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The rare earth elements : fundamentals and applications

Author: David A Atwood
Publisher: Chichester, West Sussex, United Kingdom ; Hoboken : John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2012.
Series: EIBC books.
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This book covers the basic chemistry, particularly inorganic chemistry, of Lanthanides elements of vital importance in the electronic industries. It describes their similarity to other elements,  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David A Atwood
ISBN: 9781119950974 111995097X
OCLC Number: 798058927
Description: xiv, 606 pages ; 29 cm.
Contents: Contributors xi Series Preface xv Volume Preface xvii Geology, Geochemistry, and Natural Abundances of the Rare Earth Elements 1 Scott M. McLennan and Stuart Ross Taylor Sustainability of Rare Earth Resources 21 David A. Atwood The Electronic Structure of the Lanthanides 27 Ana de Bettencourt-Dias Variable Valency 35 Andrew W. G. Platt Group Trends 43 Andrew W. G. Platt Solvento Complexes of the Lanthanide Ions 55 Simon A. Cotton and Jack M. Harrowfield Lanthanides in Living Systems 65 Simon A. Cotton and Jack M. Harrowfield Lanthanides: Coordination Chemistry 73 Simon A. Cotton and Jack M. Harrowfield Organometallic Chemistry Fundamental Properties 83 Stephen T. Liddle Lanthanides: Comparison to 3d Metals 105 Simon A. Cotton Luminescence 111 Julien Andres and Anne-Sophie Chauvin Lanthanides: Luminescence Applications 135 Julien Andres and Anne-Sophie Chauvin Magnetism 153 Bing-Wu Wang and Song Gao The Divalent State in Solid Rare Earth Metal Halides 161 Gerd Meyer Lanthanide Halides 175 Timothy J. Boyle and Leigh Anna M. Steele Lanthanide Oxide/Hydroxide Complexes 183 Zhiping Zheng Lanthanide Alkoxides 197 Timothy J. Boyle and Leigh Anna M. Steele Rare Earth Siloxides 205 Clemens Krempner and Brian McNerney Thiolates, Selenolates, and Tellurolates 215 John G. Brennan Carboxylate 225 Jia-sheng Lu and Ruiyao Wang Lanthanide Complexes with Amino Acids 237 Zhiping Zheng -Diketonate 249 Ke-Zhi Wang Rare Earth Borides, Carbides and Nitrides 263 Takao Mori Lanthanide Complexes with Multidentate Ligands 281 Xiaoping Yang, Richard A. Jones and Wai-Kwok Wong Alkyl 299 Simon A. Cotton Aryls 303 Simon A. Cotton Trivalent Chemistry: Cyclopentadienyl 307 Roman A. Kresinski Tetravalent Chemistry: Inorganic 313 Farid M. A. Sroor and Frank T. Edelmann Tetravelent Chemistry: Organometallic 321 Farid M. A. Sroor and Frank T. Edelmann Molecular Magnetic Materials 335 Bing-Wu Wang and Song Gao Near-Infrared Materials 347 Lining Sun and Liyi Shi Superconducting Materials 371 Antonio J. Dos santos-Garcia, Miguel A. Alario-Franco and Regino Saez-Puche Metal-Organic Frameworks 385 John Hamilton Walrod II and David A. Atwood Upconversion Nanoparticles for Bioimaging Applications 389 Jiefu Jin and Wing-Tak Wong Oxide and Sulfide Nanomaterials 405 Takuya Tsuzuki Rare Earth Metal Cluster Complexes 415 Gerd Meyer Organic Synthesis 437 Yuichiro Mori and Sh Kobayashi Homogeneous Catalysis 459 Yingming Yao and Kun Nie Heterogeneous Catalysis 475 John Hamilton Walrod II and David A. Atwood Supramolecular Chemistry: from Sensors and Imaging Agents to Functional Mononuclear and Polynuclear Self-Assembly Lanthanide Complexes 481 Jonathan A. Kitchen and Thorfinnur Gunnlaugsson Endohedral Fullerenes 495 Daniel L. Burriss and David A. Atwood Lanthanide Shift Reagents 501 Carlos F. G. C. Geraldes Lanthanides: Magnetic Resonance Imaging 521 Sophie Laurent, Luce Vander Elst, Sebastien Boutry and Robert N. Muller Luminescent Bioprobes 535 Anne-Sophie Chauvin Sensors for Lanthanides and Actinides 561 Gabriela I. Vargas-Zuniga and Jonathan L. Sessler Index 575
Series Title: EIBC books.
Responsibility: editor, David A. Atwood, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY, USA.
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