The Physics of materials : how science improves our lives / Committee on Condensed-Matter and Materials Physics, Solid State Sciences Committee, Board on Physics and Astronomy, Commission on Physical Sciences, Mathematics, and Applications, National Research Council.Material type: TextPublication details: Washington, DC : National Academy Press, 1997. Description: 1 online resource (v, 29 pages) : illustrationsContent type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 030952850X; 9780309528504Subject(s): Condensed matter | Materials -- Research | SCIENCE -- Physics -- Condensed Matter | Condensed matter | Materials -- ResearchGenre/Form: Electronic books. | Electronic books. Additional physical formats: Print version:: Physics of materials.DDC classification: 530.41 LOC classification: QC173.454 | .P49 1997ebOnline resources: Click here to access online
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"This project was supported by the Department of Energy under contract no. DE-FG02-96ER45613, the National Science Foundation under grant no. DMR-9632837, and the National Institute of Standards and Technology under grant no. 50SBNB5C8819"--Title page verso.
Introduction -- Technology in daily life -- The Research endeavor -- An Era of change.
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