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: 29th June 2018
Page Count: 390
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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

Characterization of Nanomaterials: Advances and Key Technologies discusses the latest advancements in the synthesis of various types of nanomaterials. The book's main objective is to provide a comprehensive review regarding the latest advances in synthesis protocols that includes up-to-date data records 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, nanofibers, and smart nanomaterials are discussed, making this a one-stop reference resource on 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 its solutions for 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:
390
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Woodhead Publishing 2018
Published:
Imprint:
Woodhead Publishing
Paperback ISBN:
9780081019733

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About the Editors

Sneha Mohan Editor

Dr Sneha Mohan is currently working as Research Associate in Centre for Nanomaterials Science Research, University of Johannesburg, Johannesburg, South Africa . She did her PhD in Chemistry with specialization in Nanomaterials from Cape Peninsula University of technology together with International and Interuniversity centre for Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam, India. She has more than 15 international publications and 3 book chapters in her credit. She has presented her work in various international conferences and national conferences. Her research interest includes synthesis and applications of various nanomaterials and composites including sensing and catalytic activity.

Affiliations and Expertise

Centre for Nanomaterials Science Research, University of Johannesburg, Johannesburg, South Africa & International and Interuniversity Centre for Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam, Kerala 686560, India

Samuel Oluwatobi Oluwafemi Editor

Prof Oluwatobi S Oluwafemi is an NRF rated researcher and actively involved in research in the area of nanotechnology. He is a Professor at the Department of Applied Chemistry, University of Johannesburg, Doornfontein Campus, South Africa. He has published many papers in internationally recognized journals and has presented at several professional meetings both local and internationally. He is a fellow of many professional bodies, a reviewer for many international journals, and has received many awards for his excellent work in material research both local and international. His current research interests include green synthesis and application of nanomaterials in medicine, water treatment and fabrication of device.

Affiliations and Expertise

Department of Applied Chemistry, Centre for Nanomaterials Science Research, University of Johannesburg, 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