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Spectroscopy & Spectrum Analysis

  • Refractive Indices of Solidsby Stepan S. Batsanov; Evgeny D. Ruchkin; Inga A. Poroshina

    Springer Singapore 2016; US$ 54.99

    This book highlights the basics of crystal optics methods and refractive index (RI) measurement techniques in various solids, as well as their scientific and technological applications. In addition to new techniques for cases when traditional techniques are impractical, such as for highly refracting powders, anomalous dispersion of light in the studied... more...

  • Perspectives on Fluorescenceby David M. Jameson

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 349.00

    Gregorio Weber is widely acknowledged as the person responsible for the advent of modern fluorescence spectroscopy. Since 2016 is the 100 th anniversary of Gregorio Weber?s birth, this special volume has been prepared to honor his life and achievements. It offers contributions from outstanding researchers in the fluorescence field, describing their... more...

  • Ab Initio Studies on Superconductivity in Alkali-Doped Fulleridesby Yusuke Nomura

    Springer Singapore 2016; US$ 129.00

    This book covers high-transition temperature ( T c ) s -wave superconductivity and the neighboring Mott insulating phase in alkali-doped fullerides. The author presents (1) a unified theoretical description of the phase diagram and (2) a nonempirical calculation of T c . For these purposes, the author employs an extension of the DFT+DMFT (density-functional... more...

  • Ultrafast Strong Field Dynamics in Dielectricsby Annkatrin Madlen Sommer

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 129.00

    This thesis presents a systematic discussion of experimental approaches to investigating the nonlinear interaction of ultrashort visible strong fields with dielectrics directly in the time domain. The key finding is the distinctly different peak-intensity dependence of the light-matter energy transfer dynamics on the one hand, and the observed transient... more...

  • Ion Beam Modification of Solidsby Werner Wesch; Elke Wendler

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 229.00

    This book presents the method of ion beam modification of solids in realization, theory and applications in a comprehensive way. It provides a review of the physical basics of ion-solid interaction and on ion-beam induced structural modifications of solids. Ion beams are widely used to modify the physical properties of materials. A complete theory... more...

  • Mechanical Properties of Polymers Measured through AFM Force-Distance Curvesby Brunero Cappella

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 129.00

    This Springer Laboratory volume is a practical guide for scientists and students dealing with the measurement of mechanical properties of polymers at the nanoscale through AFM force-distance curves. In the first part of the book the reader will find a theoretical introduction about atomic force microscopy, focused on force-distance curves, and mechanical... more...

  • Basic Physics of Functionalized Graphiteby Pablo D. Esquinazi

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 129.00

    This book summarizes the basic physics of graphite and newly discovered phenomena in this material. The book contains the knowledge needed to understand novel properties of functionalized graphite demonstrating the occurrence of remarkable phenomena in disordered graphite and graphite-based heterostructures. It also discusses applications of thin graphitic... more...

  • Electronic Properties of Organic Conductorsby Takehiko Mori

    Springer Japan 2016; US$ 179.00

    This book provides an easily understandable introduction to solid state physics for chemists and engineers. Band theory is introduced as an extension of molecular orbital theory, and its application to organic materials is described. Phenomena beyond band theory are treated in relation to magnetism and electron correlation, which are explained in... more...

  • Nanoscale Imaging and Characterisation of Amyloid-?by Claire Louisa Tinker-Mill

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 129.00

    This thesis presents a method for reliably and robustly producing samples of amyloid-? (A?) by capturing them at various stages of aggregation, as well as the results of subsequent imaging with various atomic force microscopy (AFM) methods, all of which add value to the data gathered by collecting information on the peptide?s nanomechanical, elastic,... more...

  • THz Technology Applied to Cultural Heritage in Practiceby Kaori Fukunaga

    Springer Japan 2016; US$ 99.00

    This book describes the current, concrete status of terahertz (THz) technology applied to scientific diagnoses of cultural heritage objects for conservation planning as well as for historical interest. It is unlike other THz-related scientific books in optics series, which only describe technologies and the physics behind them. A new method utilizing... more...