Introduction to nanotechnology

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J. Wiley, May 16, 2003 - Science - 388 pages
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Nanotechnology has become one of the most important and exciting fields in the forefront of engineering, physics, chemistry, and biology. Using technology operating at 1 billionth of a meter levels, it shows great promise for providing us in the near future with many breakthroughs that will change the direction of technological advances in a wide range of applications from chemcial to electronical to medical. This introduction to the subject of nanotechnology readers 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.

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Contents

Methods of Measuring Properties
35
Properties of Individual Nanoparticles
72
Carbon Nanostructures
103
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CHARLES P. POOLE Jr., PhD, a professor emeritus in the Department of Physics and Astronomy at the University of South Carolina is a member of the USC nanotechnology center.

FRANK J. OWENS, PhD, is a senior research scientist of the U.S. Army?s Armament Research, Development, and Engineering Center, and a professor of physics in the graduate school of Hunter College of the City University of New York.
Both authors are Fellows of the American Physical Society.

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