Physics

The CRC Press Physics Handbooks offer a wide-ranging look at key areas of the physical sciences, with an emphasis on applied and multidisciplinary fields such as medical physics, biophysics, optics & photonics, and materials science. Our titles take an international perspective, with authors who are renowned experts and dedicated teaching professionals from across the globe. Readers will benefit from our unique and widely acclaimed series of handbooks, which offer readers authoritative overviews with broad and comprehensive coverage of basic concepts, technical aspects, recent developments, and practical guidance. The scope extends from foundational to cutting edge topics within physics, including nanoscience, radiotherapy physics, visual optics, silicon photonics, environmental fluid dynamics, and other important subjects.



This reference offers a handy and self-contained guide to specialized terminology and scientific jargon applicable to fields in applied physical sciences and engineering.
Handbook of Visual Optics offers an authoritative overview of encyclopedic knowledge in the field of physiological optics.
Handbook of Visual Optics offers an authoritative overview of encyclopedic knowledge in the field of physiological optics.
From background physics and biological models to the latest imaging and treatment modalities, this handbook covers all theoretical and practical aspects of radiotherapy physics and biology.
This book provides an overview of the theory and practical applications of wavelet transform methods.
Over the past few decades, the radiological science community has developed and applied numerous models of the human body for radiation protection, diagnostic imaging, and nuclear medicine therapy.
In considering ways that physics has helped advance biology and medicine, what typically comes to mind are the various tools used by researchers and clinicians.
Covering the key theories, tools, and techniques of this dynamic field, Handbook of Nanophysics: Principles and Methods elucidates the general theoretical principles and measurements of nanoscale syst...
Intensive research on fullerenes, nanoparticles, and quantum dots in the 1990s led to interest in nanotubes and nanowires in subsequent years.
In the 1990s, nanoparticles and quantum dots began to be used in optical, electronic, and biological applications.
The tools of nanodiagnostics, nanotherapy, and nanorobotics are expected to revolutionize the future of medicine, leading to presymptomatic diagnosis of disease, highly effective targeted treatment th...
Many bottom-up and top-down techniques for nanomaterial and nanostructure generation have enabled the development of applications in nanoelectronics and nanophotonics.
Handbook of Nanophysics: Functional Nanomaterials illustrates the importance of tailoring nanomaterials to achieve desired functions in applications.
The field of nanoscience was pioneered in the 1980s with the groundbreaking research on clusters, which later led to the discovery of fullerenes.
The spectroscopy of highly charged ions plays a key role in numerous areas of physics, from quantum electrodynamics (QED) and parity nonconservation (PNC) testing to fusion and plasma physics to x-ray...
Since the publication of the first edition, miniaturization and nanotechnology have become inextricably linked to traditional surface geometry and metrology.
Now in its second edition, the Handbook of Lipid Bilayers is a groundbreaking work that remains the field?s definitive text and only comprehensive source for primary physicochemical data relating to p...
Biomedical optics holds tremendous promise to deliver effective, safe, non- or minimally invasive diagnostics and targeted, customizable therapeutics.
While many books are dedicated to individual aspects of nanofabrication, there is no single source that defines and explains the total vision of the field.
In the past several decades, the research on spin transport and magnetism has led to remarkable scientific and technological breakthroughs, including Albert Fert and Peter Grünberg?s Nobel Prize-winn...
The Handbook of Photonics for Biomedical Science analyzes achievements, new trends, and perspectives of photonics in its application to biomedicine.
The Physiological Measurement Handbook presents an extensive range of topics that encompass the subject of measurement in all departments of medicine.
With major implications for applied physics, engineering, and the natural and social sciences, the rapidly growing area of environmental fluid dynamics focuses on the interactions of human activities,...
While magnetic devices are used in a range of applications, the availability of up-to-date books on magnetic measurements is quite limited.
The development of integrated silicon photonic circuits has recently been driven by the Internet and the push for high bandwidth as well as the need to reduce power dissipation induced by high data-ra...
Handbook of Optical Sensors provides a comprehensive and integrated view of optical sensors, addressing the fundamentals, structures, technologies, applications, and future perspectives.
With the ongoing release of 3D movies and the emergence of 3D TVs, 3D imaging technologies have penetrated our daily lives.
Providing the most comprehensive, up-to-date coverage of this exciting biomedical field, Handbook of Photomedicine gathers together a large team of international experts to give you a complete account...
Granular systems arise in a variety of geological and industrial settings, from landslides, avalanches, and erosion to agricultural grains and pharmaceutical powders.
The New Benchmark for Understanding the Latest Developments of Ion Channels Ion channels control the electrical properties of neurons and cardiac cells, mediate the detection and response to sensory ...
The use of small animal models in basic and preclinical sciences constitutes an integral part of testing new pharmaceutical agents prior to their application in clinical practice.
With major implications for applied physics, engineering, and the natural and social sciences, the rapidly growing area of environmental fluid dynamics focuses on the interactions of human activities,...
With an extensive list of references on glucose sensing, glucose monitoring, and light-tissue interaction, this handbook analyzes trends in noninvasive optical glucose sensing and discusses its impac...
Radioembolization is a widely used treatment for non-resectable primary and secondary liver cancer.
Space weather is one of the most significant natural hazards to human life and health.
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