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Average collective motion of small amplitude

Helmut Hofmann

in The Physics of Warm Nuclei: with Analogies to Mesoscopic Systems

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780198504016
eISBN:
9780191708480
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198504016.003.0006
Subject:
Physics, Nuclear and Plasma Physics

This chapter focuses on collective motion of isoscalar nature parameterized by shape variables. The equations of motion are derived from energy conservation as implied by self-consistency. A basic ... More


The Physics of Warm Nuclei: with Analogies to Mesoscopic Systems

Helmut Hofmann

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780198504016
eISBN:
9780191708480
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198504016.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Nuclear and Plasma Physics

This book offers a survey of nuclear physics at low energies and discusses similarities to mesoscopic systems. It addresses systems at finite excitations of the internal degrees of freedom where ... More


Rotational Dynamics

Oliver Johns

in Analytical Mechanics for Relativity and Quantum Mechanics

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198567264
eISBN:
9780191717987
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198567264.003.0009
Subject:
Physics, Atomic, Laser, and Optical Physics

The successful description of the motion of a rigid body is one of the triumphs of Newtonian mechanics. Having learned in the previous chapter how to specify the position and orientation of a rigid ... More


Ionized gases and plasmas—Historical overview, basic concepts, and applications: —Appendix: Plasmas in controlled fusion energy generation

Abraham Bers

in Plasma Physics and Fusion Plasma Electrodynamics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780199295784
eISBN:
9780191749063
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199295784.003.0001
Subject:
Physics, Nuclear and Plasma Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

This introductory chapter provides a short historical perspective on the evolution of plasma physics and its fusion energy applications. It also examines the basic concepts and characteristics of ... More


Group movement and animal social networks

Nikolai W. F. Bode, A. Jamie Wood, and Daniel W. Franks

in Animal Social Networks

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780199679041
eISBN:
9780191794094
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199679041.003.0008
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

Moving in groups is integral to the life histories of many animals. The term ‘collective motion’ is used to describe the synchronized motion of groups of animals, such as shoals of fish or flocks of ... More


Conclusion

VOLOVIK GRIGORY E.

in The Universe in a Helium Droplet

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199564842
eISBN:
9780191709906
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199564842.003.0033
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

According to the modern view, elementary particles (electrons, neutrinos, quarks, etc.) are excitations of some more fundamental medium called the quantum vacuum. This is the new aether of the 21st ... More


Rotational Dynamics

Oliver Davis Johns

in Analytical Mechanics for Relativity and Quantum Mechanics

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780191001628
eISBN:
9780191775161
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780191001628.003.0009
Subject:
Physics, Atomic, Laser, and Optical Physics

This chapter studies in detail the natural motion of rigid bodies under impressed external forces and torques. The dynamical theorems of collective motion will be extended here by use of the rotation ... More


Why a Kinetic Theory of Fluids?

Sauro Succi

in The Lattice Boltzmann Equation: For Complex States of Flowing Matter

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780199592357
eISBN:
9780191847967
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199592357.003.0001
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

Fluid flows are a pervasive presence across most branches of human activity, including daily life. Although the basic equations governing the motion of fluid flows are known for two centuries (1822), ... More


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