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Published: 26 October 2006

348 Pages | 139 line drawings + 32 halftones


ISBN: 9780199203888

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Fundamental Physics for Probing and Imaging

Wade Allison

  • A unique book that explains the fundamental physics behind modern probing and imaging.
  • Shows how physics can benefit society by reducing the fear in people's lives and raises significant questions about our attitude to safety.
  • A book for every physicist who has ever needed to answer the question: 'What is physics for?
  • Rises above individual specialised fields to give an overview of benefits that affect everyone's lives.
  • Provides a basis for university courses of general interest to final year undergraduate students.
  • Gives the guidance which enables a wider study of applications, for instance via the internet, to be understood in context.