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Bubble and Drop Interfaces

Reinhard Miller, Libero Liggieri
June 30, 2017

This book describes the most important experimental methods for characterizing liquid interfaces, such as drop profile analysis, bubble pressure and drop volume tensiometry, capillary pressure technique, and oscillating drops and bubbles. It presents practical experimental details as well as the...

Theoretical Modeling of Organohalide Perovskites for Photovoltaic Applications

Giacomo Giorgi, Koichi Yamashita
June 28, 2017

Perovskites are a class of recently discovered crystals with a multitude of innovative applications. In particular, a lead role is played by organic-inorganic halide perovskites (OIHPs) in solar devices. In 2013 Science and Nature selected perovskite solar cells as one of the biggest scientific...

Lecture Notes on Impedance Spectroscopy: Measurement, Modeling and Applications, Volume 1

Olfa Kanoun
June 28, 2017

Impedance Spectroscopy is a powerful measurement method used in many application fields such as electrochemistry, material science, biology and medicine, semiconductor industry and sensors. The International Workshop on Impedance Spectroscopy is an international workshop addressing fundamentals and...

Industrial Applications of Marine Biopolymers

Parappurath Narayanan Sudha
June 27, 2017

Industrial Applications of Marine Biopolymers presents different classes of marine biopolymers and their industrial applications, demonstrating the precious value of ocean resources to society. This timely volume discusses the exceedingly useful polymers derived from these materials that are...

Iodine Made Simple

Tatsuo Kaiho
June 22, 2017

Iodine Made Simple is a unique volume that explains the basic properties of iodine as well as the products and technology using it. Included are eight sections: What Is Iodine?, Iodine around Us, Iodine That Sustains Electronic and Information Materials, Using Iodine for Analysis, Innovative...

The Global Arsenic Problem: Challenges for Safe Water Production

Nalan Kabay, Jochen Bundschuh, Bruce Hendry, Marek Bryjak, Kazuharu Yoshizuka, Prosun Bhattacharya, Suer Anac
June 21, 2017

A prevalent and increasingly important issue, arsenic removal continues to be one of the most important areas of water treatment. Conventional treatment plants may employ several methods for removing arsenic from water. Commonly used processes include oxidation, sedimentation, coagulation and...

Exploring Integrated Science

Belal E. Baaquie, Frederick H. Willeboordse
June 20, 2017

Why is rubber elastic? Why are leaves green? Why can a gecko climb a wall? Answering these and a myriad of other puzzles of nature, Exploring Integrated Science shows how the simplest questions that arise from our daily experiences can lead us through a chain of reasoning that explains some of the...

The Difference Electron Nanoscope: Methods and Applications

Werner Lottermoser
June 19, 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...

A Lifecycle Approach to Knowledge Excellence in the Biopharmaceutical Industry

Nuala Calnan, Martin J Lipa, Paige E. Kane, Jose C. Menezes
June 16, 2017

This book addresses the rapidly emerging field of Knowledge Management in the pharmaceutical, medical devices and medical diagnostics industries. In particular, it explores the role that Knowledge Management can play in ensuring the delivery of safe and effective products to patients. The book also...

Structure and Functional Properties of Colloidal Systems

Roque Hidalgo-Alvarez
June 16, 2017

Integrating fundamental research with the technical applications of this rapidly evolving field, Structure and Functional Properties of Colloidal Systems clearly presents the connections between structure and functional aspects in colloid and interface science. It explores the physical fundamentals...

Interfacial Chemistry of Rocks and Soils

Noemi M. Nagy, Jozsef Konya
June 16, 2017

Knowledge of the basic interactions that take place between geological materials and different substances is the first step in understanding the effects of adsorption and other interfacial processes on the quality of rocks and soils, and on driving these processes towards a beneficial or neutral...

Advances in Chromatographic Techniques for Therapeutic Drug Monitoring

Amitava Dasgupta
June 16, 2017

For drugs with a narrow therapeutic index, therapeutic drug monitoring methods are essential for patient management. Although immunoassays are commercially available for many drugs and most laboratories use these assays for routine therapeutic monitoring, they have many limitations which hinder...

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