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Fullerene Nanowhiskers

2nd Edition

Kun’ichi Miyazawa, Yuichi Ochiai, Masaru Tachibana, Tokushi Kizuka, Shigeo Nakamura
February 25, 2019

Fullerenes became a new member of carbon allotropes in addition to diamond and graphite after the discovery of C60 (carbon 60) by Kroto et al. in 1985. The model of C60 was first proposed by Osawa in 1970. C60 is a hollow spherical molecule composed of 60 carbon atoms that contains 12 five-membered...

Nanocatalysis: Applications and Technologies

1st Edition

Vanesa Calvino-Casilda, Antonio José López-Peinado, Rosa María Martín-Aranda, Elena Pérez Mayoral
February 15, 2019

Synthesis and design of new nanocatalysts is an important area of research that aims to introduce multiple types of useful applications in a greener market. The necessity of nanostructuring the active sites has emerged as the key point in a successful design of the catalysts. The book covers the...

Marine Polysaccharides: Advances and Multifaceted Applications

1st Edition

Shakeel Ahmed, Aisverya Soundararajan
December 19, 2018

In the past few decades, marine organisms, including macroalgae and microalgae, have been extensively explored as potential sources of bioactive compounds with applications in various fields such as pharmaceuticals, biomedicine, cosmetics and foodstuffs. Marine polysaccharides, such as chitin/...

Biopolymers and Biomaterials

1st Edition

Aneesa Padinjakkara, Aparna Thankappan, Fernando Gomes Souza, Jr., Sabu Thomas
December 18, 2018

Biopolymers are attracting immense attention of late because of their diverse applications that can address growing environmental concerns and energy demands. The development of various biomaterials creates significant advancements in the medical field as well, and many biopolymers are used for the...

Functional Materials: Advances and Applications in Energy Storage and Conversion

1st Edition

Toshio Naito
December 18, 2018

The world is currently facing the urgent and demanding challenges of saving and utilizing energy as efficiently as possible. Materials science, where chemistry meets physics, has garnered a great deal of attention because of its versatile techniques for designing and producing new, desired...

Multinary Alloys Based on III-V Semiconductors

1st Edition

Vasyl Tomashyk
December 13, 2018

III-V semiconductors have attracted considerable attention due to their applications in the fabrication of electronic and optoelectronic devices as light emitting diodes and solar cells. The electrical properties of these semiconductors can also be tuned by adding impurity atoms. Because of their...

Polymeric and Nanostructured Materials: Synthesis, Properties, and Advanced Applications

1st Edition

Aparna Thankappan, Nandakumar Kalarikkal, Sabu Thomas, Aneesa Padinjakkara
December 12, 2018

This volume provides in-depth knowledge and recent research on polymers and nanostructured materials from synthesis to advanced applications. Leading researchers from industry, academia, government, and private research institutions across the globe have contributed to this volume, covering new...

Intellectual Property in Chemistry: A Guide to Applying for and Obtaining a Patent for Graduate Students and Postdoctoral Scholars

1st Edition

Nelson Durán, Leandro Carneiro Fonseca, Amedea B. Seabra
December 03, 2018

This book provides detailed instructions for reading and writing a patent. The book presents useful instructions for undergraduate and graduate students as well as post-doctoral, researchers and professors in the field of Chemistry and related areas. Written from a practical point of view it...

Self-Healing at the Nanoscale: Mechanisms and Key Concepts of Natural and Artificial Systems

1st Edition

Vincenzo Amendola, Moreno Meneghetti
November 21, 2018

A complete panorama of self-healing strategies, Self-Healing at the Nanoscale: Mechanisms and Key Concepts of Natural and Artificial Systems focuses on the development of new nanoscale self-healing systems, from general concepts to physical chemical mechanisms. With a special emphasis on key...

Encyclopedia of Aluminum and Its Alloys, Two-Volume Set (Print)

1st Edition

George E. Totten, Murat Tiryakioglu, Olaf Kessler
November 16, 2018

This encyclopedia, written by authoritative experts under the guidance of an international panel of key researchers from academia, national laboratories, and industry, is a comprehensive reference covering all major aspects of metallurgical science and engineering of aluminum and its alloys. Topics...

Nanomaterials in Architecture and Art Conservation

1st Edition

Gerald Ziegenbalg, Miloš Drdácký, Claudia Dietze, Dirk Schuch
November 14, 2018

The conservation and protection of buildings that constitute our cultural heritage are complex tasks calling for a comprehensive knowledge of the historical background of the buildings, as well as the construction technologies and materials used. Nanomaterials in Architecture and Art Conservation...

Theory and Technology of Sheet Rolling: Numerical Analysis and Applications

1st Edition

V.L. Mazur, O. V. Nogovitsyn
November 07, 2018

Despite significant advances in technology and equipment for rolled steel, the computerization of production processes and the steady increase in production of sheet steel, recent scientific and technological achievements have not been compiled in the special literature and revealed to a wide range...

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