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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...

Nanoscale Engineering in Agricultural Management

1st Edition

Ramesh Raliya
April 22, 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...

Prussian Blue-Type Nanoparticles and Nanocomposites: Synthesis, Devices, and Applications

1st Edition

Yannick Guari, Joulia Larionova
April 15, 2019

Nanochemistry tools aid the design of Prussian blue and its analogue nanoparticles and nanocomposites. The use of such nanomaterials is now widely regarded as an alternative to other inorganic nanomaterials in a variety of scientific applications. This book, after addressing Prussian blue and its...

Advanced Nanofibrous Materials Manufacture Technology based on Electrospinning

1st Edition

Yanbo Liu, Ce Wang
April 03, 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...

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...

Electronic Structure of Materials: Challenges and Developments

1st Edition

Natalia Chezhina, Dmitry Korolev
April 01, 2019

This book is a short survey of magnetochemistry as a promising method for revealing the electronic structure of inorganic substances, particularly solid oxide materials. It is supported by five chapters that describe materials with various structures and applications, showing how the method of...

Nanocomposite Sorbents for Multiple Applications

1st Edition

Yu I. Aristov
March 31, 2019

Looking back at the past few years, it is safe to say that the interest in developing novel materials is booming, and this process has resulted in a reliable base for the technological progress of society. This book presents the concept of the nanotailoring of sorption properties and introduces a...

Glass Micro- and Nanospheres: Physics and Applications

1st Edition

Giancarlo C. Righini
March 31, 2019

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...

Phosphorene: Physical Properties, Synthesis, and Fabrication

1st Edition

Yongqing Cai, Gang Zhang, Yong-Wei Zhang
March 31, 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,...

Nanoimprinting and its Applications

1st Edition

Akihiro Miyauchi
March 31, 2019

Since it was proposed in 1995 by Prof. Chou, nanoimprinting has grown rapidly. Now machines, resins, and molds for nanoimprinting are commercially available worldwide. The application fields of nanoimprinting are expanding to not only electronics but also optics, biology, and energy because...

Colloidal Nanoparticles: Functionalization for Biomedical Applications

1st Edition

Nikhil Ranjan Jana
March 18, 2019

This book will focus on synthesis, coating and functionalization chemistry of selected nanoparticles that are most commonly used in various biomedical applications. Apart from standard selected chemical synthetic methods, it focusses on design consideration of functionalization, selected coating...

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...

Hybrid Nanocomposites: Fundamentals, Synthesis, and Applications

1st Edition

Kaushik Pal
March 11, 2019

Understanding surfaces and interfaces is a key challenge for those working on hybrid nanomaterials and where new imaging and analysis spectroscopy/electron microscopy responses are vital. The variability and site recognition of biopolymers, such as DNA molecules, offer a wide range of opportunities...