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Inorganic chemistry

The Disappearing Spoon...and other true tales from the Periodic Table
by Sam Kean ~ Paperback / softback
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Why did Gandhi hate iodine (I, 53)? Why did the Japanese kill Godzilla with missiles made of cadmium (Cd, 48)? How did radium (Ra, 88) nearly ruin Marie Curie's reputation? And why did tellurium (Te, 52) lead to the most bizarre gold rush in history?The periodic table is one of our crowning scientif...

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Inorganic Chemistry For Dummies
by Michael Matson ~ Paperback / softback

The easy way to get a grip on inorganic chemistry Inorganic chemistry can be an intimidating subject, but it doesn't have to be! Whether you're currently enrolled in an inorganic chemistry class or you have a background in chemistry and want to expand your knowledge, Inorganic Chemistry For Dummies...

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Main Group Chemistry
by W. Henderson ~ Paperback / softback

"Main Group Chemistry" covers the chemistry of the s- and p-block elements, together with a brief chapter on the chemistry of zinc, cadmium and mercury, often classified as main group elements rather than as transition elements. The Periodic Table is an important predictive tool in main group chemis...

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Transition Metals in Coordination Environments

This book focuses on the electronic properties of transition metals in coordination environments. These properties are responsible for the unique and intricate activity of transition metal sites in bio- and inorganic catalysis, but also pose challenges for both theoretical and experimental studies. ...

Pre-order - out 13 Apr 2019
Fabrication and Properties of High-performance 122 Type Iron-based...
by Chao Yao ~ Hardback

This book addresses new ways to optimize the fabrication process and performance of iron-based superconducting wires and tapes based on the powder-in-tube (PIT) method. Further, it systemically analyzes and enhances the current-carrying ability of wire and tape conductors with regard to chemical add...

Pre-order - out 11 Sep 2019
Functional Group Chemistry
by James R. Hanson ~ Paperback / softback
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This work presents the chemistry of functional groups with an emphasis on patterns of reactivity, the consequences of the relative electronegativity of the atoms that constitute the functional groups, the role or lone pairs and the stereochemistry of reactions at a particular group. The material is ...

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The Periodic Table
by Paul Parsons ~ Paperback / softback

The Periodic Table is one of the most recognizable images in science - and in our culture. Its 118 elements make up everything on our planet and in the entire universe. But how many of us actually know how to interpret its distinctive design? And what does its unique arrangement tell us about th...

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Nanomaterials - Synthesis and Properties
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This volume of the Nanomaterials series covers both bottom-up and top-down approaches for the synthesis of powders and films created from nanomaterials, as well as their properties. Presented are mechanisms involved during synthesis. A focus will be placed on green synthetic techniques and energy re...

Pre-order - out 15 Jan 2020
Energy Storage and Conversion Materials

Showcasing recent developments in inorganic materials in an area of societal interest and importance, this book provides an up-to-date introduction to the contemporary use of functional solids in emerging technologies. Energy Storage and Conversion Materials describes the application of inorganic ma...

Pre-order - out 19 Apr 2019
Copper(I) Chemistry of Phosphines, Functionalized Phosphines and...
by Balakrishnan ~ Paperback / softback

Copper(I) Complexes of Phosphines, Functionalized Phosphines and Phosphorus Heterocycles is a comprehensive guide to one of the most widely used and extensively studied metals: copper. The numerous practical applications of copper compounds are discussed, including homogeneous and heterogeneous cata...

Pre-order - out 1 May 2019
by Andrew Burrows ~ Paperback / softback

Chemistry is widely considered to be the central science: it encompasses concepts from which other branches of science are developed. Yet, for many students entering university, gaining a firm grounding in chemistry is a real challenge. Chemistry(3) responds to this challenge, providing students wit...

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by Rimma Bubnova ~ Hardback

Since the early days of civilization borates have been among the most interesting compounds. Even today the minerals are most valuable for the production of ceramics high-performance glasses, whereas synthetic borates became essential in the laser technology. The work presents the excellent optica...

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Bioinorganic Chemistry
by Daniel Rabinovich ~ Paperback / softback

Bioinorganic Chemistry bings together Biochemistry and Inorganic Chemistry, but also lies at the interface with Chemistry, Biology, and Physics. Advanced chemical and biochemical aspects and methods are thoroughly discussed in Bioinorganic Chemistry. The book provides students and researchers wit...

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Spectroscopy and Electronic Structure of Transition Metal Complexes

The combination of spectroscopy and theory has developed considerably in the past two decades and has become a fundamental component of modern chemical research. The book provides a comprehensive and up-to-date resource on spectroscopic methods used in transition metal chemistry and explains the rel...

Pre-order - out 19 Jun 2019
Metal-Organic Frameworks (MOFs) for Environmental Applications
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Metal-Organic Frameworks for Environmental Applications examines this important topic, looking at potential materials and methods for the remediation of pressing pollution issues, such as heavy-metal contaminants in water streams, radioactive waste disposal, marine oil-spillage, the treatment of tex...

Pre-order - out 21 May 2019
Energy Storage
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Volume 1 of the Energy Technology series is devoted to the fundamentals of energy storage. It offers background, theories, and experimental aspects of methods for energy production, conversion, storage, distribution, and use. Storage of energy from hydrogen, solar, wind, hydropower, geothermal, and ...

Pre-order - out 15 Aug 2020
World of the Elements

You know that you need oxygen to breathe, that neon can glow and chrome shines? But did you know that your cell phone contains arsenic, your spectacles contain rhodium and that the tin pest is not a disease? And can you name just three researchers whom we have to thank for all these results? Her...

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30-Second Elements
by Eric Scerri ~ Hardback

When was radium discovered? Who are Dmitri Mendeleev and Glenn T. Seaborg? Who discovered uranium's radioactivity? Which element is useful for dating the age of Earth? And why doesn't gold have a scientific name? 30-Second Elements presents you with the very foundations of chemical knowledge, expl...

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Springer Handbook of Glass

This handbook provides comprehensive treatment of the current state of glass science from the leading experts in the field. Opening with an enlightening contribution on the history of glass, the volume is then divided into eight parts. The first part covers fundamental properties, from the current u...

Pre-order - out 17 Apr 2019
Tanning Chemistry
by Anthony D. Covington ~ Paperback / softback

This book offers a state-of-the-art view of leather making, based on the scientific principles underpinning the technology. In particular, it contributes to the understanding of the modern leather industry, allowing practitioners to make judgements about day-to-day problems in the tannery and how ch...

Pre-order - out 13 Jun 2019
Nanomaterials - Characterization
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The 2nd volume of the Nanomaterials series is dedicated to the different techniques used in the characterization of nanomaterials including their crystal structure, microstructure and chemical composition, optical; magnetic; electrical; and mechanical properties, and surface chemistry. Measurements ...

Pre-order - out 15 Jan 2020
Solar Energy Capture Materials

Energy is an important area of contemporary research, with clear societal benefits. It is a fast-developing and application-driven research area, with chemistry leading the discovery of new solids, which are then studied by physicists and materials scientists. Solar Energy Capture Materials intro...

Pre-order - out 22 Apr 2019
Flame Retardants
by Li Jianjun ~ Hardback

Flame retardant materials are of vital importance in guaranteeing personal security. Especially the demand for non-toxic, low smoking, polymerized flame retardants increases and new materials enter the market. The authors present the fundamental theory of polymer combustion, compare different flame ...

Pre-order - out 18 Mar 2019
Nanomaterials - For Environmental Sustainability
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This volume of Nanomaterials covers the molecular structure and properties of nanomaterials used to remove refractory pollutants from industrial wastewaters and the environment with high efficiency. Application orieted Environmental Sustainability provides insight into the innovations in the product...

Pre-order - out 2 Mar 2020
Polymorphism in Molecular Crystals 2e
by Joel Bernstein ~ Hardback

Most people are familiar with the fact that diamond and graphite are both composed only of carbon; yet they have very different properties which result from the very different structures of the two solids - they are polymorphs of carbon. Understanding the relationship between the structures and the...

Pre-order - out 31 Mar 2019
Ponderables, The Elements
by Tom Jackson ~ Hardback

100 Breakthroughs That Changed the World. In 1869 Dmitri Mendeleev presented the world with the Periodic Table. It contained 63 elements, many more than the four elements established in the ancient world, but less than half the total in our modern table. Mendeleev believed there were many elements...

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Fundamentals of Inorganic Glasses
by Arun K. Varshneya ~ Paperback / softback

Fundamentals of Inorganic Glasses, Third Edition is a comprehensive reference on the field of glass science and engineering that covers numerous, significant advances. This new edition includes the most recent advances in glass physics and chemistry, also discussing groundbreaking applications of gl...

Pre-order - out 21 May 2019
CRC Handbook of Chemistry and Physics, 100th Edition

In a world with access to unlimited amounts of data, how can users who need to make critical scientific and technical decisions find high quality, reliable data? Today, more than ever, the CRC Handbook of Chemistry and Physics remains a hallmark of quality. For over 100 years, the Handbook has provi...

Pre-order - out 14 Jun 2019
Computational Chemistry: Volume 73

Computational Chemistry, Volume 73, the latest release in the Advances in Inorganic Chemistry series, presents timely and informative summaries on current progress in a variety of subject areas. This acclaimed serial features reviews written by experts in the field, serving as an indispensable refer...

Pre-order - out 1 Mar 2019
by Tim James ~ Paperback / softback

SELECTED AS ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF 2018 BY THE DAILY MAIL 'A hugely entertaining tour of the periodic table and the 118 elements that are the basic building blocks of everything' Daily Mail In 2016, with the addition of four final elements - nihonium, moscovium, tennessine and oganesson - t...

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Symmetry through the Eyes of a Chemist
by Magdolna Hargittai ~ Paperback / softback

It is gratifying to launch the third edition of our book. Its coming to life testi?es about the task it has ful?lled in the service of the com- nity of chemical research and learning. As we noted in the Prefaces to the ?rst and second editions, our book surveys chemistry from the point of view of sy...

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Mossbauer Spectroscopy and Transition Metal Chemistry
by Alfred X. Trautwein ~ Mixed media product

Mossbauer spectroscopy is a profound analytical method which has nevertheless continued to develop. The authors now present a state-of-the art book which consists of two parts. The first part details the fundamentals of Mossbauer spectroscopy and is based on a book published in 1978 in the "Springer...

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Chemistry of Arsenic, Antimony and Bismuth

This book provides a detailed, wide ranging and up-to-date review of all aspects of the chemistry of the elements arsenic, antimony and bismuth. The chapters are written by an international team of authors each of whom is both active and expert in their particular field. The coverage includes...

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Moessbauer Spectroscopy Applied to Magnetism and Materials Science

During the past 30 years materials science has developed into a full-fledged field for basic and applied scientific enquiry. Indeed, materials scientists have devoted their efforts to creating new materials with improved electronic, magnetic, thermal, mechanical, and optical properties. Often unnoti...

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Lead-Based Paint Handbook
by Jan W. Gooch ~ Hardback

Lead-based paint has become a national issue and will continue to be a hi- priority focus ofnational, state, and local agencies until there is no lead-based paint in the United States. Lead-based paint has become a tremendous health hazard for people and animals. Lead-based paint has been in widespr...

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Heavy Metals in the Environment: Origin, Interaction and Remediation:...

Excessive levels of heavy metals can be introduced into the environment, for example, by industrial waste or fertilizers. Soil represents a major sink for heavy metals ions, which can then enter the food chain via plants or leaching into groundwater. In Heavy Metal Ions in the Environment, the autho...

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Metal-Oxygen Clusters
by John B. Moffat ~ Hardback

This text provides an overview of the surface chemistry and catalytic properties of heteropoly oxometalates. After a brief look at the early knowledge of heteropoly oxometalates, the book discusses the synthesis, characterization, structure, bulk properties and stability of these materials. The rema...

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Perspectives on Bioinorganic Chemistry: Volume 4

The aim of this series is to provide authoritative reviews in the rapidly expanding area of bioinorganic chemistry. The series will present "state of the art" reviews covering the whole field of bioinorganic chemistry. The present volume is the fourth in the series and covers the topics: lithium in...

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Inorganometallic Chemistry

There is a certain fascination associated with words. The manipulation of strings of symbols according to mutually accepted rules allows a language to express history as well as to formulate challenges for the future. But language changes as old words are used in a new context and new words are crea...

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Magnesium: Current Status and New Developments

This volume contains the Proceedings of the 8th International Symposium on Magnesium. It presents research and applications in order to interface between medical doctors, clinicians and scientists responsible for magnesium involvement in the pathogenesis of diseases, its biological significance, met...

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