The book contains impressive results obtained in the XX-th century and discussion of next challenges of the XXI-st century in understanding of the nanoworld. The main sections of the book are: (1) Physics of Nanostructures, (2) Chemistry of Nanostructures, (3) Nanotechnology, (4) nanostructure Based Devices.
Part 1 Physics of nanostructures: polarons in quantum wells, A.I. Bibik et al; screening of extra point charge in a few particle Coulomb system, N.A. Pokonski et al; electric field effect on adbsorption spectra of an ensemble of close-packed CdSe nanocrystals, L.I. Gurinovich et al; influence of surface phases on electrical conductivity of silicon surface, D.A. Tsukanov et al. Part 2 Chemistry of nanostructures: formation of ultradisperse bimetallic particles by redox processes in aqueous solutions, Yu.A. Fedutik et al; fast electrochemical impedance spectroscopy for nanochemistry and nanophysics, G.A. Ragiosha and A.S. Bondarenko; feaures of luminescent semiconductor nanowire array formation by electrodeposition into porous alumina, S.A. Gavrilov et al. Part 3 Nanotechnology: massively parallel atomic lines on silicon carbide, P. Soukiassian; advancing magnetic force microscopy, I. Fedorov et al; porous silicon as a material for enhancement of electron field emission, A.A. Evtukh et al. Part 4 nanostructure based devices: a new multipeak resonant tunelling diode for signal processing application, A.N. Kholod et al; long term charge relaxation in silicon single electron transistors, A. Savin et al; resonant tunelling through an array of quantum dots coupled to superconductors under the effect of magnetic field, A.N. Mina. (Part contents).