Applications, Chemistry, Materials, and Technologies
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This comprehensive resource covers the fundamentals of synthesis, characterizations, recent progress, and applications of nanowires for many emerging applications. Early chapters address their unique properties and morphology that enable their electronic, optical, and mechanical properties to be tuned. Later chapters address future perspectives and future challenges in areas where nanowires could provide possible solutions. All chapters are written by global experts, making this a suitable textbook for students and an up-to-date handbook for researchers and industry professionals working in physics, chemistry, materials, energy, biomedical, and nanotechnology.
- Covers materials, chemistry, and technologies for nanowires.
- Covers the state-of-the-art progress and challenges in nanowires.
- Provides fundamentals of the electrochemical behavior of various electrochemical devices and sensors.
- Offers insights on tuning the properties of nanowires for many emerging applications.
- Provides new direction and understanding to scientists, researchers, and students
Table of Contents
1. Introduction to Nanowires 2. Semiconductor Nanowires 3. Superconducting Nanowires 4. Characterization Techniques of Nanowire 5. Nanowires for Metal-Ion Batteries 6. Nanowires for Metal-Air Batteries 7. Nanowires for Metal-Sulfur Batteries 8. Nanowires for Electrochemical Energy Storage Applications 9. Nanowires for Supercapacitors 10. Nanowires for Electrocatalytic Activity 11. Nanowires for Fuel Cells 12. Nanowires for Solar Cell 13. Nanowires for Photonic Applications 14. Nanowires for Thermoelectrics 15. Nanowires for Piezotronics and Piezo-phototronics 16. Silver Nanowire-based Capacitive Type Pressure and Strain Sensors for Human Motion Monitoring 17. Nanowires for Flexible Electrochemical Energy Devices 18. Nanowires for Flexible Electronics 19. Nanowires for Heavy Metal Removal 20. Nanowires for Organic Waste Removal 21. Nanowires for Gas Sensors 22. Metal Oxides Wired on Carbon Nanofibers for Sensors to Detect Biomolecules 23. Nanowires for Biosensors 24. Semiconducting WO3 Nanowires for Biomedical Applications 25. Toxicity and Environmental Impact of Nanowires 26. Future Perspectives of Nanowires
Dr. Ram Gupta is an Associate Professor at Pittsburg State University. Before joining Pittsburg State University, he worked as an Assistant Research Professor at Missouri State University, Springfield, MO then as a Senior Research Scientist at North Carolina A&T State University, Greensboro, NC. Dr. Gupta’s research focuses on green energy production and storage using conducting polymers and composites, electrocatalysts, fuel cells, supercapacitors, batteries, nanomaterials, optoelectronics and photovoltaics devices, organic-inorganic hetero-junctions for sensors, nanomagnetism, bio-based polymers, bio-compatible nanofibers for tissue regeneration, scaffold and antibacterial applications, bio-degradable metallic implants. Dr. Gupta published over 250 peer-reviewed articles, made over 320 national/international/ regional presentations, chaired many sessions at national/international meetings, wrote several book chapters (55+), working as Editor for many books (20+) for American Chemical Society, CRC, and Elsevier publishers, and received over two million dollars for research and educational activities from external agencies. He is serving as Associate Editor, Guest editor, and editorial board member for various journals.