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  • Nonlinear Optical Properties of Lc and Pdlcby Francesco Simoni

    World Scientific Publishing Company 1997; US$ 98.00 US$ 89.18

    This monograph is devoted to a detailed treatment of the nonlinear optical properties of liquid crystals. The basic concepts of director optical reorientation and thermal nonlinearities are presented showing the fundamental theoretical approaches and describing the main experimental observations. The presentation is self-consistent and tutorial although... more...

  • Geschichteby Gunilla Budde; Dagmar Freist; Hilke Guenther-Arndt

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 31.00

    Hochmotiviert, aber orientierungslos? Was Studierende im Geschichtsstudium erwartet, welche Qualifikationen sie wie erreichen und welche Berufsfelder ihnen nach dem Studienabschluss offen stehen – das alles vermittelt dieser Basisband. Ein aufschlussreicher, fundierter Begleiter vom Studienstart bis zum Examen: Geschichte als Wissenschaft:... more...

  • The Accidental Scientistby Graeme Donald

    Michael O'Mara 2013; US$ 9.99

    Have you ever wondered how the ideas for some things come about? Surprisingly often it is as much down to chance as a single person's brilliance. The Accidental Scientist explores the role of chance and error in scientific, medical and commercial innovation, outlining exactly how some of the most well-known products, gadgets and useful gizmos came... more...

  • That's the Way the Cookie Crumblesby Joe Schwarcz

    ECW Press 2002; US$ 10.95

    Interesting anecdotes and engaging tales make science fun, meaningful, and accessible. Separating sense from nonsense and fact from myth, these essays cover everything from the ups of helium to the downs of drain cleaners and provide answers to numerous mysteries, such as why bug juice is used to colour ice cream and how spies used secret inks. Mercury... more...

  • The Genie in the Bottleby Joe Schwarcz

    ECW Press 2001; US$ 10.95

    The Genie in the Bottle makes science downright fun. Joe Schwarcz blends quirky anecdotes about everyday chemistry with engaging tales from the history of science. Get a different twist on licorice and travel to the dark side of the sun. Control stinky feet and bend spoons and minds. Learn about the latest on chocolate research, flax, ginkgo biloba,... more...

  • Radar, Hula Hoops and Playful Pigsby Joe Schwarcz

    ECW Press 1999; US$ 12.95

    Joe Schwarcz tells it like it is. Whether he’s plumbing the mysteries of chicken soup or tracing the development of polyethylene, Schwarcz takes a little history, adds a dash of chemistry, and produces a gem of an essay every time. I wish he’d been my chemistry professor when I was in school. — Christine Gorman, senior writer, Time Radar, Hula Hoops,... more...

  • Chemical Fundamentals of Geology and Environmental Geoscienceby Robin Gill

    Wiley 2014; US$ 59.95 US$ 53.96

    Chemical principles are fundamental to the Earth sciences, and geoscience students increasingly require a firm grasp of basic chemistry to succeed in their studies. The enlarged third edition of this highly regarded textbook introduces the student to such ‘geo-relevant’ chemistry, presented in the same lucid and accessible style as earlier... more...

  • Three Philosophersby W. R. Aykroyd

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 72.95

    Three Philosophers presents the life-histories of Antoine-Laurent Lavoisier, Joseph Priestley, and Henry Cavendish. This book discusses the discovery of the composition of water marks, which is the birth of modern chemical science. Organized into 19 chapters, this book begins with an overview of the biographical background of Antoine-Laurent Lavoisier,... more...

  • DNA in Supramolecular Chemistry and Nanotechnologyby Eugen Stulz; Guido H. Clever

    Wiley 2015; US$ 198.50 US$ 178.65

    This book covers the emerging topic of DNA nanotechnology and DNA supramolecular chemistry in its broader sense. By taking DNA out of its biological role, this biomolecule has become a very versatile building block in materials chemistry, supramolecular chemistry and bio-nanotechnology. Many novel structures have been realized in the past decade, which... more...

  • Crystals, Defects and Microstructuresby Rob Phillips

    Cambridge University Press 2001; US$ 111.00

    Examines the advances made in the field in recent years and looks at the various methods now used; ideal for graduate students and researchers. more...