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New Statistical Technique Improves Precision of Nanotechnology Data


June 30, 2009

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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. Full Story

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Georgia Institute of Technology Research News

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