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Atomistic Spin DynamicsFoundations and Applications

Atomistic Spin Dynamics: Foundations and Applications

Olle Eriksson, Anders Bergman, Lars Bergqvist, and Johan Hellsvik

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780198788669
eISBN:
9780191830747
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198788669.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Atomic, Laser, and Optical Physics

The purpose of this book is to provide a theoretical foundation and an understanding of atomistic spin-dynamics, and to give examples of where the atomistic Landau-Lifshitz-Gilbert equation can and ... More

From Classical to Quantum Fields

From Classical to Quantum Fields

Laurent Baulieu, John Iliopoulos, and Roland Sénéor

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780198788393
eISBN:
9780191830310
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198788393.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

Quantum field theory has become the universal language of most modern theoretical physics. This book is meant to provide an introduction to this subject with particular emphasis on the physics of the ... More

Generating Random Networks and Graphs

Generating Random Networks and Graphs

Ton Coolen, Alessia Annibale, and Ekaterina Roberts

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780198709893
eISBN:
9780191780172
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198709893.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

This book supports researchers who need to generate random networks, or who are interested in the theoretical study of random graphs. The coverage includes exponential random graphs (where the ... More

Hybrid Phonons in Nanostructures

Hybrid Phonons in Nanostructures

Brian K. Ridley

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780198788362
eISBN:
9780191830280
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198788362.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

Crystalline semiconductor nanostructures have special properties associated with electrons and lattice vibrations and their interaction, and this is the topic of the book. The result of spatial ... More

The Lazy UniverseAn Introduction to the Principle of Least Action

The Lazy Universe: An Introduction to the Principle of Least Action

Jennifer Coopersmith

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780198743040
eISBN:
9780191802966
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198743040.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology, History of Physics

Action and the Principle of Least Action are explained: what Action is, why the Principle of Least Action works, why it underlies all physics, and what are the insights gained into energy, space, and ... More

Light-Matter InteractionPhysics and Engineering at the Nanoscale

Light-Matter Interaction: Physics and Engineering at the Nanoscale

John Weiner and Frederico Nunes

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198796664
eISBN:
9780191837920
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198796664.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Atomic, Laser, and Optical Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

Light–matter interaction is pervasive throughout the disciplines of optical and atomic physics, condensedmatter physics, and electrical engineering with frequency and length scales extending over ... More

Materials for the 21st Century

Materials for the 21st Century

David Segal

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780198804079
eISBN:
9780191842320
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198804079.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials, Soft Matter / Biological Physics

The book is a general text that shows how materials can contribute to solving problems facing nations in the 21st century. It is illustrated with diverse applications and highlights the potential of ... More

Nonlocal Gravity

Nonlocal Gravity

Bahram Mashhoon

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780198803805
eISBN:
9780191842313
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198803805.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

A postulate of locality permeates through the special and general theories of relativity. First, Lorentz invariance is extended in a pointwise manner to actual, namely, accelerated observers in ... More

The Physical WorldAn Inspirational Tour of Fundamental Physics

The Physical World: An Inspirational Tour of Fundamental Physics

Nicholas Manton and Nicholas Mee

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780198795933
eISBN:
9780191837111
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198795933.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

The book is an inspirational survey of fundamental physics, emphasizing the use of variational principles. Chapter 1 presents introductory ideas, including the principle of least action, vectors and ... More

Quantum Weirdness

Quantum Weirdness

William J. Mullin

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198795131
eISBN:
9780191836480
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198795131.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

The predictions of quantum mechanics and their interpretation lead to many surprises, for example, the ability to detect the characteristics of an object without ever probing it in any way, via ... More

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