Posted: March 17, 2010

Iran publishes national nanotechnology standard

(Nanowerk News) Iran for the first time published a national nanotechnology standard entitled "Nanotechnology - Vocabulary and Main Definition".
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