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Alternative Names: Inbada; Imbadah; Imbâba; Ebaba

Latitude/Longitude: 30° 04' 00" N/ 031° 13' 00" E

A city in the Al Jīzah governate, and part of the greater Cairo metropolitan area.

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Alternative Names: Al Ismā‘īlīyah; Ismailiyah; Ismailîya; Ismailieh; Al Ismā‘īlīya

Latitude/Longitude: 30° 35' 00" N/ 032° 16' 00" E

Plan of ismailiya

Original map: "Ismailiya." From: Baedeker, Karl. "Egypt: Handbook For Travellers. Fourth Remodelled Edition". (K. Baedeker: Leipsic, 1898): 168a. From TIMEA

This site is unique in that it was built by the in the 19th century by the French engineer Lesseps as a base for the construction of theSuez Canal. Located on the Canal, halfway between Port Said and Suez, the city hadmany gardens and shady lanes that were severely damaged by the wars of 1956 and 1967. The Ismailia Museum contains many Greco-Roman artifacts, as well as itemsrelated to the building of the Suez Canal.

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Latitude/Longitude: 30° 33' 00" N/ 032° 04' 00" E

The brick store-chambers of pithom, the city built by hebrew bondsmen (looking north)

Original stereocard: "The Brick store-chambers of Pithom, the city built by Hebrew bondsmen (looking north)" (Underwood and Underwood, 1904). 7.75 x 4.2 inches. From TIMEA

The location of Pithom was the subject of much discussion among Bible scholars, as it is mentioned in the Bible as one of the cities built bythe Israelites for the Egyptian Pharaoh. Its location was determined in 1883 by Édouard Naville. Located southwest of Ismailia in Lower Egypt, the main discoveries here were anumber of large honey-combed chambers, which most likely served as granaries for the Egyptian army.

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Port said

Alternative Names: Būr Sa'īd; Madînet Port Said; Madînat Būr Sa'īd; Bor Sa'īd

Latitude/Longitude: 31° 16' 00" N/ 032° 18' 00" E

Port said, panoramic view

Original postcard: "Port Said, Panoramic View" (Cairo Postcard Trust, n.d.). 5.25"x 3.5". From TIMEA

This city lacks any connection to Egypt’s ancient past; it is the expansion of what was originally a camp for men working on the Suez Canal.However, by the late 19th century it had become an important port city and was home to numerous consulates. In addition to the attractions of the port, where much ofthe world’s sea traffic waits to enter the Suez Canal, it is also home to a great deal of 19th century colonial architecture and several museums. Heavily damaged inthe wars of 1967 and 1973, it has been rebuilt and is today a very pleasant city of roughly 400,000.

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Alternative Names: Rashīd; Rashîd; Rosette; Er-Rashid; Bolbitine

Latitude/Longitude: 31° 24' 16" N/ 030° 24' 59" E

This town is most closely associated with the finding of the Rosetta Stone, which was instrumental indeciphering ancient Egyptian hieroglyphics. However, its strategic location on the Rosetta arm of the Nile and the Mediterranean coast made it a very important sitefor military bases, even from predynastic eras, and it was of great interest to the Ottomans and other colonial powers. Although its fame is based on the Rosetta Stone,found in 1799 and now housed in the British Museum, today the town is a testament to the glories of Ottoman architecture. At least 22 houses of Ottoman design, alongwith several mosques and churches, were built with a unique brown brick and feature beautiful mashrabiyyas, the intricately carved window screens so characteristic ofNorth African architecture.

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Suez canal

Alternative Names: Qanat as Suways; Qana el Suweis

Latitude/Longitude: 29.9166667 / longitude 32.55

Port said, steamer traversing the suez canal

Original postcard: "Port Said, Steamer Traversing the Suez Canal." (Cairo Postcard Trust, n.d). 5.25"x 3.5". From TIMEA

Linking the Mediterranean and the Red Sea, this feat of engineering opened in 1869. Although not the first canal (earlier ones, thoughnot exactly in the same location as the modern one, include ones built by Darius I and Trajan), the modern canal stretches over a hundred miles, from Port Said on theMediterranean to Suez and the Red Sea. Its opening was the cause of international celebration and was attended by royalty from all over the world; it was also markedby the opening of the “Old” Cairo Opera House, which has since been demolished.

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What fields keep nano created devices from performing or assimulating ? Magnetic fields ? Are do they assimilate ?
Stoney Reply
why we need to study biomolecules, molecular biology in nanotechnology?
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what school?
biomolecules are e building blocks of every organics and inorganic materials.
anyone know any internet site where one can find nanotechnology papers?
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Introduction about quantum dots in nanotechnology
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nano basically means 10^(-9). nanometer is a unit to measure length.
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absolutely yes
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there is no specific books for beginners but there is book called principle of nanotechnology
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are you nano engineer ?
fullerene is a bucky ball aka Carbon 60 molecule. It was name by the architect Fuller. He design the geodesic dome. it resembles a soccer ball.
what is the actual application of fullerenes nowadays?
That is a great question Damian. best way to answer that question is to Google it. there are hundreds of applications for buck minister fullerenes, from medical to aerospace. you can also find plenty of research papers that will give you great detail on the potential applications of fullerenes.
what is the Synthesis, properties,and applications of carbon nano chemistry
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Mostly, they use nano carbon for electronics and for materials to be strengthened.
is Bucky paper clear?
carbon nanotubes has various application in fuel cells membrane, current research on cancer drug,and in electronics MEMS and NEMS etc
so some one know about replacing silicon atom with phosphorous in semiconductors device?
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Yeah, it is a pain to say the least. You basically have to heat the substarte up to around 1000 degrees celcius then pass phosphene gas over top of it, which is explosive and toxic by the way, under very low pressure.
Do you know which machine is used to that process?
how to fabricate graphene ink ?
for screen printed electrodes ?
What is lattice structure?
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of graphene you mean?
or in general
in general
Graphene has a hexagonal structure
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what is biological synthesis of nanoparticles
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