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Capacitive Silicon Resonators: Performance Enhancement Methods

1st Edition

Nguyen Van Toan, Takahito Ono
June 24, 2019

Microfabricated resonators play an essential role in a variety of applications, including mass sensing, timing reference applications, and filtering applications. Many transduction mechanisms including piezoelectric, piezoresistive, and capacitive mechanisms, have been studied to induce and detect...

Nanotechnology Applications in Dairy Science: Packaging, Processing, and Preservation

1st Edition

Lohith Kumar Dasarahally-Huligowda, Megh R. Goyal, Hafiz Ansar Rasul Suleria
June 19, 2019

This new volume, Nanotechnology Applications in Dairy Science, is designed to provide new insight into the utilization of nanotechnology in dairy science and food science. It focuses on applications of nanotechnology in packaging and drying of dairy and meat products, nanofiltration use in the...

Coulomb Excitations and Decays in Graphene-Related Systems

1st Edition

Chiun-Yan Lin, Jhao-Ying Wu, Chih-Wei Chiu, Ming-Fa Lin
June 18, 2019

Coulomb Excitations and Decays in Graphene-Related Systems provides an overview of the subject under the effects of lattice symmetries, layer numbers, dimensions, stacking configurations, orbital hybridizations, intralayer and interlayer hopping integrals, spin-orbital couplings, temperatures,...

Nanoimprinting and its Applications

1st Edition

Akihiro Miyauchi
June 17, 2019

Nanoimprinting has grown rapidly since it was proposed in 1995 by Prof. Chou. Now machines, resins, and molds for nanoimprinting are commercially available worldwide. The application fields of nanoimprinting are expanding to not only electronics but also optics, biology, and energy because...

Nanomedicine for the Treatment of Disease: From Concept to Application

1st Edition

Sarwar Beg, Mahfoozur Rahman, Md. Abul Barkat, Farhan Jalees Ahmad
June 13, 2019

This new volume, Nanomedicine for the Treatment of Disease: From Concept to Application, looks at the application of nanomedicines with a particular focus on their use in the treatment of diseases. The chapters in this volume, contributed by eminent scientists, researchers, and nanotechnologists...

Practical Applications of Microresonators in Optics and Photonics

1st Edition

Andrey B. Matsko
June 12, 2019

 Assembling an international team of experts, this book reports on the progress in the rapidly growing field of monolithic micro- and nanoresonators. The book opens with a chapter on photonic crystal-based resonators (nanocavities). It goes on to describe resonators in which the closed...

Spintronics Handbook, Second Edition: Spin Transport and Magnetism: Volume Two: Semiconductor Spintronics

2nd Edition

Evgeny Y. Tsymbal, Igor Žutić
June 10, 2019

The second edition offers an update on the single most comprehensive survey of the two intertwined fields of spintronics and magnetism, covering the diverse array of materials and structures, including silicon, organic semiconductors, carbon nanotubes, graphene, and engineered nanostructures. It...

Industrial Biomimetics

1st Edition

Akihiro Miyauchi, Masatsugu Shimomura
June 10, 2019

Biomimetics is an innovative paradigm shift based on biodiversity for sustainability. Biodiversity is not only the result of evolutionary adaption but also the optimized solution of an epic combinatorial chemistry for sustainability, because the diversity has been acquired by biological processes...

Internet of Nano-Things and Wireless Body Area Networks (WBAN)

1st Edition

Fadi Al-Turjman
May 30, 2019

The Internet of Nano-Things (IoNT) is a system of nano-connected devices, objects, or organisms that have unique identifiers to transfer data over a computer or cellular network wirelessly to the Cloud. Data delivery, caching, and energy consumption are among the most significant topics in the IoNT...

Toxicity of Nanomaterials: Environmental and Healthcare Applications

1st Edition

Suresh C. Pillai, Yvonne Lang
May 29, 2019

This comprehensive book, edited by two leading experts in nanotechnology and bioengineering with contributions from a global team of specialists, provides a detailed overview of the environmental and health impacts associated with the toxicology of nanomaterials. Special attention is given to...

Handbook of Dynein (Second Edition)

2nd Edition

Keiko Hirose
May 29, 2019

Dyneins are molecular motors that are involved in various cellular processes, such as cilia and flagella motility, vesicular transport, and mitosis. Since the first edition of this book was published in 2012, there has been a significant breakthrough: the crystal structures of the motor domains of...

Microcapsules and Nanoparticles in Medicine and Pharmacy

1st Edition

Max Donbrow
May 23, 2019

First published in 1992: This book provides a comprehensive look at the design and production of microcapsules, microspheres, and nanoparticles. It discusses the diverse aspects and skills that must be mastered to prepare and test products that will work correctly and be clinically acceptable for...