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CAS: CERN Accelerator School, General Accelerator Physics, Gif-sur-Yvette, Paris, France 3-14 September 1984: Proceedings, Vols. I and II, Bryant, P. (editor); Turner, S. (editor)
1 CAS: CERN Accelerator School, General Accelerator Physics, Gif-sur-Yvette, Paris, France 3-14 September 1984: Proceedings, Vols. I and II Bryant, P. (editor); Turner, S. (editor)
Good. 
Paperback. 2-volume set; oversize softcover. Published 1985 by CERN, European Organization for Nuclear Research, Geneva. HEAVY WEAR: Previous owner's name marked out on front covers; corners of covers and pages creased and flared; inside front covers are reinforced with archival tape. Text clean and unmarked; pages bright. Great reading / research copy. 638 pages (total for the two volumes); black-and-white figures and photos. Language: English. NOTE: Large format-- cannot ship outside U.S. via Flat-Rate envelope; may require additional international postage. The proceedings of the CERN Accelerator School, General Accelerator Physics course at Gif-sur-Yvette, Paris on Sept. 3-14, 1984. Paraphrased from Abstract: Starting at the level of a science graduate, this course covers mainly linear theory. Topics include: transverse and longitudinal beam dynamics, insertion, coupling, transition, radiating particles, space-charge forces, neutralization, luminosity calculations in colliders, longitudinal phase-space stacking, transfer lines, injection, extraction, quantum lifetime, intra-beam scattering, and more. Keywords: scientist, physicist, seminar, program, programme. No ISBN. 
Price: 80.00 USD
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Elements of Pulse Circuits (Methuen's Monographs on Physical Subjects), Farley, F. J. M.
2 Elements of Pulse Circuits (Methuen's Monographs on Physical Subjects) Farley, F. J. M.
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Hardcover. 2nd edition hardcover reprint 1962 Methuen, London. Pages are wavy and lightly stained from exposure to damp. Otherwise clean and unmarked; binding tight. No dustjacket. Good reading / research copy. 159 pages; Indexes; black-and-white diagrams. Language: English. Scan, if available, shows TITLE PAGE. Small, slim book with blue cloth-covered boards with silver title on spine, Methuen logo on front. 'This book is addressed primarily to physicists and research workers ... already familiar with radio valves and elementary receiving technique, and accordingly ... the application to pulse wavforms is then tackled immediately.'--from Preface. Keywords: science, physics, diode, cathode, generator, trigger, time base, amplifier, transistor, condenser, differentiation. No ISBN. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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Matter and Antimatter (Science Today Series), Duquesne, Maurice
3 Matter and Antimatter (Science Today Series) Duquesne, Maurice
Good. 
Hardcover. Hardcover with dustjacket published 1960 by Harper and Brothers. Heavy wear to jacket: several rips closed with archival tape; chips, crumpling, and rubbing to edges; front bottom right corner clipped. Clean and unmarked; pages bright; binding tight. Great vintage reading / research copy. 127 pages; Index; black-and-white figures and plates. Language: English (translated from the French 'Matiere et Antimatiere' by A. J. Pomerans). '[A]n authoritative and lucid account of the discovery of antimatter, with discussion of its implications and possibilities. Professor Duquesne shows briefly why classical mechanics had to give way to the relativity theory, and then considers the relations between the ideas of relativity and those of quantum mechanics.'--from jacket flap. Keywords: science, nuclear, Bohr-Sommerfield atom, wave mechanics, indeterminism, Dirac's theory, particles. No ISBN. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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The Physics of Christmas: From the Aerodynamics of Reindeer to the Thermodynamics of Turkey , Highfield, Roger
4 The Physics of Christmas: From the Aerodynamics of Reindeer to the Thermodynamics of Turkey  Highfield, Roger
0316366110 / 9780316366113 Very Good.  
Hardcover. Brand-new, stated 1st edition hardcover 1998 Little, Brown. Glossy picture cover--no dustjacket. Superclean; no marks; pages bright; binding tight; never read. 293 pages; Index. Tiny red light in Rudolph's nose on front cover originally blinked when you pressed the button inside, but battery died. Unusual novelty for a non-children's book! Funny, eclectic collection of Noel-themed scientific observations and trivia. Language: English.  
Price: 20.00 USD
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The Physics of Star Trek , Krauss, Lawrence M.
5 The Physics of Star Trek  Krauss, Lawrence M.
0060977108 / 9780060977108 Good.  
Paperback. Softcover 1996 HarperPerennial. Like new but has 2 library sale INKSTAMPS on 1st page. No other marks; no creases. 188pp, Index. Language: English. 'Even those who have never watched an episode of Star Trek will be entertained and enlightened by theoretical physicist Krauss's adventurous investigation of interstellar flight, time travel, teleportation of objects and the possibility of extraterrestrial life. Case Western Reserve professor Krauss maintains that Star Trek's writers were sometimes far ahead of scientists--and famed astrophysicist Stephen Hawking's foreword, endorsing the possibilities of faster-than-light travel and journeying back in time, supports that notion. On the other hand, Krauss also argues that the show is riddled with bloopers and huge improbabilities, as when the Voyager's crew escapes from a black hole's interior. This informal manual for Trekkers offers a porthole on the wonders of the universe as it ponders the potential existence of aliens, wormholes that allow astronauts to tunnel through space, other dimensions and myriad baby universes.'--Publishers Weekly.  
Price: 6.00 USD
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