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- Wiley 2014; US$ 200.95 US$ 174.16
The book provides a unique overview on laser techniques and applications for the purpose of improving adhesion by altering surface chemistry and topography/morphology of the substrate. It details laser surface modification techniques for a wide range of industrially relevant materials (plastics, metals, ceramics, composites) with the aim to improve... more...
- CRC Press 2013; US$ 168.95
Surface tension provides a thermodynamic avenue for analyzing systems in equilibrium and formulating phenomenological explanations for the behavior of constituent molecules in the surface region. While there are extensive experimental observations and established ideas regarding desorption of ions from the surfaces of aqueous salt solutions, a more... more...
- Springer New York 2013; US$ 63.96
As I glance out my window in the early morning, I can see beads of droplets gracing a spider web. The film of dew that has settled on the threads is unstable and breaks up spontaneously into droplets. This phenomenon has implications for the treatment of textile fibers (the process known as "oiling"), glass, and carbon. It is no less important when... more...
- Wiley 2012; US$ 139.00 US$ 120.47
This handy reference is the first comprehensive book covering both fundamentals and recent developments in the field with an emphasis on nanotechnology. Written by a highly regarded author in the field, the book details state-of-the-art preparation, characterization and applications of thin films of organic molecules and biomaterials fabricated... more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2007; US$ 199.00
This ebook explores the transition from higher education into work. It reports on research undertaken over period of two years and which sought to track a number of young graduates as they completed their studies and embarked upon career of choice. Five cases are presented; the stories of five of the graduates over the course of one year. Story lines... more...
- Springer US 2007; US$ 159.36
Capillary Forces in Microassembly discusses the use of capillary forces as a gripping principle in microscale assembly. Clearly written and well-organized, this text brings together physical concepts at the microscale with practical applications in micromanipulation. Throughout this work, the reader will find a review of the existing... more...
- Springer Vienna 2007; US$ 127.49
Moving Interfaces in Solids are typically phase boundaries and grain or subgrain boundaries. Continuum thermodynamics and continuum mechanics are applied to explain the motion process. Related numerical and experimental concepts are dealt with. Experts from material physics and mechanics bridge the gap between these fields. The reader is offered a... more...
- Elsevier Science 2005; US$ 180.00
In this book new methods of study of the linear and nonlinear optical properties of thin films are presented. These techniques are based on the principles of the spatial Fourier spectroscopy of the light beam reflected from a prism-coupling device with the tunnel excitation of guided lightmodes in thin-film structures. Measurement techniques of determination... more...
- CRC Press 2005; US$ 331.00
This volume documents the proceedings of the International Symposium on Adhesion Aspects of Thin Films (including Adhesion Measurement, and Metallized plastics) held in Orlando, FL, December 15-16, 2003.This volume is divided into three parts. Part 1 ‚??General Papers‚?; Part 2 ‚??Metallized Plastics‚?; and Part 3 ‚??Adhesion Measurement‚?. The topics... more...