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Handbook on the Physics and Chemistry of Rare Earths, Volume 12

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Series: Handbook on the Physics and Chemistry of Rare Earths Volume: 12

Edited By: KA Gschneidner and L Eyring

North-Holland

Hardback | Dec 1989 | #84621 | ISBN: 0444871055
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About this book

The rare earths play a unique role in science. These seventeen related elements afford a panoply of subtle variations deriving from the systematic development of their electronic configurations, allowing a test of theory with excellent resolution. In contrast they find widespread use in even the most mundane processes such as steel making, for polishing materials and gasoline cracking catalysts. In between are exotic uses such as TV screen phosphors, lasers, high strength permanent magnets and chemical probes. This multi-volume handbook covers the entire rare earth field in an integrated manner. Each chapter is a comprehensive up-to-date, critical review of a particular segment of the field. The work offers the researcher and graduate student alike, a complete and thorough coverage of this fascinating field.


Contents

Preface. Contents of volumes 1 - 11. 80. Preparation and crystal growth of rare earth elements and intermetallic compounds (J.S. Abell). 81. Growth of single crystals from molten metal fluxes (Z. Fisk and J.P. Remeika). 82. Physical properties of R 2 Fe 14 B-based alloys (E. Burzo and H.R. Kirchmayr). 83. Magnetic properties of ternary intermetallic compounds of the RT 2 X 2 type (A. Szytula and J. Leciejewicz). 84. Spin glasses (H. Maletta and W. Zinn). 85. Liquid metals and alloys (J. van Zytveld). 86. Thermodynamic properties of gaseous species (M.S. Chandrasekharaiah and K.A. Gingerich). 87. Laser spectroscopy (W.M. Yen). Subject index.

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