May 2016

Summer Reading Spectacular!

QC20 .M36 v.32 . . . . ADVANCES IN ALGEBRAIC QUANTUM FIELD THEORY.  Edited by Romeo Brunetti, Claudio Dappiaggi, Klaus Fredenhagen and Jakob Yngvason.  Springer:  Springer, 2015.  [Mathematical physics studies, v. 32]

QC611.8 .A5 K84 2015 . . . . AMORPHOUS SEMICONDUCTORS.  By Sándor Kugler and Koichi Shimakawa. Cambridge:  Cambridge University Press, 2015.

QC174.12 .B8 2016 . . . . BANANAWORLD: QUANTUM MECHANICS FOR PRIMATES.  By Jeffrey Bub.  Oxford:  Oxford University Press, 2016.

QC174.45 .H23 2016 . . . . COSMOLOGICAL APPLICATIONS OF ALGEBRAIC QUANTUM FIELD THEORY IN CURVED SPACETIMES.  By Thomas-Paul Hack. Springer:  Springer, 2016.  [Springer Briefs in Mathematical Physics, v.6]

QB791.3 .R36 2015 . . . . DARK MATTER AND THE DINOSAURS: THE ASTOUNDING INTERCONNECTEDNESS OF THE UNIVERSE.  By Lisa Randall.  New York:  HarperCollins Publishers, 2015.

Q172.5 .S47 D97 2015 . . . . DREAMS OF EARTH AND SKY.  By Freeman Dyson.  New York:  The New York Review of Books, 2015.

QC794.6 S75 D66 2014 . . . . DYNAMICS OF THE STANDARD MODEL.  2nd Edition.  By John F. Donoghue, Eugene Golowich, and Barry R. Holstein.  Cambridge:  Cambridge University Press, 2014.  [Cambridge monographs on particle physics, nuclear physics, and cosmology, v. 35]

QC16 .E5 G53 2015 . . . . EINSTEIN: HIS SPACE AND TIMES.  By Steven Gimbel. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2015.  [Jewish Lives]

QC793.5 .N4628 C37 2015 . . . . ELEMENTS OF SLOW-NEUTRON SCATTERING: BASICS, TECHNIQUES, AND APPLICATIONS.  By J.M. Carpenter and C.-K. Loong.  Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2015.

QC20.7 .F67 B87 2015 . . . . FOURIER TRANSFORMATION FOR PEDESTRIANS. 2nd Edition. By Tilman Butz.  Springer:  Springer, 2015.  [Undergraduate lecture notes in physics]

QC21.3 .D38 2016 . . . . FROM SPECIAL RELATIVITY TO FEYNMAN DIAGRAMS:  A COURSE IN THEORETICAL PARTICLE PHYSICS FOR BEGINNERS.  2nd Edition.  By Riccardo D’Auria and Mario Trigiante.  Springer:  Springer, 2016.  [UNITEXT for physics]

QC793.3 .F5 M38 2015 . . . . INSTANTONS AND LARGE N: AN INTRODUCTION TO NON-PERTURBATIVE METHODS IN QUANTUM FIELD THEORY.  By Marcos Mariño.  Cambridge:  Cambridge Press, 2015.

QC718 .Y675 2015 . . . . INTRODUCTION TO PLASMAS AND PLASMA DYNAMICS: WITH REVIEWS OF APPLICATIONS IN SPACE PROPULSION, MAGNETIC FUSION AND SPACE PHYSICS.  By Thomas M. York and Hai-Bin Tang. Amsterdam:  Elsevier, 2015.  (Also available online)

QC176.8 .P55 I67 2015 . . . . INTRODUCTION TO PLASMONICS: ADVANCES AND APPLICATIONS.  Edited by Sabine Szunerits and Rabah Boukherroub.  Singapore:  Pan Stanford Publishing, 2015.

QA76.889 K39 2007 . . . . AN INTRODUCTION TO QUANTUM COMPUTING.  By Phillip Kaye, Raymond Laflamme and Michele Mosca.  Oxford:  Oxford University Press, 2007.

QC793.3 .G38 N38 2015 . . . . INTRODUCTION TO THE AdS/CFT CORRESPONDENCE.  By Horaţiu Năstase.  Cambridge:  Cambridge Press, 2015.

QC793.3 .Q35 L38 2015 . . . . LATTICE QCD FOR NUCLEAR PHYSICS.  Edited by Huey-wen Lin and Harvey B. Meyer.  Springer:  Springer, 2015.  [Lecture notes in physics, v.889]

QC174.17 .S9 T34 2015 . . . . N=2 SUPERSYMMETRIC DYNAMICS FOR PEDESTRIANS.  By Yuji Tachikawa.  Springer:  Springer, 2015.  [Lecture notes in physics, v. 890]

QC446.2 .L84 2015 . . . . NONLINEAR OPTICAL SYSTEMS. By Luigi Lugiato, Franco Prati and Massimo Brambilla.  Cambridge:  Cambridge University Press, 2015.

QC174.26 .W28 B55 2016 . . . . OPTICAL MULTI-BOUND SOLITONS.  By Le Nguyen Binh. Boca Raton: CRC Press, 2016.  [Optics and photonics, v. 13]

QC16 .F49 A25 2015 . . . . THE QUOTABLE FEYNMAN.  Edited by Michelle Feynman.  Princeton:  Princeton University Press, 2015.

QC174.25 .R4 2015 . . . . RELATIVISTIC QUANTUM MECHANICS.  By Lawrence P. Horowitz. Springer:  Springer, 2015.  [Fundamental theories of physics, v. 180]

QC173.57 .F57 2015 . . . . RELATIVITY FOR EVERYONE: HOW SPACE-TIME BENDS.  2nd Edition.  By Kurt Fischer.  Springer:  Springer, 2015.  [Undergraduate lecture notes in physics]

QA76.889 D69 2013 . . . . SCHRÖDINGER’S KILLER APP: RACE TO BUILD THE WORLD’S FIRST QUANTUM COMPUTER.  By Jonathan P. Dowling.  Boca Raton:  CRC Press, 2013.

QC26 .D49 2015 . . . . THE SCIENCE OF THE PERFECT SWING.  By Peter Dewhurst.  Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2015.

QC28 .H234 2015 . . . . SLAP SHOT SCIENCE: A CURIOUS FAN’S GUIDE TO HOCKEY.  By Alain Haché.  Baltimore:  Johns Hopkins University Press, 2015.

QC454 .A8 B47 2016 . . . . SPECTRA OF ATOMS AND MOLECULES. 3rd Edition.  By Peter F. Bernath. Oxford:  Oxford University Press, 2016.

QC20.7 .C28 H47 2015 . . . . TENSORS FOR PHYSICS.  By Seigried Hess.  Springer:  Springer, 2015.  [Undergraduate lecture notes in physics]

QD504 .K54 2015 . . . . THERMODYNAMICS KEPT SIMPLE:  A MOLECULAR APPROACH;  WHAT IS THE DRIVING FORCE IN THE WORLD OF MOLECULES?  By Roland Kjellander.  Boca Raton:  CRC Press, 2015.

Q173 .T54 2015 . . . . THIS IDEA MUST DIE:  SCIENTIFIC THEORIES THAT ARE BLOCKING PROGRESS. Edited by John Brockman. New York: Harper Perennial, 2015.

QB991 .C64 L38 2015 . . . . WHERE PHYSICS WENT WRONG. By Bernard Lavenda. New Jersey: World Scientific, 2015.