ABOUT THIS BOOK
This book explores nanotechnology, a rapidly evolving and growing field with applications in a large number of areas. The concepts and physics are highlighted through topics such as nanoscience, quantum effects, nanostructures, and new forms of carbon. Applications and potential health and safety implications of nanomaterials are discussed for healthcare, food production, electronics, defence and more. Accessible and timely, this introduction to nanotechnology will interest students, teachers, politicians, and everyone else eager to learn more about this dynamic field.
Joseph B. Natowitz is the former holder of the Bright Chair in Nuclear Science at Texas A&M University. Christian Ngô is the founder of the consulting company Edmonium Conseil and the author of many books. Together, they are the authors of Our Energy Future: Resources, Alternatives, and the Environment.