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Nanotechnology for dummies

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  • Publisher:
    John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2011
    Note: This book was purchased with support from the Government of Canada's Social Development Partnerships Program - Disability Component.


  • Edition: 2 ed.

    This bestselling introductory guide on nanotechnology has been revised and updated. The world of nanotechnology is ever changing and evolving; this fun and friendly guide demystifies the topic for anyone interested in how molecule-sized machines and processes affect our everyday lives. The authors begin with explaining the background of nanotechnology and then examine industries that are affected by this technology. Aiming to educate and simultaneously dispel common myths, the book explores the many nanotechnology-enabled consumer products available on the market today, ranging from socks to face lotion to jet skis to floor cleaners, to name a few. This book: *Serves as a fun and friendly introduction to the fascinating topic of nanotechnology *Discusses the various issues involving nanotechnology in the areas of environment, medicine, defense and others *Provides real-world examples of everyday nanotechnology use, such as floor cleaners, flash memory drives, face lotion, computer processors and more Written in the accessible, humorous For Dummies style, Nanotechnology For Dummies, 2nd Edition provides an easy-to-understand overview of nanotechnology and its real-world implementation.

    Sujets: Nanotechnology
    Original Publisher: Hoboken, NJ, Wiley Publishing Incorporated
    Language(s): English
    ISBN: 9781118136881