Materials Science

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Graphene Science Handbook, Six-Volume Set

1st Edition


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...

Acousto-Optical Laser Systems for the Formation of Television Images

1st Edition

Yu V. Gulyaev, M. A. Kazaryan, M. Mokrushnin, O.V. Shatkin
December 10, 2018

The book addresses various approaches to television projection imaging on large screens using lasers. Results of theoretical and experimental studies of an acousto-optic projection system operating on the principle of projecting an image of an entire amplitude-modulated television line in a single...

Composite Media with Weak Spatial Dispersion

1st Edition

Constantin Simovski
November 06, 2018

This book presents a modern theory of so-called weak spatial dispersion (WSD) in composite media of optically small inclusions without natural magnetism and optical nonlinearity. WSD manifests in two important phenomena called bianisotropy and artificial magnetism, whose microscopic origin is...

Nanostructured Electrochromic Materials for Smart Switchable Windows

1st Edition

Avinash Balakrishnan, Praveen Pattathil
November 05, 2018

This book focuses on next-generation smart windows which can change their optical-physical properties by reflecting and/or transmitting incoming light radiation to attain comfortable indoor temperatures throughout the year. The book will address different techniques and materials used in smart...

Phosphors for Energy Saving and Conversion Technology

1st Edition

Vijay B. Pawade, Sanjay J. Dhoble
September 17, 2018

This text deals with the advantages of rare earth activated phosphors for the development of solid state lighting technology and in enhancing the light conversion efficiency of Si solar cells. The book initiates with a short overview of the atomic and semiconductor theory followed by introduction...

Nanocrystals in Nonvolatile Memory: Nanocrystals in Nonvolatile Memory

1st Edition

Writam Banerjee
September 13, 2018

In recent years, utilization of the abundant advantages of quantum physics, quantum dots, quantum wires, quantum wells, and nanocrystals has attracted considerable scientific attention in the field of nonvolatile memory. Nanocrystals are the driving element that have brought the nonvolatile flash...

Advances in Thin-Film Solar Cells

2nd Edition

I. M. Dharmadasa
August 31, 2018

Solar energy conversion plays a very important role in the rapid introduction of renewable energy, which is essential to meet future energy demands without further polluting the environment, but current solar panels based on silicon are expensive due to the cost of raw materials and high energy...

Noise in Spintronics: From Understanding to Manipulation

1st Edition

Farkhad Aliev, Juan Pedro Cascales
August 23, 2018

This book covers the main physical mechanisms and the different contributions (1/f noise, shot noise, etc.) behind electronic fluctuations in various spintronic devices. It presents the first comprehensive summary of fundamental noise mechanisms in both electronic and spintronic devices and is...

2D Materials: Characterization, Production and Applications

1st Edition

Craig E. Banks, Dale A. C. Brownson
July 10, 2018

Most reference texts covering two-dimensional materials focus specifically on graphene, when in reality, there are a host of new two-dimensional materials poised to overtake graphene. This book provides an authoritative source of information on twodimensional materials covering a plethora of fields...

Capacitance Spectroscopy of Semiconductors

1st Edition

Jian V. Li, Giorgio Ferrari
June 21, 2018

Capacitance spectroscopy refers to techniques for characterizing the electrical properties of semiconductor materials, junctions, and interfaces, all from the dependence of device capacitance on frequency, time, temperature, and electric potential. This book includes 15 chapters written by...

Organic Lasers: Fundamentals, Developments, and Applications

1st Edition

Marco Anni, Sandro Lattante
May 16, 2018

In the past 30 years, organic conjugated molecules have received a lot of attention in research because of their unique combination of active properties typical of semiconductors and the technological appeal typical of plastic materials. Among the different applications proposed for organic...

Shape Memory Materials

1st Edition

Arun D I, Chakravarthy P, Arockia Kumar R, Santhosh B
May 08, 2018

This work addresses the basic principles, synthesis / fabrication and applications of smart materials, specifically shape memory materials. Based on origin, the mechanisms of transformations vary in different shape memory materials and are discussed in different chapters under titles of shape...

Innovations in Engineered Porous Materials for Energy Generation and Storage Applications

1st Edition

Ranjusha Rajagopalan, Avinash Balakrishnan
May 04, 2018

Making innovative products for energy generation that decrease carbon footprints are the need of the hour. This book describes innovations in porous materials for energy generation and storage applications that can have applications in developed as well as developing countries. It provides a...