Advanced Nanostructured Materials for Environmental Remediation /

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Imprint:Cham, Switzerland : Springer, 2019.
Description:1 online resource
Series:Environmental chemistry for a sustainable world ; volume 25
Environmental chemistry for a sustainable world ; v. 25.
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Other authors / contributors:Naushad, Mu.
Rajenn, Saravanan.
Gracia, Francisco.
Digital file characteristics:text file PDF
Notes:Includes bibliographical references and index.
Online resource; title from PDF file page (EBSCO, viewed March 20, 2019).
Summary:This book provides a wide-range exploration on the ongoing research and developmental events in environmental nanotechnology. Emerging nanomaterials and its technology have been known to offer unique advantages and are continually showing promising potential attracting continuous global attention. This work thus discusses experimental studies of various nanomaterials along with their design and applications and with specific attention to chemical reactions and their challenges for catalytic systems. It will make a noteworthy appeal to scientists and researchers working in the field of nanotechnology for environmental sciences.
Other form:Print version: Advanced Nanostructured Materials for Environmental Remediation. Cham, Switzerland : Springer, 2019 3030044769 9783030044763
Standard no.:10.1007/978-3-030-04477-0
Table of Contents:
  • Intro; Preface; Acknowledgments; Contents; Contributors; About the Editors; Chapter 1: Current Role of Nanomaterials in Environmental Remediation; 1.1 The Need for a Sustainable Environment; 1.2 Nanomaterial Aids for Water Treatment; 1.2.1 Carbon-Based Nanostructures; 1.2.2 Metal and Metal Oxide Nanomaterials; 1.2.3 Magnetic Nanoparticles; 1.3 Nanomaterials in Chemosensors and Biosensors; 1.4 Nanomaterials as Effective Antimicrobial Agents; 1.5 Summary; References; Chapter 2: Recent Advances in Nanomaterials for Wastewater Treatment; 2.1 Introduction
  • 2.2 Nanomaterials for Wastewater Treatment2.2.1 Semiconducting Nanomaterials; 2.2.2 Fenton Process; 2.2.3 Ozonation; 2.2.4 Sonolysis; 2.2.5 Sono-Fenton Systems; 2.2.6 Antimicrobial Activity; 2.2.7 Nanoadsorbents; 2.2.8 Inorganic Pollutant Removal; 2.2.9 Nanomembranes; 2.3 Conclusions and Future Perspectives; References; Chapter 3: Nano-metal Oxides for Antibacterial Activity; 3.1 Introduction; 3.2 Synthesis Methods of Metal Oxide Nanoparticles; 3.2.1 Sonochemical Method; 3.2.2 Electrochemical; 3.2.3 Co-precipitation Method; 3.2.4 Solvothermal Method; 3.2.5 Sol-Gel Method; 3.2.6 Microwave
  • 3.2.7 Wet Chemical3.2.8 Microemulsion Method; 3.2.9 Laser Ablation Method; 3.2.10 Chemical Vapour-Based Methods; 3.2.11 Combustion Method; 3.2.12 Template/Surface-Mediated Synthesis; 3.2.13 Biological Synthesis; Mycosynthesis; 3.3 Crucial Factors Affecting the Antibacterial Mechanisms of Metal NPs; 3.3.1 Size; 3.3.2 Shape; 3.3.3 Roughness; 3.3.4 Zeta Potential; 3.3.5 Doping Modification; 3.3.6 Environmental Conditions; 3.4 Mechanisms of Metal Oxide Nanoparticle (MeO-NP) Antimicrobial Activity; 3.4.1 Cell Membrane Damage by Electrostatic Interaction
  • 3.4.2 Disturbance in Metal/Metal Ion Homeostasis3.4.3 Production of Reactive Oxygen Species (ROS) and Oxidative Stress; 3.4.4 Protein and Enzyme Dysfunction; 3.4.5 Genotoxicity and Signal Transduction Inhibition; 3.4.6 Photokilling; 3.4.7 Other Mechanisms; 3.5 Features and Applications of Few Known MeO-NPs; 3.5.1 TiO2 Nanoparticles; 3.5.2 Silver Oxide (Ag2O) Nanoparticles; 3.5.3 ZnO Nanoparticles; 3.5.4 CuO Nanoparticles; 3.5.5 MgO Nanoparticles; 3.5.6 CaO Nanoparticles; 3.5.7 CeO2 Nanoparticles; 3.5.8 Y2O3 Nanoparticles; 3.5.9 Al2O3 Nanoparticles; 3.5.10 Bimetallic Oxide Nanoparticles
  • 3.6 Limitations of the Current Research and Future Prospects3.7 Conclusion; References; Chapter 4: Nanomaterials for Advanced Analytical Applications in Chemo- and Biosensors; 4.1 Introduction; 4.2 Principle and Operation Stages of a Sensor (Fig. 4.2); 4.3 Structure Adopted for Nanomaterial-Based Chemo- and Biosensors; 4.4 Nanomaterials as Sensing Platforms; 4.4.1 Unmodified Nanoparticles; 4.4.2 Functionalized Nanoparticles; 4.5 Sensing Methods; 4.5.1 Direct Spectroscopy Sensing; 4.5.2 Reagent-Mediated Sensing; 4.6 Analytical Techniques and Signals; 4.6.1 UV-Visible Absorption-Based Sensors