Plasmonic Nanosensors for Detection of Aqueous Toxic Metals
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This book delves into developing various plasmonic nanosensors to detect toxic heavy metal ions in aqueous media. It includes a significant and burgeoning branch of nanosensor technology based on plasmon resonance and serves as a guide to those researching in this area. Based on this technology, all types of nanosensors for water treatment will also be introduced to the readers to create nanosensors and detect heavy metals. It aims to provide state-of-the-art knowledge to researchers and ecologists, industrialists, and academicians for easy access to create a variety of plasmonic nanosensors. This book also covers paper-based devices based on plasmon for quantifying toxic metals in water. This book also discusses the important applications of different plasmon-based nanomaterials—graphene, core-shell, quantum dots, nanoporous membrane, carbon nanotubes, and nanofibers. It will serve as ready reckoner to all those involved in the field of nanosensors and their applications and can pave the way for a better understanding of nanosensor technology towards toxic metals.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1: Plasmonic Nanosensors: An Introduction. Chapter 2: Plasmonic Nanosensors: Classification, Properties, Applications, and Future Perspectives. Chapter 3: Biogenic Silver and Gold Nanostructures as Surface Plasmon Resonance Based Sensors for The Detection of Toxic Metal Ions in Aqueous Media. Chapter 4: Chemically Functionalized Silver and Gold Nanostructures as Surface Plasmon Resonance Based Sensors for The Detection of Toxic Metal Ions in Aqueous Media. Chapter 5: Paper-Based Plasmonic Nanosensors. Chapter 6: Graphene-Based Nanostructures as Plasmonic Nanosensors. Chapter 7: Core-Shell Nanostructures as Plasmonic Nanosensors. Chapter 8: Quantum Dots as Plasmonic Nanosensors. Chapter 9: Nanoporous Membrane Based Plasmonic Nanosensors. Chapter 10: Carbon Nanotubes Based Plasmonic Nanosensors. Chapter 11: Nanofiber Based Nanostructures as Plasmonic Nanosensors.Index.
Dr. Dinesh Kumar is currently working as Professor in the School of Chemical Sciences at the Central University of Gujarat, Gandhinagar, India. Prof. Kumar obtained his master's and Ph.D. degrees in Chemistry from the Department of Chemistry, University of Rajasthan, Jaipur. Prof. Kumar has received many national and international awards and fellowships. His research interest focuses on developing capped MNPs, core-shell NPs, and biopolymers incorporated metal oxide-based nanoadsorbents and nanosensors to remove and sense health-hazardous inorganic toxicants like and heavy metal ions from aqueous media. For water purification, Prof. Kumar developed hybrid nanomaterials from different biopolymers like pectin, chitin, cellulose, and chitosan. His research interests also focus on the synthesis of supramolecular metal complexes; metal chelates their biological effectiveness. He has authored and co-authored over 115 publications in journals of international repute, two books, over seven dozen book chapters, and 〜100 presentations/talks at national/international conferences.
Dr. Rekha Sharma received her B.Sc. from the University of Rajasthan, Jaipur, in 2007. In 2012, she completed her M.Sc. in Chemistry from Banasthali Vidyapith. She was awarded Ph.D. in 2019 by the same university, under the supervision of Prof. Dinesh Kumar. Presently, she is working as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Chemistry, Banasthali Vidyapith, and has entered into a specialized research career focused on developing water purification technology. With three years of teaching experience, she has published seven articles in journals of international repute and over 25 book chapters in the field of nanotechnology. She has presented her work at more than 15 national and international conferences. Her research interest includes developing water purification technology by the fabrication of nanosensors and nanoadsorbents for water and wastewater treatment.