Spectroscopic Methods for Nanomaterials Characterization

Spectroscopic Methods for Nanomaterials Characterization

1st Edition - May 19, 2017

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  • Editors: Sabu Thomas, Raju Thomas, Ajesh Zachariah, Raghvendra Mishra
  • eBook ISBN: 9780323461467
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780323461405

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Description

Nanomaterials Characterization Techniques, Volume Two, part of an ongoing series, offers a detailed analysis of the different types of spectroscopic methods currently being used in nanocharacterization. These include, for example, the Raman spectroscopic method for the characterization of carbon nanotubes (CNTs). This book outlines the different kinds of spectroscopic tools being used for the characterization of nanomaterials and discusses under what conditions each should be used. The book is intended to cover all the major spectroscopic techniques for nanocharacterization, making it an important resource for both the academic community at the research level and the industrial community involved in nanomanufacturing.

Key Features

  • Explores how spectroscopy and X-ray-based nanocharacterization techniques are applied in modern industry
  • Analyzes all the major spectroscopy and X-ray-based nanocharacterization techniques, allowing the reader to choose the best for their situation
  • Presents a method-orientated approach that explains how to successfully use each technique

Readership

Materials scientists, materials engineers, materials chemists and researchers in related disciplines including chemistry and physics

Table of Contents

  • Atomic Force Microscopy as a Nanoanalytical Tool

    Rameshwar Adhikari

    Electrochemical Characterization

    Yogesh S Choudhary

    UV Spectroscopy: A facile approach for the characterization of nanomaterials

    Gejo Geroge

    Fourier Transform Infrared (FTIR) Spectroscopy

    Astha Dutta

    Raman Spectroscopy

    Sony George

    Tip Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy (TERS)

    Mengtao Sun

    Confocal Raman Spectroscopy

    G.Giridhar

    Inductively Coupled Plasma Mass Spectrometry

    Gomathi N

    Electromagnetic Characterisation of Materials by Vector Network Analyzer Experimental Set-up

    Davide Micheli

    Dielectric Spectroscopy

    Kalim Deshmukh

    Dielectric and Magnetic Loss Behaviour of Nano-oxides

    Shaohua Qu

    Mössbauer Spectroscopy

    Marta Marszalek

    Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) Spectroscopy

    Raghvendra Mishra

Product details

  • No. of pages: 444
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Elsevier 2017
  • Published: May 19, 2017
  • Imprint: Elsevier
  • eBook ISBN: 9780323461467
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780323461405

About the Editors

Sabu Thomas

Prof. Sabu Thomas is a renowned professor who is serving as the Vice-Chancellor of Mahatma Gandhi University, Kerala, India. He is also a full professor of Polymer Science and Engineering at the School of Chemical Sciences, a role which he has held since 1998. He was previously Pro-Vice Chancellor of Mahatma Gandhi University 2017-2018, Director of School of Chemical Science during 2010-2013, Hon. Director of International & Inter-University Centre for Nanoscience and Nanotechnology 2009-2015 and 2016-17. In 2015, Prof. Thomas received his first Docteur Honoris Causa from University of Souther Brittany in Lorient, France. In 2016, he received his second Doctorate honoris causa from University of Lorraine, France. He was awarded the Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry, London, FRSC in 2012. He received the Bronze Medal of the Chemical Research Society of India and the MRSI Medal of the Material Research Society of India in 2013. He was the recipient of Fulbright-Nehru International Education Administrators Award 2017. He also received TRiLA Academician of the year 2018 award. Prof. Thomas has published more than 1000 publications, and more than 100 books.

Affiliations and Expertise

Full Professor, International and Inter University Centre for Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam, Kerala, India

Raju Thomas

Prof (Dr). Raju Thomas is currently Vice Chancellor of Middle East University FZE, P.O. BOX 37173, Al Hamara, Ras Al Khaimah, and United Arab Emirates. Dr. Thomas started Professorship from Research and Postgraduate Department of Chemistry, Mar Thoma College, Tiruvalla-3, Kerala, India. Dr. Thomas procured Ph.D degree under the supervision of Prof. (Dr). Sabu Thomas, Director of International and Interuniversity Centre for Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam, Kerala, India. He has extensive research experience in Nanoscience and Nanotechnology. He has twelve years of research experience in the Organic Chemistry and Polymer Chemistry laboratories of the School of Chemical Sciences, Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam, Kerala, India. He has also worked in the laboratory of Applied Rheology and Polymer processing of Katholieke University, Leuven, Belgium and in the laboratory at Leibniz Institute of Polymer Research Dresden, Germany. He has widely studied the kinetics of curing, morphology developments and structural characteristics of in-situ cured nanocomposites based on epoxy resin and reactive rubbers. His research is reflected in his six published research articles in international journals and additional articles which are currently under review. In addition, many articles are published in popular journals. He has co-authored many chapters and co-editor of a book entitled “Micro and Nanostructured Epoxy/Rubber Blends” which was recently published by Wiley and Sons. He has attended many national and international seminars/ conferences and presented many research papers. He is an approved research guide in Chemistry of Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam, India and has availed projects from University Grants Commission (UGC), Department of Science and Technology- Science and Engineering Research Board (DST-SERB) and Kerala Science Council for Science, Technology and Environment (KSCSTE).

Affiliations and Expertise

Vice Chancellor, Middle East University FZE, Al Hamara, Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates

Ajesh Zachariah

Prof. Ajesh K. Zachariah is currently working as Assistant Professor in the Department of Chemistry, Mar Thoma College, Tiruvalla. He had done Doctoral Research in Polymer Chemistry at School of Chemical Sciences, Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam, Kerala, India. He has ten years’ research experience in nanomaterials and characterization. Expert in sophisticated analytical techniques such as Atomic Force Microscopy (AFM), X ray diffraction Technique (XRD), Gas Permeability Tester, Dynamic Mechanical Analyser (DMA), Rubber Process Analyser (RPA)and Oscillating Disc Rheometer (ODR). Published nine internationally cited articles, two international books and applied one Indian patent. He presented articles in different national and international conferences. He bagged Young Technological Innovation (GYTI) Award 2013, the meritorious research scholar award from UGC, India in 2009 and young researcher award in Nanosat-2010. His research areas are nanomaterial, naocomposites, elastomer-elastomer blend systems, sensors, membranes, computational chemistry and environmental chemistry.

Affiliations and Expertise

Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry, Mar Thoma College, Tiruvalla, India

Raghvendra Mishra

Raghvendra Mishra
Dr. Raghvendra Kumar is working as Associate Professor in Computer Science and Engineering Department at GIET University, India. He received B. Tech, M.Tech and Ph.D. in Computer Science and Engineering, India, and Postdoc Fellow from Institute of Information Technology, Virtual Reality and Multimedia, Vietnam. He has published a number of research papers in international journal and conferences. He also published 13 chapters in edited book published by IGI Global, Springer and Elsevier. His researches areas are Computer Networks, Data Mining, Cloud Computing and Secure Multiparty Computations, Theory of Computer Science and Design of Algorithms. He authored and edited 23 computer science books in field of IoT, Data Mining, and Biomedical Engineering.

Affiliations and Expertise

Associate Professor, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, GIET University, Gunupur, Odisha, India

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