Green Analytical Chemistry: Current Status and Future Perspectives in Sample Preparation presents the state-of-the-art in the field of GAC sample preparation procedures. With a focus on green chemistry, the book highlights how new techniques make it possible to observe a lower environmental impact without sacrificing the performance of the procedure. By proving a theoretical background of novel green technologies and proposing new protocols, this book addresses innovative methodologies in analytical chemistry and sample preparation following the requirements of green analytical chemistry demands. It is a valuable resource for researchers, chemist, students, and all those interested in the allied field.
Fundamentals of Vacuum Science and System Design for High and Ultra-High Vacuum, Volume 1: Introduction to Vacuum and Systems details the important practical considerations in design of vacuum systems for various vacuum deposition technologies. Topics covered include: Introduction to vaccum and end uses, molecular density in vacuum, molecular flow in various vacuum regimes, characteristics of gas composition at various molecular densities, general principles of gas-solid interactions, vacuum pump technology, pressure sensors, leak detection and the impact of fundamental design decisions and operating practices on vacuum system performance. The introductory sections are designed to introduce the reader to basic concepts in vacuum technology. More detailed sections provide fundamental descriptions of basic vacuum pumps and pumping mechanisms in current practice and provides insight into the various pros and cons for each approach. System design, assembly, maintenance, and trouble-shooting are reviewed in detail. This volume also describes a wide range of pressure measurement approaches, and includes several key characterization techniques, example applications on systems for rough vacuum, high vacuum and ultra-high vacuum, as well as trade-offs in system design, allowing for the reader to develop an understanding of all the elements required for a successfully designed, assembled, and operating system.
Additive Manufacturing of Glass: From Science to Applications presents a joint effort by the global glass 3D printing community, highlighting the current scientific, technological and application aspects of this exciting new field and its game changing potential for a wide array of industries in the coming decades. This text examines glass as the high-performance material of the 21st century—utilized in industries from high-performance computing to IT, architecture, labware and integrated optical devices for smart phones.
Polybenzimidazole-Based Materials: From Synthesis to Application presents readers with comprehensive and cutting-edge information on the synthesis, structure modification, processing, properties, and applications of PBIs with various structures, as well as their related copolymers. Recent advances and new applications of PBIs are also discussed, making this a valuable reference for material scientists, polymer scientists and engineers in academia and industry.Polybenzimidazoles (PBIs) represent a unique class of polymers with exceptional thermo-mechanical properties and chemical resistance suitable for a variety of applications. It is primarily used to produce temperature and flame-resistant fibers but because of its high thermal stability and interesting structure of imidazole-based polymers. PBIs are attracting steadily increasing interest for applications in different fields.
Nanoclay-based Sustainable Materials: Functional Properties, Characterization, and Multifaceted Applications provides a detailed overview of the preparation, processing, and application of earth-abundant nanoclay fillers. The book encompasses the critical applications of nanoclays, comprising emerging themes such as environmental bioremediation, energy harvesting and storage, bio-sensing (both medical and ecological), catalysis, antimicrobial, and biomedical applications, such as drug delivery, tissue engineering and wound healing, nanomedicine, and much more.This book is an important reference source for all those who are working in the research and development sector and need to learn more about nanoclay-based materials for sustainable development.
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Sensory Polymers: From their Design to Practical Applications discusses recent developments in the field of sensory polymers and showcases the potential applications of these materials in food control and security, civil security, the biomedical field, environmental control and remediation, industrial control of chemicals, and more.Written by worldwide experts in the field, chapters provide in-depth knowledge on several different polymer sensors and their response to different stimuli, which makes this book a valuable resource for researchers and advanced students in polymer science, materials science, and chemistry, as well as those interested on sensing applications and chemical sensory systems, including industry R&D.
Nano-refrigerants and Nano-lubricants: Fundamentals and Applications provides an overview of nano-refrigerants and nano-lubricants, their synthesis, characterization, and influence of nanoparticles on the thermophysical properties. The book also describes the theoretical modeling and correlations using artificial intelligence, along with the effect of all these parameters on potential applications. Future challenges and research directions are thoroughly addressed by authors.Nano-refrigerants and Nano-lubricants are a novel class of nanofluids containing a mixture of nanoparticles, lubricant, and refrigerant, and because of their enhanced heat transfer properties, they have a broad potential range of residential and commercial applications.
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Nanozymes: Approachable Bio-applications provides an in-depth overview of nanozymes, with a special focus on nanozymes synthesis and their various applications in biological sciences. The book starts with introductory chapters exploring the enzymatic mechanism of nanozymes and providing the concept of engineering to surface modification to achieve enhanced nanozymatic properties. Subsequent chapters focus on the application of nanozymes in many different fields, including biomedical science, agriculture, environmental science and more.This work is an important reference source for worldwide materials scientists and researchers interested on the resent developments, challenges, and future directions of nanozymes research.
Hybrid Polymeric Systems for Biomedical Applications explores the development and utilization of hybrid polymeric systems for use in a range of biomedical applications. Hybrid systems combine the specialized properties of each polymer type to produce a more targeted material which is much more tightly aligned with the intended applications and outcomes. This book covers a broad selection of hybrid polymeric systems as well as a variety of key biomedical applications, including tissue engineering, drug delivery, wound healing, and more.