Nanoscience (Concepts & Fundamentals)


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This book is written taking into account the current syllabi of undergraduate and graduate-level programs of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology Courses of various Indian Colleges and Universities such as UP Technical University, Uttarakhand Technical University, Rajasthan Technical University, Panjab Technical University, Jawaharlal Nehru Technical University, Delhi Technical University and Chhattisgarh (Swami Vivekanand) Technical University, etc.


ISBN: 93-80387-01-6


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 five chapters.

  • Chapter 1 is an introductory account that discusses the multidisciplinary nature of Nanoscience and its potential to influence almost all the areas of Science and Engineering.
  • Chapter 2 presents quantum mechanics and its correlation to nanoparticles in the form of quantum dots, quantum wires and clusters.
  • Chapters 3 & 4 discuss in detail, the techniques that are commonly employed in the preparation and characterization of Nanoparticles.
  • Chapter 5 deals with the most popular and sought – after research materials, namely, the bucky ball, carbon nanotubes, nanodiamonds, nanorobots and nanobiometrics.