This booksurveys the key developments in the synthesis of nanoporous materials as well as their high-end characterization with hints and comprehensive technical details. It covers a range of soft and hard matters and highlights the role of interface and surface interactions in the production of advanced nanoporous materials. The challenges of construction and characterization of nanomaterials, critical reviews of relationships between nano-scale properties and performance covering aspects of materials engineering, and fundamentals in nano-chemistry and nano-physics relevant to the understanding of nanoporous materials and their properties is also covered.
Introduction – Scope and Potential of Nano-porous Materials. Pre-requisite on Nano-scale Porosity and Pores. Classes and Manufacturing of Nano-porous Materials. Properties of Nano-porous Materials Compared to their Bulk Counterparts. Applications and Performance of Nano-porous Materials in Engineering. Nanosafety for Sustainable Nano-porous Materials Design. General Conclusions and Perspectives.