Emerging Nanotechnologies for Manufacturing

2nd Edition

Authors: Waqar Ahmed Mark Jackson
Hardcover ISBN: 9780323289900
eBook ISBN: 9780323296434
Imprint: William Andrew
Published Date: 15th September 2014
Page Count: 576
Tax/VAT will be calculated at check-out
Compatible Not compatible
VitalSource PC, Mac, iPhone & iPad Amazon Kindle eReader
ePub & PDF Apple & PC desktop. Mobile devices (Apple & Android) Amazon Kindle eReader
Mobi Amazon Kindle eReader Anything else

Institutional Access

Table of Contents

  • Preface
  • List of Contributors
  • Chapter 1. Nanotechnology to Nanomanufacturing

    • 1.1 Introduction
    • 1.2 Approaches to Nanotechnology
    • 1.3 Transition from Nanotechnology to Nanomanufacturing
    • 1.4 Conclusions
    • References
  • Chapter 2. Gas phase nanofication: A strategy to impart fast response in sensors

    • 2.1 Introduction
    • 2.2 Proposed Rationale
    • 2.3 Methods of Establishing the Desired Redox pO2
    • 2.4 Sample Preparation
    • 2.5 Results and Discussion
    • 2.6 Conclusions
    • References
  • Chapter 3. Advanced characterization techniques for nanostructures

    • 3.1 Measurement of the Topology of Nanostructures
    • 3.2 Measurement of Internal Geometries of Nanostructures
    • 3.3 Measurement of Composition of Nanostructures
    • 3.4 Conclusion
    • References
  • Chapter 4. Non-lithographic techniques for nanostructuring of thin films and bulk surfaces

    • 4.1 Introduction
    • 4.2 Template-assisted Nanostructuring
    • 4.3 Electric Field Induced Nanostructuring
    • 4.4 Laser-induced Nanostructuring
    • 4.5 Vapour–Liquid–Solid Technique
    • 4.6 Summary and Outlook
    • Acknowledgements
    • References
  • Chapter 5. Engineered carbon nanotube field emission devices

    • 5.1 Introduction
    • 5.2 Field Emission
    • 5.3 Conclusion
    • Acknowledgments
    • References
  • Chapter 6. Upconverting fluorescent nanoparticles for biological applications

    • 6.1 Introduction
    • 6.2 The Mechanism of Fluorescent UC
    • 6.3 Upconverting Nanoparticles
    • 6.4 Conjugation of Biomolecules to UCN
    • 6.5 UCN for Biological Applications
    • 6.6 Conclusion
    • Acknowledgments
    • References
  • Chapter 7. Micro- and nanomachining

    • 7.1 Introd


In the second edition of Emerging Nanotechnologies for Manufacturing, an unrivalled team of international experts explores existing and emerging nanotechnologies as they transform large-scale manufacturing contexts in key sectors such as medicine, advanced materials, energy, and electronics. From their different perspectives, the contributors explore technologies and techniques as well as applications and how they transform those sectors.

With updated chapters and expanded coverage, the new edition of Emerging Nanotechnologies for Manufacturing reflects the latest developments in nanotechnologies for manufacturing and covers additional nanotechnologies applied in the medical fields, such as drug delivery systems. New chapters on graphene and smart precursors for novel nanomaterials are also added.

This important and in-depth guide will benefit a broad readership, from R&D scientists and engineers to venture capitalists.

Key Features

  • Covers nanotechnology for manufacturing techniques and applications across a variety of industries
  • Explores the latest developments such as nanosuspensions and nanocarriers in drug delivery systems, graphene applications, and usage of smart precursors to develop nanomaterials
  • Proven reference guide written by leading experts in the field


Engineers, scientists and technical managers working in manufacturing contexts in sectors such as medicine, electronics, advanced materials, energy, and agriculture.
Post-graduate students


No. of pages:
© William Andrew 2015
William Andrew
eBook ISBN:
Hardcover ISBN:
Paperback ISBN:

About the Authors

Waqar Ahmed Author

Affiliations and Expertise

Institute for Advanced Manufacturing and Innovation, University of Central Lancashire, Preston, UK

Mark Jackson Author

Affiliations and Expertise

Associate Clinical Professor Medicine/Dermatology