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Nanofabrication for Smart Nanosensor Applications - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780128207024, 9780128235553

Nanofabrication for Smart Nanosensor Applications

1st Edition

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Editor: Fernando Gomes
Editor in Chief: Kaushik Pal
Paperback ISBN: 9780128207024
eBook ISBN: 9780128235553
Imprint: Elsevier
Published Date: 16th June 2020
Page Count: 472
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Table of Contents

1. Introduction to Nanomaterials and Nanomanufacturing for Nanosensors
2. Golden Opportunities and Future Perspectives of Nanosensors in Environmental Monitoring
3. Designing of novel type nanosensor for Environmental aspects
4. Application and success of MIPs in optical-based nanosensors
5. Recent Developments in Nano-structured Metal-Oxides Based Electrochemical Sensors
6. Nanosensors and Nanobiosensors: Agricultural and Food Technology Aspects
7. Nanosensors in Biomedical and Environmental Applications: Perspectives and Prospects
8. Nanosensors for better diagnosis of health
9. Nanomaterials for diagnosis: challenges and applications
10. Nanomaterials based gas sensor for environmental science and technology
11. Hybrid nanocomposites and their potential applications in the field of nanosensors / gas and biosensors
12. Design and fabrication of CNTs/graphene based polymer nanocomposite application in nanosensor
13. Nanomaterials dispersed Liquid Crystalline optical materials potential application of thermal sensor
14. Carbon-based nanomaterials as novel nanosensor
15. Polymer nanocomposite matrix for environmentally friendly device based smart sensor application
16. Smart polymer systems as concrete self-healing agents
17. Chemical engineering of protein cages for pharmaceutical applications


Nanofabrication for Smart Nanosensor Applications addresses the design, manufacture and applications of a variety of nanomaterials for sensing applications. In particular, the book explores how nanofabrication techniques are used to create more efficient nanosensors, examines their major applications in biomedicine and environmental science, discusses the fundamentals of how nanosensors work, explores different nanofabrication techniques, and comments on toxicity and safety issues relating to the creation of nanosensors using certain nanomaterial classes. This book is an important resource for materials scientists and engineers who want to make materials selection decisions for the creation of new nansensor devices.

Key Features

  • Summarizes current research and applications of a variety of nanofabrication techniques for the creation of efficient sensing devices
  • Provides readers with an understanding of surfaces and interfaces, a key challenge for those working on hybrid nanomaterials, carbon nanotubes, graphene, polymers and liquid crystal electro-optical imaging
  • Discusses the variability and sight recognition of biopolymers, such as DNA molecules, which offer a wide range of opportunities for the self-organization of nanostructures into much more complex patterns


Materials Scientists and Engineers in academia and R&D


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About the Editor

Fernando Gomes

Fernando Gomes Souza Junior is Associate Professor in Civil Engineering at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. His research focuses in the areas of the use of renewable resources and nanocomposites in sensors, drug delivery and environmental recovery.

Affiliations and Expertise

Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

About the Editor in Chief

Kaushik Pal

Kaushik Pal is Research Professor in the Department of Nanotechnology, Bharath University, India. His research focuses on nanofabrication, functional materials, carbon nanotubes, and nanoscale sensing technologies.

Affiliations and Expertise

Department of Nanotechnology, Bharath University, India