Nanostructured Materials and Nanotechnology

Concise Edition

Edited by

  • Hari Nalwa, Formerly of Hitachi Research Laboratory, Japan

This concise edition of Hari Singh Nalwa's Handbook of Nanostructured Materials and Nanotechnology fills the needs of scientists and students working in chemistry, physics, materials science, electrical engineering, polymer science, surface science, spectroscopy, and biotechnology. This version of the Handbook contains 16 chapters particularly focused on synthesis and fabrication as well as the electrical and optical properties of nanoscale materials.The 5-volume reference Handbook of Nanostructured Materials and Nanotechnology, published in October 1999, created widespread interest in researchers in the field of nanotechnology and many of our colleagues expressed interest in a shorter version of our major reference work. The Handbook will serve the objectives of providing state-of-the-art information on many aspects of nanostructured materials and emerging nanotechnology.
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Materials scientists, engineers, physicists, and chemists working in thin films, semiconductors, electronic materials, biological materials, polymers, and surface science.


Book information

  • Published: August 2001
  • ISBN: 978-0-12-513920-5

Table of Contents

1. Chemical Synthesis of Nanostructured Metals, Metals Alloys and Semiconductors2. Nanocomposites Prepared by Sol-Gel Methods: Synthesis and Characterization3. Low Temperature Compaction of Nanosize Powders4. Semiconductor Nanoparticles5. Colloidal Quantum Dots of III-V Semiconductors6. Strained-layer Heteroepitaxy to Fabricate Self-assembled Semiconductor Islands7. Hybrid Magnetic-Semiconductor Nanostructures8. Carbon Nanotubes9. Encapsulation and Crystallization Behavior of Materials Inside Carbon Nanotubes10. Silicon-based Nanostructures11. Electronic Transport Properties of Quantum Dots12. Photorefractive Semiconductor Nanostructures13. Linear and Nonlinear Optical Spectroscopy of Semiconductor Nanocrystals14. Molecular and Supramolecular Nanomachines15. Functional Nanostructures Incorporating Responsive Modules