Solid state composites and hybrid systems offer multifunctional applications in various fields of human life, demonstrating solutions to the key problems of the environment, human health, biology, medicine, electronics, energy harvesting and storage.
Exploring this innovative field of research, this book details the wide range of materials, techniques, and approaches utilised in composite and hybrid structures in recent years. It will be of interest not only for experienced researchers but also for postgraduate students and young researchers entering the fields of nanoscience, material sciences, and bioengineering.
- Contains the latest research developments in the materials, techniques, patents, and approaches in the field
- Includes both fundamental aspects and applied research
- Edited by two highly experienced researchers
Table of Contents
Chapter 1: Solid State Nanocomposites and Hybrid Systems: General Remarks. Chapter 2. Multifunctional Zirconia-based Nanocomposites. Chapter 3: Semiconductor Nanocrystals Embedded in Polymer Matrix. Chapter 4: Development of Multifunctional Nanocomposites by Cavitation. Chapter 5: Solid State Composites Produced by Ion Beam Processing. Chapter 6: Solid State Composites and Multilayers Produced by Magnetron Sputtering.
Rada Savkina is a senior staff researcher at the "Laboratory of Semiconductor Infrared Photoelectronics" at the V. Lashkaryov Institute of Semiconductor Physics at the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine. Dr. Savkina obtained her PhD degree in Solid State Physics in 2002. Her work is centered on multifunctional composite materials, in particular their fabrication with laser deposition, ion beam processing and ultrasonic approach, as well as the material’s characterization with optical and electrical methods.
Larysa Khomenkova is a senior staff researcher at the "Laboratory of Multifunctional Composite Materials" at V. Lashkaryov Institute of Semiconductor Physics at the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine as well as an Associate Professor of Faculty of Natural Sciences at the National University "Kyiv-Mohyla Academy". Dr. Khomenkova obtained her PhD degree in Solid State Physics in 1999. Her work is centered around multifunctional composite materials, in particular their fabrication with physical vapor deposition and solid state reaction methods, as well as the material’s characterization with optical, luminescent, electrical methods.