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Nanoscale Devices: Physics, Modeling, and Their Application

1st Edition

Brajesh Kumar Kaushik
November 28, 2018

The primary aim of this book is to discuss various aspects of nanoscale device design and their applications including transport mechanism, modeling, and circuit applications. Furthermore, the book develops a strong foundation to understand the need for moving from conventional MOSFET to novel...

Ethics for Radiation Protection in Medicine

1st Edition

Jim Malone, Friedo Zölzer, Gaston Meskens, Christina Skourou
November 26, 2018

This book presents an up to date ethical framework for radiological protection in medicine. It is consistent with the requirements of the system of radiation protection and with the expectations of medical ethics. It presents an approach rooted in the medical tradition, and alert to contemporary...

Functionalization of Molecular Architectures: Advances and Applications on Low-Dimensional Compounds

1st Edition

Kazuhiro Shikinaka
November 26, 2018

Low-dimensional compounds are molecules that correspond to various shapes, such as rod, ladder (one-dimensional compounds), and sheet (two-dimensional compounds). They are ordinarily found in electromagnetic fields. Recently, versatile low-dimensional compounds were proposed for use as components...

X-Ray Diffraction Imaging: Technology and Applications

1st Edition

Joel Greenberg
November 21, 2018

This book explores novel methods for implementing X-ray diffraction technology as an imaging modality, which have been made possible through recent breakthroughs in detector technology, computational power, and data processing algorithms. The ability to perform fast, spatially-resolved X-ray...

Frontier Research and Innovation in Optoelectronics Technology and Industry: Proceedings of the 11th International Symposium on Photonics and Optoelectronics (SOPO 2018), August 18-20, 2018, Kunming, China

1st Edition

Khaled Habib, Elfed Lewis
November 20, 2018

This book provides an overview of research achievements by industry experts and academic scientists in the subject area of Optoelectronics Technology and Industry. It covers a broad field ranging from Laser Technology and Applications, Optical Communications, Optoelectronic Devices and Integration,...

Proton Therapy Physics, Second Edition

2nd Edition

Harald Paganetti
November 13, 2018

Expanding on the highly successful first edition, this second edition of Proton Therapy Physics has been completely restructured and updated throughout, and includes several new chapters. Suitable for both newcomers in medical physics and more seasoned specialists in radiation oncology, this book...

Mixed and Augmented Reality in Medicine

1st Edition

Terry M. Peters, Cristian A. Linte, Ziv Yaniv, Jacqueline Williams
November 13, 2018

Augmented reality (AR) is transforming how we work, learn, play and connect with the world, and is now being introduced to the field of medicine, where it is revolutionising healthcare as pioneering virtual elements are being added to real images to provide a more compelling and intuitive view...

An Introduction to Radiation Protection

7th Edition

Alan Martin, Sam Harbison, Karen Beach, Peter Cole
November 12, 2018

This highly-readable account of the nature of the hazards presented by ionizing radiation and the methods of protection is an ideal introductory text for those new to the field, and for the non-specialist. The seventh edition continues to cover the technical principles underlying the control of...

Alternative Fusion Fuels and Systems

1st Edition

Sergei V. Ryzhkov, Alexei Yu. Chirkov
November 12, 2018

Explores the systems of magnetic confinement of high-temperature plasma with closed and open magnetic field lines which relate to alternative compact devices of controlled thermonuclear fusion. Energy balance schemes of thermonuclear plasmas and main reactor characteristics are presented as the...

Non-Stationary Electromagnetics: An Integral Equations Approach

2nd Edition

Alexander Nerukh, Trevor Benson
November 07, 2018

This book is devoted to the investigations of non-stationary electromagnetic processes. The investigations are undertaken analytically mainly using the Volterra integral equations approach. The book contains a systematic statement of this approach for the investigations of electrodynamics phenomena...

Composite Media with Weak Spatial Dispersion

1st Edition

Constantin Simovski
November 06, 2018

This book presents a modern theory of so-called weak spatial dispersion (WSD) in composite media of optically small inclusions without natural magnetism and optical nonlinearity. WSD manifests in two important phenomena called bianisotropy and artificial magnetism, whose microscopic origin is...

Dose, Benefit, and Risk in Medical Imaging

1st Edition

Lawrence T. Dauer, Bae P. Chu, Pat B. Zanzonico
October 30, 2018

This timely overview of dose, benefit, and risk in medical imaging explains to readers how to apply this information for informed decision-making that improves patient outcomes. The chapters cover patient and physician perspectives, referral guidelines, appropriateness criteria, and quantifying...