Supramolecular chemistry, "the chemistry beyond the molecule", is a fascinating realm of modern science. The design of novel supramolecular structures, surfaces, and techniques are at the forefront of research in different application areas, including corrosion and biofouling protection.
A team of international experts provide a comprehensive view of the applications and potential of supramolecular chemistry in corrosion and biofouling prevention. Chapter topics include types and fundamentals of supramolecules, supramolecular polymers and gels, host-guest inclusion compounds, organic-inorganic hybrid materials, metallo-assemblies, cyclodextrins, crown ethers, mesoporous silica and supramolecular structures of graphene and other advances.
Additional Features include:
- Focuses on different aspects of supramolecular chemistry in corrosion and biofouling prevention.
- Comprehensively covers supramolecular interactions that can provide better corrosion and biofouling protection.
- Provides the latest developments in self-healing coatings.
- Explores recent research advancements in the suggested area.
- Includes case studies specific to industries.
The different supramolecular approaches being investigated to control corrosion and biofouling are gathered in one well-organized reference to serve senior undergraduate and graduate students, research students, engineers, and researchers in the fields of corrosion science & engineering, biofouling, and protective coatings.
Table of Contents
Section I Supramolecules
Chapter 01 Supramolecules
Bobbie McVey, Peter J. Cragg
Chapter 02 Host-guest inclusion complexes
Brian D. Wagner
Chapter 03 Supramolecular polymers
Nihar Sahu, Indrajit Mohanta, Akhilesh K. Srivastava, Bimalendu Adhikari
Chapter 04 Supramolecular self-healing gels
Tooru Ooya, Ik Sung Cho
Chapter 05 Coordination polymers
Ganesan Prabusankar, Muneshwar Nandeshwar, Suman Mandal, Sabari Veerapathiran, Kalaivanan Subramaniyam
Chapter 06 Metal-organic frameworks and their host-guest chemistry
Suresh Babu Kalidindi, Marilyn Esclance Dmello, Vasudeva Rao Bakuru
Chapter 07 Self-assembled metallo-assemblies
M Binduja Mohan, Sankarasekaran Shanmugaraju
Section II Applications in Corrosion Protection (A) Protective coatings
Chapter 08 Self-healing mechanisms in smart protective coatings
Alicja Stankiewicz, Katarzyna Zielińska
Chapter 09 Polymeric capsules as nanocontainers in surface coatings
Sarah B. Ulaeto, T. P. D. Rajan
Chapter 10 Cyclodextrins in surface coating applications
Puspalata Rajesh, T.V. Krishna Mohan
Chapter 11 Mesoporous silica nanoparticles in surface coating applications
Idalina Vieira Aoki, Brunela Pereira da Silva, Jesus Marino Falcón-Roque
Chapter 12 MOFs-based surface coatings
A. Madhan Kumar
Chapter 13 Graphene-based anti-corrosion coatings : Performance and mechanisms
Md Julker Nine, Dusan Losic
Chapter 14 Supramolecular intrinsic self-healing in polyurethane coatings
Mohammad Mizanur Rahman, Bashirul Haq, Viswanathan S. Saji
Section II Applications in Corrosion Protection (B) Corrosion Inhibitors
Chapter 15 Supramolecular polyurethane corrosion inhibitors
Muthukumar Nagu, Viswanathan S. Saji
Chapter 16 Crown ethers, dendrimers, cyclodextrins, and calixarene derivatives as corrosion inhibitors
Vitalis I. Chukwuike, Rakesh C. Barik
Chapter 17 Coordination polymers as corrosion inhibitors
Bhawna Chugh, Sheetal, Sanjeeve Thakur, Balaram Pani, Ashish Kumar Singh
Chapter 18 MOFs-based corrosion inhibitors
Elyor Berdimurodov, Lei Guo, Abduvali Kholikov, Khamdam Akbarov, Mengyue Zhu
Chapter 19 Self-assembled monolayers (SAMs) in corrosion inhibition
Sunder Ramachandran, Carlos Menendez, Tracey Jackson
Section III Applications in Biofouling Protection
Chapter 20 Supramolecular polymers/gels/self-assemblies for anti-biofouling surfaces
Drishya Elizebath, Akhil Padmakumar, Rakesh K. Mishra, Vakayil K. Praveen
Chapter 21 Cyclodextrins in anti-biofouling applications
Jyotirmayee Mohanty, Achikanath C. Bhasikuttan
Chapter 22 Mesoporous silica-based systems for anti-biofouling applications
Silvia Rosane S. Rodrigues, Viviane Dalmoro, João Henrique Z. dos Santos
Chapter 23 MOFs-based systems for anti-biofouling applications
Chapter 24 Nanocontainers-based anti-biofouling coatings –A pilot study
Chapter 25 Supramolecular surface modifications of titanium implants
Dr Saji is a Research Scientist III/Assistant Professor at the Interdisciplinary Research Center for Advanced Materials, King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals (KFUPM), Saudi Arabia. He received M.Sc. (1997), M.Phil. (1999) and Ph.D. (2003) degrees from the University of Kerala, India. He was a Research Associate at Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bombay (2004-2005) & Indian Institute of Science (IISc) Bangalore (2005-2007), Postdoctoral Researcher at Yonsei University (2007-2008) & Sunchon National University (2009), Senior Research Scientist at Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST) (2009-2010), Research Professor at Chosun University (2008-2009) & Korea University (2010-2013), and Endeavour Research Fellow at University of Adelaide (2014). He has authored 75 journal publications, contributed 7 books and 12 book chapters. He has more than 40 international/national conference presentations and invited talks. His research interest lies in electrochemistry, corrosion science, and smart materials.