Emerging Applications of Nanoparticles and Architecture Nanostructures: Current Prospects and Future Trends discusses the most important current applications of nanoparticles and architecture nanostructures in a comprehensive, detailed manner. The book covers major applications of nanoparticles and architecture nanostructures, taking into account their unusual shapes and high surface areas. In particular, coverage is given to applications in aerospace, automotive, batteries, sensors, smart textile design, energy conversion, color imaging, printing, computer chips, medical implants, pharmacy, cosmetics, and more. In addition, the book discusses the future of research in these areas.
This is a valuable reference for both materials scientists, chemical and mechanical engineers working both in R&D and academia who want to learn more on how nanoparticles and nanomaterials are commercially applied.
- Provides an in-depth look at the properties of nanoparticles and architecture nanostructures in terms of their applicability for industrial uses
- Analyzes the most recent advances and industrial applications of different types of nanoparticles and architecture nanostructures, taking into account their unusual structures and compositions
- Identifies novel nanometric particles and architectures that are of particular value for applications and the techniques required to use them effectively
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1. Liquid-Phase Synthesis of Nanoparticles and Nanostructured Materials 2. Functional Nanostructured Oxides: Synthesis, Properties, and Applications 3. DNA Nanostructures: Chemistry, Self-Assembly, and Applications 4. Ion-Beam-Assisted Deposition of Thin Films 5. Risks and Toxicity of Nanoparticles and Nanostructured Materials 6. Nanoimprint Lithography and Transdermal Drug-Delivery Devices 7. Noble Metal Nanoparticles: Synthesis and Biomedical Implementations 8. Nanoarchitectured electrodes for supercapacitance energy storage 9. Physicochemical Characterization of Nanomaterials: Polymorph, Composition, Wettability, and Thermal Stability 10. Physicochemical Characterization of Nanomaterials: Size, Morphology, Optical, Magnetic, and Electrical Properties 11. Engineered Nanomaterials: Nanofabrication and Surface Functionalization 12. Nanomaterials History, Classification, Unique Properties,Production and Market 13. Recent Progress on Nanofabrication of Molecularly Imprinted Polymers 14. Plant Extract Mediated Synthesis of Nanoparticles 15. Contemporary Industrial Practice for Manufacturing of Nanomedicines 16. Fabrication, Functionalization, and Dispersion of Carbon Nanotubes 17. Nanostructured Thin Films and Nanocoatings 18. Bottom-up Synthesis of Hybrid Carbon Nanoscrolls 19. Synthesis of Metal Nanoparticles Using Laser Ablation Technique 20. Theories of Nanoparticle and Nanostructure Formation in Liquid Phase
Professor Abdel Salam Hamdy Makhlouf is the Vice President of Integrated Mechanical Material Corrosion Consulting (IM2C), Texas, USA, and a Full professor at Central Metallurgical Research and Development Institute. He has 26 years of experience working in R&D with a blend of both industrial and academic leadership as a Professor of Materials Science, and Advanced "nano-bio Manufacturing Engineering, and Materials Engineering Consultant. He is the recipient of numerous national and international prizes and awards including the Humboldt Research Award for Experienced Scientists, at Max Planck Institute, Germany; Fulbright, NSF, and Dept. of Energy Fellowships, USA; Shoman Award in Engineering Science; and the State Prize of Egypt in Advanced Science and Technology. His research has focused on five critical areas: Energy, Health, Environment, Advanced manufacturing, Advanced materials. Dr. Makhlouf has published over 200 journal articles, as well as 17 books and handbooks for Springer and Elsevier on a broad range of cross-disciplinary research fields including advanced multifunctional materials, nanotechnology, smart coatings, corrosion, biomaterials, waste/water treatment, and materials for energy applications. Dr. Makhlouf has served as both a Senior Editor and board member of many international journals, as well as reviewer for several international funding agencies in USA, Germany, UK, Qatar, Belgium, EU, Kazakhstan. He is a Consultant/Reviewer for several universities worldwide.
Dr Ahmed Barhoum is a Researcher at the Institut Européen des Membranes, Université de Montpellier, France. His research interests are the synthesis of nanoparticles, nanofibers, and thin films for applications in the fields of energy production, wastewater treatment, electrochemical biosensors, and drug delivery.