Nanohybrids in Environmental & Biomedical Applications  book cover
1st Edition

Nanohybrids in Environmental & Biomedical Applications

ISBN 9780367779429
Published March 31, 2021 by CRC Press
360 Pages

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Book Description

Heterostructured nanoparticles have the capability for a broad range of novel and enhanced properties, which leads to appealing biomedical and environmental applications. This timely new book addresses the design and preparation of multiphase nanomaterials with desired size, shape, phase composition, and crystallinity, as well as their current applications. It emphasizes key examples to motivate deeper studies, including nanomaterial-based hyperthermia treatment of cancer, nanohybrids for water purification, nanostructures used in the removal or detection of bioagents from waste water, and so on.


  • Presents state of the art research on heterostructured nanomaterials, from their synthesis and physiochemical properties to current environmental and biological applications.

  • Includes details on toxicity and risk assessment of multifunctional nanomaterials.

  • Discusses recent developments and utilization in healthcare by leading experts.

  • Introduces the main features of functionalization of nanomaterials in terms of desired size, shape, phase composition, surface functionalization/coating, toxicity, and geometry.

  • Emphasizes practical applications in the environmental and biomedical sectors.

Table of Contents

1. Controlled Wet Chemical Synthesis of Multifunctional Nanomaterials: Current Status and Future Possibility 2. Probing Crucial Interfacial Dynamics of Nanohybrids for Emerging Functionalities 3. Multi-Functional Nanomaterials for Biomedical Applications 4. Diagnostics and Therapy Based on Photo-Activated Nanoparticles 5. Solid-Lipid Hybrid Nanostructures and Their Biomedical Applications 6. Hybrid Manganese Spinel Ferrite Nanostructures: Synthesis, Functionalization and Biomedical Applications 7. TiO2 Based Nano-Hybrids for Energy and Environmental Applications 8. Progress of Nanomaterials Application in Environmental Concerns 9. Probing Crucial Interfacial Dynamics of Nanohybrids for Emerging Functionalities 10. Nanohybrid Graphene Oxide for Advanced Wastewater Treatment 11. Titanium Dioxide Based Nanohybrids as Photocatalyst for Removal and Degradation of Industrial Contaminants 12. Dendrimer-Based Hybrid Nanomaterials for Water Remediation: Adsorption of Inorganic Contaminants 13. Carbonaceous and Polysaccharides Based Nanomaterials: Synthesis, and Their Importance in Environmental Applications 14. Role of Nanoclay Polymers in Agriculture: Applications and Perspectives

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Surender K. Sharma obtained his Ph.D. degree from H. P. University, Shimla, India. After spending several years in research/teaching positions in Brazil, France, Czech Republic, India and Mexico working in the area of nanomagnetism and functional nanomaterials, he has joined Federal University of Maranhão, Brazil, as a Professor of the Department of Physics. He is actively involved in research, teaching, and supervising students. He was awarded FAPEMA Senior Researcher grants, and has published more than 74 research articles in reputed journals/proceedings, 5 books as a single author, 5 book chapters and has been active in professional organizations.