Nanowires : Applications, Chemistry, Materials, and Technologies book cover
1st Edition

Applications, Chemistry, Materials, and Technologies

Edited By

Ram K. Gupta

  • Available for pre-order on February 21, 2023. Item will ship after March 14, 2023
ISBN 9781032283852
March 14, 2023 Forthcoming by CRC Press
440 Pages 173 Color & 17 B/W Illustrations

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Book Description

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


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    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.