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Issue 2, 2011
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Engineered nanoparticles for hydrocarbon detection in oil-field rocks

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Abstract

Polyvinyl alcohol functionalized oxidized carbon black efficiently carries a hydrophobic compound through a variety of oil-field rock types and releases the compound when the rock contains hydrocarbons.

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Submitted
07 Jul 2010
Accepted
04 Nov 2010
First published
03 Dec 2010

Energy Environ. Sci., 2011,4, 505-509
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Engineered nanoparticles for hydrocarbon detection in oil-field rocks

J. M. Berlin, J. Yu, W. Lu, E. E. Walsh, L. Zhang, P. Zhang, W. Chen, A. T. Kan, M. S. Wong, M. B. Tomson and J. M. Tour, Energy Environ. Sci., 2011, 4, 505
DOI: 10.1039/C0EE00237B

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