LoveReading

Becoming a member of the LoveReading community is free.

No catches, no fine print just unadulterated book loving, with your favourite books saved to your own digital bookshelf.

New members get entered into our monthly draw to win £100 to spend in your local bookshop Plus lots lots more…

Find out more

Nanotechnology

See below for a selection of the latest books from Nanotechnology category. Presented with a red border are the Nanotechnology books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading. With expert reading recommendations made by people with a passion for books and some unique features Lovereading will help you find great Nanotechnology books and those from many more genres to read that will keep you inspired and entertained. And it's all free!

Lignocellulosics Renewable Feedstock for (Tailored) Functional Materials and Nanotechnology

Lignocellulosics Renewable Feedstock for (Tailored) Functional Materials and Nanotechnology

Author: Ilari (Aalto University, Aalto, Finland) Filpponen Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/03/2020

Lignocellulosics: Renewable Feedstock for (Tailored) Functional Materials and Nanotechnology gives a comprehensive overview of recent advances in using lignocellulosic substrates in materials science and nanotechnology. The functionalization and processing of lignocellulosics are described via a number of examples that cover films, gels, sensors, pharmaceutics and energy storage. In addition to the research related to functional cellulose nanomaterials, there has been an increased interest in research on lignin and lignocellulosics. This book explains how utilizing biomaterials as a raw material allows ambitious reconstruction of smart materials that are green and multifunctional. As lignin as a valuable material has gained a lot of attention in the last few years, shifting from purely extraction and fundamental characterization, and now also focusing on the preparation of exciting materials, such as nanoparticles, readers will find this to be a comprehensive resource on the topic.

Confining Electrochemistry to Nanopores From Fundamentals to Applications

Confining Electrochemistry to Nanopores From Fundamentals to Applications

Author: Yi-Tao (Nanjing University, China) Long Format: Hardback Release Date: 28/02/2020

The nanopore provides a highly electrochemically confined space within which single-molecule characteristics can be efficiently converted into measurable electrochemical signatures with high temporal and current resolution. Aimed at developing the concept of the electrochemical confined space in analysing single molecules, this book serves as a stepping-stone to many exciting discoveries in nanopore-based analysis of biological processes and chemical reactions in confined space. The field of nanopore sensors is growing rapidly, but there have been no new books on nanopore technology that provide an overview of the research on nanopore-based sensing until now. The book provides a good source of nanopore studies for researchers interested in and working in the general areas of electrochemistry and nanobiotechnology, especially on nanopore sensors.

Gold Nanoparticles Advances in Research and Applications

Gold Nanoparticles Advances in Research and Applications

Author: Joshua R. Chin Format: Hardback Release Date: 19/02/2020

Gold Nanoparticles: Advances in Research and Applications opens by presenting the properties of gold nanoparticles and the necessity of a thermodynamic investigation. The physics of heat generation and heat transfer by diffusion, convection and radiation are examined, and the effect of thermoplasmonics on the random lasing of nanoparticles is described. Nanoparticles are being incorporated into a variety of devices to improve their performance. Recent advances in applications of the plasmonic effects of nanoparticles, significantly focused on the incorporation of gold nanoparticles to improve solar cell efficiencies, are discussed. The authors go on to investigate the formation of elongated gold nanoparticles, which occurred by laser ablation of gold target in aqueous solutions containing divalent ions. Additionally, the influence of a permanent external magnetic field on generated earlier colloidal solutions of Au nanoparticles is investigated. The penultimate chapter describes the events that lead to gold's well-deserved reputation as a good catalyst for several reactions, and considers some of the applications and catalytic uses of gold, mostly in the form of nanoparticles. The concluding study explores gold nanoparticles' applications for the treatment of various forms of cancer, such as adenocarcinoma, melanoma, breast cancer, gastric, laryngeal, lung, oral cancer and prostate cancer. Gold nanoparticles are used in cancer treatment primarily as drug carriers, photosensitizers and radiosensitizers.

Pure and Functionalized Carbon Based Nanomaterials Analytical, Biomedical, Civil and Environmental Engineering Applications

Pure and Functionalized Carbon Based Nanomaterials Analytical, Biomedical, Civil and Environmental Engineering Applications

Author: Pawel K. Zarzycki Format: Hardback Release Date: 15/02/2020

This book covers a number of key research topics and practical applications of modern carbon materials and nanocomposites including: analytical chemistry, bioanalysis, food and pharmaceutical industry as well as several issues associated with civil and environmental engineering. It discusses development of new smart nanocomposites (nanofibers) for building industry as well as application of carbon materials as efficient and highly selective adsorption stationary phases for micropollutants removal (for example, endocrine disrupting compounds) during wastewater technological processes.

Nanobiotechnology for Sustainable Bioenergy and Biofuel Production

Nanobiotechnology for Sustainable Bioenergy and Biofuel Production

Author: Madan L. Verma Format: Hardback Release Date: 15/02/2020

This book covers the nanobiocatalysis for biofuels production such as advances in nanoscaffolds design (nanomaterials support) for immobilizing bioenergy producing enzymes (nanobiocatalyst system), recent trends in biomass processing (untreated/treated agriculture and food waste, grasses, algal etc) using advanced nanobiocatalysts for biofuels production, scale up study in bioenergy production using nanomaterials immobilized enzymes and biofuel harvesting using nanomaterials. It is a highly useful resource for a broad readership including chemical engineers, microbiologists, biotechnologists, agricultural engineers, nanotechnologists, and policy makers.

21st Century Nanoscience - A Handbook Industrial Applications (Volume Nine)

21st Century Nanoscience - A Handbook Industrial Applications (Volume Nine)

Author: Klaus D. (University of Hawaii, Honolulu, USA) Sattler Format: Hardback Release Date: 13/02/2020

This 21st Century Nanoscience Handbook will be the most comprehensive, up-to-date large reference work for the field of nanoscience. Handbook of Nanophysics by the same editor published in the fall of 2010 and was embraced as the first comprehensive reference to consider both fundamental and applied aspects of nanophysics. This follow-up project has been conceived as a necessary expansion and full update that considers the significant advances made in the field since 2010. It goes well beyond the physics as warranted by recent developments in the field. This ninth volume in a ten-volume set covers industiral applications. Key Features: Provides the most comprehensive, up-to-date large reference work for the field. Chapters written by international experts in the field. Emphasises presentation and real results and applications. This handbook distinguishes itself from other works by its breadth of coverage, readability and timely topics. The intended readership is very broad, from students and instructors to engineers, physicists, chemists, biologists, biomedical researchers, industry professionals, governmental scientists, and others whose work is impacted by nanotechnology. It will be an indispensable resource in academic, government, and industry libraries worldwide. The fields impacted by nanophysics extend from materials science and engineering to biotechnology, biomedical engineering, medicine, electrical engineering, pharmaceutical science, computer technology, aerospace engineering, mechanical engineering, food science, and beyond.

Low Temperature Chemical Nanofabrication Recent Progress, Challenges and Emerging Technologies

Low Temperature Chemical Nanofabrication Recent Progress, Challenges and Emerging Technologies

Low Temperature Chemical Nanofabrication: Recent Progress, Challenges and Emerging Technologies offers a thorough and theoretical background to nanoscale fabrication phenomena, also covering important practical applications. It covers the conventional top down and the newly emerging bottom up processing methods. The latter has proven to be feasible for obtaining device quality material and can either be performed using high or low temperature processing. Low temperature ( 100 oC), in particular, is becoming increasingly used due to its simplicity and varied applications, with huge benefits for developing new devices and flexible non-conventional substrates. This important resource is ideal for researchers seeking to learn more about the fundamental theories related to nanoscale phenomena and nanofabrication.

21st Century Nanoscience - A Handbook Nanopharmaceuticals, Nanomedicine, and Food Nanoscience (Volume Eight)

21st Century Nanoscience - A Handbook Nanopharmaceuticals, Nanomedicine, and Food Nanoscience (Volume Eight)

Author: Klaus D. (University of Hawaii, Honolulu, USA) Sattler Format: Hardback Release Date: 30/01/2020

This 21st Century Nanoscience Handbook will be the most comprehensive, up-to-date large reference work for the field of nanoscience. Handbook of Nanophysics by the same editor published in the fall of 2010 and was embraced as the first comprehensive reference to consider both fundamental and applied aspects of nanophysics. This follow-up project has been conceived as a necessary expansion and full update that considers the significant advances made in the field since 2010. It goes well beyond the physics as warranted by recent developments in the field. This eighth volume in a ten-volume set covers nanopharmaceuticals, nanomedicine, and food nanoscience. Key Features: Provides the most comprehensive, up-to-date large reference work for the field. Chapters written by international experts in the field. Emphasises presentation and real results and applications. This handbook distinguishes itself from other works by its breadth of coverage, readability and timely topics. The intended readership is very broad, from students and instructors to engineers, physicists, chemists, biologists, biomedical researchers, industry professionals, governmental scientists, and others whose work is impacted by nanotechnology. It will be an indispensable resource in academic, government, and industry libraries worldwide. The fields impacted by nanophysics extend from materials science and engineering to biotechnology, biomedical engineering, medicine, electrical engineering, pharmaceutical science, computer technology, aerospace engineering, mechanical engineering, food science, and beyond.

Nanotechnology Characterization Tools for Tissue Engineering and Medical Therapy

Nanotechnology Characterization Tools for Tissue Engineering and Medical Therapy

Author: Challa S.S.R. Kumar Format: Hardback Release Date: 20/01/2020

Ninth volume of a 40 volume series on nanoscience and nanotechnology, edited by the renowned scientist Challa S.S.R. Kumar. This handbook gives a comprehensive overview about Nanotechnology Characterization Tools for Tissue Engineering and Medical Therapy. Modern applications and state-of-the-art techniques are covered and make this volume an essential reading for research scientists in academia and industry.

Nanotechnology Characterization Tools for Environment, Health, and Safety

Nanotechnology Characterization Tools for Environment, Health, and Safety

Author: Challa S.S.R. Kumar Format: Hardback Release Date: 18/01/2020

Tenth volume of a 40 volume series on nanoscience and nanotechnology, edited by the renowned scientist Challa S.S.R. Kumar. This handbook gives a comprehensive overview about Nanotechnology Characterization Tools for Environment, Health, and Safety. Modern applications and state-of-the-art techniques are covered and make this volume an essential reading for research scientists in academia and industry.

Nanobiotechnology Concepts and Applications in Health, Agriculture, and Environment

Nanobiotechnology Concepts and Applications in Health, Agriculture, and Environment

Author: Rajesh Singh Tomar Format: Hardback Release Date: 15/01/2020

This new book, Nanobiotechnology: Concepts and Applications in Health, Agriculture, and Environment, presents a broad conceptual overview regarding the synthesis, applications, and toxicological aspects of nanobiotechnology. It focuses on the entrance into and interaction of nanomaterials in the human body, which has generated intense scientific curiosity, attracting much attention as well as increasing concern from the nanomaterial-based industries and academia across the world. This book looks at the scientific aspects of nanomaterials used in many applications of biosciences, taking an interdisciplinary approach that encompasses medicine, biology, pharmacy, physics, chemistry, engineering, nanotechnology, and materials science. The volume covers the basics of nanosciences and nanotechnology; different schemes and routes of synthesis; and various biological applications, including sensing, medicine, drug delivery systems, and remediation. Further, special chapters will be devoted to nanotoxicology and the developing risk factors associated with nanosized particles during use along with the ethical issues related to nanobiotechnology.

Nanomechanics and Micromechanics Generalized Models and Nonclassical Engineering Approaches

Nanomechanics and Micromechanics Generalized Models and Nonclassical Engineering Approaches

Author: Satya Bir Singh Format: Hardback Release Date: 15/01/2020

This volume, Nanomechanics and Micromechanics: Generalized Models and Nonclassical Engineering Approaches, enables readers to interpret and predict the effective mechanical properties of existing and emerging composites through modeling and design. The book addresses that materials and structures with small-scale dimensions do not behave in the same manner as their bulk counterparts. Once materials dimensions are reduced to the micron- and-sub-micron range, their properties are subject to significant change. Thus, mechanical properties will be varied and will depend on the sample size. In the meantime, due to the large surface-to-volume ration of small structures, deformation mechanisms are subject to change. This volume integrates various approaches in micromechanics and nanomechanics into a unified mathematical framework, complete with coverage of both linear and nonlinear behaviors. It weaves together the basic concepts, mathematical fundamentals, and formulations of micromechanics and nanomechanics into a systemic approach for understanding and modeling the effective material behavior of composite materials.