Bimetals: Formation, Properties and Applications

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Pranjal Saikia, PhD – Professor and Former Head, Department of Applied Sciences (Chemical Science Division), Gauhati University, Guwahati, Assam, India
Jayanta Kumar Sarmah, PhD – Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry, Rabindranath Tagore University, Hojai, Assam, India
Parikshit Gogoi, PhD – Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry, Nowgong College (Autonomous), Nagaon, Assam, India

Series: Materials Science and Technologies
BISAC: TEC021030; TEC023000
DOI: https://doi.org/10.52305/CYXG2831

Bimetals have been attracting significant attention in materials science due to their unique properties and wide-ranging applications. Bimetals are two different metals that are bonded together to form a composite material with superior properties than either of the individual metals. The combination of the different metals results in a material with improved mechanical, thermal, electrical, and magnetic properties, making bimetals highly sought after in various industries.

The idea of bimetals dates back to ancient times, when people used them to make tools and weapons. However, the development of bimetallic technology and its applications have advanced significantly in recent years, thanks to the remarkable progress in materials science and engineering. This book provides an in-depth overview of the current state of the art of bimetallic materials. It covers various aspects of bimetal formation, properties, and applications, including the underlying principles, the different synthesis methods, the characterization techniques, and the wide range of applications of bimetals. The book is divided into eight chapters, each providing an in-depth look at different aspects of bimetals.

This book is an essential reference for materials scientists, researchers, engineers, and students interested in bimetals and their applications and it will provide an in-depth understanding of bimetals and their potential to revolutionize various R&D processes and industries.

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Table of Contents

Preface

Chapter 1. Shape-Controlled Bimetallic Nanostructures for Electrochemical Oxidation of Liquid Fuels
Naresh Nalajala
Department of Materials Science and Catalysis, Poornaprajna Institute of Scientific Research (PPISR), Devanahalli, Bangalore, India

Chapter 2. Carbon Dioxide Hydrogenation to Methanol: New Insights into the Cu-Based Bimetallic Catalysts
Prabhakar Reddy Kasala¹, Surendar Tonda², and Srikanth Reddy Tulsani³
¹Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina, USA
²School of Architecture, Civil, Environmental and Energy Engineering, Kyungpook National University, Daegu, Republic of Korea³Department of Physics, Malla Reddy College of Engineering and Technology, Hyderabad, Telangana, India

Chapter 3. Bimetallic Nanoparticles for Electrocatalytic Oxygen Reduction and Urea Oxidation Reactions
Rashmi Chetry, Shaheen P. Bhuyan, and Pankaj Bharali
Department of Chemical Sciences, Tezpur University, Napaam, Assam, India

Chapter 4. Bimetallic Nano-Systems and Their Applications as Sensors
Jejiron Maheswari Baruah¹, Samina Afsara Hussain², Jayanta Kumar Sarmah²,³, and Satyabrat Gogoi²
¹Department of Chemistry, North Lakhimpur College (Autonomous), North Lakhimpur, Assam, India
²The Assam Kaziranga University, Department of Chemistry, School of Basic Sciences, Jorhat, Assam, India
³Department of Chemistry, Rabindranath Tagore University, Hojai, Assam, India

Chapter 5. Green Synthesis of Silver-Zinc Oxide and Silver-Titanium Dioxide Bimetallic Nanoparticles
Rutuja Palaskar, Darshana Dhokane, Emmanuel Sebastian, Sonu Mehata, Aditi Chavan, and Balaprasad Ankamwar
Bio-Inspired Materials Research Laboratory, Department of Chemistry, Savitribai Phule Pune University (Formerly University of Pune), Ganeshkhind, Pune, India

Chapter 6. Applications of Bimetallic Nanocatalyst in Organic Synthesis: A Comprehensive Overview
Soumyadip Das and Kaushik Chanda
¹Department of Chemistry, School of Advanced Sciences, Vellore Institute of Technology, Vellore, Tamil Nadu, India
²Department of Chemistry, Rabindranath Tagore University, Hojai, Assam, India

Chapter 7. Recent Advances in Green Synthesized rGO/TiO²-Based Bimetallic Heterojunctions for Organic Pollutant Degradation
Nandini Priyam Rajkumari, Kalyani Adhikary, Sahima Siddika, and Pallabi Goswami
¹Department of Chemistry, Gauhati University, Guwahati, Assam, India
²Department of Chemistry, Nowgong College (Autonomous), Nagaon, Assam, India

Chapter 8. Synthesis and Applications of Bimetals and Bimetal Oxides for Wastewater Treatment
Paran Jyoti Borah, Sanjyokta Borah, Tejaswini Kalita, Uddipta Kolita, and Rekha Rani Dutta
Department of Chemistry, The Assam Kaziranga University, Koraikhowa, Jorhat, India

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