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