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The Materials Science portfolio includes titles covering core knowledge and new research and applications across the field: nanotechnology and nanomaterials; polymers and plastics; textiles; composites and ceramics; electronic, magnetic, and optical materials; metals and alloys; biomaterials; surface and film science and coating technologies; materials chemistry, and more. In-depth coverage, innovative state-of-the-art approaches, and real-world application examples provide valuable, actionable insights for researchers, students, and the corporate sector.

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Luminescent Ceramics

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  • December 1, 2024
  • Morteza Sasani Ghamsari + 1 more
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Luminescent Ceramics: Fundamentals, Properties, Processing and Applications provides a detailed review of luminescent ceramic materials for lighting, dosimetry and security. The book's chapters cover oxide, nitride and fluoride phosphors, garnet transparent ceramics, oxynitride and BeO ceramics, doped MgO nanophosphors and doped MgAl2O4 ceramics for dosimetry and novel thermo-luminescent ceramics for light emitting devices and security applications. The book provides a comprehensive overview of the unique possibilities offered by ceramic materials in the field of light emission and applications. It will be an essential reference resource for any ceramist working in the area of luminescent materials. Luminescent ceramics have become attractive candidates for the development of modern light sources. These ceramics can be used in LEDs, displays and scintillators. Luminescent ceramics can be classified depending on their functionalities. Phosphors are used in a variety of display applications, such as electroluminescent, photoluminescent, plasma and field emission displays, LCDs, cathode ray tubes (CRTs), X-ray detectors, and LEDs.

Advances in Sustainable Materials

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  • December 1, 2024
  • Ajay Kumar + 3 more
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Advances in Sustainable Materials: Fundamentals, Modelling, and Characterization provides a comprehensive review of recent technological developments and research accomplishments in this important field.The chapters cover characterization techniques, modeling of sustainable materials, the role of artificial intelligence, industry 4.0, nature-inspired algorithms and optimization possibilities. Various computational and simulation approaches for maintaining the sustainability of materials are also covered in detail. In addition to the above various case studies are also included on the application of sustainable materials in medical, environmental, production, mechanical and civil engineering.This collection of state-of-the-art techniques, with an emphasis on using various analytical strategies, and computational and simulation approaches, as well as artificial intelligence will encourage researchers, as well as manufacturers to develop more innovative sustainable materials.

Copper Oxides and Related Materials

  • 1st Edition
  • December 1, 2024
  • Suresh Sagadevan + 2 more
  • English
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Copper Oxides and Related Materials: Properties, Synthesis, and Applications provides a thorough description of the physical, structural, electrophysical, chemical, electronic, and biological properties of copper oxides in one convenient volume. The book focuses on human and environmental aspects, paying particular attention to health, environmental remediation, electronic applications, energy storage, and solar energy conversion.Copper oxides are widely used in many applications such as antibacterial, antimicrobial, and anticancer treatments; as biocide agents against phytopathogens or hospital-acquired diseases; and, they are also a standard material used for superconductivity. This volume thoroughly explores the most exciting and relevant applications of copper oxides, a class of material with a sometimes bewilderingly wide array of potential uses.

Emerging Sensors for Environmental Monitoring

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  • December 1, 2024
  • James McLaughlin + 2 more
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Emerging Sensors for Environmental Monitoring presents a comprehensive overview of chemical sensors, ranging from the choice of material to sensor validation, modeling, simulation, and manufacturing. It discusses the process of data collection by intelligent techniques such as deep learning and multivariate analysis, incorporates different types of sensors, and discusses each under a common set of sub-sections so that readers can fully understand the advantages and disadvantages of the relevant transducers—depending on the design, transduction mode, and final applications.This book provides a practical reference for Scientists, Researchers, Students, and Practitioners to deepen their knowledge base on the management of emerging contaminants, degradation of air, soil and water quality and indicators of ecological degradation.

Fundamentals and Biomedical Applications of Chitosan Nanoparticles

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  • December 1, 2024
  • Kalim Deshmukh + 3 more
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Fundamentals and Biomedical Applications of Chitosan Nanoparticles holistically covers the development and application of chitosan nanoparticles, providing an accessible and interdisciplinary resource for both those new to the field and those who wish to deepen their knowledge. The book begins with an introduction to synthesis methods, fundamental chemistry, characterization, and surface functionalization of chitosan nanoparticles, guiding the reader through each stage of development. A wide range of biomedical applications are explored, from vaccine delivery, tumor targeting, tissue engineering, and wound healing and antimicrobial therapy.This will be a helpful guide for postgraduate students and researchers who are starting out in this field, as well as established researchers in the fields of materials science, nanotechnology, materials chemistry, and bioscience.

Electrochemical Energy Storage Technologies Beyond Li-ion Batteries

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  • December 1, 2024
  • Guanjie He
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Electrochemical Energy Storage Technologies Beyond Li-ion Batteries: Fundamentals, Materials, Devices focuses on an overview of the current research directions to enable the commercial translation of electrochemical energy storage technologies. The principles of energy storage mechanisms and device design considerations are introduced, along with advances in candidate materials and their path to commercialization and industrialization. Electrochemical energy storage technologies reviewed include rocking chair batteries, metal-air batteries, redox flow batteries, fuel cells, and supercapacitors.This book is suitable for materials scientists and chemists in academia and industry. It may also be of interest to physicists and energy scientists and practitioners.

Functionalized Nanoclays

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  • December 1, 2024
  • Shadpour Mallakpour + 1 more
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Functionalized Nanoclays: Synthesis and Design for Industrial Applications presents a thorough and in-depth overview of functionalized nanoclays, from an introductory presentation of different nanoclays and their characterization, to their properties, synthesis, fabrication methods, and applications in various industries. The book begins with an introduction to functionalized nanoclays and their composites that is followed by sections dedicated to theoretical aspects and material synthesis. Subsequent chapters cover a broad range of industrial applications, including pollution remediation, sensing, drug delivery, food packaging, and much more.Following sections discuss recent progress in commercialization and standardization for functionalized nanoclays at both experimental and theoretical model scales. The book's final chapter presents research advances and future perspective for functionalized nanoclays as a replacement for traditional materials in diverse applications.

Gold Nanoparticles, Nanomaterials and Nanocomposites

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  • December 1, 2024
  • S. K. Khadheer Pasha + 2 more
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Gold Nanoparticles, Nanomaterials and Nanocomposites: Science, Technology and Applications provides a comprehensive review of recent research developments in the synthesis, processing, functionalization, characterization, and properties of gold nanoparticles (Au NPs) for a broad range of different applications. Emphasis is placed on the fundamental chemistry, different synthesis approaches, strategies for stabilization and control of shape size and morphology, surface chemistry and physicochemical characteristics, as well as surface functionalization and applications of Au NPs. The book also covers important topics such as biocompatibility, biodegradability, cytotoxicity and the health and environmental impact of Au NPs.The book will be a valuable reference resource for academic and industrial researchers working in the fields of materials science and engineering, nanomaterials, polymer composites, and biomedical engineering.

Localized Surface Plasmon Resonance Biosystems

  • 1st Edition
  • December 1, 2024
  • Nikhil Bhalla + 1 more
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Localized Surface Plasmon Resonance Biosystems: Fundamentals, Design and Applications presents fundamental theory and an overview of the application of advanced methods and concepts for the development of nanophotonic biosystems. It introduces LSPR biosensing concepts followed by a discussion of the material design aspects of the LSPR technology, including a description of methods used for developing new plasmonic materials and biosystems. After presenting the fundaments of LSPR biosystems, the book deals with practical aspects of implementing this technology in biosensor systems, discussing a variety of topics such as large-scale plasmonic structures, on-chip photonics which avoid use of light sources, and much more.Other sections cover tuning photonic properties for developing new applications related to biosensing and opportunities and challenges of such biosystems for translational research. This is an important resource for both scientists and engineers interested on the complete cycle of device development, from conceptualization to development and deployment, in the field of nanoplasmonic biosensing.

Smart and Intelligent Nanostructured Materials for Next-Generation Biosensors

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  • December 1, 2024
  • Bansi D. Malhotra + 3 more
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Smart and Intelligent Nanostructured Materials for Next-Generation Biosensors provides an up-to-date review of biosensor development and applications, with a focus on incorporating smart and intelligent nanomaterials for improved outcomes. The book covers a range of smart and intelligent nanomaterials for use in biosensors, including two popular classes: MXenes and carbon-based nanomaterials. Later chapters explore a variety of biosensor applications, such as in biomedicine, agriculture, and environment. This book is a useful reference for materials scientists, biomedical engineers, analytical and biochemists with an interest in smart/intelligent nanomaterials for biosensors.