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Chapter 9

DNA Self-assembly: from Nanostructures to Macro-engineering

Nanotechnology has developed rapidly for applications in engineering, medicine and materials.1–3 There are two approaches for the construction of nanomaterials: ‘top-down’ and ‘bottom-up.’4–6 The ‘top-down’ systems encompass the microscopic manipulations of small numbers of atoms or molecules to for...

Publication details


Print publication date
18 Oct 2012
Copyright year
2013
Print ISBN
978-1-84973-423-3
PDF eISBN
978-1-84973-510-0
From the book series:
Smart Materials Series