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Nanoscale Processing - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780128205693, 9780128205709

Nanoscale Processing

1st Edition

Editors: Sabu Thomas Preetha Balakrishnan
eBook ISBN: 9780128205709
Paperback ISBN: 9780128205693
Imprint: Elsevier
Published Date: 22nd October 2020
Page Count: 554
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Table of Contents

  1. Basic concepts and processing of nanostructures materials
  2. Nanomaterials: Synthesis, physicochemical characterization, and biopharmaceutical applications
  3. One-dimensional (1D) nanomaterials: Nanorods and nanowires; nanoscale processing
  4. Carbon-based nanostructures and nanomaterials
  5. Fabrication of nanostructures by physical techniques
  6. Liposomal nanostructures: Properties and applications
  7. Quantum dots: A brief introduction
  8. Magnetic nanoparticles
  9. Nanoscale self-assembly
  10. Nanocellulose and its composite films: Applications, properties, preparation methods, and limitations
  11. Nanostructures for biomedical devices
  12. Nanostructures for humidity sensing and photocatalytic applications
  13. Nanostructures for antimicrobial therapy
  14. Nanocomposites of polymer matrices: Nanoscale processing
  15. Hybrid organic-inorganic nanostructures in proton exchange membranes for fuel cells
  16. Nanostructured hydroxyapatite biomaterial as gas sensor
  17. Processing strategies of chitosan-built nano-hydrogel as smart drug carriers
  18. Ultradeformable liposomal nanostructures: Role in transdermal delivery of therapeutics


Nanoscale Processing outlines recent advances in processing techniques for a range of nanomaterial types. New developments in the processing of nanostructured materials are being applied in diverse fields. This book offers in-depth information and analysis of a range of processing techniques for nanostructures, and also covers nanocharacterization aspects thoroughly. Topics covered include zero dimensional nanostructures, nanostructured biomaterials, carbon-based nanostructures, polymeric and liposomal nanostructures, and quantum dots. This book is an important resource for materials scientists and engineers looking to learn more about a variety of processing techniques for various nanomaterial classes, for use in both the industrial and biomedical sectors.

Key Features

  • Explains major nanoscale processing techniques, outlining in which situations each should be used
  • Discuses a range of nanomaterial classes, including nanobiomaterials, polymeric nanomaterials, optical nanomaterials and magnetic nanomaterials
  • Explores the challenges of using certain processing techniques for certain classes of nanomaterial


Materials Scientists, Engineers, Polymer Scientists, Biomaterials Scientists


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About the Editors

Sabu Thomas

Sabu Thomas is Vice Chancellor and Professor of Polymer Science and Engineering at the School of Chemical Sciences, Mahatma Gandhi University, India. He is the author or co-author of over 1000 papers that have been cited over 47,000 times, holds 3 patents, has supervised over 100 PhDs, and has authored or edited over 100 books. His research interests include polymer blends, fiber-filled polymer composites, particulate filled polymer composites, ageing and degradation, and more.

Affiliations and Expertise

Vice Chancellor, Mahatma Gandhi University, and Director of the School of Energy Materials, Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam, Kerala, India.

Preetha Balakrishnan

Preetha Balakrishnan is Principal Scientist at ADSO Naturals Private Limited, Banglore, Karnataka, India. Her area of interest is Polymer Science incorporating Nano materials, and topic of research is Starch based nanocomposites at IIUCNN, M.G. University, Kottayam, in the group of Prof. Sabu Thomas.

Affiliations and Expertise

Principal Scientist, ADSO Naturals Private Limited, Banglore, Karnataka, India