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Analytic Element MethodComplex Interactions of Boundaries and Interfaces

Analytic Element Method: Complex Interactions of Boundaries and Interfaces

David R. Steward

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198856788
eISBN:
9780191890031
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198856788.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

The Analytic Element Method provides a foundation to solve boundary value problems commonly encountered in engineering and science. The goals are: to introduce readers to the basic principles of the ... More

Bands and Photons in III-V Semiconductor Quantum Structures

Bands and Photons in III-V Semiconductor Quantum Structures

Igor Vurgaftman, Matthew P. Lumb, and Jerry R. Meyer

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780198767275
eISBN:
9780191821431
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198767275.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

Semiconductor quantum structures are at the core of many photonic devices such as lasers, photodetectors, solar cells etc. To appreciate why they are such a good fit to these devices, we must ... More

Cosmology's CenturyAn Inside History of Our Modern Understanding of the Universe

Cosmology's Century: An Inside History of Our Modern Understanding of the Universe

P. J. E. Peebles

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780691196022
eISBN:
9780691201665
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691196022.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

Modern cosmology began a century ago with Albert Einstein's general theory of relativity and his notion of a homogenous, philosophically satisfying cosmos. This book is the story of how generations ... More

Elements of a Sustainable World

Elements of a Sustainable World

John Evans

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780198827832
eISBN:
9780191866562
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198827832.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Geophysics, Atmospheric and Environmental Physics, Soft Matter / Biological Physics

We have 118 known chemical elements as our palette in our context of sustaining our world. Our context is considered in terms of the four spheres of the ancient world: Earth, Air, Fire and Water. ... More

Geometry of Black Holes

Geometry of Black Holes

Piotr T. Chruściel

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780198855415
eISBN:
9780191889233
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198855415.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

There exists a large scientific literature on black holes, including many excellent textbooks of various levels of difficulty. However, most of these prefer physical intuition to mathematical rigour. ... More

A Mind Over MatterPhilip Anderson and the Physics of the Very Many

A Mind Over Matter: Philip Anderson and the Physics of the Very Many

Andrew Zangwill

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780198869108
eISBN:
9780191905599
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198869108.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics

Philip W. Anderson (1923–2020) is widely regarded as one of the most accomplished and influential physicists of the second half of the twentieth century. Educated at Harvard, he served during World ... More

Semiconductor PhysicsPrinciples, Theory and Nanoscale

Semiconductor Physics: Principles, Theory and Nanoscale

Sandip Tiwari

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198759867
eISBN:
9780191820830
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198759867.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

A graduate-level text, Semiconductor physics: Principles, theory and nanoscale covers the central topics of the field, together with advanced topics related to the nanoscale and to quantum ... More

Snow AvalanchesBeliefs, Facts, and Science

Snow Avalanches: Beliefs, Facts, and Science

Francois Louchet

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780198866930
eISBN:
9780191903854
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198866930.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Geophysics, Atmospheric and Environmental Physics

This work is a critical update of the most recent and innovative developments of the avalanche science. It aims at re-founding it on clear scientific bases, from field observations and experiments up ... More

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