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Volume 2014 (2014), Article ID 720157, 9 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/720157
Research Article

Characterization of the Polycaprolactone Melt Crystallization: Complementary Optical Microscopy, DSC, and AFM Studies

1Department of Industrial Engineering (DIIN), University of Salerno, Via Giovanni Paolo II, 84084 Fisciano, Italy
2Institute for Composite and Biomedical Materials (IMCB), National Research Council (CNR), Piazzale Enrico Fermi 1, 80055 Portici, Italy

Received 28 August 2013; Accepted 8 October 2013; Published 9 January 2014

Academic Editors: V. Amigó, P. Reis, and S. Wu

Copyright © 2014 V. Speranza 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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