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 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.
by E. Drexler, C. Peterson, G. Pergamit - William Morrow and Co.
An examination of the benefits and dangers of the new nanotechnology revolution. The book delivers scenarios of nanotechnology at work, some thrilling, some terrifying, all compelling. The authors give a deep sense of things that will happen.
by Wil Mccarthy - Basic Books
Programmable matter will change our lives as much as any invention ever has. The author talks with the researchers who are developing this technology, describes how they are learning to control it, and tells us where all this will lead.
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.