Volume 1: Fundamental Principles and Methods provides a clear introduction to the fundamentals of green synthesis that places synthesis in the context of green chemistry. Beginning with a discussion of key greener physical and chemical methods for synthesis, including ultrasound, microwave and mechanochemistry methods, the book goes on to explore biological methods, including biosynthesis, green nanoformation, and virus-assisted methods.
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Part 1: Fundamentals of greener synthesis
1. The Fundamental Perspectives of Greener Synthesis
2. The Importance of Green Chemistry Metrics
3. Greener Synthesis at Different Scales
4. Role of greener syntheses at the nanoscale
Part 2: Greener methods: Physical and chemical methods
5. One-pot synthesis of nanomaterials
6. Ultrasound-assisted reactions
7. Ultrasound-assisted process: Reactions, extraction and surface modification
8. Synthesis of carbon nanomaterials by chemical vapor deposition method using green chemistry principles
9. Synthesis of nanomaterials and compounds via microwave irradiation as a greener alternative
10. Ionic Liquids as Alternative Greener Solvents and Catalyst in Organic Transformations
11. Synthesis of nanomaterials by mechanochemistry
12. Greener catalysis for sustainable development of fine chemicals: An environmentally benevolent approach
13. Nanocatalyst As Green Catalyst
14. Greener Synthesis and Applications of Hybrid Sol-gel-processed Materials
15. Microwave assisted organic syntheses (MAOS): The green synthetic route
16. Recent advances in microwave assisted syntheses of organometallic compounds
17. Glycerol: the liquid support for nanocatalysts
Part 3: Greener methods: Biological methods
18. Greener synthesis of nanomaterials and compounds from biomass sources
19. Biosynthesis of bioactive zinc oxide nanoparticles
20. Greener Synthesis of Nanomaterials using Some Plant Extracts
21. Nanomaterials fabrication: Bacteria-assisted synthesis
22. Algae, fungi and yeast mediated biological synthesis of nanoparticles and their various biomedical applications
23. Industrial useful bioproducts and devices development from microbial strains assisted nanosystems or nanoparticles
24. Plant extracts: a key ingredient for greener synthesis of plasmonic nanoparticles
25. Virus-assisted biological methods for greener synthesis of nanomaterials
26. Sustainable valorization of the abundant biodiesel byproduct- glycerol
27. Fungi and Metal Nanoparticles
28. Green solvents
29. Artificial photosynthesis system for the reduction of carbon dioxide to value-added fuels
Dr. Boris 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.
Oxana Kharissova Professor and Researcher, Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo Leon (UANL), Mexico City, Mexico.
Dr. Oxana 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).