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Table of contents

  1. Mahmoud Mohammed Bubakir, Haoyi Li, Ahmed Barhoum, Weimin Yang
  2. Davood Kharaghani, Muhammad Qamar Khan, Ick Soo Kim
  3. Sajad Bahrami, Moein Adel, Fariba Esmaeili, Seyed Mahdi Rezayat, Bita Mehravi, Masoumeh Zahmatkeshan
  4. Charu Misra, Awadh Bihari Yadav, Rahul Kumar Verma
  5. Taha Roodbar Shojaei, Abdollah Hajalilou, Meisam Tabatabaei, Hossein Mobli, Mortaza Aghbashlo
  6. Marta Zatoń, Sara Cavaliere, Deborah J. Jones, Jacques Rozière
  7. Maryam Yousefzadeh, Farzaneh Ghasemkhah
  8. Ibrahim Alghoraibi, Sandy Alomari
  9. Muzamil Khatri, Umair Ahmed Qureshi, Farooq Ahmed, Zeeshan Khatri, Ick Soo Kim
  10. Riyadh Al-Attabi, Y. S. Morsi, Jürg A. Schütz, Ludovic F. Dumée
  11. Preethi Gu, S. Maya, B. S. Unnikrishnan, T. T. Sreelekha
  12. Ahmed Barhoum, Haoyi Li, Mingjun Chen, Lisheng Cheng, Weimin Yang, Alain Dufresne
  13. Liu Haichao, Li Haoyi, Mahmoud M Bubakir, Yang Weimin, Ahmed Barhoum
  14. Dalapathi Gugulothu, Ahmed Barhoum, Raghunandan Nerella, Ramkishan Ajmer, Mikhael Bechlany
  15. Rana Imani, Maryam Yousefzadeh, Shirin Nour
  16. Sakthivel Nagarajan, S. Narayana Kalkura, Sebastien Balme, Celine Pochat Bohatier, Philippe Miele, Mikhael Bechelany
  17. Ahmed Barhoum, Rahimeh Rasouli, Maryam Yousefzadeh, Hubert Rahier, Mikhael Bechelany
  18. Hideyuki Kanematsu, Dana M. Barry, Hajime Ikegai, Michiko Yoshitake, Yoshimitsu Mizunoe
  19. Ahmed Esmail Shalan, Ahmed Barhoum, Ahmed Mourtada Elseman, Mohamed Mohamed Rashad, Mónica Lira-Cantú
  20. Muhammad Qamar Khan, Davood Kharaghani, Ick Soo Kim, Zeeshan Khatri
  21. Anbharasi Vanangamudi, Xing Yang, Mikel C. Duke, Ludovic F. Dumee
  22. Elise des Ligneris, Lingxue Kong, Ludovic F. Dumée
  23. Masoumeh Zahmatkeshan, Moein Adel, Sajad Bahrami, Fariba Esmaeili, Seyed Mahdi Rezayat, Yousef Saeedi et al.
  24. Dalapathi Gugulothu, Ahmed Barhoum, Syed Muzammil Afzal, Banoth Venkateshwarlu, Hassan Uludag
  25. N. Sakthivel, Sebastien Balme, S. Narayana Kalkura, Philippe Miele, Celine Pochat Bohatier, Mikhael Bechelany

About this book

Introduction

This Handbook covers all aspects related to Nanofibers, from the experimental set-up for their fabrication to their potential industrial applications. It describes several kinds of nanostructured fibers such as metal oxides, natural polymers, synthetic polymers and hybrids inorganic-polymers or carbon-based materials. The first part of the Handbook covers the fundamental aspects, experimental setup, synthesis, properties and physico-chemical characterization of nanofibers. Specifically, this part details the history of nanofibers, different techniques to design nanofibers, self-assembly in nanofibers, critical parameters of synthesis, fiber alignment, modeling and simulation, types and classifications of nanofibers, and signature physical and chemical properties (i.e. mechanical, electrical, optical and magnetic), toxicity and regulations, bulk and surface functionalization and other treatments to allow them to a practical use. Characterization methods are also deeply discussed here. The second part of the Handbook deals with global markets and technologies and emerging applications of nanofibers, such as in energy production and storage, aerospace, automotive, sensors, smart textile design, energy conversion, tissue engineering, medical implants, pharmacy and cosmetics. Attention is given to the future of research in these areas in order to improve and spread the applications of nanofibers and their commercialization.

Keywords

Nanofiber production Hollow nanofibers Polymer nanofiber Metal oxide nanofiber Carbon-based nanofibers Smart textiles Tissue engineering Water treatment Nanofiber reference work

Editors and affiliations

  • Ahmed Barhoum
    • 1
  • Mikhael Bechelany
    • 2
  • Abdel Makhlouf
    • 3
  1. 1.Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB)Department of Materials and Chemistry (M Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB)BrusselsBelgium
  2. 2.MontpellierFrance
  3. 3.University of Texas Rio Grande Valley EdinburgUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-42789-8
  • Copyright Information Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2018
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Chemistry and Materials Science
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-42789-8
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