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Nanoscience: Colloidal and Interfacial Aspects

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  • Presents contributions from experts in colloid and interface science from acorss the globe
  • Demonstrates that colloid and interface science is a primary driving force for nanoscience and nanotechnology
  • Provides timely and essential information for surface and colloid scientists looking to advance their research
  • Details recent experimental investigations and results in non-linear electrokinetic phenomena in nano-sized dispersions, nano-sized biological systems, and self-organization in nano-sized systems
  • Provides a wealth of timesaving equations and data tables

Summary

The common perception is that nanoscience is something entirely new, that it sprung forth whole and fully formed like some mythological deity. But the truth is that like all things scientific, nanoscience is the natural result of the long evolution of scientific inquiry. Following a historical trail back to the middle of the 19th century, nanoscience is the inborn property of colloid and interface science. What’s important today is for us to recognize that nanoparticles are small colloidal objects. It should also be appreciated that over the past decades, a number of novel nanostructures have been developed, but whatever we call them, we cannot forget that their properties and behavior are still in the realm of colloid and interface science.

However one views it, the interest and funding in nano-science is a tremendous opportunity to advance critical research in colloid chemistry. Nanoscience: Colloidal and Interfacial Aspects brings together a prominent roster of 42 leading investigators and their teams, who detail the wide range of theoretical and experimental knowledge that can be successfully applied for investigating nanosystems, many of which are actually well-known colloidal systems.

This international grouping of pioneering investigators from academia and industry use these pages to provide researchers of today and tomorrow with a full examination of nano-disperse colloids, homogeneous and heterogeneous nano-structured materials (and their properties), and shelf-organization at the nano-scale. This cutting-edge reference provides information on investigations into non-linear electrokinetic phenomena in nano-sized dispersions and nano-sized biological systems. It discusses application aspects of technological processes in great detail, providing scientists and engineers across all fields with authoritative commentary on colloid and interface science operating at the nanoscale.

Nano-Science: Colloidal and Interfacial Aspects provides an authoritative resource for those wanting to familiarize themselves with current progress as well as for those looking to make their own impact on the development of new technologies and practical applications in fields as diverse as medicine, materials, and environmental science to name but a few. Whether you call the technology nano or colloids, the field continues to be ripe with opportunity.

Table of Contents

Forces in Nanosystems

Surface Forces in Nanostructures, N. V. Churaev and V. D. Sobolev

Effects of Nanoparticles on Forces between Colloids in Solution, J. Y. Walz

Surface Forces and Nanoscale Phenomena in Aqueous Films Containing

Nonionic Polymeric Surfactants, D. Exerowa and D. Platikanov

Quantification and Elucidation of the Overall Interaction Between Nanoparticles, W. R. Bowen and P. M. Williams

Electrokinetic Phenomena on Nanoscale

Nonlinear Electrokinetic Phenomena in Nanosized Dispersions, V. N. Shilov and O. A. Shramko

Electroosmotic Flow in Micro- and Nanosized Systems, N. I. Lebovka and O. L. Alexeev

Electrokinetic Effects During the Langmuir–Blodgett Deposition Process, V. I. Kovalchuk, E. K. Zholkovskiy, M. P. Bondarenko, and D. Vollhardt

Electrosurface Characteristics of Oxide Nanolayers and Nanopore Membranes in Electrolyte Solutions, L. Ermakova, N. Bogdanova, M. Sidorova, and J. Lyklema

Transport in Fluidic Nanochannels, D. N. Petsev

Ion Size Correlations in Electric Double Layers: Recent Computer Simulation Studies, M. Quesada-Pérez, A. Martín-Molina, J. G. Ibarra-Armenta, and R. Hidalgo-Álvarez

Bio Nanosystems

Colloidal Chemical Properties of Biological Nanosystems: Biomembranes, Z. R. Ulberg, T. G. Gruzina, and N. V. Pertsov

Extracellular Biomineralization and Synthesis of Gold and Platinum Nano- and Microcrystals in Polysaccharide Aqueous Solutions, V. R. Estrela-Llopis, T. I. Borodinova, and I. N. Yurkova

Lessons for Bionanointeractions from Colloidal Science, I. Lynch, D. Langeevin, and K. A. Dawson

DNA–Surfactant Systems: Particles, Gels, and Nanostructures, R. Dias, C. Morán, D. Costa, M. Miguel, and B. Lindman

Nanoemulsions

Interactions between Particles at a Fluid Interface, P. A. Kralchevsky and K. D. Danov

Recent Developments in Manufacturing Micro- and Nanoparticles from Emulsion Droplets, G. T. Vladisavljević and R. A. Williams

Behavior of Emulsions and Microemulsions—Implications for Nanosystems, C. A. Miller

Self-Organization on Nanoscale

Processes of Ultradisperse Structures Self-Organization During Electrochemical Dealloying, N. V. Pertsov, V. A. Prokopenko, V. V. Zozulya, and M. A. Ivanov

Colloid Chemical Processes of Contact Self-Organization in Alkaline Silicate Composites and Their Relation to Formation of Nanosized Surface Structures, I. G. Kovzun and N. V. Pertsov

Surfactant Self-Assembly at Interfaces and Its Relationship to Solution Self-Assembly: Studied by Small Angle Neutron Scattering and Neutron Reflectometry, J. Penfold and I. Tucker

Adsorption and Deposition of Particles, Polyelectrolytes, and Biopolymers, Z. Adamczyk, M. Nattich, and A. Bratek

Monolayers and Multilayers: Equilibrium and Mechanical Properties, H. Ritacco, I. López-Montero, F. Monroy, F. Ortega, and R. G. Rubio

Formation of Nanocolloids

Rehbinder’s Effect, Spontaneous Dispergation Processes, and Formation of Nanosystems, A. V. Pertsov and N. V. Pertsov

Polymer Colloids, B. W. Brooks

Aqueous Dispersions of Metallic Nanoparticles: Preparation, Stabilization, and Application, A. Kamyshny and S. Magdassi

Novel Inorganic and Metal Nanoparticles Prepared by Inverse Microemulsion, I. Capek

Capillary Phenomena on Nanoscale

Wetting Phenomena and Nanoforces, V. M. Starov

Recent Progress on Nanofluids and Their Potential Applications, J. R. Moffat, K. Sefiane, R. Bennacer, and Y. Guo

Wetting Phenomena Inside Carbon Nanotubes, D. Mattia

Molecular Simulations for Nanofluids, M. J. Biggs

Coagulation/Stability in Nanosystems

Physicochemical Microhydrodynamics of Ultradisperse Systems, N. N. Rulyov

Application of Coherent Fourier Spectroscopy for Diagnostics of Nanocrystalline Metals, Alloys, and Semiconductors, A. P. Shpak, Y. A. Kunitskiy, and S. Y. Smyk

Stabilization of Dispersed Systems (in Particular Nanoparticles) by Polymers, S. Barany and I. Dekany

Sedimentation of Bentonite Colloidal Suspensions under the Effect of aWeak Magnetic Field, L. F. C. Jeanmeure, R. Eavis, B. N. Hewakandamby, and W. B. J. Zimmerman

Evaluation of the Mechanical and Tribological Properties of Self-Assembled Surfactant Nanostructures Using Atomic Force Microscopy, S. C. Brown, Y. I. Rabinovich, I. U. Vakarelski, P. Sharma, and B. M. Moudgil

The Influence of Nanobubbles on Colloid Stability, J. Ralston

Applications of Nanocolloids

Role of Nanostructures in the Process of Water Treatment by Coagulation, A. K. Zapolskiy

The Role of Nanotechnologies in Home and Personal Care Products, J. T. Petkov and I. M. Tucker

Concentrated Phases of Colloids or Nanoparticles: Solid Pressure and Dynamics of Concentration Processes, P. Aimar and P. Bacchin

Catalytic Nanoclusters of Palladium on the Surface of Polypropylene Hollow Fiber Membranes: Removal of Dissolved Oxygen from Water, V. V. Volkov, I. V. Petrova, V. I. Lebedeva, L. M. Plyasova, N. A. Rudina, J. van Erkel, R. van der Vaart, and G. F. Tereshchenko

 
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