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Nanophysics and Nanotechnology: An Introduction to Modern Concepts in Nanoscience / Edition 2

Nanophysics and Nanotechnology: An Introduction to Modern Concepts in Nanoscience / Edition 2

by Edward L. Wolf


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ISBN-13: 9783527406517
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 10/20/2006
Series: Physics Textbook Series
Edition description: 2nd, Updated and Enlarged Edition
Pages: 308
Product dimensions: 6.70(w) x 9.45(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Edward Wolf is Professor of Physics at the Polytechnic University in Brooklyn, New York. His research interests are in electron tunneling phenomena, superconductivity, and uses of scanning tunneling microscopes. Dr. Wolf has served as Department Head in Physics at Polytechnic University and also as Program Director in Condensed Matter Physics in the Division of Materials Research at the National Science Foundation in Arlington, Virginia. He has held previous positions as Professor of Physics at Iowa State University, Senior Physicist at the Ames Laboratory of the U.S. Department of Energy in Ames, Iowa, and Senior Physicist and Research Associate at Kodak Research Labs in Rochester, New York.
In 2007, Professor Wolf was honored with the "Jacobs Excellence in Education Award" by the Polytechnical University New York.

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction
2. Systematic of Making Things Smaller
3. What are Limits to Smallness?
4. Quantum Nature of the Nanoworld
5. Quantum Consequences for the Macroworld
6. Self-assembled Nanostructures in Nature and Industry
7. Physics-based Experimental Approaches to Nanofabrication and Nanotechnology
8. Quantum Technologies Based on Magnetism, Electron Spin, Superconductivity
9. Silicon Nanoelectonics and Beyond
10. Looking into the Future

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