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Handbook of Nanoscience, Engineering, and Technology, Third Edition

Handbook of Nanoscience, Engineering, and Technology, Third Edition

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William A. Goddard III, Donald Brenner, Sergey Edward Lyshevski, Gerald J Iafrate

June 12, 2012

In his 1959 address, "There is Plenty of Room at the Bottom," Richard P. Feynman speculated about manipulating materials atom by atom and challenged the technical community "to find ways of manipulating and controlling things on a small scale." This visionary challenge has now become a reality, with...

Multi-Detector CT Imaging: Abdomen, Pelvis, and CAD Applications

Multi-Detector CT Imaging: Abdomen, Pelvis, and CAD Applications

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Luca Saba, Jasjit S. Suri

October 21, 2013

Developments in CT technology during the last 20 years have impressively improved its diagnostic potentialities. Part of a two-volume set that covers all aspects of CT imaging, Multi-Detector CT Imaging: Abdomen, Pelvis, and CAD Applications contains easily searchable clinical specialty chapters tha...

Nanoscience and Nanoengineering: Advances and Applications

Nanoscience and Nanoengineering: Advances and Applications

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Ajit D. Kelkar, Daniel J.C. Herr, James G. Ryan

May 28, 2014

Reflecting the breadth of the field from research to manufacturing, Nanoscience and Nanoengineering: Advances and Applications delivers an in-depth survey of emerging, high-impact nanotechnologies. Written by a multidisciplinary team of scientists and engineers and edited by prestigious faculty of t...

Nanotechnology and Photovoltaic Devices: Light Energy Harvesting with Group IV Nanostructures

Nanotechnology and Photovoltaic Devices: Light Energy Harvesting with Group IV Nanostructures

Jan Valenta, Salvo Mirabella

October 31, 2014

Silicon is an abundant element and is produced in large quantities for the electronic industry. The falling price of this commodity also feeds the growth of solar photovoltaics (PV). However, solar cells (SCs) based on bulk semiconductors have quite limited maximum attainable performance. Therefore...

Micro- and Nanoelectronics: Emerging Device Challenges and Solutions

Micro- and Nanoelectronics: Emerging Device Challenges and Solutions

Tomasz Brozek

October 29, 2014

Micro- and Nanoelectronics: Emerging Device Challenges and Solutions presents a comprehensive overview of the current state of the art of micro- and nanoelectronics, covering the field from fundamental science and material properties to novel ways of making nanodevices. Containing contributions...

Horizons in Clinical Nanomedicine

Horizons in Clinical Nanomedicine

Varvara Karagkiozaki, Stergios Logothetidis

October 28, 2014

Nanomedicine—the application of nanotechnology to health sciences—has the potential to address many important medical problems by exploiting the advanced physicochemical characteristics of nanostructured materials and devices. It can revolutionize conventional medicine by offering cutting-edge...

Nanotechnology: Understanding Small Systems, Third Edition

Nanotechnology: Understanding Small Systems, Third Edition

Ben Rogers, Jesse Adams, Sumita Pennathur

October 28, 2014

An Accessible, Scientifically Rigorous Presentation That Helps Your Students Learn the Real Stuff Winner of a CHOICE Outstanding Academic Book Award 2011!"… takes the revolutionary concepts and techniques that have traditionally been fodder for graduate study and makes them accessible for all. …...

Singular and Chiral Nanoplasmonics

Singular and Chiral Nanoplasmonics

Svetlana Boriskina, Nikolay I. Zheludev

October 27, 2014

Plasmonics has already revolutionized molecular imaging, cancer research, optical communications, sensing, spectroscopy, and metamaterials development. This book is a collective effort by several research groups to push the frontiers of plasmonics research into the emerging area of harnessing and...

Introduction to Crystal Growth: Principles and Practice

Introduction to Crystal Growth: Principles and Practice

H.L. Bhat

October 24, 2014

Introduction to Crystal Growth: Principles and Practice teaches readers about crystals and their origins. It offers a historical perspective of the subject and includes background information whenever possible. The first section of this introductory book takes readers through the historical...

Foundations of Nanotechnology, Volume Two: Nanoelements Formation and Interaction

Foundations of Nanotechnology, Volume Two: Nanoelements Formation and Interaction

Sabu Thomas, Saeedeh Rafiei, Shima Maghsoodlou, Arezo Afzali

October 24, 2014

The collection of topics in this book reflects the diversity of recent advances in nanoelements formation and interactions in nanosystems with a broad perspective that is useful for scientists as well as for graduate students and engineers. One of the main tasks in making nanocomposites is...

Labs on Chip: Principles, Design and Technology

Labs on Chip: Principles, Design and Technology

Eugenio Iannone

October 08, 2014

Labs on Chip: Principles, Design and Technology provides a complete reference for the complex field of labs on chip in biotechnology. Merging three main areas— fluid dynamics, monolithic micro- and nanotechnology, and out-of-equilibrium biochemistry—this text integrates coverage of technology...

Foundations of Nanotechnology, Volume One: Pore Size in Carbon-Based Nano-Adsorbents

Foundations of Nanotechnology, Volume One: Pore Size in Carbon-Based Nano-Adsorbents

A. K. Haghi, Sabu Thomas, Moein MehdiPour MirMahaleh

September 25, 2014

This volume covers a wide range of adsorption activities of porous carbon (PC), CNTs, and carbon nano structures that have been employed so far for the removal of various pollutants from water, wastewater, and organic compounds. The low cost, high efficiency, simplicity, and ease in the upscaling...

Aquananotechnology: Global Prospects

Aquananotechnology: Global Prospects

David E. Reisner, T. Pradeep

September 24, 2014

The world’s fresh water supplies are dwindling rapidly—even wastewater is now considered an asset. By 2025, most of the world's population will be facing serious water stresses and shortages. Aquananotechnology: Global Prospects breaks new ground with its informative and innovative introduction of...

Nanoplasmonics

Nanoplasmonics

Vasily Klimov

September 22, 2014

Nanoplasmonics is one of the most important growth areas of this century. It is part of nano-optics and nanophotonics and deals with oscillations of electrons in metallic nanoparticles and nanostructures. Also, it is a multidisciplinary subject covering atomic, molecular, and solid-state physics,...

Magnetic Nanoparticle Assemblies

Magnetic Nanoparticle Assemblies

Kalliopi N. Trohidou

September 19, 2014

Magnetic nanoparticles with diameters in the range of a few nanometers are today at the cutting edge of modern technology and innovation because of their use in numerous applications ranging from engineering to biomedicine. A great deal of scientific interest has been focused on the...