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Carbon Nanomaterials: Synthesis, Structure, Properties and Applications

1st Edition

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Rakesh Behari Mathur, Bhanu Pratap Singh, Shailaja Pande
January 10, 2017

The study of nanostructures has become, in recent years, a theme common to many disciplines, in which scientists and engineers manipulate matter at the atomic and molecular level in order to obtain materials and systems with significantly improved properties. Carbon nanomaterials have a unique place...

Oscillations and Waves: An Introduction, Second Edition

2nd Edition

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Richard Fitzpatrick
July 4, 2018

Emphasizing physics over mathematics, this popular, classroom-tested text helps advanced undergraduates acquire a sound physical understanding of wave phenomena. This second edition of Oscillations and Waves: An Introduction contains new widgets, animations in Python, and exercises, as well as updat...

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,...

Geometry and Topology of Soft Materials

1st Edition

Christian Santangelo
September 01, 2018

This book provides an introduction to the geometrical and topological methods that have become essential tools for soft condensed matter physicists. The emphasis is on providing mathematical tools in clear but precise language, focusing on fundamental concepts using real examples to illustrate for...

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...

Oscillations and Waves: An Introduction, Second Edition

2nd Edition

Richard Fitzpatrick
July 16, 2018

Emphasizing physics over mathematics, this popular, classroom-tested text helps advanced undergraduates acquire a sound physical understanding of wave phenomena. This second edition of Oscillations and Waves: An Introduction contains new widgets, animations in Python, and exercises, as well as...

Polarons and Bipolarons: An Introduction

1st Edition

Ashok Chatterjee, Soma Mukhopadhyay
July 15, 2018

This book provides a comprehensive review of the subject of polaron and a thorough account of the sophisticated theories of the polaron. It explains the concept of the polaron physics in as simple a manner as possible and presents the theoretical techniques and mathematical derivations in great...

Small Systems and Fundamentals of Thermodynamics

1st Edition

Yu. K. Tovbin
July 10, 2018

Small systems are a very active area of research and development due to improved instrumentation that allows for spatial resolution in the range of sizes from one to 100 nm. In this size range, many physical and chemical properties change, which opens up new approaches to the study of substances...

Functional Materials and Electronics

1st Edition

Jiabao Yi, Sean Li
May 15, 2018

This informative book focuses on newly developed functional materials and their applications for electronic and spintronic devices. Electronic devices have become a part of our daily modern life, involving mobile phones, data storage, computers, and satellites, and there is relentless growth in...

Handbook of Granular Materials

1st Edition

Scott V. Franklin, Mark D. Shattuck
April 30, 2018

Granular systems arise in a variety of geological and industrial settings, from landslides, avalanches, and erosion to agricultural grains and pharmaceutical powders. Understanding the underlying physics that governs their behavior is the key to developing effective handling and transport...

Phosphors: Synthesis and Applications

1st Edition

Sanjay J. Dhoble, B. Deva Prasad Raju, Vijay Singh
April 30, 2018

Rare earth–doped luminescent materials play an integral role in modern life because of their tremendous applications ranging from scintillators, color displays, fluorescent lamps, and intensifying screens to dosimetry of ionizing radiations. Written and edited by prominent luminescence researchers,...

Quaternary Alloys Based on III-V Semiconductors

1st Edition

Vasyl Tomashyk
April 24, 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...

Functional Molecular Materials: An Introductory Textbook

1st Edition

Matteo Atzori, Flavia Artizzu
April 09, 2018

The field of molecular materials represents an exciting playground for the design, tailoring, and combination of chemical building blocks as carriers of physical properties and aims at the understanding and development of novel functional molecular devices. Within this extraordinarily widespread...

Functionalization of Molecular Architectures: Advances and Applications on Low-dimensional Compounds

1st Edition

Kazuhiro Shikinaka
March 31, 2018

Low-dimensional compounds are molecules that correspond to various shapes such as rod, ladder (one-dimensional compounds), and sheet (two-dimensional compounds). They are ordinarily found in electromagnetic fields. Recently, versatile low-dimensional compounds were proposed for use as components of...

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