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The editors of 'Encyclopedia of Physics', whose earlier edition a decade ago won international acclaim, now provide a fully revised, expanded and updated second editon of this comprehensive reference resource.
In a single volume 500 experts offer an indispensable state-of-the-art account of physics and the physical world. They include fourteen Nobel laureates and numerous other scientific award winners.
•A remarkable editorial achievement!'
•The work has been modernized by additional entries. [The reader] will be pleased to find in one volume all that ranks among the insights of physics - from 'Absorption Coefficient, Accelerators' to 'X-Ray-Spectroscopy, Zeeman-Effect'.' D. Kamke, Bochum, Phys. Bl. 47 (1991) Nr. 12
•These two volumes are indeed one of the most remarkable publications in physics, a comprehensive and up-to-date work with every article authoritative.' G.Roepstorff, RWTH Aachen, Germany
•I am pleased to endorse this publication and recommend it to be in the library of all those involved in any aspect of physics.' E.A. Boudreaux, University of New Orleans
"For more than 20 years now the two volumes have been recognized as one of the leading international encyclopedias in physics. Now the work is available in its third edition. With this new edition the authors intend to meet the demand for current, precise information of both classical and recent concepts in physics." METALL
".. a welcome revision of the previous edition..."
"This clearly written yet concise set offers an excellent starting point for researchers unfamiliar with a topic ... strongly recommended for university and larger public library science reference collections."
Cosmic Rays, Astrophysical Effects
Electron Beam Technology
Field Theory, Unified
Molecular Structure Calculations
Plasma Confinement Devices
Ultrashort Optical Pulses