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Advanced Materials Interfaces

Edited by Ashutosh Tiwari, Hirak K. Patra and Xuemei Wang
Series: Advanced Materials Series
Copyright: 2016   |   Status: Published
ISBN: 9781119242451  |  Hardcover  |  
514 pages
Price: $225.00 USD
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The book provides a comprehensive review of cutting-edge research on materials interfaces and technologies in such areas as bioelectronics, biosensors, engineering, and nanosystems.

A broad spectrum of scientists, researchers, and technologists in colloidal and interfaces research working both in academia and industry will find this book to be invaluable. The book can also be used as a post-graduate and undergraduate text on a wide variety of courses on materials processing, properties and applications.

Advanced Material Interfaces is a state-of-the-art look at innovative methodologies and strategies adopted for interfaces and their applications. Interfaces are the key controller in nearly all advanced devices. In a wide spectrum of applications, from chemical catalysis
to the Mars rover Opportunity, advancement is conducted by an elegance of our scientific understanding of manifold interfaces. The 13 chapters in the book focus on two key aspects: The design, fabrication and properties of advanced materials interfaces; and the fundamentals and frontiers of relevant functional interfaces. Written by eminent researchers, the chapters not only elaborate complex interfaces fashioned of solids, liquids, and gases, but also incorporate cross-disciplinary mixture and blends of physics, chemistry, materials science, engineering and life sciences. Together, they show how newly-discovered fundamental constituents and interfacial progressions can be materialized and used for precise purposes.

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Ashutosh Tiwari is Secretary General, International Association of Advanced Materials; Chairman and Managing Director of Tekidag AB (Innotech); Associate Professor and Group Leader, Smart Materials and Biodevices at the world premier Biosensors and Bioelectronics Centre, IFM-Linköping University; Editor-in-Chief, Advanced Materials Letters; a materials chemist and docent in the Applied Physics with the specialization of Biosensors and Bioelectronics from Linköping University, Sweden. He has more than 100 peer -reviewed primary research publications in the field of materials science and nanotechnology and has edited/authored more than 35 books on advanced materials and technology.

Hirak Patra is an expert in Nanobio interfaces and Nanomedicine at Linköping University (LiU), Sweden. He has developed nano architecture with stimuli-responsive
theranostic platform for specific targeting, controlled release of drug into target sites with real time monitoring capability through MRI and Near Infra Red (NIR) Imaging in the field of drug delivery and regenerative medicine. Dr. Patra has also invented NIR label free imaging interfaces to study dynamics at nano-scale and filed 4 patents (US and PCT). He has degrees in Chemistry (BSc) and Biochemistry (MSc, PhD).

Xuemei Wang is currently a full professor at the Southeast University, Nanjing, China. She received her PhD degree in Chemistry from Nanjing University in 1995. In 1998
she joined as a professor the School of Biological Sciences and Medical Engineering, Southeast University in. In 2000 she was awarded the Hong Kong Croucher Research Fund and Chinese Chemical Society Youth Award in Chemistry. She won the Chinese Young Woman Scientist Award in 2007, and in 2013 she won the National Science Fund for Distinguished Young Scholar in China.

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