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The Chemical Evolution of Phosphorus: An Interdisciplinary Approach to Astrobiology

1st Edition

Enrique Macia-Barber
December 05, 2019

Here is a fascinating reader-friendly exploration of “the phosphorus enigma.” The volume attempts to answer the questions: How did phosphorus atoms, which are produced inside the inner cores of a handful of huge stars, become concentrated in relatively high proportions in the organisms composing...

Optics of Nanomaterials

2nd Edition

Vladimir I. Gavrilenko
December 03, 2019

Nanomaterials are mainly categorized into three groups: fundamental building blocks, dispersions or composites of building blocks in randomly ordered matrices, and spatially resolved, ordered nanostructures. Today, nanomaterials that offer some unique optical properties may find application as pure...

Science and Digital Technology for Cultural Heritage - Interdisciplinary Approach to Diagnosis, Vulnerability, Risk Assessment and Graphic Information Models: Proceedings of the 4th International Congress Science and Technology for the Conservation of Cultural Heritage (TechnoHeritage 2019), March 26-30, 2019, Sevilla, Spain

1st Edition

Pilar Ortiz Calderón, Francisco Pinto Puerto, Philip Verhagen, Andrés J. Prieto
December 03, 2019

The scientific and technological advances that influence the protection of cultural heritage are developing at an ever-increasing pace. Systems to explore, research and analyse their materiality, to control the different scopes, or to represent and model them have reached an unprecedented dimension...

Structured Glass-Fiber Catalysts

1st Edition

Andrey Zagoruiko, Sergey Lopatin
December 02, 2019

Structured Glass-Fiber Catalysts discusses the synthesis of advanced glass-fiber catalysts for various emerging applications, investigation of their properties, and development of the engineering basis required for their wide practical application. This book describes how to create and use such...

Sustainable and Economic Waste Management: Resource Recovery Techniques

1st Edition

Hossain Md Anawar, Vladimir Strezov, Abhilash
December 02, 2019

This book compiles research findings directly related to sustainable and economic waste management and resource recovery. Mining wastes and municipal, urban, domestic, industrial and agricultural wastes and effluents—which contain persistent organic contaminants, nanoparticle organic chemicals,...

Green Chemistry in Scientific Literature: A Bibliometric Study and Research Trends

1st Edition

Sanjay Sharma, Hasan Demir
December 02, 2019

The study covers recent statistical data of the principles of Green Chemistry, a bibliometric study of research and review papers published between 1999 and 2018, and recent trends of research topics on Green Chemistry. This study collects, processes and refines available information in scientific...

Basic Chemical Concepts and Tables

1st Edition

Steven L. Hoenig
November 28, 2019

Written as a quick reference to the many different concepts and ideas encountered in chemistry, Basic Chemical Concepts and Tables presents important subjects in a concise format that makes it a practical resource for any reader. The author covers multiple subjects including general chemistry,...

Carbonaceous Materials and Future Energy: Clean and Renewable Energy Sources

1st Edition

Ramendra Sundar Dey, Taniya Purkait, Navpreet Kamboj, Manisha Das
November 27, 2019

Carbonaceous Materials and Future Energy: Clean and Renewable Energy Sources provides a systematic analysis of the emerging renewable energy alternatives to fossil fuel and their impact on the current socio-economic premise, with carbonaceous chemistry at their base. The present-day fossil...

Bimodal Oxidation: Coupling of Heterogeneous and Homogeneous Reactions

1st Edition

Robert Bakhtchadjian
November 26, 2019

This book is devoted to the problems of oxidation chemical reactions and addresses bimodal reaction sequences. Chemical reactions of oxidation, occurring under certain conditions and in multicomponent systems are complex processes. The process of the oxidation essentially changes in the presence...

Brazilian Medicinal Plants

1st Edition

Luzia Valentina Modolo, Mary Ann Foglio
November 25, 2019

The vast and exciting Brazilian flora biodiversity is still underexplored. Several research groups are devoted to the study of the chemical structure richness found in the different Biomes. This volume presents a comprehensive account of the research collated on natural products produced from...

Handbook of Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Formulations, Third Edition: Volume Three, Liquid Products

3rd Edition

Sarfaraz K. Niazi
November 21, 2019

The Handbook of Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Formulations, Third Edition: Volume Three, Liquid Products is an authoritative and practical guide to the art and science of formulating drugs for commercial manufacturing. With thoroughly revised and expanded content, this third volume of a...

Surface Chemistry of Carbon Capture: Climate Change Aspects

1st Edition

K. S. Birdi
November 21, 2019

Surface Chemistry of Carbon Capture: Climate Change Aspects provides comprehensive and up-to-date literature on carbon capture and storage (CCS) technology and delineates the surface chemistry of this process. Mankind is dependent on energy from gas, oil, coal, atomic energy, and various other...