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Understanding Nanotechnology (Science Made Accessible)

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Book News Annotation:

Reprints ten articles published in Scientific America during 2000 and 2001 that explore the possibilities offered by the next generation of miniaturized technologies. The contributors discuss obstacles to fully functioning nanomachines, applications for drug delivery and genetic testing, and the creation of nanometer-scale electronic components from organic molecules.
Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Synopsis:

Taken from the Greek, nano means 'one billionth part of' a whole; or very, very small. Nanotechnology is the next step after miniaturization. This book explores the cutting edge of a new technology that will find usage in almost every single aspect of modern society.

Table of Contents

  1. Little big science /Gary Stix
  2. Plenty of room, indeed /Michael L. Roukes
  3. Art of building small /George M. Whitesides and J. Christopher Love
  4. Less is more in medicine /A. Paul Alivisatos
  5. Making molecules into motors /R. Dean Astumian
  6. Nanobot construction crews /Steven Ashley
  7. Incredible shrinking circuit /Charles M. Lieber
  8. Machine-phase nanotechnology /K. Eric Drexler
  9. Computing with molecules /Mark A. Reed and James M. Tour
  10. Nanotubes for electronics /Philip G. Collins and Phaedon Avouris.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780446679565
Manufactured:
Editors of Scientific American
Foreword:
Fritz, Sandy
Manufactured by:
Scientific American Magazine
Manufactured:
Scientific American
Manufactured:
Scientific American Magazine
Foreword by:
Roukes, Michael L.
Foreword:
Roukes, Michael L.
Compiled by:
Fritz, Sandy
Compiled:
Fritz, Sandy
Author:
Scientific American Magazine
Compiled:
Roukes, Michael L.
Publisher:
Warner Books (NY)
Location:
New York
Subject:
Nanotechnology
Subject:
Science Reference-Technology
Copyright:
Series:
Science Made Accessible
Series Volume:
554
Publication Date:
20021231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
160
Dimensions:
7.52x5.84x.46 in. .30 lbs.

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