Definitions

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  • n. A nanoscale needle

Etymologies

nano- +‎ needle (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Ali Javey at the University of California at Berkeley and colleagues found that nickel nanoparticle catalysts can be used to grow highly dense germanium nanoneedle arrays with ultrasharp tips and wider bases in a chemical vapour deposition process.

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  • Black nanoneedles for anti-reflective coatings Researchers in the US have succeeded in growing germanium nanoneedle arrays on flexible substrates for the first time.

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