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Published:
October 23, 2014
Editor(s):
Varvara Karagkiozaki, Stergios Logothetidis
Nanomedicine—the application of nanotechnology to health sciences—has the potential to address many important medical problems by exploiting the advanced physicochemical characteristics of nanostructured materials and devices. It can revolutionize conventional medicine by offering cutting-edge 
Published:
October 23, 2014
Editor(s):
Dariusz M. Bielinski, Ryszard Kozlowski, Gennady E. Zaikov
This book presents selected papers on various aspects of rubber engineering, technology, and exploitation. The contributions range from new methods of the modification of filler surface and crosslinks structure of rubber vulcanizates, through modern functional elastomer composites, to aspects of 
Published:
October 20, 2014
Author(s):
Vasyl Tomashyk
Doped by isovalent or heterovalent foreign impurities, II–VI semiconductor compounds enable control of optical and electronic properties, making them ideal in detectors, solar cells, and other precise device applications. Quaternary alloys allow a simultaneous adjustment of band gap and lattice 
Published:
September 30, 2014
Editor(s):
Abbas Hamrang, Gennady E. Zaikov, A. K. Haghi, E. Klodzinska
This book has an important role in advancing non-classical materials on the macro and nanoscale. The book provides original, theoretical, and important experimental results. Some research uses non-routine methodologies often unfamiliar to some readers. Furthermore, papers on novel applications of 
Published:
September 23, 2014
Author(s):
Michael Eikerling, Andrei Kulikovsky
The book provides a systematic and profound account of scientific challenges in fuel cell research. The introductory chapters bring readers up to date on the urgency and implications of the global energy challenge, the prospects of electrochemical energy conversion technologies, and the 
Published:
September 23, 2014
Author(s):
R. Senthil Kumar
A Straightforward Text Summarizing All Aspects of Process Control Textile manufacturing is one of the largest industries in the world, second only to agriculture. Spinning covers a prominent segment in textile manufacturing, and this budding industry continues to thrive and grow. Process 
Published:
September 22, 2014
Author(s):
Vasily Klimov
Nanoplasmonics is one of the most important growth areas of this century. It is part of nano-optics and nanophotonics and deals with oscillations of electrons in metallic nanoparticles and nanostructures. Also, it is a multidisciplinary subject covering atomic, molecular, and solid-state physics, 
Published:
September 19, 2014
Editor(s):
Kalliopi N. Trohidou
Magnetic nanoparticles with diameters in the range of a few nanometers are today at the cutting edge of modern technology and innovation because of their use in numerous applications ranging from engineering to biomedicine. A great deal of scientific interest has been focused on the 
Published:
September 13, 2014
Editor(s):
Kazuo Morigaki, Harumi Hikita, Chisato Ogihara
This book covers electronic and structural properties of light-induced defects, light-induced defect creation processes, and related phenomena in crystalline, amorphous, and microcrystalline semiconductors. It provides a theoretical treatment of recombination-enhanced defect reaction in crystalline 
Published:
September 02, 2014
Author(s):
Chi-wai Kan
Industries worldwide have been impacted by environmental regulations, economics, and ultimately consumers, which has led to more thought about the development of sustainable products. The textile industry is no exception. The preparation, dyeing, and finishing of textile fibres requires large