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  • Indoor and Outdoor Nanoparticlesby Mar Viana

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 259.00

    This volume provides an overviewof the determinants of the release of and exposure to airborne nanoparticles. Whetherintentionally manufactured or unintentionally generated during industrial processes,the release of nanoparticles can result in significant worker exposure, whichmust be dealt with adequately by means of dedicated risk assessments to... more...

  • High-Entropy Alloysby Michael C. Gao; Jien-Wei Yeh; Peter K. Liaw; Yong Zhang

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 199.00

    This book provides a systematic and comprehensive description of high-entropy alloys (HEAs). The authors summarize key properties of HEAs from the perspective of both fundamental understanding and applications, which are supported by in-depth analyses. The book also contains computational modeling in tackling HEAs, which help elucidate the formation... more...

  • Nanoscience and Cultural Heritageby Philippe Dillmann; Ludovic Bellot-Gurlet; Irène Nenner

    Atlantis Press 2016; US$ 179.00

    This book aims to give state of the art in several domains of cultural heritage in which Nanosciences allow fundamental breakthrough.  The first part of the book concerns nanostructured materials in ancient artifacts. Understanding their nature and formation processes bring new insight in the apprehension of technical level of ancient societies... more...

  • Single-Molecule Electronicsby Manabu Kiguchi

    Springer Singapore 2016; US$ 99.00

    This book presents a multidisciplinary approach to single-molecule electronics. It includes a complete overview of the field, from the synthesis and design of molecular candidates to the prevalent experimental techniques, complemented by a detailed theoretical description. This all-inclusive strategy provides the reader with the much-needed perspective... more...

  • Surface Modifications and Growth of Titanium Dioxide for Photo-Electrochemical Water Splittingby John Callum Alexander

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 179.00

    This outstanding thesis provides a wide-ranging overview of the growth of titanium dioxide thin films and its use in photo-electrochemicals such as water splitting. The context for water splitting is introduced with the theory of semiconductor-liquid junctions, which are dealt with in detail. In particular plasmonic enhancement of TiO 2 by the addition... more...

  • Advanced Physics of Electron Transport in Semiconductors and Nanostructuresby Massimo V. Fischetti; William G. Vandenberghe

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 119.00

    This textbook is aimed at second-year graduate students in Physics, Electrical Engineer­ing, or Materials Science. It presents a rigorous introduction to electronic transport in solids, especially at the nanometer scale. Understanding electronic transport in solids requires some basic knowledge of Ham­iltonian Classical Mechanics, Quantum Mechanics,... more...

  • Laser Fragmentation and Melting of Particlesby Marcus Lau

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 79.99

    Based on the current state of the art Marcus Lau demonstrates an improved experimental design for defined laser irradiation of particles in liquid environment. The experimental results achieved with the designed reactor demonstrate how particle properties can be modified by defined laser energy dose input. By utilizing different model materials new... more...

  • The Encapsulation Phenomenonby Yan Voloshin; Irina Belaya; Roland Krämer

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 279.00

    This fundamental book presents the most comprehensive summary of the current state of the art in the chemistry of cage compounds. It introduces different ways of how ions and molecules can be encapsulated by three-dimensional caging ligands to form molecular and polymeric species: covalent, supramolecular, and coordination capsules. The authors introduce... more...

  • Controlled Synthesis of Pt-Ni Bimetallic Catalysts and Study of Their Catalytic Propertiesby Yuen Wu

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2016; US$ 99.00

    This thesis focuses on the controlled synthesis of Pt?Ni bimetallic nanoparticles and the study of their catalytic properties. It discusses in detail the nucleation mechanism and the growth process of bimetallic systems, which is vital for a deeper understanding of the design of bimetallic catalysts. The author presents four pioneering studies: (1)... more...

  • Novel Approaches of Nanotechnology in Foodby Alexandru Grumezescu

    Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 200.00

    Novel Approaches of Nanotechnology in Food , a volume in the Nanotechnology in the Agri-Food Industry series, represents a summary of the most recent advances made in the field of nanostructured materials that have significant impact on the agri-food industry. Because the current food market needs innovation, nanotechnology coupled with novel... more...