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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...

Functionalized Engineering Materials and Their Applications

1st Edition

Sabu Thomas, Nandakumar Kalarikkal, Pious C. V., Zakiah Ahmad, Józef Tadeusz Haponiuk
September 11, 2018

Scientists and researchers are looking for new smart materials to replace old or conventional materials for better performance and for new applications. The use of polymeric materials and nanomaterials is increasing due to their wide-spectrum tunability and many properties. It is now easier to...

Textiles, Identity and Innovation: Design the Future: Proceedings of the 1st International Textile Design Conference (D_TEX 2017), November 2-4, 2017, Lisbon, Portugal

1st Edition

Gianni Montagna, Cristina Carvalho
September 11, 2018

D_TEX presents itself as a starting point at a crossroads of ideas and debates around the complex universe of Textile Design in all its forms, manifestations and dimensions. The textile universe, allied to mankind since its beginnings, is increasingly far from being an area of exhausted...

Biomaterials and Immune Response: Complications, Mechanisms and Immunomodulation

1st Edition

Nihal Engin Vrana
September 07, 2018

The interactions of the biomaterials with the host immune system is crucial for their functionality. This book aims to provide the reader with a better understanding of the role of the immune system in biomaterial applications. For this end, the book has dedicated chapters for i) explaining immune...

Solid State Composites and Hybrid Systems: Fundamentals and Applications

1st Edition

Rada Savkina, Larysa Khomenkova
September 04, 2018

Solid state composites and hybrid systems offer multifunctional applications in various fields of human life, demonstrating solutions to the key problems of the environment, human health, biology, medicine, electronics, energy harvesting and storage. Exploring this innovative field of research,...

Plasticity: Fundamentals and Applications

1st Edition

P.M. Dixit, U.S. Dixit
August 23, 2018

Explores the Principles of Plasticity Most undergraduate programs lack an undergraduate plasticity theory course, and many graduate programs in design and manufacturing lack a course on plasticity—leaving a number of engineering students without adequate information on the subject. Emphasizing...

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...

Additive Manufacturing: Applications and Innovations

1st Edition

Rupinder Singh, J. Paulo Davim
August 22, 2018

There has been a great deal of progress in additive manufacturing (AM) during the past two decades and recent developments have been highlighted by many researchers. However, until now, there has been a limit to what is available for beginners in a step-by-step format, showcasing the different...

Machining of Light Alloys: Aluminum, Titanium, and Magnesium

1st Edition

Diego Carou, J. Paulo Davim
August 14, 2018

Light alloys, including aluminum, magnesium, and titanium are used due to their low density which makes them well suited in the manufacturing process when reduction of weight is necessary. Aircrafts, cars, consumable goods, sports equipment, and motorsports applications to name just a few, are what...

Smart Materials: Integrated Design, Engineering Approaches, and Potential Applications

1st Edition

Anca Filimon
August 13, 2018

Polymer-based smart materials have become attractive in recent years due to the fact that polymers are flexible and provide many advantages compared to inorganic smart materials: they are low cost, they are easy to process, and they exhibit good performance at nano- and microscale levels. This...

Nanomaterials for Thermoelectric Devices

1st Edition

Yong X. Gan
August 08, 2018

With the increaseing global demand for energy, we are facing a huge challenge of energy sustainability. Renewable energy has attracted an immense amount of interest with regard to solving the sustainbility issue. Among the various renewable energy sources, solar&...

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