nanowire (rus. нанопроволока) — a conducting anisotropic quasi-one-dimensional structure whose two external dimensions (e.g., width and thickness) are much smaller than the third dimension (length) are in the nanoscale.

Illustrations

A block of nickel metal nanowires obtained in pores of porous al
A block of nickel metal nanowires obtained in pores of porous aluminum through electrochemical deposition. Author: K. S. Napolsky, Lomonosov Moscow State University, Department of Materials Science.. From personal files.

Authors

  • Zhuravleva Natalya G.
  • Goodilin Evgeny A.

Source

  1. Nanotechnologies. Terminology and definitions for nano-objects // Nanoparticle, nanofibre and nanoplate. ISO/TS 27687:2008.

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