Diffusion Processes in Advanced Technological Materials

Edited by

  • Devendra Gupta, IBM, Thomas J. Watson Research Center, Yorktown, NY, USA


  • Devendra Gupta, IBM, Thomas J. Watson Research Center, Yorktown, NY, USA

This new game book for understanding atoms at play aims to document diffusion processes and various other properties operative in advanced technological materials. Diffusion in functional organic chemicals, polymers, granular materials, complex oxides, metallic glasses, and quasi-crystals among other advanced materials is a highly interactive and synergic phenomenon. A large variety of atomic arrangements are possible. Each arrangement affects the performance of these advanced, polycrystalline multiphase materials used in photonics, MEMS, electronics, and other applications of current and developing interest. This book is written by pioneers in industry and academia for engineers, chemists, and physicists in industry and academia at the forefront of today's challenges in nanotechnology, surface science, materials science, and semiconductors.
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International engineers and scientists in industry and academia in surface science, materials science, semiconductors, microelectronics, nanotechnology, ceramics, metals, and optics.


Book information

  • Published: December 2004
  • ISBN: 978-0-8155-1501-2


"deserves a permanent place on the desk of many people ..." - Helmut Mehrer, Professor in Physics, Institut fnr Materialphysik, UniversitSt Mnnster, Germany

Table of Contents

1. Diffusion in Bulk Solids and Thin Films: Some Phenomenological Examples Devendra Gupta2. Solid State Diffusion and Bulk Properties G.P. Tiwari, R.S. Mehrotra, and Y. Iijima3. Atomistic Computer Simulations of Diffusion Y. Mishin4. Bulk and Grain Boundary Diffusion in Intermetallic Compounds Christain Herzig and Sergiy Divinski5. Diffusion Barriers in Semiconductor Devises/Circuits Shyam P. Murarka6. Reactive Phase Formation: Some Theory and Applications F. M. d'Heurle, P. Gas, C. Lavoie, and J. Philibert7. Metal Diffusion in Polymers and on Polymer Surfaces F. Faupel, A. Thran, V. Zaporojtchenko, T Strunskus and M. Kiene8. Measurement of Stresses in Thin Films and their Relaxation O. Kraft and H. Gao9. Electromigration in Cu Thin Films C.-K. Hu, L. Gignac, R. Rosenberg10. Diffusion in Some Perovskites: High Temperature Super Conducting and a Piezoelectric Ceramic Devendra Gupta