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The Age of InnocenceNuclear Physics between the First and Second World Wars

The Age of Innocence: Nuclear Physics between the First and Second World Wars

Roger H. Stuewer

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780198827870
eISBN:
9780191866586
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198827870.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics, Nuclear and Plasma Physics

Nuclear physics emerged as the dominant field in experimental and theoretical physics between 1919 and 1939, the two decades between the First and Second World Wars. Milestones were Ernest ... More

Biological Small Angle ScatteringTheory and Practice

Biological Small Angle Scattering: Theory and Practice

Eaton E. Lattman, Thomas D. Grant, and Edward H. Snell

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780199670871
eISBN:
9780191749575
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199670871.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Soft Matter / Biological Physics

The technique of small angle solution scattering has been revolutionized in the last two decades. Exponential increases in computing power, parallel algorithm development, and the development of ... More

Electrical Properties of Materials

Electrical Properties of Materials

Laszlo Solymar, Donald Walsh, and Richard R. A. Syms

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780198829942
eISBN:
9780191868504
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198829942.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials, Atomic, Laser, and Optical Physics

A classic text in the field providing a readable and accessible guide for students of electrical and electronic engineering. Fundamentals of electric properties of materials are illustrated and put ... More

Electron & Nuclear Spin Dynamics in Semiconductor Nanostructures

Electron & Nuclear Spin Dynamics in Semiconductor Nanostructures

M. M. Glazov

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780198807308
eISBN:
9780191845093
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198807308.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

In recent years, the physics community has experienced a revival of interest in spin effects in solid state systems. On one hand, solid state systems, particularly semicon- ductors and semiconductor ... More

Ether and ModernityThe recalcitrance of an epistemic object in the early twentieth century

Ether and Modernity: The recalcitrance of an epistemic object in the early twentieth century

Jaume Navarro (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780198797258
eISBN:
9780191838750
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198797258.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics

This book is a snapshot of the ether qua epistemic object in the early twentieth century. It shows that the ether was not necessarily regarded as the residue of old-fashioned science, but often as ... More

Fluid MechanicsA Geometrical Point of View

Fluid Mechanics: A Geometrical Point of View

S. G. Rajeev

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780198805021
eISBN:
9780191843136
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198805021.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Soft Matter / Biological Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

Starting with a review of vector fields and their integral curves, the book presents the basic equations of the subject: Euler and Navier–Stokes. Some solutions are studied next: ideal flows using ... More

It Keeps Me SeekingThe Invitation from Science, Philosophy and Religion

It Keeps Me Seeking: The Invitation from Science, Philosophy and Religion

Andrew Briggs, Hans Halvorson, and Andrew Steane

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780198808282
eISBN:
9780191866944
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198808282.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics

Two scientists and a philosopher aim to show how science both enriches and is enriched by Christian faith. The text is written around four themes: 1. God is a being to be known, not a hypothesis to ... More

Networks

Networks

Mark Newman

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780198805090
eISBN:
9780191843235
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198805090.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

The study of networks, including computer networks, social networks, and biological networks, has attracted enormous interest in recent years. The rise of the Internet and the wide availability of ... More

Relativity in Modern Physics

Relativity in Modern Physics

Nathalie Deruelle and Jean-Philippe Uzan

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780198786399
eISBN:
9780191828669
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198786399.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

Newton’s ideas about how to represent space and time, his laws of dynamics, and his theory of gravitation established the conceptual foundation from which modern physics developed. This book offers a ... More

Solved Problems in Classical ElectromagnetismAnalytical and Numerical Solutions with Comments

Solved Problems in Classical Electromagnetism: Analytical and Numerical Solutions with Comments

J. Pierrus

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780198821915
eISBN:
9780191861055
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198821915.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

Apart from an introductory chapter which focuses mainly on some important mathematical concepts and analytical techniques, this book consists entirely of questions and solutions on topics in ... More

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