By (author): Alexei Nabok
Providing you with a comprehensive and up-to-date understanding of organic and inorganic nanostructures, this cutting-edge resource covers all aspects of this fast-growing area of nanotechnology. The book explores the technology, structure, and electrical and optical properties of organic/inorganic nanostructures, as well as their application in microelectronic, optoelectronic, and nano-electronic devices. This unique reference offers you practical insight into the selection and optimization of thin films and nanostructures for specific applications, the development of novel nano-electronic and sensing devices, and the optical characterization of a wide range of composite materials and nanostructures. You find a thorough overview of the most important research in the field, including critical details on the physics and technology of thin films, nanostructures, and chemical- and bio-sensing. Supported with over 110 illustrations and 80 equations, the book presents new, experimental methods of studying nanostructures and nanostructured materials, and offers you a look at the future direction of nanoelectronics.
Table Of Contents
Introduction - Historical Review of Nanotechnology. Comparison of Organic Film Nanotechnology with Traditional Solid State Approach.; Chemical Routes for the Formation of Organic and Inorganic Nanostructures - Traditional Chemical Routes for Nanostructures processing. Polyelectrolyte Self-Assembly. Langmuir-Blodgett Technique. Spin Coating.; Structure Study of Organic/Inorganic Nanostructures - Morphology of Organic Films Containing Nano-Particles. Composition of Organic/Inorganic Films. Crystallography and Layer-by-Layer Structure Study.; Optical Properties of Organic/Inorganic Nanostructures - Optical Constants of Organic/Inorganic Nanostructures: Ellipsometry and SPR Study. The Phenomenon of Size Quantization.UV-vis Absorption Spectra of Nanostructures. Luminescence in Nanostructures.; Electron Transport in Organic/Inorganic Nanostructures - Electron Transport through Multi-Layered Structures. Resonance Tunneling. Single Electron Phenomena. Photoelectric Properties. Electroluminescence. ; Applications of Organic/Inorganic Nanostructures in Nano-Electronic Devices - Single-Electron Devices. Resonance Tunneling Devices. Quantum Dots for Cellular Automata Computation.; Optoelectronic Applications of Orgainic/Inorganic Nanostructures - Light-Emitting Devices. Optical Memory and Logic Devices. Nanostructured Photo-Voltaic Devices.; Chemical- and Bio-Sensors - Nanostructured Materials for Gas Sensing. Composite Membranes for Bio-Sensing. Enzyme Sensors. Immune Sensors.; Concluding Remarks.;
Alexei V. Nabok is a senior lecturer at the Material Engineering Research Institute, Sheffield Hallam University. Dr. Nabok received an M.Sc. in radiophysics and electronics from Kiev State University, Ukraine and a Ph.D. in physics of semiconductors and dielectrics from the Institute of Semiconductor Physics, Academy of Sciences of the Ukraine.