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Table 1 Mean volume specific surface area of different nanomaterials based on electron tomographic reconstructions

From: Determination of the volume-specific surface area by using transmission electron tomography for characterization and definition of nanomaterials

Type of nanomaterial n Volume-specific surface area (m2/cm3)a
Spherical Gold 10 316 ± 7
Branched Gold 5 177 ± 29
Precipitated Silica (NM-200) 5 342 ± 36
Pyrogenic Silica (NM-203) 5 219 ± 23
  1. a Values represent mean VSSA ± SEM