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Chaos and Nonlinear DynamicsAn Introduction for Scientists and Engineers

Chaos and Nonlinear Dynamics: An Introduction for Scientists and Engineers

Robert C. Hilborn

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198507239
eISBN:
9780191709340
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198507239.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

This book introduces the full range of activity in the rapidly growing field of nonlinear dynamics. Using a step-by-step introduction to dynamics and geometry in state space as the central focus of ... More

The Chemical Bond in Inorganic ChemistryThe Bond Valence Model

The Chemical Bond in Inorganic Chemistry: The Bond Valence Model

I. David Brown

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199298815
eISBN:
9780191708879
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199298815.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Crystallography

The bond valence model, which is derived from the ionic model, is expressed through a number of rules and equations that determines which acid-base bond structures can exist. Chief among these rules ... More

The Chemical Bond in Inorganic Chemistry

The Chemical Bond in Inorganic Chemistry

I. David Brown

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780198742951
eISBN:
9780191802935
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198742951.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Crystallography, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

The bond valence model is a version of the ionic model in which the chemical constraints are expressed in terms of localized chemical bonds formed by the valence charge of the atoms. Theorems derived ... More

Chern-Simons Theory, Matrix Models, and Topological Strings

Chern-Simons Theory, Matrix Models, and Topological Strings

Marcos Mariño

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198568490
eISBN:
9780191717604
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198568490.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

In recent years, the old idea that gauge theories and string theories are equivalent has been implemented and developed in various ways, and there are by now various models where the string ... More

Civilized Life in the UniverseScientists on Intelligent Extraterrestrials

Civilized Life in the Universe: Scientists on Intelligent Extraterrestrials

George Basalla

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195171815
eISBN:
9780199786862
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195171815.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics

This book records the long scientific search for extraterrestrial intelligence (SETI). Although philosophical speculation about alien civilizations dates to antiquity, the invention of the telescope ... More

Climbing the MountainThe Scientific Biography of Julian Schwinger

Climbing the Mountain: The Scientific Biography of Julian Schwinger

Jagdish Mehra and Kimball Milton

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780198527459
eISBN:
9780191709593
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198527459.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics

Julian Schwinger was one of the leading theoretical physicists of the 20th century. His contributions are as important, and as pervasive, as those of Richard Feynman, with whom he shared the 1965 ... More

Cognitive BiologyDealing with Information from Bacteria to Minds

Cognitive Biology: Dealing with Information from Bacteria to Minds

Gennaro Auletta

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199608485
eISBN:
9780191729539
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199608485.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Soft Matter / Biological Physics

The book provides a new conceptual scaffold for further research in biology and cognition by introducing the new field of Cognitive Biology. It is a systems biology approach showing that further ... More

Coherent X-Ray Optics

Coherent X-Ray Optics

David Paganin

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198567288
eISBN:
9780191717963
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198567288.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Atomic, Laser, and Optical Physics

This book offers a grounding in the field of coherent X-ray optics, which in the closing years of the 20th century experienced something of a renaissance with the availability of third-generation ... More

A College Course on Relativity and Cosmology

A College Course on Relativity and Cosmology

Ta-Pei Cheng

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780199693405
eISBN:
9780191803130
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199693405.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

This book introduces Einstein’s general theory of relativity. Topics include the geometric formulation of special relativity, the principle of equivalence, the Einstein field equation and its ... More

Complex Dynamics of Glass-Forming LiquidsA Mode-Coupling Theory

Complex Dynamics of Glass-Forming Liquids: A Mode-Coupling Theory

Wolfgang Götze

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199235346
eISBN:
9780191715600
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199235346.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

The book presents a self-contained exposition of the mode-coupling theory for the evolution of glassy dynamics in liquids. This theory is based on polynomial expressions for the correlations of force ... More

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