Fullerenes are carbon-based nanomaterials that can occur in the environment as a result of both natural events and human production. Increasing use of these materials in novel nanotechnologies has raised concern for their possible adverse effects on humans and the environment. However, assessment of these effects is complicated by a lack of data and appropriate methodologies. Andrea Carboni investigates several aspects of the study of fullerenes in the environment, including their analysis, occurence and fate.
A. Carboni: Fullerene Nanoparticles in Soil: Analysis, Occurrence and Fate.
Prof. W.P. de Voogt
Prof. K. Kalbitz
Dr J.R. Parsons
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