Owing to its excellent electrical, mechanical, thermal and optical properties, graphene has attracted great interests since it was successfully exfoliated in 2004. Its two dimensional nature and super . . . . .
The recent developments in the emerging field of plasmonics in graphene and other Dirac systems are reviewed and a comprehensive introduction to the basics models and techniques is given. We disc . . . . .
Contents: Science and the Scientific Method; Physical Laws; Energy; Probability; Waves; Electromagnetic radiation; light; Electric and Magnetic Fields; Entropy; Second Law of Thermodynamics; Statistic . . . . .
The role of neutrinos in stars is introduced for students with little prior astrophysical exposure. We begin with neutrinos as an energy-loss channel in ordinary stars and conversely, how stars provid . . . . .
This paper reviews some selected approaches to the description of transport properties, mainly electroconductivity, in crystalline and disordered metallic systems. A detailed qualitative theoretical f . . . . .
The Green-function technique, termed the irreducible Green functions (IGF) method, that is a certain reformulation of the equation-of motion method for double-time temperature dependent Green function . . . . .