Cluster Beam Deposition of Functional Nanomaterials and Devices - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780081025154

Cluster Beam Deposition of Functional Nanomaterials and Devices, Volume 15

1st Edition

Editors: Paolo Milani Mukhles Sowwan
Paperback ISBN: 9780081025154
Imprint: Elsevier
Published Date: 1st March 2020
Page Count: 500
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Table of Contents

Section I: Cluster assembled systems for catalysis
1. Monometallic clusters
2. Alloy/Bimetallic clusters

Section II: Cluster assembled electronic, optical and magnetic devices
3. Electronic devices
4. Optical devices
5. Magnetic devices

Section III: Cluster assembled sensing devices (Gas sensors and Biosensors)
6. Percolating thin film based devices
7. Cluster decorated nanowires based devices

Section IV Cluster Assembled Systems for Cell Biology and Biomedical Applications
8. Cell biology
9. Antimicrobial nanostructured coatings

Section V: Scale up and Commercialization


Cluster Beam Deposition of Functional Nanomaterials and Devices, Volume 15, provides up-to-date information on the CBD of novel nanomaterials and devices. The book offers an overview of gas phase synthesis in a range of nanoparticles, along with discussions on the development of several devices and applications. Applications include, but are not limited to catalysis, smart nanocomposites, nanoprobes, electronic devices, gas sensors and biosensors. This is an important reference source for materials scientists and engineers who want to learn more about this sustainable, innovative manufacturing technology.

Key Features

  • Explores the use of CBD for the fabrication of functionalized nanomaterials and devices
  • Shows how CBD is used for both sensing and biomedical applications
  • Discusses how this emerging technology is being commercialized for use on a large-scale


Researchers in academia, government and industry working in the fields of materials science, engineering and physics


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About the Editors

Paolo Milani Editor

Prof. Paolo Milani, Co-Founded WISE s.r.l. in 2011 and serves as its Scientific Advisor. Prof. Milani serves as Scientific Advisor of GENEXTRA S.p.A. Prof. Milani is Professor at the Department of Physics, University of Milan, He is one of the founders of Tethis and serves as its President. Previously, Prof. Milani joined the Department of Physics of the University of Milan in 1992. In 1992, he founded and manages the Laboratory of Molecular Beams and Nanocrystalline Materials (LGM) at the University of Milan. He is Coordinator of the PhD School in Medical Nanotechnology (supported by the European School of Molecular Medicine and the University of Milan) and as Scientific Director of the Filarete Foundation. He is Editor of the Springer book series Carbon Materials Chemistry and Physics, Regional Editor of the Journal of Nanoparticle Research and member of the Editorial Board of the Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology and of the Open Biomedical Engineering Journal. Since 2004, he has been Director of the Centre of Excellence for Nanostructured Materials and Interfaces (CIMAINA) by the Italian Ministry for University Research. He holds four international patents in the nanotechnology field that are exploited industrially and is co-author of more than 120 scientific publications and international reviews. In July 2000, he received the U. Campisano award from the Italian Institute for the Physics of Matter (INFM) for his outstanding research contributions. Prof. Milani earned his PhD at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology of Lausanne in 1991 and previously graduated in Physics at the University of Pavia in 1984.

Affiliations and Expertise

Co-Founder and Scientific Advisor, WISE Srl

Mukhles Sowwan Editor

Mukhles Sowwan is the director of the nanoparticles by design unit at Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology (OIST)-Japan and a visiting professor at SLAC national laboratory-CA-USA. His research is focused on the design and fabrication of multifunctional -multicomponent Nanoparticles for Nanotechnology and Bio-medical Applications.

Affiliations and Expertise

Director of Nanoparticles By Design Unit, Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology (OIST), Japan