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
     
 

ISBN-10: 3527404074

ISBN-13: 9783527404070

Pub. Date: 08/28/2004

Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated

Providing the first self-contained introduction to the physical concepts, techniques and applications, the author covers the entire spectrum from the latest examples of nanoscale systems right up to single-electron and molecular electronics. Besides comprehensively presenting the scientific background, he also concludes with a look at the long-term outcomes.  See more details below

Overview

Providing the first self-contained introduction to the physical concepts, techniques and applications, the author covers the entire spectrum from the latest examples of nanoscale systems right up to single-electron and molecular electronics. Besides comprehensively presenting the scientific background, he also concludes with a look at the long-term outcomes.

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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