Coverart for item
The Resource Nanotechnology : An Introduction

Nanotechnology : An Introduction

Label
Nanotechnology : An Introduction
Title
Nanotechnology
Title remainder
An Introduction
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
Micro and Nano Technologies
Nanotechnology : An Introduction
Label
Nanotechnology : An Introduction
Link
http://libproxy.rpi.edu/login?url=https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/rpi/detail.action?docID=4538190
Publication
Copyright
Related Contributor
Related Location
Related Agents
Related Authorities
Related Subjects
Related Items
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Front Cover -- Nanotechnology -- Copyright -- Table of Contents -- Preface to the Second Edition -- From the Preface to the First Edition -- 1 What is Nanotechnology? -- Introduction -- 1.1 Definitions and Concepts -- 1.1.1 Working Definitions -- 1.1.2 Towards a Concept System for Nanotechnology -- 1.2 An Ostensive Definition of Nanotechnology -- 1.3 A Brief History of Nanotechnology -- 1.3.1 Ultraprecision Engineering -- 1.3.2 Semiconductor Processing qua Microtechnology -- 1.3.3 Nanoparticles -- 1.4 Nanotechnology as an Emerging Technology -- 1.5 Nec plus ultra? -- 1.6 Biology as Paradigm -- 1.7 Nano--Bio--Info--Cogno Convergence -- 1.8 Why Nanotechnology? -- 1.8.1 Novel Combinations of Properties -- 1.8.2 Device Miniaturization: Functional Enhancement -- 1.8.3 A Universal Fabrication Technology -- 1.8.4 Ultimate Control Over Nature -- Summary -- Further Reading -- 2 The Nanoscale -- Introduction -- 2.1 The Size of Atoms -- 2.2 Molecules and Surfaces -- 2.3 Nucleation -- 2.4 Chemical Reactivity -- 2.5 Electronic and Optical Properties -- 2.6 Magnetic and Ferroelectric Properties -- 2.7 Mechanical Properties -- 2.8 Quantum Smallness -- Summary -- Further Reading -- 3 Forces at the Nanoscale -- Introduction -- 3.1 The Casimir Force -- 3.2 Intermolecular Interactions -- 3.2.1 The Concept of Surface Tension -- 3.2.2 Critique of the Surface Tension Formalism -- 3.2.3 Experimental Determination of Single-substance Surface Tensions of Solids -- 3.2.4 Measurement of the Surface Tension of Liquids -- 3.2.5 Wetting and Dewetting -- 3.2.6 Length Scales for Defining Surface Tension -- 3.2.7 The Wetting Transition -- 3.3 Capillary Force -- 3.4 Heterogeneous Surfaces -- 3.4.1 Wetting on Rough and Chemically Inhomogeneous Surfaces -- 3.4.2 Three-body Interactions -- 3.5 Weak Competing Interactions -- 3.6 Coöperativity -- 3.7 Percolation
  • 3.8 The Structure of Water -- Summary -- Further Reading -- 4 The Nano/Bio Interface -- Introduction -- 4.1 The P̀̀hysical'' Nano/Bio Interface -- 4.1.1 Organisms -- 4.1.2 Tissues -- 4.1.3 Cells -- 4.1.4 Biomolecules -- 4.2 Nanomedicine -- 4.2.1 A Concept System for Nanomedicine -- 4.2.2 Auxiliary Applications -- 4.2.3 Direct Applications -- 4.2.4 DNA Sequencing -- 4.2.5 In vivo Applications -- 4.2.6 Medicinal Nanoparticles -- 4.2.7 Medicinal Nanodevices -- 4.2.8 Improving the Hospital Environment -- 4.2.9 Wider Implications -- 4.3 Nanoparticles in the Environment -- 4.4 Nanotoxicology -- 4.4.1 Environmental Nanoparticles -- 4.4.2 Assessing Hazard from Nano-objects -- 4.4.3 Entry of Nano-objects into Cells -- 4.4.4 Elimination of Nano-objects -- 4.4.5 Assessing Exposure to Nano-objects -- 4.4.6 Handling Nano-objects -- 4.4.7 Environmental Nanotoxicology -- 4.4.8 Prospects -- Summary -- Further Reading -- 5 Nanometrology -- Introduction -- 5.1 Topography -- 5.1.1 Contact Methods -- 5.1.2 Noncontact (Optical) Methods -- 5.2 Mechanical Properties -- Indentation -- 5.3 Chemical Surface Structure (Chemography) -- 5.4 X-Ray Diffraction and Related Techniques -- 5.5 Three-Dimensional Microscopy -- 5.6 The Representation of Texture -- 5.6.1 Roughness -- 5.6.2 The Actual Area of a Rough Surface -- 5.6.3 One-dimensional Texture -- 5.6.4 Two-dimensional Texture: Lacunarity -- 5.7 The Metrology of Self-assembly -- 5.8 Metrology of the Nano/Bio Interface -- 5.8.1 Determining the Nanostructure of Protein Coronas -- 5.8.2 Measuring Cell Adhesion: The Interaction of an Evanescent Field with a Cell -- 5.8.3 Optical Measurement Schemes -- 5.8.4 Grating-Coupled Interferometry (GCI) -- 5.8.5 Reversed Waveguides -- 5.8.6 The Interpretation of Effective Refractive Index Changes -- 5.8.7 The Interpretation of Coupling Peak Width Changes
  • 5.8.8 Electrical Measurement Schemes -- Summary -- Further Reading -- 6 Noncarbon Nanomaterials and their Production -- Introduction -- 6.1 Nanoparticles -- 6.1.1 Comminution and Dispersion -- 6.1.2 M̀̀echanosynthesis'' qua Grinding -- 6.1.3 Nucleation and Growth -- 6.1.4 Complex Nanoparticles -- 6.2 Nanofibers -- 6.3 Nanoplates and Ultrathin Coatings -- 6.3.1 Molecular Beam Epitaxy (MBE) -- 6.3.2 Langmuir Films -- 6.3.3 Self-assembled Monolayers (SAMs) -- 6.3.4 Nanostructured Surfaces -- 6.4 Crystallization and Supramolecular Chemistry -- 6.5 Metal--Organic Frameworks (MOFs) -- 6.6 Composites -- 6.6.1 Polymer--Nano-object Blends -- 6.6.2 Metal--Matrix Composites (MMCs) -- 6.6.3 Self-repairing Composites -- 6.6.4 Nanofluids for Thermal Transport -- 6.6.5 Nanolubricants -- 6.6.6 Alternating Polyelectrolyte Deposition (APED) -- Summary -- Further Reading -- 7 Nanodevices -- Introduction -- 7.1 Issues of Miniaturization -- 7.2 Digital Information Processing -- 7.3 Quantum Computing -- 7.4 Electronic Devices -- 7.4.1 Ballistic Transport -- 7.4.2 Depletion Layers -- 7.4.3 Single-Electron Devices -- 7.4.4 Molecular Electronic Devices -- 7.4.5 Quantum Dot Cellular Automata (QCA) -- 7.4.6 Towards Two-dimensional Devices -- 7.5 Trends in the Miniaturization of Electronics -- 7.6 Spintronics (Magnetic Devices) -- 7.6.1 Ultrasensitive Magnetic Sensors -- 7.6.2 Spin-dependent Transistors -- 7.6.3 Single Spin Logic (SSL) -- 7.6.4 Magnon Spintronics -- 7.7 Storage-Class Memory (SCM) -- 7.7.1 Ferroelectric Memory Devices -- 7.7.2 Resistive Random Access Memory (RRAM) -- 7.7.3 Phase-change RAM -- 7.7.4 Other Possible Schemes -- 7.8 Photonic Devices -- 7.9 Mechanical Devices -- 7.10 Molecular Machines -- 7.11 Thermal Devices -- 7.12 Fluidic Devices -- 7.12.1 Mixers and Reactors -- 7.12.2 Chemical and Biochemical Sensors -- 7.12.3 Energy Conversion Devices -- Summary
  • Further Reading -- 8 Nanofacture of Devices -- Introduction -- 8.1 Top--Down Methods -- 8.1.1 Semiconductor Processing -- 8.1.2 Mismatched Epitaxy -- 8.1.3 Electrostatic Spray Deposition -- 8.1.4 Felting -- 8.1.5 Ultraprecision Engineering -- 8.2 Bottom--Up Methods -- 8.2.1 Self-assembly -- 8.2.2 Thermodynamics of Self-organization -- 8.2.3 The G̀̀oodness'' of the Organization -- 8.2.4 Particle Mixtures -- 8.2.5 Mixed Polymers -- 8.2.6 Block Copolymers -- 8.2.7 The Addition of Particles to the Solid/Liquid Interface -- 8.2.8 Programmable Self-Assembly (PSA) -- 8.2.9 Superspheres -- 8.2.10 Biological Self-assembly -- 8.2.11 Biopolymer Folding -- 8.2.12 Biological Growth -- 8.2.13 Self-assembly as a Manufacturing Process -- 8.2.14 Surface Self-assembly -- 8.3 Bottom-to-Bottom Methods -- 8.3.1 Tip-based Nanofabrication -- 8.3.2 Nanoblocks -- 8.3.3 Dip-Pen Nanolithography (DPN) -- 8.4 Top--Down Manufacturability -- Summary -- Further Reading -- 9 Carbon-based Nanomaterials and Devices -- Introduction -- 9.1 Carbon Nanoparticles (Fullerenes) -- 9.2 Nanodiamonds -- 9.3 Carbon Nano-onions -- 9.4 Carbon Nanotubes (CNT) -- 9.5 Carbon Nanofibers (CNF) -- 9.6 Graphene -- 9.7 Materials Applications -- 9.8 CNT Yarn -- 9.9 Device Components and Devices -- Summary -- Further Reading -- 10 Nanosystems and their Design -- Introduction -- 10.1 Systems -- 10.2 Hairy Attachment Devices -- 10.3 Materials Selection -- 10.4 Defects in Nanograins -- 10.5 Spacial Distribution of Defects -- 10.6 Strategies to Overcome Component Failure -- 10.7 Computational Modeling -- 10.7.1 Methods -- 10.7.2 Evolutionary Design -- 10.8 Performance Criteria -- 10.9 Creative Design -- 10.10 Produceability -- 10.11 Scaleout -- 10.12 Standardization -- Summary -- Further Reading -- 11 Bionanotechnology -- Introduction -- 11.1 The Structural Nature of Biomolecules
  • 11.2 Some General Characteristics of Biological Molecules -- 11.3 Hierarchical and Composite Biological Materials -- 11.4 DNA as Construction Material -- 11.5 The Mechanism of Biological Machines -- 11.5.1 Biological Motors -- 11.5.2 Microtubule Assembly and Disassembly -- 11.5.3 The Cost of Control -- 11.6 Biological Systems -- 11.7 Biosensors -- 11.8 Biophotonic Devices -- Summary -- Further Reading -- 12 The Impact of Nanotechnology -- Introduction -- 12.1 Technical Revolutions -- 12.2 Scientific Impacts -- 12.3 Technical Impacts -- 12.3.1 Information Technology (IT) -- 12.3.2 Energy -- 12.3.3 Health -- 12.4 Commercial and Economic Impacts -- 12.5 Environmental Impacts -- 12.6 Social Implications -- 12.6.1 Regulation -- 12.6.2 Military Implications -- 12.6.3 Technical Literacy -- 12.6.4 Education -- 12.6.5 Risk Assessment -- 12.6.6 Demography -- 12.6.7 The Structure of Society -- 12.7 Impacts on Individual Psychology -- 12.8 Some Ethical Issues -- 12.9 Nanotechnology and Humanity's Grand Challenges -- Summary -- Further Reading -- Nano Neologisms -- Abbreviations -- Bibliography -- Index
http://library.link/vocab/cover_art
https://contentcafe2.btol.com/ContentCafe/Jacket.aspx?Return=1&Type=S&Value=9780323393140&userID=ebsco-test&password=ebsco-test
Dimensions
unknown
http://library.link/vocab/discovery_link
{'f': 'http://opac.lib.rpi.edu/record=b4385453'}
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
1 online resource (361 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780323393140
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote

Library Locations

    • Folsom LibraryBorrow it
      110 8th St, Troy, NY, 12180, US
      42.729766 -73.682577
Processing Feedback ...