Nanotechnology Demystified

Paperback | September 19, 2006

byLinda D. 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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LEARN NANOTECHNOLOGY in a NANOSECONDEver wonder how they make tiny machines? The booming field of nanotechnology is all about building highly advanced super-small machines and devices from the ground up. Nanotechnology Demystified provides you with everything you need to know about the many biological, chemical, physical, environment...

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 D...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:343 pages, 9.2 × 7.4 × 0.8 inPublished:September 19, 2006Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0071460233

ISBN - 13:9780071460231

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Table of Contents

Introduction

PART ONE: DISCOVERY

Chapter 1: Buckyball Discovery

Chapter 2: Nanoscale

Chapter 3: What Makes Nano Special?

Chapter 4: Nanoscience Toolbox

Test: Part One

PART TWO: WET APPLICATIONS

Chapter 5: Biology

Chapter 6: Medicine

Chapter 7: Environment

Test: Part Two

PART THREE: DRY APPLICATIONS

Chapter 8: Materials

Chapter 9: Electronics and Sensors

Chapter 10: Communications

Chapter 11: Energy

Test: Part Three

PART FOUR: FUTURE

Chapter 12: Business and Investing

Chapter 13: Nanotechnology and Public Policy

Chapter 14: From Here to There

Test: Part Four

FINAL EXAM

Answers to Quizzes, Test and Exam Questions

Appendix 1: Acronyms and Descriptions

Appendix 2: Companies and Products

Appendix 3: References

Index