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The textbook Fundamentals of Nanotechnology from CRC Press (Taylor and Francis) is divided into several sections that address all major areas of nansocience: Introduction, Nanotools, Physics, Chemistry, and Biology

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SECTION 1: PERSPECTIVES

Chapter 1: INTRODUCTION -- Perspectives of Nanotechnology

Chapter 2: NANOMETROLOGY: STANDARDS AND NANOMANUFACTURING
Electronics
Nanomanufacturing
Molecular Assembly
Lithographies

SECTION 2: ELECTROMAGNETIC NANOENGINEERING
Chapter 3: NANOELECTRONICS
Microelectronics
Band Structure
Conductor and Semiconductor Physics
Single-Electron Tunneling
Molecular Wires

Chapter 4: NANO-OPTICS
Optics
Surface Plasmon
Resonance
Scattering
Nanoplasmonics
Quantum Dots
Luminescence
Near-Field Microscopies
Nanophotonics

Chapter 5: NANOMAGNETISM
0-Dimension, 1-D and 2-D Nanomagnetic Systems
Spin-Based Electronics
Oscillatory Exchange Coupling
Spin-Polarized Tunneling
Magnetoresistivity
Nanoscale Sample Preparation
Electronics Devices

SECTION 3: MECHANICAL NANOENGINEERING
Chapter 6: NANOMECHANICS
2-Atom and 3-Atom Chain Mechanics
Carbon Nanotubes
MEMS/NEMS
Lattice Mechanics
Linear Elasticity Relations
Orthotropics
Isotropics
Molecular Dynamics

Chapter 7: NANOSTRUCTURE AND NANOCOMPOSITE THIN FILMS
Tribological Coatings
Multilayer Coatings
Nanocomposite Coatings
Super-Hard Coatings
Plasma Definition
Vapor Deposition
Sputtering Deposition

Chapter 8: APPLICATIONS OF THIN FILMS
Application Thin Films
Pulsed Closed Field
Unbalanced Magnetron

SECTION 4: CHEMICAL NANOENGINEERING
Chapter 9: NANOCATALYSIS
Catalytic and Nanocatalytic Materials
Surface Reactions
Synthesis Requirements
Synthetic Technique
Catalyst Characterization

Chapter 10 NANOCOMPOSITES AND FIBERS
Nanocomposite Properties (Mechanical, Thermal, Electronic, Chemical)
Natural Nanocomposites
Carbon Fibers and Nanotubes
Metal and Ceramic Nanocomposites
Clay-Based Nanomaterials

SECTION 5: BIOLOGICAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL NANOENGINEERING
Chapter 11: NANOBIOTECHNOLOGY
Bio-Nanotechnology
Biomedical Nanotechnology
Biomolecular Nanotechnology
Natural Molecular Recognition
Adaptive Immune System
Biosensors
Nanosensors
Immunoassays
Nanocantilever Applications

Chapter 12: BIOMIMETICS
Biomimetics
Bioengineering
Shell as a Biomodel
Nanoengineering Bone
Sponge Fiber Photonics
Nanoadhesives
Nanocapsules
Photosynthesis

Chapter 13: MEDICAL NANOTECHNOLOGY
Medical Nanoscience Roots and Breakthroughs
Possibilities
Nanoparticles and Nanoencapsulation for Medical Applications
Medical Imaging
Drug Delivery
Nanoencapsulation

Chapter 14: ENVIRONMENTAL NANOTECHNOLOGY
Water and Soil Quality Monitoring,
Mitigation,
Water Treatment,
Nanomaterial Contamination,
Membrane and Separation Technology,
Chemical and Biological Sensors,
Energy Storage, Fuel Cells, and Solar Energy

INDEX