Begin your search for information on properties with the resources listed here.
See also resources listed by properties, materials and substance.
Tip: Look for the substance (e.g. Gallium Arsenide) in a handbook or encylopedia. Often there is a section on properties. You may need to back up further (e.g. Gallium) to find what you need.
- CRC Handbook of Chemistry and Physics
Comprehensive resource of physical constants and properties.
Tip: Look for the Substance/Property Search link on the left side.
Print version is located in Science Library and Barker Library stacks at QD65.H235.
Tip: In the CRC Handbook of Chemistry and Physics, look for the Substance/Property Search link on the left side. If looking for a chemical, try the Combined Chemical Dictionary or Properties of Organic Compounds.
Browsable and searchable engineering and science handbooks.
Tip: Look over the search tips section to build an effective search strategy. Or use the Data Search to look for specific properties.
- Springer Materials
Known in print as Landolt-Börnstein. Includes 250,000 substances and 3,000 properties. Good for semi- and superconducting materials.
- Landolt-Börnstein [book in Barton] (print with online index)
Find properties for organic, inorganic and organometallic substances. Known in print as Beilstein or Gmelin.
Tip: put the molecular formula in Hill Order.
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