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  • noun Plural form of nanoneedle.


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  • "Our nanoneedles are very, very small, smaller than a human hair," said Bai Xu, president, chief executive and founder.

    Administering Drugs With Nanoneedles 2010

  • Drugs administered through IVs are not ideal because nanoneedles do not reach the blood vessels.

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  • The company's nanoneedles manage to open clogged pores to let oil out and let medicine in, Mr. Xu said.

    Administering Drugs With Nanoneedles 2010

  • The optical properties of the nanoneedles can be easily controlled, something that is not readily possible with needles grown by other methods. all content 2010

  • "Impressively, just a 2 µm thick film of nanoneedles results in nearly 100% of light collection efficiency, even for high angles of incidence greater than 75°," Javey told our sister website nanotechweb. all content 2010

  • Black nanoneedles for anti-reflective coatings Researchers in the US have succeeded in growing germanium nanoneedle arrays on flexible substrates for the first time. all content 2010

  • The germanium nanoneedles have ultrasharp tips that measure just 2 nm across and strongly absorb light. all content 2010


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