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Physical & Theoretical

  • Single-Molecule Electronicsby Manabu Kiguchi

    Springer Singapore 2016; US$ 99.00

    This book presents a multidisciplinary approach to single-molecule electronics. It includes a complete overview of the field, from the synthesis and design of molecular candidates to the prevalent experimental techniques, complemented by a detailed theoretical description. This all-inclusive strategy provides the reader with the much-needed perspective... more...

  • Surface Modifications and Growth of Titanium Dioxide for Photo-Electrochemical Water Splittingby John Callum Alexander

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 179.00

    This outstanding thesis provides a wide-ranging overview of the growth of titanium dioxide thin films and its use in photo-electrochemicals such as water splitting. The context for water splitting is introduced with the theory of semiconductor-liquid junctions, which are dealt with in detail. In particular plasmonic enhancement of TiO 2 by the addition... more...

  • Advanced Physics of Electron Transport in Semiconductors and Nanostructuresby Massimo V. Fischetti; William G. Vandenberghe

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 119.00

    This textbook is aimed at second-year graduate students in Physics, Electrical Engineer­ing, or Materials Science. It presents a rigorous introduction to electronic transport in solids, especially at the nanometer scale. Understanding electronic transport in solids requires some basic knowledge of Ham­iltonian Classical Mechanics, Quantum Mechanics,... more...

  • Probability for Physicistsby Simon Sirca

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 79.99

    This book is designed as a practical and intuitive introduction to probability, statistics and random quantities for physicists. The book aims at getting to the main points by a clear, hands-on exposition supported by well-illustrated and worked-out examples. A strong focus on applications in physics and other natural sciences is maintained throughout.... more...

  • Isotopes: A Very Short Introductionby Rob Ellam

    OUP Oxford 2016; US$ 7.99

    Isotopes are used in many areas of science and technology, including medicine, archaeology, and nuclear physics. They are central to our understanding of the Earth's past and current processes. Here, Rob Ellam explains the importance and applications of stable and radioactive isotopes. more...

  • Practical Aspects of Computational Chemistry IVby Jerzy Leszczynski; Manoj K. Shukla

    Springer US 2016; US$ 179.00

    The editors of this volume have compiled an important book that is a useful vehicle for important computational research - in the development of theoretical methodologies and their practical applications. Themes include new methodologies, state-of-the-art computational algorithms and hardware as well as new applications. This volume, Practical Aspects... more...

  • The Encapsulation Phenomenonby Yan Voloshin; Irina Belaya; Roland Krämer

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 279.00

    This fundamental book presents the most comprehensive summary of the current state of the art in the chemistry of cage compounds. It introduces different ways of how ions and molecules can be encapsulated by three-dimensional caging ligands to form molecular and polymeric species: covalent, supramolecular, and coordination capsules. The authors introduce... more...

  • Computational Studies in Organometallic Chemistryby Stuart A. Macgregor; Odile Eisenstein

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 259.00

    The series Structure and Bonding publishes critical Reviews on Topics of Research concerned with chemical structure and bonding. The scope of the series spans the entire Periodic Table and addresses structure and bonding issues associated with all of the elements. It also focuses attention on new and developing areas of modern structural and theoretical... more...

  • Structure and Modeling of Complex Petroleum Mixturesby Chunming Xu; Quan Shi

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 309.00

    Chemical structure and bonding. The scope of the series spans the entire Periodic Table and addresses structure and bonding issues associated with all of the elements. It also focuses attention on new and developing areas of modern structural and theoretical chemistry such as nanostructures, molecular electronics, designed molecular solids, surfaces,... more...

  • A Concise Course on the Theory of Classical Liquidsby Andrés Santos

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 59.99

    This short primer offers non-specialist readers a concise, yetcomprehensive introduction to the field of classical fluids ? providing bothfundamental information and a number of selected topics to bridge the gapbetween the basics and ongoing research.   In particular, hard-sphere systems represent a favorite playground instatistical mechanics,... more...