Preface. 1. Crystallographic and Microstructural Considerations. 2. Chemical Energetics and Atomistics of Reactions and Transformations in Solids. 3. Solid - Vapor Reactions. 4. Solid - Liquid Reactions. 5. Solid - Solid Reactions. 6. Nanomaterials Synthesis. 7. Materials Fabrication. Appendix A1: General Mechanical Engineering Terms. Appendix A2: Green Materials Synthesis and Processing. Index.
John N. Lalena, PhD, is an Adjunct Assistant Professor of Chemistry at the University of Maryland University College-Europe, and an Affiliate Research Assistant Professor of Chemistry at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, Virginia. DAVID A. CLEARY, PhD, is Professor of Chemistry at Gonzaga University in Spokane, Washington. EVERETT E. CARPENTER, PHD, is Assistant Professor in the Department of Chemistry at Virginia Commonwealth University. NANCY F. DEAN, PHD, was formerly a research manager at Honeywell Electronic Materials and now runs her own consulting firm.
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