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Modern magnetic resonance.

Webb, Graham A.
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(2017)  | 9783319283876 | Springer | hbk. | 2 ed.,  | book | Availability last checked: 13/9/2017
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This completely revised and updated second edition showcases the considerable progress that has taken place in this field since 2008. The three part reference work contains key developments, scores of contributions, key literature citations and overviews of the important progress achieved in the relevant...

Grete Hermann - Between Physics and Philosophy: "

Bacciagaluppi, Guido. Crull, Elise.
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(2017)  | 9789402409680 | Springer | hbk. | book | xv, 277pp | Availability last checked: 16/8/2017
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Grete Hermann (1901-1984) was a pupil of mathematical physicist Emmy Noether, follower and co-worker of neo-Kantian philosopher Leonard Nelson, and an important intellectual figure in post-war German social democracy. She is best known for her work on the philosophy of modern physics in the 1930s, some...

Challenges in fluid dynamics : a new approach.

Zeytounian, Radyadour Kh.
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(2017)  | 9783319316185 | Springer | hbk. | book | xxvi, 222pp | Availability last checked: 13/9/2017
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This monograph presents a synopsis of fluid dynamics based on the personal scientific experience of the author who has contributed immensely to the field. The interested reader will also benefit from the general historical context in which the material is presented in the book. The book covers a wide...

Diffusion in Gases, Liquids and Electrolytes: Nonelectrolyte Liquids and Liquid Mixtures - Part 2: Liquid Mixtures

Winkelmann, Jochen. , Lechner, M. D.
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(2017)  | 9783662540886 | Springer | hbk. | book | vi, 1191pp | Availability last checked: 13/9/2017
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This volume contains data on diffusion in liquid mixtures. Diffusion processes are widespread phenomena in nature, of which mass diffusion is the most important one, in particular in liquids. The corresponding diffusion coefficients strongly depend on concentration, temperature, pressure and density. Contrary...

Electronic states in crystals of finite size : quantum confinement of bloch waves.

Ren, Shang Yuan.
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(2017)  | 9789811047169 | Springer | hbk. | 2 ed.,  | book | xvi, 283pp | Availability last checked: 13/9/2017
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This book presents an analytical theory of the electronic states in ideal low dimensional systems and finite crystals based on a differential equation theory approach. It provides precise and fundamental understandings on the electronic states in ideal low-dimensional systems and finite crystals, and...

Computational physics : simulation of classical and quantum systems.

Scherer, Philipp.
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(2017)  | 9783319610870 | Springer | hbk. | 3 ed.,  | book | xxiv, 633pp | Availability last checked: 13/9/2017
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This textbook presents basic numerical methods and applies them to a large variety of physical models in multiple computer experiments. Classical algorithms and more recent methods are explained. Partial differential equations are treated generally comparing important methods, and equations of motion...

The development of elementary quantum theory from 1900 to 1927.

Capellmann, Herbert.
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(2017)  | 9783319618838 | Springer | pbk. | book | vii, 95pp | Availability last checked: 6/9/2017
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This book traces the evolution of the ideas that eventually resulted in the elementary quantum theory in 1925/26. Further, it discusses the essential differences between the fundamental equations of Quantum Theory derived by Born and Jordan, logically comprising Quantum Mechanics and Quantum Optics,...

Plasma physics : an introduction to laboratory, space, and fusion plasmas.

Piel, Alexander.
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(2017)  | 9783319634258 | Springer | hbk. | 2 ed.,  | book | xx, 464pp | Availability last checked: 13/9/2017
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The enlarged new edition of this textbook provides a comprehensive introduction to the basic processes in plasmas and demonstrates that the same fundamental concepts describe cold gas-discharge plasmas, space plasmas, and hot fusion plasmas. Starting from particle drifts in magnetic fields, the principles...

Physics of semiconductor devices.

Rudan, Massimo.
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(2017)  | 9783319631530 | Springer | hbk. | 2 ed.,  | book | xlvii, 917pp | Availability last checked: 13/9/2017
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This textbook describes the basic physics of semiconductors, including the hierarchy of transport models, and connects the theory with the functioning of actual semiconductor devices. Details are worked out carefully and derived from the basic physical concepts, while keeping the internal coherence...

Evolution of silicon sensor technology in particle physics.

Hartmann, Frank.
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(2017)  | 9783319644349 | Springer | hbk. | 2 ed.,  | book | lxi, 372pp | Availability last checked: 13/9/2017
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This informative monograph describes the technological evolution of silicon detectors and their impact on high energy particle physics. The author here marshals his own first-hand experience in the development and also the realization of the DELPHI, CDF II and the CMS tracking detector. The basic principles...

Using imperfect semiconductor systems for unique identification.

Roberts, Jonathan.
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(2017)  | 9783319678900 | Springer | hbk. | book | xiii, 166pp | Availability last checked: 30/8/2017
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This thesis describes novel devices for the secure identification of objects or electronic systems. The identification relies on the the atomic-scale uniqueness of semiconductor devices by measuring a macroscopic quantum property of the system in question. Traditionally, objects and electronic systems...

Basic semiconductor physics.

Hamaguchi, Chihiro.
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(2017)  | 9783319668598 | Springer | hbk. | 3 ed.,  | book | xiii, 682pp | Availability last checked: 13/9/2017
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1 Energy Band Structures of Semiconductors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 1.1 Free-Electron Model . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 1.2 Bloch Theorem . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 1.3 Nearly Free Electron...

Molecular symmetry, super-rotation, and semiclassical motion : new ideas for solving old problems.

Schmiedt, Hanno.
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(2017)  | 9783319660707 | Springer | hbk. | book | ix, 171pp | Availability last checked: 6/9/2017
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New ideas to old problems – An introduction   Part I Group theory in molecular physics 1 Basic concepts 2 Schur-Weyl duality in molecules 3 Reactive collisions Part II Extremely floppy molecules 1 Introducing extreme floppiness 2 Symmetry beyond perturbation theory 3 The molecular super-rotor 4 Super-rotor...

Visualising the charge and cooper-pair density waves in cuprates.

Edkins, Stephen.
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(2017)  | 9783319659749 | Springer | hbk. | book | xvi, 187pp | Availability last checked: 23/8/2017
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  This thesis reports on the use of scanning tunnelling microscopy to elucidate the atomic-scale electronic structure of a charge density wave, revealing that it has a d-symmetry form factor, hitherto unobserved in nature. It then details the development of an entirely new class of scanned probe:...

First measurement of neutrino and antineutrino oscillation at t2k.

Duffy, Kirsty Elizabeth.
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(2017)  | 9783319650395 | Springer | hbk. | book | xv, 174pp | Availability last checked: 30/8/2017
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This thesis reports the measurement of muon neutrino and antineutrino disappearance and electron neutrino and antineutrino appearance in a muon neutrino and antineutrino beam using the T2K experiment. It describes a result in neutrino physics that is a pioneering indication of charge-parity (CP) violation...

Spin physics in semiconductors.

Dyakonov, Mikhail I.
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(2017)  | 9783319654355 | Springer | hbk. | 2 ed.,  | book | xii, 566pp | Availability last checked: 13/9/2017
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This book offers an extensive introduction to the extremely rich and intriguing field of spin-related phenomena in semiconductors. In this second edition, all chapters have been updated to include the latest experimental and theoretical research. Furthermore, it covers the entire field: bulk semiconductors,...

Amplitude modulation of pulsation modes in delta scuti stars.

Bowman     , Dominic      .
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(2017)  | 9783319666488 | Springer | hbk. | book | xvi, 204pp | Availability last checked: 30/8/2017
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This outstanding thesis by Dominic Bowman provides a thorough investigation of long-standing questions as to whether amplitude modulation is astrophysical, whether it offers insights into pulsating stars, and whether simple beating of modes with stable amplitudes is unrecognised because of a lack of...

Nonlinear photonics in mid-infrared quantum cascade lasers.

Jumpertz, Louise.
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(2017)  | 9783319658780 | Springer | hbk. | book | xxiii, 134pp | Availability last checked: 16/8/2017
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This thesis presents the first comprehensive analysis of quantum cascade laser nonlinear dynamics and includes the first observation of a temporal chaotic behavior in quantum cascade lasers. It also provides the first analysis of optical instabilities in the mid-infrared range. Mid-infrared quantum...

Numerical methods for time-resolved quantum nanoelectronics.

Weston, Joseph.
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(2017)  | 9783319636900 | Springer | hbk. | book | xiii, 138pp | Availability last checked: 6/9/2017
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This thesis develops novel numerical techniques for simulating quantum transport in the time domain and applies them to pertinent physical systems such as flying qubits in electronic interferometers and superconductor/semiconductor junctions hosting Majorana bound states (the key ingredient for topological...

Exploring quantum foundations with single photons.

Ringbauer, Martin.
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(2017)  | 9783319649870 | Springer | hbk. | book | xviii, 208pp | Availability last checked: 6/9/2017
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This thesis uses high-precision single-photon experiments to shed new light on the role of reality, causality, and uncertainty in quantum mechanics. It provides a comprehensive introduction to the current understanding of quantum foundations and details three influential experiments that significantly...

Transport and nmr studies of charge glass in organic conductors with quasi-triangular lattices.

Sato, Takuro.
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(2017)  | 9789811058783 | Springer | hbk. | book | xii, 77pp | Availability last checked: 6/9/2017
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This thesis experimentally demonstrates the much discussed electronic charge-glass states in solids. It focuses on quasi-two-dimensional organic conductors of the ?-(BEDT-TTF)2X family, which form anisotropic triangular lattices, and examines their electronic properties using various measurements: resistivity,...

Gravitational waves : explorations, insights and detection.

Carson, Isaac.
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(2017)  | 9781536122466 | Nova Science Publishers Inc | pbk. | book | 105pp | Availability last checked: 6/9/2017
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The search for fast growing infinitesimal perturbations in the Friedmann-Lematre-Robertson-Walker universe within Einstein's General Relativity is regarded as very important for explanation of observational inhomogeneities such as nebulae and clusters of galaxies. Chapter One reports on numerical solutions...

Compact representations for the design of quantum logic.

Niemann, Philipp. Wille, Robert.
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(2017)  | 9783319637235 | Springer | pbk. | book | viii, 125pp | Availability last checked: 6/9/2017
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This book discusses modern approaches and challenges of computer-aided design (CAD) of quantum circuits with a view to providing compact representations of quantum functionality. Focusing on the issue of quantum functionality, it presents Quantum Multiple-Valued Decision Diagrams (QMDDs – a means of...

Nonlinearity : problems, solutions and applications -- volume 2.

Latyshev, Anatoly V. Nadykto, Alexey B. Uvarova, Ludmila A.
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(2017)  | 9781536121636 | Nova Science Publishers Inc | hbk. | book | 373pp | Availability last checked: 1/9/2017
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Book Description:This book has two volumes and consists of forty-four chapters, which are divided into five sections: (i) Mathematical treatment of non-linear problems, including the differential equations, numerical methods, algorithms and solutions; (ii) theoretical and computational studies dedicated...

Modelling the upper atmosphere of gas-giant exoplanets irradiated by low-mass stars.

Chadney, Joshua.
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(2017)  | 9783319633503 | Springer | hbk. | book | xii, 169pp | Availability last checked: 5/7/2017
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This PhD thesis details the development of a new 1D ionospheric model to describe the upper atmospheres of extrasolar giant plants. The upper atmospheres of Hot Jupiters are subject to extreme radiation conditions that can result in rapid atmospheric escape. The composition and structure of these planets’...

Active multiplexing of spectrally engineered heralded single photons in an integrated fibre architecture.

Francis-Jones, Robert J. A.
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(2017)  | 9783319641874 | Springer | hbk. | book | xxiii, 147pp | Availability last checked: 23/8/2017
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This clearly written thesis discusses the development of a highly innovative single-photon source that uses active optical switching, known as multiplexing, to increase the probability of delivering photons into a single mode. Improving single-photon sources is critical in advancing the state of the...

Search for sterile neutrinos with the minos long-baseline experiment.

Timmons, Ashley Michael.
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(2017)  | 9783319637686 | Springer | hbk. | book | xx, 162pp | Availability last checked: 23/8/2017
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This thesis highlights data from MINOS, a long-baseline accelerator neutrino experiment, and details one of the most sensitive searches for the sterile neutrino ever made. Further, it presents a new analysis paradigm to enable this measurement and a comprehensive study of the myriad systematic uncertainties...

Tensor network states and effective particles for low-dimensional quantum spin systems.

Vanderstraeten, Laurens.
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(2017)  | 9783319641904 | Springer | hbk. | book | xiii, 219pp | Availability last checked: 23/8/2017
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This thesis develops new techniques for simulating the low-energy behaviour of quantum spin systems in one and two dimensions. Combining these developments, it subsequently uses the formalism of tensor network states to derive an effective particle description for one- and two-dimensional spin systems...

Topological insulators : dirac equation in condensed matter.

Shen, Shun-Qing.
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(2017)  | 9789811046056 | Springer | hbk. | 2 ed.,  | book | xiii, 266pp | Availability last checked: 30/8/2017
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This new edition presents a unified description of these insulators from one to three dimensions based on the modified Dirac equation. It derives a series of solutions of the bound states near the boundary, and describes the current status of these solutions. Readers are introduced to topological invariants...

Higgs properties at the lhc : implications on the standard model and on cosmology.

Yue, Jason Tsz Shing.
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(2017)  | 9783319634012 | Springer | hbk. | book | xviii, 130pp | Availability last checked: 6/9/2017
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This thesis studies the properties of the Higgs particle, discovered at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) in 2012, in order to elucidate its role in electroweak symmetry breaking and cosmological phase transition in the early universe. It shows that a generic spin-2 Higgs impostor is excluded by the precision...

Emission of radio waves in particle showers : validation of microscopic simulations with the slac t-510 experiment and their potential in the future square kilometre array.

Zilles, Anne.
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(2017)  | 9783319634104 | Springer | hbk. | book | xvi, 130pp | Availability last checked: 16/8/2017
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This thesis offers the first laboratory validation of microscopic simulations of radio emission from particle showers, including a detailed description of the simulation study. It presents a potential future avenue for resolving the mass composition of cosmic rays via radio detection of air showers. ...

Ephemeridenrechnung Schritt fĂĽr Schritt: Sonnenaufgang und Co. bestimmen leicht gemacht

Richter, Dieter.
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(2017)  | 9783662547151 | Springer | pbk. | 1,  | book | 122pp | Availability last checked: 22/9/2017
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Das vorliegende Buch vermittelt die Grundkenntnisse der Ephemeridenrechnung. Ausgehend von den Kepler’schen Gesetzen erfolgt die Berechnung der  Koordinaten der Planeten in der Bahnebene. Ăśber eine Anzahl von Transformationen ermittelt man die Koordinaten im Horizontsystem und erhält damit...

Classical and quantum aspects of gravity in relation to the emergent paradigm.

Chakraborty, Sumanta.
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(2017)  | 9783319637327 | Springer | hbk. | book | xxi, 263pp | Availability last checked: 5/7/2017
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This thesis explores the connection between gravity and thermodynamics and provides a unification scheme that opens up new directions of exploration. Further elaborating on the Hawking effect and the possibility of singularity avoidance, the author not only discusses the information loss paradox at...

Sound topology, duality, coherence and wave-mixing : an introduction to the emerging new science of sound.

Deymier, Pierre. Runge, Keith.
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(2017)  | 9783319623795 | Springer | hbk. | book | xiii, 363pp | Availability last checked: 23/8/2017
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This book offers an essential introduction to the notions of sound wave topology, duality, coherence and wave-mixing, which constitute the emerging new science of sound. It includes general principles and specific examples that illuminate new non-conventional forms of sound (sound topology), unconventional...

Meghnad saha : his life in science and politics.

Naik, Pramod.
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(2017)  | 9783319621012 | Springer | hbk. | book | x, 220pp | Availability last checked: 28/6/2017
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This biography is a short yet comprehensive overview of the life of Meghnad Saha, the mastermind behind the frequently used Saha equations and a strong contributor to the foundation of science in India. The author explores the lesser known details behind the man who played a major role in building scientific...

Particle interactions in high temperature plasmas.

Pike, Oliver James.
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(2017)  | 9783319634463 | Springer | hbk. | book | xix, 144pp | Availability last checked: 30/8/2017
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This thesis makes two important contributions to plasma physics. The first is the extension of the seminal theoretical works of Spitzer and Braginskii, which describe the basics of particle interactions in plasma, to relativistic systems. Relativistic plasmas have long been studied in high-energy astrophysics...

Statistical methods for data analysis in particle physics.

Lista, Luca.
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(2017)  | 9783319628394 | Springer | pbk. | 2 ed.,  | book | xvi, 253pp | Availability last checked: 13/9/2017
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This concise set of course-based notes provides the reader with the main concepts and tools needed to perform statistical analyses of experimental data, in particular in the field of high-energy physics (HEP). First, the book provides an introduction to probability theory and basic statistics, mainly...

Perturbative and non-perturbative approaches to string sigma-models in ads/cft.

Vescovi, Edoardo.
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(2017)  | 9783319634197 | Springer | hbk. | book | xiii, 239pp | Availability last checked: 30/8/2017
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This thesis introduces readers to the type II superstring theories in the AdS5Ă—S5 and AdS4Ă—CP3 backgrounds. Each chapter exemplifies a different computational approach to measuring observables (conformal dimensions of single-trace operators and expectation values of Wilson loop operators) relevant for...

Search for flavor-changing neutral current top quark decays t → hq, with h → bb , in pp collisions at √s = 8 tev with the atlas detector.

Tsiskaridze, Shota.
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(2017)  | 9783319634135 | Springer | hbk. | book | xvii, 242pp | Availability last checked: 16/8/2017
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This PhD thesis focuses on the search for flavor-changing neutral currents in the decay of a top quark to an up-type quark (q = u, c) and the Standard Model Higgs boson, where the Higgs boson decays to bb. Further, the thesis presents the combination of this search for top quark pair events with other...

Weak-coupling theory of topological superconductivity : the case of strontium ruthenate.

Scaffidi, Thomas.
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(2017)  | 9783319628660 | Springer | hbk. | book | xviii, 108pp | Availability last checked: 28/6/2017
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This thesis sheds important new light on the puzzling properties of Strontium Ruthenate. Using a sophisticated weak-coupling approach, exact within certain limits, it shows that proper treatment of spin-orbit and multi-band effects is crucial to the physics. Based on the results of these calculations,...

Manifestations of dark matter and variations of the fundamental constants in atoms and astrophysical phenomena.

Stadnik, Yevgeny V.
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(2017)  | 9783319634166 | Springer | hbk. | book | xxi, 125pp | Availability last checked: 28/6/2017
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This thesis explores the possibility of searching for new effects of dark matter that are linear in g, an approach that offers enormous advantages over conventional schemes, since the interaction constant g is very small, g<<1. Further, the thesis employs an investigation of linear effects to...

Bms particles in three dimensions.

Oblak, Blagoje.
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(2017)  | 9783319618777 | Springer | hbk. | book | xxiv, 450pp | Availability last checked: 16/8/2017
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This thesis presents the state of the art in the study of Bondi-Metzner-Sachs (BMS) symmetry and its applications in the simplified setting of three dimensions. It focuses on presenting all the background material in a pedagogical and self-contained manner to enable readers to fully appreciate the original...

Fusion neutronics.

Wu, Yican.
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(2017)  | 9789811054686 | Springer | hbk. | book | xx, 393pp | Availability last checked: 30/8/2017
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This book provides a systematic and comprehensive introduction to fusion neutronics, covering all key topics from the fundamental theories and methodologies, as well as a wide range of fusion system designs and experiments. It is the first-ever book focusing on the subject of fusion neutronics research.Compared...

Cooperative interactions in lattices of atomic dipoles.

Bettles, Robert.
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(2017)  | 9783319628424 | Springer | hbk. | book | xv, 204pp | Availability last checked: 28/6/2017
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This thesis reports the remarkable discovery that, by arranging the dipoles in an ordered array with particular spacings, it is possible to greatly enhance the cross-section and achieve a strong light-matter coupling (>98% of the incident light). It also discusses the broad background to cooperative...

There is no theory of everything : a physics perspective on emergence.

English, Lars Q.
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(2017)  | 9783319591490 | Springer | hbk. | book | xiv, 224pp | Availability last checked: 23/8/2017
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The main purpose of this book is to introduce a broader audience to emergence by illustrating how discoveries in the physical sciences have informed the ways we think about it. In a nutshell, emergence asserts that non-reductive behavior arises at higher levels of organization and complexity. As physicist...

From copernicus to lambda-cdm.

Matsinos, Evangelos.
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(2017)  | 9781536120349 | Nova Science Publishers Inc | hbk. | book | 344pp | Availability last checked: 30/8/2017
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The importance of gravitational interaction in the evolution of the Universe as a whole, as well as of the various structures it contains, is paramount and multi-faceted. Despite the fact that electromagnetic phenomena are also involved in our daily activities and that our environment is warmed up by...

Evaluating measurement accuracy : a practical approach.

Rabinovich, Semyon.
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(2017)  | 9783319601243 | Springer | hbk. | 3 ed.,  | book | xv, 327pp | Availability last checked: 13/9/2017
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This book presents a systematic and comprehensive exposition of the theory of measurement accuracy and provides solutions that fill significant and long-standing gaps in the classical theory. It eliminates the shortcomings of the classical theory by including methods for estimating accuracy of single...

Single frequency semiconductor lasers.

Cai, Haiwen. Chen, Gaoting. Fang, Zujie. Qu, Ronghui.
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(2017)  | 9789811052569 | Springer | hbk. | book | xi, 306pp | Availability last checked: 25/6/2017
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This book systematically introduces the single frequency semiconductor laser, which is widely used in many vital advanced technologies, such as the laser cooling of atoms and atomic clock, high-precision measurements and spectroscopy, coherent optical communications, and advanced optical sensors. It...

Half-century Of Physical Asymptotics And Other Diversions, A: Selected Works By Michael Berry

Berry, Michael Victor.
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(2017)  | 9789813221208 | World Scientific Publishing Co | pbk. | book | Availability last checked: 6/9/2017
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Variational formulation of fluid and geophysical fluid dynamics : mechanics, symmetries and conservation laws.

Badin, Gualtiero. Crisciani, Fulvio.
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(2017)  | 9783319596945 | Springer | hbk. | book | xviii, 218pp | Availability last checked: 6/9/2017
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This book describes the derivation of the equations of motion of fluids as well as the dynamics of ocean and atmospheric currents on both large and small scales through the use of variational methods. In this way the equations of Fluid and Geophysical Fluid Dynamics are re-derived making use of a unifying...

Introduction to multiphase flow : basic concepts, applications and modelling.

Hewitt, G. F. Yadigaroglu, George.
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(2017)  | 9783319587172 | Springer | hbk. | book | ix, 214pp | Availability last checked: 6/9/2017
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This book is the maiden volume in a new series devoted to lectures delivered through the annual seminars “Short Courses on Multiphase Flow,” held primarily at ETH Zurich continuously since 1984. The Zurich short courses, presented by prominent specialists in the various topics covered, have attracted...

Perspectives in lie theory.

Callegaro, Filippo. Carnovale, Giovanna. Caselli, Fabrizio. De, Concini Corrado. De, Sole Alberto.
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(2017)  | 9783319589701 | Springer | hbk. | book | x, 465pp | Availability last checked: 23/8/2017
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Lie theory is a mathematical framework for encoding the concept of symmetries of a problem, and was the central theme of an INdAM intensive research period at the Centro de Giorgi in Pisa, Italy, in the academic year 2014-2015. This book gathers the key outcomes of this period, addressing topics such...

Polarization, alignment, and orientation in atomic collisions.

Andersen, Nils. Bartschat, Klaus.
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(2017)  | 9783319552149 | Springer | hbk. | 2 ed.,  | book | xxiii, 404pp | Availability last checked: 16/8/2017
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This book covers polarization, alignment, and orientation effects in atomic collisions induced by electron, heavy particle, or photon impact. The first part of the book presents introductory chapters on light and particle polarization, experimental and computational methods, and the density matrix and...

Nuclear Reactor Physics: "

Okajima, Shigeaki. Okajima, Shigeki.
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(2017)  | 9784431555995 | Springer | hbk. | 1,  | book | 316pp | Availability last checked: 9/8/2017
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This book covers introductory subjects including fundamental principles of nuclear reactions with neutrons, fundamentals of nuclear fission chain reactions, basic concepts of criticality, and static characteristics based on diffusion approximation in neutron transport. The chapters address topics ranging...

Experimental physics : mechanics, acoustics and thermodynamics, vol. 1.

LĂĽders, Klaus. Pohl, Robert O.
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(2017)  | 9783319400440 | Springer | hbk. | book | xxvii, 525pp | Availability last checked: 5/7/2017
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This classic textbook on experimental physics, written by Robert W. Pohl to accompany his famous lecture courses, served generations of physics and other science majors, not only in his native Germany, and was for many years a standard textbook. Pohl's lucid and memorable style and his...

Electrification of particulates in industrial and natural multiphase flows.

Gu, Zhaolin. Wei, Wei.
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(2017)  | 9789811030253 | Springer | hbk. | book | xiv, 174pp | Availability last checked: 5/7/2017
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This book introduces comprehensive fundamentals, numerical simulations and experimental methods of electrification of particulates entrained multiphase flows. The electrifications of two particulate forms, liquid droplets and solid particles, are firstly described together. Liquid droplets can be charged...

Thermodynamic properties of cryogenic fluids.

Jacobsen, Richard T. Leachman, Jacob. Lemmon, Eric. Penoncello, Steven.
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(2017)  | 9783319578330 | Springer | hbk. | 2 ed.,  | book | xvi, 213pp | Availability last checked: 16/8/2017
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This update to a classic reference text provides practising engineers and scientists with accurate thermophysical property data for cryogenic fluids. The equations for fifteen important cryogenic fluids are presented in a basic format, accompanied by pressure-enthalpy and temperature-entropy charts...

Supernova Explosions: "

Branch, David. Wheeler, J. Craig.
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(2017)  | 9783662550526 | Springer | hbk. | 1,  | book | 721pp | Availability last checked: 22/9/2017
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Targeting advanced students of astronomy and physics, as well as astronomers and physicists contemplating research on supernovae or related fields, David Branch and J. Craig Wheeler offer a modern account of the nature, causes and consequences of supernovae, as well as of issues that remain to be resolved.Owing...

Cms pixel detector upgrade and top quark pole mass determination.

Spannagel, Simon.
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(2017)  | 9783319588797 | Springer | hbk. | book | xxvii, 274pp | Availability last checked: 5/7/2017
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This thesis addresses two different topics, both vital for implementing modern high-energy physics experiments: detector development and data analysis. Providing a concise introduction to both the standard model of particle physics and the basic principles of semiconductor tracking detectors, it presents...

Principles of nanomagnetism.

GuimarĂŁes, Alberto P.
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(2017)  | 9783319594088 | Springer | hbk. | 2 ed.,  | book | xv, 330pp | Availability last checked: 9/8/2017
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The ?eld of Nanomagnetism is a young branch of the study of magnetic phenomena, phenomena that have been a source of amazement and stimulus for speculation for more than 3,000 years [1]. Nanomagnetism, despite being a young area, has already affected every sphere of human activity, through its fundamental...

Vortices and nanostructured superconductors.

Crisan, Adrian.
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(2017)  | 9783319593531 | Springer | hbk. | book | ix, 265pp | Availability last checked: 5/7/2017
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This book provides expert coverage of modern and novel aspects of the study of vortex matter, dynamics, and pinning in nanostructured and multi-component superconductors. Vortex matter in superconducting materials is a field of enormous beauty and intellectual challenge, which began with the theoretical...

Phase diagram and magnetic excitations of bafe2-xnixas2: a neutron scattering study.

Lu, Xingye.
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(2017)  | 9789811049972 | Springer | hbk. | book | xii, 120pp | Availability last checked: 25/6/2017
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This book studies the structural, magnetic and electronic properties of, as well as magnetic excitations in, high-temperature BaFe2-xNixAs2 superconductors using neutron diffraction and neutron spectroscopic methods. It describes the precise determination of the phase diagram of BaFe2-xNixAs2, which...

Dual-mode electro-photonic silicon biosensors.

José, Juan-ás.
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(2017)  | 9783319605005 | Springer | hbk. | book | xv, 153pp | Availability last checked: 25/6/2017
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This highly interdisciplinary thesis reports on two innovative photonic biosensors that combine multiple simultaneous measurements to provide unique insights into the activity and structure of surface immobilized biological molecules. In addition, it presents a new silicon photonic biosensor that exploits...

Diffusion of Liquids in Liquids and Liquid Mixtures: "

Winkelmann, Jochen. Lechner, M.
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(2017)  | 9783540737346 | Springer | hbk. | 1,  | book | 485pp | Availability last checked: 9/8/2017
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This volume contains data on diffusion in pure liquids and solute in solvent systems. Diffusion processes are widespread phenomena in nature, of which mass diffusion is the most important one, in particular in liquids. The corresponding diffusion coefficients strongly depend on concentration, temperature,...

Single-molecule metal-induced energy transfer : from basics to applications.

Karedla, Narain.
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(2017)  | 9783319605364 | Springer | hbk. | book | xviii, 166pp | Availability last checked: 28/6/2017
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This thesis presents a novel single-molecule spectroscopy method that, for the first time, allows the dipole orientations and fluorescence lifetimes of individual molecules to be measured simultaneously. These two parameters are needed to determine the position of individual molecules with nanometer...

Doping of carbon nanotubes.

Bulyarskiy, Sergey. Saurov, Alexandr.
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(2017)  | 9783319558820 | Springer | hbk. | book | xiii, 187pp | Availability last checked: 5/7/2017
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This book addresses the control of electronic properties of carbon nanotubes. It presents thermodynamic calculations of the formation of impurities and defects in the interaction of nanotubes with hydrogen, oxygen, nitrogen and boron, based on theoretical models of the formation of defects in carbon...

Condensed matter applications of ads/cft : focusing on strange metals.

Amoretti, Andrea.
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(2017)  | 9783319618746 | Springer | hbk. | book | xx, 199pp | Availability last checked: 5/7/2017
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The book deals with applications of the AdS/CFT correspondence to strongly coupled condensed matter systems. In particular, it concerns with the study of thermo-electric transport properties of holographic models exhibiting momentum dissipation and their possible applications to the transport properties...

Tcp 2014 : proceedings of the 6th international conference on trapped charged particles and fundamental physics, held in takamatsu, japan, 1-5, december 2014.

Ichikawa, Yuichi. Schury, Peter. Wada, Michiharu.
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(2017)  | 9783319615868 | Springer | hbk. | book | xxi, 184pp | Availability last checked: 5/7/2017
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This volume presents the proceedings of the International Conference on Trapped Charged Particles and Fundamental Physics (TCP 14). It presents recent developments in the theoretical and experimental research on trapped charged particles and related fundamental physics and applications. The content...

Ultrafast quantum effects and vibrational dynamics in organic and biological systems.

Morgan, Sarah Elizabeth.
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(2017)  | 9783319633985 | Springer | hbk. | book | xv, 110pp | Availability last checked: 16/8/2017
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This thesis focuses on theoretical analysis of the sophisticated ultrafast optical experiments that probe the crucial first few picoseconds of quantum light harvesting, making an important contribution to quantum biology, an exciting new field at the intersection of condensed matter, physical chemistry...

Buoyancy-thermocapillary convection of volatile fluids in confined and sealed geometries.

Qin, Tongran.
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(2017)  | 9783319613307 | Springer | hbk. | book | xviii, 209pp | Availability last checked: 5/7/2017
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CHAPTER 1 INTRODUCTION . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 1.1 Motivation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 1.2 Previous Studies . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 1.2.1 Buoyancy-Thermocapillary Convection . . . . . ....

Globular cluster binaries and gravitational wave parameter estimation : challenges and efficient solutions.

Haster, Carl-Johan.
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(2017)  | 9783319634401 | Springer | hbk. | book | xii, 92pp | Availability last checked: 28/6/2017
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This thesis presents valuable contributions to several aspects of the rapidly growing field of gravitational wave astrophysics. The potential sources of gravitational waves in globular clusters are analyzed using sophisticated dynamics simulations involving intermediate mass black holes and including,...

Experiments on the thermodynamics of information processing.

Gavrilov, Momčilo.
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(2017)  | 9783319636931 | Springer | hbk. | book | xvi, 147pp | Availability last checked: 16/8/2017
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This thesis reveals how the feedback trap technique, developed to trap small objects for biophysical measurement, could be adapted for the quantitative study of the thermodynamic properties of small systems. The experiments in this thesis are related to Maxwell’s demon, a hypothetical intelligent, “neat...

Rainbows in channeling of charged particles in crystals and nanotubes.

Ćosić, Marko. Nesković, Nebojsa. Petrović, Srdjan.
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(2017)  | 9783319615233 | Springer | hbk. | book | x, 194pp | Availability last checked: 5/7/2017
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This book discusses the effects, modeling, latest results, and nanotechnology applications of rainbows that appear during channeling of charged particles in crystals and nanotubes. The authors begin with a brief review of the optical and particle rainbow effects followed by a detailed description of...

Mathematical Foundation And Applications Of The P And H-P Finite Element Methods.

Guo.
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(2017)  | 9789812838933 | World Scientific Publishing Co | hbk. | book
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This book provides comprehensive knowledge and up-to-date developments of the p and h-p finite element methods. Introducing systematically the Jacobi-weighted Sobolev and Besov spaces, it establishes the approximation theory in the framework of these spaces in n dimensions. This is turn leads to the...

Effective field theories for heavy majorana neutrinos in a thermal bath.

Biondini, Simone.
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(2017)  | 9783319639000 | Springer | hbk. | book | xiii, 215pp | Availability last checked: 16/8/2017
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In this thesis we discuss the construction of an effective field theory (EFT) for non-relativistic Majorana fermions, show how to use it to calculate observables in a thermal medium, and derive the effects of these thermal particles on the CP asymmetry. The methods described in this thesis allow a systematic...

Das helle und das dunkle Universum: Was uns die Strahlung über Himmelsobjekte verrät

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(2017)  | 9783662542415 | Springer | hbk. | 1,  | book | 201pp | Availability last checked: 4/8/2017
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Dieses Buch behandelt die Bedeutung des Lichts und die Beobachtung von elektromagnetischer Strahlung für die moderne Astrophysik. Dazu werden zuerst die physikalischen Eigenschaften von Licht untersucht und der Frage nachgegangen, was dieses denn jetzt ist – Welle und/oder Teilchen? Der Leser erfährt,...

Quantum cryptography.

Gilbert, Gerald. Hamrick, Michael. Weinstein, Yaakov S.
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(2017)  | 9789812839343 | World Scientific Publishing Co | hbk. | book
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This book provides a detailed account of the theory and practice of quantum cryptography. Suitable as the basis for a course in the subject at the graduate level, it crosses the disciplines of physics, mathematics, computer science and engineering. The theoretical and experimental aspects of the subject...

Operational symmetries : basic operations in physics.

Saller, Heinrich.
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(2017)  | 9783319586632 | Springer | hbk. | book | xi, 574pp | Availability last checked: 5/7/2017
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This book describes the endeavour to relate the particle spectrum with representations of operational electroweak spacetime, in analogy to the atomic spectrum as characterizing representations of hyperbolic space. The spectrum of hyperbolic position space explains the properties of the nonrelativistic...

Ordering phenomena in rare-earth nickelate heterostructures.

Hepting, Matthias.
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(2017)  | 9783319605302 | Springer | hbk. | book | xvi, 147pp | Availability last checked: 5/7/2017
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This thesis presents an experimental study of ordering phenomena in rare-earth nickelate-based heterostructures by means of inelastic Raman light scattering and elastic resonant x-ray scattering (RXS). Further, it demonstrates that the amplitude ratio of magnetic moments at neighboring nickel sites...

Study of the electroweak symmetry breaking sector for the lhc.

Delgado, LĂłpez Rafael.
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(2017)  | 9783319604978 | Springer | hbk. | book | xv, 197pp | Availability last checked: 5/7/2017
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In this dissertation, we revisit the prospects of a strongly interacting theory for the Electroweak Symmetry Breaking Sector of the Standard Model, after the discovery of a Higgs-like boson at 125GeV. As the LHC constrains new phenomena near the Higgs mass, it is natural to assume that the new scale...

Metastable glassy states under external perturbations : monitoring the effects of compression and shear-strain.

Rainone, Corrado.
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(2017)  | 9783319604220 | Springer | hbk. | book | xvii, 209pp | Availability last checked: 5/7/2017
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This thesis presents a theoretical analysis of the behavior of glasses under external perturbations, i.e. compression and shear straining. Written in a pedagogical style, it explains every facet of the problem in detail, including many crucial steps that cannot be found in the existing literature—making...

Rapid cell magnetisation using cationised magnetoferritin.

Correia, Carreira Sara.
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(2017)  | 9783319603322 | Springer | hbk. | book | xvii, 166pp | Availability last checked: 5/7/2017
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Bringing together nanoscience with stem cell and bacterial cell biology, this thesis is truly interdisciplinary in scope. It shows that the creation of superparamagnetic nanoparticles inside a protein coat, followed by chemical functionalisation of the protein surface, provides a novel methodology for...

Lectures on general quantum correlations and their applications.

Adesso, Gerardo. Fanchini, Felipe Fernandes. Soares, Pinto Diogo de Oliveira.
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(2017)  | 9783319534107 | Springer | hbk. | book | ix, 542pp | Availability last checked: 5/7/2017
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This book presents a distinctive way of understanding quantum correlations beyond entanglement, introducing readers to this less explored yet very fundamental aspect of quantum theory. It takes into account most of the new ideas involving quantum phenomena, resources, and applications without entanglement,...

Twenty-first century quantum mechanics: from hilbert space to quantum computers : mathematical methods and conceptual foundations.

Blinder, S. M. Fano, Guido.
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(2017)  | 9783319587318 | Springer | hbk. | book | xvi, 271pp | Availability last checked: 5/7/2017
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This book is designed to make accessible to nonspecialists the still evolving concepts of quantum mechanics and the terminology in which these are expressed. The opening chapters summarize elementary concepts of twentieth century quantum mechanics and describe the mathematical methods employed in the...

Search for supersymmetry in pp collisions at √s = 8 tev with a photon, lepton, and missing transverse energy.

Iiyama, Yutaro.
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(2017)  | 9783319586601 | Springer | hbk. | book | xiii, 174pp | Availability last checked: 28/6/2017
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This Ph.D. thesis is a search for physics beyond the standard model (SM) of particle physics, which successfully describes the interactions and properties of all known elementary particles. However, no particle exists in the SM that can account for the dark matter, which makes up about one...

30th international symposium on shock waves 2 : issw30 - volume 2.

Ben-Dor, Gabi. Igra, Ozer. Sadot, Oren.
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(2017)  | 9783319448640 | Springer | hbk. | book | xxxi, 742pp | Availability last checked: 28/6/2017
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These proceedings collect the papers presented at the 30th International Symposium on Shock Waves (ISSW30), which was held in Tel-Aviv Israel from July 19 to July 24, 2015. The Symposium was organized by Ortra Ltd. The ISSW30 focused on the state of knowledge of the following areas: Nozzle Flow, Supersonic...

Reactivity of nitric oxide on copper surfaces : elucidated by direct observation of valence orbitals.

Shiotari, Akitoshi.
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(2017)  | 9789811045813 | Springer | hbk. | book | xiii, 129pp | Availability last checked: 25/6/2017
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This book provides microscopic insights into chemical properties of NO on metal surfaces. NO/metal systems have been studied intensively to understand heterogeneous catalysis to detox exhaust NOx gas. The identification and componential analysis of various and mixed chemical species of NO adsorbed onto...

Search for new physics in mono-jet final states in pp collisions : at sqrt(s)=13 tev with the atlas experiment at the lhc.

Gustavino, Giuliano.
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(2017)  | 9783319588704 | Springer | hbk. | book | xv, 236pp | Availability last checked: 5/7/2017
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This thesis provides a detailed and comprehensive description of the search for New Physics at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) in the mono-jet final state, using the first 3.2 fb-1 of data collected at the centre of mass energy of colliding protons of 13~TeV recorded in the ATLAS experiment...

Advances in quantum mechanics : contemporary trends and open problems.

Dell'Antonio, Gianfausto. Michelangeli, Alessandro.
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(2017)  | 9783319589039 | Springer | hbk. | book | ix, 293pp | Availability last checked: 14/6/2017
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This volume collects recent contributions on the contemporary trends in the mathematics of quantum mechanics, and more specifically in mathematical problems arising in quantum many-body dynamics, quantum graph theory, cold atoms, unitary gases, with particular emphasis on the developments of the specific...

Passively mode-locked semiconductor lasers : dynamics and stochastic properties in the presence of optical feedback.

Jaurigue, Lina.
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(2017)  | 9783319588735 | Springer | hbk. | book | xv, 196pp | Availability last checked: 5/7/2017
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This thesis investigates the dynamics of passively mode-locked semiconductor lasers, with a focus on the influence of optical feedback on the noise characteristics. The results presented here are important for improving the performance of passively mode-locked semiconductor lasers and, at the same time,...

Progress in photon science : basics and applications.

Yamanouchi, Kaoru.
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(2017)  | 9783319524306 | Springer | hbk. | book | xvii, 288pp | Availability last checked: 25/6/2017
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This book features chapters based on lectures presented by world-leading researchers of photon science from Russia and Japan at the first “STEPS Symposium on Photon Science” held in Tokyo in March 2015. It describes recent progress in the field of photon science, covering a wide range of interest to...

The light, the stones and the sacred : proceedings of the xvth italian society of archeoastronomy congress.

Orlando, Andrea.
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(2017)  | 9783319544861 | Springer | hbk. | book | x, 245pp | Availability last checked: 31/5/2017
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This book addresses a variety of topics within the growing discipline of Archaeoastronomy, focusing especially on Archaeoastronomy in Sicily and the Mediterranean and Cultural Astronomy. A further priority is discussion of the astronomical and statistical methods used today to ascertain the degree of...

Multifractal Analysis of Unstable Plastic Flow.

Lebyodkin, M. A. Lebedkina, T. A. Jacques, A.
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(2017)  | 9781606924686 | Nova Science Publishers Inc | pbk. | book | 86pp
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Interest in the application of multifractal analysis to plastic flow instability is twofold. On the one hand, the unstable, or jerky, flow is a self-organisation phenomenon which exhibits a great wealth of behaviour. It may be associated to various microscopic instability mechanisms, whereas the same...

Cryogenics : Theory, Processes and Applications.

Hayes, Allyson E.
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(2017)  | 9781617613234 | Nova Science Publishers Inc | hbk. | book | 171pp
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Cryogenics is the study of the production of very low temperature (below -150 #xB0;C, -238 #xB0;F or 123 K) and the behaviour of materials at those temperatures. This book presents current research from across the globe in the study of cryogenics, including the effect of cryogenic treatment on microstructure...

 

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