Logo - springer
Slogan - springer

Chemistry - Physical Chemistry | Adsorption, Aggregation and Structure Formation in Systems of Charged Particles - From Colloidal

Adsorption, Aggregation and Structure Formation in Systems of Charged Particles

From Colloidal to Supracolloidal Assembly

Series: Springer Theses

Bharti, Bhuvnesh

2014, XVI, 150 p. 56 illus., 20 illus. in color.

Available Formats:
eBook
Information

Springer eBooks may be purchased by end-customers only and are sold without copy protection (DRM free). Instead, all eBooks include personalized watermarks. This means you can read the Springer eBooks across numerous devices such as Laptops, eReaders, and tablets.

You can pay for Springer eBooks with Visa, Mastercard, American Express or Paypal.

After the purchase you can directly download the eBook file or read it online in our Springer eBook Reader. Furthermore your eBook will be stored in your MySpringer account. So you can always re-download your eBooks.

 
$99.00

(net) price for USA

ISBN 978-3-319-07737-6

digitally watermarked, no DRM

Included Format: PDF and EPUB

download immediately after purchase


learn more about Springer eBooks

add to marked items

Hardcover
Information

Hardcover version

You can pay for Springer Books with Visa, Mastercard, American Express or Paypal.

Standard shipping is free of charge for individual customers.

 
$129.00

(net) price for USA

ISBN 978-3-319-07736-9

free shipping for individuals worldwide

usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days


add to marked items

  • Nominated as an Outstanding Ph.D. thesis by Technical University of Berlin, Germany
  • An interdisciplinary approach towards nanoscience and nanotechnology
  • A compilation combining fundamentals with advanced research and correlating experiments with theory
  • An in-depth insight into the fascinating world of colloids
This thesis presents studies on the interaction of soft materials like surfactants and proteins with hard silica nanomaterials. Due to its interdisciplinary nature it combines concepts from the fields of physical chemistry, nanoscience and materials science, yielding to fundamental insights into the structure-directing forces operating at the nano-scale. It is shown that the morphology of surfactant micellar aggregates adsorbed at the surface of nanoparticles and inside tubular nanopores can be tuned on demand by the co-adsorption of a surface modifier. The interaction of globular proteins with silica nanoparticles is dominated by electrostatic interactions and can be controlled by pH and ionic strength, while the bridging of nanoparticles by adsorbed protein molecules leads to large-scale hybrid aggregates of protein with the nanoparticles. Concepts emerging from the role of electrostatic interactions in the hetero-aggregation of nanoparticles with protein molecules are used for the co-assembly of charged microbeads into linear clusters and chains of controllable length.

Content Level » Research

Keywords » Colloidal Interactions - Dielectriphoresis - Directed Self-Assembly - Interfacial Phenomenon - Nanocurved Surfaces - Nanoparticle-Protein Binding - Nanoparticles and Nanoporous Materials - Permanent Assembly - Reversible Aggregation - Small Angle Scattering

Related subjects » Materials - Nanotechnology - Physical Chemistry

Table of contents / Sample pages 

Popular Content within this publication 

 

Articles

Read this Book on Springerlink

Services for this book

New Book Alert

Get alerted on new Springer publications in the subject area of Physical Chemistry.