Silver Nanoparticles in the Environment

byJingfu LiuEditorGuibin Jiang

Hardcover | April 14, 2015

Silver Nanoparticles in the Environment by Jingfu Liu
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This comprehensive book covers the environmental issues concerning silver nanoparticles (AgNPs). Following an introduction to the history, properties and applications, the environmental concerns of AgNPs is discussed. In the second chapter, the separation, characterization and quantification of AgNPs in environment samples are described in detail. In the remaining parts of the book, the authors focus on the environmental processes and effects of AgNPs, with chapters on the pathway into environment, fate and transport, toxicological effects and mechanisms, as well as the environmental bioeffects and safety-assessment of AgNPs in the environment.

This book is designed to describe current understanding of the environmental aspects of AgNPs. It provides a valuable resource to students and researchers in environmental science and technology, nanotechnology, toxicology, materials science and ecology; as well as to professionals involved in the production and consumption of AgNPs in various areas including catalysis, food products, textiles/fabrics, and medical products and devices.

Jingfu Liu andGuibin Jiang are professors at State Key Laboratory of Environmental Chemistry and Ecotoxicology, Research Center for Eco-Environmental Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences.

Jingfu Liu received his B.Sc. in chemistry from Nanchang University, China in 1986, and his Ph.D. from the Graduate University of Chinese Academy of Sciences in 2002. Dr. Liu finished his postdoctoral research in Lund University (Sweden) in 2006, and joined the State Key Laboratory of Environmental Chemistry and Ecotoxicology, Research...
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Title:Silver Nanoparticles in the EnvironmentFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:152 pages, 9.25 X 6.1 X 0 inShipping dimensions:152 pages, 9.25 X 6.1 X 0 inPublished:April 14, 2015Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:3662460696

ISBN - 13:9783662460696

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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