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The Story of Collapsing StarsBlack Holes, Naked Singularities, and the Cosmic Play of Quantum Gravity

The Story of Collapsing Stars: Black Holes, Naked Singularities, and the Cosmic Play of Quantum Gravity

Pankaj S. Joshi

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780199686766
eISBN:
9780191766817
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199686766.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

The most fascinating phenomena in the Universe, black holes and spacetime singularities, occur at the end of a massive star’s life cycle when it has exhausted its internal nuclear fuel and collapses ... More

The Story of Semiconductors

The Story of Semiconductors

John W. Orton

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199559107
eISBN:
9780191712975
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199559107.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Crystallography

This book provides an overview of the fascinating spectrum of semiconductor physics, devices, and applications, presented from a historical perspective. It covers the subject from its inception in ... More

Strengthening Mechanisms in Crystal Plasticity

Strengthening Mechanisms in Crystal Plasticity

Ali Argon

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198516002
eISBN:
9780191705717
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198516002.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Crystallography

The strengthening of metals by a variety of means has been of interest over much of history. However, the elucidation of the actual mechanisms involved in the processes of alloying and work ... More

Strongly Interacting Quantum Systems out of EquilibriumLecture Notes of the Les Houches Summer School: Volume 99, August 2012

Strongly Interacting Quantum Systems out of Equilibrium: Lecture Notes of the Les Houches Summer School: Volume 99, August 2012

Thierry Giamarchi, Andrew J. Millis, Olivier Parcollet, Hubert Saleur, and Leticia F. Cugliandolo (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198768166
eISBN:
9780191821905
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198768166.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

Over the last decade, new experimental tools and theoretical concepts have led to new insights into the collective nonequilibrium behavior of quantum systems. The exquisite control provided by laser ... More

Structural Crystallography of Inorganic Oxysalts

Structural Crystallography of Inorganic Oxysalts

Sergey V. Krivovichev

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199213207
eISBN:
9780191707117
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199213207.001.1
Subject:
Physics, Crystallography

This book deals with the structural crystallography of inorganic oxysalts in general. A special emphasis is placed upon structural topology and the methods of its description. The latter include ... More

The Structure and Properties of Water

The Structure and Properties of Water

D Eisenberg and W Kauzmann

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198570264
eISBN:
9780191715266
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198570264.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

This book has correlated many experimental observations and theoretical discussions from scientific literature on water. Topics covered include the water molecule and forces between water molecules; ... More

Structure Determination from Powder Diffraction Data

Structure Determination from Powder Diffraction Data

W.I.F. David, K. Shankland, L.B. McCusker, and C. Bärlocher (eds)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199205530
eISBN:
9780191718076
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199205530.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

The art of solving a structure from powder diffraction data has developed rapidly over the last ten years to the point where numerous crystal structures, both organic and inorganic, have been solved ... More

The Structure of Complex NetworksTheory and Applications

The Structure of Complex Networks: Theory and Applications

Ernesto Estrada

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199591756
eISBN:
9780191774959
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199591756.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

This book is devoted to the analysis of the structure of complex networks by combining results from algebraic, topological, and extremal graph theory with statistical and molecular physics, as well ... More

The Structure of Physical Chemistry

The Structure of Physical Chemistry

C. N. Hinshelwood

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198570257
eISBN:
9780191717659
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198570257.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

This book is by C. N. Hinshelwood, the distinguished author and Nobel Laureate (1956). Physical chemistry is a difficult and diversified subject. Based on the experience of university teaching, this ... More

Superconducting StateMechanisms and Properties

Superconducting State: Mechanisms and Properties

Vladimir Z. Kresin, Hans Morawitz, and Stuart A. Wolf

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199652556
eISBN:
9780191767784
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199652556.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

This book provides a very detailed theoretical treatment of the key mechanisms of superconductivity. including the current state of the art (phonons, magnons, plasmons). It also includes a very ... More

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