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1 Magnani, Loris A Dirty Window I10457 2017 eBook  
2 Dosch, Alexander Transport Processes in Space Physics and Astrophysics I10453 2016 eBook  
3 Schramm, Stefan New Horizons in Fundamental Physics I10446 2017 eBook  
4 Naik, Pramod V Meghnad Saha I10421 2017 eBook  
5 Branch, David Supernova Explosions I10414 2017 eBook  
6 Musielak, Zdzislaw Three Body Dynamics and Its Applications to Exoplanets I10411 2017 eBook  
7 Yu, Yang Orbital Dynamics in the Gravitational Field of Small Bodies I10386 2016 eBook  
8 Ralchenko, Yuri Modern Methods in Collisional-Radiative Modeling of Plasmas I10385 2016 eBook  
9 Piel, Alexander Plasma Physics I10365 2017 eBook  
10 Bowman???????????????, Dominic M.???????????? Amplitude Modulation of Pulsation Modes in Delta Scuti Stars I10332 2017 eBook  
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TitleA Dirty Window : Diffuse and Translucent Molecular Gas in the Interstellar Medium
Author(s)Magnani, Loris;Shore, Steven N
PublicationBerlin, Heidelberg, 1. Imprint: Springer 2. Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 2017.
DescriptionXIX, 306 p. 76 illus., 28 illus. in color : online resource
Abstract NoteThis book provides an introduction to the physics of interstellar gas in the Galaxy. It deals with the diffuse interstellar medium which supplies a complex environment for exploring the neutral gas content of a galaxy like the Milky Way and the techniques necessary for studying this non-stellar component. After an initial exposition of the phases of the interstellar medium and the role of gas in a spiral galaxy, the authors discuss the transition from atomic to molecular gas. They then consider basic radiative transfer and molecular spectroscopy with particular emphasis on the molecules useful for studying low-density molecular gas. Observational techniques for investigating the gas and the dust component of the diffuse interstellar medium throughout the electromagnetic spectrum are explored emphasizing results from the recent Herschel and Planck missions. A brief exposition on dust in the diffuse interstellar medium is followed by a discussion of molecular clouds in general and high-latitude molecular clouds in particular. Ways of calibrating CO observations with the molecular hydrogen content of a cloud are examined along with the dark molecular gas controversy. High-latitude molecular clouds are considered in detail as vehicles for applying the techniques developed in the book. Given the transient nature of diffuse and translucent molecular clouds, the role of turbulence in the origin and dynamics of these objects is examined in some detail. The book is targeted at graduate students or postdocs who are entering the field of interstellar medium studies
ISBN,Price9783662543504
Keyword(s)1. ASTROBIOLOGY 2. Astronomy, Observations and Techniques 3. Astronomy???Observations 4. ASTROPHYSICS 5. Astrophysics and Astroparticles 6. COSMOLOGY 7. EBOOK 8. EBOOK - SPRINGER 9. Observations, Astronomical 10. SPACE SCIENCES 11. Space Sciences (including Extraterrestrial Physics, Space Exploration and Astronautics)
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TitleTransport Processes in Space Physics and Astrophysics : Problems and Solutions
Author(s)Dosch, Alexander;Zank, Gary P
PublicationCham, 1. Imprint: Springer 2. Springer International Publishing, 2016.
DescriptionVIII, 257 p. 5 illus. in color : online resource
Abstract Note??This is the problems and solution manual for the graduate text with the same title and published as Lecture Notes in Physics Vol 877 which provides the necessary mathematical and physics background to understand the transport of gases, charged particle gases, energetic charged particles, turbulence, and radiation in an astrophysical and space physics context. The very detailed and self-contained problems and solutions will be an essential part of the training of any graduate student wishing to enter and pursuing research in this field.??
ISBN,Price9783319248806
Keyword(s)1. ASTROPHYSICS 2. Astrophysics and Astroparticles 3. EBOOK 4. EBOOK - SPRINGER 5. Fluid- and Aerodynamics 6. FLUIDS 7. GEOPHYSICS 8. Geophysics and Environmental Physics 9. Geophysics/Geodesy
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TitleNew Horizons in Fundamental Physics
Author(s)Schramm, Stefan;Sch??fer, Mirko
PublicationCham, 1. Imprint: Springer 2. Springer International Publishing, 2017.
DescriptionIX, 389 p. 134 illus., 95 illus. in color : online resource
Abstract NoteThis volume presents the state-of-the-art in selected topics across modern nuclear physics, covering fields of central importance to research and illustrating their connection to many different areas of physics. It describes recent progress in the study of superheavy and exotic nuclei, which is pushing our knowledge to ever heavier elements and neutron-richer isotopes. Extending nuclear physics to systems that are many times denser than even the core of an atomic nucleus, one enters the realm of the physics of neutron stars and possibly quark stars, a topic that is intensively investigated with many ground-based and outer-space research missions as well as numerous theoretical works. By colliding two nuclei at very high ultra-relativistic energies one can create a fireball of extremely hot matter, reminiscent of the universe very shortly after the big bang, leading to a phase of melted hadrons and free quarks and gluons, the so-called quark-gluon plasma. These studies tie up with effects of crucial importance in other fields. During the collision of heavy ions, electric fields of extreme strength are produced, potentially destabilizing the vacuum of the atomic physics system, subsequently leading to the decay of the vacuum state and the emission of positrons. In neutron stars the ultra-dense matter might support extremely high magnetic fields, far beyond anything that can be produced in the laboratory, significantly affecting the stellar properties. At very high densities general relativity predicts the stellar collapse to a black hole. However, a number of current theoretical activities, modifying Einstein???s theory, point to possible alternative scenarios, where this collapse might be avoided. These and related topics are addressed in this book in a series of highly readable chapters. In addition, the book includes fundamental analyses of the practicalities involved in transiting to an electricity supply mainly based on renewable energies, investigating this scenario less from an engineering and more from a physics point of view. While the topics comprise a large scope of activities, the contributions also show an extensive overlap in the methodology and in the analytical and numerical tools involved in tackling these diverse research fields that are the forefront of modern science.
ISBN,Price9783319441658
Keyword(s)1. Applications of Graph Theory and Complex Networks 2. ASTROPHYSICS 3. Astrophysics and Astroparticles 4. ATOMS 5. Atoms and Molecules in Strong Fields, Laser Matter Interaction 6. EBOOK 7. EBOOK - SPRINGER 8. Heavy ions 9. NUCLEAR PHYSICS 10. Nuclear Physics, Heavy Ions, Hadrons 11. PHYSICS
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TitleMeghnad Saha : His Life in Science and Politics
Author(s)Naik, Pramod V
PublicationCham, 1. Imprint: Springer 2. Springer International Publishing, 2017.
DescriptionXV, 211 p. 25 illus., 4 illus. in color : online resource
Abstract NoteThis biography is a short yet comprehensive overview of the life of Meghnad Saha, the mastermind behind the frequently used Saha equations and a strong contributor to the foundation of science in India. The author explores the lesser known details behind the man who played a major role in building scientific institutions in India, developed the breakthrough theory of thermal ionization, and whose fervor about India???s rapid progress in science and technology, along with concern for uplifting his countrymen and optimizing resources, led him to eventually enter politics and identify the mismanagement of many programs of national importance to Parliament. This book is free of most academic technicalities, so that the reader with general scientific knowledge can read and understand it easily. One interested only in Saha???s contribution to physics can pick up just that part and read it. Conversely, the average reader may skip the technical chapters, and read the book without loss of continuity or generality to still get a coherent picture. This work touches on all aspects of Saha???s multidimensional personality, which overflows in the pages of his periodical,??Science and Culture,as well as his many speeches, debates and discussions in Parliament, all of which is appropriately conveyed in this book
ISBN,Price9783319621029
Keyword(s)1. Asia???Politics and government 2. Asian Politics 3. ASTROPHYSICS 4. Astrophysics and Astroparticles 5. EBOOK 6. EBOOK - SPRINGER 7. HISTORY 8. History and Philosophical Foundations of Physics 9. HISTORY OF SCIENCE 10. PHYSICS 11. THERMODYNAMICS
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TitleSupernova Explosions
Author(s)Branch, David;Wheeler, J. Craig
PublicationBerlin, Heidelberg, 1. Imprint: Springer 2. Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 2017.
DescriptionXIX, 721 p. 236 illus., 148 illus. in color : online resource
Abstract NoteTargeting advanced students of astronomy and physics, as well as astronomers and physicists contemplating research on supernovae or related fields, David Branch and J. Craig Wheeler offer a modern account of the nature, causes and consequences of supernovae, as well as of issues that remain to be resolved. Owing especially to (1) the appearance of supernova 1987A in the nearby Large Magellanic Cloud, (2) the spectacularly successful use of supernovae as distance indicators for cosmology, (3) the association of some supernovae with the enigmatic cosmic gamma-ray bursts, and (4) the discovery of a class of superluminous supernovae, the pace of supernova research has been increasing sharply. This monograph serves as a broad survey of modern supernova research and a guide to the current literature. The book???s emphasis is on the explosive phases of supernovae. Part 1 is devoted to a survey of the kinds of observations that inform us about supernovae, some basic interpretations of such data, and an overview of the evolution of stars that brings them to an explosive endpoint. Part 2 goes into more detail on core-collapse and superluminous events: which kinds of stars produce them, and how do they do it? Part 3 is concerned with the stellar progenitors and explosion mechanisms of thermonuclear (Type Ia) supernovae. Part 4 is about consequences of supernovae and some applications to astrophysics and cosmology. References are provided in sufficient number to help the reader enter the literature
ISBN,Price9783662550540
Keyword(s)1. Astronomy, Observations and Techniques 2. Astronomy???Observations 3. ASTROPHYSICS 4. Astrophysics and Astroparticles 5. COSMOLOGY 6. EBOOK 7. EBOOK - SPRINGER 8. Observations, Astronomical
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TitleThree Body Dynamics and Its Applications to Exoplanets
Author(s)Musielak, Zdzislaw;Quarles, Billy
PublicationCham, 1. Imprint: Springer 2. Springer International Publishing, 2017.
DescriptionVIII, 109 p. 26 illus., 21 illus. in color : online resource
Abstract NoteThis brief book provides an overview of the gravitational orbital evolution of few-body systems, in particular those consisting of three bodies. The authors present the historical context that begins with the origin of the problem as defined by Newton, which was followed up by Euler, Lagrange, Laplace, and many others. Additionally, they consider the modern works from the 20th and 21st centuries that describe the development of powerful analytical methods by Poincare and others. The development of numerical tools, including modern symplectic methods, are presented as they pertain to the identification of short-term chaos and long term integrations of the orbits of many astronomical architectures such as stellar triples, planets in binaries, and single stars that host multiple exoplanets. The book includes some of the latest discoveries from the Kepler and now K2 missions, as well as applications to exoplanets discovered via the radial velocity method. Specifically, the authors give a unique perspective in relation to the discovery of planets in binary star systems and the current search for extrasolar moons
ISBN,Price9783319582269
Keyword(s)1. ASTROPHYSICS 2. Astrophysics and Astroparticles 3. Classical and Quantum Gravitation, Relativity Theory 4. CLASSICAL MECHANICS 5. EBOOK 6. EBOOK - SPRINGER 7. GRAVITATION 8. History and Philosophical Foundations of Physics 9. MECHANICS 10. PHYSICS
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TitleOrbital Dynamics in the Gravitational Field of Small Bodies
Author(s)Yu, Yang
PublicationBerlin, Heidelberg, 1. Imprint: Springer 2. Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 2016.
DescriptionXVIII, 123 p. 49 illus., 17 illus. in color : online resource
Abstract NoteThis prizewinning PhD thesis presents a general discussion of the orbital motion close to solar system small bodies (SSSBs), which induce non-central asymmetric gravitational fields in their neighborhoods. It introduces the methods of qualitative theory in nonlinear dynamics to the study of local/global behaviors around SSSBs. Detailed mechanical models are employed throughout this dissertation, and specific numeric techniques are developed to compensate for the difficulties of directly analyzing. Applying this method, several target systems, like asteroid 216 Kleopatra, are explored in great detail, and the results prove to be both revealing and pervasive for a large group of SSSBs.
ISBN,Price9783662526934
Keyword(s)1. Aerospace engineering 2. Aerospace Technology and Astronautics 3. Applications of Nonlinear Dynamics and Chaos Theory 4. ASTRONAUTICS 5. ASTROPHYSICS 6. Astrophysics and Astroparticles 7. CLASSICAL MECHANICS 8. COMPUTER SIMULATION 9. Dynamical Systems and Ergodic Theory 10. DYNAMICS 11. EBOOK 12. EBOOK - SPRINGER 13. ERGODIC THEORY 14. MECHANICS 15. Simulation and Modeling 16. STATISTICAL PHYSICS
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TitleModern Methods in Collisional-Radiative Modeling of Plasmas
Author(s)Ralchenko, Yuri
PublicationCham, 1. Imprint: Springer 2. Springer International Publishing, 2016.
DescriptionX, 212 p. 76 illus., 52 illus. in color : online resource
Abstract NoteThis book provides a compact yet comprehensive overview of recent developments in collisional-radiative (CR) modeling of laboratory and astrophysical plasmas. It describes advances across the entire field, from basic considerations of model completeness to validation and verification of CR models to calculation of plasma kinetic characteristics and spectra in diverse plasmas. Various approaches to CR modeling are presented, together with numerous examples of applications. A number of important topics, such as atomic models for CR modeling, atomic data and its availability and quality, radiation transport, non-Maxwellian effects on plasma emission, ionization potential lowering, and verification and validation of CR models, are thoroughly addressed. Strong emphasis is placed on the most recent developments in the field, such as XFEL spectroscopy. Written by leading international research scientists from a number of key laboratories, the book offers a timely summary of the most recent progress in this area. It will be a useful and practical guide for students and experienced researchers working in plasma spectroscopy, spectra simulations, and related fields
ISBN,Price9783319275147
Keyword(s)1. ASTROPHYSICS 2. Astrophysics and Astroparticles 3. EBOOK 4. EBOOK - SPRINGER 5. Numerical and Computational Physics, Simulation 6. PHYSICS 7. PLASMA (IONIZED GASES) 8. PLASMA PHYSICS
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TitlePlasma Physics : An Introduction to Laboratory, Space, and Fusion Plasmas
Author(s)Piel, Alexander
PublicationCham, 1. Imprint: Springer 2. Springer International Publishing, 2017.
DescriptionXX, 463 p. 268 illus., 39 illus. in color : online resource
Abstract NoteThe enlarged new edition of this textbook provides a comprehensive introduction to the basic processes in plasmas and demonstrates that the same fundamental concepts describe cold gas-discharge plasmas, space plasmas, and hot fusion plasmas. Starting from particle drifts in magnetic fields, the principles of magnetic confinement fusion are explained and compared with laser fusion. Collective processes are discussed in terms of plasma waves and instabilities. The concepts of plasma description by magnetohydrodynamics, kinetic theory, and particle simulation are stepwise introduced. Space charge effects in sheath regions, double layers and plasma diodes are given the necessary attention. The novel fundamental mechanisms of dusty plasmas are explored and integrated into the framework of conventional plasmas. The book concludes with a concise description of modern plasma discharges. Written by an internationally renowned researcher in experimental plasma physics, the text keeps the mathematical apparatus simple and emphasizes the underlying concepts. The guidelines of plasma physics are illustrated by a host of practical examples, preferentially from plasma diagnostics. There, Langmuir probe methods, laser interferometry, ionospheric sounding, Faraday rotation, and diagnostics of dusty plasmas are discussed. Though primarily addressing students in plasma physics, the book is easily accessible for researchers in neighboring disciplines, such as space science, astrophysics, material science, applied physics, and electrical engineering. This second edition has been thoroughly revised and contains substantially enlarged chapters on plasma diagnostics, dusty plasmas and plasma discharges. Probe techniques have been rearranged into basic theory and a host of practical examples for probe techniques in dc, rf, and space plasmas. New topics in dusty plasmas, such as plasma crystals, Yukawa balls, phase transitions and attractive forces have been adopted. The chapter on plasma discharges now contains a new section on conventional and high-power impulse magnetron sputtering. The recently discovered electrical asymmetry effect in capacitive rf-discharges is described. The text is based on an introductory course to plasma physics and advanced courses in plasma diagnostics, dusty plasmas, and plasma waves, which the author has taught at Kiel University for three decades. The pedagogical approach combines detailed explanations, a large number of illustrative figures, short summaries of the basics at the end of each chapter, and a selection of problems with detailed solutions
ISBN,Price9783319634272
Keyword(s)1. ASTROPHYSICS 2. Astrophysics and Astroparticles 3. EBOOK 4. EBOOK - SPRINGER 5. LOW TEMPERATURE PHYSICS 6. LOW TEMPERATURES 7. PLASMA (IONIZED GASES) 8. PLASMA PHYSICS
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TitleAmplitude Modulation of Pulsation Modes in Delta Scuti Stars
Author(s)Bowman???????????????, Dominic M.????????????
PublicationCham, 1. Imprint: Springer 2. Springer International Publishing, 2017.
DescriptionXVI, 204 p. 83 illus., 62 illus. in color : online resource
Abstract NoteThis outstanding thesis by Dominic Bowman provides a thorough investigation of long-standing questions as to whether amplitude modulation is astrophysical, whether it offers insights into pulsating stars, and whether simple beating of modes with stable amplitudes is unrecognised because of a lack of frequency resolution. In this thesis, the author studied a uniform sample of 983 delta Scuti stars???the most common type of main-sequence heat engine pulsator???that were observed nearly continuously for 4 years at stunning photometric precision of only a few parts per million by the Kepler space mission. With no mission planned to supersede the Kepler 4-year data set, this thesis will stand as the definitive study of these questions for many years. With revolutionary photometric data from the planet-hunting Kepler space mission, asteroseismic studies have been carried out on many hundreds of main-sequence solar-type stars and about 10,000 red giants. It is easy to understand why those stochastically driven stars have highly variable amplitudes. Over much of the rest of the Hertzsprung???Russell (HR) diagram, stellar pulsations are driven by heat mechanisms, which are much more regular than the stochastic driving in solar-like pulsators. Yet for decades, amplitude and frequency modulation of pulsation modes have been observed in almost all types of heat-driven pulsating stars. The author shows that the amplitude and frequency modulation are astrophysical, and he has investigated their implications and prospects to provide new insights into the delta Scuti stars and the many other types of heat-engine pulsators across the HR diagram
ISBN,Price9783319666495
Keyword(s)1. Astronomy, Observations and Techniques 2. Astronomy???Observations 3. ASTROPHYSICS 4. Astrophysics and Astroparticles 5. EBOOK 6. EBOOK - SPRINGER 7. Observations, Astronomical
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