Nanotechnologies for Future Mobile Devices

Nanotechnologies for Future Mobile Devices

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Tapani Ryhänen, Mikko A. Uusitalo, Olli Ikkala, Asta Kärkkäinen
Cambridge University Press, 11/02/2010
EAN 9780521112161, ISBN10: 0521112168

Paperback, 282 pages, 24.8 x 17.2 x 2 cm

Explore the potential for nanotechnologies to transform future mobile and Internet communications. Based on a research collaboration between Nokia, Helsinki University of Technology, and the University of Cambridge, here leading researchers review the current state-of-the art and future prospects for: • Novel multifunctional materials, dirt repellent, self-healing surface materials, and lightweight structural materials capable of adapting their shape • Portable energy storage using supercapacitor-battery hybrids based on new materials including carbon nanohorns and porous electrodes, fuel cell technologies, energy harvesting and more efficient solar cells • Electronics and computing advances reaching beyond IC scaling limits, new computing approaches and architectures, embedded intelligence and future memory technologies. • Nanoscale transducers for mechanical, optical and chemical sensing, sensor signal processing, and nanoscale actuation • Nanoelectronics to create ultrafast and adaptive electronics for future radio technologies • Flat panel displays with greater robustness, improved resolution, brightness and contrast, and mechanical flexibility • Manufacturing and innovation processes, plus commercialization of nanotechnologies.

'… offers an interesting vision of our growing interconnectedness and the technologies that are likely to change this in the future.' Science