This timely resource offers engineers and researchers with a broad introduction to nanomaterials, covering basic principles, technology, and cutting-edge applications. From quantum mechanics, band structure, surface chemistry, thermodynamics, and kinetics of nanomaterials, to nanomaterial characterization, nanoparticle synthesis, nanoelectronics, NEMS, and Nano-Bio materials, this groundbreaking volume provides a solid understanding of a wide range of fundamental topics and brings professionals up-to-date with the latest developments in the field. This informative book is supported with more than 160 illustrations.
Zhen Guo is a senior process development engineer at Intel Corporation, Santa Clara, CA. He is also a lecturer in the Department of Chemical and Material Engineering at San Jose State University. Dr. Guo holds an M.S. and a Ph.D. in material science and engineering from the University of Michigan and UC Berkeley, respectively. Li Tan is an assistant professor in the Department of Engineering Mechanics at the University of Nebraska. He earned his M.E. in civil engineering at Tsinghua University, Beijing, China and his Ph.D. in macromolecular science and engineering from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.
Introduction - Nano Era. Fundamentals - Quantum Mechanics and Atomic Structures. Bonds and Band Structure. Surface and Interface. Nanomanufacturing - Nano Block Synthesis: Bottom Up Approaches. Nano Structure through Patterning: Top down Approaches. Nano Materials Characterization. Applications - Nano Electronics Device. Bio Chemistry. Nano Grained Structural Materials. Active Nano-Structures.