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Colour Chemistry : Rsc Paperbacks - Robert Christie

Colour Chemistry

Rsc Paperbacks

Paperback Published: 2nd April 2001
ISBN: 9780854045730
Number Of Pages: 218

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This book provides an up-to-date insight into the chemistry behind the colour of the dyes and pigments that make our world so colourful. The impressive breadth of coverage starts with a dip into the history of colour science. "Colour Chemistry" then goes on to look at the structure and synthesis of the various dyes and pigments, along with their applications in the traditional areas of textiles, coatings and plastics, and also the ever-expanding range of "high-tech" applications. Also discussed are some of the environmental issues associated with the manufacture and use of colour. The broad and balanced coverage presented in this book makes it ideal for students and graduates. In addition, mant specialists in industry or academia will also benefit from the overview of the subject that is provided. part of the RSC Paperbacks series]

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"""... a unique book that provides an excellent, up-to-date overview of colour chemistry at an affordable price. It is easy to read and will benefit students, specialists and non-specialists in industry and academe.""" * "Chemistry in Britain, July 2001, No 37, No 7, p 101" * """... provides a complete overview of the subject matter and will benefit all that choose to read it!""" * "ChemWeb Web Site, 21 August 2001" * """... a concise and readable book, at a very affordable price. I can strongly recommend it to students of colour chemistry or applied chemistry, and to anyone desiring a comprehensive overview of modern colour chemistry.""" * "Chemistry & Industry, No 17, p 541, 3 September 2001" * """... a good fundamental introduction to the art of colour science through its broad and balanced coverage ... a valuable reference for both students studying colour science and those working within the coloration industry.""" * "Coloration Technology, Vol 117, No 4, 2001, p 239" * """The more I read, the better I liked it ... [the] best source of information on the subject.""" * "Chem@Cam, Issue 12, Autumn 2001, p 14" * """...an important and very useful book.""" * "Polymer International, Vol 53, Issue 2, February 2004" *

Colour: A Brief Historical Perspectivep. 1
The Physical and Chemical Basis of Colourp. 12
Visible Lightp. 13
The Eyep. 15
The Causes of Colourp. 17
The Interaction of Light with Objectsp. 18
Fluorescence and Phosphorescencep. 21
Dyes and Pigmentsp. 23
Classification of Colorantsp. 24
Colour and Constitutionp. 26
The Valence-bond Approach to Colour and Constitutionp. 27
The Molecular Orbital Approach to Colour and Constitutionp. 36
Azo Dyes and Pigmentsp. 45
Isomerism in Azo Dyes and Pigmentsp. 46
Synthesis of Azo Dyes and Pigmentsp. 50
Diazotisationp. 51
Azo Couplingp. 56
Strategies for Azo Dye and Pigment Synthesisp. 59
Synthesis of Monoazo Dyes and Pigmentsp. 60
Synthesis of Disazo Dyes and Pigmentsp. 60
Dyes and Pigments Containing More than Two Azo Groupsp. 64
Metal Complex Azo Dyes and Pigmentsp. 65
Carbonyl Dyes and Pigmentsp. 69
Anthraquinonesp. 70
Indigoid Dyes and Pigmentsp. 74
Benzodifuranonesp. 77
Fluorescent Carbonyl Dyesp. 78
Carbonyl Pigmentsp. 79
The Quinone-Hydroquinone Redox Systemp. 82
Synthesis of Carbonyl Colorantsp. 83
Synthesis of Anthraquinonesp. 84
Synthesis of Indigoid Colorantsp. 89
Synthesis of Carbonyl Pigmentsp. 90
Phthalocyaninesp. 92
The Structure and Properties of Phthalocyaninesp. 93
Synthesis of Phthalocyaninesp. 97
Miscellaneous Chemical Classes of Organic Dyes and Pigmentsp. 102
Polyene and Polymethine Dyesp. 102
Arylcarbonium Ion Colorantsp. 109
Dioxazinesp. 114
Sulfur Dyesp. 115
Nitro Dyesp. 116
Textile Dyes (Excluding Reactive Dyes)p. 118
Dyes for Protein Fibresp. 120
Dyes for Cellulosic Fibresp. 125
Dyes for Synthetic Fibresp. 129
Reactive Dyes for Textile Fibresp. 135
Fibre-reactive Groupsp. 137
Fibre-reactive Groups Reacting by Nucleophilic Substitutionp. 137
Fibre-reactive Groups Reacting by Nucleophilic Additionp. 142
Bifunctional Reactive Dyesp. 143
Chromogenic Groupsp. 145
The Synthesis of Reactive Dyesp. 146
Pigmentsp. 148
Inorganic Pigmentsp. 150
Titanium Dioxide and Other White Pigmentsp. 151
Coloured Oxides and Oxide-hydroxidesp. 153
Calcium Sulfides, Lead Chromates and Related Pigmentsp. 155
Ultramarinesp. 157
Prussian Bluep. 158
Carbon Blackp. 158
Organic Pigmentsp. 159
Azo Pigmentsp. 160
Copper Phthalocyaninesp. 162
High-performance Organic Pigmentsp. 163
Pigments for Special Effectsp. 166
Metallic Pigmentsp. 166
Pearlescent Pigmentsp. 167
Fluorescent Pigmentsp. 167
Functional or 'High Technology' Dyes and Pigmentsp. 168
Electronic Applications of Dyes and Pigmentsp. 169
Dyes for Liquid Crystal Displaysp. 169
Pigments for Microcolour Filtersp. 172
Laser Dyesp. 172
Dyes in Solar Energy Conversionp. 175
Near-infrared Absorbing Dyesp. 177
Reprographics Applications of Dyes and Pigmentsp. 179
Electrophotographyp. 179
Ink-jet Printingp. 181
Biological and Medical Applications of Dyesp. 183
Photodynamic Therapyp. 184
Chemichromismp. 186
Thermochromismp. 186
Photochromismp. 188
Electrochromismp. 189
Colour and the Environmentp. 191
Bibliographyp. 199
Subject Indexp. 201
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ISBN: 9780854045730
ISBN-10: 0854045732
Series: Rsc Paperbacks
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 218
Published: 2nd April 2001
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 24.13 x 16.51  x 1.27
Weight (kg): 0.41

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