Emerging Nanotechnologies for Manufacturing


Waqar Ahmed and Mark J. Jackson (2009)

Publishers: Elsevier

Emerging Nanotechnologies for Manufacturing, 1st Edition,Waqar Ahmed,M. J. Jackson,ISBN9780815515838


Nanotechnology is a technology on the verge of commercialization. In this important work, an unrivalled team of international experts provides an exploration of the emerging nanotechnologies that are poised to make the nano-revolution a reality in the manufacturing sector. From their different perspectives, the contributors explore how developments in nanotechnology are transforming areas as diverse as medicine, advanced materials, energy, electronics and agriculture.

Key topics covered include:

  • Characterization of nanostructures
  • Bionanotechnology
  • Nanoelectronics
  • Micro- and nanomachining
  • Self-assembly techniques
  • New applications of carbon nanotubes
  • Environmental and health impacts

This book provides an important and in-depth guide to the applications and impact of nanotechnology to different manufacturing sectors. As such, it will find a broad readership, from R&D scientists and engineers to venture capitalists.

  1. Nanotechnology to Nanomanufacturing
  2. Gas Phase Nanofication: A Strategy to Impart Fast Response in Sensors
  3. Advanced Characterization Techniques for Nanostructures
  4. Non-lithographic Techniques for Nanostructuring of Thin Films and Bulk Surfaces
  5. Engineering the Synthesis of Carbon Nanotubes to Fabricate Novel Nanostructures
  6. Upconverting Fluorescent Nanoparticles for Biological Applications
  7. Micro- and Nanomachining
  8. Design of Experiments: A Key to Innovation in Nanotechnology
  9. Environmental and Occupational Health Issues with Nanoparticles
  10. Commercialization of Nanotechnologies: Technology Transfer from University Research Laboratories
  11. Fabrication of Hydrogel Micropatterns by Soft Photolithography
  12. Nanocrystalline Diamond for RF-MEMS Applications
  13. Analysis of the Effects of Micromachining using Nanostructured Cutting Tools
  14. Metal Oxide Nanopowder

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