Frontiers in Materials Research

  • Yasunori Fujikawa
  • Kazuo Nakajima
  • Toshio Sakurai

Part of the Advances in Materials Research book series (ADVSMATERIALS, volume 10)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XXI
  2. Novel Materials for Electronics

    1. H. H. Rohrer
      Pages 1-7
    2. A. M. Moore, B. A. Mantooth, A. A. Dameron, Z. J. Donhauser, P. A. Lewis, R. K. Smith et al.
      Pages 29-47
    3. T. Fukumura, H. Toyosaki, K. Ueno, M. Nakano, T. Yamasaki, M. Kawasaki
      Pages 87-92
    4. Y. Taguchi, A. Kitora, T. Takano, T. Kawabata, M. Hisakabe, Y. Iwasa
      Pages 93-101
    5. S. Z. Bisri, T. Takahashi, T. Takenobu, M. Yahiro, C. Adachi, Y. Iwasa
      Pages 103-110
  3. Materials for Ecological and Biological Systems

  4. Precise Control of Microscopic and Complex Systems

    1. B. Gault, M. P. Moody, D. W. Saxey, J. M. Cairney, Z. Liu, R. Zheng et al.
      Pages 187-216
    2. M. Fukuhara, A. Inoue, N. Nishiyama
      Pages 227-234

About this book


This book covers recent progress in advanced materials research as reviewed by forefront researchers in contributions which would also be suitable for researchers and postgraduates in a related field. It starts with comprehensive reviews of exotic materials for electronic devices, such as wide gap semiconductors and organic materials. They are followed by recent topics on eco- and bio-friendly materials, which attract more and more attention in the materials research community. Atomic scale characterization and control of nanostructured materials are discussed in later chapters that review the general possibilities for precise control of structures and properties in the developments of advanced materials.


LEEM PED REM STEM STM biomedical applications cells electron microscopy electronics microscopy sintering thin film tomography transmission electron microscopy

Editors and affiliations

  • Yasunori Fujikawa
    • 1
  • Kazuo Nakajima
    • 1
  • Toshio Sakurai
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute for Materials ResearchTohoku UniversitySendaiJapan

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2008
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Chemistry and Materials Science
  • Print ISBN 978-3-540-77967-4
  • Online ISBN 978-3-540-77968-1
  • Series Print ISSN 1435-1889
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