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  • n. Any composite material one or more of whose components is some form of nanoparticle; more often consists of carbon nanotubes embedded in a polymer matrix

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  • A nanocomposite particle can be constructed so that it has a mix of properties that would not otherwise happen in nature.

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  • As an undergraduate researcher working on compounding nanocomposite materials with exposure to supercritical fluids, mentors high school student researchers.

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  • That skin is a nanocomposite material, consisting of tiny fibers of collagen embedded in a softer matrix.

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  • The technique is the first successful synthesis of a diamond-nanotube nanocomposite, which means for the first time this specialized material has been produced at the nanometer size – one-millionth of a millimeter, or thousands of times smaller than the period at the end of this sentence.

    The New Diamond-Nanotube Composite Material | Impact Lab

  • It is, to get technical, a nanocomposite polymer called - wait for it - polyhedral oligomeric silsesquioxane-poly carbonate-urea urethane, POSS-PCU for short.

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  • Illuminex Cu-Si nanocomposite anodes allow silicon to be used by imparting structural support to the silicon with copper nanowires that act analogously to rebar in concrete, while imparting highly effective electrical exchange and added thermal stability. nanowire photovoltaic (PV) cells based on a dense array of silicon diode nanowires.

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  • A range could thus be determined for the silver nanocomposite coatings within they showed antibacterial properties and were yet found to be cytocompatible (i.e. friendly to cells).

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  • A high-frequency plasma reactor in which the nanocomposite coatings are deposited on a substrate material.

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  • NanoRidge Materials, Inc. is a manufacturer of high-performance nanocomposite materials and composite components.

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  • During inkjet printing, evaporative assembly mechanisms are used to create nanocomposite micropatterns which consist of calcium phosphate and antibiotic nanocrystals (~100 nm) dispersed in a biodegradable polymer matrix.

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