A highly useful resource for professionals and students alike, this cutting-edge, first-of-its-kind book provides a thorough introduction to nanoscale communication networks. Written in a clear tutorial style, this volume covers a wide range of the most important topics in the area, from molecular communication and carbon nanotube nano-networks, to nanoscale quantum networking and the future direction of nano networks. Moreover, the book features numerous exercise problems at the end of each chapter to ensure a solid understanding of the material.
Stephen F. Bush is a project leader at General Electric Corporate Research and Development and has been the principal investigator for many DARPA and Lockheed Martin sponsored research projects. Dr. Bush holds an M.S. in computer and information science from Cleveland State University and a Ph.D. in electrical and computer engineering from the University of Kansas.
Preface. Towards Nano-Networks. Molecular Communcation. Gap Junction and Signaling Molecules. Carbon Nanotube Nano-Networks. Nanoscale Quantum Networking. Information-Theoretic Results. Architectural Questions. Conclusions. Appendices.