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This chapter, published in an encyclopaedia of materials, describes the physical and chemical properties of transition metals. It comprises two sections:
- Bonding models of cohesive properties.
- Structural stability and phonons.

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Authors: BROOKS M S S, European Commission, Joint Research Centre, Institute for Transuranium Elements, Karlsruhe (DE)
Bibliographic Reference: A chapter published in 'The Encyclopaedia of Materials: Science and Technology' (11vols), Elsevier Science, (2001), pp.771-776. Euro: 4985
ISBN: ISBN: 0-08-043152-6
Record Number: 200214812 / Last updated on: 2002-06-20
Original language: en
Available languages: en