Interactions of Nanomaterials with Emerging Environmental Contaminants (ACS Symposium Series)

Interactions of Nanomaterials with Emerging Environmental Contaminants (ACS Symposium Series)

By: Virender K. Sharma (editor), Ruey-an Doong (editor), Hyunook Kim (editor)Hardback

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Emerging environmental contaminants are newly identified or previously unrecognized pollutants, which primarily include human and veterinary pharmaceuticals and personal-care products, surfactants, plasticizers, flame retardants, metals and metalloids, various industrial additives, pesticides, and pesticide metabolites. The use of novel nanomaterials with unique characteristics has been demonstrated to increase the removal efficiency of emerging pollutants, which provides a promising strategy to control the distribution of environmental contaminants. In addition, nanomaterials also can serve as ideal platforms for precise and accurate detection and sensing of emerging contaminants in the environment and biological fluids; this is because of their novel characteristics on optical and electrochemical properties. The interactive research of nanomaterials with emerging environmental contaminants will improve our understanding of the implication and application of nanomaterials in the environment. This book is derived from the symposium "Interactions of Nanomaterials with Emerging Environmental Contaminants " at the 244th ACS National Meeting in Philadelphia during the fall of 2012 sponsored by the American Chemical Society (ACS) Division of Environmental Chemistry. Many topics addressing issues of interaction of emerging environmental pollutants with nanomaterials (including physical, photochemical, and biological interactions) were presented in this symposium, and they constitute the main content of this book. This book contains 12 peer-reviewed chapters that cover various aspects of interaction of various nanomaterials with environmental contaminants. These chapters can be organized into two major sections: (I) interaction of nanomaterials with biomolecules for biosensing and detection of contaminants (Chapter 1-4) and (II) interaction of nanomaterials with contaminants to enhance the removal efficiency and rate of emerging pollutants (Chapter 5-12).

About Author

Ruey-an Doong is affiliated with the Department of Biomedical Engineering and Environmental Sciences at National Tsing Hua University. Virender K. Sharma is affiliated with the Chemistry Department at the Florida Institute of Technology. Hyunook Kim is affiliated with the Department of Environmental Engineering at the University of Seoul.


Preface ; Interaction of Nanomaterials with Biomolecules for Biosensing ; 1. The Adjuvant Effect of Emerging Nanomaterials: A Double-Edged Sword ; Hong Ren, Quanxuan Zhang, Liangyi Qie, and Gregory L. Baker ; 2. Luminescent Gold Nanodots for Detection of Heavy Metal Ions, Proteins ; and Bacteria ; Binesh Unnikrishnan and Chih-Ching Huang ; 3. Gold Nanomaterials Based Absorption and Fluorescence Detection of ; Mercury, Lead, and Copper ; Po-Cheng Chen, Prathik Roy, Li-Yi Chen, Ya-Na Chen, and Huan-Tsung Chang ; 4. Identification of the Amount of Binding Sites and Dissociation Constants ; of a Ligand-Receptor Complex Using AlGaN/GaN High Electron Mobility ; Transistors ; Chih-Cheng Huang, Geng-Yen Lee, Jen-Inn Chyi, Hui-Teng Cheng, Chen-Pin Hsu, ; Yu-Fen Huang, and Yu-Lin Wang ; Interaction of Nanomaterials with Contaminants for Treatment ; 5. Catalytic Impact of Activated Carbon on the Formation of Nitrosamines ; from Different Amine Precursors ; Ching-Hua Huang, Lokesh P. Padhye, and Yung-Li Wang ; 6. Insights into Interactions of Propranolol with Nano TiO2 ; Jingjing Du and Chuanyong Jing ; 7. Photocatalytic Degradation of Bisphenol A Using TiO2/CNTs ; Nanocomposites under UV Irradiation ; Chung-Hsuang Hung, Bo-Chao Chuang, Hsing-Lung Lien, and Ching Yuan ; 8. Iron-Based Nanomaterials for the Treatment of Emerging Environmental ; Contaminants ; Bangxing Ren, Changseok Han, Abdulaziz H. Al Anazi, Mallikarjuna N. Nadagouda, ; and Dionysios D. Dionysiou ; 9. Adsorption and Reduction of Some Aromatic Contaminants with Nanoscale ; Zerovalent Irons and Further Treatments ; Yuh-fan Su, Chih-ping Tso, Yu-huei Peng, and Yang-hsin Shih ; 10. Pollutant Degradation by Nanoscale Zero Valent Iron (nZVI): Role ; of Polyelectrolyte Stabilization and Catalytic Modification on nZVI ; Performance ; A. W. McPherson, M. N. Goltz, and A. Agrawal ; 11. Magnetic Bimetallic Fe/Ag Nanoparticles: Decontamination and ; Antimicrobial Agents ; Virender K. Sharma, Karolina M. Siskova, and Radek Zboril ; 12. Application of Zerovalent Silicon for the Dechlorination of Chlorinated ; Hydrocarbons - A Review ; Chun-Chi Lee and Ruey-an Doong ; Editors' Biographies ; Indexes ; Author Index ; Subject Index

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  • ISBN13: 9780841229167
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 256
  • ID: 9780841229167
  • weight: 492
  • ISBN10: 0841229163

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