Table of contents for Nanotechnology : understanding small systems / Ben Rogers, Jesse Adams, Sumita Pennathur.

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CHAPTER 1: BIG PICTURE AND PRINCIPLES OF THE SMALL WORLD
1.1 Background: Promises, Promises
1.2 Understanding the Atom: ex nihilo nihil fit
1.3 Nanotechnology Starts With a Dare: Feynman¿s Big Little Challenges
1.4 Why One-Billionth of a Meter is a Big Deal
1.5 Thinking it Through: The Broad Implications of Nanotechnology
	1.5.1 Gray Goo
	1.5.2 Environmental Impact
	1.5.3 The Written Word
1.6 The Business of Nanotech: Plenty of Room at the Bottom Line, Too
	1.6.1 Products
HOMEWORK
CHAPTER 2: INTRODUCTION TO MINIATURIZATION
2.0 Background: The Smaller the Better
2.1 Scaling Laws
	2.1.1 The Elephant and the Flea
	2.1.2 Scaling in Mechanics
	2.1.3 Scaling in Electricity and Electromagnetism
	2.1.4 Scaling in Optics
	2.1.5 Scaling in Heat Transfer
	2.1.6 Scaling in Fluids
	2.1.7 Scaling in Biology
2.2 Accuracy of the Scaling Laws
HOMEWORK
CHAPTER 3: INTRODUCTION TO NANOSCALE PHYSICS
3.1 Background: Newton Never Saw a Nanotube
3.2 One Hundred Hours and Eight Minutes of Nanoscale Physics
3.3 The Basics of Quantum Mechanics
	3.3.1 Atomic Orbitals (Not Orbits)
	3.3.2 Electromagnetic Waves
		3.3.2.1 How Electromagnetic Waves Are Made
	3.3.3 The Quantization of Energy
	3.3.4 Atomic Spectra and Discreteness
	3.3.5 The Photoelectric Effect
	3.3.6 Wave-Particle Duality: The Double-Slit Experiment
		3.3.6.1 Bullets
		3.3.6.2 Water Waves
		3.3.6.3 Electrons
	3.3.7 The Uncertainty Principle
	3.3.8 Particle in a Well
3.4 Summary
HOMEWORK
CHAPTER 4:NANOMATERIALS
4.1 Background: Matter Matters
4.2 Bonding Atoms to Make Molecules and Solids
	4.2.1 Ionic Bonding
	4.2.2 Covalent Bonding
	4.2.3 Metallic Bonding
	4.2.4 Walking Through Waals: van der Waals Forces
		4.2.4.1 The Dispersion Force
		4.2.4.2 Repulsive Forces
		4.2.4.3 The van der Waals Force vs. Gravity
4.3 Crystal Structures
4.4 Structures Small Enough to be Different (and Useful)
	4.4.1 Particles
		4.4.1.1 Colloidal Particles
	4.4.2 Wires
	4.4.3 Films, Layers, Coatings
	4.4.4 Porous Materials
	4.4.5 Small-Grained Materials
	4.4.6 Molecules
		4.4.6.1 Carbon Fullerenes and Nanotubes
		4.4.6.2 Dendrimers
		4.4.6.3 Micelles
4.5 Summary
HOMEWORK
CHAPTER 5: NANOMECHANICS
5.1 Background: The Universe Mechanism
	5.1.1 Nanomechanics: Which Motions and Forces Make the Cut?
5.2 A High-Speed Review of Motion: Displacement, Velocity, Acceleration, and Force
5.3 Nanomechanical Oscillators: A Tale of Beams and Atoms
	5.3.1 Beams
		5.3.1.1 Free Oscillation
		5.3.1.2 Free Oscillation From the Perspective of Energy (and Probability)
		5.3.1.3 Forced Oscillation
	5.3.2 Atoms
		5.3.2.1 The Lennard-Jones Interaction: How an Atomic Bond is Like a 				Spring
		5.3.2.2 The Quantum Mechanics of Oscillating Atoms
		5.3.2.3 The Schrödinger Equation and the Correspondence Principle
		5.3.2.4 Phonons
	5.3.3 Nanomechanical Oscillator Applications
		5.3.3.1 Nanomechanical Memory Elements
		5.3.3.2 Nanomechanical Mass Sensors: Detecting Low Concentrations
5.4 Feeling Faint Forces
	5.4.1 Scanning Probe Microscopes (SPMs)
		5.4.1.1 Pushing Atoms Around with the Scanning Tunneling Microscope 				(STM)
		5.4.1.2 Skimming Across Atoms with the Atomic Force Microsocpe 				(AFM)
		5.4.1.3 Pulling Atoms Apart with the Atomic Force Microsocpe (AFM)
		5.4.1.4 Rubbing and Mashing Atoms with the Atomic Force Microscope 				(AFM)
	5.4.2 Mechanical Chemistry: Detecting Molecules with Bending Beams
5.5 Summary
HOMEWORK
CHAPTER 6: NANOELECTRONICS
6.1 Background: The Problem (Opportunity)
6.2 Electron Energy Bands
6.3 Electrons in Solids: Conductors, Insulators and Semiconductors
6.4 Fermi Energy
6.5 The Density of States for Solids
	6.5.1 Electron Density in a Conductor
6.6 Turn Down the Volume! (How to Make a Solid Act More Like an Atom)
6.7 Quantum Confinement
	6.7.1 Quantum Structures
		6.7.1.1 Uses For Quantum Structures
	6.7.2 How Small Is Small Enough For Confinement?
		6.7.2.1 Conductors: The Metal-to-Insulator Transition
		6.7.2.2 Semiconductors: Confining Excitons
	6.7.3 The Band Gap of Nanomaterials
6.8 Tunneling
6.9 Single Electron Phenomena
	6.9.1 Two Rules for Keeping the Quantum in Quantum Dot
		6.9.1.1 Rule #1: The Coulomb Blockade
		6.9.1.2 Rule #2: Overcoming Uncertainty
	6.9.2 The Single-Electron Transistor
6.10 Molecular Electronics
	6.10.1 Molecular Switches and Memory Storage
6.11 Summary
HOMEWORK
CHAPTER 7: NANOSCALE HEAT TRANSFER
7.1 Background: Hot Topic
7.2 All Heat is Nanoscale Heat
	7.2.1 Boltzmann¿s Constant
7.3 Conduction
	7.3.1 The Thermal Conductivity of Nanoscale Structures
		7.3.1.1 The Mean Free Path and Scattering of Heat Carriers
		7.3.1.2 Thermoelectrics: Better Energy Conversion with Nanostructures
		7.3.1.3 The Quantum of Thermal Conduction
7.4 Convection
7.5 Radiation
	7.5.1 Increased Radiation Heat Transfer: Mind the Gap!
7.6 Summary
HOMEWORK
CHAPTER 8: NANOPHOTONICS
8.1 Background: The Lycurgus Cup and the Photon¿s Birthday
8.2 Photonic Properties of Nanomaterials
	8.2.1 Photon Absorption
	8.2.2 Photon Emission
	8.2.3 Photon Scattering
	8.2.4 Metals
		8.2.4.1 Permittivity and the Free Electron Plasma
		8.2.4.2 The Extinction Coefficient of Metal Particles
		8.2.4.3 Colors and Uses of Gold and Silver Particles
	8.2.5 Semiconductors
		8.2.5.1 Tuning the Band Gap of Nanoscale Semiconductors
		8.2.5.2 The Colors and Uses of Quantum Dots
		8.2.5.3 Lasers Based on Quantum-Confinement
8.3 Near-Field Light
	8.3.1 The Limits of Light¿Conventional Optics
	8.3.2 Near-Field Optical Microscopes
8.4 Optical Tweezers
8.5 Photonic Crystals¿A Band Gap for Photons
8.6 Summary
HOMEWORK
CHAPTER 9: NANOSCALE FLUID MECHANICS
9.1 Background: Becoming Fluent in Fluids
	9.1.2 Treating a Fluid the Way it Should be Treated: The Concept of a 	Continuum
		9.1.2.1 Fluid Motion, Continuum Style ¿ the Navier Stokes Equations
			9.1.2.1.1 Surface Forces on a Fluid: Pressure and Shear Stress
			9.1.2.1.2 Body Forces on a Fluid: Gravity and Electric Fields
		9.1.2.2 Fluid Motion¿Molecular Dynamics Style
9.2. Fluids at the Nanoscale¿Major Concepts
	9.2.1 Swimming in Molasses: Life at Low Reynolds Numbers
		9.2.1.1 Reynolds Number
	9.2.2 Surface charges and the Electrical Double layer
		9.2.2.1 Surface Charges at Interfaces
		9.2.2.2 Gouy-Chapman-Stern Model and Electrical Double Layer (EDL)
		9.2.2.3 Electrokinetic Phenomenon
	9.2.3 Small Particles in Small Flows¿Molecular Diffusion
9.3 How Fluids Flow at the Nanoscale
	9.3.1 Pressure-Driven Flow
	9.3.2 Gravity-Driven Flow
	9.3.3 Electroosmosis
	9.3.4 Superposition of Flows
	9.3.5 Ions and Macromolecules Moving Through a Channel
		9.3.5.1 The Convection-Diffusion-Electromigration Equation¿					Nanochannel Electrophoresis
		9.3.5.2 Macromolecules in a Nanofluidic Channel
9.4 Applications of Nanofluidics
	9.4.1 Analysis of Biomolecules¿An End to Painful Doctor¿s Visits?
	9.4.2 EO Pumps¿Cooling Off Computer Chips
	9.4.3 Other Applications
9.5 Summary
HOMEWORK
CHAPTER 10: NANOBIOTECHNOLOGY
10.1 Background: Our World in a Cell
10.2 Introduction: How Biology ¿Feels¿ at the Nanometer Scale
	10.2.1 Biological Shapes at the Nanoscale: Carbon and Water are the Essential 			Tools
	10.2.2 Inertia and Gravity are Insignificant: The Swimming Bacterium
	10.2.3 Random Thermal Motion
10.3 The Machinery of the Cell
	10.3.1 Sugars Are Used For Energy (But Also Structure)
		10.3.1.1 Glucose
	10.3.2 Fatty Acids Are Used For Structure (But Also Energy)
		10.3.2.1 Phospholipids
	10.3.3 Nucleotides Are Used To Store Information and Carry Chemical Energy
		10.3.3.1 Deoxyribonucleic Acid (DNA)
		10.3.3.2 Adenosine Triphosphate (ATP)
	10.3.4 Amino Acids Are Used To Make Proteins
		10.3.4.1 ATP Synthase
10.4 Applications of Nanobiotechnology
	10.4.1 Biomimetic Nanostructures
	10.4.2 Molecular Motors
10.5 Summary
HOMEWORK

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Nanotechnology -- Textbooks.