1st Edition

Molecular Materials Preparation, Characterization, and Applications

Edited By Sanjay Malhotra, B. L. V. Prasad, Jordi Fraxedas Copyright 2017
    332 Pages
    by CRC Press

    330 Pages
    by CRC Press

    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.






    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




    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