`Review from previous edition This is a superb updated review of fundamentals, clearly presented, in this growing field by a highly regarded expert.' John Spence, Arizona State University, USA
About the Author
Edward Wolf is a condensed matter physicist with long career including industrial and academic, and administrative appointments. He is best known as an authority on electron tunneling spectroscopy, particularly including effects related to superconductivity and the superconducting proximity effect. He has specialized recently in physics related to nanotechnology. He is the author of over 100 research papers and has supervised Ph. D. thesis research of about a dozen students. His specialties include electron tunneling spectroscopy, the physics of superconductors, scanning tunneling microscopy and spectroscopy, and the physics and technology of nanoscale materials and devices. He is Fellow of the American Physical Society.