This book provides valuable information on the new class of nanostructures—metal/carbon nanocomposites—and discusses new methods of their synthesis, properties, and applications. It covers computer prognosis, including quantum chemical modeling, for metal/carbon nanocomposites synthesis processing as well as fine dispersed suspensions obtaining processes and material modification processes. Intended for researchers, academics, and post-graduate students, the book will give readers an up-to-date look at this important and valuable new class of nanostructures: metal/carbon nanocomposites.
Table of Contents
Fundamental Definitions for Domain of Nanostructures and Metal/Carbon Nanocomposites. Prognostic Investigations of Metal/Carbon Nanocomposites and Nanostructures Synthesis Processes Characterization. The Nanostructures Obtaining and the Synthesis of Metal/Carbon Nanocomposites in Nanore-Actors. The Functionalization of Metal/Carbon Nanocomposites or the Introduction of Functional Groups in Metal/Carbon Nanocomposites. The Investigation of Metal/Carbon Nanocomposites Electron Structure by X-Ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy. Computation Modeling of Nanocomposites Action on the Different Media and on the Composition Modification Processes: Composition Modification Processes by Metal/Carbon Nanocomposites. The Investigation of Nanocomposites Electron Structure Influence Changes on Different Media and Compositions. The Changes of Properties of Materials Modified by Metal/Carbon Nanocomposites. Production of Nano-Aluminium and Its Characterization. Recent Advances in Aerospace Propulsion Using Nano Metal/Nanomaterials in Aerospace Production. Nanotechnology in Medical Applications. Self Assembling of Nanostructures. Hybrid Nanostructures for Photovoltaics. Biocompatible and Biodegradable Polymers for Biomedical Thanavel Rajangam and Seong Soo A. An. New Perspectives for Nanotechnology From Ayurveda and Siddha Medicines: Merge to Emerge. Index.
P. M. Sivakumar, PhD, is a foreign postdoctoral researcher (FPR) at RIKEN, Wako Campus, in Japan. RIKEN is Japan's largest comprehensive research institution renowned for high-quality research in a diverse range of scientific disciplines. He received his PhD from the Department of Biotechnology, Indian Institute of Technology Madras, India. He is a member of the editorial boards of several journals and has published papers in international peer-reviewed journals and professional conferences. His research interests include bionanotechnology and biomaterials.
Vladimir I. Kodolov, DSc is Professor and Head of the Department of Chemistry and Chemical Technology at M. I. Kalashnikov Izhevsk State Technical University in Izhevsk, Russia, as well as Chief of Basic Research at the High Educational Center of Chemical Physics and Mesoscopy at the Udmurt Scientific Center, Ural Division at the Russian Academy of Sciences. He is also the Scientific Head of Innovation Center at the Izhevsk Electromechanical Plant in Izhevsk, Russia.
Gennady E. Zaikov, DSc is Head of the Polymer Division at the N. M. Emanuel Institute of Biochemical Physics, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia, and professor at Moscow State Academy of Fine Chemical Technology, Russia, as well as professor at Kazan National Research Technological University, Kazan, Russia. He is also a prolific author, researcher, and lecturer. He has received several awards for his work, including the the Russian Federation Scholarship for Outstanding Scientists. He has been a member of many professional organizations and on the editorial boards of many international science journals.
A. K. Haghi, PhD, holds a BSc in urban and environmental engineering from University of North Carolina (USA); a MSc in mechanical engineering from North Carolina A&T State University (USA); a DEA in applied mechanics, acoustics and materials from Université de Technologie de Compiègne (France); and a PhD in engineering sciences from Université de Franche-Comté (France). He is the author and editor of 65 books as well as 1000 published papers in various journals and conference proceedings. Dr. Haghi has received several grants, consulted for a number of major corporations, and is a frequent speaker to national and international audiences. Since 1983, he served as a professor at several universities. He is currently Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Chemoinformatics and Chemical Engineering and Polymers Research Journal and on the editorial boards of many international journals. He is also a member of the Canadian Research and Development Center of Sciences and Cultures (CRDCSC), Montreal, Quebec, Canada.