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Miniature Sorption Coolers: Theory and Applications

Lucio Piccirillo, Gabriele Coppi, Andrew May
February 27, 2018

In recent years, there have been significant developments in detector technologies in the field of astrophysics, requiring lower temperatures with simple self-contained refrigerators. Temperatures in the range of 1K to 50mK are now achieved by using dedicated closed-cycle miniature sorption coolers...

Clinical Applications of Magnetic Nanoparticles

Nguyen TK Thanh
February 27, 2018

Offering the latest information in magnetic nanoparticle (MNP) research, this book builds upon the success of the first volume and provides an updated and comprehensive review, from synthesis, characterization, and biofunctionalization to clinical applications of MNPs, including the diagnosis and...

Biomedical Engineering Fundamentals

Joseph D. Bronzino, Donald R. Peterson
February 26, 2018

Known as the bible of biomedical engineering, The Biomedical Engineering Handbook, Fourth Edition, sets the standard against which all other references of this nature are measured. As such, it has served as a major resource for both skilled professionals and novices to biomedical engineering....

Adsorption and Diffusion in Nanoporous Materials, Second Edition

Rolando M.A. Roque-Malherbe
February 26, 2018

Offering a materials science point of view, the author covers the theory and practice of adsorption and diffusion applied to gases in microporous crystalline, mesoporous ordered, and micro/mesoporous amorphous materials. Examples used include microporous and mesoporous molecular sieves, amorphous...

Bionanotechnology: Principles and Applications

Anil Kumar Anal
February 16, 2018

This book deals with a subject of high interest and importance in all sectors, including biomedical, food, agriculture, energy, and environment. Biological systems are essential in nanotechnology, and many new applications are being developed by mimicking the natural systems. Approaching these...

Physical Metallurgy: Principles and Design

Gregory N. Haidemenopoulos
February 13, 2018

Physical metallurgy is one of the main fields of metallurgical science dealing with the development of the microstructure of metals in order to achieve desirable properties required in technological applications. Physical Metallurgy: Principles and Design focuses on the...

Corrosion Science and Technology, Third Edition

David E.J. Talbot, James D.R. Talbot
February 06, 2018

Twenty years after its first publication, Corrosion Science and Technology continues to be a relevant practical guide for students and professionals interested in material science. This Third Edition thoroughly covers the basic principles of corrosion science in the same reader-friendly manner that...

Epitaxial Graphene on Silicon Carbide: Modeling, Characterization, and Applications

Gemma Rius, Philippe Godignon
January 31, 2018

This is the first book dedicated exclusively to epitaxial graphene on silicon carbide (EG-SiC). It comprehensively addresses all fundamental aspects relevant for the study and technology development of EG materials and their applications, using quantum Hall effect studies and probe techniques such...

The Nanotechnology Revolution: A Global Bibliographic Perspective

Dale A. Stirling
January 26, 2018

Nanotechnology is changing the world in a very big way, but at the atomic and sub-atomic level. Although the roots of nanotechnology can be traced back to more than a century ago, the last three decades have witnessed an explosion of nano-based technologies and products. This reference work...

Principles of Fabric Formation

Prabir Kumar Banerjee
January 24, 2018

How Are Textile Fabrics Formed? Principles of Fabric Formation is a treatise on the modern production systems of woven, knitted, braided, nonwoven, triaxial, multiaxial, and 3D fabrics. This book offers a basic understanding of the technicalities involved in the formation of different types of...

Introduction to the Micromechanics of Composite Materials

Huiming Yin, Yingtao Zhao
January 22, 2018

Presents Concepts That Can Be Used in Design, Processing, Testing, and Control of Composite Materials Introduction to the Micromechanics of Composite Materials weaves together the basic concepts, mathematical fundamentals, and formulations of micromechanics into a systemic approach for...

Nanocellulose and Sustainability: Production, Properties, Applications, and Case Studies

Koon-Yang Lee
January 16, 2018

Nanometre scale cellulose fibres, or nanocellulose, are emerging materials for various advanced applications. Nanocellulose and Sustainability: Production, Properties, Applications, and Case Studies provides a comprehensive overview of nanocellulose production, nanocellulose properties and...