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Thomas, J. M. (John Meurig)

Overview
Works: 82 works in 320 publications in 5 languages and 7,959 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Conference papers and proceedings  Records and correspondence  Periodicals 
Roles: Author, wpr, Editor, Other, Honoree, Author of introduction
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Most widely held works by J. M Thomas
4D electron microscopy : imaging in space and time by Ahmed H Zewail( )

22 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 1,438 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The modern electron microscope, as a result of recent revolutionary developments and many evolutionary ones, now yields a wealth of quantitative knowledge pertaining to structure, dynamics, and function barely matched by any other single scientific instrument. It is also poised to contribute much new spatially-resolved and time-resolved insights of central importance in the exploration of most aspects of condensed matter, ranging from the physical to the biological sciences. Whereas in all conventional EM methods, imaging, diffraction, and chemical analysis have been conducted in a static - time-integrated - manner, now it has become possible to unite the time domain with the spatial one, thereby creating four-dimensional (4D) electron microscopy. This advance is based on the fundamental concept of timed, coherent single-electron packets, or electron pulses, which are liberated with femtosecond durations. Structural phase transitions, mechanical deformations, and the embryonic stages of melting and crystallization are examples of phenomena that can now be imaged in unprecedented structural detail with high spatial resolution, and ten orders of magnitude as fast as hitherto. No monograph in existence attempts to cover the revolutionary dimensions that EM in its various modes of operation nowadays makes possible. The authors of this book chart these developments, and also compare the merits of coherent electron waves with those of synchrotron radiation. They judge it prudent to recall some important basic procedural and theoretical aspects of imaging and diffraction so that the reader may better comprehend the significance of the new vistas and applications now afoot. This book is not a vade mecum - numerous other texts are available for the practitioner for that purpose. It is instead an in-depth expose of the paradigm concepts and the developed techniques that can now be executed to gain new knowledge in the entire
Chemical physics of solids and their surfaces. a review of the recent literature published up to mid-1977 by M. W Roberts( )

12 editions published between 1978 and 2007 in English and Italian and held by 1,096 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Specialist Periodical Reports provide systematic and detailed review coverage of progress in the major areas of chemical research. Written by experts in their specialist fields the series creates a unique service for the active research chemist, supplying regular critical in-depth accounts of progress in particular areas of chemistry. For over 80 years the Royal Society of Chemistry and its predecessor, the Chemical Society, have been publishing reports charting developments in chemistry, which originally took the form of Annual Reports. However, by 1967 the whole spectrum of chemistry could no longer be contained within one volume and the series Specialist Periodical Reports was born. The Annual Reports themselves still existed but were divided into two, and subsequently three, volumes covering Inorganic, Organic and Physical Chemistry. For more general coverage of the highlights in chemistry they remain a 'must'. Since that time the SPR series has altered according to the fluctuating degree of activity in various fields of chemistry. Some titles have remained unchanged, while others have altered their emphasis along with their titles; some have been combined under a new name whereas others have had to be discontinued
Surface and defect properties of solids. a review of the literature published between January 1970 and April 1971 by M. W Roberts( )

3 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 1,040 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Specialist Periodical Reports provide systematic and detailed review coverage of progress in the major areas of chemical research. Written by experts in their specialist fields the series creates a unique service for the active research chemist, supplying regular critical in-depth accounts of progress in particular areas of chemistry. For over 90 years The Royal Society of Chemistry and its predecessor, the Chemical Society, have been publishing reports charting developments in chemistry, which originally took the form of Annual Reports. However, by 1967 the whole spectrum of chemistry could no longer be contained within one volume and the series Specialist Periodical Reports was born. The Annual Reports themselves still existed but were divided into two, and subsequently three, volumes covering Inorganic, Organic and Physical Chemistry. For more general coverage of the highlights in chemistry they remain a 'must'. Since that time the SPR series has altered according to the fluctuating degree of activity in various fields of chemistry. Some titles have remained unchanged, while others have altered their emphasis along with their titles; some have been combined under a new name whereas others have had to be discontinued. The current list of Specialist Periodical Reports can be seen on the inside flap of this volume
Principles and practice of heterogeneous catalysis by John Meurig Thomas( )

43 editions published between 1996 and 2015 in English and German and held by 986 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This book is an eminently readable introduction to the fundamental principles of heterogeneous catalysis. Written by world-renowned experts, it explains the vocabulary, grammar and literature of catalysis from the laboratory-oriented model study through to the operating plant." "Didactically skillful and using many lucidly designed figures, the authors present a unique exposition of all important concepts, new developments, techniques and applications in this rapidly advancing field."--BOOK JACKET
Turning points in solid-state, materials and surface state : a book in celebration of the life and work of Sir John Meurig Thomas by Kenneth D. M Harris( )

14 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 838 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book provides a state-of-the-art survey of some of the most important recent developments across the spectrum of solid-state, materials and surface sciences, The scientific exploration of solid materials represents one of the most important, fascinating and rewarding areas of scientific endeavour in the present day, not only from the viewpoint of advancing fundamental understanding but also from the industrial perspective, given the immense diversity of applications of solid materials across the full range of commercial sectors. Turning Points in Solid-State, Materials and Surface Science provides a state-of-the-art survey of some of the most important recent developments across the spectrum of solid-state, materials and surface sciences, while at the same time reflecting on key turning points in the evolution of this scientific discipline and projecting into the directions for future research progress. The book serves as a timely tribute to the life and work of Professor Sir John Meurig Thomas FRS, who has made monumental contributions to this field of science throughout his distinguished 50-year career in research, during which he has initiated, developed and exploited many important branches of this field. Indeed, the depth and breadth of his contributions towards the evolution and advancement of this scientific discipline, and his critical role in elevating this field to the important position that it now occupies within modern science, are demonstrated recurrently throughout the chapters of this book. Individual chapters are contributed by internationally leading experts in their respective fields, and the topics covered include solid-state chemistry of inorganic and organic materials, heterogeneous catalysis, surface science and materials science, with one section of the book focusing on modern developments in electron microscopy and its contributions to chemistry and materials science. The book serves as a modern and up-to-date monograph in these fields, and provides a valuable resource to researchers in academia and industry who require a comprehensive source of information on this important and rapidly developing subject
Michael Faraday and the Royal Institution : the genius of man and place by John Meurig Thomas( Book )

26 editions published between 1991 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 527 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A self-educated man who knew no mathematics, Michael Faraday rose from errand boy to become one of Britain's greatest scientists. Faraday made the discoveries upon which most of twentieth-century technology is based and readers of this book will enjoy finding out in how many ways we are indebted to him. The story of his life speaks to us across the years and is a fascinating read, especially when the tale is told with the understanding and gusto that Professor Thomas-one of the UK's leading scientists-brings to the telling. Faraday took great trouble to make the latest discoveries of science, his own and others', intelligible to the layman, and the tradition he fostered has been kept alive ever since, so that the Royal Institution is as well known for its contributions to education as for its research. Written in a concise, nontechnical style, Michael Faraday and the Royal Institution: The Genius of Man and Place is a human account that provides an introduction to the roots of modern science and ways in which scientists work. The book is lavishly illustrated with drawings, cartoons, photographs, and letters-many never before published. There is no similar book on Faraday that interprets his genius in modern, everyday terms, making it understandable, interesting, and exciting reading for scientists and nonscientists alike."--Provided by publisher
Introduction to the principles of heterogeneous catalysis by John Meurig Thomas( Book )

24 editions published between 1967 and 1997 in English and held by 500 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Characterisation of catalysts( Book )

10 editions published between 1980 and 1981 in English and held by 271 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lincoln scholar Ronald C. White, Jr., describes Lincoln as a man of integrity whose moral compass holds the key to understanding his life
Perspectives in catalysis( Book )

16 editions published between 1991 and 1994 in English and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Design and applications of single-site heterogeneous catalysts : contributions to green chemistry, clean technology and sustainability by John Meurig Thomas( Book )

10 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For far too long chemists and industrialists have relied on the use of aggressive reagents such as nitric and sulphuric acids, permanganates and dichromates to prepare the massive quantities of both bulk and fine chemicals that are needed for the maintenance of civilised life materials such as fuels, fabrics, foodstuffs, fertilisers and pharmaceuticals. Now, owing to recent advances made in the synthesis of nanoporous solids, it is feasible to design new solid catalysts that enable benign, mild oxidants to be used, frequently without utilising solvents, to manufacture the products that the chemical, pharmaceutical, agro- and bio-chemical industries require. These new solid agents are designated single-site heterogeneous catalysts (SSHCs). Their principle characteristics are that all the active sites present in the high-area solids are identical in their atomic environment and hence in their energy of interaction with reactants, just as in enzymes. Single-site heterogeneous catalysts now occupy a position of growing importance both academically and in their potential for commercial exploitation. This text, the only one devoted to such catalysts, dwells both on principles of design and on applications, such as the benign synthesis of nylon 6 and vitamin B3. It equips the reader with unifying insights required for future catalytic adventures in the quest for sustainability in the materials used by humankind. Anyone acquainted with the language of molecules, be they an undergraduate in the physical and biological sciences, as well as graduates in engineering and materials science, should be able to assimilate the principles and examples presented in this book. Inter alia, it describes how clean technology and green processes may be carried out in an environmentally responsible manner
Microstructure and properties of catalysts : symposium held November 30-December 3, 1987, Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A.( Book )

8 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

New methods for modelling processes within solids and at their surfaces( Book )

7 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in English and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Surface and defect properties of solids. Vol. 4 : a review of the recent literature published up to April 1974( )

4 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Specialist Periodical Reports provide systematic and detailed review coverage of progress in the major areas of chemical research. Written by experts in their specialist fields the series creates a unique service for the active research chemist, supplying regular critical in-depth accounts of progress in particular areas of chemistry. For over 90 years The Royal Society of Chemistry and its predecessor, the Chemical Society, have been publishing reports charting developments in chemistry, which originally took the form of Annual Reports. However, by 1967 the whole spectrum of chemistry could no longer be contained within one volume and the series Specialist Periodical Reports was born. The Annual Reports themselves still existed but were divided into two, and subsequently three, volumes covering Inorganic, Organic and Physical Chemistry. For more general coverage of the highlights in chemistry they remain a 'must'. Since that time the SPR series has altered according to the fluctuating degree of activity in various fields of chemistry. Some titles have remained unchanged, while others have altered their emphasis along with their titles; some have been combined under a new name whereas others have had to be discontinued. The current list of Specialist Periodical Reports can be seen on the inside flap of this volume
New coal chemistry : a Royal Society discussion( Book )

7 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selections and reflections : the legacy of Sir Lawrence Bragg( Book )

6 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Legacy of Sir Lawrence Bragg : selections and reflections( Book )

6 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Crystallization of the glassy phase of grain boundaries in silicon nitride by D. A Jefferson( Book )

1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

J.D. Bernal and the world of catalysis by J. M Thomas( Book )

2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Experimental researches in chemistry and physics by Michael Faraday( )

2 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A classic book by world-renowned scientist Michael Faraday
The selected papers of Sir John Meurig Thomas by John Meurig Thomas( Book )

1 edition published in 2017 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

An outline of my lifetime's scientific journey -- Selected papers printed herein with brief commentaries -- The popularisation of science -- Interacting with Sir John Meurig Thomas / Kenneth D.M. Harris
 
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Chemical physics of solids and their surfaces. a review of the recent literature published up to mid-1977
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Chemical physics of solids and their surfaces. a review of the recent literature published up to mid-1977Surface and defect properties of solids. a review of the literature published between January 1970 and April 1971Principles and practice of heterogeneous catalysisTurning points in solid-state, materials and surface state : a book in celebration of the life and work of Sir John Meurig ThomasMichael Faraday and the Royal Institution : the genius of man and placeIntroduction to the principles of heterogeneous catalysisMicrostructure and properties of catalysts : symposium held November 30-December 3, 1987, Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A.Surface and defect properties of solids. Vol. 4 : a review of the recent literature published up to April 1974Experimental researches in chemistry and physics
Alternative Names
John Meurig Thomas britischer Chemiker

John Meurig Thomas britisk kemiker

John Meurig Thomas britisk kjemikar

John Meurig Thomas britisk kjemiker

John Meurig Thomas Brits scheikundige

John Meurig Thomas brittisk kemist

John Meurig Thomas Cemegydd Cymreig

John Meurig Thomas chimico britannico

John Meurig Thomas chimiste gallois

John Meurig Thomas Welsh chemist

Meurig Thomas, John 1932-

Thomas, J. 1932-

Thomas, J. M.

Thomas, J.M. 1932-

Thomas, John 1932-

Thomas, John M.

Thomas, John M. 1932-

Thomas, John M. (John Meurig)

Thomas, John M. (John Meurig), 1932-

Thomas, John Meurig

Thomas, John Meurig 1932-

Tomas, D. 1932-

Tomas, Dž.

Tomas, Dž 1932-

Томас, Дж

Томас, Дж. (Джон)

جان موریق توماس

جون مويريج توماس كيميائي بريطاني

ジョン

トーマス, ジョン M.

Languages
English (224)

German (2)

Japanese (2)

Italian (1)

Welsh (1)