Functional and physical properties of polymer nanocomposites / edited by Aravind Dasari, Nanyang Technological University and James Njuguna, Robert Gordon University.

Chichester, West Sussex, United Kingdom ; Hoboken, NJ : John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated, 2016.
1 online resource (298 p.)
Nanocomposites (Materials).
Electronic books.
Title Page; Table of Contents; List of Contributors; Preface; 1 Introduction; References; 2 Three-dimensional Microstructural Characterization of Polymer Nanocomposites by Electron Tomography; 2.1 Introduction; 2.2 3D Observation at the Nanoscale; 2.3 Application to Polymer Matrix Nanocomposites; 2.4 3D Image Analysis and Quantification; 2.5 Conclusion and Prospects; References; 3 Polymer Nanocomposites for Food Packaging Applications; 3.1 Introduction; 3.2 Polymer Nanocomposite; 3.3 Preparation of Nanocomposites; 3.4 Characterization Methods of Polymer Nanocomposite Films
3.5 Types of Polymer Nanocomposite Packaging3.6 Properties of Polymer Nanocomposites; 3.7 Conclusion; Acknowledgment; References; 4 Polymer Nanocomposites Biodegradation; 4.1 Introduction; 4.2 Biodegradation of Polymers and Their Nanocomposites; 4.3 Summary; References; 5 Functional Fibers Produced Using Electrospinning Techniques for Energy Scavenging Applications; 5.1 Introduction; 5.2 Principle of Electrospinning; 5.3 Fabrication of Aligned Fibers; 5.4 Fabrication of Ferro/Piezoelectric Organic Fibers; 5.5 Fabrication of Ferro/Piezoelectric Inorganic Fibers
5.6 Fabrication of Fibers Filled with Reinforcements5.7 Characterization of Ferro/Piezoelectric Behavior of Electrospun Fibers; 5.8 Piezoresponse of Electrospun Fibers; 5.9 Nanogenerators Based on Electrospun Fibers; 5.10 Energy Harvesters Based on Electrospun Fibers; 5.11 Force/Pressure Sensors; 5.12 Multifunctional Inorganic Fibers; 5.13 Magnetoelectric Inorganic Fibers; 5.14 Future Directions; Acknowledgments; References; 6 Magnetic Properties of Polymer Nanocomposites; 6.1 Introduction; 6.2 Preparation of Magnetic NPs and Its Influence on the Properties of NCs
6.3 Anhysteretic Properties and Interparticle Interactions6.4 Hysteretic Properties; 6.5 Nanocomposites Exhibiting Magnetoelectric Properties; 6.6 Applications; References; 7 Optical Properties of Polymer Nanocomposites; 7.1 Introduction; 7.2 Photoluminescence and Related Applications; 7.3 Light Emission in Polymer Nanocomposites: From Science to Applications; 7.4 Transparency and Adsorbance in Polymer Nanocomposite; References; 8 Bismuth-Based Nanomaterials and Platforms for Sensing and Biosensing Applications; 8.1 General Properties and Applications of Bismuth; 8.2 BiNPs Synthesis
8.3 Bi-Based Modifications and Composites for (Bio)sensing Platforms8.4 Conclusions; Acknowledgments; References; 9 High-Temperature-Resistant Polymer Nanocomposites; 9.1 Background; 9.2 Representative High-Performance Polymer Nanocomposites; 9.3 Applications of High-Temperature Polymers and their Nanocomposites; Acknowledgments; References; Index; End User License Agreement
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Dasari, Aravind, 1977- editor.
Njuguna, James, editor.
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