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The Materials Science portfolio includes titles covering core knowledge and new research and applications across the field: nanotechnology and nanomaterials; polymers and plastics; textiles; composites and ceramics; electronic, magnetic, and optical materials; metals and alloys; biomaterials; surface and film science and coating technologies; materials chemistry, and more. In-depth coverage, innovative state-of-the-art approaches, and real-world application examples provide valuable, actionable insights for researchers, students, and the corporate sector. Elsevier's Materials Science portfolio places special attention on areas of current and emerging interest such as additive manufacturing / 3D printing, graphene and 2D materials, smart materials, biomimetics... The content in Elsevier's Materials Science titles program addresses core challenges facing science and society: sustainable energy technologies, the circular economy, health and human welfare.

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Advances in Nanoinformatics and Nanotechnology for Biomedical Applications

  • 1st Edition
  • December 1, 2099
  • Johra Khan + 2 more
  • English
Advances in Nanoinformatics and Nanotechnology for Biomedical Applications reviews the use of informatics to design and fabricate nanotherapeutic technologies for the treatment of chronic diseases. This book introduces the basics of informatics and nanobiomedicine with special emphasis on nanotherapeutics and nanotheranostics. Key chapters cover the tools and techniques used in nanoinformatics, as well as detailing the various applications of nanoinformatics in therapeutics. The latest developments of nanoinformatics for the management of chronic human diseases is covered, including microbial infections, inflammatory disorders, cardiovascular disorders, diabetes, CNS disorders, neurological disorders, and cancer. Advances in Nanoinformatics and Nanotechnology for Biomedical Applications is an interesting and useful resource for researchers and academics in the fields of materials science, bioinformatics, and pharmaceutical science, as well as R&D groups utilizing nanoinformatics to develop novel therapies.

Localized Surface Plasmon Resonance Biosystems

  • 1st Edition
  • December 1, 2099
  • Nikhil Bhalla + 1 more
  • English
Localized Surface Plasmon Resonance Biosystems: Fundamentals, Design and Applications presents fundamental theory and an overview of the application of advanced methods and concepts for the development of nanophotonic biosystems. It introduces LSPR biosensing concepts followed by a discussion of the material design aspects of the LSPR technology, including a description of methods used for developing new plasmonic materials and biosystems. After presenting the fundaments of LSPR biosystems, the book deals with practical aspects of implementing this technology in biosensor systems, discussing a variety of topics such as large-scale plasmonic structures, on-chip photonics which avoid use of light sources, and much more.Other sections cover tuning photonic properties for developing new applications related to biosensing and opportunities and challenges of such biosystems for translational research. This is an important resource for both scientists and engineers interested on the complete cycle of device development, from conceptualization to development and deployment, in the field of nanoplasmonic biosensing.

Porous Organic Polymers

  • 1st Edition
  • December 1, 2099
  • Francis Verpoort
  • English
Porous Organic Polymers: Synthesis, Characterization, and Emerging Applications offers a complete and detailed approach to the preparation techniques and novel applications of porous organic polymers. Porous organic polymers (POPs), covalent organic frameworks (COFs), covalent triazine frameworks (CTFs), and porous aromatic frameworks (PAFs) offer simple preparation methods, tunable structures, modular porosity, high stability, and suitable properties for a range of novel applications. The book begins by presenting the fundamentals of porous organic polymers and associated materials, with particular focus on covalent triazine frameworks, physicochemical aspects, structure-property relationship, hypercrosslinked porous polymers, intrinsic microporosity, and conductive porous organic polymers. This is followed by detailed chapters that guide the reader through the preparation of porous organic polymers for specific target applications, including in catalysis, sensing, pollutant remediation, gas storage and separation, ion transport, energy storage, and devices. This is a valuable resource for researchers and advanced students across polymer science, chemistry, materials science, nanotechnology, chemical engineering, biomedicine, and environmental science, as well as engineers, scientists, and R&D professionals with an interest in porous organic polymers and novel polymeric materials for industrial applications.

Magneto-dielectric materials for microwave absorbers

  • 1st Edition
  • December 1, 2099
  • Charanjit Singh
  • English
Magneto-dielectric materials for microwave absorbers first introduces basic principles such as theoretical and mathematic formulations of materials parameters associated with absorbers. Then it comprehensively discusses the loss mechanisms and their relationship to materials properties and microwave absorption. Strategies to optimize the performance parameters responsible for microwave absorption are reviewed—including models that consider input impedance, quarter wavelength mechanisms, and hysteresis parameters. An overview of the synthesis and characterization of the most relevant materials such as ferrite and dielectric composites considered for microwave absorber applications is included. Magneto-dielectric materials for microwave absorbers is suitable for researchers in academia and practitioners in industry working in the disciplines of materials science and engineering, and electronic engineering.

Polymeric Nanogels for Therapeutic and Diagnostic Applications

  • 1st Edition
  • December 1, 2099
  • Emmanuel Rotimi Sadiku + 3 more
  • English
Polymeric Nanogels for Therapeutic and Diagnostic Applications explores the design and use of polymer-based nanogels as multifunctional nanosystems for various biomedical applications. The book introduces the reader to the unique properties, characterization, synthesis, and functionalization of polymeric nanogels, providing a step-by-step overview of the core development aspects. A broad range of therapeutic and diagnostic applications is covered, from tissue regeneration, antimicrobial therapy, and cancer detection to treatment of neurological and metabolic disorders. This resource presents readers with a research-led and accessible reference to aid in the development of novel nanosystems.

Graphene and 2D Materials in Heat Transfer

  • 1st Edition
  • January 1, 2099
  • Mohammad Khalid + 3 more
  • English
Heat transfer is a major engineering challenge that has implications in several areas including space, energy, transportation, manufacturing, and medicine. Graphene and other 2D materials have outstanding thermo-physical properties. As a result, these materials are being exploited in various applications. Although several reports have been published on fundamental heat transfer aspects of such materials, the topic remains challenging to understand for many who are new to it.Graphene and 2D Materials in Heat Transfer: Fundamentals and Applications aims to provide readers with the most recent information on the synthesis and applications of graphene in heat transfer. Furthermore, mechanical and thermal properties of 2D materials, solid-liquid interface phonon transfer at the molecular level, methods and observations of transport phenomena in nano-micro domains will be addressed. The book also offers detailed coverage of the emerging applications of 2D nanofluids and nanolubricants as alternatives to conventional heat transfer fluids The book explores applications in microchannel heat sinks, micro heat exchangers, and micro heat pipes, molecular dynamics (MD) simulations for heat transport problems related to 2D materials and applications. In addition, convective heat transfer approaches for 2D materials and nanocomposites are also addressed.This is an important reference source for materials scientists and engineers who want to learn more about how graphene and other classes of 2D materials are being used as heat transfer agents.

Engineering Materials 2

  • 5th Edition
  • January 1, 2030
  • David R.H. Jones + 1 more
  • English
Engineering Materials 2, Fifth Edition: An Introduction to Microstructures and Processing is a comprehensive introduction to microstructures and the processing of materials. It is comprised of four sections covering metals, ceramics, polymers and composites. The materials are presented in an easy-to-read style, but also provide details on how processing, microstructures and physicochemical characters are interrelated. The book emphasizes the relationship between structure, processing and properties of both conventional and innovative materials. It provides detailed discussions of the different aspects of transformations, including interface kinetics, nucleation and growth and constitutional undercooling.

Coating Materials for Electronic Applications

  • 2nd Edition
  • January 1, 2030
  • James J. Licari
  • English
This book provides the answers to those questions vital to the successful design and manufacturing of electronic components, modules, and systems such as: • How can one protect electronic assemblies from prolonged high humidity, high temperatures, salt spray or other terrestrial and space environments? • What coating types can be used to protect microelectronics in military, space, automotive, or medical environments? • How can the chemistry of polymers be correlated to desirable physical and electrical properties? • How can a design engineer avoid subsequent potential failures due to corrosion, metal migration, electrical degradation, outgassing?• What are the best processes that manufacturing can use to mask, clean, prepare the surface, dispense the coating, and cure the coating?• What quality assurance and in-process tests can be used to assure reliability?• What government or industry specifications are available? • How can organic coatings be selected to meet OSHA, EPA, and other regulations? Besides a discussion of the traditional roles of coatings for moisture and environmental protection of printed circuit assemblies, this book covers dielectric coatings that provide electrical functions such as the low-dielectric-constant dielectrics used to fabricate multilayer interconnect substrates and high-frequency, high-speed circuits. Materials engineers and chemists will benefit greatly from coverage of chemistry and properties of the main types of polymer coatings including: Epoxies, Polyimides, Silicones, Polyurethanes, Parylene, Benzocyclobenzene, among others. For manufacturing personnel, there is an entire chapter of over a dozen processes for masking, cleaning, and surface preparation and a comprehensive review of over 20 processes for the application and curing of coatings including recent extrusion, meniscus, and curtain coating methods used in processing large panels. The pros and cons of each method are given to aid the engineer in selecting the optimum method for his/her application. As a bonus, from his own experience, the author discusses some caveats that will help reduce costs and avoid failures. Finally, the author discusses regulations of OSHA, EPA, and other government agencies which have resulted in formulation changes to meet VOC and toxicity requirements. Tables of numerous military, commercial, industry, and NASA specifications are given to help the engineer select the proper callout.New to the 2nd edition:• Augmented section on tin whiskers as a major failure mode and use of coatings to mitigate the problem• New section on nano-fillers  and other formulation additives to improve coatings properties• Augmented section on importance of biocompatible coatings in medical applications• Upgraded tables of proprietary products

Physics of Intense Lasers

  • 1st Edition
  • December 31, 2029
  • Philippe Balcou
  • English
Physics of Intense Lasers explores the general architecture of intense lasers, amplification, non-linear effects, temporal control for chirped pulse amplification, and final characterization. The field of intense laser physics is literally booming, as the ever increasing capabilities of intense lasers open new research avenues on matters in extreme conditions of temperature, density, and acceleration. This volume enables readers to immerse themselves in the physics and technology of lasers while also gaining awareness about the most up-to-date developments in the field.

Applications of Block Copolymer Engineered Surfaces

  • 1st Edition
  • December 30, 2029
  • Michael A. Morris + 1 more
  • English
Applications of Block Copolymer Engineered Surfaces presents cutting-edge techniques for the utilization of block copolymer systems in the engineering of surfaces, and their implementation in a range of advanced applications. Block copolymers allow combinative properties that exceed the possible properties of single component polymers, as well as phase separation possibilities. In thin film form, block copolymers offer the possibility of engineering the surface through techniques such as pattern transfer and templating. The ability to nanoengineer surface chemistry and topography using block copolymer materials opens the door to a range of advanced applications, which this book investigates in detail. The book begins with an overview of the field of block copolymer systems and thin films, self-assembly mechanisms, and the available patterns and structures. BCP synthesis is then described in detail, with emphasis on new systems and their relevance. Two chapters examine thin film block copolymer processing, covering self-assembly methodologies, such as solvent and thermal annealing, and emerging methods for large area processing. Subsequent chapters explain the utilization of BCPs in a range of current or emerging application areas, including surface membranes, defined wetting surfaces, light manipulation, charge storage, photovoltaics, evaporation assisted cooling, biological applications, self-cleaning surfaces, catalysis, and more. This is an essential resource for researchers, scientists and advanced students with an interest in block copolymer engineered surfaces and applications, across polymer science, polymer chemistry, surface engineering, nanomaterials, and materials science. This is also a valuable guide for engineers, R&D professionals, and scientists looking to utilize block copolymer engineered surfaces for industrial applications, in areas such as microelectronics and photovoltaics.