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Three-Dimensional Magnonics: Layered, Micro- and Nanostructures

1st Edition

Gianluca Gubbiotti
June 26, 2019

Magnonics, a research field that uses spin waves, collective excitations of ordered magnetic materials, or magnons (their quanta) as a tool for signal processing, communication, and computation, has rapidly grown during the past decade because of the low-energy consumption and potential...

Silicon Nanomaterials Sourcebook: Low-Dimensional Structures, Quantum Dots, and Nanowires, Volume One

1st Edition

Klaus D. Sattler
June 25, 2019

This comprehensive tutorial guide to silicon nanomaterials spans from fundamental properties, growth mechanisms, and processing of nanosilicon to electronic device, energy conversion and storage, biomedical, and environmental applications. It also presents core knowledge with basic mathematical...

Corona Discharge Micromachining for the Synthesis of Nanoparticles: Characterization and Applications

1st Edition

Ranjeet Kumar Sahu, Somashekhar S Hiremath
June 25, 2019

This book summarizes the fundamental and established methods for the synthesis of nanoparticles, providing readers with an organized and comprehensive insight into the field of nanoparticle technology. In addition to exploring the characterization and applications of nanoparticles, it also focuses...

Nanofluids and Their Engineering Applications

1st Edition

K.R.V. Subramanian, Tubati Nageswara Rao, Avinash Balakrishnan
June 24, 2019

Nanofluids are solid-liquid composite material consisting of solid nanoparticles suspended in liquid with enhanced thermal properties. This book introduces basic fluid mechanics, conduction and convection in fluids, along with nanomaterials for nanofluids, property characterization, and outline...

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...