Synthesis of Inorganic Materials

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Due to their use and importance in many fields, a great deal of research focuses on developing inorganic materials. For example, a computer contains many types of inorganic materials, including the glass in the display or a layer of the LCD screen, the metal wires, and semiconductor materials in the chips and other electronic components. Computers can even be powered by solar cells, which also include inorganic materials. Zeolites also belong to this class and are found in ...

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Overview

Due to their use and importance in many fields, a great deal of research focuses on developing inorganic materials. For example, a computer contains many types of inorganic materials, including the glass in the display or a layer of the LCD screen, the metal wires, and semiconductor materials in the chips and other electronic components. Computers can even be powered by solar cells, which also include inorganic materials. Zeolites also belong to this class and are found in applications ranging from catalysts to cat litter.
This third edition of the popular textbook contains 30% new and/or revised content to reflect the latest developments in this fast developing field. Written from the chemist's point of view, the well-known and experienced authors provide a thorough and pedagogical introduction, now including example real-life applications of the syntheses, as well as new sections on nanomaterials, templating methods and biomineralization.
A valuable resource for advanced undergraduates as well as masters and graduate students in inorganic chemistry and materials science.

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Editorial Reviews

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“A valuable resource for advanced undergraduates as well as masters and graduate students in inorganic chemistry and materials science.”  (Chimie Nouvelle, 1 March 2013)

“The authors have succeeded in writing a text that spans chemistry and materials science, with practical applications in both areas.  It is a useful reference for interested audiences.  Summing Up: Recommended.  Upper-division undergraduates, graduate students, researchers/faculty, and professionals/practitioners.”  (Choice, 1 November 2012)

From The Critics
A textbook for students primarily of chemistry, but also of physics and materials science that supplies the chemical perspective on inorganic synthesis often neglected in mainstream textbooks in favor of bonding and structures. The goal is to explain how chemists can contribute to materials science by selecting suitable precursors and developing correct conditions to obtain a product with the desired composition, properties, and structure. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9783527327140
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 4/3/2012
  • Edition description: Enlarged
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 392
  • Product dimensions: 6.70 (w) x 9.50 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Meet the Author

Ulrich Schubert is Professor of Inorganic Chemistry at the Institute of Materials Chemistry, Vienna University of Technology. Born in Regensburg, he completed all his studies at the Technical University of Munich, including his thesis under the supervision of E.O. Fischer. He was a post-doctoral fellow at Stanford University, where he worked with W.S. Johnson. After gaining his lecturing qualification in Munich, he held a professorship of inorganic chemistry at the University of Würzburg from 1982 to 1994 before moving to Vienna to become a full professor. From 1989 to 1994 he also served in different positions at the Fraunhofer Institute of Silicate Research in Würzburg. Professor Schubert's research interests include application-oriented fundamental research on sol-gel processes and the activation of silicon-element bonds by transition metal complexes.

Nicola Hüsing is assistant professor at the Institute of Materials Chemistry at Vienna University of Technology. Born in Rheda-Wiedenbrück, she studied chemistry at the University of Würzburg. While working on her dissertation she began working at Vienna University of Technology and the University of California, Los Angeles. After receiving her PhD in 1997 from the University of Würzburg, she was awarded a post-doctoral fellowship with C.J. Brinker on nanostructured thin films the following year. Returning to Vienna she gained her lecturing qualification in 2003 and is taking up a full professorship at the University of Ulm this year. Her research interests focus on the synthesis of sol-gel based porous materials and mesoscopically organized systems, especially with respect to synthesis - structure - property relations.

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Table of Contents

1 Introduction 1
2 Solid-state reactions 5
3 Formation of solids from the gas phase 63
4 Formation of solids from solutions and melts 129
5 Preparation and modification of inorganic polymers 235
6 Porous materials 305
7 Nanostructured materials 353
8 Glossary 387
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