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Statistical Physics and ThermodynamicsAn Introduction to Key Concepts

Statistical Physics and Thermodynamics: An Introduction to Key Concepts

Jochen Rau

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780199595068
eISBN:
9780191844300
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199595068.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

Statistical physics and thermodynamics describe the behaviour of systems on the macroscopic scale. Their methods are applicable to a wide range of phenomena: from heat engines to chemical reactions, ... More

Surfing the Quantum World

Surfing the Quantum World

Frank S. Levin

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780198808275
eISBN:
9780191846014
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198808275.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

Surfing the Quantum World bridges the gap between in-depth textbooks and typical popular science books on quantum ideas and phenomena. Among its significant features is the description of a host of ... More

Soft InterfacesLecture Notes of the Les Houches Summer School: Volume 98, July 2012

Soft Interfaces: Lecture Notes of the Les Houches Summer School: Volume 98, July 2012

Lydéric Bocquet, David Quéré, Thomas A. Witten, and Leticia F. Cugliandolo (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780198789352
eISBN:
9780191831201
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198789352.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Soft Matter / Biological Physics

Many of the distinctive and useful phenomena of soft matter come from its interaction with interfaces. Examples are the peeling of a strip of adhesive tape or the coating of a surface or the curling ... More

The Photomultiplier Handbook

The Photomultiplier Handbook

A. G. Wright

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780199565092
eISBN:
9780191747335
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199565092.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Atomic, Laser, and Optical Physics

This handbook is aimed at helping users of PMTs who are faced with the challenge of designing sensitive light detectors for scientific and industrial purposes. The raison d’être for photomultipliers ... More

Computer Simulation of LiquidsSecond Edition

Computer Simulation of Liquids: Second Edition

Michael P. Allen and Dominic J. Tildesley

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780198803195
eISBN:
9780191841439
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198803195.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics, Soft Matter / Biological Physics

This book provides a practical guide to molecular dynamics and Monte Carlo simulation techniques used in the modelling of simple and complex liquids. Computer simulation is an essential tool in ... More

Nanoscale Device PhysicsScience and Engineering Fundamentals

Nanoscale Device Physics: Science and Engineering Fundamentals

Sandip Tiwari

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780198759874
eISBN:
9780191820847
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198759874.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials, Atomic, Laser, and Optical Physics

Nanoscale devices are distinguishable from the larger microscale devices in their specific dependence on physical phenomena and effects that are central to their operation. The size change manifests ... More

Materials for the 21st Century

Materials for the 21st Century

David Segal

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780198804079
eISBN:
9780191842320
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198804079.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials, Soft Matter / Biological Physics

The book is a general text that shows how materials can contribute to solving problems facing nations in the 21st century. It is illustrated with diverse applications and highlights the potential of ... More

Quantum Optics and Nanophotonics

Quantum Optics and Nanophotonics

Claude Fabre, Vahid Sandoghdar, Nicolas Treps, and Leticia F. Cugliandolo (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780198768609
eISBN:
9780191822353
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198768609.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Atomic, Laser, and Optical Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

Over the last few decades, the quantum aspects of light have been explored and major progress has been made in understanding the specific quantum aspects of the interaction between light and matter. ... More

Nonlocal Gravity

Nonlocal Gravity

Bahram Mashhoon

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780198803805
eISBN:
9780191842313
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198803805.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

A postulate of locality permeates through the special and general theories of relativity. First, Lorentz invariance is extended in a pointwise manner to actual, namely, accelerated observers in ... More

Microcavities

Microcavities

Alexey V. Kavokin, Jeremy J. Baumberg, Guillaume Malpuech, and Fabrice P. Laussy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780198782995
eISBN:
9780191826221
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198782995.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Atomic, Laser, and Optical Physics

Both rich fundamental physics of microcavities and their intriguing potential applications are addressed in this book, oriented to undergraduate and postgraduate students as well as to physicists and ... More

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