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Gold Nanoparticles - Reaching New Heights

Edited by Mohammed Muzibur Rahman

King Abdul Aziz University, Saudi Arabia


Catalysis Biosensors Bioassay Immunoassay Synthesis Drug delivery Cancer cells Drug synthesis Biomedicine Hydride materials Photocatalyst Organic reactions Antimicrobial activity Insecticides Diagnostics and Therapy Sensing Imaging Nanotechnology Biotechnology; Nanomaterials; Hydrogenations; Nanocrystals; Nanoparticles; Organic Synthesis; Hydrogen generation; Plasmonic nanostructures; Plasmonic nanoparticles; Photosensitisation; Nanocomposites; Environmental contamination; Biomedical; Health care; Metal clusters; Biological activity; Biosynthesis; SERS; Self-Assembly; Dendrimers; Peptides; Biocompatibility; Polymerization; Biomedicines; Insecticides; Chemiluminescence; Encapsulation; Photothermal effect; Core-shell; Perturbation; Electrochemical sensor; Ionic liquids; Colloidal particle; Monolayers; Magnetism; Nanoscience;

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This book “Gold Nanoparticles - Reaching New Heights” contains a number of recent researches on facile synthesis, characterization, development, and potential applications on colloidal gold particles especially gold nanoparticles (GNPs) in nanoscale. It is promising novel research from top-to-bottom that has received a lot of interest last twenty years. It covers the advanced topics on the physical, medical, chemical, drug-delivery, medicinal, catalysis, physicochemical, fluorescence, diagnostics and therapies, potential applications of GNPs. Here, it is concluded the interesting reports on cutting-edge science and technology related to synthesis, structural, morphological, control, hybridization and prospective applications of GNPs. This potentially unique work offers various approaches on the R&D implementation of GNPs and their functional materials. Basically, in nanotechnology, it offers the regulating of substances at the nano-scale and nano-dimension substances, which exclusive phenomenon facilitates us to control the novel practical applications with GNPs. Here, it presents an overview of current GNPs fundamental as well as substantial applications and enactment the research worldwide. This was investigated the techniques of GNPs preparation, functional materials utilization, and possible applications related with GNPs researches. It is an important book for research organizations, governmental research-centers, academic libraries, and R&D affianced in recent research and development of GNPs and their functional materials.

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Mohammed Muzibur Rahman

Associate Proessor
King Abdul Aziz University, Saudi Arabia

Mohammed Muzibur Rahman received his B.Sc. and M.Sc. from Shahjalal University of Science & Technology, Sylhet, Bangladesh on 1999 and 2001 respectively. He received his Ph.D. from the Chonbuk National University, South Korea, in 2007. After his Ph.D., he worked as postdoctoral fellowship and assistant professor in pioneer research centers and universities located in South Korea, Japan, and Saudi Arabia (2007 to 2011). Presently, he is working as associate professor in Center of Excellence for Advanced Materials Research (CEAMR) and Chemistry department at King Abdulaziz University, Saudi Arabia, since 2011. He published more than 180 research articles and several proceeding in well-known high-impact ISI-journals; attended more than 60 international and domestic conferences; several patents, and published several book chapters and three-books as an editor. His research work has been largely in the area of Electrochemistry, Nanotechnology, Sensors, Surface Chemistry, Instrumental Science, Nanomaterials, Self-Assembled monolayers, Carbon nanotubes, Colloids, Photochemistry, & µ-chips and devices etc.

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