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Handbook of Visual Optics, Two-Volume Set

1st Edition

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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...

Mastering Academic Writing in the Sciences: A Step-by-Step Guide

1st Edition

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Marialuisa Aliotta
April 3, 2018

This book provides a comprehensive and coherent step-by-step guide to writing in scientific academic disciplines. It is an invaluable resource for those working on a PhD thesis, research paper, dissertation, or report. Writing these documents can be a long and arduous experience for students an...

Carbon Nanomaterials: Synthesis, Structure, Properties and Applications

1st Edition

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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

3rd Edition

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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

1st Edition

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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...

Oscillations and Waves: An Introduction, Second Edition

2nd Edition

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Richard Fitzpatrick
July 4, 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 updat...

Big Data in Radiation Oncology

1st Edition

Jun Deng, Lei Xing
March 20, 2019

Big Data in Radiation Oncology gives readers an in-depth look into how big data is having an impact on the clinical care of cancer patients. While basic principles and key analytical and processing techniques are introduced in the early chapters, the rest of the book turns to clinical applications,...

Hybrid Nanocomposites: Fundamentals, Synthesis, and Applications

1st Edition

Kaushik Pal
March 11, 2019

Understanding surfaces and interfaces is a key challenge for those working on hybrid nanomaterials and where new imaging and analysis spectroscopy/electron microscopy responses are vital. The variability and site recognition of biopolymers, such as DNA molecules, offer a wide range of opportunities...

Flexible Kalina Cycle Systems

1st Edition

Tangellapalli Srinivas, N. Shankar Ganesh, R. Shankar
March 01, 2019

This volume provides a good understanding of the binary fluid system, highlighting new dimensions of the existing Kalina cycle system, a thermodynamic process for converting thermal energy into usable mechanical power. The book illustrates that providing new flexibility leads to new research...

The Newman Lectures on Thermodynamics

1st Edition

John S. Newman, Vincent S. Battaglia
February 28, 2019

The author is considered one of the great chemical engineers of his time. His reputation derives from his mastery of all phases of the subject matter, his clarity of thought, and his ability to reduce complex problems to their essential core elements. He is a member of the National Academy of...

Optics of Nanomaterials (Second Edition)

2nd Edition

Vladimir I. Gavrilenko
February 28, 2019

This monograph is unique compared with its equivalents in the market in respect of its scope as it contains introductory sections to most of the important topics on nanomaterials optics. In this second edition, the text of all chapters is updated with the most recent developments in the field....

From Atoms to Higgs Bosons: Voyages in Quasi Space-Time

1st Edition

Chary Rangacharyulu, Christopher J. A. Polachic
February 28, 2019

For millennia, natural philosophers and scientists have been actively engaged in the reductionist quest to specify the fundamental building blocks of matter and discern the dynamics of physical reality. During the last one hundred years, physicists have intensified this search, probing the deep...

Fullerene Nanowhiskers

2nd Edition

Kun’ichi Miyazawa, Yuichi Ochiai, Masaru Tachibana, Tokushi Kizuka, Shigeo Nakamura
February 25, 2019

Fullerenes became a new member of carbon allotropes in addition to diamond and graphite after the discovery of C60 (carbon 60) by Kroto et al. in 1985. The model of C60 was first proposed by Osawa in 1970. C60 is a hollow spherical molecule composed of 60 carbon atoms that contains 12 five-membered...

Solar Power and Energy Storage Systems

1st Edition

Hee-Je Kim
February 25, 2019

Extensive study of solar energy is increasing as fast as the threat of global warming is getting serious. Solar energy is considered the best source of renewable energy because it is clean and unlimited. Solar radiation can be harnessed and converted into different forms of energy that does not...

Revival: Basic Physics Of Radiotracers (1983): Volume I

1st Edition

W. Earl Barnes
February 20, 2019

The opportunity to present the physics of radioactive processes in some detail apart from topics such as instrumentation which conventionally compete with it for spacer is most welcome. The material is intended to give a fairly complete introduction to radiation physics to those who which to have...

Revival: Basic Physics Of Radiotracers (1983): Volume II

1st Edition

Earl W. Barnes
February 20, 2019

The opportunity to present the physics of radioactive processes in some detail apart from topics such as instrumentation which conventionally compete with it for spacer is most welcome. The material is intended to give a fairly complete introduction to radiation physics to those who which to have...

Revival: Handbook of High Resolution Infrared Laboratory Spectra of Atmospheric Interest (1981)

1st Edition

Aaron Goldman, David G. Murcray
February 20, 2019

The handbook presents spectra to be utilized for the detection and measurement of new constituents in the earth's atmosphere and to obtain data for common minor species with large gas amounts in the absorption cell (such as CH/sub 4/ and N/sub 2/O). These results can be applied in the...

Revival: Handbook of Physical Properties of Rocks (1984): Volume III

1st Edition

Robert S. Carmichael
February 20, 2019

This three-volume handbook provides reliable, comprehensive data on the properties of rocks, minerals, and other related materials. The format is largely tabular and graphical, designed for ease of use in comparisons and referencing. The chapters are contributed by recognized experts from leading...

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