Nanoparticle Technology Handbook, Second Edition is an authoritative reference providing both the theory behind nanoparticles and the practical applications of nanotechnology. The second edition is thoroughly updated and expanded with sixteen new chapters, providing a reference much broader in scope than the previous edition. Over 140 experts in nanotechnology and/or particle technology contributed to this new edition.
Nanoparticle technology is anew and revolutionary technology, which is increasingly being used in electronic devices and nanomaterials. It handles the preparation, processing, application and characterisation of nanoparticles and has become the core of nanotechnology as an extension of the conventional fine particle / powder technology. Nanoparticle technology plays an important role in the implementation of nanotechnology in many engineering and industrial fields including electronic devices, advanced ceramics, new batteries, engineered catalysts, functional paint and ink, drug delivery system, biotechnology, etc.; and makes use of the unique properties of the nanoparticles which are completely different from those of bulk materials.
The book includes not only the theory behind nanoparticles, but also the practical applications of nanotechnology. It examines future possibilities and new innovations and contains important knowledge on nanoparticle characterization and the effect of nanoparticles on the environment and on humans.
The second edition of Nanoparticle Technology Handbook remains a valuable reference source for scientists and engineers working directly with fine particles and materials or in industries that handle these nanoparticles. Related areas include pharmaceutical products, ink or paint materials, electromagnetic memory devices, ceramic materials and plastic materials with high electro-conductivity.
- Introduction of all aspects of nanoparticle technology, from the fundamentals to applications
- Basic information on the preparation through to the characterization of nanoparticles from various viewpoints
- Information on nanostructures, which play an important role in practical applications
- Sixty applications of nanoparticles in diverse fields, from which sixteen newly added
- Up-to-date information given by specialists in each field
- Information on nanostructures made by nanoparticles, which play a major role in practical applications
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Fundamentals 1. Basic properties and measuring methods of nanoparticles 2. Structural control of nanoparticles 3. Characteristics and behavior of nanoparticles and its dispersion systems 4. Control of nanostructure of materials 5. Characterization methods for nanostructure of materials 6. Evaluation methods for properties of nanostructured body 7. Environmental and safety issues with nanoparticles Applications 1. Dispersion of fine silica particles using alkoxysilane and industrialization 2. Generation of metal nanoparticles using reactive plasma arc evaporation 3. Sensing based on localized surface plasmon resonance in metallic nanoparticles 4. Microelectronics packaging by metal nanoparticle pastes 5. A dye-sensitized solar cell utilizing metal nanoparticle 6. Design of nanoparticles for oral delivery of peptide drugs 7. Formation of thick electronic ceramic films with bonding technique of crystalline fine particles and their applications 8. Development and multi-functionalization of high-functional separation membranes 9. Development of polymer-clay nanocomposites by dispersion of particles into polymer materials 10. Development of novel ferroelectric materials 11. Development of new phosphors 12. Zeolite membrane 13. Enhancement of the performance of insulating materials 14. Barium titanate nanoparticles synthesized under sub and supercritical water conditions 15 Ceramic filter for trapping diesel particles 16. Nano particle formation of DNA (globule transformation) 17. Addressing of nano-particles by using DNA molecules 18. Development of high performance electrochemical reactors 19. Dendrimers and their application to organic electronics devices 20. Electrical conductive CNT dispersed Si3N4 ceramics 21. Development of functional skincare cosmetics using biodegradable PLGA nanospheres 22. Development of photonic crystals based on nanoparticle assembly 23. Liquid-crystalline inorganic nano and fine particles 24. Closely packed colloidal crystal assembled with nanoparticles and its application for smart materials with tunable structural color 25. Development of new cosmetics based on nanoparticles 26. Dispersion control of Al2O3 nano-particles in ethanol 27. Development of thermoresponsive magnetic nanoparticle and its deployment in the biotechnology field 28. Development of fuel cells 29. Delivery to the brain 30. Nozzle-free ink jet technology 31. Development of exhaust catalyst 32. Development of optical memory using semiconductor nanoparticles 33. Development of bright phosphors using glasses incorporating semiconductor nanoparticles 34. Development of photocatalyst inserted into surface of porous aluminosilicate 35. AC overhead transmission line audible-noise reduction measures using surface improvement 36. Development of a high-performance secondary battery by controlling the surface structure 37. Pinpoint drug and delivery 38. Expression of optical function by nanostructure using femtosecond laser processing 39. Instantaneous nanofoaming method for fabrication of closed-porosity silica particle 40. Evaluation and applications of dispersing carbon nanotube CNT in the polymers 41. Surface modification of inorganic nanoparticles by organic functional groups 42. Fabrication technique of organic nanocrystals and their optical properties and materialization 43. Bio-imaging with quantum dots 44. Application of quantum dots for the bio-medical engineering 45. Nanoparticles synthesis, dispersion, and functionalization for industrial application 46. Synthesis of nanoparticles by RF induction thermal plasma 47. Self-assembly of oxide nanosheets: precise structural control and its applications 48. Development of ceramic-bonded carbon 49. Development of dispersion and composing processes of nanoparticles and their application to advanced firefighter uniform 50. Creation of boron nitride nanotubes and possibility for a series of advanced nano-composite materials 51. PLGA nanoparticle design and preparation for DDS & medical device 52. Development of photonic crystal resonators for terahertz wave sensing by using nanopaticles stereolithography 53. Practical issue of nano-sized colorant particles 54. Material design of electronic liquid powderTM used in novel-type bistable reflective display (QR-LPDTM) 55. Three-dimensional structural analysis of nanocomposite materials containing nanoparticulates 56. Powder technology and nanotechnology contributed for clean utilization of coal 57. Novel recycling of FRP using nanoparticle bonding 58. Nanotechnology challenge by mechanochemistry 59. Superior thermal insulation film with transparency achieved by hollow silica nanoparticles 60. Development of nanoparticle composite technique for low Pt-loading PEFCs
Dr. Kiyoshi Nogi is one of the leaders in the field of high temperature interfacial physical chemistry. He has published more than 400 research papers including about 300 refereed journal articles. He has received many awards including the best paper of Iron and Steel Institute, Japan and also that of Japan Institute of Metal. He is a fellow of Japan Welding Society, Smart Processing Society.
Makio Naito is one of the leading figures in innovative powder and nanoparticle processing to develop advanced materials about energy and environmental issues. He has authored or coauthored more than 600 technical articles, including about 300 refereed journal articles. He has contributed to 71 books with 23 books as an editor. He has received several awards including Richard M. Fulrath Award from The American Ceramic Society in 2002. He is a Fellow of The American Ceramic Society, and a Professional Academician Member of "World Academy of Ceramics. Professor at the Joining and Welding Research Institute (JWRI), Osaka University, Japan. He is a Guest Professor of Shanghai Jiao Tong University, P.R. China, a Visiting Professor of Shanghai Institute of Ceramics, P.R. China, and President of The Society of Powder Technology, Japan. His expertise is in the field of chemical engineering; powder technology; nanoparticle processing for advanced materials including advanced ceramics and drug delivery systems; breakdown technology for nanoparticles; powder characterizations for nanoparticles, suspensions, granules and green bodies.
After finishing the Master course at Kyoto University and studying powder technology at Karlsruhe University, Toyokazu Yokoyama has been engaged in mainly R&D work for Hosokawa Micron Corporation in the field of powder technology for nearly 40 years. Finishing the Ph.D. work on the subject of ultrafine wet grinding at Nagoya University, he worked as a general manager of Hosokawa Micromeritics Laboratory. Meanwhile, he published papers and articles and filed patents related with powder and particle technology, and edited some journals and books including the previous versions of Nanoparticle Technology Handbook. Secretary General of Hosokawa Powder Technology Foundation and a Fellow of Powder Technology Research Institute of Hosokawa Micron Corporation. His expertise is in the field of powder and particle technology for processing and characterization of fine particles including nanoparticles for functional materials specializing in size reduction, particle composing, mixing, classification, particle generation, etc.