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Biomotors: Linear, Rotation, and Revolution Motion Mechanisms

Peixuan Guo, Zhengyi Zhao
November 01, 2017

This book provides a comprehensive overview of biomotors (molecular motors) within the body with a specific concentration on revolving molecular motors. The bioengineering of these new revolving molecular motors will go a long way in creating machines that will be able to carry RNA and DNA drugs...

Advanced Thermoelectrics: Materials, Contacts, Devices, and Systems

Zhifeng Ren, Yucheng Lan, Qinyong Zhang
November 01, 2017

This book provides an overview on nanostructured thermoelectric materials and devices, covering fundamental concepts, synthesis techniques, device contacts and stability, and potential applications, especially in waste heat recovery and solar energy conversion. The contents focus on thermoelectric...

Handbook of Optoelectronics, Second Edition (Three-Volume Set)

John Dakin, John P. Dakin, Robert G. W. Brown
October 31, 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...

Carbon Nanotube and Graphene Nanoribbon Interconnects

Debaprasad Das, Hafizur Rahaman
October 31, 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...

Environmental Nanotechnology

M. H. Fulekar, Bhawana Pathak
October 30, 2017

Environmental nanotechnology is considered to play a key role in shaping of current environmental engineering and science practices. This book titled "Environmental Nanotechnology" covers the advanced materials, devices, and system development for use in the environmental protection. The...

Nanomaterials and Nanocomposites: Synthesis, Properties, Characterization Techniques, and Applications

Rajendra Kumar Goyal
October 30, 2017

The main aims of this book are to summarize the fundamentals, synthesis methods, properties and applications of nanomaterials, so as to provide readers with a systematic knowledge on nanomaterials. In addition, the book covers most commonly used characterization tools pertaining to nanomaterials....

Embedding New Technologies into Society: A Regulatory, Ethical and Societal Perspective

Diana M. Bowman, Elen Stokes, Arie Rip
October 30, 2017

The embedding of any new technologies in society is challenging. The evolving state of the scientific art, often-unquantifiable risks and ill-defined developmental trajectories have the potential to hinder innovation and/or the commercial success of a technology. The are, however, a number of tools...

Nanomedicines and Nanoproducts: Applications, Disposition, and Toxicology in the Human Body

Eiki Igarashi
October 27, 2017

Nanomedicines and Nanoproducts: Applications, Disposition, and Toxicology in the Human Body provides a detailed overview of the disposition of nanoproducts within the body, with a special focus on the respiratory and olfactory routes of nanoproduct administration, buccal exposure and the ingestion...

Nanoplasmonics: Advanced Device Applications

James W. M. Chon, Krzysztof Iniewski
October 27, 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...

RNA Nanotechnology and Therapeutics

Peixuan Guo, Farzin Haque
October 23, 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
October 23, 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,...

Biocatalysis and Nanotechnology

Peter Grunwald
October 13, 2017

Nanobiocatalysis has rapidly developed into a subarea of enzyme biotechnology. It combines the advances in nanotechnology that have generated nanoscale materials of different sizes, shapes, and physicochemical properties, and the excellent characteristics of biocatalysts into an innovative...