## E-Book-Neuerwerbungen Juli / August 2015
Nuclear and Particle Physics provides an introductory course for undergraduate and early-graduate students. It contains fundamentals on both nuclear and particle physics, giving emphasis to the discovery and history of developments in the field, and is experimentally/phenomenologically oriented. Several sections have been added to this new English version to cover modern topics, including updates on neutrinos, the Higgs boson, the top quark and bottom quark physics. u:search: http://ubdata.univie.ac.at/AC12309745
The necessity of describing three-nucleon and three-quark systems have led to a constant interest in the problem of three particles. The question of including relativistic effects appeared together with the consideration of the decay amplitude in the framework of the dispersion technique. The description of these interconnected reactions and ways of handling them is the main subject of the book. u:search: http://ubdata.univie.ac.at/AC10830093
This is the second book in the 'Ask the Physicist' series. The first book, From Newton to Einstein: Ask the physicist about mechanics and relativity, provides an excellent foundation for this book that covers topics in 'modern' physics. The main emphasis of this volume is providing an accessible introduction to quantum physics, atomic physics, and nuclear physics to anyone with at least high-school physics knowledge. u:search: http://ubdata.univie.ac.at/AC12309787
This concise primer on photovoltaic solar energy conversion invites readers to reflect on the conversion of solar light into energy at the most fundamental level and encourages newcomers to the field to help find meaningful answers on how photovoltaic solar energy conversion can work (better), eventually contributing to its ongoing advancement. u:search: http://ubdata.univie.ac.at/AC11779981
Among resummation techniques for perturbative QCD in the context of collider and flavor physics, soft-collinear effective theory (SCET) has emerged as both a powerful and versatile tool, having been applied to a large variety of processes, from B-meson decays to jet production at the LHC. This book provides a concise, pedagogical introduction to this technique. u:search: http://ubdata.univie.ac.at/AC11777313
In the last few years, several 'bottom-up' and 'top-down' synthesis routes have been developed to produce tailored hybrid nanoparticles (HNPs). This book provides a new insight into one of the most promising 'bottom-up' techniques, based on a practical magnetron-sputtering inert-gas-condensation method. A modified magnetron-sputtering-based inert-gas-condensation (MS-IGC) system is presented, and its performances under different conditions are evaluated. u:search: http://ubdata.univie.ac.at/AC12309731
The outcome of a seminar program of the same name on foundational issues in quantum physics (QM), organized by the editors of this book and addressing newcomers to the field and more seasoned specialists alike, this volume provides a pedagogically inspired snapshot view of many of the unresolved issues in the field of foundational QM. u:search: http://ubdata.univie.ac.at/AC11779979
S. Chandrasekhar, popularly known as Chandra, was one of the foremost scientists of the 20th century. The year 2010 marks the birth centenary of Chandra. His unique style of research, inward bound, seeking a personal perspective to master a particular field, and then pass on to another was so unique that it will draw considerable interest and attention among scholars. u:search: http://ubdata.univie.ac.at/AC10827124
Collection of selected, peer reviewed papers from the 21st Czech Concrete Day 2014, November 26-27, 2014, Hradec Králové, Czech Republic. The 55 papers are grouped as follows: 1: Invited Lecture; 2: Properties and Production Technologies of Concretes; 3: Research and Designing of Structural Elements from Concrete; 4: Technologies of Bridge Engineering; 5: Codes, Standards, Certifications. u:search: http://ubdata.univie.ac.at/AC12302028
This book is a compilation of the lectures for a one-semester course on gravitation at the University of Rochester. Starting from a simple description of geometry, the topics are systematically developed to the big bang theory with a simple derivation of the cosmic background temperature. Several informative examples are worked out in detail as well. u:search: http://ubdata.univie.ac.at/AC10827134
These lecture notes present a concise and introductory, yet as far as possible coherent, view of the main formalizations of quantum mechanics and of quantum field theories, their interrelations and their theoretical foundations. This text focuses on two “non-standard” mathematical representations: the algebraic formulation of quantum mechanics and the “quantum logic” approach. u:search: http://ubdata.univie.ac.at/AC09001109
This special topic volume contains 15 invited papers presented at the 27th Regional Conference on Solid State Science and Technology in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia. It reflects the recent advancement in Solid State Science and Technology especially in Malaysia. It covers all major aspects of research and investigations in the field. u:search: http://ubdata.univie.ac.at/AC12302043
Collection of selected, peer reviewed papers from the 27th Regional Conference on Solid State Science and Technology 2013 (RCSSST27), December 20-22, 2013, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia. A total of 121 scientific papers have been received and accepted for this conference. u:search: http://ubdata.univie.ac.at/AC12302034
Collection of selected, peer reviewed papers from the 13th Conference Silicate Binders 2014 (ICBM 2014), December 4, 2014, Brno, Czech Republic. The 44 papers are grouped as follows: Chapter 1: Cement and Binders Based on Cement; Chapter 2: Inorganic Binders; Chapter 3: Silicate Materials;Chapter 4: Research and Assessment Properties of Building Materials. u:search: http://ubdata.univie.ac.at/AC12304890
This invaluable volume comprises the legendary lectures on quantum electrodynamics first given by Dyson at Cornell University in 1951. This edition has been printed on the 60th anniversary of the Cornell lectures, and includes a foreword by science historian David Kaiser, as well as notes from Dyson's lectures at the Les Houches Summer School of Theoretical Physics in 1954. u:search: http://ubdata.univie.ac.at/AC10830294
In this book, the numerous applications of the operator method for the solution of the Schrödinger equation for various physical systems are demonstrated. Simple models are used to illustrate the basic principles of the method which are further used for the solution of complex problems of quantum theory for many-particle systems. The results obtained are supplemented by numerical calculations, presented as tables and figures. u:search: http://ubdata.univie.ac.at/AC09000712
These seven lectures are intended to serve as an introduction for beginning graduate students to the spectra of small molecules. The author succeeds in illustrating the concepts by using language and metaphors that capture and elegantly convey simple insights into dynamics that lie beyond archival molecular constants. Though neither a textbook nor a scholarly monograph, the book provides an illuminating perspective that will benefit students and researchers alike. u:search: http://ubdata.univie.ac.at/AC11779980
Collection of selected, peer reviewed papers from the 2015 5th International Conference on Advanced Materials Research (ICAMR 2015), January 7-8, 2015, Doha, Qatar. A total of 69 scientific papers have been received and accepted for this conference. u:search: http://ubdata.univie.ac.at/AC12302022
This book presents the theory of the evolution of density perturbations and relic gravity waves, theory of cosmological inflation and post-inflationary reheating. Written in a pedagogical style, the main chapters give a detailed account of the established theory, with derivation of formulas. Being self-contained, it is a useful textbook for advanced undergraduate students and graduate students. u:search: http://ubdata.univie.ac.at/AC10827130
This book is written from the viewpoint of a deep connection between cosmology and particle physics. It presents the results and ideas on both the homogeneous and isotropic Universe at the hot stage of its evolution and in later stages. The main chapters describe in a systematic and pedagogical way established facts and concepts on the early and the present Universe. u:search: http://ubdata.univie.ac.at/AC10827131
This course-based primer provides an introduction to Lie algebras and some of their applications to the spectroscopy of molecules, atoms, nuclei and hadrons. It highlights a number of examples that help to illustrate the abstract algebraic definitions. For this new edition, the text has been carefully revised and expanded; in particular, a new chapter has been added on the deformation and contraction of Lie algebras. u:search: http://ubdata.univie.ac.at/AC09001235
Collection of selected, peer reviewed papers from the International Conference on Functional Materials and Metallurgy (ICoFM 2014), September 17-18, 2014, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia. A total of 79 scientific papers have been received and accepted for this conference. u:search: http://ubdata.univie.ac.at/AC12305076
Collection of selected, peer reviewed papers from the Ninth International Conference on Waste Management and Technology, October 29-30, 2014, Beijing, China. A total of 103 scientific papers have been received and accepted for this conference. u:search: http://ubdata.univie.ac.at/AC12304000
The 30th International Conference of the Polymer Processing Society (PPS-30) was held during June 6-12, 2014 in Cleveland, Ohio, USA, where The Polymer Processing Society (PPS), a truly international professional society, celebrated its 30th anniversary. Close to 600 attendees from 37 countries enjoyed the technical program which included 6 plenary talks, 2 award lectures, and 55 keynote presentations by invited researchers from many fields of research. u:search: http://ubdata.univie.ac.at/AC12305142
Collection of selected, peer reviewed papers from the 12th International Conference "New Trends in Statics and Dynamics of Buildings", October 16-17, 2014, Bratislava, Slovakia. The 57 papers are grouped as follows: Chapter 1: Statics and Stability of Civil Structures; Chapter 2: Dynamics and Wind Engineering; Chapter 3: Problems in Material Engineering. u:search: http://ubdata.univie.ac.at/AC12304003
Narrating the well-lived life of the “Chinese Madame Curie” — a recipient of the first Wolf Prize in Physics (1978), the first woman to receive an honorary doctorate from Princeton University, as well as the first female president of the American Physical Society — this book provides a comprehensive and honest account of the life of Dr Wu Chien-Shiung, an outstanding and leading experimental physicist of the 20th century. u:search: http://ubdata.univie.ac.at/AC10830731
This pioneering book addresses the question: Are the standard procedures of canonical quantization fully satisfactory, or is there more to learn about assigning a proper quantum system to a given classical system? As shown in this book, the answer to this question is: The standard procedures of canonical quantization are not the whole story! This book offers alternative quantization procedures that complete the story of quantization. u:search: http://ubdata.univie.ac.at/AC12258820
Nanostructuring of materials is a task at the heart of many modern disciplines in mechanical engineering, as well as optics, electronics, and the life sciences. This book includes an introduction to the relevant nonlinear optical processes associated with very short laser pulses. The book highlights also the use of modern femtosecond laser microscopes and nanoscopes as novel nanoprocessing tools. u:search: http://ubdata.univie.ac.at/AC12283378
In a relatively brief but masterful recounting, Professor Ulf Lagerkvist traces the origins and seminal developments in the field of chemistry. A centerpiece of this historical journey was the triumph by Dmitri Mendeleev who conceived the Periodic Law of the Elements. An underlying but explicit intent of Lagerkvist's survey is to address what he believes was a gross injustice in denying Mendeleev the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1905 and again in 1906. u:search: http://ubdata.univie.ac.at/AC10829424
A mechanical oscillator coupled to the optical field in a cavity is a typical cavity optomechanical system. In our textbook, we prepare to introduce the quantum optical properties of optomechanical system. Most importantly, we extend the idea of typical optomechanical system to coupled mechanical resonator system and demonstrate that the combined two-level structure and resonator system can serve as a generalized optomechanical system. u:search: http://ubdata.univie.ac.at/AC10830157
The aim of this set of lectures is to provide graduate students with a grounding in the application of lattice gauge theory methods to strongly interacting systems and in particular to nuclear physics. A wide variety of topics are covered, together with more topical lectures in nuclear physics aimed a providing a broad phenomenological background. Exercises to encourage hands-on experience with parallel computing and data analysis are included. u:search: http://ubdata.univie.ac.at/AC09001107
Against a backdrop of politics, suppression, and genius, Andrei Sakharov, Quarks and the Structure of Matter details the search for the basic building blocks of matter, the path to understanding the forces that bind them together, and how scientific knowledge is learned, communicated and passed from one group of investigators to another. u:search: http://ubdata.univie.ac.at/AC10830103
Collection of selected, peer reviewed papers from the 3rd International Conference on Engineering and Technology Innovation held in Kenting, Pingtung, Taiwan, R.O.C., October 31 – November 4, 2014. A total of 275 scientific papers have been received and accepted for this conference. u:search: http://ubdata.univie.ac.at/AC12303988
Advances in Imaging and Electron Physics features extended articles on the physics of electron devices (especially semiconductor devices), particle optics at high and low energies, microlithography, image science and digital image processing, electromagnetic wave propagation, electron microscopy, and the computing methods used in all these domains. u:search: http://ubdata.univie.ac.at/AC12305358
This is a textbook for a survey course in physics taught without mathematics, that also takes into account the social impact and influences from the arts and society. It combines physics, literature, history and philosophy from the dawn of human life to the 21st century. It will also be of interest to the general reader. u:search: http://ubdata.univie.ac.at/AC10827199
This book is a handbook for advanced applications design and integration of new and future technologies into Smart Grids for researchers and engineers in academia and industry, looking to pull together disparate technologies and apply them for greater gains. The book covers Smart Grids as the midpoint in the generation, storage, transmission and distribution process through to database management, communication technologies, intelligent devices and synchronisation. u:search: http://ubdata.univie.ac.at/AC12305471
These are a collection of 129 peer reviewed papers from the Malaysia-Japan International Conference on Nanoscience, Nanotechnology and Nanoengineering 2014 ( NANO-SciTech 2014 and IC-NET 2014). The Conference took place on February 28 - March 3, 2014 in Selangor, Malaysia. u:search: http://ubdata.univie.ac.at/AC12302053
The aim of this book is to provide background materials such as string theory, black holes, nuclear physics, condensed-matter physics, and nonequilibrium physics as well as key applications of the AdS/CFT duality in a single volume. The emphasis throughout the book is on a pedagogical and intuitive approach focusing on the underlying physical concepts. It also includes step-by-step computations for important results, which are useful for beginners. u:search: http://ubdata.univie.ac.at/AC11779978
The textbook begins with exercises related to radioactive sources and decay schemes. The following chapters include topics such as interaction of ionizing radiation, detectors and measurements, dosimetry, radiobiology, and radiation protection and health physics. The textbook includes tables to simplify the solutions of the exercises, but the reader is mainly referred to important websites for importing necessary data. u:search: http://ubdata.univie.ac.at/AC12283386
This book provides a comprehensive survey of the development of the theory of scale relativity and fractal space-time. It suggests an original solution to the disunified nature of the classical-quantum transition in physical systems. A related concern of this book is the geometry of space-time, which is described as being fractal and nondifferentiable. It collects and organizes theoretical developments and applications in many fields. u:search: http://ubdata.univie.ac.at/AC10827892
This special topic volume, with invited peer reviewed papers only, addresses diffusion in a wider sense with a special focus on technical applications. The present topical volume captures a representative cross-section of some of the recent advances in the area of diffusive transport. Reflecting the enormous breadth of the area, the range of topics covered is accordingly very large. u:search: http://ubdata.univie.ac.at/AC12304964
This book addresses a fascinating set of questions in theoretical physics which will both entertain and enlighten all students, teachers and researchers and other physics aficionados. These range from Newtonian mechanics to quantum field theory and cover several puzzling issues that do not appear in standard textbooks. Each topic is introduced with a proper background discussion. u:search: http://ubdata.univie.ac.at/AC09001830
Collection of selected, peer reviewed papers from the International Conference on Advances in Materials and Manufacturing Engineering (ICAMME-2014), December 19-20, 2014, Chennai, India. A total of 193 scientific papers have been received and accepted for this conference. u:search: http://ubdata.univie.ac.at/AC12303995
In this volume, various aspects of modified gravity at large scales will be discussed, such as: high-curvature gravity theories; general scalar-tensor theories; Galileon theories and their cosmological applications; F(R) gravity theories; massive, new massive and topologically massive gravity; Chern-Simons modifications of general relativity and higher-spin gravity theories. u:search: http://ubdata.univie.ac.at/AC09001108
This book focuses on the phenomena of inertia and gravitation, one objective being to shed some new light on the basic laws of gravitational interaction and the fundamental nature and structures of spacetime. u:search: http://ubdata.univie.ac.at/AC09001831
The text describes the underlying scientific discoveries that made nuclear weapons possible, how the project was organized, the daunting challenges faced and overcome in obtaining fissile uranium and plutonium, and in designing workable bombs, the dramatic Trinity test carried out in the desert of southern New Mexico in July 1945, and the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. u:search: http://ubdata.univie.ac.at/AC12309760
This volume, number 91 in the Semiconductor and Semimetals series, focuses on defects in semiconductors. The volume includes chapters focusing specifically on electron and proton irradiation of silicon, point defects in zinc oxide and gallium nitride, ion implantation defects and shallow junctions in silicon and germanium, and much more. u:search: http://ubdata.univie.ac.at/AC12305378
This set of lectures provides an introduction to the structure, thermodynamics and dynamics of liquids, binary solutions and polymers at a level that will enable graduate students and non-specialist researchers to understand more specialized literature and to possibly start their own work in this field. u:search: http://ubdata.univie.ac.at/AC09001185
In these lecture notes, a pedagogical introduction to the field-theory approach to superfluidity is presented. The connection to more traditional approaches, often formulated in a different language, is carefully explained in order to provide a consistent picture that is useful for students and researchers in all fields of physics. u:search: http://ubdata.univie.ac.at/AC09001152
Presenting a blend of applied and fundamental research in highly interdisciplinary subjects of rapidly developing areas, this book contains contributions on the frontiers and hot topics of laser physics, laser technology and laser engineering. The book contains both experimental and theoretical studies, as well as combinations of these two, and over 130 illustrations. u:search: http://ubdata.univie.ac.at/AC11779983
In this monograph we bring together a conceptual treatment of evolutionary dynamics and a path-ensemble approach to non-equilibrium stochastic processes. Our framework is evolutionary game theory, in which the map from individual types and their interactions to the fitness that determines their evolutionary success is modeled as a game played among agents in the population. u:search: http://ubdata.univie.ac.at/AC12305458
This book focuses on the neutrino oscillation (N.O.), from its history to the future prospects, from the basic theories to the experiments. Various phenomena of N.O. are described intuitively with thorough explanations of the fundamental physics behind well-known formulations. The current understanding of neutrino oscillation is also summarized using the most up-to-date measurements. u:search: http://ubdata.univie.ac.at/AC11777314
These lecture notes aim to introduce students of modern theoretical physics to the fascinating developments in the understanding of N=2 supersymmetric gauge theories in a coherent fashion. Starting with a gentle introduction to electric-magnetic duality, the author guides readers through the key milestones in the field. u:search: http://ubdata.univie.ac.at/AC09001234
Collection of selected, peer reviewed papers from the 2015 2nd International Conference on Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Materials and Industrial Electronics (MII 2015), March 14-15, 2015, London, UK. A total of 31 scientific papers have been received and accepted for this conference. u:search: http://ubdata.univie.ac.at/AC12303113
Mitschnitt einer Veranstaltung am Donnerstag, dem 28. Mai 2015 im Stefan Meyer-Institut sowie im Johannessaal der Österreichischen Akademie der Wissenschaften. u:search: http://ubdata.univie.ac.at/AC12295895
Mitschnitt einer Veranstaltung am Donnerstag, dem 7. Mai 2015 in der Aula am Campus der Universität Wien. u:search: http://ubdata.univie.ac.at/AC12296739 |