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Triboelectric Nanogenerators (Green Energy and Technology)

Triboelectric Nanogenerators (Green Energy and Technology)

by Zhonglin Wang (Author), Long Lin (Author), Jun Chen (Author), Simiao Niu (Author), Yunlong Zi (Author)
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This book introduces an innovative and high-efficiency technology for mechanical energy harvesting. The book covers the history and development of triboelectric nanogenerators, basic structures, working principles, performance characterization, and potential applications. It is divided into three parts: Part A illustrates the fundamental working modes of triboelectric nanogenerators with their prototype structures and theoretical analysis; Part B and Part C introduce two categories of applications, namely self-powered systems and self-powered active sensors.The book will be an ideal guide to scientists and engineers beginning to study triboelectric nanogenerators or wishing to deepen their knowledge of the field. Readers will be able to place the technical details about this technology in context, and acquire the necessary skills to reproduce the experimental setups for fabrication and measurement.



The Physics of Semiconductors: An Introduction Including Nanophysics and Applications (Graduate Texts in Physics)

The Physics of Semiconductors: An Introduction Including Nanophysics and Applications (Graduate Texts in Physics)

by Marius Grundmann (Author)
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The 3rd edition of this successful textbook contains ample material for a comprehensive upper-level undergraduate or beginning graduate course, guiding readers to the point where they can choose a special topic and begin supervised research. The textbook provides a balance between essential aspects of solid-state and semiconductor physics, on the one hand, and the principles of various semiconductor devices and their applications in electronic and photonic devices, on the other. It highlights many practical aspects of semiconductors such as alloys, strain, heterostructures, nanostructures, that are necessary in modern semiconductor research but typically omitted in textbooks. Coverage also includes additional advanced topics, such as Bragg mirrors, resonators, polarized and magnetic semiconductors, nanowires, quantum dots, multi-junction solar cells, thin film transistors, carbon-based nanostructures and transparent conductive oxides. The text derives explicit formulas for many results to support better understanding of the topics. The Physics of Semiconductors requires little or no prior knowledge of solid-state physics and evolved from a highly regarded two-semester course. In the third edition several topics are extended and treated in more depth including surfaces, disordered materials, amorphous semiconductors, polarons, thermopower and noise. More than 1800 references guide the reader to historic and current literature including original and review papers and books.



Complex Plasmas: Scientific Challenges and Technological Opportunities (Springer Series on Atomic, Optical, and Plasma Physics)

Complex Plasmas: Scientific Challenges and Technological Opportunities (Springer Series on Atomic, Optical, and Plasma Physics)

by Michael Bonitz (Editor), Jose Lopez (Editor), Kurt H Becker (Editor), Hauke Thomsen (Editor)
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This book provides the reader with an introduction to the physics of complex plasmas, a discussion of the specific scientific and technical challenges they present and an overview of their potential technological applications.Complex plasmas differ from conventional high-temperature plasmas in several ways: they may contain additional species, including nano meter- to micrometer-sized particles, negative ions, molecules and radicals and they may exhibit strong correlations or quantum effects. This book introduces the classical and quantum mechanical approaches used to describe and simulate complex plasmas. It also covers some key experimental techniques used in the analysis of these plasmas, including calorimetric probe methods, IR absorption techniques and X-ray absorption spectroscopy.The final part of the book reviews the emerging applications of microcavity and microchannel plasmas, the synthesis and assembly of nanomaterials through plasma electrochemistry, the large-scale generation of ozone using microplasmas and novel applications of atmospheric-pressure non-thermal plasmas in dentistry.Going beyond the scope of traditional plasma texts, the presentation is very well suited for senior undergraduate, graduate students and postdoctoral researchers specializing in plasma physics.



Fundamentals of Cyclic Stress and Strain

Fundamentals of Cyclic Stress and Strain

by Bela Imre Sandor (Author)
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Quantum Transport: Introduction to Nanoscience

Quantum Transport: Introduction to Nanoscience

by Yuli V. Nazarov (Author), Yaroslav M. Blanter (Author)
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This textbook is a comprehensive introduction to the rapidly developing and diverse field of quantum transport, which is seemingly contains seemingly contradicting concepts - quantum and classical, conduction and insulating - within a single nanodevice.. The authors present the broad theoretical background, and explore the groundbreaking experiments that laid the foundations of the field. Ideal for graduate students, each section contains control questions and exercises to check readers' understanding of the topics covered. Its broad scope and in-depth analysis of selected topics will appeal to researchers and professionals working in nanoscience.



Introduction to Nanoscience

Introduction to Nanoscience

by Stuart Lindsay (Author)
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Nanoscience is not just physics, chemistry, engineering, or biology, but rather an integration of all of these disciplines. The first comprehensive and interdisciplinary text of its kind, Introduction to Nanoscience is an ideal handbook for advanced undergraduates and beginning graduate students in physics, chemistry, electrical engineering, materials engineering, chemical engineering, bioengineering, and biology.

Written from the ground up for a diverse audience, the book is divided into three parts. Part I (The Basics) offers a self-contained introduction to quantum mechanics, statistical mechanics, and chemical kinetics that requires no more than a basic background in college calculus. The author's conceptual approach and an array of examples and conceptual exercises enable even those students with limited mathematical knowledge to grasp the majority of the essential material. Part II (Tools) covers microscopy, single molecule manipulation and measurement, nanofabrication, and self-assembly. Part III (Applications) covers electrons in nanostructures, molecular electronics, nano-materials and nanobiology. Each chapter starts with a survey of the required basics and ends by making contact with current research literature.

Introduction to Nanoscience is also the first text to incorporate the often-neglected topic of complexity in nanosystems, dealing explicity with emergent phenomena from chemistry to biology. Examples include Kramer's theory of reactions (Chapter 3); the Marcus theory of electron transfer (Chapter 8); and enzyme catalysis, molecular motors, and fluctuations in gene expression and splicing, all covered in Chapter 9. In addition, the book includes Richard Feynman's visionary essay, "There's Plenty of Room at the Bottom," which describes the consequences of smallness and quantum behavior.




Electrospinning (De Gruyter Graduate)

Electrospinning (De Gruyter Graduate)

by Seema Agarwal (Author)
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Nanofibers with specific properties, designed for various applications e.g. textiles, membranes, reinforcement, catalysis, or biomedical use are of great interest to scientists and industry. The most promising technique for their production, electrospinning, uses an electrical charge to draw fibers from liquids. Techniques to produce cross-linked, patterned, aligned, or three-dimensional materials are explained with regard to practical usage.



Handbook of Carbon Nano Materials: (In 2 Volumes) Volume 5: Graphene - Fundamental Properties Volume 6: Graphene - Energy and Sensor Applications (World Scientific Series on Carbon Nanoscience)

Handbook of Carbon Nano Materials: (In 2 Volumes) Volume 5: Graphene - Fundamental Properties Volume 6: Graphene - Energy and Sensor Applications (World Scientific Series on Carbon Nanoscience)

by Francis D'Souza (Author), Karl M Kadish (Author), Francis D'Souza (Editor), Karl M Kadish (Editor)
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The fifth and sixth volumes of the Handbook of Carbon Nano Materials focus on fundamental properties and key applications of graphene. Graphene, the thinnest known material made of a single atom thick sheet of carbon atoms arranged hexagonally, offers great opportunities for application development in nanotechnology. This handbook covers fundamental properties, characterization, chemical manipulation, and applications of graphene. Specific applications cover latest developments in chemical manipulation, thermodynamic characterization, energy conversion and storage, and biosensor development.Readership: Chemists, physicists and material scientists. Academics, researchers, graduate students and industry professionals in the fields of chemistry and material science.



Foundations of Photonic Crystal Fibres (2nd Edition)

Foundations of Photonic Crystal Fibres (2nd Edition)

by Frederic Zolla (Author), Gilles Renversez (Author), Andre Nicolet (Author), Boris Kuhlmey (Author), Sebastien Guenneau (Author), Didier Felbacq (Author), Alexander Argyros (Author), Sergio Leon-Saval (Author)
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The focus of this book lies at the meeting point of electromagnetic waveguides and photonic crystals. Although these are both widely studied topics, they have been kept apart until recently. The purpose of the first edition of this book was to give state-of-the-art theoretical and numerical viewpoints about exotic fibres which use "photonic crystal effects" and consequently exhibit some remarkable properties. Since that first edition, photonic crystal fibres have become an important and effective optical device. In this second edition, the description of the theoretical and numerical tools used to study these fibres is enhanced, whilst up-to-date information about the properties, applications and fabrication of these fibres is added.



Nanocomposite Structures and Dispersions, Volume 23 (Studies in Interface Science)

Nanocomposite Structures and Dispersions, Volume 23 (Studies in Interface Science)

by Ignac Capek (Author)
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Nanocomposite Structures and Dispersions is concerned with the chemistry of the reaction approaches by which polymer and metal particles are synthesized. Although, the scope of this volume is focused on metal particles, the basic knowledge of polymer colloids preparation is presented. Therefore, this book would serve as a general introduction to people just entering the field and for the experts seeking for the information in other sub-fields. Dealing with nanoscience and nanotechnology from the viewpoint of a chemist, therefore the book describes in detail terms, definitions, theories, experiments, and techniques dealing with synthesis of polymer and metal particles. Nanocomposite Structures and Dispersions is focused on both the organic (synthetic and natural) and inorganic materials, and their hybrids. The aim is to summarize the fundamentals and mechanistic approaches in preparation and characterization of colloidal nanoparticles and dispersions so as to provide the readers a systematic and coherent picture of the field. The book introduces the reader the interesting field of nanoscience based on polymer and metal colloidal nanoparticles. Placing a special emphasis on polymer, inorganic and metal nanomaterials classified as nanoparticles, nanocrystals, nanorods, nanotubes, nanobelts, etc.Serves as a general introduction for those just entering the field and experts seeking information in other sub-fieldsVariety of synthetic approaches is described including emulsion, miniemulsion and microemulsion approaches, hogeneous and heterogeneous nucleation approaches under mild and high temperaturesFocused on both the organic (synthetic and natural) and inorganic materials, and their hybrids



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