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Author NATO Advanced Study Institute on Engineering of Crystalline Materials Properties: State of the Art in Modeling, Design and Applications. New Materials for better Defence and Security (2007 : Erice, Italy)

Title Engineering of crystalline materials properties : state of the art in modeling, design and applications / edited by Juan J. Novoa, Dario Braga and Lia Addadi
Published Dordrecht : Springer, [2008]
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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 518 pages) : illustrations
Series NATO science for peace and security series. Series B : Physics and biophysics
NATO Science for Peace and Security series. B, Physics and biophysics.
Contents Biomineralization design strategies and mechanisms of mineral formation: operating at the edge of instability / Lia Addadi, Yael Politi, Fabio Nudelman and Steve Weiner -- Self-assembled monolayers as templates for inorganic crystallization : a bio-inspired approach / Joanna Aizenberg -- Databases in crystal engineering / Alessia Bacchi -- Case studies on intermolecular interactions in crystalline metals / Patrick Batail -- Crystal polymorphism / Joel Bernstein -- Complementarity : correlating structural features with physical properties in supramolecular systems / Susan A. Bourne -- Making crystals from crystals : a solid-state route to the engineering of crystalline materials, polymorphs, solvates and co-crystals : considerations on the future of crystal engineering / Dario Braga, Marco Curzi, Elena Dichiarante, Stefano Luca Giaffreda, Fabrizia Grepioni, Lucia Maini, Giuseppe Palladino, Anna Pettersen and Marco Polito -- Nanostructured frameworks for materials applications / Neil R. Champness -- Crystal engineering of multifunctional molecular materials / Eugenio Coronado, Carlos Giménez-Saiz and Carlos Martí-Gastaldo -- Topological approaches to the structure of crystalline and amorphous atom assemblies / Linn W. Hobbs -- Hydrogen-bonded crystals of exceptional dielectric properties / Andrzej Katrusiak -- Chirality in crystals / Reiko Kuroda -- Design, characterization and use of crystalline thin film architectures at the air-liquid interface / Leslie Leiserowitz, Isabelle Weissbuch and Meir Lahav -- Design, synthesis, and characterization of molecule-based magnets / Joel S. Miller -- From bonds to packing : an energy-based crystal packing analysis for molecular crystals packing analysis for molecular crystals / Juan J. Novoa and Emiliana D'Oria -- On the calculation and interpretation of crystal energy landscapes / Sarah L. Price -- NMR crystallography and the elucidation of structure-property relationships in crystalline solids / Susan M. Reutzel-Edens -- Organic materials for nonlinear optics / M. Blanca Ros -- Building conducting materials from design to devices / Concepció Rovira -- Hydrogen bonding and concurrent interactions / Urszula Rychlewska -- Signalling by modulation of intermolecular interactions / Janet L. Scott and Koichi Tanaka -- Biomineralization of organic phases associated with human diseases / Jennifer A. Swift -- Crystal structure determination from X-ray powder diffraction data / Maryjane Tremayne -- Surface properties of the binary alloy thin films / Ilona Zasada
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Crystals -- Congresses.
Crystallography -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Form Electronic book
Author Novoa, Juan J.
Braga, Dario.
Addadi, Lia.
ISBN 9781402068232
9781402068225 (cased)
1402068220 (cased)
1402068247 (paperback)
9781402068249 (paperback)