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## Read Books: Spin 2

##### Spin 2 Work Book

**Author :**Milton

**Publisher :**Cengage Learning Emea

**Pages :**250

**ISBN :**1408061031

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##### Spin 2 Student Book

**Author :**Alcott

**Publisher :**Cengage Learning Emea

**Pages :**250

**ISBN :**1408060884

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**Genre :**English language

SPiN is a new three-level course that takes students on an adventure in English language learning as they discover the sights and sounds of National Geographic. Supported by original animation, students learn English through the presentation of fascinating and age-appropriate world facts. Available in print, image and electronic format and as an eBook featuring DVD videos. SPiN allows you to teach English in a meaningful way that promotes world knowledge, cultural sensitivity and concern for the planet.

##### Spin Dynamics

**Author :**Malcolm H. Levitt

**Publisher :**John Wiley & Sons

**Pages :**744

**ISBN :**9781118681848

**Reader Reviews :**1

**Genre :**Science

Spin Dynamics: Basics of Nuclear Magnetic Resonance, Second Edition is a comprehensive and modern introduction which focuses on those essential principles and concepts needed for a thorough understanding of the subject, rather than the practical aspects. The quantum theory of nuclear magnets is presented within a strong physical framework, supported by figures. The book assumes only a basic knowledge of complex numbers and matrices, and provides the reader with numerous worked examples and exercises to encourage understanding. With the explicit aim of carefully developing the subject from the beginning, the text starts with coverage of quarks and nucleons and progresses through to a detailed explanation of several important NMR experiments, including NMR imaging, COSY, NOESY and TROSY. Completely revised and updated, the Second Edition features new material on the properties and distributions of isotopes, chemical shift anisotropy and quadrupolar interactions, Pake patterns, spin echoes, slice selection in NMR imaging, and a complete new chapter on the NMR spectroscopy of quadrupolar nuclei. New appendices have been included on Euler angles, and coherence selection by field gradients. As in the first edition, all material is heavily supported by graphics, much of which is new to this edition. Written for undergraduates and postgraduate students taking a first course in NMR spectroscopy and for those needing an up-to-date account of the subject, this multi-disciplinary book will appeal to chemical, physical, material, life, medical, earth and environmental scientists. The detailed physical insights will also make the book of interest for experienced spectroscopists and NMR researchers. • An accessible and carefully written introduction, designed to help students to fully understand this complex and dynamic subject • Takes a multi-disciplinary approach, focusing on basic principles and concepts rather than the more practical aspects • Presents a strong pedagogical approach throughout, with emphasis placed on individual spins to aid understanding • Includes numerous worked examples, problems, further reading and additional notes Praise from the reviews of the First Edition: "This is an excellent book... that many teachers of NMR spectroscopy will cherish... It deserves to be a ‘classic’ among NMR spectroscopy texts." NMR IN BIOMEDICINE "I strongly recommend this book to everyone...it is probably the best modern comprehensive description of the subject." ANGEWANDTE CHEMIE, INTERNATIONAL EDITION

##### Relativity in General

**Author :**J. Diaz Alonso,M. Lorente Paramo

**Publisher :**Atlantica Séguier Frontières

**Pages :**438

**ISBN :**2863321684

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**Genre :**Gravitation

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##### Axis

**Author :**Robert Charles Wilson

**Publisher :**Macmillan

**Pages :**304

**ISBN :**9781429934312

**Reader Reviews :**14

**Genre :**Fiction

Wildly praised by readers and critics alike, Robert Charles Wilson's Spin won science fiction's highest honor, the Hugo Award for Best Novel. Now, in Axis, Spin's direct sequel, Wilson takes us to the "world next door"—the planet engineered by the mysterious Hypotheticals to support human life, and connected to Earth by way of the Arch that towers hundreds of miles over the Indian Ocean. Humans are colonizing this new world—and, predictably, fiercely exploiting its resources, chiefly large deposits of oil in the western deserts of the continent of Equatoria. Lise Adams is a young woman attempting to uncover the mystery of her father's disappearance ten years earlier. Turk Findley is an ex-sailor and sometimes-drifter. They come together when an infall of cometary dust seeds the planet with tiny remnant Hypothetical machines. Soon, this seemingly hospitable world will become very alien indeed—as the nature of time is once again twisted, by entities unknown. At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

##### Frustrated Spin Systems

**Author :**H. T. Diep

**Publisher :**World Scientific

**Pages :**644

**ISBN :**9789814440745

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**Genre :**Science

This book covers all principal aspects of currently investigated frustrated systems, from exactly solved frustrated models to real experimental frustrated systems, going through renormalization group treatment, Monte Carlo investigation of frustrated classical Ising and vector spin models, low-dimensional systems, spin ice and quantum spin glass. The reader can OCo within a single book OCo obtain a global view of the current research development in the field of frustrated systems.This new edition is updated with recent theoretical, numerical and experimental developments in the field of frustrated spin systems. The first edition of the book appeared in 2005. In this edition, more recent works until 2012 are reviewed. It contains nine chapters written by researchers who have actively contributed to the field. Many results are from recent works of the authors.The book is intended for postgraduate students as well as researchers in statistical physics, magnetism, materials science and various domains where real systems can be described with the spin language. Explicit demonstrations of formulas and full arguments leading to important results are given where it is possible to do so."

##### Computer Analysis of Images and Patterns

**Author :**Xiaoyi Jiang,Nicolai Petkov

**Publisher :**Springer

**Pages :**1251

**ISBN :**9783642037672

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**Genre :**Computers

It was an honor and a pleasure to organizethe 13th International Conference on Computer Analysis of Images and Patterns (CAIP 2009) in Mu ̈nster, Germany. CAIP has been held biennially since 1985: Berlin (1985), Wismar (1987), Leipzig (1989), Dresden (1991), Budapest (1993), Prague (1995), Kiel (1997), Ljubljana (1999), Warsaw (2001), Groningen (2003), Paris (2005), and Vienna (2007). Initially, this conference series served as a forum for getting together s- entistsfromEastandWestEurope.Nowadays,CAIPenjoysahighinternational visibility and attracts participants from all over the world. For CAIP 2009 we received a record number of 405 submissions. All papers were reviewed by two, and in most cases, three reviewers. Finally, 148 papers were selected for presentation at the conference, resulting in an acceptance rate of 36%. All Program Committee members and additional reviewers listed here deserve a great thanks for their timely and competent reviews. The accepted papers were presented either as oral presentations or posters in a single-track program.In addition, wewereveryhappyto haveAljoscha Smolicand David G. Storkasourinvitedspeakerstopresenttheirworkintwofascinatingareas.With this scienti?c program we hope to continue the tradition of CAIP in providing a forum for scienti?c exchange at a high quality level. A successful conference like CAIP 2009 would not be possible without the support of many institutions and people. First of all, we like to thank all the authors of submitted papers and the invited speakers for their contributions. The Steering Committee members were always there when advice was needed.

##### Entanglement in Spin Chains

**Author :**Abolfazl Bayat,Sougato Bose,Henrik Johannesson

**Publisher :**Springer Nature

**Pages :**549

**ISBN :**9783031039980

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**Genre :**Science

This book covers recent developments in the understanding, quantification, and exploitation of entanglement in spin chain models from both condensed matter and quantum information perspectives. Spin chain models are at the foundation of condensed matter physics and quantum information technologies and elucidate many fundamental phenomena such as information scrambling, quantum phase transitions, and many-body localization. Moreover, many quantum materials and emerging quantum devices are well described by spin chains. Comprising accessible, self-contained chapters written by leading researchers, this book is essential reading for graduate students and researchers in quantum materials and quantum information. The coverage is comprehensive, from the fundamental entanglement aspects of quantum criticality, non-equilibrium dynamics, classical and quantum simulation of spin chains through to their experimental realizations, and beyond into machine learning applications.

##### Mathematical Quantum Field Theory and Related Topics

**Author :**Joel S. Feldman,Lon M. Rosen,Université de Montréal. Centre de recherches mathématiques,Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council Canada

**Publisher :**American Mathematical Soc.

**Pages :**280

**ISBN :**0821860143

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**Genre :**Science

Suitable for researchers and advanced graduate students in mathematical physics, this book constitutes the proceedings of a conference on mathematical quantum field theory and related topics. The conference was held at the Centre de Recherches Matheematiques of the Universite de Montreal in September 1987.

##### The Many Faces of the Superworld

**Author :**M Shifman

**Publisher :**World Scientific

**Pages :**688

**ISBN :**9789814493703

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**Genre :**Science

This invaluable volume is dedicated to the memory of Yuri Golfand, one of the discoverers of supersymmetry. Together with his student, he constructed in 1970 the superextension of the Poincaré algebra and obtained the first four-dimensional supersymmetric field theory, a version of supersymmetric QED. Golfand died in 1994 in Israel. Did the pioneers of supersymmetry — Neveu, Schwarz, Ramond, Golfand, Volkov, Wess, Zumino and others — foresee in the early 1970's that they would be opening to us the gates of the superworld? The superworld will become one of the most important components of our understanding of Nature — a component that will stay with us forever. This book is a compilation of the original papers and review articles, devoted to various aspects of supersymmetry, written by the outstanding researchers in the field, theorists whose work shaped the present day theory and continues to make a profound impact on the frontier directions of the current development. A wide range of topics is covered — from subtle results in the superstring theory to supersymmetry-based phenomenology. Most of the articles have been prepared specifically for this volume. The first part of the book consists of the Editor's essay presenting the basic stages of Golfand's life and work, the memoirs of his widow, Mrs N Koretz-Golfand and of his student, Dr E Likhtman. Also included is the article of Prof. M Marinov “Revealing the Path to the Superworld”, outlining the main ideas that paved the way to the discovery of supersymmetry. The historical part of the book concludes with the English translation of the Golfand-Likhtman paper on supersymmetry published in 1972 in the Tamm Memorial Volume. Contents:Part II — The Present: From Symmetry to Supersymmetry (J Wess)Duality Invariant Born-Infeld Theory (D Brace et al.)Bäcklund Transformations in 10D SUSY Yang–Mills Theories (J-L Gervais)Representations of Extended Supersymmetries in Two Dimensions (A M Semikhatov)Supersymmetric Quantum Mechanics from Light Cone Quantization (S Hellerman & J Polchinski)Supersymmetric Index of Three-Dimensional Gauge Theory (E Witten)Vacuum Structure in Supersymmetric Yang–Mills Theories with Any Gauge Group (V G Kac & A V Smilga)The Superworld (N Seiberg)Brane Dynamics and Gauge Theory (D Kutasov)Confining Phase of Three Dimensional Supersymmetric Quantum Electrodynamics (M J Strassler)Z-D Brane Box Models and Non-Chiral Dihedral Quivers (B Feng et al.)Threebranes and Conformal Gauge Theories (I R Klebanov)Extremal Correlators in the AdS/CFT Correspondence (E D'Hoker et al.)Two Outcomes for Two Old (Super-)Problems (S Deser)Anomalies in Supersymmetric Theories (M T Grisaru)Some Properties of Type I′ String Theory (J H Schwarz)Dirac Equations, Light Cone Supersymmetry, and Superconformal Algebras (L Brink & P Ramond)Born-Infeld Action, Supersymmetry, and String Theory (A A Tseytlin)The Freckled Instantons (A Losev et al.)About R-Parity and the Supersymmetric Standard Model (P Fayet)M-Theory and Hypercharge (N D Lambert & P C West)Constraints on Extra Time Dimensions (G Dvali et al.)Higher Spin Gauge Theories: Star-Product and AdS Space (M A Vasiliev)Some Thermodynamical Aspects of String Theory (S A Abel et al.)Logarithmic Unification from Symmetries Enhanced in the Sub-Millimeter Infrared (N Arkani-Hamed et al.)A Toy Model for Supergravity and Superspace (P van Nieuwenhuizen) Readership: Graduate students, researchers and lecturers in theoretical high energy physics and historians of science. Keywords:Discovery of Supersymmetry;Pioneers of Supersymmetry;Golfand;Witten Index;Seiberg Duality;Supersymmetric Anomalies;Supergravity;Superspace

##### Multinuclear Magnetic Resonance in Liquids and Solids — Chemical Applications

**Author :**P. Granger,Robin K. Harris

**Publisher :**Springer Science & Business Media

**Pages :**476

**ISBN :**9789400921498

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**Genre :**Science

The idea of this NATO school was born during philosophical discussions with Dr Brevard on the present and future of NMR during a night walk under the palm trees in Biskra during a seminar held in this oasis. It was clear for us that the recent progress in the field of NMR, especially inverse spectroscopy and the development of MAS, was opening new perspectives for chemists. We realised also that organometallic and inorganic chemists were not clearly informed about the potentialities of all the new methods. NA TO, with its summer schools, was offering a good opportunity to propose to the chemical community a session where those problems would be largely developped. This School is then the prolongation of the two previous ones: Palermo in 1976 on "the less receptive nuclei" and Stirling in 1982 on "the multinuclear approach to NMR spectroscopy" . It was divided into two sub-sessions: NMR in the liquid state and NMR in the solid state. This is reflected in the book organization. As indicated by the title of this School, we were mainly concerned with the methodological aspects of multinuclear NMR. If many examples are given, they appear only as a support for the understanding of the theory or in explanation of some practical aspects of the different experiments. Each domain is introduced by a lecture which presents selected examples.

##### A Primer of NMR Theory with Calculations in Mathematica

**Author :**Alan J. Benesi

**Publisher :**John Wiley & Sons

**Pages :**248

**ISBN :**9781119052159

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**Genre :**Science

Presents the theory of NMR enhanced with Mathematica©notebooks Provides short, focused chapters with brief explanations ofwell-defined topics with an emphasis on a mathematicaldescription Presents essential results from quantum mechanics concisely andfor easy use in predicting and simulating the results of NMRexperiments Includes Mathematica notebooks that implement the theoryin the form of text, graphics, sound, and calculations Based on class tested methods developed by the author over his25 year teaching career. These notebooks show exactly how thetheory works and provide useful calculation templates for NMRresearchers

##### Advanced Inorganic Chemistry Volume I (LPSPE)

**Author :**Prakash Satya/ Tuli G.D./ Basu S.K. & Madan R.D.

**Publisher :**S. Chand Publishing

**Pages :**1409

**ISBN :**9789355010995

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**Genre :**Books

Advanced Inorganic Chemistry - Volume I is a concise book on basic concepts of inorganic chemistry. It acquaints the students with the basic principles of chemistry and further dwells into the chemistry of main group elements and their compounds. It primarily caters to the undergraduate courses (Pass and Honours) offered in Indian universities.

##### Current Topics In Mathematical Cosmology - Proceedings Of The International Seminar

**Author :**M Rainer,Hans-jurgen Schmidt

**Publisher :**World Scientific

**Pages :**504

**ISBN :**9789814544382

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**Genre :**Books

In this volume, current topics from classical large scale models to quantum gravity effects in the mathematical formulation of physically motivated cosmological theories are discussed. There are contributions dealing with topics such as the singularity theorem, the cosmic no-hair theorem and other results related to the big bang and the inflationary cosmological models. Also discussed are non-standard themes like field equations of order higher than 2, space-times of dimension different from 4, relating also to current generalizations of string theory, and some issues in quantum cosmology.

##### Quaternion and Clifford Fourier Transforms

**Author :**Eckhard Hitzer

**Publisher :**CRC Press

**Pages :**474

**ISBN :**9781000429343

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**Genre :**Mathematics

Quaternion and Clifford Fourier Transforms describes the development of quaternion and Clifford Fourier transforms in Clifford (geometric) algebra over the last 30 years. It is the first comprehensive, self-contained book covering this vibrant new area of pure and applied mathematics in depth. The book begins with a historic overview, followed by chapters on Clifford and quaternion algebra and geometric (vector) differential calculus (part of Clifford analysis). The core of the book consists of one chapter on quaternion Fourier transforms and one on Clifford Fourier transforms. These core chapters and their sections on more special topics are reasonably self-contained, so that readers already somewhat familiar with quaternions and Clifford algebra will hopefully be able to begin reading directly in the chapter and section of their particular interest, without frequently needing to skip back and forth. The topics covered are of fundamental interest to pure and applied mathematicians, physicists, and engineers (signal and color image processing, electrical engineering, computer science, computer graphics, artificial intelligence, geographic information science, aero-space engineering, navigation, etc.). Features Intuitive real geometric approach to higher-dimensional Fourier transformations A comprehensive reference, suitable for graduate students and researchers Includes detailed definitions, properties, and many full step-by-step proofs Many figures and tables, a comprehensive biography, and a detailed index make it easy to locate information

##### Higher Spin Gauge Theories

**Author :**Nicolas Boulanger,Andrea Campoleoni

**Publisher :**MDPI

**Pages :**459

**ISBN :**9783038429975

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**Genre :**Electronic books

This book is a printed edition of the Special Issue "Higher Spin Gauge Theories" that was published in Universe

##### Advanced Concepts in Particle and Field Theory

**Author :**Tristan Hübsch

**Publisher :**Cambridge University Press

**Pages :**581

**ISBN :**9781107097483

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**Genre :**Science

An expansive and conceptually unifying textbook of fundamental and theoretical physics, describing elementary particles and their interactions.

##### NMR for Physical and Biological Scientists

**Author :**Thomas C. Pochapsky,Susan Pochapsky

**Publisher :**Garland Science

**Pages :**372

**ISBN :**9781136843723

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**Genre :**Science

Nuclear Magnetic Resonance spectroscopy is a dynamic way for scientists of all kinds to investigate the physical, chemical, and biological properties of matter. Its many applications make it a versatile tool previously subject to monolithic treatment in reference-style texts. Based on a course taught for over ten years at Brandeis University, this is the first textbook on NMR spectroscopy for a one-semester course or self-instruction. In keeping with the authors' efforts to make it a useful textbook, they have included problems at the end of each chapter. The book not only covers the latest developments in the field, such as GOESY (Gradient Enhanced Overhauser Spectroscopy) and multidimensional NMR, but includes practical examples using real spectra and associated problem sets. Assuming the reader has a background of chemistry, physics and calculus, this textbook will be ideal for graduate students in chemistry and biochemistry, as well as biology, physics, and biophysics. NMR for Physical and Biological Scientists will also be useful to medical schools, research facilities, and the many chemical, pharmaceutical, and biotech firms that offer in-house instruction on NMR spectroscopy.

##### Principles and Applications of NanoMEMS Physics

**Author :**Hector Santos

**Publisher :**Springer Science & Business Media

**Pages :**254

**ISBN :**9780387258348

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**Genre :**Technology & Engineering

Presents the first unified exposition of the physical principles at the heart of NanoMEMS-based devices and applications Provides newcomers with a much needed coherent scientific base for undertaking study and research in this field Takes great pains in rendering transparent advanced physical concepts and techniques, such as quantum information, second quantization, Luttinger liquids, bosonization, and superconductivity

##### Public Health Reports

**Author :**N.a

**Publisher :**N.a

**Pages :**956

**ISBN :**CORNELL:31924101106072

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**Genre :**Public health

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##### Five Lectures on Supersymmetry

**Author :**Daniel S. Freed

**Publisher :**American Mathematical Soc.

**Pages :**132

**ISBN :**0821871935

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**Genre :**Science

The lectures featured in this book treat fundamental concepts necessary for understanding the physics behind these mathematical applications. Freed approaches the topic with the assumption that the basic notions of supersymmetric field theory are unfamiliar to most mathematicians. He presents the material intending to impart a firm grounding in the elementary ideas.

##### Los Alamos Science

**Author :**N.a

**Publisher :**N.a

**Pages :**N.a

**ISBN :**UOM:39015065072350

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**Genre :**Science

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##### Mechanics, Analysis and Geometry: 200 Years after Lagrange

**Author :**M. Francaviglia

**Publisher :**Elsevier

**Pages :**572

**ISBN :**9780444597373

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**Genre :**Science

Providing a logically balanced and authoritative account of the different branches and problems of mathematical physics that Lagrange studied and developed, this volume presents up-to-date developments in differential goemetry, dynamical systems, the calculus of variations, and celestial and analytical mechanics.

##### Introduction to Supersymmetry and Supergravity

**Author :**Peter West

**Publisher :**World Scientific Publishing Company

**Pages :**440

**ISBN :**9789813103719

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**Genre :**Science

The publication of the first edition of “Introduction to Supersymmetry and Supergravity” was a remarkable success. This second edition contains a substantial amount of new material especially on two-dimensional supersymmetry algebras, their irreducible representations as well as rigid and local (i.e. supergravity) theories of 2-dimensional supersymmetry both in x-space and superspace. These theories include the actions for the superstring and the heterotic string. In addition, a chapter is devoted to a discussion on superconformal algebras in two dimensions and contains an account of super operator product expansion. Request Inspection Copy

##### Research Advances in Quantum Dynamics

**Author :**Paul Bracken

**Publisher :**BoD – Books on Demand

**Pages :**276

**ISBN :**9789535124856

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**Genre :**Science

There continue at present many developments in the area of quantum mechanics and quantum dynamics in particular, of a very fundamental nature, all the way from implications for the foundations of physics to the influence of quantum mechanics on emerging technologies, such as the areas of quantum semiconductors and quantum computing, both of which are very important examples. It is hoped that the papers in this volume will be able to provide a much needed resource for researchers with regard to current fields of research in this dynamic area.

##### Vortex Atom, The: A New Paradigm

**Author :**Barry R Clarke

**Publisher :**World Scientific

**Pages :**304

**ISBN :**9789811227608

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**Genre :**Science

With clear illustrations throughout and without recourse to quantum mechanics, the reader is invited to revisit unsolved problems lying at the foundations of theoretical physics. Maxwell and his contemporaries abandoned their search for a geometrical representation of the electric and magnetic fields. The wave-particle dilemma and Bose-Einstein statistical counting have resulted in unsatisfactory non-realistic interpretations. Furthermore, a simple structure of the hydrogen atom that includes hyperfine levels is still wanting.Working with the latest experimental data in photonics a proposed solution to the wave-particle dilemma is suggested based on an array of circular-polarized rays. The Bose-Einstein counting procedure is recast in terms of distinguishable elements. Finally, a vortex model of a 'particle' is developed based on a trapped photon. This consists of a single ray revolving around a toroidal surface, and allows a geometrical definition of mass, electric potential, and magnetic momentum. With the adjustment of two parameters, values to 4 dp for the hyperfine frequencies (MHz) of hydrogen can be obtained for which a computer program is available.

##### Supergravity 1981

**Author :**School on Supergravity (1 : 1981 : Trieste),International Centre for Theoretical Physics

**Publisher :**CUP Archive

**Pages :**520

**ISBN :**0521247381

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**Genre :**Science

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##### Feynman Lectures On Gravitation

**Author :**Richard Feynman

**Publisher :**CRC Press

**Pages :**169

**ISBN :**9780429982484

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**Genre :**Science

The Feynman Lectures on Gravitation are based on notes prepared during a course on gravitational physics that Richard Feynman taught at Caltech during the 1962-63 academic year. For several years prior to these lectures, Feynman thought long and hard about the fundamental problems in gravitational physics, yet he published very little. These lectures represent a useful record of his viewpoints and some of his insights into gravity and its application to cosmology, superstars, wormholes, and gravitational waves at that particular time. The lectures also contain a number of fascinating digressions and asides on the foundations of physics and other issues.Characteristically, Feynman took an untraditional non-geometric approach to gravitation and general relativity based on the underlying quantum aspects of gravity. Hence, these lectures contain a unique pedagogical account of the development of Einstein's general theory of relativity as the inevitable result of the demand for a self-consistent theory of a massless spin-2 field (the graviton) coupled to the energy-momentum tensor of matter. This approach also demonstrates the intimate and fundamental connection between gauge invariance and the principle of equivalence.

##### Catalogue of the Described Coleoptera of the United States

**Author :**Fr. Enst Melsheimer,Samuel Stehman Haldeman,John Lawrence LeConte

**Publisher :**N.a

**Pages :**198

**ISBN :**ONB:+Z181332609

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**Genre :**Beetles

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##### Teleparallel Gravity

**Author :**Ruben Aldrovandi,Jose G Pereira

**Publisher :**Springer Science & Business Media

**Pages :**214

**ISBN :**9789400751439

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**Genre :**Science

Teleparallel Gravity (TG) is an alternative theory for gravitation, which is equivalent to General Relativity (GR). However, it is conceptually different. For example in GR geometry replaces the concept of force, and the trajectories are determined by geodesics. TG attributes gravitation to torsion, which accounts for gravitation by acting as a force. TG has already solved some old problems of gravitation (like the energy-momentum density of the gravitational field). The interest in TG has grown in the last few years. The book here proposed will be the first one dedicated exclusively to TG, and will include the foundations of the theory, as well as applications to specific problems to illustrate how the theory works.

##### Comprehensive Biomedical Physics

**Author :**N.a

**Publisher :**Newnes

**Pages :**4056

**ISBN :**9780444536334

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**Genre :**Science

Comprehensive Biomedical Physics is a new reference work that provides the first point of entry to the literature for all scientists interested in biomedical physics. It is of particularly use for graduate and postgraduate students in the areas of medical biophysics. This Work is indispensable to all serious readers in this interdisciplinary area where physics is applied in medicine and biology. Written by leading scientists who have evaluated and summarized the most important methods, principles, technologies and data within the field, Comprehensive Biomedical Physics is a vital addition to the reference libraries of those working within the areas of medical imaging, radiation sources, detectors, biology, safety and therapy, physiology, and pharmacology as well as in the treatment of different clinical conditions and bioinformatics. This Work will be valuable to students working in all aspect of medical biophysics, including medical imaging and biomedical radiation science and therapy, physiology, pharmacology and treatment of clinical conditions and bioinformatics. The most comprehensive work on biomedical physics ever published Covers one of the fastest growing areas in the physical sciences, including interdisciplinary areas ranging from advanced nuclear physics and quantum mechanics through mathematics to molecular biology and medicine Contains 1800 illustrations, all in full color

##### Shelter Island II

**Author :**Roman Jackiw,Khuri, Nicola N.,Silvan S. Schweber,Edward Witten

**Publisher :**Courier Dover Publications

**Pages :**436

**ISBN :**9780486797366

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**Genre :**Science

In 1947 J. Robert Oppenheimer organized a historic conference of physicists at Shelter Island, located off the eastern tip of Long Island, to discuss recent advances in theoretical physics and the direction of future research. Over three decades later, the physics community held another meeting, the 1983 Shelter Island Conference on Quantum Field Theory and the Fundamental Problems of Physics. This volume is the record of the 1983 conference; it also includes much valuable information on the 1947 conference, for which no formal proceedings were ever published. The latter-day conference included many of the participants from the prior event as well as younger physicists who have since become prominent figures in this field. Consequently, this volume is a vital document in the history of physics, of value to students and researchers in many branches of the subject. Topics include the new inflationary universe scenario; supersymmetry; Stephen Hawking's presentation, "The Cosmological Constant Is Probably Zero"; superunification and the seven-sphere; time as a dynamical variab≤ induced gravity; and an extensive and previously unpublished paper by Edward Witten on Kaluza-Klein theories. Contributors include Stephen L. Adler, Hans Bethe, M. J. Duff, Murray Gell-Mann, Alan H. Guth, Stephen W. Hawking, Roman Jackiw, Toichiro Kinoshita, W. E. Lamb, Jr., T. D. Lee, A. D. Linde, R. E. Marshak, Y. Nambu, K. Nishijima, John H. Schwarz, Silvan S. Schweber, Steven Weinberg, Victor Weisskopf, P. C. West, Edward Witten, and Bruno Zumino.

##### Nuclear Science Abstracts

**Author :**N.a

**Publisher :**N.a

**Pages :**1058

**ISBN :**STANFORD:36105013135467

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**Genre :**Nuclear energy

NSA is a comprehensive collection of international nuclear science and technology literature for the period 1948 through 1976, pre-dating the prestigious INIS database, which began in 1970. NSA existed as a printed product (Volumes 1-33) initially, created by DOE's predecessor, the U.S. Atomic Energy Commission (AEC). NSA includes citations to scientific and technical reports from the AEC, the U.S. Energy Research and Development Administration and its contractors, plus other agencies and international organizations, universities, and industrial and research organizations. References to books, conference proceedings, papers, patents, dissertations, engineering drawings, and journal articles from worldwide sources are also included. Abstracts and full text are provided if available.

##### Principles of Magnetic Resonance

**Author :**Charles P. Slichter

**Publisher :**Springer Science & Business Media

**Pages :**658

**ISBN :**9783662094419

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**Genre :**Science

The first edition of this book was written in 1961 when I was Morris Loeb Lecturer in Physics at Harvard. In the preface I wrote: "The problem faced by a beginner today is enormous. If he attempts to read a current article, he often finds that the first paragraph refers to an earlier paper on which the whole article is based, and with which the author naturally assumes familiarity. That reference in turn is based on another, so the hapless student finds himself in a seemingly endless retreat. I have felt that graduate students or others beginning research in magnetic resonance needed a book which really went into the details of calculations, yet was aimed at the beginner rather than the expert. " The original goal was to treat only those topics that are essential to an understanding of the literature. Thus the goal was to be selective rather than comprehensive. With the passage of time, important new concepts were becoming so all-pervasive that I felt the need to add them. That led to the second edition, which Dr. Lotsch, Physics Editor of Springer-Verlag, encouraged me to write and which helped launch the Springer Series in Solid-State Sciences. Now, ten years later, that book (and its 1980 revised printing) is no longer available. Meanwhile, workers in magnetic resonance have continued to develop startling new insights.

##### The Spirit

**Author :**California Publishing-XLNC!

**Publisher :**Infinity Publishing

**Pages :**269

**ISBN :**9780741422026

**Reader Reviews :**1

**Genre :**Science

Are we immortal? A brilliant nuclear physicist presents solid scientific evidence that we are. In simple terms non-scientists can understand, Jean Charon offers us positive proof that our bodies may die, but our Spirits live on forever.

##### Geometrical Aspects of Quantum Fields

**Author :**Andrei A. Bytsenko,Ant¢nio E. Gonalves,Bruto M. Pimentel

**Publisher :**World Scientific

**Pages :**213

**ISBN :**9789810245023

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**Genre :**Science

This volume presents the following topics: non-Abelian Toda models, brief remarks for physicists on equivariant cohomology and the Duistermaat-Heckman formula, Casimir effect, quantum groups and their application to nuclear physics, quantum field theory, quantum gravity and the theory of extended objects, and black hole physics and cosmology.

##### Classical and Quantum Information

**Author :**Dan C. Marinescu

**Publisher :**Academic Press

**Pages :**744

**ISBN :**0123838754

**Reader Reviews :**

**Genre :**Mathematics

A new discipline, Quantum Information Science, has emerged in the last two decades of the twentieth century at the intersection of Physics, Mathematics, and Computer Science. Quantum Information Processing is an application of Quantum Information Science which covers the transformation, storage, and transmission of quantum information; it represents a revolutionary approach to information processing. Classical and Quantum Information covers topics in quantum computing, quantum information theory, and quantum error correction, three important areas of quantum information processing. Quantum information theory and quantum error correction build on the scope, concepts, methodology, and techniques developed in the context of their close relatives, classical information theory and classical error correcting codes. Presents recent results in quantum computing, quantum information theory, and quantum error correcting codes Covers both classical and quantum information theory and error correcting codes The last chapter of the book covers physical implementation of quantum information processing devices Covers the mathematical formalism and the concepts in Quantum Mechanics critical for understanding the properties and the transformations of quantum information

##### Quantum Mechanics with Non-Unitary Symmetries

**Author :**Bojan Bistrovic

**Publisher :**Marsonia Press LLC

**Pages :**551

**ISBN :**9781734919912

**Reader Reviews :**1

**Genre :**Science

This book shows that with minimal modifications of postulates of non-relativistic quantum mechanics to allow for non-unitary representations of symmetry groups (Lorentz group in particular), one achieves a fully relativistic quantum theory without any of the issues (like negative energies, etc.) that led to the second quantization and QFT. It is shown that quite a few phenomena in elementary particle physics (like for example neutral kaon mixing, CP symmetry and it's supposed breaking) can be explained purely as a consequence of relativistic invariance and relativistic invariance alone. It is shown that by categorizing mesons via the representation of Lorentz group they belong to, one can explain a lot of their properties, as well as a lot of discrepancies in the particle data tables. It is also shown that based on properties of Lorentz representations of products of meson decays, a lot of excited states listed in PDG tables are really several different excitations with similar masses. Relativistic treatment of bound states in momentum space is developed and used to calculate decay widths of various composite particles like Positronium or mesons, and then those decay widths are used to calculate various properties of quarks (like their masses or charges) that were previously misunderstood. In particular, it is shown that quarks are actually quite heavy (around 3.5GeV for up/down quarks) and that while Lorentz invariance allows both fractional values (2/3, -1/3) as well as integer values (2,1), based on (very sparse) available experimental data, integer quark charges are more consistent with observed decay widths than fractional charges.

##### An Introduction to Clifford Algebras and Spinors

**Author :**Jayme Vaz Jr.,Roldão da Rocha Jr.

**Publisher :**Oxford University Press

**Pages :**257

**ISBN :**9780198782926

**Reader Reviews :**

**Genre :**Mathematics

This work is unique compared to the existing literature. It is very didactical and accessible to both students and researchers, without neglecting the formal character and the deep algebraic completeness of the topic along with its physical applications.

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