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Ray tracing in perfect crystals

ANDRÉ AUTHIER

in Dynamical Theory of X-Ray Diffraction

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198528920
eISBN:
9780191713125
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198528920.003.0012
Subject:
Physics, Atomic, Laser, and Optical Physics

This chapter describes the propagation of wavefields inside the crystal close to the Bragg angle. It shows that the direction of propagation of packets of wavefields as obtained by their group ... More


Ray tracing in slightly deformed crystals

ANDRÉ AUTHIER

in Dynamical Theory of X-Ray Diffraction

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198528920
eISBN:
9780191713125
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198528920.003.0013
Subject:
Physics, Atomic, Laser, and Optical Physics

This chapter is devoted to the propagation of X-ray wavefields in slightly deformed crystals where the deformation is small enough for the notions of dispersion surface and wavefields to be locally ... More


Particles and Light Motion in Schwarzschild Spacetime

Valeri P. Frolov and Andrei Zelnikov

in Introduction to Black Hole Physics

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199692293
eISBN:
9780191731860
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199692293.003.0007
Subject:
Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

This Chapter studies particle and light motion near the Schwarzschild black hole. We focus mainly on those aspects of the motion that are specific for the black holes and that are of the most ... More


My Computer Made Me Cry

Peter J. Bentley

in Digitized: The science of computers and how it shapes our world

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199693795
eISBN:
9780191918421
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199693795.003.0010
Subject:
Computer Science, History of Computer Science

When a tool can be used for everything, how do we design that tool so that we can use it most effectively? The cleverest machine in the world will do nothing for us if ... More


High-Performance Implementation

E. A. Ashcroft, A. A. Faustini, R. Jaggannathan, and W. W. Wadge

in Multidimensional Programming

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195075977
eISBN:
9780197560327
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195075977.003.0010
Subject:
Computer Science, Software Engineering

In Chapter 1, we saw how Lucid could be used to express solutions to standard problems such as sorting and matrix multiplication. One of the unique characteristics of ... More


Radiative Transfer in Cirrus Clouds: Light Scatting and Spectral Information

K.N. Liou and Y. Gu

in Cirrus

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195130720
eISBN:
9780197561430
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195130720.003.0017
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Meteorology and Climatology

The importance of cirrus clouds in climate has been recognized in the light of a number of intensive composite field observations: the First ISCCP Regional Experiment ... More


The Keplerian Turn and its Technical Background

A. Mark Smith

in From Sight to Light: The Passage from Ancient to Modern Optics

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780226174761
eISBN:
9780226174938
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226174938.003.0008
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter examines the analytic and epistemological turn represented by Kepler’s account of retinal imaging. It starts with a look at the immediate context of that account in the optical work of ... More


Painting By Numbers

Nicholas Mee

in Celestial Tapestry: The Warp and Weft of Art and Mathematics

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780198851950
eISBN:
9780191886690
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198851950.003.0025
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics

Fractals have a property of self-similarity. They are similar to themselves in different regions, and similar to themselves on different length scales, so an enlargement of part of a fractal looks ... More


Inhomogeneous and bounded plasmas and beams

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/9780199295784.003.0022
Subject:
Physics, Nuclear and Plasma Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

This chapter considers mathematical techniques in the analysis of linear wave propagation and parametric interactions in plasma and beams with spatially-nonuniform (inhomogeneous) equilibria in ... More


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