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Green Sustainable Process for Chemical and Environmental Engineering and Science - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780128218877

Green Sustainable Process for Chemical and Environmental Engineering and Science

1st Edition

Green Inorganic Synthesis

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Editors: Dr. Inamuddin Rajender Boddula Mohd Ahamed Abdullah Asiri
Paperback ISBN: 9780128218877
Imprint: Elsevier
Published Date: 1st November 2020
Page Count: 462
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Green Inorganic Synthesis provides an in-depth review of the synthesis of inorganic materials utilizing green chemistry protocols. It summarizes the green synthesis methods used for the preparation, processing and development of inorganic materials. The methods for the syntehsis of various inorganic materials includes microwaves, sonochemical, electrochemical, bioinspired, enzyme mediated, sol-gel, solid state, etc. It also includes green-solvents driven inorganic material synthesis using ionic liquids, supercritical fluids, plant-derived materials, and microorganisms. The content of this book provides useful information which may be used to inspire the readers to new synthetic routes for sustainable inorganic synthesis. This book brings together panels of highly-accomplished experts in the field of inorganic chemistry. It is a unique book, extremely well structured and essential resource for undergraduate, postgraduate students, faculty, R&D professionals, production chemists, environmental engineers, and industrial experts.

Key Features

  • Essential study guide for inorganic chemical synthesis
  • Provides a broad overview of eco-friendly methods in inorganic synthesis
  • Bestows the latest advances in inorganic synthetic protocols
  • Provides key references and details in each synthesis technique/methods
  • Outlines eco-friendly inorganic synthesis and chemical processes using microwave, sonochemical and solid-state techniques


Graduates, post-graduates and researchers in inorganic synthesis; chemists, chemical engineers, and materials scientists

Table of Contents

  1. Characterization techniques involved in inorganic green synthesis
    2. Microwave-assisted green synthesis of inorganic nanomaterials
    3. Sonochemical synthesis of inorganic nanomaterials
    4. Biosynthesis of inorganic nanomaterials
    5. Green photosynthesis of inorganic nanomaterials
    6. Green electrosynthesis of inorganic nanomaterials
    7. Bioinspired synthesis of inorganic nanomaterials
    8. Green synthesis of inorganic nanoparticle using microemulsion methods
    9. Templated synthesis of inorganic nanomaterials
    10. Enzyme-mediated synthesis of inorganic nanomaterials
    11. Deep-eutectic solvents for inorganic nanomaterials synthesis
    12. Polysaccharides for inorganic nanomaterials synthesis
    13. Sol-gel synthesis of inorganic nanomaterials
    14. Conversion of organic precursors to inorganic nanomaterials
    15. Solid-state green synthesis of inorganic nanomaterials
    16. Top-down and bottom-up approaches for inorganic materials synthesis
    17. Ionic-liquid assisted synthesis of inorganic nanomaterials
    18. Supercritical fluids for inorganic nanomaterials synthesis
    19. Phytoextracts-mediated synthesis of inorganic nanomaterials
    20. Synthesis of inorganic nanomaterials in aqueous medium
    21. Synthesis of inorganic nanomaterials using carbohydrates
    22. Deposition methods for inorganic nanomaterials
    23. Synthesis of inorganic nanomaterials using microorganisms
    24. Tailor-made synthesis of inorganic nanomaterials
    25. Challenges and perspectives for inorganic green synthesis pathways


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About the Editor

Dr. Inamuddin

Dr. Inamuddin is Assistant Professor in the Chemistry Department, Faculty of Science, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia as well as permanent faculty member (Assistant Professor) at the Department of Applied Chemistry, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, India. His extensive research experience in multidisciplinary fields of Analytical Chemistry, Materials Chemistry, and Electrochemistry and, more specifically, Renewable Energy and Environment. He has published fifty-four edited books and serves as Associate Editor for the journals, Environmental Chemistry Letter, Applied Water Science and Euro-Mediterranean Journal for Environmental Integration, Springer-Nature; Frontiers Section Editor, Current Analytical Chemistry, Bentham Science Publishers, Editorial Board Member, Scientific Reports-Nature, Editor, Eurasian Journal of Analytical Chemistry and Review Editor, Frontiers in Chemistry, Frontiers, U.K. He is also guest editing various special thematic special issues of several journals.

Affiliations and Expertise

Assistant Professor, Chemistry Department, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

Rajender Boddula

Dr. Rajender Boddula is currently working as CAS-PIFI Fellow in the CAS Key Laboratory of Nanosystems and Hierarchical Fabrication, National Center for Nanoscience and Technology, Beijing, China. He has published many scientific articles in international peer-reviewed journals and has authored nine book chapters, and also serving as editorial board member and referee for reputed international peer-reviewed journals. His specialized areas of energy conversion and storage technologies, which include nanomaterials, graphene, polymer composites, heterogeneous catalysis, photoelectrocatalytic water splitting, biofuel cell, and supercapacitor applications

Affiliations and Expertise

CAS Key Laboratory of Nanosystems and Hierarchical Fabrication, National Center for Nanoscience and Technology, China

Mohd Ahamed

Dr. Mohd Imran Ahamed received his Ph.D degree on the topic "Synthesis and characterization of inorganic-organic composite heavy metals selective cation-exchangers and their analytical applications", from Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, India in 2019. He has published several research and review articles in the journals of international recognition. He has also edited various books which are published by Springer, CRC Press Taylor & Francis Asia Pacific and Materials Science Forum LLC, U.S.A. He has completed his B.Sc. (Hons) Chemistry from Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, India, and M.Sc. (Organic Chemistry) from Dr. Bhimrao Ambedkar University, Agra, India. His research work includes ion-exchange chromatography, wastewater treatment, and analysis, bending actuator and electrospinning

Affiliations and Expertise

Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, India

Abdullah Asiri

Prof. Abdullah M. Asiri is the Head of the Chemistry Department at King Abdulaziz University since October 2009 and he is the founder and the Director of the Center of Excellence for Advanced Materials Research (CEAMR) since 2010 till date. He is the Professor of Organic Photochemistry. His research interest covers color chemistry, synthesis of novel photochromic and thermochromic systems, synthesis of novel coloring matters and dyeing of textiles, materials chemistry, nanochemistry and nanotechnology, polymers and plastics. A major achievement of Prof. Asiri is the discovery of tribochromic compounds, a class of compounds which change from slightly or colorless to deep colored when subjected to small pressure or when grind. This discovery was introduced to the scientific community as a new terminology published by IUPAC in 2000. This discovery was awarded a patent from European Patent office and from UK patent. He is also a member of the Editorial Board of various journals of international repute. He is the Vice- President of Saudi Chemical Society (Western Province Branch). He holds four USA patents, more than 800 Publications in international journals, seven book chapters, and ten books

Affiliations and Expertise

Director of the Centre of Excellence for Advanced Materials Research, King Abdulaziz University, Saudi Arabia

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