Size Effects in Metals, Semiconductors and Inorganic Compounds

Volume 444

doi: 10.4028/

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Authors: Michel Wautelet

Abstract: Nanosciences and nanotechnology (NST) constitute currently a major research field all over the world. NST deal with the study of phenomena...

Authors: Li Kun Pan, Ming Xia Gu, Gang Ouyang, Chang Q. Sun

Abstract: Shrinking the size of a solid down to nanometer scale is indeed fascinating, which makes all the otherwise constant physical quantities to...

Authors: J.L. Rodríguez-López, J.M. Montejano-Carrizales, J.P. Palomares-Báez, H. Barrón-Escobar, J. Jesús Velázquez-Salazar, J.M. Cabrera-Trujillo, Miguel José-Yacamán

Abstract: Nanoparticle research disciplines—chemical synthesis, applied physics and devices based on their physical-chemical properties, and...

Authors: Grégory Guisbiers

Abstract: The description of different effects observed in nature by only one general equation is the “Holy Grail” for all physicists. This goal has...

Authors: Dibyendu Ganguli

Abstract: Compared to information on nanocrystals, that on amorphous nanosolids is on the whole much less organized. On the other hand, growth of...

Authors: Francesco Delogu, Elisabetta Arca, Igor V. Shvets

Abstract: The present chapter deals with the difficult task of giving a brief survey of the synthetic routes employed to prepare materials with...

Authors: C.C. Yang, S. Li

Abstract: An extension of the classic thermodynamic theory to nanometer scale has generated a new interdisciplinary theory - nanothermodynamics. It...

Authors: Uwe Erb

Abstract: This paper reviews size effects in nanocrystalline metals and alloys made by electroforming, a particular form of electrodeposition. The...

Authors: Ming Zhao, Qing Jiang

Abstract: An extension of the classical thermodynamics to nanometer scale has been conducted to elucidate information regarding size dependence of...


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