A thorough review on the patents in the applications of nano-powder technology shows that research work in this technical field is growing stronger, as indicated by a rapid increase in the number of independent patents in relevant topics. This also indicates ever increasing and continuous interests on the nano-podwer technology even after 15 years of dynamic global nanotechnology development. The review on the patents in the nano-powder area shows that the use of specialized databanks is recommendable and beneficial in providing the researchers in this technical community an updated, systematic and rapid reference in furthering new development and expansion of this vital nanotechnology field.
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Department of Applied Chemistry, Northwestern Polytechnical University, Xi'an, shaanxi prov. 710129,China.