Comprehensive Nanoscience and Nanotechnology

Comprehensive Nanoscience and Nanotechnology

2nd Edition - January 2, 2019

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  • Editors-in-Chief: David Andrews, Thomas Nann, Robert Lipson
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128122969
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780128122952

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Comprehensive Nanoscience and Technology, Second Edition, Five Volume Set allows researchers to navigate a very diverse, interdisciplinary and rapidly-changing field with up-to-date, comprehensive and authoritative coverage of every aspect of modern nanoscience and nanotechnology.

Key Features

  • Presents new chapters on the latest developments in the field
  • Covers topics not discussed to this degree of detail in other works, such as biological devices and applications of nanotechnology
  • Compiled and written by top international authorities in the field


Academic Researchers, lecturers of postgraduates and graduate level students across the broad spectrum of fields involving nanoscience and technology: chemistry, physics, material science, engineering, biology and bio-medical research. Researchers in industry, including policymakers and consultants i.e. nano research laboratories and institutes, professional corporations with activities related to nano and bio-materials and materials science

Table of Contents

  • Sections on:
    Biological Nanoscience
    Applications of Nanoscience

Product details

  • No. of pages: 1886
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 2019
  • Published: January 2, 2019
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128122969
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780128122952

About the Editors in Chief

David Andrews

David Andrews
David L. Andrews is Professor of Chemical Physics at the University of East Anglia, located in the cathedral city of Norwich in the United Kingdom. He heads a well-established research group pursuing the development and applications of fundamental, photon-based theory for widely ranging photonic and nanoscale processes, encompassing molecular chirality, multiphoton spectroscopy, nonlinear optics, quantum optics, energy transfer, optical nanomanipulation, intermolecular interactions, structured light and optical vortices. His current tally of research publications approaches 400 papers, alongside twenty books: he is the author of a widely adopted textbook on Lasers in Chemistry, edited volumes including Structured Light and its Applications, another on the Angular Momentum of Light, and he is co-author of an Introduction to Photon Science and Technology. The other main pillar of Andrews’s career is conference organisation; he has instigated and championed numerous conferences, including the Nanophotonics conference at Photonics Europe, which has now become the largest of its kind. He enjoys travel and is a widely known speaker, who has given invited lectures in twenty different countries around the world. Andrews is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry, the Institute of Physics, the Optical Society of America, and SPIE – the international optics and photonics society.

Affiliations and Expertise

University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK

Thomas Nann

Professor Thomas Nann is Director of the MacDiarmid Institute, School of Chemical and Physical Sciences, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand. His research interests focus on the synthesis, characterisation and application of functional nanomaterials and their application in the areas of energy, health and catalysis. He is a member of the Royal Society of New Zealand, New Zealand Institute of Chemistry and American Chemical Society (ACS), and serves on the Editorial boards of several journals (Journal of Nanoelectronics and Optoelectronics, Science of Advanced Materials (SAMs), Nano Biomedicine and Engineering (NBE), Nanomaterials (founding Editor-in-chief), Microchimica Acta). Nann was one of the Advisory Editors on the 1st edition of Comprehensive Nanoscience and Technology. He has 112 documents listed on Scopus, H-index 33.

Affiliations and Expertise

Director of the MacDiarmid Institute, School of Chemical and Physical Sciences, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand

Robert Lipson

Professor Rob Lipson is Dean of Science and leads a research group in physical, analytical and materials chemistry at University of Victoria, Canada. He teaches or has taught a wide variety of courses including first year chemistry, introductory physical chemistry, quantum chemistry, spectroscopy, group theory, thermodynamics, and photophysics. Previously he was Director of the Western Institute for Nanomaterials Science, Western University, has served on the Editorial board of the Canadian Journal of Chemistry, and is Fellow of the Chemical Institute of Canada. Lipson has 99 documents on Scopus, H-index 20.

Affiliations and Expertise

Dean of Science and Lead, Research Group in Physical, Analytical and Materials Chemistry, University of Victoria, Canada

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