 Moore, Thomas A. (Thomas Andrew), author.
 Fourth edition  New York, NY : McGraw Hill LLC, [2023]
 Description
 Book — xvi, 256 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm
 Summary

"This volume is one of six that together comprise the text materials for Six Ideas That Shaped Physics, a unique approach to the two or threesemester calculusbased introductory physics course. I have designed this curriculum (for which these volumes only serve as the text component) to support an introductory course that combines three elements: Inclusion of 20thcentury physics topics, A thoroughly 21stcentury perspective on even classical topics, and Support for a studentcentered and activelearningbased classroom" Provided by publisher
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2. A student's guide to special relativity [2022]
 Gray, Norman, 1964 author.
 Cambridge, United Kingdom ; New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, 2022
 Description
 Book — xvi, 213 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
 Summary

 Preface. Table of Aims. 1. Introduction
 2. The axioms
 3. Length contraction and time dilation
 4. Spacetime and geometry
 5. The Lorentz transformation
 6. Vectors and kinematics
 7. Dynamics
 A. An overview of general relativity
 B. Relativity's contact with experimental fact
 C. Maths revision
 D. How to do calculations  a recipe. Bibliography. Index.
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3. Nonlinear photonics [2022]
 Liu, JiaMing, 1953 author.
 Cambridge, UK ; New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, 2022
 Description
 Book — xvii, 588 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
 Summary

 Contents
 1. Lightmatter interaction
 2. Optical nonlinearity
 3. Optical susceptibilities
 4. Propagation of optical waves
 5. Nonlinear optical interactions
 6. Coupledwave analysis
 7. Nonlinearly coupled waveguide modes
 8. Nonlinear propagation equations
 9. Phase matching
 10. Optical frequency conversion
 11. Electrooptic modulation
 12. Alloptical modulation
 13. Stimulated raman and brillouin scattering
 14. Multiphoton absorption
 15. Optical saturation
 16. Optical bistability
 17. Generation of laser pulses
 18. Propagation of optical pulses
 19. Supercontinuum generation
 Appendix A
 Appendix B
 Appendix C
 Appendix D.
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 Moore, Thomas A. (Thomas Andrew), author.
 Fourth edition  New York, NY : McGraw Hill LLC, [2023]
 Description
 Book — xxi, 218 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm
 Summary

"This volume is one of six that together comprise the text materials for Six Ideas That Shaped Physics, a unique approach to the two or threesemester calculusbased introductory physics course. I have designed this curriculum (for which these volumes only serve as the text component) to support an introductory course that combines three elements: Inclusion of 20thcentury physics topics, A thoroughly 21stcentury perspective on even classical topics, and Support for a studentcentered and activelearningbased classroom" Provided by publisher
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 Moore, Thomas A. (Thomas Andrew), author.
 Fourth edition  New York, NY : McGraw Hill LLC, [2023]
 Description
 Book — xix, 284 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm
 Summary

"This volume is one of six that together comprise the text materials for Six Ideas That Shaped Physics, a unique approach to the two or threesemester calculusbased introductory physics course. I have designed this curriculum (for which these volumes only serve as the text component) to support an introductory course that combines three elements: Inclusion of 20thcentury physics topics, A thoroughly 21stcentury perspective on even classical topics, and Support for a studentcentered and activelearningbased classroom" Provided by publisher
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 Moore, Thomas A. (Thomas Andrew), author.
 Fourth edition  New York, NY : McGraw Hill LLC, [2023]
 Description
 Book — xiv, 194 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm
 Summary

"This volume is one of six that together comprise the text materials for Six Ideas That Shaped Physics, a unique approach to the two or threesemester calculusbased introductory physics course. I have designed this curriculum (for which these volumes only serve as the text component) to support an introductory course that combines three elements: Inclusion of 20thcentury physics topics, A thoroughly 21stcentury perspective on even classical topics, and Support for a studentcentered and activelearningbased classroom" Provided by publisher
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PHYSICS6101
 Course
 PHYSICS6101  Mechanics and Special Relativity
 Instructor(s)
 Burchat, Patricia Rose
 Moore, Thomas A., author.
 Fourth edition  New York, NY : McGraw Hill LLC, [2023]
 Description
 Book — xviii, 334 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm
 Summary

"This volume is one of six that together comprise the text materials for Six Ideas That Shaped Physics, a unique approach to the two or threesemester calculusbased introductory physics course. I have designed this curriculum (for which these volumes only serve as the text component) to support an introductory course that combines three elements: Inclusion of 20thcentury physics topics, A thoroughly 21stcentury perspective on even classical topics, and Support for a studentcentered and activelearningbased classroom" Provided by publisher
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QC665 .E4 M66 2023  Unknown 
 Yunger Halpern, Nicole, 1989 author. Author
 Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2022
 Description
 Book — 294 pages : illustrations (black and white) ; 24 cm
 Summary

 Prologue: Once upon a time in physics
 Information theory: Of passwords and probabilities
 Quantum physics: Everything at once, or, one thing at a time?
 Quantum computation: Everything at once
 Thermodynamics: "May I drive?"
 A fine merger: Thermodynamics, information theory, and quantum physics
 The physics of yesterday's tomorrow: The landscape of quantum steampunk
 Pedal to the metal: Quantum thermal machines
 Tick tock: Quantum clocks
 Unsteady as she goes: Fluctuation relations
 Entropy, energy, and a tiny possibility: Oneshot thermodynamics
 Resource theories: A ha'penny of a quantum state
 The unseen kingdom: When quantum observables don't cooperate
 All over the map: Rounding out our tour
 Stepping off the map: Quantum steampunk crosses borders
 Epilogue: Where to next?: The future of quantum steampunk
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9. A student's guide to atomic physics [2018]
 Fox, Mark (Anthony Mark), author.
 Cambridge, United Kingdom ; New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, 2018
 Description
 Book — xvii, 274 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
 Summary

 Preliminary concepts
 Hydrogen
 Radiative transitions
 The shell model and alkali spectra
 Angular momentum
 Helium and exchange symmetry
 Fine structure and nuclear effects
 External fields: the Zeeman and Stark effects
 Stimulated emission and lasers
 Cold atoms
 Atomic physics applied to the solid state
 Atomic physics in astronomy
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10. A student's guide to general relativity [2019]
 Gray, Norman, 1964 author.
 Cambridge, United Kingdom ; New York, NY, USA : Cambridge University Press, 2019
 Description
 Book — xii, 151 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
 Summary

 Preface
 1. Introduction
 2. Vectors, tensors and functions
 3. Manifolds, vectors and differentiation
 4. Energy, momentum and Einstein's equations
 Appendix A. Special relativity  a brief introduction
 Appendix B. Solutions to Einstein's equations
 Appendix C. Notation
 Bibliography
 Index.
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11. A prelude to quantum field theory [2022]
 Donoghue, John, 1950 author.
 Princeton : Princeton University Press, [2022]
 Description
 Book — x, 146 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
 Summary

 Why quantum field theory?
 Quanta
 Developing free field theory
 Interactions
 Feynman rules
 Calculating
 Introduction to renormalization
 Path integrals
 A short guide to the rest of the story
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12. Modern classical physics [2021]
 Thorne, Kip S., author.
 Princeton, New Jersey : Princeton University Press, [2021]
 Description
 Book — 5 volumes (1544 pages) : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm
 Summary

 Volume 1. Statistical physics
 Volume 2. Optics
 Volume 3. Elasticity & fluid dynamics
 Volume 4. Plasma physics
 Volume 5. Relativity & cosmology
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QC21.3 .T46 2021 V.5  Unknown 
 Moore, Thomas A. (Thomas Andrew), author.
 Fourth edition  New York, NY : McGraw Hill LLC, [2023]
 Description
 Book — xix, 188 pages ; 29 cm
 Summary

"This volume is one of six that together comprise the text materials for Six Ideas That Shaped Physics, a unique approach to the two or threesemester calculusbased introductory physics course. I have designed this curriculum (for which these volumes only serve as the text component) to support an introductory course that combines three elements: Inclusion of 20thcentury physics topics, A thoroughly 21stcentury perspective on even classical topics, and Support for a studentcentered and activelearningbased classroom" Provided by publisher
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QC318.17 .M66 2023  Unknown 2hour loan 
PHYSICS4501
 Course
 PHYSICS4501  Light and Heat
 Instructor(s)
 Hayden, Patrick
 Ionescu, Alexandru Dan, 1973 author.
 Princeton : Princeton University Press, 2022
 Description
 Book — ix, 296 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
 Summary

 The main construction and outline of the proof
 Preliminary estimates
 The nonlinearities N^h/[infinity][beta] and n^[psi]
 Improved energy estimates
 Improved profile bounds
 The main theorems
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15. Atom land : a guided tour through the strange (and impossibly small) world of particle physics [2018]
 Map of the invisible
 Butterworth, Jon, author. Author
 New York, NY : The Experiment, LLC, 2018
 Description
 Book — xvi, 284 pages : maps ; 23 cm
 Summary

 Prologue: The journey begins
 Expedition I: Sea legs. Setting sail ; The ocean wave ... ; ... Or particle? ; Traveling in the quantum field
 Expedition II: Atom land. Atoms ; Going subatomic: the electron ; Nuclear options ; The source of chemistry
 Expedition III: The Isle of Leptons, and roads onward. Electromagnetism ; Invariance and relativity ; The good ship Dirac ; Spin and antimatter ; The electron's overweight siblings ; Rest stop
 Gravity: a distant diversion. The weakest force ; Planes and merrygorounds ; Different, yet somehow, the same ; Ripples in the spacetime continuum
 Expedition IV: Great train journeys. Protons, neutrons, and the nucleus ; Hadrons ; Quarks and the strong force ; Life beyond the bridge ; Flavors and generations
 Expedition V: The Isles by air. The weak force ; Parity, helicity, and chirality ; Mixed messages ; North from South
 Expedition VI: The remote neutrino sector. Massless matter? ; The standard model is dead ; long live the standard model! ; Neutrino badlands
 Expedition VII: Into Bosonia. Symmetry and conservation ; Symmetry and bosons ; Virtual particles and the defense against infinity ; Mass and hidden symmetry ; Electroweak symmetry breaking ; Hunting the Higgs
 Expedition VIII: Far East. Why go? ; Clues and constraints ; Sea monsters and dark matters ; Supersymmetry ; Into another dimension? ; Over the edge ; A fifth force ; Into the cosmos
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16. Maxwell's equations in periodic structures [2022]
 Bao, Gang, author.
 Singapore : Springer ; Beijing : Science Press, [2022]
 Description
 Book — xi, 355 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm
 Summary

 Maxwellʼs Equations
 Electromagnetic Waves
 Jump and Boundary Conditions
 Two Fundamental Polarizations
 References
 Diffraction Grating Theory
 Perfectly Conducting Gratings
 Dielectric Gratings
 Biperiodic Gratings
 Perfect Electric Conductors
 Dielectric Media
 References
 Variational Formulations
 The Dirichlet Problem
 The Transmission Problem
 Biperiodic Structures
 Function Spaces
 The Transparent Boundary Condition
 The Variational Problem
 References
 Finite Element Methods
 The Finite Element Method
 Finite Element Analysis for TE Polarization
 Finite Element Analysis for TM Polarization
 Adaptive Finite Element PML Method
 The PML Formulation
 Transparent Boundary Condition for the PML Problem
 Error Estimate of the PML Solution
 The Discrete Problem
 Error Representation Formula
 A Posteriori Error Analysis
 Numerical Results
 Adaptive Finite Element DtN Method
 The Discrete Problem
 A Posteriori Error Analysis
 TM Polarization
 Numerical Results
 Adaptive Finite Element PML Method for Biperiodic Structures
 The PML Formulation
 Transparent Boundary Condition for the PML Problem
 Convergence of the PML Solution
 The Discrete Problem
 A Posteriori Error Analysis
 Numerical Results
 References
 Inverse Diffraction Grating
 Uniqueness Theorems
 The Helmholtz Equation
 Maxwellʼs Equations
 Local Stability
 The Helmholtz Equation
 Maxwellʼs Equations
 Numerical Methods
 References
 NearField Imaging
 NearField Data
 The Variational Problem
 An Analytic Solution
 Convergence of the Power Series
 The Reconstruction Formula
 Error Estimates
 Numerical Results
 FarField Data
 The Reduced Problem
 Transformed Field Expansion
 The Reconstruction Formula
 A Nonlinear Correction Scheme
 Numerical Results
 Maxwellʼs Equations
 The Reduced Model Problem
 Transformed Field Expansion
 The Zerolh Order Term
 The First Order Term
 The Reconstruction Formula
 Numerical Results
 References
 Related Topics
 Method of Boundary Integral Equations
 Model Problems
 Quasiperiodic Greenʼs Function
 Boundary Integral Operators
 Boundary Integral Equations
 Integral Formulas for Rayleighʼs Coefficients
 TimeDomain Problems
 Problem Formulation
 TimeDomain Transparent Boundary Condition
 The Reduced Problem
 A Priori Estimates
 Nonlinear Gratings
 SHG Model
 TETE Polarization
 TMTE Polarization
 Optimal Design Problems
 The Model Problem
 The Optimal Design Problem
 Homogenization of the Design Problem
 The Relaxed Problem
 References
 Appendices
 Index
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QC670 .B36 2022  Unknown 
 Engel, Thomas, 1942 author.
 Fourth edition  [New York] : Pearson Education, Inc., [2019]
 Description
 Book — xii, 656 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color graphs, color portraits ; 29 cm
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18. Quantum field theory and manifold invariants [2021]
 Providence : American Mathematical Society, 2021
 Description
 Book — xv, 476 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm
 Summary

 Introduction to gauge theory / A. Haydys
 Knots, polynomials, and categorification / Jacob Rasmussen
 Lecture notes on Heegard Floer homology / Jennifer Hom
 Advanced topics in gauge theory: mathematics and physics of Higgs bundles / Laura P. Schaposnik
 Gauge theory and a few applications to knot theory / Tomasz S. Mrowka and Donghao Wang
 Lectures on invertible field theories / Soren Galatius
 Topological quantum field theories, knots and BPS states / Pavel Putrov
 Lectures on BPS states and spectral networks / Andrew Neitzke
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19. Memorial volume for Shoucheng Zhang [2022]
 Shoucheng Zhang Memorial Workshop (2019 : Stanford University)
 Singapore ; Hackensack, NJ : World Scientific, [2022]
 Description
 Book — lxvii, 441 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm
 Summary

This book honors the remarkable science and life of Shoucheng Zhang, a condensed matter theorist known for his work on topological insulators, the quantum Hall effect, spintronics, superconductivity, and other fields. It contains the contributions displayed at the Shoucheng Zhang Memorial Workshop held on May 24, 2019 at Stanford University.
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20. Markov processes and quantum theory [2021]
 Nagasawa, Masao, 1933 August 1 author.
 Cham, Switzerland : Birkhäuser, [2021]
 Description
 Book — xii, 339 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
 Summary

 Preface
 Mechanics of Random Motion
 Smooth Motion and Random Motion
 On Stochastic Processes
 Itô's Path Analysis
 Equation of Motion for a Stochastic Process
 Kinematics of Random Motion
 Free Random Motion of a Particle
 Hooke's Force
 Hooke's Force and an Additional Potential
 Complex Evolution Functions
 Superposition Principle
 Entangled Quantum Bit
 Light Emission from a Silicon Semiconductor
 The DoubleSlit Problem
 DoubleSlit Experiment with Photons
 Theory of Photons
 Principle of Least Action
 Transformation of Probability Measures
 Schrödinger Equation and Path Equation
 Applications
 Motion induced by the Coulomb Potential
 Charged Particle in a Magnetic Field
 AharonovBohm Effect
 Tunnel Effect
 BoseEinstein Distribution
 Random Motion and the Light Cone
 Origin of the Universe
 Classification of Boundary Points
 Particle Theory of Electron Holography
 Escherichia coli and Meson models
 HighTemperature Superconductivity
 Momentum, Kinetic Energy, Locality
 Momentum and Kinetic Energy
 Matrix Mechanics
 Function Representations of Operators
 Expectation and Variance
 The Heisenberg Uncertainty Principle
 Kinetic Energy and Variance of Position
 Theory of Hidden Variables
 Einstein's Locality
 Bell's Inequality
 Local Spin Correlation Model
 LongLasting Controversy and Random Motion
 Markov Processes
 TimeHomogeneous Markov Processes
 Transformations by MFunctionals
 Change of Time Scale
 Duality and Time Reversal
 Time Reversal, Last Occurrence Time
 Time Reversal, Equations of Motion
 Conditional Expectation
 Paths of Brownian Motion
 Applications of Relative Entropy
 Relative Entropy
 Variational Principle
 Exponential Family of Distributions
 Existence of Entrance and Exit Functions
 Cloud of Paths
 Kac's Phenomenon of Propagation of Chaos
 Extinction and Creation
 Extinction of Particles
 PiecingTogether Markov Processes
 Branching Markov Processes
 Construction of Branching Markov Processes
 Markov Processes with Age
 Branching Markov Processes with Age
 Bibliography
 Index
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21. Quantum mechanics [2020]
 Mécanique quantique. English
 CohenTannoudji, Claude, 1933 author.
 Second edition  Weinheim, Germany : WileyVCH, [2020]
 Description
 Book — 3 volumes (2353 pages) : illustrations ; 25 cm
 Summary

 volume 1. Basic concepts, tools, and applications
 volume 2. Angular momentum, spin, and approximation methods
 volume 3. Fermions, bosons, photons, correlations, and entanglement
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This new, third volume of CohenTannoudji's groundbreaking textbook covers advanced topics of quantum mechanics such as uncorrelated and correlated identical particles, the quantum theory of the electromagnetic field, absorption, emission and scattering of photons by atoms, and quantum entanglement. Written in a didactically unrivalled manner, the textbook explains the fundamental concepts in seven chapters which are elaborated in accompanying complements that provide more detailed discussions, examples and applications. * Completing the success story: the third and final volume of the quantum mechanics textbook written by 1997 Nobel laureate Claude CohenTannoudji and his colleagues Bernard Diu and Franck Laloe * As easily comprehensible as possible: all steps of the physical background and its mathematical representation are spelled out explicitly * Comprehensive: in addition to the fundamentals themselves, the books comes with a wealth of elaborately explained examples and applications Claude CohenTannoudji was a researcher at the KastlerBrossel laboratory of the Ecole Normale Superieure in Paris where he also studied and received his PhD in 1962. In 1973 he became Professor of atomic and molecular physics at the College des France. His main research interests were optical pumping, quantum optics and atomphoton interactions. In 1997, Claude CohenTannoudji, together with Steven Chu and William D. Phillips, was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics for his research on laser cooling and trapping of neutral atoms. Bernard Diu was Professor at the Denis Diderot University (Paris VII). He was engaged in research at the Laboratory of Theoretical Physics and High Energy where his focus was on strong interactions physics and statistical mechanics. Franck Laloe was a researcher at the KastlerBrossel laboratory of the Ecole Normale Superieure in Paris. His first assignment was with the University of Paris VI before he was appointed to the CNRS, the French National Research Center. His research was focused on optical pumping, statistical mechanics of quantum gases, musical acoustics and the foundations of quantum mechanics.
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 Fradkin, Eduardo, author.
 Princeton, New Jersey : Princeton University Press, [2021]
 Description
 Book — xix, 732 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm
 Summary

 Introduction to field theory
 Classical field theory
 Classical symmetries and conservation laws
 Canonical quantization
 Path integrals in quantum mechanics and quantum field theory
 Nonrelativistic field theory
 Quantization of the free Dirac field
 Coherentstate pathintegral quantization of quantum field theory
 Quantization of gauge fields
 Observables and propagators
 Perturbation theory and Feynman diagrams
 Vertex functions, the effective potential and symmetry breaking
 Perturbation theory, regularization and renormalization
 Quantum field theory and statistical mechanics
 The renormalization group
 The perturbative renormalization group
 The 1/N expansions
 Phases of gauge theory
 Instantons and solitons
 Anomalies in quantum field theory
 Conformal field theory
 Topological field theory
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23. String theory in a nutshell [2019]
 Kiritsis, Elias, author.
 Second edition  Princeton and Oxford : Princeton University Press, [2019]
 Description
 Book — xxiv, 855 pages : illustrations ; 26cm
 Summary

 Classical string theory
 Quantization of bosonic strings
 Conformal field theory
 Scattering amplitudes and vertex operators
 Strings in background fields
 Superstrings and supersymmetry
 Dbranes
 Compactification and supersymmetry breaking
 Loop corrections to string effective couplings
 Duality connections and nonperturbative effects
 Compactifications with fluxes
 Black holes and entropy in string theory
 The bulk/boundary (holographic) correspondence
 Applications of the holographic correspondence
 String theory and matrix models
 Appendix A : Twodimensional complex geometry
 Appendix B : Differential forms
 Appendix C : Conformal transformations and curvature
 Appendix D: Theta and other elliptic functions
 Appendix E : Toroidal lattice sums
 Appendix F : Toroidal KaluzaKlein reduction
 Appendix G : The ReissnerNordström black hole
 Appendix H : Electricmagnetic duality in D = 4
 Appendix I : Supersymmetric actions in ten and eleven dimensions
 Appendix J : N = 1,2, fourdimensional supergravity coupled to matter
 Appendix K : BPS multiplets in four dimensions
 Appendix L : The geometry of antide Sitter space
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 Fleisch, Daniel A., author.
 Cambridge, United Kingdom ; New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, 2020
 Description
 Book — xi, 223 pages : illustrations (black and white) ; 23 cm
 Summary

 Preface
 Acknowledgements
 1. Vectors and functions
 2. Operators and Eigenfunctions
 3. The Schroedinger equation
 4. Solving the Schroedinger equation
 5. Solutions for specific potentials
 References
 Index.
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 Rosenblum, Erica Bree, author.
 New York : Oxford University Press, [2021]
 Description
 Book — xxii, 392 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color maps ; 24 cm
 Summary

 UNIT I: SETTING THE STAGE
 Chapter 1. Approaches in Global Change Biology How Did the Field of Global Change Biology Develop? How Are Global Change Biology Studies Designed? What Key Research Approaches Are Used in Global Change Biology? What Key Tools Are Used in Global Change Biology? Core Concepts: How are Data Displayed? Meet the Data: The Economic Value of Nature Taking a Closer Look: The Value of Biological Diversity
 Chapter 2. Brief History of Life on Earth What Key Transitions Led to the Emergence of Life on Earth? How Did Cellular Life Evolve and Diversify? What Evolutionary Processes Shape Biological Diversity? When Have Speciation and Extinction Rates Been Particularly High? Core Concepts: What is a Phylogenetic Tree? Meet the Data: The Ring of Life Taking a Closer Look: Biological Levels of Change
 Chapter 3. Rise of the Humans When and How Did Early Hominids Evolve? When and How Did Modern Humans Spread Around the World? How Did Early Human Civilizations Impact the Environment? Core Concepts: What Is In a Name? Meet the Data: Ice Age Genetics Taking a Closer Look: The Evolutionary Success of Humans
 Chapter 4. The Anthropocene What Is the Anthropocene and When Did It Begin? What Are Patterns of Contemporary Population Growth? How Are Contemporary Human Civilizations Impacting the Environment? How Do Anthropogenic Stressors Interact with Each Other? What Influences Overall Vulnerability to Global Change Pressures? Core Concepts: What is Climate and How Is It Measured? Meet the Data: Pollinators and Pesticides Taking a Closer Look: Historical and Contemporary Climate Change UNIT II: CORE RESPONSES TO GLOBAL CHANGE STRESSORS
 Chapter 5. Core Responses: Move How and Why Do Organisms Move? What Is a Geographic Range? What Factors Determine a Species' Geographic Range? Do Range Changes Occur Even Without Anthropogenic Influence? What Types of Range Changes Occur in Response to Anthropogenic Pressures? How Do Scientists Predict Range Changes? Core Concepts: What Is a Niche? Meet the Data: A Century of Change in Yosemite Taking a Closer Look: Globalization and Invasive Species
 Chapter 6. Core Responses: Adjust What Is Phenotypic Plasticity? Is the Capacity for Plasticity Consistent Across Traits and Species? What Types of Plasticity Occur in Response to Global Change What Mechanisms Underlie Phenotypic Plasticity? How Do Scientists Assess and Predict Phenotypic Plasticity? Can Plasticity Facilitate LongTerm Persistence? Core Concepts: What Are the Mechanisms of Heredity? Meet the Data: Phenology and Global Warming Taking a Closer Look: Urbanization
 Chapter 7. Core Responses: Adapt What Conditions Are Required for Adaptation? What Is an Example of Evolution by Natural Selection? What Types of Adaptation Occur in Response to Global Change Pressures? How Do Scientists Identify Adaptations and Predict Adaptive Potential? Can Adaptation Prevent Extinction? Core Concepts: Where Does Genetic Variation Come From? Meet the Data: The Daphnia Time Machine Taking a Closer Look: Coral Reefs
 Chapter 8. Core Responses: Die How Is the Survival of Individuals, Populations, and Species Connected? What Are Examples of Extinction in Response to Global Change Pressures? How Do Scientists Estimate Extinction Risk? How Do Scientists Summarize Global Patterns of Extinction Risk? What Is the Sixth Mass Extinction? Core Concepts: What is Extinction Debt? Meet the Data: The Sixth Mass Extinction Taking a Closer Look: Amphibian Declines UNIT III: COMPLEX RESPONSES TO GLOBAL CHANGE PRESSURES
 Chapter 9. CommunityLevel Responses What Are Key Types of Biological Interactions? How Do Global Change Pressures Affect Biological Interactions? How Does Extinction Affect Communities? What Are Cascading Effects? Core Concepts: What Are Above and BelowGround Food Webs? Meet the Data: The Collapse of Mutualisms Taking a Closer Look: Kelp Forests and Trophic Cascades
 Chapter 10. EcosystemLevel Responses What Are Biogeochemical Cycles? How Do Global Change Pressures Impact Ecosystems? How Do Global Change Pressures Impact LargeScale Earth Systems? What Is a Feedback? What Is Ecosystem Collapse? What Is Ecosystem Resilience? Core Concepts: What is a Biodiversity Hotspot? Meet the Data: Greenhouse Gases in the Soil Taking a Closer Look: Factors Influencing Response to Global Change UNIT IV: NEW HORIZONS
 Chapter 11. Conservation in an Era of Global Change Why Is It Important to Explicitly Define Conservation Priorities? Why Is It Important to Match Conservation Actions to Particular Biological Levels? What Are Examples of FineFilter Conservation Strategies? What Are Examples of CoarseFilter Conservation Strategies? What Is Adaptive Management? Core Concepts: What is Climate Mitigation? Meet the Data: Maximizing Evolutionary Diversity Taking a Closer Look: Emerging Technologies and Conservation Ethics
 Chapter 12. Aligning the Interests of Biodiversity and Human Society What Are Coupled HumanNatural Systems? What Societal Levers Can Be Used to Support Biodiversity Conservation? How Can Individuals Support Biodiversity Conservation? How Can Collectives Support Biodiversity Conservation? How Can Policy Action Support Biodiversity Conservation? What Is the Forecast for the Future? Core Concepts: What is I=PAT? Meet the Data: Financial Incentives for Dynamic Conservation Taking a Closer Look: Environmental Worldviews.
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 Feehan, Paul M. N., 1961 author.
 Providence, RI : American Mathematical Society, [2020]
 Description
 Book — xiii, 138 pages ; 26 cm
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"We prove LojasiewiczSimon gradient inequalities for coupled YangMills energy functions using Sobolev spaces which impose minimal regularity requirements on pairs of connections and sections. The LojasiewiczSimon gradient inequalities for coupled YangMills energy functions generalize that of the pure YangMills energy function due to the first author (Feehan, 2014) for base manifolds of arbitrary dimension and due to R"ade (1992, Proposition 7.2) for dimensions two and three" Provided by publisher
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27. Atoms, molecules and photons : an introduction to atomic, molecular and quantum physics [2018]
 Demtröder, W., author.
 Third edition  Berlin, Germany : Springer, [2018]
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 Book — xviii, 551 pages : illustrations (some colour) ; 29 cm
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 Introduction. The Concept of the Atom. Development of Quantum Physics. Basic Concepts of Quantum Mechanics. The Hydrogen Atom. Atoms with More Than One Electron. Emission and Absorption of Electromagnetic Radiation by Atoms. Lasers. Diatomic Molecules. Polyatomic Molecules. Experimental Techniques in Atomic and Molecular Physics. Modern Developments in Atomic and Molecular Physics. Chronological Table for the Development of Atomic and Molecular Physics. Solutions to the Exercises.
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28. A guide to experiments in quantum optics [2019]
 Bachor, H.A. (HansAlbert), author.
 Third edition  Weinheim, Germany : WileyVCH Verlag GmbH, [2019]
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 Book — xix, 565 pages ; 25 cm
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 Classical models of light
 Photons : the motivation to go beyond classical optics
 Quantum odels of light
 Basic optical components
 Lasers and amplifiers
 Photon generation and detection
 Quantum noise : basic measurements and techniques
 Squeezed light
 Applications of quantum light
 QND
 Fundamental tests of quantum mechanics Quantum information
 The future : from Qdemonstrations to Qtechnologies
 Appendix A : List of quantum operators, states, and functions
 Appendix B: Calculation of the quantum properties of a feedback loop
 Appendix C : Detection of signal and noise with an ESA reference
 Appendix D : An example of analogue processing of photocurrents
 Appendix E : Symbols and abbreviations
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 Krems, Roman V., 1977 author.
 Hoboken, NJ : John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2019
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 Book — xxxi, 352 pages ; 24 cm
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 List of Figures xiii List of Tables xxv Preface xxvii Acknowledgments xxxi 1 Introduction to Rotational, Fine, and Hyperfine Structure of Molecular Radicals 1 1.1 Why Molecules are Complex 1 1.2 Separation of Scales 3 1.2.1 Electronic Energy 5 1.2.2 Vibrational Energy 10 1.2.3 Rotational and Fine Structure 14 1.3 Rotation of a Molecule 17 1.4 Hund's Cases 21 1.4.1 Hund's Coupling Case (a) 21 1.4.2 Hund's Coupling Case (b) 22 1.4.3 Hund's Coupling Case (c) 23 1.5 Parity of Molecular States 23 1.6 General Notation for Molecular States 27 1.7 Hyperfine Structure of Molecules 28 1.7.1 Magnetic Interactions with Nuclei 28 1.7.2 Fermi Contact Interaction 29 1.7.3 LongRange Magnetic Dipole Interaction 30 1.7.4 Electric Quadrupole Hyperfine Interaction 31 Exercises 31 2 DCStarkEffect 35 2.1 Electric Field Perturbations 35 2.2 Electric Dipole Moment 37 2.3 Linear and Quadratic Stark Shifts 40 2.4 Stark Shifts of Rotational Levels 42 2.4.1 Molecules in a 1 Electronic State 42 2.4.2 Molecules in a 2 Electronic State 46 2.4.3 Molecules in a 3 Electronic State 48 2.4.4 Molecules in a 1 Electronic State  Doubling 51 2.4.5 Molecules in a 2 Electronic State 54 Exercises 56 3 Zeeman Effect 59 3.1 The Electron Spin 59 3.1.1 The Dirac Equation 60 3.2 Zeeman Energy of a Moving Electron 63 3.3 Magnetic Dipole Moment 64 3.4 Zeeman Operator in the MoleculeFixed Frame 66 3.5 Zeeman Shifts of Rotational Levels 67 3.5.1 Molecules in a 2 State 67 3.5.2 Molecules in a 2 Electronic State 71 3.5.3 Isolated States 74 3.6 Nuclear Zeeman Effect 75 3.6.1 Zeeman Effect in a 1 Molecule 76 Exercises 78 4 ACStarkEffect 81 4.1 Periodic Hamiltonians 82 4.2 The Floquet Theory 84 4.2.1 Floquet Matrix 88 4.2.2 Time Evolution Operator 89 4.2.3 Brief Summary of Floquet Theory Results 90 4.3 TwoMode Floquet Theory 92 4.4 RotatingWave Approximation 94 4.5 Dynamic Dipole Polarizability 96 4.5.1 Polarizability Tensor 97 4.5.2 Dipole Polarizability of a DiatomicMolecule 99 4.5.3 Rotational vs Vibrational vs Electronic Polarizability 101 4.6 Molecules in an OffResonant Laser Field 104 4.7 Molecules in a Microwave Field 107 4.8 Molecules in a Quantized Field 109 4.8.1 Field Quantization 109 4.8.2 Interaction of Molecules with Quantized Field 116 4.8.3 Quantized Field vs Floquet Theory 117 Exercises 118 5 Molecular Rotations Under Control 121 5.1 Orientation and Alignment 122 5.1.1 OrientingMolecular Axis in Laboratory Frame 123 5.1.2 Quantum Pendulum 126 5.1.3 Pendular States of Molecules 129 5.1.4 Alignment of Molecules by Intense Laser Fields 131 5.2 Molecular Centrifuge 136 5.3 OrientingMolecules Matters Which Side Chemistry 140 5.4 Conclusion 142 Exercises 142 6 External Field Traps 145 6.1 Deflection and Focusing of Molecular Beams 146 6.2 Electric (and Magnetic) Slowing of Molecular Beams 151 6.3 Earnshaw'sTheorem 155 6.4 Electric Traps 158 6.5 Magnetic Traps 162 6.6 Optical Dipole Trap 165 6.7 Microwave Trap 167 6.8 Optical Lattices 168 6.9 Some Applications of External Field Traps 171 Exercises 173 7 Molecules in Superimposed Fields 175 7.1 Effects of Combined DC Electric andMagnetic Fields 175 7.1.1 Linear Stark Effect at Low Fields 175 7.1.2 Imaging of RadioFrequency Fields 178 7.2 Effects of Combined DC and AC Electric Fields 181 7.2.1 Enhancement of Orientation by Laser Fields 181 7.2.2 Tug ofWar Between DC and Microwave Fields 182 8 Molecular Collisions in External Fields 187 8.1 CoupledChannelTheory of Molecular Collisions 188 8.1.1 A Very General Formulation 188 8.1.2 Boundary Conditions 191 8.1.3 Scattering Amplitude 194 8.1.4 Scattering Cross
 Section 197 8.1.5 Scattering of Identical Molecules 200 8.1.6 Numerical Integration of CoupledChannel Equations 204 8.2 Interactions with External Fields 208 8.2.1 CoupledChannel Equations in Arbitrary Basis 208 8.2.2 External Field Couplings 209 8.3 The ArthursDalgarno Representation 211 8.4 Scattering Rates 214 9 Matrix Elements of Collision Hamiltonians 217 9.1 WignerEckartTheorem 218 9.2 Spherical Tensor Contraction 220 9.3 Collisions in a Magnetic Field 221 9.3.1 Collisions of 1SAtoms with 2 Molecules 221 9.3.2 Collisions of 1SAtoms with 3 Molecules 225 9.4 Collisions in an Electric Field 229 9.4.1 Collisions of 2 Molecules with 1S Atoms 229 9.5 AtomMolecule Collisions in a Microwave Field 232 9.6 Total Angular Momentum Representation for Collisions in Fields 234 10 FieldInduced Scattering Resonances 239 10.1 Feshbach vs Shape Resonances 239 10.2 The Green's Operator in Scattering Theory 242 10.3 Feshbach Projection Operators 243 10.4 Resonant Scattering 246 10.5 Calculation of Resonance Locations andWidths 249 10.5.1 Single Open Channel 249 10.5.2 Multiple Open Channels 249 10.6 Locating FieldInduced Resonances 252 11 Field Control of Molecular Collisions 257 11.1 Why to Control Molecular Collisions 257 11.2 Molecular Collisions are Difficult to Control 259 11.3 General Mechanisms for External Field Control 261 11.4 Resonant Scattering 261 11.5 Zeeman and Stark Relaxation at Zero Collision Energy 264 11.6 Effect of Parity Breaking in Combined Fields 269 11.7 Differential Scattering in Electromagnetic Fields 271 11.8 Collisions in Restricted Geometries 272 11.8.1 Threshold Scattering of Molecules in Two Dimensions 276 11.8.2 Collisions in a QuasiTwoDimensional Geometry 280 12 Ultracold Controlled Chemistry 283 12.1 Can Chemistry Happen at Zero Kelvin? 284 12.2 Ultracold Stereodynamics 287 12.3 Molecular Beams Under Control 289 12.4 Reactions in Magnetic Traps 289 12.5 Ultracold Chemistry  The Why and What's Next? 291 12.5.1 Practical Importance of Ultracold Chemistry? 291 12.5.2 Fundamental Importance of Ultracold Controlled Chemistry 293 12.5.3 A Brief Outlook 294 A Unit Conversion Factors 297 B Addition of AngularMomenta 299 B.1 The ClebschGordan Coefficients 301 B.2 TheWigner 3jSymbols 303 B.3 The Raising and Lowering Operators 304 C Direction Cosine Matrix 307 D Wigner DFunctions 309 D.1 Matrix elements involving Dfunctions 311 E Spherical tensors 315 E.1 Scalar and Vector Products of Vectors in Spherical Basis 317 E.2 Scalar and Tensor Products of Spherical Tensors 318 References 321 Index 347.
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This book introduces the reader to the quantum theories needed to describe the interactions of diatomic molecules with electromagnetic fields and systematically discusses the effects of static and dynamic electric and magnetic fields on the rotational, fine, and hyperfine structure of molecules. It illustrates how the concepts developed in ultracold physics research have lead to what may be the beginning of controlled chemistry in the fully quantum regime. The theories described are applied to discuss examples from research on trapping molecules in electromagnetic fields, laser control of molecular rotations and external field control of microscopic intermolecular interactions. The book presents the description of scattering theory for molecules in electromagnetic fields and is written to be a practical guide for students working on various aspects of molecular interactions.
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30. Modern quantum mechanics [2020]
 Sakurai, J. J. (Jun John), 19331982, author.
 Third edition  New York : Cambridge University Press, 2021
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 Book — xxi, 548 pages : illustrations (black and white) ; 26 cm
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 1. Fundamental concepts
 2. Quantum dynamics
 3. Theory of angular momentum
 4. Symmetry in quantum mechanics
 5. Approximation methods
 6. Scattering theory
 7. Identical particles
 8. Relativistic quantum mechanics
 Appendix A. Electromagnetic units
 Appendix B. Elementary solutions to Schroedinger's wave equation
 Appendix C. Hamiltonian for a charge in an electromagnetic field
 Appendix D. Proof of the angularmomentum addition rule (3.8.38)
 Appendix E. Finding ClebschGordan coefficients
 Appendix F. Notes on complex variables.
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 Zee, A., author.
 Princeton, New Jersey : Princeton University Press, [2020]
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 Book — xxiv, 430 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
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The essential primer for physics students who want to build their physical intuition Presented in A. Zee's incomparably engaging style, this book introduces physics students to the practice of using physical reasoning and judicious guesses to get at the crux of a problem. An essential primer for advanced undergraduates and beyond, Fly by Night Physics reveals the simple and effective techniques that researchers use to think through a problem to its solutionor failing that, to smartly guess the answerbefore starting any calculations. In typical physics classrooms, students seek to master an enormous toolbox of mathematical methods, which are necessary to do the precise calculations used in physics. Consequently, students often develop the unfortunate impression that physics consists of welldefined problems that can be solved with tightly reasoned and logical steps. Idealized textbook exercises and homework problems reinforce this erroneous impression. As a result, even the best students can find themselves completely unprepared for the challenges of doing actual research. In reality, physics is replete with back of the envelope estimates, order of magnitude guesses, and fly by night leaps of logic. Including exciting problems related to cuttingedge topics in physics, from Hawking radiation to gravity waves, this indispensable book will help students more deeply understand the equations they have learned and develop the confidence to start flying by night to arrive at the answers they seek. For instructors, a solutions manual is available upon request.
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 Clay Mathematics Institute. Summer School (2014 : Madrid, Spain), author.
 Providence, RI : Published by the American Mathematical Society for the Clay Mathematics Institute, [2020]
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 Book — xiv, 229 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
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 Foreword / Yuri I. Manin
 Feynman integrals in mathematics and physics / Spencer Bloch
 Feynman integrals and periods in configuration spaces / Özgür Ceyhan and Matilde Marcolli
 Introductory course on ladic sheaves and their ramification theory on curves / Lars Kindler and Kay Rülling
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33. Fundamentals of condensed matter physics [2016]
 Cohen, Marvin L., author.
 Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2016
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 Book — xiii, 446 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
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 Part I. Basic Concepts: Electrons and Phonons: 1. Concept of a solid: qualitative introduction and overview 2. Electrons in crystals 3. Electronic energy bands 4. Lattice vibrations and phonons.
 Part II. Electron Interactions, Dynamics and Responses: 5. Electron dynamics in crystals 6. Manyelectron interactions: the interacting electron gas and beyond 7. Density functional theory 8. The dielectric function for solids.
 Part III. Optical and Transport Phenomena: 9. Electronic transitions and optical properties of solids 10. Electronphonon interactions 11. Dynamics of crystal electrons in a magnetic field 12. Fundamentals of transport phenomena in solids.
 Part IV. Superconductivity, Magnetism, and Lower Dimensional Systems: 13. Using manybody techniques 14. Superconductivity 15. Magnetism 16. Reduceddimensional systems and nanostructures. Index.
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 Goodman, Joseph W. author.
 Second edition  Bellingham, Washington : SPIE Press, [2020]
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 Book — xvi, 451 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
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Speckle, a granular structure appearing in images and diffraction patterns produced by objects that are rough on the scale of an optical wavelength, is a ubiquitous phenomenon, appearing in optics, acoustics, microwaves, and other fields. This book provides comprehensive coverage of this subject, including both the underlying statistical theory and the applications of this phenomenon. This second edition offers improvements of several topics and addition of significant amounts of new material, including discussion of: generalized random walks, speckle in the eye, polarization speckle (and the statistics of the Stokes parameters in a speckle pattern), the effects of angle and wavelength changes on speckle, the statistics of speckle from "smooth" surfaces, and a spectrometer based on speckle. Many new references are also included. As with the first edition, a multitude of areas of application are covered.
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 Coulombel, JeanFrançois, author.
 Providence, RI : American Mathematical Society, 2020
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 Book — v, 151 pages ; 26 cm
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 General introduction Derivation of the weakly nonlinear amplitude equation Existence of exact solutions Approximate solutions Error Analysis and proof of Theorem 3.8 Some extensions Appendix A. Singular pseudodifferential calculus for pulses Bibliography.
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36. The physics of energy [2018]
 Jaffe, Robert L., author.
 Cambridge, United Kingdom ; New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, 2018
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 Book — xxi, 874 pages : illustrations, maps ; 29 cm
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 Part I. Basic Energy Physics and Uses: 1. Introduction
 2. Mechanical energy
 3. Electromagnetic energy
 4. Waves and light
 5. Thermodynamics I: heat and thermal energy
 6. Heat transfer
 7. Introduction to quantum physics
 8. Thermodynamics II: entropy and temperature
 9. Energy in matter
 10. Thermal energy conversion
 11. Internal combustion engines
 12. Phasechange energy conversion
 13. Thermal power and heat extraction cycles
 Part II. Energy Sources: 14. The forces of nature
 15. Quantum phenomena in energy systems
 16. An overview of nuclear power
 17. Structure, properties and decays of nuclei
 18. Nuclear energy processes: fission and fusion
 19. Nuclear fission reactors and nuclear fusion experiments
 20. Ionizing radiation
 21. Energy in the universe
 22. Solar energy: solar production and radiation
 23. Solar energy: solar radiation on Earth
 24. Solar thermal energy
 25. Photovoltaic solar cells
 26. Biological energy
 27. Ocean energy flow
 28. Wind: a highly variable resource
 29. Fluids  the basics
 30. Wind turbines
 31. Energy from moving water: hydro, wave, tidal, and marine current power
 32. Geothermal energy
 33. Fossil fuels
 Part III. Energy System Issues and Externalities: 34. Energy and climate
 35. Earth's climate: past, present, and future
 36. Energy efficiency, conservation, and changing energy sources
 37. Energy storage
 38. Electricity generation and transmission.
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 Colton, David L., 1943 author.
 Fourth edition  Cham, Switzerland : Springer, [2019]
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 Book — xvii, 518 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
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 Introduction
 The Direct Scattering Problem
 The Inverse Scattering Problem
 The Helmholtz Equation
 Acoustic Waves
 Green's Theorem and Formula
 Spherical Harmonics
 Spherical Bessel Functions
 The Far Field Pattern
 Direct Acoustic Obstacle Scattering
 Single and DoubleLayer Potentials
 Scattering from a SoundSoft Obstacle
 Impedance Boundary Conditions
 Herglotz Wave Functions and the Far Field Operator
 The TwoDimensional Case
 On the Numerical Solution in R2
 On the Numerical Solution in R3
 IllPosed Problems
 The Concept of IllPosedness
 Regularization Methods
 Singular Value Decomposition
 Tikhonov Regularization
 Nonlinear Operators
 Inverse Acoustic Obstacle Scattering
 Uniqueness
 Physical Optics Approximation
 Continuity and Differentiability of the Far Field Mapping
 Iterative Solution Methods
 Decomposition Methods
 Sampling Methods
 The Maxwell Equations
 Electromagnetic Waves
 Green's Theorem and Formula
 Vector Potentials
 Scattering from a Perfect Conductor
 Vector Wave Functions
 Herglotz Pairs and the Far Field Operator
 Inverse Electromagnetic Obstacle Scattering
 Uniqueness
 Continuity and Differentiability of the Far Field Mapping
 Iterative Solution Methods
 Decomposition Methods
 Sampling Methods
 Acoustic Waves in an Inhomogeneous Medium
 Physical Background
 The LippmannSchwinger Equation
 The Unique Continuation Principle
 The Far Field Pattern
 The Analytic Fredholm Theory
 Transmission Eigenvalues
 Numerical Methods
 Electromagnetic Waves in an Inhomogeneous Medium
 Physical Background
 Existence and Uniqueness
 The Far Field Patterns
 The Spherically Stratified Dielectric Medium
 The Exterior Impedance Boundary Value Problem
 Transmission Eigenvalues
 Existence of Transmission Eigenvalues
 Integral Equation Methods for Transmission Eigenvalues
 Complex Transmission Eigenvalues for Spherically Stratified Media
 The Inverse Spectral Problem for Transmission Eigenvalues
 Modified Transmission Eigenvalues and Their Use as Target Signatures
 The Inverse Medium Problem
 The Inverse Medium Problem for Acoustic Waves
 Uniqueness
 Iterative Solution Methods
 Decomposition Methods
 Sampling Methods
 The Inverse Medium Problem for Electromagnetic Waves
 Remarks on Anisotropic Media
 Numerical Examples
 References
 Index
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The inverse scattering problem is central to many areas of science and technology such as radar and sonar, medical imaging, geophysical exploration and nondestructive testing. This book is devoted to the mathematical and numerical analysis of the inverse scattering problem for acoustic and electromagnetic waves. In this third edition, new sections have been added on the linear sampling and factorization methods for solving the inverse scattering problem as well as expanded treatments of iteration methods and uniqueness theorems for the inverse obstacle problem. These additions have in turn required an expanded presentation of both transmission eigenvalues and boundary integral equations in Sobolev spaces. As in the previous editions, emphasis has been given to simplicity over generality thus providing the reader with an accessible introduction to the field of inverse scattering theory. Review of earlier editions: "Colton and Kress have written a scholarly, state of the art account of their view of direct and inverse scattering. The book is a pleasure to read as a graduate text or to dip into at leisure. It suggests a number of open problems and will be a source of inspiration for many years to come." SIAM Review, September 1994 "This book should be on the desk of any researcher, any student, any teacher interested in scattering theory." Mathematical Intelligencer, June 1994.
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The inverse scattering problem is central to many areas of science and technology such as radar, sonar, medical imaging, geophysical exploration and nondestructive testing. This book is devoted to the mathematical and numerical analysis of the inverse scattering problem for acoustic and electromagnetic waves. In this fourth edition, a number of significant additions have been made including a new chapter on transmission eigenvalues and a new section on the impedance boundary condition where particular attention has been made to the generalized impedance boundary condition and to nonlocal impedance boundary conditions. Brief discussions on the generalized linear sampling method, the method of recursive linearization, anisotropic media and the use of target signatures in inverse scattering theory have also been added.
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This book is devoted to the mathematical and numerical analysis of the inverse scattering problem for acoustic and electromagnetic waves. The second edition includes material on Newton's method for the inverse obstacle problem, an elegant proof of uniqueness for the inverse medium problem, a discussion of the spectral theory of the far field operator and a method for determining the support of an inhomogeneous medium from far field data.
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38. Climate change and its impact on ecosystem services and biodiversity in arid and semiarid zones [2019]
 Hershey PA : Engineering Science Reference (an imprint of IGI Global), [2019]
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 Book — xxiii, 408 pages : illustrations (xome color) ; 29 cm
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 Climatic and ecoepidemiological aspects of zoonotic cutaneous leishmaniasis in Ouarzazate Province, Morocco / Ahmed Karmaoui
 Seasonal distribution of zoonotic cutaneous leishmaniasis, in Middle Draa Valley, south of Morocco / Ahmed Karmaoui, Siham Zerouali
 Waterclimateleishmaniasis nexus in an endemic focus of zoonotic cutaneous leishmaniasis, the Middle Draa Valley, Morocco / Ahmed Karmaoui, Siham Zerouali
 Associations between climate and the activity of the phlebotomus papatasi, vector of cutaneous leishmaniasis / Ahmed Karmaoui, Siham Zerouali
 Environmental vulnerability and the need to establish longterm ecological research network in Morocco (MoLTER) / Ahmed Karmaoui, Siham Zerouali
 Drought and desertification, exploring the connections under the young eyes in Moroccan preSahara, Draa Valleys / Ahmed Karmaoui, Siham Zerouali
 Ecological and social drivers of ecosystem vulnerability in Oasis Biome, Morocco / Ahmed Karmaoui
 Biodiversity informatics management initiative in consonance with conservation and ecosystem services in climate change adaptation / Dipankar Saha, R.K. Bhatt
 Climate change, ecosystem services and food security / Samreen Siddiqui
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 Hergert, W. (Wolfram), author.
 Weinheim : WileyVCH, 2018
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 Book — xiii, 364 pages ; 24 cm
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 1 Preface 2 Introduction
 I Basics of group theory 3 Symmetry operations and transformations of fields 4 Basic abstract group theory 5 Discrete symmetry groups for solid state physics and photonics 6 Representation theory 7 Symmetry in kspace
 II Applications in electronic structure theory 8 Solution of the Schroedinger equation 9 Generalization to include the spin 10 Electronic energy bands
 III Applications in photonics 11 Solution of Maxwell's equations 12 Twodimensional photonic crystals 13 Threedimensional photonic crystals 14 Other Applications
 A Mathematica Package Reference B Connection of the group theory package to MPB and MEEP.
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 Preface VII
 1 Introduction 1 1.1 Symmetries in SolidState Physics and Photonics 4 1.2 A Basic Example: Symmetries of a Square 6 Part One Basics of Group Theory 9
 2 Symmetry Operations and Transformations of Fields 11 2.1 Rotations and Translations 11 2.1.1 Rotation Matrices 13 2.1.2 Euler Angles 16 2.1.3 EulerRodrigues Parameters and Quaternions 18 2.1.4 Translations and General Transformations 23 2.2 Transformation of Fields 25 2.2.1 Transformation of Scalar Fields and Angular Momentum 26 2.2.2 Transformation of Vector Fields and Total Angular Momentum 27 2.2.3 Spinors 28
 3 Basics Abstract Group Theory 33 3.1 Basic Definitions 33 3.1.1 Isomorphism and Homomorphism 38 3.2 Structure of Groups 39 3.2.1 Classes 40 3.2.2 Cosets and Normal Divisors 42 3.3 Quotient Groups 46 3.4 Product Groups 48
 4 Discrete Symmetry Groups in SolidState Physics and Photonics 51 4.1 Point Groups 52 4.1.1 Notation of Symmetry Elements 52 4.1.2 Classification of Point Groups 56 4.2 Space Groups 59 4.2.1 Lattices, Translation Group 59 4.2.2 Symmorphic and Nonsymmorphic Space Groups 62 4.2.3 Site Symmetry, Wyckoff Positions, and WignerSeitz Cell 65 4.3 Color Groups and Magnetic Groups 69 4.3.1 Magnetic Point Groups 69 4.3.2 Magnetic Lattices 72 4.3.3 Magnetic Space Groups 73 4.4 Noncrystallographic Groups, Buckyballs, and Nanotubes 75 4.4.1 Structure and Group Theory of Nanotubes 75 4.4.2 Buckminsterfullerene C60 79
 5 Representation Theory 83 5.1 Definition of Matrix Representations 84 5.2 Reducible and Irreducible Representations 88 5.2.1 The Orthogonality Theorem for Irreducible Representations 90 5.3 Characters and Character Tables 94 5.3.1 The Orthogonality Theorem for Characters 96 5.3.2 Character Tables 98 5.3.3 Notations of Irreducible Representations 98 5.3.4 Decomposition of Reducible Representations 102 5.4 Projection Operators and Basis Functions of Representations 105 5.5 Direct Product Representations 112 5.6 WignerEckart Theorem 120 5.7 Induced Representations 123
 6 Symmetry and Representation Theory in kSpace 133 6.1 The Cyclic Bornvon Karman Boundary Condition and the Bloch Wave 133 6.2 The Reciprocal Lattice 136 6.3 The Brillouin Zone and the Group of the Wave Vector k 137 6.4 Irreducible Representations of Symmorphic Space Groups 142 6.5 Irreducible Representations of Nonsymmorphic Space Groups 143 Part Two Applications in Electronic Structure Theory 149
 7 Solution of the SCHROEDINGER Equation 151 7.1 The Schroedinger Equation 151 7.2 The Group of the Schroedinger Equation 153 7.3 Degeneracy of Energy States 154 7.4 TimeIndependent Perturbation Theory 157 7.4.1 General Formalism 159 7.4.2 Crystal Field Expansion 160 7.4.3 Crystal Field Operators 164 7.5 Transition Probabilities and Selection Rules 169
 8 Generalization to Include the Spin 177 8.1 The Pauli Equation 177 8.2 Homomorphism between SU(2) and SO(3) 178 8.3 Transformation of the SpinOrbit Coupling Operator 180 8.4 The Group of the Pauli Equation and Double Groups 183 8.5 Irreducible Representations of Double Groups 186 8.6 Splitting of Degeneracies by SpinOrbit Coupling 189 8.7 TimeReversal Symmetry 193 8.7.1 The Reality of Representations 193 8.7.2 SpinIndependent Theory 194 8.7.3 SpinDependent Theory 196
 9 Electronic Structure Calculations 197 9.1 Solution of the Schroedinger Equation for a Crystal 197 9.2 Symmetry Properties of Energy Bands 198 9.2.1 Degeneracy and Symmetry of Energy Bands 200 9.2.2 Compatibility Relations and Crossing of Bands 201 9.3 SymmetryAdapted Functions 203 9.3.1 SymmetryAdapted Plane Waves 203 9.3.2 Localized Orbitals 205 9.4 Construction of TightBinding Hamiltonians 210 9.4.1 Hamiltonians in TwoCenter Form 212 9.4.2 Hamiltonians in ThreeCenter Form 216 9.4.3 Inclusion of SpinOrbit Interaction 224 9.4.4 TightBinding Hamiltonians from ab initio Calculations 225 9.5 Hamiltonians Based on Plane Waves 227 9.6 Electronic Energy Bands and Irreducible Representations 230 9.7 Examples and Applications 236 9.7.1 Calculation of Fermi Surfaces 236 9.7.2 Electronic Structure of Carbon Nanotubes 238 9.7.3 Tightbinding RealSpace Calculations 240 9.7.4 SpinOrbit Coupling in Semiconductors 245 9.7.5 TightBinding Models for Oxides 247 Part Three Applications in Photonics 251
 10 Solution of MAXWELL's Equations 253 10.1 Maxwell's Equations and the Master Equation for Photonic Crystals 254 10.1.1 The Master Equation 254 10.1.2 One and TwoDimensional Problems 256 10.2 Group of the Master Equation 257 10.3 Master Equation as an Eigenvalue Problem 259 10.4 Models of the Permittivity 260 10.4.1 Reduced Structure Factors 264 10.4.2 Convergence of the Plane Wave Expansion 266
 11 TwoDimensional Photonic Crystals 269 11.1 Photonic Band Structure and Symmetrized Plane Waves 270 11.1.1 Empty Lattice Band Structure and Symmetrized Plane Waves 270 11.1.2 Photonic Band Structures: A First Example 273 11.2 Group Theoretical Classification of Photonic Band Structures 276 11.3 Supercells and Symmetry of Defect Modes 279 11.4 Uncoupled Bands 283
 12 ThreeDimensional Photonic Crystals 287 12.1 Empty Lattice Bands and Compatibility Relations 287 12.2 An example: Dielectric Spheres in Air 291 12.3 SymmetryAdapted Vector Spherical Waves 293 Part Four Other Applications 299
 13 Group Theory of Vibrational Problems 301 13.1 Vibrations of Molecules 301 13.1.1 Permutation, Displacement, and Vector Representation 302 13.1.2 Vibrational Modes of Molecules 305 13.1.3 Infrared and Raman Activity 307 13.2 Lattice Vibrations 310 13.2.1 Direct Calculation of the Dynamical Matrix 312 13.2.2 Dynamical Matrix from TightBinding Models 314 13.2.3 Analysis of Zone Center Modes 315
 14 Landau Theory of Phase Transitions of the Second Kind 319 14.1 Introduction to Landau's Theory of Phase Transitions 320 14.2 Basics of the Group Theoretical Formulation 324 14.3 Examples with GTPack Commands 326 14.3.1 Invariant Polynomials 326 14.3.2 Landau and Lifshitz Criterion 327 Appendix A Spherical Harmonics 331 A.1 Complex Spherical Harmonics 332 A.1.1 Definition of Complex Spherical Harmonics 332 A.1.2 Cartesian Spherical Harmonics 332 A.1.3 Transformation Behavior of Complex Spherical Harmonics 333 A.2 Tesseral Harmonics 334 A.2.1 Definition of Tesseral Harmonics 334 A.2.2 Cartesian Tesseral Harmonics 335 A.2.3 Transformation Behavior of Tesseral Harmonics 336 Appendix B Remarks on Databases 337 B.1 Electronic Structure Databases 337 B.1.1 TightBinding Calculations 337 B.1.2 Pseudopotential Calculations 338 B.1.3 Radial Integrals for Crystal Field Parameters 339 B.2 Molecular Databases 339 B.3 Database of Structures 339 Appendix C Use of MPB together with GTPack 341 C.1 Calculation of Band Structure and Density of States 341 C.2 Calculation of Eigenmodes 342 C.3 Comparison of Calculations with MPB and Mathematica 343 Appendix D Technical Remarks on GTPack 345 D.1 Structure of GTPack 345 D.2 Installation of GTPack 346 References 349 Index 359.
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40. Concepts of elementary particle physics [2019]
 Peskin, Michael Edward, 1951 author.
 First edition.  Oxford ; New York, NY : Oxford University Press, 2019.
 Description
 Book — xii, 380 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm.
 Summary

 I Preliminaries and Tools
 1: Introduction
 2: Symmetries of SpaceTime
 3: Relativistic Wave Equations
 4: The Hydrogen Atom and Positronium
 5: The Quark Model
 6: Detectors of Elementary Particles
 7: Tools for Calculation II The Strong Interaction
 8: ElectronPositron Annihilation
 9: Deep Inelastic Electron Scattering
 10: The Gluon
 11: Quantum Chromodynamics
 12: Partons and Jets
 13: QCD at Hadron Colliders
 14: Chiral Symmetry III The Weak Interaction
 15: The CurrentCurrent Model of the Weak Interaction
 16: Gauge Theories with Spontaneous Symmetry Breaking
 17: The W and Z Bosons
 18: Quark Mixing Angles and Weak Decays
 19: CP Violation
 20: Neutrino Masses and Mixings
 21: The Higgs Boson
 22: Epilogue.
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QC793.24 .P47 2019  Unknown 
 Blum, Andrew, author.
 First edition.  New York, NY : Ecco, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2019]
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 Book — x, 207 pages ; 24 cm
 Summary

 Calculation
 Calculating the weather
 The forecast factories
 Observation
 The weather on earth
 Looking down
 Going around
 Blasting off
 Simulation
 The mountaintop
 The euro
 The app
 The good forecast
 Preservation
 The weather diplomats.
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QC995.4 .B58 2019  Unknown CHECKEDOUT 
 Galkowski, Jeffrey, author.
 Providence, RI : AMS, American Mathematical Society, [2019]
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 Book — ix, 152 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.
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 Introduction Preliminaries Meromorphic continuation of the resolvent Boundary layer operators Dynamical resonance free regions Existence of resonances for the Delta potential Appendix A. Model cases Appendix B. Semiclassical intersecting Lagrangian distributions Appendix C. The semiclassical MelroseTaylor parametrix Bibliography.
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Shelved by Series title NO.1248  Unknown 
 Hooft, G. 't author.
 Cham : Springer, [2016]
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 Book — xviii, 298 pages ; 25 cm.
 Summary

 I The Cellular Automaton Interpretation as a general doctrine: Motivation for this work. Deterministic models in quantum notation. Interpreting quantum mechanics. Deterministic quantum mechanics. Concise description of the CA Interpretation. Quantum gravity. Information loss. More problems. Alleys to be further investigated and open questions. Conclusions. II Calculation Techniques: Introduction to part II. More on cogwheels. The continuum limit of cogwheels, harmonic rotators and oscillators. Locality. Fermions. PQ theory. Models in two spacetime dimensions without interactions. Symmetries. The discretised Hamiltonian formalism in PQ theory. Quantum Field Theory. The cellular automaton. The problem of quantum locality. Conclusions of part II. Some remarks on gravity in 2+1 dimensions. A summary of our views on Conformal Gravity. Abbreviations.
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44. Lectures on BatalinVilkovisky formalism and its applications in topological quantum field theory [2019]
 Mnev, Pavel, 1981 author.
 Providence, Rhode Island : American Mathematical Society, [2019]
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45. The atom : the building block of everything [2018]
 Challoner, Jack, author.
 London : The Ivy Press, 2018.
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 Book — 192 pages : colour illustrations ; 25 cm
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Until now, popular science has relegated the atom to a supporting role in defining the different chemical elements of the periodic table. This bold new title places its subject center stage, shining the spotlight directly onto the structure and properties of this tiniest amount of anything it is possible to identify. The book covers a huge range of topics, including the development of scientific thinking about the atom, the basic structure of the atom, how the interactions between atoms account for the familiar properties of everyday materials; the power and mystery of the atomic nucleus, and what the mysterious quantum realm of subatomic particles and their interactions can tell us about the very nature of reality. Sparkling text banishes an outdated world of dull chemistry, as it brightly introduces the reader to what everything is made of and how it all works, on the most fundamental level.
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46. A first course in mathematical physics [2016]
 Whelan, Colm T., author.
 Weinheim, Germany : WileyVCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, [2016]
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 Book — xv, 313 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
 Summary

 Preface – Part I. Mathematics:
 1. Functions of one variable –
 2. Complex numbers –
 3. Vectors in R³ –
 4. Vector spaces –
 5. Functions of several variables –
 6. Vector fields and operators –
 7. Generalized functions –
 8. Functions of a complex variable – Part II. Physics:
 9. Maxwell’s equations: a very short introduction –
 10. Special relativity: fourvector formalism –
 11. Quantum theory –
 12. An informal treatment of variational principles and their history – A. Conic sections – B. Vector relations – Bibliography – Index.
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QC20 .W525 2016  Unknown 
 Farmelo, Graham, author.
 First edition.  New York : Basic Books, 2019.
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 Book — 321 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 25 cm
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 Prologue: listening to the universe
 Mathematics drives away the cloud
 Shining the torch on electricity and magnetism
 Shining the torch on gravity again
 Quantum mathematics
 The long divorce
 Revolution
 Bad company?
 Jokes and magic lead to the string
 Strung together
 Thinking their way to the Millenium
 Diamonds in the rough
 The best possible times.
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QC6 .F3375 2019  Unknown 
 Steinhardt, Paul J., author.
 First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.  New York, NY : Simon & Schuster, [2019]
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 Book — viii, 387 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 22 cm
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 Preface
 Making the impossible possible. Impossible! ; The Penrose puzzle ; Finding the loophole ; A tale of two laboratories ; Something exciting to show you ; Perfectly impossible
 The quest begins. Did nature beat us? ; Luca ; Quasihappy new year ; When you say impossible ; Blue team vs. red team ; A capricious if not overtly malicious God ; The secret secret diary ; Valery Kryachko ; Something rare surrounding something impossible ; Icosahedrite
 Kamchatka or bust. Lost ; Found ; Ninetynine percent ; Beating the odds ; L'uomo dei miracoli ; Nature's secret.
"One or the most stunning scientific detective stories of the last fifty yearslike James Gleick's Chaos wrapped in an Indiana Jones adventure. When worldrenowned physicist Paul Steinhardt began his career in the 1980s, scientists thought they had identified all the possible types of matter. The issue had been settled science for centuries. But when Steinhardt pursued a wild fantasy he first imagined as a curious teenager, it led to a radical new theory, predicting an astonishing form of matter that broke all the established rules. The breakthrough would launch him on a thirtyfiveyear quest to prove the substance's existence in the natural world. [This] is the untold story of Steinhardt's odyssey and a candid account of the brilliant, and often bruising, battles that take place behind the scenes of scientific progress. Steinhardt and his stellar team of researchers encounter international smugglers, corrupt scientists, secret diaries, fraudulent traders, political intrigue, and Russian security agents. Their search culminates in a daring expedition to one of the most inhospitable regions on Earth, pursuing tiny fragments of a meteorite forged at the birth of the solar system. Steinhardt and his team chart a new direction in science. They not only change our ideas about the fundamentals of matter but also reveal new truths about the processes that shaped our solar system. The underlying science is deceptively simple, unexpectedly beautiful, and nothing short of revolutionary. Steinhardt's firsthand account is a scientific thriller of the first order."Dust jacket.
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 Cahay, M., author.
 Hoboken, NJ : Wiley, 2017.
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 Book — xxii, 345 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
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 About the Authors ix Preface xi
 1 General Properties of the Schrodinger Equation 1
 2 Operators 15
 3 Bound States 47
 4 Heisenberg Principle 80
 5 Current and Energy Flux Densities 101
 6 Density of States 128
 7 Transfer Matrix 166
 8 Scattering Matrix 205
 9 Perturbation Theory 228
 10 Variational Approach 245
 11 Electron in a Magnetic Field 261
 12 Electron in an Electromagnetic Field and Optical Properties of Nanostructures 281
 13 TimeDependent Schrodinger Equation 292 A Postulates of Quantum Mechanics 314 B Useful Relations for the OneDimensional Harmonic Oscillator 317 C Properties of Operators 319 D The Pauli Matrices and their Properties 322 E Threshold Voltage in a High Electron Mobility Transistor Device 325 F Peierls s Transformation 329 G Matlab Code 332 Index 343.
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50. Defocusing nonlinear Schrödinger equations [2019]
 Dodson, Benjamin, 1983 author.
 Cambridge, United Kingdom ; New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, 2019.
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 Book — xii, 242 pages ; 24 cm.
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 A first look at the masscritical problem
 The cubic NLS in dimensions three and four
 The energycritical problem in higher dimensions
 Masscritical NLS problem in higher dimensions
 Lowdimensional wellposedness results.
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