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UV-VIS and Photoluminescence Spectroscopy for Nanomaterials Characterization

  • Challa Kumar
  • Comprehensive presentation of UV-visible and photoluminescence spectroscopy for the characteriazaton of nanomaterials

  • Second volume of a 40-volume series on nanoscience and nanotechnology included in SpringerMaterials

  • Highly application-oriented overview of modern topics in UV-visible and photoluminescence spectroscopy

  • Essential reading for scientists and researchers in academia and industry who develop and design nanomaterials


Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. Hao Jing, Li Zhang, Hui Wang
    Pages 1-74
  3. Ovidio Peña-Rodríguez, Umapada Pal
    Pages 99-149
  4. Lucía B. Scaffardi, Daniel C. Schinca, Marcelo Lester, Fabián A. Videla, Jesica M. J. Santillán, Ricardo M. Abraham Ekeroth
    Pages 179-229
  5. Moriaki Wakaki, Eisuke Yokoyama
    Pages 311-356
  6. Michael M. Adachi, Mohammedreza Khorasaninejad, Simarjeet S. Saini, Karim S. Karim
    Pages 357-385
  7. A. B. Djurišić, X. Y. Chen, J. A. Zapien, Y. H. Leung, A. M. C. Ng
    Pages 387-430
  8. Rui Chen, Dehui Li, Qihua Xiong, Handong Sun
    Pages 453-483
  9. Timothy O’Connor, Mikhail Zamkov
    Pages 485-529
  10. Back Matter
    Pages 591-599

About this book


Second volume of a 40-volume series on nanoscience and nanotechnology, edited by the renowned scientist Challa S.S.R. Kumar. This handbook gives a comprehensive overview about UV-visible and photoluminescence spectroscopy for the characterization of nanomaterials. Modern applications and state-of-the-art techniques are covered and make this volume essential reading for research scientists in academia and industry in the related fields.

Editors and affiliations

  • Challa Kumar
    • 1
  1. 1.Center for Advanced Microstructures andBaton RougeUSA

About the editors

Dr. Challa S.S.R. Kumar is Director of Nanofabrication and Nanomaterials at the Center for Advanced Microstructures and Devices at Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, USA. He is also President and CEO of Magnano Technologies and has some years of industrial R&D experience working for Imperial Chemical Industries and United Breweries. His main  research interests are the development of novel synthetic methods, including those based on microfluidic reactors, for the synthesis of multifunctionals nanomaterials. Dr. Kumar is the winner of the 2006 Nano 50 Technology Award for his work in magnetic-based nanoparticles for cancer imaging and treatment. he is the editor and author of several books and journals articles, and a former editor of the Journal of Biomedical Nanotechnology.

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