Presents a comprehensive and interdisciplinary review of the major cutting-edge technology research areas—especially those on new materials and methods as well as advanced structures and properties—for various sensor and detection devices

The development of sensors and detectors at macroscopic or nanometric scale is the driving force stimulating research in sensing materials and technology for accurate detection in solid, liquid, or gas phases; contact or non-contact ...

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Presents a comprehensive and interdisciplinary review of the major cutting-edge technology research areas—especially those on new materials and methods as well as advanced structures and properties—for various sensor and detection devices

The development of sensors and detectors at macroscopic or nanometric scale is the driving force stimulating research in sensing materials and technology for accurate detection in solid, liquid, or gas phases; contact or non-contact configurations; or multiple sensing. The emphasis on reduced-scale detection techniques requires the use of new materials and methods. These techniques offer appealing perspectives given by spin crossover organic, inorganic, and composite materials that could be unique for sensor fabrication. The influence of the length, composition, and conformation structure of materials on their properties, and the possibility of adjusting sensing properties by doping or adding the side-groups, are indicative of the starting point of multifarious sensing. The role of intermolecular interactions, polymer and ordered phase formation, as well as behavior under pressure and magnetic and electric fields are also important facts for processing ultra-sensing materials.

The 15 chapters written by senior researchers in Advanced Sensor and Detection Materials cover all these subjects and key features under three foci: 1) principals and perspectives, 2) new materials and methods, and 3) advanced structures and properties for various sensor devices.

This book has been written for a large readership including researchers and university students from diverse backgrounds such as sensor and detection science, chemistry, materials science, physics, pharmacy, medical science, and biomedical engineering. It can be used not only as a textbook for both undergraduate and graduate students, but also as a review and reference book for researchers in the fields of materials science, device engineering, medicine, pharmacy, biotechnology, and nanotechnology.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781118774090
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 6/9/2014
  • Series: Advanced Material Series
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 536
  • File size: 17 MB
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Meet the Author

Ashutosh Tiwari is an Associate Professor at the Biosensors and Bioelectronics Centre, Linköping University, Sweden; Editor-in-Chief, Advanced Materials Letters and Advanced Materials Reviews; Secretary General, International Association of Advanced Materials; a materials chemist and also a docent in applied physics at Linköping University, Sweden. He has published more than 350 articles, patents, and conference proceedings in the field of materials science and technology and has edited/authored about twenty books on the advanced state-of-the-art of materials science. He is a founding member of the Advanced Materials World Congress and the Indian Materials Congress.

Mustafa M. Demir received his PhD degree from Sabancı University, Turkey, in 2004. From 2004 to 2007 he was a postdoctoral fellow at the Max Planck Institute of Polymer Research, Mainz, Germany. He then moved to Izmir Institute of Technology, Turkey, where he is now Chairman of the Department of Materials Science and Engineering.

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Table of Contents

Preface xv

Part 1: Principals and Prospective 1

1 Advances in Sensors? Nanotechnology 3
Ida Tiwari and Manorama Singh

1.1 Introduction 3

1.2 What is Nanotechnology? 4

1.3 Significance of Nanotechnology 5

1.4 Synthesis of Nanostructure 5

1.5 Advancements in Sensors’ Research Based on Nanotechnology 5

1.6 Use of Nanoparticles 7

1.7 Use of Nanowires and Nanotubes 8

1.8 Use of Porous Silicon 11

1.9 Use of Self-Assembled Nanostructures 12

1.10 Receptor-Ligand Nanoarrays 12

1.11 Characterization of Nanostructures and Nanomaterials 13

1.12 Commercialization Efforts 14

1.13 Future Perspectives 14

References 15

2 Construction of Nanostructures: A Basic Concept Synthesis and Their Applications 19
Rizwan Wahab, Farheen Khan, Nagendra K. Kaushik, Javed Musarrat and Abdulaziz A.Al-Khedhairy

2.1 Introduction 20

2.2 Formation of Zinc Oxide Quantum Dots (ZnO-QDs) and Their Applications 24

2.3 Needle-Shaped Zinc Oxide Nanostructures and Their Growth Mechanism 30

2.4 Flower-Shaped Zinc Oxide Nanostructures and Their Growth Mechanism 37

2.5 Construction of Mixed Shaped Zinc Oxide Nanostructures and Their Growth Mechanicsm 47

2.6 Summary and Future Directions 56

References 57

3 The Role of the Shape in the Design of New Nanoparticles 61
G. Mayeli Estrada-Villegas and Emilio Bucio

3.1 Introduction 62

3.2 The Importance of Shape as Nanocarries 63

3.3 Influence of Shape on Biological Process 65

3.4 Different Shapes of Polymeric Nanoparticles 67

3.5 Different Shapes of Non-Polymeric Nanoparticles 71

3.6 Different Shapes of Polymeric Nanoparticles: Examples 74

3.7 Another Type of Nanoparticles 76

Acknowledgments 80

References 80

4 Molecularly Imprinted Polymer as Advanced Material for Development of Enantioselective Sensing Devices 87
Mahavir Prasad Tiwari and Bhim Bali Prasad

4.1 Introduction 88

4.2 Molecularly Imprinted Chiral Polymers 90

4.3 MIP-Based Chiral Sensing Devices 91

4.4 Conclusion 105

References 105

5 Role of Microwave Sintering in the Preparation of Ferrites for High Frequency Applications 111
S. Bharadwaj and S.R. Murthy

5.1 Microwaves in General 112

5.2 Microwave-Material Interactions 114

5.3 Microwave Sintering 115

5.4 Microwave Equipment 118

5.5 Kitchen Microwave Oven Basic Principle 122

5.6 Microwave Sintering of Ferrites 126

5.7 Microwave Sintering of Garnets 137

5.8 Microwave Sintering of Nanocomposites 138

References 140

Part 2: New Materials and Methods 147

6 Mesoporous Silica: Making “Sense” of Sensors 149
Surender Duhan and Vijay K. Tomer

6.1 Introduction to Sensors 150

6.2 Fundamentals of Humidity Sensors 153

6.3 Types of Humidity Sensors 154

6.4 Humidity Sensing Materials 156

6.5 Issues with Traditional Materials in Sensing Technology 158

6.6 Introduction to Mesoporous Silica 159

6.7 M41S Materials 160

6.8 SBA Materials 162

6.9 Structure of SBA-15 164

6.10 Structure Directing Agents of SBA-15 165

6.11 Factors Affecting Structural Properties and Morphology of SBA-15 169

6.12 Modification of Mesoporous Silica 174

6.13 Characterization Techniques for Mesoporous Materials 177

6.14 Humidity Sensing of SBA-15 184

6.15 Extended Family of Mesoporous Silica 185

6.16 Other Applications of SBA-15 188

6.17 Conclusion 190

References 191

7 Towards Improving the Functionalities of Porous TiO2-Au/Ag Based Materials 193
Monica Baia, Virginia Danciu, Zsolt Pap and Lucian Baia

7.1 Porous Nanostructures Based on Tio2 and Au/Ag Nanoparticles for Environmental Applications 194

7.2 Morphological Particularities of the TiO2-based Aerogels 199

7.3 Designing the TiO2  Porous Nano-architectures for Multiple Applications 201

7.4 Evaluating the Photocatalytic Performances of the TiO2-Au/Ag Porous Nanocomposites for Destroying Water Chemical Pollutants 208

7.5 Testing the Effectiveness of the TiO2-Au/Ag Porous Nanocomposites for Sensing Water Chemical Pollutants by SERS 210

7.6 In-depth Investigations of the Most Efficient Multifunctional TiO2-Au/Ag Porous Nanocomposites 216

7.7 Conclusions 221

Acknowledgments 223

References 223

8 Ferroelectric Glass-Ceramics 229
Viswanathan Kumar

8.1 Introduction 230

8.2 (Ba1-xSrx)TiO3 [BST] Glass-Ceramics 232

8.3 Glass-Ceramic System (1-y) BST: y (B2O3: x SiO2) 234

8.4 Glass-Ceramic System (1-y) BST: y (BaO: Al2O3: 2SiO2) 245

8.5 Comparision of the Two BST Glass-Ceramic Systems 254

8.6 Pb(ZrxTi1-x)TiO3[PZT] Glass-Ceramics 256

References 263

9 NASICON: Synthesis, Structure and Electrical Characterization 265
Umaru Ahmadu

9.1 Introduction 265

9.2 Theretical Survey of Superionic Conduction 268

9.3 NASICON Synthesis 271

9.4 NASICON Structure and Properties 273

9.5 Characterization Techniques 278

9.6 Experimental Results 291

9.7 Problems, Applications, and Prospects 299

9.8 Conclusion 300

Acknowledgments 300

References 300

10 Ionic Liquids 309
Arnab De, Manika Dewan and Subho Mozumdar

10.1 Ionic Liquids: What Are They? 309

10.2 Historical Background 310

10.3 Classification of Ionic Liquids 311

10.4 Properties of Ionic Liquids, Physical and Chemical 314

10.5 Synthesis Methods of Ionic Liquids 323

10.6 Characterization of Ionic Liquids 329

10.7 Major Applications of ILs 330

10.8 ILs in Organic Transformations 331

10.9 ILs for Synthesis and Stabilization of Metal Nanoparticles 339

10.10 Challenges with Ionic Liquids 344

References 346

11 Dendrimers and Hyperbranched Polymers 369
Jyotishmoy Borah and Niranjan Karak

11.1 Introduction 369

11.2 Synthesis of Dendritic Polymers 372

11.3 Characterization 385

11.4 Properties 391

11.5 Applications 398

11.6 Conclusion 403

References 404

Part 3: Advanced Structures and Properties 413

12 Theoretical Investigation of Superconducting State Parameters of Bulk Metallic Glasses 415
Aditya M. Vora

12.1 Introduction 415

12.2 Computational Methodology 417

12.3 Results and Discussion 421

12.4 Conclusions 434

References 434

13 Macroscopic Polarization and Thermal Conductivity of Binary Wurtzite Nitrides 439
Bijaya Kumar Sahoo

13.1 Introduction 440

13.2 The Macroscopic Polarization 441

13.3 Effective Elastic Constant, C44 442

13.4 Group Velocity of Phonons 443

13.5 Phonon Scattering Rates 444

13.6 Thermal Conductivity of InN 445

13.7 Summary 449

References 450

14 Experimental and Theoretical Background to Study Materials 453
Arnab De, Manika Dewan and Subho Mozumdar

14.1 Quasi-Elastic Light Scattering (Photon Correlation Spectroscopy) 453

14.2 Transmission Electron Microscopy (TEM) 456

14.3 Scanning Electron Microscopy [2] 457

14.4 X-ray Diffraction (XRD) 459

14.5 UV-visible Spectroscopy 461

14.6 FT-IR Spectroscopy 462

14.7 NMR Spectroscopy 463

14.8 Mass Spectrometry 464

14.9 Vibrating Sample Magnetometer 465

References 466

15 Graphene and Its Nanocomposites for Gas Sensing Applications 467
Parveen Saini, Tapas Kuila, Sanjit Saha and Naresh Chandra Murmu

15.1 Introduction 468

15.2 Principles of Chemical Sensing by Conducting Nanocomposite Materials 470

15.3 Synthesis of Graphene and Its Nanocomposites 472

15.4 Characterization of Graphene and Its Nanocomposites 473

15.5 Chemical Sensing of Graphene and Its Nanocomposites 477

15.6 Conclusion and Future Aspects 493

Acknowledgements 494

References 494

Index 501

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