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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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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.
Applications for the different technologies associated with molecular, nanoscale and atomic imaging are also discussed separately in the report, with emphasis of the usage of the molecular, nanoscale and atomic imaging in various commercial and industrial fields.
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 cell walls as models and materials for nanoscale assembly of new composites.
The operation of nanoscale manipulators can be done through tele-operation or automatic manipulation.
RPI CAT will develop and provide robotic and automation expertise; UTD, nanoscale fabrication technologies; and UNT, surface science for friction and stiction control.
STUDY OBJECTIVES BCC's goal in conducting this study is to provide an overview of the current and future characteristics of the global markets and technologies for molecular, nanoscale and atomic imaging.
Eight chapters discuss the range of contact conditions between macroscale and nanoscale contacts; fundamental continuum treatments of interfacial contact and lubrication under a wide range of conditions, the nature of surface energies and forces in nanoscale structures, adhesion in dry and wet environments, friction measurement and interpretation at the nanoscale, experimental techniques for fabricating micro- and nanotextured surfaces, the role of surface chemistry in tribological interfaces, and molecular dynamics simulation.
Many nanoscale materials are regarded as "chemical substances" under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA).