Biopolymere: Struktur und Eigenschaften by Gotthold Ebert

By Gotthold Ebert

Für das Verständnis der Eigenschaften und Funktionen von Biopolymeren, wie Nucleinsäuren, Proteinen, Polysacchariden ist die Kenntnis ihrer Struktur von grundlegender Bedeutung. Die Beziehungen zwischen der durch chemische Zusammensetzung und Sequenz der Bausteine gegebenen Primärstruktur der Moleküle und ihrer räumlichen Anordnung auf der einen und ihrer Funktion auf der anderen Seite ist bei den der Informationsspeicherung und -übermittlung dienenden Nucleinsäuren sowie bei Polypeptiden und Proteinen besonders deutlich zu erkennen. Besonderer Raum wird in diesem Zusammenhang den fibrillären Proteinen gewidmet. Änderungen der Konformation sind dabei eng mit Eigenschaften und Funktion gekoppelt. Polysaccharide dienen im pflanzlichen und tierischen Organismus als Reserve- und vor allem als Strukturmaterial, oft im Verbund mit Proteinen. Insbesondere Polysaccharide pflanzlicher Herkunft spielen als nachwachsende Rohstoffe, die jährlich in der Größenordnung von a hundred Gigatonnen synthetisiert werden, eine zunehmende Rolle. Ebenso wichtig und interessant sind aber die bemerkenswerten Eigenschaften vieler aus komplizierten Verbundsystemen bestehenden Biopolymer-Materialien. Hiervon können auch Materialwissenschaftler viele wertvolle Anregungen für die Entwicklung neuer Hochleistungs-Werkstoffe erhalten.

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The Reduction of Iron Ores: Scientific Basis and Technology by Prof. Dr.-Ing. Ludwig von Bogdandy, Prof. Dr. rer. nat.

By Prof. Dr.-Ing. Ludwig von Bogdandy, Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Hans-Jürgen Engell (auth.)

For the English variation the publication was once revised via the authors, making an allowance for a few feedback of the readers of the German version. essentially the most very important guides within the box of iron ore aid, which seemed for the reason that 1967, were used to carry the manuscript so far as attainable modern. the sort information of Dr. okay. BOHNENKAMP of the Max-Planck-Institut fUr Eisenforschung, Dusseldorf, used to be a lot liked during this recognize. Ohapters 2.9 and 2.10, facing the relief of molten oxide slags by means of strong carbon and with the contribution of the water-gas response to iron ore relief, were extra for the English version. Ohapter 2.9 has been thoroughly revised with the sort suggestions of Dr. H. J. GRABKE, Stuttgart. Dipl.-Ing. J. LODDE contributed to this variation by means of revising the bibliography. due to the swift improvement of the blast furnace it was once essential to revise Ohapter five significantly. during this box many important feedback were made through Dipl.-Ing. G. LANGE and Dipl.-Ing. P. HEINRICH. moreover, Ohapters3 and four were completely revised via Dr.-Ing. E. FORSTER and Dr.-Ing. U. SCHIERLOH. final, yet no longer least, we need to thank our translators for his or her very good work.

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Solid-State Radiation Detectors: Technology and Applications by Salah Awadalla

By Salah Awadalla

Integrating points of engineering, program physics, and scientific technological know-how, Solid-State Radiation Detectors: know-how and purposes offers a accomplished evaluate of recent and rising solid-state materials-based applied sciences for radiation detection. every one bankruptcy is established to handle the present benefits and demanding situations of every fabric and expertise offered, in addition to to debate novel study and functions.

Featuring contributions from best specialists in and academia, this authoritative text:

  • Covers glossy semiconductors used for radiation monitoring
  • Examines CdZnTe and CdTe expertise for imaging functions together with three-d power detectors
  • Highlights interconnect expertise for present pixel detectors
  • Describes hybrid pixel detectors and their characterizations
  • Tackles the built-in analog sign processing read-out entrance ends for particle detectors
  • Considers new natural fabrics with direct bandgap for direct strength detection
  • Summarizes fresh advancements related to lanthanum halide and cerium bromide scintillators
  • Analyzes the opportunity of fresh development within the box of crystallogenesis, quantum dots, and photonics crystals towards a brand new proposal of x- and gamma-ray detectors in response to metamaterials
  • Explores position-sensitivity photomultipliers and silicon photomultipliers for scintillation crystals

Solid-State Radiation Detectors: know-how and functions provides a necessary reference for engineers and scientists seeking to increase the functionality of radiation detector know-how for scientific imaging and different applications.

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Wired for War: The Robotics Revolution and Conflict in the by P. W. Singer

By P. W. Singer

A army professional finds how technology fiction is quickly turning into fact at the battlefield, altering not only how wars are fought, but additionally the politics, economics, legislation, and ethics that encompass struggle itself

P. W. Singer’s prior books foretold the increase of non-public army contractors and the arrival of kid soldiers— predictions that proved all too actual. Now, he explores the best revolution in army affairs because the atom bomb—the introduction of robot warfare.

We are only commencing to see an immense shift in army know-how that threatens to make the stuff of I,Robot and the Terminator all too genuine. greater than seven- thousand robot platforms are actually in Iraq. Pilots in Nevada are remotely killing terrorists in Afghanistan. Scientists are debating simply how smart—and how lethal—to make their present robot prototypes. and lots of of the main popular technology fiction authors are secretly consulting for the Pentagon at the subsequent generation.

Blending historical facts with interviews from the sector, Singer vividly indicates that as those applied sciences multiply, they're going to have profound results at the entrance traces in addition to at the politics again domestic. relocating people off the battlefield makes wars more uncomplicated to begin, yet extra advanced to struggle. exchanging males with machines could avoid wasting lives, yet will reduce the morale and mental boundaries to killing. The “warrior ethos,” which has lengthy outlined soldiers’ identification, will erode, as will the legislation of conflict that experience ruled army clash for generations.

Paradoxically, those new applied sciences also will convey conflict to our doorstep. As different countries or even terrorist organisations begin to construct or purchase their very own robot guns, the robotic revolution may perhaps undermine America’s army preeminence. whereas his research is unnerving, there’s an impossible to resist gee-whiz caliber to the options Singer uncovers. Wired for War travels from Iraq to work out those robots in strive against to the latter-day “skunk works” in America’s suburbia, the place tomorrow’s applied sciences of conflict are quietly being designed. In Singer’s fingers, the way forward for conflict is as attention-grabbing because it is scary.

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Reverse Technology Transfer in multinationalen Unternehmen: by Christian Rohrlack

By Christian Rohrlack

Für multinationale Unternehmen stellt das lokale Wissen ihrer Tochtergesellschaften heute einen wichtigen globalen Wettbewerbsvorteil dar. Die Bereitstellung dieses Wissens durch den erfolgreichen move von den Tochtergesellschaften zurück an die Muttergesellschaft (Reverse expertise move) erfordert jedoch andere Koordinationsmuster als bei der traditionellen Transferrichtung von der Mutter- zur Tochtergesellschaft.

Christian Rohrlack analysiert die Besonderheiten zum erfolgreichen administration von opposite know-how Transfers und zeigt die Gemeinsamkeiten und Unterschiede in der Koordination zu traditionellen ahead know-how Transfers auf. Er diskutiert bestehende theoretische Konzepte, die er in sein Untersuchungsmodell einbezieht und anhand einer großzahligen quantitativ-empirischen Erhebung von 240 Technologietransferprojekten überprüft. Seine Ergebnisse belegen unter anderem, dass unterschiedliche Gestaltungsmuster zwischen den beiden Transferrichtungen bestehen und bei opposite know-how Transfers insbesondere die Verwendung personenorientierter Koordinationsinstrumente wie informale Kommunikation, informale conferences oder persönliche Kontakte im Vordergrund stehen.

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Encyclopedia of Imaging Science & Technology, Volumes 1-2 by Joseph P. Hornak

By Joseph P. Hornak

This can be Volumes L - X plus index

This encyclopedia is the 1st to provide in-depth assurance of imaging technological know-how and expertise from a various variety of functions, innovations and fields of study.

Today imaging is utilized by astronomers to map far-off galaxies, oceanographers to map the ocean ground, chemists to map the distribution of atoms on a floor, physicians to map the performance of the mind and electric engineers to map electromagnetic fields round strength traces. With this encyclopedia, scientists, engineers and physicians can comprehend extra concerning the technology and know-how in the back of the imaging thoughts they're at the moment utilizing and research the newest technologies.

Diverse assurance bargains the power to benefit from functions in archeology, aviation, astronomy, chemistry, forensics, geography, arithmetic, medication, meteorology, microscopy, oceanography, surveillance and more....and the best way to follow these imaging options to many various problems.

Also on hand in a ordinary, on-line version the hot digital model of the Encyclopedia, available via Wiley InterScience, deals stronger shopping, looking out and cross-referencing functions. stopover at

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Energy Autonomous Micro and Nano Systems by Marc Belleville, Cyril Condemine

By Marc Belleville, Cyril Condemine

Providing an in depth evaluation of the basics and most up-to-date advancements within the box of strength self sustaining microsystems, this ebook offers an in-depth research of the functions within the fields of wellbeing and fitness and utilization tracking in aeronautics, clinical implants, and residential automation, drawing out the most requisites on such platforms. Introductory info on photovoltaic, thermal and mechanical power harvesting, and conversion, is given, besides the newest ends up in those fields. This e-book additionally offers a cutting-edge of ultra-low strength sensor interfaces, electronic sign processing and instant communications. moreover, strength optimizations on the sensor node and sensors community degrees are mentioned, therefore finishing this overview.
This e-book information the demanding situations and most up-to-date concepts to be had to readers who're attracted to this box. an incredible power of this booklet is that the 1st 3 chapters are software oriented and therefore, via environment the panorama, introduce the technical chapters. there's additionally an outstanding stability among the technical program, protecting all of the system-related facets and, inside every one bankruptcy, information at the physics, fabrics and applied sciences linked to electronics.


Introduction. advent to strength self sufficient Micro
and Nano platforms and Presentation of Contributions, Marc Belleville and Cyril Condemine.
1. Sensors on the center of establishing regulate, Gilles Chabanis, Laurent Chiesi, Hynek Raisigel,
Isabelle Ressejac and Veronique Boutin.
2. towards strength self sufficient MedicalImplants, Raymond Campagnolo and Daniel Kroiss.
3. strength self reliant platforms in Aeronautic functions, Thomas Becker, Jirka Klaue and Martin Kluge.
4. strength Harvesting by way of Photovoltaic influence, Emmanuelle Rouviere, Simon Perraud, Cyril Condemine and
Guy Waltisperger.
5. Mechanical power Harvesting, Ghislain Despesse, Jean Jacques Chaillout,
Sebastien Boisseau and Claire Jean-Mistral.
6. Thermal power Harvesting, Tristan Caroff, Emmanuelle Rouviere and Jerome Willemin.
7. Lithium Micro-Batteries, Raphael Salot.
8. Ultra-Low-Power Sensors, Pascal Nouet, Norbert Dumas, Laurent Latorre and
Frederick Mailly.
9. Ultra-Low-Power sign Processing in self sustaining structures, Christian Piguet.
10. Ultra-Low-Power Radio Frequency Communications and Protocols, Eric Mercier.
11. power administration in an independent Microsystem, Jean-Frederic Christmann, Edith Beigne, Cyril Condemine, Jerome Willemin and Christian Piguet.
12. Optimizing strength potency of 
Sensor Networks, Olivier Sentieys and Olivier Berder.

Chapter 1 Sensors on the middle of creating keep watch over (pages 1–22): Gilles Chabanis, Laurent Chiesi, Hynek Raisigel, Isabelle Ressejac and Veronique Boutin
Chapter 2 towards power self reliant clinical Implants (pages 23–58): Raymond Campagnolo and Daniel Kroiss
Chapter three strength self reliant platforms in Aeronautic purposes (pages 59–81): Thomas Becker, Jirka Klaue and Martin Kluge
Chapter four power Harvesting through Photovoltaic influence (pages 83–113): Emmanuelle Rouviere, Simon Perraud, Cyril Condemine and man Waltisperger
Chapter five Mechanical power Harvesting (pages 115–151): Ghislain Despesse, Jean Jacques Chaillout, Sebastien Boisseau and Claire Jean?Mistral
Chapter 6 Thermal strength Harvesting (pages 153–184): Tristan Caroff, Emmanuelle Rouviere and Jerome Willemin
Chapter 7 Lithium Micro?Batteries (pages 185–205): Raphael Salot
Chapter eight Ultra?Low?Power Sensors (pages 207–239): Pascal Nouet, Norbert Dumas, Laurent Latorre and Frederick Mailly
Chapter nine Ultra?Low?Power sign Processing in self sustaining platforms (pages 241–272): Christian Piguet
Chapter 10 Ultra?Low?Power Radio Frequency Communications and Protocols (pages 273–300): Eric Mercier
Chapter eleven power administration in an self reliant Microsystem (pages 301–324): Jean?Frederic Christmann, Edith Beigne, Cyril Condemine, Jerome Willemin and Christian Piguet
Chapter 12 Optimizing power potency of Sensor Networks (pages 325–359): Olivier Sentieys and Olivier Berder

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