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Contents of Volumes 1-38
Index of Contents of Volumes 1-39
241. The Dual, Localized or Band-like, Character of the 4f States (W.M. Temmerman, L. Petit, A. Svane, Z. Szotek, M. Lueders, P. Strange, J.B. Staunton, I.D. Hughes, and B.L. Gyorffy)
242. Perovskite-like Aluminates and Gallates (L. Vasylechko, A. Senyshyn, and U. Bismayer)
243. Luminescence of Polyoxometallolanthanates (T. Yamase)
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.
Professor J-C.G. B?nzli is a physical-inorganic and analytical chemist by training and an active researcher in the field of co-ordination and supramolecular chemistry of rare-earth ions. His research focuses mainly on designing self-assembled functional edifices containing rare-earth ions and with predetermined photophysical and/or magnetic properties.
Pecharsky, Vitalij K.
Professor V.K. Pecharsky is an active researcher in the field of structure-physical property relationships of rare earth-based intermetallic compounds. He co-authored over 250 papers published in peer reviewed journals and as chapters in books, holds 10 patents, mostly related to preparation and processing rare earth-based alloys.