By John Wolstenholme
This publication discusses using Auger electron spectroscopy (AES) and scanning Auger microscopy for the characterization of a variety of technological fabrics, together with, metals and alloys, semiconductors, nanostructures, and insulators. Its price as a device for high-resolution elemental imaging and compositional intensity profiling is illustrated and the application of the procedure for acquiring compositional info from the surfaces, interfaces, and skinny movie constructions of technological and engineering fabrics is confirmed. This quantity additionally describes the fundamental actual rules of AES in uncomplicated, principally qualitative phrases. significant parts of commonplace Auger spectrometers also are defined. The ebook discusses different kinds of research for which an Auger electron spectrometer can be used, for instance, secondary electron microscopy, backscattered electron imaging, X-ray spectroscopy, in addition to the connection among AES and different research options.
By P. S. Neelakanta
This instruction manual explains uncomplicated techniques underlying electromagnetic houses of fabrics, addresses methods of deploying them in glossy purposes, and offers pertinent info compiled for the 1st time in one quantity. Examples, together with tables, charts, and graphs, are offered from a pragmatic functions view element of electromagnetic fabrics in a variety of fields. those purposes have grown drastically lately, pertinent to electromagnetic shields, radar soaking up fabrics, bioelectromagnetic phantoms, clever fabrics, electromagnetically lively surfaces, unique magnets, application-specific electrodes, and ferrites, and so on.
By Hiroyuki Fujiwara
Ellipsometry is a strong device used for the characterization of skinny movies and multi-layer semiconductor constructions. This publication offers with basic rules and purposes of spectroscopic ellipsometry (SE). starting with an outline of SE applied sciences the textual content strikes directly to specialize in the knowledge research of effects received from SE, basic facts analyses, rules and actual backgrounds and a number of the fabrics utilized in varied fields from LSI to biotechnology are defined. the ultimate bankruptcy describes the most recent advancements of real-time tracking and approach keep watch over that have attracted major recognition in quite a few clinical and business fields.
By S. Mukhopadhyay
A multidisciplinary technique that explores the various houses, services, and purposes of nanomaterials
Drawing jointly the various medical and engineering disciplines underlying the improvement of nanomaterials, Nanoscale Multifunctional fabrics presents a multidisciplinary overview of the varied homes, capabilities, and functions of nanomaterials. The publication examines either nanoparticles, that have larger-scale equivalents, and uniquely assembled nanomaterials, which would not have larger-scale equivalents. Readers will achieve a major appreciation of the flexibility of nanomaterials in addition to an figuring out of the way a similar nanomaterial may have numerous exact purposes throughout a vast variety of fields and industries.
Nanoscale Multifunctional fabrics is split into 3 sections:
? part I, assessment, describes the medical phenomena underlying the designated houses of nanomaterials, making them fascinating as novel fabrics and various from traditional solids. subsequent, readers will find out about the impression of nanomaterials on modern society in addition to destiny developments in nanomaterials creation and use.
? part II, Processing and research, explores a number of experimental techniques in nanomaterial fabrication and characterization in addition to in theoretical methods in modeling and simulation.
? part III, purposes, bargains designated examples of nanomaterial functions in replacement strength, thermal administration, environmental cleanup, water therapy, and biomedicine.
Each bankruptcy has been written by means of a number of best specialists within the technological know-how, engineering, and alertness of nanomaterials. inside every one bankruptcy, readers will discover a thorough evaluation of the present literature, with references to facilitate additional research of person topics.
Underscoring the multidisciplinary and multifunctional features of nanomaterials, this booklet is suggested for college students and execs in technology and engineering who want a extensive viewpoint on either the character and alertness of nanomaterials. The textual content additionally units the degree for the advance of recent nanomaterials and new applications.
By Vikas Mittal
The publication sequence "Polymer Nano-, Micro- and Macrocomposites" presents whole and finished info on all very important features of polymer composite learn and improvement, together with, yet no longer restricted to, synthesis, filler amendment, modeling, characterization in addition to program and commercialization matters. every one publication specializes in a specific subject and offers a balanced in-depth evaluate of the respective subfield of polymer composite technological know-how and its relation to commercial functions. With the books the readers receive committed assets with infomation suitable to their learn, thereby assisting to avoid wasting time and money.
during this first quantity within the sequence, authors from best educational associations and firms proportion their first-hand wisdom of nanotube-surface improvements to be used in polymer composites. the entire vital tools for the functionalization of nanotube fillers, together with polymer wrapping, non-covalent amendment with nanoparticles, silica layers or entrapped micelles, chemically prompted development of multilayers, recommendations according to covalent bonding, akin to polmer or quantum dot attachment, and direct polymerization ways are covered.
By Stephen D. Cramer, Bernard S., Jr. Covino
This 700-page ASM guide is constructed from forty eight peer-reviewed articles on how metals and nonmetals are effected through a number of elements.
The significant components coated contain ferrous and nonferrous metals: processed fabrics, and clad metals; specific items, together with amorphous fabrics, intermatllics, and steel matrix composites; and on metallics, together with ceramics, concrete, coatings, composites and elastomers. additionally it is a piece of writing at the worldwide expense of corrosion and a full-color gallery of corrosion harm.
By Pietro Vincenzini, Cristina Leonelli
The 26 peer-reviewed papers accumulated the following jointly supply a plenitude of updated info on “Geopolymers and Geocements: Low Environmentally effect Ceramic Materials”. The papers are with ease prepared into coaching, CHARACTERIZATION, INDUSTRIALIZATION & APPLICATION.
This certain quantity has additionally been released on-line within the sequence, “Advances in technology and expertise” Vol. sixty nine through www.scientific.net.
The Congress is being documented in 10 topical volumes. This 8th quantity covers guidance, characterization, industrialization, and alertness of the 2 varieties of ceramics. The keynote lecture is The prestige and Prospect of study and alertness of Alkali-Activated fabrics, via Pavel Krivenko (binders and fabrics, Kiev nationwide U. of Civil Engineering and structure, Ukraine). one other 25 papers reflect on such themes as geopolymer binders in composite cements and ceramic-like fabrics, the position of alkaline cations in geomaterial foams, new geopolymers in keeping with electrical arc furnace slag, bond strengths in geopolymer and cement concretes, and recycling commercial wastewater by way of immobilizing it in geopolymer cement.