Glass Nanocomposites: Synthesis, Properties And Applications by Basudeb Karmakar

Glass Nanocomposites: Synthesis, Properties And Applications

byBasudeb KarmakarEditorKlaus Rademann, Andrey Stepanov

Hardcover | January 19, 2016

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Glass Nanocomposites: Synthesis, Properties and Applicationsprovides the latest information on a rapidly growing field of specialized materials, bringing light to new research findings that include a growing number of technologies and applications. With this growth, a new need for deep understanding of the synthesis methods, composite structure, processing and application of glass nanocomposites has emerged.

In the book, world renowned experts in the field, Professors Karmakar, Rademann, and Stepanov, fill the knowledge gap, building a bridge between the areas of nanoscience, photonics, and glass technology. The book covers the fundamentals, synthesis, processing, material properties, structure property correlation, interpretation thereof, characterization, and a wide range of applications of glass nanocomposites in many different devices and branches of technology.

Recent developments and future directions of all types of glass nanocomposites, such as metal-glasses (e.g., metal nanowire composites, nanoglass-mesoporous silica composites), semiconductor-glass and ceramic-glass nanocomposites, as well as oxide and non-oxide glasses, are also covered in great depth. Each chapter is logically structured in order to increase coherence, with each including question sets as exercises for a deeper understanding of the text.



  • Provides comprehensive and up-to-date knowledge and literature review for both the oxide and non-oxide glass nanocomposites (i.e., practically all types of glass nanocomposites)
  • Reviews a wide range of synthesis types, properties, characterization, and applications of diverse types of glass nanocomposites
  • Presents future directions of glass nanocomposites for researchers and engineers, as well as question sets for use in university courses

About The Author

Professor Karmakar has over 32 years of research experience on the preparation, characterization and property evaluation of different types of glass nanocomposites, glasses (viz. chalcogenide, silicate, borosilicate, fluorophosphate, phosphate, borate, silica, etc.), glass-ceramics, ceramic oxide powders, gels etc. His notable R&D cont...

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Title:Glass Nanocomposites: Synthesis, Properties And ApplicationsFormat:HardcoverDimensions:408 pages, 9.41 × 7.24 × 0.98 inPublished:January 19, 2016Publisher:William Andrew PublishingLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0323393098

ISBN - 13:9780323393096

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Table of Contents

I: Introduction

Chapter 1: Fundamentals of Glass and Glass Nanocomposites

II: Oxide Glass Nanocomposites

Chapter 2: Glass-Based Nanocomposites

Chapter 3: Crystallization and Growth Mechanisms of Nanostructures in Silicate Glass: From Complete Characterization Toward Applications

Chapter 4: Laser Annealing of Metal Nanoparticles Synthesized in Glasses by Ion Implantation

Chapter 5: Enhanced Photoluminescence and Planar Waveguide of Rare-Earth Doped Germanium Oxide Glasses with Metallic Nanoparticles

Chapter 6: Sol-Gel Synthesis of Metal Nanoparticle Incorporated Oxide Films on Glass

Chapter 7: Nonlinear Optical Properties of Metal Nanoparticles in Silicate Glass

Chapter 8: Electrical Transport Properties of Ion-Conducting Glass Nanocomposites

Chapter 9: Plasmonic Antimony and Bismuth Oxide Glass Nanocomposites: Synthesis and Enhanced Photoluminescence

Chapter 10: Silver Glass Nanocomposites: Preparation, Properties, and Applications

Chapter 11: Functionality of Reversible Glass Nanocomposites and Their Applications

Chapter 12: Semiconductor Glass Nanocomposites: Preparation, Properties, and Applications

Chapter 13: Advanced Glass-Ceramic Nanocomposites for Structural, Photonic, and Optoelectronic Applications

III: Nonoxide Glass Nanocomposites

Chapter 14: Effects of Gamma-Irradiation and Ion Implantation in Chalcogenide Glasses

Chapter 15: Nanoglass and Nanostructured Chalcogenide Glasses