The guide also covers basic concepts in the chemistry and physics of defects, links principles to real-world applications, covers cutting-edge applications, and includes chapters on point defect chemistry
, linear and planar defects, diffusion in solids, magnetic and optical defects, and more.
Taki Negas (1968-1983) Electronic ceramics, high temperature defect chemistry
, x-ray powder and single crystal diffraction, crystal structure and chemistry, analytical SEM/EDX, microstructure, phase diagrams.
This collection of the 23 papers that serve as chapters here include recent work on metal oxides, including such topics as the molecular structures of surface oxide species, nanostructured supported metal oxides, defect chemistry
and transport, surface processes and composition, the electronic structure of metal oxides, surface acidity and basicity, optical basicity, cation valence states analyzed by spectroscopy, investigation through methanol chemisorption, combinatorial approaches, methane oxidation, metathesis of olefins, applications of metal oxides for volatile organic compound combustion, selective catalytic reduction processes, gas sensors based on semiconducting metal oxides, and fuel electrodes for solid oxide fuel cells.