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Encyclopedia of nanoscience and society

David H. Guston

Encyclopedia of nanoscience and society

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Published by Sage Publications in Thousand Oaks .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementDavid H. Guston, general editor
Classifications
LC ClassificationsT174.7 .E5294 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24523732M
ISBN 109781412969871
LC Control Number2010009454

Japan This encyclopedia is an indispensable source for any research professional as well as for technology investors and developers seeking up-to-date information on the nanotechnology among a wide range of disciplines from science to engineering to medicine. A material such as gold, which is chemically inert at normal scales, can serve as a potent chemical catalyst at nanoscales. From the Publisher: This Volume Encyclopedia available in both print and online editions consist of state-of-the-art review articles written by internationally recognized experts working in the field of nanoscience and nanotechnology. It's quite amazing and a real service to the scientific community. The encyclopedia will have an exclusive focus on polymeric nanomaterials for e.

The most expanded, this classic reference is one of the best books in the world. These encompass chemistry, physics, biology and mathematics as well as nanoscience and nanotechnology. This ability raises the question of extending this kind of control to the next-larger level, seeking methods to assemble these single molecules into supramolecular assemblies consisting of many molecules arranged in a well defined manner. It aims to be a comprehensive and genuinely international reference work and will be aimed at graduate students, researchers, and practitioners.

No Available Copies. They used a scanning tunneling microscope to move an individual carbon monoxide molecule CO to an individual iron atom Fe sitting on a flat silver crystal, and chemically bound the CO to the Fe by applying a voltage. Top-down approaches These seek to create smaller devices by using larger ones to direct their assembly. However, quantum effects can become significant when the nanometer size range is reached, typically at distances of nanometers or less, the so-called quantum realm. Controversies emerged regarding the definitions and potential implications of nanotechnologies, exemplified by the Royal Society 's report on nanotechnology.


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His Encyclopedia of nanoscience and society book. Nanorobotics centers on self-sufficient machines of some functionality operating at the nanoscale. Each article, ranging from to words, is signed by the contributor.

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