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Elegant Universe : Superstrings, Hidden Dimensions, and the Quest for the Ultimate Theory (03 Edition)
Elegant Universe : Superstrings, Hidden Dimensions, and the Quest for the Ultimate Theory (03 Edition)
by Brian Greene
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Brian Greene, one of the world's leading string theorists, peels away layers of mystery to reveal a universe that consists of eleven dimensions, where the fabric of space tears and repairs itself, and all matter—from the smallest quarks to the most... (read more)

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Perfect Wave: With Neutrinos At the Boundary of Space and Time (14 Edition)
Perfect Wave: With Neutrinos At the Boundary of Space and Time (14 Edition)
by Heinrich Pas
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Almost weightless and able to pass through the densest materials with ease, neutrinos may offer answers to questions ranging from relativity and quantum mechanics to more radical theories about dark energy and supersymmetry. Heinrich Päs serves as our... (read more)

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Trinity: A Graphic History of the First Atomic Bomb
Trinity: A Graphic History of the First Atomic Bomb
by Jonathan Fetter Vorm
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“Succeeds as both a graphic primer and a philosophical meditation.” —Kirkus Reviews (starred review) Trinity, the debut graphic book by Jonathan Fetter-Vorm, depicts the dramatic history of the race to build and the decision to... (read more)

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The Neutron's Children: Nuclear Engineers and the Shaping of Identity
The Neutron's Children: Nuclear Engineers and the Shaping of Identity
by Sean Francois Johnston
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The first nuclear engineers emerged from the Manhattan Project in the USA, UK and Canada, but remained hidden behind security for a further decade. Cosseted and cloistered by their governments, they worked to explore applications of atomic energy at a... (read more)

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Brighter Than a Thousand Suns: A Personal History of the Atomic Scientists
Brighter Than a Thousand Suns: A Personal History of the Atomic Scientists
by Robert Jungk
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An account of the remarkable scientists who discovered that nuclear fission was possible and then became concerned about its implications. Index. Translated by James Cleugh.... (read more)

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Supersymmetry
Supersymmetry
by Pierre Binetruy
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This book is an introduction to the theory of supersymmetry, which is a cornerstone to understanding the physics of elementary particles beyond the so-called "Standard Model". Supersymmetry is the first introductory book on this modern and increasingly... (read more)

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Structure of the Proton: Deep Inelastic Scattering (Cambridge Monographs on Mathematical Physics)
Structure of the Proton: Deep Inelastic Scattering (Cambridge Monographs on Mathematical Physics)
by R. G. Roberts
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This book describes our present knowledge of protons and neutrons. Experiments using high-energy electrons, muons, and neutrinos reveal that the proton is made up of point-like constituents, i.e. quarks. The strong forces that bind quarks together... (read more)

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Synchrotron Radiation (Advanced Texts in Physics)
Synchrotron Radiation (Advanced Texts in Physics)
by Helmut Wiedemann
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In this book the characteristics of synchrotron radiation, including insertion device radiation, are described and derived from first principles. The reader is first introduced to the subject in an intuitive way in order to gain familiarity with the... (read more)

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Detectors for Particle Radiation
Detectors for Particle Radiation
by Konrad Kleinknecht
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This book, based on a course given by the author at the University of Dortmund for many years, describes the physical principles used in devices for the detection of charged particles and gamma radiation, and the construction and performance of particle... (read more)

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Cambridge Monographs on Particle Physics, Nuclear Physics an #23: Quark-Gluon Plasma
Cambridge Monographs on Particle Physics, Nuclear Physics an #23: Quark-Gluon Plasma
by Kohsuke Yagi
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This book introduces quark gluon-plasma (QGP) as a primordial matter composed of quarks and gluons, created at the time of the "Big Bang". After a pedagogical introduction to gauge theories, various aspects of quantum chromodynamic phase transitions are... (read more)

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Economics and Management of Competitive Strategy
Economics and Management of Competitive Strategy
by Daniel F. Spulber
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This book provides a comprehensive and integrated approach to management strategy that is based on economics. A basic introductory strategy text that integrates economic analysis with management strategy, it takes into account global competition and high-... (read more)

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Springer Series on Atomic, Optical, and Plasma Physics #72: Polarization Bremsstrahlung on Atoms, Plasmas, Nanostructures and Solids
Springer Series on Atomic, Optical, and Plasma Physics #72: Polarization Bremsstrahlung on Atoms, Plasmas, Nanostructures and Solids
by Valeriy Astapenko
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The book is devoted to the modern theory and experimental manifestation of Polarization Bremsstrahlung (PB) which arises due to scattering of charged particles from various targets: atoms, nanostructures (including atomic clusters, nanoparticle in... (read more)

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Renormalization: An Introduction to Renormalization, the Renormalization Group and the Operator-Product Expansion (Cambridge Monographs on Mathematical Physics)
Renormalization: An Introduction to Renormalization, the Renormalization Group and the Operator-Product Expansion (Cambridge Monographs on Mathematical Physics)
by John C. Collins
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This book provides a coherent exposition of the techniques underlying these calculations.... (read more)

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Quarks and Leptones: An Introductory Course in Modern Particle Physics
Quarks and Leptones: An Introductory Course in Modern Particle Physics
by Francis Halzen
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This self-contained text describes breakthroughs in our understanding of the structure and interactions of elementary particles. It provides students of theoretical or experimental physics with the background material to grasp the significance of these... (read more)

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Kinetic Simulations of Ion Transport in Fusion Devices (Springer Theses)
Kinetic Simulations of Ion Transport in Fusion Devices (Springer Theses)
by Andres De Bustos Molina
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This thesis deals with the problem of ion confinement in thermonuclear fusion devices. It is a topic of general interest, as it helps to understand via numerical simulations the ion confinement properties in complex geometries, in order to predict their... (read more)

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The Skyrme Model: Fundamentals Methods Applications (Springer Series in Nuclear and Particle Physics)
The Skyrme Model: Fundamentals Methods Applications (Springer Series in Nuclear and Particle Physics)
by Vladimir G. Makhankov
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This reference book on the Skyrme model of hadron matter aims at presenting to researchers and advanced undergraduate students the current state of the art of this simplest description of hadron structure and interactions. Having traced the evolution of... (read more)

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X-Ray Compton Scattering (Oxford Series on Synchrotron Radiation)
X-Ray Compton Scattering (Oxford Series on Synchrotron Radiation)
by Peter Mijnarends
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With the development of potent x-ray sources at many synchrotron laboratories worldwide, Compton scattering has become a standard tool for studying electron densities in materials. This book provides condensed matter and materials physicists with an... (read more)

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The Infancy of Atomic Physics: Hercules in His Cradle
The Infancy of Atomic Physics: Hercules in His Cradle
by Alex Keller
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This compelling history portrays the faces and lives behind the beginnings of atomic science, from experiments in the 1880s to the era just after the First World War. It describes the dramatic discoveries as they were made, and it shows how they... (read more)

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Introductory Muon Science
Introductory Muon Science
by Kanetada Nagamine
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Summary of how muons are used in science and engineering.... (read more)

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Monte Carlo Primer
Monte Carlo Primer
by Stephen A. Dupree
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This book is a companion volume to its predecessor, A Monte Carlo Primer, A Practical Approach to Radiation Transport. As indicated by its title, this volume provides solutions to the exercises in the Primer. However, it also provides a great deal more... (read more)

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