Author: Douglas Natelson

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 0521877008

Category: Science

Page: 639

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A carefully developed textbook focusing on the fundamental principles of nanoscale science and nanotechnology.
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Synthesis, Properties and Applications

Author: Guozhong Cao

Publisher: World Scientific

ISBN: 1783260882

Category: Science

Page: 448

View: 6466

This important book focuses on the synthesis and fabrication of nanostructures and nanomaterials, but also includes properties and applications of nanostructures and nanomaterials, particularly inorganic nanomaterials. It provides balanced and comprehensive coverage of the fundamentals and processing techniques with regard to synthesis, characterization, properties, and applications of nanostructures and nanomaterials. Both chemical processing and lithographic techniques are presented in a systematic and coherent manner for the synthesis and fabrication of 0-D, 1-D, and 2-D nanostructures, as well as special nanomaterials such as carbon nanotubes and ordered mesoporous oxides. The book will serve as a general introduction to nanomaterials and nanotechnology for teaching and self-study purposes. Contents:Physical Chemistry of Solid SurfacesZero-Dimensional Nanostructures: NanoparticlesOne-Dimensional Nanostructures: Nanowires and NanorodsTwo-Dimensional Nanostructures: Thin FilmsSpecial NanomaterialsNanostructures Fabricated by Physical TechniquesCharacterization and Properties of NanomaterialsApplications of Nanomaterials Readership: Upper-level undergraduates, graduate students, academics and researchers in nanotechnology. Keywords:Nanostructures;Nanomaterials;Nanotechnology;Nanofabrication;Synthesis and Characterization of Nanomaterials;Properties of Nanomaterials;Applications of NanomaterialsReviews:“This book can be recommended to both students and researchers. It gives the basic information on fabrication and properties of nanostructures in a coherent way … The relatively large number of figures makes the understanding of the subject easier. The reader has to appreciate also extended list of references for each chapter …”Acta Physica Slovaca “This book does an excellent job of assembling a wide variety of synthetic techniques and describing how they can be applied to a range of materials for design on the nanoscale. The references range from the classic to the very recent, giving a broad perspective of the area, and an index provides cross-referencing.”Journal of the American Chemical Society
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Author: Hari Singh Nalwa

Publisher: Gulf Professional Publishing

ISBN: 9780125139205

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 834

View: 2525

This concise edition of Hari Singh Nalwa's Handbook of Nanostructured Materials and Nanotechnology fills the needs of scientists and students working in chemistry, physics, materials science, electrical engineering, polymer science, surface science, spectroscopy, and biotechnology. This version of the Handbook contains 16 chapters particularly focused on synthesis and fabrication as well as the electrical and optical properties of nanoscale materials. The 5-volume reference Handbook of Nanostructured Materials and Nanotechnology, published in October 1999, created widespread interest in researchers in the field of nanotechnology and many of our colleagues expressed interest in a shorter version of our major reference work. The Handbook will serve the objectives of providing state-of-the-art information on many aspects of nanostructured materials and emerging nanotechnology. Presenting the eagerly anticipated concise edition of the classic work of reference in nanostructured materials and nanotechnology Provides comprehensive coverage of the dominant technology of the 21st century Written by a truly international list of contributors
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Synthesis, Properties, and Applications

Author: Guozhong Cao,Ying Wang

Publisher: World Scientific

ISBN: 9814322504

Category: Science

Page: 581

View: 2412

This text focuses on the synthesis, properties and applications of nanostructures and nanomaterials, particularly inorganic nanomaterials. It provides coverage of the fundamentals and processing techniques with regard to synthesis, properties, characterization and applications of nanostructures and nanomaterials.
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Author: Chris Binns

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118017064

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 301

View: 8583

Introduction to Nanoscience and Nanotechnology explains nanotechnology to an audience that does not necessarily have a scientific background. It covers all aspects, including the new areas of biomedical applications and the use of nanotechnology to probe the "quantum vacuum." After discussing the present state of the art in nanotechnology, the book makes estimates of where these technologies are going and what will be possible in the future.
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Author: Yaser Dahman

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 0323524664

Category: Science

Page: 282

View: 8626

Nanotechnology and Functional Materials for Engineers focuses on key essentials and examples across the spectrum of nanomaterials as applied by engineers, including nanosensors, smart nanomaterials, nanopolymers, and nanotubes. Chapters cover their synthesis and characteristics, production methods, and applications, with specific sections exploring nanoelectronics and electro-optic nanotechnology, nanostructures, and nanodevices. This book is a valuable resource for interdisciplinary researchers who want to learn more about how nanomaterials are used in different types of engineering, including electrical, chemical, and biomedical. Offers in-depth information on a variety of nanomaterials and how they are used for different engineering applications Provides an overview of current research and suggests how this will impact future applications Explores how the unique properties of different nanomaterials make them particularly suitable for specific applications
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Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 28

Author: Sanjay Mathur,Mrityunjay Singh

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0470196378

Category: Science

Page: 196

View: 1730

Papers from The American Ceramic Society's 31st International Conference on Advanced Ceramics and Composites, held in Daytona Beach, Florida, January 21-26, 2007. Topics include synthesis, fictionalization, processing, and characterization of nanomaterials; structure-property correlations at nanometer length scales; bio- and magnetic nanomaterials; fundamentals in nanoscale systems and processes; nanostructured materials for chemical mechanical planarization, display, health and cosmetic applications; nanotubes and nanowires, nanolithography, and industrial development of nanomaterials.
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Author: Chunli Bai,Chen Wang

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781783269266

Category: Molecular structure

Page: 311

View: 6732

In recent years, several advances have been made in the control of molecular assembly, generating new and strategically important applications of the resultant nanotechnology. This book exemplifies the significant progress made in the understanding of the formation and nature of molecular assemblies, and the consequent construction of functional nanostructures. Expanding on discussions of the characteristics of the various molecular assemblies presented in the Theme Issue of Philosophical Transactions A, a the Royal Society journal, Molecular Nanostructure and Nanotechnology reflects the diverse nature of the interactions between the various building blocks. This versatility leads to a wide variety of molecular nanomaterials which have a broad range of technological applications, and they are explored in this book. Chapters from leading researchers provide overviews of the principles and development of molecular assembly and the current topics in molecular nanostructure and related nanotechnology. Academics across the physical, chemical, material and biological sciences will find this a valuable addition to the research literature in nanochemistry.
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Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 32

Author: Sanjay Mathur,Suprakas Sinha Ray

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118172671

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 188

View: 8981

A collection of papers from The American Ceramic Society's 35th International Conference on Advanced Ceramics and Composites, held in Daytona Beach, Florida, January 23-28, 2011. This issue includes papers presented in the 5th International Symposium on Nanostructured Materials and Nanotechnology on topics such as Nanotubes, Nanorods, Nanowires and other One-dimensional Structures; Nanostructured Membranes, Thin Films, and Functional Coatings; Synthesis, Functionalization and Processing of Nanostructured Materials; and Advanced Applications.
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Author: Hari Singh Nalwa

Publisher: Academic Press

ISBN: 0080533647

Category: Science

Page: 3461

View: 5675

Nanostructured materials is one of the hottest and fastest growing areas in today's materials science field, along with the related field of solid state physics. Nanostructured materials and their based technologies have opened up exciting new possibilites for future applications in a number of areas including aerospace, automotive, x-ray technology, batteries, sensors, color imaging, printing, computer chips, medical implants, pharmacy, and cosmetics. The ability to change properties on the atomic level promises a revolution in many realms of science and technology. Thus, this book details the high level of activity and significant findings are available for those involved in research and development in the field. It also covers industrial findings and corporate support. This five-volume set summarizes fundamentals of nano-science in a comprehensive way. The contributors enlisted by the editor are at elite institutions worldwide. Key Features * Provides comprehensive coverage of the dominant technology of the 21st century * Written by 127 authors from 16 countries, making this truly international * First and only reference to cover all aspects of nanostructured materials and nanotechnology
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New Nanostructures, Nanotubes and Nanofibers

Author: Xiaohua J. Huang

Publisher: Nova Publishers

ISBN: 9781600219023

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 370

View: 6248

Nanotechnology is used in precision engineering, materials development as well as in electronics; electromechanical systems as well as mainstream biomedical applications in areas such as gene therapy, drug delivery and drug discovery techniques. This book presents breakthroughs in the field from around the world.
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Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 31

Author: Sanjay Mathur,Suprakas Sinha Ray

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 047094403X

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 155

View: 2389

This issue contains 17 peer-reviewed (invited and contributed) papers covering various aspects and the latest developments related to processing, modeling and manufacturing technologies of nanoscaled materials including inorganic-organic nanocomposites, nanowire-based sensors, new generation photovoltaic cells, self-assembly of nanostructures, functional nanostructures for cell tracking and heterostructures. Each manuscript was peer-reviewed using The American Ceramic Society review process.
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From Design to Applications

Author: Alexandru Mihai Grumezescu

Publisher: William Andrew

ISBN: 0128136669

Category: Science

Page: 630

View: 2132

Nanostructures for the Engineering of Cells: Tissues and Organs showcases recent advances in pharmaceutical nanotechnology, with particular emphasis on tissue engineering, organ and cell applications. The book provides an up-to-date overview of organ targeting and cell targeting using nanotechnology. In addition, tissue engineering applications, such as skin regeneration are also discussed. Written by a diverse range of international academics, this book is a valuable research resource for researchers working in the biomaterials, medical and pharmaceutical industries. Explains how nanomaterials regulate different cell behavior and function as a carrier for different biomolecules Shows how nanobiomaterials and nanobiodevices are used in a range of treatment areas, such as skin tissue, wound healing and bone regeneration Discusses nanomaterial preparation strategies for pharmaceutical application and regenerative medicine
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Author: Ecaterina Andronescu,Alexandru Mihai Grumezescu

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 0323461492

Category: Medical

Page: 1024

View: 8028

Nanostructures for Drug Delivery extensively covers the various nanostructured products that have been tested as carriers in target drug delivery systems. In addition, the book analyses the advantages of, and issues related to, using nanostructured materials in drug delivery systems, also detailing various nanocarrier preparation techniques. As delivering the drug to the target site is a major problem in providing effective treatment for many diseases, this book covers the latest advancements in numerous nanotechnological products that are being used in disease detection, controlled drug delivery, as biosensors, and in tissue engineering that have been developed for more efficient patient healthcare. Due to the versatility of nanostructured materials, it is now possible to deliver a drug at its target site in a more accurate and efficient way. This volume is an up-to-date, state-of-the-art work that highlights the principal mechanistic aspects related to the delivery of active nanoscale therapeutic agents (natural or synthetic) and their release profile in different environmental media. It highlights nanoscale encapsulation strategies and discusses both organic and inorganic nanomaterials as carriers and delivery platforms. Demonstrates how nanostructures are successfully employed in drug delivery stems and as drug delivery agents, allowing biomaterials scientists and biochemists to create more effective drug delivery systems Offers an overview of recent research into the use of nanostructures in drug delivery techniques in a cogent, synthesized way, allowing readers to quickly familiarize themselves with this area Includes examples of how the application of nanostructures have improved the efficiency of drug delivery systems, showing medical scientists how they are beneficial
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Current Prospects and Future Trends

Author: Abdel Salam Hamdy Makhlouf,Ahmed Barhoum

Publisher: William Andrew

ISBN: 0128135166

Category: Science

Page: 668

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Emerging Applications of Nanoparticles and Architecture Nanostructures: Current Prospects and Future Trends discusses the most important current applications of nanoparticles and architecture nanostructures in a comprehensive, detailed manner. The book covers major applications of nanoparticles and architecture nanostructures, taking into account their unusual shapes and high surface areas. In particular, coverage is given to applications in aerospace, automotive, batteries, sensors, smart textile design, energy conversion, color imaging, printing, computer chips, medical implants, pharmacy, cosmetics, and more. In addition, the book discusses the future of research in these areas. This is a valuable reference for both materials scientists, chemical and mechanical engineers working both in R&D and academia who want to learn more on how nanoparticles and nanomaterials are commercially applied. Provides an in-depth look at the properties of nanoparticles and architecture nanostructures in terms of their applicability for industrial uses Analyzes the most recent advances and industrial applications of different types of nanoparticles and architecture nanostructures, taking into account their unusual structures and compositions Identifies novel nanometric particles and architectures that are of particular value for applications and the techniques required to use them effectively
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Author: Alexandru Mihai Grumezescu

Publisher: William Andrew

ISBN: 0128136707

Category: Science

Page: 692

View: 8428

Design of Nanostructures for Theranostics Applications focuses on the theranostics applications of nanostructures. In particular, multifunctional nanoparticles for diagnostics and treatment of different diseases, including those relating to the blood-brain barrier, are discussed in detail. Chapters explore different type of nanostructures, covering design, fabrication, functionalization and optimization, helping readers obtain the desired properties. Written by a diverse range of international academics, this book is a valuable reference resource for those working in both nanoscience and the pharmaceutical industry. Explores how the design of a range of nanomaterials make them effective theranostic agents, including multifunctional core-shell nanostructures, mesoporous silica nanoparticles, and quantum dots Shows how nanomaterials are used effectively for a range of diseases, including breast cancer, prostate cancer and neurological disorders Assesses the pros and cons of using different nanomaterials for different types of treatment
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Properties, Production Methods and Applications

Author: Yu Dong

Publisher: Nova Science Pub Incorporated

ISBN: 9781626180819

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 367

View: 7858

The exploration of attractive nanoscience and nanotechnology offers tremendous opportunities to implement nanostructures/nanomaterials such as nanoclays (1-D platelets), carbon nanotubes (2-D tubes) and porous nanosilicas (3-D spheres). The well-tailored nanostructures of a material play a leading role in the development of excellent mechanical, thermal, barrier, optical, structural and heat retardant properties, as well as widespread novel applications in energy storage, cosmetics, sensing devices, nanofiltration, drug delivery and semiconductors. This book presents the focus of nanostructures from three key aspects of multi-functional properties, recent production methods and real applications in multi-disciplinary fields of chemistry, material science and engineering, physics and biotechnology.
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Synthesis, Characterization and Applications

Author: Denisa Ficai,Alexandru Mihai Grumezescu

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 0323461484

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 906

View: 7003

Nanostructures for Novel Therapy: Synthesis, Characterization and Applications focuses on the fabrication and characterization of therapeutic nanostructures, in particular, synthesis, design, and in vitro and in vivo therapeutic evaluation. The chapters provide a cogent overview of recent therapeutic applications of nanostructured materials that includes applications of nanostructured materials for wound healing in plastic surgery and stem cell therapy. The book explores the promise for more effective therapy through the use of nanostructured materials, while also assessing the challenges their use might pose from both an economic and medicinal point of view. This innovative look at how nanostructured materials are used in therapeutics will be of great benefit to researchers, providing a greater understanding of the different ways nanomaterials could improve medical treatment, along with a discussion of the obstacles that need to be overcome in order to guarantee widespread availability. Outlines how the characteristics of nanostructures made from different materials gives particular properties that can be successfully used in therapeutics Compares the properties of different nanostructures, allowing medicinal chemists and engineers to select which are most appropriate for their needs Highlights new uses of nanostructures within the therapeutic field, enabling the discovery of new, more effective drugs
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