Definition of nanostructure in English:


Line breaks: nano|struc¦ture
Pronunciation: /ˈnanə(ʊ)strʌktjʊə


  • A structure, especially a semiconductor device, that has dimensions of only a few nanometres.
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    • The combination of the tightly bound micelle nanostructures and the microscale globules is what gives the silk its strength.
    • The number of observed nanostructures reduces when the concentration is below 0.1 mg/ml.
    • Our group has recently been developing synthetic nanostructures as fluorescent biosensors to be used with fiber-optic probes for cancer diagnosis and treatment.

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