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Fibers 2016, 4(3), 25;

Nanofibers: Friend or Foe?

BioNanomaterials, Adolphe Merkle Institute, University of Fribourg, Rte de l’Ancienne Papeterie, Marly 1, 1723 Fribourg, Switzerland
Swansea University Medical School, Singleton Park Campus, Swansea University, Swansea, Wales SA2 8PP, UK
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Academic Editor: Stephen C. Bondy
Received: 27 June 2016 / Revised: 7 July 2016 / Accepted: 8 July 2016 / Published: 2 September 2016
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Nanofibres: Friend or Foe?)
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Since the early 1990s nanofibers, particularly those of a carbonaceous content [1] have received heightened interest due to their advantageous physico-chemical characteristics (e.g., high strength, stiffness, semi-conductor, increased thermal conductivity and one of the highest Young’s modulus [2]).[...] View Full-Text
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