1st Edition

Molecular Materials
Preparation, Characterization, and Applications




ISBN 9781482245950
Published May 2, 2017 by CRC Press
316 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

Contents

Preface

Editors

Contributors

 

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

 

Index

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Editor(s)

Biography

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