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Problems in Structural Inorganic Chemistry

Second Edition


Wai-Kee Li, Hung Kay Lee, Dennis Kee Pui Ng, Yu-San Cheung, Kendrew Kin Wah Mak, Thomas Chung Wai Mak

30 November 2018

This textbook offers over 400 problems and solutions in structural inorganic chemistry for senior undergraduates and beginning graduates. It is an updated companion text to Advanced Structural Inorganic Chemistry by the same authors. The new edition adds over 100 new problems and three new chapters on metal compounds and bioinorganic chemistry.

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Aperiodic Crystals: From Modulated Phases to Quasicrystals: Structure and Properties

Second Edition


Ted Janssen, Gervais Chapuis, Marc de Boissieu

07 June 2018

International Union of Crystallography Monographs on Crystallography

This book explains aperiodic crystals, which cannot be described by the classical model of 3-dimensional periodicities. The study of these new types of material necessitates describing them in dimensions larger than three. It describes the physical and mathematical methods to solve and characterize them, and to understand their physical properties.

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Light-Matter Interaction: Physics and Engineering at the Nanoscale

Second Edition


John Weiner, Frederico Nunes

02 February 2017

This book provides advanced undergraduates, graduate students and researchers from diverse disciplines with the principal tools required to understand and contribute to rapidly advancing developments in light-matter interaction, centred at optical frequencies and length scales from a few hundred nanometres to a few hundredths of a nanometre.

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Fundamentals and Applications of Magnetic Materials


Kannan M. Krishnan

18 August 2016

This book provides a comprehensive discussion of magnetism, magnetic materials and related applications. It covers the physics of magnetism, magnetic phenomena in materials, size and dimensionality effects and applications including information storage, spin electronics, and biomedicine.

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Kinetic Theory and Transport Phenomena


Rodrigo Soto

28 April 2016

Oxford Master Series in Physics

This book presents the fundamentals and predictions of kinetic theory, considering classical paradigmatic examples as well as modern applications.

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Bonding, Structure and Solid-State Chemistry


Mark Ladd

10 March 2016

The book begins with the first principles of Bonding, Structure and Solid State Chemistry, and can be appreciated by non-specialists. The study is aided by carefully prepared problems with fully worked solutions. It provides a suite of computer programs devised especially for the book.

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Magnetism: A Very Short Introduction


Stephen J. Blundell

28 June 2012

Very Short Introductions

What is that strange and mysterious force that pulls one magnet towards another, yet seems to operate through empty space? This is the elusive force of magnetism. In this Very Short Introduction Stephen J. Blundell considers early theories of magnetism, the discovery that Earth is a magnet, and the importance of magnetism in modern technology.

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Elementary Scattering Theory: For X-ray and Neutron Users


D.S. Sivia

06 January 2011

This book provides the basic theoretical background for X-ray and neutron scattering experiments. Since these techniques are increasingly being used by biologists and chemists, as well as physicists, the book is intended to be accessible to a broad spectrum of scientists.

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The Laws of Thermodynamics: A Very Short Introduction


Peter Atkins

25 March 2010

Very Short Introductions

Among the many laws of science, there are four laws that direct and constrain everything that happens in the Universe. From the sudden expansion of a cloud of gas to the unfurling of a leaf they help us understand the course of life itself. In this Very Short Introduction Peter Atkins' explains what the four laws are and how they work.

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Optical Properties of Solids

Second Edition


Mark Fox

25 March 2010

Oxford Master Series in Physics

The second edition of this successful textbook provides an up-to-date account of the optical physics of solids. All of the chapters have been updated and improved, and new sections on optical control of spin, quantum dots, plasmonics, negative refraction, carbon nanostructures and diamond NV centres have been added.

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Superconductivity: A Very Short Introduction


Stephen J. Blundell

28 May 2009

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 phenomena, this Very Short Introduction also explores the deep implications of the theory, and its potential to revolutionize the physics and technology of the future.

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A Modern Introduction to Quantum Field Theory


Michele Maggiore

25 November 2004

Oxford Master Series in Physics

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Superconductivity, Superfluids and Condensates


James F. Annett

25 March 2004

Oxford Master Series in Physics

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Molecules: A Very Short Introduction


Philip Ball

27 November 2003

Very Short Introductions

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Soft Condensed Matter


Richard A.L. Jones

20 June 2002

Oxford Master Series in Physics

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Magnetism in Condensed Matter


Stephen Blundell

04 October 2001

Oxford Master Series in Physics

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