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21st Century Nanoscience – A Handbook
Low-Dimensional Materials and Morphologies (Volume Four)

Edited By

Klaus D. Sattler

ISBN 9780815355281
Published November 9, 2020 by CRC Press
484 Pages 411 B/W Illustrations

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Book Description

21st Century Nanoscience - A Handbook: Low-Dimensional Materials and Morphologies (Volume 4) will be the most comprehensive, up-to-date large reference work for the field of nanoscience. Handbook of Nanophysics by the same editor published in the fall of 2010 and was embraced as the first comprehensive reference to consider both fundamental and applied aspects of nanophysics. This follow-up project has been conceived as a necessary expansion and full update that considers the significant advances made in the field since 2010. It goes well beyond the physics as warranted by recent developments in the field. This fourth volume in a ten-volume set covers low-dimensional materials and morphologies.

Key Features:

  • Provides the most comprehensive, up-to-date large reference work for the field.
  • Chapters written by international experts in the field.
  • Emphasises presentation and real results and applications.

This handbook distinguishes itself from other works by its breadth of coverage, readability and timely topics. The intended readership is very broad, from students and instructors to engineers, physicists, chemists, biologists, biomedical researchers, industry professionals, governmental scientists, and others whose work is impacted by nanotechnology. It will be an indispensable resource in academic, government, and industry libraries worldwide. The fields impacted by nanophysics extend from materials science and engineering to biotechnology, biomedical engineering, medicine, electrical engineering, pharmaceutical science, computer technology, aerospace engineering, mechanical engineering, food science, and beyond.

Table of Contents

Advances in 1D Materials - Palomino Garate

Survey of Low-Dimensional Materials -Jiang

Low-Dimensional Hybrid Nanomaterials -Ahmad

Aromatic Helicenes -Stara

Supported Two-Dimensional Metal Clusters -Guo, Q.

A Novel Class of Two-Dimensional Materials: Transition Metal Dichalcogenides - Zhao

Two-Dimensional Gallium Nitride - Behzad

Graphene Nanodot Arrays -Camilli

Graphene Nanomeshes -Maarouf

Dielectric Harmonic Nanoparticles: Optical Properties, Synthesis, and Applications -Bonacina

Fundamentals of Laser-Generated Nanoparticles in Liquid Phase -Ortac

Nanoparticles at the Polarized Liquid-Liquid Interface  - Opallo

Terahertz Resonance of Nanoparticles in Water - Gordon

Water Photosplitting on Gold Nanoparticles: Quantum Selectivity and Dynamics - Meng

Onion-Like Inorganic Fullerenes from a Polyhedral Perspective - Chang

Magnetic Properties of Endohedral Fullerenes: Applications and Perspectives - Porfyrakis

Titania Nanotubes - Varghese

Carbon Nanotubes and Carbon Nanotube Fibers - Abot

Hall Effect Characterization of Nanowires - Hultin

Metal Oxide Nanowire Arrays - Guiton

Electrospinning and Electrospun Nanofibers - Zhang

Nanopore Structures and their Applications - Wang

Methane Storage in Nanoporous Carbons - Cabria

Metal Hydroxide and Oxide Nanocages -Guo, L.

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Klaus D. Sattler pursued his undergraduate and master’s courses at the University of Karlsruhe in Germany. He received his PhD under the guidance of Professors G. Busch and H.C. Siegmann at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) in Zurich. He was at the University of California, Berkeley, for three years as a Heisenberg fellow, where he initiated the first studies of atomic clusters on surfaces with a scanning tunneling microscope. Dr. Sattler accepted a position as professor of physics at the University of Hawaii, Honolulu, in 1988. In 1994, his group produced the first carbon nanocones. His current work focuses on novel nanomaterials and solar photocatalysis with nanoparticles for the purification of water. He is the editor of the sister references, Carbon Nanomaterials Sourcebook (2016) and Silicon Nanomaterials Sourcebook (2017), as well as Fundamentals of Picoscience (2014). Among his many other accomplishments, Dr. Sattler was awarded the prestigious Walter Schottky Prize from the German Physical Society in 1983. At the University of Hawaii, he teaches courses in general physics, solid state physics, and quantum mechanics.