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Applications of Multifunctional Nanomaterials - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780128205570

Applications of Multifunctional Nanomaterials

1st Edition

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Editors: Sabu Thomas Nandakumar Kalarikkal Ann Abraham
Paperback ISBN: 9780128205570
Imprint: Elsevier
Published Date: 1st May 2021
Page Count: 500
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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


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.

Key Features

  • Explains the major design and fabrication techniques and processes for a range of multifunctional nanomaterials and nanotechnologies
  • Demonstrates how ferromagnetics, multiferroics and carbon nanomaterials are designed for electronic and optical applications
  • Assesses the major challenges of using multifunctional nanomaterials on a mass scale


Materials Scientists and Engineers


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About the Editors

Sabu Thomas

Sabu Thomas is currently Vice Chancellor of Mahatma Gandhi University and the Founder Director and Professor of the International and Interuniversity Centre for Nanoscience and Nanotechnology. He is also a full professor of Polymer Science and Engineering at the School of Chemical Sciences of Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam, Kerala, India. Recently, because of the outstanding contributions to the field of Nanoscience and Polymer Science and Engineering, Prof. Thomas has been conferred Honoris Causa (DSc) Doctorate by the University of South Brittany, Lorient, France and University of Lorraine, Nancy, France. Very recently, Prof. Thomas has been awarded Senior Fulbright Fellowship to visit 20 Universities in the US and most productive faculty award in the domain of Materials Science.

Nandakumar Kalarikkal

Dr. Nandakumar Kalarikkal is an Associate Professor at School of Pure and Applied Physics and Joint Director of 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, phase transitions, etc. 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 Government of India. He has active collaboration with national and international scientific institutions in India, South Africa, Slovenia, Canada, France, Germany, Malaysia, Australia and US. He has more than 130 publications in peer reviewed journals. He has also co-edited 9 books of scientific interest and co-authored many book chapters

Affiliations and Expertise

Associate Professor, School of Pure and Applied Physics Joint Director, International and Inter University Centre for Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam, Kerala, India.

Ann Abraham

Ann Rose Abraham is Assistant Professor, Department of Basic Sciences, Amal Jyothi College of Engineering, Mahatma Ghandi University, India

Affiliations and Expertise

Assistant Professor, Department of Basic Sciences, Amal Jyothi College of Engineering, Mahatma Ghandi University, India