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Nanomaterials Handbook

2nd 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...

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

1st Edition

Mahmood Aliofkhazraei
November 15, 2018

Composites and nanocomposites are used in cases where long durability and strength of components are required, such as drills used in oil and gas production where parts under collision, impact, and rotating motion are subjected to high stress levels, erosion processes, and multiphase environments....

Graphene and Carbon Nanotubes for Advanced Lithium Ion Batteries

1st Edition

Stelbin Peter Figerez, Raghavan Prasanth
November 14, 2018

Carbon nanotubes and graphene are promising and widely explored materials for the development of high performance lithium ion batteries that can operate at a wide range of temperatures. This book deals with carbon nanotube and graphene composite materials for both electrodes and electrolytes in...

Composite Media with Weak Spatial Dispersion

1st Edition

Constantin Simovski
November 13, 2018

This book presents a modern theory of so-called weak spatial dispersion (WSD) in composite media of optically small inclusions without natural magnetism and optical nonlinearity. WSD manifests in two important phenomena called bianisotropy and artificial magnetism, whose microscopic origin is...

Nanostructured Electrochromic Materials for Smart Switchable Windows

1st Edition

Avinash Balakrishnan, Praveen Pattathil
November 09, 2018

This book focuses on next-generation smart windows which can change their optical-physical properties by reflecting and/or transmitting incoming light radiation to attain comfortable indoor temperatures throughout the year. The book will address different techniques and materials used in smart...

Functionalization of Molecular Architectures: Advances and Applications on Low-Dimensional Compounds

1st Edition

Kazuhiro Shikinaka
November 07, 2018

Low-dimensional compounds are molecules that correspond to various shapes, such as rod, ladder (one-dimensional compounds), and sheet (two-dimensional compounds). They are ordinarily found in electromagnetic fields. Recently, versatile low-dimensional compounds were proposed for use as components...

Engineered Carbon Nanotubes and Nanofibrous Material: Integrating Theory and Technique

1st Edition

A. K. Haghi, Praveen K.M., Sabu Thomas
November 04, 2018

Carbon nanotubes, with their extraordinary engineering properties, have garnered much attention in the past 10 years. Because of the broad range of potential applications, the scientific community is more motivated than ever to move beyond basic properties and explore the real issues associated...

Glass Micro- and Nanospheres: Physics and Applications

1st Edition

Giancarlo C. Righini
October 31, 2018

This book summarizes the recent research and development in the field of glass micro- and nanospheres. Special focus is on the physics of spherical whispering gallery mode resonators. It presents selected examples of application of glass microspheres in biosensing, laser devices, and microwave...

Optics of Nanomaterials (Second Edition)

2nd Edition

Vladimir I. Gavrilenko
October 31, 2018

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....

Phosphorene: Physical Properties, Synthesis, and Fabrication

1st Edition

Yongqing Cai, Gang Zhang, Yong-Wei Zhang
October 31, 2018

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,...

Functional Nanostructured Membranes

1st Edition

Enrico Drioli, Lidietta Giorno, Annarosa Gugliuzza
October 31, 2018

This book compiles cutting-edge research in membrane science, nanomaterials, and nanotechnologies, mainly from interdisciplinary research groups at the Institute on Membrane Technology, National Research Council (IMT-CNR), Italy, working on membrane design, membrane process engineering, and...

Fullerene Nanowhiskers

2nd Edition

Kun’ichi Miyazawa, Yuichi Ochiai, Masaru Tachibana, Tokushi Kizuka, Shigeo Nakamura
October 31, 2018

Fullerenes became a new member of carbon allotropes in addition to diamond and graphite through 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...

Templated DNA Nanotechnology: Functional DNA Nanoarchitectonics

1st Edition

Thimmaiah Govindaraju
October 31, 2018

Nucleic acids have structurally evolved over billions of years to effectively store and transfer the genetic information. The disruptive thinking of Nadrian Seeman in the 1980s led to utilizing DNA as nanomolecular building blocks to construct emergent molecular systems and nanomaterial objects....