Advances in Physics & Astrophysics of the 21st Century

Heron Press Science Series

Edited by Ivan Zhelyazkov
December 2005
Heron Press
Distributed by Coronet Books Inc.
ISBN: 9545802030
263 pages, Illustrated, 6¾ x 9½"
$225.00 Hardback

Proceedings of the Alexander von Humbold Conference on Advances in Physics and Astrophysics of the 21st Century, which brought together Humboldt fellows from Balkan countries to discuss advances in our understanding of the contemporary physics and astrophysics in view of their nature and applications. Topics covered include: (1) Laboratory and fusion plasma physics; (2) Turbulence, chaos and self-organization, complex systems, socio-and econophysics; (3) Quantum effects in condensed matter; (4) Laser Physics and Quantum optics; (5) Perspectives in Mathematical Physics; (6) Theoretical and experimental astrophysics; and (7) Physics and technology.

Selected Contents:
On Hot Bangs and the Arrow of Time
Geometric Flows and (Some of) Their Physical Applications
Vibronics of Mixed Frenkel and Charge-Transfer Excitons
Level Crossing in Coherent Atomic Excitation: New Concepts
Variational Model of Bright Beam Evolution in Weakly Non-Local Media
Solar Jets as a Trigger Mechanism for the Generation of Electrostatic Instability in the Solar Corona
Generation of Optical Vortices with Phase Archimedean Spiral Gratings

Mathematical Physics

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