Introduction to Nanotechnology

ISBN-10: 0471079359
ISBN-13: 9780471079354
Edition: 2003
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Book details

List price: $153.00
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 5/30/2003
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 400
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.496
Language: English

This introduction to the subject of nanotechnology provides technical administrators and managers with a broad, practical overview of the subject and gives researchers in different areas an appreciation of developments in nanotechnology outside their own fields of expertise.

Preface
Introduction
Introduction to Physics of the Solid State
Structure
Size Dependence of Properties
Crystal Structures
Face-Centered Cubic Nanoparticles
Tetrahedrally Bonded Semiconductor Structures
Lattice Vibrations
Energy Bands
Insulators, Semiconductors, and Conductors
Reciprocal Space
Energy Bonds and Gaps of Semiconductors
Effective Masses
Fermi Surfaces
Localized Particles
Donors, Acceptors, and Deep Traps
Mobility
Excitons
Methods of Measuring Properties
Introduction
Structure
Atomic Structures
Crystallography
Particle Size Determination
Surface Structure
Microscopy
Transmission Electron Microscopy
Field Ion Microscopy
Scanning Microscopy
Spectroscopy
Infrared and Raman Spectroscopy
Photoemission and X-Ray Spectroscopy
Magnetic Resonance
Properties of Individual Nanoparticles
Introduction
Metal Nanoclusters
Magic Numbers
Theoretical Modeling of Nanoparticles
Geometric Structure
Electronic Structure
Reactivity
Fluctuations
Magnetic Clusters
Bulk to Nanotransition
Semiconducting Nanoparticles
Optical Properties
Photofragmentation
Coulombic Explosion
Rare Gas and Molecular Clusters
Inert-Gas Clusters
Superfluid Clusters
Molecular Clusters
Methods of Synthesis
RF Plasma
Chemical Methods
Thermolysis
Pulsed Laser Methods
Conclusion
Carbon Nanostructures
Introduction
Carbon Molecules
Nature of the Carbon Bond
New Carbon Structures
Carbon Clusters
Small Carbon Clusters
Discovery of C[subscript 60]
Structure of C[subscript 60] and Its Crystal
Alkali-Doped C[subscript 60]
Superconductivity in C[subscript 60]
Larger and Smaller Fullerenes
Other Buckyballs
Carbon Nanotubes
Fabrication
Structure
Electrical Properties
Vibrational Properties
Mechanical Properties
Applications of Carbon Nanotubes
Field Emission and Shielding
Computers
Fuel Cells
Chemical Sensors
Catalysis
Mechanical Reinforcement
Bulk Nanostructured Materials
Solid Disordered Nanostructures
Methods of Synthesis
Failure Mechanisms of Conventional Grain-Sized Materials
Mechanical Properties
Nanostructured Multilayers
Electrical Properties
Other Properties
Metal Nanocluster Composite Glasses
Porous Silicon
Nanostructured Crystals
Natural Nanocrystals
Computational Prediction of Cluster Lattices
Arrays of Nanoparticles in Zeolites
Crystals of Metal Nanoparticles
Nanoparticle Lattices in Colloidal Suspensions
Photonic Crystals
Nanostructured Ferromagnetism
Basics of Ferromagnetism
Effect of Bulk Nanostructuring of Magnetic Properties
Dynamics of Nanomagnets
Nanopore Containment of Magnetic Particles
Nanocarbon Ferromagnets
Giant and Colossal Magnetoresistance
Ferrofluids
Optical and Vibrational Spectroscopy
Introduction
Infrared Frequency Range
Spectroscopy of Semiconductors; Excitons
Infrared Surface Spectroscopy
Raman Spectroscopy
Brillouin Spectroscopy
Luminescence
Photoluminescence
Surface States
Thermoluminescence
Nanostructures in Zeolite Cages
Quantum Wells, Wires, and Dots
Introduction
Preparation of Quantum Nanostructures
Size and Dimensionality Effects
Size Effects
Conduction Electrons and Dimensionality
Fermi Gas and Density of States
Potential Wells
Partial Confinement
Properties Dependent on Density of States
Excitons
Single-Electron Tunneling
Applications
Infrared Detectors
Quantum Dot Lasers
Superconductivity
Self-Assembly and Catalysis
Self-Assembly
Process of Self-Assembly
Semiconductor Islands
Monolayers
Catalysis
Nature of Catalysis
Surface Area of Nanoparticles
Porous Materials
Pillared Clays
Colloids
Organic Compounds and Polymers
Introduction
Forming and Characterizing Polymers
Polymerization
Sizes of Polymers
Nanocrystals
Condensed Ring Types
Polydiacetylene Types
Polymers
Conductive Polymers
Block Copolymers
Supramolecular Structures
Transition-Metal-Mediated Types
Dendritic Molecules
Supramolecular Dendrimers
Micelles
Biological Materials
Introduction
Biological Building Blocks
Sizes of Building Blocks and Nanostructures
Polypeptide Nanowire and Protein Nanoparticle
Nucleic Acids
DNA Double Nanowire
Genetic Code and Protein Synthesis
Biological Nanostructures
Examples of Proteins
Micelles and Vesicles
Multilayer Films
Nanomachines and Nanodevices
Microelectromechanical Systems (MEMSs)
Nanoelectromechanical Systems (NEMSs)
Fabrication
Nanodevices and Nanomachines
Molecular and Supramolecular Switches
Formulas for Dimensionality
Introduction
Delocalization
Partial Confinement
Tabulations of Semiconducting Material Properties
Index

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