Category: Nanotechnology

  • Nanotechnology Environmental Health and Safety. Risks, by Matthew Hull, Diana Bowman

    By Matthew Hull, Diana Bowman

    Nanotechnology Environmental wellbeing and fitness and protection, moment Edition focuses not just at the influence of nanotechnology and the self-discipline of nanotoxicity, but additionally explains every one of those disciplines via within the context of administration requisites and through possibility eventualities - supplying an outline of rules, hazard administration, and publicity. members completely clarify environmental overall healthiness and safeguard (EHS) matters, monetary implications, foreseeable hazards (e.g., publicity, dose, risks of nanomaterials), occupational hygiene, and client protection.

    Key new chapters were integrated overlaying eco-toxicity, nanomedicine, informatics, and destiny threats. New case reviews have additionally been additional, together with a bankruptcy at the influence of nanosilver at the setting, in addition to an overview of ways good classes were realized from the prior, equivalent to with regards to asbestos. The publication additionally makes a company case for the significance of proactive EHS administration - crucial studying for present or potential manufacturers of nanoscale products.

    • Practical information on chance administration and mitigation throughout diverse legislative frameworks worldwide
    • Reviews toxicological experiences and commercial projects, supported via quite a few case studies
    • Includes broad new material at the implications of nanotechnology for drugs, power and meals, in addition to assessing destiny threats.
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  • Photonic Crystals: Towards Nanoscale Photonic Devices by Jean-Michel Lourtioz, Henri Benisty, Vincent Berger,

    By Jean-Michel Lourtioz, Henri Benisty, Vincent Berger, Jean-Michel Gerard, Daniel Maystre, Alexei Tchelnokov, Pierre de Fornel, Dominique Pagnoux

    Like the periodical crystalline capability in solid-state crystals determines their houses for the conduction of electrons, the periodical structuring of photonic crystals ends up in envisioning the opportunity of reaching a keep watch over of the photon flux in dielectric and steel fabrics. using photonic crystals as a cage for storing, filtering or guiding mild on the wavelength scale hence paves easy methods to the realisation of optical and optoelectronic units with final houses and dimensions. this could give a contribution towards assembly the calls for for a better miniaturisation that the processing of an ever expanding variety of facts requires.Photonic Crystals intends to supply scholars and researchers from various fields with the theoretical history wanted for modelling photonic crystals and their optical houses, whereas even as providing the massive number of units, from optics to microwaves, the place photonic crystals have discovered functions. As such, it goals at construction bridges among optics, electromagnetism and solid-state physics. This booklet used to be written through six experts of nanophotonics, and used to be coordinated via Jean-Michel Lourtioz, head of the Institut d'Electronique Fondamentale in Orsay and coordinator of the French learn community in Nanophotonics.
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  • Optical Waveguides. From Theory to Applied Technologies by María L. Calvo, Vasudevan Lakshminarayanan

    By María L. Calvo, Vasudevan Lakshminarayanan

    Even supposing the idea and rules of optical waveguides were proven for greater than a century, the applied sciences have in simple terms been learned in fresh a long time. Optical Waveguides: From conception to utilized applied sciences combines the main suitable features of waveguide conception with the examine of present exact waveguiding applied sciences, particularly, photonic units, telecommunication functions, and biomedical optics.

    With self-contained chapters written by way of recognized experts, the e-book gains either basics and functions. the 1st 3 chapters research the theoretical foundations and bases of planar optical waveguides in addition to severe optical houses similar to birefringence and nonlinear optical phenomena. the subsequent numerous chapters specialize in modern waveguiding applied sciences that come with photonic units and telecommunications. The booklet concludes with discussions on extra technological purposes, together with biomedical optical waveguides and the opportunity of neutron waveguides.

    As optical waveguides play an expanding half in sleek expertise, photonics turns into to the twenty first century what electronics have been to the 20 th century. delivering either novel insights for skilled pros and introductory fabric for newcomers, this publication allows a greater realizing of the hot details era—the photonics century.

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  • Emerging Nanotechnologies in Dentistry: Processes, Materials by Karthikeyan Subramani, Waqar Ahmed

    By Karthikeyan Subramani, Waqar Ahmed

    New nanomaterials are resulting in various rising dental remedies that make the most of extra biomimetic fabrics that extra heavily reproduction common the teeth constitution (or bone, when it comes to implants). using nanostructures that might paintings in concord with the body's personal regenerative tactics (eg, to revive teeth constitution or alveolar bone) are stepping into scientific perform. This ebook brings jointly a world workforce of specialists from the fields of nanomaterials, biomedical engineering and dentistry, to hide the hot fabrics and strategies with power to be used intra-orally or extra-orally for the recovery, fixation, substitute, or regeneration of challenging and delicate tissues in and concerning the oral hollow space and craniofacial area. New dental nanotechnologies comprise using complex inorganic and natural fabrics, clever and biomimetic fabrics, tissue engineering and drug supply strategies.
    • ebook ready by means of an interdisciplinary and foreign staff of bio-nanomaterial scientists and dental/oral biomedical researchers
    • finished specialist reference for the topic protecting fabrics fabrication and use of fabrics for all significant diagnostic and healing dental purposes - repair,restoration, regeneration, implants and prevention
    • publication focuses extensive at the fabrics production techniques concerned with emphasis on pre-clinical and scientific purposes, use and biocompatibility
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  • Nanotechnologies by Michel Wautelet et al.

    By Michel Wautelet et al.

    This up-to-date moment variation places nanotechnologies into viewpoint through explaining concerns in overall healthiness, environmental and army software domain names, and discusses the know-how within the context of present media and moral debates. It additionally introduces the bold, and maybe nearly utopian, NBIC software (Nanotechnology, Biotechnology, details know-how and Cognitive Science); an initiative that foresees the 'reunification' of technology via encouraging collaboration between experts of alternative medical domain names.
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  • Nanotechnology in Civil Infrastructure: A Paradigm Shift by Baoguo Han, Xun Yu, Jinping Ou (auth.), Kasthurirangan

    By Baoguo Han, Xun Yu, Jinping Ou (auth.), Kasthurirangan Gopalakrishnan, Bjorn Birgisson, Peter Taylor, Nii O. Attoh-Okine (eds.)

    Nanotechnology in Civil Infrastructure is a state-of-the artwork reference resource describing the most recent advancements in nano-engineering and nano-modification of development fabrics to enhance the majority homes, improvement of sustainable, clever, and shrewdpermanent concrete fabrics in the course of the integration of nanotechnology established self-sensing and self-powered fabrics and cyber infrastructure applied sciences, evaluation of nanotechnology purposes in pavement engineering, improvement of novel, within your budget, high-performance and long-lasting concrete items and techniques via nanotechnology-based cutting edge processing of cement and cement paste, and complex nanoscience modeling, visualization, and dimension platforms for characterizing and trying out civil infrastructure fabrics on the nano-scale. Researchers, practitioners, undergraduate and graduate scholars engaged in nanotechnology comparable learn will locate this publication very worthwhile.

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  • Nano and microstructural design of advanced materials: a by M. A. Meyers, M Sarikaya, R. O. Ritchie

    By M. A. Meyers, M Sarikaya, R. O. Ritchie

    The significance of the nanoscale results has been famous in fabrics learn for over fifty years, however it is barely lately that complex characterization and fabrication equipment are allowing scientists to construct constructions atom-by-atom or molecule-by molecule. the knowledge and keep an eye on of the nanostructure has been, to a wide volume, made attainable by means of new atomistic research and characterization tools pioneered via transmission electron microscopy. Nano and Microstructural layout of complicated fabrics specializes in the powerful use of such complex research and characterization strategies within the layout of fabrics. * Teaches potent use of complex research and characterization tools at an atomistic point. * comprises many aiding examples of fabrics during which such layout ideas were effectively utilized.
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  • BioNanotechnology by Elisabeth S. Papazoglou, Aravind Parthasarathy

    By Elisabeth S. Papazoglou, Aravind Parthasarathy

    This ebook goals to supply important information regarding the growing to be box of bionanotechnology for undergraduate and graduate scholars, in addition to operating execs in a number of fields. the basics of nanotechnology are coated besides a number of particular bionanotechnology functions, together with nanobioimaging and drug supply that's a turning out to be $100 billions undefined. the distinctiveness of the sphere has been introduced out with remarkable lucidity; a stability among very important perception into the bogus equipment of getting ready strong nano-structures and clinical functions pushed concentration educates and informs the reader at the influence of this rising box. serious exam of capability threats by way of a present worldwide outlook completes the dialogue. in brief, the e-book takes you thru a trip from basics to frontiers of bionanotechnology that you can comprehend and make proficient judgements at the influence of bionano in your profession and enterprise.
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  • Understanding the Nanotechnology Revolution by Prof. Edward L. Wolf, Manasa Medikonda(auth.)

    By Prof. Edward L. Wolf, Manasa Medikonda(auth.)

    A special creation for normal readers to the underlying strategies of nanotechnology, protecting a large spectrum starting from biology to quantum computing.
    the cloth is gifted within the least difficult real way, together with a number of mathematical equations, yet now not mathematical derivations. It additionally outlines as easily as attainable the most important contributions to trendy know-how of physics-based nanophysical units, comparable to the atomic clock, worldwide positioning platforms, and magnetic resonance imaging. for this reason, readers may be able to determine a connection among nanotechnology and daily functions, in addition to with advances in info know-how in line with quickly pcs, the web, dense information garage, Google searches, and new thoughts for renewable strength harvesting.
    additionally of curiosity to execs operating in legislations, finance, or educating who desire to comprehend nanotechnology in a huge context, and as basic analyzing for electric, chemical and laptop engineers, fabrics scientists, utilized physicists and mathematicians, in addition to for college kids of those disciplines.
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