Nanotechnologies for Future Mobile Devices

Nanotechnologies for Future Mobile Devices

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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 more

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  • Electronic book text
  • Cambridge University Press (Virtual Publishing)
  • Cambridge, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 85 b/w illus. 5 tables
  • 1139192256
  • 9781139192255

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

Table of contents

1. When everything is connected T. Ryhanen, M. Uusitalo and A. Karkkainen; 2. Structural materials for future mobile devices O. Ikkala and M. Heino; 3. Energy and power M. Rouvala, G. A. J. Amaratunga, D. Wei and A. Colli; 4. Computing and information storage solutions P. Pasanen, M. Uusitalo, V. Ermolov, J. Kivioja and C. Gamrat; 5. Sensing, actuation and interaction P. Andrew, M. Bailey, T. Ryhanen and D. Wei; 6. Future of radio and communication A. Parssinen, R. Kaunisto and A. Karkkainen; 7. Flat panel displays A. Flewitt and W. Milne; 8. Manufacturing and open innovation T. Minshall, F. Livesey, L. Mortara, J. Napp, Y. Shi and Y. Zhang; 9. Seeing beyond the hype: what the Internet teaches us about the development of nanotechnology T. Crawley, L. Juvonen and P. Koponen; 10. Conclusions T. more