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Advances in Nanomaterials and Nanostructures. Ceramic Transactions Series

  • ID: 2176706
  • Book
  • 206 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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This book contains 17 papers from the Controlled Processing of Nanoparticle–based Materials and Nanostructured Films; Nanotechnology for Energy, Healthcare, and Industry; and Nanolaminated Ternary Carbides and Nitrides (MAX Phases) symposia held during the 2010 Materials Science and Technology (MS&T′10) meeting, October 17–21, 2010, Houston, Texas. Topics include: Direct Manufacturing; Low Dimension Nanomaterials; Processing and Sintering; Thin Films; Nanolaminated Ternary Carbides and Nitrides (MAX Phases); and Novel Nanomaterial Approaches.
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Preface ix


Effect of Focused Ion Beam Patterning on Enlarging Anodization Window and Interpore Distance for Ordered Porous Anodic Alumina 3
Bo Chen, Kathy Lu, and Zhipeng Tian

Thin Films of Ti02 with Au Nanoparticles for Photocatalytic Degradation of Methylene Blue 13
F. Palomar, I. Gomez, and J. Cavazos

New Entropie Routes for Nano–Bands and Nano–Particles 21
H. P. Li, G. K. Dey, and J. A. Sekhar

Photoinduced Shape Evolution of Silver Nanoparticles: From Nanospheres to Hexagonal and Triangular Nanoprisms 35
Thelma Serrano, Idalia Gomez, and Rafael Colas

Synthesis of CdS Nanocrystals Stabilized with Sodium Citrate 45
Thelma Serrano, Idalia Gomez, Rafael Colas, and Jose Cavazos

Freezing Behavior and Properties of Freeze Cast Kaolinite–Silica Porous Nanocomposite 57
Wenle Li, Kathy Lu, and John Y. Walz

Controlling the Size of Magnetic Nanoparticles for Drug Applications 69
Luiz Fernando Cotica, Valdirlei Fernandes Freitas, Gustavo Sanguino Dias, Ivair Aparecido dos Santos, Sheila Caroline Vendrame, Najeh Maissar Khalil, and Rubiana Mara Mainardes

Chemical Growth and Optoelectronic Characteristics of Ti02 Thin Film 77
Chinedu Ekuma, Israel Owate, Eziaku Osarolube, Evelyn Esabunor, and Innocent Otu

Synthesis of Manganese Oxides Nanocompounds for Electrodes in Electrochemical Capacitors 83
R. Lucio, I. Gomez, L. Torres, and P. Elizondo


Finite Element Modeling of Sapphire Photonic Crystal Fibers 97
Neal T. Pfeiffenberger and Gary R. Pickrell

Magnetically–Driven Release Media Comprising of Carbon Nanotube–Nickel/Nickel Oxide Core/Shell Nanoparticle Heterostructures Incorporated in Polyvinyl Alcohol 107
Wenwu Shi and Nitin Chopra

Single–Walled Carbon Nanotube Dispersion Structures for Improved Energy Density in Supercapacitors 115
Joshua J. Moore and John Z. Wen

The Mechanochemical Formation of Functionalized Semiconductor Nanoparticles for Biological, Electronic and Superhydrophobic Surface Applications 129
Steffen Hallmann, Mark J. Fink, and Brian S. Mitchell

Synthesis of ZnO Nanostructures and Their Influence on Photoelectrochemical Response for Solar Driven Water Splitting to Produce Hydrogen 143
Sudhakar Shet, Heli Wang, Todd Deutsch, Nuggehalli Ravindra, Yanfa Yan, John Turner, and Mowafak Al–Jassim

Capped CoFe204 Nanoparticles: Non–Hydrolytic Synthesis, Characterization, and Potential Applications as Magnetic Extractants and in Ferrofluids 155
Tarek M. Trad, Rose M. Alvarez, Edward J. McCumiskey, and Curtis R. Taylor

Nanomaterial Fiber Optic Sensors in Healthcare and Industry Applications 163
K. Sun, N. Wu, C. Guthy, and X. Wang

Plasmonic Silver Nanoparticles for Energy and Optoelectronic Applications 171
Haoyan Wei


Tribofilm Formation using Ti2AIC Material 187
P. Kar, S. Kundu, M. Radovic, and H. Liang

Author Index 195

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Kathy Lu
Navin Jose Manjooran
Miladin Radovic
Gary Pickrell
Eugene Medvedovski
Eugene A. Olevsky
Chris Li
Gurpreet Singh
Nitin Chopra
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