Hybrid Organic-Inorganic Interfaces - TowardsAdvanced Functional Materials
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Hybrid organic-inorganic materials and the rational design of their interfaces open up the access to a wide spectrum of functionalities not achievable with traditional concepts of materials science. This innovative class of materials has a major impact in many application domains such as optics, electronics, mechanics, energy storage and conversion, protective coatings, catalysis, sensing and nanomedicine. The properties of these materials do not only depend on the chemical structure, and the mutual interaction between their nano-scale building blocks, but are also strongly influenced by the interfaces they share.

This handbook focuses on the most recent investigations concerning the design, control, and dynamics of hybrid organic-inorganic interfaces, covering: (i) characterization methods of interfaces, (ii) innovative computational approaches and simulation of interaction processes, (iii) in-situ studies of dynamic aspects controlling the formation of these interfaces, and (iv) the role of the interface for process optimization, devices, and applications in such areas as optics, electronics, energy and medicine.


Marie-Hélène Delville is a Senior Researcher at French National Centre for Scientific Research CNRS since 1985 and in the Institute of Condensed Matter of Bordeaux since 1997. Her research interests are focused on the fundamental and practical aspects involved in the synthesis of organic-inorganic colloidal nano-objects as well as the role of interfaces. She has been from 2012 to 2016, the chair of a European COST action (Action No MP1202, section Materials, Physics, and Nanosciences) concerning the "Rational design of hybrid organic-inorganic interfaces: the next step towards advanced functional materials".

Andreas Taubert is Professor of Supramolecular Chemistry at the University of Potsdam, Germany. After his PhD at the Max-Planck-Institute for Polymer Research in Mainz he was a postdoc at the University of Pennsylvania, USA, and then a group leader at the University of Basel, Switzerland. His research interests are bioinspired hybrid materials and materials chemistry with ionic liquids. Since 2010 he has been one of the organizers of a series of symposia on hybrid materials at the E-MRS Spring Meetings.


Contents to Volume 1

Preface xv

1 Clay–Organic Interfaces for Design of Functional Hybrid Materials 1
Pilar Aranda, Margarita Darder, BerndWicklein, Giora Rytwo, and Eduardo Ruiz-Hitzky

2 Hybrid Nanocomposites Based on Prussian Blue-Type Nanoparticles Included into Polysaccharides Matrices 85
Jérôme Long, Françoise Quignard, Yannick Guari, Eric Guibal, Thierry Vincent, Christian Guérin, Luís D.Carlos, and Joulia Larionova

3 Self-Healing Thermosetting Composites: Concepts, Chemistry, and Future Advances 121
Jamal SeyyedMonfared Zanjani, Burcu Saner Okan, YusufMenceloglu, and Mehmet Yildiz

4 Silica–Polymer Interface andMechanical Reinforcement in Rubber Nanocomposites 151
Roberto Scotti,Massimiliano D’Arienzo, Barbara Di Credico, Luca Giannini, and FrancaMorazzoni

5 Sustainable Organic–Inorganic Interfaces in Energy Applications 199
Ryan Guterman, Jiayin Yuan, Liji Sobhana, Pedro Fardim, Susana García-Mayo, and German Salazar-Alvarez

6 Hybrid Conjugated Polymer–Inorganic Objects: Elaboration of Novel Organic Electronic Materials 241
Antoine Bousquet, Roger C. Hiorns, Christine Dagron-Lartigau, and Laurent Billon

7 Hybrid Organic–Inorganic Nanostructures for Spin Switching and Spintronic Applications 301
Sayani Majumdar, Gerard ´Sliwi´nski, and Yann Garcia

8 Application of Sol–Gel Method to Synthesize Organic–Inorganic Hybrid Coatings to Minimize Corrosion in Metallic Substrates 355
Rita B. Figueira and Carlos J. R. Silva

9 Gas-Organic and Gas-Inorganic Interfacial Effects in Gas/Adsorbent Interactions: The Case of CO2/CH4 Separation 413
Mirtha A. O. Lourenço, José R. B. Gomes, and Paula Ferreira

10 Design and Characterization of MOFs (Metal–Organic Frameworks) for Innovative Applications 459
Jenny G. Vitillo, Cesare Atzori, Bartolomeo Civalleri, Nadia Barbero, Claudia Barolo, and FrancescaBonino

Contents to Volume 2

Preface xv

11 Nanocarbon–Ionic Liquid Hybrid Materials for Heterogeneous Catalysis 497
Bao-Bing Huang and Zai-Lai Xie

12 Tough Hydrogels: Toughening Mechanisms and Their Utilization in Stretchable Electronics and in Regenerative Medicines 535
Hyun-Joong Chung, Hemant Charaya, Li Liu, and Xinda Li

13 Ionic Liquids for the Synthesis and Design of Hybrid Biomaterials and Interfaces 581
Rui F. P. Pereira, Kerstin Zehbe, Stefanie Krüger, Maria M. Silva, Ahmed Salama, Peter Hesemann,Veronica de Zea Bermudez, and Andreas Taubert

14 Interface Engineering with Self-Assembled Monolayers in Biosensors 637
Cihat Tasaltín, Ilke Gürol, Hatice Duran, Yíldíz Uludag, Umran Aydemir Sezer, Zuhal Tasdemir, andFevzihan Ba¸sarír

15 Coordination Polymers for Medical Applications: Amorphous versus Crystalline Materials 661
Fernando Novio and Daniel Ruiz-Molina

16 High Pressure Hydrothermal Procedure: A Tool for Surface Modification of Superparamagnetic Nanostructured Materials for Medical Applications 695
LauraM. Popescu, RoxanaM. Piticescu, Dietmar Appelhans,Michael Schöneich,MarkusMeyer,Alexandrina Burlacu, Bogdan Preda, Gabriel Schinteie, Victor Kuncser, and Eugeniu Vasile

17 Silica-Based Organic–Inorganic Hybrid Nanomaterials for Optical Bioimaging 729
Ivana Miletto, Enrica Gianotti, Marie-Helene Delville, and Gloria Berlier

18 Design of Biohybrid Structures for Enzyme–Electrode Interfaces 767
Bruce Dunn and Esther Lan

19 In Situ and Ex Situ ElectrochemicalMeasurements: Spectroelectrochemistry and Atomic Force Microscopy 793
Angelja Kjara Surca,Mirjana Rodošek, Ahmed Kreta, MohorMihelcic, andMiran Gaberšcek

20 Nuclear Magnetic Resonance as a Tool for the Investigation of Interfaces and Textures in Nanostructured Hybrid Materials 839
Bruno Alonso, Christian Bonhomme, Christel Gervais, Flavien Guenneau, Danielle Laurencin, andFrançois Ribot

21 Electrostatic Force Microscopy Techniques for Interphase Characterization 867
Massimiliano Labardi, Daniele Prevosto, and Simone Capaccioli

22 The Use of EPR Spectroscopy for the Study of Hybrid Materials and Interphases 879
Franca Morazzoni, Massimiliano D’Arienzo, Barbara Di Credico, Roberto Scotti, Michela Cangiotti,Alberto Fattori, and Maria Francesca Ottaviani

23 Josephin Domain Dimerization on a Gold Surface: Evidences for a Double-Step Binding Pathway 925
Marco A. Deriu, Gianvito Grasso, Ginevra Licandro, and Andrea Danani

24 SANOMethodology for Simulating Self-Assembly Patterns of Organic Molecules over Metal Surfaces 939
Thomas J. Roussel and Jordi Faraudo

Index 955