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Alkaline Chemistry and Applications

Riadh Marzouki

King Khalid University

Assistant Professor of Inorganic Chemistry, principal investigator of 5 scientific research projects and co-investigator of 2 projects in crystallography and materials chemistry especially, alkali-based materials.

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Synthesis Method Crystalline Materials Crystal Structure Space Group Morphology Microstructure Electrical Magnetic DFT MD Cathode Catalytic Process

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The research and investigation of alkaline materials is a field of intense activity including several disciplines, in particular in solid-state chemistry, etc. These materials exhibit interesting physical properties, electrical, magnetic, optical, and catalytic processes. These materials can be in the form of crystallized solid, amorphous solid or semi-crystalline solid, etc. In this context, this book is dedicated to the description of the most adopted methods of synthesis of different types of alkaline materials. The second part comprises the characterization and identification of alkaline materials in order to determine the composition and structure of the studied material. The remarkable physical properties (electrical, magnetic, optical, catalytic, and others) will be the objectives of the third party.

Factors influencing the physical properties of the studied materials such as porosity, microstructure, reaction environment, and others, can be discussed in this book. The theoretical calculation methods of modeling and simulation can be used to interpret and appreciate the correlation between composition, structure, and physical properties. Based on these physical properties, it is best to select materials suitable for use in industry: Application of the studied alkali material.

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Date completed: October 16th 2020

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Deadline for chapter proposals: November 13th 2020

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Expected publication date: June 1st 2021

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Riadh Marzouki

King Khalid University

Riadh Marzouki is Assistant Professor in International Cooperation between the Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Sciences at King Khalid University (Saudi Arabia) and the Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Sciences, University of Sfax (Tunisia); and researcher in the Laboratory of Materials and Crystallography of the University of Tunis El-Manar (Tunisia). His research activities include investigating the synthesis, crystal structure, electrical properties, and biological activities of new crystalline materials. He is also the author and the co-author of thirty-six papers, three book chapters, and one book edition.

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