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The Women of the MoonTales of Science, Love, Sorrow, and Courage

The Women of the Moon: Tales of Science, Love, Sorrow, and Courage

Daniel R. Altschuler and Fernando J. Ballesteros

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780198844419
eISBN:
9780191879951
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198844419.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

Of the 1586 lunar craters that have been named to honor scientists and philosophers, only 28 honor a woman. This book recounts briefly the story of lunar nomenclature, delves into a few misunderstood ... More

Oxford Weather and Climate since 1767

Oxford Weather and Climate since 1767

Stephen Burt and Tim Burt

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780198834632
eISBN:
9780191872730
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198834632.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics, Geophysics, Atmospheric and Environmental Physics

Oxford Weather and Climate since 1767 provides a detailed description and analysis of the weather records made at the Radcliffe Observatory in Oxford, the longest continuous series of single-site ... More

Current Trends in Atomic Physics

Current Trends in Atomic Physics

Antoine Browaeys, Thierry Lahaye, Trey Porto, Charles S. Adams, Matthias Weidemüller, and Leticia F. Cugliandolo (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780198837190
eISBN:
9780191873973
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198837190.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Atomic, Laser, and Optical Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

This volume gathers the lectures notes of Session CVII of the Les Houches summer school of Physics, entitled “Current trends in Atomic Physics”. The school took place in July 2016 and had the goal to ... More

Biogeochemical Cycles and Climate

Biogeochemical Cycles and Climate

Han Dolman

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780198779308
eISBN:
9780191824388
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198779308.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Geophysics, Atmospheric and Environmental Physics

This book describes the interaction of the main biogeochemical cycles of the Earth and the physics of climate. It takes the perspective of Earth as an integrated system and provides examples of both ... More

Biomedical Fluid DynamicsFlow and Form

Biomedical Fluid Dynamics: Flow and Form

Troy Shinbrot

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780198812586
eISBN:
9780191850721
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198812586.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Soft Matter / Biological Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

This book provides an overview of fundamental methods and advanced topics associated with complex, especially biological, fluids. The contents are taken from a graduate level course taught to ... More

The Poetry and Music of ScienceComparing Creativity in Science and Art

The Poetry and Music of Science: Comparing Creativity in Science and Art

Tom McLeish

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780198797999
eISBN:
9780191839306
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198797999.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics

‘I could not see any place in science for my creativity or imagination’, was the explanation, of a bright school leaver to the author, of why she had abandoned all study of science. Yet as any ... More

The Cosmic Mystery Tour

The Cosmic Mystery Tour

Nicholas Mee

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780198831860
eISBN:
9780191869785
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198831860.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology, History of Physics

The Cosmic Mystery Tour is a brief account of modern physics and astronomy presented in a broad historical and cultural context. The book is attractively illustrated and aimed at the general reader. ... More

An Introduction to Quantum Optics and Quantum Fluctuations

An Introduction to Quantum Optics and Quantum Fluctuations

Peter W. Milonni

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780199215614
eISBN:
9780191868689
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199215614.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Atomic, Laser, and Optical Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

This book is an introduction to quantum optics for students who have studied electromagnetism and quantum mechanics at an advanced undergraduate or graduate level. It provides detailed expositions of ... More

General RelativityA Concise Introduction

General Relativity: A Concise Introduction

Steven Carlip

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780198822158
eISBN:
9780191861215
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198822158.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

This work is a short textbook on general relativity and gravitation, aimed at readers with a broad range of interests in physics, from cosmology to gravitational radiation to high energy physics to ... More

Electromagnetic Radiation

Electromagnetic Radiation

Richard R. Freeman, James A. King, and Gregory P. Lafyatis

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780198726500
eISBN:
9780191793325
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198726500.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Atomic, Laser, and Optical Physics

Electromagnetic Radiation is a graduate level book on classical electrodynamics with a strong emphasis on radiation. This book is meant to quickly and efficiently introduce students to the ... More

Single-Molecule Studies of Nucleic Acids and Their Proteins

Single-Molecule Studies of Nucleic Acids and Their Proteins

David Bensimon, Vincent Croquette, Jean-François Allemand, Xavier Michalet, and Terence Strick

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780198530923
eISBN:
9780191864711
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198530923.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Soft Matter / Biological Physics

This book presents a comprehensive overview of the foundations of single-molecule studies, based on manipulation of the molecules and observation of these with fluorescent probes. It first discusses ... More

Optics f2fFrom Fourier to Fresnel

Optics f2f: From Fourier to Fresnel

Charles S. Adams and Ifan G. Hughes

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780198786788
eISBN:
9780191828980
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198786788.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Atomic, Laser, and Optical Physics

This book is primarily intended to be used in optics teaching from undergraduate to graduate level. It is assumed that an elementary course on optics has previously been studied, but all the key ... More

Problems in Structural Inorganic Chemistry

Problems in Structural Inorganic Chemistry

Wai-Kee Li, Hung Kay Lee, Dennis Kee Pui Ng, Yu-San Cheung, Kendrew Kin Wah Mak, and Thomas Chung Wai Mak

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780198823902
eISBN:
9780191862724
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198823902.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Crystallography, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

The First Edition of this book, which appeared in 2013, serves as a problem text for Part I (Fundamentals of Chemical Bonding) and Part II (Symmetry in Chemistry) of the book Advanced Structural ... More

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

Multiplex and Multilevel Networks

Multiplex and Multilevel Networks

Stefano Battiston, Guido Caldarelli, and Antonios Garas (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780198809456
eISBN:
9780191847073
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198809456.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

Multiplex and Multilayer Networks is a collection of some of the results obtained in the new field of complex networks theory with respect to multilevel, multiplex, and interacting networks. The ... 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

Dynamics and Optimal Control of Road Vehicles

Dynamics and Optimal Control of Road Vehicles

D. J. N. Limebeer and Matteo Massaro

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780198825715
eISBN:
9780191864636
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198825715.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

The broad aim of this book is to provide a comprehensive coverage of the modelling and optimal control of both two‐ and four‐wheeled road vehicles. The first focus of this book is a review of ... 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

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