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Thin films; Surfaces

  • Siliceneby Michelle J.S. Spencer; Tetsuya Morishita

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 91.98

    This book reviews the current state-of-the art of single layer silicene up to thicker silicon nanosheets, and their structure, properties and potential applications. Silicene is a newly discovered material that is one atomic layer think. It is a two-dimensional (2D) nanomaterial that is classified as a nanosheet, which has large lateral dimensions... more...

  • Biomimeticsby Bharat Bhushan

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 179.73

    This revised, updated and expanded new edition presents an overview of biomimetics and biologically inspired structured surfaces. It deals with various examples of biomimetics which include surfaces with roughness-induced superomniphobicity, self-cleaning, antifouling, and controlled adhesion. The focus in the book is on the Lotus Effect,... more...

  • Reviews in Plasmonics 2015by Chris D. Geddes

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 137.44

    Reviews in Plasmonics 2015, the second volume of the new book series from Springer, serves as a comprehensive collection of current trends and emerging hot topics in the field of Plasmonics and closely related disciplines. It summarizes the year?s progress in surface plasmon phenomena and its applications, with authoritative analytical reviews in... more...

  • Theory of Reflectionby John Lekner

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 116.29

    This book deals with the reflection of electromagnetic and particle waves by interfaces. The interfaces can be sharp or diffuse. The topics of the book contain absorption, inverse problems, anisotropy, pulses and finite beams, rough surfaces, matrix methods, numerical methods,  reflection of particle waves and neutron reflection. Exact general results... more...

  • Hard X-ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy (HAXPES)by Joseph C. Woicik

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 158.59

    This book provides the first complete and up-to-date summary of the state of the art in HAXPES and motivates readers to harness its powerful capabilities in their own research. The chapters are written by experts. They include historical work, modern instrumentation, theory and applications. This book spans from physics to chemistry and materials science... more...

  • Surface Chemistry and Macroscopic Assembly of Graphene for Application in Energy Storageby Cheng-Meng Chen

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2015; US$ 91.98

    This PhD thesis presents the latest findings on the tunable surface chemistry of graphene/graphene oxide by systematically investigating the tuning of oxygen and nitrogen containing functional groups using an innovative carbonization and ammonia treatment. In addition, novel macroscopic assemblies or hybrids of graphene were produced, laying the theoretical... more...

  • Nanomaterials and Nanoarchitecturesby M. Bardosova; T. Wagner

    Springer Netherlands 2015; US$ 84.57

    The current work consists of nine contributions describing recent progress in the interdisciplinary of Nanoscience, which involves physics, chemistry, engineering, biology and medicine and one essay outlining some important historical and socioeconomic factors pertaining to recent developments in nanoscale science and technology. All 10 chapters... more...

  • Design of Polymeric Platforms for Selective Biorecognitionby Juan Rodríguez-Hernández; Aitziber L. Cortajarena

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 116.29

    This book addresses in an integrated manner all the critical aspects for building the next generation of biorecognition platforms - from biomolecular recognition to surface fabrication. The most recent strategies reported to create surface nano and micropatterns are thoroughly analyzed. This book contains descriptions of the types of molecules immobilized... more...

  • Materials for Energy Infrastructureby Werasak Udomkichdecha; Anchalee Mononukul; Thomas Böllinghaus; Jürgen Lexow

    Springer Singapore 2015; US$ 91.98

    This book presents contributions to the topics of materials for energy infrastructure with a focus on data and informatics for materials. This spectrum of topics has been chosen because challenges in terms of materials are identified to lie in transport and storage of energy, adequate supply of food and water, well-working infrastructure, materials... more...

  • Laboratory Micro-X-Ray Fluorescence Spectroscopyby Michael Haschke

    Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 95.15

    Micro-X-ray fluorescence offers the possibility for a position- sensitive and non-destructive analysis that can be used for the analysis of non-homogeneous materials and layer systems. This analytical technique has shown a dynamic development in the last 15 years and is used for the analysis of small particles, inclusions, of elemental distributions... more...