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  • Strain Mechanisms in Lead-Free Ferroelectrics for Actuatorsby Matias Acosta

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 129.00

    This book addresses and analyzes the mechanisms responsible for functionality of two technologically relevant materials, giving emphasis on the relationship between structural transitions and electromechanical properties. The author investigates the atomic crystal structure and microstructure by means of thermal analysis, as well as diffraction and... more...

  • Hard X-ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy (HAXPES)by Joseph C. Woicik

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 229.00

    This book provides the first complete and up-to-date summary of the state of the art in HAXPES and motivates readers to harness its powerful capabilities in their own research. The chapters are written by experts. They include historical work, modern instrumentation, theory and applications. This book spans from physics to chemistry and materials science... more...

  • Neutron Cross Sectionsby Donald J. Hughes; R. A. Charpie; J. V. Dunworth

    Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 31.95

    Neutron Cross Sections presents the principles of cross-section measurement and use, as well as sufficient theory so that the general behavior of cross sections is made understandable. This compilation is a direct result of experiences connected with the collection and evaluation of cross-section data during the past eight years at ""Sigma Centre"",... more...

  • Strong and Weak Topology Probed by Surface Scienceby Christian Pauly

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 79.99

    Christian Pauly demonstrates the strong topological properties of the technologically relevant phase change materials Sb 2 Te 3 and Ge 2 Sb 2 Te 5 by using two powerful techniques for mapping the surface electronic structure: scanning tunneling spectroscopy (STS) and angle-resolved photoemission spectroscopy (ARPES). In the case of a phase change... more...

  • Atomic Diffusion in Glasses Studied with Coherent X-Raysby Manuel Ross

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 129.00

    This thesis provides the first successful study of jump diffusion processes in glasses on the atomic scale, utilizing a novel coherent technique. This new method, called atomic-scale X-ray Photon Correlation Spectroscopy or aXPCS, has only recently been proven to be able to capture diffusion processes with atomic resolution in crystal systems. With... more...

  • Interferometry with Interacting Bose-Einstein Condensates in a Double-Well Potentialby Tarik Berrada

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 129.00

    This thesis demonstrates a full Mach?Zehnder interferometer with interacting Bose?Einstein condensates confined on an atom chip. It relies on the coherent manipulation of atoms trapped in a magnetic double-well potential, for which the author developed a novel type of beam splitter. Particle-wave duality enables the construction of interferometers... more...

  • Messtechnikby Fernando Puente León

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2015; US$ 44.99

    Dieses Lehrbuch behandelt die systemtheoretischen Grundlagen der Messtechnik. Dabei werden die allen Messsystemen gemeinsamen Verfahren in den Vordergrund gestellt. Der Inhalt des Buches umfasst ? die mathematische Beschreibung des physikalischen Verhaltens von Messsystemen, ? die Verbesserung der statischen und dynamischen Eigenschaften von Messsystemen,... more...

  • Ultrafast Dynamics of Phospholipid-Water Interfacesby René Costard

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 129.00

    This thesis presents a highly innovative study of the ultrafast structural and vibrational dynamics of hydrated phospholipids, the basic constituents of cell membranes. As a novel approach to the water-phospholipid interface, the author studies phosphate vibrations using the most advanced methods of nonlinear vibrational spectroscopy, including femtosecond... more...

  • Binding Energy of Strongly Deformed Radionuclidesby Vladimir Manea

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 129.00

    This thesis reports results of precision mass spectrometry of exotic nuclides as a means of elucidating their structure. The work was performed with the ISOLTRAP spectrometer at CERN?s ISOLDE facility. The author furthermore offers an overview of existing techniques used in Penning-trap mass spectrometry and also reports on recent promising developments... more...

  • Heat and Mass Transfer in the Melting of Frostby William F. Mohs; Francis A. Kulacki

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 54.99

    This Brief is aimed at engineers and researchers involved in the refrigeration industry: specifically, those interested in energy utilization and system efficiency. The book presents what the authors believe is the first comprehensive frost melting study involving all aspects of heat and mass transfer. The volume?s description of in-plane and normal... more...