An Introduction to Nanoscience and Nanotechnology

An Introduction to Nanoscience and Nanotechnology
Author: Alain Nouailhat
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 256
Release: 2010-01-05
ISBN 10: 047039353X
ISBN 13: 9780470393536
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

An Introduction to Nanoscience and Nanotechnology Book Review:

This book recalls the basics required for an understanding of the nanoworld (quantum physics, molecular biology, micro and nanoelectronics) and gives examples of applications in various fields: materials, energy, devices, data management and life sciences. It is clearly shown how the nanoworld is at the crossing point of knowledge and innovation. Written by an expert who spent a large part of his professional life in the field, the title also gives a general insight into the evolution of nanosciences and nanotechnologies. The reader is thus provided with an introduction to this complex area with different "tracks" for further personal comprehension and reflection. This guided and illustrated tour also reveals the importance of the nanoworld in everyday life.

Nanotechnology

Nanotechnology
Author: Jeremy Ramsden
Publsiher: William Andrew
Total Pages: 358
Release: 2016-05-11
ISBN 10: 0323393144
ISBN 13: 9780323393140
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Nanotechnology Book Review:

Nanotechnology: An Introduction, Second Edition, is ideal for the newcomer to nanotechnology, someone who also brings a strong background in one of the traditional disciplines, such as physics, mechanical or electrical engineering, or chemistry or biology, or someone who has experience working in microelectromechanical systems (MEMS) technology. This book brings together the principles, theory, and practice of nanotechnology, giving a broad, yet authoritative, introduction to the possibilities and limitations of this exciting and rapidly developing field. The book's author, Prof Ramsden, also discusses design, manufacture, and applications and their impact on a wide range of nanotechnology areas. Provides an overview of the rapidly growing and developing field of nanotechnology Focuses on key essentials, and structured around a robust anatomy of the subject Brings together the principles, theory, and practice of nanotechnology, giving a broad, yet authoritative, introduction to the possibilities and limitations of this exciting and rapidly developing field

Handbook of Nanotechnology Applications

Handbook of Nanotechnology Applications
Author: Kajornsak Faungnawakij,Woei Jye Lau,Uracha Rungsardthong Ruktanonchai,Kuakoon Piyachomkwan
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 796
Release: 2020-10-22
ISBN 10: 0128215097
ISBN 13: 9780128215098
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Handbook of Nanotechnology Applications Book Review:

Handbook of Nanotechnology Applications: Environment, Energy, Agriculture and Medicine presents a comprehensive overview on recent developments and prospects surrounding nanotechnology use in water/wastewater separation and purification, energy storage and conversion, agricultural and food process, and effective diagnoses and treatments in medical fields. The book includes detailed overviews of nanotechnology, including nanofiltration membrane for water/wastewater treatment, nanomedicine and nanosensor development for medical implementation, advanced nanomaterials of different structural dimensions (0D, 1D, 2D and 3D) for energy applications, as well as food and agricultural utilization. Other sections discuss the challenges of lab-based research transitioning towards practical industrial use. Helps scientists and researchers quickly learn and understand the key role of nanotechnology in important industrial applications Takes an interdisciplinary approach, demonstrating how nanotechnology is being used in a wide range of industry sectors Outlines the role nanotechnology plays in creating safer, cheaper and more energy-efficient projects and devices

Carbon Nanotechnology

Carbon Nanotechnology
Author: Liming Dai
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 750
Release: 2006-04-18
ISBN 10: 9780080459325
ISBN 13: 0080459323
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Carbon Nanotechnology Book Review:

Nanotechnology is no longer a merely social talking point and is beginning to affect the lives of everyone. Carbon nanotechnology as a major shaper of new nanotechnologies has evolved into a truly interdisciplinary field, which encompasses chemistry, physics, biology, medicine, materials science and engineering. This is a field in which a huge amount of literature has been generated within recent years, and the number of publications is still increasing every year. Carbon Nanotechnology aims to provide a timely coverage of the recent development in the field with updated reviews and remarks by world-renowned experts. Intended to be an exposition of cutting-edge research and development rather than a kind of conference proceeding, Carbon Nanotechnology will be very useful not only to experienced scientists and engineers, who wish to broaden their knowledge of the wide-ranging nanotechnology and/or to develop practical devices, but also to graduate and senior undergraduate students who look to make their mark in this field of the future. · A comprehensive treatment from materials chemistry and structure-property to practical applications · Offers an in-depth analysis of various carbon nanotechnologies from both fundamental and practical perspectives · An easily accessible assessment of the materials properties and device performances based on all of the major classes of carbon nanomaterials, including: carbon fiber; diamond; C60; and carbon nanotubes · A concise compilation of the practical applications of carbon nanotechnologies from polymer-carbon nanocomposites to sensors, electron emitters, and molecular electronics

Nanotechnology

Nanotechnology
Author: Cherry Bhargava,Amit Sachdeva
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 332
Release: 2020-10-18
ISBN 10: 1000197123
ISBN 13: 9781000197129
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Nanotechnology Book Review:

Nanotechnology: Advances and Real-Life Applications offers a comprehensive reference text about advanced concepts and applications in the field of nanotechnology. The text – written by researchers practicing in the field – presents a detailed discussion of key concepts including nanomaterials and their synthesis, fabrication and characterization of nanomaterials, carbon-based nanomaterials, nano-bio interface, and nanoelectronics. The applications of nanotechnology in the fields of renewable energy, medicine and agriculture are each covered in a dedicated chapter. The text will be invaluable for senior undergraduate and graduate students in the fields of electrical engineering, electronics engineering, nanotechnology and nanoscience. Dr. Cherry Bhargava is an Associate Professor and Head, VLSI domain, at the School of Electrical and Electronics Engineering of Lovely Professional University, Jalandhar, India. Dr. Amit Sachdeva is an Associate Professor at Lovely Professional University, Jalandhar, India.

Nanotechnology

Nanotechnology
Author: Jo Anne Shatkin
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 284
Release: 2017-12-19
ISBN 10: 1351832689
ISBN 13: 9781351832687
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Nanotechnology Book Review:

Should you adopt nanotechnology? If you have already adopted it, what do you need to know? What are the risks? Nanomaterials and nanotechnologies are revolutionizing the ways we treat disease, produce energy, manufacture products, and attend to our daily wants and needs. To continue to capture the promise of these transformative products, however, we need to ask critical questions about the broader impacts of nanotechnology on society and the environment. Exploring these questions, the second edition of Nanotechnology: Health and Environmental Risks gives you the latest tools to understand the risks of nanotechnology and make better decisions about using it. Examining the state of the science, the book discusses what is known, and what still needs to be understood, about nanotechnology risk. It looks at the uses of nanotechnology for energy, industry, medicine, technology, and consumer applications and explains how to determine whether there is risk—even when there is little reliable evidence—and how to manage it. Contributors cover a wide range of topics, including: Current concerns, among them perceived risks and the challenges of evaluating emerging technology A historical perspective on product safety and chemicals policy The importance of being proactive about identifying and managing health and environmental risks during product development How the concepts of sustainability and life cycle assessment can guide nanotechnology product development Methods for evaluating nanotechnology risks, including screening approaches and research How to manage risk when working with nanoscale materials at the research stage and in occupational environments What international organizations are doing to address risk issues How risk assessment can inform environmental decision making Written in easy-to-understand language, without sacrificing complexity or scientific accuracy, this book offers a wide-angle view of nanotechnology and risk. Supplying cutting-edge approaches and insight, it explains what types of risks could exist and what you can do to address them. What’s New in This Edition Updates throughout, reflecting advances in the field, new literature, and policy developments A new chapter on nanotechnology risk communication, including insights into risk perceptions and the mental models people use to evaluate technological risks An emphasis on developing nanotechnology products that are sustainable in the long term Advances in the understanding of nanomaterials toxicity Cutting-edge research on occupational exposure to nanoparticles Changes in the international landscape of organizations working on the environmental, health, and safety aspects of nanotechnologies

Nanotechnology

Nanotechnology
Author: Jo Anne Shatkin
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 192
Release: 2008-04-24
ISBN 10: 9781420053647
ISBN 13: 1420053647
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Nanotechnology Book Review:

Interested in Nanotechnology but Can't Bear to Wade through Detailed Technical Reports? While reports on nanotechnology by research and marketing firms as well as governmental agencies are comprehensive and insightful, they can often be tedious to read, expensive to procure, and generally unknown to nonexperts interested in this technolog

Nanotechnology and Functional Materials for Engineers

Nanotechnology and Functional Materials for Engineers
Author: Yaser Dahman
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 282
Release: 2017-01-13
ISBN 10: 0323524664
ISBN 13: 9780323524667
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Nanotechnology and Functional Materials for Engineers Book Review:

Nanotechnology and Functional Materials for Engineers focuses on key essentials and examples across the spectrum of nanomaterials as applied by engineers, including nanosensors, smart nanomaterials, nanopolymers, and nanotubes. Chapters cover their synthesis and characteristics, production methods, and applications, with specific sections exploring nanoelectronics and electro-optic nanotechnology, nanostructures, and nanodevices. This book is a valuable resource for interdisciplinary researchers who want to learn more about how nanomaterials are used in different types of engineering, including electrical, chemical, and biomedical. Offers in-depth information on a variety of nanomaterials and how they are used for different engineering applications Provides an overview of current research and suggests how this will impact future applications Explores how the unique properties of different nanomaterials make them particularly suitable for specific applications

Applied Nanotechnology

Applied Nanotechnology
Author: Jeremy Ramsden
Publsiher: William Andrew
Total Pages: 240
Release: 2013-09-19
ISBN 10: 1455731919
ISBN 13: 9781455731916
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Applied Nanotechnology Book Review:

Applied Nanotechnology takes an integrated approach to the scientific, commercial and social aspects of nanotechnology, exploring: The relationship between nanotechnology and innovation The changing economics and business models required to commercialize innovations in nanotechnology Product design case studies Applications in various sectors, including information technology, composite materials, energy, and agriculture The role of government in promoting nanotechnology The potential future of molecular self-assembly in industrial production In this 2e, new chapters have been added on energy applications and the role of nanotechnology in sustainability. The section on the safety of nanoproducts has also been updated, and material on funding and commercialization has been updated and expanded, with new case studies illustrating the experience of new startups in a challenging economic environment. A route map for the commercialization of nanotechnology research Discusses product design challenges, regulatory issues, and ethical and social implications of nanotechnology Features new case studies on nanotechnology startups in challenging economic times

Nanotechnology Safety

Nanotechnology Safety
Author: Ramazan Asmatulu
Publsiher: Newnes
Total Pages: 256
Release: 2013-06-12
ISBN 10: 0444594582
ISBN 13: 9780444594587
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Nanotechnology Safety Book Review:

Nanotechnology is a new and emerging discipline that is multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary. The usage of nanosystems, nanomaterials, nano-devices, etc. permeates all aspects of society. Cancer targeting and curing nanosystems are being introduced into the biomedical and pharmaceutical industries; so are lightweight energy absorbing or blast-proof nanohybrid material in the aerospace, automotive and marine industries and high-efficiency energy harvesting nanomaterials, etc. Society has a vested interest in knowing how these new materials, devices and systems are changing the economy and similar landscapes. The book outlines the regulatory and environmental issues related to nanotechnology per industry, offers guidelines in assessing the risks and discusses the legal and socioeconomical issues involved. Case studies will be utilized to provide examples of the positive and negative impacts of nanotechnology. Provides an overview and the basis for understanding the critical importance of the reactivity and efficacy of nanomaterials and the emerging role of nanotechnology in society Explains the fundamentals, ethics, regulatory and environmental issues of nanosafety and how they shape the emerging nanotechnology industry and markets and includes extensive lists of glossary terms, terminologies and concepts needed for Material Data Safety Sheets Discusses the relevance and specificity of nanosafety issues per industry and includes discussions on the "Homeland Security and Infrastructure Industries" of interest to society in general Includes nanotechnology risk assessment and delineates and quantifies the risk assessment process for nanotechnology safety of paramount importance to most industries and systems Outlines the legal and intellectual property ramifications of nanotechnology and its impact on productivity and society

Nanotechnology Challenges

Nanotechnology Challenges
Author: Joachim Schummer,Davis Baird
Publsiher: World Scientific
Total Pages: 468
Release: 2006
ISBN 10: 9812773975
ISBN 13: 9789812773975
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Nanotechnology Challenges Book Review:

This book introduces the latest methods for the controlled growth of nanomaterial systems. The coverage includes simple and complex nanomaterial systems, ordered nanostructures and complex nanostructure arrays, and the essential conditions for the controlled growth of nanostructures with different morphologies, sizes, compositions, and microstructures. The book also discusses the dynamics of controlled growth and thermodynamic characteristics of two-dimensional nanorestricted systems. The authors introduce various novel synthesis methods for nanomaterials and nanostructures, such as hierarchical growth, heterostructures growth, doping growth and some developing template synthesis methods. In addition to discussing applications, the book reviews developing trends in nanomaterials and nanostructures.

Nanotechnology and Nanomaterials in the Treatment of Life threatening Diseases

Nanotechnology and Nanomaterials in the Treatment of Life threatening Diseases
Author: Narenda Kumar,Rajiv Kumar
Publsiher: William Andrew
Total Pages: 408
Release: 2013-12-05
ISBN 10: 0323264506
ISBN 13: 9780323264501
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Nanotechnology and Nanomaterials in the Treatment of Life threatening Diseases Book Review:

Nanotechnology and Nanomaterials in the Treatment of Life-threatening Diseases takes a scientific approach to nanotechnology and nanomaterials applications in medicine, while also explaining the core biological principles for an audience of biomedical engineers, materials scientists, pharmacologists, and medical diagnostic technicians. The book is structured by major disease groups, offering a practical, application-based focus for scientists, engineers, and clinicians alike. The spectrum of medical applications is explored, from diagnostics and imaging to drug delivery, monitoring, therapies, and disease prevention. It also focuses specifically on the synthesis of nanomaterials and their potential health risks (particularly toxicity). Nanomedicine — the application of nanomaterials and devices for addressing medical problems — has demonstrated great potential for enabling improved diagnosis, treatment, and monitoring of many serious illnesses, including cancer, cardiovascular and neurological disorders, HIV/AIDS, and diabetes, as well as many types of inflammatory and infectious diseases. Gain an understanding of how nanotechnologies and nanomaterials can be deployed in the fight against the major life-threatening diseases: cancer, neurological disorders (including Alzheimer's and Parkinson's), cardiovascular diseases, and HIV/AIDS Discover the latest developments in nanomedicine, from therapies and drug delivery to diagnostics and disease prevention The authors cover the health risks of nanomaterials as well as their benefits, considering toxicity and potential carcinogens

The Nanotechnology Revolution

The Nanotechnology Revolution
Author: Dale A. Stirling
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 420
Release: 2018-01-17
ISBN 10: 1351617230
ISBN 13: 9781351617239
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Nanotechnology Revolution Book Review:

Nanotechnology is changing the world in a very big way, but at the atomic and sub-atomic level. Although the roots of nanotechnology can be traced back to more than a century ago, the last three decades have witnessed an explosion of nano-based technologies and products. This reference work examines the history, current status, and future directions of nanotechnology through an exhaustive search of the technical and scientific literature. The more than 4000 bibliographic citations it includes are carefully organized into core subject areas, and a geographic and subject index allows readers to quickly locate documents of interest. Although a sense of the global reach and interest in nanotechnology can be gleaned from the reference sections of countless journal articles, conference papers, and books, this is the only reference work providing an in-depth global perspective that is ready-made for nanotechnology professionals and those interested in learning more about all things nanotechnology. Despite the abundance of online resources, there is still an urgent need for well-researched, well-presented, concise, and thematically organized reference works. Instead of relying on wiki pages, citation aggregators, and related websites, the author searched the databases and databanks of scholarly literature search providers such as EBSCO, ProQuest, PUBMED, STN International, and Thomson Reuters. In addition, he used select serials-related databases to account for pertinent documents from countries in which English is not the primary national language (i.e., China Online Journals, e-periodica, J-STAGE, and SciELO Brazil among others).

Nanotechnology

Nanotechnology
Author: Harald Fuchs
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 388
Release: 2009-04-13
ISBN 10: 3527317333
ISBN 13: 9783527317332
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Nanotechnology Book Review:

The only reference book which discusses the usage of nanoprobes for structure determination, in an industry where miniaturisation is the main focus. Designed for newcomers as well as professionals already in the industry.

Nanosciences and Nanotechnology

Nanosciences and Nanotechnology
Author: Jean-Michel Lourtioz,Marcel Lahmani,Claire Dupas-Haeberlin,Patrice Hesto
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 438
Release: 2015-10-07
ISBN 10: 3319193600
ISBN 13: 9783319193601
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Nanosciences and Nanotechnology Book Review:

This book provides information to the state of art of research in nanotechnology and nano medicine and risks of nano technology. It covers an interdisciplinary and very wide scope of the latest fundamental research status and industrial applications of nano technologies ranging from nano physics, nano chemistry to biotechnology and toxicology. It provides information to last legislation of nano usage and potential social impact too. The book contains also a reference list of major European research centers and associated universities offering licences and master of nano matter. For clarity and attractivity, the book has many illustrations and specific inserts to complete the understanding of the scientific texts.

Investing In Nanotechnology

Investing In Nanotechnology
Author: Jack Uldrich
Publsiher: Simon and Schuster
Total Pages: 288
Release: 2006-02-01
ISBN 10: 1440518149
ISBN 13: 9781440518140
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Investing In Nanotechnology Book Review:

Profit big by investing in the science of the very small—Investing in Nanotechnology shows you how. Nanotechnology—the art and science of manipulating and rearranging individual molecules to create useful materials, devices, and systems—is the business world’s next revolution. Within the next decade, nanotechnology is predicted to account for $1 trillion worth of products in the US and will transform a number of industries, including manufacturing, health care, energy, agriculture, communications, electronics, and more. Investing in Nanotechnology teaches you everything you need to know to be a part of this exciting and groundbreaking sea change, from relevant information on more than 100 leading public and private nanotech companies—and how to spot the mere “nano-pretenders” from the real players—to savvy and comprehensive advice on investing in nanotechnology for maximum rewards and minimum risk. Prepare for the nanotech shift today, to cash in tomorrow.

Handbook of Microbial Nanotechnology

Handbook of Microbial Nanotechnology
Author: Chaudhery Mustansar Hussain
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 588
Release: 2022-03-13
ISBN 10: 0128235934
ISBN 13: 9780128235935
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Handbook of Microbial Nanotechnology Book Review:

Handbook of Microbial Nanotechnology is a collection of the most recent scientific advancements in the fundamental application of microbial nanotechnology across various sectors. This comprehensive handbook highlights the vast subject areas of microbial nanotechnology and its potential applications in food, pharmacology, water, environmental remediation, etc. This book will serve as an excellent reference handbook for researchers and students in the food sciences, materials sciences, biotechnology, microbiology and in the pharmaceutical fields. Microbial nanotechnology is taking part in creating development and innovation in various sectors. Despite the participation of microbial nanotechnology in modern development, there are some hindrances. The lack of information, the possibility of adverse impacts on the environment, human health, safety and sustainability are still a challenge. This handbook addresses these challenges. Offers up-to-date, scientific information on the integration of microbiology and nanotechnology Explores how nanotechnology can improve the detection of trace chemical contaminants, viruses and bacteria in food and other industry applications Provides readers with a fundamental understanding of microbial nanotechnology and its challenges Includes real-time applications with case studies to illustrate how microbial nanotechnology influences modern sciences and technologies

A Quadrennial Review of the National Nanotechnology Initiative

A Quadrennial Review of the National Nanotechnology Initiative
Author: National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine,Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences,National Materials and Manufacturing Board,Committee on National Nanotechnology Initiative: A Quadrennial Review
Publsiher: National Academies Press
Total Pages: 138
Release: 2020-09-26
ISBN 10: 0309674654
ISBN 13: 9780309674652
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

A Quadrennial Review of the National Nanotechnology Initiative Book Review:

Global advances in medicine, food, water, energy, microelectronics, communications, defense, and other important sectors of the economy are increasingly driven by discoveries in nanoscience and the development of nanotechnologies. Engaging the nanoscience and technology community in the crafting of national priorities, developing novel approaches for translating fundamental discovery to a technology readiness level appropriate for venture/industry funding, increasing domestic student interest in nanoscience to expand the workforce pipeline, and exploring new ways of coordinating the work of the National Nanotechnology Initiative (NNI) are all imperatives if the United States is to fully reap the societal benefits of nanotechnology. A Quadrennial Review of the National Nanotechnology Initiative provides a framework for a redesign of the NNI and its coordination with the goal of achieving a U.S. resurgence in nanotechnology. This report makes recommendations to improve the value of the NNI's research and development strategy and portfolio to the economic prosperity and national security of the United States.

Advances in Nanotechnology and the Environmental Sciences

Advances in Nanotechnology and the Environmental Sciences
Author: Alexander V. Vakhrushev,Suresh C. Ameta,Heru Susanto,A. K. Haghi
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 308
Release: 2019-09-25
ISBN 10: 0429759193
ISBN 13: 9780429759192
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Advances in Nanotechnology and the Environmental Sciences Book Review:

Showcasing a selection of new research on nanotechnological applications for environmental protection along with new advanced technologies in nanochemistry, this volume presents an interdisciplinary approach that brings together materials science, chemistry, and nanotechnology. Part I of the volume looks at environmental topics that include an exploration of the challenges of the global water crisis and new technology in nanofiltration and water purification. It provides an informative overview of green nanotechnology, green nanomaterials, and green chemistry. Some of the advanced technologies discussed in Part II include the application of quantum dots, a nanochemical approach to using ICT technology, and new research on polymer nanocomposites as a smart material along with its synthesis, preparation, and properties. Other important topics are included as well.

Nanotechnology in Membrane Processes

Nanotechnology in Membrane Processes
Author: Kailash Chandra Khulbe,Takeshi Matsuura
Publsiher: Springer Nature
Total Pages: 357
Release: 2021-01-09
ISBN 10: 303064183X
ISBN 13: 9783030641832
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Nanotechnology in Membrane Processes Book Review:

Nanotechnology has been established in membrane technology for decades. In this book, comprehensive coverage is given to nanotechnology applications in synthetic membrane processes, which are used in different fields such as water treatment, separation of gases, the food industry, military use, drug delivery, air filtration, and green chemistry. Nanomaterials such as carbon nanotubes, nanoparticles, and dendrimers are contributing to the development of more efficient and cost-effective water filtration processes. Gas separation and carbon capture can be significantly improved in flue gas applications. Nanoporous membrane systems engineered to mimic natural filtration systems are being actively developed for use in smart implantable drug delivery systems, bio artificial organs, and other novel nano-enabled medical devices. The microscopic structure of nanoporous ceramic membranes, mainly focusing on zeolite materials, as well as the energy-saving effect of membrane separation, contribute to various chemical synthesis processes. In the food industry, nanotechnology has the potential to create new tools for pathogen detection and packaging. For each application, nanotechnology is mostly used to make composite membranes, and the book provides a detailed look at the mechanisms by which the composite membrane works in each application area.