Binary

  • Filename: binary.
  • ISBN: 1783291257
  • Release Date: 2013
  • Number of pages: 237
  • Author: Michael Crichton
  • Publisher: Hardcase Crime



Two canisters of deadly nerve gas are stolen from the government to be used to kill everyone in San Diego at Republican Convention time.

Binary Star

  • Filename: binary-star.
  • ISBN: 1937512258
  • Release Date: 2015-01-13
  • Number of pages: 172
  • Author: Sarah Gerard
  • Publisher:



An intense, elegiac portrait of young lovers as they battle personal afflictions, toy with veganarchism, and traverse the American countryside.

Binary R evolution 2

  • Filename: binary-r-evolution-2.
  • ISBN: 9781743531266
  • Release Date: 2014-05-01
  • Number of pages: 400
  • Author: Stephanie Saulter
  • Publisher: Quercus Books



Zavcka Klist has reinvented herself: no longer the ruthless gemtech enforcer determined to keep the gems they created enslaved, she's now all about transparency and sharing the fruits of Bel'Natur's research to help gems and norms alike. Neither Aryel Morningstar nor Dr Eli Walker are convinced that Klist or Bel'Natur can have changed so dramatically, but the gems have problems that only a gemtech can solve. In exchange for their help, digital savant Herran agrees to work on Klist's latest project: reviving the science that drove mankind to the brink of extinction. Then confiscated genestock disappears from a secure government facility, and the more DI Varsi investigates, the closer she comes to the dark heart of Bel'Natur and what Zavcka Klist is really after - not to mention the secrets of Aryel Morningstar's own past . . .

Book of Numbers

  • Filename: book-of-numbers.
  • ISBN: 9781473511019
  • Release Date: 2015-06-04
  • Number of pages: 592
  • Author: Joshua Cohen
  • Publisher: Random House



‘Dazzling and engrossing’ Colm Tóibín, Guardian Book of Numbers is a novel about two men of the same age and with the same name: Joshua Cohen. The first Joshua is a writer whose keenly anticipated debut had the bad luck to be published on September 11, 2001. The other Joshua is the enigmatic billionaire Founder and CEO of the world’s most profitable tech company. Autobiography, family memoir, phoned-in ghostwriting, international thriller, sex comedy – Book of Numbers brings to life the full range of modern experience in the course of its epic journey.

Contact

  • Filename: contact.
  • ISBN: 9780671004101
  • Release Date: 1997
  • Number of pages: 434
  • Author: Carl Sagan
  • Publisher: Simon and Schuster



In 1999, a multinational team of astronauts ventures deep into outer space, where they come face to face with an advanced alien civilization, in a tie-in to the new blockbuster film. Reissue. Movie tie-in.

Epistemology of the Closet

  • Filename: epistemology-of-the-closet.
  • ISBN: 0520934482
  • Release Date: 2007-12-18
  • Number of pages: 280
  • Author: Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick
  • Publisher: Univ of California Press



Since the late 1980s, queer studies and theory have become vital to the intellectual and political life of the United States. This has been due, in no small degree, to the influence of Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick's critically acclaimed "Epistemology of the Closet. "Working from classic texts of European and American writers including Melville, James, Nietzsche, Proust, and Wilde Sedgwick analyzes a turn-of-the-century historical moment in which sexual orientation became as important a demarcation of personhood as gender had been for centuries. In her preface to this updated edition Sedgwick places the book both personally and historically, looking specifically at the horror of the first wave of the AIDS epidemic and its influence on the text."

Novel Algorithms and Techniques in Telecommunications and Networking

  • Filename: novel-algorithms-and-techniques-in-telecommunications-and-networking.
  • ISBN: 9048136628
  • Release Date: 2010-01-30
  • Number of pages: 517
  • Author: Tarek Sobh
  • Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media



Novel Algorithms and Techniques in Telecommunications and Networking includes a set of rigorously reviewed world-class manuscripts addressing and detailing state-of-the-art research projects in the areas of Industrial Electronics, Technology and Automation, Telecommunications and Networking. Novel Algorithms and Techniques in Telecommunications and Networking includes selected papers form the conference proceedings of the International Conference on Telecommunications and Networking (TeNe 08) which was part of the International Joint Conferences on Computer, Information and Systems Sciences and Engineering (CISSE 2008).

Secret Coders

  • Filename: secret-coders.
  • ISBN: 9781626722767
  • Release Date: 2015-09-29
  • Number of pages: 96
  • Author: Gene Luen Yang
  • Publisher: Macmillan



Welcome to Stately Academy, a school which is just crawling with mysteries to be solved! The founder of the school left many clues and puzzles to challenge his enterprising students. Using their wits and their growing prowess with coding, Hopper and her friend Eni are going to solve the mystery of Stately Academy no matter what it takes! From graphic novel superstar (and high school computer programming teacher) Gene Luen Yang comes a wildly entertaining new series that combines logic puzzles and basic programming instruction with a page-turning mystery plot!

Development and Application of Novel Solvents for Sustainable Reactions and Separations

  • Filename: development-and-application-of-novel-solvents-for-sustainable-reactions-and-separations.
  • ISBN: 9780549805854
  • Release Date: 2008
  • Number of pages: 233
  • Author:
  • Publisher: ProQuest



Environmentally benign alternatives for solvents and catalysts are essential for the development of sustainable chemical processes. Toward this end, we focused our research on the design of novel solvents and catalysts that reduce the environmental impact of these important materials. In this research, we develop switchable and tunable systems that couple reaction and separation to ease the processing requirements for product isolation and catalyst recovery. The switchable solvents use a "switch" to transition from non-volatile, polar, aprotic solvents to volatile gases that can be easily separated. This allows us to facilitate reactions within the solvent and then enable easy separation through activation of the switch. We have used these materials for numerous reaction applications, including difficult reactions involving highly immiscible compounds. We also extended the work to acid-catalyzed reactions, in which we can avoid wasteful neutralization processes that are often associated with homogeneous acid catalysis. The tunable solvents use carbon dioxide pressure to "tune" into desired solvent properties. We enable this through the dissolution of carbon dioxide into organic solvents, which generates gas-expanded liquids with solvent properties highly dependent on the carbon dioxide pressure. We can use this effect to couple homogeneous reaction with heterogeneous separation, allowing for recovery of expensive catalysts and ligands. In this work, we assess the possibilities of using liquid polyethylene glycol in the tunable systems, studying the phase behavior and industrial applications.

Lioness Rampant

  • Filename: lioness-rampant.
  • ISBN: 9781439132081
  • Release Date: 2009-12-08
  • Number of pages: 400
  • Author: Tamora Pierce
  • Publisher: Simon and Schuster



From Tamora Pierce, the final book in the Song of the Lioness Quartet, honored with the Margaret A. Edwards Award. Having achieved her dream of becoming the first female knight errant, Alanna of Trebond is not sure what to do next. She has triumphed in countless bloody battles, and her adventures are already legendary. Perhaps being a knight errant is not all that Alanna needs…but Alanna must push her uncertainty aside when she is challenged with the impossible. She must recover the Dominion Jewel, a legendary gem with enormous power for good—but only in the right hands. And she must work fast. Tortall is in great danger, and Alanna's arch-enemy, Duke Roger, is back—and more powerful than ever. In this final book of the Song of the Lioness quartet, Alanna discovers through fierce combat and ceaseless searching that she indeed has a future worthy of her mythic past—both as a warrior and as a woman.

Novel Three state Quantum Dot Gate Field Effect Transistor

  • Filename: novel-three-state-quantum-dot-gate-field-effect-transistor.
  • ISBN: 9788132216353
  • Release Date: 2013-11-20
  • Number of pages: 134
  • Author: Supriya Karmakar
  • Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media



The book presents the fabrication and circuit modeling of quantum dot gate field effect transistor (QDGFET) and quantum dot gate NMOS inverter (QDNMOS inverter). It also introduces the development of a circuit model of QDGFET based on Berkley Short Channel IGFET model (BSIM). Different ternary logic circuits based on QDGFET are also investigated in this book. Advanced circuit such as three-bit and six bit analog-to-digital converter (ADC) and digital-to-analog converter (DAC) were also simulated.

Gender Failure

  • Filename: gender-failure.
  • ISBN: 9781551525372
  • Release Date: 2014-03-31
  • Number of pages: 160
  • Author: Ivan E. Coyote
  • Publisher: Arsenal Pulp Press



A powerful collaboration between two extraordinary performer-writers on matters of gender and identity.

Novel Silicon Based Technologies

  • Filename: novel-silicon-based-technologies.
  • ISBN: 9789401134309
  • Release Date: 2012-12-06
  • Number of pages: 277
  • Author: Roland Levy
  • Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media



Silicon, as an electronic substrate, has sparked a technological revolution that has allowed the realization of very large scale integration (VLSI) of circuits on a chip. These 6 fingernail-sized chips currently carry more than 10 components, consume low power, cost a few dollars, and are capable of performing data processing, numerical computations, and signal conditioning tasks at gigabit-per-second rates. Silicon, as a mechanical substrate, promises to spark another technological revolution that will allow computer chips to come with the eyes, ears, and even hands needed for closed-loop control systems. The silicon VLSI process technology which has been perfected over three decades can now be extended towards the production of novel structures such as epitaxially grown optoelectronic GaAs devices, buried layers for three dimensional integration, micromechanical mechanisms, integrated photonic circuits, and artificial neural networks. This book begins by addressing the processing of electronic and optoelectronic devices produced by using lattice mismatched epitaxial GaAs films on Si. Two viable technologies are considered. In one, silicon is used as a passive substrate in order to take advantage of its favorable properties over bulk GaAs; in the other, GaAs and Si are combined on the same chip in order to develop IC configurations with improved performance and increased levels of integration. The relationships between device operation and substrate quality are discussed in light of potential electronic and optoelectronic applications.

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