This research text provides a concise overview of the technical approaches to the synthesis and characterization of hybrid nanoparticles, with a focus on one of the most promising 'bottom-up' techniques for designing tailored hybrid nanoparticles based on the practical magnetron-sputtering inert-gas-condensation (MS-IGC) method. A modified MS-IGC system is presented, and its performance under different conditions is evaluated.
This fully revised second edition provides the latest developments in the design and characterization of hybrid nanoparticles produced by gas phase methods and includes a new chapter that explains how the design of the modified MS-IGC system is contributing to the shape transformation of nanoparticles (0D) to form nanorods (1D) with different aspect ratios.
• Provides insight into one of the most promising 'bottom-up' techniques for producing tailored hybrid nanoparticles based on the practical magnetron sputtering inert-gas-condensation (MS-IGC) method.
• Displays the fundamentals behind the design and tailoring of nanoparticles produced by the MS-IGC method.
• Shows how the morphology, size and properties of the nanoparticles can be modulated by tuning the deposition parameters.
• Provides a multidisciplinary view relevant to physics, materials science, biophysics and process engineering.
• Fully updated with the latest advances and includes a new chapter on the contribution of the MS-IGC system to the shape transformation of nanoparticles (0D) to form nanorods (1D) with different aspect ratios.
Dr Maria Benelmekki is a senior research fellow (honorary) at the Nanomaterials Lab in the College of Engineering at Swansea University. She was previously an associate professor in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology from 2016–2018, where she established a state-of-the-art laboratory for the design and fabrication of nanoscale materials, and coordinated the nanomaterials course. From 2012–2015 she was a senior staff scientist at the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology in Japan and from 2009–2012 she was a research assistant professor at Minho University in Portugal.
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Hardback ISBN: 9780750335850
Ebook ISBN: 9780750335874
Publisher: Institute of Physics Publishing