TY - CHAP A1 - J.V. Fernandes A2 - N.A. Sakharova A3 - J.M. Antunes A4 - M.C. Oliveira ED1 - John Cuppoletti Y1 - 2011-08-09 PY - 2011 T1 - Mechanical Properties Evaluation of Bulk and Coated Material by Depth Sensing Indentation N2 - This book contains 16 chapters. In the first part, there are 8 chapters describing new materials and analytic methods. These materials include chapters on gold nanoparticles and Sol-Gel metal oxides, nanocomposites with carbon nanotubes, methods of evaluation by depth sensing, and other methods. The second part contains 3 chapters featuring new materials with unique properties including optical non-linearities, new materials based on pulp fibers, and the properties of nano-filled polymers. The last part contains 5 chapters with applications of new materials for medical devices, anodes for lithium batteries, electroceramics, phase change materials and matrix active nanoparticles. BT - Nanocomposites and Polymers with Analytical Methods SP - Ch. 6 UR - https://doi.org/10.5772/21288 DO - 10.5772/21288 SN - PB - IntechOpen CY - Rijeka Y2 - 2021-06-17 ER -