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Space-time: An Introduction to Einstein's Theory of Gravity

1st Edition

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Jonathan Allday
June 11, 2019

Read an exlusive interview with Dr. Allday where he discusses the importance of the monumental first image of the black hole, here. This book, suitable for interested post-16 school pupils or undergraduates looking for a supplement to their course text, develops our modern view of space-time and it...

Handbook of Astrobiology

1st Edition

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Vera M. Kolb
January 8, 2019

Choice Recommended Title, August 2019 Read an exclusive interview with Professor Vera Kolb here. 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 ex...

Spintronics Handbook, Second Edition: Spin Transport and Magnetism: Three Volume Set

2nd Edition

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Evgeny Y. Tsymbal, Igor Žutić
October 25, 2019

The second edition offers an update on the single most comprehensive survey of the two intertwined fields of spintronics and magnetism, covering the diverse array of materials and structures, including silicon, organic semiconductors, carbon nanotubes, graphene, and engineered nanostructures. I...

Exploring Life Phenomena with Statistical Mechanics of Molecular Liquids

1st Edition

Fumio Hirata
November 15, 2019

In a living body, a variety of molecules are working in a concerted manner to maintain its life, and to carry forward the genetic information from generation to generation. A key word to understand such processes is "water," which plays an essential role in life phenomena. This book sheds light on...

21st Century Nanoscience - A Handbook: Advanced Analytic Methods and Instrumentation (Volume 3)

1st Edition

Klaus D. Sattler
November 14, 2019

This up-to-date reference is the most comprehensive summary of the field of nanoscience and its applications. It begins with fundamental properties at the nanoscale and then goes well beyond into the practical aspects of the design, synthesis, and use of nanomaterials in various industries. It...

Advances in Computerized Analysis in Clinical and Medical Imaging

1st Edition

J Dinesh Peter, Steven Lawrence Fernandes, Carlos Eduardo Thomaz
November 14, 2019

Advances in Computerized Analysis in Clinical and Medical Imaging book is devoted for spreading of knowledge through the publication of scholarly research, primarily in the fields of clinical & medical imaging. The types of chapters consented include those that cover the development and...

Sharp Focusing of Laser Light

1st Edition

Victor V. Kotlyar, Sergey S. Stafeev, Anton Nalimov
November 14, 2019

Readers will learn in which ways light can be "confined" within a subwavelength region smaller than half a wavelength. Strictly within the focal spot, all degrees of freedom of light interact and manifest themselves in a dramatic way. The size and shape of the focal spot and the magnitude of...

21st Century Nanoscience – A Handbook: Nanophysics Sourcebook (Volume One)

1st Edition

Klaus D. Sattler
November 13, 2019

This up-to-date reference is the most comprehensive summary of the field of nanoscience and its applications. It begins with fundamental properties at the nanoscale and then goes well beyond into the practical aspects of the design, synthesis, and use of nanomaterials in various industries. It...

Physics and Chemistry of Graphene (Second Edition): Graphene to Nanographene

2nd Edition

Toshiaki Enoki, Tsuneya Ando
November 11, 2019

Graphene has been attracting growing attentions in physics, chemistry, and device applications after the discovery of micromechanically cleaved graphene sheet by A. Geim and K. Novoselov, who were awarded the 2010 Nobel Prize in Physics. The electronic structure of graphene, which is described in...

Cryogenic Engineering and Technologies: Principles and Applications of Cryogen-Free Systems

1st Edition

Dr. Zuyu Zhao, Dr. Chao Wang
November 06, 2019

Cryogen-free cryogenics is leading a revolution in research and industry by its significant advantages over traditional liquid helium systems. This is the first overview for the field, covering the key technologies, conceptual design, fabrication, operation, performance, and applications of these...

Fiber Optic Communications

1st Edition

Lynne D. Green
October 31, 2019

Fiber Optic Communications is an excellent text that provides a comprehensive discussion of fiber optic components, link analysis, and link design. The book presents background information in communications theory (primarily encoding and data timing) and the fundamentals of optics. Components are...

Laser Plasma Interactions 5: Inertial Confinement Fusion: Proceedings of the Forty Fifth Scottish Universities Summer School in Physics, St. Andrews, August 1994

1st Edition

M. B. Hooper
October 31, 2019

This volume provides a broad overview in the increasingly important field of laser-plasma interactions. With the growth of research into fusion much international effort is being devoted to the problems of inertial confinement. This collection of lectures provides the novice researcher with the...

Theoretical Spectroscopy of Transition Metal and Rare Earth Ions: From Free State to Crystal Field

1st Edition

Mikhail Brik, Ma Chong-Geng
October 31, 2019

This book describes in detail the main concepts of theoretical spectroscopy of transition metal and rare-earth ions. It shows how the energy levels of different electron configurations are formed and calculated for the ions in a free state and in crystals, how group theory can help in solving main...

Quantum Mechanics: Problems and Solutions

1st Edition

Kong Wan
October 31, 2019

This is a companion volume to the textbook Quantum Mechanics: A Fundamental Approach by the author. The manual starts with simple mathematical and physical terms before moving on to more complex concepts, which are developed gradually but in detail. It contains more than 240 exercises and problems...

Handbook of Lasers

1st Edition

Marvin J. Weber
October 31, 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...

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