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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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Sustainable Materials for Food Packaging and Preservation

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  • October 1, 2024
  • Tabli Ghosh + 2 more
  • English
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Sustainable Materials for Food Packaging and Preservation: Food Security and Sustainability discusses the recent trends and development of biobased sustainable materials, focusing on their fabrication and application in food packaging and food preservation. This book brings together fundamental information and the most recent advances in the characterization, processing, and modification of sustainable materials and their impact on food packaging and storage of food products for improved shelf life. Special attention is offered on smart, active, and edible packaging, and the utilization of nanoemulsion and nanoencapsulation in the food industry is also discussed.In addition, the book overviews the use of proteins, polysaccharides, microbial and chemically derived materials for food preservation.

Fluorescent Carbon Nanoparticles

  • 1st Edition
  • October 1, 2024
  • Kalim Deshmukh + 1 more
  • English
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Fluorescent Carbon Nanoparticles: Fundamentals and Applications examines the current state-of-the-art of recent progress in fluorescent carbon nanoparticles research. Prime attention is given to synthesis and processing methods, structure, and properties, as well as characterization, surface functionalization, and various applications. In recent years, fluorescent carbon nanoparticles have attracted considerable research interest in several research fields due to their multifunctional properties such as low-cost and simple preparation, easy functionalization, sensitivity, excellent biocompatibility, low toxicity compared with metal and semiconductor nanoparticles, high photo-stability, cytocompatibility and easy dispersibility in aqueous medium.With expert contributions from across the globe the book provides an outstanding reference resource for anyone involved in the field of fluorescent carbon nanoparticles utilized in a broad range of high-performance industrial applications.

Polymers for Oral Drug Delivery Technologies

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  • October 1, 2024
  • Anilkumar Parambath
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Polymers for Oral Drug Delivery Technologies covers the fundamentals of oral drug delivery and various aspects of polymer technology in oral drug delivery, from classification and synthesis, to applications and regulatory factors. It presents the oral delivery of therapeutics for treating a number of diseases, along with the challenges of oral drug administration to assure a predictive and reproducible pharmacokinetic profile of active pharmaceutical ingredients (API).Polymers play an important role to achieve the targeted release profile consistently of an API in vivo by various functionalities like drug protection from gastric juice, fast release and supersaturation or release within a targeted area of the GI tract.

Green Analytical Chemistry

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  • October 1, 2024
  • Marcello Locatelli + 1 more
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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.

Electrochemistry and Photo-Electrochemistry of Nanomaterials

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  • October 1, 2024
  • Ghulam Yasin + 4 more
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Electrochemistry and Photo-Electrochemistry of Nanomaterials: Fundamentals and Applications explores how nanotechnology and nanomaterials can be utilized in the field of electrochemistry and photo-electrochemistry. The book covers the fundamentals of nanoscale electrochemistry and photo-electrochemistry for nanoscale materials systems, including multilayer nanofilms, nanowires, nanotubes, nanoparticles embedded in metal matrixes, and membranes containing nanoparticles. The creation of new materials for energy and sensing technologies that rely on understanding and control of chemical processes is also emphasized. Advances in characterization, synthesis, and fabrication of nanoscale materials and technologies are also discussed regarding the design of new materials.This book is suitable for academics and industry professionals working in the subject areas of materials science, materials chemistry, inorganic chemistry, and energy.

Nano-Engineering at Functional Interfaces for Multidisciplinary Applications

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  • October 1, 2024
  • Sai Sathish Ramamurthy + 2 more
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Nano-Engineering at Functional Interfaces for Multi-disciplinary Applications: Electrochemistry, Photoplasmonics, Antimicrobials, and Anticancer Applications provides a comprehensive overview of the fundamentals and latest advances of nano-engineering strategies for the design, development, and fabrication of novel nanostructures for different applications in the fields of photoplasmonics and electrochemistry, as well as antibacterial and anticancer research areas. The book begins with an introduction to the fundamentals and characteristics of nanostructured interfaces and their associated technologies, including an overview of their potential applications in different fields.The following chapters present a thorough discussion of the synthesis, processing, and characterization methods of nanomaterials with unique functionalities suitable for energy harvesting, food and textile applications, electrocatalysis, biomedical applications and more. It then concludes outlining research future directions and potential industrial applications.

Nanoferrites for Emerging Environmental Applications

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  • October 1, 2024
  • Atul Thakur + 1 more
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Nanoferrites for Emerging Environmental Applications discusses the synthesis and structure of nanoferrites, as well as their electrical, optical, and magnetic properties. This book also provides a detailed discussion of the use of nanoferrites for various environmental applications, such as for water and air pollution detection and remediation. This book covers almost every aspect of nanoferrites for environmental applications and will be of great use to researchers working in multidisciplinary areas.Nanoferrites’ superior electronic, optical, and magnetic properties make them promising agents in a wide spectrum of applications. After looking at the fundamentals of nanoferrites, this book proceeds to analyze their application in a comprehensive range of environmental applications. Topics covered include wastewater treatment, the removal of heavy metal ions, remediation of organic and inorganic pollutants, and their use in the detection and remediation of both air and solid pollution. Future opportunities for research are also addressed.

Stimuli Responsive Nanocarriers for Targeted Drug Delivery

  • 1st Edition
  • October 1, 2024
  • Muhammad Raza Shah + 2 more
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Stimuli Responsive Nanocarriers for Targeted Drug Delivery presents a comprehensive overview of the most significant physical and chemical stimuli-responsive drug delivery systems. This book reviews targeted and controlled drug delivery systems and how nanocarriers can be used to improve the pharmacokinetics of drugs in biological systems, such as increasing utilization rate and reducing toxicity and side effects. After a key introduction to the topic, a range of nanocarrier types is assessed before exploring the clinical translation challenges and considerations involved.This book is a useful resource for researchers and postgraduate students in the fields of materials science, nanotechnology, pharmaceutical science, and medicinal chemistry.

Combustion Synthesis

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  • October 1, 2024
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Combustion Synthesis: Processing and Materials provides a comprehensive introduction to combustion synthesis, from fundamentals to applications. The book offers an up‐to‐date reference for both researchers who have already been working on combustion synthesis and those entering this field. Focusing specifically on the materials science and engineering dimensions of combustion synthesis, the book thoroughly explores the most important processes and materials under investigation today. It offers a comprehensive overview of the field to beginners, while experienced readers will find detailed explanations and up‐to‐date descriptions of the state of the art of combustion synthesis, focused on a range of vital processes and materials.

Semiconductor Metamaterials: Part 1

  • 1st Edition
  • Volume 116
  • October 1, 2024
  • Martin Hafermann + 1 more
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This two-part book Volume on Semiconductor Metamaterials will survey the state-of-the-art in material platforms for optical metasurfaces. Part 1 will focus on materials for active metasurfaces, including tuning and sensing applications and will include chapters on Phase-Change Materials, Phase-Transition Materials and Soft Matter materials, as well as metasurface materials for polarization sensing, catalysis and chemical reactions. Part 2 will focus on static metasurfaces for light generation and detection. Materials employed for light emitting metasurfaces, metasurfaces operating in the ultraviolet, visible and infrared regions and metasurfaces from c2 materials will all be discussed.