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Nanomaterials Handbook, Second Edition


Yury Gogotsi
August 22, 2017

Since publication of the first edition over a decade ago, the field of nanomaterials has grown substantially and has seen many novel developments, such as the discovery of new 2D materials, advancement of photonic crystals, graphene, inorganic nanotubes, and broad utilization of nanoparticles in ele...

Phosphorous Dendrimers in Biology and Nanomedicine: Syntheses, Characterization, and Properties

Anne-Marie Caminade, Cédric-Olivier Turrin, Jean-Pierre Majoral
April 26, 2018

Dendrimers, which are hyperbranched synthetic macromolecules, have attracted researchers’ increasing interest over the last three decades owing to their numerous properties, in particular, in the fields of biology and nanomedicine. This book is an up-to-date collection of the most recent...

Understanding Nanomaterials, Second Edition

Malkiat S. Johal, Lewis E. Johnson
April 18, 2018

Praise for the first edition"clear and informative” ―Chemistry World The authors provide the perfect training tool for the workforce in nanotech development by presenting the fundamental principles that govern the fabrication, characterization, and application of nanomaterials. This edition...

Nanocomposites for Pollution Control

Chaudhery Mustansar Hussain, Ajay Kumar Mishra
April 18, 2018

Nanocomposites present outstanding mechanical properties and compatibility owing to their composite matrix and unique physical and chemical composition provided by large surface-area-to-volume ratios and high interfacial reactivity. Freedom to functionalize nanocomposites with various chemical...

Hydrophobic and Superhydrophobic Organic‐Inorganic Nano‐Hybrids

Chang-Sik Ha, Saravanan Nagappan
April 02, 2018

In materials chemistry, hybrid systems have become popular because of their enhanced properties compared to their individual components. Organic-inorganic hybrid materials have dual, enhanced chemical, thermal, and mechanical properties of both organic and inorganic materials in a single material...

Nanotoxicology: Toxicity Evaluation, Risk Assessment and Management

Vineet Kumar, Nandita Dasgupta, Shivendu Ranjan
March 26, 2018

As the application of nanotechnology in the myriad disciplines of science and engineering--from agriculture, pharmaceuticals, material science, and biotechnology to sensors, electronics, and mechanical and electrical engineering--brings benefits it also can produce serious threats to human health...

Smart Ceramics: Preparation, Properties, and Applications

Ajay Kumar Mishra
March 09, 2018

Recent advances in nanotechnology have paved the way for the development of new smart materials. The term "smart ceramics" refers to ceramic materials fabricated from ultrafine particles. They have attracted the attention of researchers and scientists thanks to their potential to manipulate the...

Polymer Nanocomposite Coatings

Vikas Mittal
March 09, 2018

This work explores the use of composite nanotechnology for thin coatings on various substrates. It compiles recent advances in nanocomposite coatings for experienced researchers and provides background information for those new to the field. The book not only explains the synthesis of bulk...

Polymer Nanocomposite Foams

Vikas Mittal
March 09, 2018

Advancements in polymer nanocomposite foams have led to their application in a variety of fields, such as automotive, packaging, and insulation. Employing nanocomposites in foam formation enhances their property profiles, enabling a broader range of uses, from conventional to advanced applications....

Nanotechnology and the Resource Fallacy

Stephen L. Gillett
March 05, 2018

Dwindling global supplies of conventional energy and materials resources are widely thought to severely constrain, or even render impossible, a "first-world" lifestyle for the bulk of Earth’s inhabitants. This bleak prospect, however, is wrong. Current energy resources are used grotesquely...

Epitaxial Graphene on Silicon Carbide: Modeling, Characterization, and Applications

Gemma Rius, Philippe Godignon
January 31, 2018

This is the first book dedicated exclusively to epitaxial graphene on silicon carbide (EG-SiC). It comprehensively addresses all fundamental aspects relevant for the study and technology development of EG materials and their applications, using quantum Hall effect studies and probe techniques such...

Chemical Functionalization of Carbon Nanomaterials: Chemistry and Applications

Vijay Kumar Thakur, Manju Kumari Thakur
January 24, 2018

Carbon-based nanomaterials are rapidly emerging as one of the most fascinating materials in the twenty-first century. Chemical Functionalization of Carbon Nanomaterials: Chemistry and Applications provides a thorough examination of carbon nanomaterials, including their variants and how they can be...

Ruthenium Chemistry

Ajay Kumar Mishra, Lallan Mishra
January 17, 2018

This book will describe Ruthenium complexes as chemotherapeutic agent specifically at tumor site. It has been the most challenging task in the area of cancer therapy. Nanoparticles are now emerging as the most effective alternative to traditional chemotherapeutic approach. Nanoparticles have been...