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  1. High-Pressure Physics

    By John Loveday

    Series: Scottish Graduate Series

    High-pressure science has undergone a revolution in the last 15 years. The development of intense new x-ray and neutron sources, improved detectors, new instrumentation, greatly increased computation power, and advanced computational algorithms have enabled researchers to determine the behavior of...

    Published June 6th 2012 by Chapman and Hall/CRC

  2. LHC Physics

    Edited by T. Binoth, C. Buttar, P. J. Clark, E.W.N. Glover

    Series: Scottish Graduate Series

    Exploring the phenomenology of the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) at CERN, LHC Physics focuses on the first years of data collected at the LHC as well as the experimental and theoretical tools involved. It discusses a broad spectrum of experimental and theoretical activity in particle physics, from...

    Published April 25th 2012 by CRC Press

  3. Extra-Solar Planets

    The Detection, Formation, Evolution and Dynamics of Planetary Systems

    Edited by Bonnie Steves, Martin Hendry, Andrew C. Cameron

    Series: Scottish Graduate Series

    Since the discovery of the first exoplanet orbiting a main sequence star in 1995, nearly 500 planets have been detected, with this number expected to increase dramatically as new ground-based planetary searches begin to report their results. Emerging techniques offer the tantalizing possibility of...

    Published December 7th 2010 by CRC Press

  4. Laser-Plasma Interactions

    Edited by Dino A. Jaroszynski, R.A. Bingham, R.A Cairns

    Series: Scottish Graduate Series

    A Solid Compendium of Advanced Diagnostic and Simulation Tools Exploring the most exciting and topical areas in this field, Laser-Plasma Interactions focuses on the interaction of intense laser radiation with plasma. After discussing the basic theory of the interaction of intense electromagnetic...

    Published March 27th 2009 by CRC Press

  5. Neutrinos in Particle Physics, Astrophysics and Cosmology

    Edited by F.J.P. Soler, Colin D. Froggatt, Franz Muheim

    Series: Scottish Graduate Series

    Up to date and comprehensive in its coverage, Neutrinos in Particle Physics, Astrophysics and Cosmology reviews the whole landscape of neutrino physics, from state-of-the-art experiments to the latest phenomenological and theoretical developments to future advances. With contributions from...

    Published October 29th 2008 by CRC Press

  6. Hadron Physics

    Edited by I.J. Douglas MacGregor, Ralf Kaiser

    Series: Scottish Graduate Series

    Straddling the traditional disciplines of nuclear and particle physics, hadron physics is a vital and extremely active research area, as evidenced by a 2004 Nobel prize and new research facilities, such as that scheduled to open at CERN. Scientifically it is of vital importance in extrapolating our...

    Published July 7th 2006 by CRC Press

  7. Soft Condensed Matter Physics in Molecular and Cell Biology

    Edited by W.C.K. Poon, David Andelman

    Series: Scottish Graduate Series

    Soft condensed matter physics, which emerged as a distinct branch of physics in the 1990s, studies complex fluids: liquids in which structures with length scale between the molecular and the macroscopic exist. Polymers, liquid crystals, surfactant solutions, and colloids fall into this category....

    Published January 13th 2006 by CRC Press

  8. Large Hadron Collider Phenomenology

    Edited by M. Kramer, F.J.P. Soler

    Series: Scottish Graduate Series

    With the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) under construction and due to come online in 2007, it is appropriate to engage in a focused review on LHC phenomenology. At a time when most of the experimental effort is centered on detector construction and software development, it is vitally important to...

    Published September 30th 2004 by CRC Press

  9. Ultrafast Photonics

    Edited by A. Miller, D.T. Reid, D.M. Finlayson

    Series: Scottish Graduate Series

    Ultrafast photonics has become an interdisciplinary topic of high international research interest because of the spectacular development of compact and efficient lasers producing optical pulses with durations in the femtosecond time domain. Present day long-haul telecommunications systems are...

    Published April 1st 2004 by CRC Press

  10. Heavy Flavour Physics Theory and Experimental Results in Heavy Quark Physics

    Edited by C.T.H Davies, S.M Playfer

    Series: Scottish Graduate Series

    B-factories at SLAC and KEK started producing high quality results in 2001, while preparations for B physics at the LHC continue. Heavy Flavour Physics: Theory and Experimental Results in Heavy Quark Physics provides an introduction to and overview of recent developments in theory and experiments...

    Published June 26th 2002 by CRC Press

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