Preface. List of Contributors. 1 Introduction (Sergey P. Gubin). 1.1 Some Words about Nanoparticles. 1.2 Scope. 1.3 The Most Extensively Studied Magnetic Nanoparticles and Their Preparation. 2 Synthesis of Nanoparticulate Magnetic Materials (Vladimir L. Kolesnichenko). 2.1 What Makes Synthesis of Inorganic Nanoparticles Different from Bulk Materials? 2.2 Synthesis of Magnetic Metal Nanoparticles. 2.3 Synthesis of Magnetic Metal Oxide Nanoparticles. 2.4 Technology of the Preparation of Magnetic Nanoparticles. 2.4.1 Stabilizing Agents in Homogeneous Solution Techniques. 2.4.2 Heterogeneous Solution Techniques. 2.5 Conclusions. 3 Magnetic Metallopolymer Nanocomposites: Preparation and Properties (Gulzhian I. Dzhardimalieva, Anatolii D. Pomogailo Aleksander S. Rozenberg and Marcin Leonowicz). 3.1 Introduction. 3.2 The General Methods of Synthesis and Characterization of Magnetic Nanoparticles in a Polymer Matrix. 3.3 Magnetic Metal Nanoparticles in Stabilizing the Polymer Matrix In Situ via Thermal Transformations of Metal-Containing Monomers. 3.4 Conclusion. Acknowledgments. 4 Magnetic Nanocomposites Based on the Metal-Containing (Fe, Co, Ni) Nanoparticles Inside the Polyethylene Matrix (Gleb Yu Yurkov, Sergey P. Gubin, and Evgeny A. Ovchenkov). 4.1 Introduction. 4.2 Experimental Details. 4.3 Magnetic Properties of Metal-Containing Nanoparticles. 4.4 FMR Investigations of Nanocomposites. 4.5 Conclusions. Acknowledgments. 5 Organized Ensembles of Magnetic Nanoparticles: Preparation, Structure, and Properties (Gennady B. Khomutov and Yury A. Koksharov). 5.1 Introduction. 5.2 Two-Dimensional Systems: Layers and Nanofilms. 5.3 Anisotropic and Quasilinear (1D) Systems. 5.4 Patterned, Self-Organized, Composite, and Other Complex Magnetic Nanoparticulate Nanostructures. 5.5 Bioinorganic Magnetic Nanostructures. 5.6 Magnetic Properties of Organized Ensembles of Magnetic Nanoparticles. 5.7 Conclusions and Perspectives. Acknowledgments. 6 Magnetism of Nanoparticles: Effects of Size, Shape, and Interactions (Yury A. Koksharov). 6.1 Introduction. 6.2 Magnetism of Nanoparticles in the View of Atomic and Solid State Physics. 6.3 Magnetic Finite-Size Effects and Characteristic Magnetic Lengths. Single-Domain Particles. 6.4 Shape Effects. 6.5 Superparamagnetism. 6.6 Surface Effects. 6.7 Matrix Effects. 6.8 Interparticle Interaction Effects. 6.9 Nanoparticles of Typical Magnetic Materials: Illustrative Examples. 6.10 Antiferromagnetic Nanoparticles. 6.11 Semiconductor Magnetic Nanoparticles. 6.12 Some Applications of Magnetic Nanoparticles. 6.13 Final Remarks. 7 Electron Magnetic Resonance of Nanoparticles: Superparamagnetic Resonance (Janis Kliava). 7.1 Introduction. 7.2 Superparamagnetic Resonance Spectrum in a Disordered System. 7.3 Resonance Magnetic Field. 7.4 Resonance Lineshapes. 7.5 Superparamagnetic Narrowing of the Resonance Spectra. 7.6 Nanoparticle Size and Shape Distribution. 7.7 Superparamagnetic Resonance in Oxide Glasses: Some Experimental Results. 7.8 Conclusions and Prospective. 8 Micromagnetics of Small Ferromagnetic Particles.(Nickolai A. Usov and Yury B. Grebenshchikov). 8.1 Introduction. 8.2 Particle Morphology and Single-Domain Radius. 8.3 Surface and Interface Effects. 8.4 Thermally Activated Switching. 8.5 Conclusions. 9 High-Spin Polynuclear Carboxylate Complexes and Molecular Magnets with VII and VIII Group 3d-Metals (Igor L. Eremenko, Aleksey A. Sidorov, and Mikhail A. Kiskin). 9.1 Introduction. 9.2 High-Spin 3d-Metal Pivalate Polymers as a Good Starting Spin Materials. 9.3 Chemical Design of High-Spin Polynuclear Structures with Different Magnetic Properties. 9.4 Pivalate-Bridged Heteronuclear Magnetic Species. 9.5 Pivalate-Based Single Molecular Magnets. 9.6 Conclusions. 10 Biomedical Applications of Magnetic Nanoparticles (Vladimir N. Nikiforov and Elena Yu. Filinova). 10.1 Introduction. 10.2 Biocompatibility of Magnetic Nanoparticles. 10.3 Magnetic Separation for Purification and Immunoassay. 10.4 Magnetic Nanoparticles in Cancer Therapy. 10.5 Targeted Drug and Gene Delivery. 10.6 Prospective of MRI. 10.7 Problems and Perspectives. Index.
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This interdisciplinary approach to the topic brings together reviews of the physics, chemistry, fabrication and application of magnetic nanoparticles and nanostructures within a single cover. With its discussion of the basics as well as the most recent developments, and featuring many examples of practical applications, the result is both a clear and concise introduction to the topic for beginners and a guide to relevant comprehensive physical phenomena and essential technological applications for experienced researchers. (source: Nielsen Book Data)