Recent Advances in Complex Functional Materials Book

Recent Advances in Complex Functional Materials

  • Author : Elson Longo
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2017-07-12
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 454
  • ISBN 10 : 9783319538983

Recent Advances in Complex Functional Materials Excerpt :

In this book we explore new approaches to understanding the physical and chemical properties of emergent complex functional materials, revealing a close relationship between their structures and properties at the molecular level. The primary focus of this book is on the ability to synthesize materials with a controlled chemical composition, a crystallographic structure, and a well-defined morphology. Special attention is also given to the interplay of theory, simulation and experimental results, in order to interconnect theoretical knowledge and experimental approaches, which can reveal new scientific and technological directions in several fields, expanding the versatility to yield a variety of new complex materials with desirable applications and functions. Some of the challenges and opportunities in this field are also discussed, targeting the development of new emergent complex functional materials with tailored properties to solve problems related to renewable energy, health, and environmental sustainability. A more fundamental understanding of the physical and chemical properties of new emergent complex functional materials is essential to achieving more substantial progress in a number of technological fields. With this goal in mind, the editors invited acknowledged specialists to contribute chapters covering a broad range of disciplines.

Functional Materials Book

Functional Materials

  • Author : Toshio Naito
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2019-01-15
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 480
  • ISBN 10 : 9780429886720

Functional Materials Excerpt :

The world is currently facing the urgent and demanding challenges of saving and utilizing energy as efficiently as possible. Materials science, where chemistry meets physics, has garnered a great deal of attention because of its versatile techniques for designing and producing new, desired materials enabling energy storage and conversion. This book is a comprehensive survey of the research on such materials. Unlike a monograph or a review book, it covers a wide variety of compounds, details diverse study methodologies, and spans different scientific fields. It contains cutting-edge research in chemistry and physics from the interdisciplinary team of Ehime University (Japan), the members of which are currently broadening the horizon of materials sciences through their own ideas, tailored equipment, and state-of-the-art techniques. Edited by Toshio Naito, a prominent materials scientist, this book will appeal to anyone interested in solid-state chemistry, organic and inorganic semiconductors, low-temperature physics, or the development of functional materials, including advanced undergraduate- and graduate-level students of solid-state properties and researchers in metal-complex science, materials science, chemistry, and physics, especially those with an interest in (semi)conducting and/or magnetic materials for energy storage and conversion.

Functional Properties of Advanced Engineering Materials and Biomolecules Book

Functional Properties of Advanced Engineering Materials and Biomolecules

  • Author : Felipe A. La Porta
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2021-05-17
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 780
  • ISBN 10 : 9783030622268

Functional Properties of Advanced Engineering Materials and Biomolecules Excerpt :

This book shows how a small toolbox of experimental techniques, physical chemistry concepts as well as quantum/classical mechanics and statistical methods can be used to understand, explain and even predict extraordinary applications of these advanced engineering materials and biomolecules. It highlights how improving the material foresight by design, including the fundamental understanding of their physical and chemical properties, can provide new technological levels in the future.

Nanotechnology in Textiles Book

Nanotechnology in Textiles

  • Author : Mangala Joshi
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2020-08-03
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 910
  • ISBN 10 : 9781000091090

Nanotechnology in Textiles Excerpt :

In recent times, polymer nanocomposites have attracted a great deal of scientific interest due to their unique advantages over conventional plastic materials, such as superior strength, modulus, thermal stability, thermal and electrical conductivity, and gas barrier. They are finding real and fast-growing applications in wide-ranging fields such as automotive, aerospace, electronics, packaging, and sports. This book focuses on the development of polymer nanocomposites as an advanced material for textile applications, such as fibers, coatings, and nanofibers. It compiles and details cutting-edge research in the science and nanotechnology of textiles with special reference to polymer nanocomposites in the form of invited chapters from scientists and subject experts from various institutes from all over the world. They include authors who are actively involved in the research and development of polymer nanocomposites with a wide range of functions—including antimicrobial, flame-retardant, gas barrier, shape memory, sensor, and energy-scavenging—as well as medical applications, such as tissue engineering and wound dressings, to create a new range of smart and intelligent textiles. Edited by Mangala Joshi, a prominent nanotechnology researcher at the premier Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi, India, this book will appeal to anyone involved in nanotechnology, nanocomposites, advanced materials, polymers, fibers and textiles, and technical textiles.

Advances in Supercapacitor and Supercapattery Book

Advances in Supercapacitor and Supercapattery

  • Author : Mohammad Khalid
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2020-12-05
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 412
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128204030

Advances in Supercapacitor and Supercapattery Excerpt :

Advances in Supercapacitor and Supercapattery: Innovations in Energy Storage Devices provides a deep insight into energy storage systems and their applications. The first two chapters cover the detailed background, fundamental charge storage mechanism and the various types of supercapacitor. The third chapter give details about the hybrid device (Supercapattery) which comprises of battery and capacitive electrode. The main advantages of Supercapattery over batteries and supercapacitor are discussed in this chapter. The preceding three chapters cover the electrode materials used for supercapattery. The electrolyte is a major part that significantly contributes to the performance of the device. Therefore, different kinds of electrolytes and their suitability are discussed in chapter 6 and 7. The book concludes with a look at the potential applications of supercapattery, challenges and future prospective. This book is beneficial for research scientists, engineers and students who are interested in the latest developments and fundamentals of energy storage mechanism and clarifies the misleading concepts in this field. Presents the three classes of energy storage devices and clarifies the difference between between pseudocapacitor and battery grade material Covers the synthesis strategies to enhance the overall performance of the supercapacitor device (including power density) Explains the energy storage mechanism based on the fundamental concept of physics and electrochemistry

Tin Oxide Materials Book

Tin Oxide Materials

  • Author : Marcelo Ornaghi Orlandi
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2019-10-05
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 666
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128162798

Tin Oxide Materials Excerpt :

Tin Oxide Materials: Synthesis, Properties, and Applications discusses the latest in metal oxides, an emerging area in electronic materials. As more is learned about this important materials system, more functionalities and applications have been revealed. This key reference on the topic covers important material that is ideal for materials scientists, materials engineers and materials chemists who have been introduced to metal oxides as a general category of materials, but want to take the next step and learn more about a specific material. Provides a complete resource on tin oxide materials systems, including in-depth discussions of properties, their synthesis, modelling methods, and applications Presents information on the well-investigated SnO2, but also includes discussions on its emerging stoichiometries, such as SnO and Sn3O4 Includes the most relevant applications in varistors, sensing devices, fuel cells, transistors, biological studies, and much more

Emerging Research in Science and Engineering Based on Advanced Experimental and Computational Strategies Book

Emerging Research in Science and Engineering Based on Advanced Experimental and Computational Strategies

  • Author : Felipe de Almeida La Porta
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2020-01-02
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 530
  • ISBN 10 : 9783030314033

Emerging Research in Science and Engineering Based on Advanced Experimental and Computational Strategies Excerpt :

In this book, the authors discuss some of the main challenges and new opportunities in science and engineering research, which involve combining computational and experimental approaches as a promising strategy for arriving at new insights into composition–structure–property relations, even at the nanoscale. From a practical standpoint, the authors show that significant improvements in the material/biomolecular foresight by design, including a fundamental understanding of their physical and chemical properties, are vital and will undoubtedly help us to reach a new technological level in the future.

Sintering of Functional Materials Book

Sintering of Functional Materials

  • Author : Igor Shishkovsky
  • Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
  • Release Date : 2018-02-07
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 192
  • ISBN 10 : 9789535137566

Sintering of Functional Materials Excerpt :

Powder-based materials and treatment technologies rank high in contemporary scientific-technical progress due to their numerous significant technoeconomic qualities. Sintering of such materials allows saving on materials and lowering the cost price of the product, as well as manufacturing complex composite materials with unique combinations of qualities. Materials of record high values of some physic-mechanical and also biochemical characteristics can be obtained owing to structural peculiarities of super dispersed condition. Sintering of functional materials for innovative perspectives in automotive and aeronautical engineering, space technology, lightweight construction, mechanical engineering, modern design, and many other applications requires established relationship in the materials-process-properties system. Therefore, the industry being interested in understanding theoretical modeling, and control over behavior of such powdered materials has promoted the research activities of this manuscript's authors.

Functional Materials from Colloidal Self assembly Book

Functional Materials from Colloidal Self assembly

  • Author : George Zhao
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2022-01-19
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 576
  • ISBN 10 : 9783527828739

Functional Materials from Colloidal Self assembly Excerpt :

A comprehensive resource for new and veteran researchers in the field of self-assembling and functional materials In Functional Materials from Colloidal Self-assembly, a pair of distinguished researchers delivers a thorough overview of how the colloidal self-assembly approach can enable the design and fabrication of several functional materials and devices. Among other topics, the book explores the foundations of self-assembly in different systems, nucleation, the growth of nanoparticles, self-assembly of colloidal microspheres for photonic crystals and devices, and the self-assembly of amphiphilic molecules as a template for mesoporous materials. The authors also discuss the self-assembly of biomolecules, superstructures from self-assembly, architectures from self-assembly, and the applications of self-assembled nanostructures. Functional Materials from Colloidal Self-assembly provides a balanced approach to the theoretical background and applications of the subject, offering sound guidance to both experienced and early-career researchers. The book also delivers: A thorough introduction to the fundamentals of colloids, including the theory of nucleation and the growth of colloidal particles Comprehensive explorations of mechanisms and strategies for the self-assembly of colloidal particles, including DNA-mediated colloidal self-assembly Practical discussions of characterization techniques for self-assembled colloidal structures, including electron microscopy techniques and X-ray techniques In-depth examinations of biological and biomedical materials, including tissue engineering, drug loading and release, and biodetection Perfect for materials scientists, inorganic chemists, and catalytic chemists, Functional Materials from Colloidal Self-assembly is also a must-read reference for biochemists and surface chemists seeking a one-stop resource on self-assembling and functional materials.

Nanostructures in Energy Generation  Transmission and Storage Book

Nanostructures in Energy Generation Transmission and Storage

  • Author : Yanina Fedorenko
  • Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
  • Release Date : 2019-03-20
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 166
  • ISBN 10 : 9781789857399

Nanostructures in Energy Generation Transmission and Storage Excerpt :

Today, clean natural resources, global warming, energy production, transmission and storage are the most widely discussed topics and main directions of scientific research. This book presents a collection of research contributions addressing recent achievements in nanoscience to mitigate societal challenges of environmental pollution and energy shortage. The environmental control, forensics and virtually any industry rely on the newest advances in nanoscience and sustainable technologies. Nanostructured materials explored in ultrasensitive sensors aid in global environmental monitoring, medical diagnostics and energy conversion applications. Global energy resources - solar energy, hydrogen generation and the oceans - are being effectively explored owing to the discovery of new materials for photo- and photo-electrochemical energy conversion, hydrogen generation and storage, water purification and desalination, environmental control and information processing.

Nanosensors for Smart Cities Book

Nanosensors for Smart Cities

  • Author : Baoguo Han
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2020-02-13
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 962
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128199237

Nanosensors for Smart Cities Excerpt :

Nanosensors for Smart Cities covers the fundamental design concepts and emerging applications of nanosensors for the creation of smart city infrastructures. Examples of major applications include logistics management, where nanosensors could be used in active transport tracking devices for smart tracking and tracing, and in agri-food productions, where nanosensors are used in nanochips for identity, and food inspection, and smart storage. This book is essential reading for researchers working in the field of advanced sensors technology, smart city technology and nanotechnology, and stakeholders involved in city management. Nanomaterials based sensors (nanosensors) can offer many advantages over their microcounterparts, including lower power consumption, high sensitivity, lower concentration of analytes, and smaller interaction distance between object and sensor. With the support of artificial intelligence (AI) tools, such as fuzzy logic, genetic algorithms, neural networks, and ambient-intelligence, sensor systems are becoming smarter. Provides information on the fabrication and fundamental design concepts of nanosensors for intelligent systems Explores how nanosensors are being used to better monitor and maintain infrastructure services, including street lighting, traffic management and pollution control Assesses the challenges for creating nanomaterials-enhanced sensors for mass-market consumer products

NanoBioMaterials Book


  • Author : Bhupinder Singh
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2018-06-14
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 288
  • ISBN 10 : 9781351138659

NanoBioMaterials Excerpt :

The present book volume presents a holistic view of the aspects of nanobiomaterials incl. their stellar merits and limitations, applications in diverse fields, their futuristic promise in the fields of biomedical science and drug delivery. The federal & regulatory issues on the usage of nanobiomaterials have been assigned due consideration.

Recent Advances in Boron Containing Materials Book

Recent Advances in Boron Containing Materials

  • Author : Metin Aydin
  • Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
  • Release Date : 2020-04-29
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 122
  • ISBN 10 : 9781838800406

Recent Advances in Boron Containing Materials Excerpt :

The aim of this book is to represent an overview of applications of boron-based materials in the field of material science to biomedicine. This text is a collection of selected research articles and reviews, including recent efforts in several applications of boron-containing materials. All chapters are written by researchers who are active on the frontline. The chapters in this book will be helpful for many students and researchers involved in the field of boron-based material

Molecular Assembly in Natural and Engineered Systems Book

Molecular Assembly in Natural and Engineered Systems

  • Author : Stefan Howorka
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2011
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 401
  • ISBN 10 : 9780124159068

Molecular Assembly in Natural and Engineered Systems Excerpt :

This volume explores some of the most exciting recent advances in basic research on molecular assembly in natural and engineered systems and how this knowledge is leading to advances in the various fields. This series provides a forum for discussion of new discoveries, approaches, and idea Contributions from leading scholars and industry experts Reference guide for researchers involved in molecular biology and related fields