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The Physics of CT Dosimetry: CTDI and Beyond

1st Edition

Robert L. Dixon
April 04, 2019

This book explores the physics of CT dosimetry and provides practical guidance on best practice for medical researchers and practitioners. A rigorous description of the basic physics of CT dosimetry is presented and illustrates flaws of the current methodology. It also contains helpful (and...

Multifunctional Ultrawideband Antennas: Trends, Techniques and Applications

1st Edition

Chinmoy Saha, Jawad Y Siddiqui, Y M M Antar
April 01, 2019

Multifunctional Antennas (MFA) are comparatively a new area for antenna research and finds applications in various modern wireless radios, like Cognitive Radio (CR) in Software Defined Radio (SDR) technology and MIMO technology. This book is first attempt and an invaluable resource which deals with...

A Different Thermodynamics and its True Heroes

1st Edition

Evgeni B. Starikov
April 01, 2019

Modern thermodynamics is a unique but still not a logically self-consistent field of knowledge. It has a proven universal applicability and significance but its actual potential is still latent. The development of the foundations of thermodynamics was in effect non-stop but absolutely no one has...

Mathematical Aspects of Modelling Oscillations and Wake Waves in Plasma

1st Edition

E.V. Chizhonkov
March 30, 2019

This book is devoted to research in the actual field of mathematical modeling in modern problems of plasma physics associated with vibrations and wake waves excited by a short high-power laser pulse. The author explores the hydrodynamic model of the wake wave in detail and from different points of...

Problems and Solutions in Medical Physics: Nuclear Medicine Physics

1st Edition

Kwan Hoong Ng, Chai Hong Yeong, Alan Christopher Perkins
March 27, 2019

The second in a three-volume set exploring Problems and Solutions in Medical Physics, this volume explores common questions and their solutions in Nuclear Medicine. This invaluable study guide should be used in conjunction with other key textbooks in the field to provide additional learning...

Chemical Vapour Deposition (CVD): Advances, Technology and Applications

1st Edition

Kwang-Leong Choy
March 25, 2019

This book offers a timely and complete overview on chemical vapour deposition (CVD) and its variants for the processing of nanoparticles, nanowires, nanotubes, nanocomposite coatings, thin and thick films, and composites. Chapters discuss key aspects, from processing, material structure and...

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...

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...

Magnetoelectric Composites

1st Edition

Mirza I. Bichurin
February 18, 2019

This book is dedicated to modeling and application of magnetoelectric (ME) effects in layered and bulk composites based on magnetostrictive and piezoelectric materials. Currently, numerous theoretical and experimental studies on ME composites are available but few on the development and research of...