This course presents an introduction into nanotechnology. The course will take place in Chile, January 2021.
With an overview of the methods used for synthesis of nanoparticles and their physical characteristics. With this background there will be a presentation of specific applications for the use of nanotechnology in the areas of agriculture and the environment. Examples will be provided from the literature and (where available) examples from an applied context. The student will be expected to end this course with a good understanding the expected benefit and challenges to using nanotechnology in an agricultural and environmental context.