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Electromagnetism of Continuous Media: Mathematical Modelling and Applications

Mauro Fabrizio and Angelo Morro

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198527008
eISBN:
9780191713316
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198527008.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Applied Mathematics

This book is devoted to the mathematical modelling of electromagnetic materials. Electromagnetism in matter is developed with particular emphasis on material effects, which are ascribed to memory in ... More


1 The geometric approach to GWs

Michele Maggiore

in Gravitational Waves: Volume 1: Theory and Experiments

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780198570745
eISBN:
9780191717666
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198570745.003.0001
Subject:
Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

This chapter discusses how gravitational waves emerge from general relativity, and what their properties are. The most straightforward approach is ‘linearized theory’, where the Einstein equations ... More


Drift-free cold plasma, magnetized —III. Waves in arbitrary directions; nonlinear coupling

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/9780199295784.003.0013
Subject:
Physics, Nuclear and Plasma Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

This chapter completes the task of describing linear natural modes in a homogeneous, drift-free cold-plasma and concludes with a brief look at the nonlinear coupling of linear modes. The linear wave ... More


Accelerator technology II: waveguides and cavities

J. B. Rosenzweig

in Fundamentals of Beam Physics

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198525547
eISBN:
9780191711725
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198525547.003.0007
Subject:
Physics, Atomic, Laser, and Optical Physics

This chapter surveys aspects of electromagnetic fields inside of regions bounded by conductors, in scenarios of relevance to accelerator technology. It explains that the discussion was based on ... 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


Thermoelasticity with Finite Wave Speeds

Józef Ignaczak and Martin Ostoja-Starzewski

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199541645
eISBN:
9780191716164
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199541645.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, Mathematical Physics

Generalized dynamic thermoelasticity is a vital area of research in continuum mechanics, free of the classical paradox of infinite propagation speeds of thermal signals in Fourier‐type heat ... More


Non-Linear Optics

M. E. LINES and A. M. GLASS

in Principles and Applications of Ferroelectrics and Related Materials

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780198507789
eISBN:
9780191709944
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198507789.003.0013
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

A variety of optical phenomena can be classified under the heading of nonlinear optics. Examples are the Kerr and Pockels electro-optic effects, the Zeeman effect, and the photoelastic effect in ... More


Stimulus-driven Coordination of Cortical Cell Assemblies and Propagation of Gestalt Belief in V1

Yves Frégnac, Pedro V. Carelli, Marc Pananceau, and Cyril Monier

in Dynamic Coordination in the Brain: From Neurons to Mind

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262014717
eISBN:
9780262289818
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014717.003.0012
Subject:
Neuroscience, Research and Theory

This chapter explores dynamic coordination in the primary sensory cortex of mammals during low-level (non-attention-related) perception. It considers the possible existence of subcortical or cortical ... More


Monitoring ULF Waves from Low Earth Orbit Satellites

Georgios Balasis, Constantinos Papadimitriou, Eftyhia Zesta, and Viacheslav Pilipenko

in Waves, Particles, and Storms in Geospace: A Complex Interplay

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780198705246
eISBN:
9780191774416
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198705246.003.0007
Subject:
Physics, Geophysics, Atmospheric and Environmental Physics

Recent magnetic field missions flying in a low Earth orbit (LEO), like Ørsted, ST5, and CHAMP, have enabled us to study in situ the occurrence of ultra low of frequency (ULF) waves in the topside ... More


The Alteration of an Epistemic Paradigm by a Commercial Environment

Aitor Anduaga

in Geophysics, Realism, and Industry: How Commercial Interests Shaped Geophysical Conceptions, 1900–1960

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198755159
eISBN:
9780191816529
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198755159.003.0004
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics

Chapter 4 proposes that interactions between radio scientists and commercial companies for elucidating wave propagation in the upper atmosphere was not conspicuously different from those evolved from ... More


Elements of Classical Electrodynamics

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/9780198796664.003.0002
Subject:
Physics, Atomic, Laser, and Optical Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

Chapter 2 reacquaints the reader with electric and magnetic force fields and their interactions with ponderable media through Maxwell’s equations and the accompanying Lorentz force law. Macroscopic ... More


About Computational Seismology

Heiner Igel

in Computational Seismology: A Practical Introduction

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198717409
eISBN:
9780191835070
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198717409.003.0001
Subject:
Physics, Geophysics, Atmospheric and Environmental Physics

The need for numerical approximations of the seismic wave-propaga-tion problem in the field of seismology is motivated by the fact that we have to deal with complex 3D structures. The term ... More


Introduction

Habib Ammari, Elie Bretin, Josselin Garnier, Hyeonbae Kang, Hyundae Lee, and Abdul Wahab

in Mathematical Methods in Elasticity Imaging

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691165318
eISBN:
9781400866625
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691165318.003.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Applied Mathematics

This book is about recent mathematical, numerical and statistical approaches for elasticity imaging of inclusions and cracks with waves at zero, single or multiple non-zero frequencies. It considers ... More


Ocean Acoustics

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/9780691148373.003.0012
Subject:
Mathematics, Applied Mathematics

This chapter deals with the mathematics of ocean acoustics. A number of environmental factors affect the transmission of sound in the ocean, including the depth and configuration of the bottom, the ... More


Mathematical Methods in Elasticity Imaging

Habib Ammari, Elie Bretin, Josselin Garnier, Hyeonbae Kang, Hyundae Lee, and Abdul Wahab

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691165318
eISBN:
9781400866625
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691165318.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Applied Mathematics

This book comprehensively explores elasticity imaging and examines recent, important developments in asymptotic imaging, modeling, and analysis of deterministic and stochastic elastic wave ... More


Light in Newtonian theory

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/9780198786399.003.0017
Subject:
Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

This chapter discusses light in Newtonian theory. Astronomy (and physics in general) is certainly not a complete science without a theory of light. However, the nature of light and its kinematical ... More


Geophysics, Realism, and Industry: How Commercial Interests Shaped Geophysical Conceptions, 1900–1960

Aitor Anduaga

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198755159
eISBN:
9780191816529
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198755159.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics

Have industry and commerce affected the concepts, values, and epistemic foundations of different sciences? If so, how and to what extent? This book suggests that the most significant influence of ... More


Bulk Ultrasonic Techniques for Evaluation of Elastic Properties

Dale Chimenti, Stanislav Rokhlin, and Peter Nagy

in Physical Ultrasonics of Composites

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195079609
eISBN:
9780197560389
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195079609.003.0007
Subject:
Chemistry, Industrial Chemistry

Currently, the design of most composite components is based on stiffness, and therefore methods for static measurement of stiffness are in wide use. The disadvantages ... More


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