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.



Dark Matter in the Universe Dark Matter in the Universe
Marc Seigar
The study of dark matter, in both astrophysics and particle physics, has emerged as one of the most active and exciting topics of research in recent years. This book reviews the history behind the discovery of missing mass (or unseen mass) in the uni...
Publication Date: October, 2015

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Atomic Bomb: The Story of the Manhattan Project Atomic Bomb: The Story of the Manhattan Project
B. Cameron Reed
In August 1945, two US Army Air Force B-29 bombers each dropped single "atomic bombs" on the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Little Boy and Fat Man each exploded with energies equivalent to over 10,000 tons of conventional explosive. Jus...
Publication Date: June, 2015

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Python and Matplotlib Essentials for Scientists and Engineers Python and Matplotlib Essentials for Scientists and Engineers
Matt A. Wood
This book provides an introduction to the core features of the Python programming language and Matplotlib plotting routines for scientists and engineers (or students of either discipline) who want to use Python to analyze data, simulate physical proc...
Publication Date: June, 2015

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Kinematic Labs with Mobile Devices Kinematic Labs with Mobile Devices
Jason M. Kinser
As technology advances education has expanded from the classroom into other formats including on-line delivery, flipped classrooms and hybrid delivery. Congruent with these is the need for alternative formats for laboratory experiences. This explos...
Publication Date: July, 2015

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Modern Analytical Electromagnetic Homogenization Modern Analytical Electromagnetic Homogenization
Tom G. Mackay, Akhlesh Lakhtakia
Electromagnetic homogenization is the process of estimating the effective electromagnetic properties of composite materials in the long-wavelength regime, wherein the length scales of nonhomogeneities are much smaller than the wavelengths involved. T...
Publication Date: July, 2015

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Atoms and Photons and Quanta, Oh My! Atoms and Photons and Quanta, Oh My!
F. Todd Baker
This is the second book in the Ask the Physicist series. The main emphasis of this volume is providing an accessible introduction to quantum physics, atomic physics, and nuclear physics to anyone with at least a high school physics ...
Publication Date: June, 2015

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Nanoscopic Electrofocusing for Bio-Nanoelectronic Devices Nanoscopic Electrofocusing for Bio-Nanoelectronic Devices
Michael R Hamblin, Shanmugamurthy Lakshmanan
The ability to arrange precisely designed patterns of nanoparticles into a desired spatial configuration is the key to creating novel nanoscale devices that take advantages of the unique properties of nanomaterials. While two-dimensional arrays of na...
Publication Date: February 13, 2015

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SMath for Physics SMath for Physics
Bernard V. Liengme
SMath is a free mathematical notebook program similar to Mathcad that provides many options for studying and solving complex mathematical equations. This book is a primer providing a concise but thorough introduction that keeps physics at a fairly lo...
Publication Date: March 15, 2015

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Quantitative Core Level Photoelectron Spectroscopy Quantitative Core Level Photoelectron Spectroscopy
Juan A Colon Santana
This book introduces the reader to the concepts and instrumentation that emerge in an experimental approach to the photoemission process. The basic elements implemented for the technique are discussed and the geometry of the instrumentation is explai...
Publication Date: February 13, 2015

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Skin Photoaging Skin Photoaging
Rui Yin, Qiquan Chen, Michael R. Hamblin
This book focuses on skin photoaging, the premature aging of skin due to environmental effects such as exposure to UV (UVA, UVB) radiation from the sun. Slowing the aging process and rejuvenation have been one of the major goals of medicine and are i...
Publication Date: March 20, 2015

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Visual Astronomy Visual Astronomy
Panos Photinos,
Visual Astronomy introduces the basics of observational astronomy, a fundamentally limitless opportunity to learn about the universe with your unaided eyes or with tools such as binoculars, telescopes, and cameras. The easy to use book explai...
Publication Date: 04/01/2015

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The Everyday Physics of Hearing and Vision The Everyday Physics of Hearing and Vision
Benjamin de Mayo,
Humans receive the vast majority of sensory perception through the eyes and ears. This non-technical book examines the everyday physics behind hearing and vision to help readers understand more about themselves and their physical environment. It be...
Publication Date: 04/01/2015

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Advanced Tokamak Stability Theory Advanced Tokamak Stability Theory
Linjin Zheng
This book describes the advanced stability theories for magnetically confined fusion plasmas, especially in tokamaks. As the fusion plasma sciences advance, the gap between the textbooks and cutting-edge researches gradually develops. This book fills...
Publication Date: 04/01/2015

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Skin Aging and Photoaging Mechanisms Skin Aging and Photoaging Mechanisms
Rui Yin, Qiquan Chen, Michael R. Hamblin,
This book focuses on skin photoaging, the premature aging of skin due to environmental effects such as exposure to UV (UVA, UVB) radiation from the sun. Slowing the aging process and rejuvenation have been one of the major goals of medicine and are i...
Publication Date: 04/01/2014

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Relativity, Symmetry and the Structure of the Quantum Theory Relativity, Symmetry and the Structure of the Quantum Theory
William Klink, Sujeev Wickramasekara
Quantum theory is one of the most successful of all physical theories. Our everyday world is dominated by devices that function because of knowledge of the quantum world. Yet many, physicists and non-physicists alike, find the theory which explains t...
Publication Date: 04/01/2014

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3D Scientific Visualization with Blender 3D Scientific Visualization with Blender
Brian R. Kent,
This is the first book written on using Blender (an open-source visualization suite widely used in the entertainment and gaming industries) for scientific visualization. It is a practical and interesting introduction to Blender for understanding key...
Publication Date: 04/01/2015

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Classical Theory of Free-Electron Lasers Classical Theory of Free-Electron Lasers
Eric B Szarmes,
This textbook focuses on the fully classical theory of FELs with application to FEL oscillators and develops the fundamentals of FEL theory in sufficient depth to provide both a solid understanding of FEL physics and a solid background for research i...
Publication Date: 12/01/2014

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Analysis of Alkali Metal Diatomic Spectra Analysis of Alkali Metal Diatomic Spectra
Jin-Tae Kim, Bongsoo Kim, William C. Stwalley,
This book illustrates the complementarity of molecular beam (MB) spectra and ultracold molecule (UM) spectra in unraveling the complex electronic spectra of diatomic alkali metal molecules, using KRb as a prime example. Researchers interested in mole...
Publication Date: 12/01/2014

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Liquid Crystals through Experiments Liquid Crystals through Experiments
Mojca Cepic,
Physics teachers often find it difficult to teach new advances in research to their students at the high school and undergraduate level. This book will help bring the new, scientifically interesting and active research topic of liquid crystals into ...
Publication Date: 12/01/2014

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The Tao of Microelectronics The Tao of Microelectronics
Yumin Zhang ,
Microelectronics is a challenging course to many undergraduate students and is often described as very messy. Before taking this course, all the students have learned circuit analysis, where basically all the problems can be solved by applying Kirchh...
Publication Date: 12/01/2014

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