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Chapter 1

Introduction and Scope

The term “nanostructured materials” refers to solids which “have an internal or surface structure at the nanoscale. Based on the nanometre (nm), the nanoscale, exists specifically between 1 and 100 nm”.1 Although the concept of nanomaterials is relatively new, such materials have been unwittingly us...

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Print publication date
26 Nov 2009
Copyright year
2009
Print ISBN
978-1-84755-910-4
PDF eISBN
978-1-84973-077-8