Nanomaterials as antimicrobials

R. P. Allaker, M.A. Vargas-Reus, Guogang Ren

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)


The chapter considered the use of nano-particulate metals and metal oxides as antimicrobial agents that have the potential to provide an additional functionality to polymeric materials.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationAntimicrobial Polymers
EditorsJose M. Lagaron, Maria J. Ocio, Amparo Lopez-Rubio
Place of PublicationUSA
Number of pages24
ISBN (Print)978-0-470-59822-1
Publication statusPublished - 2012


  • Antimicrobial
  • antibacterial
  • nano Ag
  • nano CuO
  • nano ZnO
  • antiviral nano particles
  • polymer
  • composites


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