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Existence and the Present

Ian Hinckfuss

in The Existence of Space and Time

Published in print:
1975
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198245193
eISBN:
9780191680854
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198245193.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter is primarily concerned with the attitude towards what is present or now as opposed to what is here, particularly with respect to the feeling that what is now has a preferred status of ... More


Origins I: From the arrow of time to the first quantum field

Anthony Duncan

in The Conceptual Framework of Quantum Field Theory

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199573264
eISBN:
9780191743313
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199573264.003.0001
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

This chapter traces the origins of quantum theory, which goes back to the classical physics of the final quarter-century of the 1800s. During this time, the three pillars of classical physics — ... More


Photons

Stephen J. Blundell and Katherine M. Blundell

in Concepts in Thermal Physics

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199562091
eISBN:
9780191718236
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199562091.003.0023
Subject:
Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

This chapter considers the thermodynamics of electromagnetic radiation. It begins by discussing spectral energy density, Kirchoff's law, radiation pressure, and the statistical mechanics of the ... More


The Properties of Space

Ian Hinckfuss

in The Existence of Space and Time

Published in print:
1975
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198245193
eISBN:
9780191680854
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198245193.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter examines many different properties of space. It specifically presents the electrical, optical, and electromagnetic properties of space; the kinematic and dynamic properties of space; the ... More


On the Scattering of Electromagnetic Radiation by Atoms and Molecules

Peter B. Moore

in Visualizing the Invisible: Imaging Techniques for the Structural Biologist

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199767090
eISBN:
9780190267841
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199767090.003.0001
Subject:
Biology, Biochemistry / Molecular Biology

This chapter provides a scientific approach in determining the arrangement of atoms and molecules in living organisms. The use of electromagnetic radiation is therefore introduced. With the use of ... More


Electromagnetic radiation

J. Pierrus

in Solved Problems in Classical Electromagnetism: Analytical and Numerical Solutions with Comments

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780198821915
eISBN:
9780191861055
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198821915.003.0011
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

This chapter begins by expressing the multipole expansion of the dynamic vector potential A(r, t) in terms of electric and magnetic multipole moments. Differentiation of A(r, t) leads directly to the ... More


Electromagnetic Radiation

Richard R. Freeman, James A. King, and Gregory P. Lafyatis

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780198726500
eISBN:
9780191793325
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198726500.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Atomic, Laser, and Optical Physics

Electromagnetic Radiation is a graduate level book on classical electrodynamics with a strong emphasis on radiation. This book is meant to quickly and efficiently introduce students to the ... More


Matched Analysis (One Case and Two Controls)

Steve Selvin

in Epidemiologic Analysis: A Case-Oriented Approach

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195146189
eISBN:
9780199864720
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195146189.003.0008
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter examined whether exposure to electromagnetic radiation is associated with the risk of a birth defect. More specifically, does a newborn infant whose mother lives near high-voltage power ... More


Structure of the Atom

Christopher O. Oriakhi

in Chemistry in Quantitative Language: Fundamentals of General Chemistry Calculations

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195367997
eISBN:
9780197562635
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195367997.003.0014
Subject:
Chemistry, Analytical Chemistry

The arrangement of electrons around the nucleus of an atom is known as its electronic structure. Since electrons determine all the chemical and most physical properties of an atomic system, it is ... More


Science and the Solar System Over Easy

Neil F. Comins

in The Traveler's Guide to Space: For One-Way Settlers and Round-Trip Tourists

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780231177542
eISBN:
9780231542890
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231177542.003.0001
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics

This chapter defines some essential terms, such as "space" and paints the big picture of our neighborhood of space, what is in our astronomical neighborhood, and what places in it we will be able to ... More


Photocalorimetry

José A. Martinho Simões and Manuel Minas da Piedade

in Molecular Energetics: Consensed-Phase Thermochemical Techniques

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195133196
eISBN:
9780197561553
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195133196.003.0014
Subject:
Chemistry, Thermochemistry and Chemical Thermodynamics

Most experimental techniques addressed in the present book are suitable for investigating the thermochemistry of thermally activated reactions, that is, those reactions whose activation barrier can ... More


General Relations between Fields and Sources

Richard Freeman, James King, and Gregory Lafyatis

in Electromagnetic Radiation

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780198726500
eISBN:
9780191793325
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198726500.003.0003
Subject:
Physics, Atomic, Laser, and Optical Physics

The general relationship of changes in source current, charge and/or position and the fields that they produce are examined in the context of the development of equations that are known as ... More


The field of a moving charge

Nathalie Deruelle and Jean-Philippe Uzan

in Relativity in Modern Physics

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780198786399
eISBN:
9780191828669
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198786399.003.0035
Subject:
Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

This chapter begins the study of electromagnetic radiation by calculating the field created by a single moving charge, first when in uniform motion, and then when it is accelerated. It reveals the ... More


Interacting charges II

Nathalie Deruelle and Jean-Philippe Uzan

in Relativity in Modern Physics

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780198786399
eISBN:
9780191828669
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198786399.003.0039
Subject:
Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

This chapter continues the discussion from the previous chapter. The motion of a charge (m,q) in the field of another charge (m′,q′) and in its own field can now be studied in the lowest orders of ... More


Measuring and Monitoring Land Cover, Land use, and Vegetation Characteristics

Ned Horning, Julie A. Robinson, Eleanor J. Sterling, Woody Turner, and Sacha Spector

in Remote Sensing for Ecology and Conservation: A Handbook of Techniques

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199219940
eISBN:
9780191917417
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199219940.003.0011
Subject:
Environmental Science, Applied Ecology

In terrestrial biomes, ecologists and conservation biologists commonly need to understand vegetation characteristics such as structure, primary productivity, and spatial distribution and extent. ... More


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