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  • Quantum Mechanics
    Quantum Mechanics (English, Paperback) Alastair I. M. Rae, Jim Napolitano

    For more than 25 years, Alastair Rae's Quantum Mechanics has been one of the most highly regarded textbooks in this area in Europe. Retaining the clarity of its predecessors, this sixth edition presents revised and updated material throughout the text. With the co-authorship of experienced textbook author Jim Napolitano of Temple University, the sixth edition is also ideally suited for use by US...

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  • A Dictionary of Physics
    A Dictionary of Physics (English, Paperback) Jonathan Law

    Containing almost 4,000 entries, including extended feature entries and biographies of key scientists, this authoritative A-Z covers all the commonly encountered terms and concepts in physics. This edition has been fully revised and updated and includes recommended web links for many entries as well as a web-linked appendix.

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  • The Oxford Solid State Basics
    The Oxford Solid State Basics (English, Paperback) Steven H. Simon

    This is a first undergraduate textbook in Solid State Physics or Condensed Matter Physics. While most textbooks on the subject are extremely dry, this book is written to be much more exciting, inspiring, and entertaining.

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  • The Basics of Crystallography and Diffraction
    The Basics of Crystallography and Diffraction (English, Paperback) Christopher Hammond

    Crystallography and diffraction are widely used throughout science for studying structure. The aim of this book is to show, through relevant examples and without relying on complex mathematics, that the basic ideas behind crystallography and diffraction are simple and easily comprehensible.

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  • Fizzics
    Fizzics (English, Paperback) F. Ronald Young

    With easy-to-understand explanations, detailed illustrations, and entertaining anecdotes, Young reveals the Fizzics behind these familiar-yet surprising-objects.

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  • Quantum Field Theory for the Gifted Amateur
    Quantum Field Theory for the Gifted Amateur (English, Paperback) Tom Lancaster, Stephen J. Blundell

    Quantum field theory provides the theoretical backbone to most modern physics. This book is designed to bring quantum field theory to a wider audience of physicists. It is packed with worked examples, witty diagrams, and applications intended to introduce a new audience to this revolutionary theory.

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  • Soft Condensed Matter
    Soft Condensed Matter (English, Paperback) Richard A. L. Jones

    Probably one of the most fashionable areas in the physical sciences today, 'Soft Condensed Matter' provides an excellent introduction to the topic, and includes colloids, polymers, liquid crystals, and amphiphiles. It is suitable for advanced undergraduate and beginning graduate students of physics, chemistry, materials science and chemical engineering.

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  • Soft Matter Physics
    Soft Matter Physics (English, Hardback) Masao Doi

    Soft matter (polymers, colloids, surfactants, liquid crystals) are an important class of materials for modern and future technologies. They are complex materials that behave neither like a fluid nor a solid. This book describes the characteristics of such materials and how we can understand such characteristics in the language of physics.

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  • Magnetism in Condensed Matter
    Magnetism in Condensed Matter (English, Paperback) Stephen Blundell

    The superb book describes the modern theory of the magnetic properties of solids. Starting from the fundamental principles, this copiously illustrated volume outlines the theory of magnetic behaviour, describes, experimental techniques, and discusses current research topics. The book is intended for final year undergraduate students and graduate students in the physical sciences.

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  • Phase Transitions
    Phase Transitions (English, Paperback) Ricard V. Sole

    Exploring the origins and implications of sudden changes in nature and society, this title examines different dynamical behaviors in a range of complex systems. Using a set of examples, from gene networks and ant colonies to human language and the degradation of diverse ecosystems, it reveals how phase transitions occur.

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  • Bonding, Structure and Solid-State Chemistry
    Bonding, Structure and Solid-State Chemistry (English, Paperback) Mark Ladd

    The book begins with the first principles of Bonding, Structure and Solid State Chemistry, and can be appreciated by non-specialists. The study is aided by carefully prepared problems with fully worked solutions. It provides a suite of computer programs devised especially for the book.

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  • Introduction to Plasma Physics and Controlled Fusion
    Introduction to Plasma Physics and Controlled Fusion (English, Hardback) Francis F. Chen

    This complete introduction to plasma physics and controlled fusion by one of the pioneering scientists in this expanding field offers both a simple and intuitive discussion of the basic concepts of this subject and an insight into the challenging problems of current research.

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  • Physics of the Piano
    Physics of the Piano (English, Paperback) Nicholas J. Giordano

    A central quest in the study of musical instruments is to understand why the sound of the 'same' note depends greatly on the instrument, and to elucidate which aspects of an instrument are most critical in producing the musical tones characteristic of the instrument. The primary goal of this book is to investigate these questions for the piano.

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  • String Theory Methods for Condensed Matter Physics
    String Theory Methods for Condensed Matter Physics (English, Hardback) Horatiu Nastase

    A comprehensive textbook covering the applications of string theory methods and the mathematics of AdS/CFT to areas of condensed matter physics.

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  • Quantum Field Theory Approach to Condensed Matter Physics
    Quantum Field Theory Approach to Condensed Matter Physics (English, Hardback) Eduardo C. Marino

    A balanced combination of introductory and advanced topics provides a new and unique perspective on the quantum field theory approach to condensed matter physics.

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  • Quantum Optics
    Quantum Optics (English, Paperback) Mark Fox

    Quantum optics: an introduction is a modern textbook written primarily for advanced undergraduate and masters level students in physics. In addition to standard topics, the text includes a broad range of topics in applied quantum optics such as laser cooling, Bose-Einstein condensation and quantum information processing.

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  • Statistical Physics and Thermodynamics
    Statistical Physics and Thermodynamics (English, Hardback) Jochen Rau

    Statistical physics and thermodynamics describe the behaviour of systems on the macroscopic scale. Their methods are applicable to a wide range of phenomena, from neutron stars to heat engines, or from chemical reactions to phase transitions. The pertinent laws are among the most universal ones of all laws of physics.

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  • Principles of Plasma Physics for Engineers and Scientists
    Principles of Plasma Physics for Engineers and Scientists (English, Hardback) Umran S. Inan, Marek Golkowski

    Senior undergraduate/graduate introductory course text which combines mathematical rigor and qualitative explanations.

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  • Groups and Symmetries
    Groups and Symmetries (English, Paperback) Yvette Kosmann-Schwarzbach

    Beginning with a review of the basic definitions and results of group theory, this volume illustrates definitions with examples important to the study of symmetry. With only linear algebra and calculus as prerequisites, this book will be widely accessible.

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  • Solid-State Physics
    Solid-State Physics (English, Paperback) Harald Ibach, Hans Luth

    This popular text is a comprehensive introduction to solid-state physics. New material in this edition covers important devices, aspects of non-periodic structures of matter, phase transitions, defects, superconductors and nanostructures.

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