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Synthesis, Properties, And Applications of Oxide Nanomaterials Consolidates A Wealth of Current, Complex Information in One Volume for Practicing Che

DUBLIN, Ireland | Posted on April 19th, 2007

Current oxide nanomaterials knowledge to draw from and build on

Synthesis, Properties, and Applications of Oxide Nanomaterials summarizes the existing knowledge in oxide-based materials research. It gives researchers one comprehensive resource that consolidates general theoretical knowledge alongside practical applications. Organized by topic for easy access, this reference:

- Covers the fundamental science, synthesis, characterization, physicochemical properties, and applications of oxide nanomaterials

- Explains the fundamental aspects (quantum-mechanical and thermodynamic) that determine the behavior and growth mode of nanostructured oxides

- Examines synthetic procedures using top-down and bottom-up fabrication technologies involving liquid-solid or gas-solid transformations

- Discusses the sophisticated experimental techniques and state-of-the-art theory used to characterize the structural and electronic properties of nanostructured oxides

- Describes applications such as sorbents, sensors, ceramic materials, electrochemical and photochemical devices, and catalysts for reducing environmental pollution, transforming hydrocarbons, and producing hydrogen

With its combination of theory and real-world applications plus extensive bibliographic references, Synthesis, Properties, and Applications of Oxide Nanomaterials consolidates a wealth of current, complex information in one volume for practicing chemists, physicists, and materials scientists, and for engineers and researchers in government, industry, and academia. Its also an outstanding reference for graduate students in chemistry, chemical engineering, physics, and materials science.

About the Author

JOSÉ A. RODRÍGUEZ is a tenured Senior Chemist at Brookhaven National Laboratory and an Adjunct Professor in the Department of Chemistry at SUNY Stony Brook. He has moderated sessions for meetings of the North American Catalysis Society, the American Chemical Society, the San Luis International Symposium on Surfaces, Interfaces and Catalysis, and the DOE National Laboratory Catalysis Conference. Additionally, he serves on the editorial board of Surface Science, has been a guest editor for the Journal of Molecular Catalysis, and frequently reviews articles for other journals such as Science, Angewandte Chemie, the Journal of the American Chemical Society, Physical Review Letters, the Journal of Physical Chemistry, Physical Review B, and Catalysis Letters.

MARCOS FERNÁNDEZ-GARCÍA has served on the research staff at the Institute of Catalysis and Petrochemicals in Madrid since 1999. He coedited a book entitled Supported Metals in Catalysis in 2004 with Prof. J. A. Anderson and has written 12 chapters in scientific books. He is a regular referee for the Journal of the American Chemical Society, Journal of Physical Chemistry, Journal of Catalysis, Applied Catalysis B, Green Chemistry, and Physical Chemistry - Chemical Physics.

Content Outline:


INTRODUCTION THE WORLD OF OXIDE NANOMATERIALS (José A. Rodríguez and Marcos Fernández-García)


Chapter 1. Theory of Size, Confinement, and Oxidation Effects (Chang Q. Sun)

Chapter 2. On Aqueous Interfacial Thermodynamics and the Design of Metal-Oxide Nanostructures (Lionel Vayssieres)


Chapter 3. Synthesis of Metal-Oxide Nanoparticles: Liquid-Solid Transformations (Lawrence D'Souza and Ryan Richards)

Chapter 4. Synthesis of Metal-Oxide Nanoparticles: Gas-Solid Transformations (S. Buzby, S. Franklin, and S. Ismat Shah)


Chapter 5. Techniques for the Study of the Structural Properties (José A. Rodriguez, Marcos Fernández-García,Arturo Martínez-Arias, and Jonathan C. Hanson)

Chapter 6. Techniques for the Study of the Electronic Properties (Marcos Fernández-García and José A. Rodriguez)

Chapter 7. Post Hartree-Fock and Density Functional Theory Formalisms (Francesc Illas and Gianfranco Pacchioni)

Chapter 8. Parametric Quantum Methods in Modeling Metal Oxide Nanoclusters and Surfaces (F. Ruette and M. Sánchez)

Chapter 9. Atomistic Models and Molecular Dynamics (D.C. Sayle and T.X.T. Sayle)


Chapter 10. Theoretical Aspects of Oxide Particle Stability and Chemical Reactivity (Ye Xu, William A. Shelton, and William F. Schneider)

Chapter 11. Adsorption of Probe Molecules on Nanostructured Oxides (James A. Anderson and Russell F. Howe)

Chapter 12. Chemical Properties of Oxide Nanoparticles: Surface Adsorption Studies from Gas- and Liquid-Phase Environments (John M. Pettibone, Jonas Baltrusaitis, and Vicki H. Grassian)

Chapter 13. Transport Properties and Oxygen Handling (Glenn C. Mather and Arturo Martínez-Arias)


Chapter 14. Adsorbents (Pethaiyan Jeevanandam and Kenneth J. Klabunde)

Chapter 15. Gas Sensors (Doina Lutic, Mehri Sanati, and Anita Lloyd Spetz)

Chapter 16. Photovoltaic, Photoelectronic, and Electrochemical Devices Based on Metal-Oxide Nanoparticles and Nanostructures (Juan Bisquert)

Chapter 17. Nanostructured Oxides in Photo-Catalysis (Gerardo Colón-Ibáñez, Carolina Belver-Coldeira, and Marcos Fernández-García)

Chapter 18. Oxide Nanomaterials for the Catalytic Combustion of Hydrocarbons (Ilenia Rossetti and Lucio Forni)

Chapter 19. Nanostructured Oxides in DeNOx Technologies (Marcos Fernández-García, Arturo Martínez-Arias, and Javier Pérez-Ramírez)

Chapter 20. Chemistry of SO2 and DeSOx Processes on Oxide Nanoparticles (José A. Rodriguez)

Chapter 21. H2 Production and Fuel Cells (Xianqin Wang and José A. Rodriguez)

Chapter 22. Oxide Nanomaterials in Ceramics (Vicente Rives, Raquel Trujillano, and Miguel A. Vicente)



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