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Image for Physics Letters B  , Review of Particle Physics July 2008

Physics Letters B , Review of Particle Physics July 2008

By: N/A

Price: $89.95

Publisher: Boston, Elsevier: 2008

Seller ID: 16651

Condition: Near Fine


Only light wear to card covers ; A bright, solid book, text unmarked; Volume 667, Issues 1-5, September 2008; B&W Illustrations; 11 X 8.20 X 1.50 inches; 1340 pages; Complete in one volume. A large heavy volume View more info

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Mass Spectra and Isotopes

By: Aston, F. W.

Price: $56.95

Publisher: London, Edward Arnold: 1948

Edition: 2nd; Later Printing

Seller ID: 16741

Condition: Very Good in Good+ dust jacket


DJ chipped and worn with short tears, book has wear head & tail of spine, stamp on front end paper & title page for Westinghouse Research Laboratories, number written top of title page ; A tight solid book. Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector, hinges intact, text unmarked ; B&W Illustrations & Diagrams; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 276 pages View more info

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Isotopes

By: Aston, F.W.

Price: $84.95

Publisher: London, Edward Arnold: 1924

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 16841

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


Dark blue cloth covered boards show some edge wear. Stylized bookplate with coat of arms and name of previous owner, accession sticker for British college library as well as a sticker from Niels Bohr Library, associated with American Institute of Physics. Withdrawn stamps as well as a stamp stating that this was reserve stock and as such was probably not in general circulation. ; A tight solid book, hinges intact; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 182 pages View more info

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Atoms and Information Theory An Introduction to Statistical Mechanics

By: Baierlein, Ralph

Price: $59.50

Publisher: San Francisco, W. H. Freeman & Co.: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17861

ISBN: 0716703327

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


DJ has small tears and chipping, previous owner's name on FFEP. ; A tight solid book. Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector, text unmarked; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 486 pages; "modest objectives led me to write this book. My primary objective was to provide a specific alternative to the conventional developments of statistical mechanics, an alternative based on Richard Cox's contribution to probability theory, Claude Shannon's development of information theory, and Edwin Jaynes' view of statistical mechanics." View more info

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The Chornobyl Accident A Comprehensive Risk Assessment

By: Baryakhtar, Victor & Victor Bar'yakhtar & Valerie Kukhar' & Ivan Los' & Vladimir Kholosha & Vyacheslav Shestopalov & George J. Vargo

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Columbus, OH, Battelle Press: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18416

ISBN: 1574770829

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


Glossy, paper covered, illustrated boards show slight wear.; A bright, solid book.; B&W Illustrations; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 271 pages; "The authors, all of whom are Ukrainian and Russian scientists involved with Chornobyl nuclear power plant since the April 1986 accident, present a comprehensive review of the accident. In addition, they present a risk assessment of the remains of the destroyed reactor and its surrounding shelter, Chornobyl radioactive waste storage and disposal sites, and environmental contamination in the region. The authors explore such questions as the risk... View more info

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Fields of Force The Development of a World View from Faraday to Einstein

By: Berkson, William

Price: $79.95

Publisher: London, Routledge & Kegan Paul: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16539

ISBN: 0710076266

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


Navy cloth covered boards, spine a little faded ; A bright, solid book, text unmarked; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 370 pages; The development of Physics through the ages. View more info

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The Origin of the Concept of Nuclear Forces

By: Brown, L.M & H Rechenberg

Price: $94.95

Publisher: London, Institute of Physics Publishing: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17786

ISBN: 0750303735

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Illustrated boards show light shelf wear, small corner bump to top front foredge. ; A bright, solid book , text unmarked.; B&W Illustrations; 9.41 X 6.75 X 1.04 inches; 392 pages; "The concept of fundamental nuclear forces emerged gradually during the start of the 1930s and reached our present level of description some time before the 1950s. The Origin of the Concept of Nuclear Forces presents a unified, comprehensive account of the history of this important part of the modern scientific worldview. In addition, the authors, foremost experts in the field, examine the sociological and philos... View more info

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Statistical Physics and the Atomic Theory of Matter from Boyle and Newton to Landau and Onsager

By: Brush, Stephen G.

Price: $169.95

Publisher: Princeton, NJ, Princeton University Press: 1983

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 17782

ISBN: 0691083258

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Only light scuffing of dust jacket ; Blue cloth covered boards with silver print on spine - as new, text unmarked. Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. ; Princeton Series in Physics; 9.80 X 6.40 X 1.10 inches; 368 pages View more info

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From Maxwell to Microphysics Aspects of Electromagnetic Theory in the Last Quarter of the Nineteenth Century

By: Buchwald, Jed Z.

Price: $92.50

Publisher: Chicago, University of Chicago Press: 1988

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 16311

ISBN: 0226078833

Condition: Very Good


Whole book appears to have rippled, with light corner curl ; A tight solid book, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped, text unmarked; Trade PB; 9.30 X 6.50 X 1 inches; 356 pages; Reprint of the 1985 original. A comprehensive study of a great transition in physics. Buchwald shows how the British Maxwellian field theory of the late 19th century gave way to theoretical premises about the microstructure of matter based on the concept of the electron. View more info

Image for International Symposium on Nuclear Structure Physics  Celebrating the Career of Peter Von Brentano : University of Gottingen, Germany 5-8 March 2001

International Symposium on Nuclear Structure Physics Celebrating the Career of Peter Von Brentano : University of Gottingen, Germany 5-8 March 2001

By: Casten, Rick; Jan Jolie, Ulrich Kniessl & Peter Lieb (editors)

Price: $39.95

Publisher: New Jersey, World Scientific Publishing Company: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 13245

ISBN: 9810246544

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


Light wear to book, bump head of spine, tear base of DJ spine ; DJ in Mylar, bright, solid book ; B&W Illustrations; 1.3 x 8.6 x 6.3 Inches; 456 pages; Nuclear structure physics is undergoing a major revival, full of activities and excitement. On the experimental side, this is being made possible by advances in detector technology and accelerator capabilities that give access to data and nuclei (especially exotic nuclei far from stability) never before accessible. On the theoretical side, new concepts, ideas and computational techniques are advancing our understanding of effective interactions... View more info

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Radioactivity and Radioactive Substances

By: Chadwick, Sir James

Price: $26.50

Publisher: London, Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons: 1953

Edition: Fourth Edition

Seller ID: 17918

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


Blue cloth boards show some shelf wear, soiling, possible water damage to boards, pages unaffected. Previous owner's name on FFEP. ; A tight solid book, text unmarked. Laid in are a couple of photocopies of excerpts from Quarterly Journal Mechanics and Applied Mathematics Vol VII, Pt 3 1954. One is 'Variation Principles in Dynamics' by L.A. Pars 1953 and the shorter one is 'What is Hamilton's Principle?' by Harold Jeffreys 1953 ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 120 pages View more info

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Analysis, Manifolds and Physics, Part 2 92 Applications

By: Choquet-Bruhat, Yvonne & Cecile DeWitt-Morette

Price: $121.50

Publisher: New York, North Holland: 1989

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 17805

ISBN: 0444870717

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Blue cloth boards show light shelf wear, small bumps, slight spotting of page fore edges. ; A bright, solid book.; 9.40 X 6.50 X 1.10 inches; 449 pages; "This second, companion volume contains 92 applications developing concepts and theorems presented or mentioned in the first volume. Introductions to and applications in several areas not previously covered are also included such as graded algebras with applications to Clifford algebras and (S)pin groups, Weyl Spinors, Majorana pinors, homotopy, supersmooth mappings and Berezin integration, Noether's theorems, homogeneous spaces with appli... View more info

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Les Idées Modernes sur la Constitution De La Matière Conferences Faites En 1912.

By: Curie, Mme P. , H. Poincare, Et Al.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Paris, Gauthier-Villars: 1913

Seller ID: 19103

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Missing leather reinforcements on corners. Previous owner seems to have repaired front hinge. Pencil margin notes in one essay. Mild foxing. ; Brown cloth covered boards over leather spine with gilt titles, marbled page edges ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 370 pages; A series of essays in French by a number of physicists including the essay 'Sur les rayonnements des corps radioactifs by Mme Curie. The other authors include; E. Bauer, A. Blanc, E. Bloch, A. Debierne, L. Dunoyer, P. Langevin, J. Perrin, H. Poincaré & P. Weiss. View more info

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Hyperbolic Conservation Laws in Continuum Physics

By: Dafermos, Constantine M.

Price: $135.00

Publisher: Heidelberg, Springer Verlag: 2010

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 17711

ISBN: 3642040470

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


Only slight wear to yellow boards. ; A bright, solid book, text unmarked ; A Series of Comprehensive Studies in Mathematics No. 325; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 708 pages; "illustrates the essential role of continuum thermodynamics in providing motivation and direction for the development of the mathematical theory while also serving as the principal source of applications.... New to the 3rd edition is an account of the early history of the subject, spanning the period between 1800-1957. Also new is a chapter recounting the recent solution of open problems of long standing in classic... View more info

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Force and Geometry in Newton's "Principia"

By: De Gandt, François & Curtis Wilson

Price: $89.95

Publisher: Princeton, NJ, Princeton University Press: 1995

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 16826

ISBN: 0691033676

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Only slight wear ; Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. A bright, solid book, text unmarked.; 9.75 X 6.50 X 1.25 inches; 296 pages; "In this book François De Gandt introduces us to the reading of Newton's Principia in its own terms. The path of access that De Gandt proposes leads through the study of the geometrization of force. The result is a highly original meditation on the sources and meaning of Newton's magnum opus.In Chapter I De Gandt presents a translation of and detailed commentary on an earlier and simpler version of what in 1687 became Book I of the Principia; here in clear... View more info

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Canadian Journal of Physics, Volume 81, Number 1/2, Jan. /Feb. 2003

By: Drake, G.W.F.

Price: $31.95

Publisher: Ottawa, National Research Council of Canada: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16290

Condition: Very Good+


Trade PB; B&W & Color Illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 544 + pages; This issue of Canadian Journal of Physics is devoted to papers presented at the 10th International Conference on the Physics and Chemistry of Ice held in St. John's, Newfoundland from 14-19 July 2002. This is a substantial scholarly volume. View more info

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Pauli and the Spin-Statistics Theorem

By: Duck, Ian & E.C.G. Sudarshan

Price: $99.50

Publisher: Singapore, World Scientific Publishing: 1998

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 17737

ISBN: 9810231148

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


A bright, solid book,; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 510 pages; "This book makes broadly accessible an understandable proof of the infamous spin-statistics theorem. This widely known but little-understood theorem is intended to explain the fact that electrons obey the Pauli exclusion principle. This fact, in turn, explains the periodic table of the elements and their chemical properties. Therefore, this one simply stated fact is responsible for many of the principal features of our universe, from chemistry to solid state physics to nuclear physics to the life cycle of stars. In spite of its f... View more info

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Crystals, Electrons, Transistors

By: Eckert, Michael & Helmut Schubert

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, American Institute of Physics: 1997

Seller ID: 17789

ISBN: 0883186225

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


A bright, solid book. Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector, text unmarked.; AIP Translation Series; 9 X 6.20 X 0.70 inches; 241 pages; This is an English translation of Kristalle, Elektronen, Transistoren originally published in German in 1986 View more info

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The Ubiquitous Photon Helicity Methods for QED and QCD

By: Gastmans, R. & Tai Tsun Wu

Price: $95.00

Publisher: New York, Oxford University Press: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 19517

ISBN: 0198520433

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


A bright, solid book, text unmarked. As new. Clear protective cover over book ; International Series Of Monographs On Physics; 9.1 X 6.5 X 1.7 inches; 648 pages; "This volume provides a useful introduction to the helicity method, summarizing over ten years of research on the subject. The book requires only some familiarity with Feynman diagrams and Dirac algebra, and many examples are included to clarify the textual material. The reader will find the extensive listing of helicity amplitudes and cross-sections for many of the most important QED and QCD processes at high energies, many not f... View more info

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Experimental Atomic Physics

By: Harnwell, G. P. & Livingood, J. J.

Price: $34.50

Publisher: New York, McGraw-Hill Book Company: 1933

Edition: First Edition; Seventh Printing

Seller ID: 17004

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Green cloth boards have shelfwear, bumped corners. Previous owner's names on FFEP in ink. ; A tight solid book. ; B&W Illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 472 pages; This volume is based upon the course that was taught at Princeton University, given to Seniors and first year Graduate students. It is significant in the fact that within a few months of its publication, the university would become the new residence of Professor Albert Einstein, newly emmigrated from Germany to escape the Nazi persecution of Jews. Einstein would become a member of Princeton's Institute for Advanced ... View more info