Colloidal Metal Oxide Nanoparticles: Synthesis, Characterization and Applications is a one-stop reference for anyone with an interest in the fundamentals, synthesis and applications of this interesting materials system. The book presents a simple, effective and detailed discussion on colloidal metal oxide nanoparticles. It begins with a general introduction of colloidal metal oxide nanoparticles, then delves into the most relevant synthesis pathways, stabilization procedures, and synthesis and characterization techniques. Final sections discuss promising applications, including bioimaging, biosensing, diagnostic, and energy applications—i.e., solar cells, supercapacitors and environment applications—i.e., the treatment of contaminated soil, water purification and waste remediation. Provides the most comprehensive resource on the topic, from fundamentals, to synthesis and characterization techniques Presents key applications, including biomedical, energy, electronic and environmental Discusses the most relevant techniques for synthesis, patterning and characterization
Metal Oxide Nanoparticles in Organic Solvents discusses recent advances in the chemistry involved for the controlled synthesis and assembly of metal oxide nanoparticles, the characterizations required by such nanoobjects, and their size and shape depending properties. In the last few years, a valuable alternative to the well-known aqueous sol-gel processes was developed in the form of nonaqueous solution routes. Metal Oxide Nanoparticles in Organic Solvents reviews and compares surfactant- and solvent-controlled routes, as well as providing an overview of techniques for the characterization of metal oxide nanoparticles, crystallization pathways, the physical properties of metal oxide nanoparticles, their applications in diverse fields of technology, and their assembly into larger nano- and mesostructures. Researchers and postgraduates in the fields of nanomaterials and sol-gel chemistry will appreciate this book’s informative approach to chemical formation mechanisms in relation to metal oxides.
Some New Aspects of Colloidal Systems in Foods is a new book on food emulsions, which provides in-depth coverage of some new aspects of food colloids. The coverage includes confident overviews of theoretical issues as well as descriptions of new techniques and recent colloid research findings. Specific topics include the role of electrostatic and steric forces in the stabilization of food colloids, antioxidants in food emulsions, nanoemulsions, and nanostructured colloids in food science. This book can be used as a specialized text for graduate students and researchers in food science and technology. In addition, it will serve as a reference text for advanced students in chemistry, engineers, biochemists, nutritionists, and analytical chemists in the food industry and research.
Ein umfassendes Referenzwerk für Chemiker und Industriefachleute zum Thema Nanopartikel Nanopartikel aus Metalloxid sind ein wesentlicher Bestandteil zahlreicher natürlicher und technologischer Prozesse ? von der Mineralumwandlung bis zur Elektronik. Darüber hinaus kommen Metalloxid-Nanopartikel in Pulverform im Maschinenbau, in der Elektronik und der Energietechnik zum Einsatz. Das Werk Metal Oxide Nanoparticles: Formation, Functional Properties and Interfaces stellt die wichtigsten Synthese- und Formulierungsansätze bei der Nutzung von Metalloxid-Nanopartikeln als Funktionsmaterialien vor. Es werden die üblichen Verarbeitungswege erklärt und die physikalischen und chemischen Eigenschaften der Partikel mithilfe von umfassenden und ergänzenden Charakterisierungsmethoden bewertet. Dieses Werk kann als Einführung in die Formulierung von Nanopartikeln, ihre Grenzflächenchemie und ihre funktionellen Eigenschaften im Nanobereich genutzt werden. Darüber hinaus dient es zum vertiefenden Verständnis, denn das Buch enthält detaillierte Angaben zu fortschrittlichen Methoden bei der physikalischen, chemischen, Oberflächen- und Grenzflächencharakterisierung von Metalloxid-Nanopartikeln in Pulvern und Dispersionen. *Erläuterung der Anwendung von Metalloxid-Nanopartikeln und der wirtschaftlichen Auswirkungen *Betrachtung der Partikelsynthese, einschließlich der Grundsätze ausgewählter Bottom-up-Strategien *Untersuchung der Formulierung von Nanopartikeln mit einer Auswahl von Verarbeitungs- und Anwendungswegen *Diskussion der Bedeutung von Partikeloberflächen und -grenzflächen für Strukturbildung, Stabilität und funktionelle Materialeigenschaften *Betrachtung der Charakterisierung von Metalloxid-Nanopartikeln auf verschiedenen Längenskalen In diesem Buch finden Forscher im akademischen Bereich, Chemiker in der Industrie und Doktoranden wichtige Erkenntnisse über die Synthese, Eigenschaften und Anwendungen von Metalloxid-Nanopartikeln.
Metal Oxide Nanoparticles A complete nanoparticle resource for chemists and industry professionals Metal oxide nanoparticles are integral to a wide range of natural and technological processes—from mineral transformation to electronics. Additionally, the fields of engineering, electronics, energy technology, and electronics all utilize metal oxide nanoparticle powders. Metal Oxide Nanoparticles: Formation, Functional Properties, and Interfaces presents readers with the most relevant synthesis and formulation approaches for using metal oxide nanoparticles as functional materials. It covers common processing routes and the assessment of physical and chemical particle properties through comprehensive and complementary characterization methods. This book will serve as an introduction to nanoparticle formulation, their interface chemistry and functional properties at the nanoscale. It will also act as an in-depth resource, sharing detailed information on advanced approaches to the physical, chemical, surface, and interface characterization of metal oxide nanoparticle powders and dispersions. Addresses the application of metal oxide nanoparticles and its economic impact Examines particle synthesis, including the principles of selected bottom-up strategies Explores nanoparticle formulation—a selection of processing and application routes Discusses the significance of particle surfaces and interfaces on structure formation, stability and functional materials properties Covers metal oxide nanoparticle characterization at different length scales With this valuable resource, academic researchers, industrial chemists, and PhD students can all gain insight into the synthesis, properties, and applications of metal oxide nanoparticles.
Metal Oxide Defects: Fundamentals, Design, Development and Applications provides a broad perspective on the development of advanced experimental techniques to study defects and their chemical activity and catalytic reactivity in various metal oxides. This book highlights advances in characterization and analytical techniques to achieve better understanding of a wide range of defects, most importantly, state-of-the-art methodologies for controlling defects. The book provides readers with pathways to apply basic principles and interpret the behavior of metal oxides. After reviewing characterization and analytical techniques, the book focuses on the relationship of defects to the properties and performance of metal oxides. Finally, there is a review of the methods to control defects and the applications of defect engineering for the design of metal oxides for applications in optoelectronics, energy, sensing, and more. This book is a key reference for materials scientists and engineers, chemists, and physicists. Reviews advances in characterization and analytical techniques to understand the behavior of defects in metal oxide materials Introduces defect engineering applied to the design of metal oxide materials with desirable properties Discusses applications of defect engineering to enhance the performance of materials for a wide range of applications, with an emphasis on optoelectronics
Metal Oxide–Carbon Hybrid Materials: Synthesis, Properties and Applications reviews the advances in the fabrication and application of metal oxide–carbon-based nanocomposite materials. Their unique properties make them ideal materials for gas-sensing, photonics, catalysis, opto-electronic, and energy-storage applications. In the first section, the historical background to the hybrid materials based on metal oxide–carbon and the hybridized metal oxide composites is provided. It also highlights several popular methods for the preparation of metal oxide–carbon composites through solid-state or solution-phase reactions, and extensively discusses the materials’ properties. Fossil fuels and renewable energy sources cannot meet the ever-increasing energy demands of an industrialized and technology-driven global society. Therefore, the role of metal oxide–carbon composites in energy generation, hydrogen production, and storage devices, such as rechargeable batteries and supercapacitors, is of extreme importance. These problems are discussed in in the second section of the book. Rapid industrialization has resulted in serious environmental issues which in turn have caused serious health problems that require the immediate attention of researchers. In the third section, the use of metal oxide–carbon composites in water purification, photodegradation of industrial contaminants, and biomedical applications that can help to clean the environment and provide better healthcare solutions is described. The final section is devoted to the consideration of problems associated with the development of sensors for various applications. Numerous studies performed in this area have shown that the use of composites can significantly improve the operating parameters of such devices. Metal Oxide–Carbon Hybrid Materials: Synthesis, Properties and Applications presents a comprehensive review of the science related to metal oxide–carbon composites and how researchers are utilizing these materials to provide solutions to a large array of problems. Reviews the fundamental properties and fabrication methods of metal-oxide–carbon composites Discusses applications in energy, including energy generation, hydrogen production and storage, rechargeable batteries, and supercapacitors Includes current and emerging applications in environmental remediation and sensing
Colloid and surface science is a fascinating interdisciplinary field, where modern development and knowledge of physics, chemistry, biology, material science, pharmacy and engineering have been extensively adopted, with ample scope for fundamental research and extensive potential for application. The progress of research in this important field has been remarkable during the last four decades, and it has greatly benefited society. With a summary of recent advances in this multifaceted field, Recent Trends in Surface and Colloid Science provides critical information and presents the basic concepts of organized systems in relation to their practical significance.
Metal Oxide–Based Heterostructures: Fabrication and Applications provides information on synthesis strategies, structural and hierarchical features, morphological characteristics of metal oxide–based heterostructures, and their diverse applications. This book begins with an introduction to the various multidimensional heterostructures, synthesis aspects, and techniques used to control the formation of heterostructures. Then, the impact of synthesis routes on the formation of mixed metal oxide heterostructures and their properties are analyzed. The effect of nonmetal doping, metal doping, and composites of metal oxide heterostructures on the properties of heterostructures is also addressed and that also includes opportunities for optimization of the material’s performance for specific applications. Special attention is given to the surface characteristics of the metal oxide heterostructures and their impact on the material’s performance, and the applications of metal oxide heterostructures in various fields such as environmental remediation, sensing, organic catalysis, photovoltaics, light emitting materials, and hydrogen production. Introduces key principles for metal oxide heterostructures, their properties, key characteristics, and synthesis routes Emphasizes the relationship between synthesis strategies and material performance, including optimization strategies such as tailoring the material’s surface characteristics or structure Discusses metal oxide heterostructures and their application in lighting and displays, energy, environment, and sensing
Metal Oxide Powder Technologies: Fundamentals, Processing Methods and Applications reviews the fundamentals, processing methods and applications of this key materials system. Topics addressed comprehensively cover chemical and physical properties, synthesis, preparation, both accepted and novel processing methods, modeling and simulation. The book provides fundamental information on the key properties that impact performance, such as particle size and crystal structure, along with methods to measure, analyze and evaluate. Finally, important applications are covered, including biomedical, energy, electronics and materials applications. Provides a comprehensive overview of key topics both on the theoretical side and the experimental Discusses important properties that impact metal oxide performance, processing methods (both novel and accepted), and important applications Reviews the most relevant applications, such as biomedical, energy, electronics and materials applications
Metal Oxide-based Nanofibers and their Applications provides an in-depth overview on developments surrounding the synthesis, characterization properties, and applications achieved by scientific leaders in the area. Sections deal with the theoretical and experimental aspects of the synthesis and methodologies to control microstructure, composition and shape of the nanofibrous metal oxides, review the applications of metal oxide nanofibers in diverse technologies, with special focus on the relation between the structural, morphological and compositional features of the nanofibers, cover applications of metal oxide nanofibers in the fields of sensing (biosensing, gas sensing), and consider biomedical and cleaning technologies. Lastly, a final section covers their application in energy generation and storage technologies (e. g. piezoelectric, solar cells, solid oxide fuel cells, lithium-ion batteries, supercapacitors, and hydrogen storage are reviewed. Reviews electrospinning methods for the synthesis and design of nanocomposites and hybrid metal oxide nanofibers Discusses applications of metal oxide nanofibers in sensing, biomedical fields, cleaning technologies, and energy Emphasizes the structural, morphological and compositional properties of nanofibers and their effect on device performance