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Physics; Early works to 1800

  • Foundations of Statistical Mechanicsby O. Penrose; D. Ter Haar

    Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 72.95

    International Series of Monographs in Natural Philosophy, Volume 22: Foundations of Statistical Mechanics: A Deductive Treatment presents the main approaches to the basic problems of statistical mechanics. This book examines the theory that provides explicit recognition to the limitations on one's powers of observation. Organized into six chapters,... more...

  • An Introduction to Field Quantizationby Y. Takahashi; D. ter Haar

    Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 72.95

    An Introduction to Field Quantization is an introductory discussion of field quantization and problems closely related to it. Field quantization establishes a commutation relation of the field and finds an operator in such a manner that the Heisenberg equation of motion is satisfied. This book contains eight chapters and begins with a review of... more...

  • Dynamics of Ion-Molecule Complexesby William L Hase

    Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 72.95

    Advances in Classical Trajectory Methods, Volume 2: Dynamics of Ion-Molecule Complexes is a seven-chapter text that covers the considerable advances in the experimental and theoretical aspects of ion-molecular complexes, with particular emphasis on the dynamics and kinetics of their formation and ensuing unimolecular dissociation. This text also considers... more...

  • Applied Group Theoryby Arthur P. Cracknell; D. ter Haar

    Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 72.95

    Selected Readings in Physics: Applied Group Theory provides information pertinent to the fundamental aspects of applied group theory. This book discusses the properties of symmetry of a system in quantum mechanics. Organized into two parts encompassing nine chapters, this book begins with an overview of the problem of elastic vibrations of a symmetric... more...

  • Shock Compression of Condensed Matter - 1991by S.C. Schmidt; R.D. Dick; J.W. Forbes; D.G. Tasker

    Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 93.95

    The papers collected together in this volume constitute a review of recent research on the response of condensed matter to dynamic high pressures and temperatures. Inlcuded are sections on equations of state, phase transitions, material properties, explosive behavior, measurement techniques, and optical and laser studies. Recent developments in this... more...

  • Thin Films for Emerging Applicationsby Maurice H. Francombe; John L. Vossen

    Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 72.95

    Following in the long-standing tradition of excellence established by this serial, this volume provides a focused look at contemporary applications. High Tc superconducting thin films are discussed in terms of ion beam and sputtering deposition, vacuum evaporation, laser ablation, MOCVD, and other deposition processes in addition to their ultimate... more...

  • Mechanic and Dielectric Propertiesby Maurice H. Francombe; John L. Vossen

    Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 72.95

    Mechanic and Dielectric Properties deals with the mechanical and dielectric properties of thin films. Topics covered range from the deposition and mechanical properties of superlattice thin films to the preparation of hard coatings by sputtering and arc evaporation. The use of thin films in microwave acoustics is also discussed, along with ferroelectric... more...

  • Solid State Physicsby Gerald Burns

    Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 93.95

    The objective of Solid State Physics is to introduce college seniors and first-year graduate students in physics, electrical engineering, materials science, chemistry, and related areas to this diverse and fascinating field. I have attempted to present this complex subject matter in a coherent, integrated manner, emphasizing fundamental scientific... more...

  • Handbook of Mechanical Nanostructuring, 2 Volume Setby Mahmood Aliofkhazraei

    Wiley 2016; US$ 303.95 US$ 263.42

    Providing in-depth information on how to obtain high-performance materials by controlling their nanostructures, this ready reference covers both the bottom-up and the top-down approaches to the synthesis and processing of nanostructured materials. The focus is on advanced methods of mechanical nanostructuring such as severe plastic deformation, including... more...

  • Fundamental Problems in Statistical Mechanics, VIIIby H. Van Beijeren

    Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 72.95

    In keeping with the tradition of previous summer schools on fundamental problems in statistical mechanics, this book contains in depth treatemnts of topics of current interest in statistical mechanics and closely related fields. The topics covered include: dynamical impurity problems, quantum phase transitions, vortex liquids and glasses, quasicrystals... more...