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Foam Films and Foams: Fundamentals and Applications

Dotchi Exerowa, Georgi Gochev, Dimo Platikanov, Libero Liggieri, Reinhard Miller
July 19, 2018

This book describes in detail the scientific philosophy of the formation and stabilization-destabilization of foams. It presents all hierarchical steps of a foam, starting from the properties of adsorption layers formed by foaming agents, discussing the properties of foam films as the building...

Statistical Mechanics for Chemistry and Materials Science

Biman Bagchi
July 17, 2018

This book covers the broad subject of equilibrium statistical mechanics along with many advanced and modern topics such as nucleation, spinodal decomposition, inherent structures of liquids and liquid crystals. Unlike other books on the market, this comprehensive text not only deals with the...

Methodologies and Applications for Analytical and Physical Chemistry

A. K. Haghi, Sabu Thomas, Sukanchan Palit, Priyanka Main
July 10, 2018

This volume presents an up-to-date review of modern materials and concepts, issues, and recent advances in analytical and physical chemistry. Distinguished scientists and engineers from key institutions worldwide have contributed chapters that provide a deep analysis of their particular subjects....

Small Systems and Fundamentals of Thermodynamics

Yu. K. Tovbin
July 10, 2018

Small systems are a very active area of research and development due to improved instrumentation that allows for spatial resolution in the range of sizes from one to 100 nm. In this size range, many physical and chemical properties change, which opens up new approaches to the study of substances...

Theoretical and Quantum Chemistry at the Dawn of the 21st Century

Tanmoy Chakraborty, Ramon Carbo-Dorca
July 05, 2018

This volume, edited by a well-known specialist in the field of theoretical chemistry, gathers together a selection of papers on theoretical chemistry within the themes of mathematical, computational, and quantum chemistry. The authors present a rich assembly of some of the most important current...

Physical Chemistry for Engineering and Applied Sciences: Theoretical and Methodological Implications

A. K. Haghi, Cristobal Noe Aguilar Gonzalez, Sabu Thomas, Praveen K. M
July 02, 2018

This new volume, Physical Chemistry for Engineering and Applied Sciences: Theoretical and Methodological Implications, introduces readers to some of the latest research applications of physical chemistry. The compilation of this volume was motived by the tremendous increase of useful research work...

Organic Chemistry: An Acid-Base Approach, Second Edition

Michael B. Smith
June 14, 2018

Based on the premise that many, if not most, reactions in organic chemistry can be explained by variations of fundamental acid–base concepts, Organic Chemistry: An Acid–Base Approach provides a framework for understanding the subject that goes beyond mere memorization. Using several techniques to...

Modern Optics and Photonics of Nano- and Microsystems

Yu. N. Kulchin
May 22, 2018

This book cover advances in the study of processes of nonlinear propagation of continuous and pulsed laser radiation in a continuous and micro structured optical media. It details distributed fiber-optical measuring systems, the physical basis of ultra-low laser cooling of atoms, and studies of...

Applied Physical Chemistry with Multidisciplinary Approaches

A. K. Haghi, Devrim Balköse, Sabu Thomas
May 08, 2018

Presenting illustrative case studies, highlighting technological applications, and explaining theoretical and foundational concepts, this book is an important reference source on the key concepts for modern technologies and optimization of new processes in physical chemistry. This volume combines...

Chemical Dissolution of Metal Oxides

Miguel A Blesa
April 16, 2018

The dissolution behaviour of metal oxides has applications in many scientific fields, each with its own jargon and methodological approach. Any scientist interested in this subject should understand the literature from these various areas. This book describe different specialized treatments to...

Functional Molecular Materials: An Introductory Textbook

Matteo Atzori, Flavia Artizzu
April 09, 2018

The field of molecular materials represents an exciting playground for the design, tailoring, and combination of chemical building blocks as carriers of physical properties and aims at the understanding and development of novel functional molecular devices. Within this extraordinarily widespread...

Annotations to Quantum Statistical Mechanics

In-Gee Kim
March 20, 2018

This book is a rewritten and annotated version of Leo P. Kadanoff and Gordon Baym’s lectures that were presented in the book Quantum Statistical Mechanics: Green’s Function Methods in Equilibrium and Nonequilibrium Problems. The lectures were devoted to a discussion on the use of thermodynamic...