Advances in Nanotechnology. Volume 21

Zacharie Bartul and Jérôme Trenor (Editors)

Series: Advances in Nanotechnology
BISAC: TEC027000




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In this compilation, the authors discuss a synergistic enhancement of electron and thermal conductivities of epoxy-based composites (CMs) with different hybrid fillers. Their investigation shows an increase of the thermal conductivity as compared to CMs with a single carbon filler. This increase is more pronounced for GNPs/BN fillers. However, the role of an interface thermal resistance is still dominant in the determination of the thermal conductivity of investigated epoxy composites. A subsequent chapter aims to present an overview of noteworthy functionalised materials that have been produced in recent years, in order to act as a guide for the future design of more efficient adsorbent materials. The authors also provide a review which could pave the way for the potential use of nanotechnology in the treatment of skin diseases.

The potential implication of the nanotechnology-based cosmeceuticals could be significant and is warranted to be evaluated in long-term in vivo and clinical studies. Next, a transparent and flexible crystalline polymer nanohybrid was fabricated, containing well-dispersed magnetic nanoparticles with organic chain-modified surfaces. The partially fluorinated copolymer matrix used is composed of switchboard-type lamellae. These become transparent owing to the creation of high-density amorphous regions on drawing the corresponding film at just below the polymer melting point. Lastly, the book investigates double-diffusive convection in unsteady nanofluid flow over a moving surface in a porous medium in the presence of a chemical reaction and subject to thermal radiation. This study includes the effects of Brownian motion and thermophoresis.


Chapter 1. Electrical and Thermal Conductivity of Epoxy Nanocomposites with Hybrid Fillers
(Ludmila Vovchenko, Ludmila Matzui, Yulia Perets, Igor Sagalianov, and Olena Yakovenko, Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, Kyiv, Ukraine)

Chapter 2. Improving the Adsorption of Wastewater Pollutants by Adsorbent Surface Modification
(Veronica B. Cashin, Daniel S. Eldridge, PhD, and Aimin Yu, PhD, Department of Chemistry and Biotechnology, Swinburne University of Technology, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia)

Chapter 3. Nanotechnology in Relevance to Dermatology: A Perspective Review
(Ayman El-Meghawry El-Kenawy, Bee Ling Tan, Snur M. A. Hassan, Heshu Sulaiman Rahman, Abdul Hafeez Kandhro, Mohd Esa Norhaizan, and Azad K Saeed, Prof. of Molecular Pathology, Department of Pathology, College of Medicine, Taif University, Taif, Saudi Arabia, and others)

Chapter 4. Preparation and Its Functionality of Fluorinated Polymer/Magnetic Nanoparticle Composites with Well-dispersion of Organo-Modified Nanofiller
(Yusaku Shidara, Takeru Yunoki, and Atsuhiro Fujimori, Graduate School of Science and Engineering, Saitama University, Sakura-ku, Saitama, Japan)

Chapter 5. Double-Diffusive Convection in Unsteady Magneto-Nanofluid Flow
(Sami M. S. Ahamed, S. Mondal, and P. Sibanda, School of Mathematics, Statistics and Computer Science, University of KwaZulu-Natal, Scottsville, Private Bag X01, Pietermaritzburg, South Africa)


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