Advances in Science and Technology

ISSN: 1662-0356

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Edited by: Pietro VINCENZINI and Jean-François BAUMARD
Online since: October 2010
Description: The 37 peer-reviewed papers collected here together offer a plenitude of up-to-date information on “Ceramic Powders: Synthesis, Processing and Sintering”. The papers are conveniently arranged into the POWDER SYNTHESIS AND CHARACTERIZATION, SHAPE FORMING AND COMPACTION MECHANISMS, SINTERING AND RELATED PHENOMENA.

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Edited by: Pietro VINCENZINI, Yoseph BAR-COHEN and Federico CARPI
Online since: September 2008
Description: The 27 peer-reviewed papers collected here together offer a plenitude of up-to-date information on “Artificial Muscle Actuators using Electroactive Polymers”. The papers are conveniently arranged into the chapters: 1: Materials; 2: Analysis, physical mechanisms and characterization; 3: Devices and applications. This special volume has also been published online in the series, “Advances in Science and Technology” Vol. 61.

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Edited by: Pietro VINCENZINI and Rita PARADISO
Online since: September 2008
Description: This timely collection comprises 24 peer-reviewed papers which, between them, present a comprehensive survey of “Smart Textiles”. The papers are grouped into the handy chapters: 1: Adaptive / active textiles; 2: E-textiles; 3: Functionality and applications. This special volume has also been published online in the series, “Advances in Science and Technology” Vol. 60.

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Edited by: Pietro VINCENZINI and Stefano BESSEGHINI
Online since: September 2008
Description: A select collection of 29 peer-reviewed papers together offering a great deal of timely information on, “State-of-the-art Research and Application of SMAs Technologies”. The papers are conveniently arranged under the succinct headings: chapter 1: Materials; chapter 2: Phase transformation and microstructure; chapter 3: Engineering; chapter 4: Applications. This special volume has also been published online in the series, “Advances in Science and Technology” Vol. 59.

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Edited by: Pietro VINCENZINI and Salvatore GRAZIANI
Online since: September 2008
Description: The 37 peer-reviewed papers making up this collection together present a wealth of up-to-date information on, “Mining Smartness from Nature”.
Volume is indexed by Thomson Reuters CPCI-S (WoS).
The papers are grouped into the following chapters: 1: Algorithms, mechanisms and structures in nature as an inspiration to mimicking; 2: Biomimetic materials; 3: Bio-inspired sensors and actuators; 4: Biologically inspired systems and robotics; 5: Biomimetic flow control in aquatic systems and its application to bioinspired autonomous underwater vehicles. This special volume has also been published online in the series, “Advances in Science and Technology” Vol. 58.

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Edited by: Pietro VINCENZINI and Danilo DE ROSSI
Online since: September 2008
Description: A collection of 42 peer-reviewed papers which, together, represent an authoritative survey of “Biomedical Applications of Smart Materials”. The papers are grouped under the headings: chapter 1: Advances in smart materials synthesis and functionality; chapter 2: Enabling tools; chapter 3: Medical diagnostic applications; chapter 4: Regenerative medicine and tissue engineering; chapter 5: New therapeutics and intelligent delivery systems; chapter 6: Mini / micro implantable devices; chapter 7: Medical applications of shape memory materials and smart textiles. This special volume has also been published online in the series, “Advances in Science and Technology” Vol. 57.

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Edited by: Pietro VINCENZINI and Fabio CASCIATI
Online since: September 2008
Description: A collection of 86 peer-reviewed papers offering an up-to-date overview of the topic of, “Embodying Intelligence in Structures and Integrated Systems”. The papers are grouped into chapters on: 1: Smart materials, sensors/actuators and microsystems; 2: Integration technologies; 3: Smart structures and integrated systems; 4: Structural monitoring; 5: Ongoing and perspective applications. This special volume has also been published online in the series, “Advances in Science and Technology” Vol. 56.

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Edited by: Pietro VINCENZINI and Giancarlo RIGHINI
Online since: September 2008
Description: This work consists of 33 peer-reviewed papers. Altogether, they offer a gamut of timely information on “Smart Optics”. The papers are conveniently arranged under the headings: chapter 1 - Smart optical materials; chapter 2 - Passive, active and adaptive optical devices & systems; chapter 3 - Ongoing applications and perspectives. This special volume has also been published online in the series, “Advances in Science and Technology” Vol. 55.

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Edited by: Pietro VINCENZINI and Giuseppe D'ARRIGO
Online since: September 2008
Description: This collection comprises 77 peer-reviewed papers which, together, offer a wealth of up-to-date information on “Smart Materials & Micro/Nanosystems”.
Volume is indexed by Thomson Reuters CPCI-S (WoS).
They are grouped under the rubrics:  chapter 1 - Ferroelectrics, piezoelectrics, electrostrictive and magnetostrictive materials; chapter 2 - Stimuli responsive polymers and gels; chapter 3 - Shape memory polymers & magnetorheological fluids; chapter 4 - Smart multifunctional materials and composites; chapter 5 - Hybrid active materials systems; chapter 6 - Smart nanocomposites and nanomaterials; chapter 7 - Mems / nems; chapter 8 - Recent developments in electrical writable organic memory devices. This special volume has also been published online in the series, “Advances in Science and Technology” Vol. 54.

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Edited by: P. VINCENZINI and R. BARBUCCI
Online since: October 2006
Description: This collection presents 18 papers. Altogether, the collection a wealth of offers up-to-date information on Biomedical Applications of Nano Technologies.

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