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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...

Handbook of Humidity Measurement, Volume 2: Electronic and Electrical Humidity Sensors

1st Edition

Ghenadii Korotcenkov
February 05, 2019

The second volume of Handbook of Humidity Measurement "Electronic and Electrical Humidity Sensors" is entirely devoted to the consideration of different types of solid-state devices which can be used for humidity measurement. There is given a detailed information, including advantages and...

Mathematics and Physics for Nanotechnology: Technical Tools and Modelling

1st Edition

Paolo Di Sia
February 04, 2019

Nanobiotechnology is a new interdisciplinary science with revolutionary perspectives arising from the fact that at nanosize the behaviour and characteristics of matter change with respect to ordinary macroscopic dimensions. Nanotechnology is a new way for producing and getting materials, structures...

Laser Precision Microprocessing of Materials

1st Edition

A. G. Grigor'yants, M. A. Kazaryan, N. A. Lyabin
January 25, 2019

This reference focuses on the current state of fundamental research and industrial achievements in the field of precision laser processing of a wide range of metal, semiconductor and dielectric materials. The possibilities of microprocessing by pulsed nanosecond laser radiation and copper vapor...

Advanced Bifunctional Electrochemical Catalysts for Metal-Air Batteries

1st Edition

Yan-Jie Wang, Rusheng Yuan, Anna Ignaszak, David P. Wilkinson, Jiujun Zhang
January 04, 2019

Metal-air batteries (MABs) have attracted attention because of their high specific energy, low cost, and safety features. This book discusses science and technology including material selection, synthesis, characterization, and their applications in MABs. It comprehensively describes various...

Nanostructures in Photovoltaics

1st Edition

Ryne P. Raffaelle, Nicholas Ekins-Daukes
December 30, 2018

Starting from the basic principles of low-dimensional semiconductors, this book develops both the theoretical aspiration and the practical reality of nanostructured photovoltaic devices. Starting from bulk semiconductors, the relative merits of quantum well, nanowire and quantum dot materials as...

Infrared and Terahertz Detectors, Third Edition

3rd Edition

Antoni Rogalski
December 26, 2018

This new edition of Infrared and Terahertz Detectors provides a comprehensive overview of infrared and terahertz detector technology, from fundamental science to materials and fabrication techniques. It contains a complete overhaul of the contents including several new chapters and a new section on...

Functional Materials: Advances and Applications in Energy Storage and Conversion

1st Edition

Toshio Naito
December 18, 2018

The world is currently facing the urgent and demanding challenges of saving and utilizing energy as efficiently as possible. Materials science, where chemistry meets physics, has garnered a great deal of attention because of its versatile techniques for designing and producing new, desired...

Acousto-Optical Laser Systems for the Formation of Television Images

1st Edition

Yu V. Gulyaev, M. A. Kazaryan, M. Mokrushnin, O.V. Shatkin
December 14, 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...

Multinary Alloys Based on III-V Semiconductors

1st Edition

Vasyl Tomashyk
December 13, 2018

III-V semiconductors have attracted considerable attention due to their applications in the fabrication of electronic and optoelectronic devices as light emitting diodes and solar cells. The electrical properties of these semiconductors can also be tuned by adding impurity atoms. Because of their...

Emerging Devices for Low-Power and High-Performance Nanosystems: Physics, Novel Functions, and Data Processing

1st Edition

Simon Deleonibus
December 13, 2018

The history of information and communications technologies (ICT) has been paved by both evolutive paths and challenging alternatives, so-called emerging devices and architectures. Their introduction poses the issues of state variable definition, information processing, and process integration in 2D...

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. Offers in-depth discussion of a range of materials and devices related...