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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...

Handbook of Nanophysics: Nanoelectronics and Nanophotonics

Klaus D. Sattler
November 15, 2017

Many bottom-up and top-down techniques for nanomaterial and nanostructure generation have enabled the development of applications in nanoelectronics and nanophotonics.  Handbook of Nanophysics: Nanoelectronics and Nanophotonics explores important recent applications of nanophysics in the areas...

Materials Science of DNA

Jung-II Jin, James Grote
November 15, 2017

The field of materials science and technology has undergone revolutionary advances due to the development of novel analytical tools, functional materials, and multidisciplinary approaches to engineering. Additionally, theoretical predictions combined with increasingly improved models and...

Integrated Nanodevice and Nanosystem Fabrication: Breakthroughs and Alternatives

Simon Deleonibus
November 14, 2017

Since its invention, the integrated circuit has necessitated new process modules and numerous architectural changes to improve application performances, power consumption, and cost reduction. Silicon CMOS is now well established to offer the integration of several tens of billions of devices on a...

Multiscale Modeling in Nanophotonics: Materials and Simulations

Alexander Bagaturyants, Mikhail Vener
November 14, 2017

The idea of theoretically predicting the useful properties of various materials using multiscale simulations has become popular in recent years. Of special interest are nanostructured, organic functional materials, which have a hierarchical structure and are considered materials of the future...

Drug Delivery Approaches and Nanosystems, Volume 1: Novel Drug Carriers

Raj K. Keservani, Anil K. Sharma, Rajesh K. Kesharwani
November 10, 2017

This volume, the first of the two-volume Drug Delivery Approaches and Nanosystems series, presents a full picture of the state-of-the-art research and development in drug delivery systems using nanotechnology and its applications. It addresses the ever-expanding application of nanotechnology or...

Drug Delivery Approaches and Nanosystems, Volume 2: Drug Targeting Aspects of Nanotechnology

Raj K. Keservani, Anil K. Sharma, Rajesh K. Kesharwani
November 10, 2017

This volume is a thorough presentation of the state-of-the-art research and developments in drug delivery systems using nanotechnology and its applications. The second of this two-volume set, it addresses the applications of nanotechnology or nano-sized materials in the medical field and the...

Nanophotonics: Manipulating Light with Plasmons

Hongxing Xu
November 10, 2017

The manipulation of light at the nanometer scale is highly pursued for both fundamental sciences and wide applications. The diffraction limit of light sets the limit for the smallest size of photonic devices to the scale of light wavelength. Fortunately, the peculiar properties of surface plasmons...

Handbook of Nanomaterials for Hydrogen Storage

Mieczyslaw Jurczyk
November 06, 2017

Nanoscale metallic and ceramic materials, also called nanomaterials, have held enormous attraction for researchers over the past few years. They demonstrate novel properties compared with conventional (microcrystalline) materials owing to their nanoscale features. Recently, mechanical alloying and...

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 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...