Nanotechnology And Homeland Security
Nanotechnology offers immense potential for fighting terrorism without sacrificing our open, free, and democratic society. This book covers the significant opportunity to use nanotechnology to prevent terrorism and other threats to security as well as mitigate their impact. Co-authored by one of the field's pioneers and featuring remarks from other nanoscience researchers and industry leaders, this book is for every educated citizen who wants to understand the weapons of choice in the battle of our generation.
Nanotechnology: A Gentle Introduction To The Next Big Idea
By 2015, nanotechnology could be a $1 trillion industry. This book surveys the entire field -- technology and business -- covering nanobots, molecular electronics, quantum computing, biostructures, nanotubes, molecular motors, nanosensors, and many other breakthrough applications to explain why nano is so exciting. Easy-to-understand explanations of every key concept, plus dozens of visuals are included. Intended for the curious layperson, this book offers a simple, concise, low-math overview of nanotechnology and its implications.