nanostructure

(redirected from Nanostructures)
Also found in: Encyclopedia.
Related to Nanostructures: nanotechnology, Nanomaterials

nan·o·struc·ture

 (năn′ō-strŭk′chər)
n.
1. An object of nanoscale proportions.
2. The structure of such an object.
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
Translations
nanostructure
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
Their topics include waste energy harvesting using III-nitride materials, III-nitride nanostructures for inter-sub-band optoelectronics, growing single-crystal aluminum nitride by modified physical vapor transport and properties, III-nitride nano-structures and improving the luminescence efficiency for quantum well light-emitting diodes, fabricating and characterizing green resonant-cavity light-emitting diodes prepared by wafer transfer technologies, and group III-nitride nanostructures for light-emitting devices and beyond.
Optical resonances in nanostructures much smaller than the wavelength of light have attracted a broad attention because they allow operating light in small dimensions, for example, allowing efficient harvesting or confinement at the nanoscale [1].
One-dimensional (1D) nanostructures such as nanotubes, nanorods, nanowires, and nanobelts have attracted great attention because of their unique properties that may be beneficial for photocatalysis: (i) enhanced light absorption due to the high length/diameter ratio, (ii) rapid and long-distance electron transport capability, (iii) large specific surface area, and (iv) ion exchange ability [6].
The next presentation on 'Real Seamless Micro/Nanostructures' from Christoph Stoever of Temicon outlined a new approach to produce seamless micro/ nanostructures on a cylinder.
Nanostructures, including metal nanowires, semiconducting nanowires, carbon nanotubes, and graphene sheets, have been widely used as the building blocks or drug carriers for different applications (such as flexible photoelectronics, e-skins, soft machines, implantable electronics, drug delivery, health monitoring, and tissue engineering).
In this paper, we report the growth of ZnO nano/ microdumbbell nanostructures using SDS by simple one-step hydrothermal process.
The nanostructures themselves maybe too small to have an impact on aerodynamics, says Amy Lang, an engineer at the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian researchers increased the quality of blue light LEDs by using nanostructures in a new study the results of which can be applied in optical electronics and military industries.
The fabrication of nanostructures, which are increasingly needed for a variety of applications, is extremely difficult, expensive and time consuming using conventional methods.
ISLAMABAD -- Researchers from an Iranian university modeled and analyzed nonlinear dynamic behavior and instability of nanostructures in the presence of external driving factors.
ISLAMABAD -- Iranian researchers from Shahid Bahonar University of Kerman in a joint research with their counterparts from Amirkabir University of Technology produced nanostructures that can be used in LED panels of TVs and computers.