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Chiral Nanomaterials: Preparation, Properties and Applications

Chiral Nanomaterials: Preparation, Properties and Applications

Zhiyong Tang (Editor)

ISBN: 978-3-527-68278-2

Nov 2017

400 pages

Description

Thorough and up-to-date, this book presents recent developments in this exciting research field.
To begin with, the text covers the fabrication of chiral nanomaterials via various synthesis methods, including electron beam lithography, ion beam etching, chemical synthesis and biological DNA directed assembly. This is followed by the relevant theory and reaction mechanisms, with a discussion of the characterization of chiral nanomaterials according to the optical properties of metal nanoparticles, semiconductor nanocrystals, and nanoclusters. The whole is rounded off by a summary of applications in the field of catalysis, sensors, and biomedicine.
With its comprehensive yet concise coverage of the whole spectrum of research, this is invaluable reading for senior researchers and entrants to the field of nanoscience and materials science.
AN INTRODUCTION TO CHIRAL NANOMATERIALS
Historical Introduction to Chiral Materials
Brief Overview of Chirality at the Nanoscale
Development of Chiral Nanomaterials
Conclusion
THEORY AND MECHANISM
Introduction
Chiral Molecules and Semiconductor Nanocrystal Systems
Chiral Molecules and Metal Nanoparticle Systems
Chiral Assemblies
OPTICALLY ACTIVE METAL NANOPARTICLES
Introduction
Preparation of Chiral Metal Nanoparticles
Optical Activity of Metal Nanoparticles
Self-Assembly of Chiral Metal Nanoparticles
CHIRAL SEMICONDUCTOR NANOCRYSTALS
Introduction
Chiral Quantum Dots Preparation and Synthesis
Optical Activity of Chiral Semiconductor Nanocrystals
Magnetic Circular Dichroism of Chiral Quantum Dots
CHIRAL NANOCLUSTERS
Introduction
Classification of Chiral Nanoclusters
Synthesis of Chiral Clusters
Chirality and Separation of Gold Clusters
CHIRAL MESOPOROUS SILICA MATERIALS
Introduction
Synthesis and Formation Mechanisms
Synthetic Controls
Supramolecular Chiral Imprinting
DNA-BASED CHIRAL NANOSTRUCTURES
Introduction
Original Chirality of DNA
DNA Fabricated Plasmonic Nanostructures
Designed Nanostructures by Origami Technology
FABRICATED PLASMONIC NANOMATERIALS
Introduction
Theoretical Basics of Dipole-Dipole Coupling
Coupling of Split-Ring Resonators
Three-Dimensional Chiral Nanomaterials
APPLICATIONS IN CATALYSIS
Introduction
Catalytic Properties of Chiral Metal Nanoparticles
Reaction Mechanisms
Perspectives
APPLICATIONS IN BIOMEDICINE
Introduction
Biodetection through Chiral Nanoparticles
From Fabricated Plasmonic Nanomaterials to Biosensors
Bio-Security of Chiral Quantum Dots