Nanophysics and Nanotechnology: An Introduction to Modern Concepts in Nanoscience / Edition 1

Nanophysics and Nanotechnology: An Introduction to Modern Concepts in Nanoscience / Edition 1

by Edward L. Wolf
     
 

Wolf (physics, Polytechnic University) provides a self-contained introduction to physical concepts, techniques, and applications of nanoscience in this text for courses at the upper undergraduate or graduate level. Coverage progresses from the systematics of making things smaller to self-assembled nanostructures in nature and industry and physics-based experimental… See more details below

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Wolf (physics, Polytechnic University) provides a self-contained introduction to physical concepts, techniques, and applications of nanoscience in this text for courses at the upper undergraduate or graduate level. Coverage progresses from the systematics of making things smaller to self-assembled nanostructures in nature and industry and physics-based experimental approaches to nanofabrication and nanotechnology. Chapter exercises are included. Readers should have previous courses in calculus-based physics, introductory chemistry, and undergraduate mathematics and computer science. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9783527404070
Publisher:
Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date:
08/28/2004
Series:
Physics Textbook Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
187
Product dimensions:
6.73(w) x 9.65(h) x 0.39(d)

Table of Contents

1Introduction1
2Systematics of making things smaller, pre-quantum17
3What are limits to smallness?27
4Quantum nature of the nanoworld47
5Quantum consequences for the macroworld75
6Self-assembled nanostructures in nature and industry109
7Physics-based experimental approaches to nanofabrication and nanotechnology123
8Looking into the future147

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