Nanoparticle Technology Handbook

Edited by

  • Masuo Hosokawa, President - Hosokawa Micron Corporation, Chairman - Hosokawa Powder Technology Research Institute, President - Hosokawa Powder Technology Foundation. Passed away.
  • Kiyoshi Nogi, Dr. Eng. Emeritus Professor, Osaka University, Japan
  • Makio Naito, Dr. Eng. Professor, Osaka University, Japan
  • Toyokazu Yokoyama, Dr. Eng., Hosokawa Micron Corporation, Japan

Nanoparticle technology, which handles the preparation, processing, application and characterisation of nanoparticles, is a new and revolutionary technology. It becomes the core of nanotechnology as an extension of the conventional Fine Particle / Powder Technology. Nanoparticle technology plays an important role in the implementation of nanotechnology in many engineering and industrial fields including electronic devices, advanced ceramics, new batteries, engineered catalysts, functional paint and ink, Drug Delivery System, biotechnology, etc.; and makes use of the unique properties of the nanoparticles which are completely different from those of the bulk materials.
This new handbook is the first to explain complete aspects of nanoparticles with many application examples showing their advantages and advanced development. There are handbooks which briefly mention the nanosized particles or their related applications, but no handbook describing the complete aspects of nanoparticles has been published so far.
The handbook elucidates of the basic properties of nanoparticles and various nanostructural materials with their characterisation methods in the first part. It also introduces more than 40 examples of practical and potential uses of nanoparticles in the later part dealing with applications. It is intended to give readers a clear picture of nanoparticles as well as new ideas or hints on their applications to create new materials or to improve the performance of the advanced functional materials developed with the nanoparticles.
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Suitable for researchers engaged in the research of nanoparticles and related materials as well as engineers engaged in R&D of nanoparticles or products made from nanoparticles. Can also be used for seminars or technical training courses on new materials using nanoparticles.


Book information

  • Published: October 2007
  • Imprint: ELSEVIER
  • ISBN: 978-0-444-53122-3

Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Basic properties and measuring methods of nanoparticlesChapter 2. Structural control of nanoparticlesChapter 3. Properties and behavior of nanoparticles and their dispersed systemChapter 4. Control of nanostructure of materialsChapter 5. Characterization methods for nanostructure of materialsChapter 6. Evaluation methods for properties of nanostructured bodyChapter 7. Environmental and safety issues with nanoparticlesApplications
Chapter 1. Dispersion of silica particles using alkoxysilane and industrializationChapter 2. Generation of metal nanoparticles using reactive plasma arc evaporationChapter 3. Sensing based on localized surface plasmon resonance in metallic nanoparticlesChapter 4. Microelectronics packaging by metal nanoparticle pastesChapter 5. Dye-sensitized solar cell Utilizing metal nanoparticlesChapter 6. Design of nanoparticles for oral delivery of peptide drugsChapter 7. Formation of thick electronic ceramic films with bonding technique of crystalline fine particles and their applicationsChapter 8. Development and multi-functionalization of high-functional separation membranesChapter 9. Development of polymer-clay nanocomposites by dispersion particle into polymer materialsChapter 10. Development of novel ferroelectric materialsChapter 11. Development of new phosphorsChapter 12. Zeolite membraneChapter 13. Enhancement of the performance of insulating materialsChapter 14. Barium titanate nanoparticles synthesized under sub and supercritical water conditionsChapter 15. Ceramic filter for trapping diesel particlesChapter 16. Nano particle formation of DNA (globule transformation)Chapter 17. Addressing of nano-particles by using DNA moleculesChapter 18. Development of high performance electrochemical reactorsChapter 19. Dendrimers and their applicationChapter 20. Electrical conductive CNT dispersed Si3N4 ceramicsChapter 21. Development of functional skincare cosmetics using biodegradable PLGA nanospheresChapter 22. Development of photonic crystals based on nanoparticle assemblyChapter 23. Liquid-crystalline inorganic nano- and fine- particlesChapter 24. Closely packed colloidal crystal assembled with nano-particles and its application for smart materials with tunable structural colorChapter 25. Development of new cosmetics based on nanoparticlesChapter 26. Dispersion control of AL203 nano-particles in ethanolChapter 27. Development of thermoresponsive magnetic nanoparticle and its deployment in the biotechnology fieldChapter 28. Development of fuel cellsChapter 29. Delivery to the brainChapter 30. Nozzle-free ink jet technologyChapter 31. Development of exhaust catalystChapter 32. Development of optical memory using semiconductor nanoparticlesChapter 33. Development of bright phosphors using glasses incorporating semiconductor nanoparticles Chapter 34. Development of photocatalyst inserted into surface of porous aluminosilicateChapter 35. AC overhead transmission line audible noise reduction measures using surface improvementChapter 36. Development of a high performance secondary battery by controlling the surface structureChapter 37. Pinpointed deliveryChapter 38. Expression of optical function by nanostructure using femtosecond laser processingChapter 39. Instantaneous nano-foaming method for fabrication of closed-porosity silica particleChapter 40. Evaluation and applications of dispersing carbon nanotube CNT in the polymersChapter 41. Surface modification of inorganic nanoparticles by organic functional groupsChapter 42. Fabrication technique of organic nanocrystals and their optical properties and materializationChapter 43. Bio-imaging with quantum dotsChapter 44. Application of quantum dots for the bio-medical engineering