Special Issue "Layered Double Hydroxide-Based Nanomaterials – From Fundamentals to Applications"
A special issue of Nanomaterials (ISSN 2079-4991).
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (31 December 2018).
Interests: nanoparticle; polyelectrolyte; biocatalysis; ionic liquid; colloidal stability
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In the past decades, layered double hydroxides (LDHs) and their derivatives became one of the most important inorganic nanomaterials due to their biocompatibility, compositional diversity and possible delamination into two-dimensional unilamellar nanosheets. They are multifunctional materials, applications include sensing, catalysis, biomedical delivery, water treatment and development of novel hybrid nanocomposites. Due to the widespread contemporary interest in LDH-based materials in the scientific and technological communities, major efforts are being made on investigating the fundamental properties of these materials in order to optimize their use in more applied disciplines.The aim of this Special Issue is to present the most recent results concerning the synthesis, characterization and application of LDH-based nanomaterials. The targeted topics involve, but are not limited to, the following:
- Synthesis of novel LDHs of diverse composition
- Fundamental properties of LDHs in dispersion and solid state
- Novel methodologies to study the structure of LDH materials
- Colloid chemistry of LDHs
- Development of polymer-LDH nanocomposites
- Delamination of LDHs into unilamellar nanosheets
- Preparation of LDH hybrids by intercalation
- Design of LDH-based bionanomaterials
- Interaction of LDHs with constituents of biological systems
- Application of LDHs and their composites
Dr. István Szilágyi
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- layered double hydroxide
- anion exchange
- surface modification