defect chemistry

defect chemistry

[′dē‚fekt ‚kem·ə·strē]
(solid-state physics)
The study of the dynamic properties of crystal defects under particular conditions, such as raising of the temperature or exposure to electromagnetic particle radiation.
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Conventional thinking considers this as a simple phase separation; however, by careful control of the defect chemistry and reduction conditions, a very different process can be achieved.
Kinney et al., "Nature of damage in fused silica induced by high-fluence 3-omega 355-nm laser pulses, a multiscale morphology microstructure, and defect chemistry study," in Laser-Induced Damage in Optical Materials: 2000, 466, vol.
Hordtl, "Defect chemistry of donor-doped and undoped strontium titanate ceramics between 1000[degrees] and 1400[degrees]C," Journal of the American Ceramic Society, vol.
Nowotny, "Electrical properties and defect chemistry of Ti[O.sub.2] single crystal.
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 new ceramic, which they call a "defect chemistry superlattice," is made from sandwichlike layers of thallium (III) oxide.
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.