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Lithium Drifted P-I-N Junctions in Silicon: Particle Identification and Irradiation Effects

By: Ammerlaan, C.A.J. (Cornelius Antonius Josephus)

Price: $5.00

Publisher: N.V. Dijkstra's Drukkerij V/H Boekdrukkerij Gebroeders Hoitsema Groningen: 1967

Seller ID: 1265891


Review copy -- insert stating with the compliments of C.A.J. Ammerlaan laid in, along with a page from a December 1968 Journal of Applied Physics (Volume 39, Number 13) article by Ammerlaan, entitled Recovery Behavior of Si(Li) Junctions after Gamma Irradiation. An exceptional copy. 1967 Trade Paperback. 130 pp. CONTENTS: Preface; PREPARATION OF P-I-N JUNCTIONS: Introduction; Dislocation density; Hall effect; Resistivity; Infrared absorption; p-n Junction characteristics... View more info

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An Elementary Treatise on Hydrodynamics and Sound

By: Basset, A.B. [Alfred Barnard]

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Deighton, Bell and Co.: 1890

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2202215


First edition. No jacket. Rear hinge starting, minor loss from spine head & foot, pencil owner name on front endpaper. 1890 Hard Cover. x, 187, [1] pp. 48-page publisher catalog bound in following text. A work on acoustics by the mathematician who studied algebraic geometry, electrodynamics, and hydrodynamics. The Basset Force in fluid dynamics takes its name from him. View more info

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Wave Propagation in Periodic Structures: Electric Filters and Crystal Lattices (Dover Books on Engineering and Engineering Physics)

By: Brillouin, Leon

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Dover Publications, Inc.: 1953

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 2266485


Second edition. Large closed tear on rear wrapper, wrappers lightly toned, ink name and details of previous owner on half-title page (he was a member of the physics department at the University of Illinois). 1953 Trade Paperback. xii, 255, [21] pp. Classic treatment of wave propagation covers a broad variety of problems with a common mathematical background, from solid state physics to propagation along electric lines, X-rays, rest rays, certain optical reflections, elec... View more info

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Albert Einstein: The Life and Times

By: Clark, Ronald W.

Price: $4.00

Publisher: The World Publishing Company: 1971

Seller ID: 1534117


Lacks jacket. 1971 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 718 pp. Several pages of photographs. Ronald W. Clark's definitive biography of Einstein, the Promethean figure of our age, goes behind the phenomenal intellect to reveal the human side of the legendary absent-minded professor who confidently claimed that space and time were not what they seemed. Here is the classic portrait of the scientist and the man: the boy growing up in the Swiss Alps, the... View more info

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Comstock's Common School Philosophy

By: Comstock, J.L.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Reed and Barber: 1839

Seller ID: 2260338


Spine repaired, loss from head and foot, edges rubbed, lightly foxed throughout. 1839 Full-Leather. 258 pp. A look at how the world saw the science of physics in the early 1800s. View more info

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The Atom

By: Crehore, Albert C.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: D. Van Nostrand Company, New York: 1920

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1539081


First edition. Spine faded, cover edges slightly faded. 1920 Hard Cover. xvi, 161 pp. 7 1/4 x 5. 8vo. Original blue cloth, gilt emblem in center of front cover mirrored in blind stamp on corners and center of back cover, gilt titles. An early study of the atom as it relates to electromagnetic and gravitational theory, and the structure of matter. Crehore published a number of scientific works relating to atomic physics, the force of gravitation, matter, and energy. Creho... View more info

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The Revolution in Physics

By: De Broglie, Louis

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Noonday Press: 1958

Seller ID: 2265060


3rd printing. Lightly rubbed. 1958 Trade Paperback. An introduction to quantum physics that focuses on theories and applications more than mathematical formulas. View more info

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Ideas and Opinions (Mein Weltbild)

By: Einstein, Albert

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Crown Publishers: 1985

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2265825


Reprint. Lightly rubbed. 1985 Trade Paperback. A new edition of the most definitive collection of Albert Einstein's popular writings, gathered under the supervision of Einstein himself. The selections range from his earliest days as a theoretical physicist to his death in 1955; from such subjects as relativity, nuclear war or peace, and religion and science, to human rights, economics, and government. View more info

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The Meaning of Relativity: Including the Relativistic Theory of the Non-Symmetric Field

By: Einstein, Albert; Sheffield, Charles

Price: $125.00

Publisher: The Easton Press, Norwalk: 1994

Seller ID: 2174186


Blank publisher bookplates laid in, rear board lightly scuffed with three tiny spots. 1994 Full-Leather. xii, 166, [3] pp. 8vo. Dark green full leather, gilt titles & decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, gold ribbon marker bound in. Introduction by Charles Sheffield. In 1921, five years after the appearance of his comprehensive paper on general relativity and twelve years before he left Europe permanently to join the Institute for Advanced Study, Albert Ein... View more info

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Universe on a T-Shirt: The Quest for the Theory of Everything

By: Falk, Dan

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Arcade: 2013

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2265823


1st printing. An exceptional cooy. 2013 Trade Paperback. Dan Falk places this intriguing story in its historical context, tracing the quest from ancient Greece to the breakthroughs of Newton, Maxwell, and Einstein, to the excitement over string theory and today’s efforts to merge quantum theory with general relativity. With as much emphasis on history as on science, Falk’s accessible approach is ideal for anyone intrigued by the advances in modern physics but still w... View more info

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Elementary Particles

By: Frazer, William R.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Prentice Hall: 1966

Edition: 4th Printing

Seller ID: 2265061


4th printing. Lightly rubbed. 1966 Hard Cover. Includes comprehensive surveys of Invariance Principles and Quantam Numbers, Pion-Nucleon Scattering, and much more! View more info

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The Age of Entanglement: When Quantum Physics Was Reborn

By: Gilder, Louisa

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Vintage: 2009

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2205317


Wrappers rubbed. 2009 Trade Paperback. In The Age of Entanglement, Louisa Gilder brings to life one of the pivotal debates in twentieth century physics. In 1935, Albert Einstein famously showed that, according to the quantum theory, separated particles could act as if intimately connected–a phenomenon which he derisively described as “spooky action at a distance.” In that same year, Erwin Schrödinger christened this correlation “entanglement.” Yet its existen... View more info

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Genius: The Life and Science of Richard Feynman

By: Gleick, James

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Pantheon Books: 1992

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2115367


7th printing. 1992 Hard Cover. 532 pp. 8vo. From the author of the national bestseller Chaos, a wonderful journey into the life and times of one of the most interesting men of science. Richard Feynman's life encompassed the most important discoveries and changes in science in this century. As a boy he tinkered with radios and as a scientist he looked at all things from an unusual and unique perspective. Richard Feynman, winner of the Nobel Prize, was an eccentric and har... View more info

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Genius: The Life and Science of Richard Feynman

By: Gleick, James

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Pantheon Books: 1992

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2201818


First edition. Jacket price clipped. 1992 Hard Cover. 532 pp. 8vo. From the author of the national bestseller Chaos, a wonderful journey into the life and times of one of the most interesting men of science. Richard Feynman's life encompassed the most important discoveries and changes in science in this century. As a boy he tinkered with radios and as a scientist he looked at all things from an unusual and unique perspective. Richard Feynman, winner of the Nobel Prize, w... View more info

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The Elegant Universe: Superstrings, Hidden Dimensions, and the Quest for the Ultimate Theory

By: Greene, Brian

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Vintage Books / Random House, Inc.: 2000

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2265057


Reprint. 2000 Trade Paperback. xvi, 448 pp. In a rare blend of scientific insight and writing as elegant as the theories it explains, Brian Greene, one of the world's leading string theorists, peels away the layers of mystery surrounding string theory to reveal a universe that consists of 11 dimensions where the fabric of space tears and repairs itself, and all matter-from the smallest quarks to the most gargantuan supernovas-is generated by the vibrations of microscopic... View more info

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Electricity Made Simple and Treated Non-Technically: An Invaluable Treatise for Engineers, Dynamo Men, Firemen, Linemen, Wiremen, and Learners for Study or Reference

By: Haskins, Clark Caryl

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Frederick J. Drake & Co.: 1899

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2262788


First edition. Ink name stamp on title page. 1899 Hard Cover. vi, 232, [15] pp. 8vo. A nineteenth century guide to electricity, with chapters on static electricity, atmospheric electricity, lightning rods, chemical batteries, other methods of developing electricity, terrestrial magnetism, electro-magnetism, practical application of Ohm's Law, electro-chemistry, applied electro-magnetism, force, work, energy, light and power. Illustrated with diagrams. View more info

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Physics and Beyond: Encounters and Conversations (World Perspectives Series, Vol. 42)

By: Heisenberg, Werner; Pomerans, Arnold J.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Harper Torchbooks: 1972

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2265115


First printing. Multiple creases to wrappers, page ridges very faintly foxed, ink name on half-title page. 1972 Trade Paperback. viii, 257 pp. Physics and Beyond (German: Der Teil und das Ganze: Gespräche im Umkreis der Atomphysik) is a book by Werner Heisenberg,[1] the German physicist who discovered the uncertainty principle. It tells, from his point of view, the history of exploring atomic science and quantum mechanics in the first half of the 20th century. As the su... View more info

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The Conscious Universe: Part and Whole in Modern Physical Theory

By: Kafatos, Menas; Nadeau, Robert

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Springer-Verlag: 1990

Seller ID: 1515822


1990 Trade Paperback. 214 pp. The authors show that a generalized principle of complementarity is pervasive not only in physical theories such as cosmological models of the universe, but also in the construction of all human realities. They suggest that consciousness can no longer be divorced from the problem of the way science operates. The book concludes by making the case that this entails a new way of understanding the universe that could obviate much of the current ... View more info

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The Physics of Star Trek

By: Krauss, Lawrence M.

Price: $2.00

Publisher: Harper Perennial: 1996

Seller ID: 1512322


Pages lightly toned. 1996 Trade Paperback. 208 pp. What warps when you're traveling at warp speed? What's the difference between a holodeck and a hologram? What happens when you get beamed up? What's the difference between a wormhole and a black hole? What is antimatter, and why does the Enterprise need it? Are time loops really possible, and can I kill my grandmother before I am born? Discover the answers to these and many other fascinating questions from a renowned phy... View more info

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Theory and Technique of Soaring

By: Kukuski, John

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2265093


First edition. Front jacket flap price-clipped, jacket lightly rubbed. 1952 Hard Cover. xii, 183 pp. The subjects dealt with include Meteorology, Instruments, the Mechanics of Soaring, Glider Design, the Technique of Soaring--Launching, Landing, Circling, and Soaring in various conditions--Aerobatics and Air Navigation. A list of symbols is included, as well as chapters on Parachutes and methods of instructing. The book is illustrated with numerous line drawings. View more info

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The Classical Theory of Fields: Volume 2 (Fourth Edition)

By: Landau, L.D.; Lifshitz, E.M.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Pergamon Press: 1980

Seller ID: 2205307


Light edge wear. 1980 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. Translated from the 6th Russian edition, this latest edition contains seven new sections with chapters on General Relativity, Gravitational Waves and Relativistic Cosmology, where Professor Lifshitz's interests lay. The text of the 3rd English edition has been thoroughly revised and additional problems inserted View more info

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Statistical Physics: Part 1 (Third Edition)

By: Landau, L.D.; Lifshitz, E.M.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Pergamon Press: 1980

Seller ID: 2205308


Lightly rubbed. 1980 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. A lucid presentation of statistical physics and thermodynamics which develops from the general principles to give a large number of applications of the theory. View more info

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Electrodynamics of Continuous Media (2nd Edition)

By: Landau, L.D.; Lifshitz, E.M.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Pergamon Press: 1984

Seller ID: 2205309


Light edge wear. 1984 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. Covers the theory of electromagnetic fields in matter, and the theory of the macroscopic electric and magnetic properties of matter. There is a considerable amount of new material particularly on the theory of the magnetic properties of matter and the theory of optical phenomena with new chapters on spatial dispersion and non-linear optics. The chapters on ferromagnetism and antiferromag... View more info

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Statistical Physics: Part 2

By: Lifshitz, E.M.; Pitaevskii, L.P.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Pergamon Press: 1980

Seller ID: 2205310


Light edge wear. 1980 Trade Paperback. A lucid presentation of statistical physics and thermodynamics which develops from the general principles to give a large number of applications of the theory. View more info

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The Quantum Frontier: The Large Hadron Collider

By: Lincoln, Don; Lederman, Leon

Price: $9.00

Publisher: The Johns Hopkins University Press: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2197159


First edition. 2009 Hard Cover. xiv, 172 pp. First edition. The highest-energy particle accelerator ever built, the Large Hadron Collider runs under the border between France and Switzerland. It leapt into action on September 10, 2008, amid unprecedented global press coverage and widespread fears that its energy would create tiny black holes that could destroy the earth. By smashing together particles smaller than atoms, the LHC recreates the conditions hypothesized to ... View more info

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The Very First Light: The True Inside Story of the Scientific Journey Back to the Dawn of the Universe

By: Mather, John C.; Boslough, John

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Basic Books: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2260348


First edition. Jacket lightly rubbed. 1996 Hard Cover. xxi, 328 pp. First edition. In 1990 and 1992, a NASA-led team of scientists from the COBE project changed the way we view the universe. They showed that the microwave radiation that fills the universe must have come from the Big Bang itself—effectively proving this theory beyond any doubt. It was one of the greatest scientific findings of our generation, perhaps of all time.In this no-holds-barred account, COBE’s... View more info

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The American Boys' Book of Electricity

By: Seaver, Charles H.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: David McKay, Publisher: 1916

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2264530


First edition. Boards lightly soiled, hinge just starting, pencil gift note on verso of front endpaper. 1916 Hard Cover. 365, [1] pp. 8vo. A fairly early work designed to teach children about electricity. Includes chapters on: Magnetism and Magnets; Static Electricity; Electric Batteries and Galvanic Electricity; Electric Circuits; Electromagnets; Electric Heat; Electric Light; Electric Generators; Electric Motors; The Telegraph; The Telephone; Wireless Telegraphy; House... View more info

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The Flying Circus of Physics

By: Walker, Jearl

Price: $7.00

Publisher: John Wiley: 1975

Seller ID: 2206443


Light crease. 1975 Soft Cover. This new version now contains answers to all the over 600 stimulating questions. Walker covers the entirety of naked-eye physics by exploring problems of the everyday world. He focuses on the flight of Frisbees, sounds of thunder, rainbows, sand dunes, soap bubbles, etc., and uses such familiar objects as rubber bands, eggs, tea pots, and Coke bottles. Many references to outside sources guide the way through the problems. Now the inclusion ... View more info

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Niels Bohr Collected Works Volume 5: The Emergence of Quantum Mechanics (Mainly 1924-1926)

By: [Bohr, Niels]; Rudinger, Erik; Stolzenburg, Klaus

Price: $250.00

Publisher: North-Holland Physics Publishing: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1773895


First edition. An exceptional copy. 1984 Hard Cover. xxi, 528 pp. 4to. Black cloth, silver titles. A collection of theoretical papers, in the original German with English translations, by one of the scientists who worked on the Manhattan Project. These papers establish important ideas about atomic theory and quantum mechanics when these concepts were at the foundational stage. Also includes correspondence between Bohr and other scientists, including Charles Darwin's gran... View more info