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  • Boojums All the Way throughby N. David Mermin

    Cambridge University Press 1990; US$ 41.00

    Boojums All the Way Through is a collection of essays that deals in a variety of ways with the problem of communicating modern physics to both physicists and non-physicists. The author is Professor David Mermin, a well-known theoretical physicist, who recently won the first Julius Edgar Lileinfeld prize of the American Physical Society 'for his remarkable... more...

  • Introduction to Octonion and Other Non-Associative Algebras in Physicsby Susumo Okubo

    Cambridge University Press 1995; US$ 41.00

    A book for both physicists and mathematicians dealing with the application of non-associative algebras in physics. more...

  • Principles of Plasma Spectroscopyby Hans R. Griem

    Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 76.00

    A comprehensive description of the theoretical foundations and experimental applications of spectroscopic methods in plasmas. more...

  • Optically Stimulated Luminescenceby Eduardo G. Yukihara; Stephen W. S. McKeever

    Wiley 2011; US$ 165.00 US$ 143.00

    Optically stimulated luminescence has developed into one of the leading optical techniques for the measurement and detection of ionizing radiation. This text covers, in a readable manner, advanced modern applications of the technique, how it can play a useful role in different areas of dosimetry and how to approach the challenges presented when working... more...

  • Twisted Photonsby Juan P. Torres; Lluis Torner

    Wiley 2011; US$ 206.95 US$ 179.36

    This book deals with applications in several areas of science and technology that make use of light which carries orbital angular momentum. In most practical scenarios, the angular momentum can be decomposed into two independent contributions: the spin angular momentum and the orbital angular momentum. The orbital contribution affords a fundamentally... more...

  • String Theory in a Nutshellby Elias Kiritsis

    Princeton University Press 2011; US$ 97.50 US$ 88.73

    This book is the essential new introduction to modern string theory, by one of the world's authorities on the subject. Concise, clearly presented, and up-to-date, String Theory in a Nutshell brings together the best understood and most important aspects of a theory that has been evolving since the early 1980s. A core model of physics that substitutes... more...

  • Neutron Physics for Nuclear Reactorsby S. Esposito; O. Pisanti

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2010; US$ 94.00 US$ 85.54

    This unique volume gives an accurate and very detailed description of the functioning and operation of basic nuclear reactors, as emerging from yet unpublished papers by Nobel Laureate Enrico Fermi. In the first part, the entire course of lectures on Neutron Physics delivered by Fermi at Los Alamos is reported, according to the version made by Anthony... more...

  • Optical Processes in Microparticles and Nanostructuresby Ali Serpenguzel; Andrew W. Poon

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2010; US$ 118.00 US$ 107.38

    This Festschrift is a tribute to the eminent scholar, Professor Richard Kounai Chang, on his retirement from Yale University on June 12, 2008. During his over four decades of scientific exploration, Professor Chang has made a lasting contribution to the development of linear and nonlinear optics and devices in confined geometries, of surface second-harmonic... more...

  • Understanding Soft Condensed Matter Via Modeling and Computationby Wenbing Hu; An-Chang Shi

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2010; US$ 100.00 US$ 91.00

    All living organisms consist of soft matter. For this reason alone, it is important to be able to understand and predict the structural and dynamical properties of soft materials such as polymers, surfactants, colloids, granular matter and liquids crystals. To achieve a better understanding of soft matter, three different approaches have to be integrated:... more...

  • Crossing the Boundariesby Marco Peloso; Arkady Vainshtein

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2010; US$ 154.00 US$ 140.14

    This volume contains the proceedings of the workshop Crossing the Boundaries: Gauge Dynamics at Strong Coupling, hosted by the William I. Fine Theoretical Physics Institute at the University of Minnesota, May 14 - 17, 2009. The workshop honored the 60th birthday of Professor Misha Shifman and his outstanding achievements in the field of gauge dynamics.... more...