Advances in Nanotechnology and the Environmental Sciences: Applications, Innovations, and Visions for the Future, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Advances in Nanotechnology and the Environmental Sciences

Applications, Innovations, and Visions for the Future, 1st Edition

Edited by Alexander V. Vakhrushev, Suresh C. Ameta, Heru Susanto, A. K. Haghi

Apple Academic Press

215 pages | 8 Color Illus. | 48 B/W Illus.

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This volume showcases a selection of new research on nanotechnological applications for environmental protection along with new advanced technologies in nanochemistry. It presents an interdisciplinary approach that brings together materials science, chemistry, and nanotechnology.

Part 1 of the volume looks at environmental topics that include an exploration of the challenges of the global water crisis and new technology in nanofiltration and water purification. It provides an informative overview of green nanotechnology, green nanomaterials, and green chemistry.

Some of the advanced technologies discussed in Part 2 include the application of quantum dots, a nanochemical approach to using ICT technology, and new research on polymer nanocomposites as a smart material along with its synthesis, preparation, and properties. Other important topics are included as well.

The volume provides an overview of the highlights and potential for future developments and applications in chemical engineering.

Table of Contents

Part 1: Nanotechnology For Environment Protection

1. Global Water Crisis, Nanofiltration, the Vast Innovations, and the Vision for the Future

Sukanchan Palit

2. Nanofiltration, Nanotechnology, and Chemical Engineering Science: The Scientific Truth and a Vision for the Future

Sukanchan Palit

3. Water Purification and Nanotechnology: A Critical Overview and a Vision for the Future

Sukanchan Palit

4. Green Nanotechnology: An Approach Toward Environment Safety

Francisco Torrens and Gloria Castellano

5. Green Nanotechnology, Green Nanomaterials, and Green Chemistry: A Far-Reaching Review and a Vision for the Future

Sukanchan Palit

Part 2: Advanced Technolologies

6. Quantum Dots and Their Applications

Rakshit Ameta et al.

7. Shifting Nanochemistry to ICT Technology: A Chemoinformatics Approach

Heru Susanto

8. Polymer Nanocomposites, a Smart Material: Synthesis, Preparation, and Properties

Sonia Khanna

9. Theoretical Bases of Simulation of Formation Processes of Nanostructures in a Gas Medium and Results of Numerical Studies of Nanosystems

A. Yu. Fedotov

10. Carbon Nanotubes as Chemical Sensors and Biosensors: A Review

Rakshit Ameta et al.

11. Applications of Micellear Phase of Pluronics and Tetronics as Nanoreactors in the Synthesis of Nobel Metal Nanoparticles

Rajpreet Kaur et al.

12. Мethods for Calculating the Thermoelectric Characteristics of Nanomaterials

A. V. Severyukhin, O. Yu. Severyukhina, and A. V. Vakhrushev

About the Editors

Alexander V. Vakhrushev, DSc, is a professor at the M.T. Kalashnikov Izhevsk State Technical University in Izhevsk, Russia, where he teaches theory, calculating, and design of nano- and microsystems.

Suresh C. Ameta, PhD, is currently Dean, Faculty of Science at PAHER University, Udaipur, India. He has served as Professor and Head of the Department of Chemistry at North Gujarat University Patan and at M. L. Sukhadia University, Udaipur, and as Head of the Department of Polymer Science.

Heru Susanto, PhD, is currently Head of the Information Division and Researcher at the Indonesian Institute of Sciences, Computational & IT Governance Research Group.

A. K. Haghi, PhD, is the author and editor of 165 books, as well as 1000 published papers in various journals and conference proceedings. Since 1983, he served as professor at several universities. He is currently Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Chemoinformatics and Chemical Engineering and Polymers Research Journal and on the editorial boards of many international journals. He is also a member of the Canadian Research and Development Center of Sciences and Cultures (CRDCSC), Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

About the Series

AAP Research Notes on Nanoscience and Nanotechnology

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Biology / Microbiology