J. David Musgraves, Juejun Hu & Laurent Calvez on the 'Springer Handbook of Glass'

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“Glass Science: A field where THE central question still hasn’t been answered”

Handbook of Glass © SpringerFor millennia humans have prepared and used glass in a variety of applications. But the nature of glass is yet to be fully understood. In this interview, the editors of the Springer Handbook of Glass explain their fascination with this extraordinary material.  J. David Musgraves, Chief Scientist at Rochester Precision Optics, Juejun (JJ) Hu, Associate Professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and Laurent Calvez, Associate Professor at the University of Rennes, pulled together an impressive team of international experts to cover the current state of glass science comprehensively in one book.  

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Peter W. Hawkes, John C.H. Spence on the 'Springer Handbook of Microscopy'

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Every few years we can see a little smaller ….

Handbook of Microscopy © SpringerIn this interview, Peter W. Hawkes - retired Director of Research in CEMES-CNRS Toulouse, France - and John C.H. Spence - Director of the BioXFEL consortium of the NSF, USA – discuss the most dramatic and promising past, present and future advances in the field of microscopy. 
Both have been working in the field of microscopy for decades, having witnessed and actively shaped the tremendous developments of the various methods, techniques, and applications. More than a decade after the publication of their acclaimed “Science of Microscopy”, they have edited the “Springer Handbook of Microscopy”, a book that comprehensively covers the fundamentals, instrumentation, and applications of modern microscopy techniques, with contributions from a virtual who’s who of microscopy. 

 

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Rolf Bader on the Springer Handbook of Systematic Musicology

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Bader, Rolf 01 © Bader, Rolf​​​​​​​Rolf Bader, editor of the recently published Springer Handbook of Systematic Musicology, talks about this premier reference on the scientific foundations of music.



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Bharat Bhushan on the Springer Handbook of Nanotechnology

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Bhushan_14 © Bharat BushanBharat Bhushan, editor of the successful Springer Handbook of Nanotechnology, shares his opinion on the impact of nanotechnology on society and his experiences as a long-time editor of leading references.  

Since its first edition in 2004 the Springer Handbook of Nanotechnology has established itself as the definitive reference in the area of nanotechnology and nanoscience, as it covers this vast field in one comprehensive and easily-accessible volume, meeting the needs of an application-oriented audience.


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Chang Samuel Hsu and Paul Robinson on the 'Springer Handbook of Petroleum Technology'

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CS_Hsu & PR_Robinson © Hsu, Chang Samuel & Robinson, Paul R.Chang Samuel Hsu and Paul Robinson, editors of the recently published Springer Handbook of Petroleum Technology, discuss recent developments and challenges of the petroleum industry in the context of climate change. 

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Lorenzo Magnani and Tommaso Bertolotti on the 'Springer Handbook of Model-Based Science'

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LoreLorenzo Magnani_Tommaso Bertolotti © L. Magnani, T. Bertolottinzo Magnani and Tommaso Bertolotti, editors of the recently published “Springer Handbook of Model-Based Science”, on the significance of models in science and the role of philosophers in scientific progress. 

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Oliver Montenbruck and Peter Teunissen on the 'Springer Handbook of Global Navigation System'

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portrait_montenbruck & teunissen © Montenbruck & TeunissenPeter Teunissen (right picture), Professor of Geodesy and Satellite Navigation at Curtin University and Delft University of Technology, and Oliver Montenbruck (left picture), Head of the GNSS Technology and Navigation Group at DLR’s Space Operations Center, edited an exhaustive reference work, the Springer Handbook of Global Navigation Satellite Systems, which brings together international experts to provide a state-of-the-art description of all facets of Global Navigation Satellite Systems.  

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Andrea Buettner on the 'Springer Handbook of Odor'

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“The human sense of smell is often underestimated”

Buettner © Fraunhofer IVVAndrea Buettner, food chemist and aroma researcher at the Fraunhofer Institute for Process Engineering and Packaging (IVV) and Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg and  editor of the recently published “Springer Handbook of Odor”, on the significance of odor research and the power of smells. 

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