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Time-Resolved Spectroscopy: An Experimental Perspective

Time-Resolved Spectroscopy: An Experimental Perspective

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Thomas Weinacht, Brett J. Pearson
December 14, 2018

This concise and carefully developed text offers a reader friendly guide to the basics of time-resolved spectroscopy with an emphasis on experimental implementation. The authors carefully explain and relate for the reader how measurements are connected to the core physical principles. They use the...

Physics for Technology, Second Edition: With Applications in Industrial Control Electronics

Physics for Technology, Second Edition: With Applications in Industrial Control Electronics

2nd Edition

Forthcoming

Daniel H. Nichols
December 12, 2018

This text provides an introduction to the important physics underpinning current technologies, highlighting key concepts in areas that include linear and rotational motion, energy, work, power, heat, temperature, fluids, waves, and magnetism. This revision reflects the latest technology advances,...

Quantum Principles and Particles, Second Edition

Quantum Principles and Particles, Second Edition

2nd Edition

Forthcoming

Walter Wilcox
December 05, 2018

This textbook offers a unique introduction to quantum mechanics progressing gradually from elementary quantum mechanics to aspects of particle physics. It presents the microscopic world by analysis of the simplest possible quantum mechanical system (spin 1/2). A special feature is the author’s use...

Understanding Nanomaterials

Understanding Nanomaterials

2nd Edition

Malkiat S. Johal, Lewis E. Johnson
April 18, 2018

Praise for the first edition"clear and informative” ―Chemistry World The authors provide the perfect training tool for the workforce in nanotech development by presenting the fundamental principles that govern the fabrication, characterization, and application of nanomaterials. This edition...

A Mathematica Primer for Physicists

A Mathematica Primer for Physicists

1st Edition

Jim Napolitano
March 28, 2018

"…an excellent text for either a short course or self-study… Professor Napolitano has figured out what students really need, and found a way to deliver it… I have found everything he writes to be worthy of my serious attention…" —Peter D. Persans, Professor of Physics and Director, Center for...

Concise Optics: Concepts, Examples, and Problems

Concise Optics: Concepts, Examples, and Problems

1st Edition

Ajawad I. Haija, M. Z. Numan, W. Larry Freeman
March 01, 2018

This introductory text is a reader friendly treatment of geometrical and physical optics emphasizing problems and solved examples with detailed analysis and helpful commentary. The authors are seasoned educators with decades of experience teaching optics. Their approach is to gradually present...

Quantum Principles and Particles

Quantum Principles and Particles

1st Edition

Walter Wilcox
April 06, 2012

A Novel Pedagogical Approach to Quantum Mechanics "A physical understanding is a completely unmathematical, imprecise, and inexact thing, but absolutely necessary for a physicist." —R. Feynman The core of modern physics, quantum theory is counter-intuitive and challenging for those new to the field...

Understanding Nanomaterials

Understanding Nanomaterials

1st Edition

Malkiat S. Johal
June 14, 2011

With a selective presentation of topics that makes it accessible for students who have taken introductory university science courses, Understanding Nanomaterials is a training tool for the future workforce in nanotech development. This introductory textbook offers insights into the fundamental...

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