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Handbook of Visual Optics, Two-Volume Set

1st Edition


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


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


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


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


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


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...

MATLAB-based Finite Element Programming in Electromagnetic Modeling

1st Edition

Özlem Özgün, Mustafa Kuzuoğlu
September 21, 2018

This book is a self-contained, programming-oriented and learner-centered book on finite element method (FEM), with special emphasis given to developing MATLAB® programs for numerical modeling of electromagnetic boundary value problems. It provides a deep understanding and intuition of FEM...

Understanding Laser Accidents

1st Edition

Ken Barat
September 21, 2018

Understanding Laser Accidents provides a comprehensive reference addressing a wide a spectrum of laser accidents. The under-reporting and misreporting of laser accidents creates a blind spot for the laser management of institutions, laser users and laser safety officers. This book attempts to lift...

Graphics Processing Unit-Based High Performance Computing in Radiation Therapy

1st Edition

Xun Jia, Steve B. Jiang
September 18, 2018

Use the GPU Successfully in Your Radiotherapy Practice With its high processing power, cost-effectiveness, and easy deployment, access, and maintenance, the graphics processing unit (GPU) has increasingly been used to tackle problems in the medical physics field, ranging from computed tomography...

Physical Chemistry: A Modern Introduction, Second Edition

2nd Edition

William M. Davis
September 18, 2018

Designed for a two-semester introductory course sequence in physical chemistry, Physical Chemistry: A Modern Introduction, Second Edition offers a streamlined introduction to the subject. Focusing on core concepts, the text stresses fundamental issues and includes basic examples rather than the...

Nanocrystals in Nonvolatile Memory: Nanocrystals in Nonvolatile Memory

1st Edition

Writam Banerjee
September 13, 2018

In recent years, utilization of the abundant advantages of quantum physics, quantum dots, quantum wires, quantum wells, and nanocrystals has attracted considerable scientific attention in the field of nonvolatile memory. Nanocrystals are the driving element that have brought the nonvolatile flash...

Systems Immunology: An Introduction to Modeling Methods for Scientists

1st Edition

Jayajit Das, Ciriyam Jayaprakash
September 06, 2018

"Taken together, the body of information contained in this book provides readers with a bird’s-eye view of different aspects of exciting work at the convergence of disciplines that will ultimately lead to a future where we understand how immunity is regulated, and how we can harness this knowledge...

Solid State Composites and Hybrid Systems: Fundamentals and Applications

1st Edition

Rada Savkina, Larysa Khomenkova
September 04, 2018

Solid state composites and hybrid systems offer multifunctional applications in various fields of human life, demonstrating solutions to the key problems of the environment, human health, biology, medicine, electronics, energy harvesting and storage. Exploring this innovative field of research,...

Relativistic Magnetrons

1st Edition

Igor Vintizenko
September 04, 2018

The first experiments with relativistic magnetrons (PM), resulted in notable results, in the USA – Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the USSR - Institute of Applied Physics. Academy of Sciences of the USSR (Gorky), and the Nuclear Physics Research Institute at the Tomsk State University,...

Geometry and Topology of Soft Materials

1st Edition

Christian Santangelo
September 01, 2018

This book provides an introduction to the geometrical and topological methods that have become essential tools for soft condensed matter physicists. The emphasis is on providing mathematical tools in clear but precise language, focusing on fundamental concepts using real examples to illustrate for...

Noise in Spintronics: From Understanding to Manipulation

1st Edition

Farkhad Aliev, Juan Pedro Cascales
August 23, 2018

This book covers the main physical mechanisms and the different contributions (1/f noise, shot noise, etc.) behind electronic fluctuations in various spintronic devices. It presents the first comprehensive summary of fundamental noise mechanisms in both electronic and spintronic devices and is...

Basic Clinical Radiobiology

5th Edition

Michael C. Joiner, Albert J. van der Kogel
August 20, 2018

Basic Clinical Radiobiology is a concise but comprehensive textbook setting out the essentials of the science and clinical application of radiobiology for those seeking accreditation in radiation oncology, clinical radiation physics, and radiation technology.Fully revised and updated to keep...

Polarized Light and Optical Systems

1st Edition

Russell A. Chipman, Wai Sze Tiffany Lam, Garam Young
August 09, 2018

Polarized Light and Optical Systems presents polarization optics for undergraduate and graduate students in a way which makes classroom teaching relevant to current issues in optical engineering. This curriculum has been developed and refined for a decade and a half at the University of Arizona’s...