Silica-Based Organic–Inorganic Hybrid Nanomaterials
Synthesis, Functionalization and Applications in the Field of Catalysis
Rakesh Kumar Sharma
Currently the field of nanocatalysis is undergoing many exciting developments and the design of silica-based organic–inorganic hybrid nanocatalysts is a key focus of the researchers working in this field.
This book aims to present a succinct overview of the recent research progress directed towards the fabrication of silica-based organic–inorganic hybrid catalytic systems encompassing the key advantages of silica nanoparticles and silica-coated magnetic nanoparticles in an integrated manner. Featuring comprehensive descriptions of almost all approaches utilized for the synthesis of nanomaterials including some latest techniques such as flow and microwave-assisted synthesis that enable large-scale synthesis, it proves useful not only to academics but also industrialists. It also includes a systematic discussion on the vital characterization techniques employed for authenticating the structure of these.
The title also offers an enormous amount of knowledge about the fusion of nanotechnology with green chemistry that strives to meet the scientific challenges of protecting human health and the environment.Contents:
- An Introduction to Silica-Based Organic–Inorganic Hybrid Nanostructured Catalytic Systems (Shivani Sharma, Manavi Yadav, Sriparna Dutta and Rakesh Kumar Sharma)
- Silica Nanoparticles: A Smart and Promising Support Material for the Design of Heterogeneous Catalytic Systems (Sriparna Dutta, Rashmi Gaur, Shivani Sharma and Rakesh Kumar Sharma)
- Silica-Encapsulated Magnetic Nanoparticles (Yukti Monga, Radhika Gupta, Rashmi Gaur and Rakesh Kumar Sharma)
- Different Approaches for Surface Modification (Manavi Yadav, Yukti Monga, Gunjan Arora and Rakesh Kumar Sharma)
- Characterization of Metal-Immobilized Silica Nanoparticles and Silica-Coated Magnetic Nanoparticles (Rashmi Gaur, Shivani Sharma, Yukti Monga and Rakesh Kumar Sharma)
- Catalytic Applications of Silica-Based Organic–Inorganic Hybrid Nanomaterials for Different Organic Transformations (Radhika Gupta, Gunjan Arora, Manavi Yadav and Rakesh Kumar Sharma)
- Other Potential Catalytic Applications and Future Perspectives (Gunjan Arora, Sriparna Dutta, Radhika Gupta and Rakesh Kumar Sharma)
Readership: Academic and industrial researchers working in the area of catalysis science and research, material chemistry, nanochemistry and green chemistry. Nanocatalysis;Organic–Inorganic Hybrid Materials;Silica Nanoparticles;Silica Encapsulated Magnetic Nanoparticles;Green Chemistry0Key Features:
- Presents examples of numerous industrially significant reactions that are catalyzed efficiently by these nanomaterials
- Provides a critical comparison of the silica based catalysts with the other supported and homogeneous catalytic systems
- Provides a special emphasis on the future perspectives i.e. areas that can be significantly improved such as rational design of multifunctional nanocatalysts, robust and recyclable catalysts that can effectively perform etc.