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Frontiers of High-Pressure Research : NATO Science Series B - Hans D. Hochheimer

Frontiers of High-Pressure Research

NATO Science Series B

By: Hans D. Hochheimer (Editor), Richard E. Etters (Editor)

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Published: 30th April 1992
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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.

Polymers and Low Dimensional Systems: Polymers Under Pressure
Ion Transport Mechanisms in Polymer Electrolytes at Normal and High Pressuree
Molecular Crystals, Liquids and Pressure Induced Phase Transitions: Solid Hydrogen at Ultra High Pressure
Dense Hydrogen and Its States of Order; N. Ashcroft. Elastic Properties of Rare GasSolids
Quantum Wells and Semiconductors: Enhanced Stability of Heterostructures Under Pressure
2D Transport in Semiconductors Under Pressure
High Temperature Superconductors: High Pressure Study of High Temperature Superconductors
Light Scattering in High Tc Superconductors
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ISBN: 9780306441882
ISBN-10: 0306441888
Series: NATO Science Series B
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 500
Published: 30th April 1992
Publisher: Springer Science+Business Media
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 25.4 x 17.8  x 2.9
Weight (kg): 2.61