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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.

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Handbook of Magnetic Materials

  • 1st Edition
  • Volume 33
  • November 1, 2024
  • Ekkes H. Brück
  • English
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Handbook of Magnetic Materials, Volume 33 highlights new advances in the field, with this new volume presenting interesting chapters on a variety of timely and field specific topics, each contributed to by an international board of authors. A sample chapter in this new release includes Magnetic chirality and polarized neutron scattering.

Semiconductors and Semimetals: Part 2

  • 1st Edition
  • Volume 117
  • November 1, 2024
  • Martin Hafermann + 1 more
  • English
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This two-part book Volume on Semiconductor Metamaterials will survey the state-of-the-art in material platforms for optical metasurfaces. Part 1 will focus on materials for active metasurfaces, including tuning and sensing applications and will include chapters on Phase-Change Materials, Phase-Transition Materials and Soft Matter materials, as well as metasurface materials for polarization sensing, catalysis and chemical reactions. Part 2 will focus on static metasurfaces for light generation and detection. Materials employed for light emitting metasurfaces, metasurfaces operating in the ultraviolet, visible and infrared regions and metasurfaces from c2 materials will all be discussed.

Device-Aided Therapies in Parkinson's disease

  • 1st Edition
  • Volume 8
  • November 1, 2024
  • Per Odin + 2 more
  • English
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Device-Aided Therapies in Parkinson's Disease discusses the latest options from a global set of key opinion leaders and emerging specialists using a gender balanced modern and nuanced approach. Sample chapters cover The concept of continuous dopaminergic stimulation, Apomorphine Infusion, LCIG, LECIG, Foslevodopa/Foscarbidopa, ND0612, STN-DBS, Pallidal DBS, MRgFUS, Vestibular Neurostimulation, Patient selection and choice of therapy, The future: Stem cells? Gene therapy?, The future: Trophic factors, and Devices and the dashboard for PD.

Coulomb Interactions in Particle Beams

  • 1st Edition
  • Volume 230
  • October 5, 2024
  • Peter W. Hawkes + 1 more
  • English
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Coulomb Interactions in Particle Beams, Volume 230, the latest release in the Advances in Imaging and Electron Physics series, merges two long-running serials, Advances in Electronics and Electron Physics and Advances in Optical and Electron Microscopy. The series features articles on the physics of electron devices (especially semiconductor devices), particle optics at high and low energies, microlithography, image science, digital image processing, electromagnetic wave propagation, electron microscopy, and the computing methods used in all these domains.

Biomaterials for Precision Cancer Medicine

  • 1st Edition
  • October 1, 2024
  • Saeid Kargozar + 1 more
  • English
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Biomaterials for Precision Cancer Medicine bridges the gap between materials science and medicine, providing insights into novel biomaterial-based treatments for cancer. The book describes the various smart biomaterial-based treatments available, reviewing how they can be designed to target specific tumor types, adapt to changes in the cell microenvironment and offer smart, personalized therapy for different cancer variants, especially those which are drug-resistant. The book provides a materials-focused look at precision cancer medicine, and is thus useful to materials scientists, biomedical engineers, and biomedical scientists – including cancer and genetic specialists – with an interest in alternative cancer therapies.

Encyclopedia of Renewable Energy, Sustainability and the Environment

  • 1st Edition
  • October 1, 2024
  • Mohammad Reza Rahimpour
  • English
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Encyclopedia of Renewable Energy, Sustainability and the Environment, Four Volume Set comprehensively covers all renewable energy resources, including wind, solar, hydro, biomass, geothermal energy, and nuclear power, to name a few. In addition to covering the breadth of renewable energy resources at a fundamental level, this encyclopedia delves into the utilization and ideal applications of each resource and assesses them from environmental, economic, and policy standpoints. This book will serve as an ideal introduction to any renewable energy source for students, while also allowing them to learn about a topic in more depth and explore related topics, all in a single resource.Instructors, researchers, and industry professionals will also benefit from this comprehensive reference.

Synthetic Polymers in Drug and Biotherapeutics Delivery

  • 1st Edition
  • October 1, 2024
  • Rangasamy Jayakumar + 2 more
  • English
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Synthetic Polymers in Drug and Biotherapeutics Delivery covers recent advances in the design, synthesis and application of engineered polymers in the delivery of drugs and other biotherapeutic agents. The book covers new polymers that are fast replacing obsolete polymers in the field of drug delivery. Each chapter focuses on a specific polymer, detailing its design, synthesis, fabrication techniques and applications in drug and biotherapeutics delivery. This thorough examination provides a review of the latest research in this rapidly-changing field. Hence, it will be of interest to materials scientists, pharmaceutical scientists, biomedical engineers, chemical engineers and clinicians with an interest in materials development.Synthetic polymers provide a unique set of opportunities in drug and bio-therapeutic delivery due to their chemical versatility and tunable physicochemical properties. Such polymers can be formulated into nanoparticles, nanofibers, nanogels, microparticles, beads, hydrogels, and scaffolds to suit specific needs such as drug release rate and biodegradation with low toxicity.

Design, Characterization and Fabrication of Polymer Scaffolds for Tissue Engineering

  • 1st Edition
  • October 1, 2024
  • Dipankar Chattopadhyay + 1 more
  • English
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Design, Characterization and Fabrication of Polymer Scaffolds for Tissue Engineering covers core elements of scaffold design, from properties and characterization of polymeric scaffolds to fabrication techniques and the structure-property relationship. Particular attention is given to the cell-scaffold interaction at the molecular level, helping the reader understand and adapt scaffold design to improve biocompatibility and function. The book goes on to discuss a range of tissue engineering applications for polymeric scaffolds, including bone, nerve, cardiac and fibroblast tissue engineering. This is an important, interdisciplinary work of relevance to materials scientists, polymer scientists, biomedical engineers, and those working regenerative medicine.

Movement Disorders in Neurology and Systemic Disorders

  • 1st Edition
  • Volume 7
  • October 1, 2024
  • Pramod Kumar Pal + 1 more
  • English
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International Review of Movement Disorders series, highlights new advances in the field, with this new volume presenting interesting chapters. Each chapter is written by an international board of authors.

Handbook of Thin Film Deposition

  • 5th Edition
  • October 1, 2024
  • Dominic Schepis + 1 more
  • English
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Handbook of Thin Film Deposition, Fifth Edition, is a comprehensive reference focusing on thin film technologies and applications used in the semiconductor industry and the closely related areas of thin film deposition, thin film micro-properties, ferroelectric films, LED research, and materials for memory applications and other thin film applications.Of particular note in this new edition is the coverage of ‘reduction to practice,’ a phase where the idea for a technology transition from a concept to actual implementation. This section includes chapters that review the most relevant methods to fabricate thin films towards practical applications. The book also discusses the latest applications of various thin film deposition technologies.Handbook of Thin Film Deposition, 5th Edition is suitable for materials scientists, engineers, and managers working in academia or semiconductor related R&D.