Nanomaterials: Synthesis, Characterization, Hazards and Safety explains the fundamental properties of nanomaterials, covering their types and classifications. The book includes methods of preparation and characterization of nanostructured materials. It explains the principles and fundamentals of nanomaterials, with information on both pure and composite-based materials with e nanostructures, outlines the latest developments and advances in nanomaterials, and highlights toxic effects and protection. This book is designed to appeal to a wide readership of academic and industrial researchers, focusing on nanotechnology and nanomaterials, sustainable chemistry, energy conversion and storage, nanotechnology, chemical engineering, environmental protection, optoelectronics, sensors, and surface and interface science.
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Table of Contents
1. History and development of nanomaterials Rabia Amen, Ahmad Mukhtar, Sidra Saqib, Sami Ullah, Abdullah G. Al-Sehemi, Syed Ejaz Hussain Mehdi, Muhammad Babar, and Muhammad Azmi Bustam
2. Sources of nanomaterials Muneeb ur Rahman
3. Types and classification of nanomaterials M. Rizwan, Aleena Shoukat, Asma Ayub, Bakhtawar Razzaq, and Muhammad Bilal Tahir
4. Fabrication strategies for functionalized nanomaterials Nisar Ali, Muhammad Bilal, Adnan Khan, Farman Ali, Hamayun Khan, Hassnain Abbas Khan, and Hafiz M.N. Iqbal
5. Characterization and physicochemical properties of nanomaterials Zia Ur Rahman Farooqi, Abdul Qadeer, Muhammad Mahroz Hussain, Nukshab Zeeshan, and Predrag Ilic
6. Nanotoxicology-toxicology of nanomaterials and incidental nanomaterials Aisha A. Waris, Tabinda Athar, Hina Fatima, and Madiha Nisar
7. Sufficiency and toxicity limits of metallic oxide nanoparticles in the biosphere Muhammad Irfan Sohail, Muhammad Ashar Ayub, Muhammad Zia ur Rehman, Muhammad Azhar, Zia Ur Rahman Farooqi, Ayesha Siddiqui, Wajid Umar, Irfan Iftikhar, Muhammad Nadeem, and Hina Fatima
8. Health and safety hazards of nanomaterials Umair Riaz, Shazia Iqbal, Laila Shahzad, Tayyaba Samreen, and Waleed Mumtaz Abbasi
9. Protection and hazard controls for exposure reduction measurements Ayesha Baig, Muhammad Zubair, Shafaqat Ali, Mujahid Farid, and Muhammad Bilal Tahir
10. Nanomaterial safety regulations Maria Batool, Muhammad Faizan Nazar, Muhammad Bilal Tahir, M. Sagir, and Saira Batool
AuthorsMuhammad Bilal Tahir Assistant Professor in the Department of Physics, Khwaja Fareed University of Engineering and Information technology, RYK, Pakistan. Muhammad Tahir is in Department of Physics, Khwaja Fareed University of Engineering and Information Technology, RYK Pakistan. His research focuses on the areas of micro- and nanomanufacturing. Muhammad Sagir Associate Professor, in the Department of Chemical Engineering, at the Khwaja Fareed University of Engineering and Information technology, RYK, Pakistan. Dr. Muhammad Sagir is in Department of Chemical Engineering, Khwaja Fareed University of Engineering and Information Technology, RYK Pakistan . His research interests are in in the field of Chemical Sciences. Abdullah M. Asiri Chemistry Department, Center of Excellence for Advanced Materials Research, King Abdulaziz University,
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. Prof. Abdullah M. Asiri is the Head of the Chemistry Department at King Abdulaziz University since October 2009 and he is the founder and the Director of the Center of Excellence for Advanced Materials Research (CEAMR) since 2010 till date. He is the Professor of Organic Photochemistry. His research interest covers color chemistry, synthesis of novel photochromic and thermochromic systems, synthesis of novel coloring matters and dyeing of textiles, materials chemistry, nanochemistry and nanotechnology, polymers and plastics. A major achievement of Prof. Asiri is the discovery of tribochromic compounds, a class of compounds which change from slightly or colorless to deep colored when subjected to small pressure or when grind. This discovery was introduced to the scientific community as a new terminology published by IUPAC in 2000. This discovery was awarded a patent from European Patent office and from UK patent. He is also a member of the Editorial Board of various journals of international repute. He is the Vice- President of Saudi Chemical Society (Western Province Branch). He holds four USA patents, more than 800 Publications in international journals, seven book chapters, and ten books