Self Assembly of Nano  and Micro structured Materials Using Colloidal Engineering Book

Self Assembly of Nano and Micro structured Materials Using Colloidal Engineering


  • Author : Dwaipayan Chakrabarti
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2019-04-25
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 184
  • ISBN 10 : 9780081023037

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Self Assembly of Nano and Micro structured Materials Using Colloidal Engineering Excerpt :

Self-assembly of Nano- and Micro-structured Materials Using Colloidal Engineering, Volume 12, covers the recent breakthroughs in the design and manufacture of functional colloids at the micro- and nanoscale level. In addition, it provides analyses on how these functionalities can be exploited to develop self-assembly pathways towards nano- and micro-structured materials. As we seek increasingly complex functions for colloidal superstructures, in silico design will play a critical role in guiding experimental fabrication by reducing the element of trial-and-error that would otherwise be involved. In addition to novel experimental approaches, recent developments in computational modelling are also presented, along with an overview of the arsenal of designing tools that are available to the modern materials scientist. Focuses on promoting feedback between experiment, theory and computation in this cross-disciplinary research area Shows how colloid science plays a crucial role in the bottom-up fabrication of nanostructured materials Presents recent developments in computational modelling

Colloids for Nanobiotechnology Book

Colloids for Nanobiotechnology


  • Author : Wolfgang Parak
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2020-04-26
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 398
  • ISBN 10 : 9780081028292

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Colloids for Nanobiotechnology Excerpt :

Colloids for Nanobiotechnology: Synthesis, Characterization and Potential Applications, Volume 17, offers a range of perspectives on emerging nano-inspired colloidal applications. With an emphasis on biomedical and environmental opportunities and challenges, the book outlines how nanotechnology is being used to increase the uses and impact of colloid science. Nanotechnology offers new horizons for colloidal research and synthesis routes that allow for the production of highly reproducible and defined materials. This book presents new characterization methods and a fundamental understanding of basic physicochemical, physical and chemical properties. Explores the use of nanotechnology in enhancing colloidal characterization techniques Explains how colloids are being used in a range of nanomedical applications Demonstrates how nanotechnology is being used to create more efficient colloidal synthesis techniques

Nanostructured Thin Films Book

Nanostructured Thin Films


  • Author : Maria Benelmekki
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2019-08-25
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 334
  • ISBN 10 : 9780081025734

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Nanostructured Thin Films Excerpt :

Nanostructured Thin Films: Fundamentals and Applications presents an overview of the synthesis and characterization of thin films and their nanocomposites. Both vapor phase and liquid phase approaches are discussed, along with the methods that are sufficiently attractive for large-scale production. Examples of applications in clean energy, sensors, biomedicine, anticorrosion and surface modification are also included. As the applications of thin films in nanomedicine, cell phones, solar cell-powered devices, and in the protection of structural materials continues to grow, this book presents an important research reference for anyone seeking an informed overview on their structure and applications. Shows how thin films are being used to create more efficient devices in the fields of medicine and energy harvesting Discusses how to alter the design of nanostructured thin films by vapor phase and liquid phase methods Explores how modifying the structure of thin films for specific applications enhances their performance

Semiconductor Nanodevices Book

Semiconductor Nanodevices


  • Author : David Ritchie
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2021-10-24
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 498
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128220849

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Semiconductor Nanodevices: Physics, Technology and Applications opens with a section describing the fundamental technical and scientific background to the recent research covered in the subsequent chapters. This provides a suitable background for graduate students. This section covers firstly sample fabrication and characterization techniques. The growth techniques, primarily Molecular Beam epitaxy and Metal Organic Chemical Vapour Deposition are used for the growth of high purity epitaxial materials. There is also an emphasis on self-assembled growth of quantum dots and nanowires. This is followed by a description of device fabrication techniques commonly used including optical and e-beam lithography, along with etching (wet and dry) used for the fabrication of mesas as well as ohmic contacts and gate contacts etc. Next comes a description of structural characterisation techniques. Finally, low-temperature electrical and optical measurement techniques is described. Individual chapters review important recent advances in a range of different areas relating to semiconductor nanodevices. These include specific fabrication details for the structures described as well as a discussion of the physics accessible using these structures and devices. It is an important reference source for materials scientists and engineers who want to learn more about how semiconductor-based nanodevices are being used in a range of industry sectors. Explores the major industrial applications of semiconductor nanodevices Explains fabrication techniques for the production of semiconductor nanodevices Assesses the challenges for the mass production of semiconductor nanodevices

Nanoscale Electrochemistry Book

Nanoscale Electrochemistry


  • Author : Andrew J. Wain
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2021-09-14
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 578
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128200568

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Nanoscale Electrochemistry Excerpt :

Nanoscale Electrochemistry focuses on challenges and advances in electrochemical nanoscience at solid–liquid interfaces, highlighting the most prominent developments of the last decade. Nanotechnology has had a tremendous effect on the multidisciplinary field of electrochemistry, yielding new fundamental insights that have broadened our understanding of interfacial processes and stimulating new and diverse applications. The book begins with a tutorial chapter to introduce the principles of nanoscale electrochemical systems and emphasize their unique behavior compared with their macro/microscopic counterparts. Building on this, the following three chapters present analytical applications, such as sensing and electrochemical imaging, that are familiar to the traditional electrochemist but whose extension to the nanoscale is nontrivial and reveals new chemical information. The subsequent three chapters present exciting new electrochemical methodologies that are specific to the nanoscale, including "single entity"-based methods and surface-enhanced electrochemical spectroscopy. These techniques, now sufficiently mature for exposition, have paved the way for major developments in our understanding of solid–liquid interfaces and continue to push electrochemical analysis toward atomic-length scales. The final three chapters address the rich overlap between electrochemistry and nanomaterials science, highlighting notable applications in energy conversion and storage. This is an important reference for both academic and industrial researchers who are seeking to learn more about how nanoscale electrochemistry has developed in recent years. Outlines the major applications of nanoscale electrochemistry in energy storage, spectroscopy and biology Summarizes the major principles of nanoscale electrochemical systems, exploring how they differ from similar system types Discusses the major challenges of electrochemical analysis at the nanoscale

Computational Modelling of Nanomaterials Book

Computational Modelling of Nanomaterials


  • Author : Panagiotis Grammatikopoulos
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2020-09-30
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 244
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128214985

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Computational Modelling of Nanomaterials Excerpt :

Due to their small size and their dependence on very fast phenomena, nanomaterials are ideal systems for computational modelling. This book provides an overview of various nanosystems classified by their dimensions: 0D (nanoparticles, QDs, etc.), 1D (nanowires, nanotubes), 2D (thin films, graphene, etc.), 3D (nanostructured bulk materials, devices). Fractal dimensions, such as nanoparticle agglomerates, percolating films and combinations of materials of different dimensionalities are also covered (e.g. epitaxial decoration of nanowires by nanoparticles, i.e. 0D+1D nanomaterials). For each class, the focus will be on growth, structure, and physical/chemical properties. The book presents a broad range of techniques, including density functional theory, molecular dynamics, non-equilibrium molecular dynamics, finite element modelling (FEM), numerical modelling and meso-scale modelling. The focus is on each method’s relevance and suitability for the study of materials and phenomena in the nanoscale. This book is an important resource for understanding the mechanisms behind basic properties of nanomaterials, and the major techniques for computational modelling of nanomaterials. Explores the major modelling techniques used for different classes of nanomaterial Assesses the best modelling technique to use for each different type of nanomaterials Discusses the challenges of using certain modelling techniques with specific nanomaterials

Nanomaterials for Electrochemical Energy Storage Book

Nanomaterials for Electrochemical Energy Storage


  • Author : Rinaldo Raccichini
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2021-12-01
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 386
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128214367

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Nanomaterials for Electrochemical Energy Storage Excerpt :

Nanomaterials for Electrochemical Energy Storage: Challenges and Opportunities, Volume Nineteen provides an objective, realistic overview on the use of nanomaterials for various rechargeable electrochemical energy storage systems. It delivers a clear message on opportunities and critical aspects for the application of nanomaterials in currently available commercial devices (i.e., lithium-ion, supercapacitors, lithium-ion capacitors) and in the most promising battery technologies (e.g., lithium-sulphur, sodium-ion, metal-air, multivalent-ion batteries, dual-ion). In addition, it covers the use of nanomaterials on two of the most promising research pathways, specifically solid electrolytes and nanostructured alkali metal interfaces. Finally, the book outlines future use scenarios in developed and industrial applications. Nanomaterials have been considered as the “holy grail of electrochemical energy storage during recent decades. Compounds and composites made of nanomaterials have opened unexpected research avenues, allowing entirely new classes of materials to be explored. Covers the major nanomaterials classes used for electrochemical energy storage devices Assesses the major challenges of using nanomaterials for energy storage Shows how the use of nanomaterials can lead to lower cost and more efficient energy storage products and devices

Energy Landscapes of Nanoscale Systems Book

Energy Landscapes of Nanoscale Systems


  • Author : David J. Wales
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2022-06-15
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 366
  • ISBN 10 : 9780323852852

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Energy Landscapes of Nanoscale Systems Excerpt :

Energy Landscapes of Nanoscale Systems provides a snapshot of the state-of-the-art in energy landscapes theory and applications. The book's chapters reflect diversity and knowledge transfer that is a key strength of the energy landscape approach. To reflect the breadth of this field, contributions include applications for clusters, biomolecules, crystal structure prediction and glassy materials. Chapters highlighting new methodologies, especially enhanced sampling techniques are included. In particular, the development and application of global optimization for structure prediction, methods for treating broken ergodicity on multifunnel landscapes, and treatment of rare event dynamics that reflect the state-of-the-art are featured. This book is an important reference source for materials scientists and energy engineers who want to understand more about how nanotechnology applies to the energy landscape approach. This volume is dedicated to Prof. Roy L. Johnston, who was formerly Co-Editor of the Frontiers of Nanoscience series, and who passed away in 2019. Outlines applications and advances in theory and simulation of energy systems at the nanoscale Explores how the energy landscapes approach is being applied to nanoscale materials Assesses major challenges in applying nanomaterials for energy applications on an industrial scale

Cluster Beam Deposition of Functional Nanomaterials and Devices Book

Cluster Beam Deposition of Functional Nanomaterials and Devices


  • Author : Paolo Milani
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2020-03-11
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 354
  • ISBN 10 : 9780081025161

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Cluster Beam Deposition of Functional Nanomaterials and Devices Excerpt :

Cluster Beam Deposition of Functional Nanomaterials and Devices, Volume 15, provides up-to-date information on the CBD of novel nanomaterials and devices. The book offers an overview of gas phase synthesis in a range of nanoparticles, along with discussions on the development of several devices and applications. Applications include, but are not limited to catalysis, smart nanocomposites, nanoprobes, electronic devices, gas sensors and biosensors. This is an important reference source for materials scientists and engineers who want to learn more about this sustainable, innovative manufacturing technology. Explores the use of CBD for the fabrication of functionalized nanomaterials and devices Shows how CBD is used for both sensing and biomedical applications Discusses how this emerging technology is being commercialized for use on a large-scale

Colloidal Particles at Liquid Interfaces Book

Colloidal Particles at Liquid Interfaces


  • Author : Bernard P. Binks
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2006-08-17
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : null
  • ISBN 10 : 9781139458184

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Colloidal Particles at Liquid Interfaces Excerpt :

Small solid particles adsorbed at liquid interfaces arise in many industrial products and process, such as anti-foam formulations, crude oil emulsions and flotation. They act in many ways like traditional surfactant molecules, but offer distinct advantages. However, the understanding of how these particles operate in such systems is minimal. This book brings together the diverse topics actively being investigated, with contributions from leading experts in the field. After an introduction to the basic concepts and principles, the book divides into two sections. The first deals with particles at planar liquid interfaces, with chapters of an experimental and theoretical nature. The second concentrates on the behaviour of particles at curved liquid interfaces, including particle-stabilized foams and emulsions and new materials derived from such systems. This collection will be of interest to academic researchers and graduate students in chemistry, physics, chemical engineering, pharmacy, food science and materials science.

Thermodynamics and Biophysics of Biomedical Nanosystems Book

Thermodynamics and Biophysics of Biomedical Nanosystems


  • Author : Costas Demetzos
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2019-03-04
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 475
  • ISBN 10 : 9789811309892

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Thermodynamics and Biophysics of Biomedical Nanosystems Excerpt :

This book highlights the recent advances of thermodynamics and biophysics in drug delivery nanosystems and in biomedical nanodevices. The up-to-date book provides an in-depth knowledge of bio-inspired nanotechnological systems for pharmaceutical applications. Biophysics and thermodynamics, supported by mathematics, are the locomotive by which the drug transportation and the targeting processes will be achieved under the light of the modern pharmacotherapy. They are considered as scientific tools that promote the understanding of physicochemical and thermotropic functionality and behavior of artificial cell membranes and structures like nanoparticulate systems. Therefore, this book focusses on new aspects of biophysics and thermodynamics as important elements for evaluating biomedical nanosystems, and it correlates their physicochemical, biophysical and thermodynamical behaviour with those of a living organism. In 2018, Prof. Demetzos was honored with an award by the Order of Sciences of the Academy of Athens for his scientific contribution in Pharmaceutical Nanotechnology.

Nanoporous Materials  Science and Engineering Book

Nanoporous Materials Science and Engineering


  • Author : G Q Lu
  • Publisher : World Scientific
  • Release Date : 2004-11-22
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 912
  • ISBN 10 : 9781783261796

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Nanoporous Materials Science and Engineering Excerpt :

Porous materials are of scientific and technological importance because of the presence of voids of controllable dimensions at the atomic, molecular, and nanometer scales, enabling them to discriminate and interact with molecules and clusters. Interestingly the big deal about this class of materials is about the “nothingness” within — the pore space. International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC) classifies porous materials into three categories — micropores of less than 2 nm in diameter, mesopores between 2 and 50 nm, and macropores of greater than 50 nm. In this book, nanoporous materials are defined as those porous materials with pore diameters less than 100 nm. Over the last decade, there has been an ever increasing interest and research effort in the synthesis, characterization, functionalization, molecular modeling and design of nanoporous materials. The main challenges in research include the fundamental understanding of structure-property relations and tailor-design of nanostructures for specific properties and applications. Research efforts in this field have been driven by the rapid growing emerging applications such as biosensor, drug delivery, gas separation, energy storage and fuel cell technology, nanocatalysis and photonics. These applications offer exciting new opportunities for scientists to develop new strategies and techniques for the synthesis and applications of these materials. This book provides a series of systematic reviews of the recent developments in nanoporous materials. It covers the following topics: (1) synthesis, processing, characterization and property evaluation; (2) functionalization by physical and/or chemical treatments; (3) experimental and computational studies on fundamental properties, such as catalytic effects, transport and adsorption, molecular sieving and biosorption; (4) applications, including photonic devices, catalysis, environmental pollution control, biological molecules separation and isolation

29th European Symposium on Computer Aided Chemical Engineering Book

29th European Symposium on Computer Aided Chemical Engineering


  • Author : Anton A. Kiss
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2019-07-03
  • Genre: Computers
  • Pages : 1892
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128186350

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29th European Symposium on Computer Aided Chemical Engineering Excerpt :

The 29th European Symposium on Computer Aided Process Engineering, contains the papers presented at the 29th European Symposium of Computer Aided Process Engineering (ESCAPE) event held in Eindhoven, The Netherlands, from June 16-19, 2019. It is a valuable resource for chemical engineers, chemical process engineers, researchers in industry and academia, students, and consultants for chemical industries. Presents findings and discussions from the 29th European Symposium of Computer Aided Process Engineering (ESCAPE) event

Nanoscience and Technology Book

Nanoscience and Technology


  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2022-07-06
  • Genre: Uncategoriezed
  • Pages : null
  • ISBN 10 : 9789814466868

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Handbook of Surfaces and Interfaces of Materials  Five Volume Set Book

Handbook of Surfaces and Interfaces of Materials Five Volume Set


  • Author : Hari Singh Nalwa
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2001-10-26
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 2911
  • ISBN 10 : 9780080533827

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Handbook of Surfaces and Interfaces of Materials Five Volume Set Excerpt :

This handbook brings together, under a single cover, all aspects of the chemistry, physics, and engineering of surfaces and interfaces of materials currently studied in academic and industrial research. It covers different experimental and theoretical aspects of surfaces and interfaces, their physical properties, and spectroscopic techniques that have been applied to a wide class of inorganic, organic, polymer, and biological materials. The diversified technological areas of surface science reflect the explosion of scientific information on surfaces and interfaces of materials and their spectroscopic characterization. The large volume of experimental data on chemistry, physics, and engineering aspects of materials surfaces and interfaces remains scattered in so many different periodicals, therefore this handbook compilation is needed. The information presented in this multivolume reference draws on two decades of pioneering research on the surfaces and interfaces of materials to offer a complete perspective on the topic. These five volumes-Surface and Interface Phenomena; Surface Characterization and Properties; Nanostructures, Micelles, and Colloids; Thin Films and Layers; Biointerfaces and Applications-provide multidisciplinary review chapters and summarize the current status of the field covering important scientific and technological developments made over past decades in surfaces and interfaces of materials and spectroscopic techniques with contributions from internationally recognized experts from all over the world. Fully cross-referenced, this book has clear, precise, and wide appeal as an essential reference source long due for the scientific community. The complete reference on the topic of surfaces and interfaces of materials The information presented in this multivolume reference draws on two decades of pioneering research Provides multidisciplinary review chapters and summarizes the current status of the field Covers important scientific and technologic