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Nanotechnology

Nanoscale Devices: Physics, Modeling, and Their Application

The primary aim of this book is to discuss various aspects of nanoscale device design and their applications including transport mechanism, modeling, and circuit applications.Provides a platform for modeling and analysis of state-of-the-art devices in nanoscale regime, reviews issues related to optimizing the sub-nanometer devic...

Nanocomposites for Visible Light-induced Photocatalysis (1st Edition)

This book details the chemistry of visible light-induced photocatalysis using different classes of nanocomposites. Starting with a general introduction and explanation of basic principles and mechanisms of (visible) light-induced photocatalysis in the first two chapters (not omitting a plaidoyer for furthering research and devel...

2D Nanoelectronics: Physics and Devices of Atomically Thin Materials

This book is dedicated to the new two-dimensional one-atomic-layer-thick materials such as graphene, metallic chalcogenides, silicene and other 2D materials. The book describes their main physical properties and applications in nanoelctronics, photonics, sensing and computing. A large part of the book deals with graphene and its...

Nanocatalysis in Ionic Liquids

Edited and written by renowned experts in the field, this is the first book to reflect the state of the art of nanocatalysis in ionic liquids. Divided into two core areas, the first part of the book describes the different classes of metal nanoparticles as well as their synthesis in ionic liquids, while the second focuses on suc...

Upconverting Nanomaterials: Perspectives, Synthesis, and Applications

Upconverting Nanomaterials: Perspectives, Synthesis, and Applications serves as a powerful instrument that explores cutting-edge research knowledge on the topic of upconverting nanosystems, while simultaneously providing the necessary fundamental background for nonspecialist readers. The various aspects of upconverting materials...

Graphene Oxide: Fundamentals and Applications (1st Edition)

Due to its unique properties, graphene oxide has become one of the most studied materials of the last decade and a great variety of applications have been reported in areas such as sensors, catalysis and biomedical applications.This comprehensive volume systematically describes the fundamental aspects and applications of graphen...

Nanoscale Fluid Transport: From Molecular Signatures to Applications

This thesis demonstrates how molecular modeling techniques can be used to gain significant insights into numerous applications that are increasingly attracting research interest because of their societal importance. It presents innovative ideas that, by altering the fundamental physical phenomena occurring at the solid/liquid in...

Nanoporous Catalysts for Biomass Conversion (1st Edition)

A comprehensive introduction to the design, synthesis, characterization, and catalytic properties of nanoporous catalysts for the biomass conversion  With the specter of peak oil demand looming on the horizon, and mounting concerns over the environmental impact of greenhouse gas emissions, biomass has taken on a prominent role a...

Nanoweapons: A Growing Threat to Humanity

Nanoweapons just might render humanity extinct in the near future a notion that is frightening and shocking but potentially true. In Nanoweapons Louis A. Del Monte describes the most deadly generation of military weapons the world has ever encountered. With dimensions one-thousandth the diameter of a single strand of human hair,...