• Crystallography
  • Symmetry of Crystals and Molecules by Mark Ladd

    By Mark Ladd

    This booklet presents a entire learn of the symmetry and geometry of crystals and molecules, ranging from first ideas. The pre-knowledge assumed is arithmetic and actual technological know-how to approximately A-level; extra mathematical subject matters are mentioned in appendices. it's copiously illustrated, together with many stereoviews, with directions either for stereoviewing and for developing a stereoviewer. difficulties for every bankruptcy are supplied, with absolutely labored instructional ideas. a set of linked laptop courses has been devised and put online, for aiding either the examine of the textual content and the suggestions of the issues. The courses are simply performed, and directions are supplied within the textual content and at the display screen display. The applicability of symmetry in daily life in addition to in technological know-how is under pressure. element teams and house teams are first mentioned and derived in a semi-analytical demeanour, and later through use of team conception. the fundamental ideas of crew conception are mentioned, including functions to symmetry, chemical bonding and elements of vibrations of molecules and crystals. The e-book is addressed to these learning the actual sciences and assembly the topic for the 1st time, and it brings the reader to a degree of appreciation for the definitive works produced by way of the overseas Union of Crystallography, similar to the overseas Tables for X-ray Crystallography, Vol 1 (1965) and the overseas Tables for Crystallography, Vol A (2006).

    To entry the better half site for Symmetry of Crystals and Molecules, please stopover at: www.oup.co.uk/companion/ladd

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  • Industrial inorganic chemistry by K H Büchel

    By K H Büchel

    ''This e-book presents an up to date survey of contemporary commercial inorganic chemistry in a transparent and concise demeanour. creation techniques are defined in shut aspect, points reminiscent of the disposition of uncooked fabrics and effort intake, the commercial value of the product and technical purposes in addition to ecological difficulties being discussed.''--BOOK JACKET.

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  • 4 Volume Set, Handbook of Liquid Crystals by Edited by: F. Demus, Dietrich Demus, John W. Goodby, George

    By Edited by: F. Demus, Dietrich Demus, John W. Goodby, George W. Gray, Hans W. Spiess, Volkmar Vill

    The guide of Liquid Crystals is a special compendium of data on all facets of liquid crystals. In over 2000 pages the guide presents precise info at the easy ideas of either low- and high-molecular weight fabrics, in addition to the synthesis, characterization, amendment, and purposes (such as in laptop screens or as structural fabrics) of every kind of liquid crystals. The 5 editors of the instruction manual are across the world well known specialists from either and academia and feature drawn jointly over 70 prime figures within the box as authors. The 4 volumes of the instruction manual are designed either for use jointly or as stand-alone reference resources. a few clients would require the full set, others might be top served with a range of the volumes. quantity 1 offers with the fundamental actual and chemical rules of liquid crystals, together with structure-property relationships, nomenclature, part habit, characterization tools, and normal synthesis and alertness suggestions. As such this quantity offers a great advent to the sector and a strong studying and instructing device for graduate scholars and above. quantity 2 concentrates on low-molecular weight fabrics, for instance these mostly utilized in exhibit know-how. a top quality survey of the literature is equipped besides complete information of molecular layout techniques, section characterization and keep an eye on, and functions improvement. This quantity is accordingly by means of some distance the main specific reference resource on those industrially vitally important fabrics, superb for execs within the box. quantity three concentrates on high-molecular weight, or polymeric, liquid crystals, a few of that are present in structural functions and others take place as traditional items of dwelling structures. a great literature survey is complemented via complete element of the synthesis, processing, research, and functions of all very important fabrics sessions. This quantity is the main entire reference resource on those fabrics, and is consequently perfect for pros within the box.

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  • X-Ray Diffraction Crystallography: Introduction, Examples by Yoshio Waseda

    By Yoshio Waseda

    X-ray diffraction crystallography for powder samples is a well-established and regular approach. it really is utilized to fabrics characterization to bare the atomic scale constitution of assorted ingredients in numerous states. The publication offers with basic homes of X-rays, geometry research of crystals, X-ray scattering and diffraction in polycrystalline samples and its software to the selection of the crystal constitution. The reciprocal lattice and built-in diffraction depth from crystals and symmetry research of crystals are explained.

    To study the strategy of X-ray diffraction crystallography good and with a view to do something about the given topic, a undeniable variety of workouts is gifted within the publication to calculate particular values for regular examples. this can be really very important for novices in X-ray diffraction crystallography. One goal of this e-book is to provide suggestions to fixing the issues of ninety usual elements. For extra comfort, a hundred supplementary workouts also are supplied with strategies. a few crucial issues with easy equations are summarized in each one bankruptcy, including a few appropriate actual constants and the atomic scattering components of the elements.

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  • Fundamentals of Photonic Crystal Guiding by Maksim Skorobogatiy

    By Maksim Skorobogatiy

    For an individual seeking to comprehend photonic crystals, this systematic, rigorous, and pedagogical creation is a needs to. right here you can find intuitive analytical and semi-analytical types utilized to advanced and virtually proper photonic crystal constructions. additionally, you will be proven the way to use numerous analytical tools borrowed from quantum mechanics, similar to perturbation thought, asymptotic research, and team concept, to enquire the various restricting homes of photonic crystals that are in a different way tough to rationalize utilizing in basic terms numerical simulations. An introductory overview of nonlinear guiding in photonic lattices is additionally offered, as are the fabrication and alertness of photonic crystals. furthermore, end-of-chapter workout issues of distinct analytical and numerical options let you visual display unit your realizing of the fabric provided. This available textual content is perfect for researchers and graduate scholars learning photonic crystals in departments of electric engineering, physics, utilized physics and arithmetic.

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  • Modern Charge-Density Analysis by Carlo Gatti, Piero Macchi

    By Carlo Gatti, Piero Macchi

    Modern Charge-Density Analysis makes a speciality of state of the art equipment and functions of electron-density research. it's a box typically linked to figuring out chemical bonding and the electrostatic houses of subject. lately, it has additionally been relating to predictions of homes and responses of fabrics (having an natural, inorganic or hybrid nature as in glossy fabrics and bio-science, and used for sensible units or biomaterials).

    Modern Charge-Density Analysis is inherently multidisciplinary and written for chemists, physicists, crystallographers, fabric scientists, and biochemists alike. It serves as a great tool for scientists already operating within the box by way of supplying them with a unified view of the multifaceted charge-density international. also, this quantity allows the certainty of scientists and PhD scholars making plans to go into the sphere by means of acquainting them with the main major and promising advancements during this arena.

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  • The beginnings of piezoelectricity: a study in mundane by Shaul Katzir

    By Shaul Katzir

    Regarding electrical energy, elasticity, thermodynamics and crystallography, a number of clinical traditions and methods and best physicists, the historical past of piezoelectricity offers an beneficial viewpoint on overdue 19th century physics and its improvement. The beginnings of piezoelectricity, the 1st historical past of the topic, exhaustively examines how those varied affects resulted in the invention of the phenomenon in 1880, and the way they formed its next study till the consolidation of an empirical and theoretical wisdom of the sphere circa 1895. It reviews a specific subdiscipline consultant of many related 'mundane' branches of physics that didn't endure innovative effects past their box. even if such a lot examine is of this sort, such branches have not often been studied through historians of technological know-how. Shaul Katzir's ancient account exhibits that this mundane technology was once an fascinating highbrow and functional company, which concerned, between different issues, originality, surprises and controversies. Thereby, it monitors the fruitfulness of learning this kind of field.Employing exceptionally wealthy fabric Katzir profits fascinating insights into the character of clinical improvement from this historical past. one of the issues raised listed below are: the resources of a discovery, the interaction among molecular-atomistic and phenomenological methods and among clinical perform and protagonists' philosophy of technological know-how, the function of thermodynamic formula, the interplay of alternative degrees of theories with test, the use and layout of qualitative as opposed to detailed quantitative experiments, the employment of symmetry in physics and the function of nationwide and localexperimental and theoretical traditions. Observations concerning those and different matters during this publication painting an unforeseen photo of flip of the century physics.

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  • Nuclear Magnetic Resonance of Liquid Crystals by Ronald Y. Dong

    By Ronald Y. Dong

    Liquid crystals became ubiquitous within the monitors for digital units, starting from wrist watches to machine desktops. Nuclear magnetic resonance has turn into one of many very important strategies for picking their buildings and houses. meant for researchers and scholars in physics, chemistry and fabrics technology, this ebook offers the mandatory heritage details and enough mathematical and actual aspect to review the present examine literature. The e-book starts with a survey of liquid crystal stages and box results and with an advent to the fundamental physics of nuclear magnetic resonance; it then discusses orientational ordering and molecular box theories for numerous liquid crystal molecules and NMR experiences of uniaxial and biaxial levels. next chapters ponder spin rest procedures (using a semiclassical process) and rotational, translational, and inner molecular dynamics of liquid crystals. the ultimate bankruptcy discusses two-dimensional and multiple-quantum NMR spectroscopies and their program in elucidating liquid crystal homes. This moment variation, up to date all through, comprises many new references, corrects typographical error, and comprises new mathematical appendices.

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  • Physical Properties of Liquid Crystals: Nematics (E M I S by David A. Dunmur, Atsuo Fukuda, Geoffrey Luckhurst

    By David A. Dunmur, Atsuo Fukuda, Geoffrey Luckhurst

    The call for for liquid crystals with larger reveal parameters and decrease strength intake has motivated a lot study into their houses and characterization. a wide workforce of over 50 best researchers from the us, Europe and Japan have centred their services to extract and evaluate information on a variety of houses of nematics, together with these that are necessary to the improvement of all kinds of liquid crystal machine. the place acceptable those houses also are defined with specialist statement. The booklet is absolutely illustrated and based for reference.

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  • Crystal Structure Refinement: A Crystallographer's Guide to by Peter Müller, Regine Herbst-Irmer, Anthony Spek, Thomas

    By Peter Müller, Regine Herbst-Irmer, Anthony Spek, Thomas Schneider, Michael Sawaya

    Crystal constitution Refinement is a mix of textbook and educational. As A Crystallographers advisor to SHELXL it covers complicated features of sensible crystal constitution refinement, that have now not been a lot addressed through textbooks to date. After an advent to SHELXL within the first bankruptcy, a short survey of crystal constitution refinement is equipped. Chapters 3 and better tackle a number of the facets of constitution refinement, from the therapy of hydrogen atoms to the project of atom kinds, to illness, to non-crystallographic symmetry and twinning. One bankruptcy is devoted to the refinement of macromolecular buildings and brief chapters care for constitution validation (one for small molecule buildings and one for macromolecules). In all of the chapters the ebook provides refinement examples, in accordance with this system SHELXL, describing each challenge intimately. It comes with a CD-ROM with all records essential to reproduce the refinements.

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