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Quantum Mechanics: Foundations and Applications

1st Edition

Donald Gary Swanson
October 23, 2019

Progressing from the fundamentals of quantum mechanics (QM) to more complicated topics, Quantum Mechanics: Foundations and Applications provides advanced undergraduate and graduate students with a comprehensive examination of many applications that pertain to modern physics and engineering.Based on...

MRI: Essentials for Innovative Technologies

1st Edition

Giuseppe Placidi
October 21, 2019

MRI: Essentials for Innovative Technologies describes novel methods to improve magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) beyond its current limitations. It proposes smart encoding methods and acquisition sequences to deal with frequency displacement due to residual static magnetic field inhomogeneity,...

The Whats of a Scientific Life

1st Edition

John R. Helliwell
October 21, 2019

This book completes a scientific life trilogy of books following on from the Hows (i.e. skills) and the Whys is now the Whats of a scientific life. Starting with just what is science, then on to what is physics, what is chemistry and what is biology the book discusses career situations in terms of...

Computational Hydrodynamics of Capsules and Biological Cells

1st Edition

Constantine Pozrikidis
October 18, 2019

Spanning biological, mathematical, computational, and engineering sciences, computational biofluiddynamics addresses a diverse family of problems involving fluid flow inside and around living organisms, organs, tissue, biological cells, and other biological materials. Computational Hydrodynamics of...

Smectic and Columnar Liquid Crystals: Concepts and Physical Properties Illustrated by Experiments

1st Edition

Patrick Oswald, Pawel Pieranski
October 18, 2019

Liquid crystals allow us to perform experiments that provide insight into fundamental problems of modern physics, such as phase transitions, frustration, elasticity, hydrodynamics, defects, growth phenomena, and optics. Smectic and Columnar Liquid Crystals: Concepts and Physical Properties...

Optical Inspection of Microsystems

1st Edition

Wolfgang Osten
October 17, 2019

Where conventional testing and inspection techniques fail at the micro-scale, optical techniques provide a fast, robust, and relatively inexpensive alternative for investigating the properties and quality of microsystems. Speed, reliability, and cost are critical factors in the continued scale-up...

Biomedical Photonics Handbook: Biomedical Diagnostics

2nd Edition

Tuan Vo-Dinh
October 15, 2019

Shaped by Quantum Theory, Technology, and the Genomics Revolution The integration of photonics, electronics, biomaterials, and nanotechnology holds great promise for the future of medicine. This topic has recently experienced an explosive growth due to the noninvasive or minimally invasive nature...

Photonics and Fiber Optics: Foundations and Applications

1st Edition

Tarun Kumar Gangopadhyay, Pathik Kumbhakar, Mrinal Kanti Mandal
October 11, 2019

The combination of laser and optoelectronics with optical fiber technology can enhance the seamless activities of fiber-optic communications and fiber-sensor arena. This book discusses foundations of laser technology, non-linear optics, laser and fiber-optic applications in telecommunication and...

Introduction to Liquid Crystals: Chemistry and Physics, Second Edition

2nd Edition

Peter J. Collings, John W. Goodby
October 10, 2019

Introduction to Liquid Crystals: Chemistry and Physics, Second Edition relies on only introductory level chemistry and physics as the foundation for understanding liquid crystal science. Liquid crystals combine the material properties of solids with the flow properties of fluids. As such they have...

Advances in Optoelectronic Technology and Industry Development: Proceedings of the 12th International Symposium on Photonics and Optoelectronics (SOPO 2019), August 17-19, 2019, Xi'an, China

1st Edition

Gin Jose, Mário Ferreira
October 08, 2019

This book presents recent and important developments in the field of Photonics and Optoelectronics, with a particular focus on Laser Technology, Optical Communications, Optoelectronic Devices and Image Processing. At present, Photonics and Optoelectronics Technologies are pivotal to the future of...

The Giant Vesicle Book

1st Edition

Rumiana Dimova, Carlos Marques
October 07, 2019

Giant vesicles are widely used as a model membrane system, both for basic biological systems and for their promising applications in the development of smart materials and cell mimetics, as well as in driving new technologies in synthetic biology and for the cosmetics and pharmaceutical industry....

Introductory Solid State Physics with MATLAB Applications

1st Edition

Javier E. Hasbun, Trinanjan Datta
October 02, 2019

Solid state physics, the study and prediction of the fundamental physical properties of materials, forms the backbone of modern materials science and has many technological applications. The unique feature of this text is the MATLAB®-based computational approach with several numerical techniques...