Glassy, Amorphous and Nano-Crystalline Materials: Thermal Physics, Analysis, Structure and Properties by Jaroslav Å EstGlassy, Amorphous and Nano-Crystalline Materials: Thermal Physics, Analysis, Structure and Properties by Jaroslav Å Est

Glassy, Amorphous and Nano-Crystalline Materials: Thermal Physics, Analysis, Structure and…

byJaroslav Å Est

Paperback | January 2, 2013

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Provides a summary of non-equilibrium glassy and amorphous structures and their macro- and microscopic thermal properties.

The book contains a carefully selected works of fourteen internationally recognized scientists involving the advances of the physics and chemistry of the glassy and amorphous states.

Prof. Jaroslav Å esták, MEng., PhD., DSc. Institute of Physics, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic - specialised in thermodynamics (kinetics) and material science and engineering (particularly applied to variety of inorganic glasses), 287 papers in impact journals, over 2500 SCI citation responses, 15 books and book chapters, re...
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Title:Glassy, Amorphous and Nano-Crystalline Materials: Thermal Physics, Analysis, Structure and…Format:PaperbackDimensions:380 pagesPublished:January 2, 2013Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:9400733976

ISBN - 13:9789400733978

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction: Some Essential Attributes of Glassiness Regarding the Nature of Non-Crystalline Solids (Hiroshi Suga).- 2. Heat Capacity and Entropy Functions in Strong and Fragile Glass-Formers, Relative to those of Disordering Crystalline Materials (C. Austen Angell).- 3. Vibration Forms in the Vicinity of Glass Transition, Structural Changes and the Creation of Voids when Assuming the Role of Polarizability (Jaroslav Å esták, BoÅivoj HlaváÄek, Pavel Hubík, JiÅí J. MareÅ¡).- 4. Some Aspects of Vitrification, Amorphisation and Disordering and the Generated Extent of Nano-Crystallinity (Jaroslav Å esták, Carlos A. Queiroz, JiÅí J. MareÅ¡, Miroslav HoleÄek).- 5. Basic Role of Thermal Analysis in Polymer Physics (Adam L. Danch).- 6. Phases of Amorphous, Crystalline, and Intermediate Order in Microphase and Nanophase Systems (Bernhard Wunderlich).- 7. Thermal Portrayal of Phase Separation in Polymers Producing Nanophase Separated Materials (Ivan Krakovský, Yuko Ikeda).- 8. Solid Forms of Pharmaceutical Molecules (Bohumil Kratochvíl).- 9. Chalcogenide Glasses Selected as a Model System for Studying Thermal Properties (ZdenÄk ÄernoÅ¡ek, Eva ÄernoÅ¡ková, Jana Holubová).- 10. Viscosity Measurements Applied to Chalcogenide Glass-Forming Systems (Petr KoÅ¡tál, Jana ShánÄlová, JiÅí Málek).- 11. Thermal Properties and Related Structural Study of Oxide Glasses (Marek LiÅ¡ka, Mária ChromÄíková).- 12. Oxide Glass Structure, Non-Bridging Oxygen and Feasible Magnetic Properties due to the Addition of Fe/Mn Oxides (Jaroslav Å esták, Marek LiÅ¡ka, Pavel Hubík).- 13. New Approach to Viscosity of Glasses (Isak Avramov).- 14. Transport Constitutive Relations, Quantum Diffusion and Periodic Reactions (JiÅí J. MareÅ¡, Jaroslav Å esták, Pavel Hubík).- 15. In-Situ Investigation of the Fast Lattice Recovery during Electropulse Treatment of Heavily Cold Drawn Nanocrystalline Ni-Ti Wires (Petr Å ittner, Jan Pilch, B. Malard, Remi Delville, Caroline Curfs).- 16. Emanation Thermal Analysis as a Method for Diffusion Structural Diagnostics of Zircon and Brannerite Minerals (Vladimír Balek, Iraida M. Bountseva, Igor von Beckman).- 17. Scanning Transitiometry and its Application in Petroleum Industry and in Polymer and Food Science (Jean-Pierre E. Grolier).- 18. Constrained States Occurring in Plants Cryo-Processing and the Role of Biological Glasses (JiÅí ZámeÄník, Jaroslav Å esták).- 19. Thermophysical Properties of Natural Glasses at the Extremes of the Thermal History Profile (Paul Thomas, Jaroslav Å esták, Klaus Heide, Ekkehard Füglein, Peter Å imon).- 20. Hotness Manifold, Phenomenological Temperature and Other Related Concepts of Thermal Physics (JiÅí J. MareÅ¡).- 21. Historical Roots and Development of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry (Jaroslav Å esták, Pavel Hubík, JiÅí J. MareÅ¡).