High Pressure Chemistry, Biochemistry and Materials Science by R. WinterHigh Pressure Chemistry, Biochemistry and Materials Science by R. Winter

High Pressure Chemistry, Biochemistry and Materials Science

byR. WinterEditorJiri Jonas

Paperback | October 29, 2012

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This monograph, which is the outcome of the ASI on High Pressure Chemistry, Biochemistry, and Materials Science, illustrates new developments in the field of high pressure science. In fact, for chemists, biochemists, and materials scientists, pressure as an experimental variable represents a tool which provides unique information about systems of materials studied. It is interesting to note how the growth of the high pressure field is also reflected in the content of the recent ASI's dealing with this field. The ASI High Pressure Chemistry held in 1977 was followed by the ASI High Pressure Chemistry and Biochemistry held in 1986, and the coverage of the present ASI also includes applications to materials science. In view of the teaching character of the ASI, it is natural that main contributions to this volume present overviews of the different subfields or applications of high pressure research. In contrast, contributed papers offer more specialized aspects of various high pressure studies. The various contributions to this volume make clear the impressive range of fundamental and applied problems that can be studied by high pressure techniques, and also point towards a major growth of high pressure science and technology in the near future. This ASI focused mainly on advances achieved in the six years since the previous ASI devoted to the high pressure field. The organization of this volume is as follows.
Title:High Pressure Chemistry, Biochemistry and Materials ScienceFormat:PaperbackDimensions:645 pagesPublished:October 29, 2012Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:9401047448

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Preface. General and Physical Aspects, Materials Science: High Pressure Equations of State: Theory and Applications; M. Ross. Some Recent Applications of Pressure Tuning Spectroscopy; H.G. Drickamer, Z.A. Dreger, J.M. Lang. High Pressure Chemistry in the Solid State; Pressure Induced Molecular Rearrangements in Rigid Media; H.G. Drickamer. Recent Developments in Diamond-Anvil Cells; D.J. Dunstan. Applications of Diamond-Anvil Cells to Materials Science; D.J. Dunstan. Ultra High Pressure Experiments on High-Tc Superconductors; R.J. Wijngaarden, E.N. Van Eenige, J.J. Scholtz, D.T. Jover, R. Griessen. Fluid Alkali Metals at High Temperatures and Pressures; F. Hensel. Neutron and X-Ray Scattering of Fluids at High Pressure and High Temperature; R. Winter. Selected Thermodynamic Aspects of the Influence of Pressure on Polymer Systems; E. Nies. Molecular Modeling of the Influence of Pressure on Fluid and Glassy State Behaviour; E. Nies, S. Vleeshouwers. Combustion and Diffusion Flames in Supercritical Aqueous Fluids at High Pressures; E.U. Franck. Raman Spectroscopy of Ammonia Monohydrate to 13.5 GPa; A. Koumvakalis, M. Nicol. The High Pressure Viscosity of Simple and Polymeric Fluids; H.E. King jr., R.L. Cook, C.A. Herbst. Molecular Dynamics Simulation of Dense Cyclohexane in Porous Silica; T.W. Zerda, A. Brodka. High Pressure Nuclear Quadrupole Resonance Studies of Hydrogen Bonded Systems; M. Mackowiak, M. Zdanowska-Fraczek. Chemical and Biochemical Aspects: High Pressure Mechanistic Studies of Inorganic and Organometallic Systems; R. Van Eldik. Bioinorganic Kinetics at Elevated Pressure. Application of Stopped-Flow, T-Jump, Flash-Photolysis and Pulse-Radiolysis Techniques; R. Van Eldik.High Pressure Kinetic Effects as Mechanistic Probes in Organic Chemistry; G. Jenner. The Future of High Pressure Organic Synthesis; G. Jenner. High Pressure NMR Studies of Chemical and Biochemical Systems; J. Jonas. The Behaviour of Proteins under Pressure; K. Heremans. Pressure Dissociation of the Smaller Oligomers: Dimers and Tetramers; G. Weber. Relations of Bond Energies and Entropy with Volume, Pressure and Temperature in Protein Aggregates; G. Weber. High Pressure Vibrational Spectroscopic Studies of Aqueous Biological Systems: from Model Systems to Intact Tissues; P.T.T. Wong. Volumetric Properties of Model Biomembranes; R. Winter, M. Böttner. Effects of Pressure on Large Multimeric Proteins and Viruses; J.L. Silva. Pressure Studies on Protein-DNA Interactions; M. Villas-Boas, J.L. Silva, R.M. Clegg. The Effect of the Lipid Matrix on the Response of a membrane Enzyme to High Pressure; D. Zakim, J. Kavecansky. Dissociation of Large Oligomeric Proteins by High Hydrostatic Pressure: Dynamic Light Scattering Studies; G. Reinhart, E. Gratton, W.W. Mantulin. Comments on Trends in High Pressure Research. Subject Index. Author Index.