Characterization Of Nanomaterials In Complex Environmental And Biological Media

Hardcover | June 1, 2015

byMohammed BaaloushaEditorJamie Lead

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Characterization of Nanomaterials in Complex Environmental and Biological Media covers the novel properties of nanomaterials and their applications to consumer products and industrial processes. The book fills the growing gap in this challenging area, bringing together disparate strands in chemistry, physics, biology, and other relevant disciplines. It provides an overview on nanotechnology, nanomaterials, nano eco toxicology, and nanomaterial characterization, focusing on the characterization of a range of nanomaterial physicochemical properties of relevance to environmental and toxicological studies and their available analytical techniques. Readers will find a multidisciplinary approach that provides highly skilled scientists, engineers, and technicians with the tools they need to understand and interpret complicated sets of data obtained through sophisticated analytical techniques. Addresses the requirements, challenges, and solutions for nanomaterial characterization in environmentally complex media Focuses on technique limitations, appropriate data collection, data interpretation, and analysis Aids in understanding and comparing nanomaterial characterization data reported in the literature using different analytical tools Includes case studies of characterization relevant complex media to enhance understanding

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Characterization of Nanomaterials in Complex Environmental and Biological Media covers the novel properties of nanomaterials and their applications to consumer products and industrial processes. The book fills the growing gap in this challenging area, bringing together disparate strands in chemistry, physics, biology, and other relevan...

Mohammed Baalousha received a BSc in Civil Engineering from the Islamic University of Gaza, Palestine in 2001. After that, he moved to France where he completed a MSc degree in Applied Mechanics in 2002 and a PhD in Environmental Biogeochemistry in 2006 from the University of Bordeaux, France investigating environmental role of colloid...
Format:HardcoverDimensions:320 pages, 9.41 × 7.24 × 0.98 inPublished:June 1, 2015Publisher:Elsevier ScienceLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0080999484

ISBN - 13:9780080999487

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Part I: Nanomaterials and characterization Chapter 1: Ecotoxicology of nanomaterials in aquatic systems,Victoria Jennings, Rhys Goodhead, Charles R. TylerChapter 2: Overview of nanomaterial characterization and metrology,David R. Holbrook, Anne A. Galyean, Justin M. Gorham, Andrew Herzing, John PettibonePart II: Physicochemical characterization Chapter 3: Size distributions,James RanvilleChapter 4: Analytical Transmission Electron Microscopy and Scanning Transmission Electron Microscopy Techniques for the Characterization of Nanomaterial Composition, Phase, and Crystallinity,Bojeong Kim and Michael F. Hochella, Jr.Chapter 5: Methods for measuring concentration (mass, surface area and number) of nanoparticles,Soubantika Palchoudhury,Mohammed Baalousha, Jamie Lead Chapter 6: Nanoparticles: Dispersion, dissolution and dose,Nicole Hondow, Andy Brown, Rik BrydsonChapter 7: Surface properties (physical and chemical) and related reactions: Characterization via a multi-technique approach,Jerome RosePart III: Case studies Chapter 8: Control of nanoparticles used in chemical mechanical polishing/planarization slurries during on-site industrial and municipal biological wastewater treatment,Xiangyu Bi, Robert Reed,Paul WesterhoffChapter 9: Characterization of nanomaterials in food products,Karen Tiede, Agnieszka Dudkiewicz, Alistair Boxall, John Lewis