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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...

Nanobiotechnology: Concepts and Applications in Health, Agriculture, and Environment

1st Edition

Rajesh Singh Tomar, Anurag Jyoti, Shuchi Kaushik
January 15, 2020

This new book, Nanobiotechnology: Concepts and Applications in Health, Agriculture, and Environment, presents a broad conceptual overview regarding the synthesis, applications, and toxicological aspects of nanobiotechnology. It focuses on the entrance into and interaction of nanomaterials in the...

Nanocomposite Sorbents for Multiple Applications

1st Edition

Yu I. Aristov
December 31, 2019

Looking back at the past few years, it is safe to say that the interest in developing novel materials is booming, and this process has resulted in a reliable base for the technological progress of society. This book presents the concept of the nanotailoring of sorption properties and introduces a...

Carbon Nanomaterials in Biomedicine and the Environment

1st Edition

Zulkhair Mansurov
December 31, 2019

Carbon nanomaterials possess special physical and chemical properties. As adsorbents, they are widely used for the purification of water and other liquids, recovery of valuable substances from liquid and gaseous media, and oil refining and also in petrochemical, wine, oil and fat, and other...

Nano-Enabled Medical Applications

1st Edition

Lajos P. Balogh
December 31, 2019

This book is the second in a series presenting articles that received the most citations in recent years in nanomedicine. The series is edited by, a prominent nanotechnology researcher and editor-in-chief of Precision Nanomedicine. The theme of the second volume is about nano-enabled medical...

Nanomaterials and Neoplasms: Towards Clinical Applications

1st Edition

Valerio Voliani
December 31, 2019

Nanomaterials have attracted increasing interest due to their potential to revolutionize the diagnosis and treatment of many diseases, especially neoplasms. Interestingly, there is a huge imbalance between the number of proposed nanoplatforms and the few ones approved for clinical applications....

Spherical Nucleic Acids: The Foundation for Crystal Engineering with DNA and Digital Probe and Drug Design

1st Edition

Chad A. Mirkin
December 31, 2019

Spherical Nucleic Acids (SNAs) are typically comprised of a nanoparticle core and a densely packed and highly oriented nucleic acid shell, typically DNA or RNA. These structures have novel architecture-dependent properties that distinguish them from all other forms of nucleic acids and that make...

Colloidal Synthesis of Plasmonic Nanometals

1st Edition

Luis Liz-Marzán
December 31, 2019

Noble metal nanoparticles have acquired an enormous scientific and technological interest due to their unique optical properties, which are related to surface plasmon resonances. This peculiar interaction of light with nanometals can be widely tuned through the morphology and the assembly of the...

Nanoparticle Drug Delivery Systems for Cancer Treatment

1st Edition

Hala Gali-Muhtasib, Racha Chouaib
December 31, 2019

In recent years, nanoparticles—bionanomaterials with specific physicochemical properties—have gained a great deal of scientific interest owing to their unique structure. Nanoparticle-based drugs are now widely regarded as a safer, more precise, and more effective mode of cancer therapy considering...

Local Gradient Theory for Dielectrics: Fundamentals and Applications

1st Edition

Olha Hrytsyna, Vasyl Kondrat
December 27, 2019

This book is devoted to the development of the local gradient theory of dielectrics. It presents a brief description of the known approaches to the construction of generalized (integral- and gradient-type) continuous theories of dielectrics. It describes a new continuum–thermodynamic approach to...

Nanomaterials-Based Composites for Energy Applications: Emerging Technology and Trends

1st Edition

Keka Talukdar
December 26, 2019

This volume, Nanomaterials-Based Composites for Energy Applications: Emerging Technology and Trends, covers the importance of nanomaterials-based composites for renewable and alternative energy applications. Taking a multidisciplinary approach, it looks at using composites without losing the...

Computational Nanotoxicology: Challenges and Perspectives

1st Edition

Agnieszka Gajewicz, Tomasz Puzyn
December 26, 2019

The development of computational methods that support human health and environmental risk assessment of engineered nanomaterials (ENMs) has attracted great interest because the application of these methods enables us to fill existing experimental data gaps. However, considering the high degree...

Glyconanotechnology: Nanoscale Approach for Novel Glycan Analysis and Their Medical Use

1st Edition

Tomáš Bertók
December 20, 2019

Glycomics (a comprehensive study of glycans, often denoted as the third alphabet of molecular biology, besides nucleic acids and proteins) relies on techniques that use "heavy machinery", such as mass spectrometry, liquid chromatography, and capillary electrophoresis. The use of biosensors and...