2007

Nanotechnology and Occupational Health

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ISBN: 978-1-4020-5858-5 (Print) 978-1-4020-5859-2 (Online)

Table of contents (16 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages I-V

  2. Editorial

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      Pages 1-3

      Nanotechnology and occupational health: New technologies — new challenges

  3. Perspectives

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      Pages 5-10

      Nanotechnology and society

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      Pages 11-22

      Protecting workers and the environment: An environmental NGO’s perspective on nanotechnology

  4. Special Focus: Nanoparticles and Occupational Health

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      Pages 23-38

      Phospholipid lung surfactant and nanoparticle surface toxicity: Lessons from diesel soots and silicate dusts

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      Pages 39-52

      Plasma synthesis of semiconductor nanocrystals for nanoelectronics and luminescence applications

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      Pages 53-59

      Rationale and principle of an instrument measuring lung deposited nanoparticle surface area

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      Pages 61-69

      Calibration and numerical simulation of Nanoparticle Surface Area Monitor (TSI Model 3550 NSAM)

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      Pages 71-83

      An axial flow cyclone to remove nanoparticles at low pressure conditions

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      Pages 85-92

      Measuring particle size-dependent physicochemical structure in airborne single walled carbon nanotube agglomerates

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      Pages 93-107

      A comparison of two nano-sized particle air filtration tests in the diameter range of 10 to 400 nanometers

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      Pages 109-115

      Modeling of filtration efficiency of nanoparticles in standard filter media

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      Pages 117-125

      Experimental study of nanoparticles penetration through commercial filter media

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      Pages 127-136

      Reduction of nanoparticle exposure to welding aerosols by modification of the ventilation system in a workplace

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      Pages 137-156

      Health risk assessment for nanoparticles: A case for using expert judgment

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      Pages 157-163

      Evaluation of nanoparticle emission for TiO2 nanopowder coating materials

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      Pages 165-182

      Moving forward responsibly: Oversight for the nanotechnology-biology interface

  5. Back Matter

    Pages 183-183