Quantum Materials, Devices, and Applications

Quantum Materials, Devices, and Applications

1st Edition - September 1, 2022

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  • Editors: Mohamed Henini, Marcelo Rodrigues
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780128205662

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Quantum Materials, Devices, and Applications covers the advances made in quantum technologies, both in research and mass production for applications in electronics, photonics, sensing, biomedical, environmental and agricultural applications. The book includes new materials, new device structures that are commercially available, and many more at the advanced research stage. It reviews the most relevant, current and emerging materials and device structures, organized by key applications and covers existing devices, technologies and future possibilities within a common framework of high-performance quantum devices. This book will be ideal for researchers and practitioners in academia, industry and those in materials science and engineering, electrical engineering and physics disciplines.

Key Features

  • Comprehensively covers the important and rapidly growing area of quantum technologies by focusing on current and emerging materials, devices and applications
  • Takes an applied approach to the topic by addressing key applications in electronics, optoelectronics, photonics, sensing and the environment
  • Addresses ethical considerations, remaining challenges and future opportunities for quantum materials and devices


Materials Scientists and Engineers Electrical Engineers, Physicists

Table of Contents

  • 1. Quantum Materials, Diagnostic Devices and Emerging Techniques
    Maria Gazouli and Christos Veros
    2. 2D Quantum Materials and Sensor Devices
    Beatriz Jurado-Sánchez and Alberto Escarpa
    3. Superconducting quantum magnetic sensing
    Carmine Granata
    4. Quantum Materials and Devices in Environmental Solutions
    Alex Fabiano Cortez Campos and Mohamed Henini
    5. Quantum Materials for Emerging Agrochemicals
    Adalberto Benavides-Mendoza, Antonio Juárez-Maldonado and Gonzalo Tortella Fuentes
    6. Quantum dot materials, devices and their photomedical applications
    Yajie Dong and Shin-Tson Wu
    7. Carbon Dots (C-dots) as Bioimaging Probes
    Brenno A. D. Neto and John Spencer
    8. Quantum Tunneling NEMS Devices for Bio-Medical Applications 
    Marek Tadeusz Michalewicz
    9. Advanced Nano-Biomedical Sensors and Nano-Electronic Devices for Health Care Applications
    VR Sing
    10. Quantum Dots: An Emerging Implication of Nanotechnology in Cancer Diagnosis and Therapy
    Alka Lohani, Sumit Durgapal and Pierfrancesco Morganti
    11. Nanotechnology and treatment of COVID-19
    Raymond Jagessar
    12. Nanotechnology for cosmetics applications – an innovation Journey
    Joao Paulo Figueiro Longo
    13. Quantum Materials and Spintronic Devices
    Ankush Ghosh

Product details

  • No. of pages: 725
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Elsevier 2022
  • Published: September 1, 2022
  • Imprint: Elsevier
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780128205662

About the Editors

Mohamed Henini

Dr M. Henini has over 20 years’ experience of Molecular Beam Epitaxy (MBE) growth and has published >700 papers. He has particular interests in the MBE growth and physics of self-assembled quantum dots using electronic, optical and structural techniques. Leaders in the field of self-organisation of nanostructures will give an account on the formation, properties, and self-organization of semiconductor nanostructures.

Affiliations and Expertise

The University of Nottingham, School of Physics and Astronomy, UK

Marcelo Rodrigues

Dr. Rodrigues is an Adjunct Professor of the Chemistry Institute of the University of Brasília-UNB. He served as Chief of the Research and Technological Innovation Sector of the Hospital Universitário de Brasília-HUB between 2013-2015. He holds a bachelor's degree in Chemistry from the Federal University of Sergipe (2004), a Master's degree in Chemistry from the Federal University of Sergipe (2007), a PhD in Chemistry from the Federal University of Pernambuco (2010) and PhD at Aveiro University. program RH-INCT / INAMI. He has experience in the field of Inorganic Chemistry, with emphasis on synthesis, structural characterization, and spectroscopic studies of coordination compounds.

Affiliations and Expertise

Adjunct Professor of the Chemistry Institute of the University of Brasília-UNB.

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