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April 8th, 2006

Carbon/Copper Nanocomposites as Novel Low-Cost Sensor Materials

Abstract:
The researchers (at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology) were able to use their experimental set-up for the continuous large-scale production (10–100 g samples) of carbon-coated copper nanoparticles. These carbon/copper nanocomposites could be used as novel, low-cost sensor materials and offer a metal-based alternative to the currently used brittle oxidic spinels or perovskites.

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