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Industrial Applications of Nanocrystals. Micro and Nano Technologies

  • Book
  • June 2022
  • Elsevier Science and Technology
  • ID: 5527252

Industrial Applications of Nanocrystals provides an overview of the properties and industrial applications of nanocrystalline materials. The aim of this book is to deliver advances in the use of nanocrystals across various industrial sectors. Chapter topics include approaches to the synthesis and green synthesis of nanocrystals and the applications of nanocrystals in the pharmaceutical, biomedical, environmental, catalysis, electrochemical energy storage device, and emerging industries. Nanocrystals are a major driver of technology and business in this century and hold the promise of high-performance materials that will significantly affect all aspects of society. Likewise, nanocrystals are driving development and innovation in numerous manufacturing sectors.

However, complications keep nanocrystals from making a greater impact on manufacturing. The lack of information as well as the possibility of adverse influences on the environment, human health, safety, and sustainability are still major challenges. This book addresses these challenges for the use of nanomaterials in major manufacturing sectors.

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Table of Contents

Section I Nanomanufacturing: large-scale synthesis of nanocrystals 1. Photonic crystal fibers for various sensing applications 2. An overview of nanomaterial-enhanced miniaturized/microfluidic devices for electrochemical sensing 3. Approaches for synthesis of nanocrytals: an overview 4. Green synthesized nano-functionalized material 5. Biological and chemical impact of nanocellulose: current understanding

Section II Pharmaceutical industry 6. Recent trends in nanocrystals for pharmaceutical applications 7. Drug nanocrystals: emerging trends in pharmaceutical industries

Section III Biomedical industry 8. Colloidal as nanocrystals for biomedical applications

Section IV Environmental industry 9. Environmental applications of MnO2 nanocrystals and their derivatives: from lab to real-time utilization

Section V Drug delivery 10. Drug nanocrystals as drug delivery systems 11. Drug nanocrystals as nanocarrier-based drug delivery systems 12. Gold nanocarriers in tumor diagnosis, imaging, drug delivery, and therapy

Section VI Catalysis 13. Zinc oxide-decorated graphene oxide nanocomposites for industrial volatile organic compound chemical sensor applications 14. Shape-controlled synthesis of aqueous-based metallic nanocrystals and their catalytic applications 15. Sustainable catalysis of nanocrystals: A green technology

Section VII Antibacterial and antifungal coatings 16. Application of nanocrystals as antimicrobials 17. The antimicrobial activities of some selected polysaccharide nanocrystals and their hybrids: synthesis and applications 18. Applications of biogenic silver nanocrystals or nanoparticles as bactericide and fungicide 19. Crystalline nanomaterials for antimicrobial applications

Section VIII Electronics and energy industry 20. Applications of nanocrystals for antimicrobials 21. Selected copper-based nanocomposite catalysts for CO2 reduction 22. Nanocrystals for electrochemical energy storage devices 23. Nanoscience and its role in the future of solar stills

Section IX Conclusion 24. Green carbon quantum dots: eco-friendly and sustainable synthetic approaches to nanocrystals 25. Metal nanoparticles for catalytic hydrogenation reactions


Shadpour Mallakpour Professor, Department of Chemistry, Isfahan University of Technology, Isfahan, Iran. Shadpour Mallakpour is a Professor in the Department of Chemistry, Isfahan University of Technology, Isfahan, Iran. His research is in in organic polymer chemistry, and polymerization via electrophilic aromatic substitution. Chaudhery Mustansar Hussain Adjunct Professor, Department of Chemistry and Environmental Science, New Jersey Institute of Technology, USA.. Dr Chaudhery Mustansar Hussain is an adjunct professor and director of laboratories in the Department of Chemistry & Environmental Sciences at the New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), United States. His research is mainly focused on analytical chemistry and the application of nanotechnology and advanced materials, in the environment, and various industries. Dr. Hussain is the author of numerous papers in peer-reviewed journals as well as a prolific author and editor of around hundred books, including scientific monographs and handbooks in his research areas.