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Advances in Magnetic Materials: Processing, Properties, and Performance

Sam Zhang, Dongliang Zhao
February 28, 2017

Advances in Magnetic Materials: Processing, Properties, and Performance discusses recent developments of magnetic materials, including fabrication, characterization and applications in the aerospace, biomedical, and semiconductors industries. With contributions by international professionals who...

Strongly Correlated Electrons in Two Dimensions

Sergey Kravchenko
February 13, 2017

The properties of strongly correlated electrons confined in two dimensions are a forefront area of modern condensed matter physics. In the past two or three decades, strongly correlated electron systems have garnered a great deal of scientific interest due to their unique and often unpredictable...

Physics of PET and SPECT Imaging

Magnus Dahlbom
February 06, 2017

PET and SPECT imaging has improved to such a level that they are opening up exciting new horizons in medical diagnosis and treatment. This book provides a complete introduction to fundamentals and the latest progress in the field, including an overview of new scintillator materials and innovations...

An Introduction to Graphene and Carbon Nanotubes

John E. Proctor, Daniel Melendrez Armada, Aravind Vijayaraghavan
February 06, 2017

Carbon nanotubes and graphene have been the subject of intense scientific research since their relatively recent discoveries. This book introduces the reader to the science behind these rapidly developing fields, and covers both the fundamentals and latest advances. Uniquely, this book covers the...

Physical Methods for Materials Characterisation, Third Edition

Peter E. J. Flewitt, Robert K. Wild
February 01, 2017

This completely revised and expanded new edition covers the full range of techniques now available for the investigation of materials structure and accurate quantitative determination of microstructural features within materials. It continues to provide the best introductory resource for...

Imaging in Photodynamic Therapy

Michael R. Hamblin, Yingying Huang
February 01, 2017

This book covers the broad field of cellular, molecular, preclinical, and clinical imaging either associated with or combined with photodynamic therapy (PDT). It showcases how this approach is used clinically for cancer, infections, and diseases characterized by unwanted tissue such as...

Biomineralization Sourcebook: Characterization of Biominerals and Biomimetic Materials

Elaine DiMasi, Laurie B. Gower
January 30, 2017

What does it mean to be at the forefront of a characterization technique? Novel implementation and research, finding new ways to visualize composites, and new techniques all play a role. Yet with the myriad of advances in the field, keeping up with new and advanced techniques, often from many...

Electromagnetic Radiation in Analysis and Design of Organic Materials: Electronic and Biotechnology Applications

Dana Ortansa Dorohoi, Andreea Irina Barzic, Magdalena Aflori
January 25, 2017

Bridging condensed matter physics, photochemistry, photophysics, and materials science, Electromagnetic Radiation in Analysis and Design of Organic Materials: Electronic and Biotechnology Applications covers physical properties of materials in the presence of radiation from across the...

Solar Fuel Generation

Yatendra S. Chaudhary
January 17, 2017

As the search for renewable sources of energy grows more urgent, more and more attention is focusing on the blueprint offered by biological photosynthesis for translating the energy of our Sun into energy rich molecules like H2 and carbohydrates, commonly known as "solar fuels." These solar fuels...

Chemical Exchange Saturation Transfer Imaging: Advances and Applications

Michael T. McMahon, Assaf A. Gilad, Jeff W.M. Bulte, Peter C.M. van Zijl
January 12, 2017

This is the first textbook dedicated to CEST imaging and covers the fundamental principles of saturation transfer, key features of CEST agents that enable the production of imaging contrast, and practical aspects of preparing image-acquisition and post-processing schemes suited for in vivo...

Quantum Effects in Tribology

Dmitry Nikolaevich Lyubimov, Kirill Nikolaevich Dolgopolov
January 11, 2017

Quantum Effects in Tribology is devoted to the study of quantum foundations of materials friction interaction and evolutionary formation of tribosystem’s operating parameters. At the start of the book, large consideration is given to the analysis of the existing diversity of friction, wear, and...

Carbon Nanomaterials: Synthesis, Structure, Properties and Applications

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...