Characterization of Nanomaterials - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780081019733

Characterization of Nanomaterials

1st Edition

Advances and Key Technologies

Editors: Sneha Mohan Samuel Oluwatobi Oluwafemi Nandakumar Kalarikkal Sabu Thomas
Paperback ISBN: 9780081019733
Imprint: Woodhead Publishing
Published Date: 1st June 2018
Page Count: 620
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Table of Contents

1. Characterization of carbon nanomaterials by Raman spectroscopy"

2. Characterization of Nanomaterials using Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy.

3. Electrochemical characterization of Nanomaterials.

4. Mammalian Cell-based Assays for Studying Bio-nano Interactions

5. Rheological characterization of Nanocomposites.

6. Mechanical property analysis of Nanomaterials

7. Thermoanalytical characterization of Nanomaterials

8. Quantum Dots Filled Epoxy Nanocomposites with Enhanced Thermal, Mechanical and Optical Properties

9. Raman spectroscopy of nanomaterials : applications to heterogeneous catalysis

10. Optical characterization of Nanomaterials

11. Nonlinear optical properties of nanomaterials

12. Morphological characterization of Nanomaterials.


Description

Volume 1: Synthesis
This book discusses latest advancements in the synthesis of various types of nanomaterials. Taking a bottom-up approach to the preparation of various nanostructures; its main objective is to provide a comprehensive review regarding the latest advances in synthesis protocols. The book provides an up-to-date data record on the synthesis of all kinds of inorganic nanostructures using various physical and chemical methods. The synthesis of all important nanomaterials such as carbon nanostructures, Core-shell Quantum dots, Metal and metal oxide nanostructures, Nanoferrites, polymer nanostructures, nanofibres, and smart nanomaterials are discussed. The book will serve as a “one stop” reference resource highlighting important research accomplishments in this area. Leading researchers from industry, academia, government and private research institutions across the globe have contributed to the book. Academics, researchers, scientists, engineers and students working in the field of polymer nanocomposites will benefit from this book to help them to find solutions to material problems.

Volume 2: Characterization
This book summarizes latest advancements in the characterization of nanomaterials. Advanced spectroscopic techniques such as HRTEM, FESEM, XRD, Raman spectroscopy, Brillouin spectroscopy, and Magnetic measurements are discussed. The book provides an up-to-date data record on all kinds of characterization techniques of organic and inorganic nanostructures using various physical and chemical methods. The chapters cover characterization of all important nanomaterials like carbon nanostructures, Core-shell Quantumdots, Metal and metal oxide nanostructures, Nanoferrites, polymer nanostructures, and nanofibres . The book will serve as a “one stop” reference resource on important research accomplishments in this area. Leading researchers from industry, academia, government and private research institutions across the globe have contributed to the book. Academics, researchers, scientists, engineers and students in the field of polymer nanocomposites will benefit from this book to help them to find solutions to material problems.

Volume 3: Applications
This book looks at latest advancements in the application of various nanomaterials. Applications including improving material strength, the performance of batteries, solar cells, water filtration systems, catalysts, pollution clean-up, electronics, drug delivery, tissue engineering, food packaging, sensors, and fuel cells are discussed.  Unlike existing books, this book covers applications of all the important nanomaterial groups such as carbon nanostructures, core-shell quantum dots, metal and metal oxide nanostructures, nanoferrites, polymer nanostructures, nanofibres, and nanocomposites. The book will serve as a “one stop” reference resource presenting important research accomplishments in this area. Leading researchers from industry, academia, government and private research institutions across the globe have contributed to this book. Academics, researchers, scientists, engineers and students in the field of polymer nanocomposites will benefit from this book to help them find solutions to material problems.

Key Features

  • Provides an up-to-date data record on the synthesis of all kinds of organic and inorganic nanostructures using various physical and chemical methods
  • Presents the latest advances in synthesis protocols
  • Presents latest techniques used in the physical and chemical characterization of nanomaterials
  • Covers characterization of all the important materials groups such as: carbon nanostructures, core-shell quantumdots, metal and metal oxide nanostructures, nanoferrites, polymer nanostructures and nanofibers
  • A broad range of applications is covered including the performance of batteries, solar cells, water filtration, catalysts, electronics, drug delivery, tissue engineering, food packaging, sensors and fuel cells
  • Leading researchers from industry, academia, government and private research institutes have contributed to the books

Readership

Academic and industrial researchers working in the areas of nanotechnology and materials science, and post-doctoral students


Details

No. of pages:
620
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Woodhead Publishing 2018
Published:
Imprint:
Woodhead Publishing
Paperback ISBN:
9780081019733

About the Editors

Sneha Mohan Editor

Mrs. Sneha Mohan is a final year PhD student in Nanoscience and Nanotechnology at the Department of Chemistry, Cape Peninsula University of Technology, Cape Town, South Africa.

Affiliations and Expertise

PhD Student, Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, Department of Chemistry, Cape Peninsula University of Technology, Cape Town, South Africa

Samuel Oluwatobi Oluwafemi Editor

Prof Samuel Oluwatobi Oluwafemi is at the Department of Applied Chemistry, University of Johannesburg, Johannesburg, South Africa.

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor, Department of Applied Chemistry, University of Johannesburg, South Africa

Nandakumar Kalarikkal Editor

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

International and Inter University Centre for Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, Mahatma Gandhi University, Kerala, India

Sabu Thomas Editor

Professor Thomas is the Director of the International and Interuniversity Centre for Nanoscience and Nanotechnology and full professor of Polymer Science and Engineering at the School of Chemical Sciences of Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam, Kerala, India. He is an outstanding leader with sustained international acclaims for his work in Polymer Science and Engineering, Polymer Nanocomposites, Elastomers, Polymer Blends, Interpenetrating Polymer Networks, Polymer Membranes, Green Composites and Nanocomposites, Nanomedicine and Green Nanotechnology. Dr. Thomas’s ground breaking inventions in polymer nanocomposites, polymer blends, green bionanotechnological and nano-biomedical sciences, have made transformative differences in the development of new materials for automotive, space, housing and biomedical fields. Professor Thomas has received a number of national and international awards which include: Fellowship of the Royal Society of Chemistry, Distinguished Professorship from Josef Stefan Institute, Slovenia, MRSI medal, CRSI medal and Sukumar Maithy award. He is in the list of most productive researchers in India and holds a position of No.5. Professor Thomas has published over 720 peer reviewed research papers, reviews and book chapters. He has co-edited 54 books published by Royal Society, Wiley, Wood head, Elsevier, CRC Press, Springer, Nova etc. He is the inventor of 4 patents. The h index of Prof. Thomas is 78 and has more than 26811 citations.Prof. Thomas has delivered over 300 Plenary/Inaugural and Invited lectures in national/international meetings over 30 countries. He has already supervised 74 Ph.D theses.

Affiliations and Expertise

Mahatma Gandhi University, Kerala, India