One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
- short for nanotechnology
- ‘Now researchers have taken advantage of a proposed quantum effect to construct a Y-shaped, nano electronic circuit that boosts signals spontaneously.’
- ‘In the near term, according to Thomas, advances will require a better understanding of the nano world and experimentation with nano-enhanced technologies.’
- ‘She added that the city government has set up a nano industry promotion centre overseeing overall planning, research and development and industrialization of the local nano sector.’
- ‘Future chips may be limited in the geometric complexity that can be created at the nano level because of problems with precision alignment.’
- ‘In the nano regime, material characteristics are dominated by surface effects rather than bulk material effects, opening up a host of new possibilities.’
- ‘From there, he hopes to pursue a half dozen elevator-related businesses, from nano - to laser technology.’
- ‘He predicted that there will be a surge of nano-naming, with the nano prefix showing up in all sorts of new places in the coming years.’
- ‘Uses for the nano molecular sensor could encompass early diagnosis of genetic diseases.’
- ‘The university's new nano science and engineering center offers opportunities in economic development as well.’
- ‘Canada's determination to carry its technological prowess into the nano era is similar to Taiwan's.’
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