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Publications and Patents (partial listing)

Books:

Drexler, K.E. (1992) Nanosystems: Molecular Machinery, Manufacturing, and Computation New York: John Wiley & Sons. (Association of American Publishers “Most Outstanding Computer Science Book, 1992”)

Drexler, K.E., C. Peterson, and G. Pergamit. (1991) Unbounding the Future: The Nanotechnology Revolution New York: William Morrow.

Drexler, K.E. (1986) Engines of Creation: The Coming Era of Nanotechnology New York: Anchor Press/Doubleday.

Other publications:

Drexler, K.E. (2006) “Toward Integrated Nanosystems: Fundamental Issues in Design and Modeling” in Handbook of Theoretical and Computational Nanotechnology, M. Rieth, W. Schommers, eds. American Scientific Publishers.

Drexler, K.E. (2005) “Nanotechnology” in McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science and Technology.

Drexler, K.E. (2005) “Toward Integrated Nanosystems: Fundamental Issues in Design and Modeling” Journal of Computational and Theoretical Nanoscience

3:1–10.

Drexler, K.E. (2005) “Productive nanosystems: the physics of molecular fabrication” Physics Education 40:339-346.

Allis, D.G. and K.E. Drexler (2005) “Design and Analysis of a Molecular Tool for Carbon Transfer in Mechanosynthesis” [pdf, 1.0 MB] J. Comput. Theor. Nanosci 2:45-55.

Phoenix, C, and K.E. Drexler (2004) “Safe Exponential Manufacturing” Nanotechnology 15:869-872.

Drexler, K.E. (2004) “Nanotechnology: from Feynman to Funding” Bulletin of Science, Technology and Society 24:21-27.

Drexler, K.E. (2003) “Nanotechnology: Point/Counterpoint” (a debate with Professor Richard Smalley) Chemical & Engineering News 81(48):37-42.

Drexler, K.E. (2003) “If Atomic Precision is Unfeasible, so is Life” Nature 422: 257, (a commentary on Nature, 421:299.)

Drexler, K.E. (1999) “Building molecular machine systems” Trends in Biotechnology 17:5-7.

Drexler, K.E. (1996) “Molecular manufacturing: a future technology for cleaner production” Clean Production: Environmental and Economic Perspective. New York: Springer.

Drexler, K.E. (1995) “Molecular manufacturing: perspectives on the ultimate limits of fabrication” Phil. Trans. R. Soc. London A 353:323-331.

Drexler, K.E. (1995) “Molecular manufacturing: perspectives on the ultimate limits of fabrication” Ultimate Limits of Fabrication and Measurement Dordrecht: Kluwer Academic Publishers.

Drexler, K.E. (1994) “Molecular machines: physical principles and implementation strategies” Annual Review of Biophysics and Biomolecular Structure 23:337-405.

Drexler, K.E. (1993) “Molecular manufacturing: a sustainable basis for global wealth” Leaders (Fall 93).

Drexler, K.E. (1992) “Towards molecular manufacturing” The World in 1992 Economist Publications.

Drexler, K.E. (1992) “Molecular Directions in Nanotechnology” Nanotechnology 2:113.

Drexler, K.E. (1992) “Molecular manufacturing for space systems: an overview” Journal of the British Interplanetary Society 45:401-405.

Drexler K.E. (1991) “Molecular Machinery and Manufacturing with Applications to Computation”; MIT doctoral thesis.

Drexler, K.E. (1991) “Hypertext publishing and the evolution of knowledge” Social Intelligence 1: 87-120.

Drexler, K.E. (1991) “Molecular tip arrays for molecular imaging and nanofabrication” Journal of Vacuum Science and Technology B 9:1394-1397.

Drexler, K.E. (1991) “Exploring Future Technologies” Doing Science New York: Prentice Hall.

Drexler, K.E., and J.S. Foster. (1990) “Synthetic tips” Nature 343:600.

Drexler, K.E. (1989) “Technologies of Danger and Wisdom” Directions and Implications of Advanced Computing Norwood, New Jersey: Ablex.

Drexler, K.E. (1989) “Machines of Inner Space” 1990 Yearbook of Science and the Future Chicago: Encyclopedia Britannica.

Drexler, K.E. (1989) “Biological and Nanomechanical Systems: Contrasts in Evolutionary Capacity” Artificial Life Reading, Massachusetts: Addison-Wesley.

Drexler, K.E. (1988) “Rod logic and thermal noise in the mechanical nanocomputer” Molecular Electronic Devices Amsterdam: North-Holland.

Drexler, K.E. (1988) “Nanotechnology and future supercomputing” Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Supercomputing International Supercomputing Institute.

Miller, M.S., and K.E. Drexler. (1988) “Comparative Ecology: A Computational Perspective” The Ecology of Computation Amsterdam: Elsevier Science Publishers, B. V.

Miller, M.S., and K.E. Drexler. (1988) “Markets and Computation: Agoric Open Systems” The Ecology of Computation Amsterdam: Elsevier Science Publishers, B. V.

Drexler, K.E., and M.S. Miller. (1988) “Incentive Engineering for Computational Resource Management” The Ecology of Computation Amsterdam: Elsevier Science Publishers, B. V.

Henson, H.K., and K.E. Drexler. (1988) “Heterodensity heat transfer apparatus and method” U.S. Patent Office: #4,759,404

Drexler, K.E. (1987) “Nanomachinery: Atomically precise gears and bearings” IEEE Micro Robots and Teleoperators Workshop Hyannis, Massachusetts: IEEE.

Drexler, K.E. (1987) [and 1983, below] “Molecular Machinery and Molecular Electronic Devices” Molecular Electronic Devices II New York: Marcel Dekker.

Drexler, K.E. (1987) “Hypertext publishing and the evolution of knowledge” Foresight Institute: OP-87-1

Drexler, K.E. (1986) “Solar sail” U.S. Patent Office: #4,614,319

Drexler, K.E. (1986) “Molecular engineering: Assemblers and Future Space Hardware” American Astronautical Society: AAS-86-415

Henson, H.K., and K.E. Drexler. (1984) “Method for processing and fabricating metals in space” U.S. Patent Office: #4,480,677

Drexler, K.E. (1983) “Molecular Machinery and Molecular Electronic Devices” F.L. Carter (Ed.), Proceedings of 2nd International Workshop on Molecular Electronic Devices, NRL, Washington, DC.

Drexler, K.E. (1982) “Mightier machines from tiny atoms may someday grow” Smithsonian, 13(8):145-154 (Nov 1982).

Drexler, K.E. (1981) “Molecular engineering: An approach to the development of general capabilities for molecular manipulation”  Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA 78:5275-5278.

Henson, H.K., and K.E. Drexler. (1979) “Gas Entrained Solids: A Heat Transfer Fluid for Use in Space” Space Manufacturing New York: American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics.

Drexler, K.E. (1979) “High Performance Solar Sails and Related Reflecting Devices” Space Manufacturing New York: American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics.

Drexler, K.E., and B.R. Sperber. (1978) “An Aperture-Augmented Prototype Power Satellite” J. Energy 2:318-319.

Drexler, K.E., and T.A.Heppenheimer. (1977) “On the Feasibility of Small Power Satellites” J. Energy 1:200.

Phinney, W. C., D. Criswell, E. Drexler, and J. Garmirian. (1977) “Lunar Resources and their Utilization” Space-Based Manufacturing from Nonterrestrial Materials New York: American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics.