Fundamentals of Nanoparticles. Micro and Nano Technologies

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  • 666 Pages
  • Elsevier Science and Technology
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Fundamentals of Nanoparticles: Classifications, Synthesis Methods, Properties and Characterization explores the nanoparticles and architecture of nanostructured materials being used today in a comprehensive, detailed manner. This book focuses primarily on the characterization, properties and synthesis of nanoscale materials, and is divided into three major parts. This is a valuable reference for materials scientists, and chemical and mechanical engineers working in R&D and academia, who want to learn more about how nanoparticles and nanomaterials are characterized and engineered.

Part one covers nanoparticles formation, self-assembly in the architecture nanostructures, types and classifications of nanoparticles, and signature physical and chemical properties, toxicity and regulations. Part two presents different ways to form nanometer particles, including bottom-up and top-down approaches, the classical and non-classical theories of nanoparticles formation and self-assembly, surface functionalization and other surface treatments to allow practical use. Part three covers characterization of nanoparticles and nanostructured materials, including the determination of size and shape, in addition to atomic and electronic structures and other important properties.

  • Includes new physical and chemical techniques for the synthesis of nanoparticles and architecture nanostructures
  • Features an in-depth treatment of nanoparticles and nanostructures, including their characterization and chemical and physical properties
  • Explores the unusual properties of materials that are developed by modifying their shape and composition and by manipulating the arrangement of atoms and molecules
  • Explains important techniques for the synthesis, fabrication and the characterization of complex nano-architectures

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CHAPTER 1 Nanostructures for Imaging, Medical Diagnostics and Therapy Maria Vallet-Regi

CHAPTER 2 Nature's Nanoparticles-Using Viruses as Nanomedicines and for Bio-Imaging Alaa AljabaliCHAPTER 3 Catalytic Applications of Janus Nanoparticles Edward Arenas-Calderon

CHAPTER 4 Tailored Nanomaterials for Antimicrobial Applications Diego Gardini

CHAPTER 5 Nanocomposite Polymer Film for Antibiofouling Materials Surfaces Kanematsu Hideyuki

CHAPTER 6 Engineered Nanomaterials for Wastewater Treatment: Current and Future Trends Michael K. Danquah 

CHAPTER 7 Functional Thin Films and Nanostructures for Sensors Jianjun Wei

CHAPTER 8 Nanoarchitectured Carbon-Metal Oxide Electrodes for Supercapacitance Energy Storage Jianjun Wei

CHAPTER 9 Engineered Nanomaterials for Papermaking Industry Peter Samyn

CHAPTER 10 Excipients Used in Oral Nanocarrier-Based Formulations Rajan Jog and Diane Burgess

CHAPTER 11 Applications of Nanoparticle Technologies in the Construction Industry. A Step Forward Toward Greener Buildings Theocharis Tsoutsos

CHAPTER 12 The Application of Ionic Liquids in Nanotechnology Vasanthakumar Arumugam

CHAPTER 13 Nanostructured Self-healing Polymers and Composites Yasaman Pooshidani

CHAPTER 14 Drug Scavenging Lipid Based Nanoparticles as Detoxifying Agents in vivo Zimei Wu

CHAPTER 15 Nanostructured Polymer Scaffolds for Tissue Engineering Technology Priyanka Prabhu

CHAPTER 16 Functional Thin Films and Nanostructures for Sensors Abdul Shaban, Judit Telegdi, Felhosi Llona and Keresztes Zsofia 

CHAPTER 17 Micro/nanocapsules for Anticorrosion Coatings Abdul Shaban, Judit Telegdi and Vastag Gyongyi

CHAPTER 18 Nanoradiopharmaceuticals in Current Molecular Medicine Ralph Santos-Oliveira


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Hamdy Makhlouf, Abdel Salam
Abdel Salam Hamdy Makhlouf is an Editor for the Nanotechnology section of the Insciences Journal and for the International Journal of Applied Sciences. He was previously a professor with the College of Engineering and Computer Science, University of Texas Pan-American, USA. In 2010 Professor Makhlouf was the recipient of the Alexander von Humboldt Experienced Researchers Program and was awarded the Prize of Excellence and Innovation in Science and their Applications.
Barhoum, Ahmed
He was previously a Visiting Researcher at Leibniz Universität Hannover, Hannover, Germany, and has also conducted research at universities in France and Egypt.
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