Materials Science at UCI focuses on the development of new materials and new applications for materials in engineering. Collections include coverage of nanomaterias, nanostructures, nanoelectronics, nanodevices, nanocharacterization, packaging materials, materials for advanced energy and fuel cells, biocompatible materials, soft and smart materials, electronic and photonic materials, hybrid materials and multifunctional materials. The materials may include polymers, ceramics, glass, metals, alloys, synthetics, concrete, etc. There is a wide range of information products to support the study of materials science and its many applications in product development and other defined areas. Significant growth in the collections for crystallography and crystal structures is most prominent.
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