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Photonic and Electronic Properties of Fluoride Materials. Progress in Fluorine Science Series

  • ID: 3429159
  • Book
  • March 2016
  • Elsevier Science and Technology

Photonic and Electronic Properties of Fluoride Materials: Progress in Fluorine Science, the first volume in this new Elsevier series, provides an overview of the important optical, magnetic, and non-linear properties of fluoride materials. Beginning with a brief review of relevant synthesis methods from single crystals to nanopowders, this volume offers valuable insight for inorganic chemistry and materials science researchers. Edited and written by leaders in the field, this book explores the practical aspects of working with these materials, presenting a large number of examples from inorganic fluorides in which the type of bonding occurring between fluorine and transition metals (either d- or 4f-series) give rise to peculiar properties in many fundamental and applicative domains. This one-of-a-kind resource also includes several chapters covering functional organic fluorides used in nano-electronics, in particular in liquid crystal devices, in organic light-emitting diodes, or in organic dyes for sensitized solar cells. The book describes major advances and breakthroughs achieved by the use of fluoride materials in important domains such as superconductivity, luminescence, laser properties, multiferroism, transport properties, and more recently, in fluoro-perovskite for dye-sensitized solar cells and inorganic fluoride materials for NLO, and supports future development in these varied and key areas. The book is edited by Alain Tressaud, past chair and founder of the CNRS French Fluorine Network. Each book in the collection includes the work of highly-respected volume editors and contributors from both academia and industry to bring valuable and varied content to this active field.

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1. Introduction to the Series "Progress in Fluorine Science”

Part One. Synthesis

2. Elaboration of Nanofluorides and Ceramics for Optical and Laser Applications

Part Two. Optical Properties

3. Upconversion Phenomena in Nanofluorides

4. Optical Properties of Fluoride Transparent Ceramics

5. Synthesis and Characterization of F-Doped Zinc Oxides, Al-Doped Zinc Hydroxyfluoride, and Oxide-Fluoride Composites for Transparent Visible/Infrared Absorbers

6. Fluorine-Containing Beryllium Borates as Nonlinear Optical Crystals for Deep-Ultraviolet Laser Generation

7. Fluorescence in Nanostructured Oxyfluoride Glasses Doped with Rare Earth Ions

8. Fluorinated Nematic Liquid Crystals: Design, Synthesis, and Properties

9. Molecular Engineering of F-Based Iridium(III) Complexes as a Phosphorescent Emitter

10. Zinc Hydroxyfluoride (ZnOHF) Nanostructure as Photoelectrode of Quantum Dot-Sensitized Solar Cells

Part Three. Magnetic Properties

11. Molecular Fluoride-Bridged 3d-4f Complexes and Their Magnetic Properties

12. Unique Silver(II) Fluorides: The Emerging Electronic and Magnetic Materials

13. Magnetic Properties of Transition Metal Fluoride Perovskites

14. Multiferroism in Fluorides

Part Four. Non-linear Properties

15. Frequency-Doubling Oxide Fluorides, Borate Fluorides, and Fluorooxoborates

16. Ferroelastic and Ferroelectric Phase Transitions in Fluoro- and Oxyfluorometallates

17. Group Theoretical Approach on Possible Magnetoelectric Fluorides

Part Five. Superconductor Properties

18. Modification of Magnetic and Electronic Properties, in Particular Superconductivity, by Low Temperature Insertion of Fluorine into Oxides

19. Superconductivity in Iron Oxypnictide Induced by F-Doping

Part Six. Ionic Conductors

20. Ionic Conductivity of Nanocrystalline Metal Fluorides

21. Nonstoichiometric Single Crystals M1?xRxF2+x and R1?yMyF3?y (M =Ca, Sr, Ba: R=Rare Earth Elements) as Fluorine-Ionic Conductive Solid Electrolytes

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Alain Tressaud ICMCB-CNRS University of Bordeaux, Pessac Cedex, France.

Alain Tressaud is Emeritus Research Director at ICMCB-CNRS, Bordeaux University. He is President of the European Academy of Science in Brussels and member of several European academies. He founded and chaired the French Network on Fluorine Chemistry, sponsored by CNRS, until 2008. He has received several awards, including the CEA Award of French Academy of Sciences (2008), the Fluorine Award of the American Chemical Society (2011), and the International Henri Moissan Prize (2013). His scientific interest covers various fields, including synthesis, physical chemical characterizations, applications in fluorine chemistry, solid state chemistry, and materials sciences. His work also deals with surface modification of materials and intercalation chemistry. Professor Tressaud's scientific production includes more than 360 papers in international journals, 20 book chapter contributions, and 12 internationalized patents. He has also edited several books in his role as editor-in-chief of the series "Advances in Fluorine Science” (2006) and "Progress in Fluorine Science” (2016) with Elsevier.
Kenneth R. Poeppelmeier Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, USA.

Kenneth Poeppelmeier studied chemistry at the University of Missouri-Columbia from 1967 to 1971 (B.S. Chemistry). From 1971 to 1974, he was an Instructor in Chemistry at Samoa College in Western Samoa as a United States Peace Corps volunteer. He joined the research group of John Corbett at Iowa State University after leaving the Peace Corps and received his Ph.D. in 1978. He then joined the research staff of Exxon Research and Engineering Company, Corporate Research Science Laboratory, where he worked with John Longo and Allan Jacobson on the synthesis and characterization of mixed metal oxides and their application in heterogeneous catalysis. He joined the chemistry faculty of Northwestern University in 1984 where he is now the Charles E. and Emma H. Morrison Professor of Chemistry and, currently, the Director of the Center for Catalysis and Surface Science (CCSS) at Northwestern University. He also serves as the Associate Division Director for Science in the Chemical Sciences and Engineering Division at Argonne National Laboratory. Professor Poeppelmeier has published over 300 research papers and supervised approximately 100 Ph.D. and PD students in the area of inorganic and solid state chemistry. Professor Poeppelmeier has been an associate editor for the American Chemical Society journal Inorganic Chemistry for over 20 years and has served on the editorial boards of several journals in his field, including the Journal of Alloys and Compounds, CHEMtracks, Chemistry of Materials, Journal of Solid State Chemistry, and Journal of Solid State Sciences. He is a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) and Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) and has been a Lecturer for the National Science Council of Taiwan (1991), Natural Science Foundation of China (1999) and Chemistry Week in China ( 2004), Institut Universitaire de France Professor ( 2003), Visitantes Distinguidos Universid Complutenses Madrid (2009), and more recently was awarded a Visiting Professorship from the Chinese Academy of Sciences (2011).
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