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"Volume XIII, dealing with biomimetics and industrial applications, deals with a variety of unconventional applications … . The editors and their talented authors have been among the leaders in the study of probe methods. … Each chapter captures both the excitement and the importance of the work and conclusions reported, and will make profitable reading for researchers at all experience levels. … All the chapters are supported by extensive lists of references and beautifully illustrated and in color too, also along with graphs, equations etc." (Current Engineering Practice, 2009)
“The … volume covers new advances in biomimetics. … highlight various studies, techniques and applications that permit us to image, modify, fabricate and control structures at the molecular and atomic level. … well-written and clearly illustrated. … also contain ample experimental data and significant discussion of limitations and artifacts.” (Barry R. Masters, Optics & Photonics News, September, 2009)