Nanotechnology For Dummies

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Wiley, Jul 5, 2011 - Technology & Engineering - 384 pages
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The bestselling introductory guide on nanotechnology?now revisedand updated

The world of nanotechnology is ever changing and evolving; thisfun and friendly guide demystifies the topic for anyone interestedin how molecule-sized machines and processes affect our everydaylives. The authors begin with explaining the background ofnanotechnology and then examine industries that are affected bythis technology. Aiming to educate and simultaneously dispel commonmyths, the book explores the many nanotechnology-enabled consumerproducts available on the market today, ranging from socks to facelotion to jet skis to floor cleaners, to name a few.

  • Serves as a fun and friendly introduction to the fascinatingtopic of nanotechnology
  • Discusses the various issues involving nanotechnology in theareas of environment, medicine, defense, and others
  • Provides real-world examples of everyday nanotechnology usesuch as floor cleaners, flash memory drives, face lotion, computerprocessors, and more

Written in the accessible, humorous For Dummies style,Nanotechnology For Dummies, 2nd Edition provides aneasy-to-understand overview of nanotechnology and its real-worldimplementation.

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User Review  - knightlight777 - LibraryThing

Ok, so I read a lot of these Dummy books, I will admit to it. Nanotechnology captured my fascinations years ago when I read a book about it that blew me away. Of course progress has been slow in ... Read full review

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User Review  - Devon Ashley - Goodreads

What can I say? I dated Rich back when he was writing this book and it never occurred to me to add this. And yes ladies, he's incredibly hot! ;p Read full review

About the author (2011)

Earl Boysen is the founder of UnderstandingNano.com and wasan engineer in the semiconductor industry for 20 years. Hecoauthored the first edition of this book as well as The All-NewElectronics Self-Study Guide.

Nancy Boysen has written more than 60 books ontechnology. She is senior editor for UnderstandingNano.com and runsTechSmartSenior.com.

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