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Nanoparticulate Drug Delivery Systems: Strategies, Technologies, and Applications

by Yoon Yeo

Frank discussions of opportunities and challenges point the way to new, more effective drug delivery systems

Interest in nanomedicine has grown tremendously, fueled by the expectation that continued research...

Nanofibres in Drug Delivery

by Gareth R. Williams, Bahijja T. Raimi-Abraham & C. J. Luo

In recent years there has been an explosion of interest in the production of nanoscale fibres for drug delivery and tissue engineering. Nanofibres in Drug Delivery aims to outline to new researchers in the...

Green Nanomaterials

by Siddharth Patwardhan & Sarah Staniland

This book provides an understanding of emerging methods for the synthesis of nanomaterials and how they can be translated into new green approaches to manufacturing. Starting with an introduction to the principles...

Quantum Transport in Nanostructures and Molecules

by Colin John Lambert

This reference text presents a conceptual framework for understanding room-temperature electron and phonon transport through molecules and other quantum objects. The flow of electricity through molecules is...

Liposomes in Nanomedicine

by Wiley Publications

Liposomes are synthetic vesicles consisting of one or more phospholipid bilayers, able to accommodate water- and lipid-soluble molecules. They are used as a delivery system for drugs, genes and vaccines in therapeutics....

Translational Nanomedicine

by Robert A. Meyers

The largest high-level encyclopedia on molecular medicine is now publishing a topical volume on Nanomedicine. The long awaited volume gives a comprehensive overview on nanomaterials in drug delivery, imaging...

Topological Insulators

by Panagiotis Kotetes

This book provides an introduction to topological matter, with a focus on insulating bulk systems. A number of prerequisite concepts and tools are first laid out, including the notion of symmetry transformations,...

Hyperbolic Metamaterials

by Igor I Smolyaninov

Hyperbolic metamaterials were originally introduced to overcome the diffraction limit of optical imaging. Soon thereafter it was realized that hyperbolic metamaterials demonstrate a number of novel phenomena...

Multifunctional Nanocomposites for Energy and Environmental Applications

by Zhanhu Guo, Yuan Chen & Na Luna Lu

Focusing on real applications of nanocomposites and nanotechnologies for sustainable development, this book shows how nanocomposites can help to solve energy and environmental problems, including a broad overview...

Modeling Self-Heating Effects in Nanoscale Devices

by Dragica Vasileska

It is generally acknowledged that modeling and simulation are preferred alternatives to trial-and-error approaches to semiconductor fabrication in the present environment, where the cost of process runs and...

Dynamical Properties in Nanostructured and Low-Dimensional Materials

by Michael G Cottam

The last few years have seen dramatic advances in the growth, fabrication and characterization of low-dimensional materials and nanostructures. Most studies of these artificially engineered materials have been...

The Nature of the Mechanical Bond

by Carson J. Bruns & J. Fraser Stoddart

?The story is told by THE inventor-pioneer-master in the field and is accompanied by amazing illustrations? [it] will become an absolute reference and a best seller in chemistry!? Alberto Credi

?? the great...

Therapeutic Nanomaterials

by Mustafa O. Guler & Ayse B. Tekinay

Addressing a cutting-edge, multidisciplinary field, this book reviews nanomaterials and their biomedical applications. It covers regeneration, implants, adhesives, and biosensors and strategies for more efficient...

Essentials in Nanoscience and Nanotechnology

by Narendra Kumar & Sunita Kumbhat

This book describes various aspects of nanoscience and nanotechnology. It begins with an introduction to nanoscience and nanotechnology and includes a historical prospective, nanotechnology working in nature,...

Biodegradable Green Composites

by Susheel Kalia

This book comprehensively addresses surface modification of natural fibers to make them more effective, cost-efficient, and environmentally friendly. Topics include the elucidation of important aspects surrounding...

Carbohydrate Nanotechnology

by Keith J. Stine

Introducing the emerging field carbohydrate nanostructures, this book will be a unique resource for interested researchers to learn a range of methods of applying the field to their own work. Greater access,...

Fragments of Fullerenes and Carbon Nanotubes

by Lawrence T. Scott, Marina A. Petrukhina & Harold W. Kroto

This book is the first of its kind to reflect upon the intense and rapidly growing interest in open geodesic polyaromatic molecules, specifically focusing on their synthesis and reactivity in metal binding...

Soft Fibrillar Materials

by Jing Liang Li & Xiang Yang Liu

As one of the most important classes of soft materials, supramolecular materials are of a mixture of networks of molecular chains/fibrils and a liquid. These self-assembled fibrous/ molecular architectures exhibit...


by Luigi Nicolais & Gianfranco Carotenuto

A Step-by-step guide to the synthesis and characterization of metal-polymer nanocomposites

Polymer nanocomposites, polymers that are reinforced with nano-sized particles, provide enhanced mechanical, thermal,...

Essentials of Inorganic Materials Synthesis

by C. N. R. Rao & Kanishka Biswas

This compact handbook describes all the important methods of synthesis employed today for synthesizing inorganic materials.

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  • Focuses on modern inorganic materials with applications in nanotechnology,...