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Micro- and Nanoengineering of the Cell Surface

Micro- and Nanoengineering of the Cell Surface

By: Jeffrey Karp; Weian Zhao

Publisher: William Andrew

Publication Date: 30-MAY-2014

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Micro- and Nanoengineering of the Cell Surface  explores the direct engineering of cell surfaces, enabling materials scientists and chemists to manipulate or augment cell functions and phenotypes. The book is accessible for readers across industry, academia, and in clinical settings in multiple disciplines, including materials science, engineering, chemistry, biology, and medicine. Written by leaders in the field, it covers numerous cell surface engineering methods along with their current and potential applications in cell therapy, tissue engineering, biosensing, and diagnosis. The...

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Fundamental Principles of Engineering Nanometrology, 2nd Edition

Fundamental Principles of Engineering Nanometrology, 2nd Edition

By: Richard Leach

Publisher: William Andrew

Publication Date: 17-MAY-2014

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Working at the nano-scale demands an understanding of the high-precision measurement techniques that make nanotechnology and advanced manufacturing possible. This new edition of Fundamental Principles of Engineering Nanometrology provides a road map and toolkit for metrologists engaging with the rigor of measurement and data analysis at the nano-scale, from the fundamentals of precision measurement, to different measurement and characterization techniques. This book is an essential guide for the emerging nanomanufacturing and nanofabrication sectors, where measurement and...

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Nanotechnology Applications for Clean Water, 2nd Edition

Nanotechnology Applications for Clean Water, 2nd Edition

By: Anita Street; Richard Sustich; Jeremiah Duncan; Nora Savage

Publisher: William Andrew

Publication Date: 12-MAY-2014

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Nanotechnology is already having a dramatic impact on improving water quality and the second edition of Nanotechnology Applications for Clean Water highlights both the challenges and the opportunities for nanotechnology to positively influence this area of environmental protection. This book presents detailed information on cutting-edge technologies, current research, and trends that may impact the success and uptake of the applications. Recent advances show that many of the current problems with water quality can be addressed using nanosorbents, nanocatalysts, bioactive...

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Handbook of Research on Nanoscience, Nanotechnology, and Advanced Materials

Handbook of Research on Nanoscience, Nanotechnology, and Advanced Materials

By: Mohamed Bououdina; J. Paulo Davim

Publisher: IGI Global

Publication Date: 31-MAR-2014

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The burgeoning field of nanotechnology has led to many recent technological innovations and discoveries. Understanding the impact of these technologies on business, science, and industry is an important first step in developing applications for a variety of settings and contexts. Handbook of Research on Nanoscience, Nanotechnology, and Advanced Materials presents a detailed analysis of current experimental and theoretical approaches surrounding nanomaterials science. With applications in fields such as biomedicine, renewable energy, and synthetic materials, the research in this book will...

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Nanotechnology in Eco-Efficient Construction

Nanotechnology in Eco-Efficient Construction

By: Fernando Pacheco-Torgal; M Diamanti; A Nazari; C Goran-Granqvist

Publisher: Woodhead Publishing

Publication Date: 04-APR-2013

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As the environmental impact of existing construction and building materials comes under increasing scrutiny, the search for more eco-efficient solutions has intensified. Nanotechnology offers great potential in this area and is already being widely used to great success. Nanotechnology in eco-efficient construction is an authoritative guide to the role of nanotechnology in the development of eco-efficient construction materials and sustainable construction. Following an introduction to the use of nanotechnology in eco-efficient construction materials, part one considers such...

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Nanosensors: Physical, Chemical, and Biological

Nanosensors: Physical, Chemical, and Biological

By: Vinod Khanna

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Publication Date: 26-OCT-2011

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A complete and authoritative guide to nanosensors, this easy-to-read book explores sensor development in the nanotechnology age. It presents a critical appraisal of the opportunities in the area of sensors provided by nanotechnologies and nanotechnology-enabled advancements. Topics include various categories of nanosensors, including mechanical, thermal, optical, magnetic, chemical, and biological. The author outlines the properties of important nanomaterials and nanotechnologies used in nanosensor fabrication. He also summarizes the current state of the field and discusses future trends. ...

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Silicon and Silicide Nanowires: Applications, Fabrication, and Properties

Silicon and Silicide Nanowires: Applications, Fabrication, and Properties

By: Yu Huang; King-Ning Tu

Publisher: Pan Stanford Publishing

Publication Date: 24-OCT-2013

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This book comprises theoretical and experimental analysis of various properties of silicon nanocrystals, research methods and preparation techniques, and some promising applications. It comprises nine chapters. The first three are based on processing, the next three on properties, and the last three on applications of nanowires of silicon and silicides. ...

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Advances in Polymer Nanocomposites

Advances in Polymer Nanocomposites

By: F Gao

Publisher: Woodhead Publishing

Publication Date: 19-OCT-2012

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The addition of nanoparticles to polymer composites has led to a new generation of composite materials with enhanced and novel properties. Advances in polymer nanocomposites reviews the main types of polymer nanocomposites and their applications. Part one reviews types of polymer nanocomposites according to fillers. Processing of carbon nanotube-based nanocomposites, layered double hydroxides (LDHs) and cellulose nanoparticles as functional fillers and reinforcement are discussed, alongside calcium carbonate and metal-polymer nanocomposites. Part two focuses on types of polymer...

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Nanotechnology in the Food, Beverage and Nutraceutical Industries

Nanotechnology in the Food, Beverage and Nutraceutical Industries

By: Q Huang

Publisher: Woodhead Publishing

Publication Date: 19-APR-2012

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Nanotechnology has the potential to impact on food processing significantly. This important book summarises current research in this area and provides an overview of both current and possible future applications of nanotechnologies in the food industry. Issues such as safety and regulation are also addressed. After an introductory overview, the first part discusses general issues such as risk assessment, the regulatory framework, detection and characterisation of nanoparticles in food. Part two summarises the wide range of applications of nanotechnology in food processing, including...

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Tutorials in Metamaterials

Tutorials in Metamaterials

By: Mikhail Noginov; Viktor Podolskiy

Publisher: CRC Press

Publication Date: 25-OCT-2011

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Metamaterials—composite media with unusual optical properties—have revolutionized the landscape of optical science and engineering over the past decades. A comprehensive introduction to electromagnetism in metamaterials structures, this book begins with general reviews and then progresses to more specialized topics. Chapters offer self-contained tutorials on linear and nonlinear; optical; microwave; dialectric; anisotropic and hyperbolic; bianisotropic and chiral; and electromagnetic metamaterials, as well as optical gain and radiative decay engineering. Each tutorial provides a thorough...

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Thin-Film Organic Photonics: Molecular Layer Deposition and Applications

Thin-Film Organic Photonics: Molecular Layer Deposition and Applications

By: Tetsuzo Yoshimura

Publisher: CRC Press

Publication Date: 02-MAR-2011

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This book is an invaluable resource for material scientists working to develop artificial materials that can be structurally tailored at the atomic/molecular-level. This capability will enable electron-wave function control, which would improve material performance and generate new photonic/electronic phenomena. Exploring the prospect of structural modification in artificial materials, field pioneer Yoshimura describes how we can enhance the photonic/electronic properties of thin films using such precise manipulation of atomic and molecular arrangement. He also addresses related topics and...

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Nano-Semiconductors: Devices and Technology

Nano-Semiconductors: Devices and Technology

By: Krzysztof Iniewski

Publisher: CRC Press

Publication Date: 24-OCT-2011

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The semiconductor industry is undergoing a transition from the use of standard CMOS silicon to novel device structures that include carbon nanotubes, graphene, quantum dots and III-V materials. A must-read for anyone serious about future nanofabrication technologies, this book addresses the state of the art in nano devices for electronics. It explores exciting opportunities in emerging materials that will take system performance beyond what is offered by traditional CMOS-based microelectronics. The text features contributions from top international experts from industry and academia....

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Computational Nanotechnology Using Finite Difference Time Domain

Computational Nanotechnology Using Finite Difference Time Domain

By: Sarhan Musa

Publisher: CRC Press

Publication Date: 16-DEC-2013

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Easily digestible for beginners and useful to seasoned professionals, this book describes the key concepts of the computational Finite Difference Time Domain (FDTD) method, discusses the newest and most popular computational nanotechnologies using the FDTD method, and predicts future applications by examining interdisciplinary research from world-renowned experts. Complete with case studies, examples, supportive appendices, and FDTD codes accessible via a companion website, the text delivers a practical introduction to the use of FDTD in nanotechnology and serves as a valuable reference...

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Nanotechnology

Nanotechnology

By: Information Resources Management Association

Publisher: IGI Global

Publication Date: 28-FEB-2014

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Over the past few decades, devices and technologies have been significantly miniaturized from one generation to the next, providing far more potential in a much smaller package. The smallest of these recently developed tools are miniscule enough to be invisible to the naked eye. Nanotechnology: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications describes some of the latest advances in microscopic technologies in fields as diverse as biochemistry, materials science, medicine, and electronics. Through its investigation of theories, applications, and new developments in the nanotechnology field,...

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Plasmonic Nanoelectronics and Sensing

Plasmonic Nanoelectronics and Sensing

By: Er-Ping Li; Hong-Son Chu

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Publication Date: 28-FEB-2014

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Plasmonic nanostructures provide new ways of manipulating the flow of light with nanostructures and nanoparticles exhibiting optical properties never before seen in the macro-world. Covering plasmonic technology from fundamental theory to real world applications, this work provides a comprehensive overview of the field. • Discusses the fundamental theory of plasmonics, enabling a deeper understanding of plasmonic technology • Details numerical methods for modeling, design and optimization of plasmonic nanostructures • Includes step-by-step design guidelines for active and passive...

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Modeling and Control for Micro/Nano Devices and Systems

Modeling and Control for Micro/Nano Devices and Systems

By: Ning Xi; Mingjun Zhang; Guangyong Li

Publisher: CRC Press

Publication Date: 03-DEC-2013

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The first to address this emerging field, this book provides experts’ cutting-edge knowledge of micro/nanotechnology, energy, and bio-systems. The editors offer an integrated view from theory to practice, covering topics ranging from sensors to energy devices and control of biology systems in cellular and molecular levels. The book also features case studies for modeling of micro/nano devices and systems, and explains how the models can be used for control and optimization. Readers benefit from learning new techniques, and applying those techniques to their own research. ...

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Nanomaterials in Glucose Sensing

Nanomaterials in Glucose Sensing

By: Krishna Burugapalli; Ning Wang

Publisher: Momentum Press

Publication Date: 24-OCT-2013

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The smartness of nano-materials is attributed to their nanoscale and subsequently unique physicochemical properties and their use in glucose sensing has been aimed at improving performance, reducing cost and miniaturizing the sensor and its associated instrumentation. So far, portable (handheld) glucose analysers were introduced for hospital wards, emergency rooms and physicians' offices; single-use strip systems achieved nanolitre sampling for painless and accurate home glucose monitoring; advanced continuous monitoring devices having 2 to 7 days operating life are in clinical and home use;...

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Nanotechnology Commercialization

Nanotechnology Commercialization

By: Takuya Tsuzuki

Publisher: Pan Stanford Publishing

Publication Date: 23-SEP-2013

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In terms of commercialization, nanomaterials occupy a unique place in nanotechnology. Engineered nanomaterials, especially nanoparticulate materials, are the leading sector in nanotechnology commercialization. In addition, the nanomaterial sector has attracted much more heated debate than any other nanotechnology sector with regard to safety, regulation, standardization, and ethics. This is the first book on nanotechnology commercialization that deals exclusively with nanomaterials. It provides overviews of the current trends in, and the issues associated with, the commercialization of...

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Radical Abundance

Radical Abundance

By: K. Eric Drexler

Publisher: PublicAffairs

Publication Date: 07-MAY-2013

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K. Eric Drexler is the founding father of nanotechnology—the science of engineering on a molecular level. In Radical Abundance, he shows how rapid scientific progress is about to change our world. Thanks to atomically precise manufacturing, we will soon have the power to produce radically more of what people want, and at a lower cost. The result will shake the very foundations of our economy and environment. Already, scientists have constructed prototypes for circuit boards built of millions of precisely arranged atoms. The advent of this kind of atomic precision promises to change the...

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Nanoelectronic Devices

Nanoelectronic Devices

By: Byung-Gook Park; Sung Hwang; Young Park

Publisher: Pan Stanford Publishing

Publication Date: 06-FEB-2012

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This book provides readers with the knowledge in fundamentals of nanoelectronic devices. The authors build the principles of nanoelectronic devices based on those of microelectronic devices wherever possible and introduce the inherently nanoelectronic principles gradually. They briefly review quantum mechanics and solid-state physics that can form the basis of semiconductor device physics. The book also covers the basics of electron transport and p–n junctions, develops the operations of MOS capacitors and MOSFETs, and introduces some basic CMOS circuits. The last chapter is devoted to the...