Nanotechnology in a Nutshell

From Simple to Complex Systems

Authors: Ngo, Christian, van de Voorde, Marcel

  • Covers the whole domain of nanotechnologies
  • Written in a popular way so it can be read by a large audience
  • Provides a quick overview of this fast expanding domain
  • Short chapters and color figures make the content easily accessible
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About this book

A new high-level book for professionals from Atlantis Press providing an overview of nanotechnologies now and their applications in a broad variety of fields, including information and communication technologies, environmental sciences and engineering, societal life, and medicine, with provision of customized treatments.

The book shows where nanotechnology is now - a fascinating time when the science is transitioning into complex systems with impact on new products. Present and future developments are addressed, as well as a larger number of new industrial and research opportunities deriving from this domain. An overview for professionals, researchers and policy-makers of this very rapidly expanding field. Brief chapters and colour figures with a contained overall length make the book attractive at an attractive price - a must for every professional’s shelf.

Mihail C. Roco, National Science Foundation and National Nanotechnology Initiative, wrote the preface underlying the importance and weight of the present book to this exciting and epoch-awakening field of research and applications:

“Nanotechnology is well recognized as a science and technology megatrend for the beginning of the 21st century. This book aims to show where nanotechnology is now - transitioning to complex systems and fundamentally new products - and communicates the societal promise of nanotechnology to specialists and the public. Most of what has already made it into the marketplace is in the form of “First Generation” products, passive nanostructures with steady behaviour. Many companies have “Second Generation” products, active nanostructures with changing behaviour during use, and embryonic “Third Generation” products, including 3-dimensional nanosystems. Concepts for “Fourth Generation” products, including heterogeneous molecular nanosystems, are only in research.”

Reviews

From the book reviews:

“This book offers an exciting insight into the fascinating nanoworld, from simple to complex systems. … this work is a rich source of inspiration for many specialists, directing them to cutting-edge ideas and connecting them to unexpected innovations and applications in complementary research and technology.” (Aurelia Meghea, MRS Bulletin, Vol. 40 (3), March, 2015)

“This volume would be most useful for those unfamiliar with the field who wish to learn how nanotechnology can revolutionize the areas in which they are interested. … Summing Up: Recommended. Lower-division undergraduates through graduate students; general readers.” (N. M. Fahrenkopf, Choice, Vol. 52 (2), October, 2014)

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Table of contents (29 chapters)

  • Seeing and Moving Atoms

    Ngô, Christian (et al.)

    Pages 3-22

  • Making Nano-Objects

    Ngô, Christian (et al.)

    Pages 23-36

  • Quantum and Mesoscopic Physics

    Ngô, Christian (et al.)

    Pages 37-48

  • Nanomaterials: Doing More with Less

    Ngô, Christian (et al.)

    Pages 55-70

  • New Forms of Carbon and New Opportunities

    Ngô, Christian (et al.)

    Pages 71-84

Buy this book

eBook $69.99
price for USA (gross)
  • ISBN 978-94-6239-012-6
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: EPUB, PDF
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $99.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-94-6239-011-9
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Nanotechnology in a Nutshell
Book Subtitle
From Simple to Complex Systems
Authors
Copyright
2014
Publisher
Atlantis Press
Copyright Holder
Atlantis Press and the authors
Distribution Rights
Distribution rights for India: Delhi Book Store, New Delhi, India
eBook ISBN
978-94-6239-012-6
DOI
10.2991/978-94-6239-012-6
Hardcover ISBN
978-94-6239-011-9
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XLVII, 502
Number of Illustrations and Tables
198 b/w illustrations, 204 illustrations in colour
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