Synthesis, Properties and Applications

  • Martin I. Pech-Canul
  • Nuggehalli M. Ravindra

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
  2. P. Horley, P. J. Gonçalves Ribeiro, J. A. Aguilar Martínez, V. J. Rocha Vieira
    Pages 1-35
  3. Barbara Cortese, Luciano Velardi, Ilaria Elena Palamà, Stefania D’Amone, Eliana D’Amone, Gianvito de Iaco et al.
    Pages 37-93
  4. Marla Berenice Hernández Hernández, Mario Alberto García-Ramírez, Yaping Dan, Josué A. Aguilar-Martínez, Bindu Krishnan, Sadasivan Shaji
    Pages 95-126
  5. Chiranjivi Lamsal, Nuggehalli M. Ravindra
    Pages 127-218
  6. Sarang Muley, Nuggehalli M. Ravindra
    Pages 219-332
  7. Nuggehalli M. Ravindra, Weitao Tang, Sushant Rassay
    Pages 333-396
  8. Bindu Krishnan, Sadasivan Shaji, M. C. Acosta-Enríquez, E. B. Acosta-Enríquez, R. Castillo-Ortega, MA. E. Zayas et al.
    Pages 397-464
  9. Josefina Alvarado Rivera, Amanda Carrillo Castillo, María de la Luz Mota González
    Pages 547-573
  10. Martin I. Pech-Canul, Socorro Valdez Rodríguez, Luis A. González, Nuggehalli M. Ravindra
    Pages 575-583
  11. Back Matter
    Pages 585-590

About this book


This book is a practical guide to optical, optoelectronic, and semiconductor materials and provides an overview of the topic from its fundamentals to cutting-edge processing routes to groundbreaking technologies for the most recent applications. The book details the characterization and properties of these materials. Chemical methods of synthesis are emphasized by the authors throughout the publication.

  • Describes new materials and updates to older materials that exhibit optical, optoelectronic and semiconductor behaviors;
  • Covers the structural and mechanical aspects of the optical, optoelectronic and semiconductor materials for meeting mechanical property and safety requirements;
  • Includes discussion of the environmental and sustainability issues regarding optical, optoelectronic, and semiconductor materials, from processing to recycling.


Ceramic Varistors Functional Ceramic Materials Materialographic Preparation Microstructure Characterization Nonlinear Optical Semi-organic Crystals Optical Semiconductor Materials Optoelectronic Devices Optoelectronic Materials Semiconductor Materials

Editors and affiliations

  • Martin I. Pech-Canul
    • 1
  • Nuggehalli M. Ravindra
    • 2
  1. 1.Centro de Investigación y de Estudios Avanzados del Instituto Politécnico Nacional—Unidad Saltillo—Ingeniería CerámicaRamos ArizpeMexico
  2. 2.Department of PhysicsNew Jersey Institute of TechnologyNewarkUSA

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