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The Nano-Micro Interface: Bridging the Micro and Nano Worlds, 2 Volumes, 2nd Edition

ISBN: 978-3-527-33633-3
756 pages
March 2015
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Controlling the properties of materials by modifying their composition and by manipulating the arrangement of atoms and molecules is a dream that can be achieved by nanotechnology. As one of the fastest developing and innovative -- as well as well-funded -- fields in science, nanotechnology has already significantly changed the research landscape in chemistry, materials science, and physics, with numerous applications in consumer products, such as sunscreens and water-repellent clothes. It is also thanks to this multidisciplinary field that flat panel displays, highly efficient solar cells, and new biological imaging techniques have become reality.

This second, enlarged edition has been fully updated to address the rapid progress made within this field in recent years. Internationally recognized experts provide comprehensive, first-hand information, resulting in an overview of the entire nano-micro world. In so doing, they cover aspects of funding and commercialization, the manufacture and future applications of nanomaterials, the fundamentals of nanostructures leading to macroscale objects as well as the ongoing miniaturization toward the nanoscale domain. Along the way, the authors explain the effects occurring at the nanoscale and the nanotechnological characterization techniques. An additional topic on the role of nanotechnology in energy and mobility covers the challenge of developing materials and devices, such as electrodes and membrane materials for fuel cells and catalysts for sustainable transportation. Also new to this edition are the latest figures for funding, investments, and commercialization prospects, as well as recent research programs and organizations.

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Table of Contents

Volume 1

Foreword XV

Acknowledgment XVII

List of Contributors XIX

Introduction XXVII

Part I Nanotechnology Research Funding and Commercialization

Prospects – Political, Social and Economic Context for the Science and Application of Nanotechnology 1

1 A European Strategy forMicro- and Nanoelectronic Components and Systems 3
Neelie Kroes

2 Governmental Strategy for the Support of Nanotechnology in Germany 19
Gerd Bachmann and Leif Brand

3 Overview on Nanotechnology R&D and Commercialization in the Asia Pacific Region 37
Lerwen Liu

4 Near-Industrialization Nanotechnologies Developed in JST’s Nanomanufacturing Research Area in Japan 55
Yasuhiro Horiike

5 Quo Vadis Nanotechnology? 79
Witold Łojkowski, Hans-Jorg Fecht, and Anna Swiderska Ś roda

Part II Development of Micro and Nanotechnologies 95

6 Micro/Nanoroughness Structures on Superhydrophobic Polymer Surfaces 97
Jared J. Victor, Uwe Erb, and Gino Palumbo

7 Multisensor Metrology Bridging the Gap to the Nanometer – New Measurement Requirements and Solutions inWafer-Based Production 115
Thomas Fries

8 NanostructuralMetallic Materials – Nanoengineering and Nanomanufacturing 135
Michael E. Fitzpatrick, Francisca G. Caballero, and Marcel H. Van de Voorde

9 BulkMetallic Glass in Micro to Nano Length Scale Applications 159
Jan Schroers and Golden Kumar

10 From Oxide Particles to Nanoceramics: Processes and Applications 189
Jean-Francois Hochepied

Part III Nanoelectronics and System Integration 205

11 Creating Tomorrow’s Applications through Deeper Collaboration between Technology and Design 207
Jan Provoost, Diederik Verkest, and Gilbert Declerck

12 Multiwalled Carbon Nanotube Network-Based Sensors and Electronic Devices 225
Wolfgang R. Fahrner, Giovanni Landi, Raffaele Di Giacomo, and Heinz C. Neitzert

13 Thin Film Piezomaterials for Bulk AcousticWave Technology 243
Jyrki Molarius, Tommi Riekkinen, Martin Kulawski, and Markku Ylilammi

14 Properties and Applications of Ferroelectrets 271
Xunlin Qiu, Dmitry Rychkov, andWernerWirges

Volume 2

Foreword XVII

Acknowledgment XIX

List of Contributors XXI

Introduction XXIX

Part IV Biomedical Technologies and Nanomedicine 289

15 Translational Medicine: Nanoscience and Nanotechnology to Improve Patient Care 291
Bert Muller, Andreas Zumbuehl, Martin A.Walter, Thomas Pfohl, Philippe C. Cattin, Jorg Huwyler, and Simone E. Hieber

16 Nanotechnology Advances in Diagnostics, Drug Delivery, and RegenerativeMedicine 311
Costas Kiparissides and Olga Kammona

17 Biofunctional Surfaces 341
Wolfgang Knoll, Amal Kasry, and Jakub Dostalek

18 Biomimetic Hierarchies in Diamond-Based Architectures 363
Andrei P. Sommer, MatthiasWiora, and Hans-Jorg Fecht

Part V Energy and Mobility 381

19 Nanotechnology in Energy Technology 383
Baldev Raj, U. Kamachi Mudali, John Philip, and Sitaram Dash

20 The Impact of Nanoscience in Heterogeneous Catalysis 405
Sharifah Bee Abd Hamid and Robert Schlogl

21 Processing of Nanoporous and Dense Thin Film Ceramic Membranes 431
Tim Van Gestel and Hans Peter Buchkremer

22 Nanotechnology and Nanoelectronics for Automotive Applications 459
Matthias Werner, Vili Igel, and Wolfgang Wondrak

Part VI Process Controls and Analytical Techniques 473

23 Characterization of NanostructuredMaterials 475
Alison Crossley and Colin Johnston

24 Surface Chemical Analysis of Nanoparticles for Industrial Applications 499
Marie-Isabelle Baraton

25 Nanometer-Scale View of the Electrified Interface: A Scanning Probe Microscopy Study 537
Peter Müller, Laura Rossi, Santos F. Alvarado

Part VII Creative Strategies Connecting Nanomaterials to the Macroscale World 551

26 Nanostructured Cement and Concrete 553
Henning Zoz, Reinhard Trettin, Birgit Funk, and Deniz Yigit

27 Hydrogen and Electromobility Agenda 567
Henning Zoz and Andreas Franz

28 Size Effects in Nanomaterials and Their Use in Creating Architectured Structural Metamaterials 583
Seok-Woo Lee and Julia R. Greer

29 Position and Vision of Small- and Medium-Sized Enterprises Boosting Commercialization 599
Torsten Schmidt, Nadine Teusler, and Andreas Baar

30 Optical Elements for EUV Lithography and X-ray Optics 613
Stefan Braun and Andreas Leson

31 Industrial Production of Nanomaterials with Grinding Technologies 629
Stefan Mende

32 Guidelines for Safe Operation with Nanomaterials 647
Iwona Malka,Marcin Jurewicz, Anna Świderska-Ś roda, Joanna Sobczyk, Witold Łojkowski, Sonja Hartl, and Andreas Falk

Part VIII Visions for the Future 677

33 Industrialization – Large-Scale Production of Nanomaterials/Components 679
Marcel Van deVoorde

Index 685

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Author Information

Hans-Jörg Fecht is Chaired Professor in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering and Director of the Center of Excellence "Nano- and Micromaterials" at the University of Ulm and Senior Scientist for "Nanostructured Materials" at the Institute for Nanotechnology of the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology. He studied material science at the University of Saarbrücken where he received his Ph.D. in 1984. He became full professor at the University of Augsburg after a postdoctoral fellowship at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and the California Institute of Technology, USA. In 1993 he was appointed Professor at the Technical University Berlin. Hans-Jörg Fecht was awarded with the Leibniz Prize of the German Research Foundation (DFG), named "Pioneer of Nanotechnology" (Deutsche Bank) and received the Innovation Award of the Association of German Engineers (VDI).

Matthias Werner is Managing Director of the company Nano & Micro Technology Consulting (NMTC) in Berlin, Germany. He received his Ph.D. in electronic engineering from the Technical University of Berlin in 1994. He worked as a consultant and leader of a microtechnology expert team of Deutsche Bank AG for several years with major responsibility in establishing a micro and nano technology infrastructure. He acted as manager federal research programs and as consultant for the VDI/VDE-IT where he evaluated the funding of research and industry projects. He is chairman of various international conferences, member of the National Strategy Group for the UK Micro/Nano Manufacturing Initiative and the Institute of Nanotechnology, and coeditor of the International Magazine on Smart Systems Technology (mstnews).

Marcel Van de Voorde is special advisor at IMEC, Belgium. Currently, his knowledge and 40 years' experience in university education, research and management was honored with the gold medal of the Fondation du Mérite Européen. He studied industrial and chemical engineering and received his Ph.D. in nuclear engineering from the Nancy-Université, France. He was co-founder and professor at the Hoger Instituut der Kempen, Geel, and the Technical Institute Don Bosco, Hoboken in Belgium. He further holds professorships at the Catholic University of Leuven, the Ghent University, the Delft University of Technology and is visiting professor at several recognized universities in Europe, US, Japan and China. He was active as advisor to various institutions such as the CERN, the European Commission and the Max Planck Institute for Solid State Research.

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