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Basic Principles of Nanotechnology

Wesley C. Sanders
July 24, 2018

The book allows the reader to have a basic understanding of the structure and properties of nanoscale materials routinely used in nanotechnology-based research and industries. To add, the book describes the operation of nanoscale transistors and the processes used to fabricate the devices....

Understanding Nanomaterials

Malkiat S. Johal
June 28, 2018

With a selective presentation of topics that makes it accessible for students who have taken introductory university science courses, Understanding Nanomaterials is a training tool for the future workforce in nanotech development. This introductory textbook offers insights into the fundamental...

Understanding Nanomaterials

Malkiat S. Johal, Lewis E. Johnson
April 18, 2018

Praise for the first edition"clear and informative” ―Chemistry World The authors provide the perfect training tool for the workforce in nanotech development by presenting the fundamental principles that govern the fabrication, characterization, and application of nanomaterials. This edition...

An Introduction to Quantum Transport in Semiconductors

David K. Ferry
January 04, 2018

Throughout their college career, most engineering students have done problems and studies that are basically situated in the classical world. Some may have taken quantum mechanics as their chosen field of study. This book moves beyond the basics to highlight the full quantum mechanical nature of...

Foundations for Nanoscience and Nanotechnology

Nils O. Petersen
April 13, 2017

Do you ever wonder why size is so important at the scale of nanosystems? Do you want to understand the fundamental principles that govern the properties of nanomaterials? Do you want to establish a foundation for working in the field of nanoscience and nanotechnology? Then this book is written with...

An Introduction to Graphene and Carbon Nanotubes

John E. Proctor, Daniel Melendrez Armada, Aravind Vijayaraghavan
February 06, 2017

Carbon nanotubes and graphene have been the subject of intense scientific research since their relatively recent discoveries. This book introduces the reader to the science behind these rapidly developing fields, and covers both the fundamentals and latest advances. Uniquely, this book covers the...

Physical Methods for Materials Characterisation

Peter E. J. Flewitt, Robert K. Wild
February 01, 2017

This completely revised and expanded new edition covers the full range of techniques now available for the investigation of materials structure and accurate quantitative determination of microstructural features within materials. It continues to provide the best introductory resource for...

Quantum Physics for Beginners

Zbigniew Ficek
April 06, 2016

The textbook covers the background theory of various effects discussed from first principles, as clearly as possible, to introduce students to the main ideas of quantum physics and to teach the basic mathematical methods and techniques used in the fields of advanced quantum physics, atomic physics,...

Understanding Solid State Physics: Problems and Solutions

Jacques Cazaux
February 24, 2016

The correlation between the microscopic composition of solids and their macroscopic (electrical, optical, thermal) properties is the goal of solid state physics. This book is the deeply revised version of the French book Initiation à la physique du solide: exercices comméntes avec rappels de cours,...

Introduction to Spintronics

Supriyo Bandyopadhyay, Marc Cahay
September 23, 2015

Introduction to Spintronics provides an accessible, organized, and progressive presentation of the quantum mechanical concept of spin and the technology of using it to store, process, and communicate information. Fully updated and expanded to 18 chapters, this Second Edition: Reflects the...

A Laboratory Course in Nanoscience and Nanotechnology

Gerrard Eddy Jai Poinern
December 06, 2014

Although there are many theoretical nanotechnology and nanoscience textbooks available to students, there are relatively few practical laboratory-based books. Filling this need, A Laboratory Course in Nanoscience and Nanotechnology presents a hands-on approach to key synthesis techniques and...

Nanotechnology: Understanding Small Systems, Third Edition

Ben Rogers, Jesse Adams, Sumita Pennathur
October 28, 2014

An Accessible, Scientifically Rigorous Presentation That Helps Your Students Learn the Real StuffWinner of a CHOICE Outstanding Academic Book Award 2011"… takes the revolutionary concepts and techniques that have traditionally been fodder for graduate study and makes them accessible for all. …...