Ideal Technology Concept & its Realization Opportunity Using Nanotechnology

International Journal of Application or Innovation in Engineering & Management (IJAIEM), Volume 4, Issue 2, February 2015, pp.153-164

12 Pages Posted: 11 May 2016

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P. S. Aithal

Srinivas Institute of Management Studies

Shubhrajyotsna Aithal

Srinivas Institute of Management Studies

Date Written: February 10, 2015

Abstract

Technology has affected society and its surroundings in a number of ways. In many societies, technology has helped to develop more advanced economies (including today's global economy) and has supported the rise of a leisure class people. The concept of ideal engine, ideal switch, ideal semiconductor devices like ideal diodes, transistors, etc. have been defined and taken as standards to improve the quality and performance of such practical devices or systems. It is found that, by keeping such hypothetical device or systems in mind, researchers have continuously improve the characteristics/properties of practical devices/systems to upgrade their performances. Hence ideal properties of a device or a system can be used to upgrade or improve its properties towards reaching 100% efficiency. By comparing the properties/characteristics of a practical device/system with its ideal counterpart, one can find out the possible modifications in that device/system towards reaching the objective of achieving such an ideal device. In this paper, we have developed the concept of Ideal technology by creating a model and identified its important characteristics. These characteristics are grouped under four categories namely input conditions, output conditions, system conditions and environmental conditions/social expectations. These characteristics are further discussed, analyzed and compared with present technologies. Based on the discussion, it is realized that many of the characteristics of ideal technology are achievable through discoveries and innovations in Nanotechnology. Finally, the characteristics of this ideal technology model are compared with nanotechnology developments and the possible way of realizing the nanotechnology as ideal technology are discussed.

Keywords: Ideal technology, Ideal technology model, Characteristics of ideal technology, Nanotechnology

Suggested Citation

Aithal, P. S. and Aithal, Shubhrajyotsna, Ideal Technology Concept & its Realization Opportunity Using Nanotechnology (February 10, 2015). International Journal of Application or Innovation in Engineering & Management (IJAIEM), Volume 4, Issue 2, February 2015, pp.153-164. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2778225

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Shubhrajyotsna Aithal

Srinivas Institute of Management Studies ( email )

Srinivas Campus, Mangaladevi Road
Pandeshwar
Mangalore, 575001
India

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