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CRC Concise Encyclopedia of Nanotechnology


Boris Ildusovich Kharisov, Oxana Vasilievna Kharissova, Ubaldo Ortiz-Mendez
December 14, 2015

The CRC Concise Encyclopedia of Nanotechnology sets the standard against which all other references of this nature are measured. As such, it is a major resource for both skilled professionals and novices to nanotechnology. The book examines the design, application, and utilization of devices, techni...

An Introduction to Graphene and Carbon Nanotubes

John E. Proctor, Daniel Melendrez Armada, Aravind Vijayaraghavan
February 06, 2017

Carbon nanotubes and graphene have been the subject of intense scientific research since their relatively recent discoveries. This book introduces the reader to the science behind these rapidly developing fields, and covers both the fundamentals and latest advances. Uniquely, this book covers the...

Physical Methods for Materials Characterisation, Third Edition

Peter E. J. Flewitt, Robert K. Wild
February 01, 2017

This completely revised and expanded new edition covers the full range of techniques now available for the investigation of materials structure and accurate quantitative determination of microstructural features within materials. It continues to provide the best introductory resource for...

Polymer Nanocomposites for Dielectrics

Katie Zhong, Bin Li
January 12, 2017

Polymers have been used as dielectric materials owing to their light weight, great flexibility, and processability as well as high insulation properties. To enhance their performance for various desired dielectric applications, fabrication of polymeric nanocomposites is believed to be one of...

Hybrid Nanomaterials: Design, Synthesis, and Biomedical Applications

Weibo Cai, Feng Chen
January 11, 2017

Over the last decade, an unprecedented expansion in the field of nanomedicine has resulted in the development of new nanomaterials for diagnosis and therapy of various diseases such as cancer. This book covers the design, synthesis and applications of various functionally-hybridized nanomaterials...

Carbon Nanomaterials: Synthesis, Structure, Properties and Applications

Rakesh Behari Mathur, Bhanu Pratap Singh, Shailaja Pande
January 10, 2017

The study of nanostructures has become, in recent years, a theme common to many disciplines, in which scientists and engineers manipulate matter at the atomic and molecular level in order to obtain materials and systems with significantly improved properties. Carbon nanomaterials have a unique...

Ultrafast Dynamics at the Nanoscale: Biomolecules and Supramolecular Assemblies

Stefan Haacke, Irene Burghardt
December 21, 2016

Ultrafast Dynamics at the Nanoscale provides a combined experimental and theoretical insight into the molecular-level investigation of light-induced quantum processes in biological systems and nanostructured (bio)assemblies. Topics include DNA photostability and repair, photoactive proteins,...

Nanofinishing Science and Technology: Basic and Advanced Finishing and Polishing Processes

Vijay Kumar Jain
December 20, 2016

Finishing is the final operation after a part is sized and shaped. Currently in high tech industries, there is a demand for nano level surface finishing of components. This process is done to improve the surface finish, to remove the recast layer, or to remove surface and sub-surface defects. The...

Two-Dimensional Nanostructures for Energy-Related Applications

Kuan Yew Cheong
December 16, 2016

This edited book focuses on the latest advances and development of utilizing two-dimensional nanostructures for energy and its related applications. Traditionally, the geometry of this material refers to "thin film" or "coating." The book covers three main parts, beginning with synthesis,...

Optical Microring Resonators: Theory, Techniques, and Applications

Vien Van
December 13, 2016

"a detailed, cognizant account of numerous crucial aspects of optical microring resonators" – Amr S. Helmy, Professor of Electrical & Computer Engineering, University of Toronto "an excellent choice for gaining an insight into the vast potential of microring resonators" – Jalil Ali, Professor,...

Skyrmions: Topological Structures, Properties, and Applications

J. Ping Liu, Zhidong Zhang, Guoping Zhao
December 13, 2016

"The book reviews all the aspects of recent developments in research on skyrmions, from the presentation of the observation and characterization techniques to the description of physical properties and expected applications. It will be of great use for all scientists working in this field."  –...

Nanoparticles in Humans: Experiments, Methods, and Strategies

Lev S. Ruzer
December 09, 2016

A peek into the literature on the environmental health implications of the rapidly developing nanotechnology industry shows that the potential problem of exposure to airborne nanoparticles has not been adequately addressed. The health and safety of nanotechnology workers are of concern because...

Nanocomposites in Electrochemical Sensors

Samira Bagheri, Iraj Sadegh Amiri, Amin Termeh Yousefi, Sharifah Bee Abd Hamid
December 09, 2016

Nanotechnology has become one of the most important fields in science. Nanoparticles exhibit unique chemical, physical and electronic properties that are different from those of bulk materials, due to their small size and better architecture. Nanoparticles can be used to construct novel sensing...