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Advanced Nanomaterials and Their Applications in Renewable Energy

Advanced Nanomaterials and Their Applications in Renewable Energy Book
Author : Tian-Hao Yan,Sajid Bashir,Jingbo Louise Liu
Publisher : Elsevier
Release : 2022-07-29
ISBN : 0323998771
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Advanced Nanomaterials and Their Applications in Renewable Energy, Second Edition presents timely topics related to nanomaterials' feasible synthesis and characterization and their application in the energy fields. The book examines the broader aspects of energy use, including environmental effects of disposal of Li-ion and Na batteries and reviews the main energy sources of today and tomorrow, from fossil fuels to biomass, hydropower, storage power and solar energy. The monograph treats energy carriers globally in terms of energy storage, transmission, and distribution, addresses fuel cell-based solutions in transportation, industrial, and residential building, considers synergistic systems, and more. This new edition also offers updated statistical data and references; a new chapter on the synchronous x-ray based analysis techniques and electron tomography, and if waste disposal of energy materials pose a risk to the microorganism in water, and land use; expanding coverage of renewable energy from the first edition; with newer color illustrations. Provides a comprehensive review of solar energy, fuel cells and gas storage from 2010 to the present Reviews feasible synthesis and modern analytical techniques used in alternative energy Explores examples of research in alternative energy, including current assessments of nanomaterials and safety Contains a glossary of terms, units and historical benchmarks Presents a useful guide that will bring readers up-to-speed on historical developments in alternative fuel cells

Advanced Nanomaterials and Their Applications in Renewable Energy

Advanced Nanomaterials and Their Applications in Renewable Energy Book
Author : Jingbo Louise Liu,Sajid Bashir
Publisher : Elsevier
Release : 2015-08-06
ISBN : 0128017082
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Advanced Nanomaterials and Their Applications in Renewable Energy presents timely topics related to nanomaterials' feasible synthesis and characterization, and their application in the energy fields. In addition, the book provides insights and scientific discoveries in toxicity study, with information that is easily understood by a wide audience. Advanced energy materials are important in designing materials that have greater physical, electronic, and optical properties. This book emphasizes the fundamental physics and chemistry underlying the techniques used to develop solar and fuel cells with high charge densities and energy conversion efficiencies. New analytical techniques (synchronous X-ray) which probe the interactions of particles and radiation with matter are also explored, making this book an invaluable reference for practitioners and those interested in the science. Provides a comprehensive review of solar energy, fuel cells, and gas storage from 2010 to the present Reviews feasible synthesis and modern analytical techniques used in alternative energy Explores examples of research in alternative energy, including current assessments of nanomaterials and safety Contains a glossary of terms, units, and historical benchmarks Presents a useful guide that will bring readers up to speed on historical developments in alternative fuel cells

Advanced Nanomaterials and Their Applications in Renewable Energy

Advanced Nanomaterials and Their Applications in Renewable Energy Book
Author : Jingbo Louise Liu,Sajid Bashir,Tian-Hao Yan
Publisher : Elsevier
Release : 2022-07-30
ISBN : 0323917135
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Advanced Nanomaterials and Their Applications in Renewable Energy, Second Edition presents timely topics related to nanomaterials' feasible synthesis and characterization and their application in the energy fields. The book examines the broader aspects of energy use, including environmental effects of disposal of Li-ion and Na batteries and reviews the main energy sources of today and tomorrow, from fossil fuels to biomass, hydropower, storage power and solar energy. The monograph treats energy carriers globally in terms of energy storage, transmission, and distribution, addresses fuel cell-based solutions in transportation, industrial, and residential building, considers synergistic systems, and more. This new edition also offers updated statistical data and references; a new chapter on the synchronous x-ray based analysis techniques and electron tomography, and if waste disposal of energy materials pose a risk to the microorganism in water, and land use; expanding coverage of renewable energy from the first edition; with newer color illustrations. Provides a comprehensive review of solar energy, fuel cells and gas storage from 2010 to the present Reviews feasible synthesis and modern analytical techniques used in alternative energy Explores examples of research in alternative energy, including current assessments of nanomaterials and safety Contains a glossary of terms, units and historical benchmarks Presents a useful guide that will bring readers up-to-speed on historical developments in alternative fuel cells

Nanomaterials for Green Energy

Nanomaterials for Green Energy Book
Author : Bharat A Bhanvase,Vijay B Pawade,Sanjay J. Dhoble,Shirish H. Sonawane,Muthupandian Ashokkumar
Publisher : Elsevier
Release : 2018-04-18
ISBN : 0128137320
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Nanomaterials for Green Energy focuses on the synthesis, characterization and application of novel nanomaterials in the fields of green science and technology. This book contains fundamental information about the properties of novel nanomaterials and their application in green energy. In particular, synthesis and characterization of novel nanomaterials, their application in solar and fuel cells and batteries, and nanomaterials for a low-toxicity environment are discussed. It will provide an important reference resource for researchers in materials science and renewable energy who wish to learn more about how nanomaterials are used to create cheaper, more efficient green energy products. Provides fundamental information about the properties and application of new low-cost nanomaterials for green energy Shows how novel nanomaterials are used to create more efficient solar cells Offers solutions to common problems related to the use of materials in the development of energy- related technologies

Advanced Nanomaterials for Catalysis and Energy

Advanced Nanomaterials for Catalysis and Energy Book
Author : Vladislav A. Sadykov
Publisher : Elsevier
Release : 2018-08-27
ISBN : 012814808X
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Advanced Nanomaterials for Catalysis and Energy: Synthesis, Characterization and Applications outlines new approaches to the synthesis of nanomaterials (synthesis in flow conditions, laser electrodispersion of single metals or alloys on carbon or oxide supports, mechanochemistry, sol-gel routes, etc.) to provide systems with a narrow particle size distribution, controlled metal-support interaction and nanocomposites with uniform spatial distribution of domains of different phases, even in dense sintered materials. Methods for characterization of real structure and surface properties of nanomaterials are discussed, including synchrotron radiation diffraction and X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy studies, neutronography, transmission/scanning electron microscopy with elemental analysis, and more. The book covers the effect of nanosystems' composition, bulk and surface properties, metal-support interaction, particle size and morphology, deposition density, etc. on their functional properties (transport features, catalytic activity and reaction mechanism). Finally, it includes examples of various developed nanostructured solid electrolytes and mixed ionic-electronic conductors as materials in solid oxide fuel cells and asymmetric supported membranes for oxygen and hydrogen separation. Outlines synthetic and characterization methods for nanocatalysts Relates nanocatalysts' properties to their specific applications Proposes optimization methods aiming at specific applications

Nanomaterials Based Composites for Energy Applications

Nanomaterials Based Composites for Energy Applications Book
Author : Keka Talukdar
Publisher : CRC Press
Release : 2019-12-11
ISBN : 0429555601
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This volume, Nanomaterials-Based Composites for Energy Applications: Emerging Technology and Trends, covers the importance of nanomaterials-based composites for renewable and alternative energy applications. Taking a multidisciplinary approach, it looks at using composites without losing the extraordinary strength of the nanomaterials, preparing new composites with high dielectric permittivity, improving load-carrying capacity, and more. Simulation and experimental work is included, providing a current view of the research that is going on in laboratories all over the world. The book will be a rich reference for professors and instructors, professionals, researchers, and engineering students interested in applying the emerging field of nanoscience and nanotechnology to energy applications.

Novel Nanomaterials for Biomedical Environmental and Energy Applications

Novel Nanomaterials for Biomedical  Environmental and Energy Applications Book
Author : Xiaoru Wang,Xi Chen
Publisher : Elsevier
Release : 2018-11-16
ISBN : 012814498X
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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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. 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

Advanced Nanomaterials for Membrane Synthesis and Its Applications

Advanced Nanomaterials for Membrane Synthesis and Its Applications Book
Author : Woei Jye Lau,Ahmad Fauzi Ismail,Arun M. Isloor,Amir Al-Ahmed
Publisher : Elsevier
Release : 2018-11-21
ISBN : 0128145048
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Advanced Nanomaterials for Membrane Synthesis and Its Applications provides the academic and industrial communities the most up-to-date information on the latest trends in membrane nanomaterials and membrane nanotechnology used in wastewater treatment, environmental technology and energy. The rapid advances in nanomaterials and nanotechnology development over the past decade have resulted in significant growth of the membrane business for various industrial processes, particularly in nanotechnology-based membrane processes. While membrane technology is increasingly being used for liquid and gas separations, it has great potential in a variety of additional applications. As the worldwide academic community has a strong interest in advanced membrane processes, particularly membrane nanotechnology for specific separations, this book provides a timely update on the topic. Presents a unique focus on the use of advanced nanomaterials in membrane fabrication/modification, and in the description of membrane nanotechnologies, such as nanofiltration, thin film nanocomposites and nanofibers for various applications Describes next generation membranes, providing first resource details on the development and commercialization stages of these new membranes Represents the state-of-the-art on the use of nanomaterials in membrane science

Fabrication and Machining of Advanced Materials and Composites

Fabrication and Machining of Advanced Materials and Composites Book
Author : Subhash Singh,Dinesh Kumar
Publisher : CRC Press
Release : 2022-10-21
ISBN : 1000755878
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This reference text discusses processing, structure, and properties of metal matrix composites, polymer matrix composites, and ceramic matrix composites for applications in high end engineering equipment, biomedical and nano-biotechnology areas. The text begins by discussing fundamentals, classification, designing and fabrication of composite materials, followed by ultrasonic vibration assisted machining of advanced materials, fabrication of transparent advanced composites, fabrication of composites via microwave sintering, and hybrid machining of metal-matrix composites. It covers important topics including fabrication of shape-memory polymers, additive manufacturing for the fabrication of composites, 3D printing processes for biomedical applications, and ultrasonic vibration assisted machining of advanced materials. The text will be useful for undergraduate, graduate students, and academic researchers in areas including materials science, mechanical engineering, manufacturing science, aerospace engineering, electronics and communication engineering The book- Covers processing, structure, and properties of metal matrix composites, polymer matrix composites, and ceramic matrix composites. Discusses nano materials and their potential applications in the area of biomedical and nano-biotechnology. Provides modern processing techniques to synthesize advance materials. Explores applicability of the materials using mechanical, chemical, thermal and electrical tests. Discussing advanced materials, their manufacturing techniques and applications in diverse areas including automotive, aerospace engineering, biomedical, this text will be useful for undergraduate, graduate students, and academic researchers in areas including materials science, mechanical engineering, manufacturing science, aerospace engineering, electronics and communication engineering. It will further discuss electro discharge machining of steels using chromium alloy-based electrodes, and advanced machining techniques for hard materials.

Nanomaterials for Sustainable Energy

Nanomaterials for Sustainable Energy Book
Author : Quan Li
Publisher : Springer
Release : 2016-05-12
ISBN : 3319320238
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This book presents the unique mechanical, electrical, and optical properties of nanomaterials, which play an important role in the recent advances of energy-related applications. Different nanomaterials have been employed in energy saving, generation, harvest, conversion, storage, and transport processes very effectively and efficiently. Recent progress in the preparation, characterization and usage of 1D, 2D nanomaterials and hybrid architectures for energy-related applications and relevant technologies and devices, such as solar cells, thermoelectronics, piezoelectronics, solar water splitting, hydrogen production/storage, fuel cells, batteries, and supercapacitors is covered. Moreover, the book also highlights novel approaches in nanomaterials design and synthesis and evaluating materials sustainability issues. Contributions from active and leading experts regarding important aspects like the synthesis, assembly, and properties of nanomaterials for energy-related applications are compiled into a reference book. As evident from the diverse topics, the book will be very valuable to researchers working in the intersection of physics, chemistry, biology, materials science and engineering. It may set the standard and stimulates future developments in this rapidly emerging fertile frontier of nanomaterials for energy.

Advanced Nanomaterials in Biomedical Sensor and Energy Applications

Advanced Nanomaterials in Biomedical  Sensor and Energy Applications Book
Author : Jayeeta Chattopadhyay,Rohit Srivastava
Publisher : Springer
Release : 2017-09-19
ISBN : 9811053464
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This book is aimed at all those who are interested to understand the current research going on in nanomaterial science from the perspectives of biomedical, sensorial and energy applications including all aspects of physical chemist, chemical engineers and material scientist. Nanoscience and nanotechnology are at the forefront of modern research. The fast growing economy in this area requires experts with outstanding knowledge of nanoscience in combination with the skills to apply this knowledge in new products. A multidisciplinary scientific education is crucial to provide industry and research institutes with top quality experts who have a generic background in the different sub disciplines such as electronics, physics, chemistry, material science, biotechnology. The book covers recent advancement in nanoscience and nanotechnology particularly highlights the utilization of different types of nanomaterials in biomedical field, sensor and in the energy application. On the other hand, it leads the reader to the most significant recent developments in research. It provides a broad and in-depth coverage of the nanoscale materials and its depth significant applications.

Advanced Nanomaterials for Aerospace Applications

Advanced Nanomaterials for Aerospace Applications Book
Author : Carlos R. Cabrera,Félix Miranda
Publisher : CRC Press
Release : 2014-07-15
ISBN : 9814463191
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Advanced Nanomaterials for Aerospace Applications has been developed for a community interested in space science and nanotechnology. Scientists and engineers from several NASA field centers and the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, University of Puerto Rico, The Pennsylvania State University, and INFN-Laboratori Nazionali di Frascati, Italy, have joined efforts to discuss the applications of nanomaterials in sensors, atmosphere revitalization in habitable space platforms, life support systems, regenerative fuel cells, lithium-ion batteries, robust lightweight materials, nanoelectronics, and electromagnetic shielding. The book concludes with chapters that discuss bringing NASA-relevant nanotechnology into the classroom and the future directions in nanotechnology research and development at NASA.

Advanced Nanomaterials for Electrochemical Energy Conversion and Storage

Advanced Nanomaterials for Electrochemical Energy Conversion and Storage Book
Author : Anonim
Publisher : Elsevier
Release : 2019-11-27
ISBN : 0128145595
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Advanced Nanomaterials for Electrochemical-Based Energy Conversion and Storage covers recent progress made in the rational design and engineering of functional nanomaterials for battery and supercapacitor applications in the forms of electrode materials, separators and electrolytes. The book includes detailed discussions of preparation methods, structural characterization, and manipulation techniques. Users will find a comprehensive illustration on the close correlation between material structures and properties, such as energy density, power density, cycle number and safety. Provides an overview on the application of nanomaterials for energy storage and power systems Includes a description of the fundamental aspects of the electrochemical process Explores the new aspects of electrolyte and separator systems

Carbon Nanomaterials for Advanced Energy Systems

Carbon Nanomaterials for Advanced Energy Systems Book
Author : Wen Lu
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release : 2015-11-02
ISBN : 1118580788
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This book presents state-of-the art synthetic techniques and applications for the use of carbon-based nanomaterials in energy conversion and storage. Fundamentals of synthesis and characterization are followed by descriptions of applications in solar cells (polymer, dye-sensitized, quantum dot, and transparent electrodes), thermoelectrics, fuel cells, supercapacitors, and lithium-based batteries. Storage and architecture of storage facilities for hydrogen and methane are also discussed.

Nanomaterials for Hydrogen Storage Applications

Nanomaterials for Hydrogen Storage Applications Book
Author : Fatih Şen,Anish Khan,Abdullah Mohammed Ahmed Asiri
Publisher : Elsevier
Release : 2020-09-09
ISBN : 0128194774
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Nanomaterials for Hydrogen Storage Applications introduces nanomaterials and nanocomposites manufacturing and design for hydrogen storage applications. The book covers the manufacturing, design, characterization techniques and hydrogen storage applications of a range of nanomaterials. It outlines fundamental characterization techniques for nanocomposites to establish their suitability for hydrogen storage applications. Offering a sound knowledge of hydrogen storage application of nanocomposites, this book is an important resource for both materials scientists and engineers who are seeking to understand how nanomaterials can be used to create more efficient energy storage solutions. Assesses the characterization, design, manufacture and application of different types of nanomaterials for hydrogen storage Outlines the major challenges of using nanomaterials in hydrogen storage Discusses how the use of nanotechnology is helping engineers create more effective hydrogen storage systems

Emerging Nanotechnologies for Renewable Energy

Emerging Nanotechnologies for Renewable Energy Book
Author : Waqar Ahmed,Matthew Booth,Ehsan Nourafkan
Publisher : Elsevier
Release : 2021-02-16
ISBN : 0128213574
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Emerging Nanotechnologies for Renewable Energy offers a detailed overview of the benefits and applications of nanotechnology in the renewable energy sector. The book highlights recent work carried out on the emerging role of nanotechnology in renewable energy applications, ranging from photovoltaics, to battery technology and energy from waste. Written by international authors from both industry and academia, the book covers topics including scaling up from laboratory to industrial scale. It is a valuable resource for students at postgraduate and advanced undergraduate levels, researchers in industry and academia, technology leaders, and policy and decision-makers in the energy and engineering sectors. Offers insights into a wide range of nanoscale technologies for the generation, storage and transfer of energy Shows how nanotechnology is being used to create new, more environmentally friendly energy solutions Assesses the challenges involved in scaling up nanotechnology-based energy solutions to an industrial scale

Advanced Nanomaterials for Inexpensive Gas Microsensors

Advanced Nanomaterials for Inexpensive Gas Microsensors Book
Author : Eduard Llobet Valero
Publisher : Elsevier
Release : 2019-07-15
ISBN : 0128148276
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Advanced Nanomaterials for Inexpensive Gas Microsensors presents full coverage of the area of gas sensing nanomaterials, from materials, transducers and applications to the latest advanced results and future directions. A number of experts in the field present work on gas sensing nanomaterials including metal oxides, carbon based and hybrid materials, together with their fabrication and application. The book brings together three major themes: Several chapters address synthesis, functionalization, characterization of advanced nanomaterials, with emphasis on synthesis techniques to ease the integration of nanomaterials in transducers. These chapters encompass a wide spectrum of sensing technologies including advanced nanomaterials such as metal oxides, carbon materials and graphene, organic molecular materials, and atomic layers such as MoS2. The authors examine the coupling of sensitive nanomaterials to different types of transducer elements and their applications, including direct growth and additive fabrication techniques as a way to obtain inexpensive gas microsensors, principal transduction schemes, and advanced operating methods. Assess the value of major applications for gas microsensors, including air quality monitoring both indoors (buildings and vehicles) and outdoors, monitoring perishable goods and medical. For each application, potential issues are clearly identified, research directions to overcome these are suggested, and market analysis data is included. Advanced Nanomaterials for Inexpensive Gas Microsensors presents the latest research and most comprehensive coverage in the field of gas micro and nano sensors for research scientists, academics, graduate students, and R&D managers working on synthesis of nanomaterials and fabrication of sensing systems, in a wide range of areas in electrical and material engineering, physical chemistry, electrochemistry and physics. Presents technological solutions and applications of gas sensors in varied areas of chemistry, physics, material science, and engineering Examines advanced operating methods (e.g., temperature modulation, self-heating, light-activated response, noise methods) to enhance stability, sensitivity, selectivity and reduce power consumption Provides a critical review of current applications and their expected future evolution, demonstrating which are the most promising approaches and what can be expected from the development of inexpensive gas micro- and nanosensors

Advanced Nanomaterials

Advanced Nanomaterials Book
Author : Sabu Thomas,Nandakumar Kalarikkal,A. Manuel Stephan,B. Raneesh
Publisher : CRC Press
Release : 2014-06-04
ISBN : 1926895797
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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A collection of highly selected, peer-reviewed chapters, this book showcases the research of an international roster of scientists. It covers nanomaterials with emphasis on synthesis, characterization, and applications. It also presents emerging developments in nanotechnology in areas as diverse as medicine, energy, electronics, and agriculture. In addition to engineering aspects, the book discusses the physics, chemistry and biotechnology behind the fabrication and device designing.

Green Nanotechnology

Green Nanotechnology Book
Author : Oleg Figovsky,Dmitry Beilin
Publisher : CRC Press
Release : 2017-09-01
ISBN : 1351858637
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Green nanotechnology has two goals: producing nanomaterials and products without harming the environment or human health, and producing nanoproducts that provide solutions to environmental problems. It uses existing principles of green chemistry and green engineering to make nanomaterials and nanoproducts without toxic ingredients, at low temperatures using less energy and renewable inputs wherever possible, and using lifecycle thinking in all design and engineering stages. The production and process aspects of green nanotechnology involve both making nanomaterials in a more environmentally benign fashion and using nanomaterials to make current chemical processes more environmentally acceptable. This book contains information about advanced nanomaterials that can be produced without harming the environment or human health. This encompasses the production of nanomaterials without environmental toxicity, at room temperature and with the use of renewable energy sources. The book contains the descriptions and results of theoretical and experimental researches in the field of environment friendly nanotechnology carried out over the past decade by the scientific team of company Polymate Ltd.-International Nanotechnology Center (Israel) under leadership of Prof. O. Figovsky. Developments of the Company have been used in industry and agriculture and protected by more than 25 patents of USA, Germany and Russia.

Advanced Nanomaterials for Pollutant Sensing and Environmental Catalysis

Advanced Nanomaterials for Pollutant Sensing and Environmental Catalysis Book
Author : Qidong Zhao
Publisher : Elsevier
Release : 2019-09-13
ISBN : 0128147970
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Advanced Nanomaterials for Pollutant Sensing and Environmental Catalysis presents the most recent advances and scientific discoveries in the fields of environmental protection and sensing with nanotechnology. The book's authors highlight recent advancements in how nanotechnology is being used to create more efficient pollution controls, with particular attention given to noble metal nanosensors, novel hollow micro-/nanostructures with innovative functions, and advanced nanocatalysts based on carbon materials for water splitting. Each chapter demonstrates the fundamentals of the technology, illustrating key concepts and highlighting the latest developments and challenges in these multi-disciplinary fields. This book is a valuable resource for academic researchers, graduate students and R&D professionals in the fields of material science, chemistry, environmental science and nanotechnology. Presents the current state-of-the-art and covers the fundamentals and related technologies from a strong chemical, material and environmental engineering background Covers current trends and issues, including nontoxicity, efficiency of decomposition, and the sensitivity of nanomaterials used for sensing and environmental remediation Highlights the benefits and challenges of using nanomaterials to control pollution