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The Difference Electron Nanoscope: Methods and Applications

Werner Lottermoser
June 16, 2017

This book deals with the difference electron nanoscope (DEN), whose principles have been invented and realised by the book author. The DEN is based on a smart combination of diffractometric and spectroscopic data and uses a visualisation of three-dimensional difference electron densities (in our...

Molecular Spectroscopy, Second Edition

Jeanne L. McHale
May 25, 2017

This textbook offers an introduction to the foundations of spectroscopic methods and provides a bridge between basic concepts and experimental applications in fields as diverse as materials science, biology, solar energy conversion, and environmental science. The author emphasizes the use of...

Fundamentals and Applications in Aerosol Spectroscopy

Ruth Signorell, Jonathan P. Reid
May 22, 2017

Helping you better understand the processes, instruments, and methods of aerosol spectroscopy, Fundamentals and Applications in Aerosol Spectroscopy provides an overview of the state of the art in this rapidly developing field. It covers fundamental aspects of aerosol spectroscopy, applications to...

High Resolution Electronic Spectroscopy of Small Molecules

Geoffrey Duxbury, Alexander Alijah
April 20, 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...

High-Resolution XAS/XES: Analyzing Electronic Structures of Catalysts

Jacinto Sa
April 13, 2017

Photon-in-photon-out core level spectroscopy is an emerging approach to characterize the electronic structure of catalysts and enzymes, and it is either installed or planned for intense synchrotron beam lines and X-ray free electron lasers. This type of spectroscopy requires high-energy resolution...

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...

Techniques in High Pressure Neutron Scattering

Stefan Klotz
December 07, 2016

Drawing on the author’s practical work from the last 20 years, Techniques in High Pressure Neutron Scattering is one of the first books to gather recent methods that allow neutron scattering well beyond 10 GPa. The author shows how neutron scattering has to be adapted to the pressure range and type...

Ion Mobility Spectrometry, Third Edition

G.A. Eiceman, Z. Karpas, Herbert H. Hill, Jr.
November 16, 2016

Since the turn of the twenty-first century, applications of ion mobility spectrometry (IMS) have diversified, expanding their utility in the military and security spheres and entering the realms of clinical practice and pharmaceutical exploration. Updated and expanded, the third edition of Ion...

Identifying Microbes by Mass Spectrometry Proteomics

Charles H. Wick
November 16, 2016

All microbes, including bacteria, viruses, and fungi, can be classified and identified by matching a few peptides known to be unique to each organism. Identifying Microbes by Mass Spectrometry Proteomics describes ways to identify microorganisms using powerful new techniques combining hardware and...

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...