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“A term referring to a wide range of technologies that measure, manipulate, or incorporate materials and/or features with at least one dimension between approximately 1 and 100 nanometers (nm). Such applications exploit the properties, distinct from bulk/macroscopic systems, of nanoscale components.”1

1. ASTM International, “Standard Terminology Relating to Nanotechnology,” E2456-06, § 4 (Dec. 2006).