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Nanotechnology Understanding Small Systems, Second Edition Ben Rogers Reno, Nevada, USA

Sumita Pennathur University of California, Santa Barbara, USA

Jesse Adams Nevada Nano, Inc., Reno, USA Series: Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Praise for the First Edition: “… It is written in an easily understandable manner, not requiring from the reader deep knowledge in the related topics of physics and mathematics before reading this book. It uncovers the most important things about nanotechnology explained in a very illustrative manner with many simple examples, figures, and ‘back-of-the-envelope’ calculations, so that the reader can get a good feeling for the numbers of nanotechnology.” —Zentralblatt MATH

What Authors Are Saying About This Edition: "… This updated work (1st ed., 2008) takes the revolutionary concepts and techniques that have traditionally been fodder for graduate study and makes them accessible for all. Covering subjects ranging from materials science to mechanics and biotechnology to photonics, Rogers and Adams (both, Nevada Nano) and Pennathur (Univ. of California, Santa Barbara) deftly introduce the reader to each topic and quickly explain why it is important on the nanoscale. An exciting feature is the "back of the envelope" examples, where the reader is walked through "quick and dirty" calculations to illustrate and understand (mathematically) the complex concepts discussed. The end of each chapter includes traditional problem sets and short answer questions to test understanding. While not a comprehensive text in any specific area of nanoscale science or engineering, this outstanding introduction to the broad field of nanotechnology provides a solid foundation for further study. “Summing Up: Highly recommended." —N. M Fahrenkopf, University at Albany, in CHOICE

Catalog no. K12225, July 2011, 421 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-4920-0, $99.95 Also available as eBook

With substantial revisions, additional material, and extensive updates, this second edition of one of the primary works on the subject of nanotechnology incorporates user input and the perceived need to deliver a significant contribution to the current body of knowledge. New to this edition is an expanded glossary of over 300 terms enabling the text to be used as an effective nanotech dictionary. Each chapter includes updates and additional references while retaining the successful format of the original. Revisions and amendments extend to the solutions manual and other ancillary materials, making this text the gold standard in nanotechnology.

Features • Comprehensive glossary serves as a nanotech dictionary, helping students review concepts and book material as well as understand other more complex texts • Suggestions for further reading at the end of each chapter give readers a portal into deeper study of nanotech topics • Numerous updates and improvements to the text and figures, based on user feedback • Many simple examples, figures, and ‘back-ofthe-envelope’ calculations, so that the reader can get a good feeling for the numbers of nanotechnology Solutions manual available upon qualifying course adoption

Contents (abridged) Big Picture and Principles of the Small World. Introduction to Miniaturization. Introduction to Nanoscale Physics. Nanomaterials. Nanomechanics. Nanoelectronics. Nanoscale Heat Transfer. Nanophotonics. Nanoscale Fluid Mechanics. Nanobiotechnology. Index.

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Introduction to Nanoscience and Nanotechnology Gabor L. Hornyak, H.F. Tibbals, Joydeep Dutta, and John J. Moore This collection is the archetype of the modern nano textbook. It gives students the information they need to develop a solid understanding of characterization and fabrication methods, as well as facets involving physics, chemistry, and biology. The remainder of this color text examines engineering aspects of nanomaterials and industry-specific applications for fields including energy, electronics, and biotechnology.

Features • Provides a complete and integrated introduction to the science and applications of the modern nano landscape • Takes a nano-centric approach rather than discussing nano-related topics from other fields such as chemistry or physics • Presents all illustrations in vibrant color • Offers material ideally suited to a two-semester introductory course in nanoscience and nanotechnology for students from any discipline • Discusses the unfolding business landscape of nanotechnology to guide future entrepreneurs Also available in the two separate course-specific volumes shown on page 5, this book offers all the materials you need to organize a one- or two-semester course.

All three volumes provide qualifying instructors with online access to a wealth of instructional materials, including detailed lecture notes, review summaries, exercises, and solutions, as well as slides, downloadable images, and more. Catalog no. 47795, December 2008, 1640 pp., ISBN: 978-1-4200-4779-0, $149.95 Also available as eBook


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Introduction to Nanoscience


Gabor L. Hornyak, Joydeep Dutta, H.F. Tibbals, and Anil Rao

Fundamentals of Nanotechnology

Tomorrow’s nanoscientist will have a truly interdisciplinary and nano-centric education, rather than, for example, a degree in chemistry with a specialization in nanoscience. For this to happen, the field needs a truly focused and dedicated textbook. This color masterwork is the textbook to do the job. It introduces the nanoscale along with the societal impacts of nanoscience, then presents an overview of characterization and fabrication methods. The authors systematically discuss the chemistry, physics, and biology aspects of nanoscience, providing a complete picture of the challenges, opportunities, and inspirations posed by each facet before giving a brief glimpse at nanoscience in action—or nanotechnology.

Gabor L. Hornyak, John J. Moore, H.F. Tibbals, and Joydeep Dutta

Features • Presents a thorough and integrated introduction to the salient aspects of nanoscience with regard to the major underlying disciplines • Features all illustrations in vibrant color • Divides each section into basic and advanced sections that flow together seamlessly • Includes numerous examples, problem sets, and illustrations • Serves as an ideal text for a first course in nanoscience for undergraduate or graduate students

Nanotechnology is no longer a subdiscipline of chemistry, engineering, or any other field. It represents the convergence of many fields, and therefore demands a new paradigm for teaching. This textbook is for the next generation of nanotechnologists. It surveys the field’s broad landscape, exploring the physical basics such as nanorheology, nanofluidics, and nanomechanics as well as industrial concerns such as manufacturing, reliability, and safety. The authors then explore the vast range of nanomaterials and systematically outline devices and applications in various industrial sectors. This color text is an ideal companion to Introduction to Nanoscience by the same group of esteemed authors.

Features • Provides a complete and integrated introduction to the engineering and application aspects of nanotechnology • Addresses the business and societal aspects of nanotechnology • Presents all illustrations in vibrant color • Follows a consistent format of basic and advanced topics, examples, illustrations, exercises, and a summary

Contents (abridged)

Contents (abridged)

Perspectives Introduction Societal Implications of Nano Nanotools Characterization Methods Fabrication Methods Physics: Properties and Phenomena Materials, Structure, and the Nanosurface Chemistry: Synthesis and Modification Carbon-Based Nanomaterials Natural and Bionanoscience Natural Nanomaterials

Perspectives Electromagnetic Engineering Nanoelectronics Nano-optics Mechanical Nanoengineering Nanomechanics Nanostructure and Nanocomposite Thin Films Chemical Nanoengineering Nanocatalysis Biological and Environmental Nanoengineering Nanobiotechnology

Catalog no. 48058, May 2008, 856 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-4805-6, $94.95 Also available as eBook

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Colloids and Interfaces in Life Sciences and Bionanotechnology Second Edition Willem Norde Wageningen University, The Netherlands, and University Medical Center, Groningen, The Netherlands

This classroom-tested reference presents a concise introductory treatment of the physicochemical principles that determine interrelated colloidal and interfacial phenomena and their relevance to various life sciences. The book focuses on concepts that form the basis for understanding this behavior and its fascinating role in natural and man-made systems. Whether deciphering the spontaneous assembly of amphiphilic molecules or the intentional fouling of surfaces for the immobilization of cells in bioreactors, this book devotes special attention to reversible and soft colloids and discusses the colloidal domain from a historical perspective, as well as the size and distribution of particles, electrokinetic phenomena, and more.

New to the Second Edition • Coverage of phase separations in polymer systems, electrokinetics of charged permeable surface coatings, and polymer brush coatings to control adsorption and adhesion of particles • Emphasis on interparticle interactions and surface phenomena in bionanotechnology • Includes numerous illustrations and examples and more than 100 new or updated exercises • Full solutions to the exercises in the appendix

Features • Introductory, yet supposes a basic knowledge of physical chemistry and mathematical calculus • Many illustrations supplement the text, and numerous examples that stress the relevance for practical applications are given • Full solutions to more than 100 updated and additional exercises in the appendix


Contents (abridged) Each chapter includes Exercises and Suggestions for Further Reading

Introduction Colloidal Domain Colloidal Particles: Shapes and Size Distributions Shapes Some Thermodynamic Principles and Relations, with Special Attention to Interfaces Energy, Work, and Heat: The First Law of Thermodynamics Water Phenomenological Aspects of Water Interfacial Tension Interfacial Tension: Phenomenological Aspects Curvature and Capillarity Capillary Pressure: The Young–Laplace Equation Monolayers at Fluid Interfaces The Interfacial Pressure Wetting of Solid Surfaces Contact Angle: Equation of Young and Dupré Electrochemistry of Interfaces Electrokinetic Phenomena Self-Assembly of Amphiphilic Molecules Self-Assembled Structures in Applications Proteins Adsorption Adsorption of (Bio)Polymers, with Special Emphasis on Globular Proteins Stability of Lyophobic Colloids against Aggregation Emulsions and Foams Physicochemical Properties of Biological Membranes Bioadhesion Catalog no. K10890, June 2011, 495 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-1718-6, $129.95 Also available as eBook

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Computational Electronics Semiclassical and Quantum Device Modeling and Simulation Dragica Vasileska and Stephen M. Goodnick Arizona State University, Tempe, USA

Gerhard Klimeck Birck Nanotechnology Center, West Lafayette, Indiana, USA

Starting with simple semiclassical approaches and ending with the description of complex fully quantum-mechanical methods, this book provides a complete overview of essential techniques and methods for analyzing transport in semiconductor devices. The first part examines semiclassical transport methods and provides details regarding numerical implementation and sample code as templates for sophisticated simulation software. The second part introduces the density gradient method, quantum hydrodynamics, and the concept of effective potentials used to account for quantummechanical space quantization effects in particle-based simulators. Numerous problems and examples supply students with the understanding required to create their own simulators.

Features • Introduces advanced simulation methods for proper modeling of state-of-the-art nanoscale devices • Explores semiclassical transport modeling and quantum transport modeling • Includes numerous problems and examples throughout the text

Contents (abridged) Introduction to Computational Electronics Si-Based Nanoelectronics Heterostructure Devices in III–V or II–VI Technology Modeling of Nanoscale Devices The Content of This Book Introductory Concepts Crystal Structure Semiconductors Band Structure Preparation of Semiconductor Materials Effective Mass Density of States Electron Mobility

Semiclassical Transport Theory Approximations for the Distribution Function Boltzmann Transport Equation The Drift-Diffusion Equations and Their Numerical Solution Drift-Diffusion Model Derivation Drift-Diffusion Application Example Hydrodynamic Modeling Introduction Extensions of the Drift-Diffusion Model Stratton’s Approach Particle-Based Device Simulation Methods Direct Solution of Boltzmann Transport Equation: Monte Carlo Method Multi-Carrier Effects Modeling Thermal Effects in Nano-Devices Some General Aspects of Heat Conduction Classical Heat Conduction in Solids Form of the Heat Source Term Quantum Corrections to Semiclassical Approaches One-Dimensional Quantum-Mechanical Space Quantization Quantum Corrections to Drift-Diffusion and Hydrodynamic Simulators The Effective Potential Approach in Conjunction with Particle-Based Simulations Quantum Transport in Semiconductor Systems Tunneling General Notation Transfer Matrix Approach Far-From-Equilibrium Quantum Transport Mixed States and Distribution Function Irreversible Processes and MASTER Equations The Wigner Distribution Function Conclusions Appendix A: Electronic Band Structure Calculation Each chapter concludes with "Problems" and "References"

Catalog no. 64835, June 2010, 782 pp ISBN: 978-1-4200-6483-4, $125.95

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Quantum Principles and Particles Walter Wilcox Baylor University, Waco, Texas, USA

A Novel Pedagogical Approach to Quantum Mechanics "A physical understanding is a completely unmathematical, imprecise, and inexact thing, but absolutely necessary for a physicist." —R. Feynman

The core of modern physics, quantum theory is counter-intuitive and challenging for those new to the field. Quantum Principles and Particles presents the fundamentals in a particularly visual manner and applies them to aspects of particle interactions. Inspired by the author’s work with Nobel laureate Julian Schwinger, the book introduces the primary principles of the microscopic world through an analysis of the simplest possible quantum mechanical system—spin 1/2.

A Visual Approach to Quantum Mechanics This two-semester introductory undergraduate textbook balances simplification and rigor to provide an accessible, solid foundation in quantum mechanics. Taking a unique pedagogical approach, the author uses hypothetical quantum devices—process diagrams—to orient and guide the reader. These process diagrams help readers visualize states and operators, and illustrate ways to compute amplitudes for quantum mechanical processes.

From Small Steps in Quantum Mechanics to a Leap into Particle Physics The first part of the book presents the essential principles in the development of quantum mechanics, starting with spin state analysis and wave mechanics. Delving into quantum particles, the second part develops a consistent picture of particle descriptions and interactions in atomic, nuclear, and particle contexts. The text emphasizes applications and makes the connection to the Standard Model of particle physics. In each chapter, carefully designed problem sets reinforce key principles and stimulate original thought. Extensively illustrated, this classroomtested text provides a clear and comprehensive introduction to quantum mechanics.


Features • Emphasizes basic quantum principles deduced from fundamental experiments • Presents quantum theory in a novel way by using process diagrams as a visual tool • Guides students from elementary quantum mechanics to aspects of particle physics • Incorporates extensive problem sets to reinforce key principles • Uses simplified bra-ket notation throughout • Includes extensive illustrations • Contains helpful appendices on notation, lattice models, weak flavor mixing, and numerical simulations Solutions manual available with qualifying course adoption

Contents (abridged) QUANTUM PRINCIPLES: Perspective and Principles. Free Particles in One Dimension. Some One-Dimensional Solutions to the Schrödinger Equation. Hilbert Space and Unitary Transformations. Three Static Approximation Methods. Generalization to Three Dimensions. QUANTUM PARTICLES: The ThreeDimensional Radial Equation. Addition of Angular Momenta. Spin and Statistics. Quantum Particle Scattering. Connecting to the Standard Model. Appendix: Notation Comments and Comparisons. Appendix: Lattice Models. Appendix: 2-D Harmonic Oscillator Wave Function Normalization. Appendix: Allowed Standard Model Interactions. Appendix: Weak Flavor Mixing. Appendix: The Ising Model and More. Index. Catalog no. K11590, March 2012, c. 560 pp. Soft Cover, ISBN: 978-1-4398-3525-8, $69.95 Also available as eBook

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Introduction to Spintronics Supriyo Bandyopadhyay Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, USA

Marc Cahay University of Cincinnati, Ohio, USA

Introduction to Spintronics is an accessible, well-organized, and progressive presentation of the quantum mechanical concept of spin. It provides the knowledge and understanding of the field needed to conduct independent research in spintronics. The authors build a foundation of principles and equations underlying the physics, transport, and dynamics of spin in solid state systems. They explain the use of spin for encoding qubits in quantumlogic processors; clarify how spin-orbit interaction forms the basisfor certain spin-based devices such as spintronic field effect transistors; and discuss the effects of magnetic fields on spin-based device performance. The final chapters introduce the burgeoning field of spin-based reversible logic gates, spintronic embodiments of quantum computers, and other topics in quantum mechanics that have applications in spintronics.

Features • Compares the advantages of spin versus charge for electrical devices such as transistors and logic systems • Assumes little prior background, only basic device physics and quantum mechanics • Explains effects such as giant magnetoresistance • Covers active hybrid spintronic devices, monolithic spintronic devices, passive spintronic devices, and devices based on the giant magnetoresistance effect • Contains numerous examples and problems Includes solutions to sample problems within the text, as well as a separate solutions manual, available with qualifying course adoption

Selected Contents: The Early History of Spin Spin The Quantum Mechanics of Spin Pauli Spin Matrices The Bloch Sphere The Spinor and the “Qubit” Evolution of a Spinor Spin-1/2 Particle in a Constant Magnetic Field: Larmor Precession The Density Matrix The Density Matrix Concept: Case of a Pure State Spin Orbit Interaction Spin Orbit Interaction in a Solid Magneto-Electric Sub-Bands in Quantum Confined Structures in the Presence of Spin-Orbit Interaction Dispersion Relations of Spin Resolved MagnetoElectric Subbands and Eigenspinors in a TwoDimensional Electron Gas in the Presence of Spin-Orbit Interaction Spin Relaxation Spin Relaxation Mechanisms Exchange Interaction Identical Particles and the Pauli Exclusion Principle Spin Transport in Solids The Drift-Diffusion Model Passive Spintronic Devices and Related Concepts Spin Valve Hybrid Spintronics Spin based transistors Monolithic Spintronics Monolithic Spintronics Quantum Computing with Spins A Quantum Mechanics Primer * Each chapter contains problems and references sections

Catalog no. 3133, March 2008, 536 pp. ISBN: 978-0-8493-3133-6, $96.95 Also available as eBook

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Nanoelectronic Devices Byung-Gook Park and Young June Park Seoul National University, South Korea

Sung Woo Hwang Korea University, Seoul, South Korea


Understanding Nanomedicine An Introductory Textbook Rob Burgess Medical Nanotechnologies Incorporated, Richardson, Texas, USA

This book provides students with the knowledge in fundamentals of nanoelectronic devices. The authors build the principles of nanoelectronic devices based on those of microelectronic devices wherever possible and introduce the inherently nanoelectronic principles gradually. They start a brief review of quantum mechanics and solid-state physics that can form the basis of semiconductor device physics. The book also covers the basics of electron transport and p–n junctions, develops the operations of MOS capacitors and MOSFETs and introduces some basic CMOS circuits. The last chapter is devoted to the nano-biotechnology application of fieldeffect transistors.

This book comprehensively covers a broad range of therapeutic and diagnostic applications of nanotechnology. It explains these fields in a manner that keeps students interested, using descriptions of cutting-edge discoveries along with historical perspectives. The text is devoted to the basic principles of nanotechnology, focusing on nanomaterials and nanoparticles. With respect to the whole of nanoscience, these sectors hold the most promise for the future of medicine. The book progresses rapidly to focus on nanomedicine as it applies to current and future society.


• Covers a wide range of medical applications for nanotechnology

• Covers a broad spectrum from the basic concepts to the current research topics • Offers an intuitive and qualitative explanation of device concepts before applying quantitative analysis • Illustrated with excellent figures and 3D plots


• Uses a review format with cited articles to cover the latest research and discoveries • Includes key terms and review questions at the end of every chapter, with answers available online

• Includes circuit and system concepts that are rarely dealt with in books on devices

• Addresses the history, societal impact, and worldwide governmental regulation of nanomedicine

• Discusses nano-biotechnology application of field-effect transistors

Contents (abridged)

Contents (abridged) Quantum Mechanics for Nanoelectronic Devices. Electron Transport and Device Physics. MOS Structure and CMOS Devices. Quantum Well Devices. Quantum Wire Devices. Quantum Dot Devices. MOSFET as the Molecular Sensor. Catalog no. N10508, February 2012, 400 pp. ISBN: 978-981-4364-00-3, $99.95 Also available as eBook


Fundamentals of Nanotechnology. Nanoparticles and Hyperthermic Cancer Therapeutics. Nanofiber-Based Scaffolds and Tissue Engineering. Nanotechnology and Neuroscience. Nanotechnology and Surgery. Nanomatrices for Cell Culture. NanoparticleBased Drug Delivery. Nanodiagnostics. Government Influence on Nanotechnology. Future Concepts in Nanomedicine. Catalog no. N10477, February 2012, 350 pp. ISBN: 978-981-4316-38-5, $149.95

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Ethical and Social Implications

Computational Physics for Nanoscience and Nanotechnology

Edited by

Ahmed S. Khan DeVry University, Addison, Illinois, USA Series: Nano and Energy

Jang-Yu Hsu National Cheng Kung University, Tainan City, People’s Republic of China

This book spans the full range of nanotech topics. It focuses on how advances in science and the convergence of multiple technological disciplines in nanotechnology impact society at individual, community, national, and international levels. Exploring this technology’s positive and negative aspects in the face of today’s complex social issues, the author addresses how it can benefit society and the demands of new skill sets in the workforce. Written using an interactive format, the book employs case studies, scenarios, and Web exercises to promote critical thinking and problem solving skills, and to enhance stakeholders’ awareness of the challenges posed by nanotechnology.

The book starts with a review of quantum physics, quantum chemistry, and condensed matter physics, followed by a discussion on the computational and analytical tools and the numerical algorithms used. With these tools in hand, the author explores the nonlinear manybody problem, molecular dynamics, low dimensionality and nanostructures. Special topics covered include the plasmon, the quantum Hall effect, chaos and stochasticity. The applications explored include graphene, the carbon nanotube, water dynamics, and the molecular computer.


Little Big Science

• Provides an introduction to nanotechnology and nanoscience

Tools for Analysis.

• Clarifies social and ethical ramifications of nanotechnology

Analytical Chapter.

• Analyzes impact of nanotechnology in medicine, healthcare, manufacturing, and other areas

Contents (abridged) Introduction to Nanotechnology and Its Future. Nanotechnology Ethics. Nanotechnology Social Implications. Nanotechnology and Environmental/Ecology Issues. Nanotechnology and Healthcare and Medicine. Nanotechnology and Consumer Electronics. Nanotechnology and Biotechnology. Nanotechnology and Military Applications. Nanotechnology: International Perspective. Policy Implications of Nanotechnology.

Contents (abridged)

Mesoscopic Systems. Numerical Chapter. Nonlinear Many-Body Physics and Transport. OOP, MPI and Parallel Computing. Low Dimensionality and Nanostructures. Special Topics. Applications. Catalog no. N10392, March 2009, 384 pp. ISBN: 978-981-4241-26-7, $139.95

Catalog no. K12727, May 2012, c. 342 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-5953-7, $79.95 Also available as eBook

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Understanding Nanomaterials Malkiat S. Johal Pomona College, Claremont, California, USA

“I believe the textbook will serve students well in their goal to gain a greater understanding of why nanoscaled systems are of great interest, how they are fabricated, and how they are characterized using a wide variety of analytical instrumentation very commonly found in university and industrial settings.” —Marcus D. Lay, University of Georgia, Athens, USA

“The writing … is very fluid. The problems and figures are good. Overall, I learned a great deal about surface science techniques from this manuscript.” —Lisa Klein, Rutgers University, Piscataway, New Jersey, USA

With a selective presentation of topics that makes it accessible for students who have taken introductory university science courses, Understanding Nanomaterials is a training tool for the future workforce in nanotech development. Assuming only a basic level of competency in physics, chemistry, and biology, this introductory textbook offers insight into the fundamental principles that govern the fabrication, characterization, and application of nanomaterials. Focusing on the needs of the undergraduate curriculum, the author discusses important processes, such as self-assembly, patterning, and nanolithography. His approach limits mathematical rigor in the presentation of key results and proofs, leaving it to the instructor’s discretion to add more advanced details or emphasize particular areas of interest. With its combination of discussion-based instruction and explanation of problem solving skills, this book highlights interdisciplinary theory and enabling tools derived from chemistry, biology, physics, medicine, and engineering. It also includes real-world examples related to energy, the environment, and medicine.


• Contains real-world examples, application notes, and a glossary of technical terminology

A Brief Introduction to Nanoscience The Need for Nanoscience Education The Nanoscale Dimension and the Scope of Nanoscience Self-Assembly Intermolecular Interactions and SelfAssembly Chapter Overview Intermolecular Forces and Self- Assembly Electrostatic Forces between Surfaces: The Electrical Double Layer Intermolecular Forces and Aggregation Rudiments of Surface Nanoscience Chapter Overview Fundamentals of Surface Science Adsorption Phenomena: Self-Assembled Monolayers Characterization at the Nanoscale Chapter Overview Surface Tensiometry: The Surface Tensiometer Quartz Crystal Microbalance Ellipsometry Surface Plasmon Resonance Dual Polarization Interferometry Types and Uses of Some Nanomaterials Chapter Overview Supramolecular Machines Nanowires Carbon Nanotubes Quantum Dots Langmuir-Blodgett Films Polyelectrolytes Appendix Glossary Index

• Includes worked examples, end-of-chapter problem sets, and exercises for self-study to strengthen conceptual understanding

Catalog no. 73109, April 2011, 327 pp. Soft Cover, ISBN: 978-1-4200-7310-2, $59.95 Also available as eBook

Features • Provides the background for a fundamental understanding of the subject • Discusses the principles of nanomaterials fabrication • Describes the characterization and application of nanomaterials


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Nanomaterials Biomaterials A Nano Approach Seeram Ramakrishna, Murugan Ramalingam, T.S. Sampath Kumar, and Winston O. Soboyejo From a multidisciplinary point of view, this book examines basic concepts, various processing methodologies, and techniques involved in the preparation and characterization of nanobiomaterials that are specific to biomedical applications. It spans their historical development and reviews recent advances in the field. It describes how basic concepts in nanotechnology are applied to the processing of novel nanobiomaterials, including nanostructured metals and alloys. Presenting illustrative examples and a variety of applications, this text offers a solid framework for understanding present and future trends of biomaterials in human health care systems.

Features • Focuses on the application of nanobiomaterials as a key component in next-generation biomaterials • Covers a range of nanobiomaterials and their potential applications • Discusses materials used for biomedical applications, including tissue engineering and drug delivery • Describes the biological and environmental effects of nanomaterials • Presents case studies that demonstrate the vital role of nanobiomaterials • Includes exercises, illustrative examples, and useful data tables

Contents Overview of Biomaterials Introduction Summary Glossary References Basics of Human Biology Introduction Structure and Function of the Human Body Glossary References Further Reading Degradation and Corrosion of Biomaterials Introduction Surface Properties Summary Glossary References Further Reading Failure and Tribology of Biomaterials Introduction Deformation Mechanics Summary Glossary References

Further Reading Nanoscale Phenomena Introduction Nanoscale Phenomena Summary Glossary References Further Reading Metallic Biomaterials Introduction Metallic Biomaterials Summary Glossary References Ceramic Biomaterials Introduction Bioceramics Summary Glossary References Polymeric Biomaterials Introduction Polymers as Biomaterials Summary Glossary References Composite Biomaterials Introduction Classification of Composite Biomaterials Summary Glossary References Nanobiomaterials for Tissue Regeneration Introduction Concept of Tissue Engineering Summary Glossary References Index Catalog no. 47817, June 2010, c. 372 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-4781-3, $99.95

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Nanoscale Physics for Materials Science Takaaki Tsurumi, Hiroyuki Hirayama, Martin Vacha, and Tomoyasu Taniyama Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan

Although there are many books available on the preparation, properties, and characterization of nanomaterials, few provide an interdisciplinary account of the physical phenomena that govern the novel properties of nanomaterials. Addressing this shortfall, this text covers fundamental cross-disciplinary concepts in materials science and engineering. It presents a comprehensive description of the physical phenomena and changes that can be expected when macroscopically sized materials are reduced to the nanometer level.

Features • Explores the electrical, optical, and magnetic properties of materials at the nanoscale level • Links physical phenomena with recent scientific and technological developments • Takes a unified approach to materials science, rather than focusing on inorganic, organic, semiconductor, ceramic, and metallurgical materials separately • Presents an overview of quantum mechanics and the band structure of solids • Follows the changes in physical properties from macroscale to atomic levels • Describes the physical phenomena occurring at the nanoscale • Includes homework problems at the end of each chapter Solutions manual available with qualifying adoption

Contents Fundamentals of Quantum Mechanics and Band Structure Fundamentals of quantum mechanics Electronic band structure of solids Material properties with respect to characteristic size in nanostructures Electronic States and Electrical Properties of Nanoscale Materials Outline Low dimensionality and energy spectrum Quantization Edge (surface) localized states Charging effect Tunneling phenomena Limiting factors for size effects Electronically induced stable nanostructures Optical Properties and Interactions of Nanoscale Materials Size-dependent optical properties: absorption and emission Size-dependent optical properties: absorption and scattering Size-dependent electromagnetic interactions: particle–particle Size-dependent interactions: particle–light interactions in finite geometries Magnetic and Magnetotransport Properties of Nanoscale Materials Fundamentals of magnetism Size and surface effects in 3D confined systems Ferromagnetic domain-wall-related phenomena Spin transport in magnetic nanostructures— magnetic interface effect Index Problems and References appear at the end of each chapter.

Catalog no. K10051, December 2009, 287 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-0059-1, $96.95


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Nanomaterials Optics of Nanomaterials Vladimir I. Gavrilenko Norfolk State University, Virginia, USA

“Vladimir Gavrilenko has developed an extremely useful book for scientists who are interested in the rapidly developing field of nanomaterials with emphasis on the optical properties of these materials. Of particular importance is that the book covers many different kinds of optical properties (linear and nonlinear, coherent and incoherent), and many different kinds of materials (carbon and silicon-based, metals, semiconductors, and biological nanomaterials). For each topic there is a careful discussion of fundamental theory as well as specific applications that have proven important to the development of the field. There are also extensive citations to recent papers.” --Prof. George C. Schatz, Northwestern University, USA

The literature has sufficiently explained the chemistry, physics, and optical properties of simple atoms and molecules, but this book demonstrates that there is much to be learned about the optics of nanomaterials. Through comparative analysis of the size-dependent optical response from nanomaterials, this work demonstrates that although we have made strides in computational chemistry and physics, bridging length scales from nano to macro remains a major challenge. Organic, molecular, polymer, and biological systems are shown to be potentially useful models for assembly, as our progress in understanding the optical properties of biological nanomaterials is important driving force for a variety of applications.

Contents Fabrication and Classification of Nanomaterials A Brief Overview of Basic Fabrication Techniques Nanomaterials Based on Pure Carbon Metallic and Metal-Based Nanoparticles Semiconductor Nanoparticles Basics of Nanomaterials Optics Electrons in a Quantum Well Electrons under One-Dimensional Confinement Particle in Spherically Symmetric Potential Nanoscale Optics Plasma Excitations in Optics Plasmon Resonance in Spherical Nanoparticles Effective Medium Approximations in Optics of Nanomaterials Optical Absorption and Fluorescence of Nanomaterials Metallic Nanoparticles Nanostructures Based on Metallic Alloys Metallic Nanowires Excitons in Quantum Confined Systems Excitons in Bulk Materials Two-Dimensional Excitons on Surfaces and Interfaces

One-Dimensional Excitons in Quantum Wires Raman Spectroscopy of Nanomaterials Basics of the Raman Scattering Light Scattering Mechanisms Raman Scattering of Quantum Dots Coherent Optical Spectroscopy of Quantum Dots Interaction of Quantized Optical Field with Atomic System Rabi Oscillations Dressed Electronic States Nonlinear Optics of Nanomaterials and Nanostructures Nonlinear Optical Response from Nanocrystals Second Harmonic Generation from Surfaces and Interfaces Electro-Optical Modulation Spectroscopy of Nanostructures Optics of Organic Nanomaterials Organic Molecules and Molecular Aggregates Molecular Nanocrystals Inorganic-Organic Nanocomposites Optics of Biological Nanomaterials Optical Labeling of Biological Nanomaterials Fluorescent Nanocrystals for Optical Labeling Single-Molecule Fluorescence as Biolabels Appendix A: Thomas–Fermi Approximation and Basics of the Density Functional Theory Appendix B: Evaluation of Optical Functions within the Perturbation Theory Appendix C: Local Field Effect in Optics of Solids from the First Principles Appendix D: Optical Field Hamiltonian in Second Quantization Representation Appendix E: Surface Plasmons and Surface Plasmon Polaritons Catalog no. N10390, December 2010, 329 pp. ISBN: 978-981-4241-09-0, $139.95 Also available as eBook

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Nanomaterials Physical Properties of Materials Second Edition

Materials Characterization Techniques

Mary Anne White

Sam Zhang and Lin Li

Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Designed for advanced undergraduate students, this bestselling text establishes the principles that control the optical, thermal, electronic, magnetic, and mechanical properties of materials. This fully revised and updated second edition now covers materials sustainability, crystalline structures, graphene, carbon nanotubes, nanocomposites, quantum dots, magnetocaloric effect, spintronics, and polymer classifications. It also includes a new capstone tutorial on the materials science of cymbals, more than 60 new end-ofchapter problems, and updated references. A host of ancillaries are available on a companion website.

Ashok Kumar

New to the Second Edition: • Coverage of materials sustainability, structure of materials, nanomaterials, carbon nanotubes, graphene, quantum dots, spintronics, magnetoresistance, and polymer classifications • Tutorial on the materials science of cymbals • More than 60 new problems, updated references at the end of each chapter, and revised diagrams Solutions manual and electronic figure files available upon qualifying course adoption

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University of South Florida, Tampa, USA

With an emphasis on practical applications and real-world case studies, this volume presents the principles of widely used advanced surface and structural characterization techniques for quality assurance, contamination control, and process improvement. The book reviews the most popular and powerful analysis and quality control tools, explaining the appropriate uses and related technical requirements. The text features coverage of a wide range of topics, including Auger electron spectroscopy, atomic force microscopy, transmission electron microscopy, gel electrophoresis chromatography, laser confocal scanning florescent microscopy, and UV spectroscopy. It presents the fundamentals of vacuum as well as X-ray diffraction principles.

Features • Discusses a variety of advanced characterization techniques for understanding micro and nanoscale properties • Covers such topics as X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy and scanning electron microscopy

INTRODUCTION: Introduction to Materials Science. COLOR AND OTHER OPTICAL PROPERTIES OF MATERIALS: Atomic and Molecular Origins of Color. Color in Metals and Semiconductors. Color from Interactions of Light Waves with Bulk Matter. Other Optical Effects. THERMAL PROPERTIES OF MATERIALS: Heat Capacity, Heat Content, and Energy Storage. Thermal Expansion. Thermal Conductivity. Thermodynamic Aspects of Stability. Surface and Interfacial Phenomena. Other Phases of Matter. ELECTRICAL AND MAGNETIC PROPERTIES OF MATERIALS: Electrical Properties. Magnetic Properties. MECHANICAL PROPERTIES OF MATERIALS: Mechanical Properties.

• Presents the fundamentals of vacuum as well as X-ray diffraction principles

Catalog no. K12969, June 2011, 469 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-6651-1, $79.95 Also available as eBook

Catalog no. 42947, December 2008, 344 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-4294-8, $107.95


• Examines chromatographic methods

Contents (abridged) Contact Angle in Surface Analysis. X-ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy and Auger Electron Spectroscopy. Scanning Tunneling Microscopy and Atomic Force Microscopy. X-ray Diffraction. Transmission Electron Microscopy. Scanning Electron Microscopy. Chromatographic Methods. Infrared Spectroscopy and UV/Vis Spectroscopy. Macro and Micro Thermal Analyses. Laser Confocal Fluorescence Microscopy.

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Nanomaterials Optical Properties of Nanostructures Ying Fu Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden

Min Qiu Royal Institute of Technology, Kista, Sweden

"This book offers an excellent insight into the optical property of functional nanostructures that is one of the frontiers of photonics, materials, physics, chemistry and nanotechnology. The elegant treatment of electrons and photons in nanostructures using the first-principles quantum mechanical theories, as well as the broad coverage from basic structures to passive components and active devices, makes it a unique reference for scientists and students interested in this area." —Prof. Limin Tong, Zhejiang University, China

This book discusses electrons and photons in and through nanostructures by the first-principles quantum mechanical theories and fundamental concepts (a unified coverage of nanostructured electronic and optical components) behind nanoelectronics and optoelectronics, the material basis, physical phenomena, device physics, as well as designs and applications. The combination of viewpoints presented in the book can help foster further research and cross-disciplinary interaction needed to surmount the barriers facing future generations of technology design.

Features • Introduces graduate students to the fastdeveloping field of nanoscience • Discusses how to understand/analyze experimental data • Provides basic principles to optimize existing devices, as well as to design and develop new systems for various specific applications/ demands

Contents (abridged) Electrons in Nanostructures. Light-Matter Interactions. Exciton and Exciton Photogeneration. Exciton Polariton. Optoelectronic Devices. Basics of Plasmonics. Surface Plasmonics Devices. Index. Catalog no. N10428, August 2011, 312 pp. ISBN: 978-981-4303-26-2, $149.95 Also available as eBook

Introduction to Nanoelectronic Single-Electron Circuit Design Jaap Hoekstra Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands

"… This book offers an insight into an original and outstanding effort to bridge the gap between device physics and engineering of nanoelectronic integrated architectures. [it presents] original equivalent circuit models of metallic single-electron tunneling (SET) junctions and efficient analysis and synthesis techniques of nanoelectronic circuits... recommended to researchers and students interested in nanoscience and nanotechnology, especially in nanoelectronics." —Arpad I. Csurgay, University, Hungary and University of Notre Dame, USA

"…By clarifying the relationship between models of different levels, this book offers useful knowledge on modeling which makes single-electron devices treated the same as conventional transistors during circuit design. … perspectives involved also help to conceive novel nano-devices. It is a very good reference for researchers … in this exciting area." —Ning Deng, Tsinghua University, China

This book examines single-electron circuits as an introduction to the rapidly expanding field of nanoelectronics. It discusses both the analysis and synthesis of circuits with the nanoelectronic metallic single-electron tunneling (SET) junction device. The basic physical phenomena under consideration are the quantum mechanical tunneling of electrons through a small insulating gap between two metal leads, the Coulomb blockade and Coulomb oscillations. These are the last two, resulting from the quantization of charge. The author employs an unconventional approach to explain the operation and design of single-electron circuits.

Contents (abridged) Tunneling Experiments in Nanoelectronics. Current in Electrodynamics and Circuit Theory. Free Electrons in Quantum Mechanics. Current and Tunnel Current in Quantum Physics. Energy in Circuit Theory. Energy in the Switched TwoCapacitor Circuit. Impulse Circuit Model for Single-Electron Tunneling — Zero Tunneling Time. Impulse Circuit Model for Single-Electron Tunneling — Nonzero Tunneling Times. ... Catalog no. N10405, October 2009, 301 pp. ISBN: 978-981-4241-93-9, $119.95

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Nanomaterials Nanometer CMOS

Science at the Nanoscale

Juin J. Liou, Frank Schwierz, and Hei Wong

An Introductory Textbook

This book presents the material necessary for understanding the physics, operation, design, and performance of modern MOSFETs with nanometer dimensions. It offers a brief introduction to the field and a thorough overview of MOSFET physics, detailing the relevant basics. The authors apply presented models to calculate and demonstrate transistor characteristics, and they include required input data (e.g., dimensions, doping) enabling readers to repeat the calculations and compare their results. The book introduces conventional and novel advanced MOSFET concepts, such as multiple-gate structures or alternative channel materials. Other topics covered include high-k dielectrics and mobility enhancement techniques, MOSFETs for RF (radio frequency) applications, MOSFET fabrication technology.

Contents The Evolution of Silicon Electronics Introduction The Early Days of Semiconductor Electronics Moore’s Law MOSFET Theory Introduction MOS Fundamentals Nanoscale MOSFETs MOSFET Scaling Theory Nanoscale MOSFET Concepts — An Overview MOSFETs for RF Applications Introduction RF Transistor Figures of Merit Overview of Nanometer CMOS Technology Introduction Lithography Outlook Introduction Critical Scaling Issues Appendix A: Frequently Used Symbols Appendix B: Physical Constants and Unit Conversions Appendix C: Important Properties of Si and SiO Appendix D: Carrier Concentrations, Energy, and Potential Appendix E: Frequently Used Abbreviations Catalog no. N10386, February 2010, 340 pp. ISBN: 978-981-4241-08-3, $159.95 Also available as eBook


Andrew T. S. Wee, Chorng Haur Sow, and Chin Wee Shong National University of Singapore

“This book provides a very detailed and interesting overview of the fundamental principles of nanoscience, discusses the background of several nanoscience experimental techniques, and sheds light on some of the visionary and important applications in the truly interdisciplinary area of nanotechnology. … a useful reference for graduate students [as well as] more senior scientists [in] nanoscience and nanotechnology, and … disciplines [including] physics, chemistry, surface science, spectroscopy, materials science… engineering [and] medicine.” —Wael Mamdouh and Flemming Besenbacher, University of Aarhus, Denmark

Suitable for undergraduate students or advanced high school students, this book introduces the basic principles and knowledge needed for students to understand science at the nanoscale. Many nanotech concepts are cutting-edge and futuristic, although some have immediate technological applications. The core scientific principles of all nanotechnology applications, however, are grounded in physics and chemistry. This practical, student-friendly introduction helps readers recognize the connections between these disciplines and how they play a part in nanoscience and technology.

Features • Draws on the authors’ teaching and research experiences • Discusses how nanotechnology is being used in the developing world • Explores emerging developments in spintronics and carbon electronics • Offers further reading and exercises at the end of each chapter

Contents (abridged) Introduction and Historical Perspective. Classical Physics at the Nanoscale. Brief Review of Quantum Mechanics. From Atoms and Molecules to Nanoscale Materials. Surfaces at the Nanoscale. ... Catalog no. N10375, July 2009, 228 pp. Soft Cover, ISBN: 978-981-4241-03-8, $89.95 Also available as eBook

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MEMS & NEMS Biomedical Microsystems Ellis Meng University of Southern California, Los Angeles, USA

Written by an active researcher named one of Technology Review’s Young Innovators Under 35, this book begins with an introduction to the benefits of miniaturization. It goes on to cover materials, fabrication technology, and the necessary components for all BioMEMS. The author covers fundamental principles and building blocks, including microfluidic concepts, lab-on-a-chip systems, and sensing and detection methods. The final chapters explore several important applications of BioMEMS, such as microdialysis, catheter-based sensors, MEMS implants, neural probes, and tissue engineering. Detailed examples, exercises, and illustrations are included to help clarify presented concepts.

Features • Provides a rigorous, in-depth review of BioMEMS materials, methods, processes, and concepts • Emphasizes practical knowledge useful for application to real-world problems • Describes research and commercialized BioMEMS devices as well as emerging applications • Includes detailed examples, laboratory exercises, and a variety of homework problems • Contains numerous illustrations of concepts, processes, and devices Solutions manual and downloadable original images available with qualifying course adoption.

Contents Introduction Evolution of MEMS Applications of MEMS BioMEMS Applications MEMS Resources Text Goals and Organization Miniaturization and Scaling BioMEMS Materials Traditional MEMS and Microelectronic Materials Polymeric Materials for MEMS Biomaterials Microfabrication Methods and Processes for BioMEMS Introduction Microlithography Doping Micromachining Wafer Bonding, Assembly, and Packaging Surface Treatment Conversion Factors for Energy and Intensity Units Laboratory Exercises

Microfluidics Introduction and Fluid Properties Concepts in Microfluidics Fluid-Transport Phenomena and Pumping Flow Control Laboratory Exercises Lab-on-a-Chip or Micro Total Analysis Systems Microanalytical Systems in Chemistry and Biology Sample Pretreatment Sample Introduction Separations Sensing and Detection Methods Sensing and Detection Sensor Characteristics Principles of Physical Sensing Biological and Chemical Detection Methods Applications to Cells, Nucleic Acids, and Proteins Cells Nucleic Acids Proteins Clinical Monitoring Flow Cytometry Microdialysis Catheter-Based Sensors Endoscopy Point of Care MEMS Implants and Bioelectric Interfaces Implantable MEMS Microelectrodes and Neural Probes Implantable Sensors Drug Delivery Tissue Engineering Index Problems and references appear at the end of each chapter.

Catalog no. 51229, September 2010, 408 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-5122-3, $94.95 Also available as eBook

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MEMS & NEMS The Latest from MEMS Pioneer Marc Madou New Edition of a Bestseller!

Fundamentals of Microfabrication and Nanotechnology Third Edition, Three-Volume Set Marc J. Madou University of California, Irvine, USA

"… offers the widest and yet the most detailed coverage of all essential and fundamental aspects of microfabrication and nanotechnology. The author has done an excellent and remarkable job in synthesizing such diverse material under a single umbrella." —Suman Chakraborty, IIT Kharagpur, India

"Once again, Professor Madou has made an incredible contribution to the MEMS/NEMS global community in writing this series of books." —Nico de Rooij, Director, Institute of Microengineering, EPFL, Switzerland

."… [the new three-volume format] has the potential to become a "classic" just like the one-volume predecessor… easy to read, and I found some concepts explained in ways I hadn’t heard before… Very ambitious, very informative, very good for teaching!" —Jorg P. Kutter, Technical University of Denmark

Authored by Marc Madou, leading expert in mems and manufacturing at the nano scale, this perennial bestseller lays the foundation for comprehensive theoretical and practical understanding of MEMS and NEMS. Expanded to three volumes to reflect substantial growth in the field, the first volume offers a rigorous theoretical treatment of micro- and nanosciences, and includes sections on solid-state physics, quantum mechanics, crystallography, and fluidics. The second volume presents a very large set of manufacturing techniques for micro- and nanofabrication and covers different forms of lithography, material removal processes, and additive technologies. The third volume focuses on manufacturing techniques and applications of Bio-MEMS and Bio-NEMS. Illustrated in color throughout, this seminal work also provides a comprehensive instructional text, supplying classroom and selflearners with worked-out examples and end-ofchapter problems. The author characterizes and defines major research areas and illustrates them with examples culled from the most recent literature and from his own work.

Features • Details recent developments in nano- and micromanufacturing techniques, DNA and protein arrays, fluidics, photonics, and actuators • Provides theoretical foundation for understanding the science behind MEMS and NEMS • Explores the latest manufacturing techniques, including rapid prototyping and a wide variety of novel nanomanufacturing approaches • Offers thorough coverage of Bio-MEMS and Bio-NEMS • Contains color illustrations, worked-out example problems, and end-of-chapter problems

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MEMS & NEMS Fundamentals of Microfabrication and Nanotechnology Set Includes:

Solid-State Physics, Fluidics, and Analytical Techniques in Micro- and Nanotechnology Contents Historical Note: The Ascent of Silicon, MEMS, and NEMS. Crystallography. Quantum Mechanics and the Band Theory of Solids. Silicon Single Crystal Is Still King. Photonics. Fluidics. Electrochemical and Optical Analytical Techniques. Catalog no. 55119, July 2011, 656 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-5511-5, $99.95 Also available as eBook

Manufacturing Techniques for Microfabrication and Nanotechnology Contents LITHOGRAPHY: Photolithography. Next-Generation Lithographies and Lithography Research. PATTERN TRANSFER WITH SUBTRACTIVE TECHNIQUES: Dry Etching. Wet Chemical Etching and Wet Bulk Micromachining—Pools as Tools. Thermal Energy-Based Removing. Mechanical Energy-Based Removing. PATTERN TRANSFER WITH ADDITIVE TECHNIQUES: Physical and Chemical Vapor Deposition—Thin Film Properties and Surface Micromachining. Chemical, Photochemical and Electrochemical Forming Techniques. Thermal Energy-Based Forming Techniques—Thermoforming. Micro-Molding Techniques—LIGA. Catalog no. 55194, July 2011, 670 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-5519-1, $99.95 Also available as eBook

From MEMS to Bio-MEMS and Bio-NEMS Manufacturing Techniques and Applications Contents FROM TRADITIONAL MANUFACTURING TO NANOTECHNOLOGY: Nonlithography-Based (Traditional) and Lithography-Based (Nontraditional) Manufacturing Compared. Nature as an Engineering Guide: Biomimetics. Nanotechnology: Top-Down and Bottom-Up Manufacturing Approaches Compared. Packaging, Assembly, and Self-Assembly. Selected Materials and Processes for MEMS and NEMS. Metrology and MEMS/NEMS Modeling. SCALING LAWS, ACTUATORS, AND POWER AND BRAINS IN MINIATURE DEVICES: Scaling Laws. Actuators. Power and Brains in Miniature Devices. MINIATURIZATION APPLICATION: MEMS and NEMS Applications. Catalog no. 5516X, July 2011, 650 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-5516-0, $99.95 Also available as eBook

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Science and Engineering Perspectives

Methods and Applications Yves Bellouard

Simona Badilescu and Muthukumaran Packirisamy

Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands

Concordia University, Montreal, Canada

Covering often overlooked areas in the field of BioMEMS, this volume spans topics associated with biomolecules and complex biological entities, as well as subjects directly linked to the design, fabrication, and characterization of devices. Unlike other references, this text aids in the fundamental physiochemical understanding of biological processes relevant to the performance of various biosensing devices. Useful for upper-level undergraduate and graduate students enrolled in engineering programs, the book includes problems in each chapter, in addition to case studies that provide real-life examples.

Features • Provides a concise overview of BioMEMS principles • Incorporates modern applications • Covers fabrication techniques • Offers examples, problems, references, review questions, and case studies to aid in comprehension Solutions manual available with qualifying course adoption

CONTENTS (abridged) Introduction. Substrate Materials Used in BioMEMS Devices. Biomolecules and Complex Biological Entities: Structure and Properties. Engineering of Bioactive Surfaces. Methods of Study and Characterization of Surface-Modified Substrates. Biosensing Fundamentals. Fabrication of BioMEMS Devices. Introduction to Microfluidics. BioMEMS: Life Science Applications. Catalog no. K10877, April 2011, 368 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-1699-8, $99.95 Also available as eBook

From conception to realization, this book covers all aspects of miniaturized systems that physically interact and manipulate objects at the microscale. Focusing on design-oriented multidisciplinary activities, the author describes how to implement various methods for solving microrobotics problems and designing mechanical systems at the microscale. He discusses actuators and sensing technologies that are applicable to an array of microsystems. With an overview of emerging applications, the book envisions the future of microrobotics and explores its potential contributions to technology.

Features • Presents a multidisciplinary, design-oriented approach that integrates important concepts of applied physics with engineering • Discusses actuators and sensing technologies that are applicable to a broad array of microsystems • Provides an overview of emerging applications, along with the current status of the field from both research and industrial points of view

Pedagogical Features • Includes learning objectives at the beginning of each chapter and exercises at the end of many chapters • Recommends educational activities for students taking a microrobotics course • Offers supplementary material, including PowerPoint slides and videos, on a CD-ROM Solutions manual available with qualifying course adoption

CONTENTS (abridged) PREREQUISITES: Fundamental Concepts of Linear Elasticity. Fundamental Concepts of Kinematics. CORE TECHNOLOGY: Applied Physics for Microrobotics. Flexures. Actuators. Sensors. IMPLEMENTATION, APPLICATIONS, AND FUTURE PROSPECTS: Implementation: Integration and Fabrication Aspects. State of the Art and Future Directions in Microrobotics. Catalog no. 6195X, November 2009, 464 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-6195-6, $139.95 Also available as eBook


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