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New Statistical Technique Improves Precision of Nanotechnology Data
June 30, 2009
A new statistical analysis technique that identifies and removes systematic bias, noise and equipment-based artifacts from experimental data could lead to more precise and reliable measurements of nanomaterials and nanostructures likely to have future industrial applications.
Georgia Institute of Technology Research News
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