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Handbook of Visual Optics, Two-Volume Set

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Pablo Artal
May 15, 2017

Handbook of Visual Optics offers an authoritative overview of encyclopedic knowledge in the field of physiological optics. It builds from fundamental concepts to the science and technology of instruments and practical procedures of vision correction, integrating expert knowledge from physics, medici...

Carbon Nanomaterials: Synthesis, Structure, Properties and Applications

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Rakesh Behari Mathur, Bhanu Pratap Singh, Shailaja Pande
January 10, 2017

The study of nanostructures has become, in recent years, a theme common to many disciplines, in which scientists and engineers manipulate matter at the atomic and molecular level in order to obtain materials and systems with significantly improved properties. Carbon nanomaterials have a unique place...

Finn's Thermal Physics, Third Edition

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Andrew Rex, C.B.P. Finn
April 7, 2017

This fully updated and expanded new edition continues to provide the most readable, concise, and easy-to-follow introduction to thermal physics. While maintaining the style of the original work, the book now covers statistical mechanics and incorporates worked examples systematically throughout the ...

Solar Fuel Generation

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Yatendra S. Chaudhary
January 17, 2017

As the search for renewable sources of energy grows more urgent, more and more attention is focusing on the blueprint offered by biological photosynthesis for translating the energy of our Sun into energy rich molecules like H2 and carbohydrates, commonly known as "solar fuels." These solar fuels ha...

Emerging Technologies in Brachytherapy

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William Y. Song, Kari Tanderup, Bradley Pieters
May 23, 2017

Brachytherapy is continuously advancing. Years of accumulated experience have led to clinical evidence of its benefit in numerous clinical sites such as gynecological, prostate, breast, rectum, ocular, and many other cancers. Brachytherapy continues to expand in its scope of practice and complexity,...

An Introduction to Graphene and Carbon Nanotubes

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John E. Proctor, Daniel Melendrez Armada, Aravind Vijayaraghavan
February 6, 2017

Carbon nanotubes and graphene have been the subject of intense scientific research since their relatively recent discoveries. This book introduces the reader to the science behind these rapidly developing fields, and covers both the fundamentals and latest advances. Uniquely, this book covers the to...

Quantum Mechanics: Axiomatic Theory with Modern Applications

Nelson Bolivar, Gabriel Abellán
May 24, 2018

This volume will act as a guide through the various aspects of quantum mechanics. It not only covers the basics but also addresses new themes developed in the field of quantum mechanics in recent years. These include quantum mechanics in relation to electronics, quantum dots, spintronics,...

Radiotherapy and Clinical Radiobiology of Head and Neck Cancer

Loredana G. Marcu, Iuliana Toma-Dasu, Alexandru Dasu, Claes Mercke
May 22, 2018

Common factors that lead to treatment failure in head and neck cancer are the lack of tumour oxygenation, the accelerated division of cancer cells during treatment, and radioresistance. These tumour-related challenges and possible ways to overcome them are covered in this book, authored by three...

Modern Optics and Photonics of Nano- and Microsystems

Yu. N. Kulchin
May 22, 2018

This book cover advances in the study of processes of nonlinear propagation of continuous and pulsed laser radiation in a continuous and micro structured optical media. It details distributed fiber-optical measuring systems, the physical basis of ultra-low laser cooling of atoms, and studies of...

A Laboratory Manual in Biophotonics

Vadim Backman, Adam Wax, Hao F. Zhang
May 21, 2018

The increasing use of optical techniques for biomedical applications has led to significant interest in biophotonics as a growing field. From its basic concepts to more advanced topics and applications, this book provides a complete guide to biophotonics. The author offers both descriptive and...

Problems and Solutions in Medical Physics: Diagnostic Imaging Physics

Kwan Hoong Ng, Jeannie Hsiu Ding Wong, Geoffrey D. Clarke
May 21, 2018

The first in a three-volume set exploring Problems and Solutions in Medical Physics, this volume explores common questions and their solutions in Diagnostic Imaging. This invaluable study guide should be used in conjunction with other key textbooks in the field to provide additional learning...

Physics of Radiofrequency Capacitive Discharge

V. P. Savinov
May 21, 2018

This book describes the physical mechanism of high-frequency (radio-frequency) capacitive discharge (RFCD) of low and medium pressure and the properties of discharge plasma in detail. The main properties and characteristics of RFCD, the features of electric breakdown in a high-frequency field are...

Organic Lasers: Fundamentals, Developments, and Applications

Marco Anni, Sandro Lattante
May 16, 2018

In the past 30 years, organic conjugated molecules have received a lot of attention in research because of their unique combination of active properties typical of semiconductors and the technological appeal typical of plastic materials. Among the different applications proposed for organic...

Functional Materials and Electronics

Jiabao Yi, Sean Li
May 15, 2018

This informative book focuses on newly developed functional materials and their applications for electronic and spintronic devices. Electronic devices have become a part of our daily modern life, involving mobile phones, data storage, computers, and satellites, and there is relentless growth in...

Instabilities of Flows and Transition to Turbulence

Tapan K. Sengupta
May 11, 2018

Addressing classical material as well as new perspectives, Instabilities of Flows and Transition to Turbulence presents a concise, up-to-date treatment of theory and applications of viscous flow instability. It covers materials from classical instability to contemporary research areas including...

Laser Spectroscopy and Laser Imaging: An Introduction

Helmut H. Telle, Ángel González Ureña
May 08, 2018

"a very valuable book for graduate students and researchers in the field of Laser Spectroscopy, which I can fully recommend"—Wolfgang Demtröder, Kaiserslautern University of Technology How would it be possible to provide a coherent picture of this field given all the techniques available today? The...

Cosmology and the Early Universe

Pasquale Di Bari
May 08, 2018

This book discusses cosmology from both an observational and a strong theoretical perspective. The first part focuses on gravitation, notably the expansion of the universe and determination of cosmological parameters, before moving onto the main emphasis of the book, the physics of the early...

The Newman Lectures on Mathematics

John Newman, Vincent Battaglia
May 02, 2018

Prof. Newman is considered one of the great chemical engineers of his time. His reputation derives from his mastery of all phases of the subject matter, his clarity of thought, and his ability to reduce complex problems to their essential core elements. He is a member of the National Academy of...

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