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Sol-gel Synthesis of Nanoparticles

Kalsoom Akhtar

King Abdulaziz University


Sher Bahadar Khan

King Abdulaziz University

Fayaz Ali

Abbottabad University of Science and Technology

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Abdullah Asiri

King Abdulaziz University


Nanoparticles Different Preparation Method Sol-Gel OpticalSemi-Conductor Catalysis Material Biomedical Pollutant Reduction Organic Reactions Industrial Applications Polymer Food Packing Flame Retardents Nanoceramics Applications in Biomedicin

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Nanoparticles are widely prepared by different method and extensively utilized for the various purposes. The contents of this book welcomes all contributions that will present the near past and current research and development in the preparation methods and applications of nanoparticles. This book aims to gather information about preparation, growth, types, mechanism, fabrications and applications of nanoparticles. A brief history of the nanoparticles, the need for their development, preparation methods and useful applications aims to be presented. 

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Date completed: February 6th 2019

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Deadline for full chapters: April 28th 2019

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Review results due: July 17th 2019

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Expected publication date: September 15th 2019

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Kalsoom Akhtar

King Abdulaziz University

Dr. Kalsoom Akhtar received her PhD from Chemistry Department, Ewha Womans University, Seoul, Korea. Dr. K. Akhtar is doing research in organic and nanochemistry which comprises photocatalyst, organic synthesis and metal oxide nanomaterials. She is the author of 2 books and 60 research papers.

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