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Molecular Materials
Preparation, Characterization, and Applications

ISBN 9781032339696
Published June 14, 2022 by CRC Press
332 Pages

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Book Description

The field of molecular materials research looks at the preparation and characterization of potentially useful materials with enhanced physical, chemical, and biomedical properties. Molecular Materials: Preparation, Characterization, and Applications discusses the cutting-edge interdisciplinary research in the area of advanced molecular-based materials. This book explores multiple aspects of molecular materials, including their synthesis and characterization, and gives information on their application in various fields.

Table of Contents






Section I Polymers (Organic/Inorganic)


Chapter 1 Polyelectrolyte-Templated Langmuir/Langmuir–Blodgett Films

Lasya Maganti, Sonika Sharma, and T. P. Radhakrishnan


Chapter 2 Porphyrin-Based Functional Nanomaterials and Their Functionalities

Sadananda Mandal and Amitava Patra


Chapter 3 Solubility of Conjugated Polymers: Current Status and Future Prospects and Strategies

Crystal A. Young, Andrew C. Jamison, and T. Randall Lee


Section II Self-Assembly of Nanocrystals/Supramolecular Architectures


Chapter 4 Geometry and Entropy: New Tools for Assembling Hierarchical Mesoscale Structures from Nanoscale Assemblies of Molecules

Timothy S. Gehan and D. Venkataraman


Chapter 5 Assemblies of Organic and Inorganic Molecular Systems on Solid Substrates

K. Chakrapani and S. Sampath


Chapter 6 Nanoparticles of Organic Conductors

Dominique de Caro, Christophe Faulmann, and Lydie Valade


Section III Nanostructures/Metal Oxides


Chapter 7 Metal Silicate and Phosphate Nanomaterials

Pratap Vishnoi and Ramaswamy Murugavel


Chapter 8 Molecular Tools for Controlling Nanoparticle Size/Morphologies

Puspanjali Sahu, Jayesh Shimpi, and B. L. V. Prasad


Chapter 9 Synthesis of Nano- and Microcrystallites of Metals Using Metal-Organic Precursors

Giridhar U. Kulkarni, Gangaiah Mettela, and S. Kiruthika


Section IV Devices


Chapter 10 Molecular Materials for Organic Field-Effect Transistors

Takehiko Mori


Chapter 11 Biomedical Microdevices

Sharon Y. Wong, Mario Cabodi, and Catherine M. Klapperich


Chapter 12 Nanotemplated Materials for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems

Erica Schlesinger, Daniel A. Bernards, Rachel Gamson, and Tejal A. Desai



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Sanjay V. Malhotra, Department of Radiation Oncology, Stanford University, USA

B. L. V. Prasad, Synthesis Assembly and Applications of Materials (SAAM) Group, Physical/Materials Chemistry Division, National Chemical Laboratory (CSIR-NCL), India

Jordi Fraxedas, Catalan Institute of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology (ICN2), CSIC and The Barcelona Institute of Science and Technology, Spain