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High Resolution Electronic Spectroscopy of Small Molecules

Geoffrey Duxbury, Alexander Alijah
April 26, 2017

Over recent years electronic spectroscopy has developed significantly, with key applications in atmospheric chemistry, astrophysics and astrochemistry. High Resolution Electronic Spectroscopy of Small Molecules explores both theoretical and experimental approaches to understanding the electronic...

Applications of EPR and NMR Spectroscopy in Homogeneous Catalysis

Evgenii Talsi, Konstantin Bryliakov
March 28, 2017

This book reviews advances in important and practically relevant homogeneous catalytic transformations, such as single-site olefin polymerizations and chemo- and stereo-selective oxidations. Close attention is paid to the experimental investigation of the active sites of catalytic oxidation systems...

Ultrafast Dynamics at the Nanoscale: Biomolecules and Supramolecular Assemblies

Stefan Haacke, Irene Burghardt
December 21, 2016

Ultrafast Dynamics at the Nanoscale provides a combined experimental and theoretical insight into the molecular-level investigation of light-induced quantum processes in biological systems and nanostructured (bio)assemblies. Topics include DNA photostability and repair, photoactive proteins,...

High-brightness Metal Vapour Lasers: Volume I: Physical Fundamentals and Mathematical Models

V. M. Batenin, V. V. Buchanov, A. M. Boichenko, M. A. Kazaryan, I. I. Klimovskii, E. I. Molodykh
December 19, 2016

High brightness metal vapor lasers have become the most bright and powerful in the visible spectral range among all existing laser types, resulting in numerous applications ranging from purely fundamental research to practical application in large-scale commercial problems such as isotope selection...

Fluorine Magnetic Resonance Imaging

Ulrich Flogel, Eric Ahrens
October 21, 2016

Over the past decade, fluorine (19F) magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) has garnered significant scientific interest in the biomedical research community owing to the unique properties of fluorinated materials and the 19F nucleus. Fluorine has an intrinsically sensitive nucleus for MRI. There is...

Multi Frequency EPR Spectroscopy of Conjugated Polymers and Their Nanocomposites

Victor I. Krinichnyi
September 28, 2016

Conjugated polymeric materials and their nanocomposites are widely used for the creation of alternative sources of renewable energy, cell phone screens, mobile gadgets, video players and OLED-TV, as well as organic diodes, transistors, sensors, etc. with field-dependent and spin-assisted electronic...

Chiroptical Spectroscopy: Fundamentals and Applications

Prasad L. Polavarapu
August 23, 2016

This book details chiroptical spectroscopic methods: electronic circular dichroism (ECD), optical rotatory dispersion (ORD), vibrational circular dichroism (VCD), and vibrational Raman optical activity (VROA). For each technique, the text presents experimental methods for measurements and...

Structural Characterization Techniques: Advances and Applications in Clean Energy

Lorenzo Malavasi
August 12, 2016

This book presents state-of-the-art contributions related to advanced structural characterization techniques in the field of clean energy materials with particular emphasis on solid oxide fuel cells and hydrogen storage materials. It describes several diffraction and spectroscopic techniques for...

Light Scattering Technology for Food Property, Quality and Safety Assessment

Renfu Lu
May 25, 2016

Light Scattering Technology for Food Property, Quality and Safety Assessment discusses the development and application of various light scattering techniques for measuring the structural and rheological properties of food, evaluating composition and quality attributes, and detecting pathogens in...

Problems in Organic Structure Determination: A Practical Approach to NMR Spectroscopy

Roger G. Linington, Philip G. Williams, John B. MacMillan
October 16, 2015

At a point where most introductory organic chemistry texts end, this problems-based workbook picks up the thread to lead students through a graduated set of 120 problems. With extensive detailed spectral data, it contains a variety of problems designed by renowned authors to develop proficiency in...

Handbook of Enhanced Spectroscopy

Marc Lamy de la Chapelle, Pietro Giuseppe Gucciardi, Nathalie Lidgi-Guigui
October 16, 2015

Techniques such as Raman, infrared, fluorescence, and even nonlinear spectroscopies have recently grown in resolution and possibilities thanks to the use of nanostructured surfaces. Excitation of localized surface plasmon (LSP) and/or the use of specific shapes of nanostructures have made it...

NMR Spectroscopy in Liquids and Solids

Vladimir I. Bakhmutov
April 10, 2015

NMR Spectroscopy in Liquids and Solids provides an introduction of the general concepts behind Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) and its applications, including how to perform adequate NMR experiments and interpret data collected in liquids and solids to characterize molecule systems in terms of...