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Current at the Nanoscale: An Introduction to Nanoelectronics

by Colm Durkan

This second edition of the book, initially written as an introductory text dealing with how electric currents behave at the nanometer scale, begins with a general description of electric currents at the macroscale....

Thermal Energy at the Nanoscale

by Timothy S Fisher

These lecture notes provide a detailed treatment of the thermal energy storage and transport by conduction in natural and fabricated structures. Thermal energy in two carriers, i.e. phonons and electrons —...

Lessons from Nanoelectronics: A New Perspective on Transport

by Supriyo Datta

Everyone is familiar with the amazing performance of a modern smartphone, powered by a billion-plus nanotransistors, each having an active region that is barely a few hundred atoms in length.

These lecture notes...

Physics, Chemistry and Applications of Nanostructures

by V. E. Borisenko, S. V. Gaponenko, V. S. Gurin & C. H. Kam

This book presents invited reviews and original short notes of recent results obtained in studies concerning the fabrication and application of nanostructures, which hold great promise for the next generation...

Polyoxometalate Chemistry: Some Recent Trends


The book highlights recent prominent results in the domain of the synthesis of new polyoxometalates with a specific attention to polyoxothioanions, and provides some novelties and perspectives in selected domains...

Near-Equilibrium Transport: Fundamentals and Applications

by Mark Lundstrom & Changwook Jeong

These lectures are designed to introduce students to the fundamentals of carrier transport in nano-devices using a novel, “bottom up approach” that agrees with traditional methods when devices are large,...

Industrial Accelerators and Their Applications

by Robert W Hamm & Marianne E Hamm

This unique new book is a comprehensive review of the many current industrial applications of particle accelerators, written by experts in each of these fields. Readers will gain a broad understanding of the...

Introduction to Nanoscience and Nanomaterials

by Dinesh C Agrawal

This textbook is aimed primarily at the senior undergraduate and first year graduate students from the various engineering and sciences departments including physics, chemistry, materials engineering, chemical...

An Elementary Course on the Continuum Theory for Nematic Liquid Crystals

by G Barbero & L R Evangelista

This book was written to enable physicists and engineers to learn, within a single course, some topics in variational calculus, theory of elasticity, molecular models, and surface properties of nematic materials....

Nanoparticulate Drug Delivery Systems: Strategies, Technologies, and Applications

by Yoon Yeo

Frank discussions of opportunities and challenges point the way to new, more effective drug delivery systems

Interest in nanomedicine has grown tremendously, fueled by the expectation that continued research...

Liposomes in Nanomedicine

by Wiley Publications

Liposomes are synthetic vesicles consisting of one or more phospholipid bilayers, able to accommodate water- and lipid-soluble molecules. They are used as a delivery system for drugs, genes and vaccines in therapeutics....

Translational Nanomedicine

by Robert A. Meyers

The largest high-level encyclopedia on molecular medicine is now publishing a topical volume on Nanomedicine. The long awaited volume gives a comprehensive overview on nanomaterials in drug delivery, imaging...

An Introduction to Particle Dark Matter

by Stefano Profumo

What is the dark matter that fills the Universe and binds together galaxies? How was it produced? What are its interactions and particle properties?

The paradigm of dark matter is one of the key developments...

Hyperbolic Metamaterials

by Igor I Smolyaninov

Hyperbolic metamaterials were originally introduced to overcome the diffraction limit of optical imaging. Soon thereafter it was realized that hyperbolic metamaterials demonstrate a number of novel phenomena...

Multifunctional Nanocomposites for Energy and Environmental Applications

by Zhanhu Guo, Yuan Chen & Na Luna Lu

Focusing on real applications of nanocomposites and nanotechnologies for sustainable development, this book shows how nanocomposites can help to solve energy and environmental problems, including a broad overview...

Carbon Nanotubes in Drug and Gene Delivery

by Mahdi Karimi, Amir Ghasemi, Soroush Mirkiani & Masoud Mousavi Basri et al.

Recent important discoveries and developments in nanotechnology have had a remarkable and ever-increasing impact on many industries, especially materials science, pharmaceuticals, and biotechnology. Nanocarriers...

Modeling Self-Heating Effects in Nanoscale Devices

by Katerina Raleva, Abdul Rawoof Sheik, Dragica Vasileska & Stephen M. Goodnick

It is generally acknowledged that modeling and simulation are preferred alternatives to trial and error approaches to semiconductor fabrication in the present environment, where the cost of process runs and...

The Physics of Thermoelectric Energy Conversion

by Julian Goldsmid

This book outlines the principles of thermoelectric generation and refrigeration from the discovery of the Seebeck and Peltier effects in the nineteenth century through the introduction of semiconductor thermoelements...

Dynamical Properties in Nanostructured and Low-Dimensional Materials

by Michael G Cottam

The last few years have seen dramatic advances in the growth, fabrication and characterization of low-dimensional materials (such as graphene) and nanostructures (such as those formed from ultrathin films, wires,...

The Nature of the Mechanical Bond

by Carson J. Bruns & J. Fraser Stoddart

?The story is told by THE inventor-pioneer-master in the field and is accompanied by amazing illustrations? [it] will become an absolute reference and a best seller in chemistry!? Alberto Credi

?? the great...