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Course Postgraduate
Semester Sem. I
Subject Code CHM615
Subject Title Nanoscience and Technology


Introduction- Size and shape dependent properties and their uniqueness; surface characteristics and stabilization; Quantum confinement; Zero dimensional, one dimensional and two dimensional nanostructures - Processing of nanomaterials- down and bottom up approaches-metal nanoparticles, quantum dots, nanoclusters, carbon based nanomaterials, core-shells, organic, inorganic, hybrid nanomaterials, biomimetic nanomaterials. – Techniques for characterization and property evaluation- relevant applications- societal implications and risk factors

Text Books

1. K. J. Klabunde and R.M. Richards (Eds.), Nanoscale Materials in Chemistry, 2nd Edn., John Wiley & Sons, 2009.

2. T. Pradeep, Nano: The Essentials, McGraw-Hill (India) Pvt Limited, 2008.

3. Bharat Bhushan, (Ed.), Handbook of Nanotechnology, Springer, 2007.

4. Carl C. Koch (Ed.), Nanostructured Materials: Processing Propertiesand Applications, William Andrew Inc., 2007.

5. Anke Krueger, Carbon Materials and Nanotechnology, Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, 2010.

6. Cao, G., Nanostructures and Nanomaterials Synthesis, Properties, and Applications, Imperial College Press, 2004.

7. Wang, Z. L., (Ed.), Characterization of nanophase materials, Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH, 2000.

8. Goddard III W.A., et. al.,(Ed.), Handbook of Nanoscience, Engineering, and Technology, Taylor & Francis Group, 2007.

9. B.P.S. Chauhan (Ed), Hybrid Nanomaterials: Synthesis, Characterization, and Applications,Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH, 2011.

10. J. Lei andF.Lin, Bioinspired Intelligent Nanostructured Interfacial Materials, World Scientific Publishing Company, 2010.