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|Photoreactive Polymers: The Science and Technology of Resists
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Author: Arnost Reiser
Basic mechanisms and applications of photoresist chemistry in semiconductor device manufacturing, lithography, chemical engineering, and the graphic arts are discussed in this book. It gives a balanced view of the subject as it now stands and at the same time promotes an understanding of the perennial challenge of material science to meet the demands of new technology by the successful design of new materials. The presentation of the text follows the history of the subject, and the generic resist systems are described approximately in the order in which they made their appearance. This approach maintains the logic of technical development where a new material emerges in response to some deficiency in its historic precursor. The chapters dealing with the resists are interspersed with sections on the related background in photophysics, radiation chemistry, and image science. The text will be of benefit to engineers, chemists and materials scientists in the semiconductor, graphic arts, and polymer photography industries, and graduate students in chemical engineering and electronics.
|Principles and Applications of Photochemistry
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Author: Brian Wardle
A modern introduction to photochemistry covering the principles and applications of this topic from both a physical chemistry and organic chemistry angle. Coverage ranges from subjects such as lasers, the atmosphere, biochemistry, medicine and industry and also includes the latest developments in relation to photochemical molecular machines, photodynamic therapy applied to cancer, photochromatic imaging, and photostabilizers. Little in the way of prior knowledge is assumed, and the reader is aided by numerous worked examples, learning objectives, chapter summaries and problems.
|Phthalocyanines (Volume 4)
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Phthalocyanines Properties and Applications Edited by C.C. Leznoff A.B.P. Lever This volume, which includes 13 critical reviews of the fundamental, synthetic, biological, and applied chemistry of the phthalocyanine derivatives, completes the Phthalocyanine series. Together, Volumes 1 through 4 cover a broad spectrum of the physical and chemical aspects of the phthalocyanines and related compounds. From the Reviews of the Series "We are very favorably impressed with this book, and will not hesitate to add it to our libraries as an extremely valuable source book." -Photochemistry and Photobiology ". a valuable resource on the current state of phthalocyanine science and technology." -Journal of the American Chemical Society ". strongly recommended for chemists. it provides highly readable descriptions in basic areas of research." -Physics in Canada ". stimulating for industrial, medical, and academic researchers." -Chemical Engineering World ". a must for those who are in the field of pure or applied phthalocyanine research or interested in entering the field." -Spectrochimica Acta
|Handbook of Photochemistry, Third Edition
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Author: Marco Montalti
Since the publication of the second edition of this handbook in 1993, the field of photochemical sciences has continued to expand across several disciplines including organic, inorganic, physical, analytical, and biological chemistries, and, most recently, nanosciences. Emphasizing the important role light-induced processes play in all of these fields, the Handbook of Photochemistry, Third Edition provides quick and convenient access to chemical and physical data that are crucial to photochemical investigations from the planning and experimentation phases to the interpretation of results.
The third edition of the Handbook of Photochemistry offers detailed overviews of the photochemical processes that occur in organic molecules and transition metal complexes, written by leading experts around the world. The authors maintain the highly regarded organization of data from previous editions while updating and expanding its tables with data pertaining to hundreds of new compounds. The book now contains sections focusing on metal complexes and organometallic compounds, offering photophysical and quenching data as well as reduction potential values, a key factor in photochemical electron transfer processes. It also features new information on light sources and filters, chemical actinometry, solutions to common problems in photoluminescence measurements, and lab-friendly techniques pertaining to experimental UV/visible spectroscopy and irradiation methodologies.
The Handbook of Photochemistry delivers an exhaustive, up-to-date collection of photophysical and electrochemical data on organic compounds and transition metal complexes. It represents an invaluable compilation of complementary data, background information, and references for students, researchers, and spectroscopists performing a vast assortment of photochemical experiments.
|The Kinetics of Environmental Aquatic Photochemistry (ACS Professional Reference Books)
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Author: Asa Leifer
Now in one source---the theory and practice for determining environmentally relevant rates of photoreaction in aquatic media. Works out all mathematic derivations, step by step. Shows how to select experimental procedures for measuring rates of aqueous photoreaction. Details how to measure rates at very low concentrations. Also describes theory and practice of chemical actinometry. Shows how to measure rates of direct and indirect aqueous photoreaction by outdoor experiments in sunlight and laboratory experiments using monochromatic light. Describes detailed experimental procedures for obtaining requisite kinetic data. Gives comprehensive tables of solar irradiance as a function of latitude and season of the year in the northern hemisphere. Illustrates how to use data from kinetic experiments to estimate rates of direct and indirect photoreaction in aquatic media in the environment.
|Photothermal Spectroscopy Methods for Chemical Analysis
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Author: Stephen E. Bialkowski
A unique guide to the application and theory of photothermal spectroscopy.
This book debunks the myth that photothermal spectroscopy is too complicated for practical application to chemical analysis, and demonstrates the advantages this technique has over conventional spectroscopy in facilitating extremely sensitive measurements of optical absorption in homogeneous media. The book covers the subject from the ground up, lists all practical considerations needed to obtain accurate results, and provides a working knowledge of the various methods in use--including photo acoustics and photopyroelectric techniques.
Bringing together a wealth of information that has been scattered throughout the professional literature, Photothermal Spectroscopy Methods for Chemical Analysis covers methods and information that should be known to every analytical chemist, including:
* Descriptions of photothermal spectroscopy using a consistent mathematical language
* Helpful examples from the literature of analytical applications and current research
* Illustrations of all important points, consistent equations, and numerous original figures
* A discussion of laser technology and how it is used to obtain accurate results from extremely small samples of a few molecules
* Everything spectroscopists need to know to construct their own apparatus and use it to conduct successful experiments
* Tips on how to interpret experimental results effectively when using nonlinear processes and in many other situations in photothermal spectroscopy
* Considerations for further study of heterogeneous sample analysis
* Unified nomenclature of the patchwork of terms used by researchers in analytical and physical chemistry, physics, and optical engineering
* Equations that are derived with the aid of a symbolic language processor to ensure correct results
Photothermal spectroscopy has seen major advances since the advent of laser technology twenty-five years ago. It is now possible, using a laser's coherent and powerful output, to obtain extremely sensitive measurements of optical absorption that exceed those of mass spectroscopy by two or three times, and produce accurate results from only a few molecules.
Focusing on samples in homogeneous media, this book provides a unique guide--incorporating theory and application--to all available photothermal spectroscopy techniques for chemical and material analysis. It uses a systematic approach in its comprehensive treatment of the theory, and covers all the necessary background material, from laser optics to fluid dynamics.
This accessible text describes the various processes used to detect thermal perturbation of a sample, ranging from optical excitation to nonlinear processes, and covers all optical principles necessary to understand photothermal spectroscopy. When dealing with hydrodynamic equations that govern energy transfer in the sample matrix, it provides an original impulse-response approach. In addition, the book explains how to construct the apparatus one needs to conduct successful photothermal experiments, since commercial equipment is not available as in conventional spectrophotometry.
Throughout, this book draws on information from a wide range of fields, including analytical spectroscopy, measurement physics, physical optics, and chemical dynamics. Providing clear explanations at every turn, the author demonstrates a complete understanding of the theory and applications as a firm basis for the correct interpretation of experimental results.
For analytical chemists, as well as for students at the graduate level, Photothermal Spectroscopy Methods for Chemical Analysis is an unmatched resource that develops a consistent mathematical basis for signal description, consolidates previous theories, and provides invaluable insight into laser technology.
|Chemical Aspects of Photodynamic Therapy (Advanced Chemistry Texts)
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Author: Raymond Bonnett
Photodynamic therapy (PDT) is a ground breaking medical technique which uses lasers to activate light-sensitive chemicals to treat cancer and other diseases without resorting to surgery. For the first time, Chemical Aspects of Photodynamic Therapy introduces in an accessible way the physics, chemistry and biology behind the technique. This highly authoritative account of the account of the rapidly developing field of PDT explores its chemical basis, while presenting information in its historical context. Haematoporphyrin derivative is considered in detail, together with the new 'second generation' photosensitisers , such as chlorins, bacteriochlorins and phthalocyanines. Photosensitisers which are currently in clinical trials are compared and reference is made to new light sources, biological and clinical findings, and prospects for future developments.
This book is essential reading for new students and researchers alike studying PDT. It is recommended particularly for photochemists, as well as photobiologists and clinicians.
About the author
Raymond Bonnett was born in London in 1931. After a spell in the air force, he graduated from Imperial College, going on to Cambridge to research under Alexander Todd and A.W. Johnson and then to Harvard to work with R.B. Woodward. He is now Scotia Research Professor of Chemistry at Queen Mary and Wesfield College, University of London, UK. He has been active in research on photosensitisers for 25 years and has published over 200 papers on the chemistry of porphyrins and related compounds.
|A Guide to Lasers in Chemistry
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Introduces and illustrates use of lasers in chemistry through specific case studies.
|Physics and Chemistry of Photochromic Glasses (Laser & Optical Science & Technology)
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Author: Alexander V. Dotsenko
Photochromic glasses are among the most widespread types of glasses, due largely to their popular use in sunglasses. These glasses are used not only in sunglasses, but also in various opto-electronic devices that have been developed and produced throughout the world. Until now, information about photochromic glasses has been widely dispersed in the literature, much of which was published in Russian and therefore of limited accessibility to the Western world. Physics and Chemistry of Photochromic Glasses brings together the combined knowledge and understanding of photochromic glasses from these publications. Coverage includes the structure, optical properties, coloration and bleaching mechanisms, technology, and metrology of these interesting materials.
|Energy Resources Through Photochemistry and Catalysis
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