1. An Introduction to Nanocomputing

  1. Dr. Mary Mehrnoosh Eshaghian-Wilner Adjunct Professor
  1. Elaine Ann Ebreo Cara3,
  2. Stephen Chu3,
  3. Dr. Mary Mehrnoosh Eshaghian-Wilner Adjunct Professor3,
  4. Eric Mlinar,
  5. Dr. Alireza Nojeh Assistant Professor1,
  6. Fady Rofail3,
  7. Michael M. Safaee2,
  8. Shawn Singh3,
  9. Daniel Wu3 and
  10. Chun Wing Yip3

Published Online: 24 NOV 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9780470429983.ch1

Bio-Inspired and Nanoscale Integrated Computing

Bio-Inspired and Nanoscale Integrated Computing

How to Cite

Cara, E. A. E., Chu, S., Eshaghian-Wilner, M. M., Mlinar, E., Nojeh, A., Rofail, F., Safaee, M. M., Singh, S., Wu, D. and Yip, C. W. (2009) An Introduction to Nanocomputing, in Bio-Inspired and Nanoscale Integrated Computing (ed M. M. Eshaghian-Wilner), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470429983.ch1

Editor Information

  1. Department of Electrical Engineering, University of California, Los Angeles, California, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

  2. 2

    David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, California, USA

  3. 3

    Department of Electrical Engineering, University of California, Los Angeles, California, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 24 NOV 2009
  2. Published Print: 29 MAY 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470116593

Online ISBN: 9780470429983

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Keywords:

  • nanocomputing advances and field of nanorobotics;
  • computing - representation and manipulation of information;
  • carbon nanotubes (CNTs) - mechanical and electrical properties

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • What is Nanocomputing?

  • The Microcomputing ERA: The Transistor as a Switch

  • Beyond the Transistor: Nanoscale Devices

  • Beyond the Switch Abstraction: Nanoscale Paradigms

  • Biomedical Applications

  • Nanocomputing and Neuroscience

  • Conclusions

  • References