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Molecular Materials

Preparation, Characterization, and Applications, 1st Edition

Edited by Sanjay Malhotra, B. L. V. Prasad, Jordi Fraxedas

CRC Press

316 pages

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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


About the Editors

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

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCIENCE / Chemistry / General
SCIENCE / Solid State Physics
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Chemical & Biochemical