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Polarizabilities of Platonic Solids

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Author : Vasily Klimov
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Nanoplasmonics is one of the most important growth areas of this century. It is part of nano-optics and nanophotonics and deals with oscillations of electrons in metallic nanoparticles and nanostructures. Also, it is a multidisciplinary subject covering atomic, molecular, and solid-state physics, as well as much of chemistry. Nanoplasmonics makes it possible to combine the nanoscale properties of smart devices with their optical frequencies of operation. Nanoplasmonics presents, for the first time, both the physical principles and mathematical descriptions of main nanoplasmonic effects that now are scattered over thousands of research articles. Importantly, it contains many methods, accompanied by diagrams, for fast estimations and calculations of main properties of nanoparticles of very different shapes and their clusters. It also presents the most important applications of nanoplasmonics, including in medicine, nanolasers, electronics, perfect lenses, and invisibility cloaks.

Theory and Phenomena of Metamaterials

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Theory and Phenomena of Metamaterials offers an in-depth look at the theoretical background and basic properties of electromagnetic artificial materials, often called metamaterials. A volume in the Metamaterials Handbook, this book provides a comprehensive guide to working with metamaterials using topics presented in a concise review format along with numerous references. With contributions from leading researchers, this text covers all areas where artificial materials have been developed. Each chapter in the text features a concluding summary as well as various cross references to address a wide range of disciplines in a single volume.

Thermal Microwave Radiation

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Combines theoretical concepts with experimental results on thermal microwave radiation to increase the understanding of the complex nature of terrestrial media. Emphasising on radiative transfer models, this book covers the terrestrial aspects, from clear to cloudy atmosphere, precipitation, ocean and land surfaces, vegetation, snow and ice.

Point Groups Space Groups Crystals Molecules

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This book is by far the most comprehensive treatment of point and space groups, and their meaning and applications. Its completeness makes it especially useful as a text, since it gives the instructor the flexibility to best fit the class and goals. The instructor, not the author, decides what is in the course. And it is the prime book for reference, as material is much more likely to be found in it than in any other book; it also provides detailed guides to other sources.Much of what is taught is folklore, things everyone knows are true, but (almost?) no one knows why, or has seen proofs, justifications, rationales or explanations. (Why are there 14 Bravais lattices, and why these? Are the reasons geometrical, conventional or both? What determines the Wigner-Seitz cells? How do they affect the number of Bravais lattices? Why are symmetry groups relevant to molecules whose vibrations make them unsymmetrical? And so on). Here these analyses are given, interrelated, and in-depth. The understanding so obtained gives a strong foundation for application and extension. Assumptions and restrictions are not merely made explicit, but also emphasized.In order to provide so much information, details and examples, and ways of helping readers learn and understand, the book contains many topics found nowhere else, or only in obscure articles from the distant past. The treatment is (often completely) different from those elsewhere. At least in the explanations, and usually in many other ways, the book is completely new and fresh. It is designed to inform, educate and make the reader think. It strongly emphasizes understanding.The book can be used at many levels, by many different classes of readers ? from those who merely want brief explanations (perhaps just of terminology), who just want to skim, to those who wish the most thorough understanding.

Polyoxometalate Molecular Science

Author : Juan J. Borrás-Almenar
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Proceedings of the NATO Advanced Study Institute, Tenerife, Spain from 25 August to 4 September 2001


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Stereochemistry of Organic Compounds

Author : Ernest L. Eliel
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Stereochemistry of Organic Compounds The first fully referenced, comprehensive book on this subject in more than thirty years, Stereochemistry of Organic Compounds contains up-to-date coverage and insightful exposition of all important new concepts, developments, and tools in the rapidly advancing field of stereochemistry, including: * Asymmetric and diastereoselective synthesis * Conformational analysis * Properties of enantiomers and racemates * Separation and analysis of enantiomers and diastereoisomers * Developments in spectroscopy (including NMR), chromatography, and molecular mechanics as applied to stereochemistry * Prostereoisomerism * Conceptual foundations of stereochemistry, including terminology and symmetry concepts * Chiroptical properties Written by the leading authorities in the field, the text includes more than 4,000 references, 1,000 illustrations, and a glossary of stereochemical terms.

Basic Organic Stereochemistry

Author : Ernest Ludwig Eliel
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This title explains the fundamental concepts and principles of stereochemistry, offers treatment of conformational analysis, and summarises properties of stereoisomers and their separation.

Structure and Properties of Molecular Crystals

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The purpose of this book is to focus attention on crystallographic research on molecular crystals. In recent years, molecular crystals have ceased to be regarded as mere laboratory curiosities, especially since they have begun to make their appearance in the industrial field. This volume consists of three parts comprising six chapters. Part one is devoted to various aspects of the study of crystals. A knowledge of the three-dimensional structure of molecules is absolutely essential in order to understand the nature of chemical bonds and the mechanism and dynamics of reactions. Chapter one deals with the study of molecular structures by X-ray diffraction. This brings out the results that one may expect from the analysis of crystal structures. Recent results concerning molecular conformation and chemical reactivity are also described. By means of numerous examples, chapter two illustrates the importance of studying organic reactions in the solid state. A number of new reactions are also presented. In the future, crystallography may be used to predict crystal structures. Crystal engineering is of the utmost importance in designing new materials.

Quantum Chemistry Quantum mechanics and molecular electronic structure

Author : Ira N. Levine
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Symmetry and Group Theory in Chemistry

Author : M Ladd
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A comprehensive discussion of group theory in the context of molecular and crystal symmetry, this book covers both point-group and space-group symmetries. Provides a comprehensive discussion of group theory in the context of molecular and crystal symmetry Covers both point-group and space-group symmetries Includes tutorial solutions

Organic Chemistry

Author : Paula Yurkanis Bruice
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"This book, a companion to Bruice's Organic chemistry, allows you to introduce modern molecular modeling into your organic chemistry course. The heart of the book is a CD-ROM containing over 200 models."--Preface.

Quantum Chemistry

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An introduction to quantum chemistry which covers quantum mechanics, atomic structure and molecular electronic structure. All the necessary mathematics is presented alongside the physics and chemistry, and is given sufficient detail to be accessible to those with little mathematical background.

Symmetry in Bonding and Spectra

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Many courses dealing with the material in this text are called "Applications of Group Theory." Emphasizing the central role and primary importance of symmetry in the applications, Symmetry in Bonding and Spectra enables students to handle applications, particularly applications to chemical bonding and spectroscopy. It contains the essential background in vectors and matrices for the applications, along with concise reviews of simple molecular orbital theory, ligand field theory, and treatments of molecular shapes, as well as some quantum mechanics. Solved examples in the text illustrate theory and applications or introduce special points. Extensive problem sets cover the important methods and applications, with the answers in the appendix.

Inorganic Chemistry

Author : James R. Bowser
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After reviewing background information in the first two chapters, Bowser discusses the bonding models of greatest importance to inorganic chemistry, the primary types of chemical reactions (with examples from both aqueous and non-aqueous solutions), the main group elements (organized to demonstrate interrelationships throughout the periodic table), the transition metals (focusing on the structures, bonding, and reactions of both classical and organometallic complexes), and finally a variety of special topics. Reflecting the current state of the discipline, the text includes many examples from and references to the recent literature.

Perspectives on Structure and Mechanism in Organic Chemistry

Author : Felix A. Carroll
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This volume presents concepts, and their underlying conceptual bases, central to the understanding and practice of physical organic chemistry.

The Encyclopedia of Mass Spectrometry

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This multi-volume work provides comprehensive coverage of the full range of topics and techniques in mass spectrometry. Techniques, methods and applications are described in detail; including limitations, current problems, and areas in which the method does not succeed well.

Encyclopedia of Molecular Biology

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Annotation The field of molecular biology has revolutionized the study of biology. The applications to medicine are enormous, ranging from diagnostic techniques for disease and genetic disorders, to drugs, to gene therapy. Focusing on the fundamentals of molecular biology and encompassing all aspects of the expression of genetic information, the Encyclopedia of Molecular Biology will become the first point of reference for both newcomers and established professionals in molecular biology needing to learn about any particular aspect of the field.

Russian Journal of Physical Chemistry

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