Nanoparticles in Solids and Solutions

Nanoparticles in Solids and Solutions

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This volume documents the scientific events of the NATO Advanced Research Workshop (ARW) on The Preparation of Nanoparticles in Solutions and in Solids. The ARW was held in the second largest city in Hungary, Szeged, truthfully referred to as "the city of sunshine", from March 8 to March 13, 1996. The seventy-seven participants, including seventeen students, came from twentyone different countries. Housing all participants together and arranging a number of social activities fostered lively discussions both inside and outside of formal sessions. Twenty-one key lectures were presented in five sessions. Each session was followed by a fortyfive minutes of general discussion. One evening was devoted to the presentation of fifty-five posters. Thirty-two contribution were submitted and accepted for publication in the present volume. The volume also contains the minutes of the discussions, and a summary of the conclusions of the working groups. The ARW was organized under the auspices and financial support of NATO, City of Szeged, European Research Office of the US Army, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Hungarian National Committee for Technological Development (OMBF), International Association of Colloid and Interface Scientists IACIS, and National Science Foundation (NSF). Both the organizers and participants gratefully acknowledge the generous support of the agencies. The Editors also thank the high quality and creative contributions of the participants. It is they who made this volume a reality. Janos H. fendler Irnre Dekany ix Glossary of Some Names and Acronyms Advanced Materials Man-made materials having superior mechanical, thennal, electrical, optical, and other desirable properties.
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  • Hardback | 580 pages
  • 156 x 234 x 33.27mm | 2,230g
  • Dordrecht, Netherlands
  • English
  • 1997 ed.
  • XIV, 580 p.
  • 0792343387
  • 9780792343387

Table of contents

Preface. Glossary of Acronyms. Membrane Mimetic Approaches to Nanoparticle Preparation - General Introduction; J.H. Fendler. Epitaxial Growth of Nanoparticles - Mechanistic Comparisons of Physical and Chemical Processes; G. Vidali. Physical Characterizations of Nanoparticle Interfaces; U. Kreibig, et al. Nanocrystals at the Air/Liquid Interface as Transients in Crystallization; M. Lahav, L. Leiserowitz. Crystalline Colloidal Array Optical Switching Devices; S. Asher, G. Pan. Nanoparticles in Microemulsions: A General Approach; J.B. Nagy, et al. Nanoparticles in Polymers and Polymeric Dendrimers; I. Cabasso, Y. Yuan. Discussion I. Polarography and Voltammetry of Ultrasmall Colloids; M. Heyrovsky, J. Jirkovsky. The Role of Semiconductors/Substrate Mismatch in the Formation of Electrodeposited Quantum Dots; G. Hodes, et al. Mechanical, Electrical and Photoelectrical Energy Interconversion in Nanomembranes; A. Petrov. M. Spassova, J.H. Fendler. Discussion II. Preparation and Properties of Well Defined Dispersions of Inorganic Fine Particles; E. Matijevic, Y.-S. Her. Particle Aggregation: Modeling and Measurement; J. Gregory. Smart Colloidal Systems; B. Vincent. Stabilization of Colloidal Particles by Homopolymers and Block Copolymers; G.J. Fleer. Discussion III. Preparation of Nanoparticles in the Interfacial Layer of Binary Liquids on Solid Support; I. Dekany. Ferrofluid of Cobalt Ferrite Differing by Their Particle Sizes; M.-P. Pileni. Chemical Approaches to Quantized Nanostructures; H. Weller. Discussion V. Nanolayers of Liquids; N.V. Churaev. Nanostructures and Nanoparticles in Thin Organic Films. X-ray, Neutron and Electron Diffraction Studies; L.Feigin. Adsorption Induced Structural Changes of Supported Rhodium Nanoparticles; F. Solymosi. Multiple Nanocontacts; D. Meissner. Discussion V. The Photophysics of Mn2+ on ZNS Nanoclusters; K. Sooklal, et al. A New Solution Phase Synthesis for Silicon Nanoclusters; R. Bley, S.M. Kauzlarich. Diffraction of Visible Light from Colloidal Crystals of Silica in Polymer Composites; J. Jethmalani, W.T. Ford. Raman and Photoluminescence Spectra of Diamond Particles with 1-5 nm Diameter; E.D. Obraztsova, et al. On the Role of Nanoparticle Sizes in Monoelectron Conductivity; S. Carrara, et al. Preparation of Colloidal Nanocrystals of AgX and AG2Se from Microemulsion; P. Monnoyer, et al. Structural Characterization of Sol-Gel Dip-Coating CEO2 and CEO2/SNO2 Films; Z. Crnjak Orel, et al. Inorganic Semiconductor Nanoparticles and Organic Semiconductor Nanowires in Clay-Minerals: Electrochemical and Fiber Optic Survey; P. Joo, et al. Formation of Nanosize Particles in an RF Thermal Plasma Torch; J. Szepvoelgyi, et al. Preparation and Characterization of FeS and Fe2O3 Nanoparticles on Silica and Silicate Supports; I. Dekany, et al. Single Nanosized Au Particle-Enhanced Fluorescence of J-Aggregates Probed by Near Field Scanning Optical Microscopy; Y. Tian, et al. Concluding Discussions; J.H. Fendler, I. Dekany. Subject Index.
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