Scanning tunneling microscopy and its applications by Chunli Bai

By Chunli Bai

This publication provides a unified view of the quickly turning out to be box of scanning tunneling microscopy and its many derivatives. After analyzing novel scanning-probe ideas and the instrumentation and strategies, the publication offers distinct bills of STM purposes. It examines boundaries of the present-day investigations and offers perception into extra traits. "I strongly suggest that Professor Bai's ebook be part of any library that serves floor scientists, biochemists, biophysicists, fabric scientists, and scholars of any technology or engineering field...There is not any doubt that this is often one of many higher (most considerate) texts." magazine of the yank Chemical Society (Review of 1/e)

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Archimedes: The Center of Gravity, and the First Law of by Andre Koch Torres Assis

By Andre Koch Torres Assis

Archimedes, the guts of Gravity, and the 1st legislation of Mechanics bargains with the main basic elements of physics. The e-book describes the most occasions within the lifetime of Archimedes and the content material of his works. It is going directly to talk about plenty of experiments when it comes to the equilibrium of suspended our bodies lower than the impact of Earth's gravitational strength. All experiments are basically defined and played with easy, reasonably cheap fabrics. those experiments bring about a transparent conceptual definition of the guts of gravity of fabric our bodies and illustrate sensible methods for finding it accurately. The stipulations of solid, impartial, and volatile equilibrium are analyzed. Many equilibrium toys and video games are defined and defined. historic facets of the idea that are awarded, including the theoretical values of middle of gravity bought via Archimedes. The publication additionally explains find out how to construct and calibrate specific balances and levers. a number of experiments are played resulting in a mathematical definition of the guts of gravity and the 1st legislation of mechanics, also known as the legislation of the lever. results of this legislations and diverse factors of it are defined on the finish of the e-book, including an exhaustive research of the works of Euclid and Archimedes.

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Electronic Gadgets for the Evil Genius by Robert Iannini

By Robert Iannini

BUILD ALL-NEW FIENDISHLY enjoyable ELECTRONICS PROJECTS!

Spark your creativity with this wickedly artistic consultant. Electronic contraptions for the Evil Genius, moment variation, is stuffed with thoroughly new, amped-up initiatives that might surprise and amaze, corresponding to super-big Tesla coils, lasers, plasma units, and electrokinetics contraptions.

Using cheap, easy-to-find elements and gear, each one homemade venture starts with details on protection, the trouble point, functional makes use of for the device, and the instruments had to entire the venture. You’ll achieve invaluable abilities whereas having fun with hours of rewarding--and a little twisted--fun!

Electronic contraptions for the Evil Genius, moment variation:

  • Features step by step directions and necessary illustrations
  • Provides complete schematic and development information for each venture
  • Covers the clinical rules in the back of the tasks
  • Removes the disappointment factor--all required components are indexed in addition to sources

Build those and different devious devices:

  • Automatic programmable charger
  • Full-feature plasma driving force
  • Capacitor-discharge drilling computing device and dielectric tester
  • Capacitor exploder
  • Field detector
  • High-power healing magnetic pulser
  • Singing arc
  • Solid-state Tesla coil
  • Six-foot Jacob’s ladder
  • Free high-voltage experimental strength equipment
  • HHO reactor cellphone
  • Hydrogen howitzer
  • Faraday cage

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Time, Astronomy, and Calendars in the Jewish Tradition by Schaller Senior Lecturer Sacha Stern, Professor Charles

By Schaller Senior Lecturer Sacha Stern, Professor Charles Burnett

The examine of time, astronomy, and calendars, has been heavily intertwined within the background of Western tradition and, extra relatively, Jewish culture. Jewish curiosity in astronomy was once fostered by means of the Jewish calendar, which used to be according to the classes of the sunlight and the moon, when astronomy, in flip, resulted in a greater realizing of the way time might be reckoned. Time, Astronomy, and Calendars within the Jewish Tradition, edited through Sacha Stern and Charles Burnett, provides a big variety of unique study during this multi-disciplinary box, starting from Antiquity to the later center a long time. Its number of ways and sub-themes displays the relevance of astronomy and calendars to many facets of Jewish, and extra mostly historical and medieval, tradition and social historical past. participants contain: Jonathan Ben-Dov, Reimund Leicht, Marina Rustow, Francois de Blois, Raymond Mercier, Philipp Nothaft, Josefina Rodriguez Arribas, Ilana Wartenberg, Israel Sandman, Justine Isserles, Anne C. Kineret Sittig, Katharina Keim, and Sacha Stern

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Scanning Electron Microscopy: Physics of Image Formation and by Ludwig Reimer

By Ludwig Reimer

Scanning Electron Microscopy provides an outline of the physics of electron-probe formation and of electron-specimen interactions. different imaging and analytical modes utilizing secondary and backscattered electrons, electron-beam-induced currents, X-ray and Auger electrons, electron channelling results, and cathodoluminescence are mentioned to judge particular contrasts and to acquire quantitative info.

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The Sky is Your Laboratory: Advanced Astronomy Projects for by Robert Buchheim

By Robert Buchheim

Astronomy is likely one of the only a few sciences the place amateurs could make major contributions and the place novice contributions are valued by means of the pro neighborhood. I lower back to critical astronomy numerous years in the past. i wished to do greater than simply superstar gaze and taking beautiful pictures (which I nonetheless love). when you have felt an analogous means, then this booklet is a needs to learn. Buchheim provides a plethora of alternative examine courses that may be undertaken with modest (or even no) apparatus. considered one of my specific pursuits is photometry, the dimension of sunshine to check things like variable stars and asteroid mild curves. Buchheim takes the beginner via the entire innovations and provides this fabric in a way that enables the reader to appreciate the fundamental options and the way to adopt a couple of watching courses from differential photometry to all-sky to asteroid mild curves an analogous is correct for astrometry and the quest for asteroids. And, those are only of the components of analysis mentioned. in brief, which will stream from "just observing," and get into astronomical examine and make valued contributions to technological know-how, this e-book will advisor you thru to good fortune.

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