Comprehensive Nanoscience And Technology, 1st Edition

  • David Andrews
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  • ISBN-10: 0123743966
  • ISBN-13: 9780123743961
  • DDC: 620.5
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 2661 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2011 | Published/Released August 2011
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2011

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Nanotechnology and its underpinning sciences are progressing with unprecedented rapidity. This work focuses on the major classes of nanomaterials in terms of their synthesis, structure and applications, reviewing nanomaterials and their respective technologies in well-structured and comprehensive articles with extensive cross-references.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents of Volume 1.
Editors-in-Chief Biographies.
Volume Editors.
List of Contributors to Volume 1.
Contents of All Volumes.
1: Electronic Structure of Organic Materials Investigated by Quantum Chemical Calculations.
2: Carbon Nanotubes: Electronic Structure and Spectroscopy.
3: Laser Action in Organic Semiconductors.
4: An Overview of Organic Light-Emitting Diodes and their Applications.
5: Organic Spintronics.
6: Structured Organic Non-Linear Optics.
7: Quantum Dots: Theory.
8: Quantum Dots: Synthesis and Characterization.
9: Core–Shell Nanocrystals.
10: Inorganic Nanowires.
11: Inorganic Nanotubes Beyond Cylindrical Matter.
12: ZnO Nanorods and their Heterostructures for Electrical and Optical Nanodevice Applications.
13: Noble Metal Nanoparticles: Synthesis and Optical Properties.
14: Magnetic Nanoparticles.
15: Colloidal and Self-Assembled Quantum Dots for Optical Gain.
16: Optical Properties of Nanostructured Silicon.
17: Solar Cells and Photocatalysts.
18: Rare-Earth Doped Upconversion Nanophosphors.