Encyclopedia of Nanotechnology

The moment variation of this exhaustive paintings presents a really overseas, accomplished and multi-disciplinary reference encompassing the numerous varied themes surrounding the sphere of nanotechnology.  every one access within the 4-volume set deals a brief, self-contained evaluation of the subject material, written at a degree appropriate for graduate scholars, researchers, and practitioners. the 1st version of the Encyclopedia brought a number of phrases, units and strategies regarding the multi-disciplinary box of nanotechnology. For the revised second variation, present entries were up-to-date to mirror advancements within the box, and greater than a hundred and ten thoroughly new entries were further to hide rising fabrics, applied sciences and parts of software. significant advancements for the 2nd variation comprise the following:

  • Expanded part on nanostructures together with new chapters on buildings, features and purposes of graphene and graphene oxidesNew entries on formation of nanoceramics and diamond by way of spark plasma sintering
  • New chapters at the synthesis and use of nanoparticles and useful nanomaterials in biomedical applications
  • Significantly multiplied part on molecular modeling and simulation
  • Several new entries on MEMS and NEMS applied sciences together with graphene and CNT NEMS
  • Expanded insurance of microfluidics and nanofluidics, and functions of nanotechnology to biomedicine and biomedical imaging
  • Further fabric on environmental, health and wellbeing and questions of safety bearing on nanomaterials
  • Expanded part on nanomanufacturing, now together with a number of entries on self-assembly

The diversified foreign authorship of the paintings is a mirrored image of the worldwide study attempt during this box, with contributions from prime educational researchers and commercial specialists alike.

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Encyclopedia of Gothic Literature: The Essential Guide to the Lives and Works of Gothic Writers (Literary Movements)

From the origins of the circulate within the 18th century to modern writers resembling Stephen King, this A-to-Z advisor to Gothic literature covers an unlimited array of works and writers from Britain and the United States, in addition to numerous genres - novels, brief tales, poetry, performs, or even a couple of influential motion pictures and artistic endeavors.

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Encyclopedia of World War II (2 Vol Set) (Facts on File Library of World History)

By Alan Axelrod

Global warfare II, the most important and deadliest clash in human heritage, is broadly thought of the pivotal occasion of the fashionable age. From the increase of fascist Europe to the atomic bombings of Japan, Encyclopedia of worldwide battle II offers the total tale of this nice clash in additional than seven-hundred entries. overseas in scope, this two-volume A-to-Z reference covers the army, old, political, diplomatic, and biographical features of the struggle.

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Encyclopedia of Medical Immunology: Autoimmune Diseases

Different from different assets, this quantity bargains a large entice microbiologists, immunologists, and infectious illness experts on Autoimmune ailments. the amount covers subject matters equivalent to pores and skin and alopecia, Kidney, Liver, Paraneoplastic, answer of irritation, Cardiovascular/systemic irritation and atherosclerosis, intestine, Regulatory lymphocytes T, B, different and Rheumatic disorder. the amount is written by means of the world over well known authors who're gurus of their respective fields.

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One Million Things: Ancient History

One Million issues: historical History is a staggering express and inform event. become aware of the evening sky to benefit approximately Mayan gods and ideology, or barter for unique spices and perfumes within the exchange that outfitted Arabian towns. See the 1st chinese language Emperor's terra cotta military again to its multicolored elegance, or learn a trip advisor to the Minoan and Mycenaean civilizations to work out which historical Mediterranean vacation spot is healthier for you.

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Encyclopedia of Optimization (Springer Reference)

The objective of the Encyclopedia of Optimization is to introduce the reader to an entire set of issues that express the spectrum of analysis, the richness of rules, and the breadth of functions that has come from this box. the second one variation builds at the good fortune of the previous version with greater than a hundred and fifty thoroughly new entries, designed to make sure that the reference addresses contemporary components the place optimization theories and strategies have complicated. fairly heavy consciousness led to healthiness technology and transportation, with entries equivalent to "Algorithms for Genomics", "Optimization and Radiotherapy therapy Design", and "Crew Scheduling".

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Encyclopedia of Contemporary British Culture (Encyclopedias of Contemporary Culture)

Boasting greater than 970 alphabetically-arranged entries, the Encyclopedia of latest British Culture surveys British cultural practices and icons within the latter half the 20th century. It examines excessive and pop culture and encompasses either institutional and replacement features of British tradition. It offers perception into the entire spectrum of British modern lifestyles. themes coated comprise: structure, pubs, movie, web and present takes at the monarchy. Cross-referencing and a thematic contents record let readers to spot similar articles. The entries variety from brief biographical synopses to longer evaluate essays on key concerns.
This Encyclopedia is vital analyzing for someone attracted to British tradition. It additionally offers a cultural context for college students of English, smooth heritage and Comparative ecu experiences.

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Encyclopedia of Multimedia

This moment variation offers easy accessibility to big innovations, concerns and know-how traits within the box of multimedia applied sciences, structures, innovations, and purposes. Over 1,100 heavily-illustrated pages ― together with eighty new entries ― current concise overviews of all features of software program, structures, net instruments and that permit video, audio and constructing media to be shared and brought electronically.

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The Concise Encyclopedia of Communication

By Wolfgang Donsbach

This concise quantity offers key recommendations and entries from the twelve-volume ICA International Encyclopedia of Communication (2008), condensing major scholarship right into a sensible and invaluable unmarried volume.

  • Based at the definitive twelve-volume IEC, this new concise version offers key suggestions and the main correct headwords of verbal exchange technological know-how in an A-Z layout in an up to date manner
  • Jointly released with the foreign conversation organization (ICA), the prime educational organization of the self-discipline within the world
  • Represents the easiest and most recent overseas learn during this dynamic and interdisciplinary field
  • Contributions come from hundreds and hundreds of authors who signify excellence of their respective fields
  • An cheap quantity to be had in print or online

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