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Posted: May 13, 2008

'A Consumer's Guide to MEMS and Nanotechnology' wins 2008 Arizona book award

(Nanowerk News) A Consumer’s Guide to MEMS & Nanotechnology, written by Marlene Bourne and published by Scottsdale-based Bourne Research LLC, is an Honorable Mention recipient of the prestigious 2008 Arizona Book Award in the Science/Environment category. The Arizona Book Publishing Association presents their awards for outstanding content and overall design. To qualify, the publisher or author must be from Arizona, or the book set in the state; finalists and winners included books from renowned publishing organizations such as Arizona Highways, the Poisoned Pen Press, and the University of Arizona Press.
“Ms. Bourne does a phenomenal job of making this aspect of science approachable,” writes the Journal of Virginia Science Education. “Along with its conversational format, the images and examples make the information accessible and downright fascinating.”
A Consumer’s Guide to MEMS & Nanotechnology provides tech enthusiasts and the general public with a comprehensive, easy-to-understand look at MEMS (micro-electro-mechanical systems) and nanotechnology, and the difference they’re making in everyday products. Divided into two parts, the first half of the book examines dozens of MEMS devices and nanomaterials—focusing on how they work, what makes them unique and why they’re useful. The second half of the book discusses their role in hundreds of real-life applications.
A Consumer’s Guide to MEMS & Nanotechnology (ISBN: 9780979550546; Price: $39.95) is available online at Amazon.com; signed copies of the book can be purchased at www.bourneresearch.com/book_nanomems.htm . Bulk discounts are available; contact Bourne Research at 480-695-0521 for more information.
About Bourne Research
Bourne Research LLC is a trusted source of business and market intelligence for global leaders seeking strategic information on emerging technology trends and their business impact. Its founder, Marlene Bourne, is a highly respected industry analyst with nearly 15 years of experience following the development of emerging technologies, and is internationally recognized as one of the leading experts on MEMS (micro-electro-mechanical systems) and its convergence with nanotechnology. For more information, please visit: www.bourneresearch.com/about.htm .
Source: Bourne Research