Our Nanotechnology Future
Title
Our Nanotechnology Future
ISBN
9789048534623
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eBook PDF (Adobe DRM)
Number of pages
244
Language
English
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15.6 x 23.4 cm
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Part 1: Nanotechnology basics 1. Nanoscience and nanotechnology 2. The quantum world 3. The mesoscopic world 4. Nanomaterials and nanostructures 5. Natural nanomaterials 6. Nanofabrication 7. King carbon Part 2: Applications of nanotechnology 8. Health diagnostics 9. Therapeutics 10. Regenerative medicine 11. Food 12. From microelectronics to nanoelectronics 13. Quantum nanoelectronics 14. Molecular electronics 15. Nanocatalysis 16. Energy production 17. Housing 18. Nanotechnology in automobiles 19. Defense and security 20.Nanotoxicity
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Joseph Natowitz, Christian Ngô

Our Nanotechnology Future

This book explores nanotechnology, a rapidly evolving and growing field with applications in a large number of areas. The concepts and physics are highlighted through topics such as nanoscience, quantum effects, nanostructures, and new forms of carbon. Applications and potential health and safety implications of nanomaterials are discussed for healthcare, food production, electronics, defence and more. Accessible and timely, this introduction to nanotechnology will interest students, teachers, politicians, and everyone else eager to learn more about this dynamic field.
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Authors

Joseph Natowitz

Joseph B. Natowitz conducts research in nuclear reaction dynamics and the properties of very highly excited nuclei. Former holder of the Bright Chair in Nuclear Science at Texas A&M University, he has been a Visiting Professor at universities in France, Japan and Belgium.

Christian Ngô

Christian Ngô, ScD, worked in fundamental and applied research, served in several managing positions and established Edmonium, a consulting company. Author or co-author of 14 books whose most recent are: "Our energy future" (Wiley) and "Nanotechnology in a nutshell" (Atlantis Press).