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Invitation to contemporary physics

Author: Q Ho-Kim; N Kumar; Harry C S Lam
Publisher: Singapore ; River Edge, N.J. : World Scientific, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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This completely revised second edition of our hugely popular book invites the reader to explore ten of the most important areas of modern physics: Symmetry, Lasers, Superconductivity, Bose-Einstein Condensation, Nanoscience, Quantum Computation, Chaos and Fractals, Stellar Evolution, Particles, and Cosmology.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Ho-Kim, Q. (Quang), 1938-
Invitation to contemporary physics.
Singapore ; River Edge, N.J. : World Scientific, ©2004
(OCoLC)54094498
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Q Ho-Kim; N Kumar; Harry C S Lam
ISBN: 9812388877 9789812388872
OCLC Number: 57252568
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 482 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Lasers and physics --
Superconductivity --
Symmetry of nature and nature of symmetry --
Chaos : chance out of necessity --
Bright stars and black holes --
The innermost secrets of the universe --
Cosmology.
Responsibility: Q. Ho-Kim, N. Kumar, C.S. Lam.

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This completely revised second edition of our hugely popular book invites the reader to explore ten of the most important areas of modern physics: Symmetry, Lasers, Superconductivity, Bose-Einstein Condensation, Nanoscience, Quantum Computation, Chaos and Fractals, Stellar Evolution, Particles, and Cosmology.

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