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Illustrated Encyclopedia of Applied and Engineering Physics, Three-Volume Set

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Robert Splinter
December 7, 2016

This resource provides a single, concise reference containing terms and expressions used in the study, practice, and application of physical sciences. The reader will be able to identify quickly critical information about professional jargon, important people, and events. The encyclopedia gives self...

An Introduction to Astronomy and Astrophysics

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Pankaj Jain
April 7, 2015

Astronomy is the field of science devoted to the study of astronomical objects, such as stars, galaxies, and nebulae. Astronomers have gathered a wealth of knowledge about the universe through hundreds of years of painstaking observations. These observations are interpreted by the use of physical an...

Encyclopedia of Plasma Technology - Two Volume Set

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J. Leon Shohet
December 12, 2016

Technical plasmas have a wide range of industrial applications. This encyclopedia covers all aspects of plasma technology from the fundamentals to a range of applications across a large number of industries and disciplines. Topics covered include nanotechnology, solar cell technology, biomedical and...

The Principles of Thermodynamics

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N.D. Hari Dass
October 2, 2013

This text presents the conceptual and technical developments of the subject without unduly compromising on either the historical or logical perspective. It also covers the tremendous range of scientifically deep and technologically revolutionary applications of thermodynamics. The text explains how ...

Molecular Spectroscopy, Second Edition

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Jeanne L. McHale
March 13, 2017

This textbook offers an introduction to the foundations of spectroscopic methods and provides a bridge between basic concepts and experimental applications in fields as diverse as materials science, biology, solar energy conversion, and environmental science. The author emphasizes the use of time-de...

Modern Atomic Physics

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Vasant Natarajan
April 9, 2015

Much of our understanding of physics in the last 30-plus years has come from research on atoms, photons, and their interactions. Collecting information previously scattered throughout the literature, Modern Atomic Physics provides students with one unified guide to contemporary developments in the f...

An Introduction to Graphene and Carbon Nanotubes

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John E. Proctor, Daniel Melendrez Armada, Aravind Vijayaraghavan
February 6, 2017

Carbon nanotubes and graphene have been the subject of intense scientific research since their relatively recent discoveries. This book introduces the reader to the science behind these rapidly developing fields, and covers both the fundamentals and latest advances. Uniquely, this book covers the to...

Quarks, Leptons and the Big Bang, Third Edition

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Jonathan Allday
November 22, 2016

Quarks, Leptons and The Big Bang, Third Edition, is a clear, readable and self-contained introduction to particle physics and related areas of cosmology. It bridges the gap between non-technical popular accounts and textbooks for advanced students. The book concentrates on presenting the subject fro...

Research Methodologies for Beginners

Kitsakorn Locharoenrat
March 23, 2017

This textbook introduces the general points of view of research methodology in the scientific and engineering fields of studies and presents an overview of the technical and professional communication needed for article publication in journals. It comprises several practice exercises that will give...

Optical Materials: Microstructuring Surfaces with Off-Electrode Plasma

Nikolay L. Kazanskiy, Vsevolod A. Kolpakov
March 23, 2017

This reference book concentrates on microstructuring surfaces of optical materials with directed fluxes of off-electrode plasma generated by high-voltage gas discharge and developing methods and equipment related to this technique. It covers theoretical and experimental studies on the electrical...

Equivalence: Elizabeth L. Scott at Berkeley

Amanda L. Golbeck
March 22, 2017

Equivalence: Elizabeth L. Scott at Berkeley is the compelling story of one pioneering statistician’s relentless twenty-year effort to promote the status of women in academe and science. Part biography and part microhistory, the book provides the context and background to understand Scott’s...

Nuclear Engineering Fundamentals: A Practical Perspective

Robert E. Masterson
March 20, 2017

This textbook provides a thoroughly modern alternative to other introductory Nuclear Engineering textbooks that have not been updated significantly over the last 20 years. Printed in full color, this textbook combines an accessible, student-friendly overview of nuclear physics, nuclear reactor...

Deep Imaging in Tissue and Biomedical Materials: Using Linear and Nonlinear Optical Methods

Lingyan Shi, Robert R. Alfano
March 14, 2017

The use of light for probing and imaging biomedical media is promising for the development of safe, noninvasive, and inexpensive clinical imaging modalities with diagnostic ability. The advent of ultrafast lasers has enabled applications of nonlinear optical processes, which allow deeper imaging in...

Molecular Spectroscopy, Second Edition

Jeanne L. McHale
March 13, 2017

This textbook offers an introduction to the foundations of spectroscopic methods and provides a bridge between basic concepts and experimental applications in fields as diverse as materials science, biology, solar energy conversion, and environmental science. The author emphasizes the use of...

Introducing Technology Computer-Aided Design (TCAD): Fundamentals, Simulations, and Applications

Chinmay K. Maiti
March 13, 2017

This might be the first book that deals mostly with the 3D technology computer-aided design (TCAD) simulations of major state-of-the-art stress- and strain-engineered advanced semiconductor devices: MOSFETs, BJTs, HBTs, nonclassical MOS devices, finFETs, silicon-germanium hetero-FETs, solar cells,...

Laser Beam Shaping Applications, Second Edition

Fred M. Dickey, Todd E. Lizotte
March 01, 2017

This new edition details the important features of beam shaping and exposes the subtleties of the theory and techniques that are best demonstrated through proven applications. New chapters cover illumination light shaping in optical lithography; optical micro-manipulation of live mammalian cells...

Advances in Magnetic Materials: Processing, Properties, and Performance

Sam Zhang, Dongliang Zhao
February 28, 2017

Advances in Magnetic Materials: Processing, Properties, and Performance discusses recent developments of magnetic materials, including fabrication, characterization and applications in the aerospace, biomedical, and semiconductors industries. With contributions by international professionals who...

Strongly Correlated Electrons in Two Dimensions

Sergey Kravchenko
February 13, 2017

The properties of strongly correlated electrons confined in two dimensions are a forefront area of modern condensed matter physics. In the past two or three decades, strongly correlated electron systems have garnered a great deal of scientific interest due to their unique and often unpredictable...

Physics of PET and SPECT Imaging

Magnus Dahlbom
February 09, 2017

PET and SPECT imaging has improved to such a level that they are opening up exciting new horizons in medical diagnosis and treatment. This book provides a complete introduction to fundamentals and the latest progress in the field, including an overview of new scintillator materials and innovations...

An Introduction to Graphene and Carbon Nanotubes

John E. Proctor, Daniel Melendrez Armada, Aravind Vijayaraghavan
February 06, 2017

Carbon nanotubes and graphene have been the subject of intense scientific research since their relatively recent discoveries. This book introduces the reader to the science behind these rapidly developing fields, and covers both the fundamentals and latest advances. Uniquely, this book covers the...

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