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Nanomaterials Handbook, Second Edition

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Yury Gogotsi
August 22, 2017

Since publication of the first edition over a decade ago, the field of nanomaterials has grown substantially and has seen many novel developments, such as the discovery of new 2D materials, advancement of photonic crystals, graphene, inorganic nanotubes, and broad utilization of nanoparticles in ele...

Plasma and Fusion Science: From Fundamental Research to Technological Applications

B. Raneesh, Nandakumar Kalarikkal, Jemy James, Anju K. Nair
January 08, 2018

In this new book, an interdisciplinary and international team of experts provides an exploration of the emerging plasma science that is poised to make the plasma technology a reality in the manufacturing sector. The research presented here will stimulate new ideas, methods, and applications in the...

Nanobiomaterials: Applications in Drug Delivery

Anil K. Sharma, Raj K. Keservani, Rajesh K. Kesharwani
January 08, 2018

This new volume focuses on the ever-growing and ever-sophisticated use of nanobiomaterials in drug delivery. There have been significant developments in the delivery of the active pharmaceutical ingredients to target sites, thereby sparing the normal functioning biological systems from damage, and...

Nanomagnetic Actuation in Biomedicine: Basic Principles and Applications

Jon Dobson, Carlos Rinaldi
January 05, 2018

The manipulation and control of cells and sub-cellular structures through magnetic nanoparticle-based actuation is a relatively new technique that has led to novel and exciting biomedical applications. Nanomagnetic actuation is being used in laboratory studies of stem cells to determine how these...

An Introduction to Quantum Transport in Semiconductors

David K. Ferry
January 04, 2018

Throughout their college career, most engineering students have done problems and studies that are basically situated in the classical world. Some may have taken quantum mechanics as their chosen field of study. This book moves beyond the basics to highlight the full quantum mechanical nature of...

Pulsed Laser Ablation: Advances and Applications in Nanoparticles and Nanostructuring Thin Films

Ion N. Mihailescu, Anna Paola Caricato
January 04, 2018

Pulsed laser–based techniques for depositing and processing materials are an important area of modern experimental and theoretical scientific research and development, with promising, challenging opportunities in the fields of nanofabrication and nanostructuring. Understanding the interplay between...

Silicon-Based Photonics

Erich Kasper, Jingzhong Yu
December 31, 2017

This book covers the basics of band structure of silicon and germanium and their influence on photonic properties and discusses system layout and key device components with the application background in mind. Special focus is given to SOI-based interconnects and passive waveguide devices and to...

Nanotechnology and the Resource Fallacy

Stephen L. Gillett
December 31, 2017

Dwindling global supplies of conventional energy and materials resources are widely thought to severely constrain, or even render impossible, a "first-world" lifestyle for the bulk of Earth’s inhabitants. This bleak prospect, however, is wrong. Current energy resources are used grotesquely...

Tuning Innovation with Biotechnology

Dong Hwa Kim
December 20, 2017

This book deals with evolving intelligence systems and their use in immune algorithm (IM), particle swarm optimization (PSO), bacterial foraging (BF), and hybrid intelligent system to improve plants, robots, etc. It discusses the motivation behind research on and background of evolving intelligence...

Sparks from the Spirit: From Science to Innovation, Development, and Sustainability

Yongyuth Yuthavong
December 20, 2017

The sparks from the spirit of science include not only new knowledge but also innovations, the major ingredients of development and sustainability. This book creates an understanding of science and its role in innovation and sustainable development and points out unfilled gaps in human development....

Drug Delivery Approaches and Nanosystems, Volume 1: Novel Drug Carriers

Raj K. Keservani, Anil K. Sharma, Rajesh K. Kesharwani
December 19, 2017

This volume, the first of the two-volume Drug Delivery Approaches and Nanosystems series, presents a full picture of the state-of-the-art research and development in drug delivery systems using nanotechnology and its applications. It addresses the ever-expanding application of nanotechnology or...

Drug Delivery Approaches and Nanosystems, Volume 2: Drug Targeting Aspects of Nanotechnology

Raj K. Keservani, Anil K. Sharma, Rajesh K. Kesharwani
December 19, 2017

This volume is a thorough presentation of the state-of-the-art research and developments in drug delivery systems using nanotechnology and its applications. The second of this two-volume set, it addresses the applications of nanotechnology or nano-sized materials in the medical field and the...

Drug Delivery Approaches and Nanosystems, Two-Volume Set

Raj K. Keservani, Anil K. Sharma, Rajesh K. Kesharwani
December 19, 2017

This new two-volume set, Drug Delivery Approaches and Nanosystems, Volume 1: Novel Drug Carriers and Volume 2: Drug Targeting Aspects of Nanotechnology presents a comprehensive look at the state-of-the-art research and developments in drug delivery systems using nanotechnology and its applications....

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