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New Books October 2007

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Astronomy

Astrophysics

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TITLE: Jets from young stars: Models and constraints
EDITORS: J. Ferreira, C. Dougados, and E. Whelan
IMPRINT: Berlin: Springer, 2007
SERIES: Lecture notes in physics; 723
SUBJECT: Astrophysical jets
CALL: QB466 .J46 J475 2007; Also available to Stanford-affiliated users at: [Link]
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Infrared Astronomy

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TITLE: First light science with the GTC: Miami, Florida, USA, Junio 28-30, 2006
EDITORS: Rafael Guzmán ... [et al.]
IMPRINT: México, D.F.: Instituto de Astronomía, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, c2007
SERIES: Revista mexicana de astronomía y astrofísica. Serie de conferencias; v. 29
SUBJECTS: Gran Telescopio Canarias--Congresses; Infrared astronomy--Congresses; Infrared telescopes--Canary Islands--Congresses
CALL: QB1 .R385 V.29
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Interstellar Matter

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AUTHOR: Krügel, Endrik
TITLE: An introduction to the physics of interstellar dust
IMPRINT: New York: Taylor & Francis, c2008
SERIES: Series in astronomy and astrophysics
SUBJECTS: Cosmic dust; Interstellar matter
CALL: QB791 .K78 2008
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Moon

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AUTHOR: North, Gerald
TITLE: Observing the moon: The modern astronomer's guide, 2nd ed.
IMPRINT: Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2007
SUBJECT: Moon; Moon--Observations
CALL: QB581 .N67 2007
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Observatories

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CONFERENCE: Mexico-Korea Conference on Astrophysics (3rd: 2005: Distrito Federal, Mexico)
TITLE: The 3rd Mexico-Korea Conference on Astrophysics: Telescopes of the future and San Pedro Mártir
EDITORS: Stan Kurtz ... [et al]
IMPRINT: México, D.F.: Instituto de Astronomía, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, c2007
SERIES: Revista mexicana de astronomía y astrofísica. Serie de conferencias; v. 28
SUBJECTS: Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México. Observatorio Astronómico Nacional--Congresses; Telescopes--Congresses
CALL: QB1 .R385 V.28
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Observers' Handbooks

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AUTHOR: O'Meara, Stephen James
TITLE: Hidden treasures
IMPRINT: Cambridge, UK; New York: Cambridge University Press; Cambridge, Mass.: Sky & Telescope, 2007
SERIES: Deep-sky companions
SUBJECTS: Astronomy--Observers' manuals; Astronomy--Charts, diagrams, etc.; Stars--Clusters; Nebulae; Galaxies
CALL: QB64 .O443 2007
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Stars

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AUTHOR: Keel, William C.
TITLE: The road to galaxy formation, 2nd ed.
IMPRINT: Berlin; New York: Springer; Chichester, UK: Published in association with Praxis Pub., c2007
SERIES: Springer-Praxis books in astronomy and planetary sciences
SUBJECT: Galaxies--Formation
CALL: QB857.5 .E96 K44 2007
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Sun

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TITLE: The high energy solar corona: Waves, eruptions, particles
EDITORS: K.-L. Klein and A. L. MacKinnon
IMPRINT: Berlin: Springer, c2007
SERIES: Lecture notes in physics; 725
SUBJECTS: Solar energetic particles; Sun--Corona
CALL: QB529 .H54 2007; Also available to Stanford-affiliated users at: [Link]
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TITLE: Magnetic coupling at sun and stars
EDITOR: J”org Büchner
IMPRINT: Oxford: Published for the Committee on Space Research, 2007
SERIES: Advances in space research; v. 39, No. 12
SUBJECTS: Solar magnetic fields; Stars--Magnetic fields
CALL: QC801 .A4 V.39:NO.12
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TITLE: The radiation environment of the inner heliosphere: Active experiments related to space plasmas
EDITORS: D.F. Smart and M.T. Rietveld
IMPRINT: Oxford, U.K.; Orlando, Fla.: Published for the Committee on Space Research [by] Elsevier, 2007
SERIES: Advances in space research; v. 40, no. 3
SUBJECTS: Heliosphere (Astrophysics); Solar radiation; Space plasmas--Experiments
CALL: QC801 .A4 V.40:NO.3
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Biology

Space Biology

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TITLE: Space life sciences: Mutagenic consequences of the space environment
EDITORS: Yeqing Sun, M. Durante and Honglu Wu
IMPRINT: Oxford: Published for the Committee on Space Research [by] Elsevier, 2007
SERIES: Advances in space research; v. 40, no. 4
SUBJECTS: Space biology; Mutagenesis
CALL: QC801 .A4 V.40:NO.4
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Engineering

Nuclear Engineering

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TITLE: Concentrator photovoltaics
EDITORS: Antonio L. Luque and Viacheslav M. Andreev
IMPRINT: Berlin: Springer, c2007
SERIES: Springer series in optical sciences; 130
SUBJECT: Photovoltaic power generation
CALL: TK2960 .C66 2007
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Photonics

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TITLE: Frontiers in surface nanophotonics: Principles and applications
EDITORS: David L. Andrews and Zeno Gaburro
IMPRINT: New York: Springer, c2007
SERIES: Springer series in optical sciences; 133
SUBJECTS: Photonics; Nanostructured materials--Optical properties
CALL: TA1522 .F76 2007
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TITLE: Optical imaging and microscopy: Techniques and advanced systems, 2nd ed.
EDITORS: Peter Török and Fu-Jen Kao
IMPRINT: Berlin; New York: Springer, c2007
SERIES: Springer series in optical sciences; v. 87
SUBJECTS: Optoelectronic devices; Microscopy; Imaging systems
CALL: TA1750 .O54 2007
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Physics

Biography

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TITLE: Einstein's miraculous year: Five papers that changed the face of physics, Centenary ed.
EDITORS: With a new introduction by John Stachel; with the assistance of Trevor Lipscombe, Alice Calaprice, and Sam Elworthy; and with a foreword by Roger Penrose
IMPRINT: Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2005
SUBJECTS: Einstein, Albert, 1879-1955; Physics--History--20th century; Physique--Histoire--20e siècle
CALL: QC7 .E52 2005
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Elementary Particle Physics

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AUTHOR: Close, F. E.
TITLE: The new cosmic onion: Quarks and the nature of the universe
IMPRINT: New York: Taylor & Francis, c2007
SUBJECTS: Quarks; Cosmology
CALL: QC793.5 .Q252 C57 2007
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AUTHOR: Flaéska, Marek
TITLE: A compact fast-neutron producing target for high resolution cross section measurements
IMPRINT: Amsterdam: Delft University Press, c2006
SERIES: Lecture notes in physics; 724
SUBJECT: Neutron cross section standards--Measurement
CALL: QC793.5 .N4628 F53 2006
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AUTHOR: Ou, Zhe-Yu Jeff
TITLE: Multi-photon quantum interference
IMPRINT: New York: Springer, c2007
SUBJECTS: Multiphoton processes; Quantum interference; Quantum theory
CALL: QC793.5 .P42 O9 2007
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Ferroelectricity

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TITLE: Physics of ferroelectrics: A modern perspective
EDITORS: Karin M. Rabe, Charles H. Ahn, and Jean-Marc Triscone
IMPRINT: Berlin; New York: Springer, c2007
SERIES: Topics in applied physics; v. 105
SUBJECTS: Ferroelectricity; Ferroelectric devices--Materials; Ferroelectric thin films
CALL: QC596.5 .P48 2007; Also available to Stanford-affiliated users at [Link]
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Fluid Mechanics

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AUTHOR: Ortiz de Zárate, José M.
TITLE: Hydrodynamic fluctuations in fluids and fluid mixtures
IMPRINT: Amsterdam; Boston: Elsevier, 2006
SUBJECTS: Hydrodynamics; Nonequilibrium thermodynamics; Thermodynamics
CALL: QC151 .O78 2006
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AUTHOR: Roach, Gary Francis
TITLE: Wave scattering by time-dependent perturbations: An introduction
IMPRINT: Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press, c2007
SERIES: Princeton series in applied mathematics
SUBJECTS: Waves--Mathematics; Scattering (Physics)--Mathematics; Perturbation (Mathematics)
CALL: QC157 .R53 2007
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Mössbauer Effect

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AUTHOR: Chen, Yi-Long
TITLE: Mössbauer effect in lattice dynamics: Experimental techniques and applications
IMPRINT: Weinheim: Wiley-VCH, c2007
SUBJECTS: Mössbauer effect; Mössbauer spectroscopy; Lattice dynamics
CALL: QC491 C446 2007
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Plasma Physics

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AUTHOR: Itikawa, Yukikazu
TITLE: Molecular processes in plasmas: Collisions of charged particles with molecules
IMPRINT: Berlin; New York: Springer, 2007
SERIES: Springer series on atomic, optical, and plasma physics; 43
SUBJECTS: Plasma (Ionized gases); Collisions (Nuclear physics)
CALL: QC718.5 .P55 I74 2007
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Quantum Electrodynamics

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TITLE: Quantum electronics; A treatise, V.1:PT.B
EDITORS: Herbert Rabin and C. L. Tang
IMPRINT: New York, Academic Press, 1975-
SUBJECT: Quantum electronics
CALL: QC680 .Q8 V.1:PT.B
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Quantum Theory

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TITLE: Quantum information with continuous variables of atoms and light
EDITORS: N.J. Cerf and G. Leuchs, E.S. Polzik
IMPRINT: London: Imperial College Press; Hackensack, N.J.: Distributed by World Scientific Pub., c2007
SUBJECTS: Quantum theory; Quantum communication
CALL: QC174.12 .Q33 2007
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Radiation Measurement

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AUTHOR: Ahmed, Syed Naeem
TITLE: Physics and engineering of radiation detection
IMPRINT: Amsterdam; New York, N.Y.: Elsevier/Academic Press, 2007
SUBJECT: Radiation--Measurement--Instruments
CALL: QC795.5 .A36 2007
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Rare Earth Metals

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TITLE: Handbook on the physics and chemistry of rare earths, V. 37
EDITORS: Karl A. Gschneidner, Jr. and LeRoy Eyring
IMPRINT: Amsterdam ; New York : North-Holland Pub. Co.; New York: Sole distributors for the U.S.A. and Canada, Elsevier North-Holland, 1978-
SUBJECT: Rare earths
CALL: QD172 .R2 H26 V.37
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Solid State Physics

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TITLE: Sputtering by particle bombardment: Experiments and computer calculations from threshold to MeV energies
EDITORS: Rainer Behrisch and Wolfgang Eckstein
IMPRINT: Berlin: Springer, c2007
SERIES: Topics in applied physics; 110
SUBJECT: Sputtering (Physics)
CALL: QC176.8 .S72 S685 2007; Also available to Stanford-affiliated users at [Link]
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String Theory

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AUTHOR: Gasperini, Maurizio
TITLE: Elements of string cosmology
IMPRINT: Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2007
SUBJECTS: String models; Cosmology
CALL: QC794.6 .S85 G37 2007
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Thermodynamics

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AUTHOR: Lukas, H. L.
TITLE: Computational thermodynamics: The Calphad method
IMPRINT: Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2007
SUBJECTS: Thermodynamics; Thermodynamics--Mathematical models
CALL: QC311 .L85 2007
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