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Nanotechnology For the Life Sciences
Fundamentals and Applications

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ISBN 9781439811221
May 15, 2021 Forthcoming by CRC Press
450 Pages 250 B/W Illustrations

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Book Description

Exploring the challenging, interdisciplinary nature of nanotechnology through a life sciences filter, this book focuses on the applications of nanoscience and the engineering aspects of medical and biotechnological nanodevices. Divided into introductory, intermediate, and advanced sections, each chapter offers a succinct introduction, a detailed discussion of the topic at hand with illustrative examples, numerous figures and necessary equations, and a concise summary. Problem sets include exercises of varying difficulty as well as analytical and thought-provoking numerical problems.

Table of Contents

Perspectives. Introduction. Societal Implications of Nanomedicine. Nanotools and Fabrication. Nanoscience and Nanotechnology. Nanostructure, the Nanosurface and Surface Energy. Thermodynamics of Living Systems. Chemical Bonding and Supramolecular Chemistry. Chemical Synthesis, Modification, Hierarchical Structures and Devices. Bioscience and Biotechnology. Natural Nanomaterials. Biomimetics. Molecular Nanotechnology. Biotechnology. Nanomedicine. Introduction to Medicine and Nanomedicine. Imaging. Sensing. Therapeutics. Medical Procedures.

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