Nanocomposites

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Challa S. S. R. Kumar
John Wiley & Sons, Oct 11, 2010 - Technology & Engineering - 466 pages
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These ten volumes provide an excellent, in-depth overview of all nanomaterial types and their uses in the life sciences. Each volume is dedicated to a specific material class and covers fundamentals, synthesis strategies, structure-property relationships, material behaviour finetuning, biological effects and applications in the life sciences. All important material classes are covered: metallic, metal oxide, magnetic, carbon, polymeric, composite and semiconducting nanomaterials as well as nanostructured surfaces and films.
  

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Contents

Nanocomposites Edited by Challa S S R Kumar
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Silver Nanocomposites and Their Biomedical Applications
81
Gold Nanocomposite Biosensors
139
Quantum Dot Nanocomposites
169
GoldPolymer Nanocomposites for Bioimaging and Biosensing
199
Design and Applications of Genetically Engineered
241
Multifunctional Nanocomposites for Biomedical Applications
273
Nanocomposites for Drug Delivery
313
Nanocomposites for Bone Tissue Engineering
367
Nanocomposites for Tissue Engineering
405
Index
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About the author (2010)

Challa Kumar is Group Leader Nanofabrication at the Center for Advanced Microstructures and Devices (CAMD) in Baton Rouge, USA. He is the Editor of the ten-volume book series `Nanotechnologies for the Life Sciences? (Wiley-VCH) and founding Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Biomedical Nanotechnology (ASP). He has authored over thirty scientific publications and holds over ten patents either granted or pending.
He received his Ph.D. in Chemistry from Sri Sathya Sai Institute of Higher Learning in Prashantinilyam, India. He was a post doctoral fellow at Max-Planck Institute for Biochemie in Munich, Germany, followed by eight years of experience working in different chemical industries in various capacities.

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