Nanoscience and Nanowires-Interview with IntechOpen's author Dr. Louis De Smet


25 July 2011

Following the publishing of 15 new scientific books, IntechOpen has had the pleasure to interview one of its authors, Dr. Louis de Smet, on the subject of Nanowires and Open Access.

Dr. De Smet agreed to answer a few questions on Nanowires and the status of Open Access in his country of origin, The Netherlands.

Dr. De smet is assistant professor at the department of Chemical Engineering of Delft university of Technology, The Netherlands. With his colleagues Ernst Sudholter, Marleen Mescher, and Daniela Uliien, dr. De Smet contributed to the book Nanowires-Implementations and Applications, submitting a highly specialised chapter titled Organic Surface Modification of Silicon Nanowire-Based Sensor Devices. Among other, in the interview Dr. De Smet explains more in detail the subject of his chapter, talks about the impact his research may have on science, and discusses the benefits and the status of Open Access in The Netherlands.To read the full interview please visit our official blog.To view the latest books published by IntechOpen choose the Books section from our main menu.Access our free reading platform InTechOpen, download all the latest research carried out in major scientific fields and share the knowledge with your colleagues: enjoy all the benefits of free scientific reading!