Nanotechnology Demystified

Nanotechnology Demystified

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by Linda Williams, Wade Adams

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Get up to speed on nanotechnology and the many biological, chemical, physical, environmental, and political aspects of this developing science.

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Get up to speed on nanotechnology and the many biological, chemical, physical, environmental, and political aspects of this developing science.

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Linda Williams is a nonfiction writer with expertise and experience in the fields of science, medicine, and space. She was a former lead scientist and/or technical writer for NASA, McDonnell Douglas, Wyle Labs, and Rice University. Williams is also author of Chemistry Demystified, Earth Science Demystified, and Environmental Science Demystified, all by McGraw-Hill.

Dr. Wade Adams is the Director of the Center for Nanoscale Science and Technology at Rice University. He has written more than 190 publications, including several review articles and two edited books.

McGraw-Hill authors represent the leading experts in their fields and are dedicated to improving the lives, careers, and interests of readers worldwide

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Nanotechnology Demystified 2.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 4 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Is NOT just about building nanomachines.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Check your facts! Bouncing a particle off of an electron does knock a proton out of the nucleus of a gold atom!
mike25 More than 1 year ago
This book is an excellent overview of the subject of nanotechnology. It is relatively easy to read considering the complexity and diversity of the subject. The charts, tables and diagrams are well organized and easy to use. The many definitions are clearly boxed and easy to reference. I liked the tables of acronyms, tables of companies and products, and internet references. Chapter quizzes and tests are well designed and make items in the book easier to remember. Nanotechnology is a vast subject involving many areas of chemistry, biology, physics electronics, and much more. As such, I would also recommend a couple of other books in related fields such "Biochemistry Demystified" and "Microbiology Demystified" .
Guest More than 1 year ago
After hearing about 'nanotechnology' I really started to wonder what all the fuss is about. Especially how technology affects the environment. I'm also interested in alternative energy and wondered how that might be related to nanotechnology. I saw this book on the Internet and decided to order it. It's like a textbook, but easier to read than those dry, boring 'school books' I hated so much. In fact it is fun to read. I passed all the tests, too. Now I can carry on an intelligent conversation about nanotechnology, even with the scientists I know.