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This reference work covers ultraviolet and visible light spectrometers to Zeeman and Stark effects and should be on the library shelf of any institution where physics is studied.
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There is a large number of positive reviews of the current edition of the EAP, highlighting the unique character of this work (selection):
—'Superb for browsing, exactly right for a researcher in a field in which he or she is not expert... This encyclopedia should be in the library of any institution where physics is studied.'
(Physics Today)
—'Exciting... well written and illustrated... modern subject coverage... useful to generalists as well as experts... This physics and engineering encyclopedia is well presented... Recommended for large public and academic libraries, and special libraries emphasizing physics and engineering.'
—'Important... This encyclopedia should be available at every scientific institute.'
—'An encyclopedia in an excellent make-up: good layout of the text, graphics, and figures, attractive print and high-quality cover. It is a pleasure to read in these volumes.'
—'It is really a pleasure to leaf through this book: an excellent layout, all the chapters are well written, and many figures, illustrations and tables help for an easy understanding. In addition each chapter contains a detailed table of contents, a glossary for unfamiliar terms, and a comprehensive reference list.'
—"Die Liste von Sponsoren läßt erkennen, welch hohem Anspruch die Enzyklopädie sich stellt."
(Physikalische Blätter)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9783527293087
  • Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 2/15/2000
  • Series: Encyclopedia of Applied Physics Series
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 508
  • Product dimensions: 6.36 (w) x 9.09 (h) x 1.20 (d)

Meet the Author

George L. Trigg, an internationally experienced and qualified senior editor in Physics, has been responsible for selecting and coordinating the contributing authors and editing the articles. For many years he was co-editor of the most renowned expert journal in Physics, Physical Review Letter.

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Table of Contents

Capillary Electrophoresis
Dating Techniques
Interferometric Techniques
Negative Hydrogen Ion Sources
Photographic Imaging: Special Techniques
Photography, Physics and Technology
Safety and Health in the Physical Science Laboratory
Silicon, Porous
Sun, Structure of
Superfluidity: Liquid Helium Systems
Surfaces and Interfaces of Solids

Atmospheric Structure
Biological Effects of Electromagnetic and Particle Radiation
Biological Effects of Sound and Ultrasound
Characterization and Analysis of Materials
Chemical Analysis
Display Technology
Earth, Internal Structure of the
Fusion, Inertial Confinement
Fusion, Magnetic Confinement
Modulators and Demodulators, Electrical
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