Handbook of Semiconductor Nanostructures
and Nanodevices


     5-Volume Set

Edited by
A. A. Balandin, University of California at Riverside, USA
K. L. Wang, University of California at Los Angeles, USA

    October 2005
ca.2,500 pages, Hardcover

Handbook of Semiconductor Nanostructures and Nanodevices is the World's first multivolume handbook covering a wide variety of advanced and emerging developments in the field of semiconductor nanotechnology. Semiconductor materials are the key elements of continued scientific and technological developments made in the fields of electronics, optoelectronics, photonics, and magnetic devices. The five-volume set is an unprecedented encyclopedic reference that covers growth and processing of semiconductor nanostructured materials by MBE, CVD, PVD, electrochemical, and other techniques, all types of III-V, IV, and II-VI semiconductor nanomaterials, nanofabrication by bottom-up and top-down approaches, precise control and uniformity of semiconductor self-assembled nanostructures, quantum dots, and quantum wells, nanowires, nanoclusters, nanocrystals, and nanoparticles, heterojunctions and interface properties, physical, and chemical properties, nanoscale spectroscopic characterization techniques, and applications of semiconductor devices in nanoelectronics, nano-optoelectronics, nanometrology, nanocircuits, nano-imprint lithography, heterojunction devices, laser diodes, LEDs, solar cells, terahertz devices, thermoelectric devices, NEMS/MEMS, optical switches, infrared detectors,, computers, wireless communications, magnetic random access memory (MRAM) and ferroelectric random access memory (FeRAM), spintronic and data storage devices, single-electron transistors, quantum computing devices, .etc. Both experimental and theoretical aspects of semiconductor nanoscience and nanotechnology are covered. It is a must-have handbook for university libraries, research establishments, government laboratories, and high-tech companies engaged in research and development of semiconductors. It is written for a broad range of audience with different backgrounds and educational level, compiling past two decades of pioneering research. It provides in-depth information to research professionals active in the field of semiconductor nanoscale science and technologies. This handbook can be effectively used by upper-level undergraduate students, graduate students, postdoctoral researchers, scientists, engineers working in industry, consultants, technology investors and developers seeking the most up-to-date information on semiconductor nanotechnology. This handbook has been divided into five different thematic volumes based on semiconductor nanostructured materials and their based nanodevices.
          Volume 1: Self-Assemblies, Qauntum Dots, and Nanowires
          Volume 2: Nanofabrication and Nanoscale Characterization
          Volume 3: Spintronics and Nanoelectronics
          Volume 4: Nanophotonics and Optoelectronics
          Volume 5: Nanodevices and Circuits

  • World's first handbook ever published on semiconductor nanostructures and nanodevices
  • Most up-to-date reference work summarizing two decades of pioneering research
  • About 70 in-depth review chapters contributed by more than 200 of the world's leading experts.
  • Edited and written by internationally known authoritative experts in the field
  • Truly international: authors from more than 20 countries
  • Over 6,000 bibliographic citations providing extensive cross-referencing in each article
  • Thousands of illustrations, figures, tables, and equations.
  • High quality figures and tables summarizing materials parameters and device performance
  • Timely, authoritative and most comprehensive
  • A cross-disciplinary reference spanning from materials science to electronic engineering
A perfect multidisciplinary reference source for scientists, engineers, researchers, upper-level undergraduate and graduate students, college and university professors, and research professionals both in academia and industry working in the fields of nanotechnology, semiconductor technology, electrical and electronic engineering, solid-state physics, materials science, surface science, magnetic materials, optical engineering, optoelectronics, device applications, telecommunications, data storage, and information technology, This handbook is also an invaluable reference source for the libraries in universities and industrial institutions, government laboratories and independent research institutes, individual research groups and scientists working in the fields of nanotechnology, semiconductor nanotechnology and nanodevices.

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