Solid State Phenomena

ISSN: 1662-9779

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Edited by: Agnieszka Botor-Probierz and Andrzej Kiełbus
Online since: June 2011
Description: The aim of this work is to present the latest results of scientific research carried out by staff, in the Faculty of Materials Engineering and Metallurgy at the Silesian University of Technology in Gliwice, who are working in the area of light-metal alloys. The 20 papers are divided into three chapters: Aluminum Alloys, Magnesium Alloys and Titanium Alloys. This will be essential reading matter for anyone working in the same field.


Edited by: Xipeng Xu
Online since: June 2011
Description: Volume is indexed by Thomson Reuters CPCI-S (WoS).
This volume presents 70 papers selected from over 100 papers submitted by university and industrial researchers. All of the papers were peer-reviewed by carefully chosen experts. This volume provides readers with a broad overview of recent advances in the field of the application of diamond and related materials, as well as brazing super-abrasives.


Edited by: Yves Bréchet, Emmanuel Clouet, Alexis Deschamps, Alphonse Finel and Frédéric Soisson
Online since: June 2011
Description: The main objective of this special collection was to present state-of-the-art advances in the field of solid-solid phase transformations.
Volume is indexed by Thomson Reuters CPCI-S (WoS).
The 204 peer-reviewed papers were divided into 10 chapters:
1: Displacive Transformations,
2: Diffusional Transformations,
3: Transition by Interface Migration,
4: Order-Disorder Transitions,
5: Phase Transitions and Size Effect,
6: Driven Systems and Phase Transformations,
7: Phase Transformations during Industrial Processing,
8: Amorphous Alloys, Quasicrystals and other Complex Phases,
9: Advances in the Theory and Modeling of Phase Transitions,
10: Advances in Experimental Techniques.
The present work will be a useful supplement to the classic textbooks on the subject.


Edited by: R. K. Singhal
Online since: May 2011
Description: This special issue of “Solid State Phenomena” documents some novel experimental and theoretical approaches applied to fascinating materials. Motivated by the increasing need to synthesize and understand the properties of technologically important materials, this issue represents an important step forward in improving our understanding of how modern materials can be optimised for technology and industry. The issue comprises 9 original review papers covering experimental approaches and theoretical modeling. The contributions will be very useful to researchers working in various areas of CMP and will contribute significantly to the understanding of rapidly developing materials with regard to their synthesis, characterization and properties.


Edited by: J.-L. Bobet, B. Chevalier and D. Fruchart
Online since: April 2011
Description: Volume is indexed by Thomson Reuters CPCI-S (WoS).
This special collection gathers together the newest results on novel classes of materials which contain transition metals. It covers crystal chemistry, chemical bonding and electronic structure, magnetic and electron transport properties, thermo-electrics, hydrides, borides, carbides, silicides, germanides, pnictides, chalcogenides and complexes, metallic alloys and oxides. It will of interest to all those who work with transition metals.


Edited by: V. Ustinov
Online since: December 2010
Description: The purpose of this special collection of peer-reviewed papers was to provide an opportunity for scientists from all over the world to share details of recent advances in the physics of magnetic materials.
Volume is indexed by Thomson Reuters CPCI-S (WoS).
The work is divided into: I. To the Memory of S.V.Vonsovsky, II. Spin-Polarized Transport, III. Spin Dynamics, Spin Waves, Spin-Wave Resonance, IV. Spin Reorientation Phase Transitions, V. Spin-Orbit and Exchange Interactions, Magnetic Anisotropy and Magnetostriction, VI. Dynamics of Domain Structures and Domain Walls, VII. Magnetic Nanostructures and Films, VIII. Magnetism and Nanomaterials, IX. Low-Dimensional Magnetism, X. Magnetism of Strongly Correlated Systems, XI. Magnetotransport and Magneto-Optics.


Edited by: Cornel Brișan, Vistrian Mătieș, Sergiu-Dan Stan and Stelian Brad
Online since: September 2010
Description: This volume consists of a collection of papers arising from the 5th International Conference on Robotics – ROBOTICS 2010, which was held in Cluj-Napoca, from the 23rd to the 25th September, 2010, and was organized by the Technical University of Cluj-Napoca, Department of Mechanisms, Precision Mechanics and Mechatronics, and the Romanian Society of Robotics (SRR).
Volume is indexed by Thomson Reuters CPCI-S (WoS).
The presentations covered the topics of: Robotics; Mechanical design of robot architectures, Sensors and actuators in robotics; Mobile robots navigation and obstacle avoidance; Mechatronics; Industrial automation, process control, manufacturing processes and automation; Micro- and nano-robots, parallel robots; Artificial intelligence, intelligent control, neuro-control, fuzzy control and their applications; Control system modeling, simulation techniques and methodologies; Biomedical and rehabilitation engineering, prosthetics and artificial organs; Tele-operation, tele-robotics, haptics, and tele-operated semi-autonomous systems; Robotics for automobile production; Virtual reality. The book thus constitutes a timely overview of this important subject.


Edited by: Andrejus H. Marcinkevičius and Algirdas V.Valiulis
Online since: June 2010
Description: Mechatronics can be defined as being the synergistic integration of mechanical engineering with electronics and intelligent computer control in the manufacture of products and design of processes. Advanced engineering materials and related technologies increasingly rely upon multifunctional materials, materials resistant to extreme conditions and hybrid and multi-materials.


Edited by: Andrejus H. Marcinkevičius and Algirdas V.Valiulis
Online since: June 2010
Description: Volume is indexed by Thomson Reuters CPCI-S (WoS).
The aim of this collection was to provide an opportunity for the sharing of information and to facilitate cooperation in mechatronics and new materials research, and to disseminate new research results in this multi-disciplinary field.


Edited by: Danuta Stróż & Małgorzata Karolus
Online since: June 2010
Description: Volume is indexed by Thomson Reuters CPCI-S (WoS).
The goal of this collection is to provide an opportunity for researchers working in many different fields to showcase their latest achievements in the area of structural studies, as applied to the materials commonly used in industry. Emphasis is placed upon topics such as the development of methods and techniques in X-ray studies, crystal structure determination methods, the crystallography of phase transformations, texture analysis, material structures – metals and alloys, ceramics, polymers, thin films, quasicrystals, amorphous materials, nanomaterials and molecular crystals.


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