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Nanotechnology: Volume 3: Information Technology I

Rainer Waser (Editor)
ISBN: 978-3-527-31738-7
563 pages
June 2008
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This topic could not be hotter, the new technology drive of the 21st century paired with existing, multibillion dollar markets and fundings. With Nanotechnology everywhere of great importance e.g. biology, medicine, pharmaceuticals, chemistry, materials science and engineering, this authoritative reference addresses IT applications of nanotechnology, specifically computer memory and how the technology can be miniaturised.

The entire reference set of 9 volumes gives an excellent, in-depth overview of everything you need to know about nanotechnology and/or nanoscience. Each volume is dedicated to a specific topic which is covered in detail by experts from that particular field.

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Table of Contents

Phase Coherent States (T. Schäpers)
Transport through Nanostructures and Single Electron Effects (H. van der Zant, J. Thijssen)
Spin Injection and Spin Dependent Transport (A. M. Bratkovsky)
Physical Limits to Computation (V. Zhirnov, R. Cavin)
Ion Beam and Electron Beam Projection Lithography (L. Berger)
Extreme Ultraviolet Lithography (K. Bergmann)
Non-Optical Lithography (C. M. Sotomayor Torres)
Atomic and Molecular Manipulation (A. A. G. Requicha)
DNA-templated Self-Assembly of Nanoelectronic Systems (U. Sivan)
Self-Assembly and Self-Organization Processes (B. Voigtländer, U.Simon, S. Karthäuser, M. Homberger)
Flash-Type Memories (T. Mikolajick)
Dynamic RAM (F. Horiguchi)
Ferroelectric RAM (S. Oh Park, B.-J. Bae, D. Chul Yoo, U-I. Chung)
Magnetoresistive RAM (M. Gaidis)
Phase Change RAM (D. Wouters, A. Lacaita)
Electrochemical Metallization RAM (M. Kozicki, M. Mitkova)
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Author Information

Rainer Waser is Professor at the faculty for Electrical Engineering and Information Technology of the RWTH Aachen University and director at the Institute of Solid State Research (IFF) at the HGF Research Center Jülich, Germany.
In 1984, he received his PhD in physical chemistry at the University of Darmstadt, and worked at the Philips Research Laboratory, Aachen, until he was appointed professor in 1992.
His research group is focused on fundamental aspects of electronic materials and on such integrated devices as non-volatile memories, specifically ferroelectric and resistive memories, logic devices, sensors and actuators. Throughout, he has been collaborating with major semiconductor industries in Europe, the US, and the Far East. He is member of the Emerging Research Devices working group of the ITRS.
He has organized several international conferences, published about 250 technical papers and holds ten patents. Among others, he has edited the book Nanoelectronics and Information Technology - Advanced Electronic Materials and Novel Devices, which has been published in 2003 by Wiley Inc.
Since 2002, he has been the coordinator of the research program Nanoelectronic Systems within the Germany National Research Centers (Helmholtz Association). In 2007, he has been co-founded of the Jülich-Aachen Research Alliance, section Fundamentals of Future Information Technology (JARA-FIT).
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