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Nanoscale Materials in Chemistry, 2nd Edition

ISBN: 978-0-470-22270-6
804 pages
October 2009
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A comprehensive reference on nanoscale materials chemistry—now revised and updated.

This extensive text provides twenty-two revised chapters on the preparations, applications, and characterization as well as the environmental and toxicological aspects of nanoscale materials, with an emphasis on the chemistry component. This Second Edition contains core topics including:

  • New synthetic methods for nanomaterials
  • Nanostructured solids
  • Organized two- and three-dimensional nanocrystals
  • Nanotubes, ribbons, and sheets
  • Nanocatalysts, sorbents, and energy applications
  • Unique physical properties of nanomaterials
  • Photochemistry of nanomaterials
  • Biological and environmental aspects of nanomaterials

With input from top experts in the field, such as Bruce Dunn, Vicki Grassian, Warren Ford, and Chris Sorensen, among others, Nanoscale Materials in Chemistry presents a balanced survey of different topics in basic nanoparticle science, and includes helpful end-of-chapter questions and answers. Significantly expanded, the Second Edition remains a key text for understanding the fundamentals of nanoscale materials chemistry and a reliable resource for scientists and researchers.

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CONTRIBUTORS.

PART I INTRODUCTION TO NANOMATERIALS.

1 Introduction to Nanoscale Materials in Chemistry, Edition II (Ryan M. Richards).

2 Unique Bonding in Nanomaterials and Powders (Keith P. McKenna).

3 Particles as Molecules (C. M. Sorensen).

PART II NEW SYNTHETIC METHODS TO NANOMATERIALS.

4 Microwave Preparation of Metal Fluorides and their Biological Application (David S. Jacob, Jonathan Lellouche, Ehud Banin, and Aharon Gedanken).

5 Transition Metal Nitrides and Carbides (Piotr Krawiec and Stefan Kaskel).

6 Kinetics of Colloidal Chemical Synthesis of Monodisperse Spherical Nanocrystals (Soon Gu Kwon and Taeghwan Hyeon).

7 Nanorods (P. Jeevanandam).

PART III NANOSTRUCTURED SOLIDS: MICRO- AND MESOPOROUS MATERIALS AND POLYMER NANOCOMPOSITES.

8 Aerogels: Disordered, Porous Nanostructures (Stephanie L. Brock).

9 Ordered Microporous and Mesoporous Materials (Freddy Kleitz).

10 Applications of Microporous and Mesoporous Materials (Anirban Ghosh, Edgar Jordan, and Daniel F. Shantz).

PART IV ORGANIZED TWO- AND THREE-DIMENSIONAL NANOCRYSTALS.

11 Inorganic-Organic Composites (Warren T. Ford).

12 DNA-Modified Nanoparticles: Gold and Silver (Abigail K. R. Lytton-Jean and Jae-Seung Lee).

PART V NANOTUBES, RIBBONS, AND SHEETS.

13 Carbon Nanotubes and Related Structures (Daniel E. Resasco).

PART VI NANOCATALYSTS, SORBENTS, AND ENERGY APPLICATIONS.

14 Reaction of Nanoparticles with Gases (Ken-Ichi Aika).

15 Nanomaterials in Energy Storage Systems (Winny Dong and Bruce Dunn).

PART. VII UNIQUE PHYSICAL PROPERTIES OF NANOMATERIALS.

16 Optical and Electronic Properties of Metal and Semiconductor Nanostructures (Mausam Kalita, Matthew T. Basel, Katherine Janik, and Stefan H. Bossmann).

PART VIII PHOTOCHEMISTRY OF NANOMATERIALS.

17 Photocatalytic Purification of Water and Air over Nanoparticulate TiO2 (Igor N. Martyanov and Kenneth J. Klabunde).

18 Photofunctional Zeolites and Mesoporous Materials Incorporating Single-Site Heterogeneous Catalysts (Masakazu Anpo, Masaya Matsuoka, and Masato Takeuchi).

19 Photocatalytic Remediation (Shalini Rodrigues).

PART IX BIOLOGICAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL ASPECTS OF NANOMATERIALS.

20 Nanomaterials for Environmental Remediation (Angela Iseli, HaiDoo Kwen, and Shyamala Rajagopalan).

21 Nanoscience and Nanotechnology: Environmental and Health Impacts (Sherrie Elzey, Russell G. Larsen, Courtney Howe, and Vicki H. Grassian).

22 Toxicity of Inhaled Nanomaterials (John A. Pickrell, L. E. Erickson, K. Dhakal, and Kenneth J. Klabunde).

INDEX.

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KENNETH J. KLABUNDE, PhD, is the University Distinguished Professor at Kansas State University. His research focuses on materials science, nanoscale particles, magnetic properties of nanoscale iron particles, adsorption properties of nanoscale metal oxide properties, and organometallic chemistry. He is the editor of the first edition of Nanoscale Materials in Chemistry, also published by Wiley.

RYAN M. RICHARDS, PhD, is Associate Professor of Chemistry at the Colorado School of Mines. His research interests include nanoparticle preparations and characterization, as well as heterogeneous and enantioselective catalysis.

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Contains up-to-date treatment of such topics as:
  • new synthetic methodologies for preparation of nanomaterials (including sonochemistry, microwaves, metal nitrides, nanorods, etc)
  • expanded coverage to include nanostructured porous solids, such as mesporous and microporous materials
  • organized two- and three- dimensional nanocrystals, such as inorganic-organic composites, bionanostructures, DNA chips, organized nanofilms and organized nanostructures.
  • nanotubes, ribbons, and sheets
  • nanocatalysts and sorbents, such as reactive nanomaterials, colloidal metal catalysts, and reactive metal oxide catalysts
  • unique physical properties of nanomaterials including optical, magnetic, electronic, and use in batteries
  • photochemistry of nanometerials, including photofunctional zeolites
  • and the important environmental aspects of nanomaterials (e.g., for remediation, toxicity of)
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“I look forward to seeing an updated third edition of this text and plan on scouring libraries and used-book dealers so I can acquire a copy of the first edition.”  (Journal of Chemical Education, 9 August 2012)

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