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nanoscale

(nă′nō-skāl″) [L. nanus, dwarf, + scala, staircase]
Pert. to objects approx. 1 nanometer (nm) in size, i.e., about the size of an atom.
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With this technique, we can view multiple components mixed together at the nanoscale within liquids, so, for example, one could look at biological materials and perhaps see how they respond to a drug," said Gianneschi.
The global nanoscale chemicals market by value is expected to expand at a CAGR of around 10-12% during the forecast period (2015-2025), due to increasing demand from industries such as medical, construction and electronics & electrical and growing urbanization.
The proposal involves one-time reporting for existing nanoscale materials and one-time reporting for new discrete nanoscale materials before they are manufactured or processed.
EPA said it would prefer to use Section 6(a)(2) to obtain information on nanoscale materials in pesticides, calling it the "most efficient and expedient administrative approach," according to a prepublication version of a notice about the proposed policy.
Defects, cracks and other phenomena that influence material strength and wear at macroscopic scales are less important at the nanoscale, which is why nanowires can, for example, show higher trengths than bulk samples.
Develop economic and life-cycle models for forest-based nanoscale materials and products.
The development of nanotechnology [1] has generated a great deal of scientific interest, but the promise of nanotechnology will be realized only by manufacturing commercial products from assemblies of atoms, molecules and nanoscale components.
The Northwestern researchers have demonstrated the first fabrication and characterization of discrete, structurally regular, nanoscale OLED arrays through a combination of self-assembled injection/adhesion interlayers developed within their laboratory and nanosphere lithography (Nanoletters 2:333, 2002).
The NIST ATP project will develop prototype microscale assemblers using microelectromechanical systems (MEMS), extend the capabilities to nanometer geometries, and develop nanoelectromechanical systems (NEMS) for prototype nanoscale assemblers.
Usually fabrication of nanoscale patterns requires lithography, which employs masks to prevent material from accumulating on protected areas.
Nanopatterning and Nanoscale Devices for Biological Applications