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- World Scientific Publishing Company 2001; US$ 70.00 US$ 63.70
The quantum phenomena of tunneling and interference show up not only in the microscopic world of atoms and molecules, but also in cold materials of the real world, such as metals and semiconductors. Though not fully macroscopic, such mesoscopic systems contain a huge number of particles, and the holistic nature of quantum mechanics becomes evident... more...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 2002; US$ 126.00 US$ 114.66
This book discusses fundamental problems in quantum physics, with emphasis on quantum coherence and decoherence. Papers covering the wide range of quantum physics are included: atom optics, quantum optics, quantum computing, quantum information, cryptography, macroscopic quantum phenomena, mesoscopic physics, physics of precise measurements, and fundamental... more...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 2001; US$ 106.00 US$ 96.46
In its simplest manifestation, the Casimir effect is a quantum force of attraction between two parallel uncharged conducting plates. More generally, it refers to the interaction — which may be either attractive or repulsive — between material bodies due to quantum fluctuations in whatever fields are relevant. It is a local version of... more...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 2002; US$ 36.00 US$ 32.76
This book is a remarkable synthesis, a clear and simple introduction to Quantum Physics with a sort of Galilean dialogue on the supreme systems of contemporary Physics. The author, whose research interests and work extended from quarks to liquid systems and from crystals to stars, introduces the common conceptual and mathematical framework of all quantum... more...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 2003; US$ 110.00 US$ 100.10
The 20th Century has been called the Century of Physics. It could be even more appropriate to call it the Century of Solid State Physics . All the technological developments which had changed the world by the end of the century had been based upon previous scientific developments in Solid State Physics. The Braggs, Debye, Bardeen, Landau were certainly... more...
- Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 99.50 US$ 90.55
This book presents an authoritative and in-depth treatment of potential energy landscape theory, a powerful analytical approach to describing the atomic and molecular interactions in condensed-matter phenomena. Drawing on the latest developments in the computational modeling of many-body systems, Frank Stillinger applies this approach to a diverse... more...
- Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 64.60
This biography provides a stimulating and coherent blend of scientific and personal narratives describing the many achievements of the theoretical physicist Herbert Fröhlich. For more than half a century, Fröhlich was an internationally renowned and much respected figure who exerted a decisive influence, often as a ?man ahead of his time?, in fields... more...
- Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 125.00
The second edition of Modern Physics for Scientists and Engineers is intended for a first course in modern physics. Beginning with a brief and focused account of the historical events leading to the formulation of modern quantum theory, later chapters delve into the underlying physics. Streamlined content, chapters on semiconductors, Dirac equation... more...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 2015; US$ 91.00 US$ 82.81
This unique volume presents an original approach to physical acoustics with additional emphasis on the most useful surface acoustic waves on solids. The study is based on foundational work of Léon Brillouin, and application of the celebrated invariance theorem of Emmy Noether to an element of volume that is representative of the wave motion.... more...
- De Gruyter 2015; US$ 86.09
Richard P. Feynman ist der unumstrittene Meister, wenn es darum geht, die Physik aufregend und interessant darzustellen: Mit seinen legendären Vorlesungen ist es Feynman gelungen, die Physik in einer leicht verständlichen Form zu zeigen, ohne dabei auf Genauigkeit zu verzichten. more...