Nanostructured Materials

Edited by

  • Gerhard Wilde, Forschungzentrum Karlsruhe, Institute of Nanotechnology, Germany

This book focuses on functional aspects of nanostructured materials that have a high relevance to immediate applications, such as catalysis, energy harvesting, energy storage, optical properties and surface functionalization via self-assembly. Additionally, there are chapters devoted to massive nanostructured materials and composites and covering basic properties and requirements of this new class of engineering materials. Especially the issues concerning stability, reliability and mechanical performance are mandatory aspects that need to be regarded carefully for any nanostructured engineering material.
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Materials scientists, electrical and materials engineers, students and scientists involved in nanostructure research


Book information

  • Published: December 2008
  • Imprint: ELSEVIER
  • ISBN: 978-0-08-044965-4

Table of Contents

Functional nanostructured materials – microstructure, thermodynamic stability and atomic mobility, by G. Wilde, S. Divinski and H. RösnerMechanical properties of nanocomposite materials, by A.K. Mukherjee, A.V. Sergueeva, D.M. Hulbert, N.A. MaraReliability of nanostructured materials, by K.A. Padmanabhan, and S. Balasivanandha PrabuNanostructured supported catalysts for low temperature fuel cells, by Jong-Sung Yu, Suk Bon Yoon, Baizeng Fang, Minsik Kim and Jung Ho Kim Nanocrystalline solar cells, by G. Hodes and A. ZabanNanoscale materials for hydrogen and energy storage, by M. FichtnerMaterials with structural hierarchy and their optical application, by E. Kumacheva, C. Paquet and A. Paton Interfacial assembly of nanoparticles into higher-order patterned structures, by Lifeng Chi and Xiaodong Chen