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  • Gaseous and Electrochemical Hydrogen Storage Properties of Mg-Based Thin Filmsby Gongbiao Xin

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2016; US$ 129.00

    This thesis introduces the preparation of a series of Mg-based thin films with different structures using magnetron sputtering, as well as the systematical investigation of their gaseous and electrochemical hydrogen storage properties under mild conditions. It reviews promising applications of Mg-based thin films in smart windows, hydrogen sensors... more...

  • Measuring Biological Impacts of Nanomaterialsby Joachim Wegener

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 259.00

    This book reviews several aspects of the biological response to nanoscale particles on a molecular and cellular level. Nanoscale materials and nanoscale particles in particular have interesting properties and beneficial applications. While they thus have entered our daily lifes on many different levels (from electronics, over textiles, packaging... more...

  • Introduction to Biosensorsby Jeong-Yeol Yoon

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 89.99

    This book equips students with a thorough understanding of various types of sensors and biosensors that can be used for chemical, biological, and biomedical applications, including but not limited to temperature sensors, strain sensor, light sensors, spectrophotometric sensors, pulse oximeter, optical fiber probes, fluorescence sensors, pH sensor,... more...

  • Tunable Microwave Metamaterial Structuresby Matthias Maasch

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 129.00

    This book presentsoriginal findings on tunable microwave metamaterial structures, and describesthe theoretical and practical issues involved in the design of metamaterialdevices. Special emphasis is given to tunable elements and their advantages interms of feeding network simplification. Different biasing schemes and feedingnetwork topologies are... more...

  • Novel (Trans)dermal Drug Delivery Strategiesby Hazel Garvie-Cook

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 129.00

    This work represents an inventive attempt to apply recent advances in nanotechnology to identify and characterise novel polymer systems for drug delivery through the skin. Atomic force microscopy (AFM) measurements of the nanoscale mechanical properties of topical, drug-containing polymeric films enabled the author to identify optimal compositions,... more...

  • Microsystems for Pharmatechnologyby Andreas Dietzel

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 179.00

    This book provides a comprehensive, state-of-the-art review of microfluidic approaches and applications in pharmatechnology. It is appropriate for students with an interdisciplinary interest in both the pharmaceutical and engineering fields, as well as process developers and scientists in the pharmaceutical industry. The authors cover new and advanced... more...

  • Fibrous and Textile Materials for Composite Applicationsby Sohel Rana; Raul Fangueiro

    Springer Singapore 2016; US$ 179.00

    This bookfocuses on the fibers and textiles used in composite materials. It presentsboth existing technologies currently used in commercial applications and thelatest advanced research and developments. It also discusses the differentfiber forms and architectures, such as short fibers, unidirectional tows,directionally oriented structures or... more...

  • Strong and Weak Topology Probed by Surface Scienceby Christian Pauly

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 79.99

    Christian Pauly demonstrates the strong topological properties of the technologically relevant phase change materials Sb 2 Te 3 and Ge 2 Sb 2 Te 5 by using two powerful techniques for mapping the surface electronic structure: scanning tunneling spectroscopy (STS) and angle-resolved photoemission spectroscopy (ARPES). In the case of a phase change... more...

  • Reviews in Plasmonics 2015by Chris D. Geddes

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 209.00

    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...

  • Continuum Mechanics and Thermodynamics of Matterby S. Paolucci

    Cambridge University Press 2016; US$ 140.00

    Gives advanced undergraduate and graduate students a clear understanding of the development of continuum mechanics, with special emphasis on thermodymamics. more...