Progress and Prospects in Nanoscience Today

Shivaji Pawar (Editor)
Director, Centre for Innovative and Applied Research (CIAR), Anekant Education Society, T.C.College Campus, Baramati, India

Series: Nanotechnology Science and Technology
BISAC: TEC027000

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The book titled “Progress and Prospects in Nanoscience Today” is an extensive collection of learned materials and new results focusing on advances in nanoscience and nanomaterials for their applications by the contributing authors who are experts working in the fields of nanoscience, material science, energy, agricultural, computer science and engineering, atmospheric nanoscience, medicine, and nanobiotechnology. The book begins with a chapter on “Science of Nanomaterials”.

The formulation of this chapter serves as a foundation and is done in such a fashion that readers from a variety of disciplines with different background and willing to start research in interdisciplinary branch of science and make a career in nanotechnology. The second chapter presents basic concepts and methods of nanoscience, which are needed for human welfare. The first part addresses the function of imaging by scanning probe microscopy. This tool is operating with unprecedented sensitivity and resolution which promotes new views into structures and processes from the molecular to the sub-atomic level.

They contribute to fabricate new nano-sized systems and to open up new fields of application that range from novel quantum materials to biosystems and living matter. The third chapter reports the synthesis and physiochemical characteristics of silver nanoparticles. The next thirteen chapters report different properties of nanomaterials for their number of applications. These include: polymer composites in aerospace applications, photoluminescence properties, atmospheric nanoscience, agriculture, supercapacitors, hyperthermia therapy, wound dressing, antimicrobial applications, anti-biofilm-applications, tuberculosis diagnosis etc. The book will be a precious piece and basic knowledge material for those looking for new opportunities in the field of progress and prospects of nanoscience for technology development in different walks of industries. Each chapter is an icon of frontier level high quality research that has been undertaken in synthesis, characterization and application of variety of nanomaterials.
(Imprint: Nova)

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Acknowledgements

Chapter 1. Science of Nanomaterials
(S.H. Pawar, Centre for Innovative and Applied Research, Anekant Education Society, Baramati, India)

Chapter 2. Nanoscience and Human Experience: In Touch with the Nanoworld and Its Creative Potentials
(Manfred Euler, Leibniz-Institute for Science and Mathematics Education, University of Kiel, Germany and Laboratory for Coherent Education and Learning, University of Southern Denmark, Odense, Denmark)

Chapter 3. Physicochemical Characteristics of Silver Nanoparticles Synthesized and Stabilized by o-, m- and p-Hydroxybenzoic Acids
(Sri Juari Santosa, Gusrizal, Fadliah, Magfiroh, Suyanta and Endang Tri Wahyuni, Department of Chemistry, Universitas Gadjah Mada, Yogyakarta, Indonesia, and others)

Chapter 4. Polymer Composites in Aerospace Applications
(Dipti Saxena and Pralay Maiti, School of Materials Science and Technology, Indian Institute of Technology, Varanasi, India)

Chapter 5. Photoluminescence Properties of Ion Implanted Polymers
(T. Tsvetkova, Institute of Solid State Physics, Sofia, Bulgaria)

Chapter 6. Atmospheric Nanoscience and Insight over Current Trends in Cloud Seeding Programme
(Jyoti D. Nadargi and Shivaji H. Pawar, Center for Research and Technology Development, Savitribai Phule Shikshan Prasarak Mandal, Solapur, Maharashtra, India, and others)

Chapter 7. Applications of Metal Nanoparticles in Agriculture
(Dali Vilma Francis, Neeru Sood and Trupti Gokhale, Department of Biotechnology, BITS Pilani Dubai Campus, Dubai, UAE)

Chapter 8. Nanostructured Metal Chalcogenide/Oxide Films Based Supercapacitors
(Vaibhav C. Lokhande, Abhishek C. Lokhande, Chandrakant D. Lokhande, Laboratory of Semiconductor Device Research, Department of Electronics and Computer Engineering, Chonnam National University, Gwangju, South Korea, and others)

Chapter 9. Surface Functionalization of MNPs for Magnetic Hyperthermia Therapy
(Priti R. Ghutepatil and Shivaji H. Pawar, Department of Chemistry, Dr. D. Y. Patil Institute of Technology, Pune, Maharashtra, India, and others)

Chapter 10. Novel Nano Insulin Formulation Modulates Cytokine Secretion and Remodelling to Accelerate Diabetic Wound Healing
(Pawandeep Kaur and Diptiman Choudhury, School of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology, Patiala, Punjab, India)

Chapter 11. Nanoparticles Embedded Polymer Matrix Wound Dressings
(Priyanka P. Patil and Shivaji H. Pawar, Sigma Institute of Science and Commerce, Bakrol, Vadodara, Gujarat, India, and others)

Chapter 12. Biosynthesis of Selenium Nanoparticles and Their Biomedical Applications
(Nayeem A. Mulla and Shivaji H. Pawar, Centre for Interdisciplinary Research, D. Y. Patil University, Kolhapur, MH, India, and others)

Chapter 13. Antimicrobial Applications of Nanomaterial
(S. S. Rohiwal, Laboratory of Cell Regeneration and Plasticity, Institute of Animal Physiology and Genetics, Czech Republic)

Chapter 14. Zinc Oxide-Based Nanomaterials for Anti-Biofilm Applications
(Pranjali P. Mahamuni-Badiger and Raghvendra A. Bohara, Centre for Interdisciplinary Research, D. Y. Patil University, Kolhapur, India, and others)

Chapter 15. Synthesis and Applications of Electrospun Nanofibers
(Arpita Pandey Tiwari, Department of Stem Cell and Regenerative medicine, D. Y. Patil Education Society, Kolhapur, India)

Chapter 16. Nanotechnology Based Upgradation in Tuberculosis Diagnosis and Treatment
(Deepak Sawant, Abhinandan Patil and Shivaji Pawar, Centre for Interdisciplinary Research, D. Y. Patil University, Kolhapur, India, and others)

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