Nanotechnology: Global Strategies, Industry Trends and Applications

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Jurgen Schulte
John Wiley & Sons, Apr 15, 2005 - Science - 182 pages
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The rapid growth of miniaturisation to meet the demand for increasingly smart devices is driving global investment in a wide range of industries such as IT, electronics, energy, biotechnology and materials science.

Nanotechnology: Global Strategies, Industry Trends and Applications, written by experts from Asia, Europe and the USA, gives a comprehensive and important global perspective on nanotechnology.

The book is divided into 3 parts:

  • National Nanotechnology Initiatives in Asia, Europe and the USAexplores the current status of nanotechnology in China, Korea, Europe and the USA.
  • Investing in Nanotechnology provides practical information about the opportunities and risks involved in nanotechnology and predictions for future growth.
  • Frontiers of Nanotechnology discusses future applications of the technology and the real-world issues surrounding these.

Outlining developing trends, emerging opportunities, associated risks and future applications, this book is essential reading for professionals, prospective investors and policy makers who need an accessible introduction to the topic.

  

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Contents

National Nanotechnology Initiatives
5
Current Status of Nanotechnology in Korea
25
Acknowledgement
43
The Vision and Strategy of the US National
79
Growth through Nanotechnology
97
Need for a New Type of Venture Capital
107
Frontier Nanotechnology for the Next Generation
129
NextGeneration Applications for Polymeric Nanofibres
137
Nanotechnology Applications in Textiles
149
Measurement Standards for Nanometrology
163
Index
181
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Dept. of Applied Physics, University of Technology

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