By David K. Ferry
This ebook was once derived from a conversation that the writer gave on the foreign convention on complex Nanodevices and Nanotechnology in Hawaii. The e-book is about science and engineering, yet isn't really on science and engineering. it's not a textbook which develops the certainty of a small a part of the sphere, yet a e-book approximately random encounters and in regards to the strengths and the foibles of dwelling as a physicist and engineer for part a century. It provides the author’s own perspectives on technology, engineering, and lifestyles and is illustrated via a couple of vigorous tales approximately a number of occasions, a few of which formed his existence. Written in a mode that's right now lucid and interesting, this is often a good paintings that weaves the numerous threads of technological know-how right into a wealthy tapestry.
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50 Years in the Semiconductor Underground by David K. Ferry