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Wavelength by Michael Snow (1968)

Steve Reich

in Writings on Music 1965–2000: 1965-2000

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195151152
eISBN:
9780199850044
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195151152.003.0005
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter presents Reich's spontaneous reaction to the film “Wavelength” by Michael Snow. It was not published until it was included in the catalogue for a retrospective exhibition of Michael ... More


Near‐Field Optical And Plasmonic Imaging

Yuan Wang and Xiang Zhang

in Micro/Nano Technology Systems for Biomedical Applications: Microfluidics, Optics, and Surface Chemistry

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199219698
eISBN:
9780191594229
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199219698.003.0008
Subject:
Mathematics, Mathematical Biology

This chapter reviews the recent development of near-field biomolecule imaging systems. Near-field scanning optical microscopy (NSOM) offers a practical means of optical imaging at a resolution well ... More


MAD phasing

H. M. Krishna Murthy

in Macromolecular Crystallography: conventional and high-throughput methods

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198520979
eISBN:
9780191706295
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198520979.003.0008
Subject:
Biology, Biochemistry / Molecular Biology

From a relatively small beginning, nearly two decades ago, phase calculation using multiple-wavelength anomalous diffraction (MAD) data has become more widespread and generally used. This chapter ... More


Application of direct methods to macromolecular structure solution

Charles M. Weeks and William Furey

in Macromolecular Crystallography: conventional and high-throughput methods

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198520979
eISBN:
9780191706295
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198520979.003.0009
Subject:
Biology, Biochemistry / Molecular Biology

This chapter describes the steps required to carry out the two-stage phasing process for proteins and illustrates these through the application of BnP program to the multiple-wavelength anomalous ... More


Comparison of Human and Monkey Pigment Gene Promoters to Evaluate DNA Sequences Proposed to Govern L:M Cone Ratio

C. McMahon, J. Neitz, and M. Neitz

in Normal and Defective Colour Vision

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780198525301
eISBN:
9780191584947
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198525301.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

This chapter examines the genetic mechanisms responsible for the difference in long-wave (L) and middle-wave (M) cone ratio between monkeys and humans. It is possible that sequences of the L and M ... More


The Sun

Joanna D. Haigh and Peter Cargill

in The Sun's Influence on Climate

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691153834
eISBN:
9781400866540
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691153834.003.0003
Subject:
Environmental Science, Climate

This chapter discusses how there are four general factors that contribute to the Sun's potential role in variations in the Earth's climate. First, the fusion processes in the solar core determine the ... More


Theory – the bare essentials

Erich H. Kisi and Christopher J. Howard

in Applications of Neutron Powder Diffraction

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780198515944
eISBN:
9780191705663
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198515944.003.0002
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

This chapter presents the properties of thermal neutrons. Their wavelength (from the de Broglie equation) is well suited to the investigation of condensed matter, i.e., to the study of liquids, ... More


Basic instrumentation and experimental techniques

Erich H. Kisi and Christopher J. Howard

in Applications of Neutron Powder Diffraction

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780198515944
eISBN:
9780191705663
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198515944.003.0003
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

This chapter first gives the location of facilities for neutron powder diffraction. Constant wavelength (CW) and time-of-flight (TOF) diffractometers are introduced. The typical components ... More


Introduction to Quantum Theory

Wai-Kee Li, Gong-Du Zhou, and Thomas Chung Wai Mak

in Advanced Structural Inorganic Chemistry

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199216949
eISBN:
9780191711992
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199216949.003.0001
Subject:
Physics, Crystallography: Physics

This chapter covers the rudiments of quantum theory, including the dual nature of light and matter, the Uncertainty Principle and probability concept, the electronic wavefunction, and the probability ... More


ELECTRON OPTICS

JOHN C. H. SPENCE

in High-Resolution Electron Microscopy

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199552757
eISBN:
9780191708664
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199552757.003.0002
Subject:
Physics, Atomic, Laser, and Optical Physics

This chapter discusses the electron wavelength, relativistic effects, ray diagram for a typical electron microscope, simple electron optics theory and approximations for ideal lenses. The constant ... More


Units and Geometry

Sönke Johnsen

in The Optics of Life: A Biologist's Guide to Light in Nature

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691139906
eISBN:
9781400840663
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691139906.003.0002
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This chapter explores units and geometry in light measurement. For biologists not working on humans, it comes down to a few simple rules: use photons not watts; use wavelength not frequency, but be ... More


Fundamentals of Synchrotron Radiation Emission

James A. Clarke

in The Science and Technology of Undulators and Wigglers

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198508557
eISBN:
9780191708770
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198508557.003.0002
Subject:
Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

This chapter derives the general solution for the electric and magnetic fields emitted by an accelerated relativistic charged particle using Maxwell’s equations as the starting point. This general ... More


Synchrotron Radiation Output from Undulators

James A. Clarke

in The Science and Technology of Undulators and Wigglers

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198508557
eISBN:
9780191708770
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198508557.003.0004
Subject:
Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

This chapter uses simple interference arguments to derive the undulator wavelength equation and then explains why odd harmonics are dominant in such a device. The flux distribution is then found ... More


Electromagnet-Based Design of Insertion Devices

James A. Clarke

in The Science and Technology of Undulators and Wigglers

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198508557
eISBN:
9780191708770
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198508557.003.0008
Subject:
Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

This chapter discusses the construction of undulators and wigglers using electromagnets and compares their performance with those of permanent magnets. Alternative magnet geometries are examined such ... More


MICROSCOPIC DERIVATION OF THE TDGL EQUATION

Anatoly Larkin and Andrei Varlamov

in Theory of Fluctuations in Superconductors

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198528159
eISBN:
9780191713521
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198528159.003.0005
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

This chapter presents the basic aspects of the microscopic description of fluctuation phenomena in superconductors. The notion of fluctuation propagator as the vertex part of the electron: electron ... More


Practical aspects of data collection

Alexander Blake

in Crystal Structure Analysis: Principles and Practice

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199219469
eISBN:
9780191722516
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199219469.003.0006
Subject:
Physics, Crystallography: Physics

This chapter analyzes the collection of data on a modern area-detector diffractometer, with respect to the contributory factors: characteristics of the X-ray detector, choice of radiation appropriate ... More


X-ray and neutron sources

William Clegg

in Crystal Structure Analysis: Principles and Practice

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199219469
eISBN:
9780191722516
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199219469.003.0022
Subject:
Physics, Crystallography: Physics

Crystal structure determination by diffraction uses X-rays or neutrons. X-rays are readily available in laboratories from a standard X-ray tube, in which electron kinetic energy is converted to ... More


Resolution

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/9780199232734.003.0003
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

Since the aberrations of the lens are negligible, the resolution of the acoustic microscope is essentially limited by diffraction. If the lens has a high numerical aperture the resolution is ... More


Surface cracks and boundaries

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/9780199232734.003.0012
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

Surface cracks and boundaries give contrast in acoustic microscopy even when they are so fine that by conventional resolution criteria they would be expected to be scarcely visible. The contrast ... More


Long-wavelength emitters on GaAs

Victor M. Ustinov, Alexey E. Zhukov, Anton Yu. Egorov, and Nikolai A. Maleev

in Quantum Dot Lasers

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198526797
eISBN:
9780191712081
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198526797.003.0006
Subject:
Physics, Atomic, Laser, and Optical Physics

This chapter is devoted to laser structures on GaAs substrates, which are capable of operating near the 1.3-um spectral window. Firstly, motivation for long-wavelength emitters on GaAs is discussed ... More


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