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Ghost in the Shell: The Official Movie Novelization

Based on the internationally-acclaimed sci-fi property, -GHOST IN THE SHELL- follows the Major, a special ops one-of-a-kind human-cyborg hybrid, who leads the elite task force Section 9. Devoted to stopping the most dangerous criminals and extremists, Section 9 is faced with an enemy whose singular goal is to wipe out Hanka Robotic’s advancements in cyber technology.

Getting Old Is Tres Dangereux

SUMMARY: In Fort Lauderdale, self-proclaimed private eye Gladdy Gold is less interested in her cases than in her whirlwind romance with silver-haired Jack Langford. But just as Jack is about to pop the question to Gladdy, a curvaceous redhead from France interrupts with a mysterious agenda. She and Jack, it turns out, will always have Paris. And to make matters worse, the seductress is being stalked by a killer. Michelle DuBois is famous for her steamy bestselling exposés — and now someone wants to silence her forever. While Jack is bodyguarding his former lover, Gladdy must save her busybody friends from the pricey seances of a phony-baloney New Age guru. That’s when Gladdy comes face-to-face with a dear departed friend with a message. . . . Between a little jealousy and a geriatric assassin, Jack is in more danger than he knows. And Gladdy is the one woman with the je ne sais quoi that could just save his life.

Getting Old Is to Die for

SUMMARY: Gladdy Gold may have gone from dyed-in-the-wool New Yorker to South Florida retiree, but she’s loving every minute of it. Between poolside gossip, a hot-to-trot boyfriend, and a booming detective business, life couldn’t be sunnier–until a trip back north with her sister Evvie leads to murder and mayhem starring the usual suspects. Unbeknownst to Gladdy, her fellow detectives are hot on her trail. Sophie, Bella, and Ida no sooner land their tootsies in the Big Apple than trouble promptly finds them. But while the girls go deep undercover, posing as bag ladies to catch a criminal, there’s another surprise awaiting Gladdy. Her boyfriend, Jack, is in town too–and he’s reopening a forty-seven-year-old cold case: the murder of Gladdy’s husband. Can Gladdy and Jack join forces to solve a decades-old crime–and maybe heal some wounded hearts in the process? “From the Paperback edition.”

Getting Old Is the Best Revenge

SUMMARY: “NEVER TRUST ANYONE UNDER SEVENTY-FIVE!”That’s the motto of the Gladdy Gold Detective Agency. Don’t laugh: having solved a case of serial murder, Gladdy and her eccentric neighbors are building their reputation between canasta games and pool exercises–hunting down everything from lost pocketbooks to missing octogenarians. And when a jealous woman sets them after her wayward husband, and a flasher strikes their retirement complex, two seemingly unrelated cases collide with a third: a series of dastardly murders targeting Florida’s wealthiest wives. But when the girls win tickets for a luxury bingo cruise, they hit the jackpot. Because this ship is carrying not only Florida’s fiercest bingo competitors but also a killer–and it’s up to Gladdy and her friends to stop him before one of them becomes his next victim….

Getting Old Is Murder

SUMMARY: She’s not Miss Marple. Her friends are no Charlie’s Angels. Nevertheless, 75-year-old Gladdy Gold and her gang of eccentric Fort Lauderdale retirees are out, about, and hunting down a killer–one who is silently stalking them.Selma Beller was the first to go–but Gladdy and her neighbors never suspected murder until another of their friends died in an eerily similar way. Now a handsome young detective won’t listen to them, Hy Binder won’t stop telling them dirty jokes, and crazy old Greta Kronk is doing everything humanly possible to make herself into a suspect. But amid the endless rounds of poolside kibitzing, early-bird specials, bittersweet memories, and interminable grocery-shopping trips, Gladdy and her gals are about to discover how the murders are being committed. And when it comes to catching this culprit–time really is running out….

Getting Old Is Criminal

SUMMARY: Gladdy Gold had reached a golden moment. There she was, soaking in a hot tub with a man she adored, far from Fort Lauderdale and her nosy neighbors…until an urgent message sent her running home. Now her exotic vacation is a memory, Gladdy’s would-be beau, Jack, is furious, and not only are the girls of the Gladdy Gold Detective Agency all alive and well—they’re onto a hot new murder case.Is a retirement-home Romeo to blame for the mysterious deaths in Florida’s most luxurious communities? Gladdy and her curious kibitzers will have to go undercover to find out—covering themselves with as many fancy-schmancy airs as possible. But with Gladdy’s drama queen sister Evvie playing the role of a Palm Beach flirt, their fun and games turn deadly. For by the time the girls ID their perp, Evvie is in the arms of a killer—and loving it.…

Getting old is a disaster

SUMMARY: Back from schlepping all over New York City, P.I. Gladdy Gold is happy to be on her Florida turf again. Especially now that she and boyfriend Jack Langford are officially an item. But no sooner have the yenta brigade gotten back to their routine—complete with poolside stretching and kvetching—than a notorious outlaw, a.k.a. the “Grandpa Bandit,” issues Gladdy’s detective agency a direct challenge: Catch me if you can.The dapper thief has already knocked over six Fort Lauderdale banks, with no end in sight. It’s up to Gladdy and the girls to stop him before he hits the next one. But when a killer hurricane leads to the discovery of a fifty-year-old skeleton, they have to put the bandit on the back burner. With the storm wreaking havoc and a dark mystery swirling around the Lanai Gardens retirement community, Gladdy and the girls are about to confront a ruthless killer determined to bury the past—and them along with it….

Get Programming With JavaScript Next: New Features of ECMAScript 2015, 2016, and Beyond

Get Programming with JavaScript Next: New features of ECMAScript 2015, 2016, and beyond by J. D. Isaacks
**Summary**
*Get Programming with JavaScript Next* introduces the modern age of JavaScript programming with ES6 and ES7 without dragging you through confusing jargon and abstract examples you’ll never use. In just 34 quick-fire sessions, you’ll quickly be coding with the latest features and functions of ES6 and ES7!
Purchase of the print book includes a free eBook in PDF, Kindle, and ePub formats from Manning Publications.
**About the Technology**
Great code is readable, bug-free, and maintainable. Modern JavaScript, aka JavaScript Next, makes it much, much easier to write great applications. New features introduced in ES2015 simplify the structure of your JavaScript projects and radically streamline async-oriented tasks like writing reactive applications and microservices.
**About the Book**
Get Programming with JavaScript Next introduces you to the new features included in the ES2015-and-later JavaScript releases. You’ll learn example by example in 34 short lessons, each designed to drive home a specific skill. The coverage is complete: you’ll explore new language syntax, declarations, and data types. You’ll structure code with modules, replace callbacks with promises, and use classes instead of constructors. Every time you turn a page, complete an exercise, or study a carefully crafted illustration, you’ll be one step closer to JavaScript mastery.
**What’s Inside**
* New features from ES2015 and later
* Writing asynchronous code
* Creating custom iterables
* Troubleshooting modules and classes
**About the Reader**
Written for web developers comfortable with standard JavaScript 5 features and coding style.
**About the Author**
**J.D. Isaacks** is a seasoned developer, a JavaScript instructor, and an open source maintainer.
**Table of Contents**
* Lesson 1 – ECMAScript specification and the proposal process
* Lesson 2 – Transpiling with Babel
* Lesson 3 – Bundling modules with Browserify **UNIT 1 – VARIABLES AND STRINGS**
* Lesson 4 – Declaring variables with let
* Lesson 5 – Declaring constants with const
* Lesson 6 – New string methods
* Lesson 7 – Template literals
* Lesson 8 – Capstone: Building a domain-specific language **UNIT 2 – OBJECTS AND ARRAYS**
* Lesson 9 – New array methods
* Lesson 10 – Object.assign
* Lesson 11 – Destructuring
* Lesson 12 – New object literal syntax
* Lesson 13 – Symbol-a new primitive
* Lesson 14 – Capstone: Simulating a lock and key **UNIT 3 – FUNCTIONS**
* Lesson 15 – Default parameters and rest
* Lesson 16 – Destructuring parameters
* Lesson 17 – Arrow functions
* Lesson 18 – Generator functions
* Lesson 19 – Capstone: The prisoner’s dilemma **UNIT 4 – MODULES**
* Lesson 20 – Creating modules
* Lesson 21 – Using modules
* Lesson 22 – Capstone: Hangman game **UNIT 5 – ITERABLES**
* Lesson 23 – Iterables
* Lesson 24 – Sets
* Lesson 25 – Maps
* Lesson 26 – Capstone: Blackjack **UNIT 6 – CLASSES**
* Lesson 27 – Classes
* Lesson 28 – Extending classes
* Lesson 29 – Capstone: Comets **UNIT 7 – WORKING ASYNCHRONOUSLY**
* Lesson 30 – Promises
* Lesson 31 – Advanced promises
* Lesson 32 – Async functions
* Lesson 33 – Observables
* Lesson 34 – Capstone: Canvas image gallery
* Appendix – Exercise answers

Get More Leads the Real Guide to Online Marketing

In the past twenty years, online marketing has been transformed. In the early days, websites were static and the idea of finding suppliers online was so novel that all you really had to do was put up a website and people would become your customers. On the other hand, not many people were online, and those who were tended to be concentrated in certain geographic areas – primarily North America and Western Europe.
Neither of those things is true any longer. It sometimes seems as though the whole world is online; in fact, it’s only almost half the world, because the International Telecommunication Union says that 2.3 billion people were online at the end of 2015, and that is 43% of the world’s population. That’s a lot of potential consumers. Nearly 2 billion of them are in the developing world – in rural parts of Africa and Asia, millions of people will never see a doctor because the nearest one is too far away, but their health is monitored online.
As users have grown, they’ve become more knowledgeable and more selective. That static website won’t cut it for you now. If you want to succeed online, you need to understand every part of the complex matrix of approaches that can help find a way past consumers’ natural defensiveness. You need this book.

Gerald’s Game

Now a Netflix movie directed by Mike Flanagan (Oculus, Hush) and starring Carla Gugino and Bruce Greenwood. Master storyteller Stephen King presents this classic, terrifying #1 New York Times bestseller. When a game of seduction between a husband and wife ends in death, the nightmare has only begun…“And now the voice which spoke belonged to no one but herself. Oh my God, it said. Oh my God, I am all alone out here. I am all alone.” Once again, Jessie Burlingame has been talked into submitting to her husband Gerald’s kinky sex games—something that she’s frankly had enough of, and they never held much charm for her to begin with. So much for a “romantic getaway” at their secluded summer home. After Jessie is handcuffed to the bedposts—and Gerald crosses a line with his wife—the day ends with deadly consequences. Now Jessie is utterly trapped in an isolated lakeside house that has become her prison—and comes face-to-face with her deepest, darkest fears and memories. Her only company is that of the various voices filling her mind…as well as the shadows of nightfall that may conceal an imagined or very real threat right there with her…

Gentlemen Prefer Blondes

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Penguin Readers is a series of simplified novels, film novelizations and original titles that introduce students at all levels to the pleasures of reading in English. Originally designed for teaching English as a foreign language, the series’ combination of high interest level and low reading age makes it suitable for both English-speaking teenagers with limited reading skills and students of English as a second language. Many titles in the series also provide access to the pre-20th century literature strands of the National Curriculum English Orders.

The Gentleman’s Guide to Vice and Virtue

A Kirkus Prize nominee and Stonewall Honor winner with 5 starred reviews! A New York Times bestseller! Named one of the best books of 2017 by NPR and the New York Public Library! The queer teen historical you didn’t know was missing from your life. -Teen Vogue A stunning powerhouse of a story. -School Library Journal A gleeful romp through history. -ALA Booklist A young bisexual British lord embarks on an unforgettable Grand Tour of Europe with his best friend/secret crush. An 18th-century romantic adventure for the modern age written by This Monstrous Thing author Mackenzi Lee-Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda meets the 1700s. Henry Monty Montague doesn’t care that his roguish passions are far from suitable for the gentleman he was born to be. But as Monty embarks on his grand tour of Europe, his quests for pleasure and vice are in danger of coming to an end. Not only does his father expect him to take over the family’s estate upon his return, but Monty is also nursing an impossible crush on his best friend and traveling companion, Percy. So Monty vows to make this yearlong escapade one last hedonistic hurrah and flirt with Percy from Paris to Rome. But when one of Monty’s reckless decisions turns their trip abroad into a harrowing manhunt, it calls into question everything he knows, including his relationship with the boy he adores. Witty, dazzling, and intriguing at every turn, The Gentleman’s Guide to Vice and Virtue is an irresistible romp that explores the undeniably fine lines between friendship and love.
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� The book’s exquisite, bygone meter and vernacular sit comfortably on a contemporary shelf. And the friction of racism, tyrannical entitled politicians, and misguided disapproval of homosexuality also have a relevance rooted in current culture’s xeno- and homophobia. Austen, Wilde, and Indiana Jones converge in this deliciously anachronistic bonbon. — Kirkus Reviews (starred review) � Tongue-in-cheek, wildly entertaining, and anachronistic in only the most delightful ways, this is a gleeful romp through history. Monty is a hero worthy of Oscar Wilde. — Booklist (starred review) � This is a witty, romantic, and exceedingly smart look at discovering one’s place in the world. A stunning powerhouse of a story for every collection. — School Library Journal (starred review) � A gloriously swashbuckling affair. — Publishers Weekly (starred review) � Mackenzi Lee (This Monstrous Thing) combines her knowledge of European history with a contemporary, comic sensibility to create an over-the-top romantic adventure complete with cliff-hanging chapter endings and sometimes outrageous narration. Monty is a licentious, flawed and engaging 18th-century hero. — Shelf Awareness (starred review) Monty is pitch-perfect as a yearning, self-destructive, oblivious jerk of a hero who inspires equal parts sympathy, frustration, and adoration from reader. A genre tribute, satire, and exemplar in one. — The Horn Book If you’ve ever mentally shouted NOW KISS’ at a pair of fictional male best friends, this is the book for you. — NPR Gentleman’s Guide to Vice and Virtue is the queer teen historical you didn’t know was missing from your life. ( Best Queer Books to Celebrate Pride 2017 ) — Teen Vogue A rollicking ride that also turns a keen eye to issues like class, racism, homosexuality, and identity. — Brightly Careening from fete to fiasco on a Grand Tour of 18th century Europe, THE GENTLEMEN’S GUIDE TO VICE AND VIRTUE is a dizzying, dazzling, and roguishly romantic romp. This book makes me want to unrequite my own love so I can requite him all over again. — Heidi Heilig, author of THE GIRL FROM EVERYWHERE Don’t read this book unless you like adventure, hijinks, and forbidden romance, and if you do, then read it twice. — Stacey Lee, author of THE SECRET OF A HEART NOTE and UNDER A PAINTED SKY An outrageously fun, witty, fascinating, and romantic adventure, starring a memorable trio I’d happily travel with for ages. Lee is a definite force in diverse historical YA. — Dahlia Adler, founder of LGBTQ Reads and author of UNDER THE LIGHTS The Gentleman’s Guide to Vice and Virtue is a Grand Tour all its own. Hilarious and romantic, adventurous and scandalous, Monty’s adventures are just as delightful as Monty himself. I adored this book! — Rachel Hawkins, author of the Rebel Belle series Sweet, smart, and powerful, Gentleman’s Guide tackles timely topics that will resonate profoundly with readers–all wrapped up in a truly epic road trip. Prepare to laugh, gasp, swoon, and cheer. — Claire Legrand, author of the Winterspell series A delightful romp of a road-trip through eighteenth century Europe, packed with witty dialog, razor-sharp pacing, and the perfect amount of swoon. You should abso-bloody-lutely read this book. — Erin Bowman, author of VENGEANCE ROAD Vice has never been more charming and virtue never more daring than in Mackenzie Lee’s superbly written globetrotting adventure. Not since Hamilton the musical has the 18th century been this much fun. — Amy Cherrix, Malaprop’s Bookstore An incomparably delightful historical romp. I was swept away by Monty’s incorrigible voice from the very first page, and the rest of this confident adventure tale did not disappoint. Lee’s sophomore novel has heart, depth, and an abundance of wisecracks from a protagonist you can’t help but adore. — Rebecca Wells, Porter Square Books Simultaneously harrowing and hilarious, everything about this book from the serious questions posed about sexuality, chronic illness, and social inequality to the extraordinary journey Monty, his best friend, and his sister find themselves on make Mackenzi Lee’s latest the kind of book you’d be a fool to miss. — Gaby Salpeter, Books of Wonder Monty and Percy are insanely shippable from page one, and quickly became one of my favorite YA couples of all time. — Rachel Strolle, Anderson’s Bookshop The John Hughes of queer 18th century adventure novels with an alchemical heart at its center. Lee perfectly captures teen humor and angst. I can’t wait to see what she writes next! — Alsace Walentine, Tombolo Books I can’t wait to get this book in my store-I know my customers looking for historical fiction and LGBTQ stories will adore GENTLEMAN’S GUIDE as much as I have! — Clarissa Hadge, Trident Booksellers Filled with highwaymen, pirates, and heart pounding exploits of a romantic nature, this is the summer road-trip adventure you’ve been waiting for. — Marika McCoola, Porter Square Books With roguish charm, sly wit, and tender heart, THE GENTLEMAN’S GUIDE TO VICE AND VIRTUE is a shameless flirt of a novel. If Monty and Percy hadn’t already stolen my heart, I would surrender it to them gladly. — Wendy Darling, The Midnight Garden Wonderfully refreshing. A delightful, thoughtful, hilarious read. — Maggie Kane, Between the Covers An adventurous romp through 18th-century Europe with a trio of unforgettable characters. Lee weaves together the fun and the fantastical with a conversation on historical privilege that will resonate with modern readers. Perfect for fans of LA Meyer’s Bloody Jack series. Expect to fall in love with this book! — Nicole Brinkley, Oblong Books An elegant, colorful, swashbuckling good time of a read and a beautiful addition to the LGBTQ+ genre. This is a great novel for upper YA readers and a great adult cross-over title. I definitely have a book hangover after finishing this gem. — Amanda Zirn, Bethany Beach Books A Marauder’s Map of the heart, full of pirates, highwaymen, humor and romance. Mischief managed brilliantly! — Chris Abouzeid, Co-Owner, Belmont Books Delicious. — Vulture
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Genome

**A code hidden in the human genome will reveal the ultimate secret of human existence. And could hold humanity’s only hope of survival.**
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Genome is the second and final book in A.G. Riddle’s bestselling series, *The Extinction Files*.
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In 2003, the first human genome was sequenced. It was a breakthrough of historic proportions, but only one scientist knows the full truth of what lies buried in our DNA. That secret will change everything we thought we knew about our past. And our future.
Dr. Paul Kraus has spent his career searching for what he calls humanity’s lost tribes–human ancestors who have gone extinct. When Kraus compares the DNA samples of the lost tribes with our own, he discovers a pattern of changes. A code. He believes he knows what the code is, but the technology doesn’t exist to fully decode it. To protect the secret, Kraus hides his work and disappears.
For years, the secret remains buried. When Kraus dies mysteriously, his work is lost forever.
Now the technology exists to finally unravel the code buried in the human genome. The race to find Kraus’s research has begun, and one group will do anything to find it.
Dr. Peyton Shaw and her mother have obtained part of Kraus’s research–and a cryptic message that could lead to the remaining pieces. They soon learn that finding those pieces may be more dangerous than anyone imagined. But there’s no choice. His work is the key to stopping a global conspiracy–and an event that will change humanity forever.
The ultimate secret, buried in the human genome, will change our very understanding of what it means to be human. For Peyton, finding it may come at an incredible price. She must weigh the lives of strangers against those she loves: Desmond Hughes and her mother. With time running out, Peyton makes a fateful choice–one that can never be undone.
Buy Now or Read for FREE in Kindle Unlimited (for a **LIMITED TIME**).
**ABOUT GENOME**
*GENOME* is the second novel in A.G. Riddle’s new series, *THE EXTINCTION FILES* (a two-book series that is now complete). The first book in the series, *PANDEMIC*, takes readers inside the CDC and WHO response to a deadly outbreak and a conspiracy that stretches across time and the globe. *GENOME* completes the mystery with a fast-paced global thrill ride to find a mysterious code buried in the human genome. The series is the product of almost three years of research and features the real-life science and history blended with fiction that readers have come to know and love in Riddle’s past novels. Published by Canyon Road, *THE EXTINCTION FILES* has been lauded by fans of Dan Brown, Michael Crichton, Preston & Child, Robert Masello, and James Rollins, giving the series over 3,000 reviews on Amazon and nearly 15,000 ratings on GoodReads.
**About A.G. Riddle**
A.G. Riddle’s debut novel, *The Atlantis Gene*, became a global phenomenon. It is the first novel in a trilogy that has sold over two million copies, has been translated into 23 languages, and is in development to become a major motion picture.
His fourth novel, *Departure*, follows a group of survivors of a plane crash who find themselves in a changed world. After A.G. Riddle self-published the novel, Twentieth Century Fox optioned the book for a feature film and HarperVoyager (an imprint of HarperCollins) acquired it and published it in hardcover and paperback.
His new series, *The Extinction Files*, is his first release in almost three years. The product of extensive research, the two-book series returns to some of the author’s favorite topics: genetics, infectious diseases, and human origins.
Gerry grew up in a small town in North Carolina, and currently resides in Raleigh.

Genesis

Artificial intelligence has been developed to a point where a human personality can be uploaded into a computer, achieving a sort of hybrid immortality. Astronaut Christian Brannock welcomes this technology, technology that will make it possible for him to achieve his dream of exploring the stars. A billion years later, Brannock returns to earth to check on some strange anomalies. While there he meets Laurinda Ashcroft, another hybrid upload, with whom he joins forces in investigating Gaia, the supermind dominating the planet. They must learn the truth of her shocking and terrifying secret plans for earth.
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One of science fiction’s most revered writers. — USA Today Anderson, far more than many newer science fiction writers, takes the trouble to envision a genuinely strange, complex future for mankind. — The Washington Post
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Generation War: Complete Cadicle Series

Humans are not alone. The Taran Empire spans the galaxy, and the civilization is in the throes of a hidden interdimensional war.
Agents of the Tararian Selective Service (TSS) use their telekinetic and telepathic abilities to maintain interstellar order, unbeknownst to those on the lost colony of Earth. But the TSS has secretly been at war for generations… and they’re losing.
From the outside, being a TSS Agent sounds like a dream life to Cris Sietinen. Born with rare telekinetic gifts, he yearns to travel the stars and learn more about his prohibited abilities. Except, such fanciful notions are unbecoming for a High Dynasty heir. Determined to be true to himself, Cris leaves home at the age of sixteen to forge his own path.
However, the governing Priesthood has their own plans for Cris. He has a role to play in the TSS’ war, and his son is fated to be the prophesied Cadicle–the person to finally end it.
Genetic engineering, political manipulation, and preordained destinies converge when Cris and his son Wil learn the true nature of the centuries-old conflict against the mysterious Bakzen. As the truth unfolds, it becomes clear that the real enemy may be far closer to home. The Priesthood has its own hidden agenda with disastrous ramifications for the Taran Empire, spurring Cris and Wil to embark on a mission to save their civilization from certain destruction.
With space adventure, coming-of-age, romance, and intrigue, the Cadicle series is a unique science-fantasy epic spanning sixty years across three generations as one family challenges destiny to win a war where enemies are not always who they seem.
The Generation War boxset contains the complete Cadicle series:
— Volume 1: Architects of Destiny
— Volume 2: Veil of Reality
— Volume 3: Bonds of Resolve
— Volume 4: Web of Truth
— Volume 5: Crossroads of Fate
— Volume 6: Path of Justice
— Volume 7: Scions of Change

The Generalized Multipole Technique for Light Scattering

This book presents the Generalized Multipole Technique as a fast and powerful theoretical and computation tool to simulate light scattering by nonspherical particles. It also demonstrates the considerable potential of the method. In recent years, the concept has been applied in new fields, such as simulation of electron energy loss spectroscopy and has been used to extend other methods, like the null-field method, making it more widely applicable. The authors discuss particular implementations of the GMT methods, such as the Discrete Sources Method (DSM), Multiple Multipole Program (MMP), the Method of Auxiliary Sources (MAS), the Filamentary Current Method (FCM), the Method of Fictitious Sources (MFS) and the Null-Field Method with Discrete Sources (NFM-DS). The Generalized Multipole Technique is a surface-based method to find the solution of a boundary-value problem for a given differential equation by expanding the fields in terms of fundamental or other singular solutions of this equation. The amplitudes of these fundamental solutions are determined from the boundary condition at the particle surface. Electromagnetic and light scattering by particles or systems of particles has been the subject of intense research in various scientific and engineering fields, including astronomy, optics, meteorology, remote sensing, optical particle sizing and electromagnetics, which has led to the development of a large number of modelling methods based on the Generalized Multipole Technique for quantitative evaluation of electromagnetic scattering by particles of various shapes and compositions. The book describes these methods in detail.
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This book presents the Generalized Multipole Technique as a fast and powerful theoretical and computation tool to simulate light scattering by nonspherical particles. It also demonstrates the considerable potential of the method. In recent years, the concept has been applied in new fields, such as simulation of electron energy loss spectroscopy and has been used to extend other methods, like the null-field method, making it more widely applicable. The authors discuss particular implementations of the GMT methods, such as the Discrete Sources Method (DSM), Multiple Multipole Program (MMP), the Method of Auxiliary Sources (MAS), the Filamentary Current Method (FCM), the Method of Fictitious Sources (MFS) and the Null-Field Method with Discrete Sources (NFM-DS). The Generalized Multipole Technique is a surface-based method to find the solution of a boundary-value problem for a given differential equation by expanding the fields in terms of fundamental or other singular solutions of this equation. The amplitudes of these fundamental solutions are determined from the boundary condition at the particle surface. Electromagnetic and light scattering by particles or systems of particles has been the subject of intense research in various scientific and engineering fields, including astronomy, optics, meteorology, remote sensing, optical particle sizing and electromagnetics, which has led to the development of a large number of modelling methods based on the Generalized Multipole Technique for quantitative evaluation of electromagnetic scattering by particles of various shapes and compositions. The book describes these methods in detail.
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This book presents the Generalized Multipole Technique as a fast and powerful theoretical and computation tool to simulate light scattering by nonspherical particles. It also demonstrates the considerable potential of the method.
In recent years, the concept has been applied in new fields, such as simulation of electron energy loss spectroscopy and has been used to extend other methods, like the null-field method, making it more widely applicable. The authors discuss particular implementations of the GMT methods, such as the Discrete Sources Method (DSM), Multiple Multipole Program (MMP), the Method of Auxiliary Sources (MAS), the Filamentary Current Method (FCM), the Method of Fictitious Sources (MFS) and the Null-Field Method with Discrete Sources (NFM-DS). The Generalized Multipole Technique is a surface-based method to find the solution of a boundary-value problem for a given differential equation by expanding the fields in terms of fundamental or other singular solutions of this equation. The amplitudes of these fundamental solutions are determined from the boundary condition at the particle surface.
Electromagnetic and light scattering by particles or systems of particles has been the subject of intense research in various scientific and engineering fields, including astronomy, optics, meteorology, remote sensing, optical particle sizing and electromagnetics, which has led to the development of a large number of modelling methods based on the Generalized Multipole Technique for quantitative evaluation of electromagnetic scattering by particles of various shapes and compositions. The book describes these methods in detail.