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Krakow and the Lauterbur Epiphany

Peter Mansfield

in The Long Road to Stockholm: The Story of Magnetic Resonance Imaging - An Autobiography

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199664542
eISBN:
9780191758461
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199664542.003.0007
Subject:
Physics, Soft Matter / Biological Physics, History of Physics

The author put together his polish talk in the week before departing for Krakow. The talk entitled ‘Multi-pulse Line narrowing Experiments: NMR “Diffraction” in Solids?’ followed the opening paper by ... More


Elements of Math and Physics

Kelly Chance and Randall V. Martin

in Spectroscopy and Radiative Transfer of Planetary Atmospheres

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780199662104
eISBN:
9780191748370
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199662104.003.0002
Subject:
Physics, Geophysics, Atmospheric and Environmental Physics

Concepts and formulas that are generally useful in atmospheric radiative transfer are gathered here for later use. These include units for light wavelengths and frequencies. Optical elements for ... More


Introduction

Susanne C. Knittel

in The Historical Uncanny: Disability, Ethnicity, and the Politics of Holocaust Memory

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823262786
eISBN:
9780823266500
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823262786.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The introduction provides the historical and methodological framework for the book. It begins with a discussion of the power of certain memories to trouble received notions about the past and its ... More


The Commons and Community: How We Remain Modern

Gary Hall

in Pirate Philosophy: For a Digital Posthumanities

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780262034401
eISBN:
9780262332217
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034401.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Pirate Philosophy’s opening introductory chapter sets the scene with an account of the politics of online sharing in relation to the struggles with the current intellectual property regime that are ... More


Principles of Materials Characterization and Metrology

Kannan M. Krishnan

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
July 2021
ISBN:
9780198830252
eISBN:
9780191868665
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198830252.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

Characterization enables a microscopic understanding of the fundamental properties of materials (Science) to predict their macroscopic behavior (Engineering). With this focus, the book presents a ... More


Two waves: interference

Charles S. Adams and Ifan G. Hughes

in Optics f2f: From Fourier to Fresnel

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780198786788
eISBN:
9780191828980
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198786788.003.0003
Subject:
Physics, Atomic, Laser, and Optical Physics

This chapter considers the sum of two waves, including standing waves. The examples considered are Young’s two-hole experiment, the Fabry–Perot etalon, and Michelson’s interferometer. In most cases ... More


Many waves I: Fresnel and Fraunhofer

Charles S. Adams and Ifan G. Hughes

in Optics f2f: From Fourier to Fresnel

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780198786788
eISBN:
9780191828980
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198786788.003.0005
Subject:
Physics, Atomic, Laser, and Optical Physics

This chapter considers the sum of many curved waves in the forms of the Fresnel diffraction integral. First the case of diffraction by a circular aperture is analysed, followed by two regimes where ... More


Radiation

Eric B. Kraus and Joost A. Businger

in Atmosphere-Ocean Interaction

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195066180
eISBN:
9780197560204
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195066180.003.0007
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Oceanography and Hydrology

The earth receives virtually all of its energy from the sun in the form of electromagnetic radiation. This radiation is absorbed, reflected, and scattered by the earth”s surface, the ocean, and the ... More


Optical Electromagnetics I

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/9780195091618.003.0005
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Atmospheric Sciences

In this chapter, the optical spectrum is defined and subdivided into many sub-bands, which are traditionally determined by transparency in various media. Propagation of the electromagnetic field in ... More


Crystallography and Diffraction

Kannan M. Krishnan

in Principles of Materials Characterization and Metrology

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
July 2021
ISBN:
9780198830252
eISBN:
9780191868665
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198830252.003.0004
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

Crystalline materials have a periodic arrangement of atoms, exhibit long range order, and are described in terms of 14 Bravais lattices, 7 crystal systems, 32 point groups, and 230 space groups, as ... More


Summary Tables

Kannan M. Krishnan

in Principles of Materials Characterization and Metrology

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
July 2021
ISBN:
9780198830252
eISBN:
9780191868665
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198830252.003.0012
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

The three tables that follow provide an easily accessible comparative summary of the key points and features of the major characterization methods discussed in the text. The techniques are classified ... More


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