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Toward a New DimensionExploring the Nanoscale

Toward a New Dimension: Exploring the Nanoscale

Anne Marcovich and Terry Shinn

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780198714613
eISBN:
9780191782923
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198714613.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics

Over the past thirty years, the number of investigations of objects at the nanoscale has rocketed. Nanoscale scientific research, while powerfully affecting the amount and orientation of knowledge, ... More

Translational Dynamics and Magnetic ResonancePrinciples of Pulsed Gradient Spin Echo NMR

Translational Dynamics and Magnetic Resonance: Principles of Pulsed Gradient Spin Echo NMR

Paul T. Callaghan

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199556984
eISBN:
9780191774928
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199556984.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials, Nuclear and Plasma Physics

In 1950, Erwin Hahn pointed out that spin echoes in Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) could be used to measure molecular translational motion, an effect made possible because nuclear spins carry a ... More

Tribology on the Small ScaleA Bottom Up Approach to Friction, Lubrication, and Wear

Tribology on the Small Scale: A Bottom Up Approach to Friction, Lubrication, and Wear

C. Mathew Mate

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780198526780
eISBN:
9780191712098
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198526780.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

Friction, lubrication, adhesion, and wear are prevalent physical phenomena in everyday life and in many key technologies. This book incorporates a bottom-up approach to friction, lubrication, and ... More

Ultracold Atoms in Optical LatticesSimulating quantum many-body systems

Ultracold Atoms in Optical Lattices: Simulating quantum many-body systems

Maciej Lewenstein, Anna Sanpera, and Verònica Ahufinger

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199573127
eISBN:
9780191775048
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199573127.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Atomic, Laser, and Optical Physics

Quantum computers, although not yet available on the market, will revolutionise the future of information processing. Already now, quantum computers of special purpose, i.e., quantum simulators, are ... More

Ultracold Gases and Quantum InformationLecture Notes of the Les Houches Summer School in Singapore: Volume 91, July 2009

Ultracold Gases and Quantum Information: Lecture Notes of the Les Houches Summer School in Singapore: Volume 91, July 2009

Christian Miniatura, Leong-Chuan Kwek, Martial Ducloy, Benoît Grémaud, Berthold-Georg Englert, Leticia Cugliandolo, Artur Ekert, and Kok Khoo Phua (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199603657
eISBN:
9780191729515
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199603657.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

In recent years, there has been much synergy between the exciting areas of quantum information science and ultracold atoms. This volume, as part of the proceedings for the XCI session of Les Houches ... More

The Universal ForceGravity - Creator of Worlds

The Universal Force: Gravity - Creator of Worlds

Louis Girifalco

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199228966
eISBN:
9780191711183
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199228966.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics

This book conveys the excitement of science and the mystery of nature. It describes gravitation by examining the achievements of those great scientists who have struggled with the seemingly simple ... More

The Universe in a Helium Droplet

The Universe in a Helium Droplet

Grigory E. Volovik

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199564842
eISBN:
9780191709906
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199564842.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

There are fundamental relations between three vast areas of physics: particle physics, cosmology, and condensed matter physics. The fundamental links between the first two areas — in other words, ... More

Viscoelastic Behavior of Rubbery Materials

Viscoelastic Behavior of Rubbery Materials

C. Michael Roland

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199571574
eISBN:
9780191728976
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199571574.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

This book describes the relaxation dynamics of rubbery materials, with the objective of providing a molecular basis for many physical properties. As the term comprises any amorphous, flexible ... More

Visual Cultures in Science and TechnologyA Comparative History

Visual Cultures in Science and Technology: A Comparative History

Klaus Hentschel

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780198717874
eISBN:
9780191787546
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198717874.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics

This book attempts a synthesis. It delves into the rich reservoir of case studies on visual representations in scientific and technological practice that have been accumulated over the past couple of ... More

Waves, Particles, and Storms in GeospaceA Complex Interplay

Waves, Particles, and Storms in Geospace: A Complex Interplay

Georgios Balasis, Ioannis A. Daglis, and Ian R. Mann (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780198705246
eISBN:
9780191774416
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198705246.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Geophysics, Atmospheric and Environmental Physics

Geospace features highly dynamic populations of charged particles with a wide range of energies from thermal to ultra-relativistic. Influenced by magnetic and electric fields in the terrestrial ... More

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