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Nanoscience Advances in CBRN Agents Detection, Information and Energy Security

  • Plamen Petkov
  • Dumitru Tsiulyanu
  • Wilhelm Kulisch
  • Cyril Popov
Conference proceedings

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiv
  2. Introduction

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
  3. Preparation Techniques

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 15-15
    2. Thomas Vasileiadis, Spyros N. Yannopoulos
      Pages 17-27
    3. Tamara Meinl, Nadine Götte, Yousuf Khan, Thomas Kusserow, Cristian Sarpe, Jens Köhler et al.
      Pages 29-34
    4. T. S. Kavetskyy, A. L. Stepanov
      Pages 35-50
  4. Characterization Techniques

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 51-51
    2. T. S. Kavetskyy, S. Ya. Voloshanska, I. V. Komar, O. Šauša, A. L. Stepanov
      Pages 61-64
    3. T. S. Kavetskyy, J. Borc, Y. Y. Kukhazh, A. L. Stepanov
      Pages 65-71
    4. T. S. Kavetskyy, O. Šauša, T. Petkova, V. Boev, P. Petkov, A. V. Kukhta et al.
      Pages 85-90
  5. Materials: Carbon Nanotubes, Graphene and Nanodiamond

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 91-91
    2. L. Himics, S. Tóth, M. Veres, A. Czitrovszky, A. Nagy, D. Oszetzky et al.
      Pages 93-101
    3. Aleksandar Petrovski, Aleksandar Dimitrov, Anita Grozdanov, Beti Andonović, Perica Paunović
      Pages 103-110
    4. N. F. Santos, A. J. S. Fernandes, T. Holz, R. F. Silva, F. M. Costa
      Pages 111-117
    5. A. Datcu, A. Pérez del Pino, C. Logofatu, A. Duta, E. György
      Pages 119-125
  6. Materials: Nanowires and Nanofibers

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 127-127
    2. Katerina Govatsi, Athanassios Chrissanthopoulos, Spyros N. Yannopoulos
      Pages 129-149

About these proceedings


The preparation and characterization of various nano-scaled materials and their applications in diverse security and safety- related fields. Readers are provided with a broad overview on the topic as it combines articles addressing the preparation and characterization of different nano-scaled materials (metals, oxides, glasses, polymers, carbon-based, etc.). The contributions derive from the lectures and contributions of the NATO Advanced Study Institute meeting “Nanoscience Advances in CBRN Agents Detection, Information and Energy Security” held in Sozopol, Bulgaria, 29 May - 6 June, 2014. In addition, it presents an interdisciplinary approach, utilizing Nanoscience and Nanotechnology research from different disciplines including; physics, chemistry, engineering, materials science and biology. A major advantage of this book, which represents the knowledge of experts from 20 countries, is the combination of longer papers introducing the basic knowledge on a certain topic, and brief contributions highlighting specific applications in different security areas.


nanoscale science and technology nanoscaled materials nanostructured materials nanotechnology surfaces and interfaces thin films

Editors and affiliations

  • Plamen Petkov
    • 1
  • Dumitru Tsiulyanu
    • 2
  • Wilhelm Kulisch
    • 3
  • Cyril Popov
    • 4
  1. 1.Department of PhysicsUniversity of Chemical Technology and MetallurgySofiaBulgaria
  2. 2.Department of PhysicsTechnical University of MoldovaChisinauMoldova
  3. 3.Dept. of Mathematics and Natural SciencesUniversity of KasselKasselGermany
  4. 4.Inst. of Nanostructure Technologies and AnalyticsUniversity of KasselKasselGermany

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title Nanoscience Advances in CBRN Agents Detection, Information and Energy Security
  • Editors Plamen Petkov
    Dumitru Tsiulyanu
    Wilhelm Kulisch
    Cyril Popov
  • Series Title NATO Science for Peace and Security Series A: Chemistry and Biology
  • Series Abbreviated Title NATO Science Peace Security Ser.A
  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht 2015
  • Publisher Name Springer, Dordrecht
  • eBook Packages Biomedical and Life Sciences Biomedical and Life Sciences (R0)
  • Hardcover ISBN 978-94-017-9696-5
  • Softcover ISBN 978-94-017-9699-6
  • eBook ISBN 978-94-017-9697-2
  • Series ISSN 1874-6489
  • Series E-ISSN 1874-6527
  • Edition Number 1
  • Number of Pages XIV, 533
  • Number of Illustrations 310 b/w illustrations, 0 illustrations in colour
  • Topics Nanoscale Science and Technology
    Surfaces and Interfaces, Thin Films
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