Cobalt Oxides: From Crystal Chemistry to Physics

Cobalt Oxides: From Crystal Chemistry to Physics

Author(s): Prof. Dr. Bernard Raveau, Prof. Dr. Md. Motin Seikh

Published Online: 24 AUG 2012 04:29AM EST

Print ISBN: 9783527331475

Online ISBN: 9783527645527

DOI: 10.1002/9783527645527

About this Book

Unparalleled in the breadth and depth of its coverage of all important aspects, this book systematically treats the electronic and magnetic properties of stoichiometric and non-stoichiometric cobaltites in both ordered and disordered phases. Authored by a pioneer and a rising star in the field, the monograph summarizes, organizes and streamlines the otherwise difficult-to-obtain information on this topic. An introductory chapter sets forth the crystal chemistry of cobalt oxides to lay the groundwork for an understanding of the complex phenomena observed in this materials class. Special emphasis is placed on a comprehensive discussion of cobaltite physical properties in different structural families.

Providing a thorough introduction to cobalt oxides from a chemical and physical viewpoint as a basis for understanding their intricacies, this is a must-have for both experienced researchers as well as entrants to the field.

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