The individual chapters are comprehensive, broad, up-to-date critical reviews written by highly experienced invited experts. The series, which was started in 1978 by Professor Karl A. Gschneidner, Jr., combines and integrates both the fundamentals and applications of these elements and now publishes two volumes a year.
- Covers all aspects of rare earth science, including chemistry, life sciences, materials science, and physics.- Includes contributions from highly experienced, invited experts- Provides comprehensive, up-to-date critical reviews of developments in the field- Combines and integrates both the fundamentals and applications of rare earth elements
Organic chromophores-based sensitization of NIR-emitting lanthanides: towards highly efficient halogenated environments, by I.Hernández and W.P. Gillin Europium chalcogenide nanoparticles, by Yasuchika Hasegawa and Takayuki Nakanishi Hybrid materials of the f elements part I: the lanthanides, by Korey P. Carter and Christopher L. Cahill Microscopic thermodynamic descriptors for rationalizing lanthanide complexation processes, by Claude Piguet Near-IR triggered photon upconversion: imaging, detection and therapy, by Diana C. Rodriguez-Burbano, Rafik Naccache, and John Capobianco