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Nanoparticles in Polymer Systems for Biomedical Applications

1st Edition

Jince Thomas, Sabu Thomas, Nandakumar Kalarikkal, Jiya Jose
January 08, 2019

The volume includes presentations of technological and research accomplishments along with novel approaches in nanomedicine and nanotechnology. It explores the different types of nanomedicinal drugs with their production and commercial significance. Other topics discussed are...

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,...

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...

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...

1-Dimensional Metal Oxide Nanostructures: Growth, Properties, and Devices

1st Edition

Zainovia Lockman
December 10, 2018

1-D metal oxide nanostructures, especially those with semiconducting properties, have attracted much attention in recent years due to their potential and emerging applications, specifically in environment purification and energy devices. For these applications, there have been many efforts to grow...

Structure- and Adatom-Enriched Essential Properties of Graphene Nanoribbons

1st Edition

Shih-Yang Lin, Ngoc Thanh Thuy Tran, Sheng-Lin Chang, Wu-Pei Su, Ming-Fa Lin
December 07, 2018

Structure- and Adatom-Enriched Essential Properties of Graphene Nanoribbons offers a systematic review of the feature-rich essential properties in emergent graphene nanoribbons, covering mainstream theoretical and experimental research. It includes a wide range of 1D systems; namely, armchair and...

NanoAgroceuticals & NanoPhytoChemicals

1st Edition

Bhupinder Singh
December 05, 2018

This book volume encompasses the recent trends made in the applications of nanoscale tools for diverse constituents of plants and agriculture, particularly in addressing the critical issues related to their safety, efficacy, and efficient and cost-efficient development and production....

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...

Functional Nanostructured Membranes

1st Edition

Enrico Drioli, Lidietta Giorno, Annarosa Gugliuzza
December 03, 2018

A membrane is considered the heart of every separation process because it is developed as a nanostructured/nanofunctionalized thin barrier that controls the exchange between two phases, not only by external forces and under the effect of fluid properties, but also through the intrinsic...

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