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This comprehensive handbook has become the definitive reference work in the field of nanoscience and nanotechnology, and this 4th edition incorporates a number of recent new developments.

It integrates nanofabrication, nanomaterials, nanodevices, nanomechanics, nanotribology, materials science, and reliability engineering knowledge in just one volume. Furthermore, it discusses various nanostructures; micro/nanofabrication; micro/nanodevices and biomicro/nanodevices, as well as scanning probe microscopy; nanotribology and nanomechanics; molecularly thick films; industrial applications and nanodevice reliability; societal, environmental, health and safety issues; and nanotechnology education.

In this new edition, written by an international team of over 140 distinguished experts and put together by an experienced editor with a comprehensive understanding of the field, almost all the chapters are either new or substantially revised and expanded, with new topics of interest added. It is an essential resource for anyone working in the rapidly evolving field of key technology, including mechanical and electrical engineers, materials scientists, physicists, and chemists.

Table of Contents

Frontmatter

2017 | OriginalPaper | Chapter

1. Introduction to Nanotechnology

Bharat Bhushan

Micro/Nanofabrication Techniques

Frontmatter

2017 | OriginalPaper | Chapter

2. Molecule-Based Devices

Françisco M. Raymo

2017 | OriginalPaper | Chapter

3. Introduction to Micro-/Nanofabrication

Gemma Rius, Antoni Baldi, Babak Ziaie, Massood Z. Atashbar

2017 | OriginalPaper | Chapter

4. 3-D Nanostructure Fabrication by Focused-Ion Beam, Electron- and Laser Beam

Shinji Matsui, Hiroaki Misawa, Quan Sun

2017 | OriginalPaper | Chapter

5. Nanoimprint Lithography

Helmut Schift, Anders Kristensen

2017 | OriginalPaper | Chapter

6. Stamping Techniques for Micro- and Nanofabrication

John A. Rogers, Etienne Menard

2017 | OriginalPaper | Chapter

7. Materials Aspects of Micro- and Nanoelectromechanical Systems

Christian A. Zorman

Nanomaterials and Nanostructures

Frontmatter

2017 | OriginalPaper | Chapter

8. Carbon Nanotubes

Marc Monthioux, Philippe Serp, Brigitte Caussat, Emmanuel Flahaut, Manitra Razafinimanana, Flavien Valensi, Christophe Laurent, Alain Peigney, David Mesguich, Alicia Weibel, Wolfgang Bacsa, Jean-Marc Broto

2017 | OriginalPaper | Chapter

9. Nanowires

Mildred S. Dresselhaus, Marcie R. Black, Vincent Meunier, Oded Rabin

2017 | OriginalPaper | Chapter

10. Nanoribbons

Toshiaki Enoki, Shintaro Sato

2017 | OriginalPaper | Chapter

11. Nanoparticles and Their Applications

Seyedsina Moeinzadeh, Esmaiel Jabbari

2017 | OriginalPaper | Chapter

12. Graphene

Aravind Vijayaraghavan, Maria Iliut

MEMS/NEMS

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2017 | OriginalPaper | Chapter

13. MEMS/NEMS Devices and Applications

Philip X.-L. Feng, Darrin J. Young, Christian A. Zorman

2017 | OriginalPaper | Chapter

14. Single-Walled Carbon Nanotube Sensor Concepts

Cosmin I. Roman, Thomas Helbling, Miroslav Haluška, Christofer Hierold

2017 | OriginalPaper | Chapter

15. Nanomechanical Cantilever Array Sensors

Hans Peter Lang, Martin Hegner, Christoph Gerber

2017 | OriginalPaper | Chapter

16. Microfluidic Devices and Their Applications

Aditya Aryasomayajula, Pouriya Bayat, Pouya Rezai, P. Ravi Selvaganapathy

2017 | OriginalPaper | Chapter

17. Microfluidic Micro/Nano Droplets

Gopakumar Kamalakshakurup, Derek Vallejo, Abraham Lee

2017 | OriginalPaper | Chapter

18. Nanorobotics

Bradley J. Nelson, Lixin Dong

BioMEMS/NEMS

Frontmatter

2017 | OriginalPaper | Chapter

19. Applications of MEMS to Cell Biology

Georg E. Fantner, Pascal D. Odermatt, Haig Alexander Eskandarian

2017 | OriginalPaper | Chapter

20. Contact-free Mechanical Manipulation of Biological Materials

Jörg Schnauß, Josef A. Käs, David M. Smith

2017 | OriginalPaper | Chapter

21. Nano-Particles for Biomedical Applications

Paolo Decuzzi, Alessandro Coclite, Aeju Lee, Anna Lisa Palange, Daniele Di Mascolo, Ciro Chiappini, Hélder A. Santos, Maria Laura Coluccio, Gerardo Perozziello, Patrizio Candeloro, Enzo Di Fabrizio, Francesco Gentile

2017 | OriginalPaper | Chapter

22. Biological Molecules in Therapeutic Nanodevices

Stephen C. Lee, Bharat Bhushan

Nanometrology

Frontmatter

2017 | OriginalPaper | Chapter

23. Scanning Probe Microscopy — Principle of Operation, Instrumentation and Probes

Bharat Bhushan, Othmar Marti

2017 | OriginalPaper | Chapter

24. Low-Temperature Scanning Probe Microscopy

Mehmet Z. Baykara, Markus Morgenstern, Alexander Schwarz, Udo D. Schwarz

2017 | OriginalPaper | Chapter

25. Biomedical Sensing with the Atomic Force Microscope

Constanze Lamprecht, Jürgen Strasser, Melanie Koehler, Sandra Posch, Yoojin Oh, Rong Zhu, Lilia A. Chtcheglova, Andreas Ebner, Peter Hinterdorfer

2017 | OriginalPaper | Chapter

26. Superresolution Microscopy

Tom D. Milster

Bio/Nanotribology and Bio/Nanomechanics

Frontmatter

2017 | OriginalPaper | Chapter

27. Nanotribology, Nanomechanics and Materials Characterization

Bharat Bhushan

2017 | OriginalPaper | Chapter

28. Surface Forces and Nanorheology of Molecularly Thin Films

Dong Woog Lee, Marina Ruths, Jacob N. Israelachvili

2017 | OriginalPaper | Chapter

29. Atomic Scale Friction Phenomena

Enrico Gnecco, Rémy Pawlak, Marcin Kisiel, Thilo Glatzel, Ernst Meyer

2017 | OriginalPaper | Chapter

30. Computer Simulations of Nanometer-Scale Indentation and Friction

Susan B. Sinnott, Seong-Jun Heo, Donald W. Brenner, Judith A. Harrison, Douglas L. Irving

2017 | OriginalPaper | Chapter

31. Cellular Nanomechanics

Roger D. Kamm, Jan Lammerding, Mohammad R. K. Mofrad

2017 | OriginalPaper | Chapter

32. Nanomechanical Properties of Nanostructures and Scale Effects

Bharat Bhushan

Molecularly-Thick Films for Lubrication

Frontmatter

2017 | OriginalPaper | Chapter

33. Nanotribology of Ultrathin and Hard Amorphous Carbon Films

Bharat Bhushan

2017 | OriginalPaper | Chapter

34. Self-Assembled Monolayers for Nanotribology and Surface Protection

Bharat Bhushan

2017 | OriginalPaper | Chapter

35. Nanoscale Boundary Lubrication Studies

Bharat Bhushan

Biomimetics and Bioinspired Surfaces

Frontmatter

2017 | OriginalPaper | Chapter

36. Plant Surfaces: Structures and Functions for Biomimetic Applications

Wilhelm Barthlott, Matthias Mail, Bharat Bhushan, Kerstin Koch

2017 | OriginalPaper | Chapter

37. Bioinspired Nanostructured Anti-Biofouling and Anti-inorganic Surfaces

Bharat Bhushan

Micro/Nanodevice Reliability

Frontmatter

2017 | OriginalPaper | Chapter

38. MEMS/NEMS and BioMEMS/BioNEMS: Tribology, Mechanics, Materials and Devices

Bharat Bhushan

2017 | OriginalPaper | Chapter

39. Friction and Wear in Micro- and Nanomachines

Maarten P. de Boer, Sameer S. Shroff, Frank W. DelRio, W. Robert Ashurst

2017 | OriginalPaper | Chapter

40. Failure Mechanisms in MEMS/NEMS Devices

W. Merlijn van Spengen, Robert Modliński, Robert Puers, Anne Jourdain

2017 | OriginalPaper | Chapter

41. Mechanical Properties of Micromachined Structures

Harold Kahn

2017 | OriginalPaper | Chapter

42. High Volume Manufacturing and Field Stability of MEMS Products

T. Kieran Nunan, Mark G. da Silva

2017 | OriginalPaper | Chapter

43. Packaging and Reliability Issues in Micro/Nano Systems

Yu-Chuan Su, Jongbaeg Kim, Yu-Ting Cheng, Mu Chiao, Liwei Lin

Nanotechnology and Society and Education

Frontmatter

2017 | OriginalPaper | Chapter

44. Nanotechnologies in Societal Context

Barbara Herr Harthorn

2017 | OriginalPaper | Chapter

45. Environment, Health and Safety Issues in Nanotechnology

Rui Chen, Chunying Chen

2017 | OriginalPaper | Chapter

46. Nanoscience and Nanotechnology Convergence

William S. Bainbridge

2017 | OriginalPaper | Chapter

47. Global Perspectives of Nanotechnology Education

Kurt Winkelmann, Bharat Bhushan

Backmatter

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