Skip to main content
  • Book
  • © 2013

Textbook of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology

  • Covers fundamental aspects of nanoscience and technology

  • Provides a smooth introduction to the field for beginners

  • Highlights exciting developments, challenges and opportunities Cites current data and research in this field

Buying options

eBook USD 119.00
Price excludes VAT (USA)
  • ISBN: 978-3-642-28030-6
  • Instant PDF download
  • Readable on all devices
  • Own it forever
  • Exclusive offer for individuals only
  • Tax calculation will be finalised during checkout
Softcover Book USD 159.99
Price excludes VAT (USA)
Hardcover Book USD 179.99
Price excludes VAT (USA)

This is a preview of subscription content, access via your institution.

Table of contents (7 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages 1-1
  2. The Big World of Nanomaterials

    • B S Murty, P Shankar, Baldev Raj, B B Rath, James Murday
    Pages 1-28
  3. Unique Properties of Nanomaterials

    • B S Murty, P Shankar, Baldev Raj, B B Rath, James Murday
    Pages 29-65
  4. Synthesis Routes

    • B S Murty, P Shankar, Baldev Raj, B B Rath, James Murday
    Pages 66-106
  5. Applications of Nanomaterials

    • B S Murty, P Shankar, Baldev Raj, B B Rath, James Murday
    Pages 107-148
  6. Tools to Characterize Nanomaterials

    • B S Murty, P Shankar, Baldev Raj, B B Rath, James Murday
    Pages 149-175
  7. Nanostructured Materials with High Application Potential

    • B S Murty, P Shankar, Baldev Raj, B B Rath, James Murday
    Pages 176-213
  8. Concerns and Challenges of Nanotechnology

    • B S Murty, P Shankar, Baldev Raj, B B Rath, James Murday
    Pages 214-223
  9. Back Matter

    Pages 9-9

About this book

This book is meant to serve as a textbook for beginners in the field of nanoscience and nanotechnology. It can also be used as additional reading in this multifaceted area. It covers the entire spectrum of nanoscience and technology: introduction, terminology, historical perspectives of this domain of science, unique and widely differing properties, advances in the various synthesis, consolidation and characterization techniques, applications of nanoscience and technology and emerging materials and technologies.

Keywords

  • Carbon Nanotubes
  • Grain Boundary
  • MEMS
  • Nanocomposites
  • Nanofibres
  • Nanolithography
  • Nanomaterials
  • Nanoscience
  • Nanosensors
  • Nanotoxicology
  • Nanowires
  • Quantum Dots

Authors and Affiliations

  • Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Madras, India

    B.S. Murty

  • Nehru College of Engineering and Technol, Coimbatore, India

    P. Shankar

  • , International Institute of Welding, Indian National Academy of Engineering, COIMBATORE, India

    Baldev Raj

  • , Materials Science and Component Technolo, Naval Research Laboratory, Washington, DC, USA

    B B Rath

  • Washington Center, Office of Research Advancement, University of Southern California, Washington, USA

    James Murday

About the authors

B.S. MURTY Professor, Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, Chennai P. SHANKAR Scientific Officer, Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research, Kalpakkam BALDEV RAJ Director, Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research, Kalpakkam B.B. RATH Director, Materials science and Component technology, Naval Research Laboratory, Washington DC, USA JAMES MURDAY Scientist, Naval Research Laboratory, Washington DC, USA

Bibliographic Information

  • Book Title: Textbook of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology

  • Authors: B.S. Murty, P. Shankar, Baldev Raj, B B Rath, James Murday

  • DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-28030-6

  • Publisher: Springer Berlin, Heidelberg

  • eBook Packages: Engineering, Engineering (R0)

  • Copyright Information: Universities Press (India) Private Limited 2013

  • Hardcover ISBN: 978-3-642-28029-0

  • Softcover ISBN: 978-3-662-50912-8

  • eBook ISBN: 978-3-642-28030-6

  • Edition Number: 1

  • Number of Pages: XII, 244

  • Number of Illustrations: 116 b/w illustrations, 13 illustrations in colour

  • Additional Information: Co-publication with Universities Press (India) Pvt. Ltd.

  • Topics: Microsystems and MEMS, Nanophysics, Nanotechnology

Buying options

eBook USD 119.00
Price excludes VAT (USA)
  • ISBN: 978-3-642-28030-6
  • Instant PDF download
  • Readable on all devices
  • Own it forever
  • Exclusive offer for individuals only
  • Tax calculation will be finalised during checkout
Softcover Book USD 159.99
Price excludes VAT (USA)
Hardcover Book USD 179.99
Price excludes VAT (USA)