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Title: Negative thermal expansion
Authors: Grima, Joseph N.
Zammit, Victor
Gatt, Ruben
Keywords: Expansion (Heat)
Materials -- Thermal properties
Issue Date: 2006
Publisher: Malta Chamber of Scientists
Citation: Grima, J. N., Zammit, V., & Gatt, R. (2006). Negative thermal expansion. Xjenza, 11, 17-29.
Abstract: Materials with a negative thermal expansion coefficient contract when heated and expand when cooled. This paper reviews mechanisms of how this unusual property can be achieved at the molecular and macroscopic level. Some applications of this unusual property are also discussed.
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