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Handbook of Visual Optics, Two-Volume Set


Pablo Artal
May 15, 2017

Handbook of Visual Optics offers an authoritative overview of encyclopedic knowledge in the field of physiological optics. It builds from fundamental concepts to the science and technology of instruments and practical procedures of vision correction, integrating expert knowledge from physics, medici...

Carbon Nanomaterials: Synthesis, Structure, Properties and Applications


Rakesh Behari Mathur, Bhanu Pratap Singh, Shailaja Pande
January 10, 2017

The study of nanostructures has become, in recent years, a theme common to many disciplines, in which scientists and engineers manipulate matter at the atomic and molecular level in order to obtain materials and systems with significantly improved properties. Carbon nanomaterials have a unique place...

Finn's Thermal Physics, Third Edition


Andrew Rex, C.B.P. Finn
April 7, 2017

This fully updated and expanded new edition continues to provide the most readable, concise, and easy-to-follow introduction to thermal physics. While maintaining the style of the original work, the book now covers statistical mechanics and incorporates worked examples systematically throughout the ...

Solar Fuel Generation


Yatendra S. Chaudhary
January 17, 2017

As the search for renewable sources of energy grows more urgent, more and more attention is focusing on the blueprint offered by biological photosynthesis for translating the energy of our Sun into energy rich molecules like H2 and carbohydrates, commonly known as "solar fuels." These solar fuels ha...

Emerging Technologies in Brachytherapy


William Y. Song, Kari Tanderup, Bradley Pieters
May 23, 2017

Brachytherapy is continuously advancing. Years of accumulated experience have led to clinical evidence of its benefit in numerous clinical sites such as gynecological, prostate, breast, rectum, ocular, and many other cancers. Brachytherapy continues to expand in its scope of practice and complexity,...

An Introduction to Graphene and Carbon Nanotubes


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...

Disordered Semiconductors Second Edition: Physics and Applications

Anatoly Popov
July 16, 2018

Devices based on disordered semiconductors have wide applications. It is difficult to imagine modern life without printers and copiers, LCD monitors and TVs, optical disks, economical solar cells, and many other devices based on disordered semiconductors. However, nowadays books that discuss...

Statistical Mechanics for Chemistry and Materials Science

Biman Bagchi
July 11, 2018

This book covers the broad subject of equilibrium statistical mechanics along with many advanced and modern topics such as nucleation, spinodal decomposition, inherent structures of liquids and liquid crystals. Unlike other books on the market, this comprehensive text not only deals with the...

Small Systems and Fundamentals of Thermodynamics

Yu. K. Tovbin
July 10, 2018

Small systems are a very active area of research and development due to improved instrumentation that allows for spatial resolution in the range of sizes from one to 100 nm. In this size range, many physical and chemical properties change, which opens up new approaches to the study of substances...

Theoretical and Quantum Chemistry at the Dawn of the 21st Century

Tanmoy Chakraborty, Ramon Carbo-Dorca
July 05, 2018

This volume, edited by a well-known specialist in the field of theoretical chemistry, gathers together a selection of papers on theoretical chemistry within the themes of mathematical, computational, and quantum chemistry. The authors present a rich assembly of some of the most important current...

Oscillations and Waves: An Introduction, Second Edition

Richard Fitzpatrick
July 04, 2018

Emphasizing physics over mathematics, this popular, classroom-tested text helps advanced undergraduates acquire a sound physical understanding of wave phenomena. This second edition of Oscillations and Waves: An Introduction contains new widgets, animations in Python, and exercises, as well as...

Conceptual Density Functional Theory and Its Application in the Chemical Domain

Nazmul Islam, Savas Kaya
July 03, 2018

In this book, new developments based on conceptual density functional theory (CDFT) and its applications in chemistry are discussed. It also includes discussion of some applications in corrosion and conductivity and synthesis studies based on CDFT. The electronic structure principles—such as the...

Generation of Energy and Radiation through Laser-Matter Interaction

Hitendra Kumar Malik
June 30, 2018

This book discuss the phenomena occurring during high power laser and matter interaction focusing on recent advances in this field of research. It is divided into three parts: electromagnetic waves & lasers; interaction of lasers with gases and plasmas; harmonic, X-rays and THz radiation...

An Introduction to Distributed Optical Fibre Sensors

Arthur H. Hartog
June 28, 2018

This book explains physical principles, unique benefits, broad categories, implementation aspects, and performance criteria of distributed optical fiber sensors (DOFS). For each kind of sensor, the book highlights industrial applications, which range from oil and gas production to power line...

An Introduction to Single Molecule Biophysics

Yuri L. Lyubchenko
June 28, 2018

This book gives an accessible, detailed overview on techniques of single molecule biophysics (SMB), showing how they are applied to numerous biological problems associated with understanding the molecular mechanisms of DNA replication, transcription, and translation, as well as functioning of...

Modeling in Fluid Mechanics: Instabilities and Turbulence

Igor Gaissinski, Vladimir Rovenski
June 18, 2018

This volume is dedicated to modeling in fluid mechanics and is divided into four chapters, which contain a significant number of useful exercises with solutions. The authors provide relatively complete references on relevant topics in the bibliography at the end of each chapter....

CRC Handbook of Chemistry and Physics, 99th Edition

John Rumble
June 18, 2018

In a world with access to unlimited amounts of data, how can users who need to make critical scientific and technical decisions find high quality, reliable data? Today, more than ever, the CRC Handbook of Chemistry and Physics remains a hallmark of quality. For over 100 years, the Handbook has...

Frontiers of Space Risk: Natural Cosmic Hazards & Societal Challenges

Richard J. Wilman, Christopher J. Newman
June 15, 2018

This book brings together diverse new perspectives on current and emerging themes in space risk, covering both the threats to Earth-based activities arising from space events (natural and man-made), and those inherent in space activity itself. Drawing on the latest research, the opening chapters...