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Nanotechnology

See below for a selection of the latest books from Nanotechnology category. Presented with a red border are the Nanotechnology books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading. With expert reading recommendations made by people with a passion for books and some unique features Lovereading will help you find great Nanotechnology books and those from many more genres to read that will keep you inspired and entertained. And it's all free!

Silicon-Based Photonics

Silicon-Based Photonics

Author: Erich (University of Stuttgart, Germany) Kasper Format: Hardback Release Date: 19/11/2020

Silicon photonics has evolved rapidly as a research topic with enormous application potential. The high refractive index contrast of silicon-on-insulator (SOI) shows great promise for submicron waveguide structures suited for integration on the chip scale in the near-infrared region. Ge- and GeSn-Si heterostructures with different elastic strain levels already provide expansion of the spectral range, high-speed operation, efficient modulation and switching of optical signals, and enhanced light emission and lasing. This book focuses on the integration of heterostructure devices with silicon photonics. The authors have attempted to merge a concise treatment of classical silicon photonics with a description of principles, prospects, challenges, and technical solution paths of adding silicon-based heterostructures. The book discusses the basics of heterostructure-based silicon photonics, system layouts, and key device components, keeping in mind the application background. Special focus is placed on SOI-based waveguide configurations and Ge- and GeSn-Si heterostructure devices for light detection, modulation, and light emission and lasing. The book also provides an overview of the technological and materials science challenges connected with integration on silicon. The first half of the book is mainly for readers who are interested in the topic because of its increasing importance in different fields, while the latter half covers different device structures for light emission, detection, modulation, extension of the wavelength beyond 1.6 m, and lasing, as well as future challenges.

Molecular Plasmonics

Molecular Plasmonics

Author: Volodymyr I. Chegel Format: Hardback Release Date: 19/11/2020

This book summarizes the results of studies of molecules and molecular complexes using techniques based on surface plasmon resonance (SPR) in a novel scientific direction called molecular plasmonics. It presents the current state of investigations in the field of molecular plasmonics and discusses its two main physical phenomena: surface plasmon-polariton resonance (SPPR) and localized SPR (LSPR). Among the mathematical methods for the calculation of plasmonic systems response, the book emphasizes models based on the transfer-matrix method, Green function formalism, Mie scattering theory, and numerical methods. It considers the possibilities of the SPPR technique for registering conformational changes, surface plasmon-mediated photopolymerization, electrochemical processes, as well as reversible optoelectronic and physicochemical properties during investigation of molecular systems. It describes applications of the LSPR method, including creation of metamaterials, surface-enhanced fluorescence, and bio- and chemosensing using noble metal nanoparticles in colloidal, array, and composite polymeric film formats. It also highlights the development and applications of plasmonic nanochips.

Commercializing Nanotechnology

Commercializing Nanotechnology

Author: Hebab A. (MARTECH International, Inc. Houston, TX, USA) Quazi Format: Hardback Release Date: 16/11/2020

Commercializing Nanotechnology: A Roadmap to Taking Nanoproducts from Laboratory to Market provides a step-by-step roadmap for taking the results of laboratory research on nanotechnology and nanomaterials and developing them into successful and profitable commercial ventures. It details the methodology, techniques, and pathways for technology-readiness assessment, testing protocols, and commercialization, and it discusses manufacturing techniques, including their limitations and challenges. Provides methodology, techniques, and pathways for technology-readiness assessment, testing protocols, and commercialization Offers general direction and assistance to researchers Describes manufacturing techniques, including their limitations and challenges Discusses intellectual property protection Provides details on market opportunities This book is aimed at scientists and engineers, including chemists, physicists, economists, medical practitioners, managers, marketers, traders, investors, and entrepreneurs in the fields of nanoscience, nanomedicine, nanoengineering, and nanomanufacturing.

Chemical Methods for Processing Nanomaterials

Chemical Methods for Processing Nanomaterials

Author: Vidya Nand (CSIR- National Physical Laboratory, New Delhi, India) Singh Format: Hardback Release Date: 15/11/2020

This book discusses the latest advancements in the processing of various types of nanomaterials. The main objective of the book is to provide the reader with a comprehensive review of the latest advances in synthesis as well as processing of almost all kinds of nanomaterials using various physical and chemical methods. The book includes chapters on Chemical Methods such as microemulsions, colloidal route, wet chemical method, chemical vapor deposition technique, sol-gel method, electrodeposition for growing different kinds of nanomaterials including Chalcogenides, Metal Oxide nanostructures, perovskite nanocrystals, nano structures on patterned electrode, Low Dimensional Carbon Nanomaterials and applications at Nanoscale.

Nanotechnologies: The Physics of Nanomaterials (2-volume set)

Nanotechnologies: The Physics of Nanomaterials (2-volume set)

Author: David Schmool Format: Hardback Release Date: 30/10/2020

Nanotechnology: The Physics of Nanomaterials (2-volume set) is a comprehensive guide to the various aspects of nanophysics. The author's microscopic approach illustrates how physical principles can be used to understand the basic properties and functioning of low-dimensional systems. It provides an in-depth introduction to the techniques of production and analysis of materials at the nanoscopic level. Much of physics is based on our understanding of solid-state physics. These volumes show how limitations of size can give rise to new physical properties and quantum effects, which can be exploited in new applications and devices. Published in two volumes-Volume 1: The Physics of Surfaces and Nanofabrication Techniques and Volume 2: Physical Properties of Nanostructured Materials and Their Applications, this important text gives a broad introduction to nanophysics and nanotechnologies and goes on to discuss the basics of surface science, thin films, and surface analysis. Chapters in Volume 1 cover the basics of surface science, thin films, and surface analysis as well as the nanofabrication techniques. There is a large range of physical preparation techniques available for the production of nanomaterials and nanostructuring. The aim of Part II provides a good overview of the main techniques of their working principles and the type of structures that can be produced in each case. Specifically, Volume 2 discusses the mechanical, electrical, and optical properties of nanostructures as well as nanomagnetism, spintronics, spin dynamics, as well as a broad range of applications to illustrate how the physical properties of materials can be manipulated to perform very specific functions. Key features: Provides a comprehensive treatment of nanoscience, covering all major areas of the physics involved in nanostructures, including sample preparation techniques, characterization methods, physical principles, and applications Presents an introduction and summary to each chapter, highlighting the principal ideas of each chapter in a concise manner Includes revision problems that will allow students to assess their progress at the end of each chapter Incorporates the author's 25 years research experience Based on a lecture course the author has given over a period of several years, Nanotechnology: The Physics of Nanomaterials includes the benefit of feedback from students, helping to make the subject matter approachable and appealing to newcomers and students. The volumes will be valuable for courses in nanotechnologies, nanomedicine, nanobiotechnologies etc.

Nanotechnologies: The Physics of Nanomaterials

Nanotechnologies: The Physics of Nanomaterials

Author: David Schmool Format: Hardback Release Date: 30/10/2020

Volume 2: Physical Properties of Nanostructured Materials and Their Applications of Nanotechnology: The Physics of Nanomaterials (2-volume set) provides a good overview of the main techniques of the working principles and the type of structures that can be produced with nanomaterials. Specifically, Volume 2 discusses the mechanical, electrical, and optical properties of nanostructures as well as nanomagnetism, spintronics, spin dynamics, as well as a broad range of applications to illustrate how the physical properties of materials can be manipulated to perform very specific functions. Nanotechnology: The Physics of Nanomaterials (2-volume set) is a comprehensive guide to the various aspects of nanophysics. The author's microscopic approach illustrates how physical principles can be used to understand the basic properties and functioning of low-dimensional systems. It provides an in-depth introduction to the techniques of production and analysis of materials at the nanoscopic level. Much of physics is based on our understanding of solid-state physics. These volumes show how limitations of size can give rise to new physical properties and quantum effects, which can be exploited in new applications and devices. Volume 1: The Physics of Surfaces and Nanofabrication Techniques provides a broad introduction to nanophysics and nanotechnologies, and the importance of low-dimensional and surface physics is discussed indepth. Chapters in Volume 1 covers the large range of physical preparation techniques available for the production of nanomaterials and nanostructuring. Key features: Provides a comprehensive treatment of nanoscience, covering all major areas of the physics involved in nanostructures, including sample preparation techniques, characterization methods, physical principles, and applications Presents an introduction and summary to each chapter, highlighting the principal ideas of each chapter in a concise manner Includes revision problems that will allow students to assess their progress at the end of each chapter Incorporates the author's 25 years research experience Based on a lecture course the author has given over a period of several years, Nanotechnology: The Physics of Nanomaterials includes the benefit of feedback from students, helping to make the subject matter approachable and appealing to newcomers and students. The volumes will be valuable for courses in nanotechnologies, nanomedicine, nanobiotechnologies etc.

Nanotechnologies: The Physics of Nanomaterials

Nanotechnologies: The Physics of Nanomaterials

Author: David Schmool Format: Hardback Release Date: 30/10/2020

Volume 1 of the 2-volume set Nanotechnology: The Physics of Nanomaterials provides a broad introduction to nanophysics and nanotechnologies, and the importance of low-dimensional and surface physics is discussed in depth. Chapters in Volume 1 covers the large range of physical preparation techniques available for the production of nanomaterials and nanostructuring. Nanotechnology: The Physics of Nanomaterials (2-volume set) is a comprehensive guide to the various aspects of nanophysics. The author's microscopic approach illustrates how physical principles can be used to understand the basic properties and functioning of low-dimensional systems. It provides an in-depth introduction to the techniques of production and analysis of materials at the nanoscopic level. Much of physics is based on our understanding of solid-state physics. These volumes show how limitations of size can give rise to new physical properties and quantum effects, which can be exploited in new applications and devices. Volume 2: Physical Properties of Nanostructured Materials and Their Applications provides a good overview of the main techniques of their working principles and the type of structures that can be produced in each case. Specifically, Volume 2 discusses the mechanical, electrical, and optical properties of nanostructures as well as nanomagnetism, spintronics, spin dynamics, as well as a broad range of applications to illustrate how the physical properties of materials can be manipulated to perform very specific functions. Key features: Provides a comprehensive treatment of nanoscience, covering all major areas of the physics involved in nanostructures, including sample preparation techniques, characterization methods, physical principles, and applications Presents an introduction and summary to each chapter, highlighting the principal ideas of each chapter in a concise manner Includes revision problems that will allow students to assess their progress at the end of each chapter Incorporates the author's 25 years research experience Based on a lecture course the author has given over a period of several years, Nanotechnology: The Physics of Nanomaterials includes the benefit of feedback from students, helping to make the subject matter approachable and appealing to newcomers and students. The volumes will be valuable for courses in nanotechnologies, nanomedicine, nanobiotechnologies etc.

Synthesis and Applications of Nanocarbons

Synthesis and Applications of Nanocarbons

Author: Jean-Charles Arnault Format: Hardback Release Date: 15/10/2020

A crucial overview of the cutting-edge in nanocarbon research and applications In Synthesis and Applications of Nanocarbons, the distinguished authors have set out to discuss fundamental topics, synthetic approaches, materials challenges, and various applications of this rapidly developing technology. Nanocarbons have recently emerged as a promising material for chemical, energy, environmental, and medical applications because of their unique chemical properties and their rich surface chemistries. This book is the latest entry in the Wiley book series Nanocarbon Chemistry and Interfaces and seeks to comprehensively address many of the newly surfacing areas of controversy and development in the field. This book introduces foundational concepts in nanocarbon technology, hybrids, and applications, while also covering the most recent and cutting-edge developments in this area of study. Synthesis and Applications of Nanocarbons addresses new discoveries in the field, including: - Nanodiamonds - Onion-like carbons - Carbon nanotubes - Fullerenes - Carbon dots - Carbon fibers - Graphene - Aerographite This book provides a transversal view of the various nanocarbon materials and hybrids and helps to share knowledge between the communities of each material and hybrid type.

Nanoparticles in the Lung

Nanoparticles in the Lung

Author: Akira (Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA) Tsuda Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/09/2020

Nanoparticles have a physical dimension comparable to the size of molecular structures on the cell surface. Therefore, nanoparticles, compared to larger (e.g., micrometer) particles, are considered to behave differently when they interact with cells. Nanoparticles in the Lung: Environmental Exposure and Drug Delivery provides a better understanding of how inhaled nanoparticles behave in the human lungs and body. Featuring contributions from renowned subject-matter experts, this authoritative text describes the sequence of events that nanoparticles encounter in the lungs when moving from the air into the bloodstream. This includes deposition, interactions with the alveolar surface and epithelium, translocation across the air-blood tissue barrier, and accumulation in the body. In addition, the book addresses practical considerations for drug delivery to the respiratory tract, drug and gene delivery in the lungs, and bio-nanocapsules. It considers the physicochemical, colloidal, and transport properties of nanoparticles, and presents cutting-edge research on special issues such as dosimetry for in vitro nanotoxicology, nanoparticle deposition in the developing lungs, and the potential for nose-to-brain delivery of drugs. Nanoparticles in the Lung: Environmental Exposure and Drug Delivery offers the most updated and comprehensive knowledge of the risks and benefits associated with nanoparticle inhalation-to protect humans from any harmful effects and to explore the utility of nanoparticles as drug delivery carriers.

Advances in Nanotechnology and Its Applications

Advances in Nanotechnology and Its Applications

Author: Ahmad Tariq Jameel Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/09/2020

This book highlights current trends and research advances in nanotechnology and its applications. It discusses the synthesis and characterization of nanomaterials / nanocomposites for novel applications in environmental monitoring and sustainability, and presents new findings on wastewater treatment technologies using nanofiltration membranes.

Colloidal Nanoparticles

Colloidal Nanoparticles

Author: Nikhil Ranjan Jana Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/09/2020

This book will focus on synthesis, coating and functionalization chemistry of selected nanoparticles that are most commonly used in various biomedical applications. Apart from standard selected chemical synthetic methods, it focusses on design consideration of functionalization, selected coating chemistry for transforming as synthesized nanoparticle, selected conjugation chemistries and purification approach for such nanoparticles. It also includes state-of-art/future prospect of nanodrugs suitable for clinical applications. There will material on general application potential of these nanoparticles, importance of functionalization and common problems faced by non-chemists.

Design of 3D Integrated Circuits and Systems

Design of 3D Integrated Circuits and Systems

Author: Rohit Sharma Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/09/2020

Three-dimensional (3D) integration of microsystems and subsystems has become essential to the future of semiconductor technology development. 3D integration requires a greater understanding of several interconnected systems stacked over each other. While this vertical growth profoundly increases the system functionality, it also exponentially increases the design complexity. Design of 3D Integrated Circuits and Systems tackles all aspects of 3D integration, including 3D circuit and system design, new processes and simulation techniques, alternative communication schemes for 3D circuits and systems, application of novel materials for 3D systems, and the thermal challenges to restrict power dissipation and improve performance of 3D systems. Containing contributions from experts in industry as well as academia, this authoritative text: Illustrates different 3D integration approaches, such as die-to-die, die-to-wafer, and wafer-to-wafer Discusses the use of interposer technology and the role of Through-Silicon Vias (TSVs) Presents the latest improvements in three major fields of thermal management for multiprocessor systems-on-chip (MPSoCs) Explores ThruChip Interface (TCI), NAND flash memory stacking, and emerging applications Describes large-scale integration testing and state-of-the-art low-power testing solutions Complete with experimental results of chip-level 3D integration schemes tested at IBM and case studies on advanced complementary metal-oxide-semiconductor (CMOS) integration for 3D integrated circuits (ICs), Design of 3D Integrated Circuits and Systems is a practical reference that not only covers a wealth of design issues encountered in 3D integration but also demonstrates their impact on the efficiency of 3D systems.