Chemistry of Nanomaterials - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780128189085

Chemistry of Nanomaterials

1st Edition

Fundamentals and Applications

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Authors: Tahir Awan
Paperback ISBN: 9780128189085
Imprint: Elsevier
Published Date: 1st June 2020
Page Count: 350
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Chemistry of Nanomaterials: Fundamentals and Applications provides a foundational introduction to this chemistry. Beginning with an introduction to the field of nanoscience and technology, the book goes on to outline a whole range of important effects, interactions and properties. Tools used to assess such properties are discussed, followed by chapters putting this fundamental knowledge in context by providing examples of nanomaterials and their applications in the real world. Drawing on the experience of its expert authors, this book is an accessible introduction to the interactions at play in nanomaterials for both upper-level students and researchers.

Key Features

  • Highlights the foundational chemical interactions at play in nanomaterials
  • Provides accessible insight for readers across multidisciplinary fields
  • Places nanomaterial chemistry in the context of the broader field of nanoscale research


Upper-undergraduate and postgrad students in Chemistry and Materials Science, as well as Physical, Theoretical and Materials Chemists and Nanomaterial and Nanotech Scientists in both academia and industry

Table of Contents

  1. Introduction to Nanoscience and Nanotechnologies
    2. Quantum Effects
    3. Surfaces and Interfaces
    4. Material Properties
    5. Tools and Instrumentation
    6. Fabricating Nano Structures
    7. Electrons in Nano Structures
    8. Molecular Electronics
    9. Nano Materials
    10. Nano Biotechnology
    11. Chemistry in Nanotechnology: The Road Ahead


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About the Author

Tahir Awan

Tahir Iqbal is an Assistant Professor of Physics in the Department of Physics at University of Gujrat. His main area of scientific interest is in Nano-photonics and Plasmonics, Nano-fabrication and Nano-characterization near-field optics, scanning probe microscopy, optical properties of metallic nanostructures and Nanotechnology.

Affiliations and Expertise

Department of Physics, Faculty of Science, University of Gujrat, Gujrat, Pakistan

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