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Nanotechnology

The Whole Story, 1st Edition

By Ben Rogers

CRC Press

395 pages

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Winner of an Outstanding Academic Title Award from CHOICE MagazineTransistors using one electron at a time. Seemingly transparent sunscreens made with titanium dioxide particles that block harmful UV rays. Nanometer-sized specks of gold that change color to red and melt at 750�C instead of 1,064�C. Nanotechnology finds the unique properties of thin

Table of Contents

Big Picture of the Small World. Introduction to Miniaturization. Introduction to Nanoscale Physics. Nanomaterials. Nanomechanics. Nanophotonics. Nanoscale Fluid Mechanics. Nanobiotechnology. Nanomedicine.

About the Author

Ben Rogers is a writer and an engineer (BS 2001; MS 2002, University of Nevada, Reno). He has done research at Nanogen, the Oak Ridge National Laboratory, and NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, and published many technical papers, as well as fictional works and essays (which can be found at http://www.readrogers.com). He is currently the principal engineer at NevadaNano.

Jesse Adams (BS 1996, University of Nevada; MS 1997 and PhD 2001, Stanford University) is the vice president and CTO of NevadaNano. He is working to bring multifunctional microsensor technology to the chemical sensing market space.

Sumita Pennathur is currently an associate professor of mechanical engineering at the University of California, Santa Barbara (BS 2000, MS 2001, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; PhD 2005, Stanford University). She has been actively contributing to the fields of nanofluidics and nanoelectromechanical systems (NEMS), and was awarded both a Presidential Early Career Award for Science and Engineering (PECASE) in 2011, and well as a DARPA Young Faculty Award in 2008.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCI010000
SCIENCE / Biotechnology
TEC021000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Material Science
TEC027000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Nanotechnology & MEMS