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