2. Levitation methods;
3. Heating methods;
4. Experimental techniques;
5. Levitation in materials research;
6. Liquid metals and alloys;
7. Molten semiconductors;
8. Molten oxides;
9. Conclusions and prospects; References; Index.
David L. Price is Director of Research at Conditions Extr�mes et Mat�riaux: Haute Temp�rature et Irradiation (CEMHTI), Orl�ans, France. His research interests include order and disorder in solids and liquids, dynamics of disordered systems, the glass transition and melting, neutron diffraction with isotope substitution, deep inelastic and quasielastic neutron scattering, and anomalous, high-energy and inelastic X-ray scattering.