CY6103 : Chemistry of Crystalline Inorganic Solid State Materials

Synthesis, structure, properties, structure-property correlations and potential applications of crystalline inorganic solid state materials.

Superconductors – (Ba,K)BiO3, Cuprates, LnFeAsO, MgB2, CaC6

CMR materials – La1-xSrxMnO3

Ferroic compounds – BaTiO3, PbTiO3, Bi4Ti3O12, SrRuO3

Photoluminescent materials – Lanthanide compounds Porous materials – zeolites, AlPO, MeAlPO, SAPO.

Organic-inorganic hybrid materials – Ruddlesden-Popper (RNH3)2An-1MX3n+1 metal halides, MOF compounds

Ionic Conductors – NASICON, AgI, NaAl11O17

Thermoelectric materials – NaxCoO2, AgSbTe2, CoSb3, Y14MnSb11

Compounds for intercalation and redox reactions – LiCoO2, LiVS2, NASICON, Chevrel phases

Other relevant examples from recent literature

Text Books:

  1. Rao, C.N.R.; Gopalakrishnan, J. New directions in Solid State Chemistry; Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, 1997 (ISBN 0-521-49907-0).
  2. Cheetham, A.K. Solid state chemistry: compounds; Oxford University Press: Oxford, 1992 (ISBN: 0198551665, 9780198551669).
  3. Lalena, J.N.; Cleary, D.A. Principles of Inorganic Materials Design ; Wiley: New York,  2010 (ISBN: 978-0-470-40403-4).
  4. Maier, J. Physical Chemistry of Ionic Materials: Ions and Electrons in Solids; Wiley: New York, 2004 (ISBN: 978-0-470-87076-1).
  5. Solid-state Chemistry of Inorganic Materials VI (SYMPOSIUM QQ AT THE 2006 MRS FALL MEETING); Curran Associates, Inc., 2007 (ISBN: 1558997962).