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  • The Wireless Tesla

    by Nikola Tesla

    Nikola Tesla dreamed of a wireless future. In this fully illustrated volume we have collected fifteen of his essays having to do with wireless. These include the "True Wireless," "Tesla's Wireless Light," "The Transmission of Electrical Energy Without Wires," "The Future of the Wireless Art," "Nikola Tesla Sees A Wireless Vision," and many others. Nikola Tesla has been called the most important ... Read more

    $1.52 AUD

  • Bright Earth

    The Invention of Colour

    by Philip Ball

    Colour in art - as in life - is both inspiring and uplifting, but where does it come from? How have artists found new hues, and how have these influenced their work? Beginning with the ancients - when just a handful of pigments made up the artist's palette - and charting the discoveries and developments that have led to the many splendoured rainbow of modern paints, Bright Earth brings the story ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • Albert Einstein's Theory Of Relativity Explained Simply

    by Teddy Stanowski

    The Theory of Relativity is based on previously known scientific studies plus insights penned by Albert Einstein. He was one of the most advanced scientific minds of his day, and he made many contributions to physical science study. His work has provided much of the basis for those working with physics in particular.It can be divided in general and special categories. The theory influences how ... Read more

    $3.96 AUD

  • Wave Theory of Light

    by Lord Kelvin

    William Thomson, 1st Baron Kelvin OM, GCVO, PC, PRS, PRSE, (26 June 1824 17 December 1907) was a mathematical physicist and engineer. At the University of Glasgow he did important work in the mathematical analysis of electricity and formulation of the first and second Laws of Thermodynamics, and did much to unify the emerging discipline of physics in its modern form. He worked closely with ... Read more

    $1.52 AUD

  • Eye and Brain

    The Psychology of Seeing - Fifth Edition

    by Richard L. Gregory

    series Princeton Science Library
    Since the publication of the first edition in 1966, Eye and Brain has established itself worldwide as an essential introduction to the basic phenomena of visual perception. Richard Gregory offers clear explanations of how we see brightness, movement, color, and objects, and he explores the phenomena of visual illusions to establish principles about how perception normally works and why it ... Read more

    $25.51 AUD

  • Everything You Need to Know About Lenses and Light - Physics Book 4th Grade | Children's Physics Books

    by Baby Professor

    Here’s another physics book collection from Baby Professor. Targeted for fourth graders, this book discusses lenses and light in a refreshing way. This book contains a smart mix of pictures and words to encourage young readers to really go from page 1 to the last. Does your child love this book? Check out more science books from Baby Professor! ... Read more

    $6.92 AUD

  • The Story of Light

    by Ben Bova

    In this all-encompassing work, one of the most famous science fiction as well as nonfiction writers of our time explores the subject of light and shows how it has shaped every aspect of our existence.From the creation of life to the exploration of the heavens and the stars, from the origins of the earth to the possibility of life on distant planets, Ben Bova unveils the beauty and science behind ... Read more

    $7.49 AUD

  • How the Ray Gun Got Its Zap

    Odd Excursions into Optics

    by Stephen R. Wilk

    How the Ray Gun Got Its Zap is a collection of essays that discusses odd and unusual topics in optics. Though optics is a fairly specialized branch of physics, this book extracts from the discipline topics that are particularly interesting, mysterious, culturally relevant, or accessible. The essays all first appeared, in abbreviated form, in Optics and Photonics News and in The Spectrograph; the ... Read more

    $60.82 AUD

  • Laser-Plasma Interactions and Applications

    by Robert Bingham and 3 more

    series Scottish Graduate Series
    Laser-Plasma Interactions and Applications covers the fundamental and applied aspects of high power laser-plasma physics. With an internationally renowned team of authors, the book broadens the knowledge of young researchers working in high power laser-plasma science by providing them with a thorough pedagogical grounding in the interaction of laser radiation with matter, laser-plasma accelerators ... Read more

    $170.16 AUD

  • Optical Coherence Tomography

    Principles and Applications

    by Mark E. Brezinski

    Optical Coherence Tomography gives a broad treatment of the subject which will include 1)the optics, science, and physics needed to understand the technology 2) a description of applications with a critical look at how the technology will successfully address actual clinical need, and 3) a discussion of delivery of OCT to the patient, FDA approval and comparisons with available competing ... Read more

    $116.81 AUD

  • What My Eyes See : The Science of Light - Physics Book for Children | Children's Physics Books

    by Baby Professor

    How do you see? Optics or the science of light is an interesting topic that has been made child-friendly in this educational picture book. The author creates a strong link between the theory and the actual experience of seeing. For sure, your child will pick up several facts and information from this book. Grab a copy today! ... Read more

    $5.60 AUD

  • Let's Get Charged! (All About Electricity) : 5th Grade Science Series

    Fifth Grade Books Electricity for Kids

    by Baby Professor

    series Children's Physics Books
    The purpose of this educational book is to teach your child the importance of electricity. However, unlike the school's official textbooks, this book contains just the right blend of text and images to facilitate self-paced learning. Use this book to complement classroom-based education. Make sure to grab your child a copy now! ... Read more

    $6.92 AUD

  • Quantum Mechanics for Scientists and Engineers

    by David A. B. Miller

    If you need a book that relates the core principles of quantum mechanics to modern applications in engineering, physics, and nanotechnology, this is it. Students will appreciate the book's applied emphasis, which illustrates theoretical concepts with examples of nanostructured materials, optics, and semiconductor devices. The many worked examples and more than 160 homework problems help students ... Read more

    $93.49 AUD

  • Femtosecond Laser Filamentation

    by See Leang Chin

    series Springer Series on Atomic, Optical, and Plasma Physics #55
    This book attempts to give a discussion of the physics and current and potential applications of the self-focusing of an intense femtosecond laser pulse in a tra- parent medium. Although self-focusing is an old subject of nonlinear optics, the consequence of self-focusing of intense femtosecond laser pulses is totally new and unexpected. Thus, new phenomena are observed, such as long range lam- ... Read more

    $161.14 AUD

  • Children of Light

    by Michael Denton

    We associate light with the radiant beams that make the world visible to us. But the visible spectrum is only a tiny percentage of an electromagnetic spectrum that extends unimaginably far in both directions. And, as biologist Michael Denton carefully documents, that tiny band of visual light is crucial to life on Earth.In Children of Light, Denton elucidates the miraculous convergence of ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD

  • Laser: 50 Years Of Discoveries

    by Fabien Bretenaker and 1 more

    This unique book provides an overview of the principle and applications of lasers enriched with numerous illustrations.Being over fifty years old, lasers continue to amaze us. Their performance characteristics are constantly reaching new limits, and the scope of their applications continues to expand. Yet, it took years of effort by teams of physicists to transform the fundamental notions of ... Read more

    $21.88 AUD

  • Fundamentals of Physics II

    Electromagnetism, Optics, and Quantum Mechanics

    by R. Shankar

    series The Open Yale Courses Series
    R. Shankar, a well-known physicist and contagiously enthusiastic educator, was among the first to offer a course through the innovative Open Yale Course program. His popular online video lectures on introductory physics have been viewed over a million times. In this second book based on his online Yale course, Shankar explains essential concepts, including electromagnetism, optics, and quantum ... Read more

    $32.66 AUD

  • Incandescent

    We Need to Talk About Light

    by Anna Levin

    **Light is changing, dramatically. Our world is getting brighter – you can see it from space. But is brighter always better?**Artificial light is voracious and spreading. Vanquishing precious darkness across the planet, when we are supposed to be using less energy. The quality of light has altered as well. Technology and legislation have crushed warm incandescent lighting in favour of harsher, ... Read more

    $8.46 AUD

  • Quantum Optics

    Including Noise Reduction, Trapped Ions, Quantum Trajectories, and Decoherence

    by Miguel Orszag

    This new edition gives a unique and broad coverage of basic laser-related phenomena that allow graduate students, scientists and engineers to carry out research in quantum optics and laser physics. It covers quantization of the electromagnetic field, quantum theory of coherence, atom-field interaction models, resonance fluorescence, quantum theory of damping, laser theory using both the master ... Read more

    $116.15 AUD

  • Dynamo, un siècle de lumière et de mouvement dans l'art (Paris - 2013)

    Les Fiches Exposition d'Universalis

    by Encyclopaedia Universalis

    Au printemps de 2013, trois grandes institutions parisiennes ont fait le choix de réactualiser les recherches d’un certain nombre d’artistes que l’histoire de l’art a qualifiés de « cinétistes ». Ainsi, au Palais de Tokyo, une monographie était consacrée à Julio Le Parc et...À PROPOS DE L’ENCYCLOPAEDIA UNIVERSALISReconnue mondialement pour la qualité et la fiabilité incomparable de ses ... Read more

    $5.99 AUD

  • Solar Cells Based on Colloidal Nanocrystals

    by Holger Borchert

    series Springer Series in Materials Science #196
    This book presents a new system of solar cells. Colloidal nanocrystals possess many physical and chemical properties which can be manipulated by advanced control over structural features like the particle size. One application field is photovoltaics where colloidal semiconductor nanocrystals are explored as components of photo-active layers which can be produced from liquid media, often in ... Read more

    $152.12 AUD

  • Terahertz and Mid Infrared Radiation

    Generation, Detection and Applications

    by Oleksiy Shulika and 1 more

    series NATO Science for Peace and Security Series B: Physics and Biophysics
    Terahertz (THz) and Mid-Infrared (MIR) radiation (TERA-MIR) can be transmitted through nearly any material without causing biological harm. Novel and rapid methods of detection can be created with devices operation in these spectral ranges allowing scanning for weapons, detecting hidden explosives (including plastic landmines), controlling the quality of food and a host of other exciting ... Read more

    $134.19 AUD

  • Nano-Optics for Enhancing Light-Matter Interactions on a Molecular Scale

    Plasmonics, Photonic Materials and Sub-Wavelength Resolution

    by Baldassare Di Bartolo and 2 more

    series NATO Science for Peace and Security Series B: Physics and Biophysics
    This volume presents a considerable number of interrelated contributions dealing with the new scientific ability to shape and control matter and electromagnetic fields on a sub-wavelength scale.The topics range from the fundamental ones, such as photonic metamateriials, plasmonics and sub-wavelength resolution to the more applicative, such as detection of single molecules, tomography on a micro ... Read more

    $188.09 AUD

  • Progress in Ultrafast Intense Laser Science

    Volume X

    by Kaoru Yamanouchi and 2 more

    series Springer Series in Chemical Physics #106
    The PUILS series delivers up-to-date reviews of progress in Ultrafast Intense Laser Science, a newly emerging interdisciplinary research field spanning atomic and molecular physics, molecular science, and optical science, which has been stimulated by the recent developments in ultrafast laser technologies. Each volume compiles peer-reviewed articles authored by researchers at the forefront of each ... Read more

    $134.19 AUD