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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...

Biological and Biomedical Coatings Handbook, Two-Volume Set

1st Edition

Sam Zhang
January 16, 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...

Advanced Nanofibrous Materials Manufacture Technology based on Electrospinning

1st Edition

Yanbo Liu, Ce Wang
January 15, 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...

Nanoscience and Nanoengineering: Novel Applications

1st Edition

Vjacheslav B. Dement'ev, A. K. Haghi, Vladimir Ivanovitch Kodolov
January 09, 2019

This volume presents a selection of important information and discussion on the new scientific trend of chemical mesoscopics and also sheds new knowledge on the science of nanomaterials, processes of nanochemistry, and nanoengineering. The volume explores nanomaterial development as well as...

Molecular Solar Cells

1st Edition

Anders Hagfeldt
December 31, 2018

This textbook covers solar cells employing photoelectric dye molecules to harvest sunlight and convert the photons to charge carriers which produce electricity. It also examines dye-sensitized solar cells type molecular solar cells and includes sections on photochemistry, driving force,...

Two-Photon Absorption Materials: Science and Applications

1st Edition

Jun Kawamata
December 31, 2018

This book describes effective strategies for designing efficient two-photon absorption compounds. Not only experimental examples but also recent progresses in theoretical aspect are described. Furthermore, specific design strategies of compounds for important applications, data storage and...

Engineering Columnar Crystals: A Novel Deposition Approach

1st Edition

Ho-Kei Chan
December 31, 2018

Dense packings of identical hard spheres inside a cylindrical tube mimic the periodic structures of a variety of columnar systems such as nanotube-confined fullerenes and colloidal crystal wires. A rich variety of corresponding densest possible structures, many of which are helical (including the...

Nanostructures in Photovoltaics

1st Edition

Ryne P. Raffaelle, Nicholas Ekins-Daukes
December 30, 2018

Starting from the basic principles of low-dimensional semiconductors, this book develops both the theoretical aspiration and the practical reality of nanostructured photovoltaic devices. Starting from bulk semiconductors, the relative merits of quantum well, nanowire and quantum dot materials as...

Quantum Transport in Dirac Materials

1st Edition

Colin Benjamin
December 30, 2018

This book emphasizes how new generation materials discovered recently (like graphene and topological insulators) can be understood using simple Quantum Transport Theory. The book is aimed at the reader who is just starting research in Theoretical or Experimental Physics of Dirac Materials. It will...

Mobile Microspies: Particles for Sensing and Communication

1st Edition

Michael Köhler
December 19, 2018

On the one hand, particle-based sensing techniques are driven by new technologies for preparing and measuring micro- and nanoparticles and by a fascination of the possibilities for design and functionalization of all specificities in structure shapes and behavior of these tiny objects. On the other...

Emerging Devices for Low-Power and High-Performance Nanosystems: Physics, Novel Functions, and Data Processing

1st Edition

Simon Deleonibus
December 13, 2018

The history of information and communications technologies (ICT) has been paved by both evolutive paths and challenging alternatives, so-called emerging devices and architectures. Their introduction poses the issues of state variable definition, information processing, and process integration in 2D...

Graphene and Carbon Nanotubes for Advanced Lithium Ion Batteries

1st Edition

Stelbin Peter Figerez, Raghavan Prasanth
December 13, 2018

This title covers the fundamentals of carbon nanomaterials in a logical and clear manner to make concepts accessible to researchers from different disciplines. It summarizes in a comprehensive manner recent technological and scientific accomplishments in the area of carbon nanomaterials and their...

Polymeric and Nanostructured Materials: Synthesis, Properties, and Advanced Applications

1st Edition

Aparna Thankappan, Nandakumar Kalarikkal, Sabu Thomas, Aneesa Padinjakkara
December 12, 2018

This volume provides in-depth knowledge and recent research on polymers and nanostructured materials from synthesis to advanced applications. Leading researchers from industry, academia, government, and private research institutions across the globe have contributed to this volume, covering new...