Surface Chemistry in Biomedical and Environmental Science [E-Book] / edited by Jonathan P. Blitz, Vladimir M. Gun'ko.
Blitz, Jonathan P., (editor)
Gun'ko, Vladimir M., (editor)
1st edition 2006.
Dordrecht : Springer, 2006
XVII, 443 pages (online resource)
NATO Science Series II: Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry ; 228
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Table of Contents:
  • Fundamentals
  • Water structuring at colloidal surfaces
  • Microgels and core-shell particles
  • Microencapsulation: fundamentals, methods and applications
  • The molecular layering method: progress in science and practical works for creation of functional nanomaterials
  • Analysis of surface structures using XPS with external stimuli
  • Modification and coating of polymer surfaces
  • Is it possible to generalize the problems of porous materials formation, study and exploitation?
  • Theoretical analysis of surface pressure of monolayers formed by nano-particles
  • Oxide, carbon, and carbon/mineral adsorbents for toxic, explosive, and narcotic compounds - synthesis, properties, and applications
  • Porous polymeric nanocomposites filled with chemically modified fumed silicas
  • Ion-electrostatic interaction in systems of inorganic nanoparticles and biological cells in electrolyte solution
  • Structural and adsorption characteristics of pyrocabon-mineral adsorbents
  • Synthesis and structural/adsorption characteristics of unmodified and modified hybrid carbon/mineral adsorbents
  • Biomedical Applications of Nanomaterials
  • Surface Functionalization for Biomedical Applications
  • Surface modifications to influence adhesion of biological cells and adsorption of globular proteins
  • Fundamentals of nanosilica applications for human protection
  • Medical aspects of application of highly disperse amorphous silica
  • The interaction of nanostructured biomaterials with human cell cultures. The choice of cell cultures for use as biocompatability probes
  • Physical characterisation of a polycaprolactone tissue scaffold
  • Nanostructured and nanocomposite hydrogels for biomedical applications
  • An overview on the toxicity of inhaled nanoparticles
  • Detection of V-type nerve agent degradation products using a polypyrrole/pyrroloquinoline quinone-modified electrode
  • Biological applications of functionalized carbon nanoparticles
  • Interaction of cells with nanoparticles
  • The role of nature and structure of surface sites in the biological response to silica particles
  • Magnetically sensitive nanocomposites for medical and biological applications
  • Hydrophobized silica nanocomposites with immobilized antioxidants (vitamins C an d E)
  • Interaction of some biomolecules with modified nanosilica surfaces studied by quantum chemistry
  • Environmental Applications of Nanomaterials
  • Synthesis and characterization of ordered mesoporous materials for removal of heavy metal ions
  • Functionalized surfaces: silica structure and metal ion adsorption behavior
  • Heterogeneously catalyzed alkane isomerization ? towards 100% selectivity
  • Low temperature oxidation of carbon monoxide over alkali-metal promoted palladium-tin oxide catalysts
  • Nanoparticles of aluminium salts hydrolysis products in water treatment and disinfection
  • Co-adsorption of the low molecular carboxylic acids and cadmium ions at the metal oxide/electrolyte interface
  • Interaction of Phenolic Pollutants with PNIPA hydrogels
  • Nanoscale oxides as destructive sorbents for halogenated hydrocarbons
  • Dynamic adsorption of tert-butylbenzene, cyclohexane and water vapours on fixed activated carbon/molecular sieve beds
  • Influence of pre-adsorbed NaCl on breakthrough dynamics of TBB and DMMP on activated carbon at different airstream humidities
  • Influence of the nature of active surface sites of highly disperse oxides on adsorption of heavy metal ions.