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Superconductors & Superconductivity

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  • Superconductivity: A Very Short Introduction

    by Stephen J. Blundell

    series Very Short Introductions
    Superconductivity is one of the most exciting areas of research in physics today. Outlining the history of its discovery, and the race to understand its many mysterious and counter-intuitive phenomena, this Very Short Introduction explains in accessible terms the theories that have been developed, and how they have influenced other areas of science, including the Higgs boson of particle physics ... Read more

    $11.65 AUD

  • Luminescence Spectroscopy of Semiconductors

    by Ivan Pelant and 1 more

    This book reviews up-to-date ideas of how the luminescence radiation in semiconductors originates and how to analyze it experimentally. The book fills a gap between general textbooks on optical properties of solids and specialized monographs on luminescence. It is unique in its coherent treatment of the phenomenon of luminescence from the very introductory definitions, from light emission in bulk ... Read more

    $76.11 AUD

  • Liquid Crystalline Semiconductors

    Materials, properties and applications

    by Richard J. Bushby and 2 more

    series Springer Series in Materials Science #169
    Liquid Crystals [LCs] are synthetic functional materials par excellence and are to be found in many types of LCDs; LCs self-assemble into ordered, but fluid, supramolecular structures and domains; they can be oriented in large homogeneous monodomains by electric and magnetic fields, Langmuir Blodgett techniques and also by self-orientation on suitable alignment layers; they are also anisotropic ... Read more

    $197.11 AUD

  • Hidden Order and Exotic Superconductivity in the Heavy-Fermion Compound URu2Si2

    by Ryuji Okazaki

    series Springer Theses
    In this thesis, the author investigates hidden-order phase transition at T0 = 17.5 K in the heavy-fermion URu2Si2. The four-fold rotational symmetry breaking in the hidden order phase, which imposes a strong constraint on the theoretical model, is observed through the magnetic torque measurement. The translationally invariant phase with broken rotational symmetry is interpreted as meaning that the ... Read more

    $134.19 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

  • Transport Phenomena in Strongly Correlated Fermi Liquids

    by Hiroshi Kontani

    series Springer Tracts in Modern Physics #251
    In conventional metals, various transport coefficients are scaled according to the quasiparticle relaxation time, \tau, which implies that the relaxation time approximation (RTA) holds well. However, such a simple scaling does not hold in many strongly correlated electron systems, reflecting their unique electronic states. The most famous example would be cuprate high-Tc superconductors (HTSCs), ... Read more

    $161.14 AUD

  • Semiconductor Lasers

    Stability, Instability and Chaos

    by Junji Ohtsubo

    series Springer Series in Optical Sciences #111
    This third edition of “Semiconductor Lasers, Stability, Instability and Chaos” was significantly extended. In the previous edition, the dynamics and characteristics of chaos in semiconductor lasers after the introduction of the fundamental theory of laser chaos and chaotic dynamics induced by self-optical feedback and optical injection was discussed. Semiconductor lasers with new device structures ... Read more

    $242.10 AUD

  • Design and Realization of Novel GaAs Based Laser Concepts

    by Tim David Germann

    series Springer Theses
    Semiconductor heterostructures represent the backbone for an increasing variety of electronic and photonic devices, for applications including information storage, communication and material treatment, to name but a few. Novel structural and material concepts are needed in order to further push the performance limits of present devices and to open up new application areas.This thesis demonstrates ... Read more

    $134.19 AUD

  • Molecular Beam Epitaxy

    From Research to Mass Production

    by Mohamed Henini

    This multi-contributor handbook discusses Molecular Beam Epitaxy (MBE), an epitaxial deposition technique which involves laying down layers of materials with atomic thicknesses on to substrates. It summarizes MBE research and application in epitaxial growth with close discussion and a ‘how to’ on processing molecular or atomic beams that occur on a surface of a heated crystalline substrate in a ... Read more

    $244.85 AUD

  • Resonance Effects of Excitons and Electrons

    Basics and Applications

    by Ion Geru and 1 more

    series Lecture Notes in Physics #869
    This book presents the various types of resonance effects on excitons, biexcitons and the local electronic centers (LEC) in solids, such as paramagnetic and paraelectric resonances on excitons, exciton acoustic resonance at intra- and interband transitions, radio-optical double resonance on excitons, hole-nuclear double resonance on localized biexcitons, ENDOR and acoustic ENDOR on LEC. The ... Read more

    $67.53 AUD

  • Quantitative Recombination and Transport Properties in Silicon from Dynamic Luminescence

    by Johannes Giesecke

    series Springer Theses
    Harmonically modulated luminescence combines the advantages of highly sensitive luminescence metrology with an immediate dynamic access to carrier lifetime in semiconductors at a minimum of required a priori information. The present work covers theoretical, conceptual, and experimental advances of the harmonically modulated luminescence technique. Theoretical constraints of dynamic carrier ... Read more

    $188.09 AUD

  • III-Nitride Semiconductors: Electrical, Structural and Defects Properties

    by M.O. Manasreh

    Research advances in III-nitride semiconductor materials and device have led to an exponential increase in activity directed towards electronic and optoelectronic applications. There is also great scientific interest in this class of materials because they appear to form the first semiconductor system in which extended defects do not severely affect the optical properties of devices. The volume ... Read more

    $289.84 AUD

  • Control Techniques for Power Converters with Integrated Circuit

    by Wen-Wei Chen and 1 more

    series Power Systems
    This book offers an overview of power electronic applications in the study of power integrated circuit (IC) design, collecting novel research ideas and insights into fast transient response to prevent the output voltage from dropping significantly at the undershoot. It also discusses techniques and training to save energy and increase load efficiency, as well as fast transient response and high ... Read more

    $161.14 AUD

  • Characterization of Terahertz Emission from High Resistivity Fe-doped Bulk Ga0.69In0.31As Based Photoconducting Antennas

    by Suranjana Sengupta

    series Springer Theses
    Terahertz science and technology is attracting great interest due to its application in a wide array of fields made possible by the development of new and improved terahertz radiation sources and detectors. This book focuses on the development and characterization of one such source - namely the semi-large aperture photoconducting (PC) antenna fabricated on Fe-doped bulk Ga0.69In0.31As substrate. ... Read more

    $134.19 AUD

  • III-Nitride Based Light Emitting Diodes and Applications

    by Jung Han and 3 more

    series Topics in Applied Physics
    Light emitting diodes (LEDs) are already used in traffic signals, signage lighting, and automotive applications. However, its ultimate goal is to replace traditional illumination through LED lamps since LED lighting significantly reduces energy consumption and cuts down on carbon-dioxide emission. Despite dramatic advances in LED technologies (e.g., growth, doping and processing technologies), ... Read more

    $206.13 AUD

  • Recent Trends in Materials and Devices

    Proceedings ICRTMD 2015

    by Vinod Kumar Jain and 2 more

    series Springer Proceedings in Physics #178
    This book presents the proceedings of the International Conference on Recent Trends in Materials and Devices, which was conceived as a major contribution to large-scale efforts to foster Indian research and development in the field in close collaboration with the community of non-resident Indian researchers from all over the world.The research articles collected in this volume - selected from ... Read more

    $404.13 AUD

  • Physics of Semiconductor Devices

    by Massimo Rudan

    This book describes the basic physics of semiconductors, including the hierarchy of transport models, and connects the theory with the functioning of actual semiconductor devices. Details are worked out carefully and derived from the basic physics, while keeping the internal coherence of the concepts and explaining various levels of approximation. Examples are based on silicon due to its ... Read more

    $152.12 AUD

  • Optimised Projections for the Ab Initio Simulation of Large and Strongly Correlated Systems

    by David D. O'Regan

    series Springer Theses
    Density functional theory (DFT) has become the standard workhorse for quantum mechanical simulations as it offers a good compromise between accuracy and computational cost.However, there are many important systems for which DFT performs very poorly, most notably strongly-correlated materials, resulting in a significant recent growth in interest in 'beyond DFT' methods. The widely used DFT+U ... Read more

    $143.10 AUD

  • Semiconductor-based Sensors

    by Fan Ren and 1 more

    This book provides a comprehensive summary of the status of emerging sensor technologies and provides a framework for future advances in the field. Chemical sensors have gained in importance in the past decade for applications that include homeland security, medical and environmental monitoring and also food safety. A desirable goal is the ability to simultaneously analyze a wide variety of ... Read more

    $163.12 AUD

  • Quantum Many Body Systems

    Cetraro, Italy 2010, Editors: Alessandro Giuliani, Vieri Mastropietro, Jakob Yngvason

    by Vincent Rivasseau and 6 more

    series Lecture Notes in Mathematics #2051
    The book is based on the lectures given at the CIME school "Quantum many body systems" held in the summer of 2010. It provides a tutorial introduction to recent advances in the mathematics of interacting systems, written by four leading experts in the field: V. Rivasseau illustrates the applications of constructive Quantum Field Theory to 2D interacting electrons and their relation to quantum ... Read more

    $54.00 AUD

  • Lehrbuch zur Experimentalphysik Band 1: Mechanik

    by Joachim Heintze and 1 more

    Dieses Buch zur Experimentalphysik ist der erste Band der lange erwarteten Ausarbeitung der überaus beliebten Vorlesungen von Joachim Heintze. Die Liebe des Autors für die Physik und für spannende und historische Experimente ist in das Buch eingegangen und in allen Kapiteln unvermindert zu spüren.Hier finden Sie alle für das Bachelor- und das Nebenfachstudium der Physik relevanten Themen in ... Read more

    $45.09 AUD

  • Relationship Between Structure and Magnetic Behaviour in ZnO-Based Systems

    by Clara Guglieri Rodríguez

    series Springer Theses
    This work studies the magnetic behavior of ZnO nanoparticles capped with different organic molecules and showing room-temperature ferromagnetism (RTFM). Of particular significance is the combination of element-specific X-ray absorption spectroscopy (XAS) and X-ray magnetic circular dichroism (XMCD) techniques, which demonstrates the intrinsic occurrence of RTFM in these systems and indicates that ... Read more

    $134.19 AUD

  • Nanostructured Lead, Cadmium, and Silver Sulfides

    Structure, Nonstoichiometry and Properties

    by Stanislav I. Sadovnikov and 2 more

    series Springer Series in Materials Science #256
    This book presents and analyzes the influence of small size particles of lead, cadmium and silver sulfide on the properties of nonstoichiometric semiconductors. Important nonstoichiometry aspects in nanostructures are discussed, such as the distribution of sulfur atoms in nanofilms, a non-periodic distribution of the atomic planes in nanoparticles, interdependent changes in crystal structure of ... Read more

    $98.11 AUD

  • An Introductory Guide to Computational Methods for the Solution of Physics Problems

    With Emphasis on Spectral Methods

    by George Rawitscher and 2 more

    This monograph presents fundamental aspects of modern spectral and other computational methods, which are not generallytaught in traditional courses. It emphasizes concepts as errors, convergence, stability, order and efficiency applied tothe solution of physical problems. The spectral methods consist in expanding the function to be calculated into a set ofappropriate basis functions (generally ... Read more

    $116.15 AUD