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High-Energy Ecologically Safe HF/DF Lasers: Physics of Self-Initiated Volume Discharge-Based HF/DF Lasers

1st Edition

Victor V. Apollonov, Sergey Yu. Kazantsev
February 28, 2020

This book explores new principles of Self-Initiating Volume Discharge for creating high-energy non-chain HF(DF) lasers, as well as the creation of highly efficient lasers with output energy and radiation power in the spectral region of 2.6–5 μm. Today, sources of high-power lasing in this spectral...

The Quantum Physics of Atomic Frequency Standards: Recent Developments

1st Edition

Jacques Vanier, Cipriana Tomescu
January 14, 2020

Up-to-Date Coverage of Stable and Accurate Frequency Standards The Quantum Physics of Atomic Frequency Standards: Recent Developments covers advances in atomic frequency standards (atomic clocks) from the last several decades. It explains the use of various techniques, such as laser optical pumping...

Semiconductor Quantum Well Intermixing: Material Properties and Optoelectronic Applications

1st Edition

J. T. Lie
January 07, 2020

Semiconductor Quantum Well Intermixing is an international collection of research results dealing with several aspects of the diffused quantum well (DFQW), ranging from Physics to materials and device applications. The material covered is the basic interdiffusion mechanisms of both cation and anion...

Electrochemical Devices for Energy Storage Applications

1st Edition

Mesfin A. Kebede, Fabian I. Ezema
December 13, 2019

This book explores a wide range of energy storage devices, such as a lithium ion battery, sodium ion battery, magnesium ion battery and supercapacitors. Providing a comprehensive review of the current field, it also discusses the history of these technologies and introduces next-generation...

Benjamin Lax - Interviews on a Life in Physics at MIT: Understanding and Exploiting the Effects of Magnetic Fields on Matter

1st Edition

Donald Stevenson, Marion Reine, Roshan L. Aggarwal
December 02, 2019

This book covers the life and 60-year career of Prof. Benjamin Lax (1915-2015), a preeminent physicist at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), who played major roles in the development and applications of solid state and plasma physics. In an extensive series of autobiographical...

Handbook of Lasers

1st Edition

Marvin J. Weber
November 25, 2019

Lasers continue to be an amazingly robust field of activity. Anyone seeking a photon source is now confronted with an enormous number of possible lasers and laser wavelengths to choose from, but no single, comprehensive source to help them make that choice.The Handbook of Lasers provides an...

Beam-based Correction and Optimization for Accelerators

1st Edition

Xiaobiao Huang
November 20, 2019

This book provides systematic coverage of the beam-based techniques that accelerator physicists use to improve the performance of large particle accelerators, including synchrotrons and linacs. It begins by discussing the basic principles of accelerators, before exploring the various error sources...

Holography: Principles and Applications

1st Edition

Raymond K. Kostuk
July 02, 2019

Holography: Principles and Applications provides a comprehensive overview of the theory, practical considerations, and applications of holography. The author has spent his career working on different aspects of this subject, and in this book, conveys the foundation for others to use holography and...

Corona Discharge Micromachining for the Synthesis of Nanoparticles: Characterization and Applications

1st Edition

Ranjeet Kumar Sahu, Somashekhar S Hiremath
June 25, 2019

This book summarizes the fundamental and established methods for the synthesis of nanoparticles, providing readers with an organized and comprehensive insight into the field of nanoparticle technology. In addition to exploring the characterization and applications of nanoparticles, it also focuses...

Oxide Spintronics

1st Edition

Tamalika Banerjee
May 29, 2019

Oxide materials have been used in mainstream semiconductor technology for several decades and have served as important components, such as gate insulators or capacitors, in integrated circuits. However, in recent decades, this material class has emerged in its own right as a potential contender for...

Revival: Handbook of Atmospheric Electrodynamics (1995): Volume II

1st Edition

Hans Volland
May 23, 2019

The participation of such diverse scientific and technical disciplines as meteorology, astronomy, atmospheric electricity, ionospheric and magnetospheric physics, electromagnetic wave propagation, and radio techniques in the research of atmospherics means that results are published in scientific...

Applications of Plasma Technologies to Material Processing

1st Edition

Giorgio Speranza, Wei Liu, Luca Minati
May 15, 2019

This book provides a survey of the latest research and developments in plasma technology. In an easy and comprehensive manner, it explores what plasma is and the technologies utilized to produce plasma. It then investigates the main applications and their benefits. Different from other books on the...