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Nanometer

A measure of length equal to one one-billionth of a meter. In other words, a nanometer is .000000001 meters. Nanometers are important in the semiconductor industry.
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Recent developments in Liquid Cell TEM, or LCTEM, have allowed scientists to finally take videos of nanoscale objects in liquids.
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Previously, EPA proposed using only Section 6(a)(2) as the method for obtaining information on nanoscale materials.
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and university collaborators Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Center for Automation Technologies, the University of Texas at Dallas, and the University of North Texas will accelerate the production and commercialization of low- cost assemblers for micro- and nanoscale components and subsystems.
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The patterns created are nanoscale, or on the size scale of atoms or molecules.