Download High Magnetic Fields in Semiconductor Physics II: Transport by H. P. Wei, D. C. Tsui, M. A. Paalanen, A. M. M. Pruisken PDF

By H. P. Wei, D. C. Tsui, M. A. Paalanen, A. M. M. Pruisken (auth.), Professor Dr. Gottfried Landwehr (eds.)

This quantity comprises contributions provided on the overseas convention "The program of excessive Magnetic Fields in Semiconductor Physics", which was once held on the collage of Wiirzburg from August 22 to 26, 1988. within the culture of prior Wiirzburg conferences at the topic - the 1st convention was once held in 1972 - purely invited papers have been offered orally. All forty two teachers have been requested to check their topic to a point in order that this publication supplies a great assessment of the current nation of the respective subject. a glance on the contents indicates that the themes which were taken care of at past meetings haven't misplaced their relevance. to the contrary, the applying of excessive magnetic fields to semiconductors has grown considerably throughout the fresh previous. For the elucidation of the digital band constitution of semicon­ ductors excessive magnetic fields are nonetheless an imperative software. The research of two-dimensional digital structures specially is often attached with using excessive magnetic fields. this is because a excessive B-field provides angular momentum quantization to the boundary quantization found in het­ erostructures and superlattices. a look on the contributions exhibits that most take care of 2nd houses. distinctive emphasis used to be at the indispensable and fractional quantum corridor impression. Very fresh effects on the topic of the remark of a fragment with a fair denbminator have been offered. It grew to become noticeable that the polarization of the several fractional Landau degrees is extra advanced than initially anticipated.

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Download Discrete or Continuous: The Quest for Fundamental Length in by Amit Hagar PDF

By Amit Hagar

The assumption of infinity performs a very important position in our realizing of the universe, with the limitless spacetime continuum possibly the best-known instance - yet is spacetime relatively non-stop? through the heritage of technology, many have felt that the continuum version is an unphysical idealization, and that spacetime could be regarded as 'quantized' on the smallest of scales. Combining novel conceptual research, a clean historic standpoint, and urban actual examples, this detailed ebook tells the tale of the hunt for the basic unit of size in smooth physics, from early classical electrodynamics to present ways to quantum gravity. Novel philosophical theses, with direct implications for theoretical physics examine, are awarded and defended in an available layout that avoids complicated arithmetic. mixing background, philosophy, and theoretical physics, this fresh outlook at the nature of spacetime sheds mild on some of the most thought-provoking subject matters in glossy physics.

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Download Modern Astrodynamics (Elsevier Astrodynamics Series, Volume by Pini Gurfil PDF

By Pini Gurfil

Lately, an exceptional curiosity in novel and innovative house missions has risen out of the complex NASA and ESA courses. Astrophysicists, astronomers, area platforms engineers, mathematicians and scientists were cooperating to enforce novel and ground-breaking house missions. fresh development in mathematical dynamics has enabled improvement of specialized spacecraft orbits and propulsion structures. lately, the idea that of flying spacecraft in formation has won loads of curiosity in the neighborhood. those progresses represent the historical past to an important renaissance of analysis facing astrodynamics and its applications.

"Modern Astrodynamics” is designed as a stepping stone for the exposition of recent astrodynamics to scholars, researchers, engineers and scientists. This quantity will current the most parts of the astrodynamical technology in an tricky, accomplished and rigorous demeanour. even though the quantity will comprise a number of precise chapters, it is going to render a coherent portrayal of astrodynamics.

* encompasses the most components of the astrodynamical sciences in an intricate, complete and rigorous demeanour
* offers contemporary astrodynamical advances and describes the demanding situations ahead
* the 1st quantity of a chain designed to provide scientists and engineers world wide a chance to put up their works during this multi-disciplinary box

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