Surface Modification and Functionalization of Ceramic Composites

Surface Modification and Functionalization of Ceramic Composites

1st Edition - November 1, 2022

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  • Editors: Rajan Jose, Fabian Ezema
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780323858830

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Surface Modification and Functionalization of Ceramic Composites is intended for both experts and beginners, allowing them to have an extended overview of recent progress in the evolution of surface modification methods and functionalization for ceramic composites. The book provides a detailed summary of the various techniques that are currently available, along with an evaluation of the costs involved. Information on the relationship between surface properties and function is also discussed. There is also an additional section on commercial and industrial applications, including biomedical, sensing and energy. The book will be a valuable reference resource for researchers and an instructive and stimulating text for postgraduate students who want to enhance their knowledge on novel materials and surface modification and functionalization of ceramic composites.

Key Features

  • Extensively covers surface modification and functionalization of ceramic composites
  • A detailed review of the various techniques currently available and an evaluation of costs
  • Covers recent advances and a broad range of different industrial applications


Academic and industrial researchers, materials scientists and engineers, postgraduate students working in the field of ceramics and surface modification and functionalization of ceramic composites

Table of Contents

  • 1. Introduction: Review of the status of modification and functionalization of ceramics composites, progress and perceptions
    2. Surface modification of zirconia ceramics using polymer surface modification and functionalization of ceramics composites
    3. Surface modification and functionalization of ceramics composite using self-assembled monolayer and graft polymerization
    4. Improving the thermal properties of ceramics–CNT composites by carbon nanotube (CNTs) surface modification
    5. Effect of surface modification on the dielectric properties of mixed transition metal oxides ceramics composites.
    6. Enhancement of ceramics applications using a surface modification of coated various deposition techniques in ceramics composites
    7. Effects of surface modification (surface treatment) on friction and surface abrasion of ceramic composites
    8. Synthesis, characterization and dielectric properties of surface functionalized ferroelectric ceramics composites
    9. The use of cellulose materials in surface modification and functionalization of ceramics composites
    10. Application of upconversion nanoparticles (UCNPs) as nano-ceramic materials for bioimaging
    11. Synthesis and fabrication of cathodic electrophoretic deposition of ceramic materials and composites using extracted dyes from different plants
    12. Functionalized ceramic matrix composites: fabrication, application and recycling
    13. Overview of electrical discharge coating technique of surface modification and functionalization of ceramics composites
    14. Surface modification and functionalization of ceramic composites for bone implantation
    15. Ceramic Based Functional Electrode Materials for Application in Solid Oxide Cell-based Electrochemical Devices
    16. Surface modification of calcium phosphates scaffolds with antimicrobial agents for bone tissue engineering
    17. Surface modification of multifunctional zinc ferrite nanocomposites for biomedical applications
    18. The role of ceramic composite materials in achieving the next-generation electrochemical energy storage devices
    19. Ceramic-polyaniline composite as electrode for asymmetric supercaapcitors
    20. Fabrication of bilayer/duplex layer on metallic implants: advanced surface modification of metallic implants for orthopedic applications
    21. Surface modification of borate composite for dosimetric application
    22. Organic and inorganic surface functionalization of some selected ceramic-nanocomposites for drug delivery in cancer therapy
    23. Piezoelectric and dielectric properties of phase re-engineered barium titanate prepared by self-propagating high-temperature
    24. Density function theory (DFT) approaches to property driven investigations in ceramic and composite materials

Product details

  • No. of pages: 510
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Elsevier 2023
  • Published: November 1, 2022
  • Imprint: Elsevier
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780323858830

About the Editors

Rajan Jose

Rajan Jose is a Professor at the Universiti Malaysia Pahang (UMP), where he supervises the Nanostructured Renewable Energy Materials Laboratory. He has published over 200 papers in Web of Science (Thomson Reuters) indexed journals which have been cited nearly 10,000 times. He holds 25 patents nationally and internationally. His current research interests include the circular economy, data science, and renewable materials and devices.

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor, Universiti Malaysia Pahang (UMP)

Fabian Ezema

Fabian Ezema is a Professor at the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, and a visiting professor to NRS-EMT (MATECSS UNESCO Chair) in Varennes, Quebec, Canada and iThemba Labs South Africa. He is also a Fellow of UNESCO-UNISA South Africa Chair in Nanosciences and Nanotechnology (U2ACN2). His research interests are in several areas of materials science including synthesis and characterization of particles and thin film materials through chemical routes with emphasis on energy applications.

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Nigeria

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