Nano Structures (Concepts & Fundamentals)


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This book presents an introduction to Nanostructures. Synthesis of different types of Nanostructures and their applications have also been presented and discussed. Nanostructures have structural applications and optical/electronic properties for application in advanced devices. The book provides a presentation of the experimental and theoretical aspects concerning the preparation and characterization of Nanostructures.




Dr. Rakesh Kumar is a Master of Science and Master of Technology (Biochemical Engineering) from IIT, Roorkee and Institute of Technology, Varanasi, respectively, and a Ph.D. from IIT, Delhi, India. He worked as a postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Chemistry, Wuhan University, China & is presently working as a Researcher in MSM, CSIR, Port Elizabeth, South Africa. His area of research is biodegradable plastics and composites.


The book comprises twelve chapters.

This book explains the following nanostructures, their properties and various preparations methods in detail. It also explains the important applications.

  • Sculptured Thin Films
  • Quantum Heterostructures
  • Nanocomposites
  • Nanofabrics
  • Nanocapsules
  • Dendrimers
  • Nanoshells
  • Nanocages
  • Nanoflowers
  • Nanofoams
  • Nanofibers
  • Nanomesh
  • Nanotubes
  • Fullerenes.