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The Thermophysical Properties of Metallic LiquidsVolume 2 — Predictive Models

The Thermophysical Properties of Metallic Liquids: Volume 2 — Predictive Models

Takamichi Iida and Roderick I. L. Guthrie

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780198729846
eISBN:
9780191796661
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198729846.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

The main purpose of materials science and engineering is to make the best use of all the elements in the periodic table. This leads to the effective use and conservation of natural resources. For ... More

Time RestoredThe Harrison timekeepers and R.T. Gould, the man who knew (almost) everything

Time Restored: The Harrison timekeepers and R.T. Gould, the man who knew (almost) everything

Jonathan Betts

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198568025
eISBN:
9780191718144
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198568025.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics

This is the story of Rupert T. Gould (1890-1948), the polymath and horologist. A remarkable man, Lt Cmdr Gould made important contributions in an extraordinary range of subject areas throughout his ... More

Time-Dependent Density-Functional TheoryConcepts and Applications

Time-Dependent Density-Functional Theory: Concepts and Applications

Carsten A. Ullrich

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199563029
eISBN:
9780191775130
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199563029.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

Time-dependent density-functional theory (TDDFT) is a quantum mechanical framework which describes the dynamics of interacting electronic many-body systems formally exactly and in a computationally ... More

Topological Aspects of Condensed Matter PhysicsLecture Notes of the Les Houches Summer School: Volume 103, August 2014

Topological Aspects of Condensed Matter Physics: Lecture Notes of the Les Houches Summer School: Volume 103, August 2014

Claudio Chamon, Mark O. Goerbig, Roderich Moessner, and Leticia F. Cugliandolo (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198785781
eISBN:
9780191827600
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198785781.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

Topological condensed matter physics is a recent arrival among the disciplines of modern physics of a distinctive and substantive nature. Its roots reach far back, but much of its current importance ... More

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

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