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Structure Property Correlations for Nanoporous Materials

Abhijit Chatterjee
May 22, 2017

Nanoporous materials are critical to various fields of research, including ion exchange, separation, catalysis, sensor applications, biological molecular isolation, and purification. In addition, they offer new opportunities in such areas as inclusion chemistry, guest-host synthesis, and molecular...

Molecular Materials: Preparation, Characterization, and Applications

Sanjay Malhotra, B. L. V. Prasad, Jordi Fraxedas
May 02, 2017

The field of molecular materials research looks at the preparation and characterization of potentially useful materials with enhanced physical, chemical, and biomedical properties. Molecular Materials: Preparation, Characterization, and Applications discusses the cutting-edge interdisciplinary...

Alloys and Intermetallic Compounds: From Modeling to Engineering

Cristina Artini
April 25, 2017

This book focuses on the role of modeling in the design of alloys and intermetallic compounds. It includes an introduction to the most important and most used modeling techniques, such as CALPHAD and ab-initio methods, as well as a section devoted to the latest developments in applications of...

Adsorption on Mesoporous Metal-Organic Frameworks in Solution for Clean Energy, Environment and Healthcare

Alexander Samokhvalov
April 25, 2017

Adsorption and desorption in solution play significant roles in separations, detoxification of waste streams, in purification, chromatography, heterogeneous catalysis, metabolism of medicinal drugs, and beyond. Metal-Organic Frameworks (MOFs) are well-ordered 3-dimensional hybrid organic-inorganic...

The Chemical Century: Molecular Manipulation and Its Impact on the 20th Century

Richard J. Sundberg
April 03, 2017

This fascinating new volume provides a comprehensive yet concise overview of the chemical aspects of some of the major innovations and changes that occurred during the 20th century, relating chemical structures and properties to real-life applications. Developed for a course taught by the author...

Graphene-Based Materials: Science and Technology

Subbiah Alwarappan, Ashok Kumar
March 31, 2017

Continuously studied since its discovery, graphene offers truly unique opportunities, because unlike most semiconductor systems, its 2D electronic states are not buried deep under the surface and it can be easily accessed directly by tunneling or by other local probes. An in-depth analysis of...

Kinetics in Materials Science and Engineering

Dennis W. Readey
March 29, 2017

"A pedagogical gem…. Professor Readey replaces ‘black-box’ explanations with detailed, insightful derivations. A wealth of practical application examples and exercise problems complement the exhaustive coverage of kinetics for all material classes." –Prof. Rainer Hebert, University of Connecticut...

Carbon Nanomaterials, Second Edition

Yury Gogotsi, Volker Presser
March 29, 2017

This book provides information on synthesis, properties, and applications of carbon nanomaterials. With novel materials, such as graphene (atomically flat carbon) or carbon onions (carbon nanospheres), the family of carbon nanomaterials is rapidly growing. This book provides a state-of-the-art...

Computational and Experimental Analysis of Functional Materials

Oleksandr V. Reshetnyak, Gennady E. Zaikov
March 10, 2017

This book looks at the synthesis of polyaniline by different methods, under different conditions, for various applications, and presents studies of its properties by a wide range of the modern physic-chemical methods. The book provides a comprehensive analysis of experimental results from the...

Bio-based Wood Adhesives: Preparation, Characterization, and Testing

Zhongqi He
February 14, 2017

Adhesive bonding plays an increasing role in the forest product industry and is a key factor for efficiently utilizing timber and other lignocellulosic resources. As synthetic wood adhesives are mostly derived from depleting petrochemical resources and have caused increasing environmental concern,...

An Introduction to Graphene and Carbon Nanotubes

John E. Proctor, Daniel Melendrez Armada, Aravind Vijayaraghavan
February 06, 2017

Carbon nanotubes and graphene have been the subject of intense scientific research since their relatively recent discoveries. This book introduces the reader to the science behind these rapidly developing fields, and covers both the fundamentals and latest advances. Uniquely, this book covers the...

Biomineralization Sourcebook: Characterization of Biominerals and Biomimetic Materials

Elaine DiMasi, Laurie B. Gower
January 30, 2017

What does it mean to be at the forefront of a characterization technique? Novel implementation and research, finding new ways to visualize composites, and new techniques all play a role. Yet with the myriad of advances in the field, keeping up with new and advanced techniques, often from many...

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