Definitions

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  • n. A wire whose width is of the order of nanometers.

Etymologies

nano- +‎ wire (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • When the nanowire was removed, the orange fluorescence was immediately reduced 80-fold, confirming that the nanowire was the predominant source of fluorescent excitation.

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  • Their approach was to detect and control spin-flip torque -- a phenomenon that occurs in a metallic nanowire, that is half ferromagnetic and the other is nonmagnetic.

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  • MIT scientists have harnessed the construction talents of tiny viruses to build ultra-small "nanowire" structures for use in very thin lithium-ion batteries.

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  • Beyond-CMOS emerging technologies such as nanowire transistors, quantum devices, carbon nanotubes, graphene, or molecular electronics are expected to scale below 5 nm.

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  • Under the transmission electron microscope (TEM), several cobalt phthalocyanine nanowires grow out of an iron phthalocyanine nanowire which is decorated with silver particles.

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  • "Our key finding was that devices made with nanowires, such as nanowire field-effect transistors, require imaginative design of the materials, the surrounding dielectric, and the operating voltage bias to take into account dielectric confinement effects," says Narayanamurti.

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  • Scientists from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have harnessed the construction talents of tiny viruses to build ultra-small "nanowire" structures for use in very thin lithium-ion batteries.

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  • A single zinc oxide nanowire can be attached to a heart, where it produces electric current as it bends with every beat.

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  • Georgia Tech professor of materials science and engineering Zhong Lin Wang and his group first demonstrated these nanowire generators in 2005.

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  • While the researchers have only tested a single nanowire device inside a rat, they have also built a device that integrates hundreds of nanowires in an array.

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