More than 3,000 terms with clear, working definitions, alternative meanings, and related references comprise this uniquely focused lexicon. Published in a convenient, paperback format, it covers chemical, energy, nuclear, plasma, condensed matter, and solid-state physics, fluid dynamics, quantum mechanics, quantum optics, thermodynamics, and materials science.
An alphabetic listing of terms and definitions.
"Most of the 3,000 definitions are supported by equations, formulae, and diagrams. Entries are arranged alphabetically…Many definitions run a quarter to half a page…a useful reference source…Recommended."
-CHOICE, October 2001 Vol. 39 No. 2
"…a straightforward specialized dictionary of over 3,000 terms culled from recent sources such as textbooks and journal articles…Thirty-one contributors from highly regarded institutions in the US, Canada, and Japan…legitimate and authoritative…"
-E-STREAMS, Vol. 5, No. 4 - April 2002