Disorder and Strain-Induced Complexity in Functional Materials

Disorder and Strain-Induced Complexity in Functional Materials


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783642209420
Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Publication date: 09/23/2011
Series: Springer Series in Materials Science , #148
Edition description: 2012
Pages: 308
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.04(d)

About the Author

Prof. Kakeshita is a leading researcher in the discipline of physical properties under extreme conditions. He also is the leader of a Global COE program, which is competitive educational program for PhD course student supported by the Japanese government.
Dr. Fukuda is a distinguished researcher in the field of martensitic transformation.
Prof. Planes and Dr. Saxena have previously been co-editors of a Springer book on "Magnetism and Structure in Functional Materials".

Table of Contents

Ferroics and multiferroics.- Principles of complexity in materials physics.- Understanding glassy phenomena in materials.- Soft electronic matter.- Hysteresis and avalanches.- High resolution visualization techniques: Structural aspects.- High resolution visualization techniques: Magnetic aspects.- Strain glasses and martensites.- Defects in ferroelectrics.- First principle calculations.- Nanoscale strain textures and interfaces: Magnetic Martensites.- Neutron scattering and shuffle based transitions: Precursor phenomena in magnetic materials.- Magnetostructural coupling and magnealoric properties in Heusler shape-memory alloys.- Ni-Mn-X Heusler materials.- Precusor nanoscale textures in martensites and magnetic materials.- Conclusion and future directions.

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