Описание: Gas hydrates, or clathrate hydrates, are crystalline solids resembling ice, in which small (guest) molecules, typically gases, are trapped inside cavities formed by hydrogen-bonded water (host) molecules.
Описание: This book offers comprehensive and up-to-date coverage of functional organic nanomaterials. Chapters present the views of leading experts on how organic nanomaterials can be synthesized and prepared, analyzed and characterized, studied, organized at the nanoscale, and incorporated into devices for real-world applications.
Описание: The first book to explore the potential of tunable functionalities in organic and hybrid materials in a unified manner. The highly experienced editor and team of top-notch contributors review all relevant aspects of this exciting materials class, covering the design, synthesis and/or fabrication, properties and applications.
Описание: Nanocrystalline materials exhibit the outstanding properties and represent a new class of structural materials having a wide range of applications. In particular, there is considerable interest in developing nanocrystalline materials to be used as functional materials in aerospace applications, automotive industry, wear applications, MEMS, etc. The future progress in these high technological applications of nanocrystalline materials crucially depends on development of new methods of their fabrication and understanding of the underlying nano-scale and interface effects causing their unique mechanical properties.
Описание: Handbook of Advanced Magnetic Materials will provide a comprehensive review of recent progress in magnetic materials research. Coverage includes nanostructural effects, characterization and simulation, fabrication and processing, and properties and applications of advanced magnetic materials. The reference consists of four volumes:Volume 1 is devoted to nanostructured magnetic materials, emphasizing size effects. Volume 2 reviews both experimental methods and simulation techniques for the characterization of magnetic materials. Volume 3 outlines recent developments in processing of advanced magnetic materials. Magnetic properties cover a wide spectrum of soft magnetic materials, hard magnetic materials, recording materials, sensor materials and others. Volume 4 introduces various magnetic materials and their applications with a detailed description of the processing, properties and applications.
Описание: This book shows an update in the field of micro/nano fabrications techniques of two and three dimensional structures as well as ultimate three dimensional characterization methods from the atom range to the micro scale. Several examples are presented showing their direct application in different technological fields such as microfluidics, photonics, biotechnology and aerospace engineering, between others. The effects of the microstructure and topography on the macroscopic properties of the studied materials are discussed, together with a detailed review of 3D imaging techniques.
Описание: `Nanostructures, Thin Films and Bulk Oxides - Synthesis, Characterization and Applications` and `Solution Synthesis of Inorganic Functional Materials` Symposia were held at the 2014 MRS Spring Meeting.
Описание: Aims to present an overview of thin-film solar cells covering technologies including both organic and inorganic materials, presented by the scientific leaders in the respective domains. This book covers a range of related topics, from physical principles to design, fabrication, characterization, and applications of photo voltaic devices.