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CRC Concise Encyclopedia of Nanotechnology

ISBN 9781466580343
Published December 14, 2015 by CRC Press
1212 Pages 870 B/W Illustrations

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The CRC Concise Encyclopedia of Nanotechnology sets the standard against which all other references of this nature are measured. As such, it is a major resource for both skilled professionals and novices to nanotechnology.

The book examines the design, application, and utilization of devices, techniques, and technologies critical to research at the atomic, molecular, and macromolecular levels ranging from 1 to 100 nanometers.

More than three dozen specific topics are examined, including nanomaterials, nanocatalysts, nanoceramics, nanocrystals, carbon nanotubes, drug delivery, nanopolymers, nanoparticles, nanocoatings, and nanomedicine. The material is presented in a concise manner and has been updated to reflect the latest applications and research findings.

Entries are organized alphabetically, making information easy to find. While coverage is comprehensive, each topic is presented concisely with a wealth of illustrative material and an accompanying eBook providing full-color figures and images.

Table of Contents

Antimicrobial Activity: Antibacterial Properties of Silver Nanomaterials
Manuel I. Azócar, Laura Tamayo, Esteban Vargas, Nelson Vejar, and Maritza Páez

Aquatic Species: Interaction of Nanoparticles with Aquatic Species
Hazeem and M. Bououdina

Arc Discharge: Arc Discharge Synthesis of Carbon Nanomaterials for Energy Device Application
Yoshiyuki Suda, Hideto Tanoue, and Hirofumi Takikawa

Battery: Nanobattery by Atom Trapping and Bottom-Up Technique
P.P. Yupapin, C. Teeka, and Jalil Ali

Biomimetics: Biomimetics in Nanotechnology
Ille C. Gebeshuber and Manfred Drack

Bone Repair: Nanohydroxyapatite as a Bone Repair Material
Xiaoming Li, Rongrong Cui, and Yubo Fan

Boron Nanostructures: All-Boron Nanostructures
Levan Chkhartishvili

Boron Nanostructures: Boron Nitride Nanostructures
Levan Chkhartishvili

Catalysis: Nanocatalyst—Preparation, Characterization, and Their Application in Oil and Gas Processes
Hamidreza Aghabozorg, Sedigheh Sadegh Hassani, and Alimorad Rashidi

Catalysis: Nanoparticles and Catalysis
Sodeh Sadjadi

Catalysis: Molybdenum-Based Hybrid Nanocatalysts
Majid Masteri-Farahani and Narjes Tayyebi

Ceramics: Nanoceramics
A.C. Jayalekshmi and Chandra P. Sharma

Crystals: Structure and Microstructure of Nanocrystals Using the Debye Function Analysis
Antonietta Guagliardi, Antonio Cervellino, Ruggero Frison, Giuseppe Cernuto, and Norberto Masciocchi

Defects: Defects in Carbon Nanotubes
Moones Rahmandoust and Andreas Öchsner

Dendrimers: Dendrimers-DNA Nanoplexes
Hosam Gharib Abdelhady

Dielectrics: Optics of Dielectric Nanoobjects and Nanosystems
Valentin A. Milichko, Yuri N. Kulchin, and Vladimir P. Dzyuba

Drug Delivery: LyoCell® Technology—A Lipidic Drug Delivery System Based on Reverse Cubic and Hexagonal Phase Lyotropic Liquid Crystalline Nanoparticles
David Anderson and Robert W. Lee

Encapsulation: Characterization of Carbon Nanotubes for Doxorubicin Encapsulation
Pavel Kopel, Iva Blazkova, Marketa Vaculovicova, Vojtech Adam, Tomas Eckschlager, Marie Stiborova, and Rene Kizek

Nanopolymers for Enzyme Immobilization Applications
S. Mohy Eldin

Filtration: Frontiers of the Engineering and Science of Nanofiltration—A Far-Reaching Review
Sukanchan Palit

Fullerenes: Donor-Acceptor Fullerene Complexes Based on Metal Porphyrins
Tatyana N. Lomova, Elena V. Motorina, and Michael V. Klyuev

Glass: Nanoglass
Dhriti Ranjan Saha and Dipankar Chakravorty

Graphene: Three-Dimensional Graphene—A Prospective Architecture for High-Performance Supercapacitors
Duc Anh Dinh, Kwun Nam Hui, and Kwan San Hui

Graphene: Nonreciprocity in Magnetically Biased Graphene at Microwave and Terahertz Frequencies
Dimitrios L. Sounas and Christophe Caloz

Graphene Oxide: Grafting Biomolecules onto Graphene Oxide Sheets
Claramaría Rodríguez-González, Natalia Brizuela-Colmenares, P. Salas, Oxana Vasilievna Kharissova, and VÍctor M. Castaño

Greener Synthesis: Greener Aspects in the Synthesis of Metal and Metal Oxide Nanoparticles
Aniruddha B. Patil and Bhalchandra M. Bhanage

Health Care: Nanomaterial Applications in Health-Care Diagnostics
Zeynep Altintas and Ibtisam E. Tothill

Hybrid Nanomaterials: Organic-Inorganic Hybrid and Biohybrid Nanomaterials
Eduardo Ruiz-Hitzky, Pilar Aranda, and Margarita Darder

Hydrophylic Nanoparticles: Hydrophilic Polymer/Silica Hybrid Nanoparticles—An

Overview of a Novel Synthesis Strategy and Its Application in the Proton Exchange Membrane
Mahdi Abdollahi and Morteza Rouhani

Ignition: Ignition and Explosion Risks of Nanopowders
Hong-Chun Wu

Impedance Spectroscopy: Impedance Spectroscopy of Nanomaterials
Rainer Schmidt

Iron Oxide: Iron Oxide Nanoparticles
Javier Rivera De la Rosa, Carolina Solis Maldonado, and Marco Antonio Garza Navarro

Kelvin Probe: Kelvin Probe Force Microscopy as a Tool for the Characterization of Nanomaterials
Sedigheh Sadegh Hassani, Saeideh Tasharrofi, and Zahra Sobat

Lab-on-a-Chip Technologies: Recent Lab-on-a-Chip Technologies for Biomolecule Analysis
Joohyung Lee, Md Enayet Razu, and Jungkyu (Jay) Kim

Laser Ablation: Laser Ablation Synthesis in Solution-Based Production and Biofunctionalization of Nanostructures
Gregor P.C. Drummen and Reza Zamiri

Lithography: Nanofabrication with Nanosphere Lithography
Yun-Chorng (Jeff) Chang

Medical Applications: Potential Applications and Implications of Nanoparticles in Biology and Medicine
Neha Sharma, Thakur Gurjeet Singh, Savita Jandaik, and Sanjeev Kumar

Melanoma Prevention: Challenges and Progresses in Nanotechnology for Melanoma Prevention and Treatment
Catarina Oliveira Silva, Nuno Martinho, Natália Aniceto, and Catarina Pinto Reis

Membranes: Polymer Nanocomposite Membranes for Wastewater Purification
Runcy Wilson, Saliney Thomas, Soney C. George, and Sabu Thomas

Metal Nanoparticles: Metallic Nanoparticles Used in Soil Remediation Procedures
Yoshiharu Mitoma, Srinivasa Reddy Mallampati, Tetsuji Okuda, and Cristian Simion

Metal Nanostructures: Size Effect on the Impact Responses of Metal Nanostructures
Zhen Chen, Shan Jiang, Yong Gan, Thomas D. Sewell, and Donald L. Thompson

Metal Oxides: Macromolecular Complexes MXn Polymer as a Solid-State Precursor of Metal and Metal Oxide Nanostructures
Carlos Diaz and Maria Luisa Valenzuela

Metal Oxides: Nanostructured Metal Oxides for Gas Sensing Applications
David G. Rickerby

Micelles: Micellar Nanoparticles
Robert W. Lee

Micelles: Reverse Micelles—Designer Nanoparticles for Investigative Catalysis
Nico Fischer, Theresa Feltes, and Michael Claeys

Microwaves: Microwave-Assisted Hydrothermal Synthesis of Nanoparticles
Rainer Schmidt, Jesús Prado Gonjal, and Emilio Morán

Nanoadsorbents: Nanoadsorbents for Water Protection
Luis ángel Garza Rodríguez and Elsa Nadia Aguilera González

Nanocarriers as Nanomedicine: A Promising Platform for Drug Delivery in Nanopharmaceuticals
Thakur Gurjeet Singh and Sonia Dhiman

Nanocoatings: Nanomaterials and Nanostructures Coatings Fabrication Using Detonation and Plasma Detonation Techniques
A.D. Pogrebnjak, S.N. Bratushka, O.V. Bondar, D.L. Alontseva, S.V. Plotnikov, and O.M. Ivasishin

Nanocoatings: Technology of Fabrication of Nanostructure (Nanocomposite) Coatings with High Physical and Mechanical Properties Using C-PVD
A.D. Pogrebnjak, O.V. Bondar, N.A. Azarenkov, V.M. Beresnev, O.V. Sobol, and N.K. Erdybaeva

Nanocomposites: Thermal Analysis and Functional Statistics on Nanocomposite Characterization
S. Naya, R. Artiaga, M. Francisco-Fernández, J. Tarrío-Saavedra, J. López-Beceiro, and Carlos Gracia-Fernández

Nanodelivery Vehicles: Milk Proteins as Nanodelivery Vehicles for Nutraceuticals and Drugs
Mohamed H. Abd El-Salam and Safinaz El-Shibiny

Nanofactories: Microbes as Nanofactories
Ankit Malhotra and Anirban Roy Choudhury

Nanodiamond: Growth and Characterization of Nanocrystalline Diamond Films on Different Substrates
A.F. Azevedo, L.I. Medeiros, C.R.B. Miranda, N.A. Braga, A.F. Beloto, M.R. Baldan, and N.G. Ferreira

Nanoemulsions: Biobased Oil Nanoemulsion Preparation, Characterization, and Application
Vijayalakshmi Ghosh, Saranya Sugumar, Amitava Mukherjee, and Natarajan Chandrasekaran

Nanoemulsion-Based Systems for Food Applications
Hélder Daniel Silva, Miguel Ângelo Cerqueira, and António Augusto Vicente

Nanofluids: Basic Principles and Modern Aspects
Mehdi Shanbedi, Ahmad Amiri, Saeed Zeinali Heris, Salim Newaz Kazi, and Chew Bee Teng

Nanofluids: Fractal Analysis of Flow and Heat Transfer of Nanofluids
Jianchao Cai, Boqi Xiao, Xing Tu, Wen Ren, and Fuquan Song

Nanofluids: Potential Future Coolants
Antonis Sergis and Yannis Hardalupas

Jaroslav Menčík

Nanomedicine: Small Steps, Big Effects
Miguel Angel Méndez-Rojas, Aracely Angulo-Molina, and Gabriela Aguilera-Portillo

Nanoonions: Carbon Nanoonions
Marta E. Plonska-Brzezinska and Luis Echegoyen

Nanorobots: Engineering Nanorobots—Past, Present, and Future Perspectives
J.S. Rathore and N.N. Sharma

Nanosuspension: An Emerging and Promising Approach to Drug Delivery for the Enhancement of the Bioavailability of Poorly Soluble Drugs
Sonia Dhiman, Thakur Gurjeet Singh, Abhay Asthana, and Sandeep Arora

Nanothermometers: Luminescent Nanothermometers for Biological Applications
Madoka Suzuki, Satoshi Arai, Kotaro Oyama, and Shin’ichi Ishiwata

Nanotoxicology: Toxicology of Nanomaterials—The Dawn of Nanotoxicology
Miguel Angel Méndez-Rojas, José Luis Sánchez-Salas, and Esmeralda Santillán-Urquiza

Nanotribology: Green Nanotribology and Related Sustainability Aspects
Ille C. Gebeshuber

Nanowires: Nanowires for Very-Low-Power Integrated Circuits and New Functionalities
Francis Balestra, Mikael Ostling, Per-Erik Hellström, Enrico Sangiorgi

Oxide Nanoparticles: Functionalization and Applications of Oxide Nanoparticles
B. Al-Najar and M. Bououdina

Plasmonics: Faster than Electronics and Smaller than Photonics
Israel López and Idalia Gómez

Polyaniline: Polyaniline Nanofibers and Nanotubes—Recent Advances in the Synthesis and Their Properties
Arup Choudhury, Daniel N. Tran, Melissa Wunch, Mallikarjuna N. Nadagouda, Rajender S. Varma, and D.J. Yang

Polymers: Electrochemical Formation of Nanostructured Conducting Polymers
Milica M. Gvozdenovic, Branimir Z. Jugovic, and Branimir N. Grgur

Polymers: Single-Chain Polymer Nanoparticles
José A. Pomposo

Polymers: UV-Cured Polymer Nanocomposites
Huseyin Esen and Mehmet Atilla Taşdelen

Radiation Synthesis: Radiation Methods of Nanomaterials Production
Gennady Gerasimov

Semiconductor Nanomaterials: Photo Catalytic Characteristics of Wide Bandgap Semiconductor Nanomaterials
Mansi Chitkara, I.S. Sandhu, Sanjeev Kumar, Karamjit Singh, and Thakur Gurjeet Singh

Silver Nanoparticles: Potential Hazards of Silver Nanoparticles to the Environment and Human Health
Verónica Bastos, H. Oliveira, F. Rosário, C. Remédios, J.M.P Oliveira, and C. Santos

Spinels: Synthesis and Properties of Magnetic Spinel AB2O4 Phases
S. Azzaza, Y. Song, and M. Bououdina

Superlattices: Superlattice Structure of Low-Dimensional Carbon Systems
Somnath Bhattacharyya

Superlattices: Design of InAs/GaSb Superlattices for Optoelectronic Applications—Basic Theory and Numerical Methods
E. Machowska-Podsiadlo and M. Bugajski

Supramolecular Architectures: Supramolecular Architectures from Self-Assembled Copolymers
Tomaž Einfalt, Gesine Gunkel, Mariana Spulber, Adrian Najer, and Cornelia G. Palivan

Thermal Conductivity: Thermal Conductivity of Nanofluids in Stationary and Dynamic Systems
Azadeh Ghadimi and Hendrik Simon Cornelis Metselaar

Titanium Dioxide: Nanosized TiO2—Synthesis and Application
Shalini Chaturvedi and Pragnesh N. Dave

Water Remediation: Water Remediation Using Nano-Zerovalent Metals
David D.J. Antia

Water Splitting: Layered Manganese Oxides as Water-Oxidizing Catalysts for Hydrogen Production via Water Splitting—An Aid to Environmental Protection
Mohammad Mahdi Najafpour, Sima Heidari, Mahnaz Abasi, Maasoumeh Khatamian, and Suleyman I. Allakhverdiev

Wire Explosion: Spherical Metal and Metal Oxide Nanoparticles by the Electrical

Explosion of Wire—Synthesis and Application
Alexander P. Safronov and Igor V. Beketov

Zinc Oxide: Photoluminescence Properties of Pure and Doped Zinc Oxide Nanostructures
Reza Zamiri and Gregor P.C. Drummen

Zinc Oxide: Recent Trends in the Electrochemical Synthesis of Zinc Oxide Nano-colloids
Maria Chiara Sportelli, Sabina Scarabino, Rosaria Anna Picca, and Nicola Cioffi

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Edited by

Boris Ildusovich Kharisov, Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León, San Nicolás de los Garza, Mexico

Oxana Vasilievna Kharissova, Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León, San Nicolás de los Garza, Mexico

Ubaldo Ortiz-Mendez, Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León, San Nicolás de los Garza, Mexico