Advanced multiphase techniques open new frontiers for materials and process development

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Abstract

Development of functional materials and smart processes entails innovative links between physical, chemical and biological phenomena. The useful solution always benefits from such methods, which can bring together quantitative, interdisciplinary predictions of these topics. The thermodynamic free energy provides one such interdisciplinary concept. Particularly in macroscopic systems, where thermal, electrical or mechanical functions affect the chemical or biochemical phenomena, the Gibbs free energy provides a general method to be applied for relationships between different properties. During the last decades, the thermodynamic science has united with advanced computational techniques, thus opening new frontiers to a wide field of applications.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationAdvanced Gibbs Energy Methods for Functional Materials and Processes
Subtitle of host publicationChemSheet 1999-2009
Place of PublicationEspoo
PublisherVTT Technical Research Centre of Finland
Pages10-12
ISBN (Electronic)978-951-38-7331-8
ISBN (Print)978-951-38-7330-1
Publication statusPublished - 2009
MoE publication typeNot Eligible

Publication series

SeriesVTT Tiedotteita - Research Notes
Number2506
ISSN1235-0605

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    Koukkari, P. (2009). Advanced multiphase techniques open new frontiers for materials and process development. In Advanced Gibbs Energy Methods for Functional Materials and Processes: ChemSheet 1999-2009 (pp. 10-12). VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland. VTT Tiedotteita - Research Notes, No. 2506 http://www.vtt.fi/inf/pdf/tiedotteet/2009/T2506.pdf