Kinks and Domain Walls
An Introduction to Classical and Quantum Solitons
By (author) Tanmay Vachaspati
Normal Price: $220.00
Your Price: $198.00 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $22.00! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $9.90 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available to Backorder, No Due Date for Supply, Not for Xmas
Kinks and Domain Walls by Tanmay Vachaspati
Book DescriptionKinks and domain walls are the simplest kind of solitons and are invaluable for testing various ideas and for learning about non-perturbative aspects of field theories. They are the subject of research in essentially every branch of physics, ranging from condensed matter to cosmology. This book is an introduction to kinks and domain walls and their principal classical and quantum properties. The book examines classical solitons, building from examples in elementary systems to more complicated settings. The formation of solitons in phase transitions, their dynamics and their cosmological consequences are further discussed. The book closes with an explicit description of a few laboratory systems containing solitons. Kinks and Domain Walls includes several state-of-the-art results, some previously unpublished. Each chapter closes with open questions and research problems and will be of great interest to both graduate students and academic researchers in theoretical physics, particle physics, cosmology and condensed matter physics.
Buy Kinks and Domain Walls book by Tanmay Vachaspati from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
Book DetailsISBN: 9780521836050
(247mm x 174mm x 13mm)
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 14-Sep-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Tanmay Vachaspati
Kinks and Domain Walls, Paperback (March 2010)» View all books by Tanmay Vachaspati
An introduction to solitons for graduate students and academic researchers in theoretical physics, particle physics, cosmology and condensed matter physics.
» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Kinks and Domain Walls book by Tanmay Vachaspati and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)
Author Biography - Tanmay Vachaspati
Tanmay Vachaspati is a professor in the Physics Department at the Case Western Reserve University. He is the Rosenbaum Fellow for the Toplogical Defects Programme at the Isaac Newton Institute, and is a Fellow of the American Physical Society. Professor Vachaspati co-edited The Formation and Evolution of Cosmic Strings with Professors Gary Gibbons and Stephen Hawking.
Bestselling Books: Our Current Bestsellers | Australia's Hottest 1000 Books | Bestselling Fiction | Bestselling Crime Mysteries and Thrillers | Bestselling Non Fiction Books | Bestselling Sport Books | Bestselling Gardening and Handicrafts Books | Bestselling Biographies | Bestselling Food and Drink | Bestselling History | Bestselling Travel Books | Bestselling School Textbooks & Study Guides | Bestselling Children's General Non-Fiction | Bestselling Young Adult Fiction | Bestselling Children's Fiction | Bestselling Picture Books | Top 100 US Bestsellers
Phone: 1300 36 33 32 (9am-2pm Mon-Fri AEST) - International: +61 2 9960 7998 - Online Form
Address: Boomerang Books, 878 Military Road, Mosman Junction, NSW, 2088
© 2003-2016. All Rights Reserved. Eclipse Commerce Pty Ltd - ACN: 122 110 687 - ABN: 49 122 110 687
For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.