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This book offers comprehensive and up-to-date coverage of functional organic nanomaterials. Chapters present the views of leading experts on how organic nanomaterials can be synthesized and prepared, analyzed and characterized, studied, organized at the nanoscale, and incorporated into devices for real-world applications. Due to the interdisciplinary nature of organic nanomaterials, the book appeals to those involved in chemistry, physics, materials science, polymer science, and (chemical and material) engineering. Topics include conducting hybrid materials, biomaterials, carbon nanotubes, photovoltaics, dye-sensitized solar cells (DSCs), lithographic techniques, bioassays, sensors, and nanomedicine.

Author Biography

Tomás Torres is Full Professor of Organic Chemistry at the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid and Associated Senior Scientist at IMDEA Nanoscience in Madrid. He has published 370 papers and reviews and holds forty patents.

Giovanni Bottari is Associate Professor of Organic Chemistry at the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid and Associated Scientist at IMDEA Nanoscience in Madrid. He has published thirty-six papers and reviews and two book chapters.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1. A Proposed Taxonomy and Classification Strategy for Well Defined, Soft Matter Nanoscale Building Blocks
Donald Tomalia and Jørn Bolstad Christensen

Chapter 2. On the Role of Hydrogen-Bonding in the Nanoscale Organization of π-Conjugated Materials
Albertus P. H. J. Schenning and David González-Rodríguez

Chapter 3. Chiral Organic Nanomaterials
David B. Amabilino

Chapter 4. Biochemical Nanomaterials Based on Poly(ε-caprolactone)
Irakli Javakhishvili and Søren Hvilsted

Chapter 5. Self-Assembled Porphyrin Nanostructures and their Potential Applications
John A. Shelnutt and Craig J. Medforth

Chapter 6. Nanostructures and Electron-Transfer Functions of Nonplanar Porphyrins
Shunichi Fukuzumi and Takahiko Kojima

Chapter 7. Tweezers and Macrocycles for the Molecular Recognition of Fullerenes
David Canevet, Emilio M. Pérez and Nazario Martín

Chapter 8. Covalent, Donor-Acceptor Ensembles based on Phthalocyanines and Carbon Nanostructures
Giovanni Bottari, Maxence Urbani and Tomás Torres

Chapter 9. Photoinduced Electron Transfer of Supramolecular Carbon Nanotube Materials Decorated with Photoactive Sensitizers
Francis D’Souza, Atula S. D. Sandanayaka and Osamu Ito

Chapter 10. Interfacing Porphyrins/Phthalocyanines with Carbon Nanotubes
Juergen Bartelmeß and Dirk M. Guldi

Chapter 11. Organic Synthesis of Endohedral Fullerenes Encapsulating Helium, Dihydrogen, and Water
Michihisa Murata, Yasujiro Murata, and Koichi Komatsu

Chapter 12. Fundamental and Applied Aspects of Endohedral Metallofullerenes as Promising Carbon Nanomaterials
Michio Yamada, Xing Lu, Lai Feng, Satoru Sato, Yuta Takano, Shigeru Nagase and Takeshi Akasaka

Chapter 13. An Update on Electrochemical Characterization and Potential Applications of Carbon Materials
Fang-Fang Li, Adrián Villalta-Cerdas, Lourdes E. Echegoyen and Luis Echegoyen

Chapter 14. Solvating Insoluble Carbon Nanostructures
Molecular Dynamics by Matteo Calvaresi and Francesco Zerbetto

Chapter 15. Inorganic Capsules: Redox-Active Guests in Metal Cages
Andrew Macdonell and Leroy Cronin

Chapter 16. Stimuli-Responsive Monolayers
Francesca A. Scaramuzzo, Mario Barteri, Pascal Jonkheijm and Jurriaan Huskens

Chapter 17. Self-Assembled Monolayers as Model Biosurfaces
Anna Laromaine and Charles R. Mace

Chapter 18. Low Dimensionality Effects in Organic Field Effect Transistors
Stefano Casalini, Tobias Cramer, Francesca Leonardi, Massimiliano Cavallini and Fabio Biscarini

Chapter 19. The Growth of Organic Nanomaterials by Molecular Self-Assembly at Solid Surfaces
José Maria Gallego, Roberto Otero and Rodolfo Miranda

Chapter 20. Biofunctionalized Surfaces
Marisela Vélez

Chapter 21. Carbon Nanotube Derivatives as Anticancer Drug Delivery Systems
Chiara Fabbro, Tatiana Da Ros and Maurizio Prato

Chapter 22. Porous Nanomaterials for Biomedical Applications
Henning Lülf, André Devaux, Eko Adi Prasetyanto and Luisa De Cola

Chapter 23. Dicationic Gemini Nanoparticle Design for Gene Therapy
Mahmoud Elsabahy, Ildiko Badea, Ronald Verrall, McDonald Donkuru and Marianna Foldvari

Chapter 24. Sensing Hg(II) Ions in Water: From Molecules to Nanostructured Molecular Materials
Imma Ratera, Alberto Tárraga, Pedro Molina and Jaume Veciana

Chapter 25. Organic Nanomaterials for Efficient Bulk Heterojunction Solar Cells
Pavel A. Troshin and Niyazi Serdar Sariciftci

Chapter 26. Mesoscopic Dye Sensitized Solar Cells
Mohammad Khaja Nazeeruddin, Jaejung Ko and Michael Grätzel

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