December 2016

QC482 .S3 J49 2016 . . . . BASIC X-RAY SCATTERING FOR SOFT MATTER.  By Wim H. de Jeu.  Oxford:  Oxford University Press, 2016.

QC174.12 .S39513 2016 . . . . CONCEPTUAL BASIS OF QUANTUM MECHANICS. By Jan-Markus Schwindt. Switzerland: Springer, 2016.  [Undergraduate Lecture Notes in Physics]  Also available online.

QC173.6 .V35 2016 . . . . CONFORMAL METHODS IN GENERAL RELATIVITY. By Juan A. Valiente Kroon. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2015. [Cambridge Monographs on Mathematical Physics]

QC485 .G27 2016 . . . . COSMIC RAYS AND PARTICLE PHYSICS.  2nd Edition.  By Thomas K. Gaisser, Ralph Engel and Elisa Resconi.  Cambridge:  Cambridge University Press, 2016.

QC125.2 B48 2016 . . . . A COURSE IN CLASSICAL PHYSICS 1 — MECHANICS.  By Alessandro Bettini.  Cham:  Springer, 2016.  [Undergraduate Lecture Notes in Physics]  Also available online.

QC16 .D95 A4 2016 . . . . DEAR PROFESSOR DYSON: TWENTY YEARS OF CORRESPONDENCE BETWEEN FREEMAN DYSON AND UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS ON SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, SOCIETY AND LIFE. Edited by Dwight E. Neuenschwander. Singapore: World Scientific Publishing Co. Pte. Ltd., 2016.

QC16 .E5 H41213 2016 . . . . EINSTEIN AT HOME:  [Recollections of his Housekeeper, 1927 to 1933].  By Friedrich Herneck.  Berlin: Prometheus Books, 2016.

QC535 .B37 2016 . . . . ELECTRICAL MEASUREMENTS IN THE LABORATORY PRACTICE. By Rosario Bartiromo and Mario De Vincenzi. Switzerland: Springer, 2016.   [Undergraduate Lecture Notes in Physics]  Also available online.

QC20.7 .G76 Y68 2015 . . . . EVERYTHING YOU WANTED TO KNOW ABOUT DATA ANALYSIS AND FITTING BUT WERE AFRAID TO ASK. By Peter Young. Switzerland: Springer, 2016.  [Springer Briefs in Physics]

QC20 .W525 2016 . . . . A FIRST COURSE IN MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS. By Colm T. Whelan. Weinheim: Wiley-VCH, 2016.

QC173.454 .C64 2016 . . . . FUNDAMENTALS OF CONDENSED MATTER PHYSICS.  By Marvin L. Cohen and Steven G. Louie.  Cambridge:  Cambridge University Press, 2016.

2016.QC168 .L44 2016 . . . . THE GAS DYNAMICS OF EXPLOSIONS.  By John H. S. Lee. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2016.

QC174.45 .G67 2016 . . . . GRASSMANNIAN GEOMETRY OF SCATTERING AMPLITUDES. By Nima Arkani-Hamed, Jacob Bourjaily, Freddy Cachazo, Alexander Goncharov, Alexander Postnikov and Jaroslav Trnka. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2016.

Available online . . . . THE HIGGS BOSON AND BEYOND COURSE.  With Sean Carroll.  The Great Courses, 2015.  Contains 12 episodes:  The Importance of the Higgs Boson;  Quantum Field Theory;  From Atoms to Particles;   The Power of Symmetry;  The Higgs Field;  Mass and Energy;  Colliding Particles;    Particle Accelerators and Detectors;  The Large Hadron Collider;  Capturing the Higgs Boson;  Beyond the Standard Model of Particle Physics;  Frontiers — Higgs in Space.  (Available streaming through Kanopy Films)

QC20.7 .C55 V39 2016 . . . . AN INTRODUCTION TO CLIFFORD ALGEBRAS AND SPINORS. By Jayme Vas, Jr. and Roldão da Rocha, Jr. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2016.

QC717 .S76 2016 . . . . INTRODUCTION TO SOLID STATE IONICS: PHENOMENOLOGY AND APPLICATIONS.  By C.S. Sunandana.  Boca Raton:  CRC Press, 2016.

QB981 .A54 2016 . . . . THE JAZZ OF PHYSICS:  THE SECRET LINK BETWEEN MUSIC AND THE STRUCTURE OF THE UNIVERSE.  By Stephon Alexander.  New York:  Basic Books, 2016.  ♦♦ See review in The New York Times, NPR’s  All Things Considered, and Physics Today.

QC446.2 .R36 2016 . . . . LECTURES ON LIGHT: NONLINEAR AND QUANTUM OPTICS USING THE DENSITY MATRIX. 2nd Edition. By Stephen C. Rand. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2016.

e-book . . . . MATHEMATICAL THEORY OF ELASTICITY OF QUASICRYSTALS AND ITS APPLICATIONS.  2nd Edition.  By Tian-You Fan.  Singapore:  Springer Singapore, 2016.  [Springer Series in Materials Science, v.246]

QC174.8 .R44 2016 . . . . A MODERN COURSE IN STATISTICAL PHYSICS. 4th Revised and Updated Edition. By Linda E. Reichl. Weinheim: Wiley-VCH Verlag, 2016.

QC16.H45 M4513 2016 . . . . MY DEAR LI:  CORRESPONDENCE 1937-1946.  By Werner and Elizabeth Heisenberg.  New Haven : Yale University Press, 2016.   ♦♦ See review in The New York Review of Books.  Also available online.

QC793.2 .R39 2016 . . . . PARTICLE PHYSICS OF BRANE WORLDS AND EXTRA DIMENSIONS.  By Sreerup Raychaudhuri and K. Sridhar.  Cambridge:  Cambridge University Press, 2016.  [Cambridge Monographs on Mathematical Physics]

QC71 .B37 2016 . . . . PHYSICS: THE ULTIMATE ADVENTURE. By Ross Barrett, Pier Paolo Delsanto and Angelo Tartaglia. Switzerland: Springer, 2016.  [Undergraduate Lecture Notes in Physics]  Also available online.

e-book . . . . A PRIMER ON QUANTUM FLUIDS.  By Carlo F. Barenghi and Nick G. Parker.  Cham:  Springer, 2016.

QC754.2 .M35 F47 2016 . . . . PRINCIPLES OF MAGNETOSTATICS. By Richard C. Fernow. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2016.

e-book . . . . THE PRINCIPLES OF QUANTUM THEORY, FROM PLANCK’S QUANTA TO THE HIGGS BOSON: THE NATURE OF QUANTUM REALITY AND THE SPIRIT OF COPENHAGEN.  By Arkady Plotnitsky.  Cham:  Springer, 2016.

e-book . . . . QUANTAL DENSITY FUNCTIONAL THEORY.  2nd Edition.  By Viraht Sahni.  Berlin:  Springer, 2016.

e-book . . . . QUANTUM FIELD THEORY II : INTRODUCTIONS TO QUANTUM GRAVITY, SUPERSYMMETRY AND STRING THEORY.  By Edouard B. Manoukian.  Cham:  Springer, 2016.

QC174.85 .M64 G83 2016 . . . . QUANTUM MONTE CARLO METHODS:  ALGORITHMS FOR LATTICE MODELS. By James E. Gubernatis, Naoki Kawashima and Philipp Werner. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2016.

e-book . . . . QUANTUM MEASUREMENT.  By Paul Busch, Pekka Lahti, Juha-Pekka Pellonpää, and Kari Ylinen.  [Theoretical and Mathematical Physics]

QC446.2 .O78 2016 . . . . QUANTUM OPTICS: INCLUDING NOISE REDUCTION, TRAPPED IONS, QUANTUM TRAJECTORIES, AND DECOHERENCE. 3rd Edition. By Miguel Orszag. Switzerland: Springer, 2016.  Also available online.

QC24.5 .Q57 2016 . . . . QUIRKY QUARKS: A CARTOON GUIDE TO THE FASCINATING REALM OF PHYSICS. By Benjamin Bahr, Boris Lemmer and Rina Piccolo. Berlin: Springer, 2016.  Also available online.

QC173.454 .D537 2015 . . . . STATISTICAL MECHANICS AND APPLICATIONS IN CONDENSED MATTER. By Carlos Di Castro and Roberto Raimondi. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2015.

e-book . . . . STATISTICAL PHYSICS OF COMPLEX SYSTEMS:  A CONCISE INTRODUCTION.  2nd Edition.  By Eric Bertin.  Cham:  Springer, 2016.   [Springer Complexity]

QC320 .T476 2016 . . . . THERMAL TRANSPORT IN LOW DIMENSIONS: FROM STATISTICAL PHYSICS TO NANOSCALE HEAT TRANSFER. Edited by Stefano Lepri. Switzerland: Springer,  2016.  [Lecture Notes in Physics, v. 921]  Also available online.

QC702.7 .T73 P49 2016 . . . . TRAPPED CHARGED PARTICLES: A GRADUATE TEXTBOOK WITH PROBLEMS AND SOLUTIONS.  Edited by Martina Knoop, Niels Madsen and Richard C Thompson. London: World Scientific Publishing Europe Ltd., 2016.

QC793.26 .G34 2016 . . . . WHO CARES ABOUT PARTICLE PHYSICS? MAKING SENSE OF THE HIGGS BOSTON, THE LARGE HADRON COLLIDER AND CERN.  By Pauline Gagon. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2016.

Q141 .I33 2016 . . . . WOMEN IN SCIENCE: 50 FEARLESS PIONEERS WHO CHANGED THE WORLD.  By Rachel Ignotofsky.  Berkeley: Ten Speed Press, 2016.  (includes a profile of Sau Lan Wu)

e-book . . . . X-RAY AND NEUTRON TECHNIQUES FOR NANOMATERIALS CHARACTERIZATION.  Edited by Challa S.S.R. Kumar.  Berlin:  Springer, 2016.

e-book . . . . THE ZAKHAROV SYSTEM AND ITS SOLITON SOLUTIONS.  By Boling Guo, Zaihui Gan, Linghai Kong and Jingjun Zhang.  Singapore : Springer, 2016.