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    World Scientific Publishing Company 2010; US$ 83.00

    The book is aimed at assessing the capabilities of state-of-the-art optical techniques in elucidating the fundamental electronic and structural properties of semiconductor and metal surfaces, interfaces, thin layers, and layer structures, and assessing the usefulness of these techniques for optimization of high quality multilayer samples through feedback... more...

  • Vieweg Handbuch Bauphysik Teil 1by Wolfgang M. Willems; Simone Dinter; Kai Schild

    Vieweg+Teubner Verlag 2007; US$ 33.84

    Nun ist es also vollbracht! Nach mehr als eineinhalb Jahren der Bearbeitung und na- dem dieses Buch zeitweise zum unfreiwilligen Mittelpunkt unseres Lebens wurde, liegt nun ein Werk vor, welches mit etwa 1200 Seiten Umfang in zwei Teilen sicherlich ohne Übertreibung als das umfangreichste Buch zum Thema Bauphysik bezeichnet werden darf. Das Fachgebiet... more...

  • Fundamentals of Light Sources and Lasersby Mark Csele

    Wiley 2011; US$ 165.00 US$ 143.00

    A comprehensive introduction to the burgeoning field of photonics The field of photonics is finding increasing applications across a broad range of industries. While many other books provide an overview of the subject, Fundamentals of Light Sources and Lasers closes a clear gap in the current literature by concentrating on the principles of laser... more...

  • IGCSE Physicsby Heather Kennett

    Hodder Education 2009; US$ 33.58

    Provides comprehensive, up-to-date coverage of the core and extended curriculum specified in the IGCSE Physics syllabus. more...

  • Introduction to Adaptive Lensesby Hongwen Ren; Shin-Tson Wu

    Wiley 2012; US$ 122.00 US$ 105.73

    Presents readers with the basic science, technology, and applications for every type of adaptive lens An adaptive lens is a lens whose shape has been changed to a different focal length by an external stimulus such as pressure, electric field, magnetic field, or temperature. Introduction to Adaptive Lenses is the first book ever to address all... more...

  • SLOW LIGHTby Sidney Perkowitz

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2011; US$ 15.00

    Slow Light is a popular treatment of today's astonishing breakthroughs in the science of light. Even though we don't understand light's quantum mysteries, we can slow it to a stop and speed it up beyond its Einsteinian speed limit, 186,000 miles/sec; use it for quantum telecommunications; teleport it; manipulate it to create invisibility;... more...

  • Solutions to Problems of Controlling Long Waves with the Help of Micro-Structure Toolsby Vladimir V. Arabadzhi

    Bentham Science Publishers 2011; US$ 26.00

    In recent times the idea of cloaking has become very popular. After radar and sonar were discovered, problems of "visibility" reduction for physical bodies in air (by electromagnetic waves) or in water (by acoustical waves) have immediately become serious areas of research in physics. New technologies (sensors, actuators) of high spatial-temporal... more...

  • Fusionby James A. Mahaffey

    Infobase Publishing 2012; US$ 45.00

    As energy problems of the world grow, work toward fusion power continues at a greater pace than ever before. The topic of fusion is one that is often met with the most recognition and interest in the nuclear power arena. Written in clear and jargon-free prose, Fusion explores the big bang of creation to the blackout death of worn-out stars. A brief... more...

  • Characterization of Optical Materialsby Gregory J. Exarhos

    Momentum Press 2010; US$ 98.00

    Optical materials are prized for their properties such as reflection, refraction, absorption, emission, scattering, and diffraction of light in wavelengths ranging from 100 nm to 10 mm. Because small surface or atomic structure defects can have significant affects on those properties, characterization techniques that are sensitive to structures at... more...

  • Sound and Lightby Heather E. Hillesheim

    Infobase Publishing 2012; US$ 35.00