Horizons in World Physics. Volume 299

Albert Reimer (Editor)

Series: Horizons in World Physics
BISAC: SCI055000




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Horizons in World Physics. Volume 299 opens with a study on the analysis of photoluminescence spectra of II-VI-based thin films (pure II-VI semiconductor compounds – CdTe, ZnTe, CdSe, Cd1-xZnxTe ternary compound, CdS:Dy rare-earth element doped II-VI compound) at different substrate temperatures.

Next, the authors introduce a novel universal carrier-guided nanopore dielectrophoresis technology that can selective capture and detection of single nucleic acid molecules. In this approach, each target nucleic acid molecule is hybridized with a designed cationic carrier to impart a tunable synthetic dipole to the target.

This compilation also describes the numerical investigations of some of the possibilities for enhancing the amplified spontaneous emission, generated from a thulium-doped silica fiber at the 2µm wavelength region. The authors provide a fundamental description of the amplified spontaneous emission process and the progress toward the development of the numerical modelling of this phenomenon.
Abinitio calculations and high temperature series expansions are used to study the electronic and magnetic properties of Mn2X compounds. Polarized spin and spin-orbit coupling are included in the calculations within the framework of the antiferromagnetic state between two adjacent Mn and Mn atoms.

The authors go on to review the behavior of critical systems of the Ising universality class in strip geometry with variable symmetry-breaking boundary conditions and an internal grain boundary based on the Mikheev-Fisher theory. The foundations of the method and the concept of the grain boundary within it are elucidated.

Lastly, the structural and optical properties of thin smectic films is discussed by way of a combination of statistical mechanical theories, hydrodynamics of liquid crystal phases, and optical and calorimetric techniques. The authors examine the validity of theoretical descriptions of thin smectic films, both deposited on a solid surface or stretched over an opening.
(Imprint: Nova)


Chapter 1. Luminescence Study of II-VI-Based Thin Films Deposited by Close-Spaced Vacuum Sublimation Technique
(Maksym M. Ivashchenko, PhD, Denys I. Kurbatov, PhD, Yuriy P. Gnatenko, DrSc, and Anatoliy S. Opanasyuk, DrSc, Department of Electronic Devices and Automation,
Konotop Institute of Sumy State University, Konotop, Ukraine, and others)

Chapter 2. Nanopore Dielectrophoresis: Guided Movement of Synthetic Molecular Dipoles for Interference-Free Detection of Biomarkers
(Kai Tian, Li-Qun Gu, Aleksei Aksimentiev and Karl Decker, Department of Bioengineering and Dalton Cardiovascular Research Center, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO, US, and others)

Chapter 3. Broadband Amplified Spontaneous Emission Thulium-Doped Fiber Sources near 2 μm
(M. A. Khamis and K. Ennser, Baqubah Technical Institute, Middle Technical University, Baghdad, Iraq, and others)

Chapter 4. Electronic and Magnetic Structures of Ferrimagnetic Mn2X (X=Sb, Au and Sn) Compounds: An Ab Initio and High-Temperature Series Expansions
(R. Masrour, A. Jabar and E. K. Hli, Laboratory of Materials, Processes, Environment and Quality, Cady Ayyed University, National School of Applied Sciences, Safi, Morocco, and others)

Chapter 5. Confined Ising Systems with Variable Surface Fields and Internal Grain Boundary
(Zoran Borjan, PhD, Faculty of Physics, University of Belgrade, Belgrade, Serbia, and others)

Chapter 6. Structural, Optical and Dynamical Properties of Thin Smectic Films
(Izabela Sliwa and A. V. Zakharov, Saint Petersburg Ins
Ltitute for Machine Sciences, The Russian Academy of Sciences, Saint Petersburg, Russia)


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