Now Online! Dekker Encyclopedia of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology

This expansive encyclopedia contains articles describing devices, techniques, and technologies that are critical to research at atomic, molecular, and macromolecular levels, ranging from 1 to 100 nanometers. It identifies current challenges and development paths that will influence fields ranging from materials and surface science, chemistry, and biomedicine, to computer technology, information processing, and mechanical, optical, and electrical engineering. The encyclopedia contains articles on new simulation tools and computational methods, application of nanotechnologies in drug delivery, biomedical devices, recording media, environmental remediation, and many other areas.

Initially published with 324 articles and nearly 4,000 pictures, illustrations, and tables, the Dekker Encyclopedia of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology cites more than 21,000 works and offers customized content views and a personalized Table of Contents alerting service. It is updated quarterly, providing 10 percent new and updated content per year for the life of the edition.

Editors include Syracuse University s James A. Schwarz, Professor of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science.

Dekker is a digital publisher that offers authoritative scientific, technical, and medical content accessible at the article level with linked references.

For on-campus access, visit

From off campus, access via the SUMMIT catalog (

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