Materials Scientists and Engineers

Diffuse Scattering and the Fundamental Properties of Materials

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$181.95
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04/01/2009

Rozaliya I. Barabash
Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tennessee

Gene E. Ice
Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tennessee

Patrice E.A. Turchi
Lawrence Livermore National Labs, Livermore, California

Diffuse Scattering—the use of off-specular X-Rays and neutrons from surfaces and interfaces—has grown rapidly as a tool for characterizing the surface properties of materials and related fundamental structural properties. It has proven to be especially useful in the understanding of local properties within materials. This new book reflects the efforts of physicists and materials scientists around the world who have helped to refine the techniques and applications of diffuse scattering.

Sustainable Remediation of Contaminated Sites

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$59.95
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10/01/2014

Krishna Reddy and Jeffrey Adams

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Traditional site remediation approaches typically focus on the reduction of containment concentrations to meet cleanup goals or risk-based corrective levels with a primary emphasis on remediation program cost and time frame. Such an approach, however, may result in ancillary impacts to the environment that, when considered in totality with the remediation activity, result in a net negative impact to the environment.

Atomic Absorption Spectroscopy: An Introduction, 2nd edition

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$109.95
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07/31/2014

Alfredo Sanz-Medel and Rosario Pereiro

This book offers a concise, but highly useful introduction to the basic concepts, techniques, and new applications of Atomic Absorption Spectroscopy (AAS). This well-established materials analysis technology dates back to the 19th century, yet it remains today one of the most popular and cost-effective analysis tools used by chemists, physicists and materials scientists worldwide.

The second edition provides you with the latest information on all new AAS techniques and instruments. Highlights encompass:

Surface Engineering and Technology for Biomedical Implants

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$199.95
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04/14/2014

Yoshiki Oshida

The ultimate success for placed implants in both dental and medical practice relies on the early stage of osteo-integration (fusing and integrating of placed non-vital implant surface to receiving vital hard tissue - bone structure). This new book explains the three basic requirements for implant success from a surface engineering perspective:

Impedimetric Biosensors for Medical Applications: Current Progress and Challenges

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$89.95
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10/31/2013

Jo Valerie Rushworth, Natalie A. Hirst, Jack A. Goode, Douglas J. Pike, Asif Ahmed, and Paul A. Millner

One of the ways of making drug delivery more efficient is the use of nanosystems for targeted delivery and timed release. This new monograph in the ASME-Momentum Press series on Biomedical & Nanomedical Technologies will explore the latest research on nanoparticulate delivery systems for the immune modulating agent, GMDP (N-acetylglucosaminyl-N-acetylmuramyl-Lisoglutamine), an important component in cell wall structure and receptors. Silica nanoparticles in particular have shown great promise in enhanced delivery of drugs targeted at this cellular wall component.

Green Supply Chain Management

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$89.95
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12/31/2013

Joseph Sarkis

One of the ways of making drug delivery more efficient is the use of nanosystems for targeted delivery and timed release. This new monograph in the ASME-Momentum Press series on Biomedical & Nanomedical Technologies will explore the latest research on nanoparticulate delivery systems for the immune modulating agent, GMDP (N-acetylglucosaminyl-N-acetylmuramyl-Lisoglutamine), an important component in cell wall structure and receptors. Silica nanoparticles in particular have shown great promise in enhanced delivery of drugs targeted at this cellular wall component.

Tubular Combustion

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11/26/2013

Satoru Ishizuka, Derek Dunn-Rankin and Robert W. Pitz

Tubular combustors are cylindrical tubes where flame ignition and propagation occur in a spatially confined, highly controlled environment, in a nearly flat, elongated geometry. This allows for some unique advantages where extremely even heat dispersion is required over a large surface while still maintaining fuel efficiency. Tubular combustors also allow for easy flexibility in type of fuel source, allowing for quick changeover to meet various needs and changing fuel pricing.

GFP Whole Cell Microbial Biosensors: Scale-up and Scale-Down Effects on Biopharmaceutical Processes

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01/24/2013

Frank Delvigne, Alison Brognaux, Shanshan Han, Soren J. Sorenson, Philippe Thornart

With the rapid advances in nanotechnology, telecommunication and information technologies, efficient and reliable telemedicine (also known as remote point of care or remote healthcare), is now coming into practice. This new monograph in the ASME-Momentum Press series on Biomedical & Nanomedical Technologies discusses the development and application of mobile wearable nano-bio health monitoring systems for telemedicine.

X-Ray Fluorescence Spectrometry and Related Techniques: An Introduction

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$208.95
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02/15/2013

Eva Margui, Rene Van Grieken

X-ray fluorescence spectrometry (XRF) is a well-established analytical technique for qualitative and quantitative elemental analysis of a wide variety of routine quality control and research samples. Among its many desirable features, it delivers true multi-element character analysis, acceptable speed and economy, easy of automation, and the capacity to analyze solid samples.

Photodynamic Therapy Mediated by Fullerenes and their Derivatives

Photodynamic Therapy
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$89.95
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10/30/2012

Mike Hamblin

The Fullerene molecule is a carbon-based nano-scale structure of 60 carbon atoms arranged in a 3-dimensional soccer ball- like sphere. It is highly stable, but it can be modified with functional groups for desired biological activity. This new monograph in the ASME-Momentum Press series on Biomedical & Nanomedical Technologies will explore the basic physics and chemistry of Fullerenes, how the Fullerene molecule can be chemically modified with bio-active moieties, and then how it can be applied in clinical use. Examples of antimicrobial and anti-cancer uses will be discussed.

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