Metal Oxide Glass Nanocomposites

Metal Oxide Glass Nanocomposites

1st Edition - February 15, 2020

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  • Editor: Ghenadii Korotcenkov
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128174593
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780128174586

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Metal Oxide Glass Nanocomposites covers recent developments in metal oxide glass nanocomposites, including a discussion of synthesis methods, properties, characterization methods, and the most promising applications. The book discusses electronic and ionic conduction mechanisms of this materials system with an eye towards device applications. It also provides a comprehensive review of the material’s useful properties and structure at a technical level that is appropriate for materials scientists and engineers, physicists and chemists.

Key Features

  • Includes a comprehensive overview of metal oxide glass nanocomposite, including its optical properties, magnetic properties, electronic transport, dielectric properties, mechanical properties, and more
  • Reviews a wide range of the most relevant applications, such as photonic, biomedical, electronic and thermoelectric
  • Considers the advantages and disadvantages of metal oxide glass nanocomposites for utilization in key applications


Materials scientists and engineers, chemists, physicists

Table of Contents

    1. Fundamentals of glasses
    2. Metal oxide glass nanocomposites
    3. Features of metal oxide glass composite synthesis
    4. Experimental tools for characterisations of glass-nanocomposites cotaining metal oxides

    5. Mechanical properties of oxide glassy nanocomposites
    6. Microhardness of some glassy nanocomposites
    7. Features of chemical properties of metal oxide glass nanocomposites
    8. Electron and ion transport in metal oxide glass composites
    9. Frequency dependent ac conductivity of some vanadate glass-nanocomposites
    10. Electrical transport of some ionic glass-nanocomposites
    11. Dc and ac conductivity of some lithium ion conducticting glassy nanocomposites
    12. Dielectric properties of oxide glass composites

    13. Electrodes
    14. Photonic glass-ceramics
    15. Biomedical applications
    16. Metal oxide glass fibers
    17. Other applications

Product details

  • No. of pages: 313
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Elsevier 2020
  • Published: February 15, 2020
  • Imprint: Elsevier
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128174593
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780128174586

About the Series Editor

Ghenadii Korotcenkov

Ghenadii Korotcenkov received his Ph.D. in Physics and Technology of Semiconductor Materials and Devices in 1976, and his Doctor Habilitate Degree in Physics and Mathematics of Semiconductors and Dielectrics in 1990. Long time he was a leader of scientific Gas Sensor Group and manager of various national and international scientific and engineering projects carried out in Laboratory of Micro- and Optoelectronics, Technical University of Moldova, supported from International Foundations and Programs such as CRDF, MRDA, IREX, ICTP, INTAS, INCO-COPERNICUS, COST, NATO. From 2007 to 2008, he was an invited scientist in Korean Institute of Energy Research, Daejeon, South Korea. Then, until the end of 2017 Dr. G. Korotcenkov was a research professor at the School of Materials Science and Engineering at Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology, Gwangju, South Korea. Currently Dr. G. Korotcenkov is the research professor at the Department of Physics and Engineering at the Moldova State University, Chisinau, the Rep. of Moldova. Specialists from Former Soviet Union know G. Korotcenkov’s research results in the field of study of Schottky barriers, MOS structures, native oxides, and photoreceivers on the base of III-Vs compounds very well. His current research interests include material sciences focused on metal oxides, surface science, and the design of thin film gas sensors and thermoelectric convertors. Dr. G. Korotcenkov is either the author or editor of 39 books, published by Momentum Press, CRC Press, Springer (USA) and Harbin Institute of Technology Press (China). He is the author and coauthor of more than 600 scientific publications, including 30 review papers, 38 book chapters, and more than 200 articles published in peer-reviewed scientific journals (h-factor = 42 [Scopus] and h-factor = 51 [Google Scholar citation]). Besides, Dr. G. Korotcenkov is a holder of 17 patents. He has presented more than 250 reports at national and international conferences, including 17 invited talks. Dr. G. Korotcenkov was co-organizer of more than 10 international scientific conferences. Research activities of Dr. G. Korotcenkov are honored by the Prize of the Academy of Sciences of Moldova (2019), an Award of the Supreme Council of Science and Advanced Technology of the Republic of Moldova (2004); Prize of the Presidents of the Ukrainian, Belarus, and Moldovan Academies of Sciences (2003); and National Youth Prize of the Republic of Moldova in the field of science and technology (1980), among others.

Affiliations and Expertise

Research Professor, Department of Physics and Engineering, Moldova State University, Chisinau, Republic of Moldova

About the Editor

Sanjib Bhattacharya

Dr. Sanjib Bhattacharya is currently the Principal Investigator (PI) of the Composite Materials Research Laboratory at the Siliguri Insitute of Technology. He is also the PI of the ongoing major CSIR-funded research project “Relaxation Dynamics of Lithium Ion Conducting Glass-Ceramics.” Dr. Bhattacharya’s research interests include the study of electrical transport, glass and glass-nanocomposites, and chalcogenide glass alloys. Dr. Bhattacharya has authored 39 papers and has given 29 presentations at international conferences.

Affiliations and Expertise

Assistant Professor, Siliguri Institute of Technology, Siliguri, India

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