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Theories of Molecular Reaction DynamicsThe Microscopic Foundation of Chemical Kinetics

Theories of Molecular Reaction Dynamics: The Microscopic Foundation of Chemical Kinetics

Niels E. Henriksen and Flemming Y. Hansen

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198805014
eISBN:
9780191843129
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198805014.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Atomic, Laser, and Optical Physics

This book deals with a central topic at the interface of chemistry and physics—the understanding of how the transformation of matter takes place at the atomic level. Building on the laws of physics, ... 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

Introduction to the Theory of Complex Systems

Introduction to the Theory of Complex Systems

Stefan Thurner, Peter Klimek, and Rudolf Hanel

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198821939
eISBN:
9780191861062
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198821939.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

This book is a comprehensive introduction to quantitative approaches to complex adaptive systems. Practically all areas of life on this planet are constantly confronted with complex systems, be it ... 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

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

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

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

The Overproduction of TruthPassion, Competition, and Integrity in Modern Science

The Overproduction of Truth: Passion, Competition, and Integrity in Modern Science

Gianfranco Pacchioni

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780198799887
eISBN:
9780191864858
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198799887.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

The way science is done has changed radically in the last years. The personal reflections and experiences of a protagonist help us to understand the mechanisms of contemporary science. A system where ... More

One of Ten Billion EarthsHow we Learn about our Planet's Past and Future from Distant Exoplanets

One of Ten Billion Earths: How we Learn about our Planet's Past and Future from Distant Exoplanets

Karel Schrijver

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780198799894
eISBN:
9780191864865
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198799894.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Geophysics, Atmospheric and Environmental Physics, History of Physics

Illustrated with breathtaking images of the Solar System and of the Universe around it, this book explores how the discoveries within the Solar System and of distant exoplanets come together to aid ... More

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