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Springer Series in Materials Science

Springer Series in Materials Science
158 Volumes | 1988 - 2020


The Springer Series in Materials Science covers the complete spectrum of materials research and technology, including fundamental principles, physical properties, materials theory and design. Recognizing the increasing importance of materials science in future device technologies, the book titles in this series reflect the state-of-the-art in understanding and controlling the structure and properties of all important classes of materials.

All books of the series Springer Series in Materials Science

2018 | Book

Nanocomposite-Based Electronic Tongue

Carbon Nanotube Growth by Chemical Vapor Deposition and Its Application

This book describes the fabrication of a frequency-based electronic tongue using a modified glassy carbon electrode (GCE), opening a new field of applying organic precursors to achieve nanostructure growth. It also presents a new approach to …

2018 | Book

Liquid-Crystal Nanomaterials

Tribology and Applications

This book discusses the tribological, rheological and optical properties of liquid-crystal nanomaterials as well as lubricant media. It also describes the formation of liquid-crystal materials and the application of cholesteric liquid-crystal compounds in technical friction units and in human and animal joints.

2018 | Book

Chemistry of Polymeric Metal Chelates

This book deals with the chemistry of polymeric metal chelates. The main results and the production and chemical structure of polymers with chelate units as well as the specificity of metal complex binding of different structure are presented …

2018 | Book

Tetrahedrally Bonded Amorphous Carbon Films I

Basics, Structure and Preparation

This book presents the status quo of the structure, preparation, properties and applications of tetrahedrally bonded amorphous carbon (ta-C) films and compares them with related film systems. Tetrahedrally bonded amorphous carbon films (ta-C) …

2018 | Book

Heterogeneous Ferroelectric Solid Solutions

Phases and Domain States

This book systematizes data on the heterophase states and their evolution in perovskite-type ferroelectric solid solutions. It also provides a general interpretation of heterophase and domain structures on changing temperature, composition or …

2018 | Book

Europium Monoxide

Semiconductor and Ferromagnet for Spintronics

This book presents the physical characteristics and possible device applications of europium monoxide as well as materials based on it. It reveals the suitability of this material for device applications in super- and semiconductor spin …

2018 | Book

Hybrid and Fully Thermoelectric Solar Harvesting

This book provides a comprehensive overview on fully thermal and hybrid solar generators based on thermoelectric devices. The book fills a gap in the literature on solar conversion and thermoelectrics, because despite the growing number of papers …

2018 | Book

Spectroscopy of Complex Oxide Interfaces

Photoemission and Related Spectroscopies

This book summarizes the most recent and compelling experimental results for complex oxide interfaces. The results of this book were obtained with the cutting-edge photoemission technique at highest energy resolution. Due to their fascinating …

2018 | Book

Epitaxial Growth of III-Nitride Compounds

Computational Approach

This book presents extensive information on the mechanisms of epitaxial growth in III-nitride compounds, drawing on a state-of-the-art computational approach that combines ab initio calculations, empirical interatomic potentials, and Monte Carlo …

2018 | Book

Mechanical Properties and Working of Metals and Alloys

This book is intended to serve as core text or handy reference on two key areas of metallic materials: (i) mechanical behavior and properties evaluated by mechanical testing; and (ii) different types of metal working or forming operations to …

2018 | Book

Computer Algebra and Materials Physics

A Practical Guidebook to Group Theoretical Computations in Materials Science

This book is intended as an introductory lecture in material physics, in which the modern computational group theory and the electronic structure calculation are in collaboration.
The first part explains how to use computer algebra for applications …

2018 | Book

Piezo-Active Composites

Microgeometry–Sensitivity Relations

This book is devoted to the systematic description of the role of microgeometry of modern piezo-active composites in the formation of their piezoelectric sensitivity. In five chapters, the authors analyse kinds of piezoelectric sensitivity for …

2018 | Book

Metal Impurities in Silicon- and Germanium-Based Technologies

Origin, Characterization, Control, and Device Impact

This book provides a unique review of various aspects of metallic contamination in Si and Ge-based semiconductors. It discusses all of the important metals including their origin during crystal and/or device manufacturing, their fundamental …

2018 | Book

Solidification Processing of Metallic Alloys Under External Fields

This book explores the application of external physical fields to the solidification processing of metallic alloys. Leading academics from around the world present comprehensive and critical reviews on state-of-the-art research and discuss …

2018 | Book


Bioinspired Hierarchical-Structured Surfaces for Green Science and Technology

This book presents an overview of the general field of biomimetics and biologically inspired, hierarchically structured surfaces. It deals with various examples of biomimetics, which include surfaces with roughness-induced …

2018 | Book

Introduction to Isotopic Materials Science

This book describes new trends in the nanoscience of isotopic materials science. Assuming a background in graduate condensed matter physics and covering the fundamental aspects of isotopic materials science from the very beginning, it equips …

2018 | Book

Carbon Fibers

The updated and expanded second edition of this book explores the physical and mechanical properties of carbon fibers and their composites, their manufacture and processing, and their current and emerging applications.

Over 10 chapters, the book …

2017 | Book

Lithium Metal Anodes and Rechargeable Lithium Metal Batteries

This book provides comprehensive coverage of Lithium (Li) metal anodes for rechargeable batteries. Li is an ideal anode material for rechargeable batteries due to its extremely high theoretical specific capacity (3860 mAh g-1), low density (0.59 g …

2017 | Book

Additive Manufacturing of Metals

From Fundamental Technology to Rocket Nozzles, Medical Implants, and Custom Jewelry

This engaging volume presents the exciting new technology of additive manufacturing (AM) of metal objects for a broad audience of academic and industry researchers, manufacturing professionals, undergraduate and graduate students, hobbyists, and …

2017 | Book

Deformation and Fracture Behaviour of Polymer Materials

This book covers the most recent advances in the deformation and fracture behaviour of polymer material. It provides deeper insight into related morphology–property correlations of thermoplastics, elastomers and polymer resins. Each chapter of this book gives a comprehensive review of state-of-the-art methods of materials testing and diagnostics.