nanojet


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nanojet

A tiny nozzle with an orifice only a couple dozen molecules wide. Such devices are used in fluid handling, photonics and other industries. See nanotechnology.
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However, the focusing properties of a photonic nanojet are affected by other factors that Mie theory does not take into account.
The photonic nanojet of a multilayer microellipsoid can roughly be described with several parameters displayed in Fig.
On the practical side, Moseler and Landman predict that nanojets may make possible tiny fuel injectors whose smaller, more uniform droplets would burn cleaner in engines.
The new study shows that nanojets ought to behave differently from macroscopic ones.
Tiny drops of liquid crystal material with better accuracy (variation within a few nano grams) is released by the NanoJet process and it also offers for a purer, better controlled and very consistent layering of the liquid crystal material in the fabrication of displays, resulting in better image quality and higher brightness.