1st Edition

Industrial Applications of Nanoparticles A Prospective Overview

Edited By Marta Irene Litter, Arslan Ahmad Copyright 2023
    342 Pages 9 Color & 111 B/W Illustrations
    by CRC Press

    342 Pages 9 Color & 111 B/W Illustrations
    by CRC Press

    Nanotechnology is one of the most rapidly developing areas of science, with great potential to solve the developmental challenges in a wide range of industries such as aerospace, agriculture, bioengineering, cosmetics, chemicals, electronics, energy, renewables, surface coatings, textiles, medicine, materials manufacturing, military equipment, etc. To compile this book, distinguished scientists, engineers, and industrial professionals from different parts of the world have been invited. An array of 17 high-quality science-based chapters covering recent advancements, challenges, and future trends in industrial applications of nanotechnology is presented. The book is aimed at industrial professionals and graduate-level students and researchers.

    The World of Nanotechnology

    Marta I. Litter and Arslan Ahmad

    Nanomaterials-enabled Technologies for Clean Water and their Sustainability Aspects

    Sritama Mukherjee and T. Pradeep

    Nanomaterials from the Bench to Industry: An Experience in an Emerging Country

    Fiona M. Britto, M. Jazmín Penelas, Verónica Lombardo, Mara Alderete and G.J.A.A. Soler-Illia

    Application of Zerovalent Iron Nanoparticles (nZVI) in Industrial Wastewater Treatments

    Santiago Ocampo, Luciano Carlos and Fernando García Einschlag

    Green Synthesized Nanoparticles via Plant Extracts: Present and Potential Applications

    Jorge Martín Meichtry, Loredana Vitola, Abril Ferrero, Alejandro Marcelo Senn and Marta I. Litter

    Developing Photocatalytic Nanomaterials for Environmental Applications

    Aracely Hernández-Ramírez, Laura Hinojosa-Reyes, Jorge Luis Guzmán-Mar, María de Lourdes Maya-Treviño and Minerva Villanueva-Rodríguez

    Photocatalytic and Photoelectrocatalytic Treatment of Water and Wastewater

    Amit Kumar Singhal, Pilar Fernández-Ibáñez and John Anthony Byrne

    Nanophotocatalysts for Water Remediation: Treatment of Industrial Wastewaters

    Maria Antonopoulou and Anastasia Hiskia

    Nano- and Microplastics in Water

    Roberta Hofman-Caris and Patrick Bäuerlein

    Modified Nanobentonites for Water Remediation

    Estefania Bracco, Matías Butler, Roberto Candal, Patricio Carnelli, Lucas Guz, Federico Ivanic, Elsa Lopez Loveira and José Luis Marco Brown

    Transparent Open Cellular Structures Formed with Silica Nanopowder for Industrial Applications in Photocatalysis

    Ethel C. Bucharsky, Frank B. Löffler and Karl G. Schell

    A Review of the Structure and Metal(loid) Adsorption Reactivity of Nanoscale Fe(III) and Mn(IV) (Oxyhydr)oxides for Industrial Application

    Case M. van Genuchten

    Titanium Dioxide Photocatalysts for Environmental Applications: Metal-Doping with Cerium Ions for Visible Light Activation and Efficiency Improvement

    Marcela V. Martin, Orlando M. Alfano and María L. Satuf

    Advances in Nanostructured TiO2 Coatings for Industrial Applications

    María Laura Vera, Hernán Darío Traid, Anabela Natalia Dwojak, Mario Roberto Rosenberger and Carlos Enrique Schvezov

    Nanostructured Films by Physical Vapor Deposition for Photocatalytic Applications

    Ariel Kleiman, Magalí Xaubet and Adriana Márquez

    Nanomaterial-Based Fluorescent Development of Latent Fingerprints

    Meng Wang, Qing Bao and Chuanbin Mao

    Nanoparticles Assisted Personal Respiratory Protection Equipment: A Novel Industrial Application of Nanomaterials

    Sammani Ramanayaka, Jayanta Kumar Biswas, Soumyajit Biswas, Kusalvin Dabare and Meththika Vithanage


    Marta I. Litter is Doctor in Chemistry (Buenos Aires University, Argentina), with postdoctoral studies at the University of Arizona (USA). She is Senior Researcher of the National Research Council and Full Professor and Consultant at the National University of General San Martín, Argentina. She has more than 200 scientific publications. She received twice the Mercosur Prize in Science and Technology, the Charreau Prize to the Regional Scientific-Technological Cooperation, and the Prize for Latin American Women in Chemistry. She is a Member of TWAS, ACAL and the Argentine Academy of Environmental Sciences.

    Arslan Ahmad has a PhD in Environmental Technology from Wageningen University in the Netherlands and MSc. in Civil Engineering from KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Sweden. He is the Director of Water Technology & innovation in Sibelco, a global material solutions company. Arslan is the elected Vice Chair of IWA Specialist group of Metals and Related Substances in Water (IWA-METRELS). He also serves on the Board of the International Society of Groundwater for Sustainable Development (ISGSD).