Defects and Disorder in Crystalline and Amorphous Solids

The study of defects and disorder in solids remains a central topic in solid state science. Developments in the field continue to be promoted by new experimental and theoretical techniques, while further impetus for the study of disorder in solids is provided by the growing range of applications of...

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Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Other Authors: Catlow, Richard (Editor)
Format: eBook
Published: Dordrecht Springer Netherlands 1994, 1994
Edition:1st ed. 1994
Series:Nato Science Series C:, Mathematical and Physical Sciences
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Collection: Springer Book Archives -2004 - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • 1. An Introduction to Disorder in Solids
  • 2. Point Defect Structures in Crystalline Materials
  • 3. Extended Defects in Crystalline Materials
  • 4. Amorphous Solids: An Introduction
  • 5. Random Network Models
  • 6. Investigation of Crystal Structures with Defects
  • 7. Neutron Powder Diffraction for the Characterization of Structural Defects in Crystalline Solids
  • 8. NMR Techniques for the Study of Crystalline and Amorphous Solids
  • 9. Atomic Transport in Heavily Defective Materials: Crystals  and Glasses
  • 10. Ionic Transport in Glassy and Polymer Electrolytes
  • 11. Electronic Structures of Amorphous Solids
  • 12. Electronic Transport in Amorphous Semiconductors
  • 13. Defects and Disorder in Amorphous Semiconductors — Basic and Applied Aspects
  • 14. Computer Modelling of Defects
  • 15. Embedded-Cluster Calculations
  • 16. Molecular Dynamics Studies of Defects in Solids
  • 17. Simulations of Glass Surfaces: Structure and Adsorption
  • 18. On the Local Structure of Glasses: Icosahedra, Orientational Order and Growing Correlation Lengths
  • 19. Thermodynamic Properties of Defective Solids
  • 20. Spectroscopic Properties of Defect Solids
  • 21. Radiation Damage in NaCl
  • 22. Defect Problems in the Field of Chemical Sensors