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Part I. Fundamentals of colloidal metal oxide nanocrystals
1. Physics and chemistry of colloidal metal oxide nanocrystals and their applications to nanotechnologies and microsystems
2. Surface chemistry, modification, and engineering of colloidal nanocrystals
3. Nanosecond pulsed laser ablation to synthesize ternary alloy colloidal nanoparticles
Part II. Formation, stabilization and characterization of colloidal nanocrystals
4. Aqueous methods for the synthesis of colloidal metal oxide nanocrystals
5. Non-aqueous methods for the synthesis of colloidal metal oxide nanocrystals
6. Green synthesis protocols
7. Colloidal core-shell metal oxide nanocrystals and their applications
8. Colloidal multinary metal oxides
9. Features of colloidal nanocrystal characterization
Part III: Applications of colloidal metal oxides
10. Colloidal metal oxides in biomedical applications
11. Colloidal metal oxides in energy technologies
12. Colloidal metal oxides in electronics and optoelectronics
13. Colloidal metal oxide nanocrystals in catalysis
14. Environmental remediation
15. Aerogels and their applications
16. Colloidal oxide-based heterostructured nanocrystals
17. Metal Oxides for Energy Applications
18. Colloidal magnetic metal oxide nano crystals and their applications in sustained drug release
Colloidal Metal Oxide Nanoparticles: Synthesis, Characterization and Applications is a one-stop reference for anyone with an interest in the fundamentals, synthesis and applications of this interesting materials system. The book presents a simple, effective and detailed discussion on colloidal metal oxide nanoparticles. It begins with a general introduction of colloidal metal oxide nanoparticles, then delves into the most relevant synthesis pathways, stabilization procedures, and synthesis and characterization techniques. Final sections discuss promising applications, including bioimaging, biosensing, diagnostic, and energy applications—i.e., solar cells, supercapacitors and environment applications—i.e., the treatment of contaminated soil, water purification and waste remediation.
- Provides the most comprehensive resource on the topic, from fundamentals, to synthesis and characterization techniques
- Presents key applications, including biomedical, energy, electronic and environmental
- Discusses the most relevant techniques for synthesis, patterning and characterization
Materials Science researchers, graduate students in chemistry, physics, materials science, or nanoscience/nanotechnology
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Professor Sabu Thomas is Professor of Polymer Science & Technology and Honorary Director of the International and Inter University Center for Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, at the School of Chemical Sciences, Mahatma Gandhi University, India. He is a prolific researcher, with 420 international papers, 6122 total citations, 2 patents, 18 books and a total of over 625 publications to his name, and is listed as one of the most productive researchers in India by the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research. Prof. Thomas is a recognized authority in the field of polymer-based materials, and established the state-of-the-art lab in polymer science and nanotechnology at Mahatma Gandhi University. He has been a visiting professor at many polymer research laboratories in Europe and Asia.
Mahatma Gandhi University, Kerala, India
Anu Sunny is a Research Scholar at the School of Chemical Sciences at Mahatma Gandhi University, India. She has a PhD in Chemistry from Mahatma Gandhi University and wrote a thesis on the topic ‘Synthesis, characterization and physico-chemical studies of copper oxide and calcium phosphate based epoxy nanocomposites.’ She has written articles and book chapters on metal oxide nanoparticles.
Mahatma Gandhi University, Kerala, India
Prajitha Velayudhan is currently working as Research Fellow at the International and Inter University Centre for Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, Mahatma Gandhi University, Kerala, India. Her research focuses on self assembling of nanomaterials such as nanosilica, graphene oxide, nanocomposites, rubber nanocomposites etc.
Research Fellow, International and Inter University Centre for Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, Mahatma Gandhi University, Kerala, India