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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

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

Dielectric Relaxation in Biological SystemsPhysical Principles, Methods, and Applications

Dielectric Relaxation in Biological Systems: Physical Principles, Methods, and Applications

Valerica Raicu and Yuri Feldman (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780199686513
eISBN:
9780191766398
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199686513.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Soft Matter / Biological Physics

This book covers the theoretical basis, experimental methods, and practical applications of the dielectric properties of biological systems, such as water, electrolytes and polyelectrolytes, ... More

Evolution of NetworksFrom Biological Nets to the Internet and WWW

Evolution of Networks: From Biological Nets to the Internet and WWW

S.N. Dorogovtsev and J.F.F. Mendes

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198515906
eISBN:
9780191705670
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198515906.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Soft Matter / Biological Physics

The aim of this book is to understand networks and the basic principles of their structural organization and evolution. The ideas are presented in a clear and a pedagogical way. Special attention is ... More

First Steps in Random WalksFrom Tools to Applications

First Steps in Random Walks: From Tools to Applications

J. Klafter and I. M. Sokolov

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199234868
eISBN:
9780191775024
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199234868.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Soft Matter / Biological Physics

The name “random walk” for a problem of a displacement of a point in a sequence of independent random steps was coined by Karl Pearson in 1905 in a question posed to readers of “Nature”. The same ... More

Fluid DynamicsPart 1: Classical Fluid Dynamics

Fluid Dynamics: Part 1: Classical Fluid Dynamics

Anatoly I. Ruban and Jitesh S. B. Gajjar

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199681730
eISBN:
9780191761607
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199681730.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Soft Matter / Biological Physics

This book, the first of a four-part series on fluid dynamics, consists of four chapters on classical theory suitable for an introductory undergraduate course. Chapter 1 discusses the continuum ... More

Fluid DynamicsPart 2: Asymptotic Problems of Fluid Dynamics

Fluid Dynamics: Part 2: Asymptotic Problems of Fluid Dynamics

Anatoly I. Ruban

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780199681747
eISBN:
9780191761614
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199681747.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Soft Matter / Biological Physics

The book is the second part in a series which describes fluid dynamics. The book introduces asymptotic methods, and their applications to fluid dynamics. It first discusses the mathematical aspects ... More

FoamsStructure and Dynamics

Foams: Structure and Dynamics

Isabelle Cantat, Sylvie Cohen-Addad, Florence Elias, François Graner, Reinhard Höhler, Olivier Pitois, Florence Rouyer, and Arnaud Saint-Jalmes

Simon Cox (ed.)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199662890
eISBN:
9780191763038
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199662890.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Soft Matter / Biological Physics

Aqueous foams are studied both as materials with many applications, and as model systems for fields ranging from metallurgy to mathematics to biology. They are complex fluids with unique and unusual ... More

From Molecules to Living Organisms: An Interplay Between Biology and PhysicsLecture Notes of the Les Houches School of Physics: Volume 102, July 2014

From Molecules to Living Organisms: An Interplay Between Biology and Physics: Lecture Notes of the Les Houches School of Physics: Volume 102, July 2014

Eva Pebay-Peyroula, Hugues Nury, François Parcy, Rob W. H. Ruigrok, Christine Ziegler, and Leticia F. Cugliandolo (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198752950
eISBN:
9780191814426
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198752950.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Soft Matter / Biological Physics

The aim of this book is to provide new ideas for studying living matter by a simultaneous understanding of behavior from molecules to the cell, to the whole organism in the light of physical ... More

The Long Road to StockholmThe Story of Magnetic Resonance Imaging - An Autobiography

The Long Road to Stockholm: The Story of Magnetic Resonance Imaging - An Autobiography

Peter Mansfield

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199664542
eISBN:
9780191758461
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199664542.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Soft Matter / Biological Physics, History of Physics

This book describes the author's life from the age of 5 in 1939 through to 2010. The first chapter describes his evacuation to Devon during the blitz and following the V1 and V2 attacks on London. At ... More

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