Definition of nanoscale
: having dimensions measured in nanometers
Recent Examples of nanoscale from the Web
But as Daniel Akst reports for The Wall Street Journal, a group of scientists has a possible solution: Take that e-waste, freeze it and smash it into nanoscale pieces.
The group previously worked in research areas like quantum dots, nanoscale structures now used in television displays to produce precise colors, and optoelectronics, a field that explores the use of lasers in electronic circuits.
By reinforcing the rigid crystalline structures in an elastic polyurethane with thin, flat, nanoscale clay platelets, researchers produced a material that is 20 times as stiff, 4 times as tough, and can handle temperatures more than twice as high.
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Medical Definition of nanoscale
: having dimensions measured in nanometers nanoscale macromolecular structures
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