9780805303087

Modern Physics

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  • ISBN13:

    9780805303087

  • ISBN10:

    0805303081

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 7/26/2007
  • Publisher: Pearson

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Summary

Modern Physics,Second Editionprovides a clear, precise, and contemporary introduction to the theory, experiment, and applications of modern physics. This eagerly awaited second edition puts the modern back into modern physics courses. Pedagogical features throughout the text focus the reader on the core concepts and theories while offering optional, more advanced sections, examples, and cutting-edge applications to suit a variety of courses. Critically acclaimed for his lucid style, in the second edition, Randy Harris applies the same insights into recent developments in physics, engineering, and technology.Physics at the Turn of the 20th Century, Special Relativity, Waves and Particles I: Electromagnetic Radiation Behaving as Particles, Waves and Particles II: Matter Behaving as Waves, Bound States: Simple Cases, Unbound States: Obstacles, Tunneling and Particle-Wave Propagation, Quantum Mechanics in Three Dimensions and The Hydrogen Atom, Spin and Atomic Physics, Statistical Mechanics, Bonding: Molecules and Solids, Nuclear Physics, Fundamental Particles and Interactions.For all readers interested in modern physics.

Table of Contents

Physics at the Turn of the 20th Century Special Relativity
Waves and Particles I: Electromagnetic Radiation Behaving as Particles
Waves and Particles II: Matter Behaving as Waves Bound States
Simple Cases Unbound States
Obstacles, Tunneling and Particle-Wave Propagation Quantum Mechanics in Three Dimensions and The Hydrogen Atom Spin and Atomic Physics Statistical Mechanics Bonding
Molecules and Solids Nuclear Physics Fundamental Particles and Interactions
Appendices
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