Recent Advances in Nanotechnology

This title includes a number of Open Access chapters. Considered the next industrial revolution, nanotechnology is an exciting field with new advances being reported regularly. It is a very diverse and highly interdisciplinary field, involving the science and engineering fields. Nanotechnolgy deals with the smallest building blocks of matter and involves atomic and molecular level imaging, manipulating, and controlling of matters, which lead to the creation of new materials, new manufacturing processes, and new applications. This book covers many emerging and important issues in nanotechnology as it applies to cancer research and treatment, materials properties analysis, new materials, and much more.