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- Wiley 2011; US$ 165.00
Eagerly awaited, this second edition of a best-selling text comprehensively describes from a modern perspective the basics of x-ray physics as well as the completely new opportunities offered by synchrotron radiation. Written by internationally acclaimed authors, the style of the book is to develop the basic physical principles without obscuring them... more...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2011; US$ 16.99
With his customary reportorial brilliance, John McPhee has written the story of the life and career of Theodore B. Taylor, a theoretical physicist who has been one of the most inventive nuclear scientists of our time. more...
- Penguin Group US 2012; US$ 12.99
A comprehensive and accessible guide to understanding how radiation affects our everyday lives Nuclear energy, X-rays, radon, cell phones . . . radiation is part of the way we live on a daily basis, and yet the sources and repercussions of our exposure to it remain mysterious. Now Pulitzer Prize?winning journalist Wayne Biddle offers a first-of-its-kind... more...
- Penguin Group US 2012; US$ 13.99
Winner of the prestigious 2013 Royal Society Winton Prize for Science Books ?A modern voyage of discovery.? ?Frank Wilczek, Nobel Laureate, author of The Lightness of Being The Higgs boson is one of our era?s most fascinating scientific frontiers and the key to understanding why mass exists. The most recent book on the subject, The God... more...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 1990; US$ 124.00
This book presents a systematic and detailed account of the classical and quantum theory of the relativistic string and some of its modifications. Main attention is paid to the first-quantized string theory with possible applications to the string models of hadrons as well as to the superstring approach to unifications of all the fundamental interactions... more...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 1993; US$ 320.00
This book contains an edited comprehensive collection of reprints on the subject of the large N limit as applied to a wide spectrum of problems in quantum field theory and statistical mechanics. The topics include (1) Spin Systems; (2) Large N Limit of Gauge Theories; (3) Two-Dimensional QCD; (4) Exact Results on Planar Perturbation Series and the... more...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 1998; US$ 141.00
The purpose of this book is to give a description of the state of the art in theoretical and experimental work achieved in radiation source development. It summarizes clearly and comprehensibly, the basic physical aspects needed to understand the phenomena, and also provides the interested reader with sufficient literature to be able to follow the... more...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 1995; US$ 179.00
Nuclear molecules are analogous to ordinary electronic molecules. Valence nucleons are circling nuclear cores and thus bind them. They appear in collisions of nuclei on nuclei, and in fission and fusion processes. Here a lively field of research has developed over the past 20 years. Nuclear Molecules are the strongest deformed nuclear complexes and... more...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 1998; US$ 132.00
Modern particle accelerators and storage rings, whether used for high-energy physics, synchrotron light sources, or other purposes, require particle beams with the highest possible intensity. In order to achieve this maximum performance, a good understanding of the interaction of the charged particle beams with the surrounding vacuum chamber and other... more...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 2003; US$ 251.00
This important book presents the proceedings of the conference “Neutrinos and Implications for Physics Beyond the Standard Model”, put on by the Yang Institute for Theoretical Physics, State University of New York at Stony Brook.The observation of neutrino masses and lepton mixing constitutes the first confirmed evidence for physics beyond... more...