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Hybrid Nanocomposites: Fundamentals, Synthesis, and Applications
March 11, 2019 - CRC

Understanding surfaces and interfaces is a key challenge for those working on hybrid nanomaterials and where new imaging and analysis spectroscopy/electron microscopy responses are vital. The variability and site recognition of biopolymers, such as DNA molecules, offer a wide range of...

Carbon Nanotubes and Nanoparticles: Current and Potential Applications
April 2, 2019 - CRC

This new volume looks at significant new research, methodologies, and applications in the fields of carbon nanotubes and nanoparticles. It explores a variety of new developments in advanced carbon nanotubes and nanoparticles along with the tools to characterize and predict their properties and...

Bioremediation of Agricultural Soils
March 13, 2019 - CRC

The quality of agricultural soils are always under threat from chemical contaminants, which ultimately affect the productivity and safety of crops. Besides agrochemicals, a new generation of substances invades the soil through irrigation with reclaimed wastewater and pollutants of organic origin...

DS/CEN/TS 17276 - Nanotechnologies – Guidelines for Life Cycle Assessment – Application of EN ISO 14044:2006 to Manufactured Nanomaterials
December 10, 2018 - DS

This document provides guidelines for application of Life Cycle Assessments (LCA) of specific relevance to manufactured nanomaterials (MNMs), including their use in other products, according to EN ISO 14044:2006. It does not cover incidental nanomaterials.

DS/EN 17199-5 - Workplace exposure – Measurement of dustiness of bulk materials that contain or release respirable NOAA or other respirable particles – Part 5: Vortex shaker method
April 1, 2019 - DS

This document describes the methodology for measuring and characterizing the dustiness of bulk materials that contain or release respirable NOAA or other respirable particles, under standard and reproducible conditions and specifies for that purpose the vortex shaker method. This document specifies...

ISO TR 24498 - Paper, board and pulps - Estimation of uncertainty for test methods by interlaboratory comparisons
January 1, 2019 - ISO

This document presents guidelines for a methodology for the estimation of the uncertainty of methods for testing pulps, paper, board, cellulosic nanomaterials, and lignins, as well as products thereof containing any portion of recycled material or material intended for recycling.

Fullerene Nanowhiskers
February 25, 2019 - CRC

Fullerenes became a new member of carbon allotropes in addition to diamond and graphite after the discovery of C60 (carbon 60) by Kroto et al. in 1985. The model of C60 was first proposed by Osawa in 1970. C60 is a hollow spherical molecule composed of 60 carbon atoms that contains 12 five-membered...

Nanoscience and Nanoengineering: Novel Applications
December 21, 2018 - CRC

This volume presents a selection of important information and discussion on the new scientific trend of chemical mesoscopics and also sheds new knowledge on the science of nanomaterials, processes of nanochemistry, and nanoengineering. The volume explores nanomaterial development as...

DS/EN 17199-4 - Workplace exposure – Measurement of dustiness of bulk materials that contain or release respirable NOAA or other respirable particles – Part 4: Small rotating drum method
April 1, 2019 - DS

This document describes the methodology for measuring and characterizing the dustiness of bulk materials that contain or release respirable NOAA or other respirable particles, under standard and reproducible conditions and specifies for that purpose the small rotating drum method. This document...

Phenomenological Creep Models of Composites and Nanomaterials: Deterministic and Probabilistic Approach
January 11, 2019 - CRC

The use of new engineering materials in the aerospace and space industry is usually governed by the need for enhancing the bearing capacity of structural elements and systems, improving the performance of specific applications, reducing structural weight and improving its cost-effectiveness....

Templated DNA Nanotechnology: Functional DNA Nanoarchitectonics
January 21, 2019 - CRC

Nucleic acids have structurally evolved over billions of years to effectively store and transfer genetic information. In the 1980s, Nadrian Seeman's idea of constructing a 3D lattice from DNA led to utilizing DNA as nanomolecular building blocks to create emergent molecular systems and...

1-Dimensional Metal Oxide Nanostructures: Growth, Properties, and Devices
December 10, 2018 - CRC

1-D metal oxide nanostructures, especially those with semiconducting properties, have attracted much attention in recent years due to their potential and emerging applications, specifically in environment purification and energy devices. For these applications, there have been many efforts to grow...

ISO DIS 20814 - Nanotechnologies - Testing of the photocatalytic activity of nanoparticles for NADH oxidation
November 13, 2018 - ISO

This International Standard specifies a method for the measurement of Photocatalytic Activity of Nanoparticles for NADH oxidation, suspended in aqueous environment in physiologically relevant conditions. The measurement is intended to assess the potential for nanomaterial photo‐toxicity. The...

Functional Nanostructured Membranes
December 3, 2018 - CRC

A membrane is considered the heart of every separation process because it is developed as a nanostructured/nanofunctionalized thin barrier that controls the exchange between two phases, not only by external forces and under the effect of fluid properties, but also through the intrinsic...

DS/ISO/TS 21083-2 - Test method to measure the efficiency of air filtration media against spherical nanomaterials – Part 2: Size range from 3 nm to 30 nm
March 25, 2019 - DS

This document specifies the testing instruments and procedure for determining the filtration efficiencies of flat sheet filter media against airborne nanoparticles in the range of 3 nm to 30 nm. The testing methods in this document are limited to spherical or nearly-spherical particles to avoid...

Nanomaterials in Architecture and Art Conservation
November 20, 2018 - CRC

The conservation and protection of buildings that constitute our cultural heritage are complex tasks calling for a comprehensive knowledge of the historical background of the buildings, as well as the construction technologies and materials used. Nanomaterials in Architecture and Art...

Nanostructured Electrochromic Materials for Smart Switchable Windows
November 9, 2018 - CRC

This book focuses on next-generation smart windows which can change their optical-physical properties by reflecting and/or transmitting incoming light radiation to attain comfortable indoor temperatures throughout the year. The book will address different techniques and materials used in smart...

ISO TS 21083-2 - Test method to measure the efficiency of air filtration media against spherical nanomaterials — Part 2: Size range from 3 nm to 30 nm
March 1, 2019 - ISO

This document specifies the testing instruments and procedure for determining the filtration efficiencies of flat sheet filter media against airborne nanoparticles in the range of 3 nm to 30 nm. The testing methods in this document are limited to spherical or nearly-spherical particles to avoid...

Advances in Microwave Chemistry
December 13, 2018 - CRC

Advances in Microwave Chemistry discusses the novel bond formation methodologies, synergistic effects of microwaves with other entities, sample preparation including digestion, combustion, and extraction techniques, as well as selectivity in chemical processes. Recent updates are provided on...

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