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Solids; Surfaces; Optical properties

  • Surface Plasmon Resonance Sensorsby Leiva Casemiro Oliveira; Antonio Marcus Nogueira Lima; Carsten Thirstrup; Helmut Franz Neff

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 54.99

    This book addresses the important physical phenomenon of Surface Plasmon Resonance or Surface Plasmon Polaritons in thin metal films, a phenomenon which is exploited in the design of a large variety of physico-chemical optical sensors. In this treatment, crucial materials aspects for design and optimization of SPR sensors are investigated and outlined... more...

  • Defects at Oxide Surfacesby Jacques Jupille; Geoff Thornton

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 179.00

    This book presents the basics and characterization of defects at oxide surfaces. It provides a state-of-the-art review of the field, containing information to the various types of surface defects, describes analytical methods to study defects, their chemical activity and the catalytic reactivity of oxides. Numerical simulations of defective structures... more...

  • High-Resolution Spin-Resolved Photoemission Spectrometer and the Rashba Effect in Bismuth Thin Filmsby Akari Takayama

    Springer Japan 2014; US$ 129.00

    In this thesis, the author has developed a high-resolution spin-resolved photoemission spectrometer that achieves the world-best energy resolution of 8 meV. The author has designed a new, highly efficient mini Mott detector that has a large electron acceptance angle and an atomically flat gold target to enhance the efficiency of detecting scattered... more...

  • Scanning Tunneling Spectroscopy of Magnetic Bulk Impuritiesby Henning Prüser

    Springer 2014; US$ 129.00

    Magnetic impurities in a non-magnetic host metal have been?actively explored in condensed matter physics?in recent?last decades. From?both fundamental and applied?viewpoints these systems are very interesting because they can exhibit strong electronic correlations that give rise to various fascinating phenomena beyond the single particle picture. Up... more...

  • Independent Variables for Optical Surfacing Systemsby Haobo Cheng

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2014; US$ 129.00

    This exhaustive volume on the principles and applications of optical surfacing systems introduces all the basic principles and common systems, analyzes the pivotal variables affecting surface quality, and examines a range of systems using new technologies. more...

  • Relaxation of the Chemical Bondby Chang Q Sun

    Springer Singapore 2014; US$ 279.00

    This book discusses the formation and relaxation dynamics of bond and non-bond during chemisorptions; the relaxation dynamics of bond under heating and compressing; the anomalous behavior of water and ice under cooling, compressing and clustering, and more. more...

  • Electronic Properties of Graphene Heterostructures with Hexagonal Crystalsby John Wallbank

    Springer 2014; US$ 129.00

    The last decade has witnessed the discovery of, and dramatic progress in understanding the physics of graphene and related two-dimensional materials. The development of methods for manufacturing and aligning high-quality two-dimensional crystals has facilitated the creation of a new generation of materials: the heterostructures of graphene with hexagonal... more...

  • Optical Coatingsby Olaf Stenzel

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2014; US$ 129.00

    As well as coverage of the base concepts in thin film theory, this volume has details of many of the latest results in the field, including materials mixtures and nanostructured coatings. It includes dedicated software packages for materials characterization. more...

  • Nanoscience with Liquid Crystalsby

    Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 229.00

    This book focuses on the exciting topic of nanoscience with liquid crystals: from self-organized nanostructures to applications. The elegant self-organized liquid crystalline nanostructures, the synergetic characteristics of liquid crystals and nanoparticles, liquid crystalline nanomaterials, synthesis of nanomaterials using liquid crystals as templates,... more...

  • Lasers in Materials Scienceby Paolo Ossi

    Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 179.00

    While systematically covering  current and emerging areas of lasers processing applications, this book provides examples of targeted modification of material properties achieved through careful control of processing conditions and laser irradiation parameters. more...