Special Issue "Nanobubbles"
Deadline for manuscript submissions: 31 December 2022 | Viewed by 1292
Interests: nanobubbles; wastewater treatment; polymers; decontamination; materials; sorption; transportation phenomena
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The main purpose of this Special Issue is to collect top theoretical and experimental works on nanobubbles and provide a collection of the newest research achievements in this important field. It is widely known that the most common definition for nanobubbles (NBs) is that they are nanoscopic gaseous cavities with a diameter of less than 1 μm. Nanobubbles (NBs) is a generic term to describe two distinguished cases of bubbles in a liquid—surface and bulk bubbles being in the nanoscale size. Surface nanobubbles (SNBs) refer to a pocket-like space filled with gas with a height no less than 10 nm and the area that it occupies ranging from 7850 to 78,500 nm2. In the case of bubbles with a size less than 1 μm suspended in a liquid, the term bulk nanobubble (BNBs) is used instead. The nanoscale dimension and composition challenge the development of new imaging, tracing, and analytical techniques operating in situ with high spatial and time resolutions. Additionally, today, there are numerous applications in various commercial fields employing heterogeneous catalysis, electrochemistry, photochemistry, coating processes, lake management, wastewater treatment, cleaning, immersion lithography, general separation processes, as well as biomedicine and drug delivery, steadily attracting increasing interdisciplinary attention. This Special Issue on “Nanobubbles” seeks high-quality works and topics focusing on (but not limited to) the latest approaches to nanobubbles. All researchers working in the field of nanobubbles are cordially invited to contribute original papers (research or review articles, etc.) to this Special Issue of Nanomaterials, which covers areas outlined in the scope as:
- Nanobubbles in medical, biological, and environmental sciences;
- Detection, imaging, manipulation, and tracking methods;
- Physicochemical and -mechanical properties of nanobubbles;
- Nanobubble formation, stability, composition, interactions;
- Nanobubbles on immersed solid surfaces (surface nanobubbles) and in the bulk of liquid;
- Solitary nanobubbles, nanobubble assemblies;
- Any relevant topic to nanobubbles.
Prof. Dr. Athanasios C. Mitropoulos
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