Open Access Books

Our collection of 2,819 books.

  • VLSI Design
    VLSI Design
    Edited by Esteban Tlelo-Cuautle and Sheldon X.-D. Tan
    ISBN 978-953-307-884-7,
    302 pages, January, 2012
    This book provides some recent advances in design nanometer VLSI chips. The selected topics try to present some open problems and challenges with important topics ranging from design tools, new post-silicon devices, GPU-based parallel computing, emer ...
  • Topics in Adaptive Optics
    Topics in Adaptive Optics
    Edited by Robert K. Tyson
    ISBN 978-953-307-949-3,
    266 pages, January, 2012
    Advances in adaptive optics technology and applications move forward at a rapid pace. The basic idea of wavefront compensation in real-time has been around since the mid 1970s. The first widely used application of adaptive optics was for compensatin ...
  • Quantum Optics and Laser Experiments
    Quantum Optics and Laser Experiments
    Edited by Sergiy Lyagushyn
    ISBN 978-953-307-937-0,
    194 pages, January, 2012
    The book embraces a wide spectrum of problems falling under the concepts of "Quantum optics" and "Laser experiments". These actively developing branches of physics are of great significance both for theoretical understanding of the quantum nature of ...
  • Pathogenesis and Treatment of Periodontitis
    Pathogenesis and Treatment of Periodontitis
    Edited by Nurcan Buduneli
    ISBN 978-953-307-924-0,
    212 pages, January, 2012
    Pathogenesis and Treatment of Periodontitis includes comprehensive reviews on etiopathogenic factors of periodontal tissue destruction related to microbial dental plaque and also host response components. Adjunctive treatment modalities are also addr ...
  • Age Related Macular Degeneration - The Recent Advances in Basic Research and Clinical Care
    Age Related Macular Degeneration - The Recent Advances in Basic Research and Clinical Care
    Edited by Gui-Shuang Ying
    ISBN 978-953-307-864-9,
    310 pages, January, 2012
    Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD) is the leading cause of vision loss and blindness in the developed countries. In the past decade, great progress has been made in understanding the pathobiology and genetics of this blinding disease, as well as ...
  • A Look into Myasthenia Gravis
    A Look into Myasthenia Gravis
    Edited by Joseph A. Pruitt
    ISBN 978-953-307-821-2,
    114 pages, January, 2012
    Myasthenia gravis is presently an incurable antibody-mediated autoimmune disorder characterized by generalized voluntary skeletal muscle weakness. The cause of the weakness is a defect at the neuromuscular junction level, in which autoimmune antibodi ...
  • Mobile Multimedia - User and Technology Perspectives
    Mobile Multimedia - User and Technology Perspectives
    Edited by Dian Tjondronegoro
    ISBN 978-953-307-908-0,
    166 pages, January, 2012
    As multimedia-enabled mobile devices such as smart phones and tablets are becoming the day-to-day computing device of choice for users of all ages, everyone expects that all mobile multimedia applications and services should be as smooth and as high- ...
  • Endocarditis
    Endocarditis
    Edited by Francisco Ramón Breijo-Márquez
    ISBN 978-953-307-901-1,
    160 pages, January, 2012
    Endocarditis is a disease that occurs as a result of the inflammation of the endocardium. It is an inflammatory process located in the inner lining of the cardiac chambers and native or prosthetic valves. It is characterized by colonization or invasi ...