Foundations for nanoscience and nanotechnology [electronic resource] / by Nils O. Petersen.Material type: TextLanguage: English Publisher: Boca Raton, FL : CRC Press, an imprint of Taylor and Francis, 2017Edition: First editionDescription: 1 online resource (360 pages) : 373 illustrationsContent type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781315381381; 9781315321370Subject(s): TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Material Science | TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Nanotechnology & MEMS | Chemie | Nanoscience | NanotechnologyAdditional physical formats: Print version: : No titleDDC classification: 500 LOC classification: QC176.8.N35Online resources: Click here to view.
part I Introduction -- chapter 1 Why study the foundations for nanoscience and nanotechnology? -- part II Understanding quantum confinement -- chapter 2 The postulates of quantum mechanics -- chapter 3 Time-dependent and time-independent Schrö dinger equations -- chapter 4 Solving the time-independent Schrödinger equation -- part III Understanding surface thermodynamics -- chapter 5 Applications to systems with many electrons -- chapter 6 The basics of thermodynamics -- chapter 7 Surface thermodynamics -- chapter 8 The work function -- chapter 9 Understanding interactions between surfaces -- part IV Understanding fluctuations in small systems -- chapter 10 Basic statistical concepts -- chapter 11 Partition functions -- chapter 12 Fluctuations in closed and open systems -- chapter 13 Measuring concentration changes -- part V Understanding light-matter interactions -- chapter 14 The principles of absorption and emission of light -- chapter 15 Molecular spectroscopy -- chapter 16 Application of fluorescence microscopy -- chapter 17 Optical properties of relevance to nanomaterials -- chapter 18 Epilog and acknowledgments -- part VI Problems and references -- chapter 19 Problems -- chapter 20 References.
Do you ever wonder why size is so important at the scale of nanosystems? Do you want to understand the fundamental principles that govern the properties of nanomaterials? Do you want to establish a foundation for working in the field of nanoscience and nanotechnology? Then this book is written with you in mind.