From photonic nanomaterials and bioinspired materials to art conservation and self-assembly in water droplets, read the latest new titles on materials and nanoscience from RSC Books.
New books in the RSC Smart Materials Series:
Responsive Photonic Nanostructures edited by Yadong Yin, University of California, Riverside, USA
A comprehensive summary for postgraduates and researchers in academia and industry interested in the smart materials and their potential applications.
Materials Design Inspired by Nature edited by Peter Fratzl , John Dunlop and Richard Weinkamer, Max Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces, Germany
The first book to address the relationship between inner architecture and properties of natural materials, essential reading for anyone in materials research.
The newest titles in the RSC Nanoscience & Nanotechnology Series:
Nanoscience for the Conservation of Works of Art edited by Piero Baglioni and David Chelazzi, University of Florence, Italy
Professional conservators and scientists alike will find this essential reading, as will postgraduate students in the fields of materials and colloid science, art restoration and nanoscience.
Polymer Nanofibers by Dario Pisignano, University of Salento, Italy
A comprehensive overview of the latest developments in the field from materials to applications.
Don’t forget you can freely access the table of contents, preface, front matter and first chapter of every eBook via the RSC Publishing website.
New to nanotechnology? Want to understand more about self-assembly?
Water Droplets to Nanotechnology by Plinio Innocenzi, Luca Malfatti, University of Sassari, Italy and Paolo Falcaro, CSIRO, Australia, uses everyday examples to give a simple and general overview of the different self-assembly processes in nanotechnology suitable for non-specialists.
Look out for these new forthcoming titles:
Artificial Cilia edited by Jaap den Toonder and Patrick Onck
Biological and Biomimetic Adhesives edited by Romana Santos, Nick Aldred, Stanislav Gorb and Patrick Flammang
Got an idea for a new book? Contact the Materials Books Commissioning Editor, Leanne Marle for more information about publishing books with the RSC.