Nanocosm : nanotechnology and the big changes comming from the inconceivably small / by Willia Illsey Atkinson

By: Atkinson, William IllseyMaterial type: TextTextPublication details: New Delhi : Amacom, 2005cDescription: 306 p. : ill. ; 24 cmISBN: 0814472774 (pbk)Subject(s): NanotechnologyDDC classification: 620.5
Contents:
Nanoworld 2015 -- Nanoscience : trends in world research -- Nanotechnology : trends in world development -- Nanofornia -- Quantum weirdness -- Seeing things -- Wet nanotech -- Fullerenes, buckyballs, and hundred-mile elevators -- Shirotae -- Nano-pitfalls.
Summary: "In Nanocosm, Atkinson takes readers into the incredibly complex, yet equally beautiful world of nanotechnology. Atkinson distinguishes hype and speculation from the amazing reality of what truly is possible through nanotechnology in our very immediate future: cell-sized computers triggered by single electrons rather than millions ... microchips that contain the diagnostic capability of full-sized medical labs ..
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Nanoworld 2015 -- Nanoscience : trends in world research -- Nanotechnology : trends in world development -- Nanofornia -- Quantum weirdness -- Seeing things -- Wet nanotech -- Fullerenes, buckyballs, and hundred-mile elevators -- Shirotae -- Nano-pitfalls.

"In Nanocosm, Atkinson takes readers into the incredibly complex, yet equally beautiful world of nanotechnology. Atkinson distinguishes hype and speculation from the amazing reality of what truly is possible through nanotechnology in our very immediate future: cell-sized computers triggered by single electrons rather than millions ... microchips that contain the diagnostic capability of full-sized medical labs ..

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