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Inorganic Materials Synthesis and Fabrication by John N Lalena
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An up-to-date, single-source reference on preparatory inorganic materials science This comprehensive volume on the preparation of single-phase inorganic materials covers the most important methods and techniques in solid-state synthesis and materials fabrication, including recent advances in the field. Incorporating both the fundamental background as well as information on advanced methodologies, Inorganic Materials Synthesis and Fabrication: * Explains the basic principles of crystallography, thermodynamics, and kinetics required to use the techniques described * Covers crystallographic and microstructural considerations * Discusses the chemical energetics and atomistics of reactions and transformations in solids * Details solid-vapor reactions, solid-liquid reactions, and solid-solid reactions * Covers nanomaterials synthesis, including bottom-up and top-down methods * Incorporates information on materials fabrication, including texture control, forming processes, consolidation methods, and more * Includes extensive references to the literature * Presents biographical sketches of distinguished materials scientists of the twentieth century With an accessible, interdisciplinary approach, this is an excellent introductory text for materials science and engineering, chemistry, and physics students, as well as a practical, hands-on reference for working professionals.

Author Biography

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.
Release date Australia
January 10th, 2008
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd)
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