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Energetic Materials

Advances in Quantum Chemistry presents surveys of current topics in this rapidly developing field that has emerged at the cross section of the historically established areas of mathematics, physics, chemistry, and biology. It features detailed reviews written by leading international researchers. This volume focuses on the theory of heavy ion physics in medicine.


Researchers in quantum chemistry, or possible other researchers who are interested in what is happening in quantum chemistry.

Hardbound, 360 Pages

Published: February 2014

Imprint: Academic Press

ISBN: 978-0-12-800345-9


    1. Detonation Performance and Sensitivity: A Quest for Balance
    2. Peter Politzer and Jane S. Murray

    3. On the Release of Stored Energy from Energetic Materials
    4. Elliot R. Bernstein

    5. Quantum-Chemical Modeling of Energetic Materials: Chemical Reactions Triggered by Defects, Deformations, and Electronic Excitations
    6. Maija M. Kuklja

    7. Geometric Metastability in Molecules as a Way to Enhance Energy Storage
    8. Ajith Perera and Rodney J. Bartlett

    9. Quantum-Informed Multiscale M&S for Energetic Materials
    10. DeCarlos E. Taylor and Betsy M. Rice

    11. The Reactivity of Energetic Materials Under High Pressure and Temperature
    12. M. Riad Manaa and Laurence E. Fried

    13. Ab Initio Chemical Kinetics of Key Processes in the Hypergolic Ignition of Hydrazine and Nitrogen Tetroxide
    14. Putikam Raghunath, N. T. Nghia and Ming-Chang Lin

    15. Material Dependence of Water Interactions with Metal Oxide Nanoparticles: TiO2, SiO2, GeO2, and SnO2

      Marta Gałyńska and Petter Persson


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