Nanocomposites with biodegradable polymers synthesis, properties and future perspectives

Polymers are used in practically every facet of daily life. Most polymers come from fossil fuels and are not biodegradable causing long-term environmental hazards. Biodegradable polymers provide an alternative class of materials. Composites of such polymers have high potential within a wide spectrum...

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Main Author: Mittal, Vikas
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Oxford Oxford University Press 2011, 2011
Series:Monographs on the physics and chemistry of materials / Monographs on the physics and chemistry of materials
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Collection: Oxford University Press - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:Polymers are used in practically every facet of daily life. Most polymers come from fossil fuels and are not biodegradable causing long-term environmental hazards. Biodegradable polymers provide an alternative class of materials. Composites of such polymers have high potential within a wide spectrum of applications
Physical Description:xvii, 426 p. ill
ISBN:9780191728853
0191728853