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New Books January 2007

All Astronomy | All Biology | All Mathematics & Computer Science | All Physics


Astrophysics | Causality | Cosmology | Elasticity | Elementary Particle Physics | Geomagnetism | History & Biography (Physics) | Magnetism | Meetings & Conferences (Astronomy) | Optics | Plasma Physics | Quantum Theory | Semiconductor Physics | Solid State Physics | Space Biology | String Theory | Stars | Sun | Technical Writing

Astronomy

Astrophysics

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TITLE: Galactic and extragalactic astrophysics
EDITORS: N. Gehrels ... [et al.]
IMPRINT: Oxford: Elsevier, 2006
SERIES: Advances in space research; v. 38, no 7
SUBJECT: Gamma ray bursts--Congresses; Astrophysics--Congresses; Black holes (Astronomy)--Congresses
CALL: QC801 .A4 V.38:NO.7
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TITLE: Magnetospheric dynamics and the international living with a star program
EDITOR: M. Shay ... [et al.]
IMPRINT: Oxford: Published for the Committee on Space Research [by] Elsevier, 2006
SERIES: Advances in space research; v. 38 no. 8
SUBJECTS: Cosmic magnetic fields--Congresses; Stellar dynamics--Congresses
CALL: QC801 .A4 V.38:NO.8
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Meetings & Conferences

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CONFERENCE: Latin American Regional Meeting of Astronomy (11th: 2005: Pucón, Chile)
TITLE: XI IAU regional Latin American meeting of astronomy: Pucón, Chile, diciembre 12-16, 2005
IMPRINT: México, D.F.: Instituto de Astronomía, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, c2006
SERIES: Revista mexicana de astronomía y astrofísica. Serie de conferencias; v. 26
SUBJECT: Astronomy--Congresses
CALL: QB1 .R385 V.26; Also available to Stanford-affiliated users at [Link]
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Stars

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TITLE: Stars with the B[e] phenomenon: proceedings of a meeting held on Island of Vlieland, The Netherlands, 10-16 July 2005
EDITORS: Michaela Kraus and Anatoly S. Miroshnichenko
IMPRINT: San Francisco, Calif.: The Astronomical Society of the Pacific , 2006
SERIES: Astronomical Society of the Pacific conference series; v. 355
SUBJECT: Be stars--Congresses
CALL: QB1 .A8133 V.355; Also available to Stanford-affiliated users at [Link]
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Sun

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TITLE: Coronal mass ejections and solar particle events in solar cycle 23
EDITOR: C. Cohen
IMPRINT: Oxford: Elsevier, 2006
SERIES: Advances in space research; v. 38 no. 3
SUBJECTS: Solar flares--Congresses; Sun--Corona--Congresses
CALL: QC801 .A4 V.38:NO.3
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TITLE: Solar activity cycle and particle acceleration
EDITORS: T. Hoeksema, G. Trottet and N. Vilmer
IMPRINT: Oxford: Published for the Committee on Space Research by Elsevier, 2006
SERIES: Advances in space research; v. 38 no. 5
SUBJECTS: Solar activity--Congresses; Solar cycle--Congresses; Solar cycle--Congresses
CALL: QC801 .A4 V.38:NO.5
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TITLE: Solar journey: the significance of our galactic environment for the heliosphere and earth
EDITOR: Priscilla C. Frisch
IMPRINT: Dordrecht: Springer, c2006
SERIES: Astrophysics and space science library; v. 338
SUBJECTS: University of Hong Kong. School of Professional and Continuing Education; Heliosphere (Astrophysics); Solar wind; Interstellar matter; Solar system--Motion in space; Earth
CALL: QB529 .S65 2006
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Biology

Space Biology

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TITLE: Space life sciences
EDITORS: L.L. Bruce and C. Dournon
IMPRINT: Oxford: Elsevier, 2006
SERIES: Advances in space research; vol. 38, no. 6
SUBJECTS: Space flight--Physiological effect; Space biology; Reduced gravity environments
CALL: QC801 .A4 V.38:NO.6
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Mathematics & Computer Science

Elasticity

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AUTHOR: Hutter, Kolumban
TITLE: Electromagnetic field matter interactions in thermoelastic solids and viscous fluids
IMPRINT: Berlin; New York: Springer, c2006
SERIES: Lecture notes in physics; 710
SUBJECTS: Thermoelasticity; Field theory (Physics)
CALL: QA933 .H87 2006; Also available to Stanford-affiliated users at [Link]
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Physics

Causality

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AUTHOR: Borchers, Hans-Jürgen
TITLE: Mathematical implications of Einstein-Weyl causality
IMPRINT: Berlin; New York: Springer, c2006
SERIES: Lecture notes in physics; 709
SUBJECTS: Causality (Physics)
CALL: QC6.4 .C3 B67 2006
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Elementary Particle Physics

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TITLE: Modern aspects of spin physics
EDITORS: Walter Pötz, Jaroslav Fabian, and Ulrich Hohenester
IMPRINT: Berlin; New York: Springer, c2007
SERIES: Lecture notes in physics; 712
SUBJECTS: Nuclear spin--Congresses; Spintronics--Congresses
CALL: QC793.3 .S6 M63 2007; Also available via the World Wide Web to Stanford-affiliated users: [Link]
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Geomagnetism

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TITLE: The great historical geomagnetic storm of 1859: a modern look
EDITORS: C.R. Clauer and G. Siscoe
IMPRINT: Oxford, U.K.; Orlando, FL, U.S.A.: Published for the Committee on Space Research [by] Elsevier, 2006
SERIES: Advances in space research; v. 38 no. 2
SUBJECTS: Magnetic storms--1859--Congresses; Geomagnetic storm; Carrington storm
CALL: QC801 .A4 V.38:NO.2
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History & Biography

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AUTHOR: Hargittai, Magdolna
TITLE: Candid science IV: conversations with famous physicists
IMPRINT: London: Imperial College Press ; River Edge, NJ: Distributed by World Scientific Pub. Co., c2004
SUBJECTS: Physicists--Interviews; Scientists--Interviews; Physicists--Biography; Physics--History--20th century
CALL: QC15 .H295 2004
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Magnetism

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TITLE: Spin dynamics in confined magnetic structures
EDITORS: Burkard Hillebrands and Kamel Ounadjela
IMPRINT: Berlin; New York: Springer, c2002
SERIES: Topics in applied physics; v. 83, 87, 101
SUBJECTS: Magnetic structure; Nuclear spin
CALL: QC754.2 .M336 S65 2002 V.1-3; Also available via the World Wide Web to Stanford-affiliated users: v. 1: [Link]; v. 2: [Link]; v.3: [Link]
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Optics

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AUTHOR: Doicu, Adrian
TITLE: Light scattering by systems of particles: null-field method with discrete sources; theory and programs
IMPRINT: Berlin: Springer, c2006
SERIES: Springer series in optical sciences; 124
SUBJECTS: Light--Scattering; Optics
CALL: QC427.4 .D64 2006; Also available via the World Wide Web to Stanford-affiliated users: [Link]
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Plasma Physics

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AUTHOR: Boyd, T. J. M.
TITLE: The physics of plasmas
IMPRINT: Cambridge, UK; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2003
SUBJECT: Plasma (Ionized gases)
CALL: QC718 .B67 2003
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AUTHOR: Gerbeau, Jean-Frédéric
TITLE: Mathematical methods for the magnetohydrodynamics of liquid metals
IMPRINT: Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2006
SERIES: Numerical mathematics and scientific computation
SERIES: Oxford science publications
SUBJECTS: Magnetohydrodynamics--Mathematics; Liquid metals
CALL: QC718.5 .M36 G47 2006; Also available via the World Wide Web to Stanford-affiliated users: [Link]
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Quantum Theory

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AUTHOR: Diósi, L. (Lajos)
TITLE: A short course in quantum information theory: an approach from theoretical physics
IMPRINT: Boca Raton, FL: Chapman & Hall/CRC, c2007
SERIES: Lecture notes in physics; 713
SUBJECT: Quantum theory.
CALL: QC174.12 .D56 2007; Also available via the World Wide Web to Stanford-affiliated users: [Link]
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TITLE: Multiscale methods in quantum mechanics: theory and experiment
EDITORS: Philippe Blanchard and Gianfausto Dell'Antonio
IMPRINT: Boston: Birkhäuser, c2004
SERIES: Trends in mathematics
SUBJECTS: Quantum theory; Théorie quantique; Numerieke methoden; Multidimensionale schaalmethoden; Computersimulaties; Kwantummechanica
CALL: QC174.12 .M85 2004
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AUTHOR: Vachaspati, T. (Tanmay)
TITLE: Kinks and domain walls: an introduction to classical and quantum solitons
IMPRINT: Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2006
SUBJECT: Solitons
CALL: QC174.26 .W28 V33 2006; Also available via the World Wide Web to Stanford-affiliated users: [Link]
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Semiconductor Physics

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TITLE: Theory of defects in semiconductors
EDITORS: David A. Drabold and Stefan K. Estreicher
IMPRINT: Berlin; New York: Springer, c2007
SERIES: Topics in applied physics; v. 104
SUBJECT: Semiconductors--Defects
CALL: QC611.6 .D4 T44 2007
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String Theory

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AUTHOR: Becker, Katrin
TITLE: String theory and M-theory: a modern introduction
IMPRINT: Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2007
SUBJECTS: String models; String models--Problems, exercises, etc.
CALL: QC794.6 .S85 B43 2007
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Technical Writing

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AUTHOR: Day, Robert A.
TITLE: How to write and publish a scientific paper
EDITION: 6th ed.
IMPRINT: Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 2006
SUBJECT: Technical writing
CALL: T11 .D33 2006
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