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High Pressure Techniques in Chemistry and Physics: A Practical Approach - Practical Approach in Chemistry Series (Hardback)
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High Pressure Techniques in Chemistry and Physics: A Practical Approach - Practical Approach in Chemistry Series (Hardback)

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Hardback 398 Pages / Published: 15/05/1997
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This volume provides a practical introduction to the use of high-pressure techniques in chemistry and physics. The authors provide details of the experimental methods and equipment needed to carry out observations and measurements at very high pressures. The pressures involved range from a few thousand bars for some chemical studies to hundreds of thousands of bars for some physical experimentation. High-pressure techniques may be used to learn more about the structure of matter and mechanisms of chemical reactions. This volume includes detailed descriptions of equipment to measure the following criteria under high pressure conditions: compressibility and equations of state; dielectric constants and conductance; viscocity; X-ray and neutron diffraction; optical absorption and luminescence; Mossbauer spectra; NMR. IR. and UV spectra; molecular dynamics; kinetics; organic and inorganic synthesis; electro-chemistry and electrophoresis. Applications such as the preservation of food are also discussed. High-pressure techniques in chemistry and physics: a practical approach is a comprehensive and detailed guide for all those engaged in high-pressure research and a valuable source of information for newcomers to the field. Each chapter contains useful toptics on specific equipment and techniques, as well as step-by-step protocols, essential background information, and key citations in the literature.

Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780198558118
Number of pages: 398
Weight: 797 g
Dimensions: 241 x 162 x 26 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
High pressure techniques in chemistry and physics is useful and I would recommend it to anyone interested in high pressures. * Chemistry in Britain, October *
This book contains practical advice on equipment, techniques and step-by-step protocols, as well as background information. * Aslib Book Guide, vol. 63, no. 3, March 1998 *
'This book provides a very timely review and description of techniques for studies at high pressure across a very wide range of science...A good starter book for researchers new to the field of high pressure studies and...a valuable addition to the library of any group working in this field.' * John Loveday, Crystallography News *

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