Nanotechnology and Nanomaterials

Nanocomposites and Polymers with Analytical Methods

Edited by John Cuppoletti, ISBN 978-953-307-352-1, 416 pages, Publisher: InTech, Chapters published August 09, 2011 under CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 license
DOI: 10.5772/1548
Edited Volume

This book contains 16 chapters. In the first part, there are 8 chapters describing new materials and analytic methods. These materials include chapters on gold nanoparticles and Sol-Gel metal oxides, nanocomposites with carbon nanotubes, methods of evaluation by depth sensing, and other methods. The second part contains 3 chapters featuring new materials with unique properties including optical non-linearities, new materials based on pulp fibers, and the properties of nano-filled polymers. The last part contains 5 chapters with applications of new materials for medical devices, anodes for lithium batteries, electroceramics, phase change materials and matrix active nanoparticles.