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  • Light and Darkby David Greene

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 45.95

    An entertaining, instructive, diverse, and unusual book, Light and Dark: An Exploration in Science, Nature, Art and Technology encompasses a wide range of topics not normally found in one book. With more than 100 diagrams, graphs, and figures, the subjects discussed include the history of artificial lighting, eclipse cycles, light-sensitive eyeglasses,... more...

  • Popularization and Peopleby Finn Aaserud

    Elsevier Science 2006; US$ 93.95

    The Niels Bohr Collected Works are now complete with the publication of Volume 12, Popularization and People (1911-1962). Niels Bohr is generally regarded as one of the most influential physicists of the twentieth century. The following are only some of the high points. In 1913, Bohr proposed a revolutionary model of the atom breaking with classical... more...

  • Optical Shop Testingby Daniel Malacara

    Wiley 2007; US$ 200.00

    The purpose of this third edition is to bring together in a single book descriptions of all tests carried out in the optical shop that are applicable to optical components and systems. This book is intended for the specialist as well as the non-specialist engaged in optical shop testing. There is currently a great deal of research being done in optical... more...

  • Challenges to the Second Law of Thermodynamicsby Vladislav Cápek; Daniel P. Sheehan

    Springer 2006; US$ 269.00

    The second law of thermodynamics is considered one of the central laws of science, engineering and technology. For over a century it has been assumed to be inviolable by the scientific community. Over the last 10-20 years, however, more than two dozen challenges to it have appeared in the physical literature - more than during any other period in its... more...

  • Microscale Heat Transferby S. Kakac; L.L. Vasiliev; Y. Bayazitoglu

    Springer 2006; US$ 179.00

    The modern trend toward miniaturization of devices requires a better understanding of heat mass transfer phenomena in small dimensions. This work provides comprehensive assessment of the fundamentals of the Microscale heat transfer and transport phenomena and heat transfer and applications in Microsystems. more...

  • Frontiers in Planar Lightwave Circuit Technologyby Siegfried Janz; Jiri Ctyroky; Stoyan Tanev

    Springer 2005; US$ 129.00

    Provides detailed overviews of experimental and theoretical work in high index contrast waveguide systems, micro-optical resonators, nonlinear optics, and advanced optical simulation methods. This work also presents articles describing emerging applications of integrated optics for medical and biological applications. more...

  • High Thermal Conductivity Materialsby Subhash L. Shinde; Jitendra Goela

    Springer-Verlag New York Inc 2006; US$ 199.00

    Covers the basic understanding of thermal conduction mechanisms in various high thermal conductivity materials including diamond, cubic boron nitride, and also the material like carbon nanotubes. This book is intended as a reference book for scientists and engineers involved in addressing thermal management issues. more...

  • Handbook of Optics, Vol. IIIby Optical Society of America

    McGraw-Hill Education 2000; US$ 131.00

    A new volume in the field's bestselling options reference--an entirely new opus focusing on x-ray, nonlinear, and vision optics. Provides the same mix of tutorial writing with in-depth reference material that distinguished Volumes I & II. more...

  • Handbook of Optics, Volume IVby Optical Society of America

    McGraw-Hill Education 2000; US$ 131.00

    A new volume in the field's bestselling optics reference--an entirely new opus focusing exclusively on fiber-optics. Contains an ultra-handy, comprehensive index to all four Handbook of Optics volumes. more...

  • Boundary element method part 1by Luiz C. Wrobel

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2003; US$ 199.00

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