Handbook on the Physics and Chemistry of Rare Earths

Handbook on the Physics and Chemistry of Rare Earths, 1st Edition

Handbook on the Physics and Chemistry of Rare Earths, 1st Edition,Karl A. Gschneidner,L. Eyring,ISBN9780444887436

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This volume differs somewhat from the previous volumes in the series in that there is a strong emphasis on the physical aspects and not so much on the chemical aspects of intermetallic compounds. Two of the chapters are concerned with relatively new experimental methods of studying rare earth metallic phases - high energy neutron spectroscopy and light scattering. In these chapters the authors explain the new kinds of information one obtains from these techniques and how this complements the knowledge previously gleaned from the more common measurements - such as NMR, heat capacities, magnetic susceptibility, transport and elastic properties. One of the remaining three chapters deals with NMR studies of rare earth intermetallics and the final two chapters are concerned, not so much with a particular experimental technique, but with physical phenomena that occur in these compounds: the electron-phonon interaction and heavy fermion behavior.

Karl A. Gschneidner

B.S. University of Detroit 1952 Ph.D. Iowa State University 1957

Gschneidner has published over 485 journal articles and chapters in books and edited or written 40 books on the chemistry, materials science, and physics or rare earth materials. He was the founder of the Rare-earth Information Center and served as its Director for 30 years.

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Iowa State University, Ames, USA

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L. Eyring

Affiliations and Expertise

Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ, USA

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Handbook on the Physics and Chemistry of Rare Earths, 1st Edition

Preface. Contents of volumes 1-13. 93. Intermultiplet transitions using neutron spectroscopy (R. Osborn, S.W. Lovesey, A.D. Taylor and E. Balcar). 94. NMR in intermetallic compounds (E. Dormann). 95. Light scattering in intermetallic compounds (E. Zirngiebl and G. Güntherodt). 96. The electron-phonon interaction in intermetallic compounds (P. Thalmeier and B. Lüthi). 97. Heavy fermions (N. Grewe and F. Steglich). Subject index.
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