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This catalog features new and forthcoming titles on Nanoelectronics and Nanophotonics by Pan Stanford Publishing. About Us: Pan Stanford Publishing is an independent international publisher dedicated to publishing the best in micro- and nano-scale science, technology and medicine. The company was founded by a group of publishing professionals and academics with a strong focus in interdisciplinary and applied areas such as Nanotechnology, Biomedical Engineering, Biotechnology, Energy, Green Technology, Sustainable Engineering, Materials Science, Semiconductors, Electronic Engineering and other related areas. We publish a wide variety of books ranging from cutting-edge monographs, review volumes, handbooks, to undergraduate textbooks and books designed for the general audience.

Text of Nanoelectronics & Nanophotonics 2011

  • Nanoelectronics & Nanophotonics 2011

    New and Forthcoming Titles

    by Pan Stanford Publishing

  • 2 Discover more at www.panstanford.com2

    Dear Colleague,

    We are delighted to present our new and forthcoming titles in the field of micro- and nanoscale science, technology and medicine. As an independent international publisher, we publish a range of quality books in various topical areas ranging from monographs to review volumes and textbooks with a single aim in mind: inspiring innovation.

    We believe that our titles would be a valuable addition to your pro-fessional library and enhance your research and educational needs.

    Key New Titles HandbookofSpintronicSemiconductors, by W. Chen & I. Buy-

    anova Current-DrivenPhenomenainNanoelectronics, by T. Seideman QuantumTransportCalculationsforNanosystems, by K. Hirose

    Popular Titles IntroductiontoNanoelectronicSingle-ElectronCircuitDesign, by

    J. Hoekstra NanometerCMOS,byJ.Liou, F. Schwierz & H. Wong NanostructuresinElectronicsandPhotonics, by F. Rahman

    Book Series Pan Stanford Series on Nanotechnology in Energy, Environment

    and Health Pan Stanford Series on Nanoscale Raman Spectroscopy Pan Stanford Series on Carbon-Based Nanomaterials

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  • 3Nanoelectronics and Nanophotonics 2011

    Introduction to Nanoelectronic Single-Electron Circuit Designby Jaap Hoekstra (DelftUniversityofTechnology,TheNetherlands)

    Thisbookoffersaninsightintoanoriginalandoutstandingefforttobridgethegapbetweendevicephysicsandengineeringofnanoelectronicintegratedarchitectures.Prof. Arpad I. Csurgay University of Notre Dame, USA Singleelectrondevicesarepromisingcandidatesfornext-generationcircuits.Thenewperspectivesinvolvedalsohelptoconceivenovelnano-devices.Itisaverygoodreferenceforresearcherswhoareengagedinthisexcitingarea.Prof. Ning Deng Tsinghua University, China

    In this book, single-electron circuits are studied as an introduction to the rapidly expanding field of nanoelectronics. Both the analysis and synthesis of circuits with the nanoelectronic metallic single-electron tunneling (SET) junction device are treated. The basic physical phenomena under consideration are the quantum mechanical tunneling of electrons through a small insulating gap between two metal leads, the Coulomb blockade and Coulomb oscillations the last two resulting from the quantization of charge. While electron transport in nanoelectronic devices can be best described by quantum physics, nanoelectronic circuits can be best described by Kirchhoffs voltage and current laws. The author employs an unconventional approach in explaining the operation and design of single-electron circuits. All models and equivalent circuits are derived from first principles of circuit theory. This is a must if we want to understand the characteristics of nanoelectronic devices and subcircuits.

    Readership: Advanced undergraduate- and graduate-level students in electrical engineering, physics, nanotechnology, computer engineering and mechanical engineering, especially those with an interest in MEMS.

    Hardback 320pp Oct 2009 978-981-4241-93-9 US$119.00

    Handbook of Spintronic Semiconductorsedited by Weimin Chen &Irina Buyanova (LinkpingsUniversitet,Sweden)

    Thisbookoffersrecentprogressinthespintronicresearchofsemiconductors.Theauthors,activeinthisfield,provideboththeoreticalandexperimentalaspectsofthecurrentissuesrelatingtotheaforesaidfieldandthepotentialapplicationsofdilutedmagneticsemiconductors.Anexcellentreferenceinthespin-relatedsemiconductorphysicsandelectronicsforgraduatestudentsandresearchers.Prof. Yasuo Oka Tohoku University, Japan

    Spintronics explores the spin degree of freedom of the electron to sense, store, process, and transfer information in addition to the electron charge. Semiconductor spintronics promises to combine new spin enabling functionality with the present-day microelectronics and optoelectronics. It also opens the door to a new generation of devices, and to the merging of electronics, photonics, and magnetics. The success of spintronics relies on our ability to create and control spins. Among many obstacles, generation of electron spin polarization and coherence at room temperature is one of the most important as well as the most challenging issues, that have attracted intense research efforts during recent years. Significant progress has been made both theoretically and experimentally, while many issues remain unresolved. This book provides an in-depth review of the rapidly developing field of spintronic semiconductors. It covers a broad range of topics, including growth and basic physical properties of diluted magnetic semiconductors based on II-VI, III-V, and IV semiconductors, recent developments in theory and experimental techniques, and potential device applications.

    Readership: Advanced undergraduate- and graduate-level students in semiconductor physics and technology, spintronics, researchers and engineers in spintronics, semiconductor physics and technology, and magnetism.

    Hardback 368pp Apr 2010 978-981-4267-36-6 US$175.00

    Power for the World The Emergence of Electricity from the Sun edited by Wolfgang Palz (WorldCouncilforRenewableEnergy,Germany)

    The book concentrates on photovoltaic (PV) solar power and its scientific, technological, industrial, political, environmental, and social implications. Modern PV was invented in 1954 along with the transistor; only since 2005 have the PV markets seen an exponential growth: this year, global business stands at $30 billion. It involves hundreds of companies around the world, with 100,000 newly created jobs and tens of thousands of experts. The last specialised PV Conference in 2009 in Hamburg, Germany, had 5000 delegates; the associated exhibition was visited by 50,000 people from 100 nations more than the America Cup. The book comes in three parts: The Rising Sun in a Developing World, Solar Power for the World and PV Today and Forever. It provides a historical summary and gives a comprehensive overview of the present situation worldwide and future strategies for development and implementation. The author is a world leader in PV and all renewable energies. To write the book, the lead author W. Palz collaborated with some 41 VIPs in the sector from all over the world, and in particular from the US, Europe, China, and Japan. Some of them are PV specialists, some are from administrations such as the World B

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