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 B Viswanathan - National Centre for Catalysis Research
Nanomaterials today have pervaded every sphere of human activity and can be presented in various formats. Sector-wise application of nanomaterials yields a synthesis approach and probably easy to comprehend. This approach is adopted in the book.
by Nicoleta Lupu - InTech
This book describes some nanowires fabrication and their applications, both as standing alone or complementing carbon nanotubes and polymers. Understanding the design of nanowires described here, requires a multidisciplinary background.
by Emiliano Lepore, Nicola Pugno - De Gruyter Open Ltd
The adhesive abilities of insects and spiderss have inspired researchers for a long time. The book aims to better understand some of the most challenging topics in nature, such as adhesive, anti-adhesive or strong mechanisms in plants or animals.
by Abhijit Kar (ed.) - InTech
The book presents some advanced research in the field of nanotechnology and its application in materials development. The focus is dragged toward those materials where electronic properties are manipulated for development of advanced materials.