Definitions

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  • n. A film of nanoscale thickness

Etymologies

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nano- +‎ film

Examples

  • The Journal of Microelectromechanical Systems published an article in February suggesting that ti would not be difficult to create a nanofilm switch.

    Eleventh Hour: Nanofilms

  • The notion of using a nanofilm to coat an implanted medical device has already been patented.

    Eleventh Hour: Nanofilms

  • Some Swiss researchers have also worked out a way to use a virus to deliver a nanofilm coated ball of DNA to a cell.

    Eleventh Hour: Nanofilms

  • The nanofilm is made out of layers of conduction polymer containing light-emitting polymers (LEPs) that glow green when excited by a charge.

    Lost? Map's On, Not Up, Sleeve

  • The military suit is one of the real-world applications of a technology project at the University of Arizona , where a team of scientists is designing electronic pictures that can be printed onto flexible, organic nanofilm.

    Lost? Map's On, Not Up, Sleeve

  • Nanofilm is a leader in nanofilm technology and self-assembling thin films for a variety of substrates and surfaces.

    The Earth Times Online Newspaper

  • To determine the actual cause of nanopillar formation, she and Caltech postdoctoral scholar Mathias Dietzel developed a fluid-dynamical model of the same type of thin, molten nanofilm in a thermal gradient.

    PhysOrg.com - latest science and technology news stories

  • In computer models, the researchers were able to use targeted variations in the temperature of the cooler substrate to control precisely the pattern replicated in the nanofilm.

    PhysOrg.com - latest science and technology news stories

  • A small part of me despaired after last night’s Eleventh Hour: A virus passed by skin-to-skin contact caused a self-generating nanofilm of metal to spread all over the skin, which then made everyone with the disease susceptible to lightning strikes.

    Eleventh Hour: Nanofilms

  • But start reading enough about nanofilm, and anyone would discover there’s actually some real science out there that can justify parts of this plot.

    Eleventh Hour: Nanofilms

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