IOP Concise Physics

From Astronomy to Quantum Computing, Concise Physics publishes short texts in over 30 distinct areas of physics. These books provide readers with a snapshot of current research, an introduction to key principles, a look back at historical events and people, and even delve into issues surrounding effective teaching methods. These books are aimed at researchers, students, teachers, and anyone interested in physics at all levels. The books are available for individuals in print and e-book format on this site.

Purchasing for libraries is available through the IOP at their web site: IOP Concise Physics.



Outside the Research Lab, Volume 1 Outside the Research Lab, Volume 1
Sharon Ann Holgate
This book is written for students and other interested readers as a look inside the diverse range of applications for physics outside of the scientific research environment. This first volume covers several different areas of the arts and design rang...
Publication Date: March, 2017

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Electrostatic Phenomena on Planetary Surfaces Electrostatic Phenomena on Planetary Surfaces
Carlos I. Calle
The diverse planetary environments in the solar system react in somewhat different ways to the encompassing influence of the sun. These different interactions define the electrostatic phenomena that take place on and near planetary surfaces. The desi...
Publication Date: March, 2017

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The Melencolia Manifesto The Melencolia Manifesto
David Ritz Finkelstein
HAVE WE MISSED DURER'S INTENTION FOR CENTURIES?

Few artworks have been the subject of more extensive modern interpretation than Melencolia I by renowned artist, mathematician, and scientist Albrecht Durer (1514). And yet, ...
Publication Date: January, 2017

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Graphene Optics Graphene Optics
Ricardo A. Depine
This book is a rigorous but concise macroscopic description of the interaction between electromagnetic radiation and structures containing graphene sheets (two-dimensional structures). It presents canonical problems with translational invariant geome...
Publication Date: January, 2017

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Understanding the Magic of the Bicycle Understanding the Magic of the Bicycle
Joseph W. Connolly
The bicycle is a common, yet unique mechanical contraption in our world. In spite of this, the bike's physical and mechanical principles are understood by a select few. You do not have to be a genius to join this small group of people who understand...
Publication Date: January, 2017

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A Tour of the Subatomic Zoo A Tour of the Subatomic Zoo
Cindy Schwarz
Introduction by Sheldon Glashow, Nobel Laureate (Harvard University)

A Tour of the Subatomic Zoo is a brief and ambitious expedition into the remarkably simple ingredients of all the wonders of nature. Wit...
Publication Date: January, 2017

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Sound-Power Flow Sound-Power Flow
Robert Hickling
Sound-Power Flow is a guide for practitioners and research scientists in different areas of acoustical science. There are three fundamental quantities in acoustics: sound pressure, sound particle velocity, and sound intensity. This book is ab...
Publication Date: January, 2017

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Optical Nanomanipulation Optical Nanomanipulation
David L. Andrews, David S. Bradshaw
This book provides a broad introductory survey of this remarkable field, aiming to establish and clearly differentiate its physical principles, and also to provide a snapshot portrait of many of the most prominent current applications. Primary emphas...
Publication Date: January, 2017

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Excel VBA for Physicists Excel VBA for Physicists
Bernard V Liengme
This book is both introduction and demonstration of how Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) can greatly enhance Microsoft Excel by giving users the ability to create their own functions within a worksheet and to create subroutines to perform repetiti...
Publication Date: December, 2016

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PHYSICS IS... PHYSICS IS...
F. Todd Baker
YOUR e-BOOK DOWNLOAD INCLUDES PDF AND EPUB FILES

He's back! The Physicist returns with an entire new compilation of questions and answers from his long-lived website where laypeople can ask questio...
Publication Date: December, 2016

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Understanding Sonoluminescence Understanding Sonoluminescence
Thomas Brennan
Sonoluminescence is the transformation of sound into light. To most who know how to do sonoluminescence, it's just a little glowing bubble levitating in a flask of water. But it holds some surprises that have been overlooked.

The first goa...
Publication Date: December, 2016

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Confocal Microscopy Confocal Microscopy
Jian Liu and Jiubin Tan
The confocal microscope is appropriate for imaging cells or the measurement of industrial artefacts. However, junior researchers and instrument users sometimes misuse imaging concepts and metrological characteristics, such as position resolution in ...
Publication Date: December, 2016

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Biophysics of the Senses Biophysics of the Senses
Tennille D. Presley
Biophysics of the Senses connects fundamental properties of physics to biological systems, relating them directly to the human body. It includes discussions of the role of charges and free radicals in disease and homeostasis, how as...
Publication Date: December, 2016

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A Pedagogical Introduction to Electroweak Baryogenesis A Pedagogical Introduction to Electroweak Baryogenesis
Graham Albert White
This is an in depth look at baryon number violation in the Standard Model including the necessary background in finite temperature field theory, plasma dynamics and how to calculate the out of equilibrium evolution of particle number densities throug...
Publication Date: December, 2016

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Advanced Numerical and Theoretical Methods for Photonic Crystals and Metamaterials Advanced Numerical and Theoretical Methods for Photonic Crystals and Metamaterials
Didier Felbacq
This book provides a set of theoretical and numerical tools useful for the study of wave propagation in metamaterials and photonic crystals. While concentrating on electromagnetic waves, most of the material can be used for acoustic (or quantum) wave...
Publication Date: December, 2016

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An Introduction to Quantum Monte Carlo Methods An Introduction to Quantum Monte Carlo Methods
Tao Pang
Monte Carlo methods have been very prominent in computer simulation of various systems in physics, chemistry, biology, and materials science. This book focuses on the diļ¬€usion and path-integral quantum Monte Carlo methods in many-body physics and p...
Publication Date: December, 2016

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A Guided Tour of Light Beams A Guided Tour of Light Beams
David S. Simon
From science fiction death rays to supermarket scanners, lasers have become deeply embedded in our daily lives and our culture. But in recent decades the standard laser beam has evolved into an array of more specialized light beams with a variety of ...
Publication Date: December, 2016

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Quantifying Measurement Quantifying Measurement
Jeffrey H. Williams
Measurements and experiments are made each and every day, in fields as disparate as particle physics, chemistry, economics and medicine, but have you ever wondered why it is that a particular experiment has been designed to be the way it is. Indeed, ...
Publication Date: November, 2016

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A Handbook of Mathematical Methods and Problem-Solving Tools for Introductory Physics A Handbook of Mathematical Methods and Problem-Solving Tools for Introductory Physics
Joshua F. Whitney and Heather M. Whitney
This is a companion textbook for an introductory course in physics. It thoroughly links the theories students learn in class with actual problem-solving techniques. In other words, it should address the common complaint that "I feel like I understa...
Publication Date: November, 2016

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Mitigation of Cancer Therapy Side-Effects with Light Mitigation of Cancer Therapy Side-Effects with Light
Raj Nair, Rene-Jean Bensadoun
'Light' from low level laser therapy, through a process called photobiomodulation (PBM), has been in existence in supportive care in cancer, in particular in the management of oral mucositis (OM) in patients undergoing chemotherapy, radiation therapy...
Publication Date: November, 2016

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