nanostructured (rus. наноструктурированный) — having a structure composed of contiguous*) elements, in which one or more dimensions are in the nanoscale, with exception of any elementary atomic or molecular structures (e.g., arrangement of atoms in crystals).

*) "Contiguous" means that a sphere with diameter of approximately 100 nminscribed in a nanostructured material,will intersect more than one element of the structure.



  • Veresov Alexander G.


  1. Nanostructured // Terminology for nanomaterials, PAS 136:2007. — London: BSI, 2007. P. 3.