1st Edition

Nanowires Applications, Chemistry, Materials, and Technologies

Edited By Ram K. Gupta Copyright 2023
    428 Pages 173 Color & 17 B/W Illustrations
    by CRC Press

    428 Pages 173 Color & 17 B/W Illustrations
    by CRC Press

    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 a new direction and understanding to scientists, researchers, and students

    1. Introduction to Nanowires
      Felipe de Souza and Ram K. Gupta
    2. Semiconductor Nanowires
      Weronika Smok, Marta Zaborowska, and Tomasz Tański
    3. Superconducting Nanowires
      Rafael Zadorosny, Milton B. F. Junior, Anjela K. Veneva, and Michael R. Koblischka
    4. Characterization Techniques of Nanowires
      Endersh Soni, Ujjwal K. Parjapati, Mohit Solanki, and Jyoti Rani
    5. Nanowires for Metal-Ion Batteries
      Santosh J. Uke and Satish P. Mardikar
    6. Nanowires for Metal-Air Batteries
      Shiva Bhardwaj, Rishabh Srivastava, Felipe de Souza, and Ram K. Gupta
    7. Nanowires for Metal-Sulfur Batteries
      Yucheng Zhou, Hyunjin Cho, Qiang Gao, and Jiadeng Zhu
    8. Nanowires for Electrochemical Energy Storage Applications
      Kwadwo Mensah Darkwa, Daniel Nframah Ampong, Rebecca Boamah, Stefania Akromah, Reuben Amedalor, Benjamin Agyei-Tuffour, David Dodoo-Arhin, Neill J. Goosen, and Ram K. Gupta
    9. Nanowires for Supercapacitors
      Sanjeev Verma, Shivani Verma, Saurabh Kumar, and Bhawna Verma
    10. Nanowires for Electrocatalytic Activity
      A. Rebekah, A. Rajapriya, and N. Ponpandian
    11. Nanowires for Fuel Cells
      Jie Li, Cheng Wang, and Yukou Du
    12. Nanowires for Solar Cells
      Ujjwal K. Prajapati, Endresh Soni, Mohit Solanki, and Jyoti Rani
    13. Nanowires for Photonic Applications
      Benjamin Agyei-Tuffour, Elizabeth Adzo Addae, Reuben Amedalor, Ibrahim Issah, Joseph Asare, Neill J. Goosen, Kwadwo Mensah Darkwa, Daniel Nframah Ampong, and Ram K. Gupta
    14. Nanowires for Thermoelectrics
      Ming Tan
    15. Nanowires for Piezotronics and Piezo-Phototronics
      Magdalene A. Asare, Felipe de Souza, and Ram K. Gupta
    16. Silver Nanowire-based Capacitive Type Pressure and Strain Sensors for Human Motion Monitoring
      Fevzihan Basarir, Hamidreza D. Shirazi, Zahraalsadat Madani, and Jaana Vapaavuori
    17. Nanowires for Flexible Electrochemical Energy Devices
      Tapas Das, Sanjeev Verma, Vikas Kumar Pandey, and Bhawna Verma
    18. Nanowires for Flexible Electronics
      Chohdi Amri, Abderrahmane Hamdi, and Adel Najar
    19. Nanowires for Heavy Metal Removal
      N. Chidhambaram, S. Jasmine Jecintha Kay, Arun Thirumurugan, and V. Anusooya
    20. Nanowires for Organic Waste Removal
      S. Sivaselvam, T. Sangavi, and N. Ponpandian
    21. Nanowires for Gas Sensors
      Fatima Ezahra Annanouch, Shuja Bashir Malik, Eduard Llobet, and Frank Güell
    22. Metal Oxides Wired on Carbon Nanofibers for Sensors to Detect Biomolecules
      Ziyu Yin and Jianjun Wei
    23. Nanowires for Biosensors
      Vy Anh Tranm, Thu-Thao Thi Vo, and Giang N. L. Vo
    24. Semiconducting WO3 Nanowires for Biomedical Applications
      Benachir Bouchikhi, Omar Zaim, Nezha El Barim and Soukaina Motia
    25. Toxicity and Environmental Impact of Nanowires
      Ashokkumar Sibiya and Baskaralingam Vaseeharan
    26. Future Perspectives of Nanowires
      G. Anand, N. Santhosh, and S. Vishvanathperumal



    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 has published over 250 peer-reviewed articles, made over 350 national/international/regional presentations, chaired many sessions at national/international meetings, wrote several book chapters (55+), worked 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 has served as associate editor, guest editor, and editorial board member for various journals.