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Functionalized Nanomaterials for Biosensing and Bioelectronics Applications

  • 1st Edition
  • Sudheesh K. Shukla, Chaudhery Mustansar Hussain + 2 more
  • Sudheesh K. Shukla, Chaudhery Mustansar Hussain, Jagriti Narang + 1 more
  • June 1, 2024
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Functionalized Nanomaterials for Biosensing and Bioelectronics Applications: Trends and Challenges describes current and future opportunities for integrating the unique properties of two-dimensional nanomaterials with bioelectronic interfaces. Sections focus on background information and fundamental concepts, review the available functionalized nanomaterials and their properties, explore the integration of functionalized nanomaterials with bioelectronics, including available fabrication and characterization methods, electrical behavior at the interface, and design and synthesis guidelines, and review examples of microsystems where functionalized nanomaterials are being integrated with bioelectronics.
Functionalized Nanomaterials for Biosensing and Bioelectronics Applications

Nanofillers for Binary Polymer Blends

  • 1st Edition
  • Sabu Thomas, Soney C. George + 1 more
  • Sabu Thomas, Soney C. George and Sharika T. Nair
  • June 1, 2024
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Nanofillers for Binary Polymer Blends covers major advances in the field of polymer-blend nanocomposites. The book encompasses the fundamentals of polymer blends, various nanofillers, experimental techniques used in their fabrication, the characterization of various polymer blend nanocomposites, and theoretical evaluations of various properties. The properties and potential applications that have been achieved in various polymer blends by the addition of nanofillers are also highlighted. Applications for commercial products, including automotive parts, packaging, construction materials, biotechnology, medical devices, building materials, computer housings, car interiors, etc., are also covered in detail.This is an important reference source for materials scientists and engineers looking to increase their understanding of how nanofillers are being used in polymer blends.
Nanofillers for Binary Polymer Blends

Photovoltaics Beyond Silicon

  • 1st Edition
  • Senthilarasu Sundaram, Velumani Subramaniam + 5 more
  • Senthilarasu Sundaram, Velumani Subramaniam, Ryne P. Raffaelle + 4 more
  • June 1, 2024
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Photovoltaics Beyond Silicon: Innovative Materials, Sustainable Processing Technologies, and Novel Device Structures presents the latest innovations in materials, processing and devices to produce electricity via advanced, sustainable photovoltaics technologies. The book provides an overview of the novel materials and device architectures that have been developed to optimize energy conversion efficiencies and minimize environmental impacts. Advances in technologies for harnessing solar energy are extensively discussed, with topics including materials processing, device fabrication, sustainability of materials and manufacturing, and the current state-of-the-art. Contributions from leading international experts discuss the applications, challenges and future prospects of research in this increasingly vital field, providing a valuable resource for students and researchers working in this area.
Photovoltaics Beyond Silicon

Sustainable Innovations in the Textile Industry

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  • Roshan Paul + 1 more
  • Roshan Paul and Thomas Gries
  • June 1, 2024
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Sustainable Innovations in the Textile Industry addresses advances taking place at every stage of the textile value chain that are leading to improvements in sustainability and resource efficiency. It contains comprehensive coverage of the complete textile process sequence, including fiber to textile manufacture and wet processing techniques, such as dyeing, printing, finishing, coating and cleaning. In addition, it also provides the latest industry knowledge on technological advances in textile machinery, supply chain, recycling, effluent discharge, and other innovations that enhance sustainability. This holistic approach is required to effectively address the sustainability issue, which requires action across the value chain.Having included historical aspects of sustainability in textiles as well as the state of the art in innovative fibers, chemicals and manufacturing processes, this book is essential reading for anyone interested in sustainable directions in the textile industry.
Sustainable Innovations in the Textile Industry

Nanostructured Materials for Biomedical Applications

  • 1st Edition
  • Raji Vijayamma, Nandakumar Kalarikkal + 1 more
  • Raji Vijayamma, Nandakumar Kalarikkal and Sabu Thomas
  • June 1, 2024
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Nanostructured Materials for Biomedical Applications highlights progress, challenges and opportunities in nanomedicine and discusses novel engineering approaches of nanostructured materials that are useful in various biomedical applications. The book provides a comprehensive review of the state-of-the-art in bio-nanotechnology, with an emphasis on diverse biomedical applications, such as in drug delivery, bioimaging, hyperthermia and targeted cancer therapy. Users will find this to be a broad introductory reference for anyone new to the field or those who wish to gain a thorough overview of nanostructured materials in the context of biomedical applications.The breadth of this book will appeal to an interdisciplinary audience, including materials scientists, pharmaceutical scientists and biomedical engineers.
Nanostructured Materials for Biomedical Applications

Nanostructured Materials Engineering and Characterization for Battery Applications

  • 1st Edition
  • Amadou Belal Gueye, Hanna J. Maria + 4 more
  • Amadou Belal Gueye, Hanna J. Maria, Nandakumar Kalarikkal + 3 more
  • June 1, 2024
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Nanostructured Materials Engineering and Characterization for Battery Applications is designed to help solve fundamental and applied problems in the field of energy storage. Broken up into four separate sections, the book begins with a discussion of the fundamental electrochemical concepts in the field of energy storage. Other sections look at battery materials engineering such as cathodes, electrolytes, separators and anodes and review various battery characterization methods and their applications. The book concludes with a review of the practical considerations and applications of batteries.This will be a valuable reference source for university professors, researchers, undergraduate and postgraduate students, as well as scientists working primarily in the field of materials science, applied chemistry, applied physics and nanotechnology.
Nanostructured Materials Engineering and Characterization for Battery Applications

On-Chip Photonics

  • 1st Edition
  • Akhlesh Lakhtakia, Alina Karabchevsky + 1 more
  • Akhlesh Lakhtakia, Alina Karabchevsky and Amol Choudhary
  • June 1, 2024
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On-Chip Photonics: Principles, Technology and Applications reviews the advances of integrated photonic devices and their demonstrated applications. The discussed applications encompass a wide range of cutting-edge technologies, including quantum photonics, lasers on a chip, mid-infrared and overtone spectroscopies, all-optical processing on a chip, logic gates on a chip, and cryptography on a chip. The summaries in the book chapters facilitate an understanding of the field and enable the application of optical waveguides in a variety of optical systems. Overviews of computational tools, material platforms, and suggestions for the realization of on-chip photonic devices are also included
On-Chip Photonics

Alternative Cementitious Materials for Self-Compacting Concrete

  • 1st Edition
  • Yogesh Aggarwal, Paratibha Aggarwal + 2 more
  • Yogesh Aggarwal, Paratibha Aggarwal, Parveen Sihag + 1 more
  • June 1, 2024
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Alternative Cementitious Materials for Self-Compacting Concrete provides a detailed review on the various properties of self-compacting concrete (SCC) and how they are affected by the use, of by-products and waste materials in concrete production. The book provides a fair comparison on the application and use of various types of materials in SCC. In addition, it includes the latest data and detailed information on modeling and soft computing techniques for the estimation of various properties of SCC as well as detailed investigations on microstructural characterization.This book will be a valuable reference resource for materials scientists, and civil and structural engineers working in construction materials and self-compacting concrete, as well as for those working in the cement production and non-hazard waste industries.
Alternative Cementitious Materials for Self-Compacting Concrete

Advanced Ceramics for Photocatalytic Membranes

  • 1st Edition
  • Mohd Hafiz Dzarfan Othman, Mukhlis A. Rahman + 3 more
  • Mohd Hafiz Dzarfan Othman, Mukhlis A. Rahman, Takeshi Matsuura + 2 more
  • June 1, 2024
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Advanced Ceramics for Photocatalytic Membranes: Synthesis Methods, Characterization and Performance Analysis, and Applications in Water and Wastewater Treatment reviews recent research on the application and use of advanced ceramic materials in photocatalytic membrane processes. Sections cover current developments in photocatalytic membrane processes, synthesis and fabrication techniques using either physical or chemical approaches, diverse characterization methods and performance evaluations, and various types of environmental applications. The book is not only limited to the conceptual theory, it also gives a detailed review of recent progress in materials science. Readers will find applications in different disciplines, i.e., chemistry, physics, and mechanics that are critically required in modern science and engineering. This across-the-board briefing on the field is suitable for use as a major reference, as well as a knowledge sharing tool.
Advanced Ceramics for Photocatalytic Membranes

Nanofluids

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  • Mohammad Hatami
  • Mohammad Hatami
  • June 1, 2024
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Nanofluids: Advanced Applications and Numerical Simulations combines the mathematical and numerical studies of nanofluids and their application to a range of applications. The book begins by introducing the principles of nanofluids, structures, types, properties, methods and stability. This is followed by a detailed chapter that explains a full range of numerical techniques for the modeling of nanofluids. Subsequent chapters offer in-depth coverage of target areas, including cooling and heating applications, micro-electric and magnetic devices, chemistry and oil recovery, biomedicine, renewable energy, and automotive engineering. Throughout the book, methods for numerical modelling are described in detail, with supporting equations, techniques, and applied examples. This is a valuable resource for advanced students, scientists, engineers, and R&D professionals working with nanofluids, simulation, and numerical methods for advanced applications, as well as researchers across nanotechnology, biomedicine, electronics, energy, chemistry, materials science and mechanical engineering.
Nanofluids