Foundations of Materials Science and Engineering

ISSN: 2297-816X

Founding Editor

Fred H. Wohlbier

Trans Tech Publications Ltd.; Switzerland;

Editors

Prof. R.P. Agarwala

Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, Functional Materials Section, Materials Science Division; 11, Sara Baug, Prasanrj, 11, Mumbai, India, 400 085;

Prof. David J. Fisher

JCR, Trevithick Building; The Parade, Newport Road, Cardiff, United Kingdom, CF24 3AA;

Editorial Board

Dr. Sukhvinder P.S. Badwal

CSIRO Energy; Private Bag 10, Clayton South, Victoria, Australia, 3169;

Dr. Gerhard Brauer

Forschungszentrum Dresden-Rossendorf e.V., Institute of Ion Beam Physics and Materials Research; P.O.Box 51 01 19, Dresden, 01314, Germany;

Prof. Ian William Murray Brown

Advanced Materials Group, Callaghan Innovation; 69 Gracefield Road, PO Box 31310, Lower Hutt, New Zealand;

Prof. B.V.R. Chowdari

National University of Singapore, Department of Physics; Block S12, 2 Science Drive, Singapore, Singapore, 117542;

Prof. Hans Jürgen Christ

University of Siegen, Mechanical Engineering Department, Institute of Materials Engineering; Siegen, D-57068, Germany;

Prof. Gary S. Collins

Washington State University, Department of Physics and Astronomy; Pullman, USA, 99164-2816;

Dr. Bernard Delley

Paul Scherrer Institute, Swiss National Laboratory; Villigen PSI, 5232, Switzerland;

Prof. Hans Jorg Fecht

Ulm University, Institute of Micro and Nanomaterials; Albert-Einstein-Allee 47, Ulm, 89081, Germany;

Prof. Trevor R. Finlayson

University of Melbourne, School of Physics; Melbourne, Australia, 3010;

Prof. Chang Sik Ha

Pusan National University, Department of Polymer Science and Engineering; Pusan, Korea, South, 609-735;

Prof. Yutaka Hiraoka

Okayama University of Science, Department of Applied Physics; 1-1 Ridai-cho, Okayama, Japan, 700-0005;

Prof. It Meng Low

Curtin University, Department of Applied Physics; GPO Box U1987, Perth, Australia, 6845;

Prof. Herwig Peterlik

University of Vienna, Faculty of Physics; Boltzmanngasse 5, Vienna, Australia, A-1090;

Prof. András Roósz

Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Miskolc University (HAS-MU); Miskolc-Egyetemváros, 3515, Hungary;

Prof. Mamoru Senna

Keio University, Faculty of Science and Technology; 3-14-1 Hiyoshi, Kohoku-ku, Yokohama, Japan, 223-8522;

Prof. Narsingh B. Singh

University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC), Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry; 1000 Hilltop Circle, Baltimore, USA, 21250;

Prof. Jens Boie Suck

Technische Universität Chemnitz, Institute of Physics; Chemnitz, D-09107, Germany;

Dr. Gabriel Torres-Villaseñor

Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, UNAM, Institute for Materials Research (IIM), Metallurgy Department; P.O box 70-360, México, D.F. 04510, Mexico;

Prof. Anatoly Ye. Yermakov

Russian Academy of Sciences, Institute of Metal Physics, Ural Branch; 18 S. Kovalevskaya Street, Ekaterinburg, Russian Federation, 620990;

Prof. Steven John Zinkle

University of Tennessee, Department Nuclear Engineering and Department Materials Science and Engineering; 306 Pasqua Engineering Building, Knoxville, USA, 37996;