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Microcapsules and Nanoparticles in Medicine and Pharmacy

1st Edition

Max Donbrow
May 17, 2019

First published in 1992: This book provides a comprehensive look at the design and production of microcapsules, microspheres, and nanoparticles. It discusses the diverse aspects and skills that must be mastered to prepare and test products that will work correctly and be clinically acceptable for...

Nanoscale Engineering in Agricultural Management

1st Edition

Ramesh Raliya
April 16, 2019

Agriculture plays a vital role in our lives, providing food and economic benefits. Today, it faces severe challenges, due to decreasing arable land, depleting natural resources, changing climate pattern, and yet increasing demand for food. The recent introduction of nanotechnology in agriculture...

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...

Practical Nanotechnology for Petroleum Engineers

1st Edition

Chun Huh, Hugh Daigle, Valentina Prigiobbe, Masa Prodanovic
March 13, 2019

This book is a concise but well-organized introduction to nanotechnology (NT) which the upstream oil industry is now vigorously adapting to develop its own unique applications for improved oilfield operations and, oil and gas production. Its reader will learn nanotechnology fundamentals, be...

Nanotechnology: Therapeutic, Nutraceutical, and Cosmetic Advances

1st Edition

Bhaskar Mazumder, Subhabrata Ray, Paulami Pal, Yashwant Pathak
March 08, 2019

Today we find the applications of nanotechnology in all spheres of life. Nanotechnology: Therapeutic, Nutraceutical and Cosmetic Advances discusses recent advances in the field, particularly with therapeutics, nutraceuticals and cosmetic sciences. Therapeutics is an area which has perhaps...

Extended Non-Equilibrium Thermodynamics: From Principles to Applications in Nanosystems

1st Edition

Hatim Machrafi
March 05, 2019

Extended Non-Equilibrium Thermodynamics provides powerful tools departing not from empirical or statistical considerations but from fundamental thermodynamic laws, proposing final solutions that are readily usable and recognizable for students, researchers and industry. The book deals with methods...

Green's Function Integral Equation Methods in Nano-Optics

1st Edition

Thomas M. Søndergaard
January 28, 2019

This book gives a comprehensive introduction to Green’s function integral equation methods (GFIEMs) for scattering problems in the field of nano-optics. First, a brief review is given of the most important theoretical foundations from electromagnetics, optics, and scattering theory, including...

Labs on Chip: Principles, Design and Technology

1st Edition

Eugenio Iannone
January 08, 2019

Labs on Chip: Principles, Design and Technology provides a complete reference for the complex field of labs on chip in biotechnology. Merging three main areas— fluid dynamics, monolithic micro- and nanotechnology, and out-of-equilibrium biochemistry—this text integrates coverage of technology...

Nanoscience and Nanotechnology in Foods and Beverages

1st Edition

Vellaichamy Chelladurai, Digvir S. Jayas
December 03, 2018

Potential applications of nanotechnology in food industry include: encapsulation and delivery of substances in targeted sites, increasing flavor, introducing antibacterial nanoparticles into food, enhancing shelf life, sensing contamination, improved food storage, tracking, tracing, and brand...

Nanoscale Devices: Physics, Modeling, and Their Application

1st Edition

Brajesh Kumar Kaushik
November 28, 2018

The primary aim of this book is to discuss various aspects of nanoscale device design and their applications including transport mechanism, modeling, and circuit applications. . Provides a platform for modeling and analysis of state-of-the-art devices in nanoscale regime, reviews issues related to...

Engineered Carbon Nanotubes and Nanofibrous Material: Integrating Theory and Technique

1st Edition

A. K. Haghi, Praveen K.M., Sabu Thomas
November 07, 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...

Nanodispersions for Drug Delivery

1st Edition

Raj K. Keservani, Anil K. Sharma
October 02, 2018

This volume addresses efforts to overcome the shortcomings of conventional dosage forms by exploiting the principles of nanoscience to deliver drugs for medical treatment. Nanodispersions are an important aspect because they possess globules/particles in sizes usually below 1000 nm in which the...