Contents. Preface. List of Contributors. Fundamentals. 1. Water structuring at colloidal surfaces; M. Chaplin .- Microgels and core-shell particles; B.Vincent.- Microencapsulation: fundamentals, methods and applications; D. Poncelet.- The molecular layering method: progress in science and practical works for creation of functional nanomaterials; A.A.Malygin.- Analysis of surface structures using XPS with external stimuli; G. Ertas, S. Suzer.- Modification and coating of polymer surfaces; O. Gershevitz et al.- Is it possible to generalize the problems of porous materials formation, study and exploitation?; M. S. Mel'gunov, V. B. Fenelonov.- Theoretical analysis of surface pressure of monolayers formed by nano-particles; V.B. Fainerman et al.- Oxide, carbon, and carbon/mineral adsorbents for toxic, explosive, and narcotic compounds - synthesis, properties, and applications; V. Gun'ko, et al.- Porous polymeric nanocomposites filled with chemically modified fumed silicas; Y. Bolbukh et al.- Ion-electrostatic interaction in systems of inorganic nanoparticles and biological cells in electrolyte solution; L. G. Grecbko et al.- Structural and adsorption characteristics of pyrocabon-mineral adsorbents; J. Skubiszewska-Zieba et al.- Synthesis and structural/adsorption characteristics of unmodified and modified hybrid carbon/mineral adsorbents; J. Skubiszewska-Zieba et al.- Biomedical Applications of Nanomaterials. Surface Functionalization for Biomedical Applications; H.J. Mathieu et al.- Surface modifications to influence adhesion of biological cells and adsorption of globular proteins; W.Norde.- Fundamentals of nanosilica applications for human protection; V. M. Gunko et al.- Medical aspects of application of highly disperse amorphous silica; A. Chuiko et al.- The interaction of nanostructured biomaterials with human cell cultures. The choice of cell cultures for use as biocompatability probes; S. L. James et al.- Physical characterisation of a polycaprolactonetissue scaffold; P. V. Grant et al.- Nanostructured and nanocomposite hydrogels for biomedical applications; A. Spanoudaki et al.- An overview on the toxicity of inhaled nanoparticles; B. Fubini et al.- Detection of V-type nerve agent degradation products using a polypyrrole/pyrroloquinoline quinone-modified electrode; 0. V. Shulga, C. Palmer.- Biological applications of functionalized carbon nanoparticles; J. Barkauskas.- Interaction of cells with nanoparticles; V. A. Pokrovskiy et al.- The role of nature and structure of surface sites in the biological response to silica particle; I. Fenoglio et al.- Magnetically sensitive nanocomposites for medical and biological applications; P. P. Gorbik et al.- Hydrophobized silica nanocomposites with immobilized antioxidants (vitamins C and E); P. Kuzema et al.- Interaction of some biomolecules with modified nanosilica surfaces studied by quantum chemistry; O. Tsendra et al.- Environmental Applications of Nanomaterials.. Synthesis and characterization of ordered mesoporous materials for removal of heavy metal ions; M. Jaroniec, O. Olkhovyk .- Functionalized surfaces: silica structure and metal ion adsorption behavior; I. P. Blitz et al.- Heterogeneously catalyzed alkane isomerization - towards 100 % selectivity; H. Knozinger.- Low temperature oxidation of carbon monoxide over alkali-metal promoted palladium-tin oxide catalysts; B. Mirkelamoglu, G. Karakas.- Nanoparticles of aluminium salts hydrolysis products in water treatment and disinfection; S. Barany et al.- Co-adsorption of the low molecular carboxylic acids and cadmium ions at the metal oxide I electrolyte interface ; w. Janusz, M. Matysek .-Interaction of Phenolic Pollutants with PNIPA hydrogels; K. László et al.- Nanoscale oxides as destructive sorbents for halogenated hydrocarbons; A. M. Volodin et al.-Dynamic adsorption of tert-butylbenzene, cyclohexane and water vapours on fixed activated carbon/molecular sieve beds; D. Palijezuk et al.- Influence of
This volume holds a special niche in describing the current state of the art in the fundamentals and applications of a variety of nanomaterials. A common theme throughout much of this volume involves adsorption and interfacial behavior of nanomaterials. The book provides a useful mixture of reviews and primary research from leading laboratories and offers a unique blend of East European and Western contributors.
Recognized leaders in surface chemistry and nanomaterials are contributors
A useful mixture of reviews and primary research from leading laboratories
A unique blend of East European and Western contributors provides a snapshot of the science of surfaces and nanomaterials