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THE HOMOGENEOUS IBVP

Sylvie Benzoni-Gavage and Denis Serre

in Multi-dimensional hyperbolic partial differential equations: First-order systems and applications

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199211234
eISBN:
9780191705700
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199211234.003.0007
Subject:
Mathematics, Applied Mathematics

When the boundary condition is homogeneous, one may think that there is no data at the boundary and that there is no need of boundary estimates in the maximal estimates. This is reminiscent of the ... More


Anisotropy

G. A. D. Briggs and O. V. Kolosov

in Acoustic Microscopy: Second Edition

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199232734
eISBN:
9780191716355
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199232734.003.0011
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

Polycrystalline materials give contrast from their grain structure in scanning acoustic micrographs. Bulk wave propagation in anisotropic materials can be calculated from the Christoffel equation. ... More


ACOUSTICALLY INDUCED SUPERLATTICES: FROM PHOTONS AND ELECTRONS TO EXCITONS, TO-PHONONS AND POLARITONS

A. L. Ivanov

in Problems of Condensed Matter Physics: Quantum coherence phenomena in electron-hole and coupled matter-light systems

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199238873
eISBN:
9780191716652
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199238873.003.0019
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

This chapter reviews the recently proposed concept of resonant acousto-optics, when interaction between the light and acoustic waves is mediated and strongly enhanced by the polarization field ... More


Surface waves and patterns in periodically vibrated granular layers

Igor S. Aranson and Lev S. Tsimring

in Granular Patterns

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199534418
eISBN:
9780191714665
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199534418.003.0005
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

This chapter examines pattern-forming phenomena in thin layers of granular materials subjected to low-frequency periodic vertical vibration above the acceleration of gravity. Compared to driven ... More


Surface Waves

John Weiner and Frederico Nunes

in Light-Matter Interaction: Physics and Engineering at the Nanoscale, Second Edition

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198796664
eISBN:
9780191837920
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198796664.003.0007
Subject:
Physics, Atomic, Laser, and Optical Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

Chapter 7 is devoted to an extensive discussion of waves at the interface between dielectrics and metals. The chapter begins with some history of surface waves as a possible explanation for ... More


Physical Aspects and Applications of Hyperbolic Thermoelasticity

Józef Ignaczak and Martin Ostoja‐Starzewski

in Thermoelasticity with Finite Wave Speeds

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199541645
eISBN:
9780191716164
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199541645.003.0012
Subject:
Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, Mathematical Physics

This chapter first provides a brief review of several other theories, all classified as generalized thermoelasticity and due to Green and Naghdi. Next follows a justification of the presence of a ... More


Phonon interactions with magnetically quantized two-dimensional carrier systems: the integer and fractional quantum Hall states

C.J. Mellor, W. Dietsche, and L.J. Challis

in Electron-Phonon Interactions in Low-Dimensional Structures

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198507321
eISBN:
9780191709319
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198507321.003.0003
Subject:
Physics, Atomic, Laser, and Optical Physics

This chapter describes investigations of the interaction of phonons with magnetically quantized two-dimensional (2-D) electron systems including the quantum Hall states, with particular attention to ... More


Surface Waves

Weiner John and Frederico Nunes

in Light-Matter Interaction: Physics and Engineering at the Nanoscale

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780198567653
eISBN:
9780191775147
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198567653.003.0006
Subject:
Physics, Atomic, Laser, and Optical Physics

This chapter first presents an historical introduction to surface waves in general. It then focuses on the particular case of ‘plasmon’ surface waves at the interface between a good conductor and a ... More


Surface Gravity Waves

John A. Adam

in Rays, Waves, and Scattering: Topics in Classical Mathematical Physics

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691148373
eISBN:
9781400885404
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691148373.003.0011
Subject:
Mathematics, Applied Mathematics

This chapter deals with the underlying mathematics of surface gravity waves, defined as gravity waves observed on an air–sea interface of the ocean. Surface gravity waves, or surface waves, differ ... More


THE ACOUSTIC-WAVE DRIVEN QUANTUM PROCESSOR

C. H. W. Barnes and M. Pepper

in Problems of Condensed Matter Physics: Quantum coherence phenomena in electron-hole and coupled matter-light systems

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199238873
eISBN:
9780191716652
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199238873.003.0004
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

This chapter reviews the use of surface acoustic waves (SAWs) in an electron-spin based quantum state processor. A SAW-induced electric current of discrete single or controllable numbers of ... More


Light-Matter Interaction: Physics and Engineering at the Nanoscale

John Weiner and Frederico Nunes

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780198567653
eISBN:
9780191775147
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198567653.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Atomic, Laser, and Optical Physics

This book draws together the essential elements of classical electrodynamics, surface wave and plasmon physics, and waveguide and circuit engineering to provide insight into the essential nature of ... More


Potential Flow

Etienne Guyon, Jean-Pierre Hulin, Luc Petit, and Catalin.D. Mitescu

in Physical Hydrodynamics, 2nd Edn

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780198702443
eISBN:
9780191772153
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198702443.003.0006
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

Potential flows correspond to irrotational velocity fields: this irrotationality is first shown to be persistent for perfect fluids of zero viscosity. Simple examples of such flows (or approximations ... More


Elastic Waves

John A. Adam

in Rays, Waves, and Scattering: Topics in Classical Mathematical Physics

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691148373
eISBN:
9781400885404
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691148373.003.0010
Subject:
Mathematics, Applied Mathematics

This chapter focuses on the mathematics of elastic waves. In the case of a continuous medium, the field equations of physics (yielding the dynamic and thermodynamic variables) arise from three ... More


Scattering of Surface Gravity Waves by Islands, Reefs, and Barriers

John A. Adam

in Rays, Waves, and Scattering: Topics in Classical Mathematical Physics

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691148373
eISBN:
9781400885404
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691148373.003.0017
Subject:
Mathematics, Applied Mathematics

This chapter focuses on the scattering of surface gravity waves by islands, reefs, and barriers. Surface gravity waves that propagate from the deep ocean to coastal regions may be strongly amplified ... More


Tsunamis

John A. Adam

in Rays, Waves, and Scattering: Topics in Classical Mathematical Physics

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691148373
eISBN:
9781400885404
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691148373.003.0013
Subject:
Mathematics, Applied Mathematics

This chapter describes a mathematical model of tsunami propagation (transient waves). A tsunami is a series of ocean waves triggered by large-scale disturbances of the ocean, including earthquakes, ... More


Fluids

Dmitry Budker and Alexander O. Sushkov

in Physics on Your Feet: Berkeley Graduate Exam Questions: or Ninety Minutes of Shame but a PhD for the Rest of Your Life!

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199681655
eISBN:
9780191761645
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199681655.003.0002
Subject:
Physics, Atomic, Laser, and Optical Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

The problems in this chapter cover hydrostatics, nonviscous and viscous flow, surface gravity waves, bubbles, melting, the distribution of the Earth’s atmospheric temperature, and other topics. The ... More


Ideal Fluid Flows

S. G. Rajeev

in Fluid Mechanics: A Geometrical Point of View

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780198805021
eISBN:
9780191843136
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198805021.003.0004
Subject:
Physics, Soft Matter / Biological Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

Some solutions of Euler’s equations are found here. The simplest are the steady flows: water flowing out of a tank at a constant rate, the Venturi and Pitot tubes. Another is the static solution of a ... More


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