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New Books August 2007

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Astronomy

Astrophysics

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AUTHOR: Iliadis, Christian
TITLE: Nuclear physics of stars
IMPRINT: Weinheim: Wiley-VCH, c2007
SERIES: Physics textbook
SUBJECT: Stars
CALL: QB464 .I55 2007
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AUTHOR: Maoz, Dan
TITLE: Astrophysics in a nutshell
IMPRINT: Princeton, N.J. Princeton University Press, c2007
SUBJECT: Astrophysics
CALL: QB461 .M32 2007
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TITLE: The seventh Pacific Rim conference on stellar astrophysics: Proceedings of a workshop held at Sejong University, Seoul, Korea, 1 - 5 November 2005
EDITORS: Young Woon Kang, Hee-Won Lee, Kwong-Sang Cheng, and Kam-Ching Leung
IMPRINT: San Francisco, Calif.: Astronomical Society of the Pacific, 2007
SERIES: Astronomical Society of the Pacific (ASP) conference series; v. 362
SUBJECTS: Astrophysics; Double stars; Multiple stars; Stars--Clusters; Stars--Formation
CALL: QB1 .A8133 V.362; Also available to Stanford-affiliated users at: [Link]
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Cosmology

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TITLE: Universe or multiverse?
EDITOR: Bernard Carr
IMPRINT: Cambridge; New York, N.Y.: Cambridge University Press, 2007
SUBJECT: Cosmogony
CALL: QB981 .U55 2007
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Interstellar Matter

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TITLE: SINS - Small ionized and neutral structures in the diffuse interstellar medium: Proceedings of a workshop held at the National Radio Astronomy Observatory, Socorro, New Mexico, USA, 21 - 24 May 2006
EDITORS: M. Haverkorn and W. M. Goss
IMPRINT: San Francisco, CA: Astronomical Society of the Pacific Conference Series, 2007
SERIES: Astronomical Society of the Pacific (ASP) conference series; v. 365
SUBJECTS: Interstellar matter; Interstellar molecules
CALL: QB1 .A8133 V.365; Also available to Stanford-affiliated users at: [Link]
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Planets

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AUTHOR: Clark, Pamela Elizabeth
TITLE: Dynamic planet: Mercury in the context of its environment
IMPRINT: New York: Springer, c2007
SUBJECT: Mercury (Planet)
CALL: QB611 .C53 2007
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Stars

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TITLE: Planetary nebulae in our galaxy and beyond: Proceedings of the 234th symposium of the International Astronomical Union held in Waikoloa Beach, Hawaii, USA, April 3-7, 2006
EDITORS: Michael J. Barlow and Roberto H. Méndez
IMPRINT: Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2006
SERIES: IAU symposium and colloquium proceedings series
SUBJECTS: Black holes (Astronomy); Neutron stars; White dwarf stars; Astrophysics
CALL: QB855.5 .I67 2006
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TITLE: Transiting extrasolar planets workshop: Proceedings of a workshop held at Max-Planck-Institute for Astronomy, Heidelberg, Germany, 25 - 28 September 2006
EDITORS: C. Afonso, D. Weldrake, and Th. Henning
IMPRINT: San Francisco, CA: Astronomical Society of the Pacific Conference Series, 2007
SERIES: Astronomical Society of the Pacific conference series; v. 366
SUBJECTS: Extrasolar planets; Microlensing (Astrophysics); Astrometry
CALL: QB1 .A8133 V.366; Also available to Stanford-affiliated users at: [Link]
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Sun

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TITLE: Energetic particles and magnetic reconnection on the sun and in the heliosphere
EDITOR: W.Q. Gan
IMPRINT: Oxford: Elsevier, 2007
SERIES: Advances in space research; vol. 39, no. 9
SUBJECTS: Solar energetic particles; Solar magnetic fields
CALL: QC801 .A4 V.39:NO.9
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TITLE: The physics of chromospheric plasmas: Proceedings of the Coimbra Solar Physics Meeting : held at the University of Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal: 9-13 October, 2006
EDITORS: Petr Heinzel, Ivan Dorotovi*c, and Robert J. Rutten
IMPRINT: San Francisco, Calif.: Astronomical Society of the Pacific, c2007
SERIES: Astronomical Society of the Pacific conference series; v. 368
SUBJECTS: Extrasolar planets--Congresses; Microlensing (Astrophysics)--Congresses; Astrometry--Congresses.
CALL: QB1 .A8133 V.368; Also available to Stanford-affiliated users at: [Link]
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TITLE: The solar tachocline
EDITORS: David W. Hughes, Robert Rosner, and Nigel O. Weiss
IMPRINT: Cambridge, UK : Cambridge University Press, 2007
SUBJECT: Helioseismology
CALL: QB539 .I5 S68 2007
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Biology

Gravity

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TITLE: Gravitational effects on plants and unicellular systems
EDITORS: J.Z. Kiss and M.J. Correll
IMPRINT: Oxford: Elsevier, 2007
SERIES: Advances in space research; v. 39, no. 7
SUBJECTS: Geotropism; Gravity--Physiological effect; Unicellular organisms
CALL: QC801 .A4 V.39:NO.7
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Chemistry

Teaching & Research

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TITLE: Chemical physics research trends
AUTHOR: Samuel V. Arnold
IMPRINT: New York: Nova Science Publishers, c2007
SERIES: Horizons in world physics: v. 252
SUBJECT: Chemistry, Physical and theoretical--Research
CALL: QC1 .A4114 V.252
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Engineering

Turbulence

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CONFERENCE: European Turbulence Conference (11th: 2007: Porto, Portugal)
TITLE: Advances in turbulence XI: Proceedings of the 11th EUROMECH European Turbulence Conference, June 25-28, 2007 Porto, Portugal
EDITORS: J. M. L. M. Palma and A. Silva Lopes
IMPRINT: Berlin: Springer, c2007
SERIES: Springer proceedings in physics; v. 117
SUBJECT: Turbulence--Mathematical models--Congresses
CALL: TA357.5 .T87 E976 2007
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Mathematics & Computer Science

Fluid Mechanics

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CONFERENCE: iTi Conference in Turbulence (2nd: 2005: Bad Zwischenahn, Germany)
TITLE: Progress in turbulence II: Proceedings of the iTi Conference in Turbulence 2005
EDITORS: Martin Oberlack ... [et al.]
IMPRINT: Berlin; New York: Springer, c2007
SERIES: Springer proceedings in physics; 109; Springer complexity
SUBJECTS: Turbulence--Congresses; Turbulence--Mathematics--Congresses
CALL: QA913 .I85 2005
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Physics

Elementary Particle Physics

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CONFERENCE: International School of Subnuclear Physics (42nd: 2004: Erice, Italy)
TITLE: How and where to go beyond the standard model: Proceedings of the International School of Subnuclear Physics
IMPRINT: Singapore; Hackensack, NJ: World Scientific, c2007
SERIES: The subnuclear series; v. 42
SUBJECT: Gauge fields (Physics)--Congresses
CALL: QC793.3 .G38 I58 2004
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AUTHOR: Meyer-Ortmanns, Hildegard
TITLE: Principles of phase structures in particle physics
IMPRINT: Singapore; Hackensack, NJ: World Scientific Pub., c2007
SERIES: World Scientific lecture notes in physics; v. 77
SUBJECTS: Particles (Nuclear physics); Collisions (Nuclear physics); Particules (Physique nucléaire); Collisions (Physique nucléaire)
CALL: QC793.2 .M49 2007
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AUTHOR: Wiedemann, Helmut
TITLE: Particle accelerator physics, 3rd ed.
IMPRINT: Berlin: Springer, c2007
SUBJECTS: Beam dynamics; Linear accelerators
CALL: QC793.3 .B4 W543 2007
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Meteorology

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TITLE: Advances in low- and mid-latitude mesosphere, thermosphere, and ionosphere studies
EDITORS: Y. Sahai, K. Shiokawa, and P.R. Fagundes
IMPRINT: Oxford; Orlando, Fl: Published for the Committee on Space Research [by] Elsevier, 2007
SERIES: Advances in space research; v. 39, no. 8
CALL: QC801 .A4 V.39:NO.8
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Optics

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AUTHOR: Zakary, A.
TITLE: Optical nonlinearities in chalcogenide glasses and their applications
IMPRINT: Berlin; New York: Springer, c2007
SERIES: Springer series in optical sciences,; 135
SUBJECTS: Glass--Optical properties; Chalcogenides; Nonlinear optics
CALL: QC375 .Z26 2007
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Quantum Electronics

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TITLE: Ultrafast optics V
EDITORS: Shuntaro Watanabe and Katsumi Midorikawa
IMPRINT: New York: Springer, c2007
SUBJECTS: Laser pulses, Ultrashort; Picosecond pulses--Industrial applications
CALL: QC689.5 .L37 U466 2007
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Quantum Theory

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AUTHOR: Das, Ashok
TITLE: Field theory: A path integral approach, 2nd ed.
IMPRINT: Singapore; Hackensack, NJ: World Scientific, c2006
SERIES: World Scientific lecture notes in physics; v. 75
SUBJECT: Path integrals; Quantum field theory
CALL: QC174.52 .P37 D37 2006
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AUTHOR: Dine, Michael
TITLE: Supersymmetry and string theory: Beyond the standard model
IMPRINT: Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2007
SUBJECT: Supersymmetry; String models; Supersymmetrie; Supergravitatie
CALL: QC174.17.S9 D56 2007
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Radiation Dosimetry

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TITLE: Microdosimetric response of physical and biological systems to low- and high-LET radiations: Theory and applications to dosimetry
EDITOR: Yigal Horowitz
IMPRINT: Amsterdam; Boston: Elsevier, 2006
SUBJECT: Radiation dosimetry
CALL: QC795.32 .R3 M537 2006
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Relativity Theory

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AUTHOR: Grøn, Øyvind
TITLE: Einstein's general theory of relativity: With modern applications in cosmology
IMPRINT: New York: Springer, c2007
SUBJECTS: Relativity (Physics); Cosmology--Mathematics
CALL: QC173.55 .G766 2007
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AUTHOR: Rodrigues, W. A.
TITLE: The many faces of Maxwell, Dirac and Einstein equations: A Clifford bundle approach
IMPRINT: Berlin; New York: Springer, c2007
SERIES: Lecture notes in physics; 722
SUBJECTS: Space and time; Maxwell equations; Dirac equation; Einstein field equations; Relativity (Physics); Geometry, Differential; Mathematical physics
CALL: QC173.59 .S65 R63 2007; Also available to Stanford-affiliated users at: [Link]
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Semiconductors

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CONFERENCE: International Conference on Narrow-Gap Semiconductors and Related Materials (12th: 2005: Toulouse, France)
TITLE: Narrow gap semiconductors: Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Narrow Gap Semiconductors, Toulouse, France, 3-7 July 2005
EDITORS: J. Kono and J. Leotin
IMPRINT: New York: Taylor & Francis, c2006
SERIES: Institute of Physics conference series; no. 187
SUBJECT: Narrow gap semiconductors--Congresses
CALL: QC611.8 .N35 I58 2005
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Solid State Physics

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AUTHOR: Akkermans, E.
TITLE: Mesoscopic physics of electrons and photons
IMPRINT: Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2007
SUBJECTS: Mesoscopic phenomena (Physics); Quantum theory.
CALL: QC176.8 .M46 .A35 2007
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AUTHOR: Luo, Zundu
TITLE: Spectroscopy of solid-state laser and luminescent materials
IMPRINT: New York: Nova Science Publishers, c2007
SUBJECTS: Solids--Spectra; Laser materials--Spectra; Luminescence spectroscopy
CALL:QC176.8 .O6 L87 2007
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AUTHOR: Mehrer, Helmut
TITLE: Diffusion in solids: Fundamentals, methods, materials, diffusion-controlled processes
IMPRINT: Berlin ; New York: Springer, c2007
SERIES: Springer series in solid state science; 155
SUBJECTS: Diffusion; Kirkendall effect; Solid state physics
CALL:QC176.8 .D5 M45 2007
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Statistical Physics

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AUTHOR: Gonzalo, Julio A.
TITLE: Effective field approach to phase transitions and some applications to ferroelectrics, 2nd ed.
IMPRINT: Singapore; Hackensack, NJ: World Scientific, c2006
SERIES: World Scientific lecture notes in physics; v. 76
SUBJECTS: Phase transformations (Statistical physics); Field theory (Physics); Ferroelectric crystals
CALL: QC175.16 .P5 G66 2006
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AUTHOR: Smirnov, B. M.
TITLE: Principles of statistical physics: Distributions, structures, phenomena, kinetics of atomic systems
IMPRINT: Weinheim [Germany]: Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA; [Chichester: John Wiley, distributor], c2006
SUBJECT: Statistical physics
CALL: QC174.8 .S657 2006
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Teaching & Research

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AUTHOR: Frank, Fredrick Ulster
TITLE: Playing the game: The streetsmart guide to graduate school
IMPRINT: New York: Universe, c2004.
SUBJECT: Universities and colleges--United States--Graduate work
CALL: LB2371.4 .F73 2004
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Thermal Properties of Matter

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AUTHOR: Pobell, Frank
TITLE: Matter and methods at low temperatures, 3rd, rev. and expanded ed.
IMPRINT: Berlin; New York: Springer, c2007
SUBJECTS: Matter--Thermal properties; Low temperatures; Cryostats
CALL: QC192 .P63 2007
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