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Digital Matter

The science of single atom manipulation



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Digital Matter by Philip Moriarty

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This book has been developed from the author's undergraduate module on the frontiers of physics - the intention of which is to ground students in the latest research and understanding. Introducing a broad range of core physics, including quantum mechanics, van der Waals forces and atomic potentials, tying it to up-to-date research and making heavy use of multimedia as well as Python simulations.

Author Biography

Philip Moriarty is a professor of physics in the School of Physics and Astronomy, University of Nottingham. His research interests span a number of topical themes in nanometre scale science with a particular current focus on single atom/molecule manipulation using scanning probes. Philip has a keen interest in outreach activities, primary and secondary education, and both science and higher education funding policy.. In addition to participating in a number of research council-funded public engagement projects he has been interviewed, and written for, The Independent, The Guardian, Times Higher Education, BBC Radio 4, Die Zeit, and The Economist amongst others. He is also a regular contributor to the Sixty Symbols YouTube project.
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September 30th, 2019
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
With figures in colour and in black and white
Institute of Physics Publishing
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