Fundamentals of Picoscience

Fundamentals of Picoscience

By: Klaus D. Sattler (editor)Hardback

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Now ubiquitous in public discussions about cutting-edge science and technology, nanoscience has generated many advances and inventions, from the development of new quantum mechanical methods to far-reaching applications in electronics and medical diagnostics. Ushering in the next technological era, Fundamentals of Picoscience focuses on the instrumentation and experiments emerging at the picometer scale. One picometer is the length of a trillionth of a meter. Compared to a human cell of typically ten microns, this is roughly ten million times smaller. In this state-of-the-art book, international scientists and researchers at the forefront of the field present the materials and methods used at the picoscale. They address the key challenges in developing new instrumentation and techniques to visualize and measure structures at this sub-nanometer level. With numerous figures, the book will help you: Understand how picoscience is an extension of nanoscience Determine which experimental technique to use in your research Connect basic studies to the development of next-generation picoelectronic devices The book covers various approaches for detecting, characterizing, and imaging at the picoscale. It then presents picoscale methods ranging from scanning tunneling microscopy (STM) to spectroscopic approaches at sub-nanometer spatial and energy resolutions. It also covers novel picoscale structures and picometer positioning systems. The book concludes with picoscale device applications, including single molecule electronics and optical computers. Introductions in each chapter explain basic concepts, define technical terms, and give context to the main material.

About Author

Klaus D. Sattler is a professor of physics at the University of Hawaii, where his research group obtained the first atomic-scale images of carbon nanotubes and produced the first carbon nanocones. His current work focuses on nanodiamonds, graphene quantum dots, and solar photocatalysis with nanoparticles for the purification of water. Dr. Sattler has been a recipient of the German Physical Society's Walter Schottky Prize. He received a PhD from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH).


Picoscale Detection Picometer Detection by Adaptive Holographic Interferometry Umberto Bortolozzo, Stefania Residori, Jean-Pierre Hiugnard, and Alexei A. Kamshilin Single Atom in an Optical Cavity: An Open Quantum System John D. Close, Rachel Poldy, Ben C. Buchler, and Nicholas P. Robins Measurements of Subnanometer Molecular Layers Maciej Kokot Electrostatic Potential Mapping in Electron Holography Lew Rabenberg Picoscale Characterization Interferometric Measurements at the Picometer Scale Marco Pisani Protein Crystallography at Subatomic Resolution Tatiana Petrova and Alberto Podjarny X-Ray Optics: Toward Subnanometer Focusing Christian G. Schroer Picoscale Imaging Imaging Small Molecules by Scanning Probe Microscopy Shirley Chiang Neutron Holographic Imaging with Picometer Accuracy Laszlo Cser, Gerhard Krexner, Marton Marko, and Alex Szakal Subnanometer-Scale Electron Microscopy Analysis Sergio Lozano-Perez Atomic-Scale Imaging of Dielectric Point Defects Clayton C. Williams Picometer-Scale Dynamical Single-Molecule Imaging by High-Energy Probe Yuji C. Sasaki Scanning Probe Microscopy Atomic-Resolution Frequency Modulation Takeshi Fukuma Theory for Picoscale Scanning Tunneling Microscopy Jouko Nieminen Electrochemical STM: Atomic Structure of Metal/Electrolyte Interfaces Knud Gentz and Klaus Wandelt Cold-Atom Scanning Probe Microscopy: An Overview Andreas Gunther, Hendrik Hoelscher, and Jozsef Fortagh Atomic Resolution Ultrafast Scanning Tunneling Microscope Qingyou Lu Electron Orbitals Imaging Atomic Orbitals with the Scanning Tunneling Microscopy Alexander N. Chaika, Sergey I. Bozhko, and Igor V. Shvets STM of Quantum Corrals Akira Tamura Attosecond Imaging of Molecular Orbitals David M. Villeneuve Picoscale Electron Density Analysis of Organic Crystals Yusuke Wakabayashi Atomic-Scale Magnetism Atomic-Scale Magnetism Studied by Spin-Polarized Scanning Tunneling Microscopy Oswald Pietzsch and Roland Wiesendanger Atomic and Molecular Magnets on Surfaces Harald Brune and Pietro Gambardella Spin Inelastic Electron Spectroscopy for Single Magnetic Atoms Aaron Hurley, Nadjib Baadji, and Stefano Sanvito Picowires Ferromagnetism in One-Dimensional Atomic Chains Jisang Hong Carbon Atomic Chains Igor M. Mikhailovskij, Evgenij V. Sadanov, and Tatjana I. Mazilova Single-Atom Electromigration in Atomic-Scale Conductors Masaaki Araidai and Masaru Tsukada Picometer Positioning Picometer Positioning Using a Femtosecond Optical Comb Mariko Kajima Detection of Subnanometer Ultrasonic Displacements Tomaz Pozar and Janez Mozina Picometer-Scale Optical Noninterferometric Displacement Measurements Ezio Puppin Direct Observation of the X-Ray-Induced Atomic Motion Akira Saito Picoscale Devices Mirrors with a Subnanometer Surface Shape Accuracy Maria Mikhailovna Barysheva, Nikolay Ivanivich Chkhalo, Aleksei Evgenievich Pestov, Nikolay Nikolaevich Salashchenko, Mikhail Nikolaevich Toropov, and Maria Vladimirovna Zorina Single Molecule Electronics Simon J. Higgins and Richard J. Nichols Single-Atom Transistors for Light Andrew Scott Parkins Carbon-Based Zero-, One-, and Two-Dimensional Materials for Device Application Young Kuk Subnanometer Characterization of Nanoelectronic Devices Pierre Eyben, Jay Mody, Aftab Nazir, Andreas Schulze, Trudo Clarysse, Thomas Hantschel, and Wilfried Vandervorst Chromophores for Picoscale Optical Computers Heinz Langhals Index

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  • ISBN13: 9781466505094
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 756
  • ID: 9781466505094
  • weight: 1973
  • ISBN10: 1466505095

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