Nanomaterials via Single Source Precursors Book

Nanomaterials via Single Source Precursors


  • Author : Allen Apblett
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2022-02-19
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 628
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128203446

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Nanomaterials via Single-Source Precursors: Synthesis, Processing and Applications presents recent results and overviews of synthesis, processing, characterization and applications of advanced materials for energy, electronics, biomedicine, sensors and aerospace. A variety of processing methods (vapor, liquid and solid-state) are covered, along with materials, including metals, oxides, semiconductor, sulfides, selenides, nitrides, and carbon-based materials. Production of quantum dots, nanoparticles, thin films and composites are described by a collection of international experts. Given the ability to customize the phase, morphology, and properties of target materials, this “rational approach to synthesis and processing is a disruptive technology for electronic, energy, structural and biomedical (nano)materials and devices. The use of single-source chemical precursors for materials processing technology allows for intimate elemental mixing and hence production of complex materials at temperatures well below traditional physical methods and those involving direct combination of elements. The use of lower temperatures enables thin-film deposition on lightweight polymer substrates and reduces damage to complex devices structures such as used in power, electronics and sensors. Discusses new approaches to synthesis or single-source precursors (SSPs) and the concept of rational design of materials Includes materials processing of SSPs in the design of new materials and novel devices Provides comprehensive coverage of the subject (materials science and chemistry) as related to SSPs and the range of potential applications

Nanoscience  Volume 6 Book

Nanoscience Volume 6


  • Author : Neerish Revaprasadu
  • Publisher : Royal Society of Chemistry
  • Release Date : 2020-05-21
  • Genre: Nanoscience
  • Pages : 188
  • ISBN 10 : 9781788016933

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Nanoscience Volume 6 Excerpt :

The field of nanoscience continues to grow and, with such a vast landscape of material, careful distillation of the most important discoveries will help researchers find the key information they require. Nanoscience provides a critical and comprehensive assessment of the most recent research and opinion from across the globe. Topics covered in this volume include metal halide perovskite nanomaterials, properties and applications, nanoparticles and nanocomposites for new permanent magnets and graphene-based materials for energy conversion applications. Anyone practising in any nano-allied field, or wishing to enter the nano-world will benefit from this resource, presenting the current thought and applications of nanoscience.

Reducing Agents in Colloidal Nanoparticle Synthesis Book

Reducing Agents in Colloidal Nanoparticle Synthesis


  • Author : Stefanos Mourdikoudis
  • Publisher : Royal Society of Chemistry
  • Release Date : 2021-05-17
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 483
  • ISBN 10 : 9781839161650

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This book will highlight the role of reducing agents in the chemical synthesis of nanoparticle systems.

Chalcogenide Based Nanomaterials as Photocatalysts Book

Chalcogenide Based Nanomaterials as Photocatalysts


  • Author : Mohammad Mansoob Khan
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2021-04-07
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 376
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128209172

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Chalcogenide Based Nanomaterials as Photocatalysts Excerpt :

Chalcogenide-Based Nanomaterials as Photocatalysts deals with the different types of chalcogenide-based photocatalytic reactions, covering the fundamental concepts of photocatalytic reactions involving chalcogenides for a range of energy and environmental applications. Sections focus on nanostructure control, synthesis methods, activity enhancement strategies, environmental applications, and perspectives of chalcogenide-based nanomaterials. The book offers guidelines for designing new chalcogenide-based nanoscale photocatalysts at low cost and high efficiency for efficient utilization of solar energy in the areas of energy production and environment remediation. Provides information on the development of novel chalcogenide-based nanomaterials Outlines the fundamentals of chalcogenides-based photocatalysis Includes techniques for heterogeneous catalysis based on chalcogenide-based nanomaterials

Advances in Nanocomposite Materials for Environmental and Energy Harvesting Applications Book

Advances in Nanocomposite Materials for Environmental and Energy Harvesting Applications


  • Author : Ahmed Esmail Shalan
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2022
  • Genre: Ceramic materials
  • Pages : 1091
  • ISBN 10 : 9783030943196

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Advances in Nanocomposite Materials for Environmental and Energy Harvesting Applications Excerpt :

This book discusses the fundamental, synthesis, properties, physico-chemical characterizations and applications of recently explored nanocomposite materials. It covers the applications of these different nanocomposite materials in the environmental and energy harvesting fields. The chapters explore the different techniques used for preparation and characterization of several types of nanocomposite materials for applications related to environmental and energy pathways. This book presents a panorama of current research in the field of nanocomposite structures for different applications. It also assesses the advantages and disadvantages of using different types of nanocomposite in the design of different material products. The comprehensive chapters explain the interactions between nanocomposite materials and mechanisms related to applications in environmental pollution and energy shortage.

Handbook on Synthesis Strategies for Advanced Materials Book

Handbook on Synthesis Strategies for Advanced Materials


  • Author : A. K. Tyagi
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2021-08-17
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 682
  • ISBN 10 : 9789811618079

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Handbook on Synthesis Strategies for Advanced Materials Excerpt :

This book presents state-of-the-art coverage of synthesis of advanced functional materials. Unconventional synthetic routes play an important role in the synthesis of advanced materials as many new materials are metastable and cannot be synthesized by conventional methods. This book presents various synthesis methods such as conventional solid-state method, combustion method, a range of soft chemical methods, template synthesis, molecular precursor method, microwave synthesis, sono-chemical method and high-pressure synthesis. It provides a comprehensive overview of synthesis methods and covers a variety of materials, including ceramics, films, glass, carbon-based, and metallic materials. Many techniques for processing and surface functionalization are also discussed. Several engineering aspects of materials synthesis are also included. The contents of this book are useful for researchers and professionals working in the areas of materials and chemistry.

Inorganic Nanomaterials for Supercapacitor Design Book

Inorganic Nanomaterials for Supercapacitor Design


  • Author : Dr. Inamuddin
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2019-12-20
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 348
  • ISBN 10 : 9781000750973

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Inorganic Nanomaterials for Supercapacitor Design Excerpt :

Among electrode materials, inorganic materials have received vast consideration owing to their redox chemistry, chemical stability, high electrochemical performance, and high-power applications. These exceptional properties enable inorganic-based materials to find application in high-performance energy conversion and storage. The current advances in nanotechnology have uncovered novel inorganic materials by various strategies and their different morphological features may serve as a rule for future supercapacitor electrode design for efficient supercapacitor performance. Inorganic Nanomaterials for Supercapacitor Design depicts the latest advances in inorganic nanomaterials for supercapacitor energy storage devices. Key Features:  Provides an overview on the supercapacitor application of inorganic-based materials.  Describes the fundamental aspects, key factors, advantages, and challenges of inorganic supercapacitors.  Presents up-to-date coverage of the large, rapidly growing, and complex literature on inorganic supercapacitors.  Surveys current applications in supercapacitor energy storage.  Explores the new aspects of inorganic materials and next-generation supercapacitor systems.

Recent Advances in Ionic Liquids Book

Recent Advances in Ionic Liquids


  • Author : Mohammed Rahman
  • Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
  • Release Date : 2018-09-26
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 194
  • ISBN 10 : 9781789841176

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Recent Advances in Ionic Liquids contains research on the preparation, characterization, and potential applications of stable ionic liquids (ILs). ILs are a class of low- and stable-melting point, ionic compounds that have a variety of properties allowing many of them to be sustainable green solvents. It is promising novel research from top to bottom and has received a lot of interest over the last few decades. It covers the advanced topics of physical, catalytic, chemical, polymeric, and potential applications of ILs. This book features interesting reports on cutting-edge science and technology related to the preparation, characterization, polymerization, and potential applications of ILs. This potentially unique work offers various approaches on the R

Nanoscience Volume 7 Book

Nanoscience Volume 7


  • Author : Neerish Revaprasadu
  • Publisher : Royal Society of Chemistry
  • Release Date : 2021-07-14
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 329
  • ISBN 10 : 9781839162503

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Nanoscience Volume 7 Excerpt :

Nanoscience Volume 7 provides a critical and comprehensive assessment of the most recent research and opinion from across the globe for anyone practising in any nano-allied field, or wishing to enter the nano-world.

Handbook of Innovative Nanomaterials Book

Handbook of Innovative Nanomaterials


  • Author : Xiaosheng Fang
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2012-07-05
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 960
  • ISBN 10 : 9789814303903

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Handbook of Innovative Nanomaterials Excerpt :

Nowadays, not only is the research on nanoscale is among the most active fields in current science, but it is also being gradually introduced into our daily lives. The purpose of this book is to provide the readers with a comprehensive review of the state-of-the-art research activities in the field of innovative nanomaterials. This book is a compre

Photovoltaics for Space Book

Photovoltaics for Space


  • Author : Sheila Bailey
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2022-10-30
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 536
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128233016

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Photovoltaics for Space Excerpt :

PV has traditionally been used for electric power in space. Solar panels on spacecraft are usually the sole source of power to run the sensors, active heating and cooling, and communications. Photovoltaics for Space: Key Issues, Missions and Alternative Technologies provides an overview of the challenges to efficiently produce solar power in near-Earth space and beyond: the materials and device architectures that have been developed to surmount these environmental and mission-specific barriers. The book is organized in four sections consisting of detailed introductory and background content as well as a collection of in-depth space environment, materials processing, technology, and mission overviews by international experts. This book will detail how to design and optimize a space power system’s performance for power-to-weight ratio, effectiveness at end of operational life (EOL) compared to beginning of operational life (BOL), and specific mission objectives and goals. This book outlines the knowledge required for practitioners and advanced students interested in learning about the background, materials, devices, environmental challenges, missions, and future for photovoltaics for space exploration. Provides an update to state-of-the-art and emerging solar cell technologies Features comprehensive coverage of solar cells for space exploration and materials/device technology options available Explains the extreme conditions and mission challenges to overcome when using photovoltaics in space

Advanced Nanomaterials Book

Advanced Nanomaterials


  • Author : Shadia Jamil Ikhmayies
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2022-09-29
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 589
  • ISBN 10 : 9783031119965

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This book covers synthesis, characterization, and applications of diverse types of nanomaterials. Specifically, it describes carbon, graphene, and graphene oxide-based nanomaterials and their use for environmental remediation; rare-earth ions-activated nanophosphors and their application; lanthanide-based oxides as advanced nanostructured materials for organic decontamination; and advanced functional nanomaterials for pollutant sensing and water remediation. The chapters explore the use of nanomaterials in solid-phase extraction technique, design of colorimetric sensor based on gold nanoparticles, optical sources and waveguides based on flexible 1D nanomaterials, synthesis and property characterization of 2D materials with applications, and the scale effects on the value of the surface energy of a solid. The developments of some nanomaterials such as zinc and nickel sulfides as photocatalysts and electrocatalysts, effects of reducing size and incorporation of nanoadditives, advanced carbon nanomaterials such as carbon nanotubes, carbon nanofibers, and graphene and its derivations as adsorbents, and carbon spheres and carbon soot for tribological applications are also presented in this book. In addition, nanomaterials for concrete coating applications and advances in the processing of high-entropy alloys by means of mechanical alloying are also covered. Subsequently, the use of nanomaterials in endodontics and the use of nanotechnology strategies to enhance restorative resin-based dental nanomaterials are reported.

Research Perspectives on Functional Micro  and Nanoscale Coatings Book

Research Perspectives on Functional Micro and Nanoscale Coatings


  • Author : Zuzuarregui, Ana
  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release Date : 2016-04-11
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 511
  • ISBN 10 : 9781522500674

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Research Perspectives on Functional Micro and Nanoscale Coatings Excerpt :

Just as chemistry is a part of our daily lives, functional coatings can be found in almost every object, gadget or device you can see or touch. However, in the last 20 years the advances made in the preparation of different functional coatings with diverse compositions have allowed the development of nanoscale coatings that are more cost-effective and environmentally conscious than traditional coatings. Research Perspectives on Functional Micro- and Nanoscale Coatings highlights critical research on preparation methods, modification, organization, and utilization of functional coatings in micro, nano, and biotechnology. Emphasizing emerging developments and global research perspectives, this publication is a pivotal resource for engineers, researchers, and graduate-level students interested in learning about emerging developments in functional coatings and nanotechnology.

Colloidal Quantum Dot Optoelectronics and Photovoltaics Book

Colloidal Quantum Dot Optoelectronics and Photovoltaics


  • Author : Gerasimos Konstantatos
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2013-11-07
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 329
  • ISBN 10 : 9780521198264

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Colloidal Quantum Dot Optoelectronics and Photovoltaics Excerpt :

Captures the most up-to-date research in the field, written in an accessible style by the world's leading experts.

Comprehensive Nanoscience and Technology Book

Comprehensive Nanoscience and Technology


  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2010-10-29
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 4469
  • ISBN 10 : 9780123743961

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From the Introduction: Nanotechnology and its underpinning sciences are progressing with unprecedented rapidity. With technical advances in a variety of nanoscale fabrication and manipulation technologies, the whole topical area is maturing into a vibrant field that is generating new scientific research and a burgeoning range of commercial applications, with an annual market already at the trillion dollar threshold. The means of fabricating and controlling matter on the nanoscale afford striking and unprecedented opportunities to exploit a variety of exotic phenomena such as quantum, nanophotonic and nanoelectromechanical effects. Moreover, researchers are elucidating new perspectives on the electronic and optical properties of matter because of the way that nanoscale materials bridge the disparate theories describing molecules and bulk matter. Surface phenomena also gain a greatly increased significance; even the well-known link between chemical reactivity and surface-to-volume ratio becomes a major determinant of physical properties, when it operates over nanoscale dimensions. Against this background, this comprehensive work is designed to address the need for a dynamic, authoritative and readily accessible source of information, capturing the full breadth of the subject. Its six volumes, covering a broad spectrum of disciplines including material sciences, chemistry, physics and life sciences, have been written and edited by an outstanding team of international experts. Addressing an extensive, cross-disciplinary audience, each chapter aims to cover key developments in a scholarly, readable and critical style, providing an indispensible first point of entry to the literature for scientists and technologists from interdisciplinary fields. The work focuses on the major classes of nanomaterials in terms of their synthesis, structure and applications, reviewing nanomaterials and their respective technologies in well-structured and comprehensive articles with extensiv