Physical Review Research

By Alison Verbeck on March 8, 2019

APS has announced the newest title in its portfolio of peer-reviewed journals—Physical Review Research (PRResearch). The publication will be fully open access and cover the whole spectrum of research topics of interest to the physics community, including interdisciplinary and newly emerging areas...

The Physics Classroom: Physics Interactives

By Alison Verbeck on March 8, 2019

Introductory physics students and teachers may appreciate this extensive collection of Physics Interactives available on the well-known website The Physics Classroom. This resource features well over fifty interactive simulations, exercises, and games to help users explore and understand differen...

February New Physics Books

By Alison Verbeck on February 28, 2019

Accretion flows in astrophysics / Nikolay Shakura, editor. QB466.A25 A23 2018 Anechoic and reverberation chambers : theory, design and measurements / Qian Xu, Yi Huang. QC667.A54 X83 2019 Berry phases in electronic structure theory / David Vanderbilt. QC176.8.E4 V36 2018 Fundamentals of quantum m...

February Springer eBooks

By Alison Verbeck on February 28, 2019

Atoms, Molecules and Photons   by  Wolfgang Demtröder Computational Quantum Mechanics   by  Joshua Izaac, Jingbo Wang Dynamical Perspective on the ɸ4 Model   by  Panayotis G. Kevrekidis, Jesús Cuevas-Maraver Dynamics of Electrons in Linear Plasma Devices and Its Impact on Plasma Surface Interacti...

Recently Published Papers in Physics

By Alison Verbeck on February 27, 2019

Symmetry protected topological Luttinger liquids and the phase transition between them Authors: Hong-Chen Jiang; Zi-Xiang Li; Seidel, A.; Dung-Hai Lee Science Bulletin Volume: 63 Issue: 12 Pages: 753-8 Published: 30 June 2018 Off-Plane Dielectric Screening of Few-Layer Graphdiyne and Its Family A...

Interim Mathematics Librarian

By Alison Verbeck on February 27, 2019

Effective March 1, I will be taking over as the Interim Mathematics Librarian in addition to my role as Physics Librarian. I will continue to be located in the Physics Library, Compton 340. I can be reached at or by phone at 314-935-6215.

Physics Library Closed for Spring Break

By Alison Verbeck on February 27, 2019

The Physics Library will be closed for Spring Break, March 11-15, 2019.  In addition, the library office will be closed intermittently on Monday-Wednesday, March 18-20, 2019.  Let me know if you need something before my vacation.

New this Spring: Instruction Request Form!

By Amanda on February 1, 2019

Interested in incorporating the library in your course? Check out the updated instruction page, including the new instruction request form! The library is developing an Instruction and Information Literacy Program dedicated to helping faculty incorporate meaningful information literacy skills and...

January New Physics Books

By Alison Verbeck on January 30, 2019

Annual review of nuclear and particle science. QC173 .A52 v.68 (2018) Einstein’s monsters : the life and times of black holes / Chris Impey. QB843.B55 I47 2019 Ether and modernity : the recalcitrance of an epistemic object in the early twentieth century / edited by Jaume Navarro. QC177 .E74...

January Springer eBooks

By Alison Verbeck on January 29, 2019

Adventure Diffusion   by  Gero Vogl Black Hole Information and Thermodynamics   by  Dieter Lüst, Ward Vleeshouwers Determinism and Free Will   by  Fabio Scardigli, Gerard ‘t Hooft, Emanuele Severino, Piero Coda Incident on Simpac III   by  Doug Brugge Lock-in Thermography, 3rd ed.   by  Otw...