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Nanostructured Materials and Nanotechnology IV, Volume 31, Issue 7

Nanostructured Materials and Nanotechnology IV, Volume 31, Issue 7

Sanjay Mathur (Editor), Suprakas Sinha Ray (Editor), Tatsuki Ohji (Volume Editor)

ISBN: 978-0-470-59472-8

Oct 2010

168 pages

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This issue contains 17 peer-reviewed (invited and contributed) papers covering various aspects and the latest developments related to processing, modeling and manufacturing technologies of nanoscaled materials including inorganic-organic nanocomposites, nanowire-based sensors, new generation photovoltaic cells, self-assembly of nanostructures, functional nanostructures for cell tracking and heterostructures. Each manuscript was peer-reviewed using The American Ceramic Society review process. 

Preface vii

Introduction ix

Core-Shell Nanostructures: Scalable, One-Step Aerosol Synthesis and In-Situ Si02 Coating and Functionalization of Ti02 and Fe203 Nanoparticles 1
J. T. N. Knijnenburg, A. Teleki, B. Buesser, and S. E. Pratsinis

Self-Assembly of Metal Oxides—Liquid Phase Crystal Deposition of Anatase Ti02 Particles and Their Change in Surface Area 13
Yoshitake Masuda

Single Step Synthesis and Self-Assembly of Magnetite Nanoparticles 21
M. Hoffmann, R. von Hagen, H. Shen, and S. Mathur

Printable Silver Nanostructures: Fabrication and Plasma-Chemical Modification 29
R. von Hagen, M. Hoffmann, T. Lehnen, L. Xiao, D. Zopes, H. Shen, and S. Mathur

Nanostructured Tin Dioxide and Tungsten Trioxide Gas Sensors Prepared by Glancing Angle Deposition 37
Derya Deniz, Aravind Reghu, and Robert J. Lad

Hydrothermal Synthesis of Ti02 Nanotubes: Microwave Heating Versus Conventional Heating 45
Lucky M. Sikhwivhilu, Siyasanga Mpelane, Nosipho Moloto, and Suprakas Sinha Ray

Fabrication and Properties of Core-Shell Type SiC/Si02 Nanowires through Low-Cost Production Technique 51
Wasana Khongwong, Katsumi Yoshida, and Toyohiko Yano

Fabrication and Characterization of Multifunctional ZnO-Polymer Nanocomposites 63
Hongbin Cheng, Qian Chen, and Qing-Ming Wang

Hybrid Nanostructured Organic/Inorganic Photovoltaic Cells 71
S. Antohe, I. Enculescu, Cristina Besleaga, lulia Arghir, V. A. Antohe, V. Covlea, A. Radu, and L. Ion

Enhanced Photovoltaic Effect Using Nanostructured Multi-Layered Photoelectrode 83
M. Ramrakhiani and J.K. Dongre

Evaluation of Nanoparticles as Contrast Agent for Photoacoustic Imaging in Living Cells 91
Yvonne Kohl, Hagen Thielecke, Wolfgang Bost, Robert Lemor, Frank Stracke, Christian Kaiser, Michael Schroeter, Karl Kratz, Andreas Henkel, and Carsten Sonnichsen

The Use of CaC03 and Ca3(P04)2 as Supports for Fe-Co Catalysts for Carbon Nanotube Synthesis: A Comparative Study 101
Sabelo D. Mhlanga, Suprakas Sinha Ray, and Neil J. Coville

Nano-Microcomposite and Combined Coatings on Ti-Si-NAA/C-Co-Cr/Steel and Ti-Si-N/(Cr3C2)75-(NiCr)25 Base: Their Structure and Properties 115
A. D. Pogrebnjak, V. V. Uglov, M. V. Il'yashenko, V. M. Beresnev, A. P. Shpak, M. V. Kaverin, N. K. Erdybaeva, Yu A. Kunitskyi, Yu. N. Tyurin, O. V. Kolisnichenko, N. A. Makhmudov, and A. P. Shypylenko

Phase Composition, Thermal Stability, Physical and Mechanical Properties of Superhard On Base Zr-Ti-Si-N Nanocomposite Coatings 127
A. D. Pogrebnjak, O. V. Sobol, V. M. Beresnev, P. V. Turbin, G. V. Kirik, N. A. Makhmudov, M. V Il'yashenko, A. P. Shypylenko, M. V. Kaverin, M.Yu. Tashmetov, and A. V. Pshyk

Characterization of Nanocrystalline Surface Layer in Low Carbon Steel Induced by Surface Rapid Multi-Rolling Treatment 139
Chang Sun, Kangning Sun, Jingde Zhang, Pengfei Chuan, Xiaoxin Wang, and Nan Wang

Properties of Nano-Metal Carbide Contained Mg-TiC (SiC) Composites 147
Mustafa Aydin and Rasit Koc

Author Index 157