Nanoparticle technology, which handles the preparation, processing, application and characterisation of nanoparticles, is a new and revolutionary technology. It becomes the core of nanotechnology as an extension of the conventional Fine Particle / Powder Technology. Nanoparticle technology plays an important role in the implementation of nanotechnology in many engineering and industrial fields including electronic devices, advanced ceramics, new batteries, engineered catalysts, functional paint and ink, Drug Delivery System, biotechnology, etc.; and makes use of the unique properties of the n
Front Cover; Nanoparticle Technology Handbook; Copyright Page; Contents; Preface; List of Contributors; From the Editors; Chapter 1. Basic properties and measuring methods of nanoparticles; 1.1 Size effect and properties of nanoparticles; 1.2 Particle size; 1.3 Particle shape; 1.4 Particle density; 1.5 Melting point, surface tension, wettability; 1.6 Specific surface area and pore; 1.7 Composite structure; 1.8 Crystal structure; 1.9 Surface characteristics; 1.10 Mechanical property; 1.11 Electrical properties; 1.12 Magnetic properties; 1.13 Optical property of nanoparticle Chapter 2. Structural control of nanoparticles2.1 Structure construction and function adaptation of nanoparticles; 2.2 Particle size; 2.3 Particle shape; 2.4 Composite structure; 2.5 Pore structure; 2.6 Nanoparticle design for DDS; 2.7 Nanotubes (CNT); Chapter 3. Characteristics and behavior of nanoparticles and Its dispersion systems; 3.1 Introduction of nanoparticle dispersion and aggregation behavior; 3.2 Single nanoparticle motion in fluid; 3.3 Brownian diffusion; 3.4 Adsorption properties and wettability of nanoparticle surface; 3.5 Interactions between particles 3.6 Aggregation and dispersion, characterization and control3.7 Rheology of slurry; 3.8 Simulation of colloidal dispersion system; Chapter 4. Control of nanostructure of materials; 4.1 Assembly of nanoparticles and functionalization; 4.2 Nanoparticles arranged structures; 4.3 Nanopore structure; 4.4 Nanocomposite structure; 4.5 Structure control of nanoparticle collectives by sintering and bonding; 4.6 Self-assembly; Chapter 5. Characterization methods for nanostructure of materials; 5.1 Nanostructure and function (characterization of local nanostructure); 5.2 Crystal structure 5.3 Surface structure5.4 Nanopore characterization; 5.5 Grain boundaries and interfaces; 5.6 Evaluation methods for oxide heterostructures; Chapter 6. Evaluation methods for properties of nanostructured body; 6.1 Functionality of nanostructures and their characteristic evaluation; 6.2 Mechanical properties; 6.3 Thermophysical Properties; 6.4 Electric properties; 6.5 Electrochemical properties; 6.6 Magnetic properties; 6.7 Optical properties; 6.8 Catalytic property; 6.9 Properties of gas permeation and separation membranes; Chapter 7. Environmental and safety Issues with nanoparticles 7.1 Introduction7.2 Nanoparticles and environment; 7.3 Safety of nanoparticles; 7.4 Removal of nanoparticles; Applications; 1. Dispersion of fine silica particles using alkoxysilane and in dustrialization; 2. Generation of metal nanoparticles using reactive plasma arc evaporation; 3. Sensing based on localized surface plasmon resonance in metallic nanoparticles; 4. Microelectronics packaging by metal nanoparticle pastes; 5. A Dye-sensitized solar cell utilizing metal nanoparticle; 6. Design of nanoparticles for oral delwery of peptide drugs 7. Formation of thick electronic ceramic films with bonding technique of crystalline fine particles and their applications
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