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Nanotechnology For Dummies, 2nd Edition

ISBN: 978-0-470-89191-9
Paperback
360 pages
August 2011
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Foreword xxi

Introduction 1

Part I: Nanotechnology Basics 5

Chapter 1: Introduction to Nanotechnology Concepts 7

Chapter 2: Who’s Doing What? 19

Chapter 3: Building Blocks: Nanomaterials 37

Chapter 4: Nano Tools 59

Chapter 5: Putting Nanotechnology to Work 77

Part II: Nano Applications 93

Chapter 6: Nanoscale Electronics 95

Chapter 7: Nanotechnology in Your House and Car 113

Chapter 8: When Nano Gets Personal 133

Chapter 9: Changing the Way We Do Medicine 159

Chapter 10: Saving Energy with Nano 181

Chapter 11: Improving the Environment 197

Chapter 12: Star Wars: Nano in Space and Defense 213

Part III: Nanotechnology and People 229

Chapter 13: Nano Ethics, Safety, and Regulations 231

Chapter 14: Making Nano Work for You: Education and Careers 245

Part IV: The Part of Tens 259

Chapter 15: Top Ten Nano Web Sites 261

Chapter 16: Ten Nano Universities 273

Chapter 17: Ten Interesting Nano Research Labs 287

Glossary 307

Index 313

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