By Sean A. Hays,Jason Scott Robert,Clark A. Miller,Ira Bennett
Our mind is the resource of every thing that makes us human: language, creativity, rationality, emotion, conversation, tradition, politics. The neurosciences have given us, in contemporary many years, primary new insights into how the mind works and what that suggests for a way we see ourselves as members and as communities. Now – with assistance from new advances in nanotechnology – mind technological know-how proposes to head extra: to check its molecular foundations, to fix brain functions, to create mind-machine interfaces, and to reinforce human psychological capacities in radical methods. This e-book explores the convergence of those two revolutionary medical fields and the consequences of this convergence for the way forward for human societies. within the technique, the publication bargains an important new approach to expertise evaluate, one that operates in real-time, along the innovation procedure, to notify the ways that new fields of technology and technology emerge in, get formed by way of, and aid form human societies.
By Eugenio Iannone
Labs on Chip: ideas, layout and Technology presents a whole reference for the complicated box of labs on chip in biotechnology. Merging 3 major components— fluid dynamics, monolithic micro- and nanotechnology, and out-of-equilibrium biochemistry—this textual content integrates insurance of expertise concerns with robust theoretical causes of layout recommendations. reading each one topic from simple ideas to correct functions, this book:
- Describes the biochemical components required to paintings on labs on chip
- Discusses fabrication, microfluidic, and digital and optical detection techniques
- Addresses planar applied sciences, polymer microfabrication, and approach scalability to very large volumes
- Presents a world view of present lab-on-chip study and development
- Devotes a whole bankruptcy to labs on chip for genetics
Summarizing in a single resource the various technical expertise required, Labs on Chip: ideas, layout and Technology bargains worthy assistance for the lab-on-chip layout decision-making technique, whereas exploring crucial components of labs on chip valuable either to the pro who desires to procedure a brand new box and to the expert who desires to achieve a broader perspective.
By Rafael M. Trommer,Carlos P. Bergmann
By Dan Zhang,Bin Wei
- Fundamental layout and dealing ideas on MEMS accelerometers
- Innovative cellular technologies
- Force/tactile sensors development
- Control schemes for reconfigurable robot systems
- Inertial microfluidics
- Piezoelectric strength sensors and dynamic calibration techniques
...And extra. Authors discover purposes within the parts of agriculture, biomedicine, complicated production, and house. Micro-assembly for present and destiny industries is usually thought of, in addition to the layout and improvement of micro and clever manufacturing.
By Michael Nosonovsky,Bharat Bhushan
Multiscale Dissipative Mechanisms and Hierarchical Surfaces covers the quickly constructing themes of hierarchical surfaces, roughness-induced superhydrophobicity and biomimetic surfaces. The examine in those themes has been progressing swiftly within the fresh years as a result of the advances within the nanosciences and surfaces technological know-how and thanks to capability purposes in nanotechnology. the 1st in its box, this monograph offers a entire assessment of those matters and offers the historical past creation in addition to contemporary and new leads to the area.
By Changhai Ru,Xinyu Liu,Yu Sun
By Traian Dumitrica
Trends in Computational Nanomechanics experiences fresh advances in analytical and computational modeling frameworks to explain the mechanics of fabrics on scales starting from the atomistic, in the course of the microstructure or transitional, and as much as the continuum. The publication offers new methods within the concept of nanosystems, contemporary advancements in theoretical and computational tools for learning difficulties during which a number of size and/or time scales needs to be at the same time resolved, in addition to instance purposes in nanomechanics.
This identify should be a useful gizmo of reference for pros, graduates and undergraduates attracted to Computational Chemistry and Physics, fabrics technology, Nanotechnology.
By Shinill Kang
Micro/Nano Replication: strategies and Applications presents an outline of the basics, tactics, and functions fascinated by micro and nano replication within the production of product elements. an immense box of nanotechnology, the research of micro/nano replication is bound to develop into one in every of expanding significance because the building of thoroughly new units in response to cutting edge recommendations and crafted on the molecular point increases.
Designed to assist the reader comprehend and learn how to paintings with the starting to be variety of instruments for molding plastic parts, the ebook covers the foremost themes regarding replication, together with patterning know-how, the amendment of mildew floor homes, and lots more and plenty extra. furthermore, it addresses the strengths and weaknesses of alternative molding processes.
With a robust concentration not just on how micro/nano replication works, but additionally the wider implications for the undefined, the e-book is filled with examples of genuine global purposes. those are drawn from a number of fields, together with details garage units, optoelectronic parts, optical conversation, and biosensors, to be able to offer an entire view of the significance of micro and nano processes.
A priceless creation to a brand new yet fast-growing box, Micro/Nano Replication is a vital source for an individual trying to get a head commence on figuring out this rising discipline.
By Qing Zhang,W. I. Milne
A number of units at nanometer/molecular scale for digital, photonic, optoelectronic, organic, and mechanical purposes were created throughout the swift improvement of fabrics and fabrication expertise. extra improvement of nanodevices strongly relies on the cutting-edge wisdom of technology and know-how on the sub-100 nm scale. This publication offers and highlights many of the key advances on, yet now not restricted to, digital and optoelectronic units of nanometer/molecular scale, nanomechanics and nanoelectromechanical structures, electromechanical coupled units, manipulation and aligning approaches at nanometer/molecular scale, quantum phenomena, modeling of nanodevices and nanostructures, fabrication and estate characterization of nanodevices, and nanofabrication with targeted beam know-how.
By Anita Mehta