Physical and Chemical Concepts
- Masaru Kuno
- Publication Date:
- August 18, 2011
- Content Details:
- 420 pages | 250 illustrations
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Designed for upper-level undergraduate and graduate students, Introductory Nanoscience asks key questions about the quantitative concepts that underlie this new field. How are the optical and electrical properties of nanomaterials dependent upon size, shape, and morphology? How do we construct nanometer-sized objects? Using solved examples throughout the chapters, this textbook shows to what extent we may predict the behavior and functionality of nanomaterials by understanding how their properties change with scale. Fundamental concepts are reinforced through end-of-chapter problems and further reading. Students will appreciate complete derivations of relevant equations, simplified assumptions for practical calculations, listed references, and a historical overview about the development of colloidal quantum dots.
- Explains fundamental concepts underlying current nanoscience research.
- Solved examples throughout the text.
- End-of-chapter thought problems incorporate further reading.
- References listed for each chapter.
- Over 180 two-color illustrations.
3. Length Scales
4. Types of Nanostructures
5. Absorption and Emission Basics
6. A Quantum Mechanics Review
7. Model Quantum Mechanics Problems
8. Additional Model Problems
9. Density of States
11. Time-Dependent Perturbation Theory
12. Interband Transitions
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