Systems Self Assembly Book

Systems Self Assembly


  • Author :
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2011-09-22
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 304
  • ISBN 10 : 0080559751

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Systems Self Assembly Book Description :

Systems Self-Assembly is the only book to showcase state-of-the-art self-assembly systems that arise from the computational, biological, chemical, physical and engineering disciplines. Written by world experts in each area, it provides a coherent, integrated view of both book practice examples and new trends with a clearly presented computational flavor. The unifying thread throughout the text is the computational nature of self-assembling systems. This book consists of 13 chapters dealing with a variety of topics such as the patterns of self-organised nanoparticle assemblies; biomimetic design of dynamic self-assembling systems; computing by self-assembly involving DNA molecules, polyominoes, and cells; evolutionary design of a model of self-assembling chemical structures; self-assembly as an engineering concept across size scales; and probabilistic analysis of self-assembled molecular networks. Other chapters focus on the programming language of dynamic self-assembly; self-assembled computer architectures; simulation of self-assembly processes using abstract reduction systems; computer aided search for optimal self-assembly systems; theoretical aspects of programmable self-assembly; emergent cooperativity in large-scale patterns; and automated self-assembling programming. Systems Self-Assembly is an ideal reference for scientists, researchers and post-graduate students; practitioners in industry, engineering and science; and managers, decision-makers and policy makers. *The only book to showcases state-of-the-art self-assembly systems that arise from the computational, biological, chemical, physical and engineering disciplines *Coherent, integrated view of both book practice examples and new trends with a clearly presented computational flavor *Written by world experts in each area

Self assembly in Supramolecular Systems Book

Self assembly in Supramolecular Systems


  • Author : Leonard F. Lindoy
  • Publisher : Royal Society of Chemistry
  • Release Date : 2000
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 224
  • ISBN 10 : 0854045120

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Self assembly in Supramolecular Systems Book Description :

Molecular self-assembly is a widespread phenomenon in both chemistry and biochemistry. Yet it was not until the rise of supramolecular chemistry that attention has increasingly been given to the designed self-assembly of a variety of synthetic molecules and ions. To a large extent, success in this area has reflected knowledge gained from nature. However, an increased awareness of the latent steric and electronic information implanted in individual molecular components has also contributed to this success. Whilst not yet approaching the sophistication of biological assemblies, synthetic systems of increasing subtlety and considerable aesthetic appeal have been created. Self-Assembly in Supramolecular Systems surveys highlights of the progress made in the creation of discrete synthetic assemblies and provides a foundation for new workers in the area, as well as background reading for experienced supramolecular chemists.

Self Assembling Systems Book

Self Assembling Systems


  • Author : Li-Tang Yan
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2016-12-19
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 384
  • ISBN 10 : 9781119113140

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Self Assembling Systems Book Description :

Provides comprehensive knowledge on concepts, theoretical methods and state-of-the-art computational techniques for the simulation of self-assembling systems Looks at the field of self-assembly from a theoretical perspective Highlights the importance of theoretical studies and tailored computer simulations to support the design of new self-assembling materials with useful properties Divided into three parts covering the basic principles of self-assembly, methodology, and emerging topics

Self Assembly and Nanotechnology Systems Book

Self Assembly and Nanotechnology Systems


  • Author : Yoon S. Lee
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2011-10-24
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 480
  • ISBN 10 : 9781118103692

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Self Assembly and Nanotechnology Systems Book Description :

A fundamental resource for understanding and developing effective self-assembly and nanotechnology systems Systematically integrating self-assembly, nanoassembly, and nanofabrication into one easy-to-use source, Self-Assembly and Nanotechnology Systems effectively helps students, professors, and researchers comprehend and develop applicable techniques for use in the field. Through case studies, countless examples, clear questions, and general applications, this book provides experiment-oriented techniques for designing, applying, and characterizing self-assembly and nanotechnology systems. Self-Assembly and Nanotechnology Systems includes: Techniques for identifying assembly building units Practical assembly methods to focus on when developing nanomaterials, nanostructures, nanoproperties, nanofabricated systems, and nanomechanics Algorithmic diagrams in each chapter for a general overview Schematics designed to link assembly principles with actual systems Hands-on lab activities This informative reference also analyzes the diverse origins and structures of assembly building units, segmental analysis, and selection of assembly principles, methods, characterization techniques, and predictive models. Complementing the author's previous conceptually based book on this topic, Self-Assembly and Nanotechnology Systems is a practical guide that grants practitioners not only the skills to properly analyze assembly building units but also how to work with applications to exercise and develop their knowledge of this rapidly advancing scientific field.

Self Assembly Book

Self Assembly


  • Author : John A. Pelesko
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2007-05-21
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 336
  • ISBN 10 : 1584886889

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Self Assembly Book Description :

Hailed as one of the key areas of nanoscience likely to shape future scientific research, self-assembly offers the most promising route to true molecular nanotechnology. Focusing on this dynamic new field, Self Assembly: The Science of Things That Put Themselves Together explores nature's self-assembly of structures, the use of it to build engineered systems, and the latest advances in the field. Reflecting the inherent progress of the science of self-assembly, this definitive book first delves into natural self-assembling systems. It addresses crystal growth, soap films, and micelles; examines how nature builds viruses, proteins, and ribosomes; and introduces the protein folding problem. The author then discusses how physicists, chemists, biologists, and engineers are applying nature's principles to self-assemble everything from DNA cubes to millimeter-scale electronic circuits. The final chapters cover theoretical and experimental approaches to understand the phenomenon of self-assembly and overcome its various challenges. With practical activities, profiles of leading experts, chapter highlights, exercises, and references, Self Assembly provides the most current authoritative information on this exciting branch of nanoscience.

Self Assembly Book

Self Assembly


  • Author : Ramanathan Nagarajan
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2019-01-07
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 368
  • ISBN 10 : 9781119001362

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Self Assembly Book Description :

An introduction to the state-of-the-art of the diverse self-assembly systems Self-Assembly: From Surfactants to Nanoparticles provides an effective entry for new researchers into this exciting field while also giving the state of the art assessment of the diverse self-assembling systems for those already engaged in this research. Over the last twenty years, self-assembly has emerged as a distinct science/technology field, going well beyond the classical surfactant and block copolymer molecules, and encompassing much larger and complex molecular, biomolecular and nanoparticle systems. Within its ten chapters, each contributed by pioneers of the respective research topics, the book: Discusses the fundamental physical chemical principles that govern the formation and properties of self-assembled systems Describes important experimental techniques to characterize the properties of self-assembled systems, particularly the nature of molecular organization and structure at the nano, meso or micro scales. Provides the first exhaustive accounting of self-assembly derived from various kinds of biomolecules including peptides, DNA and proteins. Outlines methods of synthesis and functionalization of self-assembled nanoparticles and the further self-assembly of the nanoparticles into one, two or three dimensional materials. Explores numerous potential applications of self-assembled structures including nanomedicine applications of drug delivery, imaging, molecular diagnostics and theranostics, and design of materials to specification such as smart responsive materials and self-healing materials. Highlights the unifying as well as contrasting features of self-assembly, as we move from surfactant molecules to nanoparticles. Written for students and academic and industrial scientists and engineers, by pioneers of the research field, Self-Assembly: From Surfactants to Nanoparticles is a comprehensive resource on diverse self-assembly systems, that is simultaneously introductory as w

Molecular Self Assembly Book

Molecular Self Assembly


  • Author : Alex Li Dequan
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2012-12-20
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 470
  • ISBN 10 : 9789814364317

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Molecular Self Assembly Book Description :

In the past several decades, molecular self-assembly has emerged as one of the main themes in chemistry, biology, and materials science. This book compiles and details cutting-edge research in molecular assemblies ranging from self-organized peptide nanostructures and DNA-chromophore foldamers to supramolecular systems and metal-directed assemblies, even to nanocrystal superparticles and self-assembled microdevices

Control of Self assembly in Micro  and Nano scale Systems Book

Control of Self assembly in Micro and Nano scale Systems


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  • Release Date : 2015
  • Genre:
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  • ISBN 10 : OCLC:1051903832

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Control of Self assembly in Micro and Nano scale Systems Book Description :

Abstract : Highlights: Describes challenges associated with the control of self-assembling systems. Describes the main strategies for addressing these challenges. Provides many specific examples to illustrate these strategies. Provides an outlook on future research directions for control of self-assembly. Abstract: Control of self-assembling systems at the micro- and nano-scale provides new opportunities for the engineering of novel materials in a bottom-up fashion. These systems have several challenges associated with control including high-dimensional and stochastic nonlinear dynamics, limited sensors for real-time measurements, limited actuation for control, and kinetic trapping of the system in undesirable configurations. Three main strategies for addressing these challenges are described, which include particle design (active self-assembly), open-loop control, and closed-loop (feedback) control. The strategies are illustrated using a variety of examples such as the design of patchy and Janus particles, the toggling of magnetic fields to induce the crystallization of paramagnetic colloids, and high-throughput crystallization of organic compounds in nanoliter droplets. An outlook of the future research directions and the necessary technological advancements for control of micro- and nano-scale self-assembly is provided.

Physical Aspects of Polymer Self Assembly Book

Physical Aspects of Polymer Self Assembly


  • Author : P. R. Sundararajan
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2016-11-15
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 384
  • ISBN 10 : 9781118994337

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Physical Aspects of Polymer Self Assembly Book Description :

Offering an overview of principles and techniques, this book covers all major categories of self-assembled polymers – properties, processes, and design. Each chapter focuses on morphology, applications, and advanced concepts to illustrate the advantages of polymer self-assembly across industrial and academic research. • Provides an organized, comprehensive overview of polymer self-assembly, its fundamentals, principles, and applications • Includes chapters on block copolymers, amphiphilic polymers, supramolecular polymers, rotaxenes, polymer gels, dendrimers, and small molecules in polymer matrices • Focuses on novel applications, block copolymer assembly to nanotechnology, photonics and metamaterials, molecular machines and artificial muscle, gels that can be applied to polymer science, materials science, and nanotechnology • Examines state-of-the-art concepts, like lithographic patterning and foldaxane • Discusses challenges and future outlook of a popular and emerging field of study

Kinetic Control in Synthesis and Self Assembly Book

Kinetic Control in Synthesis and Self Assembly


  • Author : Munenori Numata
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2018-11-23
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 324
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128121276

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Kinetic Control in Synthesis and Self Assembly Book Description :

Kinetic Control in Synthesis and Self-Assembly provides a unique overview of the fundamental principles, novel methods and practical applications for researchers across organic synthesis, supramolecular chemistry and materials sciences. The book examines naturally occurring molecular systems in which kinetic processes are more ubiquitous than thermodynamic processes, also exploring the control of reactions and molecular self-assemblies, through kinetic processes, in artificial systems. These methods currently play a crucial role for tuning materials functions. From organic synthesis, to supramolecular assemblies, and from restricted spaces, to material synthesis for hierarchical structures, the book offers valuable coverage for researchers across disciplines. Interesting topics include how to regulate kinetic pathways more precisely, essential molecular design for kinetic traps, and how molecular environments surrounding molecules (i.e., solvent, temperature, and pressure effects) influence kinetic control in reactions and self-assemblies. Describes the nature and potential applications of kinetic processes compared to thermodynamic processes Presents information useful to researchers active in molecular synthesis and self-assembly toward materials Collates coverage of kinetic control for synthesis and self-assembly, treated separately in literature

Dynamics of Self Organized and Self Assembled Structures Book

Dynamics of Self Organized and Self Assembled Structures


  • Author : Rashmi C. Desai
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2009-03-26
  • Genre: Mathematics
  • Pages : 328
  • ISBN 10 : 9780521883610

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Dynamics of Self Organized and Self Assembled Structures Book Description :

Describes pattern formation processes and how they can be modeled for graduate-level courses.

Self Assembly and Nanotechnology Book

Self Assembly and Nanotechnology


  • Author : Yoon S. Lee
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2008-06-16
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 344
  • ISBN 10 : 9780470292518

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Self Assembly and Nanotechnology Book Description :

Delivers comprehensive coverage of key subjects in self-assembly and nanotechnology, approaching these and related topics with one unified concept. Designed for students and professionals alike, it explores a variety of materials and situations in which the importance of self-assembly nanotechnology is growing tremendously. Provides clear schematic illustrations to represent the mainstream principles behind each topic.

Self assembling Biomaterials Book

Self assembling Biomaterials


  • Author : Helena S. Azevedo
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release Date : 2018-04-17
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 612
  • ISBN 10 : 9780081020128

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Self assembling Biomaterials Book Description :

Self-assembling biomaterials: molecular design, characterization and application in biology and medicine provides a comprehensive coverage on an emerging area of biomaterials science, spanning from conceptual designs to advanced characterization tools and applications of self-assembling biomaterials, and compiling the recent developments in the field. Molecular self-assembly, the autonomous organization of molecules, is ubiquitous in living organisms and intrinsic to biological structures and function. Not surprisingly, the exciting field of engineering artificial self-assembling biomaterials often finds inspiration in Biology. More important, materials that self-assemble speak the language of life and can be designed to seamlessly integrate with the biological environment, offering unique engineering opportunities in bionanotechnology. The book is divided in five parts, comprising design of molecular building blocks for self-assembly; exclusive features of self-assembling biomaterials; specific methods and techniques to predict, investigate and characterize self-assembly and formed assemblies; different approaches for controlling self-assembly across multiple length scales and the nano/micro/macroscopic properties of biomaterials; diverse range of applications in biomedicine, including drug delivery, theranostics, cell culture and tissue regeneration. Written by researchers working in self-assembling biomaterials, it addresses a specific need within the Biomaterials scientific community. Explores both theoretical and practical aspects of self-assembly in biomaterials Includes a dedicated section on characterization techniques, specific for self-assembling biomaterials Examines the use of dynamic self-assembling biomaterials

Self Assembly  Pattern Formation and Growth Phenomena in Nano Systems Book

Self Assembly Pattern Formation and Growth Phenomena in Nano Systems


  • Author : Alexander A. Golovin
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2005-12-21
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 327
  • ISBN 10 : 1402043538

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Self Assembly Pattern Formation and Growth Phenomena in Nano Systems Book Description :

Nano-science and nano-technology are rapidly developing scientific and technological areas that deal with physical, chemical and biological processes that occur on nano-meter scale – one millionth of a millimeter. Self-organization and pattern formation play crucial role on nano-scales and promise new, effective routes to control various nano-scales processes. This book contains lecture notes written by the lecturers of the NATO Advanced Study Institute "Self-Assembly, Pattern Formation and Growth Phenomena in Nano-Systems" that took place in St Etienne de Tinee, France, in the fall 2004. They give examples of self-organization phenomena on micro- and nano-scale as well as examples of the interplay between phenomena on nano- and macro-scales leading to complex behavior in various physical, chemical and biological systems. They discuss such fascinating nano-scale self-organization phenomena as self-assembly of quantum dots in thin solid films, pattern formation in liquid crystals caused by light, self-organization of micro-tubules and molecular motors, as well as basic physical and chemical phenomena that lead to self-assembly of the most important molecule on the basis of which most of living organisms are built – DNA. A review of general features of all pattern forming systems is also given. The authors of these lecture notes are the leading experts in the field of self-organization, pattern formation and nonlinear dynamics in non-equilibrium, complex systems.

Macromolecular Self Assembly Book

Macromolecular Self Assembly


  • Author : Laurent Billon
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2016-09-06
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 272
  • ISBN 10 : 9781118887127

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Macromolecular Self Assembly Book Description :

This book describes techniques of synthesis and self-assembly of macromolecules for developing new materials and improving functionality of existing ones. Because self-assembly emulates how nature creates complex systems, they likely have the best chance at succeeding in real-world biomedical applications. • Employs synthetic chemistry, physical chemistry, and materials science principles and techniques • Emphasizes self-assembly in solutions (particularly, aqueous solutions) and at solid-liquid interfaces • Describes polymer assembly driven by multitude interactions, including solvophobic, electrostatic, and obligatory co-assembly • Illustrates assembly of bio-hybrid macromolecules and applications in biomedical engineering

Self assembly Book

Self assembly


  • Author : Brian H. Robinson
  • Publisher : IOS Press
  • Release Date : 2003
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 465
  • ISBN 10 : 1586033824

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Self assembly Book Description :

The book contains six sections. The first section covers general articles; then there is a section concentrating on novel systems and applications. This is followed by one that deals with a range of applications of polymers, surfactants and liquid crystals. This is followed by a section on advances in fundamental understanding. Then there is one on biological systems, and finally there is a section on micelle and vesicle systems, with particular emphasis on dynamic aspects. The contributors, including Physicists, Chemists, Biologists and Chemical Engineers, variously chose to write review-type articles, summaries of their own recent work in the field and its relevance in the general concept of self-assembly, specific short papers related to their particular presentation, or their own thoughts concerning the future development of their particular interest area. All these aspects are addressed in the book. The book covers research at the forefront of the subject, and it is expected to be a very useful addition to the literature in this important field.

Molecular Self assembly in Nanoscience and Nanotechnology Book

Molecular Self assembly in Nanoscience and Nanotechnology


  • Author : Ayben Kilislioglu
  • Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
  • Release Date : 2017-05-10
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 142
  • ISBN 10 : 9789535131571

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Molecular Self assembly in Nanoscience and Nanotechnology Book Description :

Self-assembly is a common principle in molecular fabrication of natural and synthetic systems and has many important applications in the fields of nanoscience and nanotechnology. This book provides clear explanations of the principles of self-assembly with the limitations along with examples and research-based results with discussion for students, researchers, and professions.