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Multipole Theory in Electromagnetism: Classical, quantum, and symmetry aspects, with applications

Roger E. Raab and Owen L. de Lange

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198567271
eISBN:
9780191717970
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198567271.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Atomic, Laser, and Optical Physics

The book opens with a chapter on the classical theory of multipoles in electromagnetism, in which static and dynamic multipole expansions of various physical quantities are derived, including of the ... More


NEUTRON BEAM MAGNETIC RESONANCE

Norman F. Ramsey

in Molecular Beams

Published in print:
1986
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198520214
eISBN:
9780191706325
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198520214.003.0007
Subject:
Physics, Atomic, Laser, and Optical Physics

Neutron beam magnetic resonance experiments with slow neutrons are very similar to corresponding molecular beam experiments. Methods of polarizing neutron beams by total reflection and other means ... More


ISAAC NEWTON: RATIONALISING THE UNIVERSE

I.S. GLASS

in Revolutionaries of the Cosmos: The Astro-Physicists

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199550258
eISBN:
9780191718700
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199550258.003.0003
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics

This chapter begins by discussing Isaac Newton's biography and private life. It notes some of Newton's traits, which allowed him to face all the hurdles that came his way. It investigates how he ... More


The random walk

Eric Renshaw

in Stochastic Population Processes: Analysis, Approximations, Simulations

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199575312
eISBN:
9780191728778
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199575312.003.0004
Subject:
Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, Mathematical Biology

This chapter considers path analyses for random walks, which leads on to first passage and return probabilities and the Arc Sine Law. Both absorbing and reflecting barriers are considered in some ... More


'The Excursion' and Wordsworth's Iconography

Brandon C. Yen

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781786941336
eISBN:
9781800851771
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786941336.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This book considers William Wordsworth’s use of iconography in his long poem The Excursion (1814). Through this iconographical approach, it steers a middle course between The Excursion’s two very ... More


Boundary Theory for Symmetric Markov Processes

Zhen-Qing Chen and Masatoshi Fukushima

in Symmetric Markov Processes, Time Change, and Boundary Theory (LMS-35)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691136059
eISBN:
9781400840564
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691136059.003.0007
Subject:
Mathematics, Probability / Statistics

This chapter proposes a boundary theory for symmetric Markov processes. It begins by investigating the relationship between the space (Fₑ,E) and the space ((ℱ⁰)ref, ℰ0,ref). Next, the chapter focuses ... More


Stereography Begins

Ray Zone

in Stereoscopic Cinema & the Origins of 3-D Film, 1838–1952

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813124612
eISBN:
9780813134796
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813124612.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter discusses the beginning of stereography in motion pictures. It all began when Charles Wheatstone created a device in 1830 that was called the “reflecting mirror stereoscope”. Sir David ... More


Conclusions

Richard Passingham

in What is special about the human brain?

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199230136
eISBN:
9780191696428
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199230136.003.0010
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

Sharing the same ancestry and a number of other physical features allow both humans and other primates to benefit from the attributes and capacities that they have in common. The difference in size, ... More


The Arts Chairs

Roger L. Emerson

in Academic Patronage in the Scottish Enlightenment: Glasgow, Edinburgh and St Andrews Universities

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748625963
eISBN:
9780748653652
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625963.003.0012
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This chapter discusses the Arts chairs in mathematics, astronomy, Greek, the regencies, and the professorships of philosophy. It considers the later appointments to chairs from which were taught the ... More


Planning systems for risk reduction and issues in pre-disaster implementation

Kanako Iuchi

in Spatial Planning and Resilience Following Disasters: International and Comparative Perspectives

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781447323587
eISBN:
9781447323617
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447323587.003.0013
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Urban Geography

This chapter examines the evolution of disaster management systems and its impact on land use controls that consider hazard mitigation, relying on examples from Japan, Indonesia, and the US, where ... More


‘Beholding in a Mirror we are being Metamorphosed’ (2 Corinthians 3:18)

J. M. F. Heath

in Paul's Visual Piety: The Metamorphosis of the Beholder

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199664146
eISBN:
9780191748455
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199664146.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies, Early Christian Studies

The elusive account of hearts and faces, stones and glory, letters and veils in 2 Cor 3:1–17 unsettles simple reliance on the persisting brilliance of Moses and his tablets or their translation into ... More


Reflecting absence? Disaster recovery and the World Trade Center

Charlotte Heath-Kelly

in Death and Security: Memory and Mortality at the Bombsite

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781784993139
eISBN:
9781526120991
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784993139.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Ethical Issues and Debates

This chapter explores how policies and practices of disaster recovery frame the emergency as ongoing and dangerous, in subsequent months and years, through its disruption of urban architecture and ... More


Superposition eyes

Michael F. Land and Dan-Eric Nilsson

in Animal Eyes

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199581139
eISBN:
9780191774652
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199581139.003.0008
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

Superposition eyes produce real, erect images on a retina separated from the optical elements by a clear zone. In refracting superposition eyes, the optical elements may be lens cylinders or corneal ... More


Flowing and Reflecting

Brandon C. Yen

in 'The Excursion' and Wordsworth's Iconography

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781786941336
eISBN:
9781800851771
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786941336.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This concluding chapter analyses the ways in which the iconographical reconfiguring of the post-revolutionary world in The Excursion involves ambiguous uses of water. It demonstrates that the ... More


Reflecting on Reflection

Thierry de Duve

in Aesthetics at Large: Volume 1: Art, Ethics, Politics

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780226546568
eISBN:
9780226546872
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226546872.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

The book’s last chapter reinterprets Kant’s distinction between a determining and a reflecting judgment in modern, cybernetic terms: a reflecting judgment is a feedback loop of the mind. It further ... More


Time Changes of Symmetric Markov Processes

Zhen-Qing Chen and Masatoshi Fukushima

in Symmetric Markov Processes, Time Change, and Boundary Theory (LMS-35)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691136059
eISBN:
9781400840564
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691136059.003.0005
Subject:
Mathematics, Probability / Statistics

This chapter discusses the time change. It first relates the perturbation of the Dirichlet form to a Feynman-Kac transform of X and deals with characterization of the Dirichlet form (Ĕ,̆‎F) of a ... More


Reflected Dirichlet Spaces

Zhen-Qing Chen and Masatoshi Fukushima

in Symmetric Markov Processes, Time Change, and Boundary Theory (LMS-35)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691136059
eISBN:
9781400840564
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691136059.003.0006
Subject:
Mathematics, Probability / Statistics

This chapter turns to reflected Dirichlet spaces. It first introduces the notion of terminal random variables and harmonic functions of finite energy for a Hunt process associated with a transient ... More


Interpretation and the African American Situation

Donald H. Matthews

in Honoring the Ancestors: An African Cultural Interpretation of Black Religion and Literature

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199963997
eISBN:
9780190258412
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199963997.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This book examines the place of the African religious perspective in the theological interpretation of African American religion. It argues that failure to recognize the dialectical nature of African ... More


Reflection and Refraction

B. D. Guenther

in Modern Optics

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780198738770
eISBN:
9780191801983
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198738770.003.0003
Subject:
Physics, Atomic, Laser, and Optical Physics

The propagation of a light wave when the electrical properties of the medium change in a discontinuous way experiences a change in propagation direction called refraction. The first of several ... More


Electron diffraction and its applications

Christopher Hammond

in The Basics of Crystallography and Diffraction

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198738671
eISBN:
9780191801938
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198738671.003.0011
Subject:
Physics, Crystallography: Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

This chapter starts by looking at wave-particle character of electrons. It also explains the Ewald reflecting sphere construction for electron diffraction and provides an analysis of electron ... More


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