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Polymer Science and Nanotechnology

Polymer Science and Nanotechnology Book
Author : Ravin Narain
Publisher : Elsevier
Release : 2020-06-16
ISBN : 0128168072
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Polymer Science and Nanotechnology: Fundamentals and Applications brings together the latest advances in polymer science and nanoscience. Sections explain the fundamentals of polymer science, including key aspects and methods in terms of molecular structure, synthesis, characterization, microstructure, phase structure and processing and properties before discussing the materials of particular interest and utility for novel applications, such as hydrogels, natural polymers, smart polymers and polymeric biomaterials. The second part of the book examines essential techniques in nanotechnology, with an emphasis on the utilization of advanced polymeric materials in the context of nanoscience. Throughout the book, chapters are prepared so that materials and products can be geared towards specific applications. Two chapters cover, in detail, major application areas, including fuel and solar cells, tissue engineering, drug and gene delivery, membranes, water treatment and oil recovery. Presents the latest applications of polymers and polymeric nanomaterials, across energy, biomedical, pharmaceutical, and environmental fields Contains detailed coverage of polymer nanocomposites, polymer nanoparticles, and hybrid polymer-metallic nanoparticles Supports an interdisciplinary approach, enabling readers from different disciplines to understand polymer science and nanotechnology and the interface between them

Computational Studies Nanotechnology and Solution Thermodynamics of Polymer Systems

Computational Studies  Nanotechnology  and Solution Thermodynamics of Polymer Systems Book
Author : Mark D. Dadmun,W. Alexander Van Hook,Donald W. Noid,Yuri B. Melnichenko,Robert G. Sumpter
Publisher : Springer
Release : 2010-12-01
ISBN : 9781441933560
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This text is the published version of many ofthe talks presented at two symposiums held as part of the Southeast Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society (SERMACS) in Knoxville, TN in October, 1999. The Symposiums, entitled Solution Thermodynamics of Polymers and Computational Polymer Science and Nanotechnology, provided outlets to present and discuss problems of current interest to polymer scientists. It was, thus, decided to publish both proceedings in a single volume. The first part of this collection contains printed versions of six of the ten talks presented at the Symposium on Solution Thermodynamics of Polymers organized by Yuri B. Melnichenko and W. Alexander Van Hook. The two sessions, further described below, stimulated interesting and provocative discussions. Although not every author chose to contribute to the proceedings volume, the papers that are included faithfully represent the scope and quality of the symposium. The remaining two sections are based on the symposium on Computational Polymer Science and Nanotechnology organized by Mark D. Dadmun, Bobby G. Sumpter, and Don W. Noid. A diverse and distinguished group of polymer and materials scientists, biochemists, chemists and physicists met to discuss recent research in the broad field of computational polymer science and nanotechnology. The two-day oral session was also complemented by a number of poster presentations. The first article of this section is on the important subject of polymer blends. M. D.

Nanotechnology in Textiles

Nanotechnology in Textiles Book
Author : Mangala Joshi
Publisher : CRC Press
Release : 2020-05-13
ISBN : 1000091031
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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In recent times, polymer nanocomposites have attracted a great deal of scientific interest due to their unique advantages over conventional plastic materials, such as superior strength, modulus, thermal stability, thermal and electrical conductivity, and gas barrier. They are finding real and fast-growing applications in wide-ranging fields such as automotive, aerospace, electronics, packaging, and sports. This book focuses on the development of polymer nanocomposites as an advanced material for textile applications, such as fibers, coatings, and nanofibers. It compiles and details cutting-edge research in the science and nanotechnology of textiles with special reference to polymer nanocomposites in the form of invited chapters from scientists and subject experts from various institutes from all over the world. They include authors who are actively involved in the research and development of polymer nanocomposites with a wide range of functions—including antimicrobial, flame-retardant, gas barrier, shape memory, sensor, and energy-scavenging—as well as medical applications, such as tissue engineering and wound dressings, to create a new range of smart and intelligent textiles. Edited by Mangala Joshi, a prominent nanotechnology researcher at the premier Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi, India, this book will appeal to anyone involved in nanotechnology, nanocomposites, advanced materials, polymers, fibers and textiles, and technical textiles.

Nanocarriers for Drug Delivery

Nanocarriers for Drug Delivery Book
Author : Shyam Mohapatra,Shivendu Ranjan,Nandita Dasgupta,Raghvendra Kumar Mishra,Sabu Thomas
Publisher : Elsevier
Release : 2018-10-05
ISBN : 0128140348
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Nano-carriers for Drug Delivery: Nanoscience and Nanotechnology in Drug Delivery presents recent discoveries in research on the pharmaceutical applications of the various types of nanosystem-based drug delivery systems. As many nanosystems have reached the market over the past decade, this book proves their benefits to patients. It explores these new carriers and the advances in drug delivery they have facilitated. Reflecting the interdisciplinary nature of the subject matter, the book includes experts from different fields, and with various backgrounds and expertise. It will appeal to researchers and students from different disciplines, such as materials science, technology and various biomedical fields. Coverage includes industrial applications that bridge the gap between lab-based research and practical industrial use. The resulting work is a reference and practical source of guidance for researchers, students and scientists working in the fields of nanotechnology, materials science and technology and biomedical science. Enables readers from different fields to access recent research and protocols across traditional boundaries Focuses on protocols and techniques, as well as the knowledge base of the field, thus enabling those in R&D to learn about, and successfully deploy, cutting-edge techniques Includes sections on nanocarrier systems

Computational Studies Nanotechnology and Solution Thermodynamics of Polymer Systems

Computational Studies  Nanotechnology  and Solution Thermodynamics of Polymer Systems Book
Author : Mark D. Dadmun,W. Alexander Van Hook,Donald W. Noid,Yuri B. Melnichenko,Robert G. Sumpter,Bobby G. Sumpter
Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
Release : 2001-02-28
ISBN : 0306465493
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This volume combines two symposia, Computational Polymer Science and Nanotechnology, and Solution Thermodynamics of Polymers, both held at the Southeastern Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society, October 17-20, 1999, in Knoxville, Tennessee. Both symposia brought together leaders, pioneers, and promising researchers in the area of the physical chemistry of polymers. The first meeting concentrated on computational techniques, while the other presented recent work on both experimental and theoretical works in the physical chemistry of polymers.

Processing and Characterization of Multicomponent Polymer Systems

Processing and Characterization of Multicomponent Polymer Systems Book
Author : Jose James
Publisher : Apple Academic Press
Release : 2019
ISBN : 9780429469794
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Recent years have witnessed the sheer growth of macromolecular concepts and nanotechnology-based innovations in polymer science. Processing and Characterization of Multicomponent Polymer Systems is a collection of contributions from materials science experts across the globe. The fabrication and characterization of polymeric systems are still important in the study of materials science, and the quality measurements of newly designed polymeric stuffs demand systematic and new characterization protocols. The volume highlights some of the latest innovations and principles of nanostructured polymeric materials and polymer nanocomposites. It is devoted to novel architectures at the nano-level with an emphasis on new synthesis and characterization methods. Organized into several sections, the chapters cover a selection of topics on: Biocomposites and nanocomposites Interpenetrating polymeric networks and nanostructured materials Theoretical protocols for polymers and clusters Special topics in polymer processing and polymer coating. This survey will be an important resource for those involved in the field of polymer materials design for advanced technologies, including scientists, engineers, and budding researchers working in the area of polymer science and nanotechnology.

Carbon Based Nanofillers and Their Rubber Nanocomposites

Carbon Based Nanofillers and Their Rubber Nanocomposites Book
Author : Srinivasarao Yaragalla,Raghvendra Kumar Mishra,Sabu Thomas,Nandakumar Kalarikkal,Hanna J. Maria
Publisher : Elsevier
Release : 2019-02-06
ISBN : 0128173432
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Carbon-Based Nanofillers and their Rubber Nanocomposites: Fundamentals and Applications provides the synthetic routes, characterization, structural properties and effect of nano fillers on rubber nanocomposites. The synthesis and characterization of all carbon-based fillers is discussed, along with their morphological, thermal, mechanical, dynamic mechanical, and rheological properties. The book also covers the theory, modeling, and simulation aspects of these nanocomposites and their various applications. Users will find a valuable reference source for graduates and post graduates, engineers, research scholars, polymer engineers, polymer technologists, and those working in the biomedical field. Reviews rubber nanocomposites, specifically carbon-associated nanomaterials (nanocarbon black, graphite, graphene, carbon nanotubes, fullerenes, diamond) Presents the synthesis and characterization of carbon based nanocomposites Relates the structure of these nanocomposites to their function as rubber additives and their many applications

Carbon Nanotube Reinforced Composites

Carbon Nanotube Reinforced Composites Book
Author : Marcio Loos
Publisher : Elsevier
Release : 2014-09-11
ISBN : 145573196X
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Carbon Nanotube Reinforced Composites introduces a wide audience of engineers, scientists and product designers to this important and rapidly expanding class of high performance composites. Dr Loos provides readers with the scientific fundamentals of carbon nanotubes (CNTs), CNT composites and nanotechnology in a way which will enable them to understand the performance, capability and potential of the materials under discussion. He also investigates how CNT reinforcement can be used to enhance the mechanical, electrical and thermal properties of polymer composites. Production methods, processing technologies and applications are fully examined, with reference to relevant patents. Finally, health and safety issues related to the use of CNTs are investigated. Dr. Loos compares the theoretical expectations of using CNTs to the results obtained in labs, and explains the reasons for the discrepancy between theoretical and experimental results. This approach makes the book an essential reference and practical guide for engineers and product developers working with reinforced polymers – as well as researchers and students in polymer science, materials and nanotechnology. A wealth of applications information is included, taken from the wide range of industry sectors utilizing CNT reinforced composites, such as energy, coatings, defense, electronics, medical devices, and high performance sports equipment. Introduces a wide range of readers involved in plastics engineering, product design and manufacturing to the relevant topics in nano-science, nanotechnology, nanotubes and composites. Assesses effects of CNTs as reinforcing agents, both in a materials context and an applications setting. Focuses on applications aspects – performance, cost, health and safety, etc – for a wide range of industry sectors, e.g. energy, coatings, defense, electronics, medical devices, high performance sports equipment, etc.

Materials Science and Nanotechnology I

Materials Science and Nanotechnology I Book
Author : Chun Liang Zhang,Liang Chi Zhang
Publisher : Trans Tech Publications Ltd
Release : 2012-12-27
ISBN : 3038136611
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This special volume reflects the latest advances in, and applications of, materials science and nanotechnology. Volume is indexed by Thomson Reuters CPCI-S (WoS). It comprises 170 peer-reviewed papers selected (for particular quality and relevance) from the over 300 originally submitted by universities and industrial concerns all over the world. The contents cover the topics of materials science and technology, building materials, nanoscience and nanotechnology, and micro/nano electro-mechanical systems. This book will thus provide readers with a broad overview of the latest advances in the field of materials science and nanotechnology and constitute a valuable reference work for researchers in the fields of materials science and nanotechnology.

Encyclopedia of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology

Encyclopedia of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology Book
Author : Hari Singh Nalwa
Publisher : Amer Scientific Pub
Release : 2004
ISBN : 9781588830012
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Encyclopedia of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology is the most comprehensive first reference source ever published in the field of nanotechnology. The 10-volume Encyclopedia is an unprecedented single reference source that provides ideal introduction and overview of most recent advances and emerging new aspects of nanotechnology spanning from science to engineering to medicine. Although there are many books/handbook and journals focused on nanotechnology, no comprehensive major reference work has been published as of today. The Encyclopedia fills this gap to provide basic information on all fundamental and applied aspects of nanotechnology by drawing on two decades of pioneering research. It is the only scientific work of its kind since the beginning of the field of nanotechnology bringing together core knowledge and the very latest advances.The encyclopedia is intended for a very broad audience working in the fields of materials science, electrical and electronic engineering, solid-state physics, surface science, aerosol technology, chemistry, colloid science, ceramic and chemical engineering, polymer science and engineering, sol-gel science, supramolecualr science, mechanical engineering, metallurgy and powder technology, optical science and engineering, device engineering, aerospace engineering, computer technology, information technology, environmental engineering, bionformatics, biology, pharmacy, biotechnology, food science, genomics, etc., etc. This encyclopedia is an invaluable reference source for the libraries in universities and industrial institutions, government and independent institutes, individual research groups and scientists working in the field of nanoscience and nanotechnology.

Carbon Nanotechnology

Carbon Nanotechnology Book
Author : Liming Dai
Publisher : Elsevier
Release : 2006-04-18
ISBN : 9780080459325
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Nanotechnology is no longer a merely social talking point and is beginning to affect the lives of everyone. Carbon nanotechnology as a major shaper of new nanotechnologies has evolved into a truly interdisciplinary field, which encompasses chemistry, physics, biology, medicine, materials science and engineering. This is a field in which a huge amount of literature has been generated within recent years, and the number of publications is still increasing every year. Carbon Nanotechnology aims to provide a timely coverage of the recent development in the field with updated reviews and remarks by world-renowned experts. Intended to be an exposition of cutting-edge research and development rather than a kind of conference proceeding, Carbon Nanotechnology will be very useful not only to experienced scientists and engineers, who wish to broaden their knowledge of the wide-ranging nanotechnology and/or to develop practical devices, but also to graduate and senior undergraduate students who look to make their mark in this field of the future. · A comprehensive treatment from materials chemistry and structure-property to practical applications · Offers an in-depth analysis of various carbon nanotechnologies from both fundamental and practical perspectives · An easily accessible assessment of the materials properties and device performances based on all of the major classes of carbon nanomaterials, including: carbon fiber; diamond; C60; and carbon nanotubes · A concise compilation of the practical applications of carbon nanotechnologies from polymer-carbon nanocomposites to sensors, electron emitters, and molecular electronics

Applications of Targeted Nano Drugs and Delivery Systems

Applications of Targeted Nano Drugs and Delivery Systems Book
Author : Shyam Mohapatra,Shivendu Ranjan,Nandita Dasgupta,Raghvendra Kumar Mishra,Sabu Thomas
Publisher : Elsevier
Release : 2018-10-05
ISBN : 0128140305
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Applications of Targeted Nano-Drugs and Delivery Systems: Nanoscience and Nanotechnology in Drug Delivery explores the applications of Nano-drugs and their delivery systems, investigating the role they can play in key body systems and major diseases. The book explores how nanotechnology can be deployed in developing new drug delivery systems and how they enable pharmaceutical companies to reformulate existing drugs on the market, thereby extending the lifetime of products and enhancing performance by increasing effectiveness, safety and patient adherence, and ultimately reducing healthcare cost. Reflecting the interdisciplinary nature of the subject matter, this book includes contributions by experts from different fields. Readers will find a reference and practical source of guidance for researchers, students and scientists working in the fields of nanotechnology, materials science, and technology and biomedical science. Enables readers from different fields to access recent research and protocols across traditional boundaries Focuses on protocols and techniques, as well as the knowledge base of the field, thus enabling those in R&D to learn about, and successfully deploy, cutting-edge techniques Explores the applications of Nano-drugs and their delivery systems, investigating the role they can play in key body systems and major disease types

Processing of Polymer based Nanocomposites

Processing of Polymer based Nanocomposites Book
Author : Suprakas Sinha Ray
Publisher : Springer
Release : 2018-09-07
ISBN : 3319977792
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Processing of polymer nanocomposites usually requires special attention since the resultant structure—micro- and nano-level, is directly influenced by among other factors, polymer/nano-additive chemistry and the processing strategy. This book consolidates knowledge, from fundamental to product development, on polymer nanocomposites processing with special emphasis on the processing-structure-property-performance relationships in a wide range of polymer nanocomposites. Furthermore, this book focuses on emerging processing technologies such as electrospinning, which has very exciting applications ranging from medical to filtration. Additionally, the important role played by the nanoparticles in polymer blends structures has been illustrated in the current book, with special focus on fundamental aspects and properties of nanoparticles migration and interface crossing in immiscible polymer blend nanocomposites. This book introduces readers to nanomaterials and polymer nanocomposites processing. After defining nanoparticles and polymer nanocomposites and discussing environmental aspects, the second chapter focuses on the synthesis and functionalization of nanomaterials with applications in polymers. A brief overview on nanoclay and nanoclay-containing polymer nanocomposites is provided in third chapter. The fourth chapter provides an overview of the polymer nanocomposites structural elucidation techniques, such as X-ray diffraction and scattering, microscopy and spectroscopy, rheology. The fifth chapter is dedicated to the polymer nanocomposites processing technologies, among which electrospinning, which has very exciting applications ranging from medical to filtration. The last chapter provides an overview on how melt-processing strategy impact structure and mechanical properties of polymer nanocomposites by taking polypropylene-clay nanocomposite as a model system. The book is useful to undergraduate and postgraduate students (polymer engineering, materials science & engineering, chemical & process engineering), as well as research & development personnel, engineers, and material scientists.

Polymer Adhesion Friction and Lubrication

Polymer Adhesion  Friction  and Lubrication Book
Author : Hongbo Zeng
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release : 2013-02-07
ISBN : 1118505131
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Specifically dedicated to polymer and biopolymer systems, Polymer Adhesion, Friction, and Lubrication guides readers to the scratch, wear, and lubrication properties of polymers and the engineering applications, from biomedical research to automotive engineering. Author Hongbo Zeng details different experimental and theoretical methods used to probe static and dynamic properties of polymer materials and biomacromolecular systems. Topics include the use of atomic force microscopy (AFM) to analyze nanotribology, polymer thin films and brushes, nanoparticles, rubber and tire technology, synovial joint lubrication, adhesion in paper products, bioMEMS, and electrorheological fluids.

Synthesis of Inorganic Nanomaterials

Synthesis of Inorganic Nanomaterials Book
Author : Sneha Mohan,Samuel Oluwatobi Oluwafemi,Nandakumar Kalarikkal,Sabu Thomas
Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
Release : 2018-06-29
ISBN : 0081019769
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Synthesis of Inorganic Nanomaterials: Advances and Key Technologies discusses the latest advancements in the synthesis of various types of nanomaterials. The book's main objective is to provide a comprehensive review regarding the latest advances in synthesis protocols that includes up-to-date data records on the synthesis of all kinds of inorganic nanostructures using various physical and chemical methods. The synthesis of all important nanomaterials, such as carbon nanostructures, Core-shell Quantum dots, Metal and metal oxide nanostructures, Nanoferrites, polymer nanostructures, nanofibers, and smart nanomaterials are discussed, making this a one-stop reference resource on research accomplishments in this area. Leading researchers from industry, academia, government and private research institutions across the globe have contributed to the book. Academics, researchers, scientists, engineers and students working in the field of polymer nanocomposites will benefit from its solutions for material problems. Provides an up-to-date data record on the synthesis of all kinds of organic and inorganic nanostructures using various physical and chemical methods Presents the latest advances in synthesis protocols Includes the latest techniques used in the physical and chemical characterization of nanomaterials Covers the characterization of all the important materials groups, such as carbon nanostructures, core-shell quantum dots, metal and metal oxide nanostructures, Nano ferrites, polymer nanostructures and nanofibers

Handbook of Nanostructured Materials and Nanotechnology Five Volume Set

Handbook of Nanostructured Materials and Nanotechnology  Five Volume Set Book
Author : Hari Singh Nalwa
Publisher : Academic Press
Release : 1999-11
ISBN : 0125137605
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Nanostructured materials is one of the hottest and fastest growing areas in today's materials science field, along with the related field of solid state physics. Nanostructured materials and their based technologies have opened up exciting new possibilites for future applications in a number of areas including aerospace, automotive, x-ray technology, batteries, sensors, color imaging, printing, computer chips, medical implants, pharmacy, and cosmetics. The ability to change properties on the atomic level promises a revolution in many realms of science and technology. Thus, this book details the high level of activity and significant findings are available for those involved in research and development in the field. It also covers industrial findings and corporate support. This five-volume set summarizes fundamentals of nano-science in a comprehensive way. The contributors enlisted by the editor are at elite institutions worldwide. Key Features * Provides comprehensive coverage of the dominant technology of the 21st century * Written by 127 authors from 16 countries, making this truly international * First and only reference to cover all aspects of nanostructured materials and nanotechnology

Textbook of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology

Textbook of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology Book
Author : B.S. Murty,P. Shankar,Baldev Raj,B B Rath,James Murday
Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
Release : 2013-12-06
ISBN : 3642280307
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This book is meant to serve as a textbook for beginners in the field of nanoscience and nanotechnology. It can also be used as additional reading in this multifaceted area. It covers the entire spectrum of nanoscience and technology: introduction, terminology, historical perspectives of this domain of science, unique and widely differing properties, advances in the various synthesis, consolidation and characterization techniques, applications of nanoscience and technology and emerging materials and technologies.

Nanotechnology in Aerospace and Structural Mechanics

Nanotechnology in Aerospace and Structural Mechanics Book
Author : Ramdani, Noureddine
Publisher : IGI Global
Release : 2019-04-15
ISBN : 1522579222
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The realms of aerospace and structural mechanics have been revolutionized due to a plethora of technological advances. These two important sectors most notably have been impacted by the advancement of nanotechnology and have introduced potential groundbreaking changes for lightweight, high strength, and improved electronic properties of nanomaterials. Nanotechnology in Aerospace and Structural Mechanics aims to provide a collection of innovative research on the latest development of materials and methods for designing smart and intelligent devices for use in the field of space research and structural mechanics. It provides a thorough study of the fabrication and control of mechanical systems required for the successful application of nanotechnology in aerospace and structural engineering. While highlighting topics including nanomaterial properties, aerospace electronics, and polymer nanocomposites, this book is ideally designed for engineers, researchers, students, and academicians with interests in the fields of civil engineering, mechanical engineering, aerospace engineering, and nanoscience.

Functional Organic Materials

Functional Organic Materials Book
Author : Thomas J. J. Müller,Uwe H. F. Bunz
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release : 2007-02-27
ISBN : 3527609903
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This timely overview of the syntheses for functional pi-systems focuses on target molecules that have shown interesting properties as materials or models in physics, biology and chemistry. The unique concept allows readers to select the right synthetic strategy for success, making it invaluable for a number of industrial applications. A "must have" for everyone working in this new and rapidly expanding field.

Springer Handbook of Nanotechnology

Springer Handbook of Nanotechnology Book
Author : Bharat Bhushan
Publisher : Springer
Release : 2017-11-05
ISBN : 3662543575
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This comprehensive handbook has become the definitive reference work in the field of nanoscience and nanotechnology, and this 4th edition incorporates a number of recent new developments. It integrates nanofabrication, nanomaterials, nanodevices, nanomechanics, nanotribology, materials science, and reliability engineering knowledge in just one volume. Furthermore, it discusses various nanostructures; micro/nanofabrication; micro/nanodevices and biomicro/nanodevices, as well as scanning probe microscopy; nanotribology and nanomechanics; molecularly thick films; industrial applications and nanodevice reliability; societal, environmental, health and safety issues; and nanotechnology education. In this new edition, written by an international team of over 140 distinguished experts and put together by an experienced editor with a comprehensive understanding of the field, almost all the chapters are either new or substantially revised and expanded, with new topics of interest added. It is an essential resource for anyone working in the rapidly evolving field of key technology, including mechanical and electrical engineers, materials scientists, physicists, and chemists.