1st Edition

Smart Nanotechnology with Applications

    310 Pages 65 B/W Illustrations
    by CRC Press

    This comprehensive reference text discusses advance concepts and applications in the field of nanotechnology. The text presents a detailed discussion of key important concepts including nanomaterials and nanodevices, nano-bio interface, nanoscale memories, and semiconductor nanotechnology. It discusses applications of nanotechnology in the fields of aerospace engineering, cosmetic industry, pharmaceutical science, food industry, and the textile industry. The text will be useful for senior undergraduate and graduate students in the field of electrical engineering, electronics engineering, nanotechnology, and pharmaceutical science. Discussing fundamental, advanced concepts and their applications in a single volume, this text will be useful as a reference text for senior undergraduate and graduate students in the field of electrical engineering, electronics engineering, nanotechnology, and pharmaceutical science. It comprehensively discusses important concepts such as nano-robotics, carbon-based nanomaterials, and nanoscale memories. The text discusses advanced concepts of nanotechnology and its applications in the fields of textile, pharmaceutical sciences, aerospace, and food industry. It will be an ideal reference text for senior undergraduate and graduate students in the field of electrical engineering, electronics engineering, nanotechnology, and nanoscience.

    1 The Journey of Nanotechnology in Product Development: From Bench to Bedside 1.1 Introduction 1.2 Existing and Emerging Nanotechnology driven carriers 1.3 Applications and Challenges of Nanotechnology based delivery systems 1.4 Success Story of Liposomal Amphotericin B (AmBisome┬«) 1.5 Regulatory aspects 1.6 Conclusion and future prospects 2 Advances and Application of Nanotechnology 2.1 Introduction 2.2 Nanomaterials for Wastewater Cleanup 2.3 Conclusion; 3 Significance and Administration of Nanotechnology in the Armed Forces and Defense Sector 3.1 Introduction 3.2 Enhanced Propellants 3.3 Nanotechnology Enhanced Military Utility Armors 3.4 Stealth in Military Aviation and Nanotechnology 4 Implementation of Nanotechnology in Aerospace and Aviation Industry 4.1 Introduction 4.2 Nanotechnology in Aeronautics 4.3 Nanotechnology in Aerospace 4.4 Environmental Health and Safety: Risks and Benefits 4.5 Future Aspects 4.6 Conclusion 5 Nanotechnology Applications in the Sectors of Renewable Energy Sources 5.1 Introduction 5.2 Present Scenario of Renewable Energy Sources 5.3 Nanotechnology Applications in Renewable Energy 5.4 Other Applications of Nanotechnology 5.5 Nanotechnology: Key goals, Challenges and Solutions 5.6 Conclusions 6 Nano/Micro Electro Mechanical Systems (NEMS/MEMS) 6.1 Introduction 6.2 Common M/NEMS material 6.3 M/NEMS switch fabrication 6.4 Design parameters 6.5 Conclusion 7 A Study on prevention of hot corrosion of boiler steel with high velocity oxy-fuel spray coating process 7.1 Introduction 7.2 Study on HVOF thermal spray process 7.3 Conclusion 8 Nanocomposite coatings: HVOF spray processing, microstructural evolution and performance 8.1 Introduction 8.2 Feedstock materials 8.3 Nanocomposite coatings 8.4 HVOF Process: Formation mechanism, deposition and properties 8.5 Future perspective and challenge 8.6 Conclusion 9 Application of nanostructured YSZ thermal barrier coatings for gas turbine engine 9.1 Introduction; 9.2 Thermal Spray Coatings Process From Ceramic Powders 9.3 Improved Properties Of Ceramic Coating 9.4 Other Properties of The Nano-Coating 10 Selection of Glass Substrate to be used as an electrode in Dye Sensitized Solar Cell 10.1 Introduction and Availability of Different Glass Substrate Materials 10.2 Features of various TCO coated glass substrates 10.3 ITO coated glass substrate 10.4 Comparison of ITO and FTO coated glass substrates 10.5 Conclusion 11 Advanced Materials for Biomedical Nanotechnology 11.1 Introduction 11.2 Advanced nanomaterials for drug delivery 11.3. Advanced nanomaterials in theranostics 12 Graphene Oxide as Drug Carriers: Problems and Solutions 12.1 Introduction 12.2 Functionalization of GO 12.3 GRAPHENE and GO as drug carrier 12.4 Conclusion and Future Perspectives 13 A synoptic overview on ancient alchemy sudha varg (Calcium containing drugs): An applied Nanomedicine 13.1 Introduction 13.2 History of Indian Nanomedicine 13.3 Importance of Sudha Varga Bhasma (Nanomedicines) 13.4 Origin and classification of Sudha Varga 13.5 Bhasmas of Sudha Varg 13.6 Analysis of Bhasma (Sudha varga) 13.7 Patent and Proprietary Ayurvedic Medicines 13.8 Sudha Varga as Nutraceuticals and Food Supplement 13.9 Summary and Conclusion 14 Biological and Clinical Perspectives of Nano Quantum Dots for Cancer Theranostics 14.1 Introduction to Cancer Theranostics 14.2 Existing Platforms 14.3 Molecular Imaging and its implication in Cancer Diagnosis 14.4 Significance of Biomarkers 14.5 Quantum Dots: A new development in Cancer Diagnosis 14.6 Challenges 14.7 Future Prospects 15. Quantum Mechanics of Wound Healing: Nano-bio interface of wound bed and wound dressing 15.1 Introduction 15.2 What happens when injury occurs? 15.3 How does the body react to an injury? 15.4 Healing Mechanics 15.5 Mechanics of BIOFILMS 15.6 Why external agents like wound dressings and coatings necessary? 15.7 Nanotechnology for Wound Management 15.8 Quantum behavior of Nano-Bio Interface 15.9 Conclusions 16 Ongoing Challenges on Safety and Toxicity of Nanoparticles in the field of medicine 16.1 Introduction 16.2 Nanodrug delivery system 16.3 Conclusion 17 Impacts of Nanotechnology in Pharmaceutical Sciences 17.1 Introduction 17.2 Applications of Nanotechnology in Pharmaceutical Sciences 17.3 Drug Delivery systems 17.4 Nanotechnology in Imaging 17.5 Biomaterials 17.6 Cosmetics 17.7 Drivers for Nanotechnology Development (Wagner, 2006) 17.8 Challenges to Commercialization Pharmaceutical Nanotechnology 17.9 Impact of Nanotechnology on Pharmaceuticals and Health care costs 17.10 Risks Associated with Nanotechnology (nanotoxicity) 17.11 Conclusion 18 Nanomaterials and Its Synthesis 18.1 Introduction and Background: Nanomaterials; 18.2 Route of Synthesis of Nanomaterials; 18.3 Summary


    Cherry Bhargava is currently working as an associate professor and head, school of electrical and electronics engineering at Lovely Professional University, Punjab, India. She has more than fourteen years of teaching and research experience. She has published research papers in journals of national and international repute. She has seven books related to reliability, artificial intelligence and digital electronics to her credit. She has registered three copyrights and filed two patents. She is a recipient of various national and international awards for being outstanding faculty in engineering and excellent researcher. She is an active reviewer and editorial member of various prominent SCI and Scopus indexed journals. She is a lifetime member of IET, IAENG, NSPE, IAOP, WASET, and reliability research group. Her area of expertise includes the reliability of electronic systems, digital electronics, VLSI design, artificial intelligence, and related technologies. Amit Sachdeva is presently working as an associate professor at Lovely Professional University, Punjab, India. He has more than seven years of teaching and research experience. He has published twenty technical research papers in SCI, Scopus indexed quality journals and national/international conferences. He has book chapters related to nanotechnology and nanomaterials to his credit. He is a recipient of the Young Scientist Award by Centre of Ionics, University of Malaya. He is a life member of IAENG and ISC. He is an editorial board member, session chair and reviewer of various journals and conferences. His area of expertise includes nanocomposites, solar cells, sensors, carbon nanotubes, and associated fields. Pradeep Kumar Sharma is presently working as an associate professor, school of pharmaceutical sciences, Lovely Professional University, Punjab, India. He has more than thirteen years of teaching and research experience. He has published technical research papers in SCI, Scopus indexed quality journals and national/international conferences. His areas of research include computer-aided drug design using artificial intelligence, pharmaceutical validation using artificial intelligence, brain tumor detection using artificial intelligence and intelligent medicine development for the treatment of renal dysfunction. He has taught courses including organic synthesis, medicinal chemistry and pharmaceutical analysis at undergraduate and graduate level."