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#### Scientific Autobiography of V. L. Ginzburg

Springer 2008; US$ 89.99Presents the Nobel Laureate Vitaly Ginzburg's views on the development in the field of superconductivity. This book contains a selection of Ginzburg's key writings, including his amended version of the Nobel lecture in Physics 2003. more...

#### Non-Equilibrium Phase Transitions

Springer 2008; US$ 139.00Describes two main classes of non-equilibrium phase-transitions: static and dynamics of transitions into an absorbing state, and dynamical scaling in far-from-equilibrium relaxation behaviour and ageing. more...

#### Statistical Mechanics

Oxford University Press, UK 2006; US$ 64.99Sethna's book distills the core ideas of statistical mechanics to make room for new advances important to information theory, complexity, and modern biology. Aimed at advanced undergraduates and early graduate students, Sethna's text explores everything from chaos through information theory to life at the end of the universe. - ;In each generation,... more...

#### Hamiltonian Chaos and Fractional Dynamics

Oxford University Press, UK 2004; US$ 64.99This books gives a realistic contemporary image of Hamiltonian dynamics, dealing with the basic principles of the Hamiltonian theory of chaos in addition to very recent and unusual applications of nonlinear dynamics and the fractality of dynamics. - ;The dynamics of realistic Hamiltonian systems has unusual microscopic features that are direct consequences... more...

#### Kinetic Theory of Granular Gases

Oxford University Press, UK 2004; US$ 48.99This is the first introductory text in the rapidly growing field of granular gases. In contrast to molecular gases (for example, air), the particles of granular gases, such as a cloud of dust, lose part of their kinetic energy when they collide, giving rise to many exciting physical properties. The book provides a self-contained introduction to the... more...

#### Nonextensive Entropy

Oxford University Press, USA 2004; US$ 41.99Preface, Murray Gell-Mann and Constantino Tsallis. Nonextensive Statistical Mechanics: Construction and Physical Interpretation, Constantino Tsallis. Generalized Nonadditive Information Theory and Quantum Entanglement, Sumiyoshi Abe. Unifying Laws in Multidisciplinary Power-Law Phenomena: Fixed-Point Universality and Nonextensive Entropy, Alberto Robledo.... more...

#### Kinetics of Phase Transitions

Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 179.95Providing a comprehensive introduction with the necessary background material to make it accessible for a wide scientific audience, "Kinetics of Phase Transitions" presents a timely discussion of current developments in domain-growth kinetics. This book combines pedagogical chapters from various leading experts in this area and focuses on... more...

#### Statistical Mechanics

Oxford University Press, UK 2006; US$ 84.99This book discusses the computational approach in modern statistical physics, adopting simple language and an attractive format of many illustrations, tables and printed algorithms. The discussion of key subjects in classical and quantum statistical physics will appeal to students, teachers and researchers in physics and related sciences. The focus... more...

#### A Guide to Monte Carlo Simulations in Statistical Physics

Cambridge University Press 2009; US$ 45.00This book expands the topic of Monte Carlo simulation for graduate students and researchers in physics. more...

#### Deterministic Chaos

Wiley 2006; US$ 203.00A new edition of this well-established monograph, this volume provides a comprehensive overview over the still fascinating field of chaos research. The authors include recent developments such as systems with restricted degrees of freedom but put also a strong emphasis on the mathematical foundations. Partly illustrated in color, this fourth edition... more...