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#### Festkörperphysik

De Gruyter 2014; US$ 1,400.00This sophisticated and clearly structured textbook covers all sub-areas of modern solid state physics and clearly introduces the underlying fundamental laws. There is also careful consideration of disordered solid materials, which are gaining in scientific significance. Each chapter includes study exercises that enable an immediate review of what one... more...

#### First-Passage Phenomena and Their Applications

World Scientific Publishing Company 2014; US$ 192.00The book contains review articles on recent advances in first-passage phenomena and applications contributed by leading international experts. It is intended for graduate students and researchers who are interested in learning about this intriguing and important topic. Sample Chapter(s). Chapter 1: Arrival Statistics and Exploration Properties of Mortal... more...

#### Beyond Quantum

Pan Stanford 2014; US$ 149.95The present wave of interest in quantum foundations is caused by the tremendous development of quantum information science and its applications to quantum computing and quantum communication. It has become clear that some of the difficulties encountered in realizations of quantum information processing have roots at the very fundamental level. To... more...

#### Physical Chemistry of Macromolecules

Apple Academic Press 2014; US$ 179.95Knowledge of thermodynamics is a necessary tool for describing and understanding the physical behavior of new polymers and polymer blends, for instance, compatibility of components, rheological properties, morphological features, and mechanical properties. This book summarizes in a fairly comprehensive manner the recent technical research accomplishments... more...

#### From Photons to Higgs

World Scientific Publishing Company 2014; US$ 81.00This book presents a brief introduction to the quantum field theory of the Standard Model for quarks and leptons. With minimal use of mathematics, it covers the basics of quantum field theory, local gauge field theory, spontaneous symmetry breaking mechanism, the Higgs mechanism and quantum chromodynamics. From the time when the first edition was published... more...

#### Colloidal Foundations of Nanoscience

Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 195.00Colloidal Foundations of Nanoscience explores the theory and concepts of colloid chemistry and its applications to nanoscience and nanotechnology. It provides the essential conceptual and methodological tools to approach nano-research issues. The authors? expertise in colloid science will contribute to the understanding of basic issues involved... more...

#### Waves and Particles

World Scientific Publishing Company 2014; US$ 25.00The book consists of two separate parts, the first part is on waves and the second part on particles. In part 1, after describing the awesome power of tsunami and the history of their occurrences, the book turns to the history of explaining phenomena by means of mathematical equations. Then it describes other wave phenomena and the laws governing them:... more...

#### Thin-Film Silicon Solar Cells

EFPL Press 2014; US$ 119.95Photovoltaic technology has now developed to the extent that it is close to fulfilling the vision of a "solar-energy world," as devices based on this technology are becoming efficient, low-cost and durable. This book provides a comprehensive treatment of thin-film silicon, a prevalent PV material, in terms of its semiconductor nature, starting... more...

#### Differential Geometry for Physicists and Mathematicians

World Scientific Publishing Company 2014; US$ 129.00This is a book that the author wishes had been available to him when he was student. It reflects his interest in knowing (like expert mathematicians) the most relevant mathematics for theoretical physics, but in the style of physicists. This means that one is not facing the study of a collection of definitions, remarks, theorems, corollaries, lemmas,... more...

#### Probing the Meaning of Quantum Mechanics

World Scientific Publishing Company 2014; US$ 179.00This book provides a new original perspective on one of the most fascinating and important open questions in science: What is quantum mechanics talking about? Quantum theory is perhaps our best confirmed physical theory. However, in spite of its great empirical effectiveness and the subsequent technological developments that it gave rise to in the... more...