The latest nanotechnology books

(Nanowerk News) Here are some interesting books on nanotechnology topics that just got published:
Nanotube Superfiber Materials: Science, Manufacturing, Commercialization provides a good understanding of the Surface to volume ratio and its effects in the properties associated with nanostructures.

The book helps engineers and entrepreneurs understand the science behind the unique properties of nanotube fiber materials, how to efficiency and safely produce them, and how to transition them into commercial products.

Each chapter gives an account of the basic science, manufacturing, properties and commercial potential of a specific nanotube material form and its application. New discoveries and technologies are explained, along with experiences in handing-off the improved materials to industry.

This book spans nanoscience, nanomanufacturing, and the commercialization of nanotube superfiber materials. As such, it opens up the vast commercial potential of nanotube superfiber materials.

Applications for nanotube superfiber materials cut across most of the fields of engineering, including spacecraft, automobiles, drones, hyperloop tracks, water and air filters, infrastructure, wind energy, composites, and medicine where nanotube materials enable development of tiny machines that can work inside our bodies to diagnose and treat disease.

Nanofood and Internet of Nano Things: For the Next Generation of Agriculture and Food Sciences

assesses the current challenges and opportunities for the next generation of agriculture and food science.

Examining the role of nanotechnology and the application of related tools and techniques to transform the future of food, it also discusses in detail nanotechnology in food production, processing and packaging, as well as the benefits of and concerns regarding nanofoods (nanotoxicity and food forensics).

Considering the potential of IoT to revolutionize agriculture and the food industry by radically reducing costs and improving productivity and profits, the book highlights the necessity of integrating IoT and nanotechnology into the next generation of agriculture and food science.

Further, it presents a detailed analysis of IoNT implementation, together with the goals that have to be met in order to achieve significant improvements in the agri-food sector. In addition it explores a range of challenges, risks, and concerns that have a direct or indirect impact on nanotechnology and IoNT implementation in agriculture and the food industry.

In closing, it discusses the use of green nanotechnology and green IoNT in order to create smart, safe, and sustainable agriculture and healthy food.

Handbook of Carbon Nanomaterials (Volumes 9-10) – This volume is a tribute to the career of Prof. Mildred Dresselhaus.

It focuses on the optical properties and spectroscopy of single-wall carbon nanotubes.

It contains altogether 15 chapters on diverse experimental and theoretical aspects of the field, written by internationally recognized experts. Topics include Introduction to Optical Spectroscopy of Single-Wall Carbon Nanotubes; Tip-Enhanced Spectroscopy and Imaging of Carbon Nanomaterials; and Resonance Raman Spectroscopy of Graphene and Carbon Nanotubes.

The volume serves as an important resource for researchers and students interested in carbon nanotubes.

Nanotechnology: Therapeutic, Nutraceutical, and Cosmetic Advances discusses recent advances in the field, particularly with therapeutics, nutraceuticals and cosmetic sciences.

Therapeutics is an area which has perhaps benefitted the most, although nanoscience and technology have quietly entered the realms of food science and are playing pivotal roles in the efficient utilization of nutraceuticals.

Finally, even before therapeutics came cosmetics and companies started marketing unique products embedding the beneficial and advanced properties enabled by the use of nanostructures. This book highlights trends and applications of this wonderful new technology.

Phase Change Materials (PCMs) can store and release heat, while they are changing phase. They allow relatively large amount of energy to be stored in comparatively small volumes. Due to their attractive and controllable properties, they are useful in many applications.

For instance, PCMs have been used as smart building materials, energy storage devices, heat recovering agents, etc. By virtue of their properties, these materials have also found applications in smart textiles and aerospace industry.

This book aims to review the synthesis and properties of a variety of functional organic and inorganic phase change material systems developed in the recent years for advanced applications.

The book is a valuable reference text for chemical, materials and polymer engineers, as well as practicing scientists and researchers in both academia and industry. It is also a useful resource for postgraduate university students in chemical, materials and polymer engineering disciplines, along with interdisciplinary streams.

Nanoarchitectonics in Biomedicine describes this new area of nanoscience that has emerged as a major branch of nanoscience.

The book brings together recent applications and discusses the advantages and disadvantages of each process, offering international perspectives on the technologies based on these findings. It offers new insights for nanoarchitectonics, starting with the currently used methods of synthesis and characterization of such materials, along with their biomedical applications.

Authored by a wide range of international scientists, this volume shows how nanoarchitectonics is being used to create more efficient medical treatment solutions.

Users will find this to be an important research resource for those wanting to learn more on the emerging topic of nanoarchitectonics in biomedical science.

The book explores how design aspects, smart materials and personalized materials are used in biomedicine today; offers global perspectives on how nanoarchitectonics is used in different regions; and presents an important research resource for those wanting to learn more on the emerging topic of nanoarchitectonics in biomedical science.

Advanced Nanomaterials for Solar Cells and Light Emitting Diodes discusses the importance of nanomaterials as the active layers in solar cells and light emitting diodes (LEDs), along with the progress of nanomaterials as the electron and hole transporting layers.

Specifically, the book reviews the use of nano-morphology of polymers, small molecules, and the organic-inorganic perovskites as the active layers in solar cells and LEDs. The design, fabrication and properties of metal-oxide-based nano-structures as electron and hole transporting layers are also reviewed.

In addition, the development of plasmonic nanomaterials for solar cells and LEDs is discussed. Each topic in this book includes an overview of the materials system from principles to process. The advantages, disadvantages and related methodologies are highlighted.

The book includes applications based on materials and emphasize how to improve the performance of solar cells and LEDs by the materials design, with a focus on nanomaterials.

It provides latest research on nanostructured materials including small molecules, polymers, organic-inorganic perovskites, and many other relevant materials systems for solar cells and LEDs.

The book also addresses each promising materials system from principles to process, detailing the advantages and disadvantages of the most relevant methods of processing and fabrication.

And finally, it looks ahead to most likely techniques to improve performance of solar cells and light emitting diodes.

Also, have a look at our collection and recommendation of books on metamaterials; DNA nanotechnology and nanobots; nanotechnology introductions; and nanotechnology in fiction & games.
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