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Acoustic Microscopy

Acoustic Microscopy Author Andrew Briggs
ISBN-10 9780199232734
Release 2010
Pages 356
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For many years Acoustic Microscopy by Andrew Briggs has been the definitive book on the subject. A key development since it was first published has been the development of ultrasonic force microscopy, in which the elastic vibrations are detected with nanometre resolution by the tip of an atomic force microscope. The 2nd edition has a major new chapter on this technique and its applications.

Statistical Physics of Fracture and Breakdown in Disordered Systems

Statistical Physics of Fracture and Breakdown in Disordered Systems Author Bikas K. Chakrabarti
ISBN-10 0198520565
Release 1997
Pages 161
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Under extreme conditions the mechanical or electrical properties of solids tend to be destabilized and failure or breakdown occurs. In practice these instabilities in the solid often nucleate or spread from disorders in the structure of the solid. This book investigates the modelling of such failure and breakdown processes. The basic principles are illuminated with a large number of computer simulations and laboratory simulations or `table top' experiments. Three particular case studies of failure are presented: electrical failures like fuse and dielectric breakdown; mechanical fracture; and earthquakes as an example of dynamic failure.

QUASICRYSTALS A Primer 2nd edition dition en anglais

QUASICRYSTALS  A Primer  2nd edition    dition en anglais Author Christian Janot
ISBN-10 0198565518
Release 1997
Pages 409
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In 1984 physicists discovered a monster in the world of crystallography, a structure that appeared to contain five-fold symmetry axes, which cannot exist in strictly periodic structures. Such quasi-periodic structures became known as quasicrystals. A previously formulated theory in terms of higher dimensional space groups was applied to them and new alloy phases were prepared which exhibited the properties expected from this model more closely. Thus many of the early controversies weredissolved. This primer is intended to provide a descriptive approach to the subject for those coming to it for the first time. The various practical, experimental, and theoretical topics are dealt with in an accessible style. The book is completed by problem sets and there is a computer program that generates a Penrose lattice. Following the success of the first and second editions the opportunity has been taken to reprint the second edition in paperback at a more modest price.

Nanocomposites with Biodegradable Polymers

Nanocomposites with Biodegradable Polymers Author Vikas Mittal
ISBN-10 9780199581924
Release 2011-04-28
Pages 426
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Polymers are used in practically every facet of daily life. Most polymers come from fossil fuels and are not biodegradable, causing long-term environmental hazards. Biodegradable polymers provide an alternative, environmentally friendly class of materials. Composites of such polymers have high potential within a wide spectrum of applications.

Introduction to Scanning Tunneling Microscopy

Introduction to Scanning Tunneling Microscopy Author C. Julian Chen
ISBN-10 9780195071504
Release 1993
Pages 412
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Due to its nondestructive imaging power, scanning tunneling microscopy has found major applications in the fields of physics, chemistry, engineering, and materials science. This book provides a comprehensive treatment of scanning tunneling and atomic force microscopy, with full coverage of the imaging mechanism, instrumentation, and sample applications. The work is the first single-author reference on STM and presents much valuable information previously available only as proceedings or collections of review articles. It contains a 32-page section of remarkable STM images, and is organized as a self-contained work, with all mathematical derivations fully detailed. As a source of background material and current data, the book will be an invaluable resource for all scientists, engineers, and technicians using the imaging abilities of STM and AFM. It may also be used as a textbook in senior-year and graduate level STM courses, and as a supplementary text in surface science, solid-state physics, materials science, microscopy, and quantum mechanics.

Interfaces in crystalline materials

Interfaces in crystalline materials Author A. P. Sutton
ISBN-10 UOM:39015031760062
Release 1995
Pages 819
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The study of interfaces within and between materials is central to materials science research. For example, interfaces play an important role in many of the mechanical and electrical properties of materials, phase transformations, and material microstructures. This book provides an outstanding overview of the subject, with broad treatments of all aspects of the structure, thermodynamics, kinetics, and properties of interfaces in crystalline materials. Throughout, the authors emphasize conceptual foundations through the exposition of simple models and descriptions of key experimental observations. With Interfaces in Crystalline Materials in hand, students in materials science, crystallography, and condensed matter physics have a comprehensive and unified survey of the subject at their disposal.

Instabilities and Self organization in Materials Applications in materials design and nanotechnology

Instabilities and Self organization in Materials  Applications in materials design and nanotechnology Author Nasr Mostafa Ghoniem
ISBN-10 019929870X
Release 2008-01-01
Pages 1158
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Dynamic light scattering

Dynamic light scattering Author Wyn Brown
ISBN-10 0198539428
Release 1993
Pages 735
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Dynamic light scattering is a new method for investigating macromolecular systems. The importance of the technique lies in its non-invasive character. It can be employed on extremely small fluid volumes, the instrumentation is relatively inexpensive and allows the rapid determination of diffusion coefficients as well as providing information on relaxation time distributions for the macromolecular components of complex systems. This volume is directed in part to the philosophy and current practice in dynamic light scattering. Single photon correlation techniques are introduced; a discussion of noise on photon correlation functions is given and data analysis in dynamic light scattering to polymer structure analysis is presented; and a comprehensive introduction to diffusing wave spectroscopy is given. Theoretical developments relating dynamic light scattering to the viscoelasticity of polymers in solution and in the bulk are described. A secondary aim of the work is to illustrate the widely varying fields in which the technique finds application. Chapters address multicomponent mixtures, polyelectrolytes, dense polymer systems, gels, rigid rods, micellar systems and the application of dynamic light scattering to biological systems.

Books in Print

Books in Print Author
ISBN-10 STANFORD:36105002106081
Release 1995
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American Book Publishing Record

American Book Publishing Record Author
ISBN-10 UOM:39015033851158
Release 1995
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The British National Bibliography

The British National Bibliography Author Arthur James Wells
ISBN-10 STANFORD:36105117845029
Release 1982
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Rare earth Iron Permanent Magnets

Rare earth Iron Permanent Magnets Author J. M. D. Coey
ISBN-10 0198517920
Release 1996
Pages 522
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Rare-earth iron permanent magnets combine the magnetization of iron or cobalt with the anisotropy of a light rare-earth in intermetallic compounds which exhibit nearly ideal hysteresis. The rare-earth iron magnets are now indispensable components of a vast range of electronic and electromechanical devices. This book covers the principles of permanent magnetism, magnet processing, and applications in a series of interlocking chapters written by experts in each area. Born of experience of the Concerted European Action on Magnets, it is a definitive account of the field, designed to be read by physicists, materials scientists, and electrical engineers.

Fourier Transform Infrared Spectrometry

Fourier Transform Infrared Spectrometry Author Peter R. Griffiths
ISBN-10 0470106298
Release 2007-03-16
Pages 704
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A bestselling classic reference, now expanded and updated to cover the latest instrumentation, methods, and applications The Second Edition of Fourier Transform Infrared Spectrometry brings this core reference up to date on the uses of FT-IR spectrometers today. The book starts with an in-depth description of the theory and current instrumentation of FT-IR spectrometry, with full chapters devoted to signal-to-noise ratio and photometric accuracy. Many diverse types of sampling techniques and data processing routines, most of which can be performed on even the less expensive instruments, are then described. Extensively updated, the Second Edition: * Discusses improvements in optical components * Features a full chapter on FT Raman Spectrometry * Contains new chapters that focus on different ways of measuring spectra by FT-IR spectrometry, including fourteen chapters on such techniques as microspectroscopy, internal and external reflection, and emission and photoacoustic spectrometry * Includes a new chapter introducing the theory of vibrational spectrometry * Organizes material according to sampling techniques Designed to help practitioners using FT-IR capitalize on the plethora of techniques for modern FT-IR spectrometry and plan their experimental procedures correctly, this is a practical, hands-on reference for chemists and analysts. It's also a great resource for students who need to understand the theory, instrumentation, and applications of FT-IR.

Smart Structures

Smart Structures Author Vinod K. Wadhawan
ISBN-10 9780199229178
Release 2007-10-18
Pages 341
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Smartness is often associated with living beings, as they can adapt themselves to changing situations. Artificial smart structures are designed to mimic biological structures to a small or large extent. This book gives a comprehensive account of how this can be done. It will be of interest to students and professionals in science and engineering.

Confocal Raman Microscopy

Confocal Raman Microscopy Author Jan Toporski
ISBN-10 9783319753805
Release 2018-03-01
Pages 596
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This second edition provides a cutting-edge overview of physical, technical and scientific aspects related to the widely used analytical method of confocal Raman microscopy. The book includes expanded background information and adds insights into how confocal Raman microscopy, especially 3D Raman imaging, can be integrated with other methods to produce a variety of correlative microscopy combinations. The benefits are then demonstrated and supported by numerous examples from the fields of materials science, 2D materials, the life sciences, pharmaceutical research and development, as well as the geosciences.

Electronic Properties of Materials

Electronic Properties of Materials Author Rolf E. Hummel
ISBN-10 9783642865381
Release 2012-12-06
Pages 0
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Books are seldom finished. At best, they are abandoned. The second edition of "Electronic Properties of Materials" has been in use now for about seven years. During this time my publisher gave me ample opportunities to update and improve the text whenever the Ibook was reprinted. There were about six of these reprinting cycles. Eventually, however, it became clear that substantially more new material had to be added to account for the stormy developments which occurred in the field of electrical, optical, and magnetic materials. In particular, expanded sections on flat-panel displays (liquid crystals, electroluminescence devices, field emission displays, and plasma dis. : plays) were added. Further, the recent developments in blue- and green emitting LED's and in photonics are included. Magnetic storage devices also underwent rapid development. Thus, magneto-optical memories, magneto resistance devices, and new' magnetic materials needed to be covered. The sections on dielectric properties, ferroelectricity, piezoelectricity, electrostric tion, and thermoelectric properties have been expanded. Of course, the entire text was critically reviewed, updated, and improved. However, the most extensive change I undertook was the conversion of all equations to SI units throughout. In most of the world and in virtually all of the interna tional scientific journals use of this system of units is required. If today's students do not learn to utilize it, another generation is "lost" on this matter. In other words, it is important that students become comfortable with SI units.

Introduction to Microscopy by Means of Light Electrons X Rays or Acoustics

Introduction to Microscopy by Means of Light  Electrons  X Rays  or Acoustics Author Theodore G. Rochow
ISBN-10 9781489915139
Release 2013-06-29
Pages 456
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Following three printings of the First Edition (1978), the publisher has asked for a Second Edition to bring the contents up to date. In doing so the authors aim to show how the newer microscopies are related to the older types with respect to theoretical resolving power (what you pay for) and resolution (what you get). The book is an introduction to students, technicians, technologists, and scientists in biology, medicine, science, and engineering. It should be useful in academic and industrial research, consulting, and forensics; how ever, the book is not intended to be encyclopedic. The authors are greatly indebted to the College of Textiles of North Carolina State University at Raleigh for support from the administration there for typing, word processing, stationery, mailing, drafting diagrams, and general assistance. We personally thank Joann Fish for word process ing, Teresa M. Langley and Grace Parnell for typing services, Mark Bowen for drawing graphs and diagrams, Chuck Gardner for photographic ser vices, Deepak Bhattavahalli for his work with the proofs, and all the other people who have given us their assistance. The authors wish to acknowledge the many valuable suggestions given by Eugene G. Rochow and the significant editorial contributions made by Elizabeth Cook Rochow.