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  • Terahertz Physicsby R. A. Lewis

    Cambridge University Press 2013; US$ 68.00

    Designed for independent learning, this is the first book for advanced undergraduate and graduate students in this exciting field. more...

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    OUP Oxford 2011; US$ 23.99

    Theoretical physics, argues Giovanni Vignale, is an endeavour of deep imagination and creativity. And the quest to explain profoundly abstract ideas in concrete images makes it strangely akin to poetry and literature. Vignale leads us through beautiful and bizarre worlds, explaining them in his own unique way. more...

  • Schrodinger's Kittensby John Gribbin

    Orion 2012; US$ 12.99

    Accessible exploration of one of the most exciting areas of scientific inquiry - the nature of light. Following on from his bestseller, SCHRODINGER'S CAT, John Gribbin presents the recent dramatic improvements in experimental techniques that have enabled physicists to formulate and test new theories about the nature of light. He describes these... more...

  • Structure, Context, Complexity, Organizationby Karl-Erik Eriksson

    World Scientific Publishing Company 1987; US$ 75.00 US$ 68.25

    Using information theory the book defines quantitative measures for structure and textural information and relates them to thermodynamic negentropy. Other concepts like that of algorithmic information can be applied and used to define complexity and organization. Also defined are the physical value concepts, and how these relate to each other using... more...

  • From Quantum to Cosmosby Neil Turok

    Faber & Faber 2012; US$ 18.95

    In this visionary book, Neil Turok explores the great discoveries of the past three centuries - from the classical mechanics of Newton; to the nature of light; to the bizarre world of the quantum; to the evolution of the cosmos; and even the recent findings of Higgs bosons at the Large Hadron Collider. Each new discovery has, over time, yielded... more...

  • Mathematical Methods in Physicsby Samuel D. Lindenbaum

    World Scientific Publishing Company 1996; US$ 58.00 US$ 52.78

    This new book on Mathematical Methods In Physics is intended to be used for a 2-semester course for first year MA or PhD physics graduate students, or senior undergraduates majoring in physics, engineering or other technically related fields.Emphasis has been placed on physics applications, included where appropriate, to complement basic theories.... more...

  • Statistische Physikby Torsten Fließbach

    Spektrum Akademischer Verlag 2010; US$ 26.67

    Dieses Lehrbuch gibt eine Einführung in die Statistische Physik, wie sie an der Universität im Zyklus "Theoretische Physik" angeboten wird. Besonderen Wert hat der Autor auf eine gut lesbare, verständliche und überschaubare Darstellung gelegt. Die einzelnen Schritte sind so ausführlich beschrieben, dass der Leser sie ohne größere Schwierigkeiten... more...

  • Focusing of Charged Particles V1by Albert Septier

    Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 72.95

    Focusing of Charged Particles, Volume I, explains the focusing principles needed to guide the beams of fast particles over long distances and to increase the internal efficiency of particle accelerators. This book discusses the geometrical corpuscular optics as well as the methods for computing fields. Comprised of two parts encompassing two chapters,... more...

  • The Optics of Rays, Wavefronts, and Causticsby O Stavroudis

    Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 72.95

    The Optics of Rays, Wavefronts, and Caustics presents the fundamental principles of geometrical optics and its unique role in modern technology. It also discusses the procedures used in optical design, which are based on geometrical optics. Organized into 16 chapters, this volume begins with an overview of the underlying general mathematical facts,... more...

  • Optical Waveguidesby N Kapany

    Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 72.95

    Optical Waveguides describes waveguide phenomena in classical optical terms. This book discusses mode propagation by using equivalent plane waves, polarization, rays, and intensity distributions. Comprised of seven chapters, this book starts with an overview of the history of optical waveguides with emphasis on the earliest studies of dielectric guides.... more...