Finely Dispersed Particles

Finely Dispersed Particles: Micro-, Nano-, and Atto-Engineering

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  • Presents fundamental concepts along with the latest advances in the study of finely dispersed particle systems
  • Demonstrates the classification of finely dispersed systems by identifying fundamental, indivisible elements related to particular transfer phenomena
  • Introduces the quantum decoherence theory approach to polymer conformational stability and transitions
  • Examines the theory of electroviscoelasticity, reactive extraction in electric fields, and modeling mesoscopic fluids with discrete particles
  • Describes the surface modification of dispersed phases designed for in vivo removal of overdosed toxins
  • Summary

    Over the last decade, the biggest advances in physical chemistry have come from thinking smaller. The leading edge in research pushes closer to the atomic frontier with every passing year. Collecting the latest developments in the science and engineering of finely dispersed particles and related systems, Finely Dispersed Particles: Micro-, Nano-, and Atto-Engineering explores heat, mass, momentum and electron transfer phenomena of well-characterized interfaces at the milli-, micro-, nano-, and atto-scales.

    An interdisciplinary team of leading experts from around the world discuss recent concepts in the physics and chemistry of various well-studied interfaces of rigid and deformable particles in homo- and hetero-aggregate dispersed systems, including emulsions, dispersoids, foams, fluosols, polymer membranes, and biocolloids. The contributors clearly elucidate the hydrodynamic, electrodynamic, and thermodynamic instabilities that occur at interfaces, as well as the rheological properties of interfacial layers responsible for droplets, particles, and droplet-particle-film structures in finely dispersed systems. The book examines structure and dynamics from various angles, such as relativistic and non-relativistic theories, molecular orbital methods, and transient state theories.

    With a comprehensive survey of our current understanding, Finely Dispersed Particles: Micro-, Nano-, and Atto-Engineering provides a solid platform for further exploration and discovery at increasingly smaller scales.

    Table of Contents

    INTRODUCTION
    Classification of Finely Dispersed Systems; A.M. Spasic, M. Mitrovic, and D.N. Krstic
    GENERAL
    Overview
    Charged Particles and Droplets: Overview; H. Ohshima
    Electrokinetic Phenomena in Suspensions; A.V. Delgado and F. González-Caballero
    Emulsions: Overview; L.L. Schramm and E.N. Stasiuk
    Hydrodynamics and Heat or Mass Transfer in Finely Dispersed Systems; A. Saboni and S. Alexandrova
    Various Approaches and Transitions
    Interactions of Nanostructured Fillers with Polymer Networks: Transition from Nano- to Macroscale; M. Plavsic
    Atomic Scale Imaging of Oscillation and Chemical Waves at Catalytic Surface Reactions: Experimental and Statistical Lattice Models; V.I. Elokhin and V.V. Gorodetskii
    Characterization of the Catalysts by Means of an Oscillatory Reaction; L. Kolar-Anic´, S. Anic´, and Z. Cupic´
    The Polymer Conformational Stability and Transitions: A Quantum Decoherence Theory Approach; M. Dugic´, D. Rakovic´, and M. Plavsic
    Reality and Compatibility of Physical and Mathematical Formalisms; J.P. Jaric´ and D.S. Kuzmanovic´
    Tools
    Nonlinear Frequency Response Method for Investigation of Equilibria and Kinetics of Adsorption Systems; M. Petkovska
    Current Principles of Mixing; J.Y. Oldshue
    Quantification of Visual Information; P.B. Jovanic´
    HOMO-AGGREGATE FINELY DISPERSED SYSTEMS
    Emulsions
    Non-Newtonian Effects on Particle Size in Mixing Systems; J.Y. Oldshue
    Theory of Electroviscoelasticity; A.M. Spasic, M.P. Lazarevic, and D.N. Krstic
    Production of Monodispersed Emulsions Using Shirasu Porous Glass Membranes; G.T. Vladisavljevic, M. Shimizu, T. Nakashima, H. Schubert, and M. Nakajima
    Dispersoids
    Mechanochemical Treatment of Inorganic Solids: Solid-Solid Fine Dispersions; M. Zdujic´
    Liquid-Liquid Dispersions
    Reactive Extraction in Electric Fields; H-J. Bart
    HETERO-AGGREGATE FINELY DISPERSED SYSTEMS
    Foams
    Gas Bubbles within Electric Fields; P. Creux, J. Lachaise, and A. Graciaa
    Fluosols
    Structures and Substructures in Spray Pyrolysis Process: Nanodesigning; V. Jokanovic
    Polymer Membranes
    Transfer Phenomena Through Polymer Membranes; S. Alexandrova, D.N. Amang, F. Garcia, V. Rollet, and A. Saboni
    Multiphase Dispersed Systems
    Gas-Flowing Solids -Fixed Bed Contactors; A.P. Dudukovic´ and N.M. Nikac?evic´
    Reaction and Capillary Condensation in Dispersed Porous Particles; N.M. Ostrovskii and J. Wood
    Particle Production Using Supercritical Fluids; D. Skala and A. Orlovic
    HETERO-AGGREGATE FINELY DISPERSED SYSTEMS OF BIOLOGICAL INTEREST
    Biocolloids
    Effects of Electrical Field on the Behavior of Biological Cells; Y-C. Kuo and J-P. Hsu
    Modeling Mesoscopic Fluids with Discrete-Particles: Methods, Algorithms, and Results; W. Dzwinel, K. Boryczko, and D.A. Yuen
    Nonlinear Dynamics of DNA Chain: Peyrard-Bishop-Dauxois Model; S. Zdravkovic´
    Surface Modification of Dispersed Phases Designed for In Vivo Removal of Overdosed Toxins; R. Partch, E. Powell, Y-H. Lee, M. Varshney, D. Shah, R. Baney, D-W. Lee, D. Dennis, T. Morey, and J. Flint
    Carbon Nanocapsules and Nuclear Applications; E.E. Pasqualini and M. López
    Bioencapsulation in Polymer Micro- and Nanocarriers and Applications in Biomedical Fields; E. Markvicheva
    Electrostatic Droplet Generation Technique for Cell Immobilization; B.M. Bugarski, B. Obradovic, V.A. Nedovic, and M.F.A. Goosen
    Micro-Biosensor Based on Immobilized Cells; L. Mojovic and G.N. Jovanovic
    INDEX