Chapter 7. X-Ray Methods for the Characterization of Nanoparticles

  1. Dr. Challa S. S. R. Kumar2,
  2. Prof. Dr. Josef Hormes2 and
  3. Prof. Dr. Carola Leuschner3
  1. Hartwig Modrow

Published Online: 12 APR 2005

DOI: 10.1002/3527603476.ch7

Nanofabrication Towards Biomedical Applications: Techniques, Tools, Applications, and Impact

Nanofabrication Towards Biomedical Applications: Techniques, Tools, Applications, and Impact

How to Cite

Modrow, H. (2005) X-Ray Methods for the Characterization of Nanoparticles, in Nanofabrication Towards Biomedical Applications: Techniques, Tools, Applications, and Impact (eds C. S. S. R. Kumar, J. Hormes and C. Leuschner), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, FRG. doi: 10.1002/3527603476.ch7

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Center for Advanced Microstructures and Devices, Louisiana State University, 6980 Jefferson Highway, Baton Rouge, LA 70806, USA

  2. 3

    Reproductive Biotechnology Laboratory, Pennington Biomedical Research Centre, Louisiana State University, 6400 Perkins Road, Baton Rouge, LA 70808, USA

Author Information

  1. Physikalisches Institut der Rheinischen Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn, Nußallee 12, 53115 Bonn, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 12 APR 2005
  2. Published Print: 20 JAN 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527311156

Online ISBN: 9783527603473

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Keywords:

  • nanofabrication;
  • biomedical applications;
  • characterization tools;
  • nanomaterials and nanosystems;
  • X-ray methods;
  • characterization of nanoparticles;
  • X-ray diffraction;
  • arrangement of atoms;
  • small-angle X-ray scattering;
  • particle shape and morphology;
  • X-ray absorption;
  • chemical composition;
  • applications

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • X-Ray Diffraction: Getting to Know the Arrangement of Atoms

  • Small-Angle X-Ray Scattering: Learning About Particle Shape and Morphology

  • X-Ray Absorption: Exploring Chemical Composition and Local Structure

  • Applications

    • Co Nanoparticles with Varying Protection Shells

    • PdxPty Nanoparticles

    • Formation of Pt Nanoparticles

  • Summary and Conclusions

  • A.1 General Approach

  • A.2 X-Ray Diffraction

  • A.3 Small-Angle Scattering

  • A.4 X-Ray Absorption