By Cameron Chai
Research and Markets has announced the addition of a new book titled ‘Plunkett's Nanotechnology & MEMS Industry Almanac 2011: Nanotechnology & MEMS Industry Market Research, Statistics, Trends & Leading Companies’ to its offering.
The reference tool discusses MEMS, miniaturization and nanotechnology business topics as bucky balls, carbon tubes, microsensors, microsystems, microengineering and much more. It also covers investments and funding, research and development, and laboratories in the European Union, the United States, China, Korea and Singapore.
Nanotechnology will play a major role in the future-generation of ultra-dense computer memory. This is an emerging field with remarkable opportunities. It is helpful in improving all kinds of industries and technologies, including semiconductors, coatings, chemicals, aerospace, automobiles, apparel, biotechnology and healthcare.
The 419-page, four-chapter book provides in-depth analysis of market and technological trends. Chapters include Major Trends Affecting the Nanotechnology & MEMS Industry; Nanotechnology Industry Statistics; Nanotechnology & MEMS Industry Contacts; and THE NANOTECHNOLOGY & MEMS 300: Who They Are and How They Were Chosen.
Introduction to Nanotechnology & MEMS, Self-Assembly and Fabrication on the Atomic Level Enable Nanomanipulation, Innovations in Bucky Balls, Nanotubes and Single Wall Nanotubes (SWNTs) Make Commercial Production a Reality, Nanotechnology & MEMS Applications in Optics and Displays Lead to a Breakthrough in Wireless Device Screens, Nanotechnology Has a Growing Role in Sports Equipment, Nanotechnology Makes Breakthroughs in Health Care and Nanotechnology Converges with Biotech are some of the topics covered in Chapter one.
The comprehensive book includes profiles of 300 major companies operating in the nanotechnology and microengineering industry. Companies profiled in the book include Abbott Laboratories, Acacia Technologies Group, Agilent Technologies, Air Products & Chemicals, Albany Molecular Research, Dow Chemical, Dow Corning, Nanophase Technologies, Nanoscale Materials, Nanostring Technologies, Nantero, Neo Material Technologies and VTI Technologies.