Materials Science Forum

ISSN: 1662-9752

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Edited by: Dragan P. Uskokovic, Slobodan K. Milonjic, Djan I. Rakovic
Online since: September 2005
Description: Volume is indexed by Thomson Reuters CPCI-S (WoS).
The present book comprises ninety-two papers, by leading scientists from 21 countries, thematically arranged into ten sections: I Nanostructures and Thin Films; II Solid State Phenomena; III Nanomaterials; IV Advanced Materials; V Materials for Electrochemistry; VI Spectroscopic Characterization; VII Synthesis and Processing; VIII Powders, Ceramics and Sintering; IX Composites and X Biomaterials.


Edited by: Omer Van der Biest, Michael Gasik, Jozef Vleugels
Online since: August 2005
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Multifunctional materials are composite systems that exhibit useful responses to electrical, optical, magnetic and/or mechanical stimuli. They allow the compact and economic integration of two or more functions; which can be mechanical, biological, acoustic, thermal, electrical, magnetic, optical or sensory in nature. Functionally graded materials (FGM) are also multi-functional materials, which exhibit spatial variations in composition and/or microstructure; created with the specific purpose of controlling variations in thermal, structural or functional properties. In spite of large differences in the type and size scale of the materials considered, many common features exist, thus furnishing a rationale for grouping these materials together in one book.


Edited by: Sabine Denis, Takao Hanabusa, Bob Baoping He, Eric Mittemeijer, JunMa Nan, Ismail Cevdet Noyan, Berthold Scholtes, Keisuke Tanaka, KeWei Xu
Online since: July 2005
Description: The field of Residual Stresses is surprisingly large, and also highly interdisciplinary in nature, both with regard to its applications and to its scientific and technological fundamentals.
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Edited by: W.Ke, E.H.Han, Y.F.Han, K.Kainer and A.A.Luo
Online since: July 2005
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Magnesium, with its very rich reserves within the Earth, is an important engineering material, but has not yet been fully developed and utilized. Given its low density, magnesium has a higher specific strength and stiffness than many other engineering materials: including aluminum, steel and polymer-based composites. Magnesium also offers other attractive properties: such as a high damping capacity, electromagnetic shielding, dimensional stability, and good machinability and recyclability. As a relatively new structural material, magnesium and its alloys have demonstrated a significant potential for applications in many industries: including automobile, 3C (computer, communication and consumer) products, transportation, power-tools/equipment and new energy sources.


Edited by: Hyung Sun Kim, Sang-Yeop Park, Bo Young Hur and Soo Wohn Lee
Online since: June 2005
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The book will present materials researchers and users with a wealth of new information covering the entire spectrum of ecology, eco-materials, nano-materials, bio-materials, recycling, environmental protection and energy conversion related materials.


Edited by: Dr. Roberta Nipoti, Antonella Poggi and Andrea Scorzoni
Online since: May 2005
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Silicon Carbide (SiC), Gallium Nitride (GaN) and Diamond are examples of wide-bandgap semiconductors having chemical, electrical and optical properties which make them very attractive for the fabrication of high-power and high-frequency electronic devices, as well as of light-emitters and sensors which have to operate under harsh conditions.


Edited by: Jaroslav Pokluda
Online since: April 2005
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This volume contains papers selected from the more than 120 contributions presented during the 4th international conference on “Materials Structure & Micromechanics of Fracture (MSMF-4)”, in Brno, Czech Republic, June 23-25, 2004.


Edited by: A. Méndez-Vilas
Online since: March 2005
Description: This special issue of Materials Science Forum contains the papers which were presented at the 1st International Meeting on Applied Physics (APHYS-2003), held in Badajoz (Spain), and more specifically, the selected papers which were presented during the conference sessions on Interfaces in Colloidal and Particulate Systems, covering Imaging Techniques, Microscopy; Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, Bioengineered Materials, Applied Materials Science / Solid State Physics & Chemistry / Advanced and Functional Materials and Semiconductor Materials and Devices.
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Edited by: Z.Y. Zhong, H. Saka, T.H. Kim, E.A. Holm, Y.F. Han and X.S. Xie
Online since: January 2005
Description: This indispensable work is the fifth in a series of international conferences devoted to advanced materials and processing. The conferences, which are held every three years, are jointly sponsored by the Chinese Society for Metals (CSM), the Japan Institute of Metals (JIM), the Korean Institute of Metals and Materials (KIM), and the Minerals, Metals and Materials Society (TMS), and organized by them in rotation. The purpose of this international conference, PRICM, is to provide a forum for the exchange of technical and scientific information, which is always of great benefit to researchers, manufacuturers and end-users.


Edited by: J. Gyulai
Online since: January 2005
Description: Volume is indexed by Thomson Reuters CPCI-S (WoS).
The series, “Hungarian Conference and Exhibition on Materials Science, Testing and Informatics”, was founded in order to provide a forum in which Hungarian and foreign scientists and research groups - interested in metals and alloys, silicates, polymers and composites - would have the opportunity to exchange and publish ideas and to establish new integrated partnerships. The 4th Hungarian Conference and Exhibition on Materials Science, Testing and Informatics was held on the Balaton lakeside, at Balatonfüred, October 12-14th , 2003.


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