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Zhu, JianXin 
Bogoliubovde Gennes Method and Its Applications 
I10464 
2016 
eBook 

2 
Rodrigues, Jr, Waldyr A 
The Many Faces of Maxwell, Dirac and Einstein Equations 
I10404 
2016 
eBook 

3 
Kato, Shoji 
Oscillations of Disks 
I10403 
2016 
eBook 

4 
Vallejo, Juan C 
Predictability of Chaotic Dynamics 
I10399 
2017 
eBook 

5 
Vaid, Deepak 
LQG for the Bewildered 
I10381 
2017 
eBook 

6 
Vassiliev, Oleg N 
Monte Carlo Methods for Radiation Transport 
I10359 
2017 
eBook 

7 
Timberlake, Todd Keene 
Classical Mechanics with Maxima 
I10330 
2016 
eBook 

8 
Fan, TianYou 
Mathematical Theory of Elasticity of Quasicrystals and Its Applications 
I10304 
2016 
eBook 

9 
de Gosson, Maurice A 
BornJordan Quantization 
I10290 
2016 
eBook 

10 
Skokos, Charalampos (Haris) 
Chaos Detection and Predictability 
I10263 
2016 
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Title  Bogoliubovde Gennes Method and Its Applications 
Author(s)  Zhu, JianXin 
Publication  Cham, 1. Imprint: Springer
2. Springer International Publishing, 2016. 
Description  XI, 188 p. 50 illus., 33 illus. in color : online resource 
Abstract Note  The purpose of this book is to provide an elementary yet systematic description of the Bogoliubovde Gennes (BdG) equations, their unique symmetry properties and their relation to Green???s function theory. Specifically, it introduces readers to the supercell technique for the solutions of the BdG equations, as well as other related techniques for more rapidly solving the equations in practical applications. The BdG equations are derived from a microscopic model Hamiltonian with an effective pairing interaction and fully capture the local electronic structure through selfconsistent solutions via exact diagonalization. This approach has been successfully generalized to study many aspects of conventional and unconventional superconductors with inhomogeneities ??? including defects, disorder or the presence of a magnetic field ??? and becomes an even more attractive choice when the firstprinciples information of a typical superconductor is incorporated via the construction of a lowenergy tightbinding model. Further, the lattice BdG approach is essential when theoretical results for local electronic states around such defects are compared with the scanning tunneling microscopy measurements. Altogether, these lectures provide a timely primer for graduate students and nonspecialist researchers, while also offering a useful reference guide for experts in the field 
ISBN,Price  9783319313146 
Keyword(s)  1. EBOOK
2. EBOOK  SPRINGER
3. Mathematical Applications in the Physical Sciences
4. Mathematical Methods in Physics
5. MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS
6. Nanoscale science
7. Nanoscale Science and Technology
8. NANOSCIENCE
9. Nanostructures
10. Numerical and Computational Physics, Simulation
11. PHYSICS
12. Strongly Correlated Systems, Superconductivity
13. SUPERCONDUCTIVITY
14. SUPERCONDUCTORS

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Title  The Many Faces of Maxwell, Dirac and Einstein Equations : A Clifford Bundle Approach 
Author(s)  Rodrigues, Jr, Waldyr A;Capelas de Oliveira, Edmundo 
Publication  Cham, 1. Imprint: Springer
2. Springer International Publishing, 2016. 
Description  XVI, 587 p. 14 illus : online resource 
Abstract Note  This book is an exposition of the algebra and calculus of differential forms, of the Clifford and SpinClifford bundle formalisms, and of vistas to a formulation of important concepts of differential geometry indispensable for an indepth understanding of spacetime physics. The formalism discloses the hidden geometrical nature of spinor fields. Maxwell, Dirac and Einstein fields are shown to have representatives by objects of the same mathematical nature, namely sections of an appropriate Clifford bundle. This approach reveals unity in diversity and suggests relationships that are hidden in the standard formalisms and opens new paths for research. This thoroughly revised second edition also adds three new chapters: on the Clifford bundle approach to the Riemannian or semiRiemannian differential geometry of branes; on Komar currents in the context of the General Relativity theory; and an analysis of the similarities and main differences between Dirac, Majorana and ELKO spinor fields. The exercises with solutions, the comprehensive list of mathematical symbols, and the list of acronyms and abbreviations are provided for selfstudy for students as well as for classes. From the reviews of the first edition: ???The text is written in a very readable manner and is complemented with plenty of workedout exercises which are in the style of extended examples. ... their book could also serve as a textbook for graduate students in physics or mathematics." (Alberto Molgado, Mathematical Reviews, 2008 k) 
ISBN,Price  9783319276373 
Keyword(s)  1. Classical and Quantum Gravitation, Relativity Theory
2. DIFFERENTIAL GEOMETRY
3. EBOOK
4. EBOOK  SPRINGER
5. GRAVITATION
6. Mathematical Applications in the Physical Sciences
7. MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS

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Title  Oscillations of Disks 
Author(s)  Kato, Shoji 
Publication  Tokyo, 1. Imprint: Springer
2. Springer Japan, 2016. 
Description  XV, 261 p. 49 illus., 6 illus. in color : online resource 
Abstract Note  This book presents the current state of research on disk oscillation theory, focusing on relativistic disks and tidally deformed disks. Since the launch of the Rossi Xray Timing Explorer (RXTE) in 1996, many highfrequency quasiperiodic oscillations (HFQPOs) have been observed in Xray binaries. Subsequently, similar quasiperiodic oscillations have been found in such relativistic objects as microquasars, ultraluminous Xray sources, and galactic nuclei. One of the most promising explanations of their origin is based on oscillations in relativistic disks, and a new field called discoseismology is currently developing. After reviewing observational aspects, the book presents the basic characteristics of disk oscillations, especially focusing on those in relativistic disks. Relativistic disks are essentially different from Newtonian disks in terms of several basic characteristics of their disk oscillations, including the radial distributions of epicyclic frequencies. In order to understand the basic processes of disk oscillations, studies on binary systems are of importance, as they offer valuable information on wave???wave coupling processes in disk oscillations. Accordingly, some characteristics of oscillations in deformed disks are also presented in this book. The book consists of two parts. Points covered in Part I include, for instance, the basic characteristics of disk oscillations, classification of oscillation modes, and trapping of oscillations. In Part II, the focus is mainly on excitation processes of oscillations, while applications to observations are also discussed 
ISBN,Price  9784431562085 
Keyword(s)  1. ASTRONOMY
2. Astronomy, Astrophysics and Cosmology
3. ASTROPHYSICS
4. EBOOK
5. EBOOK  SPRINGER
6. Mathematical Applications in the Physical Sciences
7. MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS
8. PLANETOLOGY
9. Theoretical, Mathematical and Computational Physics

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Title  Predictability of Chaotic Dynamics : A Finitetime Lyapunov Exponents Approach 
Author(s)  Vallejo, Juan C;Sanjuan, Miguel A. F 
Publication  Cham, 1. Imprint: Springer
2. Springer International Publishing, 2017. 
Description  XV, 136 p. 47 illus., 22 illus. in color : online resource 
Abstract Note  This book is primarily concerned with the computational aspects of predictability of dynamical systems ??? in particular those where observation, modeling and computation are strongly interdependent. Unlike with physical systems under control in laboratories, for instance in celestial mechanics, one is confronted with the observation and modeling of systems without the possibility of altering the key parameters of the objects studied. Therefore, the numerical simulations offer an essential tool for analyzing these systems. With the widespread use of computer simulations to solve complex dynamical systems, the reliability of the numerical calculations is of everincreasing interest and importance. This reliability is directly related to the regularity and instability properties of the modeled flow. In this interdisciplinary scenario, the underlying physics provide the simulated models, nonlinear dynamics provides their chaoticity and instability properties, and the computer sciences provide the actual numerical implementation. This book introduces and explores precisely this link between the models and their predictability characterization based on concepts derived from the field of nonlinear dynamics, with a focus on the finitetime Lyapunov exponents approach. The method is illustrated using a number of wellknown continuous dynamical systems, including the Contopoulos, H??nonHeiles and R??ssler systems. To help students and newcomers quickly learn to apply these techniques, the appendix provides descriptions of the algorithms used throughout the text and details how to implement them in order to solve a given continuous dynamical system 
ISBN,Price  9783319518930 
Keyword(s)  1. Applications of Nonlinear Dynamics and Chaos Theory
2. EBOOK
3. EBOOK  SPRINGER
4. Mathematical Applications in the Physical Sciences
5. MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS
6. Numerical and Computational Physics, Simulation
7. PHYSICS
8. SPACE SCIENCES
9. Space Sciences (including Extraterrestrial Physics, Space Exploration and Astronautics)
10. STATISTICAL PHYSICS

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Title  LQG for the Bewildered : The SelfDual Approach Revisited 
Author(s)  Vaid, Deepak;BilsonThompson, Sundance 
Publication  Cham, 1. Imprint: Springer
2. Springer International Publishing, 2017. 
Description  IX, 138 p. 16 illus., 4 illus. in color : online resource 
Abstract Note  This primer offers a concise introduction to Loop Quantum Gravity (LQG)  a theoretical framework for uniting Quantum Mechanics (QM) with General Relativity (GR). The emphasis is on the physical aspects of the framework and its historical development in terms of selfdual variables, still most suited for a first, pedagogical encounter with LQG. The text starts by reviewing GR and the very basics of Quantum Field Theory (QFT), and then explains in a concise and clear manner the steps leading from the EinsteinHilbert action for gravity to the construction of the quantum states of geometry, known as spinnetworks, and which provide the basis for the kinematical Hilbert space of quantum general relativity. Along the way the various associated concepts of tetrads, spinconnection and holonomies are introduced. Having thus provided a minimal introduction to the LQG framework, some applications to the problems of black hole entropy and of quantum cosmology are briefly surveyed. Last but not least, a list of the most common criticisms of LQG is presented, which are then tackled one by one in order to convince the reader of the physical viability of the theory. A set of appendices provides accessible introductions to several key notions such as the PeterWeyl theorem, duality of differential forms and Regge calculus, among others. The presentation is aimed at graduate students and researchers who have some familiarity with the tools of QM and GR, but are intimidated by the technicalities required to browse through the existing LQG literature. This primer aims at making the formalism appear a little less bewildering to the uninitiated and helps lower the barrier for entry into the field 
ISBN,Price  9783319431840 
Keyword(s)  1. Classical and Quantum Gravitation, Relativity Theory
2. EBOOK
3. EBOOK  SPRINGER
4. GRAVITATION
5. Mathematical Applications in the Physical Sciences
6. Mathematical Methods in Physics
7. MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS
8. PHYSICS

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Title  Monte Carlo Methods for Radiation Transport : Fundamentals and Advanced Topics 
Author(s)  Vassiliev, Oleg N 
Publication  Cham, 1. Imprint: Springer
2. Springer International Publishing, 2017. 
Description  XVII, 281 p. 38 illus., 32 illus. in color : online resource 
Abstract Note  This book is a guide to the use of Monte Carlo techniques in radiation transport. This topic is of great interest for medical physicists. Praised as a "gold standard" for accurate radiotherapy dose calculations, Monte Carlo has stimulated a high level of research activity that has produced thousands of papers within the past few years. The book is designed primarily to address the needs of an academically inclined medical physicist who wishes to learn the technique, as well as experienced users of standard Monte Carlo codes who wish to gain insight into the underlying mathematics of Monte Carlo algorithms. The book focuses on the fundamentals???giving full attention to and explaining the very basic concepts. It also includes advanced topics and covers recent advances such as transport of charged particles in magnetic fields and the gridbased solvers of the Boltzmann equation 
ISBN,Price  9783319441412 
Keyword(s)  1. Biological and Medical Physics, Biophysics
2. BIOLOGICAL PHYSICS
3. BIOPHYSICS
4. Diagnostic Radiology
5. EBOOK
6. EBOOK  SPRINGER
7. Mathematical Applications in the Physical Sciences
8. MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS
9. Medical and Radiation Physics
10. Medical physics
11. Numerical and Computational Physics, Simulation
12. Particle acceleration
13. Particle Acceleration and Detection, Beam Physics
14. PHYSICS
15. RADIATION
16. Radiology

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Title  Classical Mechanics with Maxima 
Author(s)  Timberlake, Todd Keene;Mixon, J. Wilson 
Publication  New York, NY, 1. Imprint: Springer
2. Springer New York, 2016. 
Description  XI, 258 p. 156 illus : online resource 
Abstract Note  This book guides undergraduate students in the use of Maxima???a computer algebra system???in solving problems in classical mechanics. It functions well as a supplement to a typical classical mechanics textbook. When it comes to problems that are too difficult to solve by hand, computer algebra systems that can perform symbolic mathematical manipulations are a valuable tool. Maxima is particularly attractive in that it is opensource, multipleplatform software that students can download and install free of charge. Lessons learned and capabilities developed using Maxima are easily transferred to other, proprietary software 
ISBN,Price  9781493932078 
Keyword(s)  1. ALGEBRA
2. CLASSICAL MECHANICS
3. Computational Mathematics and Numerical Analysis
4. Computer mathematics
5. EBOOK
6. EBOOK  SPRINGER
7. General Algebraic Systems
8. Mathematical Applications in the Physical Sciences
9. Mathematical Methods in Physics
10. MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS
11. MECHANICS
12. PHYSICS

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Title  Mathematical Theory of Elasticity of Quasicrystals and Its Applications 
Author(s)  Fan, TianYou 
Publication  Singapore, 1. Imprint: Springer
2. Springer Singapore, 2016. 
Description  XVI, 452 p. 103 illus., 40 illus. in color : online resource 
Abstract Note  This interdisciplinary work on condensed matter physics, the continuum mechanics of novel materials, and partial differential equations, discusses the mathematical theory of elasticity and hydrodynamics of quasicrystals, as well as its applications. By establishing new partial differential equations of higher order and their solutions under complicated boundary value and initial value conditions, the theories developed here dramatically simplify the solution of complex elasticity problems. Comprehensive and detailed mathematical derivations guide readers through the work. By combining theoretical analysis and experimental data, mathematical studies and practical applications, readers will gain a systematic, comprehensive and indepth understanding of condensed matter physics, new continuum mechanics and applied mathematics. This new edition covers the latest developments in quasicrystal studies. In particular, it pays special attention to the hydrodynamics, softmatter quasicrystals, and the Poisson bracket method and its application in deriving hydrodynamic equations. These new sections make the book an even more useful and comprehensive reference guide for researchers working in Condensed Matter Physics, Chemistry and Materials Science 
ISBN,Price  9789811019845 
Keyword(s)  1. Amorphous substances
2. Characterization and Evaluation of Materials
3. Complex fluids
4. EBOOK
5. EBOOK  SPRINGER
6. MATERIALS SCIENCE
7. Mathematical Applications in the Physical Sciences
8. MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS
9. MECHANICS
10. Mechanics, Applied
11. Soft and Granular Matter, Complex Fluids and Microfluidics
12. Solid Mechanics
13. SOLID STATE PHYSICS

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Title  Chaos Detection and Predictability 
Author(s)  Skokos, Charalampos (Haris);Gottwald, Georg A;Laskar, Jacques 
Publication  Berlin, Heidelberg, 1. Imprint: Springer
2. Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 2016. 
Description  XI, 269 p. 122 illus., 44 illus. in color : online resource 
Abstract Note  Distinguishing 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 nonspecialists. 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 ???01??? test for chaos 
ISBN,Price  9783662484104 
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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