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Lasers in Chemistry

Lasers in Chemistry

Maximilian Lackner (Editor), Franz Winter (Foreword by)

ISBN: 978-3-527-31997-8

Oct 2008

1554 pages

Select type: Hardcover

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$585.00

Description

These two volumes provide a comprehensive overview of laser applications in many important fields of chemistry. They cover both the gleaning of information as well as the active influencing of reactions, with the applications stretching from chemistry, physics and materials science to biology and medicine. This handy reference also contains an equipment and peripherals overview for laser probing and laser chemistry setups.
For chemists, physicists, materials scientists, and laser specialists, as well as those working in the chemical industry.
Vol. I: PROBING MATTER
PART I: GENERAL
Principles of Lasers
Laser Safety
PART II: LASERS AS PROBES IN CHEMISTRY
Overview
Chemical Sensing Using Quantum Cascade Lasers
Laser Diagnostics of Combustion Processes
LIDAR for Ground- and Airborne Trace Gas Detection
Non-linear Spectroscopy and Coherent Multidimensional Spectroscopy
Photoacoustic Spectroscopy
Tunable Diode Laser Absorption Spectroscopy
Applications of TDLAS in Process Industries
Laser-induced Breakdown Spectroscopy (LIBS)
Laser Doppler Anemometry
Cavity Ring-down Spectroscopy in Chemistry
Laser Spectroscopy Applied to Catalyis Research
Speciation Analysis Using Lasers
Laser-enhanced Spectroscopy and Coherent Control
Laser-induced Fluorescence Spectroscopy (LIF)
Laser Applications in Combustion Engine Research and Development
Raman Spectroscopy
Matrix-assisted Laser Desorption/Ionization Mass Spectrometry: Principles and Applications in Life Sciences
MALDI-MS of Industrial Chemicals and Polymers
Atmospheric-pressure Laser Ionization
High-Resolution Molecular Spectroscopy in Low-Temperature Crystalline Matrices

Vol. II: INFLUENCING MATTER
PART III: LASERS TO START AND INFLUENCE CHEMICAL REACTIONS
Overview
Laser-based Formation of Nanoparticles
Laser Ablation in Background Gas and Its Application to the Synthesis of Nanostructured Materials
Laser-induced Photocatalysis and Its Applications
Laser Enrichment of Isotopes
Reaction Mechanisms in the Gas Phase Studied by Laser Pyrolysis
Femtochemistry: Lasers to Investigate Ultrafast Reactions
Laser-plasma Chemistry: Chemical Reactions Initiated by Laser-produced Plasmas
Laser Micromachining
Laser-induced Chemical Vapor Deposition (LCVD)
Laser-induced Ignition for Combustion Engines
Lasers in the Photopolymer Area
Laser Control of Chemical Reactions
Coherent Control of Chemical Dynamics with Lasers
Nanosecond Laser Flash Photolysis
Lasers in Semiconductor Photochemistry
Lasers in Photodynamic Therapy
Photo Reactions Induced by Two-photon Absorption
Laser-microwave in Chemistry
PART IV: APPLICATIONS
Lasers in Material Processing
Lasers in Biology
Lasers in Medicine
Lasers in Conservation and Preservation for Art and Architecture
Lasers in Dentistry
PART V: PAST AND FUTURE TRENDS
History of Lasers in Chemistry
Trends of Laser Research and Development
Outlook