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Handbook of Functionalized Nanomaterials

Handbook of Functionalized Nanomaterials Book
Author : Chaudhery Mustansar Hussain,Vineet Kumar
Publisher : Elsevier
Release : 2021-08-23
ISBN : 0128224355
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Handbook of Functionalized Nanomaterials: Environmental Health and Safety discusses the reactive properties of FNMs used in a range of applications, and their toxic impact on the environment. Nanomaterials have unique properties that can make them highly reactive. This reactivity can cause unwanted interactions with living cells, an increase in oxidative stress or damage to genetic material - resulting in damage to the environment and local wildlife. This negative impact is often further increased after surface functionalization of nanomaterials with other materials which offer unique properties of their own. To ensure environmental safety and ecological balance, rigorous toxicity testing of functionalized nanomaterials (FNMs) is necessary. This book discusses the toxicological uncertainties of FNMs and the limitations of FNMs in a range of applications. Later chapters propose methods to reliably assess the harm that functionalized nanomaterials can cause to the environment and wildlife, as well covering recent developments in the field of environmental health safety. The book concludes with a discussion on the future prospects of safe functionalized nanomaterials. Offers a novel, integrated approach, bridging the gap between FNMs and environmental health and safety Analyses the reactive properties of FNMs and their toxicological potential Provides an in-depth look at the impact of functionalized nanomaterials on the environment

Handbook of Nanomaterials for Industrial Applications

Handbook of Nanomaterials for Industrial Applications Book
Author : Chaudhery Mustansar Hussain
Publisher : Elsevier
Release : 2018-07-19
ISBN : 012813352X
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Handbook of Nanomaterials for Industrial Applications explores the use of novel nanomaterials in the industrial arena. The book covers nanomaterials and the techniques that can play vital roles in many industrial procedures, such as increasing sensitivity, magnifying precision and improving production limits. In addition, the book stresses that these approaches tend to provide green, sustainable solutions for industrial developments. Finally, the legal, economical and toxicity aspects of nanomaterials are covered in detail, making this is a comprehensive, important resource for anyone wanting to learn more about how nanomaterials are changing the way we create products in modern industry. Demonstrates how cutting-edge developments in nanomaterials translate into real-world innovations in a range of industry sectors Explores how using nanomaterials can help engineers to create innovative consumer products Discusses the legal, economical and toxicity issues arising from the industrial applications of nanomaterials

Handbook of Functionalized Nanomaterials for Industrial Applications

Handbook of Functionalized Nanomaterials for Industrial Applications Book
Author : Chaudhery Mustansar Hussain
Publisher : Elsevier
Release : 2020-04-24
ISBN : 0128167882
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Functionalized nanomaterials have extremely useful properties, which can outperform their conventional counterparts because of their superior chemical, physical, and mechanical properties and exceptional formability. They are being used for the development and innovation in a range of industrial sectors. However, the use of functionalized nanomaterials is still in its infancy in many industrial settings. Functionalized nanomaterials have the potential to create cheaper and more effective consumer products and industrial processes. However, they also could have adverse effects on the environment, human health, and safety, and their sustainability is questionable, if used incorrectly. This book discusses the opportunities and challenges of using functionalized nanomaterials in a variety of major industrial sectors. Handbook of Functionalized Nanomaterials for Industrial Applications provides a concise summary of the major applications of functionalized nanomaterials in industry today. It covers the enhancements in industrial techniques and processes, due to functionalized nanomaterials, showing how they substantially improve the performance of existing procedures, and how they can deliver exciting consumer products more cheaply. Emphasis is given to greener approaches, leading to more sustainable products and devices. The legal, economical, and toxicity aspects of functionalized nanomaterials are also discussed in detail. Highlights established industrial applications of functionalized nanomaterials and discusses their future potential for a range of industrial sectors Discusses how functionalized nanomaterials are being used to create new types of commercial products and devices Assesses the challenges of using functionalized nanomaterials in industry, setting out major safety and regulatory challenges

Handbook of Nanomaterials in Analytical Chemistry

Handbook of Nanomaterials in Analytical Chemistry Book
Author : Chaudhery Mustansar Hussain
Publisher : Elsevier
Release : 2019-10-22
ISBN : 0128172908
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Handbook of Nanomaterials in Analytical Chemistry: Modern Trends in Analysis explores the recent advancements in a variety of analytical chemistry techniques due to nanotechnology. It also devotes several chapters to the analytical techniques that have proven useful for the analysis of nanomaterials. As conventional analytical chemistry methods become insufficient in terms of accuracy, selectivity, sensitivity, reproducibility, and speed, recent advances have opened up new horizons for chemical analysis and detection methods. Chapters are authored by experts in their respective fields and include up-to-date reference materials, such as websites of interest and suggested reading lists on the latest research. Summarizes recent progress in micro-fabrication using nanomaterials for analytical chemistry techniques—among the most modernized and fast ways of performing these tasks Pays special attention to greener approaches that reduce the environmental impact and cost of the analysis process, both in terms of chemicals used and time and resource consumption Discusses many types of nanomaterials for analytical chemistry techniques, including those that are well established, such as carbon nanomaterials, as well as those that are newly trending, such as functionalized nanomaterials

Green Functionalized Nanomaterials for Environmental Applications

Green Functionalized Nanomaterials for Environmental Applications Book
Author : Uma Shanker,Chaudhery Mustansar Hussain,Manviri Rani
Publisher : Elsevier
Release : 2021-08-20
ISBN : 0128236159
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Green nanomaterials are classed as nanomaterials with no environmentally harmful, toxic, properties. The photocatalysis of nanomaterials involves photo-conduction value in efficient removal/degradation of noxious pollutants. Green nanotechnology has objectives for the development of products and processes which are environmentally friendly, economically sustainable, safe, energy-efficient, and produce little waste or emissions. Such products and processes are based on renewable materials and/or have a low net impact on the environment. Green functionalized nanomaterials, formed by a combination of nanomaterials with natural materials or are derived through a green source, are the new trends in the remediation of pollutants in environmental industries. This has the effect of making photoactive nanomaterials work under UV/sunlight radiation in order to produce reactive radical species that rapidly remove pollutants by redox mechanism. Green Functionalized Nanomaterials for Environmental Applications focuses on recent developments in the area of fabrication of green nanomaterials and their properties. It also looks at ways of lowering the risk of exposure of green functionalized nanomaterials. This needs to be pursued in the future for investigating and assessing health risks, which may be due to exposure to green nanomaterials. It is an important reference source for all those seeking to improve their understanding of how green functionalized nanomaterials are being used in a range of environmental applications, as well as considering potential toxicity implications. Highlights innovative industrial technologies for green functionalized nanomaterials Covers major fabrication techniques for sustainable functionalized nanomaterials Shows how sustainable functionalized nanomaterials are being developed for commercial applications

Functionalized Nanomaterials II

Functionalized Nanomaterials II Book
Author : Vineet Kumar,Praveen Guleria,Nandita Dasgupta,Shivendu Ranjan
Publisher : CRC Press
Release : 2021-04-12
ISBN : 1351021370
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The functionalization of nanomaterials provides them with some unique properties, making the same nanomaterial amenable for various applications by simply manipulating functional components. However, functionalized nanomaterials also face some challenges, along with some encouraging new applications in the future. This book provides a detailed account of applications of the functionalization of nanomaterials. This book can serve as a reference book for scientific investigators, including doctoral and post-doctoral scholars and undergraduate and graduate students, in context with the scope of applications of functionalized nanomaterials. It also highlights recent advances, challenges, and opportunities in the application of nanomaterials. This book will provide critical and comparative data for nanotechnologists. It may also be beneficial for multidisciplinary researchers, industry personnel, journalists, policy makers, and the common public to understand the scope of functionalized nanomaterials in detail and in depth. Features: This book covers various applications of functionalized nanomaterials. It discusses recent global research trends and future applications of functionalized nanomaterials. It highlights the need for more rigorous regulatory frameworks for the safe use of functionalized nanomaterials. It contains contributions from international experts and will be a valuable resource for researchers.

Springer Handbook of Nanomaterials

Springer Handbook of Nanomaterials Book
Author : Robert Vajtai
Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
Release : 2013-08-20
ISBN : 364220595X
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The Springer Handbook of Nanomaterials covers the description of materials which have dimension on the "nanoscale". The description of the nanomaterials in this Handbook follows the thorough but concise explanation of the synergy of structure, properties, processing and applications of the given material. The Handbook mainly describes materials in their solid phase; exceptions might be e.g. small sized liquid aerosols or gas bubbles in liquids. The materials are organized by their dimensionality. Zero dimensional structures collect clusters, nanoparticles and quantum dots, one dimensional are nanowires and nanotubes, while two dimensional are represented by thin films and surfaces. The chapters in these larger topics are written on a specific materials and dimensionality combination, e.g. ceramic nanowires. Chapters are authored by well-established and well-known scientists of the particular field. They have measurable part of publications and an important role in establishing new knowledge of the particular field.

Functionalized Nanomaterials Based Devices for Environmental Applications

Functionalized Nanomaterials Based Devices for Environmental Applications Book
Author : Chaudhery Mustansar Hussain,Sudheesh K. Shukla,Girish M. Joshi
Publisher : Elsevier
Release : 2021-08-23
ISBN : 0128232706
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Environmental devices help in monitoring the collection of one or more measurements that are used to access the status of an environment. Today, environmental monitoring and analytical methods are among the most rapidly developing branches of analysis. The functionalization of nanomaterials in the field of environmental science has increasing importance with regards to the fabrication of devices. Functionalized nanomaterials reformulate new materials and advanced characteristics for improved application in comparison to old fashion materials and open an opportunity for the development of devices for introducing new technology and techniques for monitoring environmental challenges. The monitoring of these environmental challenges in advances have direct impact on health and sustainability. Functionalized nanomaterials have different mechanical, absorption, optical or electrical properties than original nanomaterials. In fact, major utilization of nanomaterials occurs in their functionalized forms, which are very different from the parent material. This handbook provides an overview of the different state-of-the-art materials, devices and environmental applications of functionalized nanomaterials. In addition, the information offers a platform for ongoing research in the field of environmental science and device fabrication. The main objective of this book is to cover the major areas focusing on the functionalization of nanomaterials, device fabrication along with different techniques and environmental applications of functionalized nanomaterials-based devices. This is an important reference source for materials scientists, engineers and environmental scientsts who are looking to increase their understanding of how functionalized nanomaterial-based devices are being used for environmental monitoring applications. Helps the reader to understand the basic principles of functionalization of nanomaterials Highlights fabrication and characterization methods for functionalized nanomaterials-based environmental monitoring devices Assesses the major challenges of creating devices using functionalized nanomaterials on a mass scale

Handbook of Nanomaterials for Manufacturing Applications

Handbook of Nanomaterials for Manufacturing Applications Book
Author : Chaudhery Mustansar Hussain
Publisher : Elsevier
Release : 2020-04-12
ISBN : 0128213825
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Handbook of Nanomaterials for Manufacturing Applications covers the challenges and obstacles involved in using nanomaterials in manufacturing. In particular, the lack of information, the possibility of adverse impacts on the environment, human health, safety and sustainability and other remaining challenges. This book addresses these challenges for the use of nanomaterials in major manufacturing sectors and suggests how they may be overcome. It was written to summarize, in a one-stop, concise manner, how nanomaterials and nanotechnology are being used to enhance current manufacturing techniques and processes in order to create more sustainable products in a range of industry sectors. This book will be of great use to materials scientists and engineers who are looking to gain a greater understanding on how nanotechnology is being used to improve the products we use in our daily lives. Demonstrates how cutting-edge developments in nanomaterials are being used to make more efficient manufacturing processes in a range of industry sectors Explores how using nanomaterials can help engineers create innovative consumer products Discusses the legal, economic and toxicity issues arising from using nanomaterials in manufacturing processes

Functionalized Nanomaterial Based Electrochemical Sensors

Functionalized Nanomaterial Based Electrochemical Sensors Book
Author : Chaudhery Mustansar Hussain,Jamballi G. Manjunatha
Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
Release : 2022-01-17
ISBN : 0128241853
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Functionalized Nanomaterial-Based Electrochemical Sensors: Principles, Fabrication Methods, and Applications provides a comprehensive overview of materials, functionalized interfaces, fabrication strategies and application areas. Special attention is given to the remaining challenges and opportunities for commercial realization of functionalized nanomaterial-based electrochemical sensors. An assortment of nanomaterials has been investigated for their incorporation into electrochemical sensors. For example, carbon- based nanomaterials (carbon nanotube, graphene and carbon fiber), noble metals (Au, Ag and Pt), polymers (nafion, polypyrrole) and non-noble metal oxides (Fe2O3, NiO, and Co3O4). The most relevant materials are discussed in the book with an emphasis on their evaluation of their realization in commercial applications. Application areas touched on include the environment, food and medicine industries. Health, safety and regulation considerations are touched on, along with economic and commercialization trends. Introduces the principles of nanomaterials for electrochemical sensing applications Reviews the most relevant fabrication strategies for functionalized nanomaterial-based electrochemical sensing platforms Discusses considerations for the commercial realization of functionalized nanomaterial-based electrochemical sensors in the environment, food and point-of-care applications

Functionalized Nanomaterials for Catalytic Application

Functionalized Nanomaterials for Catalytic Application Book
Author : Chaudhery Mustansar Hussain,Sudheesh K. Shukla,Bindu Mangla
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release : 2021-07-21
ISBN : 1119808979
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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With the rapid development in nanotechnology, it is now possible to modulate the physical and chemical properties of nanomaterials with molecular recognition and catalytic functional applications. Such research efforts have resulted in a huge number of catalytic platforms for a broad range of analytes ranging from metal ions, small molecules, ionic liquid and nucleic acids down to proteins. Functionalized nanomaterials (FNMs) have important applications in the environmental, energy and healthcare sectors. Strategies for the synthesis of FNMs have contributed immensely to the textile, construction, cosmetics, biomedical and environmental industries among others. This book highlights the design of functionalized nanomaterials with respect to recent progress in the industrial arena and their respective applications. It presents an inclusive overview encapsulating FNMs and their applications to give the reader a systematic and coherent picture of nearly all relevant up-to-date advancements. Herein, functionalization techniques and processes are presented to enhance nanomaterials that can substantially affect the performance of procedures already in use and can deliver exciting consumer products to match the current lifestyle of modern society.

Handbook of Research on Diverse Applications of Nanotechnology in Biomedicine Chemistry and Engineering

Handbook of Research on Diverse Applications of Nanotechnology in Biomedicine  Chemistry  and Engineering Book
Author : Soni, Shivani
Publisher : IGI Global
Release : 2014-08-31
ISBN : 1466663642
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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As a paradigm for the future, micro-scale technology seeks to fuse revolutionary concepts in science and engineering and then translate it into reality. Nanotechnology is an interdisciplinary field that aims to connect what is seen with the naked eye and what is unseen on the molecular level. The Handbook of Research on Diverse Applications of Nanotechnology in Biomedicine, Chemistry, and Engineering examines the strengths and future potential of micro-scale technologies in a variety of industries. Highlighting the benefits, shortcomings, and emerging perspectives in the application of nano-scale technologies, this book is a comprehensive reference source for synthetic chemists, engineers, graduate students, and researchers with an interest in the multidisciplinary applications, as well as the ongoing research in the field.

The Nanobiotechnology Handbook

The Nanobiotechnology Handbook Book
Author : Yubing Xie
Publisher : CRC Press
Release : 2012-11-16
ISBN : 1439838704
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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A thorough overview of nanobiotechnology and its place in advances in applied science and engineering, The Nanobiotechnology Handbook combines contributions from physics, bioorganic and bioinorganic chemistry, molecular and cellular biology, materials science, and medicine as well as from mechanical, electrical, chemical, and biomedical engineering

Membranes with Functionalized Nanomaterials

Membranes with Functionalized Nanomaterials Book
Author : Suman Dutta,Chaudhery Mustansar Hussain
Publisher : Elsevier
Release : 2022-04-09
ISBN : 0323859429
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Membranes with Functionalized Nanomaterials: Current and Emerging Research Trends in Membrane Technology provides researchers and practitioners with basic and advanced knowledge of sustainable membrane technology. The book summarizes recent progress made in novel functionalized nanomaterials (FNMs) used in modern membrane technology. It gives a comprehensive overview of state-of-the-art technologies in the field of nanomaterial-based membranes and provides in an in-depth and step-by-step way the foundational scientific knowledge on various sustainable membranes with FNMs technologies and their impact on society and in various industries. In addition, readers get a handbook in a compact form with various aspects of FNMs-based sustainable membranes. Explores innovative strategies to fabricate functionalized nanomaterials-based membranes Evaluates the advanced functionalized nanomaterials-based membranes and other transformational options Offers a detailed spectrum of applications of sustainable functionalized nanomaterials-based membranes

Handbook of Nanomaterials for Cancer Theranostics

Handbook of Nanomaterials for Cancer Theranostics Book
Author : Joao Conde
Publisher : Elsevier
Release : 2018-06-27
ISBN : 0128133406
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Handbook of Nanomaterials for Cancer Theranostics focuses on recent developments in advanced theranostic nanomedicines from a chemical and biological perspective where the advantages of theranostics are achieved by combining multiple components. The authors explore the pros and cons of theranostic nanomaterials developed in cancer research in the last 15 years, with the different strategies compared and scrutinized. In addition, the book explores how nanomaterials may overcome the regulatory hurdles facing theranostic nanomedicines. This is an important research reference for postgraduates and researchers in nanomedicine and cancer research who want to learn more on how nanomaterials can help create more effective cancer treatments. Highlights the development of smart theranostic nanomaterials to tackle biomedical problems in cancer therapy and diagnostics Explores the regulatory hurdles facing theranostic nanomedicine Discusses how the use of nanomaterials can help create more effective cancer treatments

Miniaturized Analytical Devices

Miniaturized Analytical Devices Book
Author : Suresh Kumar Kailasa,Chaudhery Mustansar Hussain
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release : 2022-03-07
ISBN : 3527347585
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Miniaturized Analytical Devices An in-depth overview of integrating functionalized nanomaterials with mass spectrometry, spectroscopy, electrophoresis, and other important analytical techniques Miniaturized Analytical Devices: Materials and Technology is an up-to-date resource exploring the analytical applications of miniaturized technology in areas such as clinical microbiology, pharmaceuticals, agriculture, and environmental analysis. The book covers the integration of functional nanomaterials in mass spectrometry, microscopy, electrophoresis, and more—providing the state-of-the-art information required for successfully implementing a range of chemical analysis techniques on microchips. Featuring contributions from a panel of international experts in the field, the book begins with an introduction to selected miniaturized devices, nanomaterials, and analytical methods. Subsequent sections describe functionalized nanomaterials (FNMs) for miniaturized devices and discuss techniques such as miniaturized mass spectrometry for bioassays and miniaturized microscopy for cell imaging. The book concludes by exploring a variety of applications of miniaturized devices in areas including metal analysis, bioimaging, DNA separation and analysis, molecular biology, and more. This timely volume: Surveys the current state of the field and provides a starting point for developing faster, more reliable, and more selective analytical devices Focuses on the practical applications of miniaturized analytical devices in materials science, clinical microbiology, the pharmaceutical industry, and environmental analysis Covers a wide range of materials and analytical techniques such as microvolume UV-VIS spectroscopy, microchip and capillary electrophoresis, and matrix assisted laser desorption ionization-mass spectrometry (MALDI-MS) analysis Discusses the role of miniaturized analytical devices in securing a green and sustainable future Miniaturized Analytical Devices: Materials and Technology is essential reading for analytical chemists, analytical laboratories, materials scientists, biologists, life scientists, and advanced students in related fields.

Functionalized Carbon Nanomaterials for Theranostic Applications

Functionalized Carbon Nanomaterials for Theranostic Applications Book
Author : Shadpour Mallakpour,Chaudhery Mustansar Hussain
Publisher : Elsevier
Release : 2022-09-30
ISBN : 0128243678
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Functionalized Carbon Nanomaterials for Theranostic Applications offers insights into the developments and trends that are progressing fast in the field of functionalized carbon nanomaterials-based devices as diagnostic tools for early stage detection of human diseases. The book provides information on how functionalized carbon nanomaterials are being used as the basis for products, such as early disease diagnostic kits, quantum dots for medical imaging and a growing list of other applications. Sections cover different mechanical, absorption, optical and electrical properties than those found in original nanomaterials. This is an important reference source that will be valuable to materials scientists, biomedical engineers and pharmaceutical scientists who are looking to increase their understanding on how functionalized carbon nanomaterials are being used for a variety of theranostic applications. Provides readers with information on how to develop functionalized carbon nanomaterials based diagnostic devices and tools Identifies fabrication and characterization methods for integrated devices for use in theranostic applications Assesses major challenges for manufacturing functionalized carbon nanomaterial materials for theranostic devices on an industrial scale

Sample Preparation with Nanomaterials

Sample Preparation with Nanomaterials Book
Author : Chaudhery Mustansar Hussain,Rustem Kecili,Chaudhery Ghazanfar Hussain
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release : 2021-04-06
ISBN : 352768560X
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Discover this timely, comprehensive, and up-to-date exploration of crucial aspects of the use of nanomaterials in analytical chemistry Sample Preparation with Nanomaterials: Next Generation Techniques for Sample Preparation delivers insightful and complete overview of recent progress in the use of nanomaterials in sample preparation. The book begins with an overview of special features of nanomaterials and their applications in analytical sciences. Important types of nanomaterials, like carbon nanotubes and magnetic particles, are reviewed and biological sample preparation and lab-on-a-chip systems are presented. The distinguished author places special emphasis on approaches that tend to green and reduce the cost of sample treatment processes. He also discusses the legal, economical, and toxicity aspects of nanomaterial samples. This book includes extensive reference material, like a complete list of manufacturers, that makes it invaluable for professionals in analytical chemistry. Sample Preparation with Nanomaterials offers considerations of the economic aspects of nanomaterials, as well as the assessment of their toxicity and risk. Readers will also benefit from the inclusion of: A thorough introduction to nanomaterials in the analytical sciences and special properties of nanomaterials for sample preparation An exploration of the mechanism of adsorption and desorption on nanomaterials, including carbon nanomaterials used as adsorbents Discussions of membrane applications of nanomaterials, surface enhanced raman spectroscopy, and the use of nanomaterials for biological sample preparation A treatment of magnetic nanomaterials, lab-on-a-chip nanomaterials, and toxicity and risk assessment of nanomaterials Perfect for analytical chemists, materials scientists, and process engineers, Sample Preparation with Nanomaterials: Next Generation Techniques for Sample Preparation will also earn a place in the libraries of analytical laboratories, universities, and companies who conduct research into nanomaterials and seek a one-stop resource for sample preparation.

Handbook of Polymer and Ceramic Nanotechnology

Handbook of Polymer and Ceramic Nanotechnology Book
Author : Chaudhery Mustansar Hussain,Sabu Thomas
Publisher : Springer
Release : 2021-09-13
ISBN : 9783030405120
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This handbook examines the recent advances in the nanotechnology of polymers and ceramics, which possess outstanding mechanical properties and compatibility given their unique physical and chemical properties caused by the unusually large surface area to volume ratios and high interfacial reactivity. This handbook highlights the various compositions and morphologies of polymer and ceramic nanomaterials that can serve as powerful tools for the diverse applications in areas such as electronics, photonics, shape-memory alloys, biomaterials and biomedical nanomaterials, graphene-based technologies, and textiles and packaging. The handbook addresses safety, economics, green production and sustainability. The book contains a section on functionalization of these molecules, which only increases the possibility of developing even more versatile materials that can be fine-tuned for specific applications. Filling a gap in the literature, this handbook provides comprehensive coverage of properties, fabrication, characterization, functionalization methods and applications at both experimental and theoretical models scales. Economic, toxicological, regulatory, and environmental concerns regarding applications are also discussed in detail. Special attention is paid to sustainable approaches that reduce costs in terms of chemicals and time consumption. The book covers research trends, challenges, and prospective topics as well.

Handbook of Biofunctional Surfaces

Handbook of Biofunctional Surfaces Book
Author : Wolfgang Knoll
Publisher : CRC Press
Release : 2013-05-22
ISBN : 9814364185
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The design and synthesis of molecularly or supramolecularly defined interfacial architectures have seen in recent years a remarkable growth of interest and scientific research activities for various reasons. On the one hand, it is generally believed that the construction of an interactive interface between the living world of cells, tissue, or whole organisms and the (inorganic or organic) materials world of technical devices such as implants or medical parts requires proper construction and structural (and functional) control of this organism–machine interface. It is still the very beginning of generating a better understanding of what is needed to make an organism tolerate implants, to guarantee bidirectional communication between microelectronic devices and living tissue, or to simply construct interactive biocompatibility of surfaces in general. This exhaustive book lucidly describes the design, synthesis, assembly and characterization, and bio-(medical) applications of interfacial layers on solid substrates with molecularly or supramolecularly controlled architectures. Experts in the field share their contributions that have been developed in recent years.