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Inorganic Materials Synthesis and Fabrication / Edition 1

Inorganic Materials Synthesis and Fabrication / Edition 1


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This up-to-date, single-source reference on the preparation of single-phase inorganic materials covers the most important methods and techniques in solid-state synthesis and materials fabrication. Presenting both fundamental background and advanced methodologies, it describes the principles of crystallography, thermodynamics, and kinetics required, addresses crystallographic and microstructural considerations, and describes various kinds of reactions. This is an excellent text for materials science and engineering, chemistry, and physics students, as well as a practical, hands-on reference for working professionals.

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ISBN-13: 9780471740049
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 01/03/2008
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 312
Product dimensions: 6.40(w) x 9.60(h) x 0.84(d)

About the Author

John N. Lalena, PhD, is an Adjunct Assistant Professor of Chemistry at the University of Maryland University College-Europe, and an Affiliate Research Assistant Professor of Chemistry at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, Virginia. DAVID A. CLEARY, PhD, is Professor of Chemistry at Gonzaga University in Spokane, Washington. EVERETT E. CARPENTER, PHD, is Assistant Professor in the Department of Chemistry at Virginia Commonwealth University. NANCY F. DEAN, PHD, was formerly a research manager at Honeywell Electronic Materials and now runs her own consulting firm.

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Table of Contents


1. Crystallographic and Microstructural Considerations.

2. Chemical Energetics and Atomistics of Reactions and Transformations in Solids.

3. Solid - Vapor Reactions.

4. Solid - Liquid Reactions.

5. Solid - Solid Reactions.

6. Nanomaterials Synthesis.

7. Materials Fabrication.

Appendix A1: General Mechanical Engineering Terms.

Appendix A2: Green Materials Synthesis and Processing.


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