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Physics; Early works to 1800

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  • Advances in Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physicsby H. Henry Stroke

    Elsevier Science 2005; US$ 250.00

    Benjamin Bederson contributed to the world of physics in many areas: in atomic physics, where he achieved renown by his scattering and polarizability experiments, as the Editor-in-Chief for the American Physical Society, where he saw the introduction of electronic publishing and a remarkable growth of the APS journals, with ever increasing world-wide... more...

  • Density-Functional Theory of Atoms and Moleculesby Robert G. Parr; Robert G. Yang Weitao

    Oxford University Press 1995; US$ 55.00 US$ 47.30

    Provides an account of the fundamental principles of the density-functional theory of the electronic structure of matter and its applications to atoms and molecules. This book contains a discussion of the chemical potential and its derivatives. It is intended for physicists, chemists, and advanced students in chemistry. more...

  • Mathematical Methods of Many-Body Quantum Field Theoryby Detlef Lehmann

    CRC Press 2004; US$ 154.95

    Mathematical Methods of Many-Body Quantum Field Theory offers a comprehensive, mathematically rigorous treatment of many-body physics. It develops the mathematical tools for describing quantum many-body systems and applies them to the many-electron system. These tools include the formalism of second quantization, field theoretical perturbation theory,... more...

  • Gravitationby I. Ciufolini; E. Coccia; V. Gorini; N. Vittorio; R. Peron

    CRC Press 2004; US$ 231.00

    Although gravity is the dominant force of nature at large distances (from intermediate scales to the Hubble length), it is the weakest of forces in particle physics, though it is believed to become important again at very short scales (the Planck length). The conditions created in particle accelerators are similar to those at the time of the early... more...

  • Advances in Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physicsby Gerhard Rempe; Marlan O. Scully

    Elsevier Science 2006; US$ 250.00

    Book celebrating and honouring the work and life of Professor Herbert Walther. Areas of emphasis include quantum optics, in general, and BEC, atomic coherence, quantum interference, etc. in particular. · Pulls vast amount of information together in cohesive, easy to understand manner · Written by people who know and are familiar with Herbert Walther's... more...

  • Advances in Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physicsby Paul R. Berman; Chun C. Lin

    Elsevier Science 2006; US$ 250.00

    This volume continues the tradition of the Advances series. It contains contributions from experts in the field of atomic, molecular, and optical (AMO) physics. The articles contain some review material, but are intended to provide a comprehensive picture of recent important developments in AMO physics. Both theoretical and experimental articles are... more...

  • The Quantum Physicistsby William H. Cropper

    Oxford University Press 1970; US$ 59.99 US$ 51.59

    And an introduction to their physics. more...

  • Out of the Crystal Mazeby Lillian Hoddeson; Ernst Braun; Jurgen Teichmann; Spencer Weart

    Oxford University Press 1992; US$ 279.99 US$ 240.79

    This landmark work chronicles the origin and evolution of solid state physics, which grew to maturity between 1920 and 1960. The book examines the early roots of the field in industrial, scientific and artistic efforts and traces them through the 1950s, when many physicists around the world recognized themselves as members of a distinct subfield of... more...

  • Quaternionic Quantum Mechanics and Quantum Fieldsby Stephen L. Adler

    Oxford University Press 1995; US$ 279.99 US$ 240.79

    It has been known since the 1930s that quantum mechanics can be formulated in quaternionic as well as complex Hilbert space. But systematic work on the quaternionic extension of standard quantum mechanics has scarcely begun. Authored by a world-renowned theoretical physicist, this book signals a major conceptual advance and gives a detailed development... more...

  • Quantentheorieby Gernot Münster

    De Gruyter 2006; US$ 56.00

    Gives attention to the conceptual fundamentals of quantum theory and, inter alia, to the quantum mechanical measurement process and Bell's inequalities. This textbook for students of physics is geared towards the content of a two-semester course of lectures on quantum theory. more...