4 edition of Nanotechnology and the environment found in the catalog.
Nanotechnology and the environment
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
|Statement||Barbara Karn ... [et al.], editors|
|Series||ACS symposium series -- 890|
|Contributions||Karn, Barbara, 1942-|
|LC Classifications||T174.7 .N3733 2005|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xx, 391 p. :|
|Number of Pages||391|
|LC Control Number||2004050263|
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