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New Books April 2007

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Astronomy

Celestial mechanics

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AUTHOR: Ferraz-Mello, Sylvio
TITLE: Canonical perturbation theories: Degenerate systems and resonance
IMPRINT: New York: Springer Science+Business Media, c2007
SERIES: Astrophysics and space science library; v. 345
SUBJECT: Perturbation (Astronomy)
CALL: QB361 .F47 2007
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CONFERENCE: Reunión sobre Astronomía Dinámica en Latino-América (3rd: 2004: Mérida, Venezuela)
TITLE: Third International Meeting of Dynamic Astronomy in Latin America: (ADeLA 2004): Mérida, Venezuela, noviembre 22-26, 2004
IMPRINT: México, D.F.: Instituto de Astronomía, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, c2006
SERIES: Revista mexicana de astronomía y astrofisíca. Serie de conferencias; v. 25
SUBJECTS: Celestial mechanics--Congresses; Astrometry--Congresses; Astrodynamics--Congresses
CALL: QB1 .R385 V.25; Also available via the World Wide Web to Stanford-affiliated users: [Link]
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Cosmology

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TITLE: Formation of structure in the universe
EDITORS: Avishai Dekel and Jeremiah P. Ostriker
IMPRINT: New York: Cambridge University Press, 1999
SUBJECTS: Large scale structure (Astronomy); Cosmology; Astrophysics; Structure à grande échelle (Astronomie); Cosmologie; Astrophysique; Ontstaansgeschiedenis
CALL: QB991 .L37 F67 1999
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Space Astronomy

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AUTHOR: Zombeck, Martin V.
TITLE: Handbook of space astronomy and astrophysics, 3rd ed.
IMPRINT: Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2007
SUBJECTS: Space astronomy--Handbooks, manuals, etc.; Astrophysics--Handbooks, manuals, etc.
CALL: QB136 .Z65 2007 REFERENCE
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Sun

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ORGANIZATION: International Astronomical Union. Symposium (233rd: 2006: Cairo, Egypt)
TITLE: Solar activity and its magnetic origin: Proceedings of the 233rd symposium of the International Astronomical Union held in Cairo, Egypt, March 31 - April 4, 2006
IMPRINT: Cambridge, UK; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2006
SERIES: IAU symposium and colloquium proceedings series; 233
SUBJECT: Solar magnetic fields--Congresses
CALL: QB539 .M23 I58 2006
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Engineering

Soil Mechanics

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TITLE: Experimental unsaturated soil mechanics
EDITOR: T. Schanz
IMPRINT: Berlin; New York: Springer, c2007
SERIES: Springer proceedings in physics; 112
SUBJECTS: Soil mechanics--Congresses; Soil moisture--Congresses
CALL: TA710 .A1 E96 2007
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TITLE: Theoretical and numerical unsaturated soil mechanics
EDITOR: T. Schanz
IMPRINT: Berlin; New York: Springer, c2007
SERIES: Springer proceedings in physics; 113
SUBJECTS: Soil mechanics--Congresses; Soil moisture--Congresses; Soil mechanics--Mathematical models--Congresses
CALL: TA710 .A1 T44 2007
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Surface Effects and Tests

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TITLE: Light scattering and nanoscale surface roughness
EDITOR: Alexei A. Maradudin
IMPRINT: New York: Springer, c2007
SERIES: Nanostructure science and technology
SUBJECTS: Surface roughness; Light--Scattering.
CALL: TA418.7 .L54 2007
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Mathematics & Computer Science

Quantum Computers

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CONFERENCE: International School of Physics "Enrico Fermi" (2005: Varenna, Italy)
TITLE: Quantum computers, algorithms, and chaos = Calcolatori quantistici, algoritmi e caos
IMPRINT: Amsterdam; Washington D.C.: IOS Press, 2006.
SERIES: Proceedings of the International School of Physics "Enrico Fermi"; course 162
SUBJECTS: Quantum computers--Congresses; Quantum chaos--Congressess
CALL: Shelved by series title
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Physics

Cosmic Physics

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AUTHOR: Schindler, Karl
TITLE: Physics of space plasma activity
IMPRINT: Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2007
SUBJECT: Space plasmas
CALL: QC809 .P5 S35 2007
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Diffraction

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AUTHOR: Ufimtsev, Pyotr Yakovlevich
TITLE: Fundamentals of the physical theory of diffraction
IMPRINT: Hoboken, NJ: Wiley-Interscience, c2007
SUBJECT: Electromagnetic waves--Diffraction; Diffractive scattering
CALL: QC665 .D5 U35 2007
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Electrodynamics

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AUTHOR: Parker, E. N.
TITLE: Conversations on electric and magnetic fields in the cosmos
IMPRINT: Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, c2007
SERIES: Princeton series in astrophysics; 11
SUBJECTS: Plasma electrodynamics; Electromagnetic fields; Maxwell equations; Electromagnetic theory
CALL: QC718.5 .E4 P37 2007
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Elementary Particle Physics

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TITLE: Bosons, ferromagnetism and crystal growth research
EDITOR: Emerson D. Seifer
IMPRINT: New York: Nova Science Publishers, c2007
SERIES: Horizons in world physics; v. 257
SUBJECTS: Bosons--Research; Ferromagnetism--Research; Crystal growth--Research
CALL: QC1 .A4114 V.257
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Low Temperature Physics

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AUTHOR: Ekin, J. W.
TITLE: Experimental techniques for low-temperature measurements: Cryostat design, material properties, and superconductor critical-current testing
IMPRINT: Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2006
SUBJECTS: Low temperatures--Measurement; Low temperatures--Instruments; Low temperature research; Superconductors
CALL: QC278 .E45 2006 Perm Res
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Magnetism

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AUTHOR: Mattis, Daniel Charles
TITLE: The theory of magnetism made simple: An introduction to physical concepts and to some useful mathematical methods
IMPRINT: Hackensack, NJ: World Scientific, c2006
SUBJECTS: Magnetism; Mathematical physics
CALL: QC753.2 .M38 2006
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Physics of Sports & Games

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AUTHOR: Grimvall, Göran
TITLE: Brainteaser physics: Challenging physics puzzlers
IMPRINT: Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2007
SUBJECT: Physics--Miscellanea
CALL: QC75 .G75 2007
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Quantum Electronics

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TITLE: Progress in ultrafast intense laser science, v.1
EDITORS: Kaoru Yamanouchi ... [et al.]
IMPRINT: Berlin; New York: Springer, 2006-
SERIES: Springer series in chemical physics; 84
SUBJECTS: Laser pulses, Ultrashort; High power lasers; Multiphoton processes
CALL: QC689.5 .L37 P76 2006 V.1
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TITLE: Progress in ultrafast intense laser science, v. 2
EDITORS: Kaoru Yamanouchi ... [et al.]
IMPRINT: Berlin; New York: Springer, 2006-
SERIES: Springer series in chemical physics; 85
SUBJECTS: Laser pulses, Ultrashort; High power lasers; Multiphoton processes
CALL: QC689.5 .L37 P76 2006 V.2
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Quantum Theory

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AUTHOR: Ankerhold, Joachim
TITLE: Quantum tunneling in complex systems: The semiclassical approach
IMPRINT: Berlin; New York: Springer, c2007
SERIES: Springer tracts in modern physics; 224
SUBJECTS: Tunneling (Physics); Quantum theory
CALL: Shelved by series title; Also available via the World Wide Web to Stanford-affiliated users: [Link]
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AUTHOR: Bruus, Henrik
TITLE: Many-body quantum theory in condensed matter physics: An introduction
IMPRINT: Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2004
SERIES: Oxford graduate texts
SUBJECTS: Many-body problem--Textbooks; Quantum theory--Textbooks; Condensed matter--Textbooks
CALL: QC174.17 .P7 B78 2004
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AUTHOR: Grant, I. P.
TITLE: Relativistic quantum theory of atoms and molecules: Theory and computation
IMPRINT: New York: Springer, 2007
SERIES: Springer series on atomic, optical, and plasma physics; 40
SUBJECTS: Relativistic quantum theory; Atomic structure; Molecular structure
CALL: QC174.24 .R4 G73 2007
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Solid State Physics

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AUTHOR: Patterson, James D.
TITLE: Solid-state physics: Introduction to the theory
IMPRINT: Berlin; New York: Springer, 2007
SUBJECTS: Solid state physics
CALL: QC176 .P28 2007
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String Theory

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AUTHOR: Marino, Marcos
TITLE: Chern-Simons theory, matrix models, and topological strings
IMPRINT: Oxford: Clarendon Press, 2005
SERIES: International series of monographs on physics; 131
SUBJECTS: Oceanography--Remote sensing; Earth sciences--Remote sensing; Astronomy
CALL: QC794.6 .S85 M37 2005
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