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Industrial Applications of Nanoparticles
A Prospective Overview

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ISBN 9781032024769
March 31, 2023 Forthcoming by CRC Press
342 Pages 9 Color & 111 B/W Illustrations

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Book Description

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.

Table of Contents

The World of Nanotechnology. Nanomaterials-enabled Technologies for Clean Water and their Sustainability Aspects. Nanomaterials from the Bench to Industry: An Experience in an Emerging Country. Application of Zerovalent Iron Nanoparticles (nZVI) in Industrial Wastewater Treatments. Green Synthesized Nanoparticles via Plant Extracts: Present and Potential Applications. Developing Photocatalytic Nanomaterials for Environmental Applications. Photocatalytic and Photoelectrocatalytic Treatment of Water and Wastewater. Nanophotocatalysts for Water Remediation: Treatment of Industrial Wastewaters. Nano- and Microplastics in Water. Modified Nanobentonites for Water Remediation. Transparent Open Cellular Structures Formed with Silica Nanopowder for Industrial Applications in Photocatalysis. A Review of the Structure and Metal(loid) Adsorption Reactivity of Nanoscale Fe(III) and Mn(IV) (Oxyhydr)oxides for Industrial Application. Titanium Dioxide Photocatalysts for Environmental Applications: Metal-Doping with Cerium Ions for Visible Light Activation and Efficiency Improvement. Advances in Nanostructured TiO2 Coatings for Industrial Applications. Nanostructured Films by Physical Vapor Deposition for Photocatalytic Applications. Nanomaterial-Based Fluorescent Development of Latent Fingerprints. Nanoparticles Assisted Personal Respiratory Protection Equipment: A Novel Industrial Application of Nanomaterials.

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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).