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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...

Spark Ablation: Building Blocks for Nanotechnology

1st Edition

Andreas Schmidt-Ott
January 24, 2020

Spark ablation has been used worldwide for decades. However, in many fields, the special properties of nanoparticles, which come into play especially for sizes <20 nm, are just beginning to be exploited. The technique offers unprecedented flexibility regarding composition and size, and...

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...

Biological and Biomedical Coatings Handbook, Two-Volume Set

1st Edition

Sam Zhang
December 10, 2019

Written in a versatile, contemporary style that will benefit both novice and expert alike, Biological and Biomedical Coatings Handbook, Two-Volume Set explores the state of the art in the development and implementation of advanced thin films and coatings in the biological field. The set covers...

Optics of Nanomaterials

2nd Edition

Vladimir I. Gavrilenko
December 03, 2019

Nanomaterials are mainly categorized into three groups: fundamental building blocks, dispersions or composites of building blocks in randomly ordered matrices, and spatially resolved, ordered nanostructures. Today, nanomaterials that offer some unique optical properties may find application as pure...

Two-Dimensional Materials in Nanophotonics: Developments, Devices, and Applications

1st Edition

Yuerui Lu
November 18, 2019

Two-dimensional (2D) materials have attracted tremendous interest since the study of graphene in the early 21st century. With their thickness in the angstrom-to-nanometer range, 2D materials, including graphene, transition metal dichalcogenides, phosphorene, silicene, and other inorganic and...

Physics and Chemistry of Graphene (Second Edition): Graphene to Nanographene

2nd Edition

Toshiaki Enoki, Tsuneya Ando
November 11, 2019

Graphene has been attracting growing attentions in physics, chemistry, and device applications after the discovery of micromechanically cleaved graphene sheet by A. Geim and K. Novoselov, who were awarded the 2010 Nobel Prize in Physics. The electronic structure of graphene, which is described in...

2D and 3D Graphene Nanocomposites: Fundamentals, Design, and Devices

1st Edition

Olga E. Glukhova
October 25, 2019

In recent decades, graphene composites have received considerable attention due to their unique structural features and extraordinary properties. 2D and 3D graphene hybrid structures are widely used in memory, microelectronic, and optoelectronic devices; energy- and power-density...

Phosphorene: Physical Properties, Synthesis, and Fabrication

1st Edition

Yongqing Cai, Gang Zhang, Yong-Wei Zhang
September 20, 2019

This book is the first attempt to systematically present the knowledge and research progress of phosphorene, another elemental 2D material that can be exfoliated by mechanical or liquid methods as the intensively studied graphene. The book provides a comprehensive overview of the synthesis, growth,...

Metallic Glass-Based Nanocomposites: Molecular Dynamics Study of Properties

1st Edition

Sumit Sharma
September 20, 2019

Metallic Glass-Based Nanocomposites: Molecular Dynamics Study of Properties provides readers with an overview of the most commonly used tools for MD simulation of metallic glass composites and provides all the basic steps necessary for simulating any material on Materials Studio. After reading this...