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X-ray Nanochemistry

Concepts and Development


Part of the Nanostructure Science and Technology book series (NST)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxi
  2. Introduction

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
  3. Concepts

  4. Nanomaterials and Methods

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 199-199
    2. Ting Guo
      Pages 201-238
  5. Development of Applications

  6. Conclusions and Future Work

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 457-457
    2. Ting Guo
      Pages 459-464
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 465-513

About this book


This book describes the latest developments in the new research discipline of X-ray nanochemistry, which uses nanomaterials to enhance the effectiveness of X-ray irradiation. Nanomaterials now can be synthesized in such a way as to meet the demand for complex functions that enhance the X-ray effect. Innovative methods of delivering the X-rays, which can interact with those nanomaterials much more strongly than energetic electrons and gamma rays, also create new opportunities to enhance the X-ray effect. As a result, new concepts are conceived and new developments are made in the last decade, which are discussed and summarized in this book. This book will help define the discipline and encourage more students and scientists to work in this discipline. These efforts will eventually lead to formation of a full set of physical, chemical and materials principles for this new research field.


Biological Applications of X-ray Nanochemistry Green Fluorescent Proteins Material Synthesis Nanomaterials Sprectroscopy X-ray Effect X-ray Nanochemistry

Authors and affiliations

  1. 1.Department of ChemistryUniversity of CaliforniaDavisUSA

About the authors

Ting Guo is a Professor  and Chair at the University of California, Davis in the Department of Chemistry. Professor Guo's research group at UC Davis focuses on studying the mechanisms and control of energy exchanges between nanomaterials and their environment.

Bibliographic information

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“I found this book a well-documented extensive summary of an obviously important topic in both fundamental research and applied research. … it is a very well-researched compendium.” (John R. Helliwell, Crystallography Reviews, Vol. 24 (4), 2018)