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The complete list of Taylor & Francis titles reviewed as Essential, Highly Recommended, and Recommended by CHOICE Magazine from 2012 to the current issue.


The full list of CRC Press Physics and Applied Physics titles reviewed as Recommended, Highly Recommended, and Essential by CHOICE Magazine in 2016.

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  • Cosmology

    1st Edition

    By Nicola Vittorio

    Modern cosmology has changed significantly over the years, from the discovery to the precision measurement era. The data now available provide a wealth of information, mostly consistent with a model where dark matter and dark energy are in a rough proportion of 3:7. The time is right for a fresh…

    Hardback – 2017-11-14
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    Series in Astronomy and Astrophysics

  • Quarks, Leptons and the Big Bang

    3rd Edition

    By Jonathan Allday

    Quarks, Leptons and The Big Bang, Third Edition, is a clear, readable and self-contained introduction to particle physics and related areas of cosmology. It bridges the gap between non-technical popular accounts and textbooks for advanced students. The book concentrates on presenting the subject…

    Hardback – 2017-10-06
    CRC Press

  • Foundations for Nanoscience and Nanotechnology

    1st Edition

    By Nils O. Petersen

    Do you ever wonder why size is so important at the scale of nanosystems? Do you want to understand the fundamental principles that govern the properties of nanomaterials? Do you want to establish a foundation for working in the field of nanoscience and nanotechnology? Then this book is written with…

    Hardback – 2017-04-13
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  • Quantum Effects in Tribology

    1st Edition

    By Dmitry Nikolaevich Lyubimov, Kirill Nikolaevich Dolgopolov

    Quantum Effects in Tribology is devoted to the study of quantum foundations of materials friction interaction and evolutionary formation of tribosystem’s operating parameters. At the start of the book, large consideration is given to the analysis of the existing diversity of friction, wear, and…

    Hardback – 2017-01-11
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  • Biocalorimetry

    Foundations and Contemporary Approaches, 1st Edition

    Edited by Margarida Bastos

    Connecting past, present, and future instrument development and use, Biocalorimetry: Foundations and Contemporary Approaches explores biocalorimetry’s history, fundamentals, methodologies, and applications. Some of the most prominent calorimeter developers and users share invaluable personal…

    Hardback – 2016-05-09
    CRC Press

  • Basics of Molecular Recognition

    1st Edition

    By Dipankar Chatterji

    Basics of Molecular Recognition explores fundamental recognition principles between monomers or macromolecules that lead to diverse biological functions. Based on the author’s longtime courses, the book helps readers understand the structural aspects of macromolecular recognition and stimulates…

    Hardback – 2016-04-13
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  • Stellar Explosions

    Hydrodynamics and Nucleosynthesis, 1st Edition

    By Jordi Jose

    Stars are the main factories of element production in the universe through a suite of complex and intertwined physical processes. Such stellar alchemy is driven by multiple nuclear interactions that through eons have transformed the pristine, metal-poor ashes leftover by the Big Bang into a cosmos…

    Hardback – 2015-12-22
    CRC Press
    Series in Astronomy and Astrophysics

  • Relativistic Quantum Mechanics

    An Introduction to Relativistic Quantum Fields, 1st Edition

    By Luciano Maiani, Omar Benhar

    Written by two of the most prominent leaders in particle physics, Relativistic Quantum Mechanics: An Introduction to Relativistic Quantum Fields provides a classroom-tested introduction to the formal and conceptual foundations of quantum field theory. Designed for advanced undergraduate- and…

    Paperback – 2015-12-03
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  • Principles of Adaptive Optics

    4th Edition

    By Robert K. Tyson

    Principles of Adaptive Optics describes the foundations, principles, and applications of adaptive optics (AO) and its enabling technologies. Addressing the fundamentals of AO at the core of new uses in biomedical imaging, communications, high-energy lasers, and astronomy, this fully revised and…

    Hardback – 2015-11-24
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  • High Power Microwaves

    3rd Edition

    By James Benford, John A. Swegle, Edl Schamiloglu

    Following in the footsteps of its popular predecessors, High Power Microwaves, Third Edition continues to provide a wide-angle, integrated view of the field of high power microwaves (HPMs). This third edition includes significant updates in every chapter as well as a new chapter on beamless systems…

    Hardback – 2015-11-05
    CRC Press
    Series in Plasma Physics

  • Groundwater Geophysics in Hard Rock

    1st Edition

    By Prabhat Chandra Chandra

    In hard rock terrain, shallow water wells generally have a poor to moderate yield. Sinking wells deeply to tap yielding fracture zones often backfires, because the borehole may miss the saturated fracture zones at depths. A wrong approach to groundwater exploration in hard rock has therefore often…

    Hardback – 2015-10-19
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  • Terahertz Astronomy

    1st Edition

    By Christopher K. Walker

    A Powerful Window into Cosmic Evolution Terahertz (THz) observations of interstellar atoms, molecules, and dust serve as powerful probes of the conditions within the interstellar medium that permeates our galaxy, providing insights into the origins of stars, planets, galaxies, and the Universe.…

    Hardback – 2015-10-16
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  • Practical Holography

    4th Edition

    By Graham Saxby, Stanislovas Zacharovas

    Continuing in the steps of its predecessors, the fourth edition of Practical Holography provides the most comprehensive and up-to-date resource available. Focused on practical techniques in holography at all levels, it avoids any unnecessary mathematical theory. Features of the Fourth Edition…

    Paperback – 2015-10-16
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  • Wave Optics

    Basic Concepts and Contemporary Trends, 1st Edition

    By Subhasish Dutta Gupta, Nirmalya Ghosh, Ayan Banerjee

    Wave Optics: Basic Concepts and Contemporary Trends combines classical optics with some of the latest developments in the field to provide readers with an appreciation and understanding of advanced research topics. Requiring only a basic knowledge of electromagnetic theory and mathematics, this…

    Hardback – 2015-10-15
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  • Thermodynamics Kept Simple - A Molecular Approach

    What is the Driving Force in the World of Molecules?, 1st Edition

    By Roland Kjellander

    Thermodynamics Kept Simple – A Molecular Approach: What is the Driving Force in the World of Molecules? offers a truly unique way of teaching and thinking about basic thermodynamics that helps students overcome common conceptual problems. For example, the book explains the concept of entropy from…

    Pack - Book & Ebook – 2015-08-25
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  • Physics Curiosities, Oddities, and Novelties

    1st Edition

    By John Kimball

    An Enlightening Way to Navigate through Mind-Boggling Physics Concepts Physics Curiosities, Oddities, and Novelties highlights unusual aspects of physics and gives a new twist to some fundamental concepts. The book covers both classical and modern physics in an engaging, straightforward style. The…

    Paperback – 2015-04-10
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