Advances in Materials Science Research. Volume 20


Maryann C. Wythers (Editor)

Series: Advances in Materials Science Research
BISAC: TEC021000

This book provides the most recent developments in the field of materials science, with chapters focused on advances in thermoluminescence research; a new structural explanation for plastic deformation behavior, including yielding and necking, using in situ Raman spectroscopy to investigate the uniaxial drawing and stress relaxation processes; an examination of the fast pyrolysis of woody biomass carried out with and without a zeolite catalyst; a review of proposals that have been made for the assessment of geologic materials in relation to their contribution to external gamma dose radiation; a comprehensive summary of practical X-ray analysis applied to the study of welding fluxes at high temperatures; and state-of-the-art research on calcium orthophosphate-containing biocomposites and hybrid biomaterials suitable for biomedical applications.
(Imprint: Nova)



Table of Contents


Chapter 1
Advances in Thermoluminescence Research
(L.P. Myansikova, Yu.M. Boiko, E.M. Ivan’kova, V.A. Marikhin, O.Yu. Solov’eva, E.I. Radovanova, A.A., Kalachev,Ioffe Physical-Technical Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Polytekhnicheskaya, Petersburg, Russia, and others)

Chapter 2
Rheo-Raman Spectroscopic Study of Uniaxial Plastic Deformation Behavior in High-Density Polyethylene Solids
(Yusuke Hiejima, Takumitsu Kida, and Koh-hei Nitta, Department of Chemical and Materials Science, Kanazawa University, Kakuma Campus, Kanazawa, Japan)

Chapter 3
Fast Pyrolysis of Eucalyptus Woody Biomass to Produce Aromatic and Phenolic Compounds Using Zeolite Catalysts
(Megumu Inaba, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST), Department of Energy and Environment, Research Institute of Energy Frontier, Hydrocarbon Conversion Process Group, Onogawa, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan)

Chapter 4
Procedures for Assessment of Geologic Materials in Relation to Their Contribution to External Gamma Dose Radiation: A Review
(M. Lima, C. Alves, J. Sanjurjo-Sánchez, Lab2PT, Landscape, Heritage and Territory Laboratory (Research unit of the Portuguese Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia, UID/AUR/04509/2013) and CIG-R, Centre of Geological Research, Management and Valorisation of Resources (School of Sciences), University of Minho, Braga, and Instituto Universitário de Geologia, University de A Coruña, Campus Elviña, A Coruña, Spain)

Chapter 5
Practical Application of X-Ray Analysis to the Study of Welding Fluxes at High Temperatures
(Volodymyr E. Sokol’skii, Oleksandr S. Roik, Volodymyr P. Kazimirov, Vladyslav V. Lisnyak, Vladimir I. Galinich and Igor A. Goncharov, Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, Kyiv, Ukraine, and others)

Chapter 6
Calcium Orthophosphate-Containing Biocomposites
(Sergey V. Dorozhkin, Kudrinskaja, Moscow, Russia)


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