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Nanotechnology in a Nutshell: From Simple to Complex Systems

Nanotechnology in a Nutshell: From Simple to Complex Systems

by Christian Ngo (Author), Marcel van de Voorde (Author)
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A new high-level book for professionals from Atlantis Press providing an overview of nanotechnologies now and their applications in a broad variety of fields, including information and communication technologies, environmental sciences and engineering, societal life, and medicine, with provision of customized treatments.The book shows where nanotechnology is now - a fascinating time when the science is transitioning into complex systems with impact on new products. Present and future developments are addressed, as well as a larger number of new industrial and research opportunities deriving from this domain. An overview for professionals, researchers and policy-makers of this very rapidly expanding field. Brief chapters and colour figures with a contained overall length make the book attractive at an attractive price - a must for every professional’s shelf.Mihail C. Roco, National Science Foundation and National Nanotechnology Initiative, wrote the preface underlying the importance and weight of the present book to this exciting and epoch-awakening field of research and applications:“Nanotechnology is well recognized as a science and technology megatrend for the beginning of the 21st century. This book aims to show where nanotechnology is now - transitioning to complex systems and fundamentally new products - and communicates the societal promise of nanotechnology to specialists and the public. Most of what has already made it into the marketplace is in the form of “First Generation” products, passive nanostructures with steady behaviour. Many companies have “Second Generation” products, active nanostructures with changing behaviour during use, and embryonic “Third Generation” products, including 3-dimensional nanosystems. Concepts for “Fourth Generation” products, including heterogeneous molecular nanosystems, are only in research.”



Textbook of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology (Universities Press-Iim Series in Metallurgy and Materials Science)

Textbook of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology (Universities Press-Iim Series in Metallurgy and Materials Science)

by B.S. Murty (Author), P. Shankar (Author), Baldev Raj (Author), B B Rath (Author), James Murday (Author)
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This book is meant to serve as a textbook for beginners in the field of nanoscience and nanotechnology. It can also be used as additional reading in this multifaceted area. It covers the entire spectrum of nanoscience and technology: introduction, terminology, historical perspectives of this domain of science, unique and widely differing properties, advances in the various synthesis, consolidation and characterization techniques, applications of nanoscience and technology and emerging materials and technologies.



The Dance of the Molecules: How Nanotechnology is Changing Our Lives

The Dance of the Molecules: How Nanotechnology is Changing Our Lives

by Ted Sargent (Author)
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What if a doctor could stop cancer by targeting a single malignant cell before it multiplied? Imagine a paper-thin "power suit" that could keep you warm on a winter day? What about a computer that connects directly with your thoughts? In this groundbreaking exploration of the future of nanotechnology, Ted Sargent reveals how all disciplines of science, from medicine to microchips, are converging to create materials using the tiniest scale possible — molecule by molecule. And instead of trying to overcome the natural world, nanotech takes its every move from the perfect, elegant structure of nature itself. Its potential is seemingly endless, with practical implications that will revolutionize the way we live, work, and play. In an age when science often evokes more fear than faith, when the potential for superviruses and diabolical cloning looms in our consciousness, Sargent enthusiastically illuminates nanotech's positive possibilities. By working with the tiniest building blocks in nature, pioneering scientists will drastically improve the quality of life for all of us.



Nanotechnology in Undergraduate Education (Acs Symposium Series)

Nanotechnology in Undergraduate Education (Acs Symposium Series)

by Kimberly Pacheco (Editor), Richard Schwenz (Editor), Wayne Jones (Editor)
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Funding of development and implementation of nanotechnology experiences into the undergraduate curriculum has been increasing in recent years due to the expectation of the enormous impact nanotechnology research will have on the future workforce and the need for understanding of nanotechnology concepts by the general population. This symposium series book describes various course and curricula modifications being incorporated by institutions as well as specific laboratory experiences appropriate for undergraduates. Also included is an introduction to techniques necessary for characterization of materials at the nanoscale.



Lessons from Nanoelectronics: A New Perspective on Transport (Lessons from Nanoscience: A Lecture Note) (Volume 1)

Lessons from Nanoelectronics: A New Perspective on Transport (Lessons from Nanoscience: A Lecture Note) (Volume 1)

by Supriyo Datta (Author)
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Everyone is familiar with the amazing performance of a modern smart phone, powered by a billion-plus nanotransistors, each having an active region that is barely a few hundred atoms in length. These lecture notes are about a less-appreciated by-product of the microelectronics revolution, namely the deeper understanding of current flow, and device operation that it has enabled, which forms the basis for a new approach to transport problems. The book assumes very little background beyond linear algebra and differential equations, and is intended to be accessible to anyone in any branch of science or engineering.



Introduction to Mesoscopic Physics (Mesoscopic Physics and Nanotechnology)

Introduction to Mesoscopic Physics (Mesoscopic Physics and Nanotechnology)

by Yoseph Imry (Author)
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Mesoscopic physics refers to the physics of structures larger than a nanometer (one billionth of a meter) but smaller than a micrometer (one millionth of a meter). This size range is the stage on which the exciting new research on submicroscopic and electronic and mechanical devices is being done. This research often crosses the boundary between physics and engineering, since engineering such tiny electronic components requires a firm grasp of quantum physics. Future applications for this work could include wonders such as microscopic robot surgeons that travel through the blood stream to repair clogged arteries,submicroscopic actuators and builders, and supercomputers that fit on the head of a pin. The world of future is being planned and built by physicists, engineers, and chemists working in the microscopic realm.

This book can be used as the main text in a course on mesoscopic physics or as a supplementary text in electronic devices, semiconductor devices, and condensed matter physics courses.

For this new edition, the author has substantially updated and modified the bibliography and the material on dephasing and noise in mesoscopic systems. A brief discussion of new nanosystems has been added.



Scanning Probe Microscopy for Energy Research (World Scientific Series in Nanoscience and Nanotechnology)

Scanning Probe Microscopy for Energy Research (World Scientific Series in Nanoscience and Nanotechnology)

by Dawn A Bonnell (Author), Dawn A Bonnell (Editor), Sergei V Kalinin (Editor)
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Efficiency and life time of solar cells, energy and power density of the batteries, and costs of the fuel cells alike cannot be improved unless the complex electronic, optoelectronic, and ionic mechanisms underpinning operation of these materials and devices are understood on the nanometer level of individual defects. Only by probing these phenomena locally can we hope to link materials structure and functionality, thus opening pathway for predictive modeling and synthesis. While structures of these materials are now accessible on length scales from macroscopic to atomic, their functionality has remained Terra Incognitae. In this volume, we provide a summary of recent advances in scanning probe microscopy studies of local functionality of energy materials and devices ranging from photovoltaics to batteries, fuel cells, and energy harvesting systems. Recently emergent SPM modes and combined SPM-electron microscopy approaches are also discussed. Contributions by internationally renowned leaders in the field describe the frontiers in this important field. Readership: Students, professionals and researchers in materials science, nanomaterials and new materials.



What is What in the Nanoworld: A Handbook on Nanoscience and Nanotechnology

What is What in the Nanoworld: A Handbook on Nanoscience and Nanotechnology

by Victor E. Borisenko (Author), Stefano Ossicini (Author)
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The third, partly revised and enlarged edition of this introductory reference summarizes the terms and definitions, most important phenomena, and regulations occurring in the physics, chemistry, technology, and application of nanostructures. A representative collection of fundamental terms and definitions from quantum physics and chemistry, special mathematics, organic and inorganic chemistry, solid state physics, material science and technology accompanies recommended secondary sources for an extended study of any given subject.
Each of the more than 2,200 entries, from a few sentences to a page in length, interprets the term or definition in question and briefly presents the main features of the phenomena behind it. Additional information in the form of notes ("First described in", "Recognition", "More details in") supplements the entries and gives a historical perspective of the subject with reference to further sources.
Ideal for answering questions related to unknown terms and definitions among undergraduate and PhD students studying the physics of low-dimensional structures, nanoelectronics, and nanotechnology.




Plasmonics and Plasmonic Metamaterials: Analysis and Applications (World Scientific Series in Nanoscience and Nanotechnology)

Plasmonics and Plasmonic Metamaterials: Analysis and Applications (World Scientific Series in Nanoscience and Nanotechnology)

by Gennady Shvets (Editor), Igor Tsukerman (Editor)
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This book is a collection of the works of leading experts worldwide in the rapidly developing fields of plasmonics and metamaterials. These developments are promising to revolutionize ways of generating, controlling and processing light in the nanoscale. The technological applications range from nano-lasers to optical nano-waveguides to artificial media with unusual and exotic optical properties unattainable in natural materials. This volume cuts across all relevant disciplines and covers experiments, measurements, fabrication, physical and mathematical analysis, as well as computer simulation.



NanoCellBiology: Multimodal Imaging in Biology and Medicine

NanoCellBiology: Multimodal Imaging in Biology and Medicine

by Bhanu P. Jena (Editor), Douglas J. Taatjes (Editor)
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This book provides a comprehensive understanding of the discovery of a new cellular structure the "porosome," which is the universal secretory machinery in cells; the protein assembly, biomineralization, and biomolecular interactions; the molecular evolution of protein structure; the use of magnetic nanoparticles for transformative application in medicine and therapy, and the new and novel imaging approach of electrical impedance spectroscopy in biology. It be used for college courses in nanomedicine, nano cell biology, advanced nanotechnology, and biotechnology at the undergraduate and graduate level.



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