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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...

Nanostructured Energy Devices: Foundations of Carrier Transport

Juan Bisquert
July 18, 2017

This is the second book in a series that analyzes the fundamental concepts, properties, and key applications of energy devices made using organic and inorganic solution-processed thin film and nanostructured materials, including hybrid and organic solar cells, electrochemical batteries, diodes,...

Broadband Metamaterials in Electromagnetics: Technology and Applications

Douglas H. Werner
July 14, 2017

The rapid development of technology based on metamaterials coupled with the recent introduction of the transformation optics technique provides an unprecedented ability for device designers to manipulate and control the behavior of electromagnetic wave phenomena. Many of the early metamaterial...

Carbon Nanotube and Graphene Nanoribbon Interconnects

Debaprasad Das, Hafizur Rahaman
July 01, 2017

An Alternative to Copper-Based Interconnect Technology With an increase in demand for more circuit components on a single chip, there is a growing need for nanoelectronic devices and their interconnects (a physical connecting medium made of thin metal films between several electrical nodes in a...

Micro & Nano-Engineering of Fuel Cells

Dennis Y.C. Leung, Jin Xuan
July 01, 2017

Fuel cells are clean and efficient energy conversion devices expected to be the next generation power source. During more than 17 decades of research and development, various types of fuel cells have been developed with a view to meet the different energy demands and application requirements....

Electrospinning for Advanced Energy and Environmental Applications

Sara Cavaliere
July 01, 2017

Electrospinning for Advanced Energy and Environmental Applications delivers a state-of-the-art overview of the use of electrospun fibers in energy conversion and storage, as well as in environmental sensing and remediation. Featuring contributions from leading experts in electrospinning and its...

Nanocomposite Membrane Technology: Fundamentals and Applications

P.K. Tewari
July 01, 2017

Nanocomposite Membrane Technology: Fundamentals and Applications is the first book to deliver an extensive exploration of nanocomposite membrane technology. This groundbreaking text offers an eloquent introduction to the field as well as a comprehensive overview of fundamental aspects and...

Heat Transfer Enhancement with Nanofluids

Vincenzo Bianco, Oronzio Manca, Sergio Nardini, Kambiz Vafai
July 01, 2017

  Nanofluids are gaining the attention of scientists and researchers around the world. This new category of heat transfer medium improves the thermal conductivity of fluid by suspending small solid particles within it and offers the possibility of increased heat transfer in a variety of...

Micro- and Nano-Scale Sensors and Transducers

Ezzat G. Bakhoum
July 01, 2017

The rapidly emerging fields of nanotechnology and nano-fabrication have enabled the creation of new sensors with dramatic improvements in sensitivity and range, along with substantial miniaturization. And, although there are many books on nanotechnology, recent advances in micro and nano-scale...


Michael V. Mirkin, Shigeru Amemiya
July 01, 2017

Nanoscale electrochemistry has revolutionized electrochemical research and technologies and has made broad impacts in other fields, including nanotechnology and nanoscience, biology, and materials chemistry. Nanoelectrochemistry examines well-established concepts and principles and provides an...

Nanomedicine in Health and Disease

Ross J. Hunter, Victor R. Preedy
June 30, 2017

The nanosciences are a rapidly expanding field of research with a wide applicability to all areas of health and disease prevention. This book, covers the regulation of nanomedicine, nanotubes, topical applications of nanoparticles, nanocrystals, antioxidant nanoparticles, lipid nanocapsules,...

Multiscale Modeling: From Atoms to Devices

Pedro Derosa, Tahir Cagin
June 30, 2017

While the relevant features and properties of nanosystems necessarily depend on nanoscopic details, their performance resides in the macroscopic world. To rationally develop and accurately predict performance of these systems we must tackle problems where multiple length and time scales are coupled...

Handbook of Nanophysics: Nanoelectronics and Nanophotonics

Klaus D. Sattler
June 30, 2017

Many bottom-up and top-down techniques for nanomaterial and nanostructure generation have enabled the development of applications in nanoelectronics and nanophotonics.  Handbook of Nanophysics: Nanoelectronics and Nanophotonics explores important recent applications of nanophysics in the areas...