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9 Creating nanoparticles

Reinhard B. Neder and Thomas Proffen

in Diffuse Scattering and Defect Structure Simulations: A cook book using the program DISCUS

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199233694
eISBN:
9780191715563
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199233694.003.0009
Subject:
Physics, Crystallography: Physics

Nanomaterials are a growing area of research and this chapter discusses the creation of various nanoparticles. The examples include simple particles, core-shell particles, as well as nanotubes. The ... More


Quantum Physics in One Dimension

Thierry Giamarchi

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198525004
eISBN:
9780191711909
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198525004.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

This book presents correlated systems in one dimension. Recent progress in nanotechnology and material research has made one-dimensional systems a crucial part of today's physics. After an ... More


Fluctuating Nonlinear Oscillators: From Nanomechanics to Quantum Superconducting Circuits

Mark Dykman (ed.)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199691388
eISBN:
9780191742255
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199691388.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

The book elucidates the physics of classical and quantum fluctuations in nonlinear oscillators and provides a unifying insight into fluctuation phenomena in a variety of vibrational systems of ... More


Nanobiosensors

Tza‐Huei Wang, Kelvin Liu, Hsin‐Chih Yeh, and Christopher M. Puleo

in Micro/Nano Technology Systems for Biomedical Applications: Microfluidics, Optics, and Surface Chemistry

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199219698
eISBN:
9780191594229
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199219698.003.0010
Subject:
Mathematics, Mathematical Biology

This chapter discusses and provides insight into state of the art nanobiosensors used in high sensitivity molecular analysis and detection. It begins with an introduction into the fundamental ... More


Structural Chemistry of Group 14 Elements

Wai-Kee Li, Gong-Du Zhou, and Thomas Chung Wai Mak

in Advanced Structural Inorganic Chemistry

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199216949
eISBN:
9780191711992
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199216949.003.0014
Subject:
Physics, Crystallography: Physics

This chapter discusses the basic organic crystal structures, starting with the allotropes of carbon. It then covers the (aliphatic, aromatic, and fullerenic) compounds of carbon and the bonding in ... More


APPLICATIONS OF ELECTRON TOMOGRAPHY

Paul A. Midgley, Matthew Weyland, and Heiko Stegmann

in Advanced Tomographic Methods in Materials Research and Engineering

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199213245
eISBN:
9780191707582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199213245.003.0012
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

This chapter presents some applications of electron tomography in materials research and in the semiconductor industry. These include applications in heterogeneous catalyst, polymers, nanotubes and ... More


BOUNDARIES AND ISOLATED IMPURITIES

Thierry Giamarchi

in Quantum Physics in One Dimension

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198525004
eISBN:
9780191711909
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198525004.003.0010
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

This chapter looks at the effects of individual impurities and boundaries in a Luttinger liquid. Such effects are especially important in Luttinger liquids realized in mesoscopic (or nanoscopic) ... More


Applications of the Casimir Force in Nanotechnology

M. Bordag, G. L. Klimchitskaya, U. Mohideen, and V. M. Mostepanenko

in Advances in the Casimir Effect

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199238743
eISBN:
9780191716461
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199238743.003.0023
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials, Atomic, Laser, and Optical Physics

The advances in integrated circuit fabrication techniques based on photolithography and electron beam lithography and plasma and chemical etching have now allowed fabrication of mechanical and ... More


Application to Complex Crystals

Wai-yim Ching and Paul Rulis

in Electronic Structure Methods for Complex Materials: The orthogonalized linear combination of atomic orbitals

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199575800
eISBN:
9780191740992
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199575800.003.0007
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

This chapter describes application of the OLCAO method to the very loosely defined subject of complex crystals. These materials could also be classified under the previous chapters for insulators or ... More


Dissipative and conservative nonlinearity in carbon nanotube and graphene mechanical resonators

J. Moser, A. Eichler, B. Lassagne, J. Chaste, Y. Tarakanov, J. Kinaret, I. Wilson‐Rae, and A. Bachtold

in Fluctuating Nonlinear Oscillators: From Nanomechanics to Quantum Superconducting Circuits

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199691388
eISBN:
9780191742255
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199691388.003.0013
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

This chapter reviews several types of nonlinear behaviour in nanotubes and graphene resonators. It first discusses a scenario where damping is described by a nonlinear force. Several experimental ... More


Biodegradable poly(butylene succinate)/multi-walled carbon nanotube nanocomposites

Y. F. Shih and R. J. Jeng

in Nanocomposites with Biodegradable Polymers: Synthesis, Properties, and Future Perspectives

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199581924
eISBN:
9780191728853
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199581924.003.0005
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

CNTs have been successfully modified by using DCC dehydrating agents. The modified CNTs, i.e. the CNT-C18 sample could be well dispersed in organic solvents, and incorporated into the PBS matrices ... More


Introduction

Tero T. Heikkilä

in The Physics of Nanoelectronics: Transport and Fluctuation Phenomena at Low Temperatures

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199592449
eISBN:
9780191747618
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199592449.003.0001
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

This chapter introduces the broad idea of mesoscopic physics. It details the main systems studied in nanoelectronics and explains some of the generic features of metallic and semiconducting ... More


Beyond polyacetylene

Mark Geoghegan and Georges Hadziioannou

in Polymer Electronics

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199533824
eISBN:
9780191774997
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199533824.003.0003
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

This chapter introduces important classes of polymer, including poly(para-phenylene) [PPV], poly(phenylene vinylene), and polythiophene – all of which are examples of polymers with ... More


Graphene, Carbon Nanotubes, and Fullerenes

J. B. Ketterson

in The Physics of Solids

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780198742906
eISBN:
9780191821523
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198742906.003.0049
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

This chapter considers the electrical and optical properties of different forms of carbon (i.e., carbon nanotubes, fullerenes, and graphene) as well as their existing and potential applications. It ... More


Nanotechnology as global catastrophic risk

Chris Phoenix and Mike Treder

in Global Catastrophic Risks

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198570509
eISBN:
9780191918100
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198570509.003.0028
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Environmental Geography

The word ‘nanotechnology’ covers a broad range of scientific and technical disciplines. Fortunately, it will not be necessary to consider each separately in order to discuss the global catastrophic ... More


The Small Molecules of Life

Eugene H. Cordes

in Title Pages

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199337149
eISBN:
9780197562864
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199337149.003.0006
Subject:
Chemistry, Medicinal Chemistry

All life on Earth is unified. Life may have flickered into being, only to be subsequently extinguished, many times during the early days of our planet’s evolution. But on exactly one occasion, life ... More


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