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Nanotech 2005 Vol. 2
Nanotech 2005 Vol. 2
Technical Proceedings of the 2005 NSTI Nanotechnology Conference and Trade Show, Volume 2
 
Chapter 1: Nano Particles and Molecules
 

Exploring the Structure-Function Relationship in Multifunctional Nanoparticles

Authors:P.S. Casey, C.R. Roussow, S. Boskovic, K.A. Lawrence and T.W. Turney
Affilation:CSIRO (CMIT), AU
Pages:5 - 8
Keywords:nanoparticle, zinc oxide, doped, channelling
Abstract:Nanoparticles of ZnO are increasingly being used as a pigment and UV absorber in personal care products (e.g. sunscreens), coatings and paints, predominantly because their absorbance efficiency increases with decreasing particle size. However, whilst protection against UV may be maintained at smaller particle sizes, the rate at which hydroxyl radicals are generated increases, due to the inherent photo-activity of these materials. This paper shows that photoactivity can be reduced (by over an order of magnitude) by doping the material with small amounts metallic cations (
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ISBN:0-9767985-1-4
Pages:808
Hardcopy:$109.95
 
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