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Surface Chemistry in Biomedical and Environmental Science

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ISBN-10: 1402047401

ISBN-13: 9781402047404

Edition: 2006

Authors: Jonathan P. Blitz, Vladimir M. Gun'ko

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There exists great hope throughout the scientific community for the application of nanotechnologies to solve myriad technological and societal problems. Nanomaterials and nanoparticles exhibit unique properties which are now being explored for potential uses, as well as hazards. In September 2005 a NATO Advanced Research Workshop convened in Kiev to discuss the current state of the art in surface chemistry and nanomaterials research, with a view towards biomedical and environmental applications. This volume represents the fine work presented at this workshop, consisting of a unique mixture of reviews as well as primary research articles from leading laboratories in Eastern and Western…    
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List price: $229.00
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Springer Netherlands
Publication date: 8/21/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 443
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.430
Language: English

Preface
List of Contributors
Fundamentals
Water structuring at colloidal surfaces
Microgels and core-shell particles
Microencapsulation: fundamentals, methods and applications
The molecular layering method: progress in science and practical works for creation of functional nanomaterials
Analysis of surface structures using XPS with external stimuli
Modification and coating of polymer surfaces
Is it possible to generalize the problems of porous materials formation, study and exploitation? M. S. Mel''gunov
Theoretical analysis of surface pressure of monolayers formed by nano-particles
Oxide, carbon, and carbon/mineral adsorbents for toxic, explosive, and narcotic compounds G�" synthesis, properties, and applications
Porous polymeric nanocomposites filled with chemically modified fumed silicas
Ion-electrostatic interaction in systems of inorganic nanoparticles and biological cells in electrolyte solution
Structural and adsorption characteristics of pyrocabon-mineral adsorbents
Synthesis and structural/adsorption characteristics of unmodified and modified hybrid carbon/mineral adsorbents
Biomedical Applications of Nanomaterials. Surface Functionalization for Biomedical Applications
Surface modifications to influence adhesion of biological cells and adsorption of globular proteins
Fundamentals of nanosilica applications for human protection
Medical aspects of application of highly disperse amorphous silica
The interaction of nanostructured biomaterials with human cell cultures. The choice of cell cultures for use as biocompatability probes
Physical characterisation of a polycaprolactone tissue scaffold
Nanostructured and nanocomposite hydrogels for biomedical applications
An overview on the toxicity of inhaled nanoparticles
Detection of V-type nerve agent degradation products using a polypyrrole/pyrroloquinoline quinone-modified electrode
Biological applications of functionalized carbon nanoparticles
Interaction of cells with nanoparticles
The role of nature and structure of surface sites in the biological response to silica particle
Magnetically sensitive nanocomposites for medical and biological applications
Hydrophobized silica nanocomposites with immobilized antioxidants (vitamins C and E)
Interaction of some biomolecules with modified nanosilica surfaces studied by quantum chemistry
Environmental Applications of Nanomaterials.. Synthesis and characterization of ordered mesoporous materials for removal of heavy metal ions
Functionalized surfaces: silica structure and metal ion adsorption behavior
Heterogeneously catalyzed alkane isomerization G�" towards 100 % selectivity
Low temperature oxidation of carbon monoxide over alkali-metal promoted palladium-tin oxide catalysts
Nanoparticles of aluminium salts hydrolysis products in water treatment and disinfection
Co-adsorption of the low molecular carboxylic acids and cadmium ions at the metal oxide I electrolyte interface
Interaction of Phenolic Pollutants with PNIPA hydrogels
Nanoscale oxides as destructive sorbents for halogenated hydrocarbons
Dynamic adsorption of tert-butylbenzene, cyclohexane and water vapours on fixed activated carbon/molecular sieve beds
Influence of pre-adsorbed NaC1 on breakthrough dyna