Nanomaterials and Devices - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9781455777549, 9781455777495

Nanomaterials and Devices

1st Edition

Authors: Donglu Shi
Hardcover ISBN: 9781455777549
eBook ISBN: 9781455777495
Imprint: William Andrew
Published Date: 26th September 2014
Page Count: 372
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Table of Contents

  • Preface
  • 1. Basic Properties of Nanomaterials
    • 1.1 The Nanometer and Its Brief History, Nanoscience, and Nanotechnology
    • 1.2 Characteristics of Nanomaterials
    • 1.3 Physical Principles of the Nano-Effect
    • References
  • 2. Characterization and Analysis of Nanomaterials
    • 2.1 Detection and Analysis of Particle Size
    • 2.2 Detection and Analysis of the Electrical Properties
    • 2.3 Detection and Analysis of Magnetic Properties
    • 2.4 Detection and Analysis of the Mechanical Properties
    • 2.5 Detection and Analysis of Thermal Properties
    • 2.6 Detection and Analysis of Optical Properties
    • 2.7 Scanning Probe Microscopy
    • 2.8 Atomic Force Microscopy
    • References
  • 3. Carbon Nanotubes
    • 3.1 Allotropes of Carbon and Structure
    • 3.2 Types and Nature of CNTs
    • 3.3 Preparation of CNTs
    • 3.4 Applications of CNTs
    • References
  • 4. Semiconductor Quantum Dots
    • 4.1 The Physical Basis of Semiconductor QDs
    • 4.2 Preparation of Semiconductor QDs
    • 4.3 Laser Devices Based on QDs
    • 4.4 Single-Photon Source
    • References
  • 5. Nanomagnetic Materials
    • 5.1 Types of Nanomagnetic Materials
    • 5.2 Basic Characteristics of Nanomagnetic Materials
    • 5.3 Some Specific Nanomagnetic Materials
    • 5.4 Preparation of Nanomagnetic Materials
    • 5.5 GMR Materials
    • References
  • 6. Nanotitanium Oxide as a Photocatalytic Material and its Application
    • 6.1 Principle of TiO2 Photocatalysis
    • 6.2 Preparation of TiO2 Materials
    • 6.3 Application of TiO2 as Photocatalytic Material
    • References
  • 7. Electro-Optical and Piezoelectric Applications of Zinc Oxide
    • 7.1 Optoelectronic Applications
    • 7.2 Piezoelectric Applications of Zinc Oxide
    • References
  • 8. Superconducting Nanomaterials
    • 8.1 Superconductivity
    • 8.2 The Physical Principles of Superconductivity
    • 8.3 The Classification of Superconductors
    • 8.4 Nanosuperconductors
    • 8.5 Application of Nanosuperconductors
    • References
  • 9. Nanobiological Materials
    • 9.1 Nanobiological Materials
    • 9.2 Nanobiomedical Materials
    • 9.3 Magnetic Particles in Medical Applications
    • 9.4 Nanoparticles in Bioanalysis
    • 9.5 QDs in Biological and Medical Analysis
    • 9.6 Research Progress of Nanomagnetic Materials in Hyperthermia
    • References
  • 10. Nanoenergy Materials
    • 10.1 Nanostorage Materials
    • 10.2 Fuel Cells
    • 10.3 Dye-Sensitized Nanocrystalline Solar Cells
    • References
  • 11. Nanocomposites
    • 11.1 Concept and History
    • 11.2 Surface Modification of Nanomaterials and Their Applications
    • 11.3 Core–Shell Structure Composite Nanomaterials
    • References
  • 12. DNA Nanotechnology
    • 12.1 Basics of DNA
    • 12.2 DNA Nanotechnology
    • 12.3 DNA Molecular Motors
    • References
  • Index

Description

  • Preface
  • 1. Basic Properties of Nanomaterials
    • 1.1 The Nanometer and Its Brief History, Nanoscience, and Nanotechnology
    • 1.2 Characteristics of Nanomaterials
    • 1.3 Physical Principles of the Nano-Effect
    • References
  • 2. Characterization and Analysis of Nanomaterials
    • 2.1 Detection and Analysis of Particle Size
    • 2.2 Detection and Analysis of the Electrical Properties
    • 2.3 Detection and Analysis of Magnetic Properties
    • 2.4 Detection and Analysis of the Mechanical Properties
    • 2.5 Detection and Analysis of Thermal Properties
    • 2.6 Detection and Analysis of Optical Properties
    • 2.7 Scanning Probe Microscopy
    • 2.8 Atomic Force Microscopy
    • References
  • 3. Carbon Nanotubes
    • 3.1 Allotropes of Carbon and Structure
    • 3.2 Types and Nature of CNTs
    • 3.3 Preparation of CNTs
    • 3.4 Applications of CNTs
    • References
  • 4. Semiconductor Quantum Dots
    • 4.1 The Physical Basis of Semiconductor QDs
    • 4.2 Preparation of Semiconductor QDs
    • 4.3 Laser Devices Based on QDs
    • 4.4 Single-Photon Source
    • References
  • 5. Nanomagnetic Materials
    • 5.1 Types of Nanomagnetic Materials
    • 5.2 Basic Characteristics of Nanomagnetic Materials
    • 5.3 Some Specific Nanomagnetic Materials
    • 5.4 Preparation of Nanomagnetic Materials
    • 5.5 GMR Materials
    • References
  • 6. Nanotitanium Oxide as a Photocatalytic Material and its Application
    • 6.1 Principle of TiO2 Photocatalysis
    • 6.2 Preparation of TiO2 Materials
    • 6.3 Application of TiO2 as Photocatalytic Material
    • References
  • 7. Electro-Optical and Piezoelectric Applications of Zinc Oxide
    • 7.1 Optoelectronic Applications
    • 7.2 Piezoelectric Applications of Zinc Oxide
    • References
  • 8. Superconducting Nanomaterials
    • 8.1 Superconductivity
    • 8.2 The Physical Principles of Superconductivity
    • 8.3 The Classification of Superconductors
    • 8.4 Nanosuperconductors
    • 8.5 Application of Nanosuperconductors
    • References
  • 9. Nanobiological Materials
    • 9.1 Nanobiological Materials
    • 9.2 Nanobiomedical Materials
    • 9.3 Magnetic Particles in Medical Applications
    • 9.4 Nanoparticles in Bioanalysis
    • 9.5 QDs in Biological and Medical Analysis
    • 9.6 Research Progress of Nanomagnetic Materials in Hyperthermia
    • References
  • 10. Nanoenergy Materials
    • 10.1 Nanostorage Materials
    • 10.2 Fuel Cells
    • 10.3 Dye-Sensitized Nanocrystalline Solar Cells
    • References
  • 11. Nanocomposites
    • 11.1 Concept and History
    • 11.2 Surface Modification of Nanomaterials and Their Applications
    • 11.3 Core–Shell Structure Composite Nanomaterials
    • References
  • 12. DNA Nanotechnology
    • 12.1 Basics of DNA
    • 12.2 DNA Nanotechnology
    • 12.3 DNA Molecular Motors
    • References
  • Index

Key Features

  • Provides detailed guidance for the characterization of nanomaterials, their preparation, and performance testing
  • Explains the principles and challenges of the design and development of nano-scale devices
  • Explores applications through cases taken from a range of different sectors, including electronics, energy and medicine.

Readership

Engineers and scientists involved in nanotech R&D and commercialization - from a variety of academic backgrounds (e.g. physics, chemistry, life sciences, mechanical engineering, electrical engineering)


Details

No. of pages:
372
Language:
English
Copyright:
© William Andrew 2015
Published:
Imprint:
William Andrew
eBook ISBN:
9781455777495
Hardcover ISBN:
9781455777549

Reviews

"Readers who want a very accessible book that provides a working knowledge of nanomaterial properties, testing methods, fabrication, and applications will find this book invaluable." --IEEE Electrical Insulation Magazine

"The primary aim of this book is to provide introductory material on nanomaterials and nanotechnology for students at the college level." --MRS Bulletin


About the Authors

Donglu Shi Author

Affiliations and Expertise

University of Cincinnati