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November 11th, 2004

Size Does Matter - When it Comes to Reducing Environmental Pollution

Abstract:
The study, "Use of Vapor-Phase Synthesized Iron Nanoparticles to Examine Nanoscale Reactivity," will investigate whether reactivity and effectiveness of iron nanoparticles, in pollution mitigation, are influenced by their size. The study will compare particles in different size classes to determine whether nanoparticles exhibit enhanced reactivity in the reduction of organic substrates based on their size when surface area effects are accounted for.

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