2. Introduction of Materials and Architectures at the Nanoscale

  1. Dr. Subhash Chandra Singh2,
  2. Prof. Haibo Zeng3,
  3. Prof. Chunlei Guo4 and
  4. Prof. Weiping Cai5
  1. Dr. Subhash Chandra Singh2,
  2. Prof. Haibo Zeng3,
  3. Prof. Chunlei Guo4,
  4. Ram Gopal1 and
  5. Prof. Weiping Cai5

Published Online: 23 AUG 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9783527646821.ch2

Nanomaterials: Processing and Characterization with Lasers

Nanomaterials: Processing and Characterization with Lasers

How to Cite

Singh, S. C., Zeng, H., Guo, C., Gopal, R. and Cai, W. (2012) Introduction of Materials and Architectures at the Nanoscale, in Nanomaterials: Processing and Characterization with Lasers (eds S. C. Singh, H. Zeng, C. Guo and W. Cai), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527646821.ch2

Editor Information

  1. 2

    National Centre for Plasma Science and Technology & School of Physical Sciences, Dublin City University, Dublin-9, Ireland

  2. 3

    Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics, State Key Laboratory of Mechanics and Control of Mechanical Structures, Key Laboratory for Intelligent Nano Materials and Devices of the Ministry of Education, College of Material Science and Technology, Yudao Street 29, Nanjing 210016, People's Republic of China

  3. 4

    University of Rochester, The Institute of Optics, 275, Hutchison Road, Rochester, NY 14627-0186, USA

  4. 5

    Key Laboratory of Materials Physics, Institute of Solid State Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, 350 Shushanghu Road, Hefei, Anhui 230031, China

Author Information

  1. 1

    University of Allahabad, Department of Physics, Laser spectroscopy & Nanomaterials lab., Allahabad 211002, India

  2. 2

    National Centre for Plasma Science and Technology & School of Physical Sciences, Dublin City University, Dublin-9, Ireland

  3. 3

    Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics, State Key Laboratory of Mechanics and Control of Mechanical Structures, Key Laboratory for Intelligent Nano Materials and Devices of the Ministry of Education, College of Material Science and Technology, Yudao Street 29, Nanjing 210016, People's Republic of China

  4. 4

    University of Rochester, The Institute of Optics, 275, Hutchison Road, Rochester, NY 14627-0186, USA

  5. 5

    Key Laboratory of Materials Physics, Institute of Solid State Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, 350 Shushanghu Road, Hefei, Anhui 230031, China

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 23 AUG 2012
  2. Published Print: 22 AUG 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527327157

Online ISBN: 9783527646821

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Keywords:

  • nanoscale materials;
  • band theory;
  • quantum confinement;
  • defects;
  • insulator nanoparticles;
  • materials characterization

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Origin and Historical Development

  • Introduction

  • Band Theory of Solids

  • Quantum Confinement

  • Defects and Imperfections

  • Metal, Semiconductor, and Insulator Nanomaterials

  • Various Synthesis Methods of Nanoscale Materials

  • Various Techniques of Materials Characterization

  • Self-Assembly and Induced Assembly, Aggregation, and Agglomeration of Nanoparticles

  • Applications of Lasers in Nanomaterial Synthesis, Modification, and Characterization

  • Summary and Future Prospects

  • References