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By Glen E Fryxell, Guozhong Cao

This e-book is worried with useful nanomaterials, fabrics containing particular, predictable nanostructures whose chemical composition, or interfacial constitution permits them to accomplish a particular task: to break, sequester, or realize a few fabric that constitutes an environmental danger. Nanomaterials have a few positive aspects that lead them to best for this task: they've got a excessive floor region, excessive reactivity, effortless dispersability, and fast diffusion, to call a number of. the aim of this publication is to exhibit how those positive aspects will be adapted to deal with a few of the environmental remediation and sensing/detection difficulties confronted by means of mankind at the present time. a few top researchers have contributed to this quantity, portray an image of numerous artificial innovations, constructions, fabrics, and techniques. The rationale of this booklet is to exhibit the present nation of environmental nanomaterials in the sort of method as to be necessary either as a examine source and as a graduate point textbook. we now have geared up this ebook into sections on nanoparticle-based remediation innovations, nanostructured inorganic fabrics (e.g. layered fabrics just like the apatites), nanostructured organic/inorganic hybrid fabrics, and using nanomaterials to reinforce the functionality of sensors.

Readership: Graduate scholars and researchers in nanomaterials and nanostructures.

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