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Modern physics : an introductory text

Author: Jeremy I Pfeffer; Shlomo Nir
Publisher: London : Imperial College Press ; Singapore ; River Edge, NJ : Distributed by World Scientific Pub., ©2000.
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This volume originated from the need for a suitable student text for the course "An Introduction to Modern Physics" given at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. The presentation of the course  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Problems and exercises
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jeremy I Pfeffer; Shlomo Nir
ISBN: 1860942423 9781860942426 1860942504 9781860942501
OCLC Number: 45900880
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xii, 544 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: The birth of a new physics: the electron; electromagnetic waves; the special theory of relativity; the general theory of relativity. Quantum theory: the quantum hypothesis; the photoelectric effect; photons; the mechanics of minute particles. The nuclear atom: the structure of the atom; the Bohr Model of the atom; the quantum mechanical model of the atom; electron spin. Interactions of electromagnetic radiation and matter: the passage of radiation through matter; molecular spectra; fluorescence and phosphorescence. Nuclear physics: the structure of the nucleus; nuclear radiations; radioactivity; nuclear reactions and nuclear energy. Selected applications: the laser; the Mossbauer Effect; nuclear magnetic resonance; the conductivity of electricity through solids; invariance, symmetry and conservation laws.
Responsibility: Jeremy I. Pfeffer, Shlomo Nir.

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"This volume is a concise summary of topics which are expressed in extreme clarity and relative simplicity." Shlomo Hoory Director, Radiation Safety Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York

 
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