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Handbook on the Physics and Chemistry of Rare Earths - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780444642998, 9780444643001

Handbook on the Physics and Chemistry of Rare Earths, Volume 56

1st Edition

Including Actinides

Editors: Jean-Claude Bunzli Vitalij Pecharsky
Hardcover ISBN: 9780444642998
eBook ISBN: 9780444643001
Imprint: North Holland
Published Date: 20th November 2019
Page Count: 216
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Table of Contents

309. Lanthanide molecules for spin-based quantum technologies

Guillem Aromí and Olivier Roubeau

310. Modeling intramolecular energy transfer in lanthanide chelates: A critical review and

recent advances

Albano N. Carneiro Neto, Ercules E. S. Teotonio, Gilberto F. de Sá, Hermi F. Brito, Janina

Legendziewicz, Luís D. Carlos, Maria Claudia F. C. Felinto, Paula Gawryszewska, Renaldo T. Moura Jr., Ricardo L. Longo, Wagner M. Faustino and Oscar L. Malta

311. Uranium-based superconducting materials

Eteri Svanidze


Handbook on the Physics and Chemistry of Rare Earths: Including Actinides, Volume 56, is a continuous series of books covering all aspects of rare earth science, including chemistry, life sciences, materials science and physics. The book's main emphasis is on rare earth elements [Sc, Y, and the lanthanides (La through Lu], but whenever relevant, information is also included on the closely related actinide elements. Individual chapters in this release include Lanthanide Molecules for Spin-based Quantum Technologies, Modeling Intramolecular Energy Transfer in Lanthanide Chelates: A Critical Review and Recent Advances, and Superconducting Uranium-Based Materials.

Key Features

  • Presents up-to-date overviews and new developments in the field of rare earths, covering both their physics and chemistry
  • Contains Individual chapters that are comprehensive and broad, along with critical reviews
  • Provides contributions from highly experienced, invited experts


Researchers working on rare earth materials, scientists and engineers in the rare earth industry, university libraries, research institutes


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"Many references are presented which have to be used if you are new to this area of research since the authors assume an advanced reader. Materials scientists working in any of these areas might be interested in this book. It presents highly theoretical work and requires a strong background in the topics being presented for some current topics in solid-state physics. " --IEEE

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About the Editors

Jean-Claude Bunzli

Professor J-C.G. Bünzli is a physical-inorganic and analytical chemist by training and an active researcher in the field of co-ordination and supramolecular chemistry of rare-earth ions. His research focuses mainly on designing self-assembled functional edifices containing rare-earth ions and with predetermined photophysical and/or magnetic properties.

Affiliations and Expertise

Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne (EPFL), Switzerland

Vitalij Pecharsky

Professor V.K. Pecharsky is an active researcher in the field of structure-physical property relationships of rare earth-based intermetallic compounds. He co-authored over 250 papers published in peer reviewed journals and as chapters in books, holds 10 patents, mostly related to preparation and processing rare earth-based alloys.

Affiliations and Expertise

Ames Laboratory, Iowa State University, Ames, IA, USA