mesoscopic

mesoscopic

[¦mez·ə¦skäp·ik]
(physics)
Pertaining to a size regime, intermediate between the microscopic and the macroscopic, that is characteristic of a region where a large number of particles can interact in a quantum-mechanically correlated fashion.
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Shot noise spectroscopy is a very powerful technique to study the dynamics of electronic correlations in such quantum electron systems, but to date has been limited to mesoscopic systems.
Chapters cover the density matrix description of nonequilibrium statistical mechanics and new topics in the field of condensed matter physics, including weak localization, destruction of electronic phase coherence in disordered conductors, electron-electron and electron-photon interaction in dirty metals, and mesoscopic physics.
Protonex began its investment in creating a world-class SOFC team in 2007 with its acquisition of Mesoscopic Devices.
5 10) to investigate the structure of various substances at a mesoscopic scale of about 1-1000 nanometer and provides a powerful diagnostic toll to explore the world at nanometre scale.
Quantity or scope: The studies include: preliminary work, simulations in a broader scope: static or dynamic macroscopic simulations, simulations in the near perimeter: dynamic macroscopic simulations or dynamic mesoscopic, details of simulations: dynamic mesoscopic simulations or microscopic dynamiques.
In these proceedings of June 2004, contributors describe their research mainly on noise and fluctuations at the nanometer scale in electron devices, bio-materials and mesoscopic systems.
The main application for the instrument is the microscopic analysis of highly light scattering samples like cells in thick mesoscopic scale tissue samples and cultures and also small animals in vivo.
The 25 papers of this proceedings were presented at the Workshop on Nuclei and Mesoscopic Physics held in October 2004 at the National Superconducting Cyclotron Laboratory of Michigan State U.
By focussing on this, the project has stimulated a new research line of mesoscopic brain imaging that is gaining increasing momentum in the field of human cognitive and computational neuroscience.
The books starts with an introduction to structure at the mesoscopic level and progresses to smaller-length scales.
Specific examples include chemical imaging of heterogeneous polymeric material with near-field infrared microscopy, investigation of nanorheological properties of mesoscopic polymer systems, multilayered nanoscale systems and atomic force microscopy mechanical measurements, and evaluation of surface composition in miscible polymer blends by lateral force microscopy.
Our acquisition of Mesoscopic Devices earlier this year provided another large step forward in accomplishing this goal.