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Novel Nanomaterials for Biomedical, Environmental and Energy Applications - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780128144978, 9780128144985

Novel Nanomaterials for Biomedical, Environmental and Energy Applications

1st Edition

Editors: Xiaoru Wang Xi Chen
Paperback ISBN: 9780128144978
eBook ISBN: 9780128144985
Imprint: Elsevier
Published Date: 16th November 2018
Page Count: 493
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Table of Contents

1. Introduction
2. Novel nanomaterials for protein analysis
3. Magnetic nanomaterials for magnetic bioanalysis
4. Synthesis of gold nanoparticles and functionalization with DNA for bioanalytical applications
5. Surface engineering of carbon nanodots (C-Dots) for biomedical applications
6. Novel nanomaterials for the fabrication of electrochemiluminescent sensors
7. Fluorescent graphene quantum dots for the determination of metal ions
8. Nanomaterials for intracellular pH sensing and imaging
9. Nanotechnology on toxic gas detection and treatment
10. Synthesis and applications of nanomaterials with high photocatalytic activity on air purification
11. Plasmonic metallic nanostructures as colorimetric probes for environmental pollutants
12. Application of novel nanomaterials for chemo- and biosensing of algal toxins in shellfish and water
13. Photothermal effect of nanomaterials for efficient energy applications
14. Nanomaterials with different dimensions for electrocatalysis


Novel Nanomaterials for Biomedical, Environmental, and Energy Applications is a comprehensive study on the cutting-edge progress in the synthesis and characterization of novel nanomaterials and their subsequent advances and uses in biomedical, environmental and energy applications. Covering novel concepts and key points of interest, this book explores the frontier applications of nanomaterials. Chapters discuss the overall progress of novel nanomaterial applications in the biomedical, environmental and energy fields, introduce the synthesis, characterization, properties and applications of novel nanomaterials, discuss biomedical applications, and cover the electrocatalytical and photothermal effects of novel nanomaterials for efficient energy applications.

The book will be invaluable to academic researchers and biomedical clinicians working with nanomaterials.

Key Features

  • Offers comprehensive details on novel and emerging nanomaterials
  • Presents a comprehensive view of new and emerging tactics for the synthesis of efficient nanomaterials
  • Describes and monitors the functions of applications of new and emerging nanomaterials in the biomedical, environmental and energy fields


Materials Scientists, Biomedical engineers, materials chemists, physicists, researchers working on nanomaterials, especially those with healthcare, environmental and energy applications


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About the Editors

Xiaoru Wang

Professor Xiaoru Wang is currently President and Professor in the Department of Environmental Research at Xiamen Huaxia University, China. She obtained her Ph.D. at Department of Chemistry, University of Massachusetts, USA. Professor Wang’s expertise is in the application of nanomaterials to the environment and she has published over 300 scientific research articles in archival scientific journals.

Affiliations and Expertise

President and Professor, Department of Environmental Research, Xiamen Huaxia University, China

Xi Chen

Professor Xi Chen is a full Professor in the Department of Chemistry at Xiamen University, China. He received his Ph.D. (1996) in Analytical Chemistry from the Kyoto Institute of Technology, Japan. Dr. Chen’s research interests cover nano materials in electroanalytical chemistry, bio-chemical sensors and solid-phase microextraction. He has published over 250 scientific research articles in archival scientific journals.

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor, Department of Chemistry, Xiamen University, Xiamen, China