High Pressure Experimental Methods

Hardcover | April 30, 1999

byM. I. Eremets

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The properties of materials are altered, sometimes radically, when very high pressures are applied. This book surveys the apparatus available for high pressure studies with a particular emphasis on diamond anvil cells and related equipment. It also examines pressure measurement techniques atextreme values. A large part of the book considers the experimental needs and arrangement for studies involving the interaction of high pressures with high and low temperatures, magnetic fields, and shock waves. Optical properties, Brillouin and Raman scattering, infrared spectroscopy, eletronspin and nuclear magnetic resonance at high pressures are also covered.

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The properties of materials are altered, sometimes radically, when very high pressures are applied. This book surveys the apparatus available for high pressure studies with a particular emphasis on diamond anvil cells and related equipment. It also examines pressure measurement techniques atextreme values. A large part of the book c...

M. I. Eremets is at Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow.
Format:HardcoverDimensions:406 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 1.02 inPublished:April 30, 1999Publisher:Oxford University Press

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ISBN - 10:0198562691

ISBN - 13:9780198562696

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Table of Contents

I: High Pressure Apparatus1. Hydrostatic cells2. Anvils3. Large volume anvils4. Diamond anvil cell5. Rounded cone cell6. Shear-deformation cellsII: Pressure scales and the experimental environment7. Pressure measurement8. Shock waves9. Low temperatures10. High temperatures11. Magnetic studiesIII: Studies at high pressure12. Optical properties13. Brillouin scattering14. Raman scattering15. Infrared spectroscopy16. Electron and nuclear resonance: ESR and NMRIndex

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This book is a worthy addition to the literature on high-pressure techniques. Every laboratory using high pressure should buy this book to complement earlier books which have a different emphasis. Anyone who wants just one text, perhaps because high pressure might be useful, should certainlychoose this one. Measurement Science and Technology