiction or scenario. It describes the current state of the field and explains expected future developments without speculation or fantasy.

Also on Fandom

Random Wiki