TITLE

Liquid assets

AUTHOR(S)
Fisher, Richard
PUB. DATE
February 2005
SOURCE
Engineer (00137758);2/25/2005, Vol. 293 Issue 7669, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article reports that an European Union-funded project backed by Bayer Corp. and Unilever PLC will investigate unpredictable nanoparticle dispersion in liquids leading to easier manufacture of nanoproducts such as suncreams and plastics. Gul Ozcan-Taskin, project co-ordinator at BHR Group Ltd. said the action of nanoparticles in liquids is not fully understood and so conventional processing methods yield many mistakes. Nanoparticle behaviour in a liquid can be unpredictable, and lab-based processing methods often fail to translate to an industrial scale.
ACCESSION #
16314633

 

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