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Diffuse Scattering and Defect Structure SimulationsA cook book using the program DISCUS

Diffuse Scattering and Defect Structure Simulations: A cook book using the program DISCUS

Reinhard B. Neder and Thomas Proffen

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199233694
eISBN:
9780191715563
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199233694.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Crystallography

In recent years it has become apparent that merely knowing and understanding the average atomic structure is insufficient for comprehending material properties fully. Deviations from this average ... More

Discrete Symmetries and CP ViolationFrom Experiment to Theory

Discrete Symmetries and CP Violation: From Experiment to Theory

Marco Sozzi

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199296668
eISBN:
9780191712074
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199296668.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

The investigation of discrete symmetries is a fascinating subject which has been central to the agenda of physics research for fifty years, and has been the target of many experiments, ongoing and in ... More

Discussing Chemistry and SteamThe Minutes of a Coffee House Philosophical Society 1780-1787

Discussing Chemistry and Steam: The Minutes of a Coffee House Philosophical Society 1780-1787

Trevor H. Levere and Gerard L'E Turner (eds)

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198515302
eISBN:
9780191705694
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198515302.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics

This book contains an edition of the Minutes of the Coffee House Philosophical Society 1780-1787, as transcribed by William Nicholson, the secretary to the society. The 1780s were exciting years for ... More

Dislocations, Mesoscale Simulations and Plastic Flow

Dislocations, Mesoscale Simulations and Plastic Flow

Ladislas Kubin

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780198525011
eISBN:
9780191756238
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198525011.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

In the past twenty years, new experimental approaches, improved models and progress in simulation techniques have brought new insights into longstanding issues concerning dislocation-based plasticity ... More

Dynamical Heterogeneities in Glasses, Colloids, and Granular Media

Dynamical Heterogeneities in Glasses, Colloids, and Granular Media

Ludovic Berthier, Giulio Biroli, Jean-Philippe Bouchaud, Luca Cipelletti, and Wim van Saarloos (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199691470
eISBN:
9780191729799
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199691470.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

Most of the solid materials we use in everyday life, from plastics to cosmetic gels exist in a non-crystalline, amorphous form: they are glasses. Yet, we are still seeking a fundamental explanation ... More

Dynamical Theory of X-Ray Diffraction

Dynamical Theory of X-Ray Diffraction

André Authier

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198528920
eISBN:
9780191713125
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198528920.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Atomic, Laser, and Optical Physics

X-ray diffraction is a major tool for the study of crystal structures and the characterization of crystal perfection. Since the discovery of X-ray diffraction by von Laue, Friedrich, and Knipping in ... More

Early Days of X-ray Crystallography

Early Days of X-ray Crystallography

André Authier

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199659845
eISBN:
9780191748219
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199659845.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Crystallography

2012 marked the centenary of one of the most significant discoveries of the early twentieth century: the discovery of X-ray diffraction in March 1912 by Laue, Friedrich, and Knipping, and of the ... More

Econophysics and Physical Economics

Econophysics and Physical Economics

Peter Richmond, Jürgen Mimkes, and Stefan Hutzler

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199674701
eISBN:
9780191780066
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199674701.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

An understanding of the behaviour of financial assets and the evolution of economies has never been as important as it is today. This book looks at these complex systems from the perspective of the ... More

Effective Medium TheoryPrinciples and Applications

Effective Medium Theory: Principles and Applications

Tuck C. Choy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780198705093
eISBN:
9780191774171
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198705093.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

Effective medium theory dates back to the early days of the theory of electricity. Faraday in 1837 proposed one of the earliest models for a composite metal-insulator dielectric and around 1870 ... More

Einstein's PhysicsAtoms, Quanta, and Relativity - Derived, Explained, and Appraised

Einstein's Physics: Atoms, Quanta, and Relativity - Derived, Explained, and Appraised

Ta-Pei Cheng

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199669912
eISBN:
9780191744488
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199669912.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

Einstein’s doctoral thesis and his Brownian motion paper were decisive contributions to our understanding of matter as composed of molecules and atoms. Einstein was one of the founding fathers of ... More

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