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  • Chemistry, Emission Control, Radioactive Pollution and Indoor Air Quality
    Chemistry, Emission Control, Radioactive Pollution and Indoor Air Quality
    Edited by Nicolas Mazzeo
    ISBN 978-953-307-316-3,
    692 pages, July, 2011
    The atmosphere may be our most precious resource. Accordingly, the balance between its use and protection is a high priority for our civilization. While many of us would consider air pollution to be an issue that the modern world has resolved to a gr ...
  • Metal, Ceramic and Polymeric Composites for Various Uses
    Metal, Ceramic and Polymeric Composites for Various Uses
    Edited by John Cuppoletti
    ISBN 978-953-307-353-8,
    698 pages, July, 2011
    Composite materials, often shortened to composites, are engineered or naturally occurring materials made from two or more constituent materials with significantly different physical or chemical properties which remain separate and distinct at the mac ...
  • Viral Gene Therapy
    Viral Gene Therapy
    Edited by Ke Xu
    ISBN 978-953-307-539-6,
    462 pages, July, 2011
    The development of technologies that allow targeting of specific cells has progressed substantially in recent years for several types of vectors, particularly viral vectors, which have been used in 70% of gene therapy clinical trials. Particular viru ...
  • Carbon Nanotubes - Synthesis, Characterization, Applications
    Carbon Nanotubes - Synthesis, Characterization, Applications
    Edited by Siva Yellampalli
    ISBN 978-953-307-497-9,
    528 pages, July, 2011
    Carbon nanotubes are one of the most intriguing new materials with extraordinary properties being discovered in the last decade. The unique structure of carbon nanotubes provides nanotubes with extraordinary mechanical and electrical properties. The ...
  • Current Trends and Challenges in RFID
    Current Trends and Challenges in RFID
    Edited by Cornel Turcu
    ISBN 978-953-307-356-9,
    514 pages, July, 2011
    With the increased adoption of RFID (Radio Frequency Identification) across multiple industries, new research opportunities have arisen among many academic and engineering communities who are currently interested in maximizing the practice potential ...
  • Carbon Nanotubes - From Research to Applications
    Carbon Nanotubes - From Research to Applications
    Edited by Stefano Bianco
    ISBN 978-953-307-500-6,
    368 pages, July, 2011
    Since their discovery in 1991, carbon nanotubes have been considered as one of the most promising materials for a wide range of applications, in virtue of their outstanding properties. During the last two decades, both single-walled and multi-walled ...
  • Nanowires - Fundamental Research
    Nanowires - Fundamental Research
    Edited by Abbass Hashim
    ISBN 978-953-307-327-9,
    564 pages, July, 2011
    Understanding and building up the foundation of nanowire concept is a high requirement and a bridge to new technologies. Any attempt in such direction is considered as one step forward in the challenge of advanced nanotechnology. In the last few year ...
  • Advances in Stereo Vision
    Advances in Stereo Vision
    Edited by Jose R.A. Torreao
    ISBN 978-953-307-837-3,
    128 pages, July, 2011
    Stereopsis is a vision process whose geometrical foundation has been known for a long time, ever since the experiments by Wheatstone, in the 19th century. Nevertheless, its inner workings in biological organisms, as well as its emulation by computer ...