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Nanostructures: Properties, Processing and Applications - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780128200483

Nanostructures: Properties, Processing and Applications

1st Edition

Author: Gaurav Verma
Paperback ISBN: 9780128200483
Imprint: Elsevier
Published Date: 1st July 2021
Page Count: 300
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Table of Contents

  1. Introducing Nanoscale: Its realm and attributes
    2. Nanostructures: Novelty and peculiarity
    3. Properties and characteristics
    4. Synthesis/Processing Approaches
    5. Applications: Nanotechnology vis-à-vis conventional technologies
    6. Simulation and Theoretical Perspectives
    7. Performance
    8. Nanotoxicity
    9. Ponderables and conclusions


Nanostructures: Properties, Processing and Applications is oriented around the Structure-Property-Processing-Applications and Performance lifecycle of materials development at the nanoscale. Through analogies and illustrations, the book explains the complex fundamentals in the areas of nanoscience and nanotechnology. The structures of metallic, polymeric, ceramic, hybrid, novel and natural nanomaterials are covered in-depth to provide a broad-based understanding for the reader.
Sections cover major techniques for characterizing these properties and the major applications and performances of nanostructured materials, drawing comparisons and highlighting efficacy. This is an important information source for early career researchers and engineers who want to understand nanostructured materials and their applications.

Key Features

  • Explains the fundamental concepts and properties behind nanostructured materials
  • Discusses the major stages of materials development at the nanoscale
  • Explores major application areas, showing how nanotechnology is more efficient than other technologies for a variety of biomedical, environmental and industrial uses


Materials scientists and engineers 


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About the Author

Gaurav Verma

Gaurav Verma is Associate Professor at the Dr SS Bhatnagar University Institute of Chemical Engineering & Technology, India, and also Adjunct Faculty at the Department of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology at the University of Punjab, India. His research focuses in the areas of applied nanoscience and nanostructured materials.

Affiliations and Expertise

Associate Professor, SS Bhatnagar University, India