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1st Edition

Dictionary of Material Science and High Energy Physics

Edited By

Dipak K. Basu

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ISBN 9780849328893
Published January 25, 2001 by CRC Press
360 Pages

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Book Description

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.

Table of Contents

An alphabetic listing of terms and definitions.

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"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