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Being at a scale so small that the behavior of individual atoms dominates the properties of a material or phenomenon; smaller than a micron and larger than an atom.

[nano- + -scopic (as in microscopic).]
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2-15-2016-00036, "framework for the development and application of multimodal optical nanoscopic methods in life and material science research"
The nanoscopic landing pads are modified with one sequence of DNA, and the gold nanoparticles are modified with complementary DNA.
Identifying distinct nanoscopic features of native collagen fibrils towards early diagnosis of pelvic organ prolapse.
Metal-organic framework from an anthracene derivative containing nanoscopic cages exhibiting high methane uptake.
Montmorillonite is one of the most familiar natural clay used in the preparation of polymer clay nanocomposite membrane because of its ability to be dispersed in the polymeric matrices at nanoscopic level [4] and only a small amount of this material was needed in the fabrication of nanocomposites.
Our technology will allow us and the broader research community to push the boundaries of nanoscopic imaging and molecular biology even further," Backman (https://www.
A super hydrophobic coating is a nanoscopic surface layer that repels water.
Through technological research, they have developed breaking down metals into nanoscopic particles dispersed in water and incorporating them into all the items they manufacture.
Notwithstanding its limitations in explaining fully the dynamic catalytic events that occur at the nanoscopic level, the lock and key hypothesis has been traditionally used in various syllabi to introduce the first event of a catalytic event--the formation of an enzyme-substrate complex.
The nanoscopic engine worked just as the laws of thermodynamics say it should, the researchers reported in a paper posted online at arXiv.
Zhou, Metal-Organic Framework from an Anthracene Derivative Containing Nanoscopic Cages Exhibiting High Methane Uptake, J.
2] particles of nanoscopic dimensions with a more suitable distribution on the nanofibrous web.