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  • The Physics of Thermoelectric Energy Conversionby Julian Goldsmid

    Morgan & Claypool Publishers 2017; US$ 36.00

    This book outlines the principles of thermoelectric generation and refrigeration from the discovery of the Seebeck and Peltier effects in the nineteenth century through the introduction of semiconductor thermoelements in the mid-twentieth century to the more recent development of nanostructured materials. It is shown that the efficiency of a thermoelectric... more...

  • Advances in Nanomedicine for the Delivery of Therapeutic Nucleic Acidsby Surendra Nimesh; Ramesh Chandra; Nidhi Gupta

    Elsevier Science 2017; US$ 215.00

    Advances in Nanomedicine for the Delivery of Therapeutic Nucleic Acids addresses several issues related to safe and effective delivery of nucleic acids (NAs) using nanoparticles. A further emphasis would be laid on the mechanism of delivery of NAs, the barriers encountered and the strategies adapted to combat them. An exhaustive account of the advantages... more...

  • Nano- and Microscale Drug Delivery Systemsby Alexandru Mihai Grumezescu

    Elsevier Science 2017; US$ 195.00

    Nano- and Microscale Drug Delivery Systems: Design and Fabrication presents the developments that have taken place in recent years in the field of micro- and nanoscale drug delivery systems. Particular attention is assigned to the fabrication and design of drug delivery systems in order to i) reduce the side effects of therapeutic agents, ii) increase... more...

  • High-Tc Copper Oxide Superconductors and Related Novel Materialsby Annette Bussmann-Holder; Hugo Keller; Antonio Bianconi

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 145.16

    Authored by many of the world's leading experts on high-T c  superconductivity, this volume presents a panorama of ongoing research in the field, as well as insights into related multifunctional materials. The contributions cover many different and complementary aspects of the physics and materials challenges, with an emphasis on superconducting... more...

  • Smart Polymer Nanocompositesby Deepalekshmi Ponnamma; Kishor Kumar Sadasivuni; John-John Cabibihan; Mariam Al-Ali Al-Maadeed

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 189.83

    This book covers smart polymer nanocomposites with perspectives for application in energy harvesting, as self-healing materials, or shape memory materials. The book is application-oriented and describes different types of polymer nanocomposites, such as elastomeric composites, thermoplastic composites, or conductive polymer composites. It outlines... more...

  • Defect Structure and Properties of Nanomaterialsby J Gubicza

    Elsevier Science 2017; US$ 245.00

    Defect Structure and Properties of Nanomaterials: Second and Extended Edition covers a wide range of nanomaterials including metals, alloys, ceramics, diamond, carbon nanotubes, and their composites. This new edition is fully revised and updated, covering important advances that have taken place in recent years. Nanostructured materials exhibit... more...

  • Well-Organized Inorganic Nanowire Filmsby Jian-Wei Liu

    Springer Singapore 2017; US$ 97.14

    This thesis presents the latest findings on macroscopic-scale nanowire thin ?lms composed of integrated nanowires. It introduces readers to essential synthesis and assembly strategies for the design and fabrication of high-quality nanowire thin films, and discusses their underlying principles in detail. The book highlights examples specific to well-aligned... more...

  • Reviews in Plasmonics 2016by Chris D. Geddes

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 167.49

    Reviews in Plasmonics 2016, the third volume of the new book series from Springer, serves as a comprehensive collection of current trends and emerging hot topics in the field of Plasmonics and closely related disciplines. It summarizes the year?s progress in surface plasmon phenomena and its applications, with authoritative analytical reviews in... more...

  • On-Surface Atomic Wires and Logic Gatesby Marek Kolmer; Christian Joachim

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 212.16

    Written by leading international experts, this book summarizes the advances in sample preparation, design and construction of dangling bond atomic scale wires and logic gate circuits at the surface of a passivated semi-conductor. Individual chapters cover different aspects of the sample fabrication from research and development point of view, present... more...

  • Progress in Nanophotonics 4by Motoichi Ohtsu; Takashi Yatsui

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 89.32

    This book presents the recent progress in the field of nanophotonics. It contains review-like chapters focusing on various but mutually related topics in nanophotonics written by the world?s leading scientists. Following the elaboration of the idea of nanophotonics, much theoretical and experimental work has been carried out, and several novel photonic... more...