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Systems Engineering for Microscale and Nanoscale Technologies

M. Ann Garrison Darrin, Janet L. Barth
November 22, 2017

To realize the full potential of micro- and nanoscale devices in system building, it is critical to develop systems engineering methodologies that successfully integrate stand-alone, small-scale technologies that can effectively interface with the macro world. So how do we accomplish this?Systems...

The Clinical Nanomedicine Handbook

Sara Brenner
November 22, 2017

Designed to foster a stronger awareness and exploration of the subject by practicing clinicians, medical researchers and scientists, The Clinical Nanomedicine Handbook discusses the integration of nanotechnology, biology, and medicine from a clinical point of view. The book highlights relevant...

Hierarchical Micro/Nanostructured Materials: Fabrication, Properties, and Applications

Weiping Cai, Guotao Duan, Yue Li
November 22, 2017

Hierarchical Micro/Nanostructured Materials: Fabrication, Properties, and Applications presents the latest fabrication, properties, and applications of hierarchical micro/nanostructured materials in two sections—powders and arrays. After a general introduction to hierarchical micro/nanostructured...

Nanoporous Materials: Advanced Techniques for Characterization, Modeling, and Processing

Nick Kanellopoulos
November 22, 2017

Having successfully replaced elements used in traditional, pollution-prone, energy-consuming separation processes, nanoporous materials play an important role in chemical processing. Although their unique structural or surface physicochemical properties can, to an extent, be tailored to meet...

Nanostructured Ceramic Oxides for Supercapacitor Applications

Avinash Balakrishnan, K.R.V. Subramanian
November 22, 2017

A fresh and innovative technology is currently being recognized as a viable replacement for batteries. Research in the field of supercapacitors, as well as in the area of ceramic materials and their application to supercapacitor development, has spawned Nanostructured Ceramic Oxides for...

Electrolytic In-Process Dressing (ELID) Technologies: Fundamentals and Applications

Hitoshi Ohmori, Ioan D. Marinescu, Kazutoshi Katahira
November 22, 2017

Edited by experts, one of whom developed the technology, Electrolytic In-Process Dressing (ELID) Technologies: Fundamentals and Applications provides an overview of ELID processes with correlations between the main parameters, describes ELID operations, and illustrates the concepts with case...

Carbon Nanotubes for Polymer Reinforcement

Peng-Cheng Ma, Jang-Kyo Kim
November 22, 2017

Discovered in the twentieth century, carbon nanotubes (CNT) were an integral part of science and industry by the beginning of the twenty first century, revolutionizing chemistry, physics, and materials science. More recent advances in carbon nanotube production methods have resulted in a tremendous...

Nanomaterials for Supercapacitors

Ling Bing Kong
November 20, 2017

New materials hold the key to fundamental advances in energy conversion and storage, both of which are vital in order to meet the challenge of global warming and the finite nature of fossil fuels. Nanomaterials in particular offer unique properties or combinations of properties as electrodes and...

Carbon Nanomaterials for Electrochemical Energy Technologies: Fundamentals and Applications

Shuhui Sun, Xueliang Sun, Zhongwei Chen, Yuyu Liu, David P. Wilkinson, Jiujun Zhang
November 16, 2017

This book offers comprehensive coverage of carbon-based nanomaterials and electrochemical energy conversion and storage technologies such as batteries, fuel cells, supercapacitors, and hydrogen generation and storage, as well as the latest material and new technology development. It addresses a...

Graphene Nanomaterials: Fabrication, Properties, and Applications

Dharmesh P. Hansora, Satyendra Mishra
November 16, 2017

The development of graphene-related nanomaterials and nanocomposite has shown immense utility in the areas of science, engineering, and technology. These materials include graphene derivatives, graphene-supported inorganic nanomaterials and films, graphene-metal decorated nanostructures, core–shell...

Geometric and Electronic Properties of Graphene-Related Systems: Chemical Bonding Schemes

Ngoc Thanh Thuy Tran, Shih-Yang Lin, Chiun-Yan Lin, Ming-Fa Lin
November 16, 2017

Due to its physical, chemical, and material properties, graphene has been widely studied both theoretically and experimentally since it was first synthesized in 2004. This book explores in detail the most up-to-date research in graphene-related systems, including few-layer graphene, sliding bilayer...

Carbon Nanotube and Graphene Nanoribbon Interconnects

Debaprasad Das, Hafizur Rahaman
November 15, 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...