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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
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...

CRC Handbook of Chemistry and Physics, 98th Edition

John Rumble
June 23, 2017

The CRC Handbook of Chemistry and Physics, 98th Edition is an update of a classic reference. The 98th Edition contains several new features including, but not limited to – a major update to the table of isotopes, the first major compilation of high quality data of protein-ligand binding...

Handbook of Optomechanical Engineering, Second Edition

Anees Ahmad
June 22, 2017

This comprehensive handbook covers all major aspects of optomechanical engineering - from conceptual design to fabrication and integration of complex optical systems. The practical information within is ideal for optical and optomechanical engineers and scientists involved in the design,...

Plasmonics and Super-Resolution Imaging

Zhaowei Liu
June 19, 2017

Plasmonics is an emerging field mainly developed within the past two decades. Due to its unique capabilities to manipulate light at deep subwavelength scales, plasmonics has been commonly treated as the most important part of nanophotonics. Plasmonic-assisted optical microscopy techniques,...

The Difference Electron Nanoscope: Methods and Applications

Werner Lottermoser
June 16, 2017

This book deals with the difference electron nanoscope (DEN), whose principles have been invented and realised by the book author. The DEN is based on a smart combination of diffractometric and spectroscopic data and uses a visualisation of three-dimensional difference electron densities (in our...

Quantum Continuous Variables: A Primer of Theoretical Methods

Alessio Serafini
June 15, 2017

Quantum Continuous Variables introduces the theory of continuous variable quantum systems, from its foundations based on the framework of Gaussian states to modern developments, including its applications to quantum information and forthcoming quantum technologies. This new book addresses the...

Nanophotonics and Plasmonics: An Integrated View

Dr. Ching Eng (Jason) Png, Dr. Yuriy Akimov
June 15, 2017

This book provides a first integrated view of nanophotonics and plasmonics, covering the use of dielectric, semiconductor, and metal nanostructures to manipulate light at the nanometer scale. The presentation highlights similarities and advantages, and shows the common underlying physics, targets,...

The Standard Model and Beyond, Second Edition

Paul Langacker
June 09, 2017

This new edition of The Standard Model and Beyond presents an advanced introduction to the physics and formalism of the standard model and other non-abelian gauge theories. It provides a solid background for understanding supersymmetry, string theory, extra dimensions, dynamical symmetry breaking,...

Visible Light Communications: Theory and Applications

Zabih Ghassemlooy, Luis Nero Alves, Stanislav Zvanovec, Mohammad-Ali Khalighi
June 09, 2017

Visible Light Communications, written by leading researchers, provides a comprehensive overview of theory, stimulation, design, implementation, and applications. The book is divided into two parts – the first devoted to the underlying theoretical concepts of the VLC and the second part covers VLC...

Chromatin: Structure, Dynamics, Regulation

Ralf Blossey
June 08, 2017

An invaluable resource for computational biologists and researchers from other fields seeking an introduction to the topic, Chromatin: Structure, Dynamics, Regulation offers comprehensive coverage of this dynamic interdisciplinary field, from the basics to the latest research. Computational methods...

Handbook of Solid-State Lighting and LEDs

Zhe Chuan Feng
June 05, 2017

This handbook addresses the development of energy-efficient, environmentally friendly solid-state light sources, in particular semiconductor light emitting diodes (LEDs) and other solid-state lighting devices. It reflects the vast growth of this field and impacts in diverse industries, from...

Physics of Spintronics

Xiaoguang Zhang, Patrick R. LeClair, William H. Butler
June 01, 2017


Supersymmetry Beyond Minimality: from Theory to Experiment

Shaaban Khalil, Stefano Moretti
June 01, 2017

Supersymmetry (SUSY) is one of the most important ideas ever conceived in particle physics. It is a symmetry that relates known elementary particles of a certain spin to as yet undiscovered particles that differ by half a unit of that spin (known as Superparticles). Supersymmetric models now stand...