Unbounding the Future: the Nanotechnology Revolution
by E. Drexler, C. Peterson, G. Pergamit
Publisher: William Morrow and Co. 1991
Number of pages: 166
This book delivers a rich array of micro-scenarios of nanotechnology at work, some thrilling, some terrifying, all compelling. Probably none represent exactly what will happen, but in aggregate they give a deep sense of the kind of thing that will happen. Strategies of how to stay ahead of the process are proposed, but the ultimate responsibility for the wholesome use and development of nanotechnology falls on every person aware of it. That now includes you.
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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 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.
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.