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Smart Technology Demonstrators and Devices 2001 by siebo — last modified September 15, 2009 - 09:21
<p>In recent years there have been many significant advances in smart technologies. To assess this progress, to promote new concepts, and to aid the transfer of technologies from the laboratory to the marketplace, a unique conference was held in December 2001in Edinburgh, Scotland. Smart Technology Demonstrators and Devices 2001, a cross-platform CD-ROM, presents the proceedings of this conference with full search facilities and amateur video footage of some exciting applications. Sponsored by the Army Research Laboratory's European Research Office, the European Office for Aerospace Research and Development, the Office of Naval Research's International Field Office, the Federal Aviation Administration, the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, and the Royal Aeronautical Society, the conference covered novel engineering structures and materials, MEMS, nanoscale systems, biomimetics, smart/intelligent composites, smart sensors, ER/MR fluids, polymers and polymeric gels, adaptive materials, vibration and sound control, and intelligent signal processing.</p>
Scanning Probe Microscopes: Applications in Science and Technology by siebo — last modified September 15, 2009 - 06:23
<p>Scanning Probe Microscopes: Applications in Science and Technology explains, analyzes, and demonstrates the most widely used microscope in the family of microscopes -- the scanning probe microscope. Beginning with an introduction to the development of SPMs, the author introduces the basics of scanning tunneling and atomic force microscopes (STMs and AFMs) along with other types of SPMs. He describes the different apparatus, delineates the method of calibration, and provides extensive references and experimental procedures.</p><p>Each subsequent chapter explores a different kind of molecular species or system. Lipid-like molecules and the contribution of SPMs to our understanding of self-assembly monolayers receive particular attention, as do applications involving macromolecules, such as DNA, and those related to nanotechnology.</p><p>The author brings to this project his recent, intensive involvement with state-of-the-art STM and AFM microscopes and provides both basic and advanced information in a single volume. While useful to seasoned researchers, Scanning Probe Microscopes will prove especially valuable to newcomers to the field, both as a textbook and as a guide to the expansive literature.</p>
Compound Semiconductors 2004: Compound Semiconductors for Quantum Science and Nanostructures by siebo — last modified September 11, 2009 - 12:51
<p>Compound Semiconductors 2004 was the 31st Symposium in this distinguished international series, held at Hoam Convention Center of Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea from September 12 to September 16, 2004. It attracted over 180 submissions from leading scientists in academic and industrial research institutions, and remains a major forum for the compound semiconductor research community since the first one held in 1966 at Edinburgh, UK under the name of 'International Symposium on Gallium Arsenide and related Compounds'. These proceedings provide an international perspective on the latest research and an overview of recent, important developments in III-V compounds, II-VI compounds and IV-IV compounds. In the total of 106 papers, notable progress was reported in the development of zinc oxide and spintronics. Steady advances were seen in traditional topics such as III-V based electronic and optoelectronic devices, growth and processing, and characterization. Novel research trends were observed in quantum structures, such as quantum wires and dots, which are promising for future developments in nanotechnology. As the primary forum for research into these materials and their device applications the book is an essential reference for researchers working on compound semiconductors in semiconductor physics, device physics, materials science, chemistry and electronic and electrical engineering.</p>
Polyynes: Synthesis, Properties, and Applications by siebo — last modified September 22, 2009 - 12:36
<p>Polyynes: Synthesis, Properties, and Applications compiles information found scattered throughout the literature in inorganic, organic, and polymer chemistry into one cohesive volume.</p><p>In addition to being a precursor of fullerenes, polyynes are one of the key precursors in the formation of soot and carbon dust, or elemental carbon in the galaxy, and their properties can be linked to interstellar band phenomena and other astrophysical behavior. More than 1,000 organic molecules produced by plants, fungi, and other microorganisms are also classified as polyynes, playing a biological role in nature that may be used in the treatment of diseases as antibiotics, anticancer, or anti-infective agents. Polyynes: Synthesis, Properties, and Applications covers breakthrough discoveries, particularly the simplified synthesis of polyynes in solution stabilized by using appropriate end groups and carbon films achieved using chemical, electrochemical, and other sophisticated techniques. The book explains in great detail the conditions, apparatus, and experimental procedures to synthesize polyynes with consistent and reproducible results.</p><p>By presenting new and unpublished results along with recent discoveries and theories, Polyynes: Synthesis, Properties, and Applications reflects the thriving research status of polyynes in various disciplines as well as new ideas and guidelines for future research, discoveries, and applications of these molecules.</p>
Nanotalk: Conversations With Scientists and Engineers About Ethics, Meaning, and Belief in the Development of Nanotechnology by siebo — last modified September 16, 2009 - 13:08
<p>No one really knows where nanotechnology is leading, what its pursuit will mean, and how it may affect human and other forms of life. Nevertheless, its research and development are moving briskly into that unknown. Nanotalk is a book of conversations and explorations with thirty five such nano-research scientists and engineers who share their ideas, experiences, perceptions, and beliefs about their work, humanity, nature, change, and the future of the world with nanotechnology. Precisely because of the unknowable nature of nanotechnology research and development, conscientious foresight and ethical reflection are warranted every step of the way. Not only do nanotechnology research and development represent enormous financial commitments, but they also require a profound leap of faith regarding its possible outcomes. Using these conversations as the basis of reflection and deliberation, the author explores the possible significance of nanotechnology to humanity and how it might be pursued conscientiously and ethically.</p>
Micro- and Nanostructured Multiphase Polymer Blend Systems: Phase Morphology and Interfaces by siebo — last modified September 22, 2009 - 12:38
<p><b> Micro- and Nanostructured Multiphase Polymer Blend Systems: Phase Morphology and Interfaces</b> focuses on the formation of phase morphology in polymer blends and copolymers and considers various types of blends including thermosets, thermoplastics, thermoplastic vulcanizates, and structured copolymers. The book carefully debates the processing, rheology, and crystallization aspects of the phase morphology of polymer blends. <p>The text surveys theory, characterization, processing, and experimental aspects of phase morphology development and design of polymer blends. It examines the adhesion of polymer-polymer interfaces in immiscible polymer blends and the different ways by which nanostructures may be generated in thermosetting polymers. The book analyzes the polymerization process and the dynamic vulcanization of multicomponent polymer blends and the crystallization behavior occurring in blends with a confined morphology. It also discusses the structure-rheology relationship in compatibilized blends, the effects of elasticity on the structure development, and the rheological response in concentrated blends. <p><b>Micro- and Nanostructured Multiphase Polymer Blend Systems</b> examines the current state of the art, challenges, and future prospects in the field of polymer blends. The handpicked selection of topics and expert contributors makes this survey of phase morphology in polymer blends an outstanding resource for anyone involved in the field of polymer materials design.</p>
New Materials, Processes, and Methods Technology by siebo — last modified September 15, 2009 - 09:19
<p>Materials selection is a crucial factor in determining the cost, quality, and corrosion protection for every engineering project. The variety of increasingly durable materials and their combinations, coupled with the rise of new and more critical service requirements and the demand for lower costs, have expanded upon trial-and-error criteria into methodical, multi-dimensional approaches to materials selection.</p><p>An invaluable resource that analyzes materials from a microscopic perspective as well as a macroscopic standpoint, New Materials, Processes, and Methods Technology is a practical guide to matching and applying the material or materials with the right combination of properties in order to meet your design and service conditions. The book presents an update of existing materials and processes as well as newly developed materials that have been invented or changed by innovative techniques within the past decade. It details recent research, various analytical methods, key material and design considerations, fabrication methods, and developmental processes. Each section covers a material or material-family and the techniques required for practical applications.</p><p>Anticipating future trends and prospects, the book also examines the foundations to several innovative technologies, including the potential of tailor-made materials, various types of fuel cells, and the properties of FGMs in current and future metallic and non-metallic systems and models. In its final chapter, the book highlights processes that are poised for production as well as prospects still in experimentation and testing phases. New Materials, Processes, and Methods Technology provides today's scientists, technicians, and engineering departments devoted to resolving application requirements with performance properties using a well-executed material selection process.</p>
Applied Microphotonics by siebo — last modified September 15, 2009 - 06:33
<p>As the limits of electrical performance come within sight, photons are poised to take over for the electron. But the search continues for the materials, topologies, and fabrication technologies capable of producing photonic devices at a reasonable speed and cost. Taking a fundamentallook at the development of photonic technology from the macro- to the microscale,<b> Applied Microphotonics</b> introduces the major principles and technologies underlying the field. <p>Following an overview of historical and commercial driving forces, the authors briefly review the underlying physics, emphasizing the practical and design implications for photonic systems. This general discussion lays the foundation for the remainder of the book, where the authors first introduce the photonic node and then discuss each subsystem in detail, including transmitters, couplers and switches, multiplexers and demultiplexers, receivers, amplifiers, and compensators. The following chapters explore new technologies such as photonicband gap structures, materials and fabrication processes, integration methodologies, and advanced devices such as photonic computers. The book concludes with a brief introduction to quantum photonics and a forward look at potential directions of photonics. <p><b>Applied Microphotonics</b> encapsulates the recent push toward all-optical networks and devices with an applications-oriented perspective. It is ideal for newcomers to the field as well as anyone curious to know how photonic technology can benefit their own field.</p>
Molecular and Colloidal Electro-optics by siebo — last modified September 15, 2009 - 06:35
<p><b>Molecular and Colloidal Electro-Optics</b> presents cohesive coverage from internationally recognized experts on new approaches and developments in both theoretical and experimental areas of electro-optic science. It comprises a well-integrated yet multi-disciplinary treatment of fundamental principles, strategies, and applications of electro-optic techniques for the characterization of macromolecular, small-particle, and nanomolecular systems. <p>Following a historical review of post-war advances in electro-optics of disperse systems, the first part of the book focuses on the latest achievements in electro-optic theory, particularly low-frequency relaxation. It offers comparative discussions and experimental data to accompany different viewpoints on the origin of the low-frequency effects and multiple theoretical constructions. The second part highlights the unique advantage of using electro-optics as an alternative to conventional characterization and analysis of colloidal systems. Demonstrating the sensitivity of electro-optic methods to interparticle interactions, the book explains how these methods are used to analyze particle surface electric states, evaluate phase transitions, and determine physical properties. <p>As the first treatment of this subject to surface in more than fifteen years,<b> Molecular and Colloidal Electro-Optics</b> is a definitive, up-to-date portrait of modern colloidal electro-optic science. This one-stop reference to the latest theory, methods, and applications is ideal for advanced graduate students and researchers in biophysical chemistry, microbiology, polymer, colloid, and nanoscience.</p>
Quantum Computing Devices: Principles, Designs, and Analysis by siebo — last modified September 15, 2009 - 06:37
<p>One of the first books to thoroughly examine the subject, Quantum Computing Devices: Principles, Designs, and Analysis covers the essential components in the design of a &quot;real&quot; quantum computer. It explores contemporary and important aspects of quantum computation, particularly focusing on the role of quantum electronic devices as quantum gates.</p><p>Largely self-contained and written in a tutorial style, this reference presents the analysis, design, and modeling of the major types of quantum computing devices: ion traps, cavity quantum electrodynamics (QED), linear optics, quantum dots, nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR), superconducting quantum interference devices (SQUID), and neutral atom traps. It begins by explaining the fundamentals and algorithms of quantum computing, followed by the operations and formalisms of quantum systems. For each electronic device, the subsequent chapters discuss physical properties, the setup of qubits, control actions that produce the quantum gates that are universal for quantum computing, relevant measurements, and decoherence properties of the systems. The book also includes tables, diagrams, and figures that illustrate various data, uses, and designs of quantum computing.</p><p>As nanoelectronics will inevitably replace microelectronics, the development of quantum information science and quantum computing technology is imperative to the future of information science and technology. Quantum Computing Devices: Principles, Designs, and Analysis helps fulfill this need by providing a comprehensive collection of the most promising devices for the future.</p>
Introduction to Materials Science and Engineering by siebo — last modified September 15, 2009 - 09:22
<p>Our civilization owes its most significant milestones to our use of materials. Metals gave us better agriculture and eventually the industrial revolution, silicon gave us the digital revolution, and we're just beginning to see what carbon nanotubes will give us. Taking a fresh, interdisciplinary look at the field, <b>Introduction to Materials Science and Engineering</b> emphasizes the importance of materials to engineering applications and builds the basis needed to select, modify, or create materials to meet specific criteria. <p>The most outstanding feature of this text is the author's unique and engaging application-oriented approach. Beginning each chapter with a real-life example, an experiment, or several interesting facts, Yip-Wah Chung wields an expertly crafted treatment with which he entertains and motivates as much as he informs and educates. He links the discipline to the life sciences and includes modern developments such as nanomaterials, polymers, and thin films while working systematically from atomic bonding and analytical methods to crystalline, electronic, mechanical, and magnetic properties as well as ceramics, corrosion, and phase diagrams. <p>Woven among the interesting examples, stories, and Chinese folk tales is a rigorous yet approachable mathematical and theoretical treatise. This makes <b>Introduction to Materials Science and Engineering</b> an effective tool for anyone needing a strong background in materials science for a broad variety of applications.</p>
Nanotechnology for Cancer Therapy by siebo — last modified April 17, 2008 - 07:27
<p>Encouraging communication between clinical investigators and nanoscientists, Nanotechnology for Cancer Therapy focuses specifically on effective and promising nanoscience and nanotechnology strategies for imaging and treating cancer. Among the various approaches considered, nanotechnology offers the best promise for the targeted delivery of drugs and genes to a tumor site and for alleviating side effects of chemotherapeutic agents. Renowned industrial and academic researchers describe the advantages of nanoparticles as sensing, delivery, image enhancement agents for cancer treatments, and various types of useful nanoparticles such as polymeric nanoparticles and dendrimers.</p>
Advanced Structural Materials: Properties, Design Optimization, and Applications by siebo — last modified September 21, 2009 - 07:51
<p>A snapshot of the central ideas used to control fracture properties of engineered structural metallic materials, <b>Advanced Structural Materials: Properties, Design Optimization, and Applications</b> illustrates the critical role that advanced structural metallic materials play in aerospace, biomedical, automotive, sporting goods, and other industries in the twenty-first century. The book presents an overview of the structure, properties, and applications of these materials, including the basic ideas behind their design. It contains examples and accessible language, elucidating the basic concepts that guide the development of new alloys and composite materials. <p>With in-depth reviews from leading contributors, the text develops an understanding of the breadth and depth of advances in the field. It begins with a broad introduction to advanced structural materials, then examines materials at the frontiers of emerging applications such as biomaterials, MEMS, amorphous materials, and nanotechnology. The chapter authors are experts in their own right and they assume no prior knowledge of a given material system, delineating the fundamental concepts and applications of advanced structural materials. The rich array of carefully selected topics provides useful insights into the structure, properties, and applications of advanced structural materials.</p>
Optical Waveguides: From Theory to Applied Technologies by siebo — last modified September 15, 2009 - 10:09
<p>Although the theory and principles of optical waveguides have been established for more than a century, the technologies have only been realized in recent decades. <b>Optical Waveguides: From Theory to Applied Technologies</b> combines the most relevant aspects of waveguide theory with the study of current detailed waveguiding technologies, in particular, photonic devices, telecommunication applications, and biomedical optics. <p>With self-contained chapters written by well-known specialists, the book features both fundamentals and applications. The first three chapters examine the theoretical foundations and bases of planar optical waveguides as well as critical optical properties such as birefringence and nonlinear optical phenomena. The next several chapters focus on contemporary waveguiding technologies that include photonic devices and telecommunications. The book concludes with discussions on additional technological applications, including biomedical optical waveguides and the potential of neutron waveguides. <p>As optical waveguides play an increasing part in modern technology, photonics will become to the 21st century what electronics were to the 20th century. Offering both novel insights for experienced professionals and introductory material for novices, this book facilitates a better understanding of the new information era-the photonics century.</p>
Frontiers in the Design of Materials by siebo — last modified September 18, 2009 - 08:38
<p>The demands on materials to perform under complex service conditions has necessitated rapid advances in the design and development of materials and associated technologies. Development of new concepts starting at the electronic structure of materials and their modeling require application of advanced computer tools and software. There has been significant progress, not only in the development of advanced materials, but also in understanding their constitution and behavior with the help of modeling. This book presents a comprehensive view of the latest developments and experimental work on both these fronts and attempts to give direction to future work. <p>The information contained in this book deals with topics such as materials challenges in the nuclear power sector, materials science approaches in biology and medicine, Fe-and Co-based bulky glass alloys for magnetic applications, smart composites, multilayer semiconductor devices, atomic structure and interfaces, design of light alloys, superalloys, novel materials with optimized design at atomic scale, design tools for nano-and micro scale metallic materials,&nbsp; component design and industrial ecology, microstructural development of advanced ferritic steels, diamond/carbide nanocomposite gradient films, magnetic nanofluids, stability issues in nanostructured materials, the design of materials for enhanced tribological performance, solid oxide fuel cells, metal foams and high performance steels through nano-structures.</p>
Chromosome Nanoscience and Technology by siebo — last modified September 18, 2009 - 09:13
<p>Reviewing new trends and techniques for future chromosome research, this volume draws upon scientists from many disciplines to introduce various nano devices and applications that have been developed for handling the smallest biological materials, especially chromosomes. It details the visualization of chromosomes at nano and micro levels, including the most advanced applications ever employed for Scanning Probe Microscopy; discusses the development of a sustainable chromosome imaging database; examines isolation, comparative proteome analyses, and structural/functional analyses including a new 3-dimensional model; and describes a new antibody production method for chromosomal proteins.</p>
Photonic Signal Processing: Techniques and Applications by siebo — last modified April 30, 2008 - 11:24
<p>The potential of photonic signal processing (PSP) to overcome electronic limits for processing ultra-wideband signals, provide signal conditioning that can be integrated in line with fiber optic systems, and improve signal quality makes this technology extremely attractive for improvement in receiver sensitivity performance. Spanning the current transitional period, <b>Photonic Signal Processing: Techniques and Applications</b> addresses the merging techniques of processing and manipulating signals propagating in the optical domain. <p>The book begins with a historical perspective of PSP and introduces photonic components essential for photonic processing systems, such as optical amplification devices, optical fibers, and optical modulators. The author demonstrates the representation of photonic circuits via a signal flow graph technique adapted for photonic domain. He describes photonic signal processors, such as differentiators and integrators, and their applications for the generation of solitons, and then covers the application of these solitons in optically amplified fiber transmission systems. The book illustrates the compensation dispersion using a photonic processor, the design of optical filters using photonic processor techniques, and the filtering of microwave signals in the optical domain. <p>Exploring methods for the processing of signals in the optical domain, the book includes solutions to photonic circuits that use signal flow techniques and significant applications in short pulse generation, the filtering of signals, differentiation, and the integration of signals. It delineates fundamental techniques on the processing of signals in the optical domain as well as their applications that lead to advanced aspects of performing generation of short pulses, integration, differentiation, and filtering for optical communications systems and networks and processing of ultra-high speed signals.</p>
Chemistry and Physics of Carbon, Volume 30 by siebo — last modified September 14, 2009 - 11:19
<p>Written by distinguished researchers in carbon, the long-running <b><i>Chemistry and Physics of Carbon</i></b> series provides a comprehensive and critical overview of carbon in terms of molecular structure, intermolecular relationships, bulk and surface properties, and their behavior in an amazing variety of current and emerging applications, ranging from nanotechnology to environmental remediation. <b>Volume 30</b> not only retains the high-quality content and reputation of previous volumes, but also complements them with reliable and timely coverage of the latest advances in the field. <p>The first chapters analyze progressive approaches to controlling more precisely the structure, morphology, and surface properties of novel activated carbons. They cover methods using activating agents such as alkaline hydroxides as well as endo- and exotemplates made from zeolites, silica, and colloidal crystals. The third chapter examines techniques for characterizing carbon surface chemistry, including electrochemical, spectroscopic, and chromatographic methods. The fourth and final chapter compares the virtues of exfoliated graphite, carbonized fir fibers, carbon fiber felt, and charcoals in solving oil spill problems, a matter of increasing environmental concern. <p>Emphasizing key experimental results, practical aspects, and cutting-edge applications in every chapter,<b> Volume 30</b> is a vital resource for those developing new technologies such as drug delivery, adsorbents for oil/chemical spills, materials processing, high-performance nanocarbons, and energy storage and conversion devices, including lithium ion batteries, supercapacitors, and fuel cells.</p>
Microjoining and Nanojoining by siebo — last modified September 21, 2009 - 07:10
<p>Many recent advances in technology have been associated with nanotechnology and the miniaturization of components, devices and systems. Microjoining has been closely associated with the evolution of microelectronic packaging, but actually covers a much broader area, and is essential for manufacturing many electronic, precision and medical products. <p>Part 1 reviews the basics of microjoining, including solid-state bonding and fusion microwelding. Part 2 covers microjoining and nanojoining processes, such as bonding mechanisms and metallurgy, process development and optimization, thermal stresses and distortion, positioning and fixturing, sensing, and numerical modelling. Part 3 discusses microjoining of materials such as plastics, ceramics, metals and advanced materials such as shape memory alloys and nanomaterials. The book also discusses applications of microjoining such as joining superconductors, the manufacture of medical devices and the sealing of solid oxide fuel cells. <p>This book provides a comprehensive overview of the fundamental aspects of microjoining processes and techniques. It will be a valuable reference for production engineers, designers and researchers using or studying microjoining technologies in such industries as microelectronics and biomedical engineering. <p>Features</p>
MEMS and Nanotechnology-Based Sensors and Devices for Communications, Medical and Aerospace Applications by siebo — last modified March 31, 2008 - 01:33
Principles of Nanophotonics by siebo — last modified March 31, 2008 - 01:33
The Theory and Applications of Nanophotonics Devices, Fabrication, and Systems Coauthored by the developer of nanophotonics, Principles of Nanophotonics outlines physically intuitive concepts of the subject using a novel theoretical framework that differs from conventional wave optics. It probes far-reaching physical insights into the local electromagnetic interaction in the nanometric subsystem composed of electrons and photons. After reviewing the background, history, and current status of research and development in nanophotonics and related technologies, the book presents a unique theoretical model to describe the interactions among nanometric material systems via optical near-fields. It also evaluates a nonadiabatic fabrication process using this theoretical model. The authors then explore nanophotonic devices and fabrication techniques and provide examples of qualitative innovation. The final chapter looks at how the assembly of nanophotonic devices produces a nanophotonic system. Realize the Great Potential of Nanophotonics Nanophotonics is on its way to revolutionizing various applications in devices, fabrications, and information and communication systems. Promoting further exploration in the field, this book helps you understand the theory behind nanophotonics and how it can be applied to devices and systems.
Innovative Production Machines and Systems: Third I*PROMS Virtual International Conference, 2-13 July, 2007 by siebo — last modified March 31, 2008 - 01:33
Advanced Dielectric Piezoelectric and Ferroelectrc Materials: Synthesis, Characterisation and Applications by siebo — last modified September 21, 2009 - 07:45
<p>This comprehensive volume covers the latest developments in advanced dielectric, piezoelectric, and ferroelectric materials. Divided into eight parts, it explores high strain high performance piezo- and ferroelectric single crystals, electric field-induced effects and domain engineering, morphotropic phase boundary-related phenomena, high power piezoelectric and microwave dielectric materials, nanoscale piezo- and ferroelectrics, piezo- and ferroelectric films, novel processing and materials, and novel properties of ferroelectrics and related materials. Each chapter looks at key recent research on these materials, their properties, and potential applications.</p>
Meso- to Micro- Actuators: A Theoretical and Practical Approach by siebo — last modified March 31, 2008 - 01:33
Nanotechnology 2008: Materials, Fabrication, Particles, and Characterization - Volume 1 by siebo — last modified September 30, 2009 - 13:48
These proceedings from the 2008 NSTI Nanotech conference provide the most prestigious forum in the world for leading nano scientists. The papers from the conference have been compiled into three volumes to create the most authoritative and comprehensive compendium available across all of nanotechnology. Including the latest information on industrial development, investments, and ventures, each volume explores cutting-edge research and applications. Volume I covers structures, materials, surfaces, fabrication, nanolithography, characterization, along with various novel applications. This volume also examines worldwide research initiatives and education policies.
Nanotechnology 2008: Life Sciences, Medicine, and Bio Materials - Volume 2 by siebo — last modified September 30, 2009 - 13:54
These proceedings from the 2008 NSTI Nanotech conference provide the most prestigious forum in the world for leading nano scientists. The papers from the conference have been compiled into three volumes to create the most authoritative and comprehensive compendium available across all of nanotechnology. Including the latest information on industrial development, investments, and ventures, each volume explores cutting-edge research and applications. Volume II covers various aspects of cancer treatment, biomarkers, nanoparticles, drug delivery systems, nanobiotechnology, nanomedicine, nanoneurology, sensors, and soft nanotechnology.
Nanotechnology 2008: Microsystems, Photonics, Sensors, Fluidics, Modeling and Simulation - Volume 3 by siebo — last modified September 16, 2009 - 12:47
These proceedings from the 2008 NSTI Nanotech conference provide the most prestigious forum in the world for leading nano scientists. The papers from the conference have been compiled into three volumes to create the most authoritative and comprehensive compendium available across all of nanotechnology. Including the latest information on industrial development, investments, and ventures, each volume explores cutting-edge research and applications. Volume III covers photonics, nanowires, lab-on-a-chip, nanofluidics, MEMS, and NEMS. This volume also explores the modeling and simulation of microsystems, computational nanoscience, and compact modeling.
Nanotechnology 2008: (3 Volume Set) by siebo — last modified September 16, 2009 - 12:45
These proceedings from the 2008 NSTI Nanotech conference provide the most prestigious forum in the world for leading nano scientists. The papers from the conference have been compiled into three volumes to create the most authoritative and comprehensive compendium available across all of nanotechnology. Including the latest information on industrial development, investments, and ventures, each volume explores cutting-edge research and applications.
Clean Technology 2008: Bio Energy, Renewables, Green Building, Smart Grid, Storage, and Water by siebo — last modified September 23, 2009 - 08:36
These proceedings from the 2008 CTSI conference provide the most prestigious forum in the world for leading clean tech scientists. The papers from the conference have been compiled into one easy-to-use resource to create the most authoritative and comprehensive compendium available across all of clean technology. This book covers bioenergy fuels, photovoltaics, wind energy, geothermal energy, green buildings, smart grid, fuel cells, hydrogen technology, green chemistry, sustainable industry practices, storage technologies, and energy policies.
Bionanotechnology by siebo — last modified March 31, 2008 - 01:33
As the impact of nanotechnology continues to grow, it is important for the modern biomedical engineer to have a deeply rooted understanding of bionanotechnologies. Featuring chapters drawn from the third edition of the best-selling Handbook of Biomedical Engineering as well as new contributions not found in the Handbook, Bionanotechnology takes a broad survey of the current research and activities that are shaping this burgeoning field. Covering both technical and non-technical areas, the book discusses the role of nanotechnology in novel medical devices, bioanalytical technologies, and nano-biomaterials as well as intellectual property issues that are unique to nanotechnologies.
Nanotechnology and the Environment by siebo — last modified October 04, 2009 - 16:50
<p>While nanotechnology research is booming, increased nanofabrication also results in greater environmental implications of pollutant effects from these emerging industries. Nanotechnology and the Environment provides a fundamental understanding of the properties of nanoscale materials and the implications for worker safety and the environment. This book presents a comprehensive overview of developing environmental regulations and the implications for possible human health and environmental effects. Offering cohesive and authoritative coverage of the limitations of nanotechnology, this text also discusses the current and potential use of nanomaterials for environmental remediation.</p>
Optical and Photonic MEMS Devices: Design, Fabrication and Control by siebo — last modified March 31, 2008 - 01:33
With a scope beyond traditional design and analysis, Optical and Photonic MEMS Devices introduces this new research field, covering all aspects of engineering innovation, design, modeling, fabrication, control, and experimental implementation of devices. Building on the existing body of literature, this book presents new MEMS approaches on the micro- and nanoscale. Detailed descriptions of various photonic MEMS devices, such as tunable lasers, injection locked lasers, and light tuning switches, appear throughout the text along with actual experimental results. The text also describes different photonic MEMS systems including devices with both system- and component-level photonic integration.
Circuits at the Nanoscale: Communications, Imaging, and Sensing by siebo — last modified October 18, 2009 - 10:07