Handbook of Nanophysics: Principles and Methods

Klause D. Sattler University of Hawaii - Manoa
Publication Type List Price
Reference $139.95 / £89.00
Publication Date Imprint
09/17/2010 CRC Press
Disciplines ISBN
Physics 9781420075403
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Description

Covering the key theories, tools, and techniques of this dynamic field, Handbook of Nanophysics: Principles and Methods elucidates the general theoretical principles and measurements of nanoscale systems. Each peer-reviewed chapter contains a broad-based introduction and enhances the understanding of the state-of-the-art scientific content through fundamental equations and illustrations, some in color.

This volume explores the theories involved in nanoscience. It also discusses the properties of nanomaterial and nanosystem, including superconductivity, thermodynamics, nanomechanics, and nanomagnetism. In addition, leading experts describe basic processes and methods, such as atomic force microscopy, STM-based techniques, photopolymerization, photoisomerization, soft x-ray holography, and molecular imaging.

Nanophysics brings together multiple disciplines to determinethe structural, electronic, optical, and thermal behavior of nanomaterials; electrical and thermal conductivity; the forces between nanoscale objects; and the transition between classical and quantum behavior. Facilitating communication across many disciplines, this landmark publication encourages scientists with disparate interests to collaborate on interdisciplinary projects and incorporate the theory and the methodology of other areas into their work.


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Features

- Covers the general theoretical principles and measurements of nanoscale systems

- Includes introductions in each chapter - useful to nonspecialists and students

- Enriches state-of-the-art scientific content with fundamental equations and illustrations, some in color

- Contains chapters extensively peer reviewed by senior scientists in nanophysics and related areas of nanoscience

- Promotes new ideas for future fundamental research