Ferrite – Nanostructures with Tunable Properties and Diverse Applications

$125.00

Ferrites are highly interesting high-tech materials. The book covers their classification, structure, synthesis, properties and applications.

$125.00
$125.00

Ferrite
Nanostructures with Tunable Properties and Diverse Applications
Eds. Gaurav Sharma, Amit Kumar, Pooja Dhiman
Materials Research Foundations Vol. 112
Publication Date 2021, 380 Pages
Print ISBN 978-1-64490-158-8  (release date November 2021)
ePDF ISBN 978-1-64490-159-5
DOI: 10.21741/9781644901595

Ferrites are highly interesting high-tech materials. The book covers their classification, structure, synthesis, properties and applications. Emphasis is placed on biomedical applications, degradation of organic pollutants, high frequency applications, photocatalytic applications for wastewater remediation, solar cell applications, removal of organic dyes and drugs from aquatic systems, and the synthesis of hexagonal ferrites.

Keywords
Ferrite, Spinel Ferrite Nanoparticles, Biomedical Applications, Ferrite Based Heterojunction, Photocatalytic Degradation of Organic Pollutants, Nickel-Zinc Ferrites, Spinel Ferrite Based Nanomaterials, Water Remediation, Magnetic Nano Particles, Wastewater Treatment, Piezo-Phototronic Effect, Ferrite Based Solar Cells, Aurivillius Based Ceramics, Hexagonal Ferrites

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Table of contents


“Ferrites”: Synthesis, Structure, Properties and Applications
Shanta Mullick, Garima Rana, Amit Kumar, Gaurav Sharma, Mu. Naushad


Recent Advances in Processing, Characterizations and Biomedical Applications of Spinel Ferrite Nanoparticles
Gaurav Katoch, Garima Rana, M. Singh, Alberto García-Peñas, Sumit Bhardwaj, Indu Sharma, Pankaj Sharma, Gagan Kumar


Recent Advancement on Ferrite Based Heterojunction for Photocatalytic Degradation of Organic Pollutants: A Review
Pooja Shandilya, Shabnam Sambyal, Rohit Sharma, Amit Kumar, Dai-Viet N. Vo


Suitability of Ferrites for Biomedical Applications
Meenakshi Dhiman, Shikha Rana


A Review on Synthesis and Characterizations of Mixed Nickel-Zinc Ferrites
Arminder Kaur, Pankaj Sharma, Sumit Bhardwaj, Munish Kumar, Indu Sharma, Khalid Mujasam Batoo, Gagan Kumar


Spinel Ferrite Based Nanomaterials for Water Remediation Application
Rohit Jasrotia, Jyoti Prakash


Application of Magnetic Nano Particles and their Composites as Adsorbents for Waste Water Treatment: A Brief Review
Meenakshi Dhiman, Baljinder Kaur, Balwinder Kaur


Comprehensive Study on Piezo-Phototronic Effect: Way Forward for Ferrite Based Solar Cells
Ritesh Verma, Ankush Chauhan, Rajesh Kumar


Multiferroicity in Aurivillius Based Bi4Ti3O12 Ceramics: An Overview, Future Prospective and Comparison with Ferrites
Sumit Bhardwaj, Joginder Paul, Gagan Kumar, Pankaj Sharma, Ravi Kumar


Hexagonal Ferrites, Synthesis, Properties and Their Applications
Pooja Dhiman, Rohit Jasrotia, Dipanshi Goyal, Genene Tessema Mola

About the Editors

Dr. Gaurav Sharma
International Research Centre of Nanotechnology for Himalayan Sustainability (IRCNHS), Shoolini University, Solan, 173229, Himachal Pradesh, India
Email: Gaurav.541@shooliniuniversity.com
Dr. Gaurav Sharma research activity started in 2009 at Shoolini University (India) as master of philosophy student, and then, He continued his research work as PhD student with the preparation and characterization of diverse multifunctional nanomaterials, and their composites, specially focused on potential applications in environmental remediation (as photocatalysts and adsorbents). For four years He worked as assistant professor in the School of chemistry at Shoolini University (India), where He carried out diverse research lines, interrelated to each other based on synthesis and characterization of nanocomposites, hydrogels, bi and trimetallic nanoparticles, ion exchangers, adsorbents and photocatalysts etc. Moreover, He performed and taught different courses as nanochemistry, polymer chemistry, spectroscopy and natural products, among others. On the other hand, He supervised 3 PhD, 5 Master of Philosophy, and more than 25 Master and Bachelors students. He established collaborative research with various professors in countries as Finland, Saudi Arabia, China, Spain and South Africa. In this context, He was invited as visiting research professor from University of KwaZuklu-Natal (South Africa) in 2017 and 2019. In 2017, He joined as postdoctoral fellow at college of materials science and engineering, Shenzhen University. He got project from china postdoctoral science foundation in 2018. The outcome of his research work was depicted in more than 140 publications, in various journals such as Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, Chemical Engineering Journal, Journal of Cleaner Production, Carbohydrate Polymers, ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, Journal of Hazardous Materials, Applied Catalysis B, and International Journal of Biological Macromolecules etc, 9 book chapters and 6 edited books. He is also serving as Director, International Research Centre of Nanotechnology for Himalayan Sustainability (IRCNHS), Shoolini University, India.
He is Highly Cited Researcher -2020 Crossfield (Web of Science); and also Ranked among World top 2% Scientists (Current year 2019 category) as per Stanford.
His h-index is 50, citations: 6214 (web of science); Google Scholar: h-index is 53, citations: 6628. He is Associate Editor of International Journal of Environmental Science and Technology (Springer) IF: 2,031. Editorial Board member of Current Organic Chemistry (IF:1.9), Current analytical Chemistry (IF:1.3), Materials-MDPI (IF:3.057) Innovations in Corrosion and Materials Science, Journal of Nanostructure in Chemistry (IF:4.0), Nanotechnology for Environmental Engineering(Springer), Letters in Applied NanoBioScience etc, and Academic Editor of Journal of Nanomaterials (IF: 1.980) Advances in Polymer Technology (IF: 1.539).

Dr Amit Kumar
International Research Centre of Nanotechnology for Himalayan Sustainability (IRCNHS), Shoolini University, Solan, 173229, Himachal Pradesh, India
Email: amitkumar@shooliniuniversity.com
Dr Amit Kumar started his research career with Ph.D in Chemistry at Himachal Pradesh University, Shimla, India in 2008. He was awarded with the prestigious predoctoral scholarship of the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (Government of India) in 2007. After his PhD, he worked as assistant professor at Shoolini University (India) for 3.5 years, where he was involved in research and teaching at undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral level (2014-2017). He has experience of supervising three Ph.D students (all graduated). Furthermore, he has supervised 10 Masters students. He has worked as post doctoral fellow in the College of Materials Science and Engineering of Shenzhen University (2017-2019). He is involved in field of optical designing of semiconductor heterojunctions as catalysts for environmental remediation and energy production. Currently He is a senior researcher at College of Materials Science and Engineering of Shenzhen University, PR China (01.01.2020 onwards). In addition he holds position of Co-director, International Research Centre of Nanotechnology for Himalayan Sustainability (IRCNHS), Shoolini University, India. He is also a Visiting Professor at School of technology, Glocal University, India. Moreover, he is a visiting faculty at Department of Chemistry and Physics from University of KwaZulu Natal, South Africa.
He has diverse research collaborations in Instituto de Catálisis y Petroleoquímica (Spain), King Saud University (Saudi Arabia), Chinese Research Academy of Environmental Sciences (China) and Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul (Brazil). He is also ranked among World top 2% Scientists (Current year 2019 category) as per Stanford University rankings, 2020.
His scientific production encompasses 110 papers (WoS) including Applied Catalysis B: Environmental, Chemical Engineering Journal, ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces (I.F 8.75), Journal of Hazardous Materials, Journal of Cleaner Production etc. He has received h-index 47 and more than 5000 citations.

Dr. Pooja Dhiman
School of Physics and Materials Science, Shoolini University of Biotechnology and Management Sciences, Solan, Himachal Pradesh,173229, India
Email id:poojadhiman@shooliniuniversity.com
Dr. Pooja Dhiman started her research career started with Ph.D. and M.Phil. in Physics from Himachal Pradesh University, Shimla, India. She is currently working as Assistant Professor of Physics at Shoolini University, H.P. She has total teaching experience of more than 6 years and research experience of 12 years. Currently, she is involved in the field of spintronics, multi-ferroic materials and optical designing of semiconductor heterojunctions as catalysts with high interfacial contact for environmental remediation as persistent and new arising pollutant removal. She is a professional member of IEFRP and also holds fellow membership of ISCA, HSCA. She has been awarded with best researcher award in 2020 under NESIN by science father registered under ministry of corporate affairs.
She has published 40 publications in journals of repute and has published 4 book chapters. Her highest impact factor publication (7.246) is in journal of cleaner production. She has a h-index of 15 (SCOPUS) and 16 (Google scholar). The total number of citations achieved is 957 (Google Scholar). She has experience of supervising many research candidates.