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  • adjective Having nanosized pores


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  • A key advantage of the new approach over some conventional methods is that it separates oil from water without using "nanoporous" filters. - latest science and technology news stories 2008

  • Researchers Erman Şenöz and Richard P. Wool found that when they heated up quill fibers to extremely high temperatures, carbon nanotubes with nanoporous walls formed, allowing the substances to absorb and store hydrogen.

    Chicken Feathers May Fuel Hydrogen Cars in the Future | Inhabitat 2009

  • "This year's award recipients are responsible for groundbreaking work in obesity and diabetes research; vaccine design and the creation of nanoporous materials structures; understanding black holes and the formation of galaxies; and development of high performance semiconductor memory for medical and consumer products."

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  • Atomic layer deposition is a thin-film growth process that may be used to modify the pore size in a nanoporous alumina membrane while retaining a narrow pore distribution.

    Nano Tech Wire 2010

  • Owing to these unusual properties, nanoporous alumina membranes are currently being considered for use in implantable sensor membranes and water purification membranes.

    Nano Tech Wire 2010

  • Specifically, the researchers show that atomic layer deposition can be used to create a film for coating nanoporous membranes, which may be used for filtering out pathogenic bacteria.

    THE MEDICAL NEWS Israel Ayala 2010

  • The multistage nanovector system is composed of nanoporous silicon carrier particles that are about 100 times smaller than a strand of hair, which can be loaded with tiny bubbles of fat called nanoliposomes containing siRNA. - latest science and technology news stories 2010

  • In this study, zinc oxide coatings and platinum coatings were deposited on nanoporous alumina membranes by means of atomic layer deposition.

    Nano Tech Wire 2010

  • The nanoporous morphology of the polymer coatings enabled the controlled release of molecules and nanoparticles.

    RedOrbit News - Technology 2010

  • The pores of the PEGylated nanoporous alumina membranes remained free of fouling after exposure to human platelet-rich plasma; protein adsorption, fibrin networks and platelet aggregation were not observed on the coated membrane surface.

    Nano Tech Wire 2010


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