This work explores the use of composite nanotechnology for thin coatings on various substrates. It compiles recent advances in nanocomposite coatings for experienced researchers and provides background information for those new to the field. The book not only explains the synthesis of bulk nanocomposite materials, it describes their application in
Introduction: Polymer Nanocomposite Coatings: An Overview. Generation of Coatings: Polymer Nanocomposites Coatings Using Sol-Gel Processes. Use of hyperbranched Polymers in Nanocomposite Coatings. Photocurable Coatings of Polymer/Clay Nanocomposites. Suspension Technology for the Nanocomposite Coatings. Computational Design of Nanocomposites Coatings. Applications: Polymer/Nanotube Composite Coatings for Lubrication. Superhydrophobic Polymer Nanocomposite Coatings. Nanocomposites Coatings in Packaging Materials. Polymer/Layered Silicate Coatings for Anti-Corrosion. Anti-Fungal and Anti-Bacterial Nanocomposite Coatings.