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The Economics of Technical Change
The 25 classic articles in this volume deal with the role of technological change in economic growth, the extent of social and private returns from research and development, the relationship betweenExpand
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Evaluating the characteristics of multiwall carbon nanotubes
Abstract During the past 20 years, multiwall carbon nanotubes (MWCNTs) have become an important industrial material. Hundreds of tons are produced each year. This review is a survey of the scientificExpand
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Applications of TGA in quality control of SWCNTs
Carbon nanotubes exhibit a range of chemistries, including mixtures of different nanotube diameters, lengths, and chiralities coupled with various concentrations of metallic and non-nanotube-carbonExpand
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Predicting Enzyme Adsorption to Lignin Films by Calculating Enzyme Surface Hydrophobicity*
Background: Lignin is a plant cell wall polymer that inhibits enzymatic saccharification of polysaccharides for the production of biofuel. Results: The adsorption of enzymes to lignin surfacesExpand
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Quantification of Carbon Nanotubes in Environmental Matrices: Current Capabilities, Case Studies, and Future Prospects.
Carbon nanotubes (CNTs) have numerous exciting potential applications and some that have reached commercialization. As such, quantitative measurements of CNTs in key environmental matrices (water,Expand
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Quartz crystal microbalances for microscale thermogravimetric analysis.
A new method for analyzing the chemical purity and consistency of microscale samples with a quartz crystal microbalance (QCM) sensor platform is described. The QCM is used to monitor submicrogramExpand
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New perspective on glycoside hydrolase binding to lignin from pretreated corn stover
BackgroundNon-specific binding of cellulases to lignin has been implicated as a major factor in the loss of cellulase activity during biomass conversion to sugars. It is believed that this bindingExpand
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Determination of the surface density of polyethylene glycol on gold nanoparticles by use of microscale thermogravimetric analysis
The widespread integration of nanoparticle technologies into biomedicine will depend on the ability to repeatedly create particles with well-defined properties and predictable behaviors. For this toExpand
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Sample preparation protocols for realization of reproducible characterization of single-wall carbon nanotubes
Harmonized sample pre-treatment is an essential first step in ensuring quality of measurements as regards repeatability, interlaboratory reproducibility and commutability. The development of standardExpand
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Effects of chlorine and other water quality parameters on the release of silver nanoparticles from a ceramic surface.
A quartz crystal microbalance was used to determine the effects of different water quality parameters on the detachment of silver nanoparticles from surfaces representative of ceramic pot filtersExpand
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