By W. A. Barlow
By Patrick Oswald,Pawel Pieranski
Smectic and Columnar Liquid Crystals: innovations and actual homes Illustrated via Experiments is as a result own study and of the graduate lectures given through the authors on the École Normale Supérieure de Lyon and the college of Paris VII, respectively. The ebook examines lamellar (smectic) and columnar liquid crystals, which, as well as orientational order, own 1D, second or 3D positional order. This quantity illustrates unique actual recommendations utilizing methodically a variety of experiments, theoretical advancements, and diagrams. issues contain rheology and plasticity, ferroelectricity, analogies with superconductors, hexatic order and 2D-melting, equilibrium shapes, facetting, and the Mullins-Sekerka instability, in addition to part transitions in loose movies and membrane vibrations. Nematic and cholesteric liquid crystals are coated by way of the authors in a separate quantity entitled Nematic and Cholesteric Liquid Crystals: thoughts and actual houses Illustrated by means of Experiments.
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By Frank Pobell
This textbook incorporates a wealth of knowledge crucial for winning experiments at low temperatures. the 1st chapters describe the low-temperature houses of drinks and strong subject, together with liquid helium. the main a part of the e-book is dedicated to refrigeration strategies and the physics on which they depend, the definition of temperature, thermometry, and a number of layout and development ideas. The full of life variety and functional orientation of this article make it effortless to learn and especially beneficial to someone starting study in low-temperature physics. Low-temperature scientists will locate it of significant worth because of its huge compilation of fabrics information and appropriate new effects from thermometry and fabrics homes, in addition to many extra references to the hot literature. difficulties are incorporated besides. moreover, this variation additionally describes newly constructed low temperature experimentation innovations and new fabrics properties.
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By Georg Busch,Horst Schade,D. Ter Haar
Comprised of eleven chapters, this publication discusses numerous issues on stable country physics: constitution of solids; interference results in crystals; lattice dynamics; ideal and imperfect crystals; electrons and electron conception of metals; semiconductors; electric touch results; delivery phenomena, and magnetism.
Students, physics graduates, electric engineers, chemists, and metallurgists will locate this booklet invaluable.
By A. Cemal Eringen
By Bruno Predel,Michael Hoch,Monte J. Pool
This complicated accomplished textbook introduces the sensible program of section diagrams to the thermodynamics of fabrics which include numerous stages. It describes the basic physics and thermodynamics in addition to experimental equipment, treating all fabric periods: metals, glasses, ceramics, polymers, natural fabrics, aqueous ideas. With many software examples and real looking circumstances from chemistry and fabrics technological know-how, it's meant for college kids and researchers in chemistry, metallurgy, mineralogy, and fabrics technological know-how in addition to in engineering and physics. The authors deal with the nucleation of part transitions, the construction and balance of technologically very important metastable stages, and steel glasses. additionally concisely offered are the thermodynamics and composition of polymer platforms. This leading edge textual content places this strong analytical approach right into a without problems comprehensible and functional context, might be for the 1st time.
By Yuping Duan,Hongtao Guan
With the outstanding improvement of electromagnetic wave verbal exchange units and stealth know-how, electromagnetic wave soaking up fabrics were attracting realization as antielectromagnetic interference slabs, stealth fabrics, self-concealing know-how, and microwave darkrooms.
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By Thomas Wolfram,Şinasi Ellialtıoğlu
By Mike Wens,Michiel Steyaert
By L.T. Tenek,John Argyris