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Polymeric Biomaterials: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Applications, Volume 2

1st Edition

Severian Dumitriu, Valentin Popa
October 07, 2019

Biomaterials have had a major impact on the practice of contemporary medicine and patient care. Growing into a major interdisciplinary effort involving chemists, biologists, engineers, and physicians, biomaterials development has enabled the creation of high-quality devices, implants, and drug...

Introductory Solid State Physics with MATLAB Applications

1st Edition

Javier E. Hasbun, Trinanjan Datta
October 02, 2019

Solid state physics, the study and prediction of the fundamental physical properties of materials, forms the backbone of modern materials science and has many technological applications. The unique feature of this text is the MATLAB®-based computational approach with several numerical techniques...

Science and Technology of Polymers and Advanced Materials: Applied Research Methods

1st Edition

Omari V. Mukbaniani, Tamara N. Tatrishvili, Marc J. M. Abadie
September 18, 2019

Increasing interest in lightweight and high-performance materials is leading to significant research activity in the area of polymers and composites. One recent focus is to develop multifunctional materials that have more than one property tailored as to the specified design requirements, in...

Essentials of Soft Matter Science

1st Edition

Francoise Brochard-Wyart, Pierre Nassoy, Pierre-Henri Puech
September 11, 2019

Authored by world-leading physicists, this introductory textbook explores the basic principles of polymers, colloids, liquid crystals, wetting, and foams. It is a practical ‘toolbox’ for readers to acquire basic knowledge in the field and facilitate further reading and advanced courses....

Chemical Nanoscience and Nanotechnology: New Materials and Modern Techniques

1st Edition

Francisco Torrens, A. K. Haghi, Tanmoy Chakraborty
August 13, 2019

This new volume presents a wealth of practical experience and research on new methodologies and important applications in chemical nanotechnology. It also includes small-scale nanotechnology-related projects that have potential applications in several disciplines of chemistry and nanotechnology. In...

Quantum Chemistry of Nanotubes: Electronic Cylindrical Waves

1st Edition

Pavel N. D'yachkov
July 22, 2019

This book gives a detailed and up-to-date overview of the linearized augmented cylindrical wave (LACW) technique for nanotubes and nanowires. The author presents the mathematical foundations together with numerous applications. Method for calculating the electronic structure of point impurities,...

Bent-Shaped Liquid Crystals: Structures and Physical Properties

1st Edition

Hideo Takezoe, Alexey Eremin
May 07, 2019

Bent-Shaped Liquid Crystals: Structures and Physical Properties provides insight into the latest developments in the research on liquid crystals formed by bent-shaped mesogens. After a historical introduction, the expert authors discuss different kinds of mesophase structures formed by bent-shaped...

Deformation and Evolution of Life in Crystalline Materials: An Integrated Creep-Fatigue Theory

1st Edition

Xijia Wu
April 15, 2019

This book walks you through the fundamental deformation and damage mechanisms. It lends the reader the key to open the doors into the maze of deformation/fracture phenomena under various loading conditions. Furthermore it provides the solution method to material engineering design and...

A Novel Green Treatment for Textiles: Plasma Treatment as a Sustainable Technology

1st Edition

Chi-wai Kan
April 15, 2019

Industries worldwide have been impacted by environmental regulations, economics, and ultimately consumers, which has led to more thought about the development of sustainable products. The textile industry is no exception. The preparation, dyeing, and finishing of textile fibres requires large...

Principles and Advances in Supramolecular Catalysis

1st Edition

Jubaraj Bikash Baruah
April 03, 2019

Supramolecular catalysis is involved in assimilation or growth of biological products and it has advantages over conventional catalysis in dealing with systems beyond molecules to mimic the biological catalytic processes. Principles and Advances in Supramolecular Catalysis shows how a...

Fullerene Nanowhiskers

2nd Edition

Kun’ichi Miyazawa, Yuichi Ochiai, Masaru Tachibana, Tokushi Kizuka, Shigeo Nakamura
February 25, 2019

Fullerenes became a new member of carbon allotropes in addition to diamond and graphite after the discovery of C60 (carbon 60) by Kroto et al. in 1985. The model of C60 was first proposed by Osawa in 1970. C60 is a hollow spherical molecule composed of 60 carbon atoms that contains 12 five-membered...

Nanocatalysis: Applications and Technologies

1st Edition

Vanesa Calvino-Casilda, Antonio José López-Peinado, Rosa María Martín-Aranda, Elena Pérez Mayoral
February 15, 2019

Synthesis and design of new nanocatalysts is an important area of research that aims to introduce multiple types of useful applications in a greener market. The necessity of nanostructuring the active sites has emerged as the key point in a successful design of the catalysts. The book covers the...

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