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Nanoscience and Nanotechnology in Foods and Beverages

1st Edition

Vellaichamy Chelladurai, Digvir S. Jayas
December 03, 2018

Potential applications of nanotechnology in food industry include: encapsulation and delivery of substances in targeted sites, increasing flavor, introducing antibacterial nanoparticles into food, enhancing shelf life, sensing contamination, improved food storage, tracking, tracing, and brand...

Nanoscale Devices: Physics, Modeling, and Their Application

1st Edition

Brajesh Kumar Kaushik
November 28, 2018

The primary aim of this book is to discuss various aspects of nanoscale device design and their applications including transport mechanism, modeling, and circuit applications. Furthermore, the book develops a strong foundation to understand the need for moving from conventional MOSFET to novel...

Engineered Carbon Nanotubes and Nanofibrous Material: Integrating Theory and Technique

1st Edition

A. K. Haghi, Praveen K.M., Sabu Thomas
November 07, 2018

Carbon nanotubes, with their extraordinary engineering properties, have garnered much attention in the past 10 years. Because of the broad range of potential applications, the scientific community is more motivated than ever to move beyond basic properties and explore the real issues associated...

Nanodispersions for Drug Delivery

1st Edition

Raj K. Keservani, Anil K. Sharma
October 02, 2018

This volume addresses efforts to overcome the shortcomings of conventional dosage forms by exploiting the principles of nanoscience to deliver drugs for medical treatment. Nanodispersions are an important aspect because they possess globules/particles in sizes usually below 1000 nm in which the...

Nanoindentation of Natural Materials: Hierarchical and Functionally Graded Microstructures

1st Edition

Arjun Dey, Anoop Kumar Mukhopadhyay
September 24, 2018

Nanoindentation of Natural Materials: Hierarchical and Functionally Graded Microstructures provides a systematic introduction and review of state-of-the-art statistical hierarchical and functionally graded structures found in bone, teeth, hair, and scales, from a nanoindentation perspective,...

Molecular Medicines for Cancer: Concepts and Applications of Nanotechnology

1st Edition

Deepak Chitkara, Anupama Mittal, Ram I. Mahato
September 20, 2018

The field of molecular medicine covers the medical interventions targeting molecular structures and mechanisms that are involved in disease progression. In cancer, several molecular mechanisms have been shown to impact its progression, aggressiveness and chemoresistance. Increasing evidence...

Learning Bio-Micro-Nanotechnology

1st Edition

Mel I. Mendelson
September 18, 2018

Learning Bio-Micro-Nanotechnology is a primer on micro/nanotechnology that teaches the vocabulary, fundamental concepts, and applications of micro/nanotechnology in biology, chemistry, physics, engineering, electronics, computers, biomedicine, microscopy, ethics, and risks to humankind. It provides...


1st Edition

Bhupinder Singh
July 24, 2018

The present book volume presents a holistic view of the aspects of nanobiomaterials incl. their stellar merits and limitations, applications in diverse fields, their futuristic promise in the fields of biomedical science and drug delivery. The federal & regulatory issues on the usage of...

Basic Principles of Nanotechnology

1st Edition

Wesley C. Sanders
July 24, 2018

The book allows the reader to have a basic understanding of the structure and properties of nanoscale materials routinely used in nanotechnology-based research and industries. To add, the book describes the operation of nanoscale transistors and the processes used to fabricate the devices....

An Introduction to Single Molecule Biophysics

1st Edition

Yuri L. Lyubchenko
June 28, 2018

This book gives an accessible, detailed overview on techniques of single molecule biophysics (SMB), showing how they are applied to numerous biological problems associated with understanding the molecular mechanisms of DNA replication, transcription, and translation, as well as functioning of...

Nanomaterials: Physical, Chemical, and Biological Applications

1st Edition

Nandakumar Kalarikkal, Sabu Thomas, Obey Koshy
May 22, 2018

This new book focuses on recent developments in this field, focusing on nanostructured materials and nanocomposites. The book deals with some recent developments in the synthesis and characterization of nanomaterial as well as its incorporation into polymer matrixes. The biological applications of...

Advanced Nanoelectronics

1st Edition

Razali Ismail, Mohammad Taghi Ahmadi, Sohail Anwar
March 09, 2018

While theories based on classical physics have been very successful in helping experimentalists design microelectronic devices, new approaches based on quantum mechanics are required to accurately model nanoscale transistors and to predict their characteristics even before they are fabricated....