Jagriti Narang, C.S. Pundir
April 11, 2017
by Pan Stanford
Textbook - 160 Pages - 7 Color & 15 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9789814745949 - CAT# N11851
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Nanotechnology is a budding field and has a pivotal role in sensing. Nanomaterials exist in various forms such as nanoparticles, nanoclusters, nanobelts, and nanospheres. These nanomaterials act as sensing interfaces and immobilization surfaces for various biomolecules such as enzymes, DNA, and antigens. Therefore, the preparation and characterization of these nanoparticles play an important role in sensing devices.
This handbook has evolved from the authors’ teaching and research experience in the field of nanoparticle biosensing. It encompasses protocols for the synthesis of various forms of metal oxide nanoparticles; study of the various characterizing techniques that help deduce the shape, size, and morphology of these nanoparticles; and applications of these nanoparticles in the field of biosensors. It presents voltammetry techniques such as cyclic, linear wave, wave pulse, and differential pulse voltammetry, throws light on the interactions of nanomaterials and biomolecules, and discusses microfluidic devices, which due to their unique capability of miniaturization fascinate many researchers. It is a practical and user-friendly textbook that introduces the various basic principles and practical information that will help undergraduate and advanced-level students and researchers understand the science behind nanoscale sensing.
Occurrence of Nanomaterials
Revolution in Nanomaterials
Classification of Nanomaterials
Importance of Nanomaterials
Synthesis and Processing of Nanomaterials
Biological/Green Synthesis of Nanoparticles
Properties of Nanomaterials
Conclusion and Future Perspective
Synthesis of Individual Nanomaterials
Introduction to Noble Metal Nanomaterials
Parameters Affecting the Size, Dispersion, and Shape of Metal Nanoparticles
Synthesis of Individual Metal Nanoparticles
Scanning Electron Microscopy
Transmission Electron Microscopy
Atomic Force Microscopy
Fabrication of Sensors for Electrochemical Determination
Enzyme-Based Electrochemical Biosensors
Equipment Used in Voltammetric Experiments
Square Wave Voltammetry
Differential Pulse Voltammetry
Biosensors for Serum Metabolites
Biosensors Based on Field Effect
Applications of Biosensors for Determining Serum Metabolites
Microfluidics: A Platform for Futuristic Sensors
Importance of Microfluidics
Fluid Flow in Microfluidic Devices
Applications of Microfluidics
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