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Advances in Synthesis, Processing, and Applications of Nanostructures. Ceramic Transactions, Volume 238. Ceramic Transactions Series

  • ID: 2181923
  • Book
  • 166 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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With contributed papers from the 2011 Materials Science and Technology symposia, this is a useful one–stop resource for understanding the most important issues in advances in the synthesis, processing, and applications of nanostructures. Logically organized and carefully selected, the articles cover the themes of the symposia: Nanotechnology for Energy, Healthcare and Industry; Controlled Synthesis Processing and Applications of Structural and Functional Nanomaterials; and Synthesis, Properties, and Applications of Noble Metal Nanostructures. A must for academics in mechanical and chemical engineering, materials and or ceramics, and chemistry.
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Preface vii


Effect of Annealing and Transition Metal Doping on Structural, Optical and Magnetic Properties of ZnO Nanomaterial 3Navendu Goswami

Chemical Vapor Deposition Growth of Graphene Encapsulated Palladium Nanoparticles 17Junchi Wu and Nitin Chopra

Well Adhered, Nanocrystalline, Photoactive, Ti02, Thin Films Dip–Coated On Corona–Treated Poly(Ethylene Terephthalate) by Modified Sol–Gel Processing at ∼95°C and Drying at ∼130°C 31H.C. Pham, D.A.H. Hanaor, Ü.M. Cox, and C.C. Sorrell

Large–Scale Synthesis of MoS2–Polymer Derived SiCN Composite Nanosheets 45R. Bhandavat, L. David, U. Barrera, and G. Singh

Synthesis of Ti02/Sn02 Bifunctional Nanocomposites 53Huaming Yang and Chengli Huo

Fabrication of Porous Mullite by Freeze Casting and Sintering of Alumina–Silica Nanoparticles 57Wenle Li, Margaret Anderson, Kathy Lu, and John Y. Walz

Low Temperature Sintering of a Gadolinium–Doped Ceria for Solid Oxide Fuel Cells 65Pasquale F. Lavorato, and Leon L. Shaw


Current Status and Prospects of Nanotechnology in Arab States 79Bassam Alfeeli, Ghada Al–Naqi, and Abeer Al–Qattan

Finite Element Modeling for Mode Reduction in Bundled Sapphire Photonic Crystal Fibers 93Neal T. Pfeiffenberger and Gary R. Pickrell

p–Type Silicon Optical Fiber 103Brian Scott, Ke Wang, Adam Floyd, and Gary Pickrell

Synthesis and Characterization of Cobalt Aluminate and Fe203 Nanocomposite Electrode for Solar Driven Water Splitting to Produce Hydrogen 109Sudhakar Shet, Kwang–Soon Ahn, Yanfa Yan, Heli Wang, Nuggehalli Ravindra, John Turner, and Mowafak Al–Jassim

Influence of Substrate Temperature and RF Power on the Formation of ZnO Nanorods for Solar Driven Hydrogen Production 115Sudhakar Shet, Heli Wang, Yanfa Yan, Nuggehalli Ravindra, John Turner, and Mowafak Al–Jassim

Porous Material Fabrication using Ice Particles as a Pore Forming Agent 121Samantha Smith and Gary Pickrell

Random–Hole Optical Fiber Sensors and Their Sensing Applications 129Ke Wang, Brian Scott, Neal Pfeiffenberger, and Gary Pickrell

Wetting Properties of Silicon Incorporated DLC Films on Aluminum Substrate 135Tae Gyu Kim, Van Cao Nguyen, Hye Sung Kim, Soon–Jik Hong, and Ri–ichi Murakami

Nanoporous Ag Prepared by Electrochemical Dealloying of Melt–Spun Cu–Ag–Si Alloys 141Guijing Li, FeiFei Lu, Linping Zhang, Zhanbo Sun, Xiaoping Song, Bingjun Ding, and Zhimao Yang

Effect of Film Thickness on Electrical and Optical Properties of ZnO/Ag Dual Layer Film 149Hiromi Yabe, Eri Akita, Pangpang Wang, Daisuke Yonekura, Ri–ichi Murakami, and Xiaoping Song

Author Index 157

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Kathy Lu
Navin Jose Manjooran
Ri–ichi Murakam
Gary Pickrell
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