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nan·o·fi·ber

 (năn′ō-fī′bər)
n.
1. A usually carbon-based synthetic material whose fibers have a diameter of less than one micron.
2. One of these fibers.
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TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian researchers produced and studied laboratorial samples of nanofibers that have application in the treatment of wound and infection thanks to their antibacterial properties and ability to prevent the extension of infection.
13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Nanofibers in US$ Thousand.
Hence, most of the electrospun nanofibers are collected in the form of randomly oriented mats with low mechanical strength and difficulty in tailoring their fibrous interstructures.
FibeRio's Forcespinning technology is the only technology platform capable of both commercial scale melt and solution spinning nanofibers.
It s a paper-like material has sponge-like silicon nanofibers over 100 times thinner than human hair.
Patent 8,647,540 (February 11, 2014), "Apparatuses Having Outlet Elements and Methods for the Production of Microfibers and Nanofibers," Ed Peno, Roger Lipton, and Stephen Kay (FibeRio Technology Corp.
The topics include high-orientation ordered nanofibers fabricated by electrospinning, the frequency of bubble formation in modified bubble electrospinning, web-like nanofibers for improving fibroblast growth, the influence of chemical structure on the wetting property of down fibers, the diffusion of silver ions in hollow cylinders with an auxiliary cylinder, and the experimental verification and theoretical analysis of silk dyeing and finishing functions with modified natural tea polyphenols dye.
The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health recently recommended occupational exposures to carbon nanotubes and carbon nanofibers be controlled to reduce the risk of work-related lung problems.
The innovative nanofibers are better at absorbing and retaining water and may be used in clothing, as well as for a wide range of filters and medical materials, Toray said.
Washington, January 16 ( ANI ): Researchers have come up with a technique to embed needle-like carbon nanofibers in an elastic membrane, creating a flexible "bed of nails" on the nanoscale that opens the door to development of new drug-delivery systems.
Under the extraordinary effects of electrospun nanofibers in skin care and wound healing, and a few studies in this unique area, this review article focuses on the capabilities of polymer nanofibers in the regeneration of the skin.
The new version, which will be marketed by Teijin Fibers as a finer version of its existing 700-nanometer Nanofront nanofiber, will expand the market for the company's versatile, high-performance nanofiber by meeting demands for even finer nanofibers in applications, such as high-performance air filters that trap especially fine dust particles while allowing increased air flow in compact, energy-efficient air conditioning systems.