This book is a comprehensive, interdisciplinary text that integrates the complexity of nanosystems.
1. What is nanoscience?; PART I: THE BASICS; 2. Quantum mechanics; 3. Statistical mechanics and chemical kinetics; PART II: TOOLS; 4. Microscopy and manipulation tools; 5. Making nanostructures: top down; 6. Making nanostructures: bottom up; PART III: APPLICATIONS; 7. Electrons in nanostructures; 8. Molecular electronics; 9. Nanostructured materials