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Nanomaterials Handbook

2nd Edition


Yury Gogotsi
August 22, 2017

This title features 11 new chapters unique to this edition, including chapters on grain boundaries in graphene, 2D metal carbides and carbonitrides, mechanics of carbon nanotubes and nanomaterials, biomedical applications, oxidation and purification of carbon nanostructures, sintering of nanoce...

Colloidal Nanoparticles: Functionalization for Biomedical Applications

1st Edition

Nikhil Ranjan Jana
March 18, 2019

This book will focus on synthesis, coating and functionalization chemistry of selected nanoparticles that are most commonly used in various biomedical applications. Apart from standard selected chemical synthetic methods, it focusses on design consideration of functionalization, selected coating...

Practical Nanotechnology for Petroleum Engineers

1st Edition

Chun Huh, Hugh Daigle, Valentina Prigiobbe, Masa Prodanovic
March 13, 2019

This book is a concise but well-organized introduction to nanotechnology (NT) which the upstream oil industry is now vigorously adapting to develop its own unique applications for improved oilfield operations and, oil and gas production. Its reader will learn nanotechnology fundamentals, be...

Hybrid Nanocomposites: Fundamentals, Synthesis, and Applications

1st Edition

Kaushik Pal
March 11, 2019

Understanding surfaces and interfaces is a key challenge for those working on hybrid nanomaterials and where new imaging and analysis spectroscopy/electron microscopy responses are vital. The variability and site recognition of biopolymers, such as DNA molecules, offer a wide range of opportunities...

Nanotechnology: Therapeutic, Nutraceutical, and Cosmetic Advances

1st Edition

Bhaskar Mazumder, Subhabrata Ray, Paulami Pal, Yashwant Pathak
March 08, 2019

Today we find the applications of nanotechnology in all spheres of life. Nanotechnology: Therapeutic, Nutraceutical and Cosmetic Advances discusses recent advances in the field, particularly with therapeutics, nutraceuticals and cosmetic sciences. Therapeutics is an area which has perhaps...

Extended Non-Equilibrium Thermodynamics: From Principles to Applications in Nanosystems

1st Edition

Hatim Machrafi
March 05, 2019

Extended Non-Equilibrium Thermodynamics provides powerful tools departing not from empirical or statistical considerations but from fundamental thermodynamic laws, proposing final solutions that are readily usable and recognizable for students, researchers and industry. The book deals with methods...

Optics of Nanomaterials (Second Edition)

2nd Edition

Vladimir I. Gavrilenko
February 28, 2019

This monograph is unique compared with its equivalents in the market in respect of its scope as it contains introductory sections to most of the important topics on nanomaterials optics. In this second edition, the text of all chapters is updated with the most recent developments in the field....

Polymer Capsules

1st Edition

Ye Liu, Xian Jun Loh
February 28, 2019

Capsules are routinely used for encapsulation and delivery of ingredients in various pharmaceutics, consumer care products, and nutrients and food. Generally the functions of the capsules are to protect and deliver ingredients to targeted sites in time to improve their functions. Although various...

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...

Mathematics and Physics for Nanotechnology: Technical Tools and Modelling

1st Edition

Paolo Di Sia
February 04, 2019

Nanobiotechnology is a new interdisciplinary science with revolutionary perspectives arising from the fact that at nanosize the behaviour and characteristics of matter change with respect to ordinary macroscopic dimensions. Nanotechnology is a new way for producing and getting materials, structures...

Green's Function Integral Equation Methods in Nano-Optics

1st Edition

Thomas M. Søndergaard
January 28, 2019

This book gives a comprehensive introduction to Green’s function integral equation methods (GFIEMs) for scattering problems in the field of nano-optics. First, a brief review is given of the most important theoretical foundations from electromagnetics, optics, and scattering theory, including...

Food Nanotechnology: Principles and Applications

1st Edition

C. Anandharamakrishnan, S. Parthasarathi
January 25, 2019

Nanotechnology offers great potential to revolutionize conventional food science and the food industry. The use of nanotechnology in the food industry promises improved taste, flavor, color, texture, and consistency of foodstuffs and increased absorption and bioavailability of nutraceuticals. Food...