Nanomaterials A Guide to Fabrication and Applications
Nanomaterials are being incorporated into products all around us, having an incredible impact on durability, strength, functionality, and other material properties. There are a vast number of nanomaterials presently available, and new formulations and chemistries are being announced daily.
Nanomaterials: A Guide to Fabrication and Applications provides product developers, researchers, and materials scientists with a handy resource for understanding the range of options and materials currently available. Covering a variety of nanomaterials and their applications, this practical reference:
- Discusses the scale of nanomaterials and nanomachines, focusing on integrated circuits (ICs) and microelectromechanical systems (MEMS)
- Offers insight into different nanomaterials’ interactions with chemical reactions, biological processes, and the environment
- Examines the mechanical properties of nanomaterials and potential treatments to enhance the nanomaterials’ performance
- Details recent accomplishments in the use of nanomaterials to create new forms of electronic devices
- Explores the optical properties of certain nanomaterials and the nanomaterials’ use in optimizing lasers and optical absorbers
- Describes an energy storage application as well as how nanomaterials from waste products may be used to improve capacitors
Featuring contributions from experts around the globe, Nanomaterials: A Guide to Fabrication and Applications serves as a springboard for the discovery of new applications of nanomaterials.
Top Down Meets Bottom Up for Nanoscale CMOS and MEMS. Synthesis and Assembly of Inorganic and Inorganic–Organic Hybrid Nanomaterials by Microreactor-Assisted Chemical Processes. Studying Biologically Templated Materials with Atomic Force Microscopy. Environmental Fate and Effects of Nanomaterials in Aquatic Freshwater Environments. Magnetron-Sputtered Hard Nanostructured TiAlN Coatings: Strategic Approach toward Potential Improvement. Functional Nanoceramics: Brief Review on Structure Property Evolutions of Advanced Functional Ceramics Processed using Microwave and Conventional Techniques. Design of Magnetic Semiconductors in Silicon. Solution-Based Fabrication of Carbon Nanotube Thin-Film Logic Gate. On the Possibility of Observing Tunable Laser-Induced Band Gaps in Graphene. Applications of Nanocarbons for High-Efficiency Optical Absorbers and High-Performance Nanoelectromechanical Systems. Carbon Nanostructures from Biomass Waste for Supercapacitor Applications.
"This book would be useful to those working in the development of nanomaterials, with a specific interest in one or more of the applications described, or for learning about nanomaterial properties in the subject areas presented."
— IEEE Electrical Insulation, January/February 2017