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Nanomaterials New!

Coming soon!

Handbook of Nanoscience, Engineering, and Technology

Microelectronics to Nanoelectronics

Third Edition

Materials, Devices, and Manufacturability

Edited by

Edited by

William A. Goddard III, Donald W. Brenner, Sergey E. Lyshevski, and Gerald J. Iafrate

National Science Foundation, Arlington, Virginia, USA

Praise for the First Edition: “This book gives the reader access to a huge wealth of ideas that may spur new ideas in the area of nanotechnology they are working in.” —IEEE Electrical Insulation Magazine, July/August 2008

Continuing to explore innovative nanoscience, engineering, and technology areas, this third edition extends the coverage of emerging nano areas even further. Two entirely new sections on energy and biology cover nanomaterials for energy storage devices, photovoltaics, DNA devices and assembly, digital microfluidic labon-a-chip, and much more. In color throughout, this edition also includes new chapters on nanomagnet logic, quantum transport at the nanoscale, terahertz emission from Bloch oscillator systems, molecular logic, electronic optics in graphene, and electromagnetic metamaterials. • Presents an up-to-date account of nano technologies and developments • Includes new sections on nanoenergy and nanobiology • Examines the use of state-of-the-art materials, such as nanodiamond particles, graphene, and electromagnetic metamaterials, in industrial and biomedical applications • Describes experimental advances in the synthesis, fabrication, and processing of nanostructures • Explores tools that that allow characterization at the nanoscale • Discusses theory and simulation based on first principles Selected Contents: Nanotechnology Overview. Molecular and Nanoelectronics. Manipulation and Assembly. Functional Structures. Nano Energy. NanoBio, Medicine, and Life Sciences. Index.

Catalog no. K12751, May 2012, 1096 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-6015-1, $149.95 / £95.00

Anupama B. Kaul “…the book marks a milestone by capturing the current status of research and development. Therefore, it is of extreme value to both established researchers as well as newcomers who aim at discovering and exploiting the vast space available at the bottom!” —Dr. Héctor J. De Los Santos, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology

• Discusses emerging technologies that have transitioned from the laboratory to market • Covers processes, techniques, and applications • Explores NEMS for communications applications, DNA functionalized carbon nanotubes for optical and biosensing applications, and nanomaterials for energy harvesting applications • Presents up-to-date references on the most scientific developments Selected Contents: Moore’s Law: Technology Scaling and Reliability Challenges. Scaling and Radiation Effects in Silicon Transistors. Hewlett-Packard’s MEMS Technology— Thermal Inkjet Printing and Beyond. Silicon MEMS Resonators for Timing Applications. Nanoscale Electromechanical Devices Enabled by Nanowire Structures. Silicon Etching and Etch Techniques for NEMs and MEMs. Learning from Biology: ViralTemplated Materials and Devices. Principles and Methods for Integration of Carbon Nanotubes in Miniaturized Systems. Heterogeneous Integration of Carbon Nanotubes on Complementary Metal Oxide Semiconductor Circuitry and Sensing Applications. NEMS-Based Ultra Energy-Efficient Digital ICs: Materials, Device Architectures, Logic Implementation, and Manufacturability. Carbon Nanotube Y-Junctions. Nanoscale Effects in Multiphase Flows and Heat Transfer. Nanoengineered Materials for Applications in Electronics, Biology, and Energy Harnessing.

Catalog no. K14730, July 2012, c. 456 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4665-0954-2, $139.95 / £89.00 Also available as an eBook

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Graphite, Graphene, and Their Polymer Nanocomposites

Plasma Processing of Nanomaterials

Edited by

R. Mohan Sankaran

Prithu Mukhopadhyay Rakesh K. Gupta

Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, USA

West Virginia University, Morgantown, USA

Edited by the recipient of the AVS 2011 Peter Mark Memorial Award, this book provides numerous examples of plasma processing of nanomaterials. Addressing both experimental and theoretical aspects of plasma processing technology, the book illustrates examples of its successful application in nanoelectronics, catalysis, energy sensors, nanomedicine, and several other fields. • Describes existing challenges to synthesizing well-defined nanomaterials and subsequent applications • Explains the art and science of plasmabased chemical processes • Provides examples of how plasma technology can be used to synthesize various classes of nanomaterials • Explores the future potential of plasmabased processes in nanomaterials synthesis

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Highlighting research developments and commercialization efforts, this book shows how graphene-based nanocomposites are heralding a new direction in nanotechnology. It examines the potential of graphene in nanocomposites research, energy storage, and printed electronics. It also discusses unique nanoparticle-based polymer composites in general. • Presents the chemistry of graphene and its potential in nanocomposites research • Discusses what is unique about nanoparticle-based polymer composites with a focus on graphene • Covers processing and commercialization efforts and challenges • Details various applications, including thermoplastics, thermosets, and elastomerics • Examines the potential role of graphene in energy storage and printed electronics Selected Contents:

Selected Contents:

Graphene: Discovery to Applications - An Overview. Chemistry of Graphene and its Prospects in Nanocomposite Research. Role of Interphase in the Properties of Graphene based Polymer Nanocomposites. Graphite to Graphene Polymer Nanocomposites: What is Unique about Nanoparticle Based Polymer Composites. Processing Challenges of Graphene Based Nanocomposites. Myriad Commercial Opportunities for Graphene NanoPlatelets in Thermoplastics and in Thermosets. Graphene: The New High Performance Nanosized Material for Elastomeric Applications. Graphene Based Polymer Composites in Bio-Sensing Applications. How Graphene Based Nanocomposites could be used in Emerging Fields of Applications. Exploiting Graphene in Energy Storage Applications: Current Status and Future Challenges. Prospects for Graphene as Polymer Composites in Printed Electronics.

Nanoscale Etching and Deposition. Extreme Ultraviolet Light Lithography for Producing Nanofeatures in Next-Generation Semiconductor Processing. Nonthermal Plasma Synthesis of Semiconductor Nanocrystals. Microscale Plasmas for Metal and Metal Oxide Nanoparticle Synthesis. Large-Scale, Plasma-Assisted Growth of Nanowires. Cathodic Arc Discharge for Synthesis of Carbon Nanoparticles. Atmospheric Plasmas for CNTs. Structural Control of Single-Walled CNTs by Plasma Chemical Vapor Deposition. Graphene Growth by PECVD. Modeling Aspects of Plasma-Enhanced Chemical Vapor Deposition of Carbon-Based Materials. Modeling Catalytic Growth of OneDimensional Nanostructures. Diagnostics of Energy Fluxes in Dusty Plasmas. Selective Functionalization and Modification of Carbon Nanomaterials by Plasma Techniques. Plasma–Liquid Interactions for Fabrication of Nanobiomaterials. Assembly and SelfOrganization of Nanomaterials.

Catalog no. K11372, September 2012, c. 300 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-2779-6, $139.95 / £89.00

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Nanotechnology Business Applications and Commercialization Sherron Sparks

Fundamentals of Microfabrication and Nanotechnology Third Edition, Three-Volume Set Marc J. Madou University of California, Irvine, USA

“… offers the widest and yet the most detailed coverage of all essential and fundamental aspects of microfabrication and nanotechnology. The author has done an excellent and remarkable job in synthesizing such diverse material under a single umbrella.” —Suman Chakraborty, IIT Kharagpur

“… an incredible contribution to the MEMS/NEMS global community in writing this series of books.”

Pennsylvania State University, State College, USA

Focusing on the transition of nanomaterial technology to the commercial market, this book presents a commercialization framework that enables partnership development between research universities, businesses, and investors. The author proposes that it is imperative to direct commercial nano development into legitimate business channels and nurture development in a standardized environment. The text explains how to eliminate the commercialization gap between business and technology, providing a structure for industry growth and highlighting new business opportunities for technology applications. Catalog no. K12011, April 2012, 270 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-4521-9, $89.95 / £57.99 Also available as an eBook

—Nico de Rooij, EPFL

“…Very ambitious, very informative, very good for teaching!” —Jorg P. Kutter, Technical University of Denmark

• Features recent developments in nano- and micromanufacturing techniques, DNA and protein arrays, fluidics, photonics, and actuators • Provides the theoretical foundation for understanding the science behind MEMS and NEMS Selected Contents: Volume 1: Historical Note: The Ascent of Silicon, MEMS, and NEMS. Crystallography. Quantum Mechanics and the Band Theory of Solids. Silicon Single Crystal Is Still King. Photonics. Fluidics. Electrochemical and Optical Analytical Techniques. Volume 2: Lithography. Pattern Transfer with Subtractive Techniques. Pattern Transfer with Additive Techniques. Volume 3: From Traditional Manufacturing to Nanotechnology. Scaling Laws, Actuators, and Power and Brains in Miniature Devices.

Catalog no. 3180, August 2011, 1992 pp. ISBN: 978-0-8493-3180-0, $249.95 / £159.00


Metal Oxide Nanostructures as Gas Sensing Devices G. Eranna This book explores the development of an integrated micro gas sensor that is based on advanced metal oxide nanostructures and is compatible with modern semiconductor fabrication technology. The author details various nanomaterials useful for gas sensing applications and explains the advantages of these nanostructured materials. Along with covering current and future nanostructure-based devices, he also examines the ways to synthesize nanometal oxides and obtain different nano features. Catalog no. K12935, December 2011, 332 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-6340-4, $99.95 / £76.99 Also available as an eBook

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Nanomaterials New! New!

TwoDimensional Nanostructures

Nano-CMOS Gate Dielectric Engineering

Mahmood Aliofkhazraei

Hei Wong

Tarbiat Modares University, Iran

City University of Hong Kong, Kowloon

Nasar Ali

“… this book, by covering almost every aspect of high-k gate dielectric engineering for nanoCMOS technology, is as timely as ever for device and process engineers. … it is never less than fascinating, through its many intuitive illustrations and tables.”

“This is a book that combines presentation of state-of-the-art scientific techniques employing a highly pedagogical approach that makes it suitable for use in advanced classes in chemistry and materials science. … suitable as an introductory text for nanoscience. The following chapters focus on the hot topic of twodimensional nanomaterials; most aspects of synthesis, characterization, physical and chemical properties are discussed. This is an excellent source of information for the hottest research topic of our decade.”


—Hiroshi Iwai, Tokyo Institute of Technology

This text describes how the fundamental electronic structures and other material properties of the transition metals and rare earth metals affect the electrical properties of the dielectric films, the dielectric/silicon and the dielectric/metal gate interfaces, and the resulting device properties.

—Ioannis Remediakis, University of Crete

Catalog no. K12246, November 2011, 248 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-4959-0, $99.95 / £63.99

Catalog no. K12975, May 2012, c. 296 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-6665-8, $179.95 / £114.00

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Graphene Nanosensors

Synthesis and Applications

Theory and Applications in Industry, Healthcare, and Defense

Edited by

Wonbong Choi Florida International University, Miami, USA

Edited by

Jo-won Lee

Teik-Cheng Lim

The National Program of Teralevel Nano Devices, Seoul, South Korea

SIM University, Singapore

Because of its exceptional electronic and optoelectronic properties, graphene has the potential to become an important material in next-generation electronic and energy applications. This volume discusses the synthesis, properties, and potential applications of graphene, including in electronic, sensor, energy, and display technologies. Suitable for researchers and graduate students, it provides a cohesive, critical review of graphene nanoscience and technology, offering valuable insight into how this material is made and used.

Nanosensors offer effective, affordable options for detecting and measuring chemical and physical properties in difficult-to-reach systems. Stimulating a convergence of research across disciplines, this volume covers carbon nanotubebased and nanomechanical cantilever sensors, fluorescence resonance energy for glucose monitoring, noble metal nanoparticles as probes for biological analysis, and optical capillary sensors for classifying liquid samples. It also covers nanosensors in bioinformatics and their role in a systems approach to healthcare.

Catalog no. K12864, October 2011, 394 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-6187-5, $129.95 / £82.00

Catalog no. K10373, December 2010, 334 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-0736-1, $125.95 / £80.99

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Nanomaterials Carbon Nanotubes for Polymer Reinforcement Peng-Cheng Ma

Computational Nanotechnology Modeling and Applications with MATLAB®

Leibinz Institute, Dresden, Germany

Edited by

Jang-Kyo Kim

Prairie View A&M University, Houston, Texas, USA

The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Kowloon

“Researchers working in the field of CNTs will greatly appreciate the convenience of this compilation that describes dispersion and functionalization of CNT into polymer composites. … researchers new to this field of research would greatly benefit from the clear and comprehensive review of these two critical parameters and will quickly gain a deep technical insight into the details.” —IEEE Electrical Insulation Magazine, March/April 2012

Catalog no. K11260, March 2011, 224 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-2621-8, $179.95 / £114.00 Also available as an eBook

Sarhan M. Musa

Helping readers discover the challenges and opportunities associated with next-generation nanoscale computational nanotechnology, this book covers a broad range of technical information, research ideas, and practical knowledge regarding applications in this area. Offering thought-provoking perspectives on developments that are poised to revolutionize the field, the authors explore both existing and future nanotechnology applications that hold great promise for significant innovations in engineering, physics, chemistry, biology, and medicine. Catalog no. K11943, July 2011, 537 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-4176-1, $139.95 / £89.00 Also available as an eBook

Nanotechnology Understanding Small Systems, Second Edition Ben Rogers Reno, Nevada, USA

Sumita Pennathur

Nanobiomaterials Handbook

University of California, Santa Barbara, USA

Edited by

Jesse Adams

State University of New York at Stony Brook, USA

Nevada Nano, Inc., Reno, USA

“This updated work takes the revolutionary concepts and techniques that have traditionally been fodder for graduate study and makes them accessible for all. … An exciting feature is the ‘back of the envelope’ examples, where the reader is walked through ‘quick and dirty’ calculations to illustrate and understand (mathematically) the complex concepts discussed. … this outstanding introduction to the broad field of nanotechnology provides a solid foundation for further study. Highly recommended.” —N.M Fahrenkopf, CHOICE, 2011

Balaji Sitharaman

A comprehensive overview of the field, this handbook provides a broad introduction for those new to the subject as well as a useful reference for advanced professionals. Analyzing major topics and disciplines in this arena, the book examines various synthesis and processing techniques important for developing nanobiomaterials, explores their unique nanoscopic physicochemical properties, and discusses potential applications. It also offers a detailed overview of the interactions between bionanomaterials/biological systems and the biocompatibility issues associated with bionanomaterials.

Catalog no. K12225, July 2011, 421 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-4920-0, $99.95 / £63.99

Catalog no. 94661, June 2011, 737 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-9466-4, $169.95 / £108.00

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Nanomaterials Advanced Polymer Nanoparticles

Inorganic Nanoparticles Synthesis, Applications, and Perspectives

Synthesis and Surface Modifications

Edited by

Claudia Altavilla

Edited by

University of Salerno, Fisciano, Italy

Vikas Mittal The Petroleum Institute, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Enrico Ciliberto

This book presents the tremendous developments in the synthesis and surface modification techniques to generate advanced polymer nanoparticles. After a brief introduction to polymer latex technology, the text discusses emulsion polymerization, miniemulsion polymerization, and batch, semi-batch, and continuous polymerization. It then details the synthesis and surface modification of various types of polymer nanoparticles, including polymers with coreshell morphologies, dendrimers-modified polymer nanoparticles, and porous and hollow polymer nanoparticles. Catalog no. K10740, July 2010, 384 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-1443-7, $149.95 / £95.00 Also available as an eBook

Carbon Nanotubes

University of Catania, Italy

Among the various nanomaterials, inorganic nanoparticles assume a special place because they are cheaper than others and easier to synthesize and mass produce. This work captures the advances and fundamentals of synthesis, characterization, and application development of these materials. Highlighting the vast scope of applications, it discusses art conservation, magnetic materials, oxide thin films, solid state lighting, and semiconductor nanoparticles for light emitting devices, solar energy, energy storage devices, and quantum dots in biomedicine. Catalog no. K10915, November 2010, 576 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-1761-2, $135.95 / £87.00 Also available as an eBook

Advances in Polyolefin Nanocomposites

Reinforced Metal Matrix Composites Arvind Agarwal, Srinivasa Rao Bakshi, and Debrupa Lahiri

Edited by

Vikas Mittal

Florida International University, Miami, USA

The Petroleum Institute, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

This reference reflects the research trends in metal matrix carbon nanotube (MM-CNT) composites for large-scale applications. It highlights critical issues involved in processing MM-CNT and suggests potential solutions to relevant problems. The book also discusses attempts at different CNT-reinforced metal matrix composites and gives a thorough picture of scientific and application achievements in the field. The book explores the mechanisms through which CNTs are enhancing the properties of different metal-based composites, helping readers develop a deep insight into this field.

This volume shows how polyolefin nanocomposites are commercially viable as nanocomposites across a number of fields, including biomedical science, aerospace, and automotive engineering. It presents theoretical models to understand the organic-inorganic interfaces in polyolefins and provides a detailed description of the recently developed models for property prediction of these nanocomposites. The authors concentrate on developments not only with aluminosilicate fillers, but also with equally important fillers such as layer double hydroxides and nanotubes.

Catalog no. K10575, October 2010, 325 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-1149-8, $169.95 / £108.00

Catalog no. K10747, December 2010, 414 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-1454-3, $149.95 / £95.00

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Nanomaterials Nanoporous Materials Advanced Techniques for Characterization, Modeling, and Processing Edited by

Nick Kanellopoulos

Polymer Nanocomposites Handbook Edited by

Rakesh K. Gupta and Elliot Kennel West Virginia University, Morgantown, USA

Demokritos National Centre for Scientific Research, Greece

Kwang-Jea Kim

The past 30 years have seen a dramatic rise in the field of porous materials due to the development of an increasing number of novel materials. Designed for researchers from different disciplines, this book offers a clear and concise presentation of the state of the art and expected developments as well as simulation techniques and their applications to optimize processes involving sorbents, membranes, and catalysts. Contributors address experimental modeling techniques and processes, presenting case studies to reinforce concepts.

Reflecting the increase in use of nanostructured materials for a range of industrial applications, this volume explores the synthesis of nanomaterials that act as the building blocks of polymer nanocomposites as well as polymers that act as matrix materials. It examines molecular precursors and related challenges for large-scale manufacturing. Discussing future applications in civilian and defense-related fields, it also presents methods to characterize the bulk and interfacial structure of polymer nanocomposites.

Catalog no. K10550, February 2011, 578 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-1104-7, $169.95 / £108.00

The University of Akron, Ohio, USA

Catalog no. 9777, July 2009, 566 pp. ISBN: 978-0-8493-9777-6, $149.95 / £96.00 Also available as an eBook

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Multifunctional Polymer Nanocomposites Edited by

Jinsong Leng Harbin Institute of Technology, People’s Republic of China

Alan Kin-tak Lau University of Southern Queensland, Australia and The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Kowloon

A practical analysis of functional polymers, nanoscience, and technology, this book integrates coverage of fundamentals, research and development, and the resulting diversity of uses for multifunctional polymers and their nanocomposites. Quite possibly the first reference of its kind to explore the progress of polymer nanocomposites in terms of their multifunctionality, it covers both theory and experimental results regarding the relationships between the effective properties of polymer composites and those of polymer matrices and reinforcements. Catalog no. K10865, December 2010, 462 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-1682-0, $149.95 / £95.00

Nanoscale Physics for Materials Science Takaaki Tsurumi, Hiroyuki Hirayama, Martin Vacha, and Tomoyasu Taniyama Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan

Exploring the electrical, optical, and magnetic properties of materials at the nanoscale level, this text covers fundamental cross-disciplinary concepts in materials science and engineering. It presents a comprehensive description of the physical phenomena and changes that can be expected when macroscopically sized materials are reduced to the nanometer level. The authors link physical phenomena with recent scientific and technological developments and present an overview of quantum mechanics and the band structure of solids. Catalog no. K10051, December 2009, 287 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-0059-1, $96.95 / £61.99

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Nanomaterials Biomaterials

Particulate Systems in Nano- and Biotechnologies

A Nano Approach Seeram Ramakrishna, Murugan Ramalingam, T.S. Sampath Kumar, and Winston O. Soboyejo

Edited by

With illustrative examples of a variety of applications, this book presents basic concepts, various processing methodologies, and techniques involved in the preparation and characterization of nanobiomaterials that are specific to biomedical applications.

Wolfgang Sigmund, Hassan El-Shall, Dinesh O. Shah, and Brij M. Moudgil

Catalog no. 47817, June 2010, 372 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-4781-3, $99.95 / £69.99

Catalog no. 7436, December 2008, 385 pp. ISBN: 978-0-8493-7436-4, $169.95 / £108.00

This book summarizes advances in absorbed films and particle technology as a foundation for nano- and biotechnology innovations.

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Nano- and Biocomposites


Advances in Carbon Nanomaterials

Edited by

Alan Kin-tak Lau, Farzana Hussain, and Khalid Lafdi

Science and Applications

Exploring advanced materials for the biomedical industry, this work covers nanostructured polymer composites, nano/bio composites, developments in tissue engineering, safer resins for tooth and bone repair, and improved artificial joints. Catalog no. 8027X, August 2009, 408 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-8027-8, $174.95 / £112.00 Also available as an eBook

Edited by

Nikos Tagmatarchis This volume covers the nomenclature and modeling of carbon nanomaterials, includes examples of surfaces and thin films of fullerenes, and examines the morphology and structure of carbon nanotubes. Catalog no. N10465, March 2012, 400 pp. ISBN: 978-981-4267-87-8, $149.95 / £95.00 Also available as an eBook

Nanoparticle Engineering for ChemicalMechanical Planarization


Carbon Nanotubes and Their Applications

Fabrication of NextGeneration Nanodevices Ungyu Paik and Jea-Gun Park

Edited by

A detailed guide to nanoparticle engineering, this book explains the physicochemical properties of nanoparticles according to each step in the chemical mechanical planarization (CMP) process.

Qing Zhang This book presents the current status of research and development activities of CNTs in nanodevices, nanomaterials, and nanofabrication.

Catalog no. 59114, February 2009, 221 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-5911-3, $159.95 / £99.00

Catalog no. N10458, April 2012, 400 pp. ISBN: 978-981-4241-90-8, $149.95 / £95.00

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Materials for Energy Applications New!


Lithium-Ion Batteries

Hybrid Anisotropic Materials for Wind Power Turbine Blades

Advanced Materials and Technologies Edited by

Xianxia Yuan Shanghai Jiao Tong University, People’s Republic of China

Hansan Liu E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company Inc., Wilmington, Delaware, USA

Jiujun Zhang National Research Council Institute for Fuel Cell Innovation, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

“This book is an excellent resource of up-todate information on LIB materials. … Each chapter is thoroughly prepared by internationally recognized experts in their respective fields. Most of the chapters include an overview of the development of specific components, and authors’ own research advances as well. This well-written and comprehensive book will attract a broad range of readers in both the scientific community and the public.”

Yosif Golfman Sudbury, Massachusetts, USA

Exploring a wide range of key technical topics, this book presents up-to-date coverage of anisotropic materials used in the production of turbine blades. The text includes important information in the materials selection of carbon/fiberglass, the percentage combinations, and the design concepts required for manufacturing wind blades. The author presents the strength criteria for anisotropic materials andthe manufacturing criteria for turbine blade materials. He also examines dynamic fatigue life factors in turbine blade design. Catalog no. K13125, January 2012, 253 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-6858-4, $129.95 / £82.00 Also available as an eBook

—Andy X. Sun, University of Western Ontario

• Presents a systematic focus on component materials and relevant technologies for LIBs • Covers a wide spectrum of key materials, including cathode and anode materials, electrolytes, and separators • Discusses state-of-the-art manufacturing technologies for LIB materials • Provides numerical modeling and theoretical calculations for electrode materials and batteries • Explores challenges facing current LIB technology Selected Contents:

Energetic Materials Thermophysical Properties, Predictions, and Experimental Measurements Edited by

Veera Boddu US Army ERDC-CERL, Champaign, Illinois, USA

Paul Redner US Army, ARDEC, Picatinny Arsenal, New Jersey, USA

Lithium-Ion Batteries: Material Challenges and Perspectives. Cathode Materials for Lithium-Ion Batteries. Anode Materials for Lithium-Ion Batteries. Electrolytes for Lithium-Ion Batteries. Separators for Lithium-Ion Batteries. First-Principles Methods in the Modeling of Lithium-Ion Battery Materials. A Multidimensional, Electrochemical-Thermal Coupled Lithium-Ion Battery Model. State-of-theArt Production Technology of Cathode and Anode Materials for Lithium-Ion Batteries.

This book provides insight into the depth and breadth of theoretical and empirical models and experimental techniques being developed for energetic materials. It presents the latest research by U.S. Department of Defense engineers and scientists, along with their academic and industrial research partners. Some of the topics and simulations discussed can be applied to other classes of chemical compounds, such as those used in the pharmaceutical industry.

Catalog no. K11919, December 2011, 420 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-4128-0, $149.95 / £95.00

Catalog no. K11585, December 2010, 280 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-3513-5, $159.95 / £99.00

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Materials for Energy Applications Materials for the Hydrogen Economy

The Physical Chemistry of Materials Energy and Environmental Applications

Edited by

Russell H. Jones GT-Engineering, Redmond, Washington, USA

Rolando M.A. RoqueMalherbe

George J. Thomas

University of Turabo, Gurabo, Puerto Rico, USA

GJThomas Consulting LLC and Sandia National Laboratories, Reno, Nevada, USA (retired)

“A number of experts in the field have contributed chapters related to their areas of expertise that makes the book excellent reading for the novice as well as the expert in the field … This is a very timely text with a lot of useful basic and advanced information on using hydrogen as a fuel to propel the usage of alternative energies forward.” —JOM, September 2008

Catalog no. 5024, December 2007, 352 pp. ISBN: 978-0-8493-5024-5, $165.95 / £105.00 Also available as an eBook

“… a great reference for science and engineering researchers or a textbook for university studies … Not only does this book summarize the classical theories under the discipline of physical chemistry of materials, but also exhibits their engineering applications in response to the currently urgent needs of energy and environmental issues.” —Materials Today, March 2010

“… an excellent balance between chapters on principles and chapters on specific applications … Recommended.” —CHOICE, September 2010

Catalog no. 82728, October 2009, 522 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-8272-2, $159.95 / £99.00 Also available as an eBook

Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel Cells


Advances in Thin-Film Solar Cells

Materials Properties and Performance Edited by

Edited by

David P. Wilkinson, Jiujun Zhang, Rob Hui, Jeffrey Fergus, and Xianguo Li

I.M. Dharmadasa Sheffield Hallam University, UK

“… a useful short introduction suitable for new workers entering the field, together with extensive literature reviews for those looking for more detail on the topics under discussion.” —Platinum Metals Review, 2011

Written by international PEMFC scientists and engineers from top-level organizations, this volume covers the selection and development of materials for improved PEMFC performance. It focuses on the major components of the fuel cell unit, along with design and modeling aspects. Catalog no. K10331, November 2009, 460 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-0664-7, $149.95 / £96.00

This book concentrates on the latest developments in our understanding of solid-state device physics. The material presented is mainly experimental and based on CdTe thin-film solar cells. The book extends these new findings to CIGS thin-film solar cells and presents a new device design based on graded bandgap multilayer solar cells. The improved device understanding presented in this book should impact and guide future device design and low-cost thin-film solar panel manufacture. Catalog no. N10491, April 2012, 300 pp. ISBN: 978-981-4316-07-1, $149.95 / £95.00 Also available as an eBook

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Coatings & Sealants

Magneto Luminous Chemical Vapor Deposition

Biological and Biomedical Coatings Handbook Two-Volume Set

Hirotsugu Yasuda

Edited by

University of Missouri-Columbia, USA

Sam Zhang

This book focuses on one of the most efficient front-end green approaches in nano-film synthesis and deposition—magneto-plasma polymerization. It fosters an understanding of the fundamentals of the plasma deposition process of C and Si-based organic materials. The text also explores many applications of the materials in various environmental conditions, including biocompatibility, corrosion resistance, electrical insulation failure prevention, durable bonds between rare metal wires and insulation materials, and interfacial engineering using unique nano-film interlayers. • Describes fundamentals and applications of magneto-plasma luminous CVD, including biomedical and corrosion protection • Uses the minimum perturbation principle pioneered by the author to present the best method for imparting biocompatibility to commercially available materials • Covers a new concept of gas phase breakdown and low-pressure plasma state • Examines the “green” deposition coating of nano films

This handbook explores the latest developments in films and coatings for biological and biomedical applications, covering a wide array of material types and addressing various processes for developing and implementing these coatings.

Selected Contents: Introduction. Context of Term Used and Notion. Green Deposition Coating of Nano Films. Plasma Phase and Luminous Gas Phase. Dielectric Breakdown of Gas Phase. Influence of Magnetic Field on Luminous Gas Phase. Polymer Formation Mechanism in Luminous Gas. Operation Parameters and Deposition Kinetics. Magneto-Luminous Chemical Vapor Deposition. Applications of Magneto Luminous Chemical Vapor Deposition.

Catalog no. K11762, April 2011, 268 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-3877-8, $179.95 / £108.00 Also available as an eBook

Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Catalog no. K11126, May 2011, 976 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-2125-1, $249.95 / £159.00 Also available as an eBook

Processing and Characterization Selected Contents: Bonelike Mineral and Organically Modified Bonelike Mineral Coatings. Synthesis and Characterization of Hydroxyapatite Nanocoatings by Sol–Gel Method for Clinical Applications. Hydroxyapatite and Other Biomedical Coatings by Electrophoretic Deposition. Thermal Sprayed Bioceramic Coatings: Nanostructured HA and HA-Based Composites. Nanostructured Titania Coatings for Biological Applications: Fabrication an Characterization. Hydrothermal Crystallization with Microstructural SelfHealing Effect on Mechanical and Failure Behaviors of Plasma-Sprayed Hydroxyapatite Coatings. Bioceramic Coating on Titanium by Physical and Chemical Vapor Deposition. Coating of Material Surfaces with Layer-byLayer Assembled Polyelectrolyte Films. Bioactive GlassBased Coatings and Modified Surfaces: Strategies for the Manufacture, Testing, and Clinical Applications for Regenerative Medicine.

Catalog no. K12269, May 2011, 456 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-4995-8, $139.95 / £89.00 Also available as an eBook

Applications Selected Contents: Sol-Gel Derived Hydroxyapatite Coatings on Metallic Implants: Characterization, In Vitro and In Vivo Analysis.Amorphous Carbon Coatings for Biological Applications. Biomedical Applications of Carbon-Based Materials. Impedance Spectroscopy on Carbon-Based Materials for Biological Application. Control of Drug Release from Coatings: Theories and Methodologies. Release-Controlled Coatings. Orthopedic and Dental Implant Surfaces and Coatings. Piezoelectric Zinc Oxide and Aluminum Nitride Films for Microfluidic and Biosensing Applications. Medical Applications of Sputter-Deposited Shape Memory Alloy Thin Films. Bioactive Coatings for Implanted Devices.

Catalog no. K12270, May 2011, 520 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-4996-5, $139.95 / £89.00 Also available as an eBook

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Coatings & Sealants Handbook of Nanostructured Thin Films and Coatings Three-Volume Set Edited by

Sam Zhang

Handbook of Pressure-Sensitive Adhesives and Products

Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

This three-volume set captures developments in the films and coatings area in relation to nanoscience and nanotechnology. For newcomers to the field, the books serve as introductions and stepping-stones to enter the field with little confusion. For experts, the set provides information that can assist them in their research and help them contribute to the advancement of the technology. The first volume of the set concentrates on the mechanical properties of thin films and coatings. The second volume focuses on functional properties as well as related devices and applications. The final one examines organic thin films, devices, and coatings for clean energy applications. Figures, tables, and images are included in all three volumes. • Covers a wide scope of technologies, from mechanical to functional, as well as clean energy • Presents contributions from experts who are active in international research and academia • Keeps pace with the development of new technologies, especially in nanoscience and nanotechnology

Three-Volume Set Edited by

Istvan Benedek Pressure Sensitive Consulting, Wuppertal, Germany

Mikhail M. Feldstein Topchiev Institute for Petrochemical Synthesis, Moscow, Russia

This three-volume handbook is the first to offer a complete guide to the fundamentals, manufacturing, and applications of pressure-sensitive adhesives and products. It covers the design for pressuresensitive adhesives and products, their manufacture technology and equipment, and the theory and practice that correlate with product development. Catalog no. 59343, November 2008, 1100 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-5934-2, $279.95 / £178.00

Coatings Technology Handbook Third Edition Edited by

Arthur A. Tracton

Selected Contents:

Bridgewater, New Jersey, USA

Thin Film Solar Cells Based on the Use of Polycrystalline Think Film Materials. Anodized Titania Nanotube Array and its Application in DyeSensitized Solar Cells. Progress and Challenges of Photovoltaic Applications of Silicon Nanocrystalline Materials. Semiconductive Nanocomposite Films for Clean Environment. Thin Coating Technologies and Applications in High Temperature Solid Oxide Fuels Cells. Organic Molecular Think Films for Nanoscale Data Storage.

A broad cross-index of the discipline, this handbook presents the fundamentals as well as coating methods and processing techniques, materials, and surface coatings. The book helps practicing chemists expand their awareness, problem solving skills, and knowledge of coatings, inks, and adhesives. This third edition has been expanded to 117 chapters featuring new and updated material such as fluorocarbon resins, polyurethane thickeners, and high temperature pigments. It also provides coverage of clays, surfactants, and metallic driers.

Catalog no. 94351, June 2010, 1232 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-9435-0, $293.95 / £191.00 Also available as an eBook

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Coatings & Sealants / Composites Handbook of Sealant Technology Edited by

K.L. Mittal Hopewell Junction, New York, USA

Principles of Composite Material Mechanics

A. Pizzi

Third Edition

Université Henri Poincaré-Nancy 1, France

Ronald F. Gibson University of Nevada, Reno, USA

Providing an in-depth examination of sealants, this volume reviews their historical developments, explores adhesion theories and properties, and describes today’s wide range of uses. Topics discussed include organofunctional silanes, testing and durability of sealants, hot melt and intumescent sealants, urethane waterproofing membrane systems, and foam back-up materials. The contributors describe sealant use in a host of industries, including construction, automotive, and medicine. The book is copiously illustrated and provides numerous references for further study.

“Professor Gibson provides a comprehensive textbook to cover the basic concept of anisotropy and inhomogeneity of composites as well as the state-of-art issues such as dynamic behavior, fracture and testing. Many worked-out examples and homework problems are most useful for readers to understand the basic concepts to be used in practical applications of composites. Such knowledge is essential for advanced composite materials to be further applied to lightweight structures successfully.”

Catalog no. 9162, August 2009, 532 pp. ISBN: 978-0-8493-9162-0, $179.95 / £115.00

While continuing to cover classical methods, this third edition of this popular bestseller also includes frequent references to current state-ofthe-art composites technology and research findings. • Covers novel materials, such as nanocomposites and hybrid multiscale composites • Presents expanded coverage of finite element modeling and test methods • Provides extensive references to current journal articles as well as classic and historical publications • Includes many new worked-out example problems, homework problems, and figures

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Paint Technology Handbook Rodger Talbert Talbert Consulting, Inc., Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA

Written by an industry insider with more than 30 years of experience, this handbook provides a one-stop resource for designing and operating optimal paint and surface finishing systems. The book examines system components and how surface preparation affects performance. It describes the chemical components of paints and analytical methods used for color matching and control. The book presents a complete evaluation of liquid paint application technologies, including spray and electrodeposition techniques, and covers testing methods for finished materials, quality control techniques, and performing cost analyses. Catalog no. DK4247, September 2007, 240 pp. ISBN: 978-1-57444-703-3, $165.95 / £105.00

—Nobuo Takeda, University of Tokyo

Selected Contents: Introduction. Lamina Stress–Strain Relationships. Effective Moduli of a Continuous Fiber-Reinforced Lamina. Strength of a Continuous Fiber-Reinforced Lamina. Analysis of Lamina Hygrothermal Behavior. Analysis of a Discontinuously Reinforced Lamina. Analysis of Laminates. Analysis of Viscoelastic and Dynamic Behavior. Analysis of Fracture. Mechanical Testing of Composites and Their Constituents. Appendices. Index.

Catalog no. K12275, September 2011, 683 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-5005-3, $109.95 / £69.99 Also available as an eBook

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Composites Micromechanical Analysis and Multi-Scale Modeling Using the Voronoi Cell Finite Element Method

Mechanics of Fiber and Textile Reinforced Cement Composites Barzin Mobasher Arizona State University, Tempe, USA

Somnath Ghosh Ohio State University, Columbus, USA

This book presents a comprehensive computational mechanics and materials science-based framework for multi-scale analysis of multiphase, heterogeneous materials. It focuses on micromechanical analysis of deformation and failure using the Voronoi cell finite element method (VCFEM) developed by the author and his research group for the efficient and accurate modeling of materials with non-uniform heterogeneous microstructures. The general framework may be extended to other scales as well. The book includes numerical examples and a CD-ROM with VCFEM source codes. Selected Contents:

Selected Contents:

Introduction. Image Extraction and Virtual Microstructure Simulation. 2D- and 3D-Mesh Generation by Voronoi Tessellation. Microstructure Characterization and Morphology-Based Domain Partitioning. The Voronoi Cell Finite Element Method (VCFEM) for 2D Elastic Problems. 3D Voronoi Cell Finite ElementMethod for Elastic Problems. 2D Voronoi Cell FEM for Small Deformation Elastic-Plastic Problems. Voronoi Cell FEM for Heat Conduction Problems. Extended Voronoi Cell FEM for Multiple Brittle Crack Propagation. VCFEM/X-VCFEM for Debonding and Matrix Cracking in Composites. VCFEM for Inclusion Cracking in Elastic-Plastic Composites. Locally Enhanced VCFEM (LE-VCFEM) for Ductile Failure. Multi-Scale Analysis of Heterogeneous Materials: Hierarchical Concurrent Multi-Level Models. Level-0 Continuum Models from RVE-Based Micromechanical Analysis. Adaptive Hierarchical Concurrent Multi-Level Models for Materials Undergoing Damage. Bibliography. Index.

Catalog no. 94378, June 2011, 729 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-9437-4, $149.95 / £95.00 Also available as an eBook


Addressing recent trends and future directions, this book presents new opportunities for developing innovative and cost-effective materials and techniques in cement and concrete composites manufacturing. By understanding, predicting, and controlling microstructural changes, mechanical and environmental stresses can be modeled during the life cycle of products. The text delineates methods that optimize structural performance while considering environmental sustainability. It presents information on how to achieve efficient structural systems with innovative lightweight materials designed using fundamental aspects of composite material mechanics.

Cement-Based Composites—A Case for Sustainable Construction. Historical Aspects of Conventional Fiber-Reinforced Concrete Systems. Ductile Cement Composite Systems. Textile Reinforcement in Composite Materials. Single Yarns in Woven Textiles: Characterization of Geometry and Length Effects. Introduction to Mechanics of Composite Materials. Mechanical Testing and Characteristic Responses. Fiber Pullout and Interfacial Characterization. Fracture Process in Quasi-Brittle Materials. Tensile Response of Continuous and Cross-Ply Composites. Inelastic Analysis of Cement Composites Using Laminate Theory. Tensile and Flexural Properties of Hybrid Cement Composites. Correlation of Distributed Damage with Stiffness Degradation Mechanisms. Flexural Model for Strain-Softening and Strain-Hardening Composites. Back-Calculation Procedures of Material Properties from Flexural Tests. Modeling of Fiber-Reinforced Materials Using Finite Element Method. …

Catalog no. K10328, September 2011, 473 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-0660-9, $129.95 / £82.00 Also available as an eBook

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Composites Hybrid Anisotropic Materials for Structural Aviation Parts

Limit Analysis and Concrete Plasticity Third Edition M.P. Nielsen Technical University of Denmark, Bygning

Yosif Golfman

L.C. Hoang

Sudbury, Massachusetts, USA

University of Southern Denmark, Odense

This text covers nanocomposites, impregnation processes, and stress/strain analysis in aerospace structural engineering. It features novel methods for the analysis of interlaminar shear distribution in sandwich/carbon/fiber/epoxy technologies. It discusses nondestructive methods, control technological parameters, and the influence of technological defects, such as micro-cracks, on the reduction of fatigue strength and durability. The author also considers the protection of composite helicopter rotor blades by polymer coating layers. • Presents information on the use of anisotropic materials in aerospace design • Provides strength criteria for anisotropic materials in a range of aviation and aerospace applications • Covers the impregnation process for braider fibers, low-cost hybrid polymers, and carbon fibers • Discusses ultrasonic and thermography nondestructive methods for aviation and marine parts • Details the nanocomposite automation process Selected Contents: Nanocomposite Automation Process. Impregnation Process. Strength Criteria and Dynamic Stability. Interlaminar Shear Stress Analysis. Fatigue Strength, Stress, and Vibration Analysis. NDE Methods Control Properties. Coating Process Protective Aviation Parts.

Catalog no. K11664, November 2010, 339 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-3680-4, $145.95 / £93.00 Also available as an eBook

This third edition describes the basic principles of plasticity theory and its application to the design of reinforced and pre-stressed concrete structures. This edition includes formulas for reinforcement design for three-dimensional stress fields and describes the theory of rigidplastic dynamics. It also explores shear in beams and columns with circular cross sections and explains the theory of crack sliding to enable practical applications and to clarify punching shear. • Contains a new chapter on rigid-plastic dynamics for seismic design of concrete structures • Adds reinforcement design formulas for three-dimensional stress fields that enable design of solid structures • Offer improved explanations of the crack sliding theory and new solutions for beams with arbitrary curved shear cracks, continuous beams, lightly shear-reinforced beams, and beams with large axial compression • Includes a more accurate treatment of and solutions for beams with circular cross-section • Covers applications of crack sliding theory to punching shear problems • Presents new solutions that illustrate the implication of initial cracking on loadcarrying capacity of disks • Discusses the yield condition for the limiting case of isotropically cracked disk Selected Contents: The Theory of Plasticity. Constitutive Equations. Extremum Principles for Rigid-Plastic Materials. The Solution of Plasticity Problems. Reinforced Concrete Structures. Yield Conditions. Concrete. Yield Conditions for Reinforced Disks. …

Catalog no. K10220, December 2010, 816 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-0396-7, $159.95 / £99.00 Also available as an eBook

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Bulk Metallic Glasses

Process Modeling in Composites Manufacturing

C. Suryanarayana

Second Edition

University of Central Florida, Orlando, USA

Suresh G. Advani

A. Inoue

University of Delaware, Newark, USA

Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan

E. Murat Sozer

“… interesting results, as well as all fundamental and applied topics, are systematically described in this book … This book is suitable for young researchers in materials science and applied physics who are interested in learning about bulk metallic glasses and are looking for a guidebook to launch research into this exciting materials field. Also, this book can be perfectly used as a textbook for students in graduate schools.”

Koc University, Istanbul, Turkey

—C.T. Liu, Hong Kong Polytechnic University and Auburn University

Catalog no. 85964, August 2010, 565 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-8596-9, $169.95 / £108.00 Also available as an eBook

Design and Applications, Second Edition Daniel Gay

Second Edition

Laboratoire de Genie Mecanique, Toulouse, France

Ever J. Barbero West Virginia University, Morgantown, USA

Suong V. Hoa

Completely revised and updated, this second edition of a bestseller contains new chapters on damage mechanics, fabric-reinforced composites, and external strengthening for infrastructure. It covers design aspects such as fiber and matrix selection, fabrication processes, prediction of material properties, and structural analysis and design of beams, plates, and shells, including many fully developed examples. PowerPoint slides, special software coordinated with the book, and other pedagogical tools are available from the author’s website. Catalog no. 79158, July 2010, 562 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-7915-9, $104.95 / £66.99


Catalog no. 90828, July 2010, 630 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-9082-6, $159.95 / £99.00

Composite Materials

Introduction to Composite Materials Design

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This book covers the basic principles of fluid mechanics and heat transfer. It includes example problems solved to facilitate the use of back-ofthe-envelope calculations, introducing a scientific basis to manufacturing. Each chapter has questions and problems that reinforce the content and fill-in-the-blank sections that will develop the experience base of the manufacturing, materials, and design engineer or scientist. This new edition presents computer-based solutions via MATLAB® code and discusses flow simulation-based analysis.

Concordia University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

This second edition includes original methods of analysis for composite materials such as composite beams. The book first describes the properties, fabrication process, and applications of composite materials. It then discusses the mechanics of composites as well as orthotropic coefficients that may be used for design, including the Hill-Tsai failure criterion. The book concludes with over 40 case studies that illustrate the challenges encountered in modern engineering practice. Catalog no. 45199, April 2007, 568 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-4519-2, $115.95 / £73.99

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Composites Capacity and Transport in Contrast Composite Structures Asymptotic Analysis and Applications A.A. Kolpakov and A.G. Kolpakov Universita degli Studi di Cassino, Italy

“… deals with interesting questions of strongly heterogeneous media, such as the analysis of capacities and transport properties. … it may be of interest to students and researchers in mathematical models related to diffusion, electricity, magnetism, mechanics, new materials and design methods. … These effects/terms (and some others) arising in physics and engineering are in the reviewer’s opinion rarely considered in the literature of applied mathematics, and the authors provide a mathematical interpretation in this book …” —Eugenia Pérez, Mathematical Reviews, 2012

Finite Element Analysis of Composite Materials Ever J. Barbero West Virginia University, Morgantown, USA

This text explains the theoretical and conceptual knowledge needed to perform detailed analysis of composite materials using finite element analysis software. While most books focus on either mechanics of composite materials or on finite element analysis, this resource presents the theory and then gives the ANSYS input code to implement it. The bulk of the examples in the book showcase ANSYS™, but the author also includes some MATLAB® code. The source code for each example is available for online. Catalog no. 54333, August 2007, 360 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-5433-0, $115.95 / £73.99

Catalog no. K10104, November 2009, 335 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-0175-8, $174.95 / £112.00 Also available as an eBook

Composite Materials Technology Neural Network Applications

Fiber-Reinforced Composites

Edited by

Materials, Manufacturing, and Design, Third Edition

S.M. Sapuan

P.K. Mallick

Universiti Putra Malaysia, Serdang, Selangor, Malaysia

University of Michigan, Dearborn, USA

Iqbal Mohammed Mujtaba In this book, leading researchers provides an understanding of the various applications of artificial neural networks involved in composite material technology. Covering composite mechanics, materials characterization, product design, and other important areas, the book first reviews the literature and then presents research on neural network approaches for defect detection in a variety of composite materials. It also explores techniques for selecting, predicting the behavior, and monitoring composite materials.

With an emphasis on practical problem-solving skills, this third edition of a bestseller covers the mechanics, characteristics, test methods, applications, manufacturing processes, and design aspects of composites. Featuring a new chapter on polymer-based nanocomposites, this edition encompasses new topics such as material substitution, cost analysis, nano- and natural fibers, carbon-carbon composites, novel test methods, manufacturing, micromechanics, thermoplastics matrix composites, and resin transfer molding. The examples and problems emphasize realworld applications.

Catalog no. 93320, December 2009, 368 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-9332-2, $149.95 / £96.00

Catalog no. 4205, November 2007, 640 pp. ISBN: 978-0-8493-4205-9, $115.95 / £73.99

University of Bradford, UK

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Materials Characterization & Testing Coming soon!


Ultrasonic and Electromagnetic NDE for Structure and Material Characterization

Fundamentals, Technologies, and Applications, Third Edition Dale Ensminger Sunnyvale, California, USA

Leonard J. Bond

Engineering and Biomedical Applications

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, Washington, USA

Edited by

Tribikram Kundu University of Arizona, Tucson, USA

This text presents the latest advances in nondestructive evaluation (NDE) and features the incorporation of electromagnetic NDE techniques. It describes biomedical applications and presents examples of modern NDE methods in the testing of medical devices. Contributors address such topics as cylindrical waveguide applications in ultrasonic evaluation, laser-ultrasonic techniques, structural health monitoring, acoustic microscopy, THz radiation, and fiber optics. • Combines ultrasonic and electromagnetic techniques in a single book • Covers traditional and advanced applications • Provides the fundamentals and basic equations related to ultrasonic and electromagnetic theory • Includes questions, problems, and worked out examples Selected Contents: Mechanics of Elastic Waves and Ultrasonic NDE. Modeling of Ultrasonic Field by Distributed Point Source Method. Electromagnetic NDE. Guided Waves for Plate Inspection. Cylindrical Waveguides and Their Applications in Ultrasonic Evaluation. Fundamentals and Applications of Nonlinear Ultrasonic NDE. Theory and Applications of LaserUltrasonic Techniques. Material Characterization by Nonlinear Ultrasonic Technique - P Factor. Ultrasonic NDE for Structural Health Monitoring. Brillouin Scattering Measurement of SAW Velocities for Determining Nearsurface Elastic Properties. Theory and Applications of Acoustic Microscopy. Ultrasonic Characterization of Biological Cells. Ultrasonic Characterization of Hard Tissues. Clinical Applications of Ultrasonic NDE. THz Radiation for NDE. Fiber Optics for NDE.

Catalog no. K11655, June 2012, c. 904 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-3663-7, $149.95 / £95.00 Also available as an eBook


Combining discussion of applications with the fundamental physics, this book describes sensors/transducers and systems for the full spectrum of industrial, nondestructive testing and medical/biomedical uses. It includes numerous references and covers both mainstream and the more unusual and obscure applications of ultrasound. • Discusses the science, technology, and applications of low- and high-power ultrasonics • Reviews the basic equations of acoustics • Contains additional material on Rayleigh waves and advanced horn and system designs • Includes more figures and a discussion of transducer wave fields and equivalent circuits • Examines diagnosis, therapy, and surgery from technology and medical physics perspectives Selected Contents: Ultrasonics–A Broad Field. Elastic Wave Propagation and Associated Phenomena. Fundamental Equations Employed in Ultrasonic Design and Applications. Design of Ultrasonic Horns for High Power Applications. Basic Design of Ultrasonic Transducers. Determining Properties of Materials. Nondestructive Testing–Basic Methods and General Considerations. Use of Ultrasonics in Nondestructive Testing and Evaluation of Metals. Use of Unics in the Inspection and Characterization of Nonmetals. Imaging, Process Control and Miscellaneous Low-Intensity Applications. Applications of High-Intensity Ultrasonics–Basic Mechanisms and Effects. Applications of HighIntensity Ultrasonics Based on Mechanical Effects. Applications of Ultrasonics Based on Chemical Effects–Sonochemistry. Medical Applications of Ultrasonic Energy. Appendices. Glossary.

Catalog no. DK8897, September 2011, 765 pp. ISBN: 978-0-8247-5889-9, $199.95 / £127.00 Also available as an eBook

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Ultrasonic Nondestructive Testing of Materials

Optical Techniques for Solid-State Materials Characterization

Theoretical Foundations

Edited by

Karl-Jörg Langenberg, René Marklein, and Klaus Mayer

Center for Integrated Nanotechnologies, Los Alamos, New Mexico, USA

Rohit P. Prasankumar

University of Kassel, Germany

“… absolutely a must for every scientist who would like to further evaluate theoretically ultrasonic NDT. The studies described by Langenberg et al. have very strongly enhanced the interpretation of propagation of elastic waves also in anisotropic and inhomogeneous media we have in practice… .” —Gerd Dobmann, Fraunhofer-IZFP

• Includes a brief description of the theory of acoustic and electromagnetic fields • Presents the mathematical foundations of ultrasonic nondestructive testing of materials • Uses a coordinate-free notation that is easier to understand and navigate than standard index notation Selected Contents: Mathematical Foundations. Governing Equations of Elastodynamics. Constitutive Equations; Governing Equations; Elastodynamic Energy Conservation. Acoustics. Electromagnetism. Vector Wave Equations. Elastic Plane Waves in Homogeneous Materials. Reflection, Transmission and Mode Conversion of Elastic Plane Waves at Planar Boundaries between Homogeneous Non-Dissipative Materials. Rayleigh Surface Waves. Plane Wave Spatial Spectrum. Ultrasonic Beams and Wave Packets. Point Sources in Homogeneous Isotropic Infinite Space; Elastodynamic Source Fields. Force Density and Dilatation Rate Sources on Surfaces of Homogeneous Isotropic Half-Spaces; Radiation Fields of Piezoelectric Transducers. Scatterers in Homogeneous Isotropic Non-Dissipative Infinite Spaces. Inverse Scattering: US-NDT Imaging.

Catalog no. K12611, February 2012, 772 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-5588-1, $179.95 / £108.00 Also available as an eBook

Antoinette J. Taylor Los Alamos National Laboratory, New Mexico, USA

“This book has comprehensively covered the essential optical approaches needed for solidstate materials characterization. Written by experts in the field, this will be a great reference for students, engineers, and scientists.” —Yoke Khin Yap, Michigan Technical University

With chapters written by pioneering experts in various optical techniques, this reference details basic and advanced optical techniques commonly used to study materials, from the simple to the complex. It explains how to use the techniques to acquire, analyze, and interpret data for gaining insight into material properties. Selected Contents: BACKGROUND: Light-Matter Interactions. Semiconductors and Their Nanostructures. The Optical Properties of Metals: From Wideband to Narrowband Materials. LINEAR OPTICAL SPECTROSCOPY: Methods for Obtaining the Optical Constants of a Material. Methods for Obtaining the Optical Response after CW Excitation. Raman Scattering as a Tool for Studying Complex Materials. TIME-RESOLVED OPTICAL SPECTROSCOPY: Ultrashort Pulse Generation and Measurement. Carrier Dynamics in Bulk Semiconductors and Metals after Ultrashort Pulse Excitation. Ultrafast Pump-Probe Spectroscopy. Transient Four-Wave Mixing. Time-Domain and Ultrafast Terahertz Spectroscopy. Time-Resolved Photoluminescence Spectroscopy. Time-Resolved Magneto-Optical Spectroscopy. Time-Resolved Raman Scattering. SPATIALLY RESOLVED OPTICAL SPECTROSCOPY: Microscopy. Micro-Optical Techniques. Near-Field Scanning Optical Microscopy. RECENT DEVELOPMENTS: Recent Developments in Spatially and Temporally Resolved Optical Characterization of Solid-State Materials. Index.

Catalog no. K10737, July 2011, 748 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-1537-3, $129.95 / £82.00 Also available as an eBook

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Materials Characterization & Testing New!

Dopants and Defects in Semiconductors

Experimental Techniques in Materials and Mechanics

Matthew D. McCluskey Washington State University, Pullman, USA

C. Suryanarayana University of Central Florida, Orlando, USA

Eugene E. Haller University of California, Berkeley, USA

“McCluskey and Haller have written an outstanding modern guide to this field that will be useful to newcomers, and also to active researchers who want to broaden their horizons … .” —Michael J. Stavola, Lehigh University

“This clearly written text about defects in macroscopic semiconductor materials comprehensively bridges the gap between basic science courses and research-level reviews: a must for workers new to the field.” —Gordon Davies, King’s College London

Catalog no. K11532, February 2012, 390 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-3152-6, $99.95 / £63.99

“This book covers the main characterization tools for materials mechanics, phase analysis by x-ray diffraction and microstructure analysis in a comprehensive and exhaustive way. In addition, steel is presented as a practical example, covering phase transitions and common heat treatments. [It is] easy to read and understand for a beginner’s level, including examples and questions for practicing and control.” —Thomas Klassen, Helmut-Schmidt-University

Catalog no. K11004, June 2011, 468 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-1904-3, $119.95 / £76.99 Also available as an eBook

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Functionally Graded Materials

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Characterization of Nanostructures

Nonlinear Analysis of Plates and Shells

Sverre Myhra and John C. Riviere

Hui-Shen Shen

Oxford University, Yarnton, UK

Shanghai Jiao Tong University, People’s Republic of China

The techniques and methods that can be applied to materials characterization at the microscale are ubiquitous and well-established. This book explores how new and old techniques are applicable to nanotechnology systems of great current interest. The authors focus on the requirements of the research laboratory but also address the needs of quality control, industrial troubleshooting, and online analysis. They describe operational modes most relevant to nanoscale characterization and offer unique content on systems of different dimensionalities and functionalities.

This book introduces the modeling of functionally graded materials (FGMs) and derives the governing equations of FGM plates in the von Karman sense. It presents the geometrically nonlinear bending of FGM plates due to transverse static loads of heat conduction and furnishes a detailed treatment of the postbuckling problems of FGM plates subjected to thermal, electrical, and mechanical loads. The book then covers the nonlinear vibration of FGM plates without and with piezoelectric actuators and discusses postbuckling solutions for FGM cylindrical shells under various loading conditions.

Catalog no. K12508, July 2012, c. 360 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-5415-0, $149.95 / £95.00

Catalog no. 92561, January 2009, 280 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-9256-1, $159.95 / £99.00

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Introduction to the Principles of Materials Evaluation

Particle Technology and Applications

David C. Jiles

Sunggyu Lee

Wolfson Centre for Magnetics Technology, Cardiff University, Wales, UK

Rather than present a collection of empirical techniques, this insightful guide explores the physical bases of materials evaluation. Working systematically through the various types of energy, the author discusses mechanical, acoustic, thermal, electrical, magnetic, and radiative energy as well as the techniques derived from each. He explains what the interaction between energy and material reveals about the material’s condition, presents statistical techniques for analyzing the results, and offers guidance on making decisions. Catalog no. 7392, November 2007, 304 pp. ISBN: 978-0-8493-7392-3, $115.95 / £73.99

Materials Characterization Techniques Sam Zhang and Lin Li Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Ashok Kumar University of South Florida, Tampa, USA

With an emphasis on practical applications and real-world case studies, this book presents the principles of widely used advanced surface and structural characterization techniques for quality assurance, contamination control, and process improvement. The authors review the most popular and powerful analysis and quality control tools, explaining the appropriate uses and related technical requirements. They cover Auger electron and UV spectroscopy; atomic force, transmission electron, and laser confocal scanning florescent microscopy; and gel electrophoresis chromatography. Catalog no. 42947, December 2008, 344 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-4294-8, $107.95 / £69.99

Edited by Ohio University, Athens, USA

Kimberly H. Henthorn Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, Terre Haute, Indiana, USA

“I would highly recommend Particle Technology and Applications for both the academic and industrial environments. The distinguished list of authors from academia and industry provide thought-provoking insights in the field of particle science and technology as well as good direction for additional areas of investigation for many years to come.” —J. David Tucker, The Kimberly-Clark Corporation

With peer-reviewed chapters written by a select group of academic and industry experts, this comprehensive yet accessible book presents the theoretical and technological background of particle science. It explores up-to-date applications of particle technologies in the chemical, petrochemical, energy, mechanical, and materials industries. The book looks at the importance of particle science and technology in the development of efficient chemical processes and novel functional materials. • Illustrates up-to-date practical applications of particle technologies • Provides the necessary scientific background of particle technology for all application areas covered • Explains the technological details underlying the applications • Promotes novel process and product development efforts using green chemistry and engineering • Emphasizes the enhancement and modifications of the functionality of materials Selected Contents: Characterization. Nanomaterials. Solids Handling and Processing. Polymer and Supercritical Fluid Applications. Environment and Safety.

Catalog no. K13847, March 2012, 342 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-8167-5, $169.95 / £108.00 Also available as an eBook

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Materials Processing Electrolytic InProcess Dressing (ELID) Technologies


Materials in Biology and Medicine

Fundamentals and Applications

Edited by

Edited by

Sunggyu Lee

Hitoshi Ohmori, Ioan D. Marinescu and Kazutoshi Katahira

Ohio University, Athens, USA

David Henthorn St. Louis University, Missouri, USA

With peer-reviewed chapters written by a select group of academic and industry experts, this thorough and readable book covers the most advanced materials used in biology and medicine. The book focuses on biomaterials and bioinspired materials, functional and responsive materials, controlling biology with materials, and the development of devices and enabling technologies. It will help readers tackle challenges of novel materials, carry out new process and product development projects, and create new methodologies for applications that enhance the quality of life. • Illustrates the emerging technological advances in the field • Provides the necessary scientific background of all application areas covered • Explains the technological details underlying the applications • Promotes novel process and product development efforts using green chemistry and engineering • Emphasizes the enhancement and modifications of the functionality of materials

Catalog no. K10038, June 2011, 263 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-0036-2, $149.95 / £95.00 Also available as an eBook

Manufacturing Technology Materials, Processes, and Equipment Helmi A. Youssef, Hassan A. El-Hofy, and Mahmoud H. Ahmed University of Alexandria, Egypt

Selected Contents: Introduction: Materials in Biology and Medicine. Biomaterials. Hydrophilic Polymers for Biomedical Applications. Hydrogels. Polyanhydrides. Functional Biomaterials. Molecularly Imprinted Polymers. Functionalization of Carbon Nanotubes. Animal Cell Culture. Tissue Engineering. Bioactive Devices. Cell Encapsulation. BioMEMS. Immobilized Enzyme Technology. Biocompatibility-Imparting Nanofilm Coating.

Catalog no. K13848, March 2012, 260 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-8169-9, $169.95 / £108.00 Also available as an eBook

A complete review of ELID fundamentals and applications, this book explains what ELID is and covers its development process since the early 1990s from Japan. The authors cover the fundamentals of ELID, ELID grinding types, ELID grinding methods, ELID lap-grinding, ELID honing, ELID free-form grinding, ultra/nanoprecision ELID, and micro-ELID grinding. They also examine how this process improves the surface characteristics of the processed piece and why it is more efficient and productive than polishing and lapping.

This text explores all of the manufacturing processes, materials, and equipment used to convert raw materials into a final product. It presents the most commonly used and recently developed manufacturing methods, along with applications, worked examples, exercises, and review questions. Materials covered include metallics, polymers, ceramics, and glasses. The book discusses heat treatments, smelting of metals, casting, forming, powder metallurgy, joining processes, and surface technology. It also looks at the environmental aspects related to manufacturing and clean factories. Catalog no. K10541, August 2011, 947 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-1085-9, $139.95 / £89.00 Also available as an eBook


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Fundamentals of Laser Micromachining Ronald Schaeffer

Innovations in Materials Manufacturing, Fabrication, and Environmental Safety

PhotoMachining, Inc., Pelham, New Hampshire, USA

Edited by

This work explains how laser technology is applied to precision micromachining. It provides the foundation to achieve cost-effectiveness, the best edge quality, and the highest resolution in small-scale industrial laser machining. The author compares various laser sources, addresses topics crucial to obtaining good processing results, and covers real-world applications in the medical, microelectronics, aerospace, and other fields. He also examines the processing of many common materials, such as metals, silicon, ceramics, and glasses. Problems and answers for each chapter are available at

Consultant, Clearwater, Florida, USA

Catalog no. K12779, April 2012, 260 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-6055-7, $99.95 / £63.99 Also available as an eBook

Mel Schwartz With contributions from a panel of experts from industry, government, and academia, this practical guide examines current and developing processes in the aerospace, industrial, commercial, military, and electronic industries. Coverage for each process spans the testing background, why and where it is being used, applications, potential to replace existing processes, and environmental and safety concerns. The various processes and fabrication methods covered include friction stir welding, infusion mold technologies, heat treatment processing, plasma brazing, diffusion and adhesive bonding, and laser processes. Catalog no. 82159, November 2010, 814 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-8215-9, $169.95 / £108.00 Also available as an eBook

Laser Machining of Advanced Materials Narendra Dahotre and Anoop Samant The use of lasers in material processing is an expanding field that is drawing attention from both industry and academia. Research funding continues to grow because the practice offers several advantages. These include use of difficult-to-machine materials, flexibility and automation, and an extended scope for applications. Focusing on the fundamental aspects of laser machining, this book covers principles and physical phenomena involved in this emerging process. Catalog no. K11845, March 2011, 236 pp. ISBN: 978-0-415-58562-0, $99.95 / £63.99 Also available as an eBook

Reverse Engineering Technology of Reinvention Wego Wang University of Massachusetts, Lowell, USA

“The topic of this book represents an important technological field that has heretofore been ignored by academics, despite being well accepted in industry. I am delighted by its publication.” —Enrique Lavernia, University of California, Davis

This work discusses the proper measuring and analyses required to reproduce or repair an OEM part using modern reverse engineering technologies. Covering regulations and numerous real-world examples, the book enables readers to determine if a duplicated or repaired part can meet the design functionality of the original. Catalog no. K10314, September 2010, 357 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-0630-2, $145.95 / £93.00 Also available as an eBook

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Electronic, Magnetic, & Optical Materials New!

Handbook of Spin Transport and Magnetism

Tellurite Glasses Handbook Physical Properties and Data, Second Edition

Edited by

Evgeny Y. Tsymbal University of Nebraska, Lincoln, USA

Raouf A.H. El-Mallawany

Igor Zutic

Northern Borders University, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

University at Buffalo, New York, USA

“This is a useful reference book summarizing all of the published data about the telluride glass system with an emphasis on their optical, thermal and electrical properties.” —Carlo Pantano, Pennsylvania State University

Focusing on thermal, elastic, acoustic, electrical, and optical properties, this second edition incorporates the latest scientific data and up-to-date applications of tellurite glass. It emphasizes the physics and technology of 21st century processing, fabrication, and behavior of tellurite glass and glass-ceramic materials. This edition includes new material on nanocomposites, 3-D structural models, and novel glass-forming systems. It also presents innovative ways to combine all physical properties simultaneously. • Covers recent tellurite glass systems and their applications • Discusses experimental techniques for measuring the properties of tellurite glass and glass-ceramic materials • Describes some correlations and constants for the first time in book form Selected Contents: Introduction to and Formation of Tellurite Glasses. ELASTIC AND ACOUSTIC RELAXATION PROPERTIES: Elastic Moduli of Tellurite Glasses. Acoustic Relaxation Properties of Tellurite Glasses. Applications of Ultrasonics on Tellurite Glasses. THERMAL PROPERTIES: Thermal Properties of Tellurite Glasses. ELECTRICAL PROPERTIES: Electrical Conductivity of Tellurite Glasses. Dielectric Properties of Tellurite Glasses. OPTICAL PROPERTIES: Linear and Nonlinear Optical Properties of Tellurite Glasses in the Visible Region. Optical Properties of Tellurite Glasses in the Ultraviolet Region. Infrared and Raman Spectra of Tellurite Glasses. Index.

Catalog no. K12260, December 2011, 532 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-4983-5, $249.95 / £159.00

“This handbook is a timely, up-to-date review of the intricate relationship between both carrier and spin transport and magnetism in semiconductors and metals. The chapters are written by leading experts and will undoubtedly serve as a valuable reference for all workers in the field of spintronics.” —Stephan von Molnár, Florida State University

“… a highly useful source for researchers, engineers, and students working in this fascinating and technologically important field.” —Emmanuel Rashba, Harvard University

• Offers a balanced and thorough treatment of the core principles, fundamental properties, theoretical models, experimental approaches, and state-of-the-art applications of spin transport and magnetism • Includes a chapter by Albert Fert, corecipient of the 2007 Nobel Prize in Physics • Discusses diverse physical phenomena discovered in hybrid structures of ferromagnetic and normal metals • Describes impressive breakthroughs in spindependent tunneling, including magnetic tunnel junctions with ferroelectric barriers • Reviews the challenges and opportunities for controlling spin and magnetism in semiconductors • Explores the phenomena characteristic of nanostructures made from a wide range of materials, including metals, superconductors, molecular magnets, carbon nanotubes, quantum dots, and graphene • Addresses existing and potential spin-based applications Catalog no. K10210, August 2011, 808 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-0377-6, $149.95 / £95.00 Also available as an eBook

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Electronic, Magnetic, & Optical Materials Semiconductor Packaging Materials Interaction and Reliability Andrea Chen and Randy Hsiao-Yu Lo Siliconware USA, Inc., San Jose, California, USA

“Meticulously written and organized … this book has everything needed to develop a complete understanding of semiconductor packaging … whether an experienced engineer involved in electronic packaging or a novice, you need to make sure that this volume is a part of your technical library.” —Dan Beaulieu, I-Connect007, December 2011

“This book provides a complete and systematic discussion of key materials used in electronic packages. … written by two authors who are well-respected veterans in the electronic package industry. …” —Kevin K.L. Chen, Qualcomm Atheros

Catalog no. K12875, October 2011, 216 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-6205-6, $149.95 / £95.00 Also available as an eBook

Semiconductor Device-Based Sensors for Gas, Chemical, and Biomedical Applications Edited by

Fan Ren and Stephen J. Pearton University of Florida, Gainesville, USA

“This book provides a missing critical piece in the sensor literature. … This work brings together the theory and experimental descriptions of advanced sensor technology in one book. … a must have for any engineer or scientist working in the chemical, gas, or biological sensor field. …” —Michael Mastro, U.S. Naval Research Lab

An Introduction to Metamaterials and Waves in Composites Biswajit Banerjee Industrial Research Limited, Auckland, New Zealand

Requiring no advanced knowledge of wave propagation, this text focuses on theoretical aspects of metamaterials, periodic composites, and layered composites. It gives novices a platform from which they can start exploring the subject in more detail. With special emphasis on elastic media and acoustics, the book covers elastodynamic, acoustic, and electrodynamic metamaterials, including negative permittivity materials, artificial magnetic metamaterials, Willis materials, and extremal materials. The text provides detailed derivations, numerous illustrations, end-of-chapter problems, and extensive references. Catalog no. K11934, June 2011, 375 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-4157-0, $89.95 / £57.99

Nitride Phosphors and Solid-State Lighting Rong-Jun Xie, Yuan Qiang Li, Naoto Hirosaki, and Hajime Yamamoto Drawing on the authors’ extensive experimental work, this book provides an in-depth introduction to the crystal chemistry, synthesis, luminescence, and applications of phosphor materials for solid-state lighting, mainly focusing on new nitride phosphors. It collects the latest data and trends on LED phosphors and discusses the use of new white LED lamps for general illumination and LCD backlighting. Covering novel luminescent materials, the book brings readers up to date on the evolving field of solid-state lighting.

Catalog no. K10716, May 2011, 324 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-1387-4, $149.95 / £95.00

Catalog no. K11473, June 2011, 348 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-3011-6, $139.95 / £89.00

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Electronic, Magnetic, & Optical Materials Handbook of Luminescent Semiconductor Materials

Thin-Film Organic Photonics Molecular Layer Deposition and Applications

Edited by

Leah Bergman

Tetsuzo Yoshimura

University of Idaho, Moscow, USA

Tokyo University of Technology, Japan

Jeanne L. McHale Washington State University, Pullman, USA

This handbook explains how photoluminescence spectroscopy is a powerful and practical analytical tool for revealing the fundamentals of light interaction and, thus, the optical properties of semiconductors. The book shows how luminescent semiconductors are used in lasers, photodiodes, infrared detectors, light-emitting diodes, solid-state lamps, solar energy, and biological imaging. It introduces basic semiconductor theory and photoluminescence principles and presents research on narrow-bandgap semiconductors and solid-state lighting.

“… deals with interesting topics about a new technique for highly ordered structures and high-performance optoelectronic properties of organic molecules… .” —Atsushi Kubono, Shizuoka University

This book describes how photonic/electronic properties of thin films can be improved by precise control of atomic and molecular arrangements and demonstrates the prospect of artificial materials with tailored structures. It describes a selforganized lightwave network, a heterogeneous integration process, and applications in computers, optical switching systems, solar energy conversion systems, and bio/medical photonics.

Catalog no. K11562, September 2011, 468 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-3467-1, $149.95 / £95.00

Catalog no. K11038, March 2011, 370 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-1973-9, $139.95 / £89.00

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III–V Compound Semiconductors

Tutorials in Metamaterials

Integration with Silicon-Based Microelectronics

Edited by

Mikhail A. Noginov Norfolk State University, Virginia, USA

Edited by

University of Massachusetts, Lowell, USA

Tingkai Li, Michael Mastro, and Armin Dadgar

A comprehensive introduction to electromagnetism in metamaterials structures, this book begins with general reviews and then progresses to more specialized topics. Chapters offer selfcontained tutorials on linear and nonlinear, optical, microwave, dialectric, anisotropic and hyperbolic, bianisotropic and chiral, and electromagnetic metamaterials, as well as optical gain and radiative decay engineering. Each tutorial provides a thorough treatment of basic theory, computer simulations, fabrication, and experimental studies of the physical properties.

This book covers the scientific and technological exploration of the applications, properties, and processes of GaN, GaAs, and other III-V compound semiconductor devices within Si-based technology. It includes a broad range of topics, from fundamental material properties and materials integration to demonstration and industrial devices. The book also contains discussions of materials and devices—including their basic physical and chemical properties, their mechanisms, how to measure their properties, and how to fabricate them.

Catalog no. 92189, October 2011, 308 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-9218-9, $79.95 / £49.99

Catalog no. K10780, December 2010, 603 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-1522-9, $169.95 / £108.00

Viktor A. Podolskiy

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Electronic, Magnetic, & Optical Materials PEDOT Principles and Applications of an Intrinsically Conductive Polymer Andreas Elschner, Stephan Kirchmeyer, Wilfried Lovenich, Udo Merker, and Knud Reuter This resource provides full chemical, physical, and technical information about this important conducting polymer, discussing basic knowledge and exploring its technical applications. Catalog no. 6911X, November 2010, 377 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-6911-2, $169.95 / £108.00

Organic Electronics Materials, Processing, Devices and Applications Edited by

Franky So Going beyond most texts on organic electronics, this volume details the chemistry and materials, fundamental physics, device processing, device fabrication and device physics, and applications. Catalog no. 72900, November 2009, 581 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-7290-7, $159.95 / £99.00 Also available as an eBook

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Magnetics, Dielectrics, and Wave Propagation with MATLAB® Codes Carmine Vittoria “… If you make magnetism your profession, or are just casually involved with magnetic materials, it is worth reading a book such as Vittoria’s. … about as approachable as this subject can get.” —Alfy Riddle, IEEE Microwave Magazine

Catalog no. K11955, September 2010, 472 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-4199-0, $135.95 / £87.00 Also available as an eBook

Electronic, Magnetic, and Optical Materials Pradeep Fulay “Technological aspects of ferroelectric, piezoelectric and pyroelectric materials are discussed in detail, in a way that should allow the reader to select an optimal material for a particular application. …” —Tony Harker, University College London

Catalog no. 9564, May 2010, 436 pp. ISBN: 978-0-8493-9564-2, $104.95 / £66.99 Also available as an eBook

Handbook of Conducting Polymers Third Edition, Two-Volume Set Edited by

Terje A. Skotheim and John R. Reynolds Now split into two volumes, this handbook details the synthesis and properties of the full family of conducting polymers and demonstrates how to control charge transport, solidstate structures, and optoelectronic and redox properties. Catalog no. DK4093, January 2007, 1680 pp. ISBN: 978-1-57444-665-4, $289.95 / £184.00 Also available as an eBook

Organic Spintronics Edited by

Zeev Valy Vardeny This volume explores spin injection and manipulation in organic spin valves, the magnetic field effect in OLEDs, and the spin transport effect in relation to spin manipulation. Catalog no. K10326, April 2010, 352 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-0656-2, $129.95 / £82.00 Also available as an eBook

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Polymers New!


Polymers for Vascular and Urogenital Applications

Engineering Design with Polymers and Composites

Edited by

Second Edition

Shalaby W. Shalaby, Karen J.L. Burg, and Waleed Shalaby

James C. Gerdeen, PhD, PE and Ronald A.L. Rorrer, PhD, PE

This book covers attributes of polymers used for vascular, urological, and gynecological materials. It provides a brief analysis of how the use of polymers in vascular and urogenital applications has evolved in the past five decades and outlines their common and specific functional requirements. Small, readable monographs provide a brief description of the evolving role of a particular material and present topics in highly integrated, well-balanced, authoritatively prepared segments on materials processing and in vitro and in vivo evaluation, complete with case studies. Catalog no. 76949, April 2012, 268 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-7694-3, $179.95 / £114.00 Also available as an eBook

University of Colorado, Denver, USA

With new chapters on polymer fusing, rapid prototyping, and piezoelectric polymers, this second edition provides one of the only textbooks on the analysis and design of mechanical components made from polymer materials. It explains how to create polymer materials to meet design specifications. The authors describe modern design concepts for selecting polymers and composites for design applications. They also present computer methods for choosing polymer materials from a database, for optimal design, and for laminated plate design. Catalog no. K12777, December 2011, 420 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-6052-6, $139.95 / £89.00 Also available as an eBook

Polyurethane Shape Memory Polymers


Functional Polymer Blends

W.M. Huang

Synthesis, Properties, and Performance

Nanyang Techological University, Singapore

Bin Yang

Edited by

Vikas Mittal

Helvoet Rubber & Plastic Technologies Pte Ltd., Singapore

The Petroleum Institute, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Yong Qing Fu

“This book is well organized and written for PhD students and professionals in polymer science and technology. … The audience can gain necessary information on recent progress in the preparation, characterisation, and applications of polymer blends. The introduction on shape memory polymer blends, strain hardening in polymer blends, and directed assembly of polymer blends exhibits active research directions in the field of polymer blends.”

“One in all, the authors managed to write a book which gives a comprehensive overview on polyurethane shape memory polymer research. Due to the authors’ long-term research experience, I am optimistic that Polyurethane Shape Memory Polymers will be a success story. Everyone, who wants to learn about these fascinating materials or get inspired, will find plenty of information and a valuable source of inspiration.”

—Mo Song, Loughborough University

Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK

—Thorsten Pretsch, BAM Federal Institute for Materials Research and Testing

Catalog no. K12664, April 2012, 354 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-5669-7, $169.95 / £108.00

Catalog no. K11723, September 2011, 383 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-3800-6, $179.95 / £114.00

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Polymers Thermoplastic Materials Properties, Manufacturing Methods, and Applications

Radiation Technology for Polymers Second Edition

Christopher C. Ibeh

Jiri George Drobny

Pittsburgh State University, Kansas, USA

Drobny Polymer Associates, Merrimack, New Hampshire, USA

This text offers a detailed presentation of thermoplastic materials that are commercially available for the plastics and polymer industries. It discusses chemical structure-property relationships and various categories of thermoplastic resins, including general purpose/commodity, quasicommodity, engineering, and specialty. Some of the thermoplastics covered include polycarbonate, nylon, ABS, and PMMA. Using a process-oriented format, the author explores application areas of thermoplastics to elucidate the interrelation and effect of processing on the properties and performance of these materials.

With a heightened focus on green chemistry and sustainability as well as the development of nanomaterials, this second edition considers novel uses in the automotive, electronics, and wood-processing industries as well as various equipment and instrumentation developments in applications such as waterborne coatings and adhesives, film modifications, high-performance coatings, and inkjet technology. Along with new problems and worked solutions, this edition discusses new uses for UV and electron beam irradiation, the response of polymers to irradiation, dosimetry and radiometry, and safety and hygiene.

Catalog no. 93835, April 2011, 640 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-9383-4, $149.95 / £95.00

Catalog no. 94041, May 2010, 307 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-9404-6, $169.95 / £108.00 Also available as an eBook

Multiphase Polymer-Based Materials An Atlas of Phase Morphology at the Nano and Micro Scale Charef Harrats Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands

This atlas contains over 500 microscopy pictures of multiphase polymer-based materials. These illustrations include micro and nanopolymer blends, micro and nanocomposites, micro and nano phases in copolymers, and thermoplastic vulcanizates. Each picture includes detailed explanations of how the materials were obtained, how the samples were prepared, and how the observations were conducted. An introductory section evaluates the advantages and disadvantages of the various microscopic tools employed for investigating the phase morphology. Catalog no. 62174, March 2009, 232 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-6217-5, $199.95 / £127.00 Also available as an eBook

Plastics Fundamentals, Properties, and Testing Manas Chanda Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore

Salil K. Roy Udita Complex, Kolkata West Bengal, India

A concise review of the inherent properties of polymers, this volume discusses how their enduse properties can be influenced through changes in the molecular architecture or incorporation of various fillers and additives. The authors describe the mechanical, electrical, optical, and thermal properties of polymers, providing theoretical derivations where necessary as well as explanations on molecular and structural features. To identify the principles involved, the book furnishes the bases of many standard test methods according to ASTM and BS 2782 specifications. Catalog no. 80601, July 2008, 280 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-8060-5, $115.95 / £73.99 Also available as an eBook

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Smart Materials Piezoelectric Actuators Control Applications of Smart Materials Seung-Bok Choi

Smart Materials

Inha University, Incheon, South Korea

Edited by

Mel Schwartz

Young-Min Han

Consultant, Clearwater, Florida, USA

Ajou Motor College, Chungnam, South Korea

This book focuses on control applications that use piezoelectric actuators and sensors. They provide practical examples of engineering applications, such as flexible structures, flexible robotic manipulators, fine motion control, hydraulic control, and shunt damping. For each application, the consecutive process is presented, such as actuator design system modeling, analysis, control strategy formulation, experimental setup, and control performance. • Describes the piezoelectric effect and general requirements to achieve successful piezoelectric devices • Discusses control methodologies for controlling the system featuring piezoelectric actuators • Covers active vibration control of flexible structures using piezoelectric actuators • Presents two vibration control cases using different active mounts associated with piezoelectric actuators • Includes information on effective control of various flexible robotic manipulators featuring piezoelectric actuators in their operating conditions • Provides examples of applications of fine motion control systems and hydraulic control systems • Introduces piezoelectric shunt technology and its application to vibration control of information storage devices Selected Contents: Introduction. Control Strategies. Vibration Control of Flexible Structure. Vibration Control Using Active Mount. Control of Flexible Robotic Manipulators. Application to Fine Motion Control System. Application to Hydraulic Control System. Piezoelectric Shunt Technology. Index.

Catalog no. K10943, April 2010, 280 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-1808-4, $139.95 / £89.00

With over fifty years of experience in this field, the editor has compiled numerous insightful contributions from an extensive group of leading experts who cover a variety of smart materials, their processing, fabrication, applications, and the family grouping of materials. The book examines the use of smart materials in a wide range of sectors and industries, including the medical, aerospace, pharmaceutical, and environmental fields. It also provides real-world examples of the use of chitosan-based hydrogels, smart polymers, shape memory alloys, and carbon micro- and nanotubes. Catalog no. 43722, November 2008, 554 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-4372-3, $169.95 / £108.00 Also available as an eBook

Shape-Memory Polymers and Multifunctional Composites Edited by

Jinsong Leng and Shanyi Du Harbin Institute of Technology, People’s Republic of China

An exploration of the systematic progress of this emerging class, this work provides a broad overview of shape-memory polymers (SMP) and their composites. It examines the wide range of SMP applications, including aeronautics, astronautics, biomedicine, and the automobile industry. Industry experts discuss important aspects of these novel materials, from their properties and fabrication to the actuation approaches that can be used to trigger shape recovery. Catalog no. 90194, May 2010, 383 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-9019-2, $149.95 / £95.00 Also available as an eBook

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Forthcoming Reliable Design of Medical Devices Third Edition Richard C. Fries Catalog no. K14218 September 2012, c. 416 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-9491-0 $179.95 / £114.00 Also available as an eBook

Environmental Degradation of Advanced and Traditional Engineering Materials Edited by

Lloyd H. Hihara, Ralph P.I. Adler, and Ronald M. Latanision Catalog no. K11017 January 2013, c. 600 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-1926-5 $149.95 / £95.00 Also available as an eBook

Experimental Characterization of Advanced Composite Materials Fourth Edition Leif Carlsson, Donald F. Adams, and R. Byron Pipes Catalog no. K12187 July 2013, c. 416 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-4858-6 $169.95 / £108.00 Also available as an eBook

Optical Materials and Applications Edited by

Moriaki Wakaki Catalog no. DK3199 August 2012, c. 264 pp. ISBN: 978-0-8247-2759-8 $139.95 / £89.00 Also available as an eBook

Piezoelectric Materials and Devices Applications in Engineering and Medical Sciences

Micromanufacturing Processes Edited by

M.S. Vijaya

V.K. Jain

Catalog no. K14058 August 2012, c. 192 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-8786-8 $139.95 / £89.00

Catalog no. K12436 September 2012, c. 688 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-5290-3 $129.95 / £82.00

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Materials and Processes for Medical Devices

Circuit Design Techniques for Non-Crystalline Semiconductors

Mel Schwartz Catalog no. K11412 October 2012, c. 712 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-2875-5 $149.95 / £95.00 Also available as an eBook

Sanjiv Sambandan Catalog no. K12074 July 2012, c. 240 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-4632-2 $179.95 / £114.00 Also available as an eBook

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Forthcoming Handbook of Zinc Oxide and Related Materials Two-Volume Set

Introduction to the Chemistry of Nanotechnology Lisa Klein

Edited by

Catalog no. RT90404 October 2012, c. 350 pp. ISBN: 978-1-59169-040-5 $129.95 / £82.00

Zhe Chuan Feng Catalog no. K12605 September 2012, c. 1000 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-5580-5 $259.95 / £165.00

Graphene-Based Nanomaterials

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Volume One, Materials

Synthesis, Surface Characterization, and Applications

Catalog no. K12599 September 2012, c. 448 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-5570-6 $149.95 / £95.00

Subbiah Alwarappan and Ashok Kumar

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Volume Two, Devices and NanoEngineering Catalog no. K12601 September 2012, c. 552 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-5574-4 $149.95 / £95.00

Catalog no. K13960 September 2012, c. 264 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-8427-0 $129.95 / £82.00 Also available as an eBook

Nanomedical Device and Systems Design Challenges, Possibilities, Visions

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Frank Boehm Catalog no. 7498 November 2012, c. 650 pp. ISBN: 978-0-8493-7498-2 $149.95 / £95.00

Solar-Grade Silicon Refining and Recycling

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