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Introduction to nanoscience

Author: S M Lindsay
Publisher: Oxford [England] ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : CD for computer   Computer File : EnglishView all editions and formats
Nanoscience is not just physics, chemistry, engineering, or biology, but rather an integration of all of these disciplines. The first comprehensive and interdisciplinary text of its kind, Introduction to Nanoscience is an ideal handbook for advanced undergraduates and beginning graduate students in physics, chemistry, electrical engineering, materials engineering, chemical engineering, bioengineering, and biology.

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Lindsay, S.M. (Stuart Martin).
Introduction to nanoscience.
Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2010
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Computer File, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: S M Lindsay
ISBN: 9780199544202 0199544204 9780199544219 0199544212
OCLC Number: 377824760
Notes: Contents of CD-ROM: Powerpoint slides, video clips, animations and texts in various formats.
Description: xii, 457 pages, 4 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm + 1 CD-ROM (4 3/4 in.)
Contents: What is nanoscience? --
The basics: Quantum mechanics ; Statistical mechanics and chemical kinetics --
Tools: Microscopy and manipulation tools ; Making nanostructures : top down ; Making nanostructures : bottom-up --
Applications: Electrons in nanostructures ; Molecular electronics ; Nanostructured materials ; Nanobiology.
Other Titles: Nanoscience
Responsibility: S.M. Lindsay.


This is the first text in nanoscience that integrates the physics, chemistry and biology of this new discipline. Each topic is treated assuming no background, but a conceptual emphasis and numerous  Read more...


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