The committee of Iranian nanotechnology standardization chose 49 main words in nanotechnology by means of ISO, BSI, and ASTM published standards and translated their definitions into Persian in cooperation with a team from Persian Language and Literature Academy.
The words like nanotechnology, nanomaterials, nanoparticle, nanoscale, nanotube, nanosystem etc have been defined in this standard.
The standard of "Nanotechnology -Vocabulary and Main Definition" was approved by the Institute of Standards & Industrial Research of Iran (ISIRI) in the 624th national committee of polymeric and chemical standard meeting as a national standard and is available at ISIRI website under the code of ISIRI 12098.
Source: Iran Nanotechnology Initiative Council
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