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Graphene Science Handbook, Six-Volume Set

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Mahmood Aliofkhazraei, Nasar Ali, William I. Milne, Cengiz S. Ozkan, Stanislaw Mitura, Juana L. Gervasoni
April 26, 2016

Graphene is the strongest material ever studied and can be an efficient substitute for silicon. This six-volume handbook focuses on fabrication methods, nanostructure and atomic arrangement, electrical and optical properties, mechanical and chemical properties, size-dependent p...

Introduction to Magnetism and Magnetic Materials, Third Edition

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David Jiles
September 16, 2015

A long overdue update, this edition of Introduction to Magnetism and Magnetic Materials is a complete revision of its predecessor. While it provides relatively minor updates to the first two sections, the third section contains vast updates to reflect the enormous progress made in applications in th...

Structural Textile Design: Interlacing and Interlooping

Yasir Nawab, Syed Talha Ali Hamdani, Khubab Shaker
March 29, 2017

The properties of woven and knitted fabrics differ largely due to the path yarn follows in the fabric structure. This path determines the fabric’s physical properties, mechanical properties, and appearance. A slight variation to the design may result in entirely different properties for the fabric....

Broadband Metamaterials in Electromagnetics: Technology and Applications

Douglas H. Werner
March 29, 2017

The rapid development of technology based on metamaterials coupled with the recent introduction of the transformation optics technique provides an unprecedented ability for device designers to manipulate and control the behavior of electromagnetic wave phenomena. Many of the early metamaterial...

Fibre Structure

Siba Prasad Mishra
March 28, 2017

Fibre Structure states that each and every fibre from their manufacturing (man-made fibres) or during development (natural fibres) creates and develops its own and specialized structure. It might be the chemical structure, crystalline structure, amorphous structure and/or morphology. This structure...

Characterization of Nanocomposites: Technology and Industrial Applications

Frank Abdi, Mohit Garg
March 27, 2017

These days, advanced multiscale hybrid materials are being produced in the industry, studied by universities, and used in several applications. Unlike for macromaterials, it is difficult to obtain the physical, mechanical, electrical, and thermal properties of nanomaterials because of the scale....

Silicon Wet Bulk Micromachining for MEMS

Prem Pal, Kazuo Sato
March 27, 2017

Microelectromechanical systems (MEMS)-based sensors and actuators have become remarkably popular in the past few decades. Rapid advances have taken place in terms of both technologies and techniques of fabrication of MEMS structures. Wet chemical–based silicon bulk micromachining continues to be a...

Handbook of Telechelic Polyesters, Polycarbonates, and Polyethers

Sophie M. Guillaume
March 23, 2017

Telechelic polymers have garnered a great deal of scientific interest due to their reactive chain-end functions. This comprehensive book compiles and details the basic principles of and cutting-edge research in telechelic polyesters, polycarbonates, and polyethers, ranging from synthesis to...

Optical Materials: Microstructuring Surfaces with Off-Electrode Plasma

Nikolay L. Kazanskiy, Vsevolod A. Kolpakov
March 23, 2017

This reference book concentrates on microstructuring surfaces of optical materials with directed fluxes of off-electrode plasma generated by high-voltage gas discharge and developing methods and equipment related to this technique. It covers theoretical and experimental studies on the electrical...

Diamondoids: Synthesis, Properties, and Applications

Sven Stauss, Kazuo Terashima
March 21, 2017

Over the past few decades, carbon nanomaterials, most commonly fullerenes, carbon nanotubes, and graphene, have gained increasing interest in both science and industry, due to their advantageous properties that make them attractive for many applications in nanotechnology. Another class of the...

Molecular Spectroscopy, Second Edition

Jeanne L. McHale
March 13, 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...

Computational and Experimental Analysis of Functional Materials

Oleksandr V. Reshetnyak, Gennady E. Zaikov
March 10, 2017

This book looks at the synthesis of polyaniline by different methods, under different conditions, for various applications, and presents studies of its properties by a wide range of the modern physic-chemical methods. The book provides a comprehensive analysis of experimental results from the...

Machinery, Materials Science and Engineering Applications: Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Machinery, Materials Science and Engineering Applications (MMSE 2016), Wuhan, China, October 26-29 2016

Fei Lei, Qiang Xu, Guangde Zhang
March 08, 2017

This conference proceeding contains papers presented at the 6th International Conference on Machinery, Materials Science and Engineering Applications (MMSE 2016), held 28-30 October, 2016 in Wuhan, China. The conference proceeding contributions cover a large number of topics, both theoretical and...

Laser Beam Shaping Applications, Second Edition

Fred M. Dickey, Todd E. Lizotte
March 01, 2017

This new edition details the important features of beam shaping and exposes the subtleties of the theory and techniques that are best demonstrated through proven applications. New chapters cover illumination light shaping in optical lithography; optical micro-manipulation of live mammalian cells...

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