By Pierre Papon, Jacques Leblond, Paul H.E. Meijer, S.L. Schnur
The physics of section transitions is a vital region on the crossroads of a number of fields that play primary roles in fabrics sciences. during this moment version, new advancements were incorporated which got here up within the states of topic physics, particularly within the area of nanomaterials and atomic Bose-Einstein condensates the place development is accelerating.
The presentation of a number of chapters have been better via bringing higher info on a few part transition mechanisms and via illustrating them with new software examples. This paintings bargains with all periods of section transitions in fluids and solids. It comprises chapters on evaporation, melting, solidification, magnetic transitions, serious phenomena, superconductivity, etc., and is meant for graduate scholars in physics and engineering; for scientists it is going to serve either as an creation and an summary. End-of-chapter difficulties and whole solutions are included.
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