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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...

Physics for Technology, Second Edition

2nd Edition

Daniel H. Nichols
December 18, 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 Mechanics: An Introduction

1st Edition

Thomas Banks
December 17, 2018

"pedagogical and accessible"—Nathan Seiberg, Professor, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, New Jersey "an excellent book"—Andreas Karch, Professor, University of Washington "provides remarkable insights into technical aspects of the subject, but also into the most basic conceptual questions...

Handbook of Astrobiology

1st Edition

Vera M. Kolb
December 17, 2018

Astrobiology is the study of the origin, evolution, distribution, and future of life on Earth. This exciting and significant field of research also investigates the potential existence and search for extra-terrestrial life in the Solar System and beyond. This is the first handbook in this...

Mobile Microspies: Particles for Sensing and Communication

1st Edition

Michael Köhler
December 14, 2018

On the one hand, particle-based sensing techniques are driven by new technologies for preparing and measuring micro- and nanoparticles and by a fascination of the possibilities for design and functionalization of all specificities in structure shapes and behavior of these tiny objects. On the other...

Statistical Physics of Dense Plasmas: Elementary Processes and Phase Transitions

1st Edition

Setsuo Ichimaru
December 14, 2018

This authoritative text offers a complete overview on the statistical mechanics and electrodynamics of physical processes in dense plasma systems. The author emphasizes laboratory-based experiments and astrophysical observations of plasma phenomena, elucidated through the fundamentals. The coverage...

Photonic Signal Processing, Second Edition: Techniques and Applications

2nd Edition

Le Nguyen Binh
December 13, 2018

This book discusses the techniques of processing and manipulating signals propagating in the optical domain. Photonic components essential for photonic processing systems are included as well as the representation of photonic circuits. Photonic signal processors and their applications for the...

Multinary Alloys Based on III-V Semiconductors

1st Edition

Vasyl Tomashyk
December 13, 2018

III-V semiconductors have attracted considerable attention due to their applications in the fabrication of electronic and optoelectronic devices as light emitting diodes and solar cells. The electrical properties of these semiconductors can also be tuned by adding impurity atoms. Because of their...

Emerging Devices for Low-Power and High-Performance Nanosystems: Physics, Novel Functions, and Data Processing

1st Edition

Simon Deleonibus
December 13, 2018

The history of information and communications technologies (ICT) has been paved by both evolutive paths and challenging alternatives, so-called emerging devices and architectures. Their introduction poses the issues of state variable definition, information processing, and process integration in 2D...

Ethics in Science: Ethical Misconduct in Scientific Research, Second Edition

2nd Edition

John G D'Angelo
December 11, 2018

Providing the tools necessary for a robust debate, this fully revised and updated second edition of Ethics in Science: Ethical Misconduct in Scientific Research explains various forms of scientific misconduct. The first part describes a variety of ethical violations, why they occur, how they are...

1-Dimensional Metal Oxide Nanostructures: Growth, Properties, and Devices

1st Edition

Zainovia Lockman
December 10, 2018

1-D metal oxide nanostructures, especially those with semiconducting properties, have attracted much attention in recent years due to their potential and emerging applications, specifically in environment purification and energy devices.  For these applications, there have been many efforts to grow...

Acousto-Optical Laser Systems for the Formation of Television Images

1st Edition

Yu V. Gulyaev, M. A. Kazaryan, M. Mokrushnin, O.V. Shatkin
December 10, 2018

The book addresses various approaches to television projection imaging on large screens using lasers. Results of theoretical and experimental studies of an acousto-optic projection system operating on the principle of projecting an image of an entire amplitude-modulated television line in a single...

Structure- and Adatom-Enriched Essential Properties of Graphene Nanoribbons

1st Edition

Shih-Yang Lin, Ngoc Thanh Thuy Tran, Sheng-Lin Chang, Wu-Pei Su, Ming-Fa Lin
December 07, 2018

Structure- and Adatom-Enriched Essential Properties of Graphene Nanoribbons offers a systematic review of the feature-rich essential properties in emergent graphene nanoribbons, covering mainstream theoretical and experimental research. It includes a wide range of 1D systems; namely, armchair and...

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