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Nanotechnology

  1. Horst-Guenter Rubahn

Published Online: 15 OCT 2009

DOI: 10.1002/14356007.n17_n01

Ullmann's Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry

Ullmann's Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry

How to Cite

Rubahn, H.-G. 2009. Nanotechnology. Ullmann's Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry. .

Author Information

  1. NanoSYD, MCI, SDU, Sonderborg, Denmark

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 OCT 2009

Abstract

The article contains sections titled:

1.Introduction
2.Preparation of Nanoscaled Samples
2.1.Bottom-Up Nanotechnology
2.1.1.Epitaxial Growth
2.1.2.Self-Organization
2.1.3.Tubes and Wires
2.1.4.Dots
2.1.5.Chains
2.1.6.Nanoarchitecture
2.2.Top-Down Methods
2.2.1.Imaging Photolithography
2.2.2.Electron Beam Lithography
2.2.3.Nanoimprint Methods
2.2.4.Nanostructures via Scanning Probe Methods
3.Characterization Methods
4.New Applications
4.1.Integrated Optics, Nanooptics and Non-Linear Optics
4.1.1.Light Sources
4.1.2.Frequency Doublers
4.1.3.Tayloring of Optical Properties
4.2.Molecular and Nanoelectronics
4.2.1.Wires
4.2.2.Single Electron Transistors
4.2.3.Electron Sources
4.2.4.Quantum Computers
4.3.Nanobiotechnology
4.3.1.Micro- and Nanomechanics
4.3.2.Tweezer
5.New Materials
5.1Optical and Magnetic Data Storage Materials
5.2Photonic Crystals as New Photonic Materials
5.3.Nanobionic Materials
5.4.Carbon-Based Materials: Molecular Carbon Nanostructures
5.5.Colloidal Materials