One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A material having particles or constituents of nanoscale dimensions, or one that is produced by nanotechnology.
- ‘Thus, each nanomaterial may behave differently.’
- ‘To transform the ammonia borane to a nanomaterial, scientists dissolve the solid compound in a solvent and then add the solution to the mesoporous support material.’
- ‘Today nanomaterial is built from a macro to a micro scale.’
- ‘This nanomaterial imitates the external wrapping of the AIDS virus and it can potentially be used to inhibit its entering the cell.’
- ‘A biofunctional nanomaterial is one with nanometric dimensions and that biofunctions in order to fulfil a biological function.’
- ‘By the time it's in a coating, it no longer exists as a nanomaterial.’
- ‘A biofunctional nanomaterial can be a biosurface one.’
- ‘In composites, nanomaterials can improve the strength, heat resistance, corrosion resistance, and other properties of materials.’
- ‘The company will work to develop an advanced thermoelectric nanomaterial that, because of its improved efficiencies, could offer significant cost and performance benefits for both military and commercial applications.’
- ‘Researchers picked fullerenes, molecules composed of 60 carbon atoms, as their model carbon-based nanomaterial.’
- ‘The objective of the project is to demonstrate that quantum dots can be used to produce an improved thermoelectric nanomaterial by engineering thermal and electronic properties to achieve increased fficiencies.’
- ‘The normal operations risks associated with plastics and petroleum refining were greater than those for any nanomaterial.’
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