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  • Ferroelectrics - Characterization and Modeling
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    Edited by Mickaël Lallart
    ISBN 978-953-307-455-9,
    Edited Volume
    598 pages, August, 2011
    Ferroelectric materials have been and still are widely used in many applications, that have moved from sonar towards breakthrough technologies such as memories or optical devices. This book is a part of a four volume collection (covering material asp ...
  • Nanocomposites with Unique Properties and Applications in Medicine and Industry
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    Edited by John Cuppoletti
    ISBN 978-953-307-351-4,
    Edited Volume
    372 pages, August, 2011
    This book contains chapters on nanocomposites for engineering hard materials for high performance aircraft, rocket and automobile use, using laser pulses to form metal coatings on glass and quartz, and also tungsten carbide-cobalt nanoparticles using ...
  • Ferroelectrics - Applications
    Ferroelectrics - Applications
    Edited by Mickaël Lallart
    ISBN 978-953-307-456-6,
    Edited Volume
    262 pages, August, 2011
    Ferroelectric materials have been and still are widely used in many applications, that have moved from sonar towards breakthrough technologies such as memories or optical devices. This book is a part of a four volume collection (covering material asp ...
  • Carbon Nanotubes - Polymer Nanocomposites
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    Edited by Siva Yellampalli
    ISBN 978-953-307-498-6,
    Edited Volume
    410 pages, August, 2011
    Polymer nanocomposites are a class of material with a great deal of promise for potential applications in various industries ranging from construction to aerospace. The main difference between polymeric nanocomposites and conventional composites is t ...
  • Advances in Ceramics - Synthesis and Characterization, Processing and Specific Applications
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    Edited by Costas Sikalidis
    ISBN 978-953-307-505-1,
    Edited Volume
    532 pages, August, 2011
    The current book contains twenty-two chapters and is divided into three sections. Section I consists of nine chapters which discuss synthesis through innovative as well as modified conventional techniques of certain advanced ceramics (e.g. target mat ...
  • Advances in Ceramics - Characterization, Raw Materials, Processing, Properties, Degradation and Healing
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    Edited by Costas Sikalidis
    ISBN 978-953-307-504-4,
    Edited Volume
    382 pages, August, 2011
    The current book consists of eighteen chapters divided into three sections. Section I includes nine topics in characterization techniques and evaluation of advanced ceramics dealing with newly developed photothermal, ultrasonic and ion spattering tec ...
  • Crystalline Silicon - Properties and Uses
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    Edited by Sukumar Basu
    ISBN 978-953-307-587-7,
    Edited Volume
    356 pages, July, 2011
    The exciting world of crystalline silicon is the source of the spectacular advancement of discrete electronic devices and solar cells. The exploitation of ever changing properties of crystalline silicon with dimensional transformation may indicate mo ...
  • Metal, Ceramic and Polymeric Composites for Various Uses
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    Edited by John Cuppoletti
    ISBN 978-953-307-353-8,
    Edited Volume
    698 pages, July, 2011
    Composite materials, often shortened to composites, are engineered or naturally occurring materials made from two or more constituent materials with significantly different physical or chemical properties which remain separate and distinct at the mac ...