Nanotechnology Applications for Sustainable Cement-Based Products

  • L. Raki
  • J. J. Beaudoin
  • R. Alizadeh


Concrete is a macro-material strongly influenced by the properties of its components and hydrates at the nanoscale. Progress at this level will engender new opportunities for improvement of strength and durability of concrete materials. This article will focus on recent research work in the field of nanoscience applications to cement and concrete at the NRC-IRC. A particular attention will be given to nanoparticles and cement-based nanocomposites.


Calcium Silicate Hydrate Chemical Admixture Hardened Cement Concrete Technology Control Release Formulation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • L. Raki
    • 1
  • J. J. Beaudoin
    • 1
  • R. Alizadeh
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute for Research in ConstructionNational Research CouncilCanada

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