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Definition of "nanowire" []

  • A wire whose width is of the order of nanometers. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

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