Chemical characterization of engineered nanoparticles

Winchester, Michael R.; Sturgeon, Ralph E.; Costa-Fernández, José Manuel
February 2010
Analytical & Bioanalytical Chemistry;Feb2010, Vol. 396 Issue 3, p951
Academic Journal
The authors discuss the increased interest of researchers in the engineered nanoparticles nanotubes and nanorods. They claim that although engineered nanoparticles are technically not nanoparticles, they are being studied and developed for various technological applications. The authors reveal that the environmental and health risks associated with nanoparticles are also being investigated. They explain why the chemical characterization of engineered nanoparticles is challenging.


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