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Complex Dynamics of Glass-Forming LiquidsA Mode-Coupling Theory

Complex Dynamics of Glass-Forming Liquids: A Mode-Coupling Theory

Wolfgang Götze

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199235346
eISBN:
9780191715600
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199235346.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

The book presents a self-contained exposition of the mode-coupling theory for the evolution of glassy dynamics in liquids. This theory is based on polynomial expressions for the correlations of force ... More

Computational SeismologyA Practical Introduction

Computational Seismology: A Practical Introduction

Heiner Igel

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198717409
eISBN:
9780191835070
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198717409.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Geophysics, Atmospheric and Environmental Physics

This volume is an introductory text to a range of numerical methods used today to simulate time-dependent processes in Earth science, physics, engineering, and many other fields. The physical problem ... More

Conceptions of CosmosFrom Myths to the Accelerating Universe: A History of Cosmology

Conceptions of Cosmos: From Myths to the Accelerating Universe: A History of Cosmology

Helge S. Kragh

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199209163
eISBN:
9780191706219
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199209163.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

This book is a historical account of how natural philosophers and scientists have endeavoured to understand the universe at large, first in a mythical and later in a scientific context. Starting with ... More

Concepts in Spin Electronics

Concepts in Spin Electronics

Sadamichi Maekawa (ed.)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198568216
eISBN:
9780191718212
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198568216.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

Nowadays, information technology is based on semiconductor and ferromagnetic materials. Information processing and computation are performed using electron charge in semiconductor transistors and ... More

Concepts in Thermal Physics

Concepts in Thermal Physics

Stephen J. Blundell and Katherine M. Blundell

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199562091
eISBN:
9780191718236
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199562091.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

An understanding of thermal physics is crucial to much of modern physics, chemistry, and engineering. This book provides a modern introduction to the main principles that are foundational to thermal ... More

The Conceptual Framework of Quantum Field Theory

The Conceptual Framework of Quantum Field Theory

Anthony Duncan

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199573264
eISBN:
9780191743313
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199573264.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

The book attempts to provide an introduction to quantum field theory emphasizing conceptual issues frequently neglected in more ‘utilitarian’ treatments of the subject. The book is divided into four ... More

Conductor-Insulator Quantum Phase Transitions

Conductor-Insulator Quantum Phase Transitions

Vladimir Dobrosavljevic, Nandini Trivedi, and James M. Valles, Jr. (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199592593
eISBN:
9780191741050
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199592593.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

Quantum phase transitions describe the violent rearrangement of electrons or atoms as they evolve from well defined excitations in one phase to a completely different set of excitations in another. ... More

Cosmic AngerAbdus Salam - The First Muslim Nobel Scientist

Cosmic Anger: Abdus Salam - The First Muslim Nobel Scientist

Gordon Fraser

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199208463
eISBN:
9780191708954
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199208463.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics

This book presents a biography of Abdus Salam, the first Muslim to win a Nobel Prize for Science (Physics 1979), who was nevertheless excommunicated and branded as a heretic in his own country. His ... More

CPT Invariance and the Spin-Statistics Connection

CPT Invariance and the Spin-Statistics Connection

Jonathan Bain

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780198728801
eISBN:
9780191795541
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198728801.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

This book seeks to answer the question “What explains CPT invariance and the spin–statistics connection (SSC)?” These properties play foundational roles in relativistic quantum field theories ... More

Crystal ClearThe Autobiographies of Sir Lawrence and Lady Bragg

Crystal Clear: The Autobiographies of Sir Lawrence and Lady Bragg

A.M. Glazer and Patience Thomson (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198744306
eISBN:
9780191805721
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198744306.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Crystallography, History of Physics

This book takes you behind the scenes in the life of one of the most prominent scientists of the twentieth century, William Lawrence Bragg (WLB). He was an innovative genius who, together with his ... More

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