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New Perspectives in Stochastic Geometry

Wilfrid S. Kendall and Ilya Molchanov (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199232574
eISBN:
9780191716393
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199232574.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Geometry / Topology

Stochastic geometry is a subject with roots stretching back at least 300 years, but one which has only been formed as an academic area in the last 50 years. It covers the study of random patterns, ... More


Materials and case studies: how to meet the needs

Gilberto Artioli

in Scientific Methods and Cultural Heritage: An introduction to the application of materials science to archaeometry and conservation science

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199548262
eISBN:
9780191723308
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199548262.003.0003
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics

The materials science aspects of cultural heritage materials are treated in detail, focusing on their physico-chemical and engineering properties, on the production technologies, and on the processes ... More


Applications of AFM

Peter Eaton and Paul West

in Atomic Force Microscopy

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199570454
eISBN:
9780191722851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199570454.003.0007
Subject:
Physics, Atomic, Laser, and Optical Physics

AFM has been applied with great success to an incredibly wide range of scientific and technological fields, and in the final chapter we present a range of applications that show the breadth and depth ... More


Scientific Methods and Cultural Heritage: An introduction to the application of materials science to archaeometry and conservation science

Gilberto Artioli

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199548262
eISBN:
9780191723308
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199548262.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics

Scientific techniques and methods developed in materials science offer invaluable information to archaeology, art history, and conservation. A rapidly growing number of innovative analytical ... More


INTRODUCTION

Nasr M. Ghoniem and Daniel D. Walgraef

in Instabilities and Self-Organization in Materials: Volume I: Fundamentals of Nanoscience, Volume II: Applications in Materials Design and Nanotechnology

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199298686
eISBN:
9780191720222
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199298686.003.0001
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

This introductory chapter presents some ideas and key concepts in materials science. These include developments in the field of materials science, examples demonstrating the critical role played by ... More


Commercial aspects associated with bio-nanocomposites

Sunil P. Lonkar, A. Pratheep Kumar, and R. P Singh

in Nanocomposites with Biodegradable Polymers: Synthesis, Properties, and Future Perspectives

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199581924
eISBN:
9780191728853
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199581924.003.0016
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

Research and development of bio-nanocomposite materials for diverse applications in the field of materials science, life sciences, and nanotechnology is expected to grow in the next decade with the ... More


Applications

Bernhard Blümich

in NMR Imaging of Materials

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198526766
eISBN:
9780191709524
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198526766.003.0010
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

Nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) with spatial resolution, in particular NMR imaging, has been investigated rather early for non-medical applications. Yet the impact of NMR imaging outside the medical ... More


Introduction

Bernhard Blümich

in NMR Imaging of Materials

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198526766
eISBN:
9780191709524
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198526766.003.0001
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

Nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) is the most important analytical technique for structural analysis of molecules in solution. For a long time, NMR has been associated with chemistry. With the ... More


Plasmonic Effects in Metal-Semiconductor Nanostructures

Alexey A. Toropov and Tatiana V. Shubina

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199699315
eISBN:
9780191799433
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199699315.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Atomic, Laser, and Optical Physics

This book offers an up-to-date overview of the growing trends in the field of solid state physics known as plasmonics. Initially, plasmonics was concerned with the study of resonant interactions of ... More


Type-Variety on Trial: Experiments in Classification and Meaning Using Ceramic Assemblages from Lamanai, Belize

James John Aimers and Elizabeth Graham

in Ancient Maya Pottery: Classification, Analysis, and Interpretation

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780813042367
eISBN:
9780813043487
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813042367.003.0006
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

John Aimers and Elizabeth Graham describe how ceramics have been approached at Lamanai, Belize. Several people are conducting multiple independent analyses of the ceramics using contextual ... More


Fundamentals of Crystallography

Carmelo Giacovazzo, Hugo Luis Monaco, Gilberto Artioli, Davide Viterbo, Marco Milanesio, Gastone Gilli, Paola Gilli, Giuseppe Zanotti, Giovanni Ferraris, and Michele Catti

Carmelo Giacovazzo (ed.)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199573653
eISBN:
9780191775000
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199573653.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Crystallography, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

Crystallography is an interdisciplinary science covering a wide area, from biology to earth sciences, mathematics and materials science. Its role is growing, owing to the contribution crystallography ... More


The Man Who Saw Tomorrow: The Life and Inventions of Stanford R. Ovshinsky

Lillian Hoddeson and Peter Garrett

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780262037532
eISBN:
9780262345033
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262037532.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This is the first full-length biography of the prolific inventor Stanford R. Ovshinsky (1922-2012). Ovshinsky’s discoveries led to the creation of many important information and energy technologies, ... More


Thermodynamic Properties

Takamichi Iida and Roderick I.L. Guthrie

in The Thermophysical Properties of Metallic Liquids: Volume 1 — Fundamentals

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780198729839
eISBN:
9780191796654
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198729839.003.0004
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

This chapter discusses some of the more important thermodynamic properties of liquid metallic elements in the area of materials process science. These are evaporation enthalpy, vapour pressure, and ... More


The whole of physics

Jennifer Coopersmith

in The Lazy Universe: An Introduction to the Principle of Least Action

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780198743040
eISBN:
9780191802966
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198743040.003.0008
Subject:
Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology, History of Physics

How the Principle of Least Action underlies all physics (all physics that can be reduced to mathematical equations) is explained at a qualitative, semi-popular level. It even applies to smartphones. ... More


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