Functional Cobalt Oxides: Fundamentals, Properties and Applications, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Functional Cobalt Oxides

Fundamentals, Properties and Applications, 1st Edition

Edited by Tsuyoshi Takami

Jenny Stanford Publishing

180 pages | 11 Color Illus. | 81 B/W Illus.

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This book explores why cobalt oxides have drawn interest as functional materials due to their peculiar physical properties partially originating from a rich variety of the valence and spin state of cobalt ions. The book starts with the basics of condensed matter physics and advances toward the strong electron correlation system stage. It also provides up-to-date information on topics, such as thermoelectric power, superconductivity, solid oxide fuel cells, and nanostructure effect.

Table of Contents

Introduction of Condensed Matter Physics

Spin-state Crossover

Li Ion Battery

Huge Thermoelectric Power

Room-temperature Ferromagnetism

Partially Disordered Antiferromagnetic Transition; Superconductivity

Transport Properties Combined with Charge, Spin, and Orbital; Magnetoresistance and Spin Blocade;

Intrinsic Inhomogeneity

Move/diffuse and Charge/discharge Effect

About the Editor

Tsuyoshi Takami is an assistant professor at Osaka University and editor of the journal Nanothermoelectrics. He previously worked at the University of Texas at Austin and Nagoya University and received the 24th Ando Incentive Prize for the Study of Electronics. He earned his Ph.D. from Nagoya University.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCIENCE / Physics
SCIENCE / Solid State Physics
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / General