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Nonclassical Physics: Beyond Newton's View

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By: Randy Harris

Addison Wesley Longman (Pearson Education)

Hardback | Jan 1999 | #95642 | ISBN: 0201834367
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About this book

Introduces a wide range of physics principles developed in the past century, providing students with a solid understanding of fundamental ideas upon which more complex concepts are built.


Contents

1. Special Relativity. 2. Waves and Particles I: Electromagnetic Radiation Behaving as Particles. 3. Waves and Particles II: Matter Behaving as Waves. 4. Bound States: Simple Cases. 5. Unbound States: Obstacles, Tunneling, and Particle-Wave Propagation. 6. Quantum Mechanics in Three Dimensions and the Hydrogen Atom. 7. Spin and Atomic Physics. 8. Statistical Mechanics. 9. Bonding: Molecules and Solids. 10. Nuclear Physics. 11. Fundamental Particles and Interactions. Appendices.

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