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Nanotechnology and Energy

Kaufui V. Wong
October 06, 2017

Nanotechnology is a vibrant research area and a growing industry. The properties of nanoparticles and nanofluids are different from those of macroparticles and macrofluids because the physical and chemical properties are very dissimilar when dimensions are at the nanometer range. The first...

Handbook of Optoelectronics, Second Edition: Enabling Technologies (Volume Two)

John P. Dakin, Robert G. W. Brown
October 03, 2017

Handbook of Optoelectronics offers a self-contained reference from the basic science and light sources to devices and modern applications across the entire spectrum of disciplines utilizing optoelectronic technologies. This second edition gives a complete update of the original work with a focus on...

Computational Multiscale Modeling of Multiphase Nanosystems: Theory and Applications

Alexander V. Vakhrushev
October 03, 2017

Computational Multiscale Modeling of Multiphase Nanosystems: Theory and Applications presents a systematic description of the theory of multiscale modeling of nanotechnology applications in various fields of science and technology. The problems of computing nanoscale systems at different structural...

Essential Oils and Nanotechnology for Treatment of Microbial Diseases

Mahendra Rai, Susana Zacchino, Marcos Derita
October 03, 2017

There has been emergence of multidrug resistance problem all over the world due to overuse or underuse of antibiotics. Most microbes including bacteria, fungi, protozoans and others have developed resistance to antibiotics, and therefore, this problem is now recognized to be of global concern....

Nanotechnology in Biology and Medicine: Methods, Devices, and Applications, Second Edition

Tuan Vo-Dinh
October 02, 2017

The second edition of Nanotechnology in Biology and Medicine is intended to serve as an authoritative reference source for a broad audience involved in the research, teaching, learning, and practice of nanotechnology in life sciences. This technology, which is on the scale of molecules, has enabled...

Nanoscience: Colloidal and Interfacial Aspects

Victor M. Starov
September 30, 2017

The common perception is that nanoscience is something entirely new, that it sprung forth whole and fully formed like some mythological deity. But the truth is that like all things scientific, nanoscience is the natural result of the long evolution of scientific inquiry. Following a historical...

Materials Science of DNA

Jung-II Jin, James Grote
September 30, 2017

The field of materials science and technology has undergone revolutionary advances due to the development of novel analytical tools, functional materials, and multidisciplinary approaches to engineering. Additionally, theoretical predictions combined with increasingly improved models and...

Labs on Chip: Principles, Design and Technology

Eugenio Iannone
September 30, 2017

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...

RNA Nanotechnology and Therapeutics

Peixuan Guo, Farzin Haque
September 30, 2017

Interest in RNA nanotechnology has increased in recent years as recognition of its potential for applications in nanomedicine has grown. Edited by the world's foremost experts in nanomedicine, this comprehensive, state-of-the-art reference details the latest research developments and challenges in...

Handbook of Nanoscience, Engineering, and Technology, Third Edition

William A. Goddard III, Donald Brenner, Sergey Edward Lyshevski, Gerald J Iafrate
September 30, 2017

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,...

Nanoplasmonics: Advanced Device Applications

James W. M. Chon, Krzysztof Iniewski
September 30, 2017

Focusing on control and manipulation of plasmons at nanometer dimensions, nanoplasmonics combines the strength of electronics and photonics, and is predicted to replace existing integrated circuits and photonic devices. It is one of the fastest growing fields of science, with applications in...

Graphene Photonics, Optoelectronics, and Plasmonics

Qiaoliang Bao, Huiying Hoh, Yupeng Zhang
September 25, 2017

Graphene has been hailed as a rising star in photonics and optoelectronics. The wonderful optical properties of graphene make possible the multiple functions of signal emission, transmission, modulation, and detection to be realized in one material. This book compiles and details cutting-edge...