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A Diagrammatic Subsystem of Hilbert's Geometry

Isabel Luengo

in Logical Reasoning with Diagrams

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195104271
eISBN:
9780197560983
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195104271.003.0012
Subject:
Computer Science, Computer Architecture and Logic Design

In the last few years there has been an increasing interest in the visual representation of mathematical concepts. The fact that computers can help us ... More


From under the Nose

Peter Wothers

in Antimony, Gold, and Jupiter's Wolf: How the elements were named

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199652723
eISBN:
9780191918230
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199652723.003.0014
Subject:
Chemistry, History of Chemistry

This chapter looks at the elements in the final group of the periodic table—those elements known as the rare or noble gases. We shall see how their discovery in the ... More


Introduction

Ramprasad Sengupta

in Ecological Limits and Economic Development

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780198081654
eISBN:
9780199082407
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198081654.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The introductory chapter describes the scopes of the sciences of ecology and economics pointing out how the former analyses the life process in biosphere abstracting from human society while the ... More


Operational Constraints in Diagrammatic Reasoning

Atsushi Shimojima

in Logical Reasoning with Diagrams

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195104271
eISBN:
9780197560983
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195104271.003.0006
Subject:
Computer Science, Computer Architecture and Logic Design

Diagrammatic reasoning is reasoning whose task is partially taken over by operations on diagrams. It consists of two kinds of activities: (i) physical ... More


Solar Flux and Molecular Absorption

Yuk L. Yung and William B. DeMore

in Photochemistry of Planetary Atmospheres

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195105018
eISBN:
9780197560990
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195105018.003.0005
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Atmospheric Sciences

In this book we are concerned primarily with disequilibrium chemistry, of which the sun is the principal driving force. The sun is not, however, the only source of ... More


Modeling and Simulating Radiative Transfer in the Ocean

Howard R. Gordon

in Title Pages

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195068436
eISBN:
9780197560235
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195068436.003.0005
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Oceanography and Hydrology

The propagation of light in the sea is of interest in many areas of oceanography: light provides the energy that powers primary productivity in the ocean; light ... More


Optics from the Single Cell to the Mesoscale

Andre Morél

in Ocean Optics

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195068436
eISBN:
9780197560235
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195068436.003.0009
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Oceanography and Hydrology

The inherent optical properties of a water body (mesoscale), namely, the absorption coefficient, the scattering coefficient, and the volume scattering function combine ... More


Theory of Radiative Transfer

R. M. Goody and Y. L. Yung

in Atmospheric Radiation: Theoretical Basis

Published in print:
1989
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195051346
eISBN:
9780197560976
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195051346.003.0004
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Atmospheric Sciences

In common with astrophysical usage the word intensity will denote specific intensity of radiation, i.e., the flux of energy in a given direction per second per unit ... More


Extinction by Molecules and Droplets

R. M. Goody and Y. L. Yung

in Atmospheric Radiation: Theoretical Basis

Published in print:
1989
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195051346
eISBN:
9780197560976
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195051346.003.0009
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Atmospheric Sciences

The formal theory developed in Chapter 2 assumed the Stokes parameters to be additive. The sufficient condition for additivity is that the radiation fluxes in the ... More


Dispersion and absorption

Robert E. Newnham

in Properties of Materials: Anisotropy, Symmetry, Structure

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198520757
eISBN:
9780191916601
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198520757.003.0028
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Geochemistry

In this chapter we discuss dispersion, the dependence of the refractive index on wavelength, and absorption that is related to the imaginary part of the refractive ... More


Optical Electromagnetics II

Michael E. Thomas

in Title Pages

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195091618
eISBN:
9780197560679
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195091618.003.0006
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Atmospheric Sciences

In this chapter the same basic topics are addressed as in the previous chapter, but now in the presence of matter. This greatly complicates the description ... More


Electrodynamics II: Microscopic Interaction of Light and Matter

Michael E. Thomas

in Optical Propagation in Linear Media: Atmospheric Gases and Particles, Solid State Components, and Water

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195091618
eISBN:
9780197560679
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195091618.003.0009
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Atmospheric Sciences

Although the primarily phenomenological theory of absorption and refraction of light by matter, based on classical models as presented in Chapter 4, is ... More


State Preparation and Intramolecular Vibrational Energy Redistribution

Tomas Baer and William L. Hase

in Unimolecular Reaction Dynamics: Theory and Experiments

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195074949
eISBN:
9780197560297
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195074949.003.0006
Subject:
Chemistry, Theoretical Chemistry

The first step in a unimolecular reaction involves energizing the reactant molecule above its decomposition threshold. An accurate description of the ensuing ... More


How the Body Feels in Emotion Experience

Giovanna Colombetti

in The Feeling Body: Affective Science Meets the Enactive Mind

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780262019958
eISBN:
9780262318419
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019958.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter is concerned with the phenomenological question of the bodily character of emotion experience: how is the body felt in emotion? I first provide a taxonomy of bodily feelings that applies ... More


The Durational Turn: Absorption and the Specificity of Temporality

Sozita Goudouna

in Beckett's Breath: Anti-Theatricality and the Visual Arts

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474421645
eISBN:
9781474444927
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474421645.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

The second chapter elaborates further on Fried's theory and its negative reception and provides a critical overview of Fried's controversial theory and its ideological ramifications by questioning ... More


Electromagnetic-matter interactions and devices

Sandip Tiwari

in Nanoscale Device Physics: Science and Engineering Fundamentals

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780198759874
eISBN:
9780191820847
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198759874.003.0006
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials, Atomic, Laser, and Optical Physics

This chapter explores electromagnetic-matter interactions from photon to extinction length scales, i.e., nanometer of X-ray and above. Starting with Casimir-Polder effect to understand interactions ... More


Epilogue: The Author of Mass Entertainment

Jeffrey Knapp

in Pleasing Everyone: Mass Entertainment in Renaissance London and Golden-Age Hollywood

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780190634063
eISBN:
9780190634094
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190634063.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

In recent decades, theater historians have strenuously argued that attributing plays to single authors such as Shakespeare belies the intensely collaborative nature of the Renaissance theater. The ... More


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