Best Reference Books – Fundamentals and Applications of Nanotechnology

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We have compiled the list of Top 10 Best Reference Books on Fundamentals and Applications of Nanotechnology subject. These books are used by students of top universities, institutes and colleges. Here is the full list of top 10 best books on Fundamentals and Applications of Nanotechnology along with reviews.

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1. “Nano: The Essentials Understanding Nanoscience and Nano” by T Pradeep

“Nano: The Essentials Understanding Nanoscience and Nano” Book Review: A plethora of important topics has been covered in the book. A number of them include chapters which deal with science and technology of materials on the atomic and molecular scale, normally 1 to 100 nanometers. Other basic concepts provided in multiple chapters of the book include topics like drug delivery and sensing low concentrations. This book mainly focuses on applications of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology derived from various fields like applied physics, materials science, interface and colloid science, device physics, supramolecular chemistry, self-replicating machines and robotics, chemical engineering, mechanical engineering, and electrical engineering.

2. “Nanomaterials” by B Viswanathan

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“Nanomaterials” Book Review: This book provides an overview of the topics of Nanotechnology which is vast and dynamic. Important topics provided in the book are historical introduction to Nano, brief review of various experimental tools used to understand nanoscale materials, discussion of selected nanomaterials, ranging from fullerenes and nanotubes to nanoshells. Advanced topics on the subject include application of nanoscience such as nanosensors and nanobiology as well as the societal implications of nanoscience and technology, particularly of relevance to developing countries. The author doesn’t assume any prior knowledge of students before starting this book. Anyone interested in the subject can go through the same.

3. “Introduction to Nanotechnology” by Charles P. Poole; Frank J. Owens

“Introduction to Nanotechnology” Book Review: This book contains important topics like synthesis and fabrication of nanostructures and nanomaterials, properties and applications of nanostructures and nanomaterials, particularly inorganic nanomaterials. This course is generally offered to students at the first to third graduate college year. It has also been revised from time-to-time to contain all the relevant changes on synthesis, characterization, properties, and applications of nanostructures and nanomaterials. Advanced topics covered in the book include an introduction to chemical processing and lithographic techniques, fabrication of 0-D, 1-D, and 2-D nanostructures, as well as special nanomaterials such as carbon nanotubes and ordered mesoporous oxides.

4. “Nanotechnology: Fundamentals and Applications” by Manasi Karkare

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“Nanotechnology: Fundamentals and Applications” Book Review: The book is written keeping in mind to enhance the interest of the students of all branches of Engineering and incumbent researchers to provide an exposure to the fundamentals of the subject. Important topics covered in the book include chapters on fundamentals and applications, i.e. Nanotechnology, tools and techniques, nanomaterials, nanocomputers, nanocomposites, risks related with the use of nanotechnology and its relation with the environment. Advanced topics covered include applications of nanotechnology in textiles, solar power, electronics, space explorations and in communication.

5. “Fundamentals of Microfabrication: The Science of Miniaturization” by Marc J Madou

“Fundamentals of Microfabrication: The Science of Miniaturization” Book Review: This book on Nanotechnology contains a plethora of predominant topics such as recent developments in methods, materials, and applications in the field of microfabrication, science of miniaturization, its methods, and materials and fundamentals of lithography through bonding and packaging to quantum structures and molecular engineering. Other chapters include topics like discussions of topics including DNA arrays, microfluidics, micromolding techniques, and nanotechnology, bio-MEMs, RF-MEMs, high-temperature, and optical MEM. There are also problem sets provided in the book for every chapter.

6. “Nanotechnology in Drug Delivery: Fundamentals, Design, and Applications” by Saurabh Bhatia

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“Nanotechnology in Drug Delivery: Fundamentals, Design, and Applications” Book Review: This book contains important topics like peptide and protein drug delivery systems with a special focus on their nanotechnology applications. This course is generally offered to graduate level students. It has also been revised from time-to-time to contain all the relevant changes on protein drug delivery systems have been updated thoroughly.

7. “Pharmaceutical Nanotechnology: Fundamentals and Practical Applications” by Costas Demetzos

“Pharmaceutical Nanotechnology: Fundamentals and Practical Applications” Book Review: This book provides enough coverage on fundamental aspects of nanotechnology, for the readers desiring to gain maximum knowledge after the completion of the book. Provided in the book are chapters like nanotechnological systems and functionality of living organisms, introducing new insights to their physicochemical, biophysical and thermodynamic behaviour etc. Other important chapters include physicochemical and thermodynamics aspects of nanosystems, application of nanotechnology in imaging, diagnostics and therapeutics and safety and nanotoxicity of nanosystems. Plethora of examples are included in every chapter of the book.

8. “Micro– and Nanophotonic Technologies (Applications of Nanotechnology)” by Patrick Meyrueis and Kazuaki Sakoda

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“Micro– and Nanophotonic Technologies (Applications of Nanotechnology)” Book Review: This book is targeted for undergraduate level students and the concepts are explained in a simple and concise manner. The points are covered in a logical way, and there are a wide range of solved examples given in the book. It’s main focus lies on comprehensive text for enhancing the understanding of the students. Topics like telecommunications and display technologies; light conversion and energy generation; light-based fabrication of materials; and micro- and nanophotonic devices in metrology and control are dealt in this book. Diagrams provided in this book are clear and error free. There are standard and simple procedures used for deriving equations and it contains ample number of solved examples.

9. “Micromachining Using Electrochemical Discharge Phenomenon” by Rolf Wuthrich Professor and Jana D Abou Ziki

“Micromachining Using Electrochemical Discharge Phenomenon” Book Review: A plethora of important topics has been covered in the book. A number of them include chapters which deal with adoption of micromachining using electrochemical discharges (Micro-ECDM). Newer concepts on Micromachining Using Electrochemical Discharge Phenomenon are provided in multiple chapters of the book also including topics like Assisted Chemical Engraving (SACE) and Micro-ECDM/SACE. This book mainly focuses on machining strategies including the latest developments in micro-texturing of glass micro-channels and reports on developments in controlling and analysis aspects of machining. It is mainly targeted for engineers and industrial researchers involved in development, design and use of micromachining, chemical micro-drilling or chemical engraving techniques and equipment.

10. “Fundamentals and Applications of Microfluidics (Integrated Microsystems)” by Nam-Trung Nguyen and Steven T Wereley

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“Fundamentals and Applications of Microfluidics (Integrated Microsystems)” Book Review: This book provides enough coverage, up to point solutions as well as sufficient exercises for the readers desiring to gain maximum knowledge after the completion of the book. In the second edition of the book it provides the topics on electrical and mechanical engineers with complete and current coverage of microfluidics which is an emerging field involving fluid flow and devices in microscale and nanoscale. Other important topics covered in the book include treatment of nanotechnology, electrokinetics and flow theory, fluid control devices, gas and fluid measurement devices, medical testing equipment, and implantable drug pumps. Plethora of examples are included in every chapter of the book. Professionals working in the field can benefit from the book.

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