Advanced Nanomaterials for Aerospace Applications has been developed for a community interested in space science and nanotechnology. Scientists and engineers from several NASA field centers and the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, University of Puerto Rico, The Pennsylvania State University, and INFN-Laboratori Nazionali di Frascati, Italy, have joined efforts to discuss the applications of nanomaterials in sensors, atmosphere revitalization in habitable space platforms, life support systems, regenerative fuel cells, lithium-ion batteries, robust lightweight materials, nanoelectronics, and electromagnetic shielding. The book concludes with chapters that discuss bringing NASA-relevant nanotechnology into the classroom and the future directions in nanotechnology research and development at NASA.
Advanced Sensor Nanomaterials For Aerospace Applications Gary W. Hunter, Jennifer C. Xu, and Laura J. Evans, NASA Glenn Research Center
Challenges and Possibilities in Nanosensor Technology Gary W. Hunter, Laura Evans, Jennifer Xu, and Azlin Biaggi-Labiosa, NASA Glenn Research Center
Nanoporous Materials in Atmosphere Revitalization Arturo J. Hernández-Maldonado, Yasuyuki Ishikawa, Raphael G. Raptis, NASA URC Center for Advanced Nanoscale Materials and University of Puerto Rico; Bernadette Luna and Lila Mulloth, NASA Ames Research Center; Christian Junaedi and Subir Roychoudhury, Precision Combustion, Inc.; Jay L. Perry, NASA George C. Marshall Space Flight Center
Nanomaterials for Advanced Lithium-ion Battery Anodes Richard S. Baldwin, James J. Wu, and William R. Bennett, NASA Glenn Research Center
Advances in Designing High Energy Cathode Materials for Li ion Rechargeable Batteries Ram S. Katiyar and Gurpreet Singh, NASA-URC Center for Advanced Nanoscale Materials and University of Puerto Rico
Nanomaterials in Regenerative Fuel Cells Thomas Valdes, Jet Propulsion Laboratory; Ileana González-González and Carlos R. Cabrera, NASA-URC Center for Advanced Nanoscale Materials and University of Puerto Rico
Nano-Technology in Advanced Life Support: Water Recycling Michael Flynn, NASA Ames Research Center; Eduardo Nicolau and Carlos R. Cabrera, NASA-URC Center for Advanced Nanoscale Materials and University of Puerto Rico
Nanotechnology for Nanoelectronic Devices Félix A. Miranda, NASA Glenn Research Center, Harish M. Manohara, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute Laboratory
Brief Introduction to Nanocomposites for Electromagnetic Shielding S. Bellucci, F. Micciulla, INFN-Laboratori Nazionali di Frascati, Italy
Epoxy Nanocomposite based on Carbon Nanotubes for Electromagnetic Interface (EMI) Shielding S. Bellucci and F. Micciulla, INFN-Laboratori Nazionali di Frascati, Italy
Bringing NASA-relevant Nanotechnology Research into the Classroom Ana-Rita Mayol*, Christian Menéndez, Melissa Dávila, and Liz Díaz, NASA-URC Center for Advanced Nanoscale Materials and University of Puerto Rico
Future Directions in Nanotechnology R&D at NASA Michael A. Meador, Nanotechnology Project Manager, Game Changing Development Program, National Aeronautics and Space Administration
"The text is highly inspirational, easy to read and filled with data, knowhow and seemingly countless bright ideas. Much of the text lies within the grasp of undergraduates studying nano tech for the first time, also graduates and university tutors (particularly those preparing new courses). An excellent book containing 773 numbered references, there for the professional to explore."
—Peter C. Gasson, CEng, MIMechE, FRAeS, in The Aeronautical Journal, June 2015