Frontiers of High-Pressure Research

  • Hans D. Hochheimer
  • Richard D. Etters

Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (NSSB, volume 286)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. Polymers and Low Dimensional Systems

    1. W. Pechhold
      Pages 1-15
    2. B.-E. Mellander, I. Albinsson, J. R. Stevens
      Pages 17-23
    3. I. Marsden, M. Allan, R. H. Friend, A. E. Underhill, R. A. Clark
      Pages 33-43
    4. Robert J. Donohoe, Steven P. Love, Maria A. Y. Garcia, Basil I. Swanson
      Pages 73-85
  3. Molecular Crystals, Liquids, and Pressure Induced Phase Transitions

    1. Isaac F. Silvera
      Pages 101-114
    2. N. W. Ashcroft
      Pages 115-129
    3. Aziz Müfit Uluğ, Mark S. Conradi, R. E. Norberg
      Pages 131-141
    4. B. Eckert, H. J. Jodl, H. O. Albert, P. Foggi
      Pages 143-160
    5. M. Jordan, H. Däufer, H.-J. Jodl
      Pages 161-169
    6. Alain Polian
      Pages 181-193
    7. J. S. Friedman, B. L. Bracewell, H. D. Hochheimer, C. Y. She
      Pages 209-215
    8. K. E. Halvorson, D. P. Raffaelle, G. H. Wolf, R. F. Marzke
      Pages 217-226

About this book

Introduction

The role of high pressure experiments in the discovery of supercon­ ducting materials with a T. above liquid nitrogen temperature has demon­ strated the importance of such experiments. The same role holds true in the tailoring of materials for optoelectronic devices. In addition, much progress has been made recently in the search for metallic hydro­ gen, and the application of high pressure in polymer research has brought forth interesting results. These facts together with the suc­ cess of previous small size meetings (such as the "First International Conference on the Physics of Solids at High Pressure", held in 1965 in Tucson, Arizona, U. S. A. ; "High Pressure and Low Temperature Physics", held in 1977 in Cleveland, Ohio, U. S. A. ; and "Physics of Solids Under High Pressure", held in 1981 in bad Honnef, Germany), motivated us to organize a workshop with emphasis on the newest results and trends in these fields of high pressure research. Furthermore, it was intended to mix experienced and young scien­ tists to realize an idea best expressed in a letter by Prof. Weinstein: "I think it is an excellent idea. I have often felt that the number of excellent young researchers in the high pressure field need an opportu­ nity to put forward their work with due recognition. " Thanks to the support of the key speakers, we were able to achieve this goal and had more than 50\ young participants.

Keywords

Helium-Atom-Streuung Metall crystal ion transport liquid polymer polymers semiconductors

Editors and affiliations

  • Hans D. Hochheimer
    • 1
  • Richard D. Etters
    • 1
  1. 1.Colorado State UniversityFort CollinsUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4899-2480-3
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag US 1991
  • Publisher Name Springer, Boston, MA
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4899-2482-7
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4899-2480-3
  • Series Print ISSN 0258-1221
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