nanophase material


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nanophase material

[′nan·ō‚fāz mə‚tir·ē·əl]
(materials)
A material made up of phases that have dimensions of the order of nanometers.
An ultrafine single solid phase where at least one dimension is in the nanometer range, and typically dimensions are in the 1-20-nanometer range.
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Recent studies have demonstrated that the adsorption and conformation of proteins that mediate specific osteoblast adhesion are enhanced on nanophase material [11].
They are responsive and fast in development, and they are providing the support needed for implementing their advanced solutions into our research and our user program," said Scott Retterer, research scientist in the Center for Nanophase Material Science at Oak Ridge National Laboratory.
Johnson's quest was initiated, some four years ago, after reading a published article by a Nanophase's scientist concerning nanophase material," said Childress.
The research was sponsored by the Fuel Cell Technologies Office in DOE s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, and microscopy was performed at ORNL s Center for Nanophase Materials Sciences, a DOE Office of Science User Facility.
The group - which also includes researchers from Washington University and Southern Illinois University and support from UT's Center for Materials Processing and Oak Ridge National Laboratory's Center for Nanophase Materials - found that the reaction between silver and cobalt serves to significantly enhance the optical interaction with cobalt.
Raymond Unocic, R&D Staff Scientist at the Center for Nanophase Materials Science at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, will deliver the last tutorial on Wednesday, August 6th.
These include giant magneto-resistance multi-layers for computer memory, nanostructured coatings in data storage and photographic industry, nanoparticles for colorants in printing and drug delivery in pharmaceutical field, superlattice confinement effects for optoelectronic devices and lasers, and nanostructured materials such as nanocomposites and nanophase materials.
Sumpter and Meunier from ORNL's Center for Nanophase Materials Sciences with appointments in the Computer Science and Mathematics Division collaborated in the project by analysing the results through a "virtual microscope.
If price can be significantly reduced, consumer applications will probably become the major market for nanophase materials.
At the Oak Ridge National Laboratory's Center for Nanophase Materials Sciences, macromolecular complex systems, nanofabrication, and nanoscale imaging and characterization are among seven scientific themes.
Polymeric nanophase materials, nanocomposites and composites
He performs research in DOE's Center for Nanophase Materials Sciences at ORNL and directs the laboratory's Institute for Functional Imaging of Materials.