Energetic Materials: Volume 69

Energetic Materials: Volume 69

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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.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 360 pages
  • 158 x 230 x 24mm | 599.99g
  • Academic Press Inc
  • San Diego, United States
  • English
  • New
  • 0128003456
  • 9780128003459

Table of contents

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Material Dependence of Water Interactions with Metal Oxide Nanoparticles: TiO2, SiO2, GeO2, and SnO2 Marta Galynska and Petter Persson
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About John R. Sabin

John R. Sabin is Professor of Physics and Chemistry Emeritus at the University of Florida, and Adjungeret Professor at the University of Southern Denmark. He received the AB degree from Williams College in 1962 and the PhD from the University of New Hampshire in 1966. Thereafter he was a postdoctoral student at Uppsala University and at Northwestern University. He was Assistant Professor at the University of Missouri for three years (1968-1971) and then came to the University of Florida where he has been since. Sabin's research interest is in the theoretical description of the interaction of fast charged baryon projectiles with atomic and molecular targets, both as neutrals and ions. In this work, he uses molecular quantum mechanics to describe such interactions. In particular, he is interested in the mechanism of absorption of the projectile's mechanical energy by the target, where it is mostly converted to electronic energy, which is measured by the target's mean excitation energy. He has written some 250 articles in this and related fields. Sabin is editor of Advances in Quantum Chemistry and has been editor of the International Journal of Quantum Chemistry. He has edited some 90 volumes and proceedings.
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