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Advances in Materials Science and Engineering
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 483651, 6 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/483651
Research Article

Synthesis of Hollow Silica Nanospheres by Sacrificial Polystyrene Templates for Thermal Insulation Applications

1Department of Civil and Transport Engineering, Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), 7491 Trondheim, Norway
2Department of Architectural Design, History and Technology, Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), 7491 Trondheim, Norway
3Department of Materials and Structures, SINTEF Building and Infrastructure, 7465 Trondheim, Norway

Received 10 January 2013; Accepted 21 February 2013

Academic Editor: Marcel Ausloos

Copyright © 2013 Linn Ingunn C. Sandberg et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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