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1/1/2012 - Peer reviewed journal articlesMiners face a variety of respiratory hazards while on the job, including exposure to silica dust which can lead to silicosis, a potentially fatal lung disease.
A Portable Laser Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy Instrument for Rapid Sampling and Analysis of Silicon-Containing Aerosols5/1/2016 - Peer reviewed journal articlesThis article on a new portable instrument describes laboratory testing that demonstrated the instrument’s plausibility for identifying hazardous levels of silicon-containing compounds.
Morphological and Elemental Classification of Freshly Emitted Soot Particles and Atmospheric Ultrafine Particles using the TEM/EDS3/1/2010 - Peer reviewed journal articlesAirborne soot particles have a significant effect on atmospheric chemistry and their detailed properties are thus of interest to researchers. There are many different types of soot with a variety of shapes and chemical composition. This paper presents n...
The Fate of Metal (Fe) During Diesel Combustion: Morphology, Chemistry, and Formation Pathways of Nanoparticles4/1/2007 - Peer reviewed journal articlesThis report describes an investigation in which NIOSH used iron-doped diesel fuel to generate metal-bearing diesel particles and a subsequent analysis of the particles using transmission electron microscopy (TEM) and energy-dispersive spectroscopy (EDS).