Category: Solid State Physics

Fundamentals of Surface Mechanics: With Applications by Frederick F. Ling, W. Michael Lai, Don A. Lucca

By Frederick F. Ling, W. Michael Lai, Don A. Lucca

Mechanical engineering, an engineering self-discipline borne of the wishes of the commercial revolution, is once more requested to do its giant percentage within the demand commercial renewal. the overall name is pressing as we are facing profound problems with productiveness and competitiveness that require engineering solu­ tions, between others. The Mechanical Engineering sequence positive aspects graduate texts and examine monographs meant to deal with the necessity for informa­ tion in modern components of mechanical engineering. The sequence is conceived as a complete person who covers a large diversity of concentrations very important to mechanical engineering graduate schooling and study. we're lucky to have a individual roster of seek advice­ ing editors at the advisory board, each one a professional in a single of the components of focus. The names of the consulting editors are indexed at the subsequent web page of this quantity. The parts of focus are: utilized mechanics; biomechanics; computational mechanics; dynamic platforms and regulate; energetics; mechanics of fabrics; processing; thermal technological know-how; and tribology.

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Elementary Excitations in Solids : Lectures on Phonons, by David Pines

By David Pines

This textual content maintains to fill the necessity to converse the current view of an excellent as a approach of interacting debris which, lower than compatible conditions, behaves like a suite of approximately self sufficient basic excitations. as well as introducing simple thoughts, the writer usually refers to experimental information. frequently, either the elemental idea and the functions mentioned care for the habit of ‘simple' metals, instead of the ‘complicated' metals, resembling the transition metals and the infrequent earths. difficulties were incorporated for many of the chapters.

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Theoretical Solid State Physics, Volume 2: Non-Equilibrium by William Jones, Norman H. March

By William Jones, Norman H. March

Used broadly in classes and regularly sought as a reference, this 2-volume paintings good points complete insurance of its topic. quantity 1 examines the fundamental thought of equilibrium homes of excellent crystalline solids. quantity 2 addresses non-equilibrium houses, defects, and disordered structures. 1973 version.

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Non-Equilibrium Phase Transitions: Absorbing Phase by Malte Henkel, Haye Hinrichsen, Sven Lübeck

By Malte Henkel, Haye Hinrichsen, Sven Lübeck

This publication describes major sessions of non-equilibrium phase-transitions: (a) static and dynamics of transitions into an soaking up nation, and (b) dynamical scaling in far-from-equilibrium rest behaviour and ageing.

The first quantity starts off with an introductory bankruptcy which remembers the most ideas of phase-transitions, set for the ease of the reader in an equilibrium context. The extension to non-equilibrium structures is made by utilizing directed percolation because the major paradigm of soaking up part transitions and in view of the richness of the identified effects a complete bankruptcy is dedicated to it, together with a dialogue of modern experimental effects. Scaling theories and a wide set of either numerical and analytical equipment for the research of non-equilibrium part transitions are completely discussed.

The ideas used for directed percolation are then prolonged to different universality periods and lots of vital effects on version parameters are supplied for simple reference.

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Amorphous Food and Pharmaceutical Systems by Harry Levine

By Harry Levine

In the past decade, the significance of amorphous water-soluble ingredients has been more and more known in the foodstuff and pharmaceutical industries. In reaction, Amorphous foodstuff and Pharmaceutical structures brings jointly present best specialists to give a contribution to this distinct cross-disciplinary account of the topic. insurance comprises: water-compatible amorphous solids (physical, chemical behaviour), low water content material platforms (water as plasticizer); purposes in foodstuff and pharmaceutical sciences and industries (processing and balance) besides state of the art know-how in nutrition and pharmaceutical structures. This well timed booklet could be welcomed by way of educational and commercial researchers and execs within the prescription drugs, foodstuff, fabrics and polymer sciences. learn more... content material: creation : growth in amorphous nutrition and pharmaceutical platforms / H. Levine -- the idea that of "structure" in amorphous solids from the point of view of the pharmaceutical sciences / E. Shalaev and G. Zograj -- Analytical version for the prediction of glass transition temperature of meals structures / V. Truong, B.R. Bhandari, T. Howes and B. Adhikari -- Microstructural domain names in meals : impact of components at the dynamics of water in dough, as studied via magnetic resonance spectroscopy / Y. Kou, E. W. Ross and I.A. Taub -- Supplemented nation diagram for sucrose from dynamic mechanical thermal research / I. Braga da Cruz, W.M. MacInnes, J.C. Oliveira and F.X. Malcata -- Glassy kingdom dynamics, its importance for biostabilisation and the function of carbohydrates / R. Parker, Y.M. Gunning, B. Lalloui, T.R. Noel and S.G. Ring -- impression of actual getting old on actual homes of starchy fabrics / D. Lourdin, P. Colonna, G. Brownsey and S. Ring -- Uptake and shipping of fuel in microstructured amorphous matrices / A. Schoonman, J.B. Ubbink, W.M. Maclnnes and H.J. Watzke -- fresh advancements within the conception of amorphous aqueous structures / P.G. Debenedetti and J.R. Errington -- experiences on raffinose hydrates / okay. Kajiwara, A. Motegi, M. Sugie, F. Franks, S. Munekawa, T. Igarashi, and A. Kishi -- comparability among WLF and VTF expressions and similar actual which means / A. Schiraldi -- development in meals processing and garage, in keeping with amorphous product know-how / L. Slade and H. Levine -- The impact of microstructure at the advanced glass transition happening in frozen sucrose version structures and meals / H.D. Gag, ok. Montoya and M.E. Sahagian -- courting among the glass transition, molecular constitution and useful balance of hydrolyzed soy proteins / ok Zylberman and A.M.R. Pilosof -- A examine of vitrification of Australian honeys at diverse moisture contents / P.A. Sopade, B. Bhandari, B. D'Arcy, P. Halley and N. Caffin -- Rational formula layout : can the regulators be expert? / T. Auffret -- Solid-liquid country diagrams in pharmaceutical lyophilisation : crystallization of solutes / E. Shalaev and F. Franks -- Miscibility of elements in frozen strategies and amorphous freeze-dried protein formulations / K.-I. Izutsu and S. Kojima -- Investigations into the amorphous and crystalline kinds of a improvement compound / D. O'Sullivan, G. Steele and T.K. Austin -- Thermophysical houses of amorphous dehydrated and frozen sugar platforms, as plagued by salts / M.F. Mazzobre, M.P. Longinotti, H.R. Corti and M.P. Buera -- Glass-forming skill of polyphosphate compounds and their balance / ok. Kawai, T. Suzuki, T. Hagiwara and R. Takai -- Chemistry in good amorphous matrices : implication for biostabilization / M.J. Pikal -- Residual water in amorphous solids : size and results on balance / D. Lechuga-Ballesteros, D.P. Miller and J. Zhang -- A lessen in water adsorption skill of amorphous starch subjected to lengthy ball-milling is followed by means of enthalpy leisure / T. Suzuki, Y.J. Kim, C. Pradistsuwana and R. Takai -- Use, misuse and abuse of experimental methods to reports of amorphous aqueous structures / D.S. Reid -- Glass transition and ice crystallisation of water in polymer gels studied by means of oscillation DSC, XRD-DSC simultaneous measurements, and Raman spectroscopy / N. Murase, M. Ruike, S. Yoshioka, C. Katagiri and H. Takahashi. summary: in the past decade, the significance of amorphous water-soluble elements has been more and more acknowledged in the nutrition and pharmaceutical industries. In reaction, Amorphous nutrients and Pharmaceutical platforms brings jointly present major specialists to give a contribution to this designated cross-disciplinary account of the topic. assurance comprises: water-compatible amorphous solids (physical, chemical behaviour), low water content material structures (water as plasticizer); functions in nutrition and pharmaceutical sciences and industries (processing and balance) besides cutting-edge know-how in meals and pharmaceutical structures. This well timed e-book can be welcomed by way of educational and commercial researchers and pros within the prescription drugs, nutrients, fabrics and polymer sciences

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Solid State Theory by Walter A. Harrison

By Walter A. Harrison

"A well-written textual content . . . should still discover a huge readership, particularly between graduate students." — Dr. J. I. Pankove, RCA.
The box of strong kingdom idea, together with crystallography, semi-conductor physics, and diverse purposes in chemistry and electric engineering, is very appropriate to many parts of contemporary technological know-how and undefined. Professor Harrison's famous textual content deals an outstanding one-year graduate direction during this lively and demanding zone of analysis. whereas providing a vast assessment of the basic recommendations and strategies of reliable country physics, together with the elemental quantum idea of solids, it surpasses extra theoretical remedies in its sensible assurance of actual purposes. this option makes the publication specially precious to experts in different fields who many stumble upon reliable country difficulties of their personal paintings. no less than 365 days of quantum mechanics is needed; despite the fact that, the writer introduces extra complicated equipment as needed.
Because almost the entire homes of solids are decided by means of the valence electrons, the writer devotes the 1st 3rd of the ebook to electron states, together with good varieties and symmetry, band constitution, electron dynamics, the self-consistent-field approximation, energy-band calculations, semi-conductor and semi-metal bands, impurity states, the digital constitution of drinks, and different themes. Dr. Harrison then turns to a extra systematic therapy of the digital homes of solids, concentrating on thermodynamic houses, shipping homes (including the Boltzmann equation), semi-conductor platforms, screening, optical houses, the Landau concept of Fermi beverages, and amorphous semi-conductors.
In the ultimate chapters, Professor Harrison bargains a cogent therapy of lattice vibrations and atomic houses and cooperative phenomena (magnetism and superconductivity). as well as conventional heritage info, the publication positive factors penetrating discussions of such at present lively difficulties because the Mott transition, the digital constitution of disordered structures, tunneling the Kondo influence, and fluctuation close to severe issues. In an enormous feel, the full textual content constitutes a tremendous car for the explanation of quantum mechanics, because of, between different components, a comparability of the semi-classical (Boltzmann equation) remedy of screening and the corresponding quantum (Liouville equation) treatment.

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