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Textbook on Fundamentals and Applications of Nanotechnology (PB)
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Subramanian, K S, K Raja and M Kannan
xii+187p.
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Imprint :  Daya Publishing House
Year :  2018
 

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ISBN: 9789351249320
Status: In Stock 
Price: Rs 395.00  

This book covers basic concepts and principles of nanotechnology, synthesis of nano-materials by top down (Physical) and bottom up approaches (chemical and biological), properties of nano-materials (physical, mechanical, optical, magnetic and thermal), characterization of nano-materials (size, stability, shape, functional group) using sophisticated equipments, application of nanotechnology in various fields (agriculture, food systems, energy, environment, health sciences) and biosafety of nano-materials (nanotoxicity and assays used for testing the nanotoxicity).

Contents
Preface v
Foreword by Dr K Ramasamy vii
Foreword by Dr S Mahimairaja ix
Contributors xiii
1. Introduction to Nanotechnology 1
Dr K S Subramanian
2. Classification of nanomaterials based on origin and dimension, brief
introduction to Quantum Dots, Buckyball, Carbon Nanotube 15
Dr D Jeya Sundara Sharmila
3. Unique Properties of Nanomaterials – Physical, Chemical and Optical
Properties 21
D Jeya Sundara Sharmila
4. Physical Synthesis of Nanomaterials 33
Dr S Marimuthu
5. Chemical Synthesis of Nanoparticles 45
Dr K Raja and Dr K Pandian
6. Biological Synthesis of Nanoparticles Using Plants and Microorganisms 59
Dr Haripriya Shanmugam
7. Particle Size Analyzer - Principle, Components and Applications 69
Dr K. Raja and Dr S Marimuthu
8. Scanning Electron Microscopy: Principle, Components and Applications 81
Dr M Kannan
9. Transmission Electron Microscope – Principle, Components and
Applications 93
Dr M Kannan
10. UV- Vis Spectroscopy 103
Dr Pon. Sathya Moorthy
11. Fourier Transform Infra Red (FTIR) Spectroscopy 109
Dr Pon. Sathya Moorthy
12. Structural Characterization of Nanomaterials Using X-ray Diffraction
Technique 113
Dr S Marimuthu
13. Biosensor: Principles and Applications in Agriculture 123
Dr M Djanaguiraman
14. Nanotechnology Applications in Agriculture 135
Dr K S Subramanian, Dr K Raja & Dr C R Chinnamuthu,
15. Applications of Nanotechnology in Food Systems 155
Dr Haripriya Shanmugam
16. Application of Nanotechnology in Energy and Environment 163
Dr S Marimuthu
17. Applications in Health Sciences and Nanotoxicology 173
Dr K S Subramanian & Dr S K Rajkishore

Dr. K. S. Subramanian is presently NABARD Chair Professor at the Department of Nano Science & Technology, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University Coimbatore, India. He is with the university for more than 30 years involved in teaching, research and extension activities of the university. He did his Ph.D. at the University of Ottawa, Canada, utilizing one of the most prestigious Canadian Commonwealth Scholarships (1993-1998). He has got expertise in the fields of nanotechnology in agriculture and soil biology. He is the Founder Head of the Department of Nano Science & Technology and evolved the research and educational frame works in the sphere of fascinating field of nano-science and nanotechnology suiting to agricultural sciences.
Dr. Subramanian published over 100 research papers in peer-reviewed journals and a book on Nanotechnology in Agriculture, participated as a lead speaker in various national and international conferences, visited several countries. He received more than 10 awards and distinctions to his credentials.

   

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