Corona Discharge Micromachining for the Synthesis of Nanoparticles: Characterization and Applications, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Corona Discharge Micromachining for the Synthesis of Nanoparticles

Characterization and Applications, 1st Edition

By Ranjeet Kumar Sahu, Somashekhar S Hiremath

CRC Press

96 pages | 14 B/W Illus.

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Hardback: 9780367224738
pub: 2019-07-08
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This book summarizes the fundamental and established methods for the synthesis of nanoparticles, providing readers with an organized and comprehensive insight into the field of nanoparticle technology. In addition to exploring the characterization and applications of nanoparticles, it also focuses on the recently explored corona discharge micromachining - Electrical Discharge Micromachining (EDMM) - method to synthesize inorganic nanoparticles. In the synthesis of nanoparticles, organic materials often play an indispensable role, such as providing stabilizers in the form of capping agents.

This book will be of interest to advanced undergraduate and graduate students studying physics and engineering, as well as professionals and academics looking for an introduction to the nature and foundations of nanoparticle synthesis.


  • Provides diagnostic tools for the characterization of nanoparticles
  • Explores the cutting-edge EDMM method for the synthesis and characterization of nanoparticles
  • Discusses possible methods to overcome agglomeration of nanoparticles and achieve stable dispersion, in addition to examining the application suitability of synthesized nanoparticles

Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Introduction

Chapter 2. Synthesis Methods

Chapter 3. Diagnostic Methods

Chapter 4. Novel Approach for Nanoparticle Synthesis: EDMM System

Chapter 5. Synthesis, Characterization and Application Suitability

About the Authors

Ranjeet Kumar Sahu received his BE degree in Mechanical Engineering in 2002 from Berhampur University, his M.Tech degree in Production Engineering in 2011 from NIT Rourkela, and his Ph.D in Nanomanufacturing from the Indian Institute of Technology Madras in 2016. Currently, he is working as a Research Assistant Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the SRM Institute of Science and Technology, Kattankulathur, India.

Somashekhar S. Hiremath works as an Associate Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India. He received his doctoral degree in 2004.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCIENCE / Applied Sciences
SCIENCE / Nanostructures
SCIENCE / Nuclear Physics
SCIENCE / Physics