By Hartmut Zabel, Stuart A. Solin (auth.), Professor Dr. Hartmut Zabel, Stuart A. Solin Ph. D. (eds.)
The learn on graphite intercalation compounds frequently acts as a forerunner for study in different sciences. for example, the concept that of staging, that's primary to graphite intercalation compounds, can be appropriate to floor technology in reference to adsorbates on steel surfaces and to high-temperature superconducting oxide layer fabrics. Phonon-folding and mode-splitting results will not be purely easy to graphite intercalation compounds but additionally to polytypical structures akin to supercon ductors, superlattices, and steel and semiconductor superlattices. cost move results playa significantly vital position in lots of parts, they usually might be most simply and essentially studied with intercalated graphite. This record might be augmented with many extra examples. the real message, besides the fact that, is that graphite inter calation compounds characterize a category of fabrics that not just can be utilized for trying out various condensed-matter thoughts, but in addition stimulates new principles and methods. This quantity is the second one of a two-volume set. the 1st quantity addressed the structural and dynamical facets of graphite intercalation compounds, including the chemistry and intercalation of recent compounds. This moment quantity presents an updated prestige document from specialist researchers at the delivery, magnetic, elec tronic and optical houses ofthis detailed classification of fabrics. The band-structure cal culations of a few of the donor and acceptor compounds are mentioned extensive, and specific stories are supplied ofthe experimental verification ofthe digital struc ture by way of their photoemission spectra and optical properties.
By Johannes Weertman
This vintage textual content of uncomplicated dislocation concept has been reprinted to satisfy chronic call for. since it ways straightforward dislocation conception from its most elementary point, the cloth inside the quantity is as updated as while it was once first released. The textual content addresses many points of dislocation thought, together with the character of dislocations, Burgers vectors, movement and its influence on dislocations, inner stresses of dislocations, and multiplication of dislocations. the themes of this article are primary to the idea of dislocation habit. simply because dislocation is now widely known as a key issue identifying the habit of crystalline solids, experts in electronics fabrics, in addition to fracture mechanics, and fabrics technology and engineering must have an effective grounding during this box. quite a few difficulties is supplied within the text.
By Stephen Wilson (auth.)
Computers were utilized to difficulties in chemistry and the chemical sciences because the sunrise of the pc age; in spite of the fact that, it is just long ago ten or fifteen years that we have got obvious the emergence of computational chemistry as a box of analysis in its personal correct. Its practitioners, computational chemists, are neither chemists who dabble in computing nor programmers who've an curiosity in chemistry, yet computa tional scientists whose objective is to unravel a variety of chemical difficulties utilizing smooth computing machines. This publication provides a large evaluate of the equipment and methods hired by way of the computational chemist and of the wide variety of difficulties to which he's employing them. it really is divided into 3 elements. the 1st half files the fundamentals of chemistry and of computational technological know-how which are necessary to an knowing of the equipment of computational chemistry. those tools are defined within the moment a part of the booklet. within the 3rd half, a survey is given of a few components during which the ideas of computational chemistry are being utilized. because of the restricted house on hand in one quantity, the parts coated are unavoidably selective. however, a sufficiently wide variety of purposes are defined to supply the reader with a balanced review of the numerous difficulties being attacked by way of computational reviews in chemistry.
By Nikolai N. Ledentsov
The publication considers the most growth-related phenomena happening in the course of epitaxial progress, equivalent to thermal etching, doping, segregation of the most parts and impurities, coexistence of a number of levels on the crystal floor and segregation-enhanced diffusion.
It is whole with tables, graphs and figures, which enable quickly selection of appropriate progress parameters for sensible applications.
By Arthur S. Nowick
This e-book offers with the impact of crystal symmetry in settling on the tensor homes of crystals. even if this can be a well-established topic, the writer presents a brand new strategy utilizing staff concept and, particularly, the strategy of symmetry coordinates, which has no longer been utilized in any earlier ebook. the writer offers functions to technologically vital phenomena as assorted because the electro-optic, piezoelectric, photoelastic, piezomagnetic, and piezoresistance results, in addition to magnetothermoelectric energy and third-order elastic constants. He additionally supplies realization to ''special magnetic properties'', i.e., those who require the ideas of time reversal and magnetic symmetry--an very important topic now not consistently lined in different books during this region. This ebook can be of curiosity to researchers in sturdy kingdom physics and fabrics technological know-how, and also will be appropriate as a textual content for graduate scholars in physics and engineering taking classes in stable nation physics.
By Gautam R. Desiraju
New functions and layout strategies in crystal engineering are defined within the 9 papers of this quantity, that have been written through teams of chemists and engineers within the US, Canada, the united kingdom, Japan, France, Switzerland, Italy, and the Netherlands. The bankruptcy titles contain: purposes to crystal layout of hydrogen bonds in inorganic chemistry, molecular popularity and self-assembly among amines and alcohols, very huge supramolecular drugs in line with hydrogen bonding, crystal variations and gas-solid reactions, and solid-gas interactions among small gaseous molecules and transition metals within the strong nation. each one paper positive aspects the authors' personal learn and comprises an exhaustive bibliography. The papers are good illustrated with b&w and a few colour plates.
By Werner Schweika
The ebook stories structural ailment in alloys and exhibits how particular info are available by way of using thermal neutron and / or x-ray scattering. Interactions between atoms of the alloy are modeled by way of Monte Carlo equipment hence reaching an image of the digital constitution of the procedure. Precision Monte Carlo Simulations also are used for checking out latest theories of wetting.
By Scott J Woltman, Gregory D Jay, Gregory P Crawford
The confluence of the fields of liquid crystals and biomedical engineering is leading to amazing interdisciplinary study. This publication makes a speciality of the opportunity of inherently translational learn in a single box of engineering to extensively modify the scope of one other. The textual content experiences the interesting advances being made in monitors, spectroscopy, sensors and diagnostics, biomimicking, actuators and lasers on the subject of liquid crystalline fabrics, and biomedicine. The liquid crystal box which has brought innovative units within the exhibit, optics, and telecommunications industries is now poised to make major inroads into biology, drugs, and biomedical engineering.
By Werner Kühlbrandt (auth.), Ingeborg Schmidt-Krey, Yifan Cheng (eds.)
The simple precept of electron crystallography is to calculate a 3D density map by means of combining the amplitudes got from electron diffraction styles with the experimental levels calculated from photos of two-dimensional crystals of membrane or soluble proteins. This expertise is especially good constructed and has produced a few atomic types of membrane proteins in a lipid setting. involved in entire experimental protocols, Electron Crystallography of Soluble and Membrane Proteins: tools and Protocols covers the whole variety of recommendations utilized in electron crystallography, together with protein pattern instruction, second crystallization, and screening in damaging stain over electron cryo-microscopy (cryo-EM) and knowledge processing, in addition to modeling of conformational adjustments. extra chapters supply point of view on prior, current, and destiny demanding situations in addition to complementary equipment. Written for the preferred Methods in Molecular Biology™ sequence, the paintings includes the type of targeted descriptions and implementation suggestion essential to determine profitable results.
Comprehensive and state-of-the-art, Electron Crystallography of Soluble and Membrane Proteins: tools and Protocols serves laboratories new to the tools in addition to cutting-edge amenities pursuing this fascinating quarter of protein science.