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Nanotechnology: Synthesis to Applications

Sunipa Roy, Chandan Kumar Ghosh, Chandan Kumar Sarkar
September 18, 2017

Nano particles have created a high interest in recent years by virtue of their unusual mechanical, electrical, optical and magnetic properties and find wide applications in all fields of engineering. This edited volume aims to present the latest trends and updates in nanogenerators, thin film solar...

Nanomedicine in Health and Disease

Ross J. Hunter, Victor R. Preedy
September 12, 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
September 12, 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...

Nanomedicine and Cancer

Rajaventhan Srirajaskanthan, Victor R. Preedy
September 12, 2017

The nanosciences are a rapidly expanding field of research with a wide applicability to all areas of health. They encompass a variety of technologies ranging from particles to networks and nanostructures. This book focuses on the application of nanomedicine and nanotechnology to cancer. It...

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

Diana M. Bowman, Elen Stokes, Arie Rip
September 11, 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...

Biomedical Application of Nanoparticles

Bertrand Henri Rihn
September 06, 2017

Biomedical Application of Nanoparticles explores nanoparticles, their chemical and physicals properties, and how they interact in biological systems with proteins, immune system and targeted cells. Risk assessment of nanoparticles for human is described, including: cellular paradigms,...

Growing Graphene on Semiconductors

Nunzio Motta, Francesca Iacopi, Camilla Coletti
September 05, 2017

Graphene, the wonder material of the 21st century, is expected to play an important role in future nanoelectronic applications, but the only way to achieve this goal is to grow graphene directly on a semiconductor, integrating it in the chain for the production of electronic circuits and devices....

Diffractive Optics and Nanophotonics

V. A. Soifer
September 01, 2017

Diffractive Optics and Nanophotonics is devoted to achievements in diffractive optics, focusing on the creation of new nanophotonic components and devices, as well as instrumentation and available information technology. The author describes methods of calculation of diffractive optical...

Nanoscale Silicon Devices

Shunri Oda, David K. Ferry
September 01, 2017

Is Bigger Always Better? Explore the Behavior of Very Small Devices as Described by Quantum Mechanics Smaller is better when it comes to the semiconductor transistor. Nanoscale Silicon Devices examines the growth of semiconductor device miniaturization and related advances in material, device,...

Nanophotonics and Plasmonics: An Integrated View

Dr. Ching Eng (Jason) Png, Dr. Yuriy Akimov
August 31, 2017

This book provides a first integrated view of nanophotonics and plasmonics, covering the use of dielectric, semiconductor, and metal nanostructures to manipulate light at the nanometer scale. The presentation highlights similarities and advantages, and shows the common underlying physics, targets,...

Handbook of Nanophysics: Clusters and Fullerenes

Klaus D. Sattler
August 30, 2017

The field of nanoscience was pioneered in the 1980s with the groundbreaking research on clusters, which later led to the discovery of fullerenes. Handbook of Nanophysics: Clusters and Fullerenes focuses on the fundamental physics of these nanoscale materials and structures. Each peer-reviewed...

Electrospinning for Advanced Energy and Environmental Applications

Sara Cavaliere
August 30, 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...