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New Books December 2005

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CONFERENCE: International IGPP Conference (4th: 2005: Palm Springs, Calif.)
TITLE: The physics of collisionless shocks: 4th Annual IGPP International Astrophysics Conference: Palm Springs, California, 26 February-3 March 2005
IMPRINT: Melville, N.Y.: American Institute of Physics, 2005
SERIES: AIP conference proceedings; v. 781
SUBJECT: Astrophysics--Congresses
CALL: QB460 .I58 2005


AUTHOR: Greene, Brian
TITLE: The fabric of the cosmos: Space, time, and the texture of reality
IMPRINT: New York: A.A. Knopf, 2004
SUBJECT: Cosmology--Popular works
CALL: QB982 .G74 2004

AUTHOR: Hawking, Stephen W.
TITLE: A briefer history of time
IMPRINT: London: Bantam, 2005
SUBJECTS: Cosmology; Space and time; Physics
CALL: QB981 .H3773 2005

AUTHOR: Hawley, John Frederick
TITLE: Foundations of modern cosmology, 2nd ed.
IMPRINT: Oxford ; New York: Oxford University Press, 2005
SUBJECT: Cosmology
CALL: QQB981 .H378 2005


TITLE: Astrometry in the age of the next generation of large telescopes: Poceedings of a meeting held at Lowell Observatory, Flagstaff, Arizona, USA, 18-20 October 2004
EDITORS: P. Kenneth Seidelmann and Alice K.B. Monet
IMPRINT: San Francisco, Calif.: Astronomical Society of the Pacific, c2005
SERIES: Astronomical Society of the Pacific conference series; v. 338
SUBJECTS: Astrometry--Congresses; Large astronomical telescopes--Congresses; Space astronomy--Congresses
CALL: QB1 .A8133 V.338; Also available to Stanford-affiliated at: [Link]

ORGANIZATION: International Astronomical Union. Symposium (225th: 2004: Lausanne, Switzerland)
TITLE: Impact of gravitational lensing on cosmology: Proceedings of the 225th symposium of the International Astronomical Union held at the Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne, Switzerland, July 19-23, 2004
EDITORS: Yannick Mellier and Georges Meylan
IMPRINT: Cambridge, UK; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2005, c2004
SERIES: IAU symposium; no. 225
SUBJECTS: Gravitational lenses--Congresses; Cosmology--Congresses
CALL: QB857.5 .G7 I47 2005

CONFERENCE: W.E. Heraeus Seminar (331st: 2004: Bad Honnef, Germany)
TITLE: The evolution of starbursts: The 331st Wilhelm and Else Heraeus seminar, Bad Honnef, Germany, 16-20 August 2004
EDITORS: Susanne Hüttemeister ... [et al.]
IMPRINT: Melville, N.Y.: American Institute of Physics, 2005
SERIES: AIP conference proceedings; v. 783
SUBJECTS: Starbursts--Congresses; Galaxies--Evolution--Congresses
CALL: QB806.5 .W4 2004; Also available to Stanford-affiliated at: [Link]

TITLE: White dwarfs: Cosmological and galactic probes
EDITORS: Edward M. Sion, Stéphane Vennes, and Harry L. Shipman
IMPRINT: Dordrecht; [Great Britain]: Springer, c2005
SERIES: Astrophysics and space science library; v. 332
SUBJECT: White dwarf stars--Congresses
CALL: QB843 .W5 W45 2005


TITLE: The dynamic heliosphere
EDITOR: H. Fichtner
IMPRINT: Kidlington, Oxford; Orlando, FL: Published for the Committee on Space Research [by] Elsevier, 2005
SERIES: Advances in space research; v. 35, no. 12
SUBJECTS: Heliosphere (Astrophysics)--Congresses; Solar wind--Congresses
CALL: QC801 .A4 V.35:NO.12


Electronic Noise

CONFERENCE: International Conference on Noise and Fluctuations (18th: 2005: Salamanca, Spain)
TITLE: Noise and fluctuations: 18th International Conference on Noise and Fluctuations-ICNF 2005: Salamanca, Spain, 19-23 September 2005
IMPRINT: Melville, N.Y.: American Institute of Physics, 2005
SERIES: AIP conference proceedings; v. 780
SUBJECT: Electronic noise--Congresses
CALL: TK7867.5 .I58 2005; Also available to Stanford-affiliated at: [Link]

History & Biography

AUTHOR: Berlin, Leslie
TITLE: The man behind the microchip: Robert Noyce and the invention of Silicon Valley
IMPRINT: Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2005
SUBJECTS: Noyce, Robert N. (Robert Norton), 1927-1990; Electronics engineers--United States--Biography; Santa Clara Valley (Santa Clara County, Calif.)--History.
CALL: TK7807 .N69 B47 2005


AUTHOR: Moliton, André
TITLE: Optoelectronics of molecules and polymers
IMPRINT: New York: Springer, c2006
SERIES: Springer series in optical sciences; v. 104
SUBJECT: Optoelectronics
CALL: TA1750 .M65 2006


Elementary Particle Physics

AUTHOR: Becker, Wolfgang
TITLE: Advanced time-correlated single photon counting techniques
IMPRINT: Berlin; New York : Springer, c2005
SERIES: Springer series in chemical physics; 81
SUBJECTS: Photon correlation; Fluorescence spectroscopy; Optical tomography
CALL: QC793.5 .P422 B43 2005


TITLE: Local-moment ferromagnets: Unique properties for modern applications
EDITORS: Markus Donath and Wolfgang Nolting
IMPRINT: Berlin; New York: Springer, c2005
SERIES: Lecture notes in physics; 678
SUBJECT: Ferromagnetism; Diluted magnetic semiconductors; Ferromagnetic materials
CALL: QC761.5 .L63 2005

Physical Processes

AUTHOR: Bloomfield, Louis
TITLE: How things work: The physics of everyday life, 3rd ed.
IMPRINT: New York; Chichester: Wiley, 2006
SUBJECT: Physics
CALL: QC173.6 .W353 2007


TITLE: Micro- and nanostructured multiphase polymer blend systems: Phase morphology and interfaces
EDITORS: Charef Harrats, Sabu Thomas, and Gabriel Groeninckx
IMPRINT: Boca Raton: Taylor & Francis/CRC Press, 2006
SUBJECTS: Polymers--Microstructure; Nanostructured materials; Phase transformations (Statistical physics)
CALL: QC173.4 .P65 M53 2006

Quantum Dots

TITLE: Quantum dots: Research developments
EDITOR: Peter A. Ling
IMPRINT: New York: Nova Science Publishers, c2005
SERIES: Horizons in world physics; v. 251
SUBJECT: Quantum dots--Research
CALL: QC1 .A4114 V.251

Quantum Theory

TITLE: Quantum probability and infinite dimensional analysis: From foundations to applications
EDITORS: Michael Schürmann and Uwe Franz.
IMPRINT: Singapore; Hackensack, NJ: World Scientific, c2005
SERIES: QP-PQ: quantum probability and white noise analysis; v. XVIII
SUBJECTS: Probabilities--Congresses; Quantum theory--Congresses; Dimensional analysis--Congresses
CALL: QC174.17 .P68 Q36 2005

Solid State Physics

TITLE: Proceedings of the International School of Physics "Enrico Fermi", course CLX: Varenna on Lake Como, villa Monastero, 20-30 July 2004: From nanostructures to nanosensing applications = Dalle nanostrutture alle applicazioni nanosensoriali
EDITORS: A. D'Amico, A. Paoletti, and G. Balestrino
IMPRINT: Amsterdam, Netherlands: IOS Press; Bologna, Italy: Societa Italiana di Fisica, 2005
SERIES: Rendiconti della Scuola Internazionale di Fisica "Enrico Fermi"; [160] = Proceedings of the International School of Physics "Enrico Fermi"; [160]
SUBJECTS: Nanostructures--Congresses; Nanotechnology--Congresses; Nanoscience--Congresses
CALL: Shelved by series title

Statistical Physics

AUTHOR: Schuster, Heinz Georg
TITLE: Deterministic chaos: An introduction, 4th ed.
IMPRINT: Weinheim: Wiley-VCH, c2005
SUBJECT: Deterministic chaos
CALL: QC174.84 .S38 2005

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