Materials Under Extreme Conditions: Recent Trends And Future Prospects by A.k. Tyagi

Materials Under Extreme Conditions: Recent Trends And Future Prospects

byA.k. TyagiEditorS. Banerjee

Hardcover | February 6, 2017

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Materials Under Extreme Conditions: Recent Trends and Future Prospectsanalyzes the chemical transformation and decomposition of materials exposed to extreme conditions, such as high temperature, high pressure, hostile chemical environments, high radiation fields, high vacuum, high magnetic and electric fields, wear and abrasion related to chemical bonding, special crystallographic features, and microstructures.

The materials covered in this work encompass oxides, non-oxides, alloys and intermetallics, glasses, and carbon-based materials. The book is written for researchers in academia and industry, and technologists in chemical engineering, materials chemistry, chemistry, and condensed matter physics.



  • Describes and analyzes the chemical transformation and decomposition of a wide range of materials exposed to extreme conditions
  • Brings together information currently scattered across the Internet or incoherently dispersed amongst journals and proceedings
  • Presents chapters on phenomena, materials synthesis, and processing, characterization and properties, and applications
  • Written by established researchers in the field

About The Author

Dr. A.K. Tyagi joined Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC), Mumbai, in 1986 through BARC-Training School. Since then he has been working in the field of chemistry of nanomaterials, functional materials, and nuclear materials. He was a Max-Planck Fellow at MPI, Stuttgart, Germany, during 1995-96. Presently he is Head, Solid State Chemis...

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Title:Materials Under Extreme Conditions: Recent Trends And Future ProspectsFormat:HardcoverDimensions:870 pages, 9.41 × 7.24 × 0.98 inPublished:February 6, 2017Publisher:Elsevier ScienceLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0128013001

ISBN - 13:9780128013007

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Material Studies at High Pressure

Chapter 2. Materials Under Shock Waves

Chapter 3. Materials for Hostile Corrosive Environments

Chapter 4. Materials for Hostile Chemical Environments

Chapter 5. High Performance Polymer Nanocomposites for Structural Applications

Chapter 6. Glasses and Glass-Ceramics for Vacuum and High-Temperature Applications

Chapter 7. Natural Glasses Under Extreme Conditions

Chapter 8. Protective Hard Coatings for Tribological Applications

Chapter 9. Intermetallics and Alloys for High Temperature Applications

Chapter 10. Synthesis and Characterization of Borides, Carbides, and Nitrides and Their Applications

Chapter 11. High-Temperature Ceramics

Chapter 12. Cold Plasma Processing of Materials for Extreme Conditions

Chapter 13. Tailored Thermal Expansion Material for High-Temperature Applications

Chapter 14. Materials Under Intense Laser Irradiation

Chapter 15. Laser-Induced Vaporization Mass Spectrometry Studies on Refractory Materials at Ultrahigh Temperatures

Chapter 16. Nanoclusters Under Extreme Ionization Conditions

Chapter 17. Materials Response Under Irradiation

Chapter 18. Radiation Matter Interaction and Radiation-Tolerant Oxides

Chapter 19. Diamond-Based Radiation Detectors for Applications in Highly Corrosive Solutions and High-Radiation Fields

Chapter 20. Severe Plastic Deformation of Materials

Chapter 21. Materials in a High Magnetic Field

Chapter 22. Properties of Materials Under High Electric Field