Wave Propagation in Materials for Modern Applications
by Andrey Petrin
Publisher: InTech 2010
Number of pages: 552
The advances in nanotechnology give rise new applications and new types of materials with unique electromagnetic and mechanical properties. This book is devoted to the modern methods in electrodynamics and acoustics which have been developed to describe wave propagation in these modern materials and nanodevices.
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by Howard Georgi - Prentice Hall
The first complete introduction to waves and wave phenomena by a renowned theorist. Covers damping, forced oscillations and resonance; normal modes; symmetries; traveling waves; signals and Fourier analysis; polarization; diffraction.
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