Chapter 3. States of Aggregation

  1. Richard J. D. Tilley

Published Online: 1 JUL 2005

DOI: 10.1002/0470020849.ch3

Understanding Solids: The Science of Materials

Understanding Solids: The Science of Materials

How to Cite

Tilley, R. J. D. (2004) States of Aggregation, in Understanding Solids: The Science of Materials, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/0470020849.ch3

Author Information

  1. Emeritus Professor, University of Cardiff, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 1 JUL 2005
  2. Published Print: 27 JUL 2004

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470852750

Online ISBN: 9780470020845

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Keywords:

  • aggregation;
  • spinels;
  • phase diagrams or existence;
  • nanostructure;
  • Plexiglas1 or Perspex1;
  • aerogels;
  • point defects;
  • Schottky defects;
  • edge dislocations

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Formulae and names

  • Macrostructures, microstructures and nanostructures

  • The development of microstructures

  • Defects

  • Answers to introductory questions

  • Further reading

  • Problems and exercises