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Handbook of Visual Optics, Two-Volume Set

1st Edition

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Pablo Artal
May 15, 2017

Handbook of Visual Optics offers an authoritative overview of encyclopedic knowledge in the field of physiological optics. It builds from fundamental concepts to the science and technology of instruments and practical procedures of vision correction, integrating expert knowledge from physics, medici...

Mastering Academic Writing in the Sciences: A Step-by-Step Guide

1st Edition

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Marialuisa Aliotta
April 3, 2018

This book provides a comprehensive and coherent step-by-step guide to writing in scientific academic disciplines. It is an invaluable resource for those working on a PhD thesis, research paper, dissertation, or report. Writing these documents can be a long and arduous experience for students an...

Carbon Nanomaterials: Synthesis, Structure, Properties and Applications

1st Edition

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Rakesh Behari Mathur, Bhanu Pratap Singh, Shailaja Pande
January 10, 2017

The study of nanostructures has become, in recent years, a theme common to many disciplines, in which scientists and engineers manipulate matter at the atomic and molecular level in order to obtain materials and systems with significantly improved properties. Carbon nanomaterials have a unique place...

Finn's Thermal Physics

3rd Edition

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Andrew Rex, C.B.P. Finn
April 7, 2017

This fully updated and expanded new edition continues to provide the most readable, concise, and easy-to-follow introduction to thermal physics. While maintaining the style of the original work, the book now covers statistical mechanics and incorporates worked examples systematically throughout the ...

Solar Fuel Generation

1st Edition

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Yatendra S. Chaudhary
January 17, 2017

As the search for renewable sources of energy grows more urgent, more and more attention is focusing on the blueprint offered by biological photosynthesis for translating the energy of our Sun into energy rich molecules like H2 and carbohydrates, commonly known as "solar fuels." These solar fuels ha...

Oscillations and Waves: An Introduction, Second Edition

2nd Edition

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Richard Fitzpatrick
July 4, 2018

Emphasizing physics over mathematics, this popular, classroom-tested text helps advanced undergraduates acquire a sound physical understanding of wave phenomena. This second edition of Oscillations and Waves: An Introduction contains new widgets, animations in Python, and exercises, as well as updat...

Handbook of Superconducting Materials, 2nd Edition (Volume 1): Fundamentals and Materials

2nd Edition

David A. Cardwell, David C. Larbalestier
November 15, 2018

Completely revised and updated, the second edition of the Handbook of Superconducting Materials is now available in three stand-alone volumes. As a whole they cover the depth and breadth of the field, drawing on an international pool of respected academics and industrial engineers. The three...

Handbook of Superconducting Materials, 2nd Edition (Volume 2): Processing and Cryogenics

2nd Edition

David A. Cardwell, David C. Larbalestier
November 15, 2018

Completely revised and updated, the second edition of the Handbook of Superconducting Materials is now available in three stand-alone volumes. As a whole they cover the depth and breadth of the field, drawing on an international pool of respected academics and industrial engineers. The three...

Handbook of Superconducting Materials, 2nd Edition (Volume 3): Characterization and Applications

2nd Edition

David A. Cardwell, David C. Larbalestier
November 15, 2018

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Handbook of Lipid Membranes: Molecular, Functional, and Materials Aspects

1st Edition

Cyrus R. Safinya, Joachim Radler
November 15, 2018

This Handbook provides a comprehensive overview of lipid membrane fundamentals and applications. It gives the fundamental physical and biochemical aspects of membrane-related processes in living cells, and then relates them to how scientists are building bioinspired, artifical membrane-based...

Hazardous Materials: A Systems Engineering Perspective and Guide to Applications

1st Edition

Wolfgang Koch
November 15, 2018

Dealing with hazardous materials is becoming more challenging to modern societies and is something that requires an interdisciplinary and system-oriented point of view. This book contains chapters from leading researchers that cover many of the essential aspects that contribute to enhanced chemical...

X-Ray Diffraction Imaging: Technology and Applications

1st Edition

Joel Greenberg
November 15, 2018

This book explores novel use of X-ray diffraction technology that opens an entirely new field of looking at objects, human organs, baggage suitcases, or contraband substances. The ability to perform spatially-resolved material discrimination significantly enhances the performance of medical and...

Proton Therapy Physics, Second Edition

2nd Edition

Harald Paganetti
November 15, 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...

Alternative Fusion Fuels and Systems

1st Edition

Sergei V. Ryzhkov, Alexei Yu. Chirkov
November 15, 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...

Bubbles, Drops, and Particles in Non-Newtonian Fluids

2nd Edition

R.P. Chhabra
November 15, 2018

Bubbles, Drops, and Particles in Non-Newtonian Fluids, Second Edition continues to provide thorough coverage of the scientific foundations and the latest advances in particle motion in non-Newtonian media. The book demonstrates how dynamic behavior of single particles can yield useful information...

Composite Media with Weak Spatial Dispersion

1st Edition

Constantin Simovski
November 13, 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...

Neutron Activation Analysis for Clinical Trace Element Research: Volume I

1st Edition

Heydorn
November 12, 2018

This monograph is intended as a reference for prospective or existing research groups engaged in the study of elements at the ultratrace level in clinical samples. In such an interdisciplinary cooperation, there is a need to bridge the gap between the analytical and the clinical scientist with...

Fiber Optic Communications

1st Edition

Lynne D. Green
November 12, 2018

Fiber Optic Communications is an excellent text that provides a comprehensive discussion of fiber optic components, link analysis, and link design. The book presents background information in communications theory (primarily encoding and data timing) and the fundamentals of optics. Components are...

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