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Introduction to Graphene Based Nanomaterials

Author : Luis E. F. Foa Torres
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A detailed primer describing the most effective theoretical and computational methods and tools for simulating graphene-based systems.

Introduction to Graphene Based Nanomaterials

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"Beginning with an introduction to carbon-based nanomaterials, their electronic properties, and general concepts in quantum transport, this detailed primer describes the most effective theoretical and computational methods and tools for simulating the electronic structure and transport properties of graphene-based systems. Transport concepts are clearly presented through simple models, enabling comparison with analytical treatments, and multiscale quantum transport methodologies are introduced and developed in a straightforward way, demonstrating a range of methods for tackling the modelling of defects and impurities in more complex graphene-based materials. The authors also discuss the practical applications of this revolutionary nanomaterial, contemporary challenges in theory and simulation, and long-term perspectives. Containing numerous problems for solution, real-life examples of current research, and accompanied online by further exercises, solutions and computational codes, this is the perfect introductory resource for graduate students and researchers in nanoscience and nanotechnology, condensed matter physics, materials science and nanoelectronics"--

Studies on Graphene Based Nanomaterials for Biomedical Applications

Author : Je Min Yoo
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This thesis presents various applications of graphene-based nanomaterials, especially in biomedicine. Graphene and its derivatives have gained enormous attention from scientists in all fields of study due to many unprecedented properties. The initial scientific attention was focused on the development of transparent flexible electrodes by exploiting two-dimensional graphene film’s extraordinary electrical and physical properties. Recently, given an increasing evidence of dispersed graphene-based nanomaterials’ biocompatibility, researchers have endeavored to employ these materials in other studies relevant to biomedical technologies. In this respect, the thesis provides a comprehensive review on the synthesis, toxicity, and a few of the key biomedical applications in the first chapter. The following chapter discusses the use of a graphene film as a novel catalyst to oxidatively destroy phenols, which are known to be potentially mutagenic and carcinogenic. Finally, and most importantly, the last chapter introduces the therapeutic role of graphene quantum dots, the smallest graphene-based nanomaterials, for Parkinson’s disease. The results are promising for the use of graphene quantum dots as the basis of future clinical drug candidates for neurodegenerative disorders. ​

Next Generation Graphene Nanomaterials for Cancer Theranostic Applications

Author : Rohit Srivastava
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This book focuses on the use of graphene and its derivatives for application in cancer diagnosis and therapy. Readers are introduced to graphene nanomaterial history, synthesis procedures, properties, modifications, and applications in cancer research and development. The wide-ranging properties of graphene nanomaterials can be utilized for various cancer therapeutic and diagnostic applications. The contents discuss these applications with simple graphical overviews and provide comprehensive detail for a better understanding of the state of the art. The book will be of interest to professionals and academic researchers alike.

An Introduction to Graphene and Carbon Nanotubes

Author : John E. Proctor
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Carbon nanotubes and graphene have been the subject of intense scientific research since their relatively recent discoveries. This book introduces the reader to the science behind these rapidly developing fields, and covers both the fundamentals and latest advances. Uniquely, this book covers the topics in a pedagogical manner suitable for undergraduate students. The book also uses the simple systems of nanotubes and graphene as models to teach concepts such as molecular orbital theory, tight binding theory and the Laue treatment of diffraction. Suitable for undergraduate students with a working knowledge of basic quantum mechanics, and for postgraduate researchers commencing their studies into the field, this book will equip the reader to critically evaluate the physical properties and potential for applications of graphene and carbon nanotubes.

Nanostructured Materials and their Applications

Author : Bibhu Prasad Swain
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The book provides an introduction to nanostructured materials and guides the reader through their different engineering applications. It gives an overview of nanostructured materials applied in the fields of physics, chemistry, biology, medicine, and materials science. Materials for different applications in engineering such as those used in opto-electronics, energy, tribology, bio-applications, catalysis, reinforcement and many more have been described in this book. The book will be of interest to researchers and students who want to learn about applications of nanostructured materials in engineering.

Carbon and Metal Oxides Based Nanomaterials for Flexible High Performance Asymmetric Supercapacitors

Author : Yating Hu
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This thesis examines electrode materials such as mesoporous carbons, manganese oxides, iron oxides and their nanohybrids with graphene. It also explores several of the key scientific issues that act as the governing principles for future development of supercapacitors, which are a promising class of high-efficiency energy storage devices for tackling a key aspect of the energy crisis. However, critical technical issues, such as the low energy density and reliability, need to be addressed before they can be extended to a wide range of applications with much improved performance. Currently available material candidates for the electrodes all have their disadvantages, such as a low specific capacitance or poor conductivity for transition metal oxide/hydroxide-based materials. This thesis addresses these important issues, and develops a high-performance, flexible asymmetric supercapacitor with manganese oxides/reduced graphene oxide as the positive electrode and iron oxide/reduced graphene oxide as the anode, which delivers a high energy density of 0.056 Wh cm-3.

Current and Future Developments in Nanomaterials and Carbon Nanotubes

Author : Jagriti Narang
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Current and Future Developments in Nanomaterials and Carbon Nanotubes presents thematic volumes that highlight research in the field of nanomaterials. The book series covers the theory and application of nanomaterials including carbon nanotubes, composites, metallic nanomaterials and much more. It is essential reading to researchers interested in keeping up to date with nanomaterial applications in a wide variety of fields such as medicine, engineering and biotechnology.

Introduction to Nanoscience and Nanotechnology

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PerspectivesIntroductionNanoscience and Nanotechnology-The DistinctionHistorical PerspectivesAdvanced MaterialsTools of NanoNature's Take on Nano and the Advent of Molecular BiologyThe Nano PerspectiveSocietal Implications of NanoIntroduction to Societal IssuesEthical ImplicationsLegal ImplicationsEnvironmental ImplicationsPublic PerceptionFuture of Nanotechnology NanotoolsCharacterization MethodsCharacterization of NanomaterialsElectron Probe MethodsScanning Probe Microscopy MethodsSpectroscopic MethodsNonradiative and Nonelectron Characterization MethodsFabrication MethodsFabrication of Nano.

Nanotechnology

Author : Jeremy Ramsden
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This book is an overview of the rapidly growing and developing field of nanotechnology, focusing on key essentials structured around a robust anatomy of the subject. Micro and nano technology's bewildering range of principles, theory and practice are presented in an organized and broad yet authoritative introduction to the possibilities and limitations of this field.

Environmental Applications of Carbon Nanomaterials Based Devices

Author : Shadpour Mallakpour
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Explore this insightful treatment of the function and fabrication of high-performance devices for environmental applications Environmental Applications of Carbon Nanomaterials-Based Devices delivers an overview of state-of-the-art technology in functionalized carbon nanomaterials-based devices for environmental applications. The book provides a powerful foundation exploration in materials science based on functionalized carbon nanomaterials in general, and environmental science and device fabrication in particular. The book focuses on the chemical and physical methods of functionalization of carbon nanomaterials and the technology of device fabrication, including lab-on-a-chip approaches and applications such as wastewater purification and gas sensing. It provides readers with a thorough understanding of effective environmental remediation techniques performed with carbon nanomaterials-based devices. In addition to topics such as cross-linked graphene oxide membranes assembled with graphene oxide nanosheets, free-standing graphene oxide-chitin nanocrystal composite membranes for dye adsorption and oil/water separation, and in-situ grown covalent organic framework nanosheets on graphene for membrane-based dye/salt separation, readers will also benefit from the inclusion of: A thorough introduction to charge-gated ion transport through polyelectrolyte intercalated amine reduced graphene oxide membranes An exploration of hydrotalcite/graphene oxide hybrid nanosheets functionalized nanofiltration membrane for desalination A discussion of the incorporation of attapulgite nanorods into graphene oxide nanofiltration membranes for efficient dyes wastewater treatment An examination of attapulgite nanofibers and graphene oxide composite membranes for high-performance molecular separation Perfect for materials scientists, analytical chemists, and environmental chemists, Environmental Applications of Carbon Nanomaterials-Based Devices will also earn a place in the libraries of sensor developers seeking a one-stop resource for high-performance devices and sensors useful for environmental applications.

Nanostructuring of Highly Aromatic Graphene Nanosheets

Author : Sanjib Biswas
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Advanced Materials Research QiR 16

Author : Anne Zulfia Syahrial
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This volume contains papers that were presented at the Symposium Metallurgy and Materials Engineering in the framework of the 16th International Conference on Quality in Research (16th QiR, 22 – 24 July 2019, Padang, Indonesia). Collected papers represent to readers the results of scientific research and engineering decisions in the field of metallurgy and welding technologies, functional materials, and materials for energy storage devices, chemical technologies, biomedical materials, and composites.

Graphene based Membranes for Mass Transport Applications

Author : Pengzhan Sun
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There is great interest in the novel mass-transport properties of graphene-based membrane materials, especially for environmental applications such as wastewater treatment and reuse, gas separation and water desalination. Graphene-based Membranes for Mass Transport Applicationsis a comprehensive overview of the research in this area. Starting with current state-of-the-art membrane-based filtration and separation technologies, the book then explores the structure, composition and general properties of graphene-based membranes including nanoporous graphene and graphene oxide followed by the selective mass transport properties of the membranes. The final chapters look at their specific use in barrier applications, purification and separation applications and water desalination. Edited by leading researchers, the book provides an introduction and reference to physicists, chemists, material scientists, chemical engineers and students who are entering or already working in the field of graphene-based membrane materials.

Carbon Based Nanoelectromagnetics

Author : Antonio Maffucci
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Carbon-Based Nanoelectromagnetics provides detailed insights into the electromagnetic interactions of carbon-based nanostructured materials such as graphene and carbon nanotubes. Chapters within the book offer a comprehensive overview on this discipline, starting with an introduction to the field-matter interaction, its features, and finally, its applications in microwave, THz and optical frequency ranges. Electromagnetics at the nanoscale level has become a major research area in recent years as the synthesis of a variety of carbon-based nanostructures has progressed dramatically, thus opening the era of nanoelectronics and nanophotonics. To meet the challenges of these new fields, a thorough knowledge is required of the peculiar properties of the electromagnetic field. The novel behavior of the electromagnetic fields interacting with nano-sized elements and nano-structured has motivated the birth of this new research discipline, ‘Nanoelectromagnetics’. Presents a one-stop resource that explores the emerging field of nanoelectromagnetics Focuses on modeling, simulation, analysis, design and characterization, with an emphasis on applications of nanoelectromagnetics Explores the optical properties and applications of a range of carbon-based nanomaterials

Nanotechnology for Energy Sustainability 3 Volume Set

Author : Baldev Raj
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In three handy volumes, this ready reference provides a detailed overview of nanotechnology as it is applied to energy sustainability. Clearly structured, following an introduction, the first part of the book is dedicated to energy production, renewable energy, energy storage, energy distribution, and energy conversion and harvesting. The second part then goes on to discuss nano-enabled materials, energy conservation and management, technological and intellectual property-related issues and markets and environmental remediation. The text concludes with a look at and recommendations for future technology advances. An essential handbook for all experts in the field - from academic researchers and engineers to developers in industry.

Advanced Research on Material Engineering Chemistry and Environment

Author : Helen Zhang
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Collection of selected, peer reviewed papers from the 2013 International Conference on Material Engineering, Chemistry and Environment (MECE2013), August 24-25, 2013, Wuhan, China. The 160 papers are grouped as follows: Chapter 1: Applied Materials Engineering; Chapter 2: Chemistry Engineering; Chapter 3: Technologies of Environmental Engineering; Chapter 4: Materials and Technologies in Building; Chapter 5: New Energy Sources and Modern Technologies of its Storage; Chapter 6: Related Topics.

Graphene Technology

Author : Soroush Nazarpour
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Filling the gap between publications for industrial developers and academic researchers on graphene synthesis and its applications, this book presents the essential aspects for the successful upscaling of graphene production. After an introduction to graphene, its synthesis and characterization, the text covers a wide variety of graphene composites and compounds. The larger part of the book discusses various applications where graphene has been successfully integrated into technologies, including uses in the energy sector, oil and gas industry, biomedical areas, sensors and coatings. Finally, the book concludes with a summary and a look at the future of graphene technology, including a market review. With its focus on applications, this is equally useful for both academic and industrial users.

Introduction to Nano

Author : Amretashis Sengupta
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This book covers the basics of nanotechnology and provides a solid understanding of the subject. Starting from a brush-up of the basic quantum mechanics and materials science, the book helps to gradually build up understanding of the various effects of quantum confinement, optical-electronic properties of nanoparticles and major nanomaterials. The book covers the various physical, chemical and hybrid methods of nanomaterial synthesis and nanofabrication as well as advanced characterization techniques. It includes chapters on the various applications of nanoscience and nanotechnology. It is written in a simple form, making it useful for students of physical and material sciences.

Advanced Computational Engineering and Experimenting II

Author : Andreas Öchsner
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Volume is indexed by Thomson Reuters CPCI-S (WoS). This special issue of Key Engineering Materials contains selected refereed papers presented at the Sixth International Conference on Advanced Computational Engineering and Experimenting (ACE-X 2012) held at Kalyon Hotel (Istanbul), Turkey during the period 1st-4th July, 2012.