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Logic Design of NanoICS

1st Edition

Svetlana N. Yanushkevich, Vlad P. Shmerko, Sergey Edward Lyshevski
October 28, 2004

Today's engineers will confront the challenge of a new computing paradigm, relying on micro- and nanoscale devices. Logic Design of NanoICs builds a foundation for logic in nanodimensions and guides you in the design and analysis of nanoICs using CAD. The authors present data structures developed...

Kinematic Self-Replicating Machines

1st Edition

Robert A. Freitas
October 18, 2004

This book offers a general review of the voluminous theoretical and experimental literature pertaining to physical self-replicating systems. The principal focus here is on self-replicating machine systems. Most importantly, we are concerned with kinematic self-replicating machines: systems in which...

3D Nanoelectronic Computer Architecture and Implementation

1st Edition

D. Crawley, K. Nikolic, M. Forshaw
September 30, 2004

It is becoming increasingly clear that the two-dimensional layout of devices on computer chips hinders the development of high-performance computer systems. Three-dimensional structures will be needed to provide the performance required to implement computationally intensive tasks. 3-D...

Carbon Nanotubes: Science and Applications

1st Edition

M. Meyyappan
July 28, 2004

Carbon nanotubes, with their extraordinary mechanical and unique electronic properties, have garnered much attention in the past five years. With a broad range of potential applications including nanoelectronics, composites, chemical sensors, biosensors, microscopy, nanoelectromechanical systems,...


1st Edition

March 28, 2004


Nanomedicine, Volume IIA: Biocompatibility

1st Edition

Robert A. Freitas
September 26, 2003

The safety, effectiveness, and utility of medical nanorobotic devices will critically depend upon their biocompatibility with human organs, tissues, cells, and biochemical systems. In this Volume, we broaden the definition of nanomedical biocompatibility to include all of the mechanical,...

Nano Science and Technology: Novel Structures and Phenomena

1st Edition

Ping Sheng, Zikang Tang
March 06, 2003

Nanoscience and technology is a rapidly developing area of research in physics, chemistry, and materials. This volume comsists of papers presented at the Advanced Study Institute in Hong Kong that explore developments in novel structures in phenomena of nanostructured materials. The topics include:...

Scanning Probe Microscopes: Applications in Science and Technology

1st Edition

K. S. Birdi
February 26, 2003

Scanning Probe Microscopes: Applications in Science and Technology explains, analyzes, and demonstrates the most widely used microscope in the family of microscopes -- the scanning probe microscope. Beginning with an introduction to the development of SPMs, the author introduces the basics of...

Catalysis and Electrocatalysis at Nanoparticle Surfaces

1st Edition

Andrzej Wieckowski, Elena R. Savinova, Constantinos G. Vayenas
February 19, 2003

Catalysis and Electrocatalysis at Nanoparticle Surfaces illustrates the latest developments in electrochemical nanotechnology, heterogeneous catalysis, surface science, and theoretical modeling. It describes the manipulation, characterization, control, and application of nanoparticles for enhanced...

Microdrop Generation

1st Edition

Eric R. Lee
December 10, 2002

The applications and use of inkjet-like microfluidic drop ejectors have grown rapidly in many fields, including biotechnology, drug discovery, combinatorial chemistry, and microfabrication. Yet to date, end users and even designers of microdrop systems for scientific applications have had no books...

Synthetic Polymers for Biotechnology and Medicine

1st Edition

Ruth Freitag
December 01, 2002


Nanoelectromechanics in Engineering and Biology

1st Edition

Michael Pycraft Hughes
October 29, 2002

The success, growth, and virtually limitless applications of nanotechnology depend upon our ability to manipulate nanoscale objects, which in turn depends upon developing new insights into the interactions of electric fields, nanoparticles, and the molecules that surround them. In the first book to...