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Graphene Photonics, Optoelectronics, and Plasmonics

Qiaoliang Bao, Huiying Hoh, Yupeng Zhang
September 25, 2017

Graphene has been hailed as a rising star in photonics and optoelectronics. The wonderful optical properties of graphene make possible the multiple functions of signal emission, transmission, modulation, and detection to be realized in one material. This book compiles and details cutting-edge...

An Introduction to Quantum Fluids

Phuong Mai Dinh, Jesus Navarro, Eric Suraud
September 22, 2017

What do atomic nuclei, neutron stars, a domestic power supply, and the stunning colors of stained glass in cathedrals all have in common? The answer lies in the unifying concept of quantum fluids, which allows us to understand the behavior and properties of these different systems in simple terms....

Principles and Practice of Image-Guided Radiation Therapy of Lung Cancer

Jing Cai, Joe Y. Chang, Fang-Fang Yin
September 19, 2017

This book gives a comprehensive overview on the use of image-guided radiation therapy (IGRT) in the treatment of lung cancer, covering step-by-step guidelines for clinical implementations, fundamental principles and key technical advances. It covers benefits and limitations of techniques as well as...

Exchange Bias: From Thin Film to Nanogranular and Bulk Systems

Surender Kumar Sharma
September 19, 2017

  This timely book covers basic mechanisms, characterization, theoretical simulations, and applications for exchange bias in granular nanosystems, thin films, and bulk systems. After an overview of the field and key principles, the next section covers nanogranular (core-shell) systems,...

Nanotechnology: Synthesis to Applications

Sunipa Roy, Chandan Kumar Ghosh, Chandan Kumar Sarkar
September 18, 2017

Nano particles have created a high interest in recent years by virtue of their unusual mechanical, electrical, optical and magnetic properties and find wide applications in all fields of engineering. This edited volume aims to present the latest trends and updates in nanogenerators, thin film solar...

Geometry of Crystals, Polycrystals, and Phase Transformations

Harshad K. D. H. Bhadeshia
September 15, 2017

Organized into a two-part structure aimed at readers of differing experience levels, Geometry of Crystals, Polycrystals, and Phase Transformations is accessible to both newcomers and advanced researchers within the field of crystallography. The first part of the text covers what any reader in the...

Biomolecular Thermodynamics: From Theory to Application

Douglas Barrick
September 14, 2017

"an impressive text that addresses a glaring gap in the teaching of physical chemistry, being specifically focused on biologically-relevant systems along with a practical focus…. the ample problems and tutorials throughout are much appreciated." –Tobin R. Sosnick, Professor and Chair of...

Experimental Hydraulics: Methods, Instrumentation, Data Processing and Management, Two Volume Set

Marian Muste, Jochen Aberle, David Admiraal, Robert Ettema, Marcelo H. Garcia, Dennis Lyn, Vladimir Nikora, Colin Rennie
September 14, 2017

This two-volume book is a comprehensive guide to designing, conducting and interpreting experiments in a broad range of topics associated with hydraulic engineering. It is the first substantial effort in hydraulic engineering to assemble in one place descriptions of all the components of...

Fundamentals of Charged Particle Transport in Gases and Condensed Matter

Robert Robson, Ronald White, Malte Hildebrandt
September 12, 2017

This book offers a comprehensive and cohesive overview of transport processes associated with all kinds of charged particles, including electrons, ions, positrons, and muons, in both gases and condensed matter. The emphasis is on fundamental physics, linking experiment, theory and applications. In...

Advanced Electroporation Techniques in Biology and Medicine

Andrei G. Pakhomov, Damijan Miklavcic, Marko S. Markov
September 12, 2017

A reflection of the intense study of the effects of electromagnetic fields on living tissues that has taken place during the last decades, Advanced Electroporation Techniques in Biology and Medicine summarizes most recent experimental findings and theories related to permeabilization of...

Multiscale Modeling: From Atoms to Devices

Pedro Derosa, Tahir Cagin
September 12, 2017

While the relevant features and properties of nanosystems necessarily depend on nanoscopic details, their performance resides in the macroscopic world. To rationally develop and accurately predict performance of these systems we must tackle problems where multiple length and time scales are coupled...

Dynamical Tunneling: Theory and Experiment

Srihari Keshavamurthy, Peter Schlagheck
September 12, 2017

A prominent aspect of quantum theory, tunneling arises in a variety of contexts across several fields of study, including nuclear, atomic, molecular, and optical physics and has led to technologically relevant applications in mesoscopic science. Exploring mechanisms and consequences, Dynamical...