Comprehensive Nanoscience and Nanotechnology - 2nd Edition - ISBN: 9780128122952, 9780128122969

Comprehensive Nanoscience and Nanotechnology

2nd Edition

Editor-in-Chiefs: David Andrews Thomas Nann Robert Lipson
eBook ISBN: 9780128122969
Book ISBN: 9780128122952
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 2nd January 2019
Page Count: 1886
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Comprehensive Nanoscience and Technology, Second Edition 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


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About the Editor-in-Chief

David Andrews

David Andrews

David Andrews is Professor of Chemical Physics at the University of East Anglia, where he leads a theory group conducting wide-ranging research on fundamental photonics, fluorescence and energy transport, nonlinear optics and optomechanical forces. He has 250 research papers and ten other books to his name, and he is a regularly invited speaker at international meetings. In North America and Europe he has organized and chaired numerous international conferences on nanoscience and technology. Andrews is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry, the Institute of Physics, and the SPIE - the international society for optics and photonics. In his spare time he enjoys relaxing with family and friends; he also is a keen painter of the British landscape. His other interests generally centre on music, art and graphics, and writing.

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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