Fundamentals of Nanostructures

  • T. Daniel ThangaduraiEmail author
  • N. Manjubaashini
  • Sabu Thomas
  • Hanna J. Maria
Part of the Engineering Materials book series (ENG.MAT.)


Nanostructures may define by its dimensions as one dimension, two dimension and three dimensions based on quantum confinement effects. Nanostructures are made of nanoparticles using atom by atom or electron arrangement with the help of deposition and lithography techniques. This chapter briefly describe about nanostructured materials, approach towards nanostructured materials and various types of nanostructural materials.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • T. Daniel Thangadurai
    • 1
    Email author
  • N. Manjubaashini
    • 2
  • Sabu Thomas
    • 3
  • Hanna J. Maria
    • 4
  1. 1.Department of Nanoscience and TechnologySri Ramakrishna Engineering CollegeCoimbatoreIndia
  2. 2.Department of Nanoscience and TechnologySri Ramakrishna Engineering CollegeCoimbatoreIndia
  3. 3.IIUCNNMahatma Gandhi UniversityKottayamIndia
  4. 4.IIUCNNMahatma Gandhi UniversityKottayamIndia

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