Preface. Glossary of Acronyms. Membrane Mimetic Approaches to Nanoparticle Preparation - General Introduction; J.H. Fendler. Epitaxial Growth of Nanoparticles - Mechanistic Comparisons of Physical and Chemical Processes; G. Vidali. Physical Characterizations of Nanoparticle Interfaces; U. Kreibig, et al. Nanocrystals at the Air/Liquid Interface as Transients in Crystallization; M. Lahav, L. Leiserowitz. Crystalline Colloidal Array Optical Switching Devices; S. Asher, G. Pan. Nanoparticles in Microemulsions: A General Approach; J.B. Nagy, et al. Nanoparticles in Polymers and Polymeric Dendrimers; I. Cabasso, Y. Yuan. Discussion I. Polarography and Voltammetry of Ultrasmall Colloids; M. Heyrovsky, J. Jirkovsky. The Role of Semiconductors/Substrate Mismatch in the Formation of Electrodeposited Quantum Dots; G. Hodes, et al. Mechanical, Electrical and Photoelectrical Energy Interconversion in Nanomembranes; A. Petrov. M. Spassova, J.H. Fendler. Discussion II. Preparation and Properties of Well Defined Dispersions of Inorganic Fine Particles; E. Matijevic, Y.-S. Her. Particle Aggregation: Modeling and Measurement; J. Gregory. Smart Colloidal Systems; B. Vincent. Stabilization of Colloidal Particles by Homopolymers and Block Copolymers; G.J. Fleer. Discussion III. Preparation of Nanoparticles in the Interfacial Layer of Binary Liquids on Solid Support; I. Dekany. Ferrofluid of Cobalt Ferrite Differing by Their Particle Sizes; M.-P. Pileni. Chemical Approaches to Quantized Nanostructures; H. Weller. Discussion V. Nanolayers of Liquids; N.V. Churaev. Nanostructures and Nanoparticles in Thin Organic Films. X-ray, Neutron and Electron Diffraction Studies; L.Feigin. Adsorption Induced Structural Changes of Supported Rhodium Nanoparticles; F. Solymosi. Multiple Nanocontacts; D. Meissner. Discussion V. The Photophysics of Mn2+ on ZNS Nanoclusters; K. Sooklal, et al. A New Solution Phase Synthesis for Silicon Nanoclusters; R. Bley, S.M. Kauzlarich. Diffraction of Visible Light from Colloidal Crystals of Silica in Polymer Composites; J. Jethmalani, W.T. Ford. Raman and Photoluminescence Spectra of Diamond Particles with 1-5 nm Diameter; E.D. Obraztsova, et al. On the Role of Nanoparticle Sizes in Monoelectron Conductivity; S. Carrara, et al. Preparation of Colloidal Nanocrystals of AgX and AG2Se from Microemulsion; P. Monnoyer, et al. Structural Characterization of Sol-Gel Dip-Coating CEO2 and CEO2/SNO2 Films; Z. Crnjak Orel, et al. Inorganic Semiconductor Nanoparticles and Organic Semiconductor Nanowires in Clay-Minerals: Electrochemical and Fiber Optic Survey; P. Joo, et al. Formation of Nanosize Particles in an RF Thermal Plasma Torch; J. Szepvoelgyi, et al. Preparation and Characterization of FeS and Fe2O3 Nanoparticles on Silica and Silicate Supports; I. Dekany, et al. Single Nanosized Au Particle-Enhanced Fluorescence of J-Aggregates Probed by Near Field Scanning Optical Microscopy; Y. Tian, et al. Concluding Discussions; J.H. Fendler, I. Dekany. Subject Index.