Swift Heavy Ions For Materials Engineering And Nanostructuring

July 15, 2013|
Swift Heavy Ions For Materials Engineering And Nanostructuring by Devesh Kumar Avasthi
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Ion beams have been used for decades for characterizing and analyzing materials. Now energetic ion beams are providing ways to modify the materials in unprecedented ways. This book highlights the emergence of high-energy swift heavy ions as a tool for tailoring the properties of materials with nanoscale structures. Swift heavy ions interact with materials by exciting/ionizing electrons without directly moving the atoms. This opens a new horizon towards the 'so-called' soft engineering. The book discusses the ion beam technology emerging from the non-equilibrium conditions and emphasizes the power of controlled irradiation to tailor the properties of various types of materials for specific needs.
Professor Girijesh Mehta is a Distinguished Honorary Professor of the Department of Physics of the IIT, Kanur, India. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Columbia, USA. He worked as a researcher at Brookhaven USA, Saclay-France and Harwell- U.K. In 1964 he joined the IIT in Kanpur and established a Nuclear Accelerator laborato...
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Title:Swift Heavy Ions For Materials Engineering And NanostructuringFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:280 pages, 9.25 X 6.1 X 0 inShipping dimensions:280 pages, 9.25 X 6.1 X 0 inPublished:July 15, 2013Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:940073624X

ISBN - 13:9789400736245

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