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"Professor Bhushan has harnessed his personal wisdom and event, received in numerous industries and universities, and has assembled approximately a hundred across the world well-known authors from 3 continents to put in writing greater than forty chapters. The authors come from either academia and ... [This e-book] is a well timed addition to the literature on nanotechnology , which I count on will stimulate extra curiosity during this very important new box and function a useful source to participants of the foreign clinical and business community." NEAL LANE, college PROFESSOR, RICE collage FORMER precise ASSISTANT TO PRESIDENT CLINTON AND DIRECTOR OF THE NSF
The authoritativeness of this new guide is assured via an skilled editor and foreign staff of greater than ninety authors, together with Nobel Laureate Gerd ok. Binnig. The guide comprises over 900 illustrations and various accomplished fabrics info tables, includes a absolutely searchable CD-ROM permitting easy accessibility to info, and covers the broadest achieveable variety of subject matters, together with: Nanostructures; Micro/Nanofabrication; MEMS/NEMS fabrics and units; Nanomechanics; fabrics technological know-how; Reliability Engineering; Scanning Probe; strength Microscopies; Nanotribology; Nanorheology; organic Nanotechnology; healing Nanodevices; Molecular know-how; commercial functions; Micro/Nanodevice Reliability; Social and moral Implications
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More precisely, nature relies on 20 amino acids differing in their side chains to assemble linear polymers, called polypeptides, incorporating an extended backbone of robust [C−N] and [C−C] bonds (Fig. 2a). For a single polymer strand of 100 repeating amino acid units, a total of 20100 unique combinations of polypeptide sequences are possible. Considering that proteins can incorporate more than one polypetide chain with over 4,000 amino acid residues each, it is obvious that nature can assemble an enormous number of different biomolecules relying on the same fabrication strategy and a relatively small pool of building blocks.
Sensors, actuators, and miniaturized systems comprising sensing, processing, and/or actuating functions), micromechatronics, optoelectronics, microﬂuidics, and systems integration. These systems can sense, control, and activate on the micro/nanoscale and function individually or in arrays to generate effects on the macroscale. The microsystems market in 2000 was about $ 15 billion, and, with a projected 10–20 % annual growth rate, it is expected to increase to more than $ 100 billion by the end of this decade.
1 Parameters of the electrostatic microactuator ........................ 1 Dimensions and masses in perspective .................................. 2 Selected bulk properties of SiC and Si(100).............................. 3 Surface roughness and micro- and macroscale coefﬁcients of friction of selected samples ............................................... 4 RMS, microfriction, microscratching/microwear, and nanoindentation hardness data for various virgin, coated, and treated silicon samples ......................................