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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...

Targeted Muscle Reinnervation: A Neural Interface for Artificial Limbs

Todd A. Kuiken, Aimee E. Schultz Feuser, Ann K. Barlow
November 15, 2017

Implement TMR with Your Patients and Improve Their Quality of Life Developed by Dr. Todd A. Kuiken and Dr. Gregory A. Dumanian, targeted muscle reinnervation (TMR) is a new approach to accessing motor control signals from peripheral nerves after amputation and providing sensory feedback to...

Cosmology

Nicola Vittorio
November 14, 2017

Modern cosmology has changed significantly over the years, from the discovery to the precision measurement era. The data now available provide a wealth of information, mostly consistent with a model where dark matter and dark energy are in a rough proportion of 3:7. The time is right for a fresh...

Fractals: Concepts and Applications in Geosciences

Behzad Ghanbarian, Allen G. Hunt
November 14, 2017

This book provides theoretical concepts and applications of fractals and multifractals to a broad range of audiences from various scientific communities, such as petroleum, chemical, civil and environmental engineering, atmospheric research, and hydrology. In the first chapter, we introduce...

Novel Compound Semiconductor Nanowires: Materials, Devices, and Applications

Fumitaro Ishikawa, Irina Buyanova
November 14, 2017

One dimensional electronic materials are expected to be key components owing to their potential applications in nanoscale electronics, optics, energy storage, and biology. Besides, compound semiconductors have been greatly developed as epitaxial growth crystal materials. Molecular beam 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...

A Concise Handbook of Mathematics, Physics, and Engineering Sciences

Andrei D. Polyanin, Alexei I. Chernoutsan
November 13, 2017

A Concise Handbook of Mathematics, Physics, and Engineering Sciences takes a practical approach to the basic notions, formulas, equations, problems, theorems, methods, and laws that most frequently occur in scientific and engineering applications and university education. The authors pay special...

An Introduction to Distributed Optical Fibre Sensors

Arthur H. Hartog
November 11, 2017

This book explains physical principles, unique benefits, broad categories, implementation aspects, and performance criteria of distributed optical fiber sensors (DOFS). For each kind of sensor, the book highlights industrial applications, which range from oil and gas production to power line...

A Brief Survey of Quantitative EEG

Kaushik Majumdar
November 10, 2017

This book presents a holistic approach to quantitative EEG from its neurological basis to simultaneous EEG and fMRI studies. Equal emphasis is given to major mathematical and statistical theories and computational techniques and their applications on clinical and laboratory experimental EEG....

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...

Unitary Analysis, Synthesis, and Classification of Flow Meters

Horia Mihai Moțit
November 10, 2017

This book is the first to present flow measurement as an independent branch of the measurement techniques, according to a new global and unitary approach for the measurement of fluid flow field, starting from finding its unitary fundamental bases. Furthermore, it elaborates the method of unitary...

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