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Apollo in Perspective: Spaceflight Then and Now

2nd Edition

Jonathan Allday
July 17, 2019

This special edition of Apollo in Perspective marks the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon landing in 1969. Updated and revised throughout, it takes a retrospective look at the Apollo space program and the technology that was used to land a man on the Moon. In addition, there is a new chapter...

Silicon Nanomaterials Sourcebook: Hybrid Materials, Arrays, Networks, and Devices, Volume Two

1st Edition

Klaus D. Sattler
July 08, 2019

This comprehensive tutorial guide to silicon nanomaterials spans from fundamental properties, growth mechanisms, and processing of nanosilicon to electronic device, energy conversion and storage, biomedical, and environmental applications. It also presents core knowledge with basic mathematical...

Partial Differential Equations for Mathematical Physicists

1st Edition

Bijan Kumar Bagchi
July 08, 2019

Partial Differential Equations for Mathematical Physicists is intended for graduate students, researchers of theoretical physics and applied mathematics, and professionals who want to take a course in partial differential equations. This book offers the essentials of the subject with the ...

Low-Dimensional Magnetism

1st Edition

A.N. Vasiliev, O.S. Volkova, E.A. Zvereva, M.M. Markina
July 08, 2019

Low-dimensional magnetism physics involves the search for new magnetic compounds and improving their characteristics to meet the needs of innovative technologies. A comprehensive overview of key materials, their formulation data and characteristics are detailed by the author. Key selling features:...

Waves, Particles and Fields: Introducing Quantum Field Theory

1st Edition

Anthony C. Fischer-Cripps
July 06, 2019

This book fills a gap in the middle ground between quantum mechanics of a single electron to the concept of a quantum field. In doing so, the book is divided into two parts; the first provides the necessary background to quantum theory extending from Planck’s formulation of black body radiation to...

A Practical Guide to Optical Microscopy

1st Edition

John Girkin
July 03, 2019

Optical microscopy is used in a vast range of applications ranging from materials engineering to in vivo observations and clinical diagnosis, and thanks to the latest advances in technology, there has been a rapid growth in the number of methods available. This book is aimed at providing users...

Holography: Principles and Applications

1st Edition

Raymond K. Kostuk
July 02, 2019

Holography: Principles and Applications provides a comprehensive overview of the theory, practical considerations, and applications of holography. The author has spent his career working on different aspects of this subject, and in this book, conveys the foundation for others to use holography and...

The Newman Lectures on Thermodynamics

1st Edition

John S. Newman, Vincent S. Battaglia
July 02, 2019

Prof. Newman is considered one of the great chemical engineers of his time. His reputation derives from his mastery of all phases of the subject matter, his clarity of thought, and his ability to reduce complex problems to their essential core elements. He has been teaching undergraduate and...

Spintronics Handbook, Second Edition: Spin Transport and Magnetism: Volume Three: Nanoscale Spintronics and Applications

2nd Edition

Evgeny Y. Tsymbal, Igor Žutić
June 28, 2019

Spintronics Handbook, Second Edition offers an update on the single most comprehensive survey of the two intertwined fields of spintronics and magnetism, covering the diverse array of materials and structures, including silicon, organic semiconductors, carbon nanotubes, graphene, and engineered...

Radiomics and Radiogenomics: Technical Basis and Clinical Applications

1st Edition

Ruijiang Li, Lei Xing, Sandy Napel, Daniel L. Rubin
June 28, 2019

Radiomics and Radiogenomics: Technical Basis and Clinical Applications provides a first summary of the overlapping fields of radiomics and radiogenomics, showcasing how they are being used to evaluate disease characteristics and correlate with treatment response and patient prognosis. It explains...

Three-Dimensional Magnonics: Layered, Micro- and Nanostructures

1st Edition

Gianluca Gubbiotti
June 26, 2019

Magnonics, a research field that uses spin waves, collective excitations of ordered magnetic materials, or magnons (their quanta) as a tool for signal processing, communication, and computation, has rapidly grown during the past decade because of the low-energy consumption and potential...

Physics of Semiconductors and Nanostructures

1st Edition

Jyoti Prasad Banerjee, Suranjana Banerjee
June 25, 2019

This book is a comprehensive text on the physics of semiconductors and nanostructures for a large spectrum of students at the final undergraduate level studying physics, material science and electronics engineering. It offers introductory and advanced courses on solid state and semiconductor...