More than 3,000 terms with clear, working definitions, alternative meanings, and related references comprise this uniquely focused lexicon. Published in a convenient, paperback format, it covers chemical, energy, nuclear, plasma, condensed matter, and solid-state physics, fluid dynamics, quantum mechanics, quantum optics, thermodynamics, and materials science.
"Most of the 3,000 definitions are supported by equations, formulae, and diagrams. Entries are arranged alphabetically…Many definitions run a quarter to half a page…a useful reference source…Recommended."
-CHOICE, October 2001 Vol. 39 No. 2
"…a straightforward specialized dictionary of over 3,000 terms culled from recent sources such as textbooks and journal articles…Thirty-one contributors from highly regarded institutions in the US, Canada, and Japan…legitimate and authoritative…"
-E-STREAMS, Vol. 5, No. 4 - April 2002