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Synthesis of Nanomaterials Involving Microemulsion and Miceller Medium

  • Santosh Kumar
  • Mohammad Y. Wani
  • Joonseok KohEmail author
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Part of the Nanotechnology in the Life Sciences book series (NALIS)

Abstract

Today, nanotechnology has reached the point where it is used by chemists, physicists, biologists, materials scientists, and engineers, who have put in remarkable efforts to understand novel phenomena and develop outstanding technologies which find applications in almost all areas of life. Synthesis of nanomaterials by microemulsion and micellar medium has attained increasing significance both in basic research and in different industrial fields. The nanomaterials find applications from basic scientific research to the most advanced technologies in science and engineering. There are a plethora of methods to synthesize nanomaterials. Synthesis of nanomaterials using microemulsion and other micellar mediums are still considered to hold promise and continue to be the versatile preparation methods which facilitates to control the particle properties such as size, geometry, morphology, and surface area. We intend to focus on the synthesis of nanomaterials involving microemulsion and other micellar mediums for controlling the particle size and morphology of nanomaterials by summarizing the recent developments carried out in the synthesis of organic and inorganic nanoparticles by this method.

Keywords

Microemulsion, Micelles, Metal sulphide, Metal-oxide, Nanotechnology 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Santosh Kumar
    • 1
  • Mohammad Y. Wani
    • 2
  • Joonseok Koh
    • 1
    Email author
  1. 1.Department of Organic and Nano System EngineeringKonkuk UniversitySeoulRepublic of Korea
  2. 2.Faculty of Science, Chemistry DepartmentUniversity of JeddahJeddahKingdom of Saudi Arabia

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