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Springer Handbook of Nanotechnology

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Bhushan, Bharat (Ed.)

3rd ed. 2010, XLVIII, 1964p. 1577 illus. in color. With DVD.

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  • Meets the need for a comprehensive, easily-accessible source of application-oriented, authoritative information by integrating knowledge from key subfields
  • This edition is expanded with a new part dedicated to biomimetics
  • Is a highly-detailed, single-volume treatment of a rapidly evolving field
  • DVD-ROM includes chapters from the 2nd edition
  • Contains over 1300 two-color illustrations
Since 2004 and with the 2nd edition in 2006, the Springer Handbook of Nanotechnology has established itself as the definitive reference in the nanoscience and nanotechnology area. It integrates the knowledge from nanofabrication, nanodevices, nanomechanics, Nanotribology, materials science, and reliability engineering in just one volume. Beside the presentation of nanostructures, micro/nanofabrication, and micro/nanodevices, special emphasis is on scanning probe microscopy, nanotribology and nanomechanics, molecularly thick films, industrial applications and microdevice reliability, and on social aspects. In its 3rd edition, the book grew from 8 to 9 parts now including a part with chapters on biomimetics. More information is added to such fields as bionanotechnology, nanorobotics, and (bio)MEMS/NEMS, bio/nanotribology and bio/nanomechanics. The book is organized by an experienced editor with a universal knowledge and written by an international team of over 150 distinguished experts. It addresses mechanical and electrical engineers, materials scientists, physicists and chemists who work either in the nano area or in a field that is or will be influenced by this new key technology. From the reviews "The strong point is its focus on many of the practical aspects of nanotechnology... Anyone working in or learning about the field of nanotechnology would find this and excellent working handbook." IEEE Electrical Insulation Magazine "Outstandingly succeeds in its aim … . It really is a magnificent volume and every scientific library and nanotechnology group should have a copy." Materials World "The integrity and authoritativeness… is guaranteed by an experienced editor and an international team of authors which have well summarized in their chapters information on fundamentals and applications." Polymer News Key Topics Nanostructures and Nanomaterials Micro/Nanofabrication NEMS /MEMS − BioNEMS/BioMEMS Micro/Nanodevice Reliability Scanning Probe and Force Microscopies Nanotribology and Nanorheology Nanorobotics Biomimetics Industrial Applications Social and Ethical Aspects Features Covers basic concepts, materials, properties, and fabrication. Contains over 1500 two-color illustrations. Numerous comprehensive tables. Features exhaustive references to approved data. DVD contains chapters of the second edition. Fully searchable DVD-ROM for quick access to data.

Content Level » Research

Keywords » AFM - Biosensor - Nanomaterial - Nanotube - PED - PES - REM - STEM - bionanotechnology - carbon nanotubes - fabrication - manipulation - nanotechnology

Related subjects » Biotechnology - Condensed Matter Physics - Electronics & Electrical Engineering - Engineering - Mechanics - Surfaces, Interfaces, Thin Films, Corrosion, Coatings

Table of contents / Sample pages 

Forewords by Neal Lane, James R. HeathIntroduction to Nanotechnology Part A Nanostructures, Micro/Nanofabrication and Materials: Nanomaterials Synthesis and Applications: Molecule Based Devices.- Introduction to Carbon Nanotubes.- Nanowires.- Template-Based Synthesis of Nanorod or Nanowire Arrays.- Templated Self-Assembly of Particles.- Three-Dimensional Nanostructure Fabrication using Focused Ion Beam Chemical Vapor Deposition.- Introduction to Micro/Nanofabrication.- Nanoimprint Lithography.- Stamping Techniques for Micro- and Nanofabrication.- Materials Aspects of Micro- and Nanoelectromechanical SystemsPart B MEMS/NEMS and BioMEMS/NEMS: MEMS/NEMS Devices and Applications.- Next Generation DNA Hybridization and Self-Assembly Nanofabrication Devices.- Single Walled Carbon Nanotube Sensor Concepts.- Nanomechanical Cantilever Array Sensors.- Biological Molecules in Therapeutic Nanodevices.- G-Protein Coupled Receptors: Surface Display and Biosensor Technology.- Microfluidic Devices and Their Applications to Lab-on-a-Chip.- Centrifuge-Based Fluidic Platform.- Micro/Nano Droplet in Microfluidic Devices and its ApplicationsPart C Scanning-Probe Microscopy: Scanning Probe Microscopy - Principle of Operation, Instrumentation and Probes.- General and Special Probes in Scanning Microscopies.- Noncontact Atomic Force Microscopy and Related Topics.- Low-Temperature Scanning Probe Microscopy.- Higher Harmonics and Time-Varying Force Detection in Dynamic Force Microscopy.- Dynamic Modes of Atomic Force Microscopy.- Single Molecular Recognition Force Spectroscopy and Imaging Part D Bio/Nanotribology and Bio/Nanomechanics: Nanotribology, Nanomechanics, and Materials Characterization.- Surface Forces and Nanorheology of Molecularly Thin Films.- Friction and Wear on the Atomic Scale.- Computer Simulations of Nanometer-Scale Indentation and Friction.- Force Measurements with Optical Tweezers.- Scale Effects in Mechanical Properties and Tribology.- Structural, Nanomechanical and Nanotribological Characterization of Human Hair.- Cellular Nanomechanics.- Optical Cell Manipulation.- Mechanical Properties of Nanostructures Part E Molecularly Thick Films for Lubrication: Nanotribology of Ultrathin and Hard Amorphous Carbon Films.- Self-Assembled Monolayers for Controlling Adhesion, Friction, and Wear.- Nanoscale Boundary Lubrication Studies Part F Biomimetics: Structure, Morphology and Surface Wetting of Plant Surfaces – Smart Materials.- 'Lotus Effect': Roughness-Induced Superhydrophobic and Self-Cleaning Surfaces.- Biological and Biologically Inspired Attachment Systems.- Gecko feet: Natural Hairy Attachment Systems for Smart Adhesion Part G Industrial Applications: The 'Millipede' - A Nanotechnology-Based AFM Data-Storage System.- Nanorobotics Part H Micro/Nanodevice Reliability: Nanotribology and Nanomechanics of MEMS/NEMS and BioMEMS/NEMS.- Materials and Devices and Biomimetics.- Friction and Wear in Micro and Nanomachines.- Failure Mechanisms in MEMS devices.- Mechanical Properties of Micromachined Structures.- High Volume Manufacturing and Field Stability of MEMS Products.- Packaging and Reliability Issues in Micro/Nano Systems Part I Technological Convergence and Governing Nanotechnology: Governing Nanotechnology: Social, Ethical and Political Issues About the AuthorsSubject Index

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