Chemistry on Modified Oxide and Phosphate Surfaces  Fundamentals and Applications Book

Chemistry on Modified Oxide and Phosphate Surfaces Fundamentals and Applications


  • Author : Robson Fernandes de Farias
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2009-01-10
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 214
  • ISBN 10 : 0080919847

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Chemistry on Modified Oxide and Phosphate Surfaces Fundamentals and Applications Excerpt :

Chemistry on Modified Oxide and Phosphate Surfaces: Fundamentals and Applications is in the authoritative Interface Science and Technology Series and presents the key features and applications of modified oxide and phosphate surfaces. Examines both basic and applied aspects Incorporates examples from recent publications

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Graphene Surfaces


  • Author : Karim Kakaei
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2018-10-09
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 456
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128145241

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Graphene Surfaces Excerpt :

Graphene Surfaces: Particles and Catalysts focuses on the surface chemistry and modification of graphene and its derivatives from a theoretical and electrochemical point-of-view. It provides a comprehensive overview of their electronic structure, synthesis, properties and general applications in catalysis science, including their relevance in alcohols and their derivatives oxidation, oxygen reduction, hydrogen evolution, energy storage, corrosion protection and supercapacitors. The book also covers emerging research on graphene chemistry and its impact. Chemical engineers, materials scientists, electrochemists and engineers will find information that will answer their most pressing questions on the surface aspects of graphene and its effect on catalysis. Serves as a time-saving reference for researchers, graduated students and chemical engineers Equips the reader with catalysis knowledge for practical applications Discusses the physical and electrochemical properties of graphene Provides the most important applications of graphene in electrochemical systems Highlights both experimental and theoretical aspects of graphene

Surface Science of Photocatalysis Book

Surface Science of Photocatalysis


  • Author : Jiaguo Yu
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2020-03-28
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 602
  • ISBN 10 : 9780081028919

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Surface Science of Photocatalysis Excerpt :

Surface Science of Photocatalysis, Volume 32, summarizes significant findings on the surface science behind various classic and novel photocatalysts for energy and environmental applications, with special emphasis on important surface/interface processes in photocatalysis, such as interfacial charge transfer, function of co-catalysts, and adsorption over photocatalyst surface. This book timely and systematically reviews the state-of-the-art of the surface science in semiconductor-based photocatalysis, serving as a useful reference book for both new and experienced researchers in this field. Provides timely reviews on cutting-edge research on surface science and photocatalysts Comprehensively discusses novel photocatalysts, such as metal oxides, metal sulphides, graphitic carbon nitrides, graphene and metal-organics Presents important surface/interface processes in photocatalysis, like Z-scheme system and surface heterojunctions Investigates the function of co-catalysts and the adsorption on photocatalyst surfaces Edited by world-leading researchers in interface science

Adsorption  Fundamental Processes and Applications Book

Adsorption Fundamental Processes and Applications


  • Author : Mehrorang Ghaedi
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2021-03-19
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 728
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128188088

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Adsorption Fundamental Processes and Applications Excerpt :

Adsorption: Fundamental Processes and Applications, Volume 33 in the Interface Science and Technology Series, discusses the great technological importance of adsorption and describes how adsorbents are used on a large scale as desiccants, catalysts, catalyst supports, in the separation of gases, the purification of liquids, pollution control, and in respiratory protection. Finally, it explores how adsorption phenomena play a vital role in many solid-state reactions and biological mechanisms, as well as stressing the importance of the widespread use of adsorption techniques in the characterization of surface properties and the texture of fine powders. Covers the fundamental aspects of adsorption process engineering Reviews the environmental impact of key aquatic pollutants Discusses and analyzes the importance of adsorption processes for water treatment Highlights opportunity areas for adsorption process intensification Edited by a world-leading researcher in interface science

Photocatalysis  Fundamental Processes and Applications Book

Photocatalysis Fundamental Processes and Applications


  • Author : Mehrorang Ghaedi
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2021-03-19
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 952
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128188071

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Photocatalysis Fundamental Processes and Applications Excerpt :

Photocatalysis: Fundamental Processes and Applications, Volume 32 in the Interface Science and Technology Series, discusses the fundamental aspects of photocatalysis and its process and applications to the decontamination of wastewater, hydrogen production via water splitting, and photo reduction of carbon dioxide to hydrocarbon. The book discusses the fundamental aspects of all applications together with their proper mechanisms, thus providing essential information for deep research in the area of clean environment and green energy production. Provides background on the fundamental and experimental processes of photocatalysis Covers photocatalysis and its impact on creating a clean environment and energy sources Applies photocatalysis to the decontamination of wastewater, hydrogen production via water splitting, and photo reduction of carbon dioxide to hydrocarbon Edited by a world-leading researcher in interface science

Advanced Low Cost Separation Techniques in Interface Science Book

Advanced Low Cost Separation Techniques in Interface Science


  • Author : George Z. Kyzas
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2019-08-24
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 360
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128141793

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Advanced Low Cost Separation Techniques in Interface Science Excerpt :

Advanced Low-Cost Separation Techniques in Interface Science, Volume 30 helps scientists and researchers in academia and industry gain expert knowledge on how to use separation techniques at minimal cost and energy usage. It handles a broad range of highly relevant topics, including modern flotation techniques, low-cost materials in liquid-and gas-phase adsorption, new trends in molecular imprinting, graphenes in separation, nanobubbles and biopolymers in interface science, the reuse of biomaterials, green techniques for wastewaters, and modeling in environmental interfaces. The book shows that these techniques can be both attractive for both research and industrial purposes. It is intended for chemical engineers working in wastewater treatment industries, membrane industries, pharmaceutical industries, textile or tanneries industries, hybrid-topic industries and energy industries. Focuses on cost and energy saving separation techniques in interface science Discusses multiple techniques, including flotation, adsorption, materials synthesis, and more Combines, in a single source, separation techniques, advanced methodologies, and the low-cost potential of the techniques Describes techniques that are attractive for both research and industrial purposes

An Introduction to Green Nanotechnology Book

An Introduction to Green Nanotechnology


  • Author : Mahmoud Nasrollahzadeh
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2019-03-01
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 356
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128135877

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An Introduction to Green Nanotechnology Excerpt :

An Introduction to Green Nanotechnology, Volume 28, provides students, scientists and chemical engineers with an overview of several types of nanostructures, discusses the synthesis and characterization of nanostructures, and provides applications of nanotechnology in daily life. The book offers a foundation to green nanotechnology by explaining why green nanotechnology is important. Covers biological sources in green nanotechnology, antioxidants, green nanostructures, mechanism, synthesis and characterization. The book ends with an evaluation of the risks of nanotechnology in human life and future perspectives. Introduces novel sources of plants having a high potential to be used as bio media to synthesize nanostructures Provides phytochemical properties and antioxidant potential, and their effects on stability, morphology and size of green nanostructures Includes a medicinal and technological comparison of green synthesized nanostructures to nano-products from non-green methods Uses accessible language, avoiding complex concepts of mathematics, biology and chemistry

Emerging Natural and Tailored Nanomaterials for Radioactive Waste Treatment and Environmental Remediation Book

Emerging Natural and Tailored Nanomaterials for Radioactive Waste Treatment and Environmental Remediation


  • Author : Changlun Chen
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2019-04-25
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 347
  • ISBN 10 : 9780081027769

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Emerging Natural and Tailored Nanomaterials for Radioactive Waste Treatment and Environmental Remediation Excerpt :

Emerging Natural and Tailored Nanomaterials for Radioactive Waste Treatment and Environmental Remediation: Principles and Methodologies, Volume 29 provides an overview of the most important radionuclide sources in the environment, their interaction with environmental media, and appropriate remediation techniques. The book focuses on the assessment of radionuclide sorption behavior in contaminated sites and the synthesis of new materials for radionuclides remediation through sorption concepts. Chapters investigate the main interaction mechanisms between toxic/radioactive metal ions with natural and manmade materials, natural clay minerals and oxides, and novel nanomaterials, such as ordered mesoporous silicas, carbon nanotubes, graphene, and metal-organic framework-based materials. Techniques and models discussed include kinetics analysis, thermodynamic analysis, surface complexation models, spectroscopic techniques, and theoretical calculations. Provides a systemic discussion on the interactions between toxic and radioactive metal ions and natural and manmade materials Helps to select the best approach to remove toxic/radioactive metal ions from a surface Edited by a scientific authority in toxic/radioactive metal ion interactions

Particles at Interfaces Book

Particles at Interfaces


  • Author : Zbigniew Adamczyk
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2017-10-27
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 700
  • ISBN 10 : 9780081012697

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Particles at Interfaces Excerpt :

Particles and Interfaces: Interaction, Deposition, Structure, Volume 20, Second Edition unifies particle and protein adsorption phenomena by presenting recent developments in this growing field of nanoscience. While experimental data is available in vast quantities, there is a deficit in quality interpretation of that data. This title provides such information, emphasizing the basic physics behind practical problems, thus empowering the reader to estimate relevant effects. The book includes solved problems of particle transport under non-linear conditions and their relevance to predicting protein adsorption, including an entirely new chapter devoted to polyelectrolyte and protein adsorption at solid/liquid and solid/gas interfaces. Unifies information from various fields, such as electrostatics, hydrodynamic, colloid science and biophysics Presents information in a user-friendly manner, including computer aided graphics and schematic drawings Applies a phenomenological approach to the content and provides readily accessible reference data

Interface Science and Composites Book

Interface Science and Composites


  • Author : Soo-Jin Park
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2011
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 834
  • ISBN 10 : 9780123750495

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Interface Science and Composites Excerpt :

The goal of Interface Science and Composites is to facilitate the manufacture of technological materials with optimized properties on the basis of a comprehensive understanding of the molecular structure of interfaces and their resulting influence on composite materials processes. From the early development of composites of various natures, the optimization of the interface has been of major importance. While there are many reference books available on composites, few deal specifically with the science and mechanics of the interface of materials and composites. Further, many recent advances in composite interfaces are scattered across the literature and are here assembled in a readily accessible form, bringing together recent developments in the field, both from the materials science and mechanics perspective, in a single convenient volume. The central theme of the book is tailoring the interface science of composites to optimize the basic physical principles rather than on the use of materials and the mechanical performance and structural integrity of composites with enhanced strength/stiffness and fracture toughness (or specific fracture resistance). It also deals mainly with interfaces in advanced composites made from high-performance fibers, such as glass, carbon, aramid, and some inorganic fibers, and matrix materials encompassing polymers, carbon, metals/alloys, and ceramics. Includes chapter on the development of a nanolevel dispersion of graphene particles in a polymer matrix Focus on tailoring the interface science of composites to optimize the basic physical principles Covers mainly interfaces in advanced composites made from high performance fibers

Theory of Electrophoresis and Diffusiophoresis of Highly Charged Colloidal Particles Book

Theory of Electrophoresis and Diffusiophoresis of Highly Charged Colloidal Particles


  • Author : Eric Lee
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2018-11-30
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 436
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128052655

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Theory of Electrophoresis and Diffusiophoresis of Highly Charged Colloidal Particles Excerpt :

Theory of Electrophoresis and Diffusiophoresis of Highly Charged Colloidal Particles discusses the electrophoretic and diffusiophoretic motions of various colloidal entities, such as rigid particles, liquid droplets, gas bubbles, and porous particles, focusing on the motion-deterring double-layer polarization effect pertinent to highly charged particles, with the lowly charged ones serving as the limiting cases. Boundary effects such as those from a cylindrical pore, a solid plane, or an air-water interface are analyzed as well for the electrophoretic motion of the various particles considered. Dynamic electrophoresis is also explored and treated. The contents are suitable for researchers, graduate students, or senior college students with some basic background of colloid science and transport phenomena. As there is no closed-form analytical formula in general for the situation of highly charged particles, the results are presented with extensive figures and plots as well as tables under various electrokinetic situations of interest to facilitate the possible use of interested readers. Provides a reliable quantitative prediction of highly charged particles motion with easy-to-apply charts and in-depth understanding of the underlying mechanisms Offers an extensive treatment of direct quantitative predication for non-rigid systems, such as porous particles, liquid drops, and gels, which is especially valuable in proteins and DNA research Discusses highly charged systems with a nearby boundary of practical interests, such as a pore, a solid plane, or an air-water interface, which is of vital interest in fields such as microfluidic operations and biomedical engineering Affords special attention to the polarization effect

Nanoparticle Technologies Book

Nanoparticle Technologies


  • Author : Farid Bensebaa
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2012-12-31
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 560
  • ISBN 10 : 9780080919270

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Nanoparticle Technologies Excerpt :

This book is a good introductory work to nanoparticle technology. It consists of nine complementary chapters that can be read independently. This book covers promising nanoparticles fabrication technologies with a focus on scalable processes. Integration of nanoparticles into 2D and 3D structures are covered in detail. The most promising applications of nanoparticles in the energy, optoelectronic and biomedical sectors are summarized and discussed. Current issues and challenges related to nanoparticles production and utilisation are also discussed in the book. Complete and simple overview of the field Contains practical examples that makes the book also accessible for industrialists, engineers and managers Chapters can be read relatively independently so experienced researchers can go directly to the them of interest Advantages, drawbacks and challenges are described with practical examples

Tailored Thin Coatings for Corrosion Inhibition Using a Molecular Approach Book

Tailored Thin Coatings for Corrosion Inhibition Using a Molecular Approach


  • Author : Simo Olavi Pehkonen
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2018-08-25
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 414
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128135853

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Tailored Thin Coatings for Corrosion Inhibition Using a Molecular Approach Excerpt :

Tailored Thin Coatings for Corrosion Inhibition Using a Molecular Approach discusses the fundamentals and applications of various thin coatings for the inhibition of fouling and corrosion from a molecular perspective. It provides the reader with a fundamental understanding of why certain coatings perform better than others in a given environment. Surface analytical and electrochemical techniques in understanding the coating performance are emphasized throughout the book, providing readers with a useful reference on how to pursue a systematic corrosion inhibitor R&D program that involves the testing of coating performance using various, currently available, state-of-the-art laboratory techniques. Wherever relevant, environmental considerations of the discussed coatings’ technologies are highlighted and discussed, with current and upcoming regulatory trends put forth by different governmental organizations. Provides atomic and molecular level understanding of tailored thin coatings for corrosion inhibition Discusses key steps in corrosion, including the attachment of harmful substances to surfaces, the fouling of surfaces, and the initiation and propagation of corrosion on surfaces Written by leading experts in the field

Rheology of Emulsions Book

Rheology of Emulsions


  • Author : Aleksandar M. M. Spasic
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2018-04-26
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 188
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128138373

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Rheology of Emulsions Excerpt :

Rheology of Emulsions, Volume 22: Electrohydrodynamics Principles studies phenomena at liquid-liquid interfaces, including finely dispersed particles or structures, in particular emulsions, double emulsions and biological cells. The book considers the forces of electrical origin that participate in the physical events at liquid-liquid interfaces, taking into account electron transfer phenomenon and electrodynamics principles. Topics covered are of interest to a broad range of scientists, researchers and graduate students with a basic knowledge of physical chemistry, electromagnetism, fluid mechanics, classical and quantum electrodynamics. The implications and applications of the material presented in the book contribute to the advanced fundamental, applied and engineering research of interfacial electroviscoelastic phenomena. Features a multidisciplinary approach to electron transfer phenomena Introduces a new constitutive model of liquids and a theory of electroviscoelasticity Addresses a broad range of subject field examples that make it useful to various research communities

Self Assembly Processes at Interfaces Book

Self Assembly Processes at Interfaces


  • Author : Vincent Ball
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2018-02-13
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 478
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128019726

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Self Assembly Processes at Interfaces Excerpt :

Self-Assembly Processes at Interfaces: Multiscale Phenomena provides the conceptual and unifying view of adsorption, self-assembly, and grafting processes at solid–liquid and liquid–gas interfaces, also describing experimental methods where applicable. An invaluable resource for (post)-graduate students looking to bridge the gap between acquiring the field’s existing knowledge and the creation of new insights, the book recalls fundamental concepts, giving rigorous, but first-principle-based, calculations and exercises, and showing how these concepts have been used in recent research articles. Readers will find guidelines on how best to start research in the field of surface chemistry with biological macromolecules and molecules able to undergo self-assembly process at interfaces in the presence of a liquid, along with discussions on the very fundamental aspects and applications using concepts of biomimetic chemistry. By highlighting the interdisciplinary aspects of the field of self-assembly at interfaces, the book is an ideal resource for chemical engineers, chemists, physicists, and biologists. In addition, important equations are demonstrated on the basis of fundamental concepts, and overly complex mathematical developments are avoided. Presents an interdisciplinary work that is ideal for chemical engineers, chemists, physicists, and biologists Provides a unifying view of the field, from fundamentals, to methods and applications Includes concepts applicable at both solid–liquid and liquid–gas interfaces