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micropore

[′mī·krə‚pȯr]
(chemistry)
A pore in a catalytic material whose diameter is less than 2 nanometers.
(geology)
A pore small enough to hold water against the pull of gravity and to retard water flow.
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In microporous materials, small pore sizes allow only small molecules or ions to flow through the media.
Microporous materials are typically defined by pore diameters less than 1.
Sealing microporous materials onto plastic medical components successfully and consistently requires thoughtful consideration of multiple factors.
Other related microporous materials have been created with substitution of all or some of the Al and Si atoms by a number of other elements, such as B, Be, Cr, Fe, Ga, Ge, Mn, P, Ti, and Zn.
It would take about 20 gallons of paint to cover a surface area comparable to that in a sugarcube-sized chunk of some newly made microporous materials.
For industrial gas separation -- and possibly for hydrogen storage -- MOFs are one of the most promising new classes of "designer" microporous materials to be developed in the past 20 years.
After introducing the scope of materials modeling, they present chapters on modeling metal oxides, microporous materials, glass, semiconductors and superconductors, and nanomaterials.