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Carbon Nanomaterials: Synthesis, Structure, Properties and Applications

1st Edition


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


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...

Hybrid Nanocomposites: Fundamentals, Synthesis, and Applications

1st Edition

Kaushik Pal
March 11, 2019

Understanding surfaces and interfaces is a key challenge for those working on hybrid nanomaterials and where new imaging and analysis spectroscopy/electron microscopy responses are vital. The variability and site recognition of biopolymers, such as DNA molecules, offer a wide range of opportunities...

Statistical Methods for Materials Science: The Data Science of Microstructure Characterization

1st Edition

Jeffrey P. Simmons, Lawrence F. Drummy, Charles A. Bouman, Marc De Graef
February 06, 2019

Data analytics has become an integral part of materials science. This book provides the practical tools and fundamentals needed for researchers in materials science to understand how to analyze large datasets using statistical methods, especially inverse methods applied to microstructure...

Relaxation in Physical and Mechanical Behavior of Polymers

1st Edition

Maxim Arzhakov
February 01, 2019

Explores the nature of relaxation phenomena in polymers on the basis of time-temperature equivalence. Its role in the physical and mechanical behavior of polymers materials and fundamentals of thermoplastics processing are discussed. Four appendixes detail thermo-mechanical methods to study...

Physico-Mathematical Theory of High Irreversible Strains in Metals

1st Edition

V.M. Greshnov
February 01, 2019

Presents a new physical and mathematical theory of irreversible deformations and ductile fracture of metals that acknowledges the continuous change in the structure of materials during deformation and the accumulation of deformation damage. Plastic deformation, viscous destruction, evolution of...

Engineering Columnar Crystals: A Novel Deposition Approach

1st Edition

Ho-Kei Chan
December 31, 2018

Dense packings of identical hard spheres inside a cylindrical tube mimic the periodic structures of a variety of columnar systems such as nanotube-confined fullerenes and colloidal crystal wires. A rich variety of corresponding densest possible structures, many of which are helical (including the...

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...

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...

1-Dimensional Metal Oxide Nanostructures: Growth, Properties, and Devices

1st Edition

Zainovia Lockman
December 10, 2018

1-D metal oxide nanostructures, especially those with semiconducting properties, have attracted much attention in recent years due to their potential and emerging applications, specifically in environment purification and energy devices. For these applications, there have been many efforts to grow...

Structure- and Adatom-Enriched Essential Properties of Graphene Nanoribbons

1st Edition

Shih-Yang Lin, Ngoc Thanh Thuy Tran, Sheng-Lin Chang, Wu-Pei Su, Ming-Fa Lin
December 07, 2018

Structure- and Adatom-Enriched Essential Properties of Graphene Nanoribbons offers a systematic review of the feature-rich essential properties in emergent graphene nanoribbons, covering mainstream theoretical and experimental research. It includes a wide range of 1D systems; namely, armchair and...

Wetting: Theory and Experiments, Two-Volume Set

1st Edition

Eli Ruckenstein, Gersh Berim
December 06, 2018

 Wetting: Theory and Experiments collates papers published by Professor Eli Ruckenstein and his coworkers on the theoretical and experimental investigation of wetting of solid surfaces. It contains six chapters, each of which is preceded by a short introduction. The papers are selected...

Wetting Theory

1st Edition

Eli Ruckenstein, Gersh Berim
December 06, 2018

 Wetting Theory discusses the numerous practical applications of wetting, such as preparing self-cleaning surfaces, manufacturing artificial blood vessels, and developing new lubricants and nonadhesive dishes. As part of Wetting: Theory and Experiments, Two-Volume Set, this volume provides new...

Wetting Experiments

1st Edition

Eli Ruckenstein, Gersh Berim
December 06, 2018

 Wetting Experiments contains experimental wetting studies related to biological problems, polymers, and catalysts. An understanding of wetting is important for numerous practical applications, such as preparing self-cleaning surfaces, manufacturing artificial blood vessels, and developing new...