Best Sellers: Chemistry, October 10, 2013

December 2012 to date as identified by YBP Library Services

  1. Harvesting the Biosphere: What We Have Taken from Nature
    Smil, Vaclav
    MIT Press
    2013. ISBN 9780262018562. $29
  2. Ultrafast Infrared Vibrational Spectroscopy
    Fayer, Michael D.
    CRC Press
    2013. ISBN 9781466510135. $129.95
  3. Organometallics in Synthesis
    Schlosser, Manfred
    John Wiley
    2013. ISBN 9780470122174. $125
  4. Nanomaterials in Catalysis
    Serp, Philippe
    2013. ISBN 9783527331246. $175
  5. Public Engagement and Emerging Technologies
    O’Odoherty, Kieran
    University of British Columbia Press
    2013. ISBN 9780774824606. $99
  6. Flexoelectricity in Liquid Crystals: Theory, Experiments and Applications
    Buka, Ágnes
    Imperial College Press
    2013. ISBN 9781848167995. $120
  7. Ultra-High Performance Liquid Chromatography and Its Applications
    Xu, Quanyun Alan
    John Wiley
    2013. ISBN 9780470938423. $110
  8. Ancient Glass: An Interdisciplinary Exploration
    Henderson, Julian
    Cambridge University Press
    2012. ISBN 9781107006737. $110
  9. Diamondoid Molecules: With Applications in Biomedicine, Materials Science, Nanotechnology & Petroleum Science
    Mansoori, G. Ali
    World Scientific
    2012. ISBN 9789814291606. $128
  10. Liquid Chromatography: Fundamentals and Instrumentation
    Fanali, Salvatore
    2013. ISBN 9780124158078. $195
  11. Nano and Cell Mechanics: Fundamentals and Frontiers
    Espinosa, Horacio D.
    John Wiley
    2013. ISBN 9781118460399. $149.95
  12. The Bioinorganic Chemistry of Chromium
    Vincent, John B.
    John Wiley
    2013. ISBN 9780470664827. $195
  13. Fluctuation Theory of Solutions: Applications in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, and Biophysics
    Smith, Paul E.
    CRC Press
    2013. ISBN 9781439899229. $129.95
  14. Searching for the Soror Mystica: The Lives and Science of Women Alchemists
    Gordon, Robin L.
    University Press of America
    2013. ISBN 9780761860556. $32.99
  15. More Dead Ends and Detours: En Route to Successful Total Synthesis
    Sierra, Miguel A.
    2013. ISBN 9783527329762. $99.95
  16. Physics and Chemistry of Graphene: Graphene to Nanographene
    Enoki, Toshiaki
    Pan Stanford Publishing
    2013. ISBN 9789814241489. $149.95
  17. Integrated Biorefineries: Design, Analysis, and Optimization
    Stuart, Paul R.
    CRC Press
    2013. ISBN 9781439803462. $139.95
  18. The Role of Green Chemistry in Biomass Processing and Conversion
    Xie, Haibo
    John Wiley
    2013. ISBN 9780470644102. $125
  19. Conjugated Polyelectrolytes: Fundamentals and Applications
    Lui, Bin
    2013. ISBN 9783527331437. $165
  20. Microalgal Biotechnology: Potential and Production
    Posten, Clemens
    De Gruyter
    2012. ISBN 9783110225013. $168
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  1. Anand Kulkarni says:


    The list mentioned above is very impressive and useful. I am interested in understanding the criteria applied for building this list.

    Anand Kulkarni
    Pune, India