Nanotechnology Applications to Telecommunications and Networking / Edition 1

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Here's a unique and thought-provoking perspective on how nanotechnology is poised to revolutionizw the telecommunications, computing, and networking industries. Gain insight into emerging technologies as well aas technologies under development that will lay the foundation for innovation.

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Editorial Reviews

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"For scientists and researchers interested in learning the technical aspects of nanotechnology, this book will be a preferred choice." (IEEE Circuits & Devices Magazine, September/October 2006)

"…provides a thought-provoking perspective on how nanotechnology is poised to revolutionize the telecommunications, computing, and networking industries." (IEEE Computer, January 2006)

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780471716396
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 10/5/2005
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 487
  • Product dimensions: 6.38 (w) x 9.35 (h) x 1.14 (d)

Meet the Author

DANIEL MINOLI has many years' experience providing telecommunications, networking, and IT architecture guidance and solutions for such organizations as the Advanced Research Projects Agency (ARPA), Bell Telephone Laboratories, ITT, Prudential Securities, Bell Communications Research (Bellcore/Telcordia), AT&T, New York University, Rutgers University, Stevens Institute of Technology, and Société Générale de Financement du Québec. An author of many technical references on information technology, telecommunications, and data communications, he has written columns for ComputerWorld, NetworkWorld, and Network Computing.

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Table of Contents


About the Author.

1. What is Nanotechnology and What Are the Business Application.

1.1 Introduction and Scope.

1.2 Present Course of Investigation.

2. Basic Nanotechnology Science-Physics.

2.1 Approach and Scope.

2.2 Basic Science.

2.3 Basic Properties of Conductors, Insulators, and Semiconductors.

2.4 Basic Properties of Silicon and Basic of Transistor Operations.

2.5 Conclusion.

3. Basic Nanotechnology Science-Chemistry.

3.1 Introduction and Background.

3.2 Basic Chemistry Concepts.

3.3 Conclusion.

4. Nanotubes, Nanomaterials, and Nanomaterial Processing.

4.1 Introduction.

4.2 Basic Nanostructures.

4.3 Manufacturing Techniques.

4.4 System Design.

4.5 Conclusion.

5. Nanophotonics.

5.1 Introduction and Background: A Plethora of Opportunities.

5.2 General Photonics Trends.

5.3 Basic Nanophotonics.

5.4 Photonic Crystals.

5.5 Telecom Applications of Photonic Crystals.

5.6 Plasmonics.

5.7 Advanced Topics.

5.8 Conclusions.

6. Nanoelectronics.

6.1 Introduction.

6.2 Overview of Basic Nanoelectronic Technologies.

6.3 Additional Details on Nanoelectronic Systems.

6.4 Conclusion.

Appendix A: Historical Developments Related to Atomic Theory and Additrional Perspectives.

Appendix B. Brief Introduction to Hilbert Spaces.

Appendix C: Reference Information.

Appendix D: Basic Nanotechnology Science—Quantum Physics.

Appendix E: Mechanical Molecular Models and Quantum Aspects of Chemistry.

Appendix F: Basic Molecular/Nanotechnology Intsrumentation.

Appendix G: Quantum Computing.



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