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Nanomaterials and Devices

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Introducing the fields of nanomaterials and devices, and their applications across a wide range of academic disciplines and industry sectors, Donglu Shi bridges knowledge acquisition and practical work, providing a starting point for the research and development of applications.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover image
  2. Title page
  3. Copyright
  4. Preface
  5. 1. Basic Properties of Nanomaterials
    1. 1.1 The Nanometer and Its Brief History, Nanoscience, and Nanotechnology
    2. 1.2 Characteristics of Nanomaterials
    3. 1.3 Physical Principles of the Nano-Effect
    4. References
  6. 2. Characterization and Analysis of Nanomaterials
    1. 2.1 Detection and Analysis of Particle Size
    2. 2.2 Detection and Analysis of the Electrical Properties
    3. 2.3 Detection and Analysis of Magnetic Properties
    4. 2.4 Detection and Analysis of the Mechanical Properties
    5. 2.5 Detection and Analysis of Thermal Properties
    6. 2.6 Detection and Analysis of Optical Properties
    7. 2.7 Scanning Probe Microscopy
    8. 2.8 Atomic Force Microscopy
    9. References
  7. 3. Carbon Nanotubes
    1. 3.1 Allotropes of Carbon and Structure
    2. 3.2 Types and Nature of CNTs
    3. 3.3 Preparation of CNTs
    4. 3.4 Applications of CNTs
    5. References
  8. 4. Semiconductor Quantum Dots
    1. 4.1 The Physical Basis of Semiconductor QDs
    2. 4.2 Preparation of Semiconductor QDs
    3. 4.3 Laser Devices Based on QDs
    4. 4.4 Single-Photon Source
    5. References
  9. 5. Nanomagnetic Materials
    1. 5.1 Types of Nanomagnetic Materials
    2. 5.2 Basic Characteristics of Nanomagnetic Materials
    3. 5.3 Some Specific Nanomagnetic Materials
    4. 5.4 Preparation of Nanomagnetic Materials
    5. 5.5 GMR Materials
    6. References
  10. 6. Nanotitanium Oxide as a Photocatalytic Material and its Application
    1. 6.1 Principle of TiO<sub xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" xmlns:epub="http://www.idpf.org/2007/ops">2</sub> Photocatalysis Photocatalysis
    2. 6.2 Preparation of TiO<sub xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" xmlns:epub="http://www.idpf.org/2007/ops">2</sub> Materials Materials
    3. 6.3 Application of TiO<sub xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" xmlns:epub="http://www.idpf.org/2007/ops">2</sub> as Photocatalytic Material as Photocatalytic Material
    4. References
  11. 7. Electro-Optical and Piezoelectric Applications of Zinc Oxide
    1. 7.1 Optoelectronic Applications
    2. 7.2 Piezoelectric Applications of Zinc Oxide
    3. References
  12. 8. Superconducting Nanomaterials
    1. 8.1 Superconductivity
    2. 8.2 The Physical Principles of Superconductivity
    3. 8.3 The Classification of Superconductors
    4. 8.4 Nanosuperconductors
    5. 8.5 Application of Nanosuperconductors
    6. References
  13. 9. Nanobiological Materials
    1. 9.1 Nanobiological Materials
    2. 9.2 Nanobiomedical Materials
    3. 9.3 Magnetic Particles in Medical Applications
    4. 9.4 Nanoparticles in Bioanalysis
    5. 9.5 QDs in Biological and Medical Analysis
    6. 9.6 Research Progress of Nanomagnetic Materials in Hyperthermia
    7. References
  14. 10. Nanoenergy Materials
    1. 10.1 Nanostorage Materials
    2. 10.2 Fuel Cells
    3. 10.3 Dye-Sensitized Nanocrystalline Solar Cells
    4. References
  15. 11. Nanocomposites
    1. 11.1 Concept and History
    2. 11.2 Surface Modification of Nanomaterials and Their Applications
    3. 11.3 Core–Shell Structure Composite Nanomaterials
    4. References
  16. 12. DNA Nanotechnology
    1. 12.1 Basics of DNA
    2. 12.2 DNA Nanotechnology
    3. 12.3 DNA Molecular Motors
    4. References
  17. Index