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nanoscale

At nanometer size. Any device only a few nanometers in size is nanoscale. Nanotechnology is said to comprise elements less than 100 nanometers in size (100 nm). See nanotechnology and nanometer.
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The growth in the electronic and electric industry is also expected to fuel the global nanoscale chemicals market during the forecast period.
Under the EPA proposal--which was released in early April --certain chemical substances would be subject to reporting and recordkeeping requirements under TSCA when manufactured or processed at the nanoscale.
This next step in the field of nano-optics is possible due to recent breakthroughs in the control and visualization of light at the nanoscale obtained in my group.
This report explores present and future strategies within the global markets and technologies for molecular, nanoscale and atomic imaging, including the electron and ion microscope market, the imaging probes market, the scanning probe market and the optical and thermal imaging market.
EPA is proposing to obtain information on nanoscale materials in pesticides under either Section 6(a)(2) of FIFRA, which requires pesticide registrants to inform EPA of "additional factual information regarding unreasonable adverse effects on the environment of the pesticide," or by using data call-in notices under Section 3(c)(2)(B) of FIFRA.
Understanding friction and wear at the nanoscale is important for many applications that involve nanoscale components sliding on a surface.
The zein formed nanoscale hollow tubules when adsorbed to carboxyl ended surfaces.
Bottom-up refers to the conception, design, and assembly of nanoscale products or materiaLs as key toots and drivers for Larger-scale manufacture and production of goods and process services.
Develop and understand the interrelationships between nanoscale material characteristics and the resulting product end use property improvements.
Key words: nanoscale assembly: nanotechnology: optical tweezers; virtual reality.
In contrast to inorganic semiconductor based light-emitting diode (LED) materials, whose characteristics are adversely affected by size compression to the nanoscale, the electronic structures and charge transport characteristics of organic semiconductors suggest that they should be largely immune to such influences.
and university collaborators Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Center for Automation Technologies, the University of Texas at Dallas, and the University of North Texas will accelerate the production and commercialization of low- cost assemblers for micro- and nanoscale components and subsystems.