I am a physicist who has done disarmament-related scientific research since 1985.
Acting on your call for views, I propose that the working group include potential military applications of NT in their agenda.
I have just finished a 15-months project on preventive arms control for NT (funded by the new German Foundation for Peace Research DSF), however the book will only appear in 2-3 months. An overview can be gained from an article co-authored with Mark Gubrud (Univ. of Maryland, USA), available via:
On 11 June 2003 I have given a presentation at a hearing in the European Parliament in Brussels. For your information, I attach the handout that was distributed to the press there:
Military Uses of Nanotechnology - Risks and Proposals for Precautionary Action
In 2001, I have published a book on military uses of microsystems technology, basic information is at:
I hope this is of help for your work. Please feel free to contact me.
Experimentelle Physik III