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- World Scientific Publishing Company 2000; US$ 255.00
This book presents the basic physics of ferroelectric and antiferroelectric liquid crystals in a simple and transparent way. It treats both the basic and the applied aspects of ferroelectric and antiferroelectric liquid crystal research, starting from the discovery of ferroelectricity in liquid crystals in 1975 and ending with the resonant X-ray experiment... more...
- Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG 2005; US$ 69.95
Provides a short survey of recent advances in the mathematical modelling of the mechanical behavior of anisotropic solids under creep conditions, including principles, methods, and applications of tensor functions. Some examples for practical use are discussed, as well as experiments by the author to test the validity of the modelling. The monograph... more...
- Wiley 2010; US$ 180.00
Carbon nanotubes (CNTs) have novel properties that make them potentially useful in many applications in nanotechnology, electronics, optics and other fields of materials science. These characteristics include extraordinary strength, unique electrical properties, and the fact that they are efficient heat conductors. Field emission is the emission of... more...
- National Science Teachers Association 2011; US$ 25.95
In a society where technology plays an ever-increasing role, students ability to understand the underlying science and make smart social and environmental decisions based on that knowledge is crucial. Welcome to Nanoscience helps biology, chemistry, and Earth science teachers introduce the revolutionary fields of nanoscience and nanotechnology... more...
- Princeton University Press 2012; US$ 29.95
In 1969, Princeton physicist Gerard O'Neill began looking outward to space colonies as the new frontier for humanity's expansion. A decade later, Eric Drexler, an MIT-trained engineer, turned his attention to the molecular world as the place where society's future needs could be met using self-replicating nanoscale machines. These modern utopians... more...
- De Gruyter 2014; US$ 980.00
Functional organic materials are increasingly important in cutting-edge applications such as energy production, storage and conversion, biomedicine and sustainable development. Top-notch specialists have created a unique and timely overview for undergraduate (final year) and graduate students with a background in chemistry but should also be useful... more...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 2013; US$ 192.00
Efficiency and life time of solar cells, energy and power density of the batteries, and costs of the fuel cells alike cannot be improved unless the complex electronic, optoelectronic, and ionic mechanisms underpinning operation of these materials and devices are understood on the nanometer level of individual defects. Only by probing these phenomena... more...
- Crown Publishing Group 2005; US$ 16.99
In Radical Evolution, bestselling author Joel Garreau, a reporter and editor for the Washington Post, shows us that we are at an inflection point in history. As you read this, we are engineering the next stage of human evolution. Through advances in genetic, robotic, information and nanotechnologies, we are altering our minds, our memories, our... more...