Advanced Nanostructures for Environmental Health - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780128158821

Advanced Nanostructures for Environmental Health

1st Edition

Editors: Lucian Baia Zsolt Pap Monica Baia Klara Hernadi
Paperback ISBN: 9780128158821
Imprint: Elsevier
Published Date: 1st September 2019
Page Count: 464
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Table of Contents

  1. Introduction
    2. Detection of chemical pollutants (pesticides and other organic pollutants) by advanced nanostructures
    3. Nanostructures-based detection of pharmaceuticals and other contaminants of emerging concern
    4. Advanced nanostructures for heavy metals trace detection
    5. Detecting microbial contaminants (bacteria and viruses) by using advanced nanostructures
    6. Nanostructures-enabled detection of cancer cells and tissues
    7. Homogeneous advanced oxidation processes and alternative approaches for water decontamination
    8. Heterogeneous catalytic methods as perspectives in pollutant removal -Photocatalytic methods using sunlight
    9. Removal approaches of contaminants of emerging concern
    10. Food analysis by means of nanostructures
    11. Advanced nanostructures for phototherapeutic applications
    12. Nanostructures and radiation based treatment methods
    13. Drug delivery systems based on advanced nanostructures
    14. Advanced nanostructures for tissue engineering applications

Description

Advanced Nanostructures for Environmental Health shows how advanced nanostructures are used to meet the most important challenges of our age. The book presents examples of how advanced nanostructures can detect and remove pollutants and other contaminant harmful to people’s health and provides examples of diagnosis tools based on advanced nanostructures. Treatment possibilities with the use of nanostructures, such as phototherapeutic applications, radiation based treatment methods, and drug delivery systems are also explored.

Key Features

  • Takes an interdisciplinary approach to the use of advanced nanostructures for applications, including both environmental science and biomedical perspectives
  • Includes a range of case studies to show how nanomaterials are being used to solve real-life challenges
  • Includes coverage on the detection of pharmaceuticals, bacteria, viruses, pesticides, cancer cells and tissues, and for water decontamination by advanced oxidation processes

Readership

Researchers, academics and graduate students in the fields of materials science, chemistry, biomedical science, environmental science and nanotechnology; professional engineers in these areas


Details

No. of pages:
464
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Elsevier 2020
Published:
Imprint:
Elsevier
Paperback ISBN:
9780128158821

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About the Editors

Lucian Baia Editor

Lucian Baia is Senior Researcher and Associate Professor at the Centre of Nanostructured Materials and Bionanointerfaces, Institute of Interdisciplinary Research in Bio-Nano-Sciences, Babes-Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca, Romania. His research interests focus on materials with controllable morphology and structure for environmental and biomedical applications, including photocatalysis and tissue engineering.

Affiliations and Expertise

Senior Researcher and Associate Professor, Centre of Nanostructured Materials and Bionanointerfaces, Institute of Interdisciplinary Research in Bio-Nano-Sciences, Babes-Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca, Romania

Zsolt Pap Editor

Zsolt Pap is a Researcher based at Bolyai University, Faculty of Physics, Department of Physics and Technology of Advanced Materials, Romania. His research interests lie in the areas of nanostructured materials and photoenergy.

Affiliations and Expertise

Researcher, Bolyai University, Faculty of Physics, Department of Physics and Technology of Advanced Materials, Romania

Monica Baia Editor

Monica Baia is Associate Professor of Molecular Spectroscopy at Babes-Bolyai University, Romania. Her research focuses on spectroscopy for pharmaceutical applications.

Affiliations and Expertise

Associate Professor of Molecular Spectroscopy, Babes-Bolyai University, Romania

Klara Hernadi Editor