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  • Biosensors for Health, Environment and Biosecurity
    Biosensors for Health, Environment and Biosecurity
    Edited by Pier Andrea Serra
    ISBN 978-953-307-443-6,
    550 pages, July, 2011
    A biosensor is a detecting device that combines a transducer with a biologically sensitive and selective component. Biosensors can measure compounds present in the environment, chemical processes, food and human body at low cost if compared with trad ...
  • Environmental Biosensors
    Environmental Biosensors
    Edited by Vernon Somerset
    ISBN 978-953-307-486-3,
    366 pages, July, 2011
    This book is a collection of contributions from leading specialists on the topic of biosensors for health, environment and biosecurity. It is divided into three sections with headings of current trends and developments; materials design and developme ...
  • Biosensors - Emerging Materials and Applications
    Biosensors - Emerging Materials and Applications
    Edited by Pier Andrea Serra
    ISBN 978-953-307-328-6,
    640 pages, July, 2011
    A biosensor is a detecting device that combines a transducer with a biologically sensitive and selective component. Biosensors can measure compounds present in the environment, chemical processes, food and human body at low cost if compared with trad ...
  • Superconductivity - Theory and Applications
    Superconductivity - Theory and Applications
    Edited by Adir Moyses Luiz
    ISBN 978-953-307-151-0,
    358 pages, July, 2011
    Superconductivity was discovered in 1911 by Kamerlingh Onnes. Since the discovery of an oxide superconductor with critical temperature (Tc) approximately equal to 35 K (by Bednorz and Muller 1986), there are a great number of laboratories all over th ...
  • Management of Gastric Cancer
    Management of Gastric Cancer
    Edited by Nabil Ismaili
    ISBN 978-953-307-344-6,
    158 pages, July, 2011
    Gastric cancer is the fifth most common cancer and the second most common cause of cancer death worldwide. More than 50% of the patients have advanced disease at diagnosis and in this case the disease has a poor outcome. The staging of gastric cancer ...
  • Nanowires - Implementations and Applications
    Nanowires - Implementations and Applications
    Edited by Abbass Hashim
    ISBN 978-953-307-318-7,
    550 pages, July, 2011
    This potentially unique work offers various approaches on the implementation of nanowires. As it is widely known, nanotechnology presents the control of matter at the nanoscale and nanodimensions within few nanometers, whereas this exclusive phenome ...
  • Six Sigma Projects and Personal Experiences
    Six Sigma Projects and Personal Experiences
    Edited by Abdurrahman Coskun
    ISBN 978-953-307-370-5,
    194 pages, July, 2011
    In the new millennium the increasing expectation of customers and products complexity has forced companies to find new solutions and better alternatives to improve the quality of their products. Lean and Six Sigma methodology provides the best soluti ...
  • Air Quality Monitoring, Assessment and Management
    Air Quality Monitoring, Assessment and Management
    Edited by Nicolás A. Mazzeo
    ISBN 978-953-307-317-0,
    390 pages, July, 2011
    Human beings need to breathe oxygen diluted in certain quantity of inert gas for living. In the atmosphere, there is a gas mixture of, mainly, oxygen and nitrogen, in appropriate proportions. However, the air also contains other gases, vapours and ae ...