- Discusses the synthesis of widely different groups of chemical compounds and distinct materials
- Reviews synthesis at both the macro and nanoscales, including information on metal-organic frameworks, carbon dots and ionic liquids
- Provides examples of applications to support learning and guide implementation of theory in practice
Part 1: Greener Synthesis: Synthesis at the Macroscale 1. Polyhydroxyalkanoates: naturally occurring microbial polymers suitable for nanotechnology applications 2. Green protocols for active pharmaceutical ingredients (API) 3. Development of CO2-based polyols and their use in nanomaterials 4. Hierarchical Nanoporous Silica-based Materials from Marine Diatoms
Part 2: Greener Synthesis: Synthesis at the Nanoscale 5. Green synthesis of metal oxide nanoparticles 6. Nanoscale synthesis of metal nanoparticles using bioactive compounds 7. Green synthesis of iron oxide nanoparticles using plant extracts and their biological applications 8. Green synthesis of nanocomposites and hybrids 9. Green synthesis of selenium nanoparticles: characterization and application 10. Fungi and Metal Nanoparticles 11. Microbial mediated green fabrication of metallic nanoparticle and exploring their biotechnological prospective 12. Green synthesis of cadmium oxide nanoparticles and their various applications 13. Bio-synthesis of zirconia nanoparticles and their recent applications 14. Biogenic synthesis of cobalt oxide nanoparticles and their recent applications 15. Design of electromagnetic absorbers based on green nanomaterials 16. Greener synthesis of enzymes from marine microbes using nanomaterials 17. Design of antenna applicators for microwave hyperthermia based on green nanomaterials 18. Greener synthesis of Carbon dots 19. Greener Synthesis and stabilization of Metals Nanoparticles in Ionic Liquids 20. Green synthesis of carbon nanoparticles, characterization and their biocidal properties
Part 3: Further Aspects of Greener Synthesis 21. CO2 capture by MOFs in green synthesis 22. Synthesis from renewable sources 23. Greener Synthesis at Different Scales 24. Impacts of nanomaterials synthesized by greener methods
Dr. Boris I. Kharisov is currently a Professor and Researcher at the Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León (UANL). He took part in the liquidation of the consequences of the Chernobyl accident, working in the contaminated zone in 1987. He received his M.Sc. in 1986, in radiochemistry and a PhD in inorganic chemistry in 1993, from the Moscow State University, Russia; Dr. Hab. in physical chemistry in 2006 from Rostov State University, Russia. Dr Kharisov's specialities are Materials chemistry, coordination and inorganic chemistry, phthalocyanines, ultrasound, nanotechnology, chemical treatment of petroleum, environmental remediation. He is a member of the Mexican Academy of Science and National Researchers System (SNI, Level III), is the co-author of 13 books, 171 articles, 13 book chapters, and holds eight patents. In addition, he has co-edited three invited special issues of international journals, and is the member of the Editorial board of six journals. His biography was published in: "Who is Who in the World and "Outstanding People of the Twentieth Century.
Kharissova, Oxana V.
Dr. Oxana V. Kharissova is currently a Professor and Researcher at the Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León (UANL). She received her M.Sc. in 1994, in crystallography from Moscow State University, Russia, and a Ph.D. in Materials from the Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León, Mexico. She is a member of the National Researchers System (SNI, Level II), Materials Research Society and Mexican Academy of Science. She is the co-author of 8 books, 13 book chapters, 87 articles, and holds 9 patents. Her specialties are materials, nanotechnology (carbon nanotubes, graphene, nanostructurized metals, fullerenes), microwave irradiation and crystallography; nanotechnology-based methods for petroleum treatment. Dr. Kharissova holds the awards "Flama, Vida y Mujer 2017 and "Tecnos (2004). She is an expert of the National Council for Science & Technology of Mexico (Conacyt).