Category: Physics

Death by Black Hole: And Other Cosmic Quandaries

By Neil deGrasse Tyson

“[Tyson] tackles an excellent diversity of topics . . . with nice humor, humility, and―most vital― humanity.” ―Entertainment Weekly

unswerving readers of the per 30 days "Universe" essays in Natural History journal have lengthy famous Neil deGrasse Tyson's expertise for steering them during the mysteries of the cosmos with readability and exuberance. Bringing jointly greater than 40 of Tyson's favourite essays, ?Death through Black Hole? explores a myriad of cosmic subject matters, from what it'd be prefer to be within a black gap to the motion picture industry's feeble efforts to get its evening skies correct. one in every of America's best-known astrophysicists, Tyson is a typical instructor who simplifies the complexities of astrophysics whereas sharing his infectious fascination for our universe.

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Quantum Physics Without Quantum Philosophy

By Detlef Dürr, Sheldon Goldstein, Nino Zanghì

It has frequently been claimed that with out drastic conceptual suggestions a real clarification of quantum interference results and quantum randomness is most unlikely. This publication matters Bohmian mechanics, an easy particle conception that could be a counterexample to such claims. The light creation and different contributions accrued the following express how the phenomena of non-relativistic quantum mechanics, from Heisenberg's uncertainty precept to non-commuting observables, emerge from the Bohmian movement of debris, the ordinary particle movement linked to Schrödinger's equation. This ebook may be of worth to all scholars and researchers in physics with an curiosity within the which means of quantum conception in addition to to philosophers of science.

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Handbook of Silicon Semiconductor Metrology

Containing greater than three hundred equations and approximately 500 drawings, photos, and micrographs,
this reference surveys key components resembling optical measurements and in-line calibration tools. It describes cleanroom-based dimension know-how used in the course of the manufacture of silicon built-in circuits and covers model-based, serious size, overlay, acoustic movie thickness, dopant dose, junction intensity, and electric measurements; particle and disorder detection; and flatness following chemical mechanical sharpening. supplying examples of well-developed metrology power, the e-book makes a speciality of metrology for lithography, transistor, capacitor, and on-chip interconnect procedure applied sciences.

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Analogue Gravity Phenomenology: Analogue Spacetimes and Horizons, from Theory to Experiment (Lecture Notes in Physics) (Volume 870)

Analogue Gravity Phenomenology is a suite of contributions that hide an enormous variety of components in physics, starting from floor wave propagation in fluids to nonlinear optics. The underlying universal point of a lot of these issues, and as a result the focus and point of view from which they're defined the following, is the try to increase analogue versions for gravitational structures. the unique and major motivation of the sector is the verification and research of Hawking radiation from a horizon: the permitting characteristic is the prospect to generate horizons within the laboratory with quite a lot of actual platforms that contain a stream of 1 type or one other. The years round 2010 and onwards witnessed a unexpected surge of experimental job during this increasing box of study. despite the fact that, construction an services in analogue gravity calls for the researcher to be outfitted with a slightly vast diversity of data and pursuits. the purpose of this e-book is to convey the reader modern with the newest advancements and supply the fundamental historical past required in an effort to take pleasure in the pursuits, problems, and luck tales within the box of analogue gravity.

Each bankruptcy of the ebook treats a distinct subject defined intimately via the foremost specialists for every particular self-discipline. the 1st chapters supply an summary of black gap spacetimes and Hawking radiation sooner than relocating directly to describe the big number of analogue spacetimes which were proposed and are at present lower than research. This introductory half is then via an in-depth description of what are presently the 3 so much promising analogue spacetime settings, specifically floor waves in flowing fluids, acoustic oscillations in Bose-Einstein condensates and electromagnetic waves in nonlinear optics. either conception and experimental endeavours are defined intimately. the ultimate chapters seek advice from different facets of analogue gravity past the examine of Hawking radiation, resembling Lorentz invariance violations and Brownian movement in curved spacetimes, earlier than concluding with a go back to the origins of the sector and an outline of the to be had observational proof for horizons in astrophysical black holes.

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Sei pezzi facili

By Richard P. Feynman

Le lezioni di fisica di Feynman sono ormai leggendarie in step with los angeles loro perspicuità ed efficacia. Quelle che qui presentiamo sono le top (saranno seguite da Sei pezzi meno facili) e partono da 0. Nel primo «pezzo», dopo una breve introduzione ai metodi e al significato della ricerca – tre paginette che valgono intere biblioteche di testi epistemologici –, si cube di che cos’è fatta los angeles materia che cade sotto i nostri sensi: atomi in moto. Nel secondo si spiega che non tutto è così limpido come sembra, e che nella materia c’è anche dell’altro: il mondo quantistico e i suoi paradossi. Senza addentrarsi in una ricostruzione storica, Feynman riesce tuttavia a darci il senso dell’evolversi della fisica nel secolo appena trascorso, mettendone in luce i legami con le altre scienze. Gli ultimi tre saggi selezionano altrettanti capisaldi (energia, gravitazione, los angeles realtà quantistica), presentati a livelli di complessità crescente: a ogni lettura cade una buccia della magica cipolla e si apre un nuovo, affascinante situation. Chi prevedesse di naufragare su un’isola deserta, e volesse esser certo di avere con sé l’essenziale di quel che sappiamo sul mondo fisico, potrà mettere nello zaino i Sei pezzi facili.

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Foundations of Perturbative QCD (Cambridge Monographs on Particle Physics, Nuclear Physics and Cosmology)

The main non-trivial of the demonstrated microscopic theories of physics is QCD: the idea of the robust interplay. A severe hyperlink among concept and scan is equipped through the equipment of perturbative QCD, significantly the well known factorization theorems. Giving a correct account of the innovations, theorems and their justification, this e-book is a scientific therapy of perturbative QCD. in addition to giving a mathematical remedy, the e-book relates the ideas to experimental information, giving powerful motivations for the tools. It additionally examines intimately transverse-momentum-dependent parton densities, an more and more very important topic now not usually handled in different books. excellent for graduate scholars beginning their paintings in high-energy physics, it's going to additionally curiosity skilled researchers short of a transparent account of the topic.

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Conjugated Polymers: Processing and Applications (Handbook of Conducting Polymers, Third Edition)

Many major primary strategies and useful purposes have constructed because the ebook of the best-selling moment variation of the instruction manual of undertaking Polymers. Now divided into books, the 3rd version maintains to hold the wonderful services of the editors and world-renowned individuals whereas offering stronger assurance of the new advances in polymer processing and functions, relatively in conductivity, nonlinear optics, and lightweight emission.

Conjugated Polymers: Processing and functions, the second one of 2 volumes, selections up the place the 1st quantity ended. It concentrates at the quite a few processing equipment for accomplishing polymers and their integration into a number of units and purposes. The ebook first examines coating, printing, and spinning equipment for complicated patterned motion pictures and fibers. It then indicates how accomplishing and semiconducting polymers are utilized in lots of units, corresponding to light-emitting monitors, sun cells, box influence transistors, electrochromic panels, cost garage units, biosensors, and actuators.

Following the fundamental clinical info present in the 1st installment, this ebook explores the ways that polymers are helpful in commercial and advertisement purposes. those program advancements have already resulted in marketable items.

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Game Physics

By David H. Eberly

Create bodily reasonable 3D pictures environments with this creation to the guidelines and strategies in the back of the method. writer David H. Eberly comprises simulations to introduce the major difficulties concerned after which progressively finds the mathematical and actual innovations had to resolve them. He then describes all of the algorithmic foundations and makes use of code examples and dealing resource code to teach how they're carried out, culminating in a wide selection of actual simulations. The booklet tackles the complicated, tough concerns that different books stay away from, together with Lagrangian dynamics, inflexible physique dynamics, impulse tools, resting touch, linear complementarity difficulties, deformable our bodies, mass-spring structures, friction, numerical answer of differential equations, numerical balance and its dating to actual balance, and Verlet integration equipment. This ebook even describes while genuine physics isn't really worthy - and hacked physics will do.

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The Black Hole War: My Battle with Stephen Hawking to Make the World Safe for Quantum Mechanics

By Leonard Susskind

Initially of the 21st century, physics is being pushed to very surprising territory--the area of the awfully small and the highly heavy. the hot global is a global within which either quantum mechanics and gravity are both vital. yet mysteries stay. one of many greatest concerned black holes. Famed physicist Stephen Hawking claimed that something sucked in a black gap used to be misplaced ceaselessly. for 3 a long time, Leonard Susskind and Hawking clashed over the reply to this challenge. eventually, in 2004, Hawking conceded.

THE BLACK gap warfare will clarify the outstanding technology that eventually gained out, and the emergence of a brand new paradigm that argues the world--this catalog, your house, your breakfast, you--is truly a hologram projected from the sides of space.

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Student Workbook for Physics for Scientists and Engineers: A Strategic Approach with Modern Physics (3rd Edition)

By Randall D. Knight

Book Details:

ISBN: 0321753089
EAN: 9780321753083
ASIN: 0321753089
Publisher: Addison-Wesley
Publication Date: 2012-01-16
Number of Pages: 432
Website: Amazon, LibraryThing, Google Books, Goodreads

Synopsis from Amazon:

These renowned and confirmed workbooks aid scholars construct self belief ahead of making an attempt end-of-chapter difficulties. they supply brief routines that concentrate on constructing a selected ability, regularly requiring scholars to attract or interpret sketches and graphs. New to the 3rd variation are routines that supply guided perform for the textbookâ s Problem-Solving ideas, focusing particularly on operating symbolically.

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