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The Resource The silicon web : physics for the Internet age, Michael G. Raymer

The silicon web : physics for the Internet age, Michael G. Raymer

Label
The silicon web : physics for the Internet age
Title
The silicon web
Title remainder
physics for the Internet age
Statement of responsibility
Michael G. Raymer
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
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Raymer, Michael G.
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • music
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Physics
  • Solid state physics
  • Electromagnetism
  • Mathematical physics
  • Telecommunication
  • Information technology
  • Internet
Label
The silicon web : physics for the Internet age, Michael G. Raymer
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Ch. 1.
  • Introduction: Physics and Its Relation to Computer and Internet Technologies.
  • p. 1
  • Ch. 2.
  • Mathematics: The Language of Science and Technology.
  • p. 21
  • Ch. 3.
  • Mechanics: Energy Enables Information Technology.
  • p. 51
  • Ch. 4.
  • Matter and Heat: Cooling Computers Is Required by the Physics of Computation.
  • p. 95
  • Ch. 5.
  • Electricity and Magnetism: The Workhorses of Information Technology.
  • p. 141
  • Ch. 6.
  • Digital Electronics and Computer Logic.
  • p. 187
  • Ch. 7.
  • Waves: Sound, Radio, and Light.
  • p. 217
  • Ch. 8.
  • Analog and Digital Communication.
  • p. 271
  • Ch. 9.
  • Quantum Physics of Atoms and Materials.
  • p. 299
  • Ch. 10.
  • Semiconductor Physics: Transistors and Circuits.
  • p. 337
  • Ch. 11.
  • Digital Memory and Computers.
  • p. 375
  • Ch. 12.
  • Photons: Light Detectors and Light-Emitting Diodes.
  • p. 407
  • Ch. 13.
  • Light and Optical Fibers for the Intemet.
  • p. 435
  • Ch. 14.
  • Light Amplification and Lasers.
  • p. 467
  • Ch. 15.
  • Fiber-Optics Communication.
  • p. 497
  • Ch. 16.
  • Communication Networks and the Internet.
  • p. 519
  • Summary of Scientific Notation, Units, and Physical Constants.
  • p. 547
  • Sources and Credits for Quotes Used with Permission.
  • p. 551
  • Glossary.
  • p. 555
  • Index.
  • p. 565
Control code
ocn262430625
Dimensions
29 cm.
Extent
xxv, 571 p.
Isbn
9781439803110
Lccn
2008054580
Other physical details
ill., music
Label
The silicon web : physics for the Internet age, Michael G. Raymer
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Ch. 1.
  • Introduction: Physics and Its Relation to Computer and Internet Technologies.
  • p. 1
  • Ch. 2.
  • Mathematics: The Language of Science and Technology.
  • p. 21
  • Ch. 3.
  • Mechanics: Energy Enables Information Technology.
  • p. 51
  • Ch. 4.
  • Matter and Heat: Cooling Computers Is Required by the Physics of Computation.
  • p. 95
  • Ch. 5.
  • Electricity and Magnetism: The Workhorses of Information Technology.
  • p. 141
  • Ch. 6.
  • Digital Electronics and Computer Logic.
  • p. 187
  • Ch. 7.
  • Waves: Sound, Radio, and Light.
  • p. 217
  • Ch. 8.
  • Analog and Digital Communication.
  • p. 271
  • Ch. 9.
  • Quantum Physics of Atoms and Materials.
  • p. 299
  • Ch. 10.
  • Semiconductor Physics: Transistors and Circuits.
  • p. 337
  • Ch. 11.
  • Digital Memory and Computers.
  • p. 375
  • Ch. 12.
  • Photons: Light Detectors and Light-Emitting Diodes.
  • p. 407
  • Ch. 13.
  • Light and Optical Fibers for the Intemet.
  • p. 435
  • Ch. 14.
  • Light Amplification and Lasers.
  • p. 467
  • Ch. 15.
  • Fiber-Optics Communication.
  • p. 497
  • Ch. 16.
  • Communication Networks and the Internet.
  • p. 519
  • Summary of Scientific Notation, Units, and Physical Constants.
  • p. 547
  • Sources and Credits for Quotes Used with Permission.
  • p. 551
  • Glossary.
  • p. 555
  • Index.
  • p. 565
Control code
ocn262430625
Dimensions
29 cm.
Extent
xxv, 571 p.
Isbn
9781439803110
Lccn
2008054580
Other physical details
ill., music

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