Particulate Systems in Nano- and Biotechnologies

Wolfgang Sigmund University of Florida
Brij Moudgil University of Florida
Particulate Systems in Nano- and Biotechnologies
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December 2008 CRC
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Nanoparticles 9780849374364
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Despite the widespread growth and acceptance of particulate technology, challenges in the design, operation, and manufacturing of these systems still exists. These critical issues must be resolved so that particle technology may continue to serve as a foundation for new nano and biotechnologies.

Particulate Systems in Nano- and Biotechnologies presents a summary of the revolutionizing developments that have occurred during the last decade and proposes solutions for overcoming present and future challenges. The world’s foremost scientific experts from European, Australian, Asian, and North American research centers give their critical view of particulate systems and adsorbed films and review the current status of state-of-the-art technologies, such as FloDots, functionalized magnetite nanoparticles, and zero-valent iron nanoparticles for abatement of environmental pollutants.

A survey of the cutting-edge technologies, this book offers critical perspectives on the synthesis, processing, and characterization of particulate systems for nano- and biotechnology.


Table of Contents

Particle Technology—Then and Now—A Perspective
Reg Davies

The Production of Nanoparticles, the "Top-Down" Approach, with the Emphasis on Aerosol Routes, Especially Electrohydrodynamic Atomization
Jan C.M. Marijnissen and Jan van Erven Ki-Joon Jeon

Use of Self-Assembled Surfactants for Nanomaterials Synthesis
M. Anderson, A.E.C. Palmqvist, and K. Holmberg

Synthesis and Engineering of Polymeric Latex Particles for Hemodialysis: Part I—A Review
S. Kim, H. El-Shall, R. Partch, and B. Koopman

Synthesis and Engineering of Polymeric Latex Particles for Hemodialysis: Part II—An Experimental Study
S. Kim, H. El-Shall, R. Partch, T. Morey, and B. Koopman

Product Engineering of Nanoscaled Materials
W. Peukert and A. Voronov

Surface Engineering Quantum Dots at the Air-Water Interface
J. Orbulescu and R.M. Leblanc

Fundamental Forces in Powder Flow
N. Stevens, S. Tedeschi, M. Djomlija, and B. Moudgil

Characterization of Pharmaceutical Aerosols and Dry Powder Inhalers for Pulmonary Drug Delivery
M.S. Coates, P. Tang, H.-K. Chan, D. F. Fletcher, and J.A. Raper

Imaging of Particle Size and Concentration in Heterogeneous Scattering Media Using Multispectral Diffuse Optical Tomography
C. Li and H. Jiang

Surfactants/Hybrid Polymers and Their Nanoparticles for Personal Care Applications
P. Somasundaran and P. Deo

FloDots for Bioimaging and Bioanalysis
G. Yao, Y. Wu, D.L. Schiavone, L. Wang, and W. Tan

Photocatalytic Particles for Biocidal Applications
G. Pyrgiotakis and W. Sigmund

Zero-valent Iron Nanoparticles for Abatement of Environmental Pollutants Materials and Engineering Aspects
X.-Q. Li, D.W. Elliott, and W.-X. Zhang

Functionalized Magnetite Nanoparticles—Synthesis,Properties, and Bioapplications
P. Majewski and B. Thierry

The Emergence of "Magnetic and Fluorescent" Multimodal Nanoparticles as Contrast Agents in Bioimaging
P. Sharma, A. Singh, S.C. Brown, G.A. Walter, S. Santra,S.R. Grobmyer, E.W. Scott, and B.M. Moudgil

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  • Recent developments in adsorbed films and particle technology is the foundation of the advancements in nano and bio technology
  • The world’s foremost scientific experts give their critical view of the particulate systems and adsorbed films in nano and biotechnologies, as well as the current status of each technology and the remaining challenges ahead.
  • Wolfgang Sigmund (the lead editor of this book) is the editor of the #4 ranked materials science journal worldwide (according to the Institute of the Scientific Information of Journal Critical Reviews of Solid State and Materials Science).
  • All of the materials found in the book based upon worldwide particle and adsorbed films research through 2005. No other book is as current or as exhaustive.