Languages:

Nanoparticle

Definition:

Particle with one or more dimensions of the order of about 100 millionth of a millimetre (100 nm) or less.

(Note: In the SCENIHR  opinion on the appropriateness of existing methodologies to assess the potential risks associated with engineered and adventitious products of nanotechnologies, nanoparticles are considered to have two or more dimensions at the nanoscale)

Source: GreenFacts

Related words:

Nanomaterial - Nanometre - Nanoscale - Nanoscience - Nanostructure - Nanotechnology

Translation(s):

Deutsch: Nanopartikel
Español: Nanopartícula
Français: Nanoparticule

Related publications:
 
FacebookTwitterEmail
  • ABC - DEF - GHI - JKL - MNO - PQRS - TUV - WXYZ
  • Themes covered
    Publications A-Z
    Leaflets

    Get involved!

    This summary is free and ad-free, as is all of our content. You can help us remain free and independant as well as to develop new ways to communicate science by becoming a Patron!

    PatreonBECOME A PATRON!