This category holds links for books on nanotechnology and very closely related issues. Several of these books are online.
Lists books for sale on the topic of the Nanotechnology. Includes descriptions of individual books, reviews and purchase information.
Edited by Luigi Fabbrizzi, Antonio Poggi; Springer-Verlag, 2000, ISBN 0387989889. Accessible treatment of molecular design, supramolecules, nanotechnology and beyond; 15 chapters by specialists. [Publisher website.]
Philip Ball; Princeton University Press, 1996, ISBN 0691029008. Accessible survey of new results in many major fields allied with chemistry: molecular electronics, artificial enzymes, smart polymer gels. [Princeton University Press]
By K. Eric Drexler; Anchor Books, 1986, ISBN 0385199732. With a Foreword by Marvin Minsky, this is the first and still the classic book on nanotechnology. [Foresight Institute, Online]
Description, picture, links. [Anchor]
Edited by Serge Luryi, Jimmy Xu, Alex Zaslavsky; John Wiley and Sons, 2002, ISBN 0471212474. Based on ideas, discussions arising from 3rd Future Trends in Microelectronics (FTM) workshop series, summer 2001. [publisher website]
By Wil McCarthy; Basic Books, 2003, ISBN 046504428X. Programmable matter, via quantum dots, will someday change our lives. Author visits labs of major firms, talks to researchers developing this extraordinary technology. [SFF Net]
By Allen J. Bard; Wiley-Interscience, 1994, ISBN 0471007331. Systematic, real world approach to nanosystems, many actual examples, scores of figures and photo illustrations. [John Wiley and Sons]
By Charles P. Poole, Jr., Frank J. Owens; John Wiley and Sons, 2003, ISBN 0471079359. Broad, practical overview of topic, gives researchers coverage of developments in nanotechnology outside their fields. [publisher website]
By Edward A. Rietman; Springer-Verlag NY, 2001, ISBN 0387989889. Technical introduction. It is growing possible to manipulate biotic tissues and materials the size of individual cells, organelles, molecules. [Publisher's description.]
This book puts a spotlight on some of the scientists who are pushing the boundaries of technology and it gives examples of their work and how they are advancing knowledge one little step at a time. The book shatters the monolithic term "nanotechnology" into the myriad of facets that it really is.
By Robert A. Freitas Jr.; Landes Bioscience, 1999, ISBN 157059645X, volume 1 of 3. About applying nanotechnology to medicine. [Online]
By Chris Worth. K. Eric Drexler's textbook reviewed, followed by much interesting, lively debate. [Slashdot]
By K. Eric Drexler; John Wiley and Sons, 1992, ISBN 0471575186. Large, pioneering technical and mathematical text, may be author's greatest contribution to this field. [publisher website]
Reviews the current state-of-the-art research and development of different nanomaterials (nanostructured catalytic membranes, nanosorbents, nanocatalysts and bioactive nanoparticles) and their application in water treatment, purification and disinfection.
By Douglas Mulhall; Prometheus Books, 2002, ISBN 1573929921. Examines vast potential of new technologies to help us cope with many problems. Site has table of contents, excerpts, news release. [Prometheus Books Publishers]
Online book covering the fabrication and optical characterization of porous semiconductor structures using electrochemical etching as a nanostructuring technique.
By Jan G. Korvink, Andreas Greiner; John Wiley and Sons, 2002, ISBN 3527302573. Textbook on properties and behavior of semiconductors, how to use them to design and make micro- and nano-systems. [publisher website]
By Glenn Fishbine; John Wiley and Sons, 2002, ISBN 0471443557. First investment guide to fast emerging industry. In 2000, government and private investment topped $1 billion, should grow exponentially in future. [John Wiley and Sons]
A science fiction thriller set in the near future. It is about the introduction of nanotechnology into contemporary American society.
By K. Eric Drexler, Chris Peterson, Gayle Pergamit; William Morrow and Company, Inc., 1991; Quill (reprint), 1993, ISBN 0688125735. Clear, nontechnical introduction to molecular manufacturing: what it is, and may make possible, dangers and opportunities. [Foresight Institute, Online]
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