Monodispersed Particles, Second Edition, covers all aspects of monodispersed particles, including inorganic and polymer particles and their composites. The book describes their fundamentals, preparation, analyses, and applications, covering both the theoretical approaches and practical applications of surface energy of particles, metal monocrystals, anisotropic growth, monodispersed systems, electrochemical preparation of dispersions, tubular structures, detection and manipulation of biological particles, and photochromics and other light-sensitive particles. This second edition is fully updated and revised, with 130 new pages on recent progress in the field of nanoparticles.
- Covers most of the known uniform particles, including inorganic and polymer particles and their composites
- Includes recent progress in the field of nanoparticles with many new applications
- Features 2000 bibliographic references, providing a comprehensive guide to related study
PART 1. FUNDAMENTALS 1. Nucleation 2. Growth 3. Habit Formation 4. Anisotropic Growth Acceleration 5. Recrystallization 6. Solid-Solution Formation
PART 2. PREPARATION 7. General Principles for the Formation 8. Monodisperse Systems 9. Control of Particle Characteristics
PART 3. ANALYSES 10. Analyses of Formation Processes 11. Characterization of Products
PART 4. APPLICATIONS 12. Application to Fundamental Studies 13. Practical Applications
Appendix: Growth of Metal Particles on Supports by Stepwise Coalescence
Dr. Tadao Sugimoto is Emeritus Professor at the Institute for Multidisciplinary Research and Advanced Materials Processing, Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan. His specialties include physical chemistry of colloid and interfaces, synthetic chemistry of fine particles, and materials chemistry. He has been previously employed with the University of Tokyo, Clarkson University, Fuji Photo and Fujifilm, and Manazuru Institute for Superfine Particle Science. Dr. Sugimoto has published books with Elsevier and Springer. He has 41 patents on photosensitive materials and 3131 citations.