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One-Dimensional Metals: Conjugated Polymers, Organic Crystals, Carbon Nanotubes, 2nd Edition

One-Dimensional Metals: Conjugated Polymers, Organic Crystals, Carbon Nanotubes, 2nd Edition

Siegmar Roth, David Carroll

ISBN: 978-3-527-60580-4

Mar 2006

264 pages

Select type: E-Book

$156.99

Description

Low-dimensional solids are of fundamental interest in materials science due to their anisotropic properties. Written not only for experts in the field, this book explains the important concepts behind their physics and surveys the most interesting one-dimensional systems and discusses their present and emerging applications in molecular scale electronics. The second edition of this successful book has been completely revised to include the remarkable achievements of the last ten years of research and applications. Chemists, polymer and materials scientists as well as students will find this book a very readable introduction to the solid-state physics of electronic materials.
1. Introduction.

2. One-dimensional Substances.

3. One-dimensional Solid-State Physics.

4. Electron-Phonon Coupling, Peierls Transition.

5. Conducting Polymers: Solitons and Polarons.

6. Conducting Polymers: Conductivity.

7. Superconductivity.

8. Charge Density Waves.

9. Molecular-scale Electronics.

10. Molecular Materials for Electronics.

11. Applications.

12. Finally.

Index.

"Students seeking to develop a rigorous scientific foundation for an in-depth understanding of one-dimensional metals will need to read the supporting references. Researchers seeking guidance to the current literature and clarification of concepts will find it adequate for some topics..." (Angewandte Chemie I.E.)