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Kreyling, W.G. ; Semmler-Behnke, M. ; Chaudhry, Q.*

A complementary definition of nanomaterial.

Nano Today 5, 165-168 (2010)
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In the wake of rapid developments in nanotechnologies and nanosciences, the need for an internationally agreed definition of a ‘nanomaterial’ has gained more urgency. A number of definitions are currently available. These are, however, mainly based on size parameter(s), and fall short in terms of applicability to particulate materials that only have a size fraction in the nano-scale, or that contain primary nanostructures in highly agglomerated or aggregated forms. To overcome these shortcomings, we are proposing a complementary definition based on volume specific surface area (VSSA) that can be used as a basis for classification and regulation purposes.
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Publikationstyp Artikel: Journalartikel
Dokumenttyp Wissenschaftlicher Artikel
Schlagwörter Nanomaterial; Definition; Volume specific surface area
ISSN (print) / ISBN 1748-0132
e-ISSN 1878-044X
Zeitschrift Nano Today
Quellenangaben Band: 5, Heft: 3, Seiten: 165-168 Artikelnummer: , Supplement: ,
Verlag Elsevier
Begutachtungsstatus Peer reviewed