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Inorganic 3D Structures

Inorganic 3D Structures

Ángel Vegas

Springer
Copyright, 2011
ISBN 978-3-642-20340-4
201 pages, hardcover, 189,95 €
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Key Features

  • This series presents critical reviews of the present position and future trends in modern chemical research concerned with chemical structure and bonding.
  • Short and concise reports, each written by the world's renowned expert.
  • Still valid and useful after 5 or 10 years.
  • More information as well as the electronic version of the whole content available at: springerlink.com.

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Structural Crystallography of Inorganic Oxysalts

Structural Crystallography of Inorganic Oxysalts

Sergey V. Krivovichev

Oxford University Press
Copyright, 2009
ISBN 978-0-199-21320-7
320 pages, hardcover, $145
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Key Features

  • First book with systematic and generalized approach to the structures of inorganic oxysalts.
  • Explores simple but powerful topological techniques to unravel structural complexity of inorganic materials.
  • Covers a wide range of inorganic compounds from minerals to organically templated compounds.
  • Deals with both traditional and alternative approaches to structure description and classification.
  • Provides a unique insight into structural diversity of inorganic compounds.

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Minerals as Advanced Materials I

Minerals as Advanced Materials I

Sergey V. Krivovichev

Springer
Copyright, 2008
ISBN 978-3-540-77122-7
256 pages, hardcover, 114,95 €
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Key Features

  • This book represents a collection of papers presented at the 1st International workshop 'Minerals as Advanced Materials I' planned as an exchange of ideas between mineralogists and material scientists.
  • The topics covered include: zeolites, their natural occurrence, properties and applications; microporous and mesoporous mineral phases; layered mineral structures and composites; natural nanostructures (nanotubes, nanoclusters, nanocomposites, photonic crystals); biological minerals and biocompatible materials; minerals as actinide host matrices and other aspects of interactions between mineralogy and material sciences.

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Structural Chemistry of Inorganic Actinide Compounds

Structural Chemistry of Inorganic Actinide Compounds

Sergey V. Krivovichev, Peter Burns, and Ivan G. Tananaev

Elsevier
Copyright, 2007
ISBN 978-0-444-52111-8
504 pages, hardcover, $255
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Key Features

  • Covers over 2,000 actinide compounds including materials, minerals and coordination polymers.
  • Summarizes recent achievements in the field.
  • Some chapters reveal (secret) advances made by the Soviet Union during the 'Cold war'.

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Crystallography of Modular Materials

Crystallography of Modular Materials

Giovanni Ferraris, Emil Makovicky, and Stefano Merlino

Oxford University Press
Copyright, 2004
ISBN 0-19-852664-4
370 pages, hardcover, 75£
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Key Features

  • First comprehensive book on the crystallography of modular materials.
  • Provides a unified treatment of results scattered across different journals and original papers.
  • Illustrates theoretical aspects with examples.
  • Offers a standard for definitions and nomenclature.
  • Presents frontier applications in materials science.

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