Definition of nanowire in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈnanə(ʊ)wʌɪə/


A wire with a thickness or diameter of only a few nanometres.
Example sentences
  • In a relatively simple procedure, the researchers made Silicon nanowires by sealing silicon monoxide in an evacuated quartz tube.
  • One approach to building such devices is using nanowires as building blocks to construct two- and three-dimensional nanoscale devices.
  • The team is also trying to build LEDs and field-effect transistors out of its nanowires to see how well they work.

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