Nanotechnology for Dummies (Paperback)

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The bestselling introductory guide on nanotechnology?now revised and updated

The world of nanotechnology is ever changing and evolving; this fun and friendly guide demystifies the topic for anyone interested in how molecule-sized machines and processes affect our everyday lives. The authors begin with explaining the background of nanotechnology and then examine industries that are affected by this technology. Aiming to educate and simultaneously dispel common myths, the book explores the many nanotechnology-enabled consumer products available on the market today, ranging from socks to face lotion to jet skis to floor cleaners, to name a few.

  • Serves as a fun and friendly introduction to the fascinating topic of nanotechnology
  • Discusses the various issues involving nanotechnology in the areas of environment, medicine, defense, and others
  • Provides real-world examples of everyday nanotechnology use such as floor cleaners, flash memory drives, face lotion, computer processors, and more

Written in the accessible, humorous For Dummies style, Nanotechnology For Dummies, 2nd Edition provides an easy-to-understand overview of nanotechnology and its real-world implementation.

About the Author


Earl Boysen is the founder of UnderstandingNano.com and was an engineer in the semiconductor industry for 20 years. He coauthored the first edition of this book as well as The All-New Electronics Self-Study Guide. Nancy Boysen has written more than 60 books on technology. She is senior editor for UnderstandingNano.com and runs TechSmartSenior.com.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780470891919
ISBN-10: 0470891912
Publisher: For Dummies
Publication Date: August 9th, 2011
Pages: 330
Language: English
Series: For Dummies