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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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Figure 4 shows the LMR transmission spectra of D-shaped fibers coated with nanosized Ti[O.sub.2] film for different liquid refractive indices.
Therefore, the development of new highly effective and innovative technologies aimed at obtaining nanosized particles of silver and concentrated aqueous dispersions on their basis is currently relevant.
The other work reported that there were encapsulated antineoplastic drugs in bacterially derived nanosized delivery system linked with antibodies to the target [74].
Based on the above finding, it has been hypothesized that nanosized targeted contrast agent could improve signal intensity and consequently improve cellular uptake as well as image resolution and concurrent antitumor activity and also decrease the side effects on normal human kidney cells as major target site of gadolinium contrast agents.
As can be seen in Figure 1, the most optimum pH value of the solution, providing the highest purification degree (98%), is 6, at the concentration of nanosized Si-hydroxyapatite of 30 g/l.
They're just nanosized sugar balls, or more precisely a polysaccharide called phytoglycogen, a plant-based form of glycogen.
It is important to achieve nanosized particle as it exhibits many advantages.
Nanosized iron oxide particles within various ordered mesoporous silicas (SBA-15, SBA-16, Fm3m, and Ia3d) have been prepared from the corresponding nitrate and acetylacetonate precursors and studied for their catalytic behavior in methanol decomposition [14].
Topics include properties (thermal shock resistance and flame retardance, magnetic properties, optics, failure mechanisms, multiscale modeling), types (in metal matrix composites, carbon nanotube reinforced glass and glass\ceramic matrix composites, ultra-thin coatings using atomic deposition), processing metallic-ceramic composite powders, sintering of ulrafine and nanosized ceramic and metallic particles, and applications (ceramic nanomposites for energy storage and power generation, biomedical applications, and tissue engineering).
Patients should use products containing micronized or nanosized zinc oxide or titanium dioxide, which do not scatter light in the visible spectrum but are highly effective at blocking UV radiation, he advised.
Similarly, it has also been observed that exposed surface area contributes a key role in catalysis and therefore nanosized materials are used for this purpose.