Dictionary of Nanotechnology, Colloid and Interface Science / Edition 1

Dictionary of Nanotechnology, Colloid and Interface Science / Edition 1

by Laurier L. Schramm
     
 

ISBN-10: 3527322035

ISBN-13: 9783527322039

Pub. Date: 11/24/2008

Publisher: Wiley

This manageably sized dictionary covers theory, experiment, industrial practice and applications for nanotechnology, colloid, and interface science, as well as much of what is now termed materials science. The comprehensive information is presented in several sections and formats: dictionary of terms, classification tables on colloid and nanomaterial types, and…  See more details below

Overview

This manageably sized dictionary covers theory, experiment, industrial practice and applications for nanotechnology, colloid, and interface science, as well as much of what is now termed materials science. The comprehensive information is presented in several sections and formats: dictionary of terms, classification tables on colloid and nanomaterial types, and sub-term glossaries for specific phenomena, properties and methods. It offers both newly-coined as well as older terms whose meanings have changed, providing acronyms, synonyms, famous names, selected abbreviations, and cross-references. It also contains a historical overview, units and symbols, and a separate literature section for further reading and following-up on specific topics.
An authoritative reference, vital for unhindered communication and knowledge transfer in this fast-growing and broadly interdisciplinary field.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9783527322039
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
11/24/2008
Pages:
298
Product dimensions:
6.70(w) x 9.60(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

I. INTRODUCTION AND HISTORICAL EVOLUTION
II. DICTIONARY OF TERMS
Newly-coined and Recent Terms
Established and Older Terms, Including their Meaning Changes Throughout Time
Abbreviations, Acronyms, and Synonyms, Including Cross-references
III. TABLES
- Types of Colloidal Dispersions
- Representative Listing of Nanoterms
- Classifications for Sub-types of Colloids
- Classifications for Surface Techniques
- Index of Famous Names in Nanotechnology, Colloid and Interface Science
- Numeric Classifications
- Glossary of Sub-terms for Physical Properties
- Descriptions Appropriate to Properties
- Equations for Predicting Dispersion Properties
- Methods for Determining Dispersion Properties
- Approximate Range-values of Physical Properties
- Decimal-multiple Prefixes for Units in Nanotechnology, Colloid and Interface Science
- Units and Symbols in Nanotechnology, Colloid and Interface Science
IV. REFERENCES

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