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Weak Neutral Currents: The Discovery Of The Electro-weak Force

1st Edition

David Cline
September 28, 2019

This book attempts to trace the key experimental developments that led to the discovery of weak neutral currents in 1973 and the W, Z bosons in 1983, all of the results of which culminated in the identification of the unified-electroweak force....

Mathematics of Quantum Computation and Quantum Technology

1st Edition

Louis Kauffman, Samuel J. Lomonaco
September 23, 2019

Research and development in the pioneering field of quantum computing involve just about every facet of science and engineering, including the significant areas of mathematics and physics. Based on the firm understanding that mathematics and physics are equal partners in the continuing study of...

Phosphorene: Physical Properties, Synthesis, and Fabrication

1st Edition

Yongqing Cai, Gang Zhang, Yong-Wei Zhang
September 20, 2019

This book is the first attempt to systematically present the knowledge and research progress of phosphorene, another elemental 2D material that can be exfoliated by mechanical or liquid methods as the intensively studied graphene. The book provides a comprehensive overview of the synthesis, growth,...

Optical Communication Systems: Limits and Possibilities

1st Edition

Andrew Ellis, Mariia Sorokina
September 20, 2019

Telecommunications have underpinned social interaction and economic activity since the 19th century and have been increasingly reliant on optical fibers since their initial commercial deployment by BT in 1983. Today, mobile phone networks, data centers, and broadband services that facilitate our...

Statistical Mechanics of Liquids and Solutions: Intermolecular Forces, Structure and Surface Interactions Volume I

1st Edition

Roland Kjellander
September 17, 2019

The statistical mechanical theory of liquids and solutions is a fundamental area of physical sciences with important implications in other fields of science and for many industrial applications. This book introduces equilibrium statistical mechanics in general, and statistical mechanics of liquids...

Advances in Photonic Crystals and Devices

1st Edition

Narendra Kumar, Bhuvneshwer Suthar
September 16, 2019

In recent decades, there has been a phenomenal growth in the field of photonic crystal research and has emerged as an interdisciplinary area. Photonic crystals are usually nanostructured electromagnetic media consisting of periodic variation of dielectric constant, which prohibit certain...

Computational Systems Biology Approaches in Cancer Research

1st Edition

Inna Kuperstein, Emmanuel Barillot
September 16, 2019

Praise for Computational Systems BiologyApproaches in Cancer Research: "Complex concepts are written clearly and with informative illustrations and useful links. The book is enjoyable to read yet provides sufficient depth to serve as a valuable resource for both students and faculty." — Trey Ideker...

The Mathematical Principles of Scale Relativity Physics: The Concept of Interpretation

1st Edition

Nicolae Mazilu, Maricel Agop, Ioan Merches
September 16, 2019

  The Mathematical Principles of Scale Relativity Physics: The Concept of Interpretation explores and builds upon the principles of Laurent Nottale’s scale relativity. The authors address a variety of problems encountered by researchers studying the dynamics of physical systems. It explores...

Thermodynamics in Bioenergetics

1st Edition

Jean-Louis Burgot
September 13, 2019

Thermodynamics in Bioenergetics aims to supply students with the knowledge and understanding of the critical concepts and theories that are needed in the biochemistry and bioenergetics fields. Biochemical reactions highlighting thermodynamics, chemical kinetics, and enzymes are addressed in the...

Mathematics and Music: Composition, Perception, and Performance

2nd Edition

James S. Walker, Gary W. Don
September 13, 2019

Mathematics and Music: Composition, Perception, and Performance, Second Edition includes many new sections and more consistent expectations of a student’s experience. The new edition of this popular text is more accessible for students with limited musical backgrounds and only high school...

Essentials of Soft Matter Science

1st Edition

Francoise Brochard-Wyart, Pierre Nassoy, Pierre-Henri Puech
September 11, 2019

Authored by world-leading physicists, this introductory textbook explores the basic principles of polymers, colloids, liquid crystals, wetting, and foams. It is a practical ‘toolbox’ for readers to acquire basic knowledge in the field and facilitate further reading and advanced courses....

Path Integrals in Physics: Volume I Stochastic Processes and Quantum Mechanics

1st Edition

M Chaichian, A Demichev
September 11, 2019

Path Integrals in Physics: Volume I, Stochastic Processes and Quantum Mechanics presents the fundamentals of path integrals, both the Wiener and Feynman type, and their many applications in physics. Accessible to a broad community of theoretical physicists, the book deals with systems possessing a...

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