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Advanced Electrical and Electronics Materials

Processes and Applications
By K.M. Gupta and Nishu Gupta
Series: Advanced Materials Series
Copyright: 2015   |   Status: Published
ISBN: 9781118998359  |  Hardcover  |  
760 pages | 191 illustrations
Price: $175 USD
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A unique and comprehensive book on electronics and electrical materials that has no contemporary equivalent which is ideal for researchers,industrial engineers, and graduate/undergraduate students

The book will be of prime interest to materials scientists, electrical and electronics engineers and scientists in both academic and industrial settings, especially computer, device manufacturers,semiconductors, robotics, (micro)electronics and electrical companies.
The book is ideal for use both as graduate as well as upper-level undergraduate courses related to electronic engineering, materials science, electrical and electronic materials, and materials science and engineering.

This comprehensive and unique book is intended to cover the vast and fast-growing field of electrical and electronics materials and their engineering in accordance with modern developments. Basic and pre-requisite information has been included for easy transition to more complex topics.
Latest developments in various fields of materials and their sciences/engineering, processing and applications have been included. Latest topics such as PLZT, vacuum as insulator, fiber-optics, high temperature superconductors, smart materials, ferromagnetic semiconductors etc. are covered.
Illustrations and examples encompass different engineering disciplines such as robotics, electrical, mechanical, electronics, instrumentation and control, computer, and their inter-disciplinary branches. A variety of materials ranging from iridium to garnets, microelectronics, micro alloys to memory devices, left-handed materials, advanced and futuristic materials are described in detail.
Advanced Electrical and Electronics Materials is a ground-breaking book and also features
• All relevant topics with detailed discussion and coverage of background information
• Modern trends in the development of electrical and electronics materials including fabrication methods
• Conceptual and application-based review questions of different patterns, and numerical exercises with answers
• Objective type questions with their answers
• Explanations of terminology, applications, and versatility of properties.
• A large number of solved examples.

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Author / Editor Details
Dr. K.M. Gupta is a professor in the Department of Applied Mechanics, Motilal Nehru National Institute of Technology, Allahabad, India. He earned his diploma in mechanical engineering (Hons), bachelor of engineering (AMIE) in mechanical engineering and ME (Hons) in 1977. He earned his PhD from the University of Allahabad. His research interests are in the fields of materials science, composite materials, stress analysis, and solid mechanics. Professor Gupta has authored 29 books, and 120 papers, and is the past editor-in-chief of two journals, The International Journal of Materials, Mechanics and
, and International Journal of Materials Science and Engineering (IJMSE).

Nishu Gupta is a research scholar in the Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering, Motilal Nehru National Institute of Technology, Allahabad, India. He received his M.Tech. degree in Nanoscience and Technology from Delhi Technological University. Prior to starting his current position, he served as a software engineer with Infosys Technologies limited,and a senior software engineer at Tech Mahindra. His research interests are in the fields of semiconductor devices, hybrid solar cells, photonics, nano-optics and related fields.

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Table of Contents

About the Authors
1 General Introduction to Electrical and Electronic Materials
2 Atomic Models, Bonding in Solids, Crystal Geometry, and Miller Indices
3 Solid Structures, Characterization of Materials, Crystal Imperfections, and Mechanical Properties of Materials
4 Conductive Materials: Electron Theories, Properties and Behaviour
5 Conductive Materials: Types and Applications
6 Semiconducting Materials: Properties and Behaviour
7 Semiconducting Materials: Types and Applications
8 Semiconducting Materials: Processing and Devices
9 Dielectric Materials: Properties and Behaviour
10 Dielectric Materials: Types and Applications
11 Magnetic Materials: Properties and Behaviour
12 Magnetic Materials: Types and Applications
13 Superconductive Materials
14 Passive Components (Resistors)
15 Passive Components (Capacitors)
16 Printed Circuit Board (PCB) Fabrication
17 Optical Properties of Materials, and Materials for Opto-Electronic Devices
18 Specific Materials for Electrical, Electronics, Computers, Instruments, Robotics, and Other Applications
19 Recent Advances and Emerging Trends in Electrical and Electronic Materials
Appendix I: SI Prefixes of Multiples and Submultiples
Appendix II: Greek Alphabet
Appendix III: Conventions to be Followed While Using SI UNIT
Appendix IV: Physical Constants
Appendix V: Conversion Factors
Glossary of Terminologies
Answers to Numerical Questions
Answers to Objective Questions

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