Chapter 3. What are Limits to Smallness?

  1. Prof. Edward L. Wolf

Published Online: 4 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9783527618972.ch3

Nanophysics and Nanotechnology: An Introduction to Modern Concepts in Nanoscience, Second Edition

Nanophysics and Nanotechnology: An Introduction to Modern Concepts in Nanoscience, Second Edition

How to Cite

Wolf, E. L. (2006) What are Limits to Smallness?, in Nanophysics and Nanotechnology: An Introduction to Modern Concepts in Nanoscience, Second Edition, Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527618972.ch3

Author Information

  1. Polytechnic University Brooklyn, Othmer Department. ewolf@poly.edu

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 4 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 7 AUG 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527406517

Online ISBN: 9783527618972

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Keywords:

  • atom;
  • photolithographic technology;
  • H2/O molecules;
  • oxygen;
  • hydrogen

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Particle (Quantum) Nature of Matter: Photons, Electrons, Atoms, Molecules

  • Biological Examples of Nanomotors and Nanodevices

  • How Small can you ake it?