Download Solid state chemistry : an introduction by Lesley E. Smart, Elaine A. Moore PDF

By Lesley E. Smart, Elaine A. Moore

Building a beginning with a radical description of crystalline constructions, Solid kingdom Chemistry: An creation, Fourth variation presents quite a lot of the unreal and actual strategies used to arrange and signify solids. Going past simple technology, the ebook explains and analyzes sleek concepts and parts of research.

The ebook covers:

  • A variety of man-made and actual strategies used to arrange and symbolize solids
  • Bonding, superconductivity, and electrochemical, magnetic, optical, and conductive properties
  • STEM, ionic conductivity, nanotubes and similar constructions corresponding to graphene, steel natural frameworks, and FeAs superconductors
  • Biological platforms in synthesis, sturdy kingdom modeling, and metamaterials

This principally nonmathematical creation to stable country chemistry comprises easy crystallography and constitution selection, in addition to functional examples of functions and sleek advancements to supply scholars the chance to use their wisdom in real-life occasions and serve them good all through their measure path.

New within the Fourth Edition

  • Coverage of multiferroics, graphene, and iron-based hot temperature superconductors, the recommendations to be had with synchrotron radiation, and steel natural frameworks (MOFs)
  • More house dedicated to electron microscopy and preparative tools
  • New dialogue of accomplishing polymers within the improved part on carbon nanoscience

Show description

Read Online or Download Solid state chemistry : an introduction PDF

Best inorganic books

Inorganic Chemistry (2nd Edition)

A number one textbook which deals a clean and interesting method of the instructing of recent inorganic chemistry and provides a transparent, well-balanced advent to the foremost rules of the topic. the new full-colour textual content layout with three-d illustrations brings the topic to existence. scholars may be able to relate the chemistry they discover ways to daily life via a variety of purposes and subject containers.

Inorganic Reactions and Methods: Volumes 1-18 Part 2 Compound Indexes

This is the excellent two-volume index to the entire compounds, matters, and authors featured within the eighteen-volume Inorganic Reactions and strategies sequence. Already deemed "invaluable" through the magazine of Organometallic Chemistry, the sequence turns into much more crucial with the book of those straightforward, quick-reference spouse indexes.

Spin-Crossover Materials: Properties and Applications

The phenomenon of spin-crossover has a wide influence at the actual houses of a pretty good fabric, together with its color, magnetic second, and electric resistance. a few fabrics additionally exhibit a structural section switch in the course of the transition. numerous useful purposes of spin-crossover fabrics were established together with demonstrate and reminiscence units, electric and electroluminescent units, and MRI distinction brokers.

Organometallics in Synthesis, Third Manual

This newest version allows readers to grasp new sessions of organometallic compounds and synthesesA well known source utilized by artificial natural chemists all over the world, this booklet allows readers to behavior seamless artificial reactions regarding key organometallics. each one response is decided forth within the book's acclaimed recipe-style structure in order that readers can simply mirror the consequences of their personal labs.

Extra resources for Solid state chemistry : an introduction

Example text

Only certain point groups are possible because of the constraint made by the fact that unit cells must be able to stack exactly with no spaces—thus, for instance, only one-, two-, three-, four- and sixfold rotational axes are possible. Combining this with the planes of symmetry and centres of symmetry, we find that there are 32 crystallographic point groups compatible with the translational symmetry in three dimensions. If we combine the 32 crystal point groups with the 14 Bravais lattices, we find that there are 230 three-dimensional space groups that crystal structures can adopt, that is, 230 different space-filling patterns.

Notice also that the atomic positions are equivalent, and we could equally well generate the structure by swopping the zinc and sulfur ions. Compounds adopting this structure include the copper halides and the Zn, Cd and Hg sulfides. The wurtzite structure is composed of an hcp array of sulfide ions with alternate tetrahedral holes occupied by zinc ions. Each zinc ion is tetrahedrally coordinated by four sulfide ions and vice versa. Compounds adopting the structure include BeO, ZnO and NH4F. Notice how the coordination numbers of the structures we have looked at so far have changed.

19 shows an example of this symmetry element. The diagram shows part of a repeating threedimensional structure projected onto the plane of the page; the circle represents a molecule or ion in the structure and there is a distance a between identical positions in the structure in the x direction (this follows the convention that a unit cell based on the x, y and z axes has unit cell dimensions a, b and c in those respective directions). The + sign next to the circle indicates that the molecule lies above the plane of the page in the z direction.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.73 of 5 – based on 8 votes