Graphene Quantum Dots

Graphene Quantum Dots

Biomedical and Environmental Sustainability Applications

1st Edition - February 1, 2023

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  • Editors: Mohammad Oves, Khalid Umar, Iqbal MI Ismail, Mohamad Ibrahim
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780323857215

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Graphene Quantum Dots: Biomedical and Environmental Sustainability Applications provides an overview of fundamentals and advances in applications of graphene quantum dots. Concepts covered include a brief introduction on the topic, an overview of structure and chemistry, fundamental properties of different characterization techniques, methods for the preparation of graphene quantum dots, and recent and emerging applications in various fields including antimicrobial therapy, bioimaging, biomedical tools development and clean energy for environmental sustainability. The book is a critical resource in materials selection for biomedical and environmental sustainability applications as well as various advanced imaging, disinfectant and environmental remediation technologies. As such, it is suitable for those in academia working in the discipline of materials science and engineering and practitioners working on biomedical tool development and environmental remediation.

Key Features

  • Covers the basic properties of graphene quantum dots and methods of fabrication of these materials
  • Discusses most of the major biomedical and environmental remediation applications of graphene-based quantum dots, including biomedical tool development, clean energy and environmental sustainability
  • Addresses the remaining barriers to product development and commercial translation and the advances in research that may resolve these challenges

Readership

Materials Scientists and Engineers; Chemists; Microbiologists; those working in environmental remediation and sustainability

Table of Contents

  • 1. Graphene and its Quantum Dots: Fabrication and properties
    Abstract
    Introduction
    Modes of fabrication of Graphene and its Quantum Dots
    Top-Down Methods
    Bottom-Up Methods
    Unique Properties of Graphene and its Quantum Dots
    Physical properties
    Electronic properties
    Photoluminescence
    Biological Properties
    Magnetic Properties
    Conclusion and future perspectives
    References

    2. Graphene Quantum Dots Characterization and Surface modification
    Content
    Abstract
    Introduction
    Characterization of Graphene Quantum Dots
    FTIR spectra of graphene quantum dots
    UV spectra of graphene quantum dots
    PL spectra of graphene quantum dots
    Raman spectra of graphene quantum dots
    XPS spectra of graphene quantum dots
    Xrd spectra of graphene quantum dots
    AFM of graphene quantum dots
    SEM/EDX of graphene quantum dots
    TEM of graphene quantum dots
    Surface modification of graphene quantum dots
    Surface modification by polymers
    Surface modification by organic solvents
    Surface modification by other substances
    Conclusion and future perspectives
    References 

    3.  Graphene quantum dots for bacterial and viral pathogen detection
    Abstract
    Introduction
    Conjugation of QDs with Probe
    Bacterial genome detection by quantum dots having a probe.
    Viral genome detection by quantum dots having a probe.
    Electrochemical Sensing by Graphene Quantum Dots by Nanozymes
    Electrochemical Immunosensors developed by Graphene Quantum Dots
    Recent advancement in pathogen sensing
    Conclusion and future perspectives
    References

    4. Graphene quantum dots application in bacterial and viral pathogen disinfection
    Abstract
    Introduction
    Quantum dots as potent antimicrobial agents
    Quantum dots as potent antibacterial agents
    Quantum dots as potent antiviral
    Graphene and metal composite for an antibacterial and photodynamic antibacterial effect
    Nanocomposites silver–graphene quantum dots for antibacterial activity
    Conclusion and future perspectives
    References

    5. Graphene quantum dots for drug Bio-distribution and pharmacokinetics
    Abstract
    Introduction
    Graphene quantum dots labeling and preparation
    Graphene quantum dots application in sensing of drug distribution
    Graphene quantum dots for nanoparticles biodistribution in the animal model
    Quantum dot-celecoxib conjugates in animal and biodistribution
    Quantum dots detection of toxicity and biodistribution, pharmacokinetics Ag2S near-infrared in mice.
    In vivo biodistribution and toxicology of carboxylated graphene quantum dots
    Conclusion and future perspectives
    References

    6. Graphene quantum dot application in biomedical science and safety
    Abstract
    Introduction
    Therapeutic Applications of graphene quantum dots
    Graphene quantum dots application in drug delivery
    Use of graphene quantum in bio-sensing
    Graphene quantum dots application in small molecule detection
    Graphene quantum dots application in imaging of cancer cells
    Conclusion and future perspectives
    References

    7. Graphene Quantum Dots for water purification
    Abstract
    Introduction
    Graphene quantum dots application in water purification by adsorption
    Graphene-based membrane development for water purification
    Graphene quantum dots for heterogeneous photocatalysis of water contaminants
    Graphene quantum dots for water-borne microbes disinfectant
    Conclusion and future perspectives
    References

    8. Graphene Quantum Dots for organic pollutant removal
    Abstract
    Introduction
    Graphene and its quantum dots for drug removal from wastewater
    Graphene and its quantum dots for pesticides removal from wastewater
    Graphene and its Quantum Dots for dyes removal from wastewater
    Replacement of other pollutants from wastewater using Graphene and its Quantum Dots
    Conclusion and future perspectives
    References

    9. Graphene Quantum Dots for Heavy metal sensing and removal
    Abstract
    Introduction
    Graphene quantum dots for heavy metal sensing in wastewater
    Graphene quantum dots for heavy metal removal from wastewater
    Graphene quantum dots and nanocomposite for heavy metal removal
    Graphene quantum dots and photocatalysis
    Conclusion and future perspectives
    References

    10. Graphene quantum dots for a clean energy solution
    Abstract
    Introduction
    Energy applications of Graphene and quantum dots
    Use of Graphene and quantum dot as Capacitors/supercapacitors
    Application of Graphene and quantum dot as Li-ion battery
    Application of Graphene and quantum dot as Solar cell
    Application of Graphene and quantum dot as Fuel cell
    Conclusion and future perspectives
    References

    11. Graphene quantum dots for optical applications
    Abstract
    Introduction
    Energy applications of Graphene and quantum dots
    Photocatalysis
    Light-emitting diodes
    Optoelectrical detector
    Conclusion and future perspectives
    References

    12. Graphene quantum dots, role in environmental sustainability
    Abstract
    Introduction
    Graphene quantum dots application in device development
    Low energy-consuming device development
    Graphene quantum dots in sustainable agriculture
    Conclusion and future perspectives
    References

Product details

  • No. of pages: 350
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Woodhead Publishing 2023
  • Published: February 1, 2023
  • Imprint: Woodhead Publishing
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780323857215

About the Editors

Mohammad Oves

Dr. Mohammad Oves is an Assistant Professor at the Biological Science Department and the Center of Excellence in Environmental Studies of King Abdul Aziz University, Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Dr. Oves received his M.Sc. & Ph.D. (Microbiology) from Aligarh Muslim University, India. He has more than nine years of research experience on the different biological and environmental-related research projects like SWINGS (Safeguarding Water Resources in India with Green and Sustainable Technology) International FP-7 EU project and published two books from springer and consultant in the number of projects. He has published 100 scientific papers, including original research articles, review articles, and book chapters in reputed international publishers. He has also achieved 4671 citations on Google scholar. He is working on infection control by the newly synthesized drugs and nanomaterial; bacteria free device development and sustainable environmental build-up with beneficial microbes' enrichment by modern techniques.

Affiliations and Expertise

Assistant Professor, Biological Science Department and the Center of Excellence in Environmental Studies, King Abdul Aziz University, Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Khalid Umar

Dr. Khalid Umar is currently working as a Postdoctoral Fellow at the School of Chemical Sciences, University Sains Malaysia (USM), Penang, Malaysia. Previously, he was an Assistant Professor at the Institute of Technology & Management Aligarh, India. During that period, he was also engaged as a visiting faculty in the Department of Industrial Chemistry, AMU, Aligarh (India), and Women's Polytechnic, AMU, Aligarh (India). Before that, he has worked as a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Department of Environmental Engineering, University Technology Malaysia (UTM), Johor Bahru, Malaysia. His research interests include the synthesis of nanoparticles and their potential applications (photo-catalysis under U.V. as well as visible light), removal of environmental pollutants, water, and wastewater treatment, Advance Materials: Graphene/metal oxide and their applications. To date, he has published 40 articles, including review and research papers, 04 book chapters. He has also served as Associate Guest Editor for Frontiers in Chemistry (Nanoscience section) and as a reviewer for several high impact ISI journals.

Affiliations and Expertise

Postdoctoral Fellow, School of Chemical Sciences, University Sains Malaysia (USM), Penang, Malaysia

Iqbal MI Ismail

Dr. Iqabal MI Ismail is an Associate Professor of Physical Chemistry at the Department of Chemistry of King Abdul Aziz University, Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. He is also the Deputy Director for Technical Affairs for the Centre of Excellence in Environmental Studies and the Director of Intellectual Property Investment Unit at King Abdul Aziz University.

Affiliations and Expertise

Associate Professor of Physical Chemistry, Department of Chemistry, King Abdul Aziz University, Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Mohamad Ibrahim

Mohamad Nasir Mohamad Ibrahim obtained his B.Sc. (1994), M.Sc. (1997) and Ph.D. (1999) from Missouri S&T (formerly known as University of Missouri-Rolla, USA). He currently serves as an Associate Professor in the School of Chemical Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM). He had published more than 120 journal articles, 17 book chapters, and four academic books throughout his twenty-year career at USM. Currently, his Scopus h-index is 21, and he had been granted nine patents for his R&D products/processes, where five of them are at an international level. More than thirty research grants (1 international grant and 5 industry grants) were secured and utilized to support his team's research activities. He had received fourteen international awards for his research outputs and currently serve as a Guest Editor for Frontiers in Chemistry. He had supervised more than 20 graduate students. His main research areas are Lignin and Lignocellulosic Materials, Nanoparticles, Polymer & Biomaterials, and Petroleum Engineering. He enjoys sharing his industrial experience, where he spent two and a half years worked as an R&D Manager at NSE Resources Corporation Sdn Bhd., in his classes.

Affiliations and Expertise

Associate Professor, School of Chemical Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM), Penang, Malaysia

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