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Nanomaterial

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Material with one or more external dimensions, or an internal structure, at nanoscale and which could exhibit novel characteristics compared to the same material at a larger scale.

Source: based on SCENIHR's opinion on the  appropriateness of existing methodologies to assess the potential risks associated with engineered and adventitious products of nanotechnologies

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Examples of nanomaterials include nanotubes, which are long, thin, cylinder-shaped structures of a few nanometres in diameter but with a length of up to several micrometres.

Source: GreenFacts

nanotube
Diode formed by joining two nanoscale carbon tubes

Source: Wikipedia Louie nanotube 

Related words:

Nanometre - Nanoparticle - Nanoscale - Nanoscience - Nanostructure - Nanotechnology

Translation(s):

Deutsch: Nanomaterialien
Español: Nanomaterial
Français: Nanomatériau

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