Engines of Creation: The Coming Era of Nanotechnology
by Eric Drexler
Publisher: Anchor 1986
Number of pages: 320
Nanotechnology, or molecular technology, involves the manipulation of individual atoms and molecules, something the human body already does.In Engines of Creation, Drexler attempts to predict, justify, quantify, and caution us about this important new field in engineering. His book could have been the first and foremost discussion of this fascinating subject.
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by Jeremy Ramsden - BookBoon
The book introduces the reader to the world of Nanotechnology, the basis of the next technological revolution. The author explains the basic concepts and definitions regarding choice of materials, then it proceeds to discuss the areas of application.
by Kan Yao, Yongmin Liu - arXiv
Metamaterials, artificially structured composite materials with subwavelength unit cells, exhibit exotic properties not easily obtainable in nature. This review presents the fundamentals, recent advances and future perspectives in the emerging field.
by Jose Mauricio Marulanda - InTech
Carbon nanotubes are allotropes of carbon with a cylindrical nanostructure. These cylindrical carbon molecules have novel properties, making them potentially useful in many applications in nanotechnology, electronics, optics, and other fields.
by Dragica Vasileska - InTech
The main purpose of this book is to describe important issues in various types of devices ranging from conventional transistors to molecular electronic devices whose fabrication and operation is discussed in the last few chapters of the book.