Monthly Archives: November 2012

Ionospheres: Physics, Plasma Physics, and Chemistry

  Ionospheres provides a comprehensive description of the physical, plasma and chemical processes controlling the behavior of ionospheres. The relevant transport equations and related coefficients are derived in detail and their applicability and limitations are described. Relevant wave processes are … Continue reading

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Going Mobile: Developing Apps for Your Library Using Basic HTML Programming

Patrons increasingly expect access to their libraries anywhere, anytime.  This Special Report provides practical guidance in how librarians can put the library in the palms of their patrons’ hands. Using the HTML skills that many librarians already have along with … Continue reading

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What is Sustainable Technology?: Perceptions, Paradoxes and Possibilities

Designers of technology have a major responsibility in the current age. Their designs can have tremendous effects on society, in both the short and the long term. In fact, sustainable development itself has all the characteristics of a design project, … Continue reading

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Basketry Technology: A Guide to Identification and Analysis

Basketry Technology, first published in 1977, is the only comprehensive guide for archaeologists, anthropologists, art historians, and collectors for identifying and analyzing ancient baskets and basket fragments. Long out of print, this volume is again available with an extensive new introduction … Continue reading

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Open Access: What You Need to Know Now

Academic libraries routinely struggle to afford access to expensive journals, and patrons may not be able to obtain every scholarly paper they need. Is Open Access (OA) the answer? In this ALA Editions Special Report, Crawford helps readers understand what … Continue reading

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Inverse Synthetic Aperture Radar Imaging With MATLAB Algorithms

This book provides a full representation of Inverse Synthetic Aperture Radar (ISAR) imagery, which is a popular and important radar signal processing tool. The book covers all possible aspects of ISAR imaging. The book offers a fair amount of signal … Continue reading

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Plasma Antennas

The plasma antenna is an emerging technology that partially or fully utilizes ionized gas as the conducting medium instead of metal to create an antenna. The key advantages of plasma antennas are that they are highly reconfigurable and can be … Continue reading

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Sense and Avoid in UAS: Research and Applications

There is increasing interest in the potential of UAV (Unmanned Aerial Vehicle) and MAV (Micro Air Vehicle) technology and their wide ranging applications including defence missions, reconnaissance and surveillance, border patrol, disaster zone assessment and atmospheric research. High investment levels … Continue reading

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Monopulse Principles and Techniques

Monopulse is a type of radar that sends additional information in the signal in order to avoid problems caused by rapid changes in signal strength. Monopulse is resistant to jamming which is one of the main reasons it is used … Continue reading

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Phased Array Antennas with Optimized Element Patterns

This authoritative resource provides you with a detailed description of ideal array element characteristics that help you estimate the quality of development of real-world phased array antennas. You find several approaches to optimum phased array design, allowing you to provide … Continue reading

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