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11 Zhang, Jinsong Transport Studies of the Electrical, Magnetic and Thermoelectric properties of Topological Insulator Thin Films I10317 2016 eBook  
12 Wang, Xianping Progress in Planar Optical Waveguides I10312 2016 eBook  
13 Stauffer, Dietrich From Newton to Mandelbrot I10301 2017 eBook  
14 Skokos, Charalampos (Haris) Chaos Detection and Predictability I10263 2016 eBook  
15 Mitschke, Fedor Fiber Optics I10230 2016 eBook  
16 Bahr, Benjamin Quirky Quarks I10192 2016 eBook  
17 Xu, Xiaoye Applied Research of Quantum Information Based on Linear Optics I10184 2016 eBook  
18 Wegner, Franz Supermathematics and its Applications in Statistical Physics I10181 2016 eBook  
19 Karttunen, Hannu Fundamental Astronomy I10165 2017 eBook  
20 Li, Chunlai The Chang???E-1 Topographic Atlas of the Moon I10163 2016 eBook  
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TitleTransport Studies of the Electrical, Magnetic and Thermoelectric properties of Topological Insulator Thin Films
Author(s)Zhang, Jinsong
PublicationBerlin, Heidelberg, 1. Imprint: Springer 2. Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 2016.
DescriptionXVI, 116 p. 87 illus., 84 illus. in color : online resource
Abstract NoteThis book presents the transport studies of topological insulator thin films grown by molecular beam epitaxy. Through band structure engineering, the ideal topological insulators, (Bi1???xSbx)2Te3 ternary alloys, are successfully fabricated, which possess truly insulating bulk and tunable conducting surface states. Further transport measurements on these ternary alloys reveal a disentanglement between the magnetoelectric and thermoelectric properties. In magnetically doped topological insulators, the fascinating quantum anomalous Hall effect was experimentally observed for the first time. Moreover, the topology-driven magnetic quantum phase transition was Systematically controlled by varying the strength of the spin-orbital coupling. Readers will not only benefit from the description of the technique of transport measurements, but will also be inspired by the understanding of topological insulators
ISBN,Price9783662499276
Keyword(s)1. CONDENSED MATTER 2. CONDENSED MATTER PHYSICS 3. EBOOK 4. EBOOK - SPRINGER 5. Materials???Surfaces 6. Surfaces and Interfaces, Thin Films 7. THIN FILMS
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TitleProgress in Planar Optical Waveguides
Author(s)Wang, Xianping;Yin, Cheng;Cao, Zhuangqi
PublicationBerlin, Heidelberg, 1. Imprint: Springer 2. Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 2016.
DescriptionXI, 241 p. 152 illus., 94 illus. in color : online resource
Abstract NoteThis book provides a comprehensive description of various slab waveguide structures ranged from graded-index waveguide to symmetrical metal-cladding waveguide. In this book, the transfer Matrix method is developed and applied to analyze the simplest case and the complex generalizations. A novel symmetrical metal-cladding waveguide structure is proposed and systematically investigated for several issues of interest, such as biochemical sensing, Goos-H??nchen shift and the slow light effect, etc. Besides, this book summarizes the authors??? research works on waveguides over the last decade. The readers who are familiar with basic optics theory may find this book easy to read and rather inspiring
ISBN,Price9783662489840
Keyword(s)1. CLASSICAL ELECTRODYNAMICS 2. EBOOK 3. EBOOK - SPRINGER 4. ELECTRODYNAMICS 5. LASERS 6. OPTICS 7. Optics, Lasers, Photonics, Optical Devices 8. PHOTONICS
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TitleFrom Newton to Mandelbrot : A Primer in Theoretical Physics
Author(s)Stauffer, Dietrich;Stanley, H. Eugene;Lesne, Annick
PublicationBerlin, Heidelberg, 1. Imprint: Springer 2. Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 2017.
DescriptionXIV, 270 p. 84 illus : online resource
Abstract NoteThis textbook takes the reader on a tour of the most important landmarks of theoretical physics: classical, quantum, and statistical mechanics, relativity, electrodynamics, as well as the most modern and exciting of all: elementary particles and the physics of fractals. The second edition has been supplemented with a new chapter devoted to concise though complete presentation of dynamical systems, bifurcations and chaos theory. The treatment is confined to the essentials of each area, presenting all the central concepts and equations at an accessible level. Chapters 1 to 4 contain the standard material of courses in theoretical physics and are supposed to accompany lectures at the university; thus they are rather condensed. They are supposed to fill one year of teaching. Chapters 5 and 6, in contrast, are written less condensed since this material may not be part of standard lectures and thus could be studied without the help of a university teacher. An appendix on elementary particles lies somewhere in between: It could be a summary of a much more detailed course, or studied without such a course. Illustrations and numerous problems round off this unusual textbook. It will ideally accompany the students all along their course in theoretical physics and prove indispensable in preparing and revising the exams. It is also suited as a reference for teachers or scientists from other disciplines who are interested in the topic
ISBN,Price9783662536858
Keyword(s)1. CLASSICAL ELECTRODYNAMICS 2. CLASSICAL MECHANICS 3. COMPLEX SYSTEMS 4. DYNAMICAL SYSTEMS 5. EBOOK 6. EBOOK - SPRINGER 7. ELECTRODYNAMICS 8. Elementary particles (Physics) 9. Elementary Particles, Quantum Field Theory 10. MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS 11. MECHANICS 12. OPTICS 13. QUANTUM FIELD THEORY 14. SOLID STATE PHYSICS 15. STATISTICAL PHYSICS 16. Theoretical, Mathematical and Computational Physics
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TitleChaos Detection and Predictability
Author(s)Skokos, Charalampos (Haris);Gottwald, Georg A;Laskar, Jacques
PublicationBerlin, Heidelberg, 1. Imprint: Springer 2. Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 2016.
DescriptionXI, 269 p. 122 illus., 44 illus. in color : online resource
Abstract NoteDistinguishing chaoticity from regularity in deterministic dynamical systems and specifying the subspace of the phase space in which instabilities are expected to occur is of utmost importance in as disparate areas as astronomy, particle physics and climate dynamics. To address these issues there exists a plethora of methods for chaos detection and predictability. The most commonly employed technique for investigating chaotic dynamics, i.e. the computation of Lyapunov exponents, however, may suffer a number of problems and drawbacks, for example when applied to noisy experimental data. In the last two decades, several novel methods have been developed for the fast and reliable determination of the regular or chaotic nature of orbits, aimed at overcoming the shortcomings of more traditional techniques. This set of lecture notes and tutorial reviews serves as an introduction to and overview of modern chaos detection and predictability techniques for graduate students and non-specialists. The book covers theoretical and computational aspects of traditional methods to calculate Lyapunov exponents, as well as of modern techniques like the Fast (FLI), the Orthogonal (OFLI) and the Relative (RLI) Lyapunov Indicators, the Mean Exponential Growth factor of Nearby Orbits (MEGNO), the Smaller (SALI) and the Generalized (GALI) Alignment Index and the ???0-1??? test for chaos
ISBN,Price9783662484104
Keyword(s)1. Applications of Nonlinear Dynamics and Chaos Theory 2. Earth System Sciences 3. EBOOK 4. EBOOK - SPRINGER 5. Mathematical Applications in the Physical Sciences 6. Mathematical Methods in Physics 7. MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS 8. Physical geography 9. PHYSICS 10. SPACE SCIENCES 11. Space Sciences (including Extraterrestrial Physics, Space Exploration and Astronautics) 12. STATISTICAL PHYSICS
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TitleFiber Optics : Physics and Technology
Author(s)Mitschke, Fedor
PublicationBerlin, Heidelberg, 1. Imprint: Springer 2. Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 2016.
DescriptionXIV, 349 p. 213 illus., 2 illus. in color : online resource
Abstract NoteThis book tells you all you want to know about optical fibers: Their structure, their light-guiding mechanism, their material and manufacture, their use. It began with telephone, then came telefax and email. Today we use search engines, music downloads and internet videos, all of which require shuffling of bits and bytes by the zillions. The key to all this is the conduit: the line which is designed to carry massive amounts of data at breakneck speed. In their data carrying capacity optical fiber lines beat all other technologies (copper cable, microwave beacons, satellite links) hands down, at least in the long haul; wireless devices rely on fibers, too. Several effects tend to degrade the signal as it travels down the fiber: they are spelled out in detail. Nonlinear processes are given due consideration for a twofold reason: On the one hand they are fundamentally different from the more familiar processes in electrical cable. On the other hand, they form the basis of particularly interesting and innovative applications, provided they are understood well enough. A case in point is the use of so-called solitons, i.e. special pulses of light which have the wonderful property of being able to heal after perturbation. The book will take you from the physical basics of ray and beam optics, explain fiber structure and the functions of optical elements, and bring you to the forefront of both applications and research. The state of the art of high speed data transmission is described, and the use of fiber optic sensors in metrology is treated. The book is written in a pedagogical style so that students of both physics and electrical engineering, as well as technicians and engineers involved in optical technologies, will benefit. The new edition is largely updated and has new sections on nonlinear phenomena in fibers as well as on the latest trends in applications
ISBN,Price9783662527641
Keyword(s)1. CLASSICAL ELECTRODYNAMICS 2. EBOOK 3. EBOOK - SPRINGER 4. ELECTRODYNAMICS 5. LASERS 6. MICROWAVES 7. Microwaves, RF and Optical Engineering 8. OPTICAL ENGINEERING 9. OPTICS 10. Optics, Lasers, Photonics, Optical Devices 11. PHOTONICS
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TitleQuirky Quarks : A Cartoon Guide to the Fascinating Realm of Physics
Author(s)Bahr, Benjamin;Lemmer, Boris;Piccolo, Rina
PublicationBerlin, Heidelberg, 1. Imprint: Springer 2. Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 2016.
DescriptionXVIII, 319 p : online resource
Abstract NoteHard Science Doesn't Have to be Hard Do you love quantum physics, cosmology, and the humor behind the popular television show The Big Bang Theory? Have you been on the lookout for a fun, non-technical explanation of the science behind things like time travel, wormholes, antimatter, and dark energy? You???ll find all of that, and more, inside this fact-filled, cartoon-packed book. In Quirky Quarks: A Cartoon Guide to the Fascinating Realm of Physics you???ll get: The latest science behind the mysteries of our universe explained in common everyday language. A major dose of cartoons, comics, and humor. A good grasp on the often-bizarre nature of reality. Start reading and you???ll find that hard science does not have to be hard. Whether you???re a teacher, a physicist, or just a lover of the curious, this is the book that delivers the facts in an engaging and entertaining cartoon world inhabited by two dogs, a cat, and some very quirky quarks. With cutting edge science articles by physicists Boris Lemmer and Benjamin Bahr, and drawings by cartoonist Rina Piccolo, this may be the most fun science reading you???re likely to find out there
ISBN,Price9783662495094
Keyword(s)1. EBOOK 2. EBOOK - SPRINGER 3. PHYSICS 4. Physics, general 5. Popular Science in Physics
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TitleApplied Research of Quantum Information Based on Linear Optics
Author(s)Xu, Xiaoye
PublicationBerlin, Heidelberg, 1. Imprint: Springer 2. Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 2016.
DescriptionXXIII, 126 p. 48 illus., 17 illus. in color : online resource
Abstract NoteThis thesis reports on outstanding work in two main subfields of quantum information science: one involves the quantum measurement problem, and the other concerns quantum simulation. The thesis proposes using a polarization-based displaced Sagnac-type interferometer to achieve partial collapse measurement and its reversal, and presents the first experimental verification of the nonlocality of the partial collapse measurement and its reversal. All of the experiments are carried out in the linear optical system, one of the earliest experimental systems to employ quantum communication and quantum information processing. The thesis argues that quantum measurement can yield quantum entanglement recovery, which is demonstrated by using the frequency freedom to simulate the environment. Based on the weak measurement theory, the author proposes that white light can be used to precisely estimate phase, and effectively demonstrates that the imaginary part of the weak value can be introduced by means of weak measurement evolution. Lastly, a nine-order polarization-based displaced Sagnac-type interferometer employing bulk optics is constructed to perform quantum simulation of the Landau-Zener evolution, and by tuning the system Hamiltonian, the first experiment to research the Kibble-Zurek mechanism in non-equilibrium kinetics processes is carried out in the linear optical system
ISBN,Price9783662498040
Keyword(s)1. EBOOK 2. EBOOK - SPRINGER 3. QUANTUM COMPUTERS 4. Quantum computing 5. QUANTUM OPTICS 6. QUANTUM PHYSICS
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TitleSupermathematics and its Applications in Statistical Physics : Grassmann Variables and the Method of Supersymmetry
Author(s)Wegner, Franz
PublicationBerlin, Heidelberg, 1. Imprint: Springer 2. Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 2016.
DescriptionXVII, 374 p. 15 illus., 12 illus. in color : online resource
Abstract NoteThis text presents the mathematical concepts of Grassmann variables and the method of supersymmetry to a broad audience of physicists interested in applying these tools to disordered and critical systems, as well as related topics in statistical physics. Based on many courses and seminars held by the author, one of the pioneers in this field, the reader is given a systematic and tutorial introduction to the subject matter. The algebra and analysis of Grassmann variables is presented in part I. The mathematics of these variables is applied to a random matrix model, path integrals for fermions, dimer models and the Ising model in two dimensions. Supermathematics - the use of commuting and anticommuting variables on an equal footing - is the subject of part II. The properties of supervectors and supermatrices, which contain both commuting and Grassmann components, are treated in great detail, including the derivation of integral theorems. In part III, supersymmetric physical models are considered. While supersymmetry was first introduced in elementary particle physics as exact symmetry between bosons and fermions, the formal introduction of anticommuting spacetime components, can be extended to problems of statistical physics, and, since it connects states with equal energies, has also found its way into quantum mechanics. Several models are considered in the applications, after which the representation of the random matrix model by the nonlinear sigma-model, the determination of the density of states and the level correlation are derived. Eventually, the mobility edge behavior is discussed and a short account of the ten symmetry classes of disorder, two-dimensional disordered models, and superbosonization is given
ISBN,Price9783662491706
Keyword(s)1. COMPLEX SYSTEMS 2. DYNAMICAL SYSTEMS 3. EBOOK 4. EBOOK - SPRINGER 5. Mathematical Applications in the Physical Sciences 6. Mathematical Methods in Physics 7. MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS 8. PHYSICS 9. STATISTICAL PHYSICS 10. Statistical Physics and Dynamical Systems
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TitleFundamental Astronomy
Author(s)Karttunen, Hannu;Kr??ger, Pekka;Oja, Heikki;Poutanen, Markku;Donner, Karl Johan
PublicationBerlin, Heidelberg, 1. Imprint: Springer 2. Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 2017.
DescriptionXIV, 550 p. 502 illus., 36 illus. in color : online resource
Abstract NoteNow in its sixth edition this successful undergraduate textbook gives a well-balanced and comprehensive introduction to the topics of classical and modern astronomy. While emphasizing both the astronomical concepts and the underlying physical principles, the text provides a sound basis for more profound studies in the astronomical sciences. The chapters on galactic and extragalactic astronomy as well as cosmology were extensively modernized in the previous edition. In this new edition they have been further revised to include more recent results. The long chapter on the solar system has been split into two parts: the first one deals with the general properties, and the other one describes individual objects. A new chapter on exoplanets has been added to the end of the book next to the chapter on astrobiology. In response to the fact that astronomy has evolved enormously over the last few years, only a few chapters of this book have been left unmodified. Long considered a standard text for physical science majors, Fundamental Astronomy is also an excellent reference and entr??e for dedicated amateur astronomers. For their benefit the introductory chapter has been extended to give a brief summary of the different types of celestial objects. From reviews of earlier editions: "??? The wide range of expertise gives the book an authority that would be almost impossible for a single-author text ... There are other aids to the reader: worked examples ... starred sections in small print take the inquisitive reader beyond the general level of the book." (Nature) ???This textbook, suitable for a university first course in astronomy, is the outgrowth of a long and outstanding astronomical tradition in Finland, and the result of an extensive collaborative effort, which included also teaching and interaction with many people. ??? I highly recommend this book for class use ??? it will be useful for professionals as well.??? (Bruno Bertotti, Prometeo, Vol. 24 (3-4), 2008)
ISBN,Price9783662530450
Keyword(s)1. ASTRONOMY 2. Astronomy, Astrophysics and Cosmology 3. ASTROPHYSICS 4. EBOOK 5. EBOOK - SPRINGER 6. GEOPHYSICS 7. Geophysics/Geodesy 8. Popular Science in Astronomy
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TitleThe Chang???E-1 Topographic Atlas of the Moon
Author(s)Li, Chunlai;Liu, Jianjun;Mu, Lingli;Ren, Xin;Zuo, Wei
PublicationBerlin, Heidelberg, 1. Imprint: Springer 2. Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 2016.
DescriptionIX, 238 p. 220 illus. in color : online resource
Abstract NoteThis atlas is based on the lunar global Digital Elevation Models (DEM) of Chang'E-1 (CE-1), and presents CCD stereo image data with digital photogrammetry. The spatial resolution of the DEM in this atlas is 500m, with horizontal accuracy of 192m and vertical accuracy of 120m. Color-shaded relief maps with contour lines are used to show the lunar topographical characteristics. The topographical data gathered by CE-1 can provide fundamental information for the study of lunar topographical, morphological and geological structures, as well as for lunar evolution research
ISBN,Price9783662484395
Keyword(s)1. Aerospace engineering 2. Aerospace Technology and Astronautics 3. ASTRONAUTICS 4. Astronomy, Observations and Techniques 5. Astronomy???Observations 6. EBOOK 7. EBOOK - SPRINGER 8. Observations, Astronomical 9. PLANETOLOGY 10. REMOTE SENSING 11. Remote Sensing/Photogrammetry 12. SPACE SCIENCES 13. Space Sciences (including Extraterrestrial Physics, Space Exploration and Astronautics)
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