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Posted: October 2, 2007
New book series on micro- and nanotechnologies
(Nanowerk News) Applied science publisher William Andrew announces the formal launch of its Micro & Nanotechnologies (MNT) book series. The series will disseminate the latest developments in small scale technologies with an emphasis on accessible and practical content.
The first two books in the series; Microdrops and Digital Microfluidics (by Jean Berthier) and Micromixers (by Nam-Trung Nguyen) are scheduled for publication in December, 2007. A minimum of seven books will be published in 2008 in topics such as hot embossing; quantum information processing; resonant microdevices; carbon nanotube devices; improving water quality with nanotechnology; small scale mechanics; and applied nanotechnology.
The first step we took in creating the MNT series was to sign authors and editors that were renowned experts in small scale technologies, said Martin Scrivener, Publisher. But, we also worked to ensure that we fully represented the global efforts in micro and nano technologies. I believe we are succeeding in creating a premier series of books for industry and academia alike.
William Andrew has appointed Jeremy Ramsden as series editor for Micro & Nanotechnologies. Dr. Ramsden is a Professor of Nanotechnology at Cranfield University, UK and Research Director for Nanotechnology at Cransfield University in Kitakyushu, Japan. He is the Editor in Chief of two journals; the Journal of Biological Physics and Chemistry and Nanotechnology Perceptions: A Review of Ultraprecision Engineering and Nanotechnology. Professor Ramsden is the author of over 120 research articles, five book chapters, four books, and is currently working on a book for the MNT series entitled Applied Nanotechnology: The Conversion of Research Results to Products.
The Senior Acquisitions Editor for the MNT series is Nigel Hollingworth. He can be contacted via email at ([email protected]).
William Andrew is an independent mid-size publisher of applied science handbooks, references, and databases. The company was founded in 1990 and supplied unique databooks for the plastics industry. It acquired Noyes Publications in 1999, adding a significant number of titles and subject areas to its growing line of books. William Andrew has recently signed a distribution agreement with Elsevier to sell its titles in all markets outside North America as part of an aggressive growth strategy that includes the creation of new subject areas and book series.