The moment variation of this exhaustive paintings presents a really overseas, complete and multi-disciplinary reference encompassing the numerous different issues surrounding the sphere of nanotechnology. every one access within the 4-volume set deals a brief, self-contained assessment of the subject material, written at a degree appropriate for graduate scholars, researchers, and practitioners. the 1st variation of the Encyclopedia brought numerous phrases, units and strategies relating to the multi-disciplinary box of nanotechnology. For the revised second version, current entries were up-to-date to mirror advancements within the box, and greater than a hundred and ten thoroughly new entries were additional to hide rising fabrics, applied sciences and parts of software. significant advancements for the 2nd version comprise the following:
- Expanded part on nanostructures together with new chapters on constructions, features and purposes of graphene and graphene oxidesNew entries on formation of nanoceramics and diamond by way of spark plasma sintering
- New chapters at the synthesis and use of nanoparticles and practical nanomaterials in biomedical applications
- Significantly elevated part on molecular modeling and simulation
- Several new entries on MEMS and NEMS applied sciences together with graphene and CNT NEMS
- Expanded assurance of microfluidics and nanofluidics, and functions of nanotechnology to biomedicine and biomedical imaging
- Further fabric on environmental, overall healthiness and questions of safety referring to nanomaterials
- Expanded part on nanomanufacturing, now together with a number of entries on self-assembly
The varied foreign authorship of the paintings is a mirrored image of the worldwide study attempt during this box, with contributions from prime educational researchers and commercial specialists alike.
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