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Applications of Field-Programmable Gate Arrays in Scientific Research

Hartmut F.-W. Sadrozinski, Jinyuan Wu
September 12, 2017

Focusing on resource awareness in field-programmable gate array (FPGA) design, Applications of Field-Programmable Gate Arrays in Scientific Research covers the principle of FPGAs and their functionality. It explores a host of applications, ranging from small one-chip laboratory systems to...

Computational Intelligence in Medical Imaging: Techniques and Applications

G. Schaefer, A. Hassanien, J. Jiang
September 12, 2017

CI Techniques & Algorithms for a Variety of Medical Imaging SituationsDocuments recent advances and stimulates further research A compilation of the latest trends in the field, Computational Intelligence in Medical Imaging: Techniques and Applications explores how intelligent computing can...

Remote and Robotic Investigations of the Solar System

C.R. Kitchin
September 11, 2017

Interest in and knowledge of the techniques utilised to investigate our solar system has been growing rapidly for decades and has now reached a stage of maturity. Therefore, the time has now arrived for a book that provides a cohesive and coherent account of how we have obtained our present...

Gaseous Electronics: Tables, Atoms, and Molecules

Gorur Govinda Raju
September 11, 2017

With the constant emergence of new research and application possibilities, gaseous electronics is more important than ever in disciplines including engineering (electrical, power, mechanical, electronics, and environmental), physics, and electronics. The first resource of its kind, Gaseous...

Beam’s Eye View Imaging in Radiation Oncology

Ross I. Berbeco, Ph.D.
September 07, 2017

This first dedicated overview for beam’s eye view (BEV) covers instrumentation, methods, and clinical use of this exciting technology, which enables real-time anatomical imaging. It highlights how the information collected (e.g., the shape and size of the beam aperture and intensity of the beam) is...

Growing Graphene on Semiconductors

Nunzio Motta, Francesca Iacopi, Camilla Coletti
September 05, 2017

Graphene, the wonder material of the 21st century, is expected to play an important role in future nanoelectronic applications, but the only way to achieve this goal is to grow graphene directly on a semiconductor, integrating it in the chain for the production of electronic circuits and devices....

Diffractive Optics and Nanophotonics

V. A. Soifer
September 01, 2017

Diffractive Optics and Nanophotonics is devoted to achievements in diffractive optics, focusing on the creation of new nanophotonic components and devices, as well as instrumentation and available information technology. The author describes methods of calculation of diffractive optical...

Handbook of Granular Materials

Scott V. Franklin, Mark D. Shattuck
September 01, 2017

Granular systems arise in a variety of geological and industrial settings, from landslides, avalanches, and erosion to agricultural grains and pharmaceutical powders. Understanding the underlying physics that governs their behavior is the key to developing effective handling and transport...

Biomagnetics: Principles and Applications of Biomagnetic Stimulation and Imaging

Shoogo Ueno, Masaki Sekino
September 01, 2017

Discover the Most Advanced Technologies in Biomagnetics Co-edited by Professor Ueno, a leader in the biomagnetics field for over 40 years, Biomagnetics: Principles and Applications of Biomagnetic Stimulation and Imaging explains the physical principles of biomagnetic stimulation and imaging and...

Nanophotonics and Plasmonics: An Integrated View

Dr. Ching Eng (Jason) Png, Dr. Yuriy Akimov
August 31, 2017

This book provides a first integrated view of nanophotonics and plasmonics, covering the use of dielectric, semiconductor, and metal nanostructures to manipulate light at the nanometer scale. The presentation highlights similarities and advantages, and shows the common underlying physics, targets,...

Handbook of Nanophysics: Clusters and Fullerenes

Klaus D. Sattler
August 30, 2017

The field of nanoscience was pioneered in the 1980s with the groundbreaking research on clusters, which later led to the discovery of fullerenes. Handbook of Nanophysics: Clusters and Fullerenes focuses on the fundamental physics of these nanoscale materials and structures. Each peer-reviewed...

Tubular String Characterization in High Temperature High Pressure Oil and Gas Wells

Jiuping Xu, Zezhong Wu
August 30, 2017

High temperature, high oil pressure, oil and gas well completion testing have always been a technical challenge and basic theoretical research is one of the key factors needed to ensure a successful completion test. The completion test basic theory includes: a stress analysis of the completion...