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Atomic Physics: Precise Measurements and Ultracold Matter

Atomic Physics: Precise Measurements and Ultracold Matter

Massimo Inguscio and Leonardo Fallani

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780198525844
eISBN:
9780191780059
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198525844.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Atomic, Laser, and Optical Physics

Are the fundamental constants of Nature really constant? How can we build clocks that lose only a few seconds on the entire life of the Universe? This book answers these questions by illustrating the ... More

Atomistic Spin DynamicsFoundations and Applications

Atomistic Spin Dynamics: Foundations and Applications

Olle Eriksson, Anders Bergman, Lars Bergqvist, and Johan Hellsvik

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780198788669
eISBN:
9780191830747
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198788669.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Atomic, Laser, and Optical Physics

The purpose of this book is to provide a theoretical foundation and an understanding of atomistic spin-dynamics, and to give examples of where the atomistic Landau-Lifshitz-Gilbert equation can and ... More

BananaworldQuantum Mechanics for Primates

Bananaworld: Quantum Mechanics for Primates

Jeffrey Bub

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198718536
eISBN:
9780191819643
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198718536.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

The fascinating discoveries of the new fields of quantum information, quantum computation, and quantum cryptography are brought to life in this book in a way that is accessible and interesting to a ... More

Basic X-Ray Scattering for Soft Matter

Basic X-Ray Scattering for Soft Matter

Wim H. de Jeu

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780198728665
eISBN:
9780191795442
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198728665.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Crystallography, Soft Matter / Biological Physics

X-ray scattering is a well-established technique in materials science. Several excellent textbooks exist in the field, typically written by physicists who use mathematics to make things clear. Often ... More

The Basics of Crystallography and Diffraction

The Basics of Crystallography and Diffraction

Christopher Hammond

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198738671
eISBN:
9780191801938
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198738671.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Crystallography, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

This book provides an introduction to crystallography, light, X-ray, and electron diffraction. The book also shows, by historical and biographical references, how the subject has developed from the ... More

The Beauty of PhysicsPatterns, Principles, and Perspectives

The Beauty of Physics: Patterns, Principles, and Perspectives

A. R. P. Rau

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780198709916
eISBN:
9780191780189
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198709916.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

This book is about ideas and themes in physics. A small set of them apply over broad areas of physics, and in that wide reach lies some of the power, beauty, and attraction of the subject. Many ... More

Bonding, Structure and Solid-State Chemistry

Bonding, Structure and Solid-State Chemistry

Mark Ladd

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780198729945
eISBN:
9780191818783
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198729945.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

This book is aimed at undergraduate students in both chemistry and those degree subjects in which chemistry forms a significant part. It does not reflect any particular academic year, and so finds a ... More

Bose-Einstein Condensation and Superfluidity

Bose-Einstein Condensation and Superfluidity

Lev Pitaevskii and Sandro Stringari

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198758884
eISBN:
9780191818721
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198758884.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

This volume introduces the basic concepts of Bose–Einstein condensation and superfluidity. It makes special reference to the physics of ultracold atomic gases; an area in which enormous experimental ... More

Brownian MotionFluctuations, Dynamics, and Applications

Brownian Motion: Fluctuations, Dynamics, and Applications

Robert M. Mazo

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199556441
eISBN:
9780191705625
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199556441.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

Brownian motion is the incessant motion of small particles immersed in an ambient medium. It is due to fluctuations in the motion of the medium particles on the molecular scale. The name has been ... More

Budapest ScientificA Guidebook

Budapest Scientific: A Guidebook

István Hargittai and Magdolna Hargittai

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780198719076
eISBN:
9780191788420
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198719076.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics

This guidebook introduces the reader—the scientific tourist and others—to the visible memorabilia of science and scientists in Budapest—statues, busts, plaques, buildings, and other artefacts. ... More

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