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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...

Nanoporous Materials: Fundamentals, Synthesis, Characterization, Properties and Applications

1st Edition

Ludovic Dumee
May 15, 2019

This book surveys the key developments in the synthesis of nanoporous materials as well as their high-end characterization with hints and comprehensive technical details. It covers a range of soft and hard matters and highlights the role of interface and surface interactions in the production...

Polymer Capsules

1st Edition

Ye Liu, Xian Jun Loh
May 08, 2019

Polymers are one of the most versatile and important materials used for capsule preparation despite various others available. Suitably formulated capsules can securely protect ingredients, deliver them to targeted sites, and release them expeditiously, improving functions and minimizing adverse...

Advances in Nanostructured Composites: Volume 1: Carbon Nanotube and Graphene Composites

1st Edition

Mahmood Aliofkhazraei
April 26, 2019

Composites and nanocomposites are used in cases where long durability and strength of components are required; i.e., where high stress levels, erosion processes and multiphase environments are present, including the parts under collision and impact, the parts under rotating motion and...

Prussian Blue-Type Nanoparticles and Nanocomposites: Synthesis, Devices, and Applications

1st Edition

Yannick Guari, Joulia Larionova
April 15, 2019

Nanochemistry tools aid the design of Prussian blue and its analogue nanoparticles and nanocomposites. The use of such nanomaterials is now widely regarded as an alternative to other inorganic nanomaterials in a variety of scientific applications. This book, after addressing Prussian blue and its...

Advanced Nanofibrous Materials Manufacture Technology based on Electrospinning

1st Edition

Yanbo Liu, Ce Wang
April 03, 2019

This book comprehensively addresses advanced nanofiber manufacturing based on electrospinning technology. The principles, relationships between process parameters and structure, morphology and performance of electrospun nanofibers and nanomaterials, and the methods for enhanced field intensity and...

Carbon Nanotubes and Nanoparticles: Current and Potential Applications

1st Edition

Alexander V. Vakhrushev, Vladimir I. Kodolov, A. K. Haghi, Suresh C. Ameta
April 03, 2019

This new volume looks at significant new research, methodologies, and applications in the fields of carbon nanotubes and nanoparticles. It explores a variety of new developments in advanced carbon nanotubes and nanoparticles along with the tools to characterize and predict their properties and...

Electronic Structure of Materials: Challenges and Developments

1st Edition

Natalia Chezhina, Dmitry Korolev
April 01, 2019

This book is a short survey of magnetochemistry as a promising method for revealing the electronic structure of inorganic substances, particularly solid oxide materials. It is supported by five chapters that describe materials with various structures and applications, showing how the method of...

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...

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...

Templated DNA Nanotechnology: Functional DNA Nanoarchitectonics

1st Edition

Thimmaiah Govindaraju
January 21, 2019

Nucleic acids have structurally evolved over billions of years to effectively store and transfer genetic information. In the 1980s, Nadrian Seeman’s idea of constructing a 3D lattice from DNA led to utilizing DNA as nanomolecular building blocks to create emergent molecular systems and nanomaterial...

Phenomenological Creep Models of Composites and Nanomaterials: Deterministic and Probabilistic Approach

1st Edition

Leo Razdolsky
January 16, 2019

The use of new engineering materials in the aerospace and space industry is usually governed by the need for enhancing the bearing capacity of structural elements and systems, improving the performance of specific applications, reducing structural weight and improving its cost-effectiveness....