cover of OTRL vol 1

    My latest book, Outside the Research Lab - Volume 1: Physics in the Arts, Architecture, and Design was published in e-book form by IOP Publishing in conjunction with Morgan & Claypool Publishers in February 2017, and in paperback by Morgan & Claypool in April 2017. Please click on this link to find out more about the book, and to read a sample chapter.                                                  
                       Book cover image courtesy of Morgan & Claypool. 
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Understanding Solid State Physics
    To read more about my undergraduate textbook Understanding Solid State Physics which was published by Taylor & Francis in December 2009, please click here. This page includes excerpts from the reviews, and links to a list of contents, a promotional video, an online video quiz and supplementary material for readers including further reading and related web links.

Book cover image © Taylor and Francis.
Reproduced with permission.

The Way Science Works    Please click here to find out more about children's popular science book The Way Science Works, which I co-authored with Robin Kerrod, and was published by Dorling Kindersley in April 2002.  In 2003, The Way Science Works was shortlisted for the Junior Prize in the Aventis Prizes for Science Books.  This page includes excerpts from the reviews, and pictures from the Aventis Prizes for Science Books awards ceremony at the Science Museum.

The Way Science Works book cover
© Dorling Kindersley Limited.
Reproduced here with permission.

30-Second Quantum Theory    For more information on the popular science book 30-Second Quantum Theory edited by Brian Clegg, which I contributed to by writing the entries on Satyendra Nath Bose, and MRI Scanners, please click here. This book was conceived, designed and produced by Ivy Press, and first published in the UK by Icon Books Ltd in 2014. 

Book cover image © Ivy Press Limited. Reproduced with permission from the publisher, Icon Books Ltd.
All text and photo copyright: Sharon Ann Holgate, unless otherwise stated.