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Applications of Multifunctional Nanomaterials. Micro and Nano Technologies

  • Book
  • December 2022
  • Elsevier Science and Technology
  • ID: 5576520

Applications of Multifunctional Nanomaterials showcases the major applications of highly correlated nanosystems that highlight the multifunctionality of nanomaterials. This includes applications of nanomaterials in spintronics, information storage, magnetic data storage and memory device applications, energy harvesting applications using nanomultiferroics with piezoelectric polymers, nonlinear optical limiting applications using graphene or ferrite nanoparticles, soft tissues applications, EMI shielding applications and even applications in sunscreen lotions, cosmetics and food packaging will be discussed. In addition, nanoparticle incorporation in animal nutrition intended for increased productivity is an innovative and groundbreaking theme of the book.

Finally, functionalized magnetic nanoparticles for drug delivery, magnetic hyperthermia, sutures, cancer therapy, dentistry and other biomedical and bio-engineering applications using nanoparticles are discussed in detail.

Table of Contents

1. Ferrites for Electromagnetic Shielding Applications 2. CNT-based Materials for EMI Shielding Applications 3. Ferrites as Ideal Non-linear Optical Limiters 4. Magnetic Nanoparticles Coated with Biocompatible Shell for Biomedical Applications 5. Magnetic Nanoparticles are Decorated and Functionalised with PEG to Facilitate Drug Delivery Applications. 6. Ultrafast Optical Nonlinearity in Water Soluble Graphene 7. Nanobiomaterials in Soft Tissue Applications, including Skin Wound Regeneration 8. Nanostructures for Innovations in Dentistry 9. Prospects of Therapeutic in Prosthodontics 10. Nanoparticles in the Automotive Industry / Automobile Tyres 11. Nanotechnology for Military Applications 12. Nanoreinforced Composites for Ballistic Protection / Nanomodified Rubber Materials for the Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear (CBRN) Protection 13. Nanomaterials for Cancer Therapy 14. Application of Nanorobotics (Nanobots) in Medicine 15. Silver Nanoparticles for Fresh Food Packaging 16. Nanobiomaterials for Diabetes Treatment 17. Nanostructures for Smart Food and Nutraceuticals 18. Low Cost Carbon Nanomaterials for Water Desalination 19. Advanced nanomaterials for water desalination 20. Nanoparticles Induced Liquid Crystals 21. Intertwining of Nanotechnology with the Food Industry for Functional Food Applications 22. Multiferroic Nanoparticles for Magnetoelectric Energy Harvesting Applications 23. TiO2 and SiO2 Nanoparticles in Construction Industry Products 23. Nanotechnology for Wastewater Purification

Authors

Sabu Thomas Vice Chancellor, Mahatma Gandhi University, and Director of the School of Energy Materials, Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam, Kerala, India. Prof. Sabu Thomas, an outstanding Alumnus of IIT, Kharagpur, is one of India's most renowned scientists in the area of Polymers. After completing his Ph.D. from IIT Kharagpur (1984-1987), he joined MG University as a Lecturer in 1997 and later became its Vice Chancellor. He has taken up a large number of visiting assignments abroad. Under his leadership, the University has been ranked 713th by TIMES, 30th in NIRF and the best University inKerala. He has supervised 120 Ph.D. students, authored 1,300 publications and edited 150 books earning him a H-index of 112 and 60,000 citations. He has received Honoris Causa degrees from Russia and France and obtained grants amounting to Rs. 30 crores for research funding from India and abroad. He has been ranked 114th in the list of the world's best scientists and 2nd in India by the Stanford University Ranking in Polymers. He was elected as a Fellow of the European Academy of Sciences. Considering his excellent contributions in teaching, research and administration, Prof. Thomas is the best candidate for the outstanding Alumnus award of IIT KGP. Nandakumar Kalarikkal Director, International and Inter University Centre for Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, and Director and Chair, School of Pure and Applied Physics, Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam, Kerala, India. Dr. Nandakumar Kalarikkal is an Associate Professor at the School of Pure and Applied Physics and Joint Director of the International and Inter University Centre for Nanoscience and Nanotechnology of Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam, Kerala, India. His research activities involve applications of nanostructured materials, laser plasma, and phase transitions. He is the recipient of research fellowships and associateships from prestigious government organizations such as the Department of Science and Technology and Council of Scientific and Industrial Research of the Government of India. He has active collaborations with national and international scientific institutions in India, South Africa, Slovenia, Canada, France, Germany, Malaysia, Australia, and the United States. He has more than 130 publications in peer-reviewed journals. He also co-edited nine books of scientific interest and co-authored many book chapters. Ann Rose Abraham Assistant Professor, Department of Physics, Sacred Heart College (Autonomous), Thevara, Kochi, India. Ann Rose Abraham, PhD, is currently an Assistant Professor at the Department of Physics, Sacred Heart College (Autonomous), Thevara, Kochi, Kerala, India. Dr. Abraham received M.Sc., M.Phil. and PhD degrees in Physics from the School of Pure and Applied Physics, Mahatma Gandhi University, Kerala, India. Her PhD thesis was on the "Development of Hybrid Multiferroic Materials for Tailored Applications”. She is an expert in the fields of condensed matter physics, nanomagnetism, multiferroics, and polymeric nanocomposites. She has had research experience at various reputed national institutes such as Bose Institute, Kolkata, India, SAHA Institute of Nuclear Physics, Kolkata, India, and UGC-DAE CSR Centre, Kolkata, India and collaborations with various international laboratories. She is the recipient of a Young Researcher award in the area of physics, and Best Paper Awardse2020 and 2021, a prestigious forum to showcase intellectual capability. She served as assistant professor and examiner at the Department of Basic Sciences, Amal Jyothi College of Engineering, under APJ Abdul Kalam Technological University, Kerala, India. Dr. Abraham is a frequent speaker at national and international conferences. She has authored many book chapters and edited seven books with Taylor and Francis and Elsevier. She has a good number of publications to her credit in many peer-reviewed, high-impact journals of international repute, such as 'ACS Journal of Physical Chemistry', 'RSC Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics', and 'New Journal of Chemistry'.